1. El-P, Killer Mike Confirm 'Run the Jewels' Sequel for 2014

    November 02, 2013 5:44 PM EDT Fresh off their "Run the Jewels" collaboration this past summer, El-P and Killer Mike will release the album's sequel next year, per a tweet from the former. Late Friday night, El-P tweeted nothing but the words "RTJ2 2014," referencing his last project with the…

  2. The 15 Scariest Music Videos Ever

    October 31, 2013 9:00 AM EDT We expect scary videos from Ozzy, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, but the dark side isn't just relegated to those with a spooky musical flair. Pop stars like Michael Jackson and Chris Brown have gotten in on the haunted fun, turning in clips that range from the cheesily eerie to the…

  3. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 71

    October 27, 2013 2:59 PM EDT The walk on the wild side has ended. And it was a wild one, indeed. Lou Reed, who died on Sunday at the age of 71 at home on Long Island, was never on any kind of mission other than to satisfy his own muse. And that muse was meandering -- occasionally, and seemingly accidentally,…

  4. 'Opry Goes Pink' With LeAnn Rimes, Mandisa

    October 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Many of country and Gospel's leading ladies turned out at the Grand Ole Opry this past Tuesday for the annual "Opry Goes Pink" performance. A yearly tradition that serves as a partnership between the legendary WSM radio show and Women Rock For The Cure, LeAnn Rimes opened the…

  5. Clay Walker Talks Battle With MS, Film Debut and New Music

    October 22, 2013 1:53 PM EDT Veteran country performer Clay Walker is making an appearance at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The occasion is the Fourth Annual Chords Of Hope benefit concert -- one that is for a cause that hits the singer close to home. "The show will support a…

  6. Lady Gaga Shares 'Aura' Lyric Video, 'ARTPOP' Track List: Watch

    October 10, 2013 1:18 PM EDT The song titles on Gaga's highly anticipated new album were unveiled in... a mural! The Nov. 11 release date of Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP" album is quickly approaching, and days after releasing the Jeff Koons-helmed album artwork , the pop superstar has shared the lyric…

  7. Drunken Tiger, Yoon Mi Rae & Bizzy Find 'The Cure': Exclusive Video Interview

    October 07, 2013 6:00 PM EDT With a new Top 10 single, the Korean hip-hop legends reveal future recording plans. "This is only the beginning," teases Drunken Tiger Hip-hop power couple Drunken Tiger and Yoon Mi Rae are perhaps the most respected rap artists in Korea today. The couple revolutionized the Korean…

  8. The Winery Dogs, 'Time Machine': Exclusive Video Premiere

    October 02, 2013 10:15 AM EDT Listening to music from The Winery Dogs is like entering a time machine, with a back-to-basics rock sound and input from three masters of the genre. So it's fitting that the band's newest video, premiering today (Oct. 2) on Billboard, is for the song entitled just that: "Time…

  9. Drunken Tiger, Yoon Mi Rae & Bizzy to Spread Korean Hip-Hop in California This Fall

    October 01, 2013 7:40 PM EDT The K-pop veterans will hit Pasadena in November. Korean hip-hop veterans Drunken Tiger, Yoon Mi Rae and Bizzy will perform in Pasadena, Calif., on Nov. 16 as part of the finale for "Kollaboration Star," a nationwide Asian-American talent competition. The longtime collaborators…

  10. Yoon Mi Rae Holds Off 12 G-Dragon Tracks for Second Week Atop K-Pop Hot 100

    September 14, 2013 12:48 PM EDT Chart notes on this week's K-Pop Hot 100 featuring Drunken Tiger, JYP, G-Dragon, Zia and more. Yoon Mi Rae (aka T) continues a second week atop the K-Pop Hot 100 with soundtrack ballad "Touch Love," recorded for the Korean drama "Master's Sun." The SBS TV…

  11. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 50 Artists, Most Top 10s, Most No. 1s & More

    September 09, 2013 4:58 PM EDT As Billboard celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Alternative chart, which made its debut on Sept. 10, 1988 under the title "Modern Rock," we've delved into the tally's history to countdown the top Alternative songs, and here we dive even deeper and list the…

  12. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs

    September 09, 2013 11:37 AM EDT The alternative radio format is built upon the promise of what's coming next, so it's no surprise that the music played by alternative stations has experienced multiple changes during the last 25 years. The wide-ranging format of 1988 (when the chart debuted  with the name, …

  13. Def Leppard Pounce for 'Viva! Hysteria' Film: Watch Billboard's Trailer Premiere

    August 07, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Frontman Joe Elliott says he's confident Las Vegas will be seeing Def Leppard again soon: "They've already asked" With a film from its first Las Vegas residency headed to theaters in October, Def Leppard is eyeballing a return to Sin City. The British rockers played…

  14. Lollapalooza 2013: The Cure, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend Cap Day 3

    August 05, 2013 11:27 AM EDT Lollapalooza served up the alt-pop to close out the festival's final night in Grant Park. Goth godfathers The Cure left fans with smiles on their faces as they delivered a set of their most classic and poppiest confections on the south stage, while France's Phoenix kept the…

  15. Watch Phoenix, The Cure & More Perform Live Via Today's Lollapalooza Webcast

    August 04, 2013 1:00 PM EDT If you're bummed you couldn't make it out to Chicago for this year's Lollapalooza, the magic of the internet has a nice consolation package. From this afternoon until Phoenix's 10:15 PM (CT) headlining set, you can catch a live stream -- titled #Lazypalooza -- of the…

  16. Ivete Sangalo Brings Her Carnival Sound to US

    July 30, 2013 9:17 AM EDT Ivete Sangalo can fill large venues in the United States, even while few Americans have ever heard of her or her brand of indefatigable Brazilian party music. That's because Sangalo can count on legions of homesick Brazilians to turn out for her all-singing, all-dancing, high…

  17. Cancer Fighter Mike Peters of Big Country Teams With Robert Plant, Lollapalooza to Save Lives

    July 29, 2013 8:00 PM EDT "Knowing that each one of our gigs has the potential to save lives is very humbling," Plant says of Peters' bone marrow registration booths at concerts Mike Peters, the frontman for U.K. bands the Alarm and Big Country, has been fighting cancer for 18 years. In the mid-'…

  18. LA Riots: Bringing DJ Stunts to New Heights

    July 25, 2013 11:51 AM EDT On a sunny summer Saturday, high over The Hamptons, DJ and producer Daniel “LeDisko” Linton (better known as LA Riots) took DJ stunts to new heights when he literally skydived into his DJ set at the notorious brunch dance party at Day & Night in Montauk, New York. When he’s not busy…

  19. Lionel Richie Performs from Inside a Fridge for Beer Commercial: Watch

    June 25, 2013 2:01 AM EDT Lionel Richie has been known to bring the party. But in a new ad campaign Down Under, he takes his party tricks to another level. The Commodores legend is the centerpiece for a fun new commercial in which he performs “Hello” and pulls pints from inside a refrigerator. In the minute-long…

  20. Def Leppard Guitarist Vivian Campbell Has Cancer

    June 10, 2013 10:45 AM EDT Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell says a "cough that wouldn't quit" has turned out to be cancer. The guitarist had a surgical biopsy on March 11 following several months of coughing that revealed he has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, he said through a spokesperson on Monday.…

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