1. Here Are Fall Out Boy's Ten Best Songs

    January 21, 2015 1:03 PM EST Fall Out Boy version 2.0 stays winning. The rebooted band reclaimed the radio with its 2013 comeback album Save Rock and Roll and is again snugly tucked in the Top 40 with the hit single "Centuries." More than almost any band from the mid-2000s Warped Tour boom, FOB has…

  2. Exclusive: Miss May I Spotlight U.S. Troops on 'Hero With No Name' Video

    January 20, 2015 10:48 AM EST Billboard Exclusively Premiere's The Video To Miss May I's 'Hero With No Name' The new single from Miss May I's Rise of the Lion album, "Hero With No Name," is a powerful tribute to America's armed forces. The metalcore song is about a soldier's…

  3. A$AP Yams, Founder of A$AP Mob, Mourned by Hip-Hop Community

    January 18, 2015 12:41 PM EST The rap community is mourning the loss of A$AP Yams, a founding member of New York rap collective A$AP Mob, who has died at the age of 26. Further details of Yams' (real name: Steven Rodriguez) death were not available at time of publication. "All of us at RCA Records are shocked…

  4. Brooklyn Restaurant Dedicates Valentine's Day Menu to Kanye & Kim

    January 16, 2015 8:06 PM EST You might find yourself toasting Kanye West and Kim Kardashian this Valentine's Day, should you wind up eating at the Brooklyn restaurant Brucie.  Chef and owner Zahra Tangorra has dedicated two prix fixe menu options to the two celebrity love birds, simply called the Kim and Kanye. …

  5. Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer Tour Dates

    January 15, 2015 1:13 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will embark on a large-scale tour of North America this summer. DMB has shared the itinerary for the 2015 Summer Tour , which kicks off May 13 at Austin 360 Amphitheatre and concludes Sept. 13 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix.  On each night of the tour, DMB will play…

  6. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong & His Instagram Followers Help Find Lost Dog

    January 13, 2015 8:16 PM EST Green Day 's Billie Joe Armstrong recently put the power of social media to use by helping find a missing dog, along with his legions of Instagram followers.  Green Day, Joan Jett, Stevie Ray Vaughan & More to Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The owners of a missing pitbull…

  7. 'Entourage' Music Supervisor Scott Vener May Just Have the Next Big Music App

    January 13, 2015 11:59 AM EST Multitasking music supervisor Scott Vener, fresh off wrapping the bro-movie, hopes that his music-sharing app Undrtone blows up. Scott Vener sits on a burgundy sofa at the Palihouse Hotel in Hollywood, sipping coffee while scrolling through emails on his MacBook. Robert Pattinson and FKA…

  8. Bleachers, Clean Bandit, Marina and the Diamonds & More Announced For SXSW 2015

    January 13, 2015 11:50 AM EST Another day, another massive round of acts announced for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2015. Today (Jan. 13), the Austin festival announced dozens of new acts that will hit the town between March 17 and March 22. Highlights include a few pop-friendly acts that have enjoyed chart success (…

  9. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 75-51

    January 13, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  10. Grateful Dead Promoter Bill Graham Gets First Museum Retrospective

    January 09, 2015 10:30 AM EST The first comprehensive exhibition on music impresario Bill Graham will be mounted at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles starting May 7. "Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution" will include memorabilia, photographs, archival concert footage, historical and new…

  11. Courtney Love Talks Kurt Cobain, Trent Reznor and Rocking the Opera: 'I Wanted to Do Something Different'

    January 08, 2015 6:21 PM EST "I'm wearing my jammies 'cause mommy's got a cold," quips Courtney Love , holed up in New York's Gramercy Park Hotel in Anna Sui silk pajamas and a sweater, sipping from an array of green juices that her latest collaborator, playwright-composer Todd Almond,…

  12. Tim McGraw: 'I Don't Think I'm the Best I Can Be Yet'

    January 06, 2015 3:39 PM EST Over two decades into his record-setting career, Tim McGraw continues to add hit after hit to his resume. The Big Machine recording artist's latest single, "Shotgun Rider," has spent the past several weeks at the top of the Billboard Country Songs and  Country Airplay…

  13. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 100-76

    January 06, 2015 1:05 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  14. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Madonna's 'Justify My Love' Hit No. 1

    January 05, 2015 8:05 AM EST Madonna scored her ninth Hot 100 leader 24 years ago. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Green Day, Usher and Christina Aguilera. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Jan. 5, 1991 MTV famously refused to air the song…

  15. Bono on New York Bike Accident: 'I May Never Play Guitar Again'

    January 02, 2015 8:05 AM EST U2 frontman publishes frank and revealing A to Z review of the year and discusses the aftermath of his New York bike accident, iTunes giveaway, Kanye and why Edge is “the most influential guitar player in a quarter century.”   Bono has said that he may never "play guitar again"…

  16. 'Friends' Is On Netflix: The 10 Best Musical Moments On The Show

    January 01, 2015 12:30 PM EST This is not a drill: After years of wishing and hoping,  Friends  in its entirety is now on Netflix as of Jan. 1. RIP productivity!  Friends  originally premiered Sept. 22, 1994 (That's right: It's been 20 years!). Over the ten years the show was on the air -- and, of…

  17. New Year's Rockin' Eve: Go Behind the Scenes With Billboard

    January 01, 2015 5:29 AM EST During the five-hour live show of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, hosts Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy make it all look so easy, seamlessly guiding viewers through the celebration until the ball drops at midnight. In reality, it takes a lot of teamwork weaving the…

  18. Grammys 2015 Preview: Beyonce, Sam Smith & Other Artists Vying for Album of the Year Honors Dish on Their Discs

    December 26, 2014 9:00 AM EST Having trouble keeping track of what's nominated for Album of the Year at the 2015 Grammys? Billboard breaks down the five nominees. In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith Producers: Steve Fitzmaurice, Komi, Howard Lawrence, Zane Lowe, Mojam, Jimmy Napes, Naughty Boy, Fraser T. Smith, Two Inch…

  19. From Okra Soup to Fried Seafood: Darius Rucker, Chase Bryant and Many More Country Stars Talk Favorite Holiday Dishes

    December 24, 2014 12:19 PM EST When it comes to celebrating the holidays country style, good food is a major part of the equation. From fried turkey to the perfect sugar cookie, every household has its Christmas traditions and certain dishes that are essential to the celebration. Billboard asked country artists to share…

  20. CBGB: 10 Classic Moments That Helped Define the Birthplace of Punk



    December 23, 2014 1:15 PM EST Fotrty-one years have passed since iconic music club CBGB (aka the undisputed birthplace of punk) opened its doors. And even though only a handful of artifacts remain at the site of the club that once hosted music legends including the Ramones, Patti Smith, Blondie, Guns N’ Roses and…

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