1. John Mayer Sues Watch Broker to the Celebs Over Dodgy Rolexes

    March 19, 2014 2:22 AM EDT If John Mayer is truly waiting on the world to change, he definitely has the watches with which to do it. The 36-year-old singer has filed a lawsuit against Robert Maron, the watch dealer to the stars who sold him $5,000,000 in pricey timepieces. Mayer claims seven of them were designated…

  2. Dido Reminisces on 'Greatest Hits,' Teaming with Eminem for 'Stan'

    November 15, 2013 10:56 AM EST Career-spanning collection due months after 'Girl Who Got Away' album. Best-of albums can be simple victory laps, but they're also a great time for personal reflection. For British adult-pop singer Dido, her upcoming "Greatest Hits" compilation has provided a…

  3. Alexa Chung's 5 Best Dressed Musicians Ever

    October 30, 2013 3:14 PM EDT “If I see one more pop singer in a leotard I’m going to end it,” Alexa Chung declares to The Hook. And we completely agree with the style maverick. What happen to the days when musicians like Kurt Cobain and Patti Smith inspired bold street style movements and it took more to become a…

  4. Sly Stone's Dodgy Deals & Money Problems Explored in Court Case

    June 03, 2013 5:20 AM EDT Anyone curious how a mega-successful musician -- one inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- can go 30 years nearly penniless should read a decision by a California appeals court on Thursday. The subject of the ruling is Sly Stone, born as Sylvester Stewart, who as the frontman for…

  5. Madonna Tour 2012 Rumors Swirl, Rep Denies

    October 13, 2011 2:45 PM EDT With Madonna busy completing work on her upcoming new studio album, due next spring, the number of rumors surrounding the star -- and her upcoming promotional schedule -- have been escalating. Madonna Fans Rejoice: New Album Due in Spring 2012 On Oct. 3, word broke that she was supposedly…

  6. Eric Benet Starts Work on New Album, Takes First Lead Movie Role

    May 28, 2011 9:42 AM EDT Although he's still actively working 2010's "Lost in Time," R&B singer Eric Benet plans to lose little time in working on its follow-up. "I've already writing a couple of songs, so it's never too early," Benet tells Billboard.com. "I'm…

  7. Listen: George Michael's Wedding Song for Prince William, Kate Middleton

    April 16, 2011 12:34 PM EDT G eorge Michae l is giving the gift of song to Prince William and Kate Middleton - and anyone else who wants to download it. The musician is making his cover of Stevie Wonder's "You and I" available to download for free and hopes fans will make a donation to the Royal Wedding…

  8. Radiohead Propels Reading, Leeds Fests To Speedy Sell Outs

    April 01, 2009 11:41 AM EDT Headliners Radiohead, Kings Of Leon and Arctic Monkeys have helped the U.K.'s Reading and Leeds Festivals sell out within 24 hours. The festivals, organized by Festival Republic, are held Aug. 28 to 30. All weekend tickets, priced £175 ($251.56), and day tickets, priced £70 ($100.65),…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The…

  11. Chart Beat Chat

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss "Beautiful Girls," "Candle in the Wind," Brad Paisley and more! STAND BY SEAN Hi Fred, With Jamaican artist Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" steadily rising on the Hot 100, it looks as though a composition that was released in…

  12. Ask Billboard

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Kelly Clarkson, Grace Jones, Depeche Mode's "Martyr" and more! SINCE POP'S BEEN GONE Hi Keith, I know Kelly Clarkson's new single, "Never Again," was released to radio this past Friday (April 13). I heard it was doing…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's…

  14. Magic Numbers Seek 'Late Night Sound' On New CD

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock quartet the Magic Numbers will begin recording the follow-up to their self-titled 2005 debut next month, following an appearance at California's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. U.K. rock quartet the Magic Numbers will begin recording the follow-up to their self…

  15. Dead Boys Come Alive For Shows, Recording

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although they weren't a true New York band, Ohio transplants the Dead Boys are considered one of the finest acts to emerge from the same first punk wave that unearthed the Ramones, Blondie and the Tal Although they weren't a true New York band, Ohio transplants the Dead Boys are…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love.…

  18. Exclusive: Townshend On Revisiting 'Who's Next'

    July 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "I was really proud if it," Pete Townshend says of "Who's Next." "Proud of the way it sounded and also proud of the fact that although it was being perceived as a very straightforward album, I knew th The exposure Pete Townshend recently received over the police…

  19. Siedah!

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy recordings by African-American women striving to follow the guitar-paved path of Tina Turner. The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy recordings by African-American women…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana. The suit is in response to an action Love filed earlier tha 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love.…

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