1. 'The Voice' Recap: Third Night of Battles Forces Coaches to Tighten Their Teams

    October 17, 2016 10:53 PM EDT The Battle Round continued on The Voice tonight, with season 11 coaches Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine all preparing their artists with the help of celebrity mentors Joan Jett, Charlie Puth, Bette Midler and Sammy Hagar . The first battle of the night came from Team…

  2. Bette Midler, Sammy Hagar, Charlie Puth and Joan Jett as Guest Advisors on 'The Voice': Exclusive Clip

    October 11, 2016 11:00 AM EDT The Voice 's Battle Rounds commenced on Monday night (Oct. 10) with two team mates from each of season 11's judges competing for the opportunity to advance on to the knock-out rounds. Bette Midler , Joan Jett , Charlie Puth and Sammy Hagar each joined Team Adam, Team Alicia, Team…

  3. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Can't Handle Meeting Joan Jett in 'Ordinary World' Trailer

    October 11, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Billboard recently recounted Billie Joe Armstrong’s greatest acting gigs , and we might have one more scene to add to the list -- or at least to a list of the most awkward. And by awkward, we mean awkwardly good.  The Green Day frontman is starring in Ordinary World , a film about a middle…

  4. Carrie Underwood Will Rework 'Somethin' Bad' For New 'Sunday Night Football' Theme

    June 21, 2016 11:21 AM EDT NBC will premiere a fresh theme for Sunday Night Football this fall, AP reports . For a decade, the theme was "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," which was adapted from Joan Jett 's "I Hate Myself for Loving You." Pink! performed it first, then Faith Hill , then…

  5. Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks With Joan Jett After 'Geezer' Premiere at Tribeca Film Fest

    April 24, 2016 1:59 PM EDT In the new film Geezer , which premiered Saturday night (April 23) at the Tribeca Film Festival, Green Day leader Billie Joe Armstrong plays a 40-year-old former punk rocker with a wife, two kids and loads of regrets. It’s a character Armstrong obviously gets, but in real life, he’s anything…

  6. Barely Charting Classics: Bob Marley, Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Smiths & More

    February 03, 2016 5:00 PM EST A look at artists whose influence far outpaced their initial chart success. Hindsight is a clichéd 20/20. Many songs, albums and artists now considered classics and/or masters of their genres failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 or the Billboard 200 upon their initial releases, or had…

  7. Janet Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A Nominated for 2016 Rock Hall of Fame

    October 08, 2015 2:33 AM EDT Janet Jackson , Chic , The Smiths , Nine Inch Nails   and N.W.A are among the 15 finalists on this year's ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers have announced.  Others to make the nominated class for the 2016 Rock Hall are The Cars , Chicago , Deep Purple , Cheap Trick ,…

  8. The Runaways' Jackie Fuchs Says Kesha's Lawsuit Motivated Her to Go Public With Kim Fowley Rape Allegation

    July 13, 2015 12:40 PM EDT The legacy of '70s all-female rock band The Runaways was complicated even further last week, when bassist Jackie Fuchs (who adopted the name Jackie Fox when she joined the band) publicly accused the band's late manager (and rock scene stalwart) Kim Fowley of raping her in 1975.…

  9. Cherie Currie Issues Statement Following Kim Fowley Rape Allegations: 'I Have Been Accused of a Crime'

    July 11, 2015 11:00 PM EDT The rock star responds to allegations put forth in a new interview with Runaways bassist Jackie Fox. Cherie Currie has responded to the rape allegations made by Runaways bandmate Jackie Fuchs, who played bass in the band as Jackie Fox in the ‘70s, against former manager Kim Fowley. As…

  10. Joan Jett Responds to Kim Fowley Rape Allegation: 'I Was Not Aware of This Incident'

    July 10, 2015 8:28 PM EDT Joan Jett has responded to the rape allegations made by her former Runaways bandmate Jackie Fox against former manager Kim Fowley, saying she hadn't known anything about it.  Fuches had told Huffington Post that Fowley raped her after a roadie insisted she take a Quaalude pill and…

  11. Runaways' Jackie Fox Says She Was Raped By Manager Kim Fowley in 1975

    July 10, 2015 2:07 PM EDT UPDATE: Joan Jett released this statement about Jackie Fox's interview after this story was published: "Anyone who truly knows me understands that if I was aware of a friend or bandmate being violated, I would not stand by while it happened.  For a group of young teenagers…

  12. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When it comes to hotels, Hollywood’s A-list…

  13. Miley Cyrus, Joan Jett & Laura Jane Grace Cover the Replacements' 'Androgynous': Watch

    May 08, 2015 4:42 PM EDT The Replacements have sounded sharp at recent performances, but this rendition of their Let It Be classic "Androgynous" gives even Paul Westerberg and company a run for their money. Miley Cyrus teamed with Joan Jett and Laura Jane Grace and Atom Willard of Against Me! for a killer…

  14. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett at Star-Studded Ceremony

    April 19, 2015 4:22 AM EDT April 18, 2015 was a night for the young to honor the old -- and perhaps prepare for a later visit -- at the Cleveland Museum. The key to rock’s longevity is it never defines itself into irrelevance. So while there were some loud dirty guitars at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

  15. Patti Smith Gets Emotional, Yoko Misses John (and George), More Seen & Heard at Rock Hall Ceremony

    April 19, 2015 3:58 AM EDT "You're recognized when you're recognized -- I'm only doing it so Paul can have a day out," cracked honoree Ringo Starr backstage at the April 18 induction event. The music world descended on Cleveland on April 18 for the 2015 edition of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

  16. Rock Hall Induction Ceremony: Tommy James to Perform 'Crimson & Clover' With Joan Jett

    April 18, 2015 2:36 AM EDT The head Shondell has a lot going on these days including a new album, an in-the-works biopic and a guest turn at this weekend's celebration in Cleveland. Tommy James is attending this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction festivities as a proud Ohioan -- and with plenty of…

  17. Beck, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bill Withers, Seymour Stein Hit Rock Hall's Weekend Festivities

    April 18, 2015 2:05 AM EDT Among the pre-induction happenings: a ceremony for Ringo Starr's 1975 jumpsuit, Alice Cooper and Darlene Love make their red carpet entrance and Ray Parker, Jr. jams on "Ghostbusters." The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction festivities got under way in earnest on Friday, the…

  18. Miley Cyrus to Present Joan Jett & the Blackhearts With Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

    April 08, 2015 8:00 PM EDT It was announced Wednesday that Joan Jett & the Blackhearts ' induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will come at the hand of an unlikely presenter: Miley Cyrus .  Joan Jett: 'There Should Be More Women' in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The choice to have the…

  19. Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & Patti Smith to Present at Rock Hall Ceremony

    March 18, 2015 5:30 AM EDT Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Paul McCartney , Stevie Wonder and Patti Smith will be among those honoring the class of 2015 at this year's induction ceremony, taking place April 18 at Cleveland's Public Hall. McCartney will present Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr with the Rock Hall'…

  20. Porn Mogul & DJ Chi Chi LaRue Hits the Billboard Charts, Thanks to RuPaul

    March 16, 2015 9:57 PM EDT Plus: Which pop stars should do an adult film, what songs get a party started & the too-hot-for-MTV music video she directed. Porn mogul and DJ Chi Chi LaRue can now lay claim to a new achievement in her varied career: appearing on a top 10 album on a Billboard chart. The drag…

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