1. Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Rule Hot 100, Fall Out Boy Hits Top 10

    January 28, 2015 1:33 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a fourth week and takes over atop Radio Songs. Plus, Fall Out Boy returns to the top 10 after an eight-year break. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. Plus, as it takes over…

  2. 'Cabaret' Legend Joel Grey Comes Out As Gay

    January 28, 2015 1:04 PM EST Broadway legend Joel Grey was married for 24 years and raised two children, including Dirty Dancing 's Jennifer Grey, but the 82-year-old actor is just now going public with his sexuality. "I don't like labels," Grey said, "But if you have to put a label on it, I&…

  3. Composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans, Setting the Tone for Kristen Wiig, Richard Gere and Jesus

    January 28, 2015 1:00 PM EST Film composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans are starting to put their colleagues to shame when it comes to their prolific output. Four films they scored have premiered at Sundance, and they just wrapped the Richard Gere film Franny , with two more to score when they return home to New…

  4. Brad Paisley, Florida Georgia Line to Headline Chicago's First Major Country Festival

    January 28, 2015 12:57 PM EST Brad Paisley , Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line will headline Chicago's first major country music festival, Live Nation's Windy City LakeShake, set for FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 19-21. Also on the bill are Frankie Ballard , Easton Corbin , Clare Dunn…

  5. Live Nation Country Launches Chicago Festival: Windy City LakeShake

    January 28, 2015 12:57 PM EST Brad Paisley , Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line will headline Chicago's first major country music festival, Live Nation's Windy City LakeShake, set for FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 19-21. Also on the bill are Frankie Ballard , Easton Corbin , Clare Dunn…

  6. Spotify Partners with Sony to Launch Playstation-Based Music Service

    January 28, 2015 12:33 PM EST Spotify and Sony Network Entertainment International have partnered to launch PlayStation Music , allowing all 64 million PlayStation Network users to integrate their Spotify accounts, with their living room consoles.  Users can now import their Spotify settings to Playstations 3 and 4 and…

  7. Shy Girls Song Premiere: Listen to 'Right, Alright' From New Mixtape

    January 28, 2015 12:32 PM EST Shy Girls , the brilliantly emotional R&B project of Portland singer-songwriter Dan Vidmar, will follow the woozy six-song Timeshare EP with the soon-to-be-released 4WZ mixtape. "Right, Alright" takes the viscous beauty of songs like "Second Heartbeat" and "…

  8. Which Is the Best Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever? Vote!

    January 28, 2015 12:30 PM EST It's Super Bowl week, which means everyone needs to make important decisions. Who are you rooting for? Which Super Bowl party are you going to attend? And what's the best Super Bowl halftime show of all time? Katy Perry's Super Bowl Mantra? 'Eyes On The Prize Not On The…

  9. Duran Duran Joining Sonar 2015 Headliners Skrillex, FKA Twigs, Flying Lotus, Hot Chip & More

    January 28, 2015 12:30 PM EST Barcelona festival announces extensive line-up of artists. Duran Duran will headline Sonar 2015 , joining an extensive lineup at the Barcelona electronic music festival that includes Skrillex , FKA Twigs , Flying Lotus , Arka and Jesse Kanda, Jamie XX, Hot Chip, Die Antwoord and Roisin…

  10. NYC Dancehall Star Kranium Signs Multiple Album Deal With Atlantic Records

    January 28, 2015 12:22 PM EST "I am really excited to be back in the reggae business," Atlantic president Craig Kallman tells Billboard. With the release of his sly, sultry single "Nobody Has to Know" upcoming Queens New York based sing-jay Kranium moved from anonymity onto international dancehall…

  11. Cute Puppy Stars in Budweiser Super Bowl Ad With Horses & Cover of 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)'

    January 28, 2015 12:10 PM EST The Super Bowl ads are starting to come in, and boy, do we have a cute one. It involves a very adorable puppy, Clydesdale horses, and some acoustic balladry. In other words, it's a minute of television advertising glory that you can cuddle up to long after the Super Bowl comes and goes…

  12. GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Ad After Accusations of Promoting Puppy Euthanasia

    January 28, 2015 12:00 PM EST If you're distracted by "Deflate-Gate," you may be missing out on another Super Bowl-related scandal: GoDaddy's puppy-insensitive commercial. GoDaddy's Super Bowl ad, titled "Journey Home," involves a lost dog finding its way home. Sounds heart-warming,…

  13. Sam Smith: 'Taylor Swift Is Amazing'

    January 28, 2015 11:10 AM EST Sam Smith   recently made headlines when he shared that he can't stand how rude some pop stars act. While he wouldn't name names then, he had no problem telling  GQ  about one star who is way  nicer  than everyone else. " Taylor Swift is amazing," Smith shared. "I…

  14. Los Angeles' Skirball Cultural Center to Host 'Rock & Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip' Exhibit

    January 28, 2015 11:00 AM EST The Skirball Cultural Center will host a Rock & Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip exhibit March 24 - Aug 16, featuring the photographs of Robert Landau, the institution announced Wednesday.  Andre 3000's Outkast Reunion Tour Jumpsuits Heading to Miami Art Exhibit The show will…

  15. Fall Out Boy Scores Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    January 28, 2015 11:00 AM EST Also debuting in the top 10: Joey Bada$$, The Decemberists and Marilyn Manson Rock band Fall Out Boy earns its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart , as American Beauty/American Psycho arrives atop the tally. The Island Records album, which was released on Jan. 20, moved 218…

  16. Is Kenny G Responsible for the Starbucks Frappuccino?

    January 28, 2015 10:57 AM EST "Part of the reason that they did Frappuccino was people like me giving them that kind of feedback," he says. Kenny G : saxophone god, adult contemporary icon… blended beverage visionary? The best-selling jazz musician claims in a new interview that he is at least partially…

  17. How Well Do You Know Taylor Swift & Her Famous Friends? Take Our Quiz

    January 28, 2015 10:56 AM EST "It feels like the perfect night to dress up like hipsters...." Nearly every day on the Internet you're seeing a story about Taylor Swift ' s Famous Friends Posse, whether its Instagram shots the stars' share, talk show stories about their latest weekend plans, or a…

  18. Sinead O'Connor Won't Be Joining Irish Republican Party -- Here's Why

    January 28, 2015 10:50 AM EST Although she said last month she was interested in joining the Irish republican party Sinn Fein, Sinead O'Connor announced she won't become a formal member right now. The singer broke the news in a candid Facebook post , in which she described meeting with members of the left-wing…

  19. Happy Birthday, Sarah McLachlan! Celebrate With Our 5 Favorite Songs

    January 28, 2015 10:30 AM EST Sarah McLachlan turns 47 today and to celebrate, we're revisiting 5 of our favorite songs from the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter. In addition to the praise she's received for her angelic voice, McLachlan has been recognized for her contributions to women in music. In 1997…

  20. We're Getting a Buddy Holly Hologram -- What Does His Widow Think?

    January 28, 2015 10:15 AM EST Hologram USA is planning the production in partnership with the singer's widow and head of Buddy Holly Licensing. A virtual Buddy Holly performance will headline a new show that's planned to debut in Holly's birth state of Texas during 2016. Hologram USA Entertainment will…

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