1. Dave Cobb Talks Spontaneous Producing Style, Studio A and His All-Star Concept Album

    January 29, 2016 11:03 AM EST The Grammy nominee for producer of the year has his own label and will take over Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A. It’s a pretty good time to be Dave Cobb. A current Grammy nominee for producer of the year, his Chris Stapleton project Traveller is up for album of the year and best country…

  2. Taylor Swift Wins 'Most Marketable' in New Study, Followed By Justin Timberlake

    January 14, 2016 11:09 AM EST That's according to a points-based system designed to quantify an emotion-reliant industry. Taylor Swift has been singled out in a new study on live music partnerships as the most marketable musician among young Americans. According to London-based sports and media research outfit…

  3. Scott Storch Sued by Partners Bankrolling Music Producer's Comeback

    January 04, 2016 11:23 PM EST Scott Storch, the high-flying music producer who burned through a $70 million fortune thanks to a cocaine addiction, is attempting to make a comeback, but now faces a lawsuit from two individuals who claim to have bankrolled him after he declared bankruptcy. A decade ago, there were few…

  4. 10 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Music Moments of the Year

    December 15, 2015 1:00 PM EST It's been a big year for Saturday Night Live -- from marking its 40th anniversary with a star-studded special to some seriously terrific performances and a number of hilarious music-based sketches.  10 Best Late-Night TV Music Moments of the Year Watch our 10 of our favorite SNL music…

  5. Timbaland Teases Country Collaboration With Justin Timberlake

    November 18, 2015 5:43 PM EST In a new interview with TMZ, Timbaland teased a possible country album in the works with collaborator  Justin Timberlake , putting fans of Timberlake's last country-inflected song "Drink You Away" on high alert. After Timberlake performed that song with Chris Stapleton at the…

  6. Justin Timberlake, Jussie Smollett & Nick Jonas Make People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' List

    November 18, 2015 11:23 AM EST People ’s Sexiest Man Alive list is celebrating its 30th anniversary and there’s no shortage of eye candy. After crowning soccer phenom and British hunk, David Beckham, 2015’s S.M.A., People also included some of music’s hottest male acts of the year. Justin Timberlake nabbed the No. 2 spot…

  7. Will Country Radio Embrace CMA Awards Breakout Star Chris Stapleton?

    November 12, 2015 11:00 AM EST Sometimes Cinderella is 37 years old, has a scraggly beard and sounds like a cross between George Jones and Otis Redding . To say that Chris Stapleton was the belle of the ball at the Nov. 4 Country Music Association Awards is a vast understatement. Following his galvanizing duet with Justin…

  8. Adele, Chris Stapleton Nos. 1 & 2 on Artist 100

    November 11, 2015 5:25 PM EST Adele says "Hello" to a second week at the summit, while Stapleton's CMA Awards wins fuel his runner-up re-entry. Adele is the top musical act in the U.S. for a second week, staying atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Nov. 21) thanks to new single "Hello,"…

  9. Tomorrow's Hits: Ashley Campbell, Marian Hill & Lipstick Gypsy

    November 06, 2015 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Ashley Campbell Ashley Campbell's major-label debut single "Remembering" (Dot) bubbles under Billboard 's Country Airplay chart.…

  10. Justin Bieber Compares His Career to Justin Timberlake's

    October 28, 2015 8:57 AM EDT Justin Bieber put himself in some pretty serious company during a recent interview with BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw yesterday (Oct. 27), telling the DJ he believes that his career is mirroring fellow teen idol-turned-grown-up pop star Justin Timberlake . Justin Bieber Performs 'What…

  11. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Talk Parenting, 'Poopy Diapers' at GLSEN's Respect Awards

    October 25, 2015 12:24 PM EDT Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel stood on stage Friday night (Oct. 23) inside the Beverly Wilshire’s main ballroom and accepted an Inspiration Award during GLSEN’s Respect Awards -- Los Angeles. Every Time Justin Timberlake Sings the Word 'Baby' Timberlake joked about their…

  12. Justin Timberlake Sings Otis Redding, Gives Speech at Memphis Music Hall of Fame: Watch

    October 18, 2015 1:23 PM EDT Justin Timberlake sang and strutted his way through his induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame on Saturday (Oct. 17), doing vocal impersonations of soul singers Al Green and Otis Redding , performing on stage with Sam Moore of Sam & Dave , and joking with buddy Jimmy…

  13. 17 Top Music Execs On Giving Back, The Charities They Support and Their Love For UJA

    October 15, 2015 4:53 PM EDT From Justin Timberlake working his Borscht Belt comedy chops to performances by artists like Rihanna and The Weeknd , the annual UJA-Federation Music Visionary of the Year Awards luncheon has become the music industry’s hot-ticket charity event. With proceeds going to the largest local…

  14. Exclusive: Alicia Keys, Chris Rock Will Host The 2015 Black Ball

    October 15, 2015 9:04 AM EDT The 12th annual Keep a Child Alive fundraiser will also feature performances by Wizkid and Lion Babe, among others. Alicia Keys will share hosting duties with Chris Rock when Keep a Child Alive’s annual Black Ball returns to New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom on Nov. 5. Grammy Award winner…

  15. Common Kings Premiere 'Before You Go' ft. Meghan Trainor, Talk Touring With Fifth Harmony

    October 13, 2015 1:16 PM EDT Orange County-bred Common Kings serve up a reggae-pop sound infused with R&B vocals, the kind of feel-good music that never gets old. 2015 has seen this sound make its way back to mainstream pop radio in a huge way (see:  OMI's  "Cheerleader" or R. City's "…

  16. Maddie & Tae Bridge Country's Past And Present At New York's Highline Ballroom

    October 09, 2015 3:51 PM EDT Maddie & Tae became an instant sensation when they released “Girl In A Country Song” in the summer of 2014. The lyrics cleverly eviscerated sexist tropes in country music by chopping and interpolating a series of recent hits from male stars, and the single attracted admiring articles from…

  17. Watch Justin Timberlake Try to Write Seth Meyers a New Theme Song

    September 22, 2015 9:17 AM EDT Justin Timberlake 's been a late night fixture for years -- between his appearances on SNL and memorable duets with Jimmy Fallon , Timberlake's musically comic prowess is just about unmatched among pop stars. Justin Timberlake to Voice a Troll Doll in 'Trolls' Animated…

  18. Madonna's 40 Biggest Billboard Hits

    August 16, 2015 11:10 AM EDT She's the Queen of Pop and royalty on the Billboard charts. To celebrate Madonna 's career, we've compiled an exclusive ranking of the diva's 40 biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit singles. Madonna's Fashion Evolution: 55 Iconic Looks 'Madonna': A Look…

  19. New York State Capital's Times Union Center, 25 Years Young, Undergoes a $15.7 Million Renovation

    July 31, 2015 10:22 AM EDT The crowd was old for Beatlemania-style hysterics. But when Paul McCartney played the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y., last July, grown-ups were reduced to tears. “I saw older men who were sitting in their seats and crying,” recalls arena general manager Bob Belber of the July 5, 2014,…

  20. Watch Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro Do 'The Carlton' Dance

    July 18, 2015 3:50 PM EDT During the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe on Friday, July 17, Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro busted out "The Carlton" dance together on the golf course. Watch Jimmy Fallon Recreate 'Fresh Prince' Opening for 'Tonight Show' L.A.…

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