1. Blondie, Pharrell Williams Honored at Sarcastic, Self-Aware Clio Awards

    October 02, 2014 11:21 PM EDT We're here to celebrate you -- you should be a little more f---ing excited!" said Whoopi Goldberg to a less-than-enthused crowd while kicking off the 55th annual Clio Awards, held at New York City's Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday night.  "It's kind of like being…

  2. Chart Highlights: John Legend's 'All Of Me' Crowns Fifth Airplay Chart

    June 02, 2014 4:35 PM EDT As it rises 2-1 on Adult Contemporary, the ballad becomes one of an elite group of songs to dominate at least five singular-format radio airplay charts. Plus, new No. 1s for Justin Timberlake, Idina Menzel and Billboard Hot 100 leader Iggy Azalea Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a…

  3. Play Ball: Asher Roth & The Baseball Project Talk 2014 San Francisco Giants' Season

    April 06, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Asher Roth and Scott McCaughey of the Baseball Project, R.E.M. and Minus 5 rep one of Major League Baseball's strongest fan bases April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com spoke to a panel of baseball fans from around…

  4. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. More Latin Grammys Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV Red…

  5. Mazzy Star to Release First Album in 17 Years

    July 16, 2013 4:10 PM EDT Dream pop darlings Mazzy Star, whose folky brand of alt-rock scored them a hit with 1993's "Fade Into You," will end a 17-year pause between albums with "Seasons of Your Day," the group's fourth studio set, due Sept. 24. Driven by the songwriting duo Hope…

  6. Josh Groban's 'All That Echoes': Track-by-Track Video

    February 05, 2013 1:30 PM EST Groban gives the story on each song from his brand new record Billboard presents an in-depth look at Josh Groban's latest effort, "All That Echoes," with Josh himself providing a track-by-track look at the album's twelve songs. The inspiration for the new album, Groban…

  7. Taylor Swift, 'Red': Track-By-Track Review

    October 19, 2012 3:30 PM EDT In many ways, "Red" is Taylor Swift 's first adult pop album. Where her self-titled debut and 2008's "Fearless" were the works of an accomplished teenage singer with a gift for confessional songwriting and soaring melodies, parts of the often-exceptional "…

  8. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Pulp, Mazzy Star, James, Refused... (What Decade Is This?) Also: Scorching Rock From Black Keys & Gary Clark, Jr. on Day 1 More than the dry wit of Pulp , Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia , the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012…

  9. Lana Del Rey's 'Born To Die': Track-By-Track Review

    January 25, 2012 3:20 PM EST It seems everyone has an opinion on recent Billboard cover girl Lana Del Rey. Now that her hotly anticipated debut "Born To Die" has widely leaked, expect the still-unproven live singer to elicit a whole new wave of "she's not that bad on record!" defenses all over…

  10. Mazzy Star Returning With New Single

    October 17, 2011 7:53 PM EDT Fans of dreamy female-driven folk-pop that sounds like Mazzy Star can thank their lucky constellations: the influential '90s act is returning with two new songs. The digital "Common Burn"/"Lay Myself Down" single is due Oct. 31 on Rhymes of an Hour Records, according…

  11. Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth Set to Rock 3rd ATP NY Festival

    August 30, 2010 4:00 PM EDT The end of the U.S. summer festival season is more or less upon us: we already know what Lady Gaga wore at Lollapalooza, how Pavement sounded at Sasquatch!, and what classics Stevie Wonder knocked out of the park at Bonnaroo. For a select few, however, the real summer festival is still to…

  12. Massive Attack, "Heligoland"

    February 05, 2010 2:47 PM EST Throughout the '90s, "trip-hop" was the best anyone could do to describe Massive Attack and the head-nodding family of talents it inspired, like Portishead and Tricky . But following the recent paths of those acts, Massive Attack's first effort in seven years pushes…

  13. Massive Attack "Heligoland" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:31 PM EST Massive Attack, "Heligoland" (Virgin) Release Date: February 9, 2010 That shuddering bass, those yearning vocals, that sense of trouble and doubt: The elements that defined Massive Attack are all still there on the band's fourth album, "Heligoland." But the approach…

  14. Playboy Jazz Fest Grooves With James, Kidjo, Botti

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual…

  15. Bjork, Interpol, Jesus & Mary Chain Usher In Coachella

    April 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT New material from Bjork and Interpol, the first major concert of the Jesus & Mary Chain's first tour in nine years and high-profile sets from hot U.K. exports Amy Winehouse and the Arctic Monkeys New material from Bjork and Interpol, the first major concert of the Jesus & Mary…

  16. She Loves You

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire. For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire. Reflecting his eclectic bent, the…

  17. P.O.D. Keeps The Faith

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In their 13 years together, the members of P.O.D. have never denied their faith. And frontman Sonny Sandoval says the group never will. "It's going to come out, whether I build houses or collect garbage," he says. Spirituality and…

  18. Collections Testify To Act's Chemistry

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. DJs/producers Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands have been friends for nearly 15 years. They have recorded together as the Chemical Brothers for a decade. To celebrate, the Brothers' label, Astralwerks, is releasing separately a greatest hits CD (…

  19. Scorpio Rising

    July 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Four years after the release of its dark and haunting second album, "The Contino Sessions," England's Death in Vegas remains visionary. Four years after the release of its dark and haunting second album, "The Contino Sessions," England's Death in Vegas remains…

  20. Hot Product

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Death In Vegas 'Scorpio' Rising Tim Holmes and Richard Fearless, aka U.K. electronica duo Death In Vegas, return this week with the North American release of "Scorpio Rising" on Sanctuary Records. "Scorpio," Death In Vegas' first album since 1999's Time…

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