1. Old Crow Medicine Singer Talks Opry, Sharing a CMA Nomination With Bob Dylan

    October 24, 2013 3:00 PM EDT The string band Old Crow Medicine Show was invited to become a member of a rather exclusive club in August: The Grand Ole Opry. "There always seems to be these dream moments in a country music life – like when Merle Haggard whispers something in your ear," lead singer Ketch Secor…

  2. Drake Scores 11th No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    October 03, 2013 8:27 PM EDT In the same week as his chart-topping debut of "Nothing was the Same," Drake takes over at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” featuring Majid Jordan. The song’s 3-1 rise ends Robin Thicke’s reign with “Blurred Lines” at 16 weeks and marks Drake…

  3. Beyonce's 30 Biggest Billboard Hits

    September 04, 2013 12:30 PM EDT With a devotion to music that started she was just five years old, Beyoncé has been never missed a step. Once she reached her teens, Queen B has dominated the Billboard charts for the entire span of thirteen-years-and-counting career, first as part of '90s R&B group Destiny&…

  4. 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Team Announces Benefit Concert With Avett Brothers, Patti Smith

    August 20, 2013 10:02 AM EDT "Inside Llewyn Davis" writers/directors Joel and Ethan Coen, music producer T Bone Burnett and producer Scott Rudin are holding a benefit concert, "Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis." The Avett Brothers, Joan Baez, Carolina Chocolate…

  5. Earth, Wind & Fire, 'Sign On': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 12, 2013 10:00 AM EDT EW&F frontman Philip Bailey talks "Now, Then & Forever," the legendary band's first new album in eight years Making Earth, Wind & Fire's first new album in eight years was a two-year, two-pronged process that frontman Philip Bailey says all hinged on…

  6. Mike Will Made It: The Billboard Cover Story

    August 09, 2013 12:10 PM EDT How the man behind Kanye West's "Mercy" and Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" became the hottest producer in the Game PatchWerk Recording Studios is housed in a light gray concrete bunker tucked behind a busy McDonald's on a tight corner on Atlanta'…

  7. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  8. Midnight Oil Quash Reunion Talk

    July 22, 2013 12:38 AM EDT It’s official: Midnight Oil have no plans to reform. Though the door isn’t nailed-shut on a reunion at some time in the future. The veteran rock Australian rock group today issued a statement intended to hose-down speculation that they're planning a reunion. The rumor mill has been…

  9. July 2, 1988: Michael Jackson Scores Fifth Hot 100 No. 1 From 'Bad'

    July 02, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Today marks the 25th anniversary of the King of Pop setting a record that only one artist has matched since Twenty-five years ago today (July 2, 1988), Michael Jackson made history as the first act to achieve five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from one album. On that date, his …

  10. Earth, Wind And Fire to Release Album On September 10

    June 24, 2013 9:20 AM EDT 'Now, Then & Forever' is the group's first album in eight years. Earth, Wind and Fire initially wanted to release its new album around the 2012 presidential election , but the band realized it wasn't satisfied with the songs it created. "We have a lot more bells…

  11. The Summer Song Of 2013: Will Daft Punk 'Get Lucky'?

    June 13, 2013 9:03 AM EDT … Or will it be Florida Georgia Line's crossover "Cruise"? Robin Thicke? Icona Pop? Let the race begin Barring a sudden run of bad luck this summer, radio programmers think Daft Punk will claim the 2013 Song of the Summer title. But predictions also include remixed…

  12. Yothu Yindi’s Mandawuy Yunupingu Dies at 56

    June 02, 2013 9:35 PM EDT Mandawuy Yunupingu, an artist, mentor and ambassador who galvanized Australia’s indigenous and non-indigenous people and brought contemporary Aboriginal music to the world through his group Yothu Yindi, has died at the age of 56. The former Australian of the Year and ARIA Hall of Famer…

  13. Sean Garrett, 'Twilight Zone' (Feat. Trey Songz, Future): Exclusive Song Premiere

    May 22, 2013 1:48 PM EDT Sean Garrett returns with his first lead single in two years, "Twilight Zone." The Auto-Tune love song, premiered here on The Juice, features Trey Songz and Future. "Twilight Zone" will be featured on The Pen's upcoming mixtape, "The Inkwell 2,"…

  14. 'The Voice' Top 10 Revealed: Blake and Adam Top the Rookies

    May 15, 2013 10:37 AM EDT After a night of heated performances and risky choices on "The Voice," two singers were sent home on Tuesday night, leaving 10 singers to vie for the winning title. Robin Thicke kicked off the live results show by performing his new single "Blurred Lines" with T.I. and…

  15. Tyler, the Creator Talks Mountain Dew Controversy: 'It's Not Gonna Change My Art in Any Way'

    May 02, 2013 10:25 PM EDT On Wednesday, PepsiCo removed an online ad for Mountain Dew developed by Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator after it was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women. In the 60-second spot, a battered white woman on crutches is urged by an…

  16. Willie Nelson: Still a Country Maverick After 80 Years

    April 29, 2013 3:35 AM EDT America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson. As the enduring American icon's 80th birthday has approached, he's been honored with lifetime achievement awards, serenaded at special performances and saluted by musicians from every genre of music.…

  17. Peter Garrett on a Midnight Oil Reunion: 'It's Not Out Of the Question'

    April 23, 2013 4:17 AM EDT Although he's certainly busy as Australia's minister for school education, early childhood and youth, Peter Garrett doesn't close the door on the possibility of regrouping Midnight Oil at some point in the future. "It's not out of the question," Garrett tells…

  18. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  19. Quincy Jones' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 14, 2013 3:23 PM EDT As Q turns 80, we rank the top 20 Hot 100 hits he's ever produced. Quincy Jones celebrates his 80th birthday today (March 14) and over his many fruitfull years in music, the legendary producer and musician has worked with countless greats including Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney and…

  20. Ask Billboard: A Whole Lotta 'Shake'-in' Going On

    March 03, 2013 5:05 AM EST Readers share thoughts on YouTube data joining the Hot 100, Baauer's big points lead at No. 1 and the sales of the original 'American Idol.' As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include…

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