1. Penn Badgley Talks Becoming Jeff Buckley In 'Greetings From Tim Buckley' at Tribeca Premiere

    April 24, 2013 7:30 PM EDT "Greetings From Tim Buckley," a new film that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival Tuesday, is a biopic of famed 90s rock singer Jeff Buckley -- just not in the traditional sense. Rather than chronicling his most famous period (the release of his acclaimed debut "Grace"…

  2. Richie Havens, Folk and Woodstock Legend, Dead at 72

    April 22, 2013 4:52 PM EDT When he turned 70 a couple of years ago, Richie Havens noted with pride that, "I don't feel one iota different from the day I walked into Greenwich Village" 50 years prior. "Everything I hoped for has happened," he told Billboard. "I never had a bad…

  3. Scott Miller, Loud Family and Game Theory Rocker, Dies

    April 17, 2013 9:53 PM EDT The musician had been planning his next Game Theory album before his passing. Musician and writer Scott Miller has died, according to his official site . "Scott passed away on April 15, 2013. He was a wonderful, loyal friend as well as a brilliant musician, and I will miss him for…

  4. The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine': Track-By-Track Review

    March 25, 2013 1:20 PM EDT When the Strokes released "Angles" in 2011, Julian Casablancas and his loyal subjects -- er, band mates -- were officially in comeback mode. The return-to-form LP did what it had to do -- prove the one-time saviors of rock 'n roll could still rock, even as thirtysomething…

  5. Limp Bizkit Is 'Ready To Go' with Lil Wayne On New Single: Listen

    March 25, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Bite into your chocolate starfish and take a gulp of some hot dog-flavored water: Limp Bizkit is back, with a new single, "Ready To Go," that features the band's new Cash Money cohort, Lil Wayne. The track, produced by Polow Da Don, was posted online on late Sunday (Mar. 24)…

  6. Quincy Jones Video Q&A: The Legend At 80

    March 14, 2013 4:06 PM EDT The maestro looks forward (and back). Q reflects on working with Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and more, embracing a milestone birthday while his creativity continues apace. Stop. It’s the one concept Quincy Jones steers clear of while reflecting on his storied career on the eve of his…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Top 100 'American Idol' Hits of All Time

    March 05, 2013 3:58 PM EST A countdown of "American Idol" alums' biggest Hot 100 hits ever - and the untold stories behind the songs. When “American Idol” premiered on Fox-TV on June 11, 2002, it was far from certain that the “Search for a Superstar” (the show’s subtitle) was going to produce one.…

  10. Chart Highlights: Demi Lovato 'Attack's Pop Songs

    March 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST The first single from the actress/singer's forthcoming album logs a strong first week at radio. Plus, Taylor Swift takes over at No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs return. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out…

  11. Morrissey Scolds Beyonce During L.A. Concert

    March 02, 2013 5:28 PM EST After insisting L.A.'s Staples Center go vegetarian for his show, Morrissey chided Beyonce for her choice of handbags once onstage on Friday. More than 25 years after the split of iconic British indie-rockers The Smiths, Morrissey remains one of the most intriguing figures in rock.…

  12. Michelle Williams To Star In Reality Show

    February 20, 2013 5:13 PM EST "My Sister's Keeper" will coincide with the release of a gospel album from the Grammy award-winning Destiny's Child singer. Michelle Williams, who reunited with former Destiny's Child bandmates Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland during her Super Bowl halftime show earlier…

  13. Grammy Album of the Year: How Much Does Being a Billboard No. 1 Help?

    February 11, 2013 2:39 AM EST Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' is the 37th Billboard chart-topper to win Grammys' top prize The Grammys are based on quality, not quantity. So artistic merit trumps sales and fan popularity. That’s the way it’s supposed to be, but is it possible to make an informed…

  14. Beck Performs Bowie Classic With 167-Piece Ensemble for Lincoln Project

    February 06, 2013 11:10 AM EST Beck recorded an eight-minute version of David Bowie's "Sound and Vision" with an 167-piece ensemble Tuesday night that will launch the Lincoln motor company's online "Hello, Again" series. Beck performed the track from Bowie's 1977 album "Low"…

  15. My Super Bowl Moment: Past Performers Discuss Their Halftime Shows

    February 02, 2013 11:00 AM EST The Edge, Carrie Underwood, LMFAO's Redfoo, The Who's Roger Daltrey and More Reflect on Past Performances Each Super Bowl halftime performance is seen by millions of people in dozens of countries -- as one of the largest stages in the world, it's a bit of a nerve-racking…

  16. Unexpected Music Collaborations: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    January 29, 2013 1:40 PM EST In honor of Miley and Tyler, here are 12 collaborations that we never saw coming. Soon, the world will know what a Miley Cyrus song that features Tyler, The Creator and was co-written by Mary J. Blige sounds like. The pop star revealed the gonzo collaboration on her forthcoming fourth studio…

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: David Bowie's 10 Biggest Hits; Taylor Swift Bests Madonna

    January 18, 2013 7:15 PM EST As the rock icon returns, a look at his 10 biggest Billboard Hot 100 classics. Plus, Taylor Swift passes Madonna for a notable Hot 100 mark. David Bowie bounds back to Billboard's charts, as "Where Are We Now?" enters Hot Rock Songs at No. 20. The song concurrently launches on…

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: David Bowie's 10 Biggest Hits; Taylor Swift Bests Madonna

    January 18, 2013 7:15 PM EST As the rock icon returns, a look at his 10 biggest Billboard Hot 100 classics. Plus, Taylor Swift passes Madonna for a notable Hot 100 mark. David Bowie bounds back to Billboard's charts, as "Where Are We Now?" enters Hot Rock Songs at No. 20. The song concurrently launches on…

  19. Run-DMC Icon Presenting 'Garden of Laughs' Benefit

    January 18, 2013 12:15 PM EST Darryl McDaniels talks comedy showcase at Madison Square Garden and reveals he'll self-release an album this summer. In 2000, at age 35, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, from legendary hip-hop group Run-DMC, found himself depressed and in search of meaning in life beyond being a rap…

  20. The Strokes To Release Fifth Album Later This Year: Update

    January 17, 2013 12:40 PM EST The group's fifth studio album will likely be preceded by the single "All The Time. Nearly two years after the release of their fourth studio album "Angles," the Strokes are returning with new music. Billboard has confirmed a report that the Strokes' fifth studio…

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