1. Paramore's Hayley Williams Teams With MAC

    March 08, 2013 2:12 PM EST Hayley Williams teamed with MAC for an orange-drenched collection. Whoever said orange was the new pink was not as disturbed as El Wood’s may have thought. Paramore front woman Hayley Williams has teamed up with MAC to release a collection in her fiery signature shade: orange. Following in…

  2. Paramore Announces North American Spring Tour

    January 28, 2013 2:40 PM EST Presale starts Jan. 28 for the band's first North American tour since 2010, supporting new self-titled LP due Apr. 9 Last week, Paramore released their rockin' new single, "Now" ; in a few months, fans will have a chance to hear it live. On Monday (Jan. 28), the band…

  3. Paramore: 'Paramore' Album Preview

    January 25, 2013 6:21 PM EST Paramore Title: "Paramore" | Release Date: April 9, 2013   Paramore's 2009 effort "Brand New Eyes" was a success from a sales standpoint, yet saw original members Josh and Zac Farro quit the group. Now a trio, the Hayley Williams-led band regrouped last year to record…

  4. Paramore, 'Now': Track Review

    January 25, 2013 10:00 AM EST PARAMORE Now (4:10) Producers: Justin Meldal-Johnsen and Taylor York Writers: Hayley Williams and Taylor York Publishers: WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), But Father, I Just Want To Sing Music (ASCAP), FBR Music and Hunterboro Music (ASCAP) Fueled By Ramen Two founding members gone. No new album in…

  5. Paramore Unveil 'Now,' Urgent New Single From Fourth Album

    January 22, 2013 1:15 PM EST With a brand new album due in less than three months, Paramore have given us the first sampling from the highly-anticipated self-titled release. "Now" is a no-nonsense return to form for the Hayley Williams-fronted band -- one that'll likely delight those who got behind jams…

  6. Paramore Will 'Rise From Ashes' On Self-Titled Album, Due April 9

    December 06, 2012 1:40 PM EST Paramore has announced its upcoming fourth studio album, the self-titled "Paramore," to be released April 9, 2013. The trio also revealed the title of its first single, "Now," via an announcement on the band website Thursday (Dec. 6). The album is self-titled, the band…

  7. The Jezabels Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    August 18, 2012 11:20 AM EDT Since winning 2011's Australian Music Prize, the Jezabels appear ready to take on the world. The Sydney-based quartet won the coveted title for its debut LP "Prisoner," a slick collection of rock songs that's gotten the band acquainted with some of Australia's most…

  8. Paramore Dusts Off the Drama, Rocks in Return to Stage

    August 16, 2012 6:13 PM EDT "Our band has been a little bit of a soap opera since day one," Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams told the crowd at Pomona's Fox Theater Tuesday night. "So I think that's why I'm more grateful than ever to be standing on a stage in front of people."…

  9. B.o.B, 'Strange Clouds': Track-By-Track Review

    May 01, 2012 12:50 PM EDT B.o.B isn't just a rapper, nor does he have time for such a simple statement. Photos: Day in the Life of B.o.B On his debut album, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray" (2010), the Atlanta transplant pinned his rap skills to the sounds of mainstream pop, garnering him…

  10. Paramore Enters The Studio: No Timetable For Album Release

    April 19, 2012 12:05 PM EDT After remaining mum for nearly two months on the progress of Paramore 's fourth album, singer Hayley Williams shared a lengthy update on the band's web site on Wednesday (Apr. 18) to explain the reformed rock group's slow progress as it enters the studio. According to Williams,…

  11. B.o.B's 'Clouds' Features Taylor Swift, Chris Brown... and Morgan Freeman?

    April 09, 2012 4:45 PM EDT B.o.B is doing his best to ensure no sophomore slump comes his way with an all-star lineup of features for his upcoming disc, "Strange Clouds." Revealed via Instagram on Monday afternoon (Apr. 9), the album calls upon stars from both the music world (T-Swift!) and film world (Morgan…

  12. Paramore Singles Club Continues With 'Hello Cold World': Listen

    November 07, 2011 8:35 PM EST As Paramore gears up for its fourth album, the Tennessee alt-rockers aren't leaving their fans out in the cold. The trio, which lost members Josh and Zac Farro in December 2010, soldiered forward on Monday with the release of "Hello Cold World," the second track in the band&…

  13. Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Announce Separation

    October 14, 2011 8:17 PM EDT Indie rock's first couple is calling it quits. Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, married since 1984 and performers together in influential noise-rockers Sonic Youth since 1981, announced their separation via a Matador Records rep on Friday, according to Spin . "Musicians Kim Gordon and…

  14. T.I. Turns Novelist With 'Power & Beauty'; Talks Freedom & Family

    October 14, 2011 3:10 PM EDT On Tuesday, October 18, Harper Collins will release the first book written by rapper Clifford "Tip" Harris, better known as the rapper T.I. The book, entitled Power & Beauty: A Love Story of Life on the Streets (William Morrow), is a novel written by Tip "T.I." Harris…

  15. Twitter Tips From Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino

    October 13, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Bethany Cosentino, frontwoman of lo-fi indie act Best Coast , spends a lot of time on her Twitter account . Thanks to her, shall we say, low-maintenance approach to an Internet presence (including but not limited to conversations with boyfriend Nate Williams of fellow lo-fi act Wavves ,…

  16. Paramore Offers New Songs Through 'Singles Club'

    October 11, 2011 5:40 PM EDT Pop-rockers Paramore promised fans new material this year, and singer Hayley Williams and company fulfilled that promise with the announcement of the "Paramore Singles Club" via their official website's blog on Monday (Oct. 10). While fans will be able to download three new or…

  17. 'X Factor' Boot Camp Begins: 162 Contestants Enter, Only 32 Will Leave

    October 06, 2011 10:35 AM EDT More than 150 contestants made it through the "X Factor" auditions, but only 32 will continue on to the final competition. In the first 15 minutes of the "X Factor" boot camp round, that number was slashed down to 100. As bootcamp began, all 162 contestants and groups…

  18. Adele Reclaims Hot 100 Throne, B.o.B Blasts Into Top 10

    October 05, 2011 4:30 PM EDT A busy week on the Billboard Hot 100 finds Adele reclaiming the apex and rapper B.o.B blasting into the top 10. Additionally, as previously reported , Rihanna roars to a 20th Hot 100 top 10 faster than any other solo artist , as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, darts 16-9…

  19. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 9/10/2011

    September 10, 2011 12:15 PM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @JessicaSimpson : Been getting lots of questions about this…

  20. Paramore Debuts 'Renegade' at Fueled By Ramen Anniversary Show: Video

    September 08, 2011 1:40 PM EDT Paramore kicked off a series of concerts celebrating Fueled By Ramen's 15th Anniversary by playing a 70-minute set -- and debuting a new song -- at New York's Terminal 5 on Wednesday night (Sept. 7). During their encore, the rock outfit dove into a track called "Renegade,"…

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