1. Warren Haynes Mines His Soul Roots On 'Man in Motion' Album, Due in May

    February 24, 2011 12:28 PM EST G ov't Mule co-founder and Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes will shows his roots as a soul man with the May 10 release of his fourth solo album, "Man in Motion" (Stax/Concord Music Group). The 10-song set, recorded in Willie Nelson's Pedernales Studio near…

  2. 'Killing Bono' Soundtrack To Feature Pre-U2 Song From Group

    February 24, 2011 11:01 AM EST A song from U2 's earliest days will appear on the soundtrack to "Killing Bono," the Paramount Pictures film being released April 1 in the U.K. "Street Mission, " a song from 1977 when Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen, Adam Clayton and the Edge's brother Dik Evans…

  3. Kid Rock Brings Out Sheryl Crow, Rev Run for 40th Birthday Concert in Detroit

    January 16, 2011 12:56 PM EST A wealth of guests -- including Sheryl Crow , Peter Wolf, Martina McBride , Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, Uncle Kracker and Anita Baker -- and nearly 60,000 of his "closest friends" helped Kid Rock celebrate his 40th birthday on Saturday night (Jan. 15) at Ford Field in his…

  4. Top 20 Viral Videos of 2010

    December 17, 2010 1:30 PM EST We're not saying "video killed the radio star," but viral videos have certainly found a distinct place in our musical landscape. Billboard.com chronicled the music-related clips buzzing around the 'net all year long on our Viral Videos Column , and now we're proud to…

  5. Top 20 Viral Videos of 2010

    December 17, 2010 1:30 PM EST We're not saying "video killed the radio star," but viral videos have certainly found a distinct place in our musical landscape. Billboard.com chronicled the music-related clips buzzing around the 'net all year long on our Viral Videos Column , and now we're proud to…

  6. Eddie Fisher, '50s Pop Singer, Dies At 82

    September 24, 2010 7:59 AM EDT Pop singer Eddie Fisher , whose clear voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls in the early 1950s before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame, has died at age 82. He passed away Wednesday night (Sept. 22) at his home in Berkeley of complications from hip surgery, his daughter…

  7. "Taiwanese Susan Boyle" Inks Record Deal, Michael Jackson's Kids On YouTube

    May 14, 2010 3:14 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lin Yu-Chun, the Taiwanese singer who blew up on YouTube last month after performing "I Will Always Love You" on a TV talent show, has signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment. His album, due in July, will…

  8. Lin Yu-Chun, 'Taiwan's Susan Boyle,' Signs Record Deal

    May 13, 2010 1:41 PM EDT Lin Yu-chun, the young man whose rendition of "I Will Always Love You" on a Taiwanese talent show recalled Whitney Houston's high notes, has a record deal. Sony Music Entertainment said in a statement Thursday that Lin Yu-chun's debut, featuring Chinese and English songs,…

  9. New Orleans Jazz Fest / April 23-25 / Fairgrounds Racetrack

    April 27, 2010 6:00 PM EDT With three days of memorable performances by artists as varied as Simon and Garfunkel , Drake , My Morning Jacket , the Allman Brothers , and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 23-25) demonstrated just why the yearly…

  10. Videos of the Week: Green Day's Broadway Surprise, B.o.B. on Ellen, Biz Markie Salutes Earth Day

    April 23, 2010 4:36 PM EDT In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Green Day gives "American Idiot" Broadway fans a special treat, Lauryn Hill hints at new music, B.o.B . stops by Ellen, Biz Markie salutes Earth Day, Lin Yu Chun (a.k.a. Taiwan's Susan Boyle ) and William Shatner duet…

  11. Videos of the Week: Rihanna's a 'Rockstar,' Kate Gosselin Dances to 'Paparazzi,' 'Glee' does Oprah

    April 09, 2010 6:28 PM EDT In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Rihanna channels her innner "Rockstar" on "Idol," Kate Gosselin performs for "Paparazzi" on "Dancing with the Stars," the "Glee" cast gets love from Oprah and Michelle Obama, Justin…

  12. Lin Yu Chun Wows the World, Alicia Keys Talks Tour Hits

    April 09, 2010 4:03 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, everyone is talking about Lin Yu-Chun, the young Taiwanese man who wowed judges, Susan Boyle -style, on the American Idol-like show Super Star Avenue with his rendition of Whitney Houston 's hit "I Will Always…

  13. Lin Yu Chun Dubbed 'Taiwan's Susan Boyle' After Singing Whitney Houston

    April 08, 2010 1:36 PM EDT Move over, Boyle-dozer! There's a new overnight singing sensation in town. Lin Yu Chun is the latest TV talent show contestant to draw worldwide attention, after the Taiwanese 24-year-old wowed viewers of "Super Star Avenue" by singing Whitney Houston's version of the…

  14. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 2/27/2010

    February 27, 2010 10:00 AM EST 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 !) @trvsbrkr (Travis Barker): When I'm out at breakfast…

  15. Choc Quib Town, "Oro"

    February 26, 2010 3:10 PM EST While pop superstars Shakira and Juanes -or, at the other end of the spectrum, cumbias and vallenato-get all the attention when it comes to Colombian music, Choc Quib Town shows that there's much more to discover. The Afro-Colombian hip-hop trio benefits from skilled, anthemic flows and…

  16. Alicia Keys Joins Mary J. Blige As Headliner Of 2010 Essence Festival

    February 23, 2010 3:06 PM EST Alicia Keys will join spokesperson Mary J. Blige as a headliner of the 16th annual Essence Music Festival, to be held July 2-4, in New Orleans. LL Cool J , Estelle , and Trey Songz are among the other additions to the previously announced lineup featuring Gladys Knight , Earth, Wind &…

  17. Jaheim's 'Without You' Single Climbs R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    January 08, 2010 4:20 PM EST One of the more refreshing songs climbing Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart is Jaheim 's "Ain't Leaving Without You." It's the lead single from the singer's Feb. 9 Divine Mill/Atlantic album, "Another Round." Like Charlie Wilson 's…

  18. Ivan, "Fantasia"

    November 20, 2009 2:58 PM EST Young crooner Ivan's "Fantasia" is a throwback to '70s and '80s grupero, a Mexican genre that spawned some of Latin music's most enduring acts and classic songs. Grupero straddles pop and regional Mexican, offering hopelessly romantic ballads and midtempo cumbias…

  19. Ask Billboard: Latest Greatest Hits, Part 2

    October 23, 2009 5:37 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. GIVING YOU THE BEST THAT I GOT After Britney Spears topped the Billboard Hot…

  20. Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 17, 2009 3:19 PM EDT With five nods to its name, Latin Grammy darling Calle 13 led the list of esoteric nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammy awards. The eclectic Puerto Rican urban group, which has already won several Latin Grammys in the past, is up for awards in the Album of the year and Best Urban…

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