1. Big Sean Previews 'Dark Sky Paradise' Album: 'I Want to Be the Best'

    February 10, 2015 2:58 PM EST From the mixed reception of his Hall of Fame album, to being overshadowed by Kendrick Lamar on "Control," Big Sean took some professional blows, but he's back to deliver what could very well be a game-changing studio album. Similar to how My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy…

  2. Ed Sabol & The Power of Music in NFL Films: An Appreciation

    February 09, 2015 10:11 PM EST Composers, music editors and music supervisors rightfully wax poetic about the marriage of picture and music, the crafting of perfect soundtracks to enhance video images that linger in memories long after credits role. It's easy to point to the composing legends of Hollywood who excelled…

  3. Grammys 2015: Ledisi Responds to Beyonce Performing Her 'Selma' Track

    February 09, 2015 6:10 PM EST It's hard to say no to Beyonce . Queen B closed out the Grammys with "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," but the performance sparked drama when fans were upset that R&B vocalist Ledisi was not chosen to sing the same hymn she recorded for Selma . Grammys 2015 In Selma , Ledisi…

  4. Valentine's Playlist: Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea and More Share Their Favorite Love Songs

    February 09, 2015 4:46 PM EST Billboard talked with musicians, actors, directors, and comedians about their ultimate love songs.  Katy Perry "I invite all! If I could do a call and response to that, it's like, 'I ain't got no type, I just want someone on the level that I like.' Did I really just…

  5. Review: The Grammys Go to Church, Feature Powerhouse Vocal Moments

    February 09, 2015 12:43 AM EST AC/DC got the devil out of the way with a spirited introduction to the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, performing their recent "Rock or Bust" and their classic "Highway to Hell" with the Staples Center audience donning devil horns. The three-plus hours that followed, all…

  6. Grammys 2015: 51 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 09, 2015 12:27 AM EST You saw Sam Smith accept four awards and dozens of performers hit the stage on Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast, but that was only part of the story. To see when Taylor Swift had to get up and dance -- and read about her surprise lovefest with Kanye West -- Billboard is here to help.…

  7. Grammys 2015: All Performances Ranked From Worst to Best

    February 08, 2015 11:59 PM EST Obviously several Grammy Awards were given out at the 2015 Grammys Awards, but the focus of the night -- other than Beck's surprise victory -- was on live music. From Madonna to Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett to Beyonce , here are all this year's Grammy performers ranked from…

  8. Grammys 2015: John Legend & Common Perform 'Glory'

    February 08, 2015 11:47 PM EST John Legend and Common closed out Sunday night's Grammy Awards with a performance of "Glory," the stirring, gospel-influenced number written for the movie Selma . The two artists were joined by a choir and a sizable string section. Watch the performance below.   The 2015…

  9. Grammys 2015: And the Winners Are ...

    February 08, 2015 11:12 PM EST See the full list of winners from the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Sam Smith was the big winner at the 2015 Grammys , taking home four awards for best new artist, best pop vocal album, record of the year and song of the year. In an upset, Beck took home album of the year for Morning Phase …

  10. Grammys 2015: Ed Sheeran Joins Jeff Lynne's ELO for 'Mr. Blue Sky'

    February 08, 2015 9:20 PM EST Here's a supergroup we never knew we needed:  Ed Sheeran  with Jeff Lynne's  Electric Light Orchestra  at the 2015 Grammys .  2015 Grammy Awards After Sheeran's bluesy "Thinking Out Loud" -- which paired the UK singer-songwriter with guitarist  John Mayer, …

  11. Grammys 2015: The Awards You Didn't See

    February 08, 2015 6:40 PM EST Not all of the 2015 Grammys were given away on camera. Here are the prizes awarded before the ceremony hit TV. Best New Age Album: Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman, Winds of Samsara Best Regional Roots Music Album: Jo-El Sonnier, The Legacy Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta Grammys…

  12. Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala Welcomes Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Johnny Mathis & More

    February 08, 2015 5:52 AM EST Sony/ATV chairman Martin Bandier is honored as the 2015 industry icon during a night of star-studded performances. What happens when you match great songs with talented singers? Saturday night's (Feb. 7) seventh annual Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton, that's what. But while…

  13. Bob Dylan Dazzles MusiCares Gala With Bold Speech

    February 07, 2015 12:30 PM EST It was a well-known fact that Bob Dylan was not going to perform at the MusiCares event honoring him for, in President Jimmy Carter's words, a "lifetime dedication to human rights." Still, no one expected him to give one of the greatest acceptance speeches in the 25 years of…

  14. Grammy-Nominated Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar on 2,000 Records, Women in Music & Pranking Audio Stores

    February 07, 2015 9:30 AM EST Sia isn't the only faceless Grammy nominee this year. Every year, hundreds of musicians, songwriters, producers -- engineering, mastering, sound, and more -- remain essential to making a record worthy of the most prestigious award in the music industry, yet these contributors remain…

  15. Remembering Vince Pellegrino: 'A Cheerleader for Artists, Radio and the Record Industry'

    February 06, 2015 9:17 PM EST The story of Vince Pellegrino , founder and president of the Pellegrino Entertainment Group   and publisher of  S.I.N.  (Street Information Network), is one of a man who not only loved music, but clearly loved people a whole lot more, and was loved by everyone he worked with and whose lives…

  16. Tegan & Sara Will Bring 'Everything is Awesome' to 2015 Oscars With Lonely Island

    February 06, 2015 4:54 PM EST Praise the Special! Tegan & Sara will perform The Lego Movie song "Everything Is Awesome!!!" at the 2015 Academy Awards, and they're bringing the Lonely Island with them. In case you're curious, yes, this will be Adam Samberg's first time rapping on stage at…

  17. Beyonce Among Early NAACP Image Award Winners

    February 06, 2015 3:00 PM EST Beyonce , Sam Smith and Pharrell were all honored at the 46th NAACP Image Awards. Prior to Friday's televised broadcast, 45 awards were handed out, including outstanding female artist, outstanding male artist and outstanding duo, group or collaboration. See the list of music winners…

  18. Common, Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Ansel Elgort to Compete in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    February 05, 2015 8:00 AM EST MAGIC! will perform at halftime of next week's basketball event. The Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will round up an assortment of music stars and other famous ballers when the event helps to kick off NBA All-Star weekend on Friday, Feb. 13. Common , Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler…

  19. John Mayer on 'Late Late Show': His Lineup, Grammy Performance With Ed Sheeran & More

    February 04, 2015 8:00 PM EST Back in 2004, when John Mayer was two albums into his music career, VH1 gave him his own special -- appropriately titled John Mayer Has a TV Show -- in which he memorably dressed in a bear suit and hit the parking lot of one of his shows to chat up unsuspecting fans. More than a decade…

  20. Grammys: John Mayer, Sia, Mary J. Blige, Beck & Many More Added to 2015 Performers

    February 04, 2015 3:20 PM EST The Grammys announced a dozen new performers for Sunday's ceremony with a little game of guess the face: More performers have been added to Sunday's lineup! http://t.co/dhMWGSRSy7 pic.twitter.com/QeFJW5IlfF -- The GRAMMYs (@TheGRAMMYs) February 4, 2015 How many could you pick out?…

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