1. Pantera Responds to Band Who Vandalized Dimebag Darrell's Grave

    February 28, 2015 6:15 PM EST Just months after the ten-year anniversary of Dimebag Darrell 's death, an unknown band, under the social media handle crustyplague, have vandalized his grave. Pantera posted about it on Facebook . According to a screenshot of the damage shared by his former band on Facebook, the…

  2. Pussy Riot Makes Acting Debut, Shares New Song on House of Cards Season 3

    February 28, 2015 3:03 PM EST Members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot made their acting debut and released a new song during the third season of Netflix's House of Cards , which premiered on Friday (Feb. 27). Pussy Riot Talk Eric Garner-Inspired 'I Can't Breathe,' and the Nascent '…

  3. Music Stars Remember Former NBA Player Anthony Mason on Social Media

    February 28, 2015 2:39 PM EST Anthony Mason, the NBA power forward who played from the 1990s through the early 2000s, is being remembered by the music community following his death. Former Knick Anthony Mason has died at the age of 48. http://t.co/fXAM0m7g0a pic.twitter.com/RwONEk2zS0 -- NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks)…

  4. Kelly Osbourne's Career: From Reality Star to TV Host, Actress

    February 28, 2015 11:25 AM EST From her punk-style teenage years on MTV's The Osbournes to her now-completed run on E!'s Fashion Police , audiences have watched the reality star-turned-TV host embrace multiple hair hues (black, red, pink, blonde, grey, violet), act and produce, sing, co-host a comedic fashion…

  5. Kelly Osbourne Quits E!'s 'Fashion Police'

    February 27, 2015 6:18 PM EST That was quick. A few days after publicly threatening to quit her longtime gig as a panelist on E!'s Fashion Police , Kelly Osbourne has officially departed her red carpet role at the network. Kelly Osbourne's Career: From Reality Star to TV Host, Actress "Kelly…

  6. Amber Rose Hired Me for Butt Injections, Black Madam Testifies

    February 27, 2015 4:04 PM EST Gothic hip-hop artist, on trial for the death of a London breakdancer, claims Kanye West dropped Rose off at an appointment. A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London breakdancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday (Feb. 27), claiming…

  7. Bobby Brackins Says 'My Jam,' With Zendaya & Jeremih, Will Be One of the 'Songs of the Summer'

    February 27, 2015 3:14 PM EST If the music industry were a sports league, 2014 marked Bobby Brackins ' breakthrough season. The Oakland, Calif., native helped pen two of the year's most acclaimed R&B tracks -- Tinashe 's "2 On" and Chris Brown 's "Loyal" -- which both reached…

  8. Leonard Nimoy's Brief, Unique Billboard Chart History

    February 27, 2015 1:26 PM EST Nimoy charted two albums in the '60s, and his voice was heard on a No. 1 dance hit On Friday, Feb. 27, beloved Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passed away in his Los Angeles home. He was 83. While not primarily known as a singer, Nimoy charted two eclectic albums (featuring a mix of spoken…

  9. Leonard Nimoy, Spock From 'Star Trek,' Dead at 83

    February 27, 2015 12:18 PM EST The beloved 'Star Trek' actor and occasional singer passed away Friday morning. Leonard Nimoy, the Hollywood renaissance man who fashioned a long and prosperous career as the supremely logical and cerebral science officer Mr. Spock from Star Trek , has died. He was 83. Nimoy, who…

  10. Iggy Azalea & Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble' Video: Iggy Gets Caught with a Bad Boy

    February 27, 2015 11:30 AM EST Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson play a game of cops and robbers in the wacky music video for their joint single "Trouble," resulting in a high-speed car chase that ends in a highly improbably dance collaboration. Watch below: The hijinks-stuffed clip finds Iggy rolling her…

  11. Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath Apologizes for Death Hoax

    February 26, 2015 1:00 PM EST Despite Twitter rumblings, three-time Rock & Roll Jeopardy! champion/ Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath is very much alive. He addressed recent rumors of his death via Twitter and, as many suspected, it was all a big hoax. Final word on the death hoax thing, I knew nothing about it and found…

  12. How the 33 1/3 Series, In Spite of Two Shrinking Industries, Continues to Thrive

    February 25, 2015 11:27 AM EST How 'Harry Potter' made the long-running series possible. You've heard it before: music criticism as we know it is dying , replaced with editorial positions at Apple or lifestyle reporters masquerading as music journalists. But in one tiny corner of the publishing industry, at…

  13. K-Pop Trainee & 'Kara Project' Contestant Ahn So Jin Dead at 22

    February 25, 2015 10:56 AM EST Prominent K-pop hopeful and reality-show contest Ahn So Jin died on Feb. 24. The singer was found unconscious near her apartment garden in South Korea's Daedeok District -- reportedly from jumping to her death from the 10th floor, though the death has not been confirmed a suicide. She…

  14. Watch Mary Poppins Sing Death Metal

    February 25, 2015 9:40 AM EST In every job that must be done, there is an element of death. You find the death and -- SNAP -- the job's in flames. Or something like that! Yesterday (Feb. 24) a pretty awesome death metal version of the Mary Poppins song "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" hit YouTube,…

  15. Screaming Females on Loving 'Gilmore Girls,' DIY Venues Closing & New Album 'Rose Mountain'

    February 24, 2015 4:28 PM EST On a very bitter winter day in Brooklyn, Screaming Females -- Marissa Paternoster, Jarrett Dougherty and King Mike Abbate -- sat down with Billboard at Greenpoint's Calexico for burritos, margaritas and a wide-ranging discussion on everything from endangered DIY venues in New York to…

  16. Exclusive Premiere: The Glitch Mob's 'I Need My Memory Back' (Boom Bip Remix)

    February 24, 2015 10:20 AM EST Once it is unleashed into the world, an album does not change. This is simultaneously a strength -- the record stands as a document of a particular moment in time for a particular artist or group of artists -- and a weakness: as your ears adapt and adjust to new sounds, an album that you once…

  17. Big Sean, 'Dark Sky Paradise': Track-by-Track Review

    February 23, 2015 3:00 PM EST Close to a year ago, things weren't looking so good for Big Sean . The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was in the midst of a breakup with former fiance and Glee star Naya Rivera ; it seemed to be on the verge of getting very public and very ugly. Kendrick Lamar 's verse off "Control…

  18. Richard Pryor's Widow: 'Bill Cosby Is a Hypocrite & Dirty on the Inside'

    February 23, 2015 12:11 PM EST Eddie Murphy recently chose to refrain from mocking Bill Cosby at the SNL 40 anniversary show, but one person isn't pulling any punches while talking about the beleaguered comedy legend. Richard Pryor's widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, recently went in hard on Cosby during a new episode…

  19. Insane Clown Posse Get 'Lost' & 'Found' Working on Pair of New Albums

    February 21, 2015 9:00 PM EST The FBI and other haters be damned: "Business continues" for the Insane Clown Posse , with not one but two new albums and plenty of live work headed our way this year. The Detroit rap duo will drop the first album, Lost , on April 28 -- group member Violent J's 43rd birthday.…

  20. Bruce Sinofsky, 'Metallica: Some Kind of Monster' Co-Director, Dies at 58

    February 21, 2015 3:38 PM EST Documentary film director Bruce Sinofsky has died after a battle with diabetes. He was 58. Frequent collaborator Joe Berlinger confirmed the news Saturday (Feb. 21) on Twitter. "Great man, sad day," Berlinger wrote. Devastated to report death of my best friend and #documentary…

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