1. Legendary Producer Phil Ramone Dies at Age 79

    March 30, 2013 1:26 PM EDT Phil Ramone -- an oft-honored visionary in the field of audio recording and the presentation of music; who helmed classic albums by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and many others over a career that stretched back to the early 1960s --…

  2. Sid Sriram Covers Kendrick Lamar's 'Sing About Me (I'm Dying of Thirst)': Exclusive Video

    March 21, 2013 1:59 PM EDT If you haven't listened to the soulful sounds of Sid Sririam, now would be the time. The singer-songwriter from Fremont, Calif. is prepping to release the first half of his two-part "West Coast Nightfall" project, titled "Before Dusk" on April 17. In anticipation…

  3. Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Urges Artists to Find Their Voice, Chides Negativity

    March 14, 2013 4:20 PM EDT Foo Fighters frontman cracks jokes about Bruce Springsteen, talks Nirvana's rise to fame and why he dropped out of school to play music: "I burned inside" "The musician comes first" was Dave Grohl's mantra during his keynote speech Thursday at South By…

  4. New Kids on the Block Suit Up for New 'Remix' Video: Watch

    March 07, 2013 9:12 PM EST See NKOTB's energetic video for single "Remix (I Like The)" New Kids on the Block dropped its new video for "Remix (I Like The)" on March 7, and "I" is about to be "Everyone." Directed by Rami Hachache (the same man behind the Old Navy ads…

  5. Coheed and Cambria on 'Afterman' Conclusion, 'Amory Wars' Film

    February 05, 2013 10:38 PM EST The band answers "The Afterman: Ascension" cliffhanger with new album "The Afterman: Descension" Coheed and Cambria 's Claudio Sanchez still feels that the group's latest thematic opus, "The Afterman," is twice as nice as a two-parter. With "The…

  6. RISE Digital Music Festival Lineup: Knife Party, R3HAB to Headline

    February 05, 2013 11:10 AM EST Trance duo Tritonal also headlining three-day live-streamed event The lineup for RISE Digital Music Festival, a three-day (Feb. 12-14) live-streaming event featuring EDM performances from around the world, was announced today. Hosted by Mixify.com, RISE will feature sets by previously…

  7. Ask Billboard: Solo Duets, Readers Respond

    February 01, 2013 7:45 PM EST Readers offer more examples of duets that officially aren’t. I.e., songs that sound like duets but, for various label/legal reasons, were credited only to one act. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard…

  8. New Kids, Boyz II Men & 98 Degrees Talk 'Package Tour'

    January 23, 2013 9:15 AM EST For Donnie Wahlberg it's not a matter of why now, rather "why not?" The recording artist-turned-actor was referring to the news of a major tour with his New Kids on the Block, who'll be joined this summer on "The Package Tour" by 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men.  …

  9. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  10. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  11. Top 10 EDM Moments of 2012

    December 27, 2012 11:10 AM EST From Madonna hitting a rave, to a billionaire financier buying one, 2012 was full of unbelievable moments for EDM and its artists. Here we touch on 10 top moments in the genre's most formative year thus far.   Best of 2012: Billboard's Year-End Charts & More | The Year in EDM   …

  12. Hot Tours: Madonna Enjoys Fifth No. 1 Since Launch Of MDNA Tour

    November 27, 2012 6:30 PM EST Madonna claims the No. 1 ranking on the weekly tally of Hot Tours for the fifth time since the launch of her blockbuster MDNA Tour that has been playing concert venues in Europe and North America since the end of May. Ticket revenue reported during the past week surpasses the $60 million mark…

  13. Justin Timberlake Airborne in First Wedding Photo With Jessica Biel

    October 24, 2012 11:30 AM EDT How happy was Justin Timberlake to exchange vows with Jessica Biel last week? One look at the cover of People magazine , which scored the first images and post-wedding interview with the couple, and you get the idea: the pop star-turned-actor-turned-MySpace savior is jumping for joy. Justin…

  14. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Crooner, Dies

    September 26, 2012 10:05 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren't there," the singer once…

  15. Coheed and Cambria's Sanchez Reveals Details of 'Afterman' Double-Album

    September 13, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 'It was really crazed but really rewarding,' singer says of upcoming music and film projects. With its Amory Wars saga headed to the big screen and the latest chapter in the saga ("The Afterman: Ascension") due out next month, these are exciting times for Claudio Sanchez…

  16. Bob Dylan, 'Tempest': Track-By-Track Review

    September 06, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Bob Dylan 's impressive 35th studio album, "Tempest," arrives in the 50th year of his recording career. Rootsy and stylistically broad, Dylan reaches back to the styles that inspired him early on -- American and British folk music, story songs filled with history and tragedy,…

  17. 615 Artist Spotlight: Jimmie Van Zant

    September 05, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Jimmie Van Zant knows that upon meeting fans, the question is always going to be asked -- about his famous family tree. The singer smiles when discussing this with Billboard, saying that he definitely doesn't shy away from it. In fact, it's something he is very proud of. "First…

  18. Hooked: Nicki Minaj's Perfume, Lady Gaga's Dark Hair, Celine Dion's Sexy V Mag Photos

    August 28, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Celine Dion shows her sultry side in V magazine, Nicki Minaj debuts her new perfume bottle, Azealia Banks is teaming up with M.A.C to release a new lipstick, and Lady Gaga shows off her new brunette 'do. Get hooked on this week's bite-sized fashion news! Celine Dion Gets Sexy for V…

  19. First Listen: Bob Dylan's Dark 'Tempest'

    August 02, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Death, whether it be the legacy of John Lennon, the sinking of the Titanic or a trio of cheating lovers, is a dominant subject on "Tempest," Bob Dylan 's 35th studio album that is scheduled for release on Sept. 11 . The album marks a return to straight-forward, story-driven…

  20. Slipknot Moving Past Tragedy With Compilation, Festival Tour

    July 16, 2012 8:17 PM EDT With an upcoming compilation ("Antennas To Hell," due July 24), a return to North American stages headlining the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour and its own Knotfest events coming up in August, M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan says Slipknot is "ending a philosophy…

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