1. Outside Lands 2014: Kanye West, Tom Petty, The Killers Top Lineup

    April 08, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys, Tiësto and Death Cab For Cutie are also going to San Francisco, Aug. 8-10 Hip-hop superstar Kanye West, who rented out San Fancisco's ballpark last fall so he could propose to Kim Kardashian, will return to "The City By the Bay"…

  2. Blink and You'll Miss Taylor Swift in 'The Giver' Trailer: Watch

    March 19, 2014 12:49 PM EDT The first trailer for the upcoming film version of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" is out, and if you squint real hard fans get a glimpse of pop-country superstar Taylor Swift in her latest foray into acting. NBC's "Today" show teased a look at the trailer on Wednesday…

  3. Justin Bieber Teams Up With Prizeo for Typhoon Haiyan Charity Campaign

    December 04, 2013 7:12 PM EST Justin Bieber is doing his part to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8. The pop star has launched a global campaign on Prizeo.com to solicit donations from his massive fan base. In return, Bieber is offering one lucky giver the chance to be flown to Los…

  4. Taylor Swift Joins the Cast of 'The Giver'

    September 30, 2013 12:54 AM EDT Taylor Swift has joined the cast of The Weinstein Company and Walden Media's movie adaptation of "The Giver." The singer-songwriter is the latest member of the cast that features previously reported stars Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Katie Holmes. Other…

  5. Jane Lynch on Cory Monteith: 'I Don't Think He Left One Day Unlived'

    July 18, 2013 11:30 AM EDT "Glee" star Jane Lynch struggled to hold back tears during a "Tonight Show" appearance on Wednesday, telling Jay Leno that her co-star Cory Monteith, whose death over the weekend rattled fans of the Fox show, was a "real bright light in our family." PHOTOS:…

  6. Wale Previews 'The Gifted' Album In NYC: First Listen

    May 23, 2013 2:13 PM EDT The rapper's third studio album will feature Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and more. Maybach Music Group rhymer, Wale, has finished recording the follow-up to his breakout 2011 effort “Ambition," titled,"The Gifted." While Wale's third studio album, due June 25,…

  7. Lollapalooza 2012: The Billboard Guide

    August 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT This year's Lollapalooza is more stuffed than a Thanksgiving turkey. With the festival landing in Chicago on Friday (Aug. 3), Billboard has your guide to the weekend's must-see bands . FRIDAY Michael Kiwanuka | 1:30 p.m. | Playstation Stage Why He's Hot: The U.K. singer's …

  8. Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup: Run DMC, Girl Talk, Against Me! + More

    July 12, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the full lineup for the 2012 festival, to be held November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores. The 7th annual festival will feature big name acts like the reunion of Run D.M.C. , Santigold , an appearance from De La Soul , Girl Talk , and Explosions…

  9. Gotye Releasing 10 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Remixes on 1 Album

    May 31, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Artist also announces North American tour dates, 2006 album re-release How do you celebrate the news that your xylophone-laden smash single is the year's longest-running No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart? By releasing an album featuring 10 separate remixes of that single, of course! On Thursday…

  10. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago's Grant Park for the eighth consecutive year…

  11. SXSW 2012: 9 Things Seen, Heard & Thrown Saturday

    March 18, 2012 3:00 PM EDT A drunken brawl at the A$AP Rocky Show... a throbbing set by Skrillex... Matthew McConaughey playing his beloved congas... Here are 10 things from Saturday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. An all-out brawl ensued at the Vice Kills…

  12. Rachael Ray's SXSW Party to Serve Up Train, Jimmy Cliff, Blitzen Trapper

    March 05, 2012 9:45 AM EST Train, preparing for the April 17 release of its sixth album, "California 37," will be the headline act at the fifth annual Rachael Ray's Feedback day party at the South By Southwest Music + Media Conference. The syndicated TV host's free and open-to-the-public (over 21)…

  13. GIVERS Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    October 13, 2011 7:00 PM EDT Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and small regional chains. Load-in featured…

  14. State of Independence: 15 Artists Impacting the Indie Scene

    July 01, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Every indie artist, band and label is independent in its own way. The strategies for success are as varied as the styles of music, the executives and the attitudes -- these are the very states of independence. Labels and artists from Texas to Denver to Missouri to Los Angeles; genres from…

  15. Eagles, Muse, Phish Top Austin City Limits 2010 Lineup

    May 18, 2010 1:00 AM EDT T he Eagles , Muse , Phish , the Strokes and M.I.A. will lead the bill at the 9th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be held Oct. 8-9 at Zilker Park in Austin. The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones, Band of Horses, Monster of Folk, Deadmau5, Sonic…

  16. Chart Beat: 'Change Is Gonna Come,' Rihanna, Janet

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses chart action from "Change Is Gonna Come," Rihanna, Janet and more! IN THESE CHANGING TIMES: We've all heard the word "change" quite a bit during the last two years, and with the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, the idea that…

  17. Chart Beat

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Timbaland, Timberlake, Linkin Park and more! 'GIVE' UP: After spending eight weeks in the lower regions of The Billboard Hot 100, "Give It to Me" (Mosley/Blackground) by Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake breaks into the top 40 - by…

  18. Prince Unveils Plans For Las Vegas Club

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Purple was the color and Prince was the star yesterday (Nov. 8) as the eccentric musician launched a nightclub venture that will see him performing twice a week in Las Vegas. Purple was the color and Prince was the star yesterday (Nov. 8) as the eccentric musician launched a nightclub venture…

  19. Billboard Bits: R&B Foundation Awards, Fruitgum Co, Blue October

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler and singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt are among the stable of presenters for the 14th R&B Foundation Pioneer Awards. Hosted by Smokey Robinson and Patt Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler and singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt are among…

  20. 'Hey, Ho, Let's Go': More Ramones Reissues

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones will see the light of day Aug. 20 via Rhino. This set consists of four albums originally released via Sire: 1980' The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones…

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