1. Morrissey Q&A: Moz Discusses New Music, the Beatles and the Danger of Hospital Food

    February 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST Heaven knows Morrissey was miserable for much of 2013. Last year, the Mancunian music icon suffered a relentless series of personal tribulations and professional disappointments. Moz’s woes began when an unshakable bout of ailments – including double pneumonia, a bleeding ulcer, and…

  2. ScHoolboy Q, 'Oxymoron': Track-By-Track Review

    February 25, 2014 12:13 PM EST On his 2012 independent release "Habits & Contradictions," ScHoolboy Q was dangerous -- and not in the boasting-about-your-guns type of way, but in the I-love-drunk-driving type of way. He was fiendish and self-sabotaging, sinking into the simple indulgences of sex, money…

  3. NAACP Image Awards: Beyonce, John Legend Win Top Music Honors

    February 23, 2014 8:19 AM EST "12 Years a Slave" swept the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards, which honor the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and honors those who promote social justice through creative endeavors. The historical epic's four…

  4. The Underdogs Talk Producing New Girls' Generation Single 'Mr.Mr.,' Working in K-Pop: Exclusive

    February 20, 2014 8:45 PM EST The production duo has helmed hits for Justin Timberlake and Beyonce -- plus Korean boy bands TVXQ! & SHINee With production credits on Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Beyonce records, the Underdogs have been a familiar production team to Western audiences for more than a…

  5. NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Tour, Debuts New Track 'State I'm In' (Exclusive)

    February 18, 2014 9:00 AM EST When NEEDTOBREATHE kicks off their upcoming tour May 1st  at the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO most fans will have no idea what a rocky road it was for the band to get there. In fact, lead vocalist Bear Rinehart admits they came very close to calling it quits, but somewhere in making…

  6. My Chemical Romance Debuts Final Song, 'Fake Your Death': Listen

    February 17, 2014 7:34 PM EST The band's greatest hits compilation, "May Death Never Stop You," arrives March 25 My Chemical Romance disbanded nearly a year ago, announcing last March that it was simply "time for it to end" after 12 years and four albums together. To commemorate the release of its…

  7. Ask Billboard: Katy Perry Regains No. 1 Momentum

    February 17, 2014 1:15 PM EST A monster mailbag on Perry topping the Hot 100 again after missing the top 10; Mariah Carey's best-selling songs; Hall & Oates' 20 biggest hits and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please…

  8. Natalia Kills' New York Fashion Week Diary: The Singer Recaps the HONOR Show and More

    February 14, 2014 2:55 PM EST Natalia Kills is one fiery dresser. The British dark-pop songstress makes wearing Versus Versace and Jeremy Scott a casual affair. So we tapped the edgy singer to be the latest fashion week correspondent for The Hook. From sitting front row at the Honor show to DJing the We the Urban party,…

  9. Chief Keef Talks Rehab, 'Bang 3' Album & Learning How to Surf

    February 14, 2014 2:10 PM EST Keef's new single, the aptly titled "Fuck Rehab,' is expected soon. It's the end of January, but the Orange County air is balmy — the kind of weather Southern California is enviously famous for. Surfers dot the beach, basking in the remaining moments of sunlight as dusk…

  10. U2 Talks Oscars, New Manager and Where They're Headed: 'We Don't Want to Be a Heritage Act'

    February 14, 2014 1:54 PM EST And the new album "won't be ready till it's ready," Bono says. "We know we have to spend a couple of years taking these songs around the world, so they'd better be good" Just after Finnegan's pub opens at noon on a blustery, rainy, intermittently…

  11. Beck's 'Morning Phase': The Billboard Cover Story

    February 14, 2014 12:25 PM EST Beck explains his first album in five years: "I'm not controlling where [the car] is going... just making sure it doesn't crash." Turns out Beck can make heartbreaking music , even when he actually is doing fine. Dressed in all black except for the tiny white polka…

  12. 20 Best Love Songs By Real-Life Couples

    February 13, 2014 12:40 PM EST Whether it’s a chart-topping pop pair, an R&B/hip-hop power couple or a country king and queen, it’s the natural inclination for a musically inclined romantic couple to collaborate – or for a platonic pair of singer to find love during heated recording sessions. In honor of Valentine’s…

  13. Sting Musical Heading to Broadway

    February 12, 2014 8:30 PM EST "The Last Ship" will premiere Oct. 26, with previews beginning Sept. 30 Singer-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway. Producer Jeffrey Seller said Wednesday that the show -- inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in…

  14. Top 50 'Love' Songs of All Time

    February 12, 2014 10:35 AM EST In honor of Valentine's Day, we've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot 100 Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and…

  15. B.A.P Try Out Gospel-Rock on '1004 (Angel)', New Genres With 'First Sensibility' LP

    February 07, 2014 9:40 PM EST The K-pop boy band tries out new genres on its first full-length album 'First Sensibility' Since their January 2012 debut, K-pop boy band B.A.P has been one of the hardest-working groups in South Korea, promoting four singles in both 2012 and 2013. Wasting no time in 2014, the…

  16. Igloofest Defies Winter Weather with Game-Changing, Month-Long Event

    February 04, 2014 6:07 PM EST It’s the dead of winter. Snow is falling and it’s 20 degrees and dropping, but instead of snuggling up at home, 10,000 people are dancing to some techno, outside, under the stars, in the snow. It’s a surprising sight to behold, let alone partake in, but it’s that exact shock to the system…

  17. Judge: Chris Brown Should Remain in Rehab

    February 03, 2014 7:13 PM EST Judge turns down prosecutor's motion to send the singer to jail A judge turned down a prosecutor's motion Monday to send Chris Brown to jail, citing the R&B singer's continued good behavior and progress in a rehabilitation program. Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin…

  18. Chart Highlights: Passenger Rides To No. 1 On Adult Pop Songs With 'Let Her Go'

    February 03, 2014 6:30 PM EST The song tops another chart, months after breaking through in the U.K. Plus, new No. 1s for John Legend, Lorde, Luke Bryan and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys…

  19. New U2 Song 'Invisible' Available for Free Download

    February 02, 2014 5:37 PM EST While U2 makes headlines for its Academy Award-nominated (and Golden Globe-winning ) contribution to the "Mandela" biopic in the form of "Ordinary Love," the band has made another one of its new songs available for download. "Invisible" is currently available…

  20. 'Letterman' Sets Beatles Week With Sting, Flaming Lips, Broken Bells

    January 31, 2014 4:13 PM EST Performances of Beatles music from Broken Bells, Sting and the Flaming Lips will be part of a weeklong tribute next week on "The Late Show with David Letterman."   In advance of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first performance on the "Ed Sullivan Show,"…

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