1. Early Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Dies

    March 13, 2013 6:19 PM EDT Clive Burr (pictured above, bottom left), former drummer for heavy metal band Iron Maiden, died in his sleep last night (March 12) at age 56. Burr had been battling poor health for years, according to the band’s official site , and had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. In a statement…

  2. The Staves, 'Dead & Born & Grown': Exclusive Album Premiere

    March 12, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Hear the folk-rock group's debut album in its entirety, launching exclusively in the U.S. on Billboard.com. U.K.-based sister trio The Staves makes its Atlantic Records debut next week with "Dead & Born & Grown," an album of mesmerizing folk-rock highlighted by…

  3. Big Boi Announces 'Shoes For Running' U.S. Tour

    March 06, 2013 9:38 PM EST Killer Mike will open the 45-city tour. Big Boi will be heading out on his first U.S. tour in two years this April, Rolling Stone reported. The tour, named “Shoes for Running” after a track on the Atlanta MC's Dec. 2012 album, “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors,” will hit 45 cities…

  4. Lil Wayne's 'I Am Not a Human Being II' Track List Released: Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz & More

    March 04, 2013 8:24 PM EST Juicy J, Big Sean, Drake and many more will appear on the feature-heavy set. This past weekend brought the release of Lil Wayne’s ”I Am Not A Human Being II” track list. The soon-to-be tenth studio album from Weezy features 11 other artists, or as the rapper puts it, his friends. “I’m usually…

  5. Fun. Unpacks 'Why Am I The One' Music Video: Watch

    February 27, 2013 1:57 PM EST After performing new single "Carry On" on the Grammy Awards earlier this month, fun. released a music video for another "Some Nights" track, the soft ballad "Why Am I The One," online on Tuesday (Feb. 26). The video showcases the journey of a yellow suitcase that…

  6. No Doubt at Work on New Album, Postpone Tour Plans

    February 26, 2013 8:54 PM EST The group says it's on a "new pace" for its fast follow-up to 2012's "Push and Shove." No Doubt have confirmed that they are back in the studio working on their next album. The band posted on Facebook earlier today that they have returned to Los Angeles and…

  7. Mumford & Sons 'Ready to Make the Departure' on 'Babel' Follow-Up

    February 25, 2013 9:51 PM EST 'We really want to rap,' Marcus Mumford says, months after teasing the group could turn to electric guitars and synths. After bringing home top prize at the Grammys and seeing their album “Babel” re-take No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Mumford & Sons are making noise about trying a…

  8. Frank Ocean is '10, 11 Songs' Into New Album

    February 20, 2013 4:17 PM EST 'It's another cohesive thing, bordering on a concept record again,' the singer-songwriter says. After taking home two Grammys more than a week ago (Sunday, Feb. 10), Frank Ocean revealed more details of his upcoming sophomore album to Zane Lowe of BBC Radio. Frank Ocean '…

  9. Miguel Debuts 'Candles in the Sun' Video: Watch

    February 20, 2013 1:10 PM EST 'I wanted to create a song and visual that addressed my everyday concerns of life,' the singer says of 'Candles in the Sun'. A week after wowing 28 million viewers at the 2013 Grammys, Miguel releases the video for "Kaleidoscope Dream" song, "Candles in the…

  10. Frank Ocean: 'Grammy Weekend Makes Me Nervous as F---'

    February 09, 2013 4:30 PM EST The Best New Artist contender performed an abbreviated set at the Levi’s 501 140 Year Anniversary party on Friday night. Frank Ocean performed an abbreviated set Friday night at Levi’s 501 140 Year Anniversary Pre-Grammy Party at the Ace Museum in Los Angeles. Ocean, who is nominated for…

  11. Natalie Maines Announces 'Mother' Solo Album

    February 08, 2013 2:45 PM EST Debut effort by Dixie Chick co-produced with Ben Harper, includes songs by Pink Floyd, Eddie Vedder and Jeff Buckley Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines' long-awaited debut solo album, "Mother," a rock-leaning collection co-produced by Ben Harper featuring songs by…

  12. The Wanted Sign On To E! Reality Series

    February 06, 2013 5:25 PM EST The boys of the Wanted have confirmed that they'll star in a new reality series, set to invade U.S. televisions via the E! network beginning in June. Produced by Ryan Seacrest, the show is going by the working title "The Wanted Life" and will focus on the British boy band…

  13. The Postal Service Announces Tour With Jenny Lewis

    February 04, 2013 12:55 PM EST Reunited duo brings Rilo Kiley leader on its first tour in a decade The Postal Service reunion is kicking into high gear, as the indie pop duo, comprised of Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello, has announced its first proper tour in nearly a decade. Their trek begins Apr. 9 at the Grand…

  14. John Mayer Talks About Post Surgery Voice: ‘Everything Has Changed’

    February 01, 2013 1:45 PM EST From the way he sings to his laugh, the bluesy crooner's had to adjust. John Mayer has only sung in public once since having two surgeries on his vocal cords (the most recent in August 2012). The singer-songwriter, known for his distinctive, bluesy warble has come to a conclusion: his…

  15. Jennifer Hudson to Sing With Sandy Hook Chorus at Super Bowl

    January 31, 2013 10:01 PM EST The Grammy winner will perform "America the Beautiful" with the elementary school's chorus during Sunday's pregame show. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is scheduled to perform "America the Beautiful" with the Sandy Hook Elementary School chorus live before Sunday…

  16. Rihanna on Dating Chris Brown: 'We Value Each Other'

    January 30, 2013 1:01 PM EST "We don't have those types of arguments anymore," she says After being seen out and about together during the holidays, Rihanna finally opens up about her rekindled relationship with Chris Brown. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone , out Jan. 31, Rihanna talks about how…

  17. Mac Miller Turned to Drugs After 'Blue Slide Park' Criticism

    January 29, 2013 1:46 PM EST Although Mac Miller's "Blue Slide Park" album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, criticism of the debut album made the rapper turn to drugs. During an interview with Complex , Mac Miller said that despite the success of "Blue Slide Park," the first…

  18. One Direction to Start Shooting 3D Movie in Tokyo

    January 14, 2013 8:39 AM EST Morgan Spurlock takes director duties. One Direction will officially begin shooting their previously announced behind-the-scenes 3D film next weekend. The film, which will be released by TriStar Pictures on Aug. 30, 2013, is being directed by Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me"), who…

  19. Dropkick Murphys Spill 'Blood': 'This Album Was Like Taking the Chains Off'

    January 08, 2013 11:50 AM EST On their eighth album, Dropkick Murphys are finally ready to be a radio band. The Boston-based group, which fuses elements of punk, folk and Celtic music, released "Signed and Sealed in Blood" today (Jan. 8) via its own label Born & Bred, which is handled by ADA Label Services,…

  20. Conor Maynard Brushes Off Bieber Comparison as U.S. Debut Arrives

    January 08, 2013 10:15 AM EST In 2006, British singer Conor Maynard began uploading cover videos to his YouTube channel. The musician, who hails from Brighton, offered soulful versions of everything from Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody" to Rihanna's "Only Girl (In the World)." (The latter…

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