1. Carlos Santana to Release First Spanish Album on Sony Latin/RCA

    November 20, 2013 9:12 PM EST Live Concert Event to Air on HBO in Spring Carlos Santana will release his first-ever Spanish language album in early 2014, he announced in a press conference today at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The set, titled "Corazón," will be released jointly by RCA/Sony Latin Iberia, part…

  2. 'Glee' Recap: The 'End of Twerk' Episode Not As Bad As It Sounds

    November 15, 2013 3:00 AM EST An episode with a title like “The End of Twerk” sounds like a Glee recipe for disaster, but by all miracles this week skirted the line of absurd, touching, and managed to advance multiple character narratives. The last is especially a feat in the world of Glee, and if the audience has to…

  3. Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance at Odd Future Carnival: Watch

    November 10, 2013 5:17 PM EST Odd Future’s legion of fans showed up to the Los Angeles Coliseum in full force for the second annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival held yesterday, Nov. 9. Complete with an OF-branded ferris wheel towering over a handful of other carnival rides, a skatepark hidden under an overpass, and a…

  4. Empire of the Sun & Tommy Trash Talk New (RED) compilation with Calvin Harris, Tiësto and More

    November 08, 2013 2:56 PM EST Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, Tiesto, Empire of the Sun, Tommy Trash and Avicii are among the artists who’ve contributed new and exclusive remixes and collaborated with (RED), an organization that raises proceeds for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, on “Dance (RED) Save Lives 2,” a new…

  5. 'Glee' Recap: Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Episode Spells a Return to Fun

    November 08, 2013 1:22 AM EST Plus, Adam Lambert shows up to "Marry the Night" Even with weeks of buffer from the Cory Monteith memorial episode, the latest show has you dreading the elephant in the room right from the opening line, “and that’s what you missed on Glee.” Healing takes time, but this episode…

  6. Fredo Santana Debuts Kendrick Lamar-Assisted Song, 'Jealous': Listen

    October 31, 2013 4:12 PM EDT Fredo Santana continues to hustle independently. The Glory Boyz Entertainment rapper – who's yet to sign to a major label – releases a malicious collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, "Jealous." Both rappers dive into their paranoia and woes of stardom on the Tarentino …

  7. Santana Announces New Album, Concert in Mexico

    October 24, 2013 4:20 PM EDT Carlos Santana will revisit his roots with a Dec. 14 concert in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he and his band will be joined by Juanes, Miguel, Gloria Estefan, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, and other guest artists in a celebration of his Latin heritage. The concert will preview music from Santana…

  8. 'Glee' Recap: Beatlemania and Demi Lovato Shine as Story Shifts to New York

    October 04, 2013 9:40 AM EDT The Beatles onslaught continues on “Glee,” this time focusing on the more experimental later years of the group. This parallels into our players maturing and gaining confidence, with varying degrees of success. Or, well, pretty clear-cut lines of success. The young adults in New York are…

  9. Bob Marley Rises to New High on Social 50 Chart

    September 26, 2013 7:30 PM EDT Bob Marley, who has second-largest social media presence for a dead artist (second only to Michael Jackson), reaches a new peak on the Social 50 chart. He rises 37-8 in his 88th week on the list, marking the third time Marley has climbed into the top 10. The Social 50 ranks the most popular…

  10. Kacey Musgraves Opens Same Trailer, Different Tour In NYC: Live Review

    September 20, 2013 10:50 AM EDT Fast-rising country music star feels right at home in the big city Get to know Kacey Musgraves. Her penchant for salty, "real talk" narratives has cast her as a sort of anti-Taylor Swift. The country world has embraced her, though she's still known as the favorite country…

  11. Jack Johnson Embraces 'Easy Listening' on 'From Here to Now to You'

    September 17, 2013 9:03 PM EDT The singer-songwriter's new album was inspired by family life in Hawaii, Johnson says. Want to hear the sound of pure contentment? Pop on the new Jack Johnson record. If you thought the Hawaii-based folk-rock singer was ultramellow before, wait until you hear "From Here to Now to…

  12. Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee Talks Resignation: 'My Transgressions Were Affecting the Station'

    September 11, 2013 11:37 PM EDT "It's almost like the Anthony Weiner thing," the DJ told Billboard of the accusations against him. "There are people out there who don't have my interest at heart." Mister Cee, a 20-year veteran DJ of New York's Hot 97 (WQHT), has resigned from the…

  13. Nine Inch Nails, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar and More Close Made In America Festival 2013

    September 02, 2013 11:20 AM EDT In spite of a not-so-packed crowd, Nine Inch Nails rocked as legends do. Wiz Khalifa, Calvin Harris, Solange and more wrapped the festival as well. It's difficult to overstate just how scarce the crowd was at Nine Inch Nails' headlining performance at the Budweiser Made in America…

  14. Bubbling Under: Will Hoge Makes 'Strong' Start

    August 23, 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: Will Hoge, Andra Day, Martin Garrix and Schoolboy Q WILL HOGE Will Hoge makes his first appearance on Hot Country Songs, at No…

  15. Bob Marley Hits Top 10 on Social 50 Chart for First Time

    July 18, 2013 10:16 PM EDT The late reggae star earned a boost from a new partnership with ESPN. Bob Marley breaks into the top 10 on Billboard's Social 50 chart for the first time this week.  The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and…

  16. Bonnaroo 2013: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, The National Close It Out

    June 17, 2013 1:00 AM EDT Rain rushed in and then disappeared just as quickly on the final day of the 2013 Bonnaroo festival, intermittently cooling off music fans as they soldiered on through a hot Sunday in Manchester, Tennessee. Following the late-night theatrics of R. Kelly, Empire of the Sun, Billy Idol and …

  17. Lauryn Hill Schools Brooklyn, Doubters in Commanding Performance

    May 15, 2013 9:40 AM EDT "She wasn't performing like someone who was about to go to jail… She was performing like someone who cared so much about her craft that it bled seamlessly out of her" As soon as Lauryn Hill announced last Saturday that she'd be playing a show at the Music Hall of…

  18. 'Glee' Season Finale: 'All or Nothing' Delivers Regionals, a Surprise Wedding... And Little Closure

    May 10, 2013 9:50 AM EDT "Glee" had a lot to live up to for season 4 after a third season that left many die-hards and casual fans alike disillusioned with the once titan of teen television. And with the first glimpses of a post-Lima life for our beloved characters the show split to feature two main…

  19. Kenny Chesney Q&A: 'I've Got to Be Inspired'

    May 08, 2013 4:50 PM EDT For his 14th album, the top touring artist in country music history bucked the system and assembled something closer to diary entries than stadium singalongs Kenny Chesney has just landed his seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 . But before "Life on a Rock" topped the…

  20. Lauryn Hill Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison

    May 06, 2013 5:57 PM EDT Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Hill, a 37-year-old South Orange resident, pleaded guilty last year in the case. During a forceful…

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