1. One Direction Announces North American Stadium Tour Dates

    November 26, 2013 11:07 AM EST 'Where We Are' run heads to the U.S. next August. One Direction shared the first tour dates of their 2014 Where We Are stadium tour way back in May , when the boy band plotted some shows in South America and in the U.K. On Tuesday (Nov. 26), the 1D boys finally announced the North…

  2. Janelle Monae Rocks 'SNL' With 'Electric Lady' Cuts: Watch

    October 27, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Just days after being named Billboard's Rising Star , Janelle Monae took to the "Saturday Night Live" stage to showcase just why she's regarded as one of music's next big talents with a rollicking two-song set from her second LP, "The Electric Lady." It…

  3. Miley Cyrus Announces 2014 Tour on 'SNL'

    October 26, 2013 11:53 PM EDT Miley Cyrus may have hosted "Saturday Night Live" earlier this month, but that didn't stop her from returning to the show Saturday night (Oct. 26) -- and this time, she had a big announcement for her fans. Cyrus appeared during host Edward Norton's opening monologue…

  4. Annie Mac Q&A: The DJ on her Compilation, House Music's Revival, and Radio in the Spotify Era

    October 24, 2013 12:15 PM EDT Ask any dance music fan in the UK and they’ll tell you that Friday evenings belong to Annie Mac. Her weekly show on BBC’s Radio 1 champions the best in new and upcoming dance music, all handpicked by Mac herself. After taking the summer off for a maternity leave (Mac and fellow DJ Toddla T…

  5. Courtney Love Telling Her 'Story' in New Autobiography

    October 21, 2013 8:18 PM EDT Morrissey isn't the only rocker getting in the autobiography game; add Courtney Love to that mix. The former Hole frontwoman and wife of Kurt Cobain will release her own memoir, published through Macmillan Publishers, later this year, Consequence of Sound reports . A posting on Amazon…

  6. Little Mix Sets U.S. Release Date for 'Salute' Album: Exclusive

    October 17, 2013 4:18 PM EDT "Salute," the sophomore album from rising U.K. girl group Little Mix, will arrive in U.S. stores next February, Billboard can exclusively confirm. The follow-up to the foursome's debut album, "DNA," will be released stateside on Feb. 4, 2014 through Columbia Records…

  7. CODE First Play: Sultan & Ned Shepard featuring Zella Day and Sam Martin: 'All These Roads'

    October 16, 2013 12:27 PM EDT Each week CODE handpicks the best new tracks to premiere exclusively here. This week features the hook-laden “All These Roads” from Sultan & Ned Shepard. Montreal-based Sultan & Ned Shepard are no strangers to a hook. Having performed official remix duties for the likes of Madonna,…

  8. Eminem Returning to 'SNL' In November

    October 16, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Eminem will make his sixth trip to Studio 8H as musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 2, NBC announced on Wednesday. The Detroit rapper's performance will hype his eighth studio album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," out Nov. 5, and viewers should expect to…

  9. Katy Perry Feels Call of Jungle, Dance Floor in 'Saturday Night Live' Return

    October 13, 2013 1:48 AM EDT Crocodiles and elephants and giraffes, oh my! Katy Perry returned to "Saturday Night Live" last night (Oct. 12) to promote her new record, and though the starlet didn't appear in any sketches this time around, rest assured -- you heard her and her bandmates roar. Perry&…

  10. 'Walter Mitty' Trailer Gives Of Monsters and Men Song a Lift

    September 16, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Of Trailers and Hits: An 18-month-old song by Of Monsters and Men is a surprise breakout thanks to its use in the trailer for Ben Stiller's upcoming film Ben Stiller's next film, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," will not be in theaters until Christmas but it's…

  11. Bubbling Under: The Colourist Breaks Through At Alternative

    September 06, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: the Colourist, Mia Martina, Brothers Osborne and Lantana THE COLOURIST Southern California band the Colourist has its sights…

  12. One Direction's Zayn Malik Engaged To Little Mix's Perrie Edwards

    August 21, 2013 12:59 PM EDT Little Mix's Perrie Edwards is officially engaged to her boyfriend, One Direction's Zayn Malik, according to a 1D rep. Rumors that the pair, both 20 years old, made it official surfaced when Edwards was spotted at the London premiere of "One Direction: This Is Us"…

  13. Stephen Sondheim To Collect Lifetime Achievement Award

    August 11, 2013 11:48 PM EDT Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim is being awarded one of the top honors in the arts world: the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement. The award is being presented Sunday at the MacDowell Colony, the prestigious retreat for artists, writers and composers in…

  14. Kathleen Hanna Gets Her Due: 'I'm Done With All That Female Volunteerist S--t'

    August 08, 2013 1:15 PM EDT With the Julie Ruin's new album, an acclaimed documentary and more, the pioneering riot grrrl behind Le Tigre proudly steps into a new spotlight Kathleen Hanna is about to open her latest ASCAP check, in hopes that it can relieve some of the damage done to her bank account lately. She&…

  15. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros to Erect Tent Festival in Los Angeles

    August 05, 2013 12:15 PM EDT If there's any way to attract a big turnout for fans of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, it's holding a four-day, carnival-esque festival with promises of a puppetry, acrobats, a beer garden and a farmer's market. And fans of the hippie rockers will get all of this and…

  16. Bloodhound Gang Ousted From Russian Concert Following Flag Gag

    August 04, 2013 10:56 PM EDT The American rock group Bloodhound Gang was kicked out of a Russian music festival and pelted with eggs after videos emerged of its bass player shoving a Russian flag down his pants at a recent concert in Ukraine. Russian prosecutors are even considering whether to open a criminal case in…

  17. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: The All-Time Top 100 Songs

    August 02, 2013 10:07 AM EDT In celebration of the chart's 55th Anniversary, we're counting down the 100 biggest Hot 100 hits ever. When Billboard introduced weekly music charts in 1940, there were sales charts and there were airplay charts. These separate charts measuring the popularity of singles…

  18. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  19. John Williams Onboard As Composer For 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    July 29, 2013 12:37 AM EDT It's official: the latest chapter of Star Wars will be scored by John Williams. The composer, who has crafted the score for all six titles in the space opera saga, was confirmed to be joining J.J. Abrams' Episode VII by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on Saturday at a Star…

  20. Selena Gomez Set for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 24, 2013 5:04 PM EDT Selena Gomez, who just celebrated her 21st birthday on July 22, has another reason to party: She's likely to earn her first No. 1 album next week. Industry sources say her latest release, "Stars Dance," should debut atop the Billboard 200 with perhaps 90,000 to 100,000 copies…

Pages