1. George Jones' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    April 27, 2013 3:40 PM EDT George Jones placed more records on the Billboard Country singles chart than any other artist, with 143 making the top-40, and 13 of those making it all the way to the top slot. We've compiled a list of his top 20 songs, ranked by overall chart performance and based on chart…

  2. Edward James Olmos on Jenni Rivera: 'She Elevated the Game'

    April 27, 2013 2:02 PM EDT The actor called his late co-star's "Filly Brown" performance "special and poignant" backstage at the Billboard Latin Awards. After a tribute and six trophies at the Billboard Latin Awards on Thursday, Jenni Rivera's "Filly Brown" colleagues added to…

  3. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Jenni Rivera's Emotional Tribute, Romeo Santos' Dream Project + More Backstage Highlights

    April 26, 2013 1:55 AM EDT Tributes flowed for the late Jenni Rivera as the likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ana Barbara and Romeo Santos took turns in the spotlight. Here's a taste of what happened behind the scenes at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. FULL WINNERS LIST SH*T HAPPENS: Rap duo Akwid…

  4. Don Omar, Jenni Rivera Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 25, 2013 11:01 PM EDT Don Omar, an artist who in the past few years has been defined by his hit singles, and Jenni Rivera, whose chart success was driven by album sales, were the top winners at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards, presented by State Farm, were broadcast live on the Telemundo…

  5. Willie Nelson, Grace Potter Join Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

    April 22, 2013 4:35 PM EDT Zac Brown Band's popular Southern Ground Music & Food Festival is returning to Nashville in September for two days of Americana-infused party music and good eats. Southern Ground, which made its Music City debut last year, will feature performances by Willie Nelson & Family,…

  6. Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' Sets Record on Spotify

    April 20, 2013 2:44 PM EDT Daft Punk has set a record on Spotify . The music service, which launched in 2008, says the French electronic duo's song "Get Lucky" had the biggest streaming day for a single track on Friday in the U.S. and the United Kingdom . Spotify wouldn't release the number of…

  7. Jenni Rivera's 'Filly Brown' Opens in Theaters, Lou Diamond Phillips and Cast Pay Tribute

    April 19, 2013 7:12 PM EDT "Fillly Brown," the film starring the late singer Jenni Rivera, opens in nearly 200 theaters today across the country. The movie, about a struggling Latina rapper played by Gina Rodriguez, features the Long Beach-born Rivera portraying the drug-addicted mother of the central…

  8. Daft Punk Releases Official 'Get Lucky' Single

    April 19, 2013 12:06 AM EDT Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" lead track is finally available after weeks of leaks and teases. After the commercials, teases, hints, edits, rumors and near-Coachella appearances -- Daft Punk's new single has officially arrived. The French duo has built…

  9. Daft Punk Teases New Album, Reveals Guests in Coachella Video

    April 13, 2013 11:48 AM EDT A Daft Punk video trailer shown at Coachella confirmed Pharrell Williams, Animal Collective's Panda Bear, The Strokes' Julian Casablancas, Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers and more will appear on "Random Access Memories," due in May. COACHELLA 2013 • COACHELLA PHOTOS •…

  10. In the Studio With Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros as They Tap Third Album

    April 07, 2013 12:00 PM EDT "We're starting to mature in a weird way, a bit late in the game, but it's a good feeling" It's an unusual sight: A pair of new tap shoes sitting next to a floor tom on a throw rug in Hollywood's Ocean Way studio's largest room. Alex Ebert, founder of…

  11. Little Mix, Missy Elliott Team Up in 'How Ya Doin'' Music Video: Watch

    April 04, 2013 2:52 PM EDT While U.K. girl group Little Mix's breakout single "Wings" continues to sell swiftly in the United States, the quartet will likely gain a bigger stateside profile with "How Ya Doin'," a track from their debut album "DNA" that features Missy Elliott as…

  12. Wavefront Festival Reveals Lineup With Diplo, Jus†ice and Others

    April 02, 2013 10:50 AM EDT Chicago music festival also announces a partnership with Citibank Private Pass Wavefront Music Festival, a three-day electronic music event on Chicago's Montrose Beach July 5-7, will feature diverse headliners like Jus†ice, Diplo, and Nicolas Jaar, Billboard has learned. The music…

  13. Lana Clarkson Publicist Pickets Screening of HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    March 15, 2013 5:09 AM EDT Friends of slain actress Lana Clarkson protested outside a screening of the HBO film Phil Spector on Thursday, charging the Al Pacino-toplined project with implying that she committed suicide. Clarkson was found dead in 2003 inside the Alhambra mansion of record producer Phil Spector, who…

  14. Prince Gets Royal Treatment at Carnegie Hall: D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, Bettye Lavette Light Up All-Star Tribute Concert

    March 08, 2013 11:05 AM EST Tribute concerts are a tricky proposition under the best of circumstances. Not only do you need to match the right performer with the right song, you've got to learn an entire repertoire – which, if the tributee deserves an entire concert, is usually challenging on many levels -- in…

  15. Elvis Costello, Roots, Waterboys Play All-Star Prince Tribute

    March 08, 2013 3:02 AM EST They partied like it was 1999 — the audience and the musicians — at a Prince tribute concert at Carnegie Hall. More than 20 performers including Elvis Costello, The Roots and the Waterboys paid tribute to the pop icon in a two-hour-plus concert Thursday night. They all joined together…

  16. Canadian Singer Stompin' Tom Connors Dies at 77

    March 07, 2013 5:09 AM EST Canadian country-folk singer Stompin' Tom Connors, whose toe-tapping musical spirit and fierce patriotism established him as one of Canada's biggest cultural icons, has died, his promoter said Wednesday night. He was 77. Connors passed away from natural causes at his home…

  17. Mavado, 'Take It': Exclusive Video Premiere

    March 04, 2013 3:30 PM EST The singer pledges allegiance to dancehall, talks forthcoming album. Mavado launched his career in 2005 with several controversial, blood-splattered hit singles, but he has remained at the top of the dancehall genre through the steady release of friendlier songs celebrating sex, partying and…

  18. George Strait Honored At Country Radio Hall of Fame Gala

    February 27, 2013 3:21 AM EST It was a night of celebration Tuesday (Feb. 26) at the Nashville Convention Center as the 2013 Country Radio Seminar kicked off with the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame ceremony. Five broadcasters were inducted into the Hall, and one country music icon was celebrated for his legendary…

  19. Little Mix Discusses 'Wings,' Crazy Fans and U.S. Takeover

    February 26, 2013 12:55 PM EST British girl group's debut album due out in the U.S. this summer. Barely a year after forming as a four-piece vocal group on the U.K. version of "The X Factor," the members of Little Mix were already inspiring fan madness when they touched down in Australia for their…

  20. Joey Bada$$ Talks New Album, Performs With Pro Era: Video

    February 26, 2013 11:30 AM EST Joey Bada$$ adjusts to life as a hip-hop's new golden boy. In January, the same month he celebrated his 18th birthday, lanky rapper Joey Bada$$ was named creative director of Ecko Unltd., the pioneering streetwear brand founded by Marc Ecko in 1993. As creative director, Bada$$, born…

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