1. Watch Pearl Jam Cover Pink Floyd's 'Comfortably Numb' for First Time in Brazilian Rain

    November 12, 2015 9:04 PM EST No one's a bigger Pink Floyd fan than Pearl Jam . The band has made a habit of performing songs by the classic rockers, and last night (Nov. 11), Pearl Jam covered "Comfortably Numb" for the first time. Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler ‘Rockin’ the Big Day Out: Watch While…

  2. Cubs vs. Mets: Who Has the Cooler Musician Fans?

    October 18, 2015 10:30 AM EDT From Jose Bautista’s badass bat flip to Kyle Schwarber’s scoreboard-smacking home run to the Royals’ epic ALDS comeback, the Major League Baseball postseason has been one for the ages. It’s certainly been a wild, GIF-happy ride, and heyoo  -- there are still two rounds of baseball left to…

  3. Bringing Beyonce & Bill Gates Together: Inside Hugh Evans' Poverty-Fighting Global Citizen Festival

    October 15, 2015 3:57 PM EDT "What a f—ing day it has been,” said  Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder, addressing the crowd of 60,000 at the Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept. 26. “Never before have we played for an audience that was 100 percent made up of activists.” It may have been a first…

  4. Eddie Vedder Sings With Cubs Players, Covers Beatles & Pink Floyd at Exclusive Chicago Gig

    July 10, 2015 4:09 PM EDT The Pearl Jam frontman played an intimate show at the Metro as a charity benefit for Chicago GM Theo Epstein’s Foundation to Be Named Later. "Oh yah, Eddie used to live right next to here. Up in an apartment there. With that big guy who works backstage at the Metro. I think he was a…

  5. Watch Eddie Vedder Play 'Better Man' On 'Letterman'

    May 19, 2015 5:21 AM EDT The lights are about to turn out on David Letterman’s The Late Show , but until then the hits keep coming.  Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder took the stage overnight to pay homage to the retiring talk-show legend. And he did it with real style, giving Letterman a rocking send off with “Better Man,” a…

  6. 'Letterman' Ratings Rise With Retirement Near

    May 14, 2015 11:07 PM EDT David Letterman's imminent retirement is bringing nostalgic viewers back to check out his final shows. The Nielsen company said Letterman's CBS Late Show had more viewers last week than the Tonight  show for the first time since Jimmy Fallon took over last year, with the exception…

  7. David Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Guests Announced

    May 14, 2015 4:51 PM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Tom Hanks & Bill Murray are helping with the host's sendoff. David Letterman will end his late night TV run next week with some of his most-trusted guests. On Monday, Tom Hanks will make his 60th  appearance on a Letterman-hosted show, having first…

  8. Machine Gun Kelly Spills Details About Cameron Crowe's TV Comedy 'Roadies'

    March 31, 2015 5:59 PM EDT Details about Cameron Crowe 's TV comedy Roadies have been scant, but 24-year-old rapper Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker ), who plays a guitar tech in the Showtime pilot, tells Billboard of one unexpected twist: The headlining band, whose narcissistic tendencies drive the narrative,…

  9. Drake Gets Called Out for Creeping on Porn Star Mia Khalifa

    January 26, 2015 7:08 PM EST Like much of the porn-viewing public, it seems Drake has acquired a taste for Mia Khalifa.  The top-ranking porn star and Florida State University student revealed on a local radio program Thursday that she had been hit up recently by a popular artist whose name rhymes with "rake.…

  10. Jack White, 50 Cent, Austin Mahone Featured on New Topps 'First Pitch' Baseball Cards

    January 21, 2015 9:43 PM EST Topps baseball cards are getting a boost of celebrity appeal with the introduction of some new "first pitch" cards, featuring some of the best opening throws in major league baseball's 2014 season. Among the 15 total featured are Jack White , Eddie Vedder , 50 Cent , Austin…

  11. President Obama Hangs Out With Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder in Hawaii

    January 04, 2015 3:58 PM EST President Barack Obama is closing out his Hawaii vacation by hanging out with Pearl Jam rocker Eddie Vedder . Obama took his daughters, Sasha and Malia, to visit with Vedder and his family in Kailua, not far from where the Obamas are renting a vacation home. They spent less than…

  12. Pearl Jam’s ‘Vitalogy’ at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Album Review

    November 22, 2014 11:52 AM EST It was an undeniably tumultuous year for Pearl Jam in 1994. A time of great flux during which the spotlight of fame glared ever more strongly on the Seattle band as it faced the suicide of Nirvana ’s Kurt Cobain , opted to battle Ticketmaster and changed drummers. It was into this…

  13. Watch: Pearl Jam Debuts New Song ‘Moline’ at Illinois Concert

    October 18, 2014 2:31 PM EDT “Moline" was written just minutes before the band walked on stage. Pearl Jam unexpectedly debuted a new song during its sold-out concert at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill., on Friday (Oct. 17). Eddie Vedder Dedicates Song to Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens Pearl Jam frontman Eddie…

  14. Eddie Vedder Dedicates Song to Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens

    October 17, 2014 1:10 AM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder expressed condolences and solidarity towards Jack White and his band Thursday night over the sudden death of keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens earlier this week. Jack White's Camp Reveals Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens' Cause of Death During…

  15. Eddie Vedder Backs Campaign to Beat Debilitating Skin Condition: Watch

    October 07, 2014 2:16 AM EDT Eddie Vedder has appeared in a new video which trains the spotlight on epidermolysis bullosa, a genetic disorder that causes debilitating skin ailments.   “When I first heard about it, it was quite hard to grasp the intensity of the condition. It’s about the most insane skin disorder you…

  16. Eddie Vedder Covers John Lennon's 'Imagine' Live: Watch

    July 20, 2014 6:44 PM EDT Last week Eddie Vedder posted an unapologetic essay on the Pearl Jam website, which opened with the iconic quote from John Lennon's "Imagine" -- "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one" -- and responded to criticisms that the singer was being…

  17. Pearl Jam Take On 'Frozen' Hit 'Let It Go': Watch

    June 22, 2014 4:43 PM EDT As a father of two girls, even Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is not immune to the cultural phenomenon that is "Frozen."  Pearl Jam Announces Fall U.S. Tour Almost like an inside joke, at a show Friday in Milan, Italy, during an extended riff on their song "Daughter,"…

  18. Bruce Springsteen Wraps Australia Tour With Marathon Set, Bee Gees Cover and a Group Twerk

    February 26, 2014 8:10 PM EST After all these years, Bruce Springsteen still manages to surprise. The Boss’ evangelical rock 'n' roll experience has just completed another lap of Australia, where each city has been rewarded with some rare musical gems -- not all of them his own. On this trip he’s been…

  19. Bruce Springsteen Masters 10 Of His Best For iTunes

    February 18, 2014 5:05 AM EST The Boss has dropped ten re-mastered albums on the  iTunes store .  Five of the re-released classic Bruce Springsteen albums -- “Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ," "The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle," "Born To Run," "Darkness On The Edge Of Town,…

  20. Ask Billboard: What Are Your Favorite Beatles Songs?

    February 06, 2014 10:05 AM EST As we approach the 50th anniversary of the band's U.S. arrival, 'Ask Billboard' asks you to choose your favorite Fab songs, covers and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please include your…

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