1. Atoms For Peace, Beck Top 2013 Treasure Island Festival Lineup

    May 28, 2013 1:34 PM EDT Treasure Island Music Festival will be returning for its seventh year with a slew of indie-rock acts, including Thom Yorke's latest project, topping the bill. The two-day San Francisco festival will be held on October 19 and 20. The 2013 lineup features Atoms for Peace, Beck, Animal…

  2. James Wesley Sets Up Debut Album With 'Thank a Farmer'

    May 27, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Some moments you just don't forget. Super Bowl Sunday was one such day in the life of James Wesley. But, it had nothing to do with the game.  "I was sitting on the floor with my daughter and my son," says the Broken Bow recording artist. "During the commercials on the…

  3. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  4. Amy Grant: Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    May 24, 2013 1:20 PM EDT The format icon performs two new tracks live as she extends her record for the most No. 1s on Christian Albums As Amy Grant's "How Mercy Looks From Here" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Albums chart, the genre star extends her record for the most leaders – 16 …

  5. Muse to Perform at 'World War Z' Premiere

    May 23, 2013 9:46 PM EDT Muse, whose music is being used in Paramount's "World War Z," will perform for 15,000 fans after the premiere of the film on June 2 in London. In an unprecedented marriage of a full-scale concert and a film premiere, Muse will perform at Horse Guards Parade Ground, St. James…

  6. Major Lazer Remixes Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'Can't Hold Us': Listen

    May 23, 2013 4:17 PM EDT Major Lazer, the side project of producer Diplo, has put an interesting spin on the biggest song in the country by remixing of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' chart-topping "Can't Hold Us." The remix, which also brings in Swappi and 1st Klase, incorporates Diplo's…

  7. President Barack Obama Honors 'Living Legend' Carole King At White House Concert

    May 23, 2013 12:04 AM EDT President Barack Obama, saluting Carole King's five decades as an award-winning singer-songwriter, said Wednesday that music often is a place where people seek comfort and inspiration during trying times. Two days after much of Moore, Okla., was flattened by a powerful tornado that…

  8. Marianas Trench, Drake Lead 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2013 6:45 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards with six nominations,…

  9. Metallica Has 'Enough' Songs For Next Album

    May 22, 2013 10:00 AM EDT But before they can record their first set since 2008, the metal icons are preparing the Orion Music festival and a 3D movie. "We're getting there," says bassist Robert Trujillo, "and we'll have something great, hopefully, in the next year" As it prepares for…

  10. Cher's Biggest Billboard Hits

    May 20, 2013 6:30 PM EDT In honor of the legendary diva's birthday, we've ranked the biggest songs of her inimitable six-decade-long career To celebrate superstar dance/pop diva Cher's birthday today (May 20), Billboard has unveiled the legendary performer's top 20 Billboard Hot 100 hits. As…

  11. The Seed: A$AP Ferg, Wu-Tang Clan, The Weeknd & More

    May 20, 2013 10:00 AM EDT After weeks of anticipation, A$AP Mob’s second-in-command, A$AP Ferg, lets loose the remix to his breakout song,“Work." The remix features verses from French Montana, Trinidad James, ScHoolboy Q, and of course, A$AP Rocky. The song's accompanying video, premiered on May 14, has…

  12. Janet Jackson, 'janet.': Classic Track-By-Track Review

    May 18, 2013 9:12 AM EDT Which of 'janet.''s 28 tracks (there's a lot of interludes) has endured the most? Read on for our classic track-by-track review. "Control" may have been her breakout, and "Rhythm Nation 1814" her breakthrough with a whopping seven singles reaching the…

  13. Franz Ferdinand Announce New Album: 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action'

    May 16, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Indie rockers Franz Ferdinand have announced the release of their fourth studio album. “Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action” will be released on August 27 on Domino. A statement announced there were "a few interesting collaborations, but more of that later..." Here's…

  14. Drake Recruits Frank Ocean & James Blake for Two-Day OVO Fest

    May 16, 2013 1:08 PM EDT Drake recruits James Blake and Frank Ocean for the 4th annual OVO Fest. Drake's October's Very Own announced the line-up late yesterday (Wednesday, March 15). For the first time, the summer event will span for two days (August 4 and 5). Frank Ocean and James Blake will perform on…

  15. Bruce Springsteen, Dropkick Murphys Team on Fundraising EP for Boston Bombing Victims

    May 16, 2013 3:55 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen and the Dropkick Murphys are releasing a re-recording of the band's song, "Rose Tattoo" on a special charity EP -- "Rose Tattoo: For Boston" -- benefiting the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings on iTunes May 15, the band announced. The three…

  16. French Montana Debuts The Weeknd-Assisted 'Gifted': Listen

    May 15, 2013 3:12 PM EDT French Montana unveils his latest track, "Gifted," from his upcoming debut album, "Excuse My French," due Tuesday (May 21). "Gifted" finds French Montana talking about "pimpin' like a poet" over a drug-induced beat from The Weeknd. The singer,…

  17. Backstreet Boys Announce New Studio Album and Summer Tour

    May 15, 2013 2:44 PM EDT Following the example of New Kids on the Block and 98 Degrees, Backstreet Boys will release a new studio album in 2013. "In A World Like This" will be released on July 30, and three days later, the Boys will kick off a North American tour in Chicago. On Wednesday morning (May…

  18. Drake Leads 2013 BET Awards With 12 Nominations

    May 14, 2013 3:22 PM EDT Chris Brown announces an upcoming Aaliyah-assisted single. He started from the bottom, but now he's on top at the BET Awards: Drake has 12 nominations. The BET nominees were announced today (Tuesday, May 14) at a press conference on the rooftop of L.A.'s Icon Ultra Lounge, just up…

  19. Gucci Mane Pleads Not Guilty in Club Assault

    May 14, 2013 9:10 AM EDT Gucci Mane has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge stemming from an altercation with a fan at a downtown Atlanta nightclub. The rapper, whose real name is Radric Davis, was charged with aggravated assault with a weapon. An arrest warrant was issued for Gucci Mane after James Lettley of…

  20. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Miley Cyrus and Willow Smith

    May 10, 2013 5:50 PM EDT At the close of the workweek, we have sorted through countless looks from Saturday (May 4) to today (May 10) and selected the best and worst dressed of the bunch. Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Miley Cyrus…

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