1. LeAnn Rimes Enters Treatment for Stress

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT "It's time to emotionally check out for a second," says singer, who will honor concert dates on weekends LeAnn Rimes has checked into an in-patient treatment center to work on her anxiety and stress issues. The country-pop singer, who turned 30 this week, tells People she'…

  2. Deal Struck for Care of Jackson Children

    July 27, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Attorney: Katherine Jackson and TJ Jackson Will Share Guardianship... Judge Orders Investigation A judge on Friday ordered an investigation into the well-being of Michael Jackson's children and a lawyer for the family matriarch said she will move to share guardianship with another adult…

  3. Passion Pit, 'Gossamer': Track-By-Track Review

    July 24, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Listening to "Gossamer" is only getting half the story of Passion Pit 's much-anticipated sophomore album. As detailed in Larry Fitzmaurice's excellent recent feature on the group for Pitchfork , Michael Angelakos, the frontman and mastermind of the Boston-born electro-pop…

  4. Scorpions Reworking Unfinished Songs for New Album

    July 05, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Scorpions may be retiring from touring, but the music will go on -- with a new project already in motion. Guitarist Matthias Jabs tells Billboard.com that the German headbangers have raided the vaults for "unfinished songs from the early '80s, leftovers from the 'Blackout'…

  5. Chris Brown, Drake Not To Blame For Bar Brawl, Meek Mill Says

    June 19, 2012 2:25 PM EDT 'I never seen Chris Brown or Drake throw a bottle, and I was there,' Mill told XXL. The Chris Brown - Drake saga continues. This time, Meek Mill is slamming claims made by musician Kenneth " K-Mac " McCray that Drake instigated the fight by throwing a bottle at Brown at…

  6. NBA Playoff Songs: 16 Anthems For the First Round

    April 27, 2012 10:30 AM EDT From Lady Gaga to Wu-Tang, These Tracks Represent The NBA's Best With the National Basketball Association's regular season ending triumphantly on Thursday night (Apr. 26), the real fun begins -- at least it does for the 16 teams left standing in the playoffs (and maybe for the Nets,…

  7. Dick Clark Leaves a Rockin' Legacy: An Appreciation

    April 19, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Foremost among his countless contributions to popular culture and the music business, Dick Clark took rock 'n' roll out of bedroom radios and placed it on televisions in living rooms and dens across America. Nearly five decades later, after creating and hosting game shows, the…

  8. Judge Orders Sugarland Singer to Testify Over Stage Collapse

    March 23, 2012 5:20 PM EDT An Indiana judge ordered lead singer Jennifer Nettles of the country duo Sugarland on Friday to give a deposition next month in lawsuits filed over August's deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse - testimony that will focus on whether the band resisted delaying the start of their…

  9. Whitney Houston's Daughter Opens Up To Oprah: 'I've Accepted It'

    March 12, 2012 11:20 AM EDT In her first interview since Whitney Houston 's death, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown said she's "doing as good as I possibly can" and recalled the tender last moments she shared with her superstar mother before her sudden death last month. "She's always with me,…

  10. Indestructible Kim Fowley Performs a Week After Cancer Surgery

    March 02, 2012 4:45 PM EST Runaways Founder Keeps Busy at 72, Will Appear in 7 Films at SXSW "Kim Fowley is a machine." So says... well, Kim Fowley. But the music impresario -- creator and svengali of the Runaways, producer/writer with Kiss, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Gene Vincent, the Hollywood Argyles…

  11. Lady Gaga's 'Marry The Night' Video Leaks Online

    December 01, 2011 7:20 PM EST Lady Gaga 's latest music video opus, "Marry The Night," made its way online on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 1), hours before the clip was set to premiere on E! at 8:00 pm EST. Directed by Gaga, the 13-minute music video features the pop star at her most gloriously provocative,…

  12. My Fair Lady Gaga for Vanity Fair & a Ziggy-fied Kate Moss for French Vogue

    November 30, 2011 9:55 PM EST Continuing the poise she exuded in her video duet with the great Tony Bennett , Lady Gaga channels the elegance and grace of Eliza Doolittle on the January cover of Vanity Fair . Styled by Mother Monster's long time fashion confidant, Nicola Formichetti, the shoot reveals a graceful and…

  13. Ludacris, Sugarland Added to Grammy Concert Lineup

    November 03, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Grammy winners Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco and Sugarland are all set to perform at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live. The 54th Annual Grammy Awards' nominations will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 10 p.m. live from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live., and will be broadcast by the CBS network.…

  14. Amy Winehouse Died From Too Much Alcohol, Coroner Finds

    October 26, 2011 9:45 AM EDT Verdict: 'Death By Misadventure' in Accidental Alcohol Overdose Amy Winehouse died as the unintended consequence of drinking too much alcohol, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. Coroner Suzanne Greenaway gave a verdict of "death by misadventure," saying the singer died of…

  15. Ask Billboard: Who Has the Most Million-Selling Downloads?

    September 30, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. WHO HAS THE MOST…

  16. Let's R.E.M.-ember: 31 Billboard Chart Milestones Over The Band's 31-Year Career

    September 23, 2011 9:05 AM EDT After more than three decades and 15 studio albums, alternative cornerstone A AA s previously reported , alternative cornerstone R.E.M. announced its breakup yesterday after more than three decades and 15 albums. In celebration of the band's 31 years, here are 31 chart highlights that…

  17. Breakup Playlist: 10 Essential R.E.M. Songs

    September 21, 2011 4:05 PM EDT R.E.M. 's breakup announcement on Wednesday (Sept. 21) effectively silenced a band that changed the course of alternative rock music by constantly evolving its sound. It's hard to believe that the band who attained pop ubiquity with "Shiny Happy People" was the same…

  18. Sugarland Cancels Concert as State Investigates Deadly Stage Collapse

    August 14, 2011 6:40 PM EDT Sugarland has canceled their scheduled concert at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday (Aug. 14) because an investigation prevented the band from salvaging any live equipment involved in Saturday's deadly stage collapse in Indianapolis. "Aside from coping with the magnitude of the accident…

  19. Win VIP Tickets to the Dave Matthews Band Caravan!

    August 12, 2011 6:00 PM EDT The Dave Matthews Band has hit the road for a series of three-day festivals -- the Dave Matthews Band Caravan -- and thanks to Brita FilterForGood and Billboard.com, you have the chance to attend the festival VIP-style when it swings through New York City! We've teamed up with Brita to…

  20. Lollapalooza 2011: 11 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 08, 2011 12:45 PM EDT They came, they saw, they rocked. Neither rain, nor thunder, nor mud, nor malfunctioning gear could keep the Foos, the fans, the Mau5, the Monkeys or the Man from closing out Lollapalooza's 20th anniversary right. Photos: Lollapalooza 2011 | Photos: Lollapalooza 2011 Portraits…

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