1. Uncle Kracker's 'Endlessly': Exclusive Song Premiere (Listen)

    July 21, 2014 11:50 AM EDT The major label world is beckoning to Uncle Kracker again. The former Kid Rock hype man and Top 10 hitmaker ("Follow Me," "Drift Away," "Smile," "When the Sun Goes Down" with Kenny Chesney) has signed a new deal with Lava/Republic Records,…

  2. Lady Antebellum's '747' Album Will Take Off On...

    July 18, 2014 3:39 PM EDT Country trio announce September release date, full track list Lady Antebellum's fifth album is almost ready for takeoff: "747" is due Sept. 30 via Capitol Records Nashville. The set is preceded by fast-rising lead single "Bartender," which bullets to No. 36 on the Hot…

  3. Zac Brown Shuffles Band Lineup, Announces Summer Tour

    April 15, 2014 6:35 PM EDT There’s a lot of excitement surrounding Zac Brown Band, and the reason is three-fold. The award-winning group has a new single, a new member, and will soon be embarking on a big summer tour. The group just released a new single to radio this week, "All Alright," which is from their …

  4. Kelly Rowland Reveals 'Talk A Good Game' Features With Beyonce, Wiz Khalifa: Exclusive

    April 05, 2013 5:26 PM EDT Only a dozen songs will appear on Kelly Rowland’s fourth album “Talk A Good Game,” due June 4 on Universal’s Republic Records, but she’ll happily tell you about dozens of others that have been recorded since 2011’s “Here I Am.” “I think I recorded around 70-something songs for this album. I…

  5. John Mayer Announces First Tour in 3 Years

    March 21, 2013 7:59 PM EDT John Mayer is mounting his first major concert tour in three years following an extended vocal hiatus brought on by throat issues, Billboard has learned. The artist's tour in support of 2012's "Born and Raised," which topped the Billboard 200, kicks off July 6…

  6. Hot Tours: Linkin Park & Incubus, Journey, Enrique and J-Lo

    September 24, 2012 2:30 PM EDT The Honda Civic Tour, co-headlined by rock acts Linkin Park and Incubus, score this week's No. 1 Hot Tours ranking as the annual sponsored rock concert makes its way through North America. The 2012 edition, with MuteMath also on the bill, launched on August 11 at the outdoor amphitheater…

  7. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen, Brad Paisley

    August 10, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Roger Waters, featured in a recent Billboard cover story , closes out his highly successful The Wall Live Tour with a final No. 1 placement on the Hot Tours chart. Ticket sales totals from the tour's final eight North American dates, that wrapped on July 21 in Canada, were reported…

  8. Cody Simpson Drops 'So Listen' Single, Joins Big Time Rush Tour

    March 13, 2012 6:26 PM EDT Australian pop star Cody Simpson has announced a new single, "So Listen" featuring T-Pain , and some new tour dates for this summer. Cody Simpson, "So Listen" feat. T-Pain "So Listen," the first single off the teenage singer's still untitled debut album,…

  9. Exclusive: Listen To Big Time Rush's 'Big Time Movie' Soundtrack

    February 29, 2012 10:00 AM EST On-the-rise pop quartet and Nickelodeon stars Big Time Rush will deliver their best John, Paul, George and Ringo impressions in their London-set feature film debut, "Big Time Movie," which premieres on Saturday, March 10 on Nickelodeon. The "Big Time Movie" official…

  10. 'American Idol' Recap: Down to 42 in Sin City

    February 17, 2012 10:40 AM EST For the second straight year, "American Idol" rolled in to Las Vegas for a few days of sun, fun and... oh yeah, cuts. Lots and lots of cuts. Perhaps it's the way the producers have set up some of this season's clips, but the eleventh season of "Idol" may truly be…

  11. Yaaawn: 'Idol' Underwhelms in San Diego - Plus Jim Carrey's Daughter Auditions

    January 23, 2012 11:30 AM EST Miss the third audition round of "American Idol" Sunday night after the NFL's NFC Championship Game went into overtime? It's OK. You didn't miss much of anything. In what was one of the most lackluster "Idol" episodes ever, Randy, Jennifer and Steven…

  12. Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow Announce Summer Tour

    March 31, 2011 2:35 PM EDT K id Rock is taking Sheryl Crow -- his duet partner on the 2002 hit "Picture" and on "Collide," the new single from his 2010 "Born Free" album -- on the road this summer as a special tour guest, with a potential live album to follow. The duo will play 27 shows…

  13. Hot Tours: Rod Stewart, Justin Bieber, James Taylor & Carole King

    July 29, 2010 1:19 PM EDT Rod Stewart , who has been on the road since May performing primarily in European venues, takes the No. 1 spot on this week's Top Tours chart. Included in the reported totals are box office results from one of the stadium dates on his itinerary, Tulloch Caledonian Stadium in Inverness,…

  14. Justin Bieber Announces 'My World' Tour, First Headlining Trek

    March 16, 2010 5:15 PM EDT Bieber fever is about to hit every corner of North America, as teen pop singer Justin Bieber today (Mar. 16) announced his first-ever headlining tour. The news comes just a week before Bieber's new album "My World 2.0," the followup to his fast-selling November debut, "My…

  15. Judas Priest To Revisit 'British Steel' On Summer Tour

    March 27, 2009 12:10 PM EDT Judas Priest plans to play albums from its past and present in their entirety this year. The group will hold a preliminary 30th anniversary of its 1980 "British Steel" album during a 17-date North American summer concert tour that kicks off July 1 in St. Charles, Mo., and also…

  16. Ponzoña Musical

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new concept in duranguense -- a style of regional Mexican music driven by keyboards and a quick two-step dance -- has spread quickly across the United States and Mexico. A new concept in duranguense -- a style of regional Mexican music driven by keyboards and a quick two-step dance -- has…

  17. Wal-Mart Secures Bryan Adams Album Exclusive

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Adams' latest album, "11," will be released May 13 exclusively via Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the U.S. The set has been out internationally since last month on Universal. Bryan Adams' latest album, "11," will be released May 13 exclusively via…

  18. Rod Stewart Steps Outside For Summer Tour

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart will hit outdoor amphitheatres on his summer North American tour, which will begin July 30 in Pasa Robles, Calif. Bryan Adams will open the first seven dates. Rod Stewart will hit outdoor amphitheatres on his summer North American tour, which will begin July 30 in Pasa Robles,…

  19. Dylan Dials In Summer North American Tour

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22-23 stand at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. Dates are on tap through July 28 in Kelseyville, Calif., and Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22…

  20. Paul Simon Plots Summer Tour

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paul Simon will hit the road this summer in support of his brand new Warner Bros. album, "Surprise," on which he collaborated with producer Brian Eno. The trek will begin July 1 at Milwaukee's Summerf Paul Simon will hit the road this summer in support of his brand new Warner…

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