1. Nickel Creek Reunites to Salute 'Inside Llewyn Davis'; New Album Coming

    November 14, 2013 2:15 PM EST The three members of Nickel Creek reunited onstage Wednesday as part of CBS Films' celebration of the Coen brothers' folk music tale "Inside Llewyn Davis" and there should be more to come. Mandolinist Chris Thile, fiddler Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins are…

  2. Norah Jones And Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Prep Everly Brothers-Inspired Album

    October 23, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Foreverly" puts a modern spin on the country folk standards from the Everly Brothers' "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" On Nov. 25, Norah Jones and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will team up to release "Foreverly," a modern-day reworking of the Everly…

  3. The Dirty Heads, 'Home | Phantoms of Summer: The Acoustic Sessions': Exclusive Album Premiere

    October 22, 2013 11:30 AM EDT A little over the year after the release of the band's last LP, 2012's "Cabin by the Sea," The Dirty Heads are back with a new all-acoustic album, and Billboard has the exclusive premiere. The California reggae act, best known for "Lay Me Down," its 2010 hit…

  4. Musical of 'An American in Paris' Coming to Broadway?

    October 18, 2013 12:19 AM EDT A stage musical based on the film "An American in Paris" with music by George and Ira Gershwin is aiming for Broadway in 2015 after a stop in - where else? - Paris next December. Producers said Thursday the new work will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and…

  5. The Rascals Q&A: On Returning to Broadway and the Genius of Steven Van Zandt

    October 09, 2013 2:30 PM EDT An announcement is expected soon that the Rascals will return to Broadway with their "Once Upon a Dream" show for a three-week run beginning Dec. 16. Before they do shows at the Marriott Marquis Theater, however, the four original members will be finishing up their first North…

  6. Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum Embrace ACM Honors

    September 12, 2013 4:00 PM EDT The Academy of Country Music paid a rare visit to Music City on Tuesday night for the 7th Annual ACM Honors show at the Ryman Auditorium. A program designed to salute those ACM Award winners who are not awarded during the CBS telecast this past April, the night was a balanced mix of winners…

  7. Bad Rabbits, 'Dance With You' Feat. Teddy Riley & Clinton Sparks: Exclusive Video Premiere

    August 26, 2013 2:14 PM EDT Contemporary funk-a-teers Bad Rabbits have unveiled the music video for their recently-released single, "Dance With You." The video essentially serves as a final hurrah for the last days of summer, as the band throws a party in Sharon, MA’s, Lake Massapoag. Check out the video…

  8. Kanye West Unveils Photo Of Baby North West

    August 23, 2013 1:33 PM EDT If you’ve been wondering if Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s baby, North West, is cute or not, rest assured -- she is. During his sit-down with Kris Jenner, Kanye West unveiled the first photo of his new baby. North shares Kim’s eyes and other features, while inheriting Kanye’s cheeks.…

  9. Black Dave, 'Take It Back': Exclusive Video Premiere

    August 21, 2013 12:12 PM EDT Earlier this year pro-skateboarder-turned-rapper, Black Dave, dropped "Muthafuck My Enemies," a menacing track that included bragged raps to angry lines about crooked cops and George Zimmerman. Now, the self-proclaimed "Black Bart" returns with the video for "…

  10. Aussie Rock Legends Cold Chisel Create Own Label, Switch Distribution Ahead of Catalog Relaunch

    August 21, 2013 12:31 AM EDT After more than 35 years on the books of Warner Music, legendary Australian rock group Cold Chisel are taking the DIY route. When the rights to all of their recordings recently reverted to the band for the first time, they grabbed the opportunity. The rockers launched an imprint, Cold…

  11. '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…

  12. Janelle Monae Releases Miguel-Assisted 'PrimeTime'; Announces 'The Electric Lady' Tour

    August 19, 2013 6:47 PM EDT Janelle Monae gearing up to embark on a North American headline tour. The singer announced "The Electric Lady" tour in support of her forthcoming album of the same name that will begin on October 10 with dates running until November. Monae has also released “PrimeTime,” the third…

  13. Seven Lions with Myon & Shane 54 featuring Tove Lo, 'Strangers': First Listen

    August 19, 2013 3:52 PM EDT The EDM banger is featured on the soundtrack for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.' It’s fitting that Seven Lions’ song “Strangers” appears on the soundtrack for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.” The movie, which comes to theaters this Wednesday, is the adaptation of a young adult…

  14. The Weeknd Releases Drake-Assisted 'Live For': Listen

    August 19, 2013 1:24 PM EDT Let the sad-rap bromance commence: The Weeknd and Drake have reunited for the former's latest single, "Live For." Off the Weeknd’s forthcoming debut album, "Kiss Land," "Live For" features the singer crooning his way through a somber mood, while Drake…

  15. Big K.R.I.T., Chief Keef, Trinidad James & HBK Gang: Free Music Round-Up

    August 16, 2013 5:55 PM EDT From HBK’s Bay Area-proud, hyphy-filled “Gang Forever” tape to Big K.R.I.T.’s laid-back "4Eva N A Day ”instrumentals tape, this week's free music round-up has plenty to offer. Chief Keef, "Bang Pt. 2" ( Download ) "Bang Pt. 2," Chief Keef's only official…

  16. KISS Bringing Football Team to Los Angeles

    August 15, 2013 9:54 PM EDT With Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley among the owners, LA KISS will kick off its first season in March. Los Angeles will have a football team again this spring -- thanks, in part, to the rock gods of KISS. According to ESPN , the Arena Football League will bring an expansion team to Anaheim…

  17. Juicy J To Produce Posthumous Pimp C Album

    August 12, 2013 5:22 PM EDT A posthumous album by the late Pimp C that's produced by Juicy J? Yes, this is happening. Yesterday (August 11), Juicy J announced on Twitter that he's producing Pimp C's forthcoming posthumous album. I'm producing the new pimp c album unreleased material it's gone…

  18. Stalley, Master P, Outasight & DONCHRISTIAN: Free Music Round-Up

    August 09, 2013 4:39 PM EDT From street mixtapes to an EP that’ll probably accompany your remaining summer days, and even some more eclectic stuff in between, these free releases will keep your ears occupied for the weekend. Master P, "Famous Again" (Mixtape) Master P has been so consistent this year, and he…

  19. Janelle Monae Reveals 'The Electric Lady' Album Cover & Tracklist

    August 09, 2013 1:54 PM EDT Janelle Monáe naming her second studio album, "The Electric Lady," is no joke. The songstress unveiled the cover artwork for the album, which features her dressed in futuristic attire as if she came from the latest “Star Trek” movie. Monáe also revealed the official track listing…

  20. A$AP Ferg Previews 'Trap Lord' In NYC: First Listen

    August 06, 2013 12:43 PM EDT A$AP Ferg is a self-proclaimed "Trap Lord." So it made sense that last night (August 5) the restaurant at NYC's The Darby had been turned into a sanctuary for a listening party of Ferg's debut album, "Trap Lord." A$AP Ferg stickers and lit candles adorned…

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