1. SXSW 2012: 10 Acts To Watch

    March 12, 2012 1:40 PM EDT There are thousands of bands that will be hitting stages around Austin, Tex. during SXSW 2012. These are the 10 acts absolutely not to miss. While Austin will be crawling with unproven artists looking for an iota of buzz, these 10 acts head down to SXSW with proven performing credentials and…

  2. Mick Jagger, B.B. King Ready to Sing Blues for Obama

    February 21, 2012 7:55 PM EST Mick Jagger, B.B. King and Jeff Beck are teaming up with musical up-and-comers at the White House to celebrate the blues. Jagger tweeted that President Barack Obama popped in during a rehearsal for Tuesday's A-list concert and "seemed really relaxed and happy!" Grammy-winner…

  3. Grammy Poll Results: How'd We Do?

    February 13, 2012 3:35 PM EST See how well readers (& Billboard.com) did in picking the winners on music's biggest night. This year's Grammy Awards were a mix of the widely expected (Adele's sweep of the major categories) and the fairly shocking (Bon Iver trumping Nicki Minaj for Best New Artist). Take…

  4. Grammy Winners List 2012

    February 13, 2012 12:20 AM EST Chart Article Bottom Find out who won! ALBUM OF THE YEAR 21 Adele WINNER Wasting Light Foo Fighters Born This Way Lady Gaga Doo-Wops & Hooligans Bruno Mars Loud Rihanna RECORD OF THE YEAR "Rolling In The Deep" Adele WINNER "Holocene" Bon Iver "Grenade" Bruno…

  5. The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Lead Nominations

    November 30, 2011 11:10 PM EST Bruno Mars Up for Biggest Awards; Bon Iver & Skrillex Huge Surprises | SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED MAJOR NOMINEES LIST Album Of The Year: "21" -- Adele "Wasting Light" -- Foo Fighters "Born This Way" -- Lady Gaga "Doo-Wops & Hooligans" -- Bruno Mars …

  6. iHeartRadio Fest To Air on VH1 Thanksgiving Weekend

    November 17, 2011 12:40 PM EST Expect a Turkey Day with second helpings of Gaga this year. Not only will the singer's "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" air on ABC Nov. 24 (9:30 pm ET), her headlining performance at iHeartRadio Fest will make the small screen during a new VH1 special for the first-year Vegas music…

  7. Beatle Love: McCartney & Starr Attend George Harrison Doc Premiere

    October 03, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were on hand yesterday (Oct. 2) to support the premiere of Martin Scorsese's documentary, "George Harrison: Living in the Material World." The Beatles ' two surviving members boosted the launch of Scorsese's doc, screened at London'…

  8. Video: David Guetta Discusses Usher Collaboration at iHeartRadio Fest

    September 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT Saturday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival was all about high-profile collaborations: Lady Gaga sang with Sting , Rascal Flatts brought out Natasha Bedingfield , and Steven Tyler brought out Jeff Beck , Randy Jackson and Nicole Scherzinger . Not to be outdone, David Guetta delivered a…

  9. iHeartRadio Fest Saturday: Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney Own Sin City

    September 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Night two of the the iHeartRadio Music Festival played out far different than the first night. On Saturday (Sept. 24), the bill at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was filled with acts that are more genre specific than on the previous night, and most of them were more interested in presenting their…

  10. Top 10 TV Theme Songs 1980-2011

    September 23, 2011 11:40 AM EDT Chart Article With the Fall TV season just getting underway, we combed the Hot 100 to find the last 30 years' ten hottest songs written as TV theme songs. These 10 hot TV tunes are ranked based on each track's peak on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from 1980 through Jan. 8, 2011. Few…

  11. Rod Stewart: No 'Magicians or Midgets' in Las Vegas Show

    May 20, 2011 4:21 PM EDT R od Stewart , 66, firmly embodies the term "musical icon." The hallmarks of his success include performing in such classic bands as the Jeff Beck Group and the Faces and recording his "Great American Songbook" album series. In 2001, Stewart was the first artist to receive…

  12. The Who's Roger Daltrey Plots North American 'Tommy' Tour

    May 12, 2011 11:05 AM EDT After taking the Who 's "Tommy" through the U.K. in July, Roger Daltrey will bring the famed rock opera to North America this fall. Daltrey and his band will perform 28 "Tommy" shows beginning Sept. 13 in Hollywood, Fla., and playing a mix of arenas, theaters and…

  13. Rod Stewart To Begin Two-Year Las Vegas Residency In August

    May 10, 2011 9:00 AM EDT R od Stewart will join Celine Dion and Elton John at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning a two-year residency on Aug. 24. The first 18 concerts of "Rod Stewart: The Hits" go on sale May 15. Stewart says the show will be "90 percent songs that people know,…

  14. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef, Mellencamp to Make New Orleans Jazz Fest Debuts

    April 29, 2011 10:57 AM EDT Wyclef Jean , Cyndi Lauper , John Mellencamp , Lauryn Hill and Fantasia will make first-time appearances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, joining a lineup of familiar acts for the 43rd annual tradition that opens Friday at a race track in this Mississippi River city. "This…

  15. Grammys 2011 Winners List

    February 13, 2011 7:30 PM EST Check here for winners in the major categories of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards: Grammys 2011 Main Page RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum "Nothin' On You," B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars "Love The Way You Lie," Eminem Featuring Rihanna …

  16. The Who Rocks With Jeff Beck, Debbie Harry Against Cancer

    January 14, 2011 4:02 PM EST The W ho frontman Roger Daltrey recently revealed that he had a cancer scare and underwent surgery in Dec. 2009 to successfully remove a precancerous growth on a vocal chord, so it comes as no surprise that fundraising for cancer charities is a cause near and dear to his heart. He showed that…

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee,' Black Eyed Peas, Susan Boyle

    November 18, 2010 6:35 PM EST CLASS RANK: The "Glee" cast accomplishes a feat on the Billboard Hot 100 that it couldn't quite manage at Regionals. While McKinley High School's show choir placed third in its most important singing competition to-date in the "Glee" first-season finale in May,…

  18. The Who, Jeff Beck, Debbie Harry to Play UK Concert Against Cancer

    November 11, 2010 2:57 PM EST Rock legends The Who will perform alongside Jeff Beck , Blondie singer Debbie Harry and The Verve 's Richard Ashcroft in a charity concert against cancer. The stars will appear at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, on January 13, 2011 to raise money for KILLING Cancer, a charity that…

  19. Rod Stewart Talks 'American Songbook Vol. V,' Songwriting

    October 02, 2010 8:00 AM EDT After starting his "Songbook" collection in 2002 -- albums that pay tribute to standards of American music -- Rod Stewart is bringing the series to a close. "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook, Volume V" will be released Oct. 19 on J Records. The first four…

  20. Eric Clapton Announces New Solo Album, 'Clapton'

    August 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT Rock legend Eric Clapton has announced the release of "Clapton," his 19th solo studio album and first in five years, due Sept. 28 on Reprise Records. The 14-song disc was co-produced by longtime collaborator Doyle Bramhall II and features guest appearances by Steve Winwood , Wynton…

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