1. Another Emerson, Lake & Palmer Reunion? Greg Lake Says Probably Not

    April 11, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 'Working with the band was a little difficult,' Lake says of 2010 reunion Prog rock fans are still buzzing about Emerson, Lake & Palmer 's reunion for the 2010 High Voltage Festival, the trio's first show together since 1998. But even with a new catalog reissue deal…

  2. Gathering of the Vibes: A Grateful Dead Fan's Dream (Almost)

    April 02, 2012 6:55 AM EDT Surviving Members to Perform, Separately... Also on Tap at July Festival: Avett Brothers, Primus, Bruce Hornsby The surviving four members of the Grateful Dead -- with their solo projects -- will join the Avett Brothers, Primus, Zappa Plays Zappa, Steel Pulse, Sound Tribe Sector 9 and others…

  3. Ask Billboard: Where Does Adele's Billboard 200, Hot 100 Domination Rank Historically?

    March 12, 2012 11:35 AM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every week. 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 name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. HOW DEEP IS LOVE…

  4. Davy Jones Funeral: Surviving Monkees May Not Attend

    March 05, 2012 3:05 PM EST Micky Dolenz talks family's wish to have low-key burial, but says "I can see us getting together to do a memorial concert" The planned public memorials for the late Davy Jones may be where the surviving Monkees members give their goodbyes to their bandmate. Jones'…

  5. Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead at 66

    February 29, 2012 1:12 PM EST Micky Dolenz: "Can't believe it" ... Michael Nesmith: "I wish him safe travels" ... Peter Tork: "Adios to the Manchester Cowboy" The cute Monkee is gone. OK, they were all cute. But Davy Jones was the acknowledged first among equals, the crush of millions…

  6. Common, Ne-Yo Join NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    February 16, 2012 11:00 AM EST Although Justin Bieber will sadly not return to the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game this year to defend his tiny, Canadian crown, the annual basketball event will feature a bevy of stars from music, film and various sports. Common , Ne-Yo and "The Voice" winner Javier Colon are the top…

  7. Public Enemy Headlining Movement Electronic Music Festival

    February 15, 2012 2:45 PM EST Rap legends Public Enemy will preview their upcoming album "Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp" at this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival held over Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The troupe will join Chicago house music DJ/producer Lil' Louis,…

  8. Grateful Dead Exhibit Coming To Rock Hall of Fame

    January 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST The Grateful Dead 's long, strange trip will be the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's next major exhibit. Titled, in fact, "Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip," the display will open April 12 as part of the Rock Hall's Induction Week lineup of…

  9. Chart Highlights: Van Halen Jumps Onto Rock Songs With 'Tattoo'

    January 16, 2012 6:15 PM EST Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "We Found Love" Rihanna…

  10. Esperanza Spalding, 'Radio Music Society': Album Preview

    January 16, 2012 4:04 PM EST Esperanza Spalding Title: Radio Music Society | Release Date: March 20 As Esperanza Spalding ( @espespalding ) prepares for her first Heads Up International album since becoming the first jazz artist to win the best new artist Grammy Award, she says it's music for the non-jazz listener…

  11. Britney Spears' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    December 02, 2011 10:45 AM EST Britney Spears was just 16 years old when she made her debut on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on Nov. 21, 1998 with the now classic "... Baby One More Time." The song shot to No. 1 less than two months later and the rest was history. Since then, she's had a single on…

  12. Slash Talks Solo 'Freedom' & GNR's Possible Rock Hall Reunion

    November 04, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 'With Guns 'N Roses, There's Really No Guessing Exactly How It Will Go' Slash is predicting an April release for his next album, which he describes as "killer" and is being recorded with the same Myles Kennedy-fronted band he took on tour to promote 2010's …

  13. Liz Anderson, Trailblazing Country Songwriter, Dies at 81

    November 02, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Famed songwriter and singer Liz Anderson died Monday evening of complications from heart and lung disease after a brief hospitalization, her family announced. The singer, who is the mother of Lynn Anderson and a key player in the success of Merle Haggard and others, was admitted to St. Thomas…

  14. Pink Joins Cast Of Sex Addiction Film 'Thanks For Sharing'

    October 03, 2011 4:50 PM EDT After a few forays in the acting world, P!nk is ready to jump back in with the 2012 dramedy "Thanks For Sharing," directed by the writer of the Academy Award-nominated film "The Kids Are All Right". According to Vulture , P!nk will play a "free spirit who bonds with a…

  15. Billboard Bits: Gaga Bashes NYT Fashion Critic, Aretha Franklin Performing at Obama's Labor Day Rally

    September 01, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Bashes New York Times Fashion Critic For someone who owes a great deal of her popularity to media hype, Lady Gaga isn't the biggest fan of professional critics, particularly New York Times fashion…

  16. Best VMA Performance Ever? 28 Stars Make Their Picks

    August 29, 2011 2:00 PM EDT To celebrate the, we asked Billboard.com readers to pick the best performances in VMA history -- and not surprisingly, pop megastars including Michael Jackson , Madonna, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga came out on top of the tally. Well, we camped out on the black carpet on Sunday and came away…

  17. VMAs 2011: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    August 29, 2011 12:47 AM EDT As action-packed as the 28th annual VMAs were, not all of the excitement happened on the stage. Here's a baker's dozen things you did not see on TV that occurred before, during and after the show. VMAs: Katy Perry, Gaga & Pregnant Beyonce Steal the Show PHOTOS: RED CARPET | THE…

  18. Jackson Kids: Prince, Paris and Blanket Donate Dad's Sketches

    August 09, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Michael Jackson 's children made a rare appearance together on Monday to donate artwork by their dad to Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Prince, Paris and Blanket were on hand to unveil dozens of sketches as well as a signed portrait of the late singer. Brett Livingstone-Strong, an…

  19. Billboard Bits: Chris Brown Cast in Comedy, Beyonce Producer Bashes 'Motivation'

    July 19, 2011 7:57 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce Producer Bashes Kelly Rowland's "Motivation" Jeff Bhasker, a producer on a number of Beyonce's "4" tracks, bashed Kelly Rowland's "Motivation" on Twitter today,…

  20. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Reschedules Dates, Lil Wayne & Ashanti Team Up

    July 06, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Postpones Several Tour Dates Due to Illness Taylor Swift has rescheduled four of the dates on her summer tour after coming down with bronchitis this weekend. A statement from her label explained that…

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