1. Bonnaroo 2013: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, The National Close It Out

    June 17, 2013 1:00 AM EDT Rain rushed in and then disappeared just as quickly on the final day of the 2013 Bonnaroo festival, intermittently cooling off music fans as they soldiered on through a hot Sunday in Manchester, Tennessee. Following the late-night theatrics of R. Kelly, Empire of the Sun, Billy Idol and …

  2. Bonnaroo 2013 Webcast: Watch the Live Video Stream of the Fest 6/14-16

    June 14, 2013 2:17 PM EDT Paul McCartney, Wu-Tang Clan, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jim James, Nas among the many Bonnaroo sets to be broadcast. Watch live here all weekend. Bonnaroo 2013 is now underway, but with a daily two-channel live webcast straight from the festival which you can watch right here, you…

  3. Governors Ball 2013: Kanye West, The xx, Haim Shine on Sunday

    June 10, 2013 1:53 PM EDT Grizzly Bear, The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers, and Deerhunter rock Randall's Island on the fest's final, sunniest day. With Friday's rain long gone and Saturday's mud settled, Governors Ball wrapped Sunday (June 9) with a day of perfect weather that culminated with…

  4. Cyndi Lauper, 'Kinky Boots' Runaway Winners at Tony Awards

    June 09, 2013 11:42 PM EDT The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best leading man. Christopher Durang's comical "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"…

  5. Governors Ball 2013: Guns N' Roses, Nas and Kings of Leon Emerge From the Mud on Day 2

    June 09, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Azealia Banks, Icona Pop, Kendrick Lamar and Japandroids rock Randall's Island a day after a rain-soaked opener Day two of Governors Ball was a much sunnier affair than the rainy start on Friday , but it was far from dry. Festival goers splashed and sludged their way through the…

  6. Little Mix On Spice Girls Influence & U.S. Success: 'We Feel Like Justin Bieber'

    June 05, 2013 2:50 PM EDT This week, Little Mix set a chart record previously held by their idols the Spice Girls : "DNA," Little Mix's debut album, starts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart, marking the highest debut ever for a U.K. female group's first album. The Spice Girls previously held…

  7. Little Mix Breaks Spice Girls' Chart Record

    June 05, 2013 12:00 PM EDT British vocal quartet Little Mix breaks a Spice Girls chart record this week, as the former's debut album, "DNA," bows at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart . It's the highest debut ever for a British female group's first album, surpassing the No. 6 arrival of…

  8. Romanthony, House Producer & 'One More Time' Singer, Reported Dead

    May 19, 2013 4:16 AM EDT Romanthony, an influential house producer and singer best known for performing the vocals on Daft Punk's single "One More Time," has been reported to have died earlier this month. The artist, born Anthony Moore, reportedly passed away at his home in Austin, Tex. on May 7. As…

  9. Bob Dylan Inducted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

    May 16, 2013 8:32 PM EDT Michael Chabon had long been mystified by that Bob Dylan lyric about "midnight's broken toe." The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, the keynote speaker Wednesday at the annual induction ceremony of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, was explaining his undiminished…

  10. Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories': Track-By-Track Review

    May 13, 2013 6:43 PM EDT There's a point on "Doin' It Right," the penultimate track on Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," where the album's utter lack of post-modern ambitions smacks the listener in the face. "Everybody will be dancing and be feeling all right!…

  11. Vampire Weekend Rocks 'Diane Young,' 'Unbelievers' as Kristen Wiig Returns to 'SNL'

    May 12, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Kristen Wiig's return to the "Saturday Night Live" stage may have stolen a bit of the band's thunder, but Vampire Weekend came out swinging last night (May 11) on the newest episode of "SNL" Fresh off the release of "Modern Vampires of the City," the…

  12. Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music Fest to Feature Willie Nelson, Band of Horses

    May 06, 2013 2:20 PM EDT Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival is back for a third year. The event will be held in Charlestown, SC's Blackbaud Stadium on Oct.19 and 20. As in previous years, ZBB will close both Saturday and Sunday's performances with a special set. This year'…

  13. Pearl Jam, Beyonce, One Direction & More Set For Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

    May 01, 2013 10:08 PM EDT Some of the most powerful touring artists in the world -- including Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West, Jay-Z and many more -- will unite behind the Global Poverty Project (GPP) through the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, a new program launched today which is designed…

  14. LouFest 2013: The Killers, Wilco and The National Top the Lineup

    April 30, 2013 1:27 AM EDT There's more to love about LouFest this year. The lineup for the two-day festival in St. Louis was released early Tuesday, with The Killers, Wilco, The National, Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros atop the bill. The growing festival, now in its fourth year and…

  15. T-ara N4 Looks for 'Gangnam Style'-Sized Success With 'Countryside Life'

    April 29, 2013 10:35 PM EDT Controversial girl group T-ara is looking for a fresh start on the charts with a new sub-unit, T-ara N4. Controversial girl group T-ara is looking for a fresh start to return to the top of the charts with a new splinter group called T-ara N4. The group’s name is said to be shortened from …

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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,…

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