1. Midnight Oil Quash Reunion Talk

    July 22, 2013 12:38 AM EDT It’s official: Midnight Oil have no plans to reform. Though the door isn’t nailed-shut on a reunion at some time in the future. The veteran rock Australian rock group today issued a statement intended to hose-down speculation that they're planning a reunion. The rumor mill has been…

  2. July 2, 1988: Michael Jackson Scores Fifth Hot 100 No. 1 From 'Bad'

    July 02, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Today marks the 25th anniversary of the King of Pop setting a record that only one artist has matched since Twenty-five years ago today (July 2, 1988), Michael Jackson made history as the first act to achieve five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from one album. On that date, his …

  3. Earth, Wind And Fire to Release Album On September 10

    June 24, 2013 9:20 AM EDT 'Now, Then & Forever' is the group's first album in eight years. Earth, Wind and Fire initially wanted to release its new album around the 2012 presidential election , but the band realized it wasn't satisfied with the songs it created. "We have a lot more bells…

  4. The Summer Song Of 2013: Will Daft Punk 'Get Lucky'?

    June 13, 2013 9:03 AM EDT … Or will it be Florida Georgia Line's crossover "Cruise"? Robin Thicke? Icona Pop? Let the race begin Barring a sudden run of bad luck this summer, radio programmers think Daft Punk will claim the 2013 Song of the Summer title. But predictions also include remixed…

  5. Yothu Yindi’s Mandawuy Yunupingu Dies at 56

    June 02, 2013 9:35 PM EDT Mandawuy Yunupingu, an artist, mentor and ambassador who galvanized Australia’s indigenous and non-indigenous people and brought contemporary Aboriginal music to the world through his group Yothu Yindi, has died at the age of 56. The former Australian of the Year and ARIA Hall of Famer…

  6. Sean Garrett, 'Twilight Zone' (Feat. Trey Songz, Future): Exclusive Song Premiere

    May 22, 2013 1:48 PM EDT Sean Garrett returns with his first lead single in two years, "Twilight Zone." The Auto-Tune love song, premiered here on The Juice, features Trey Songz and Future. "Twilight Zone" will be featured on The Pen's upcoming mixtape, "The Inkwell 2,"…

  7. 'The Voice' Top 10 Revealed: Blake and Adam Top the Rookies

    May 15, 2013 10:37 AM EDT After a night of heated performances and risky choices on "The Voice," two singers were sent home on Tuesday night, leaving 10 singers to vie for the winning title. Robin Thicke kicked off the live results show by performing his new single "Blurred Lines" with T.I. and…

  8. Tyler, the Creator Talks Mountain Dew Controversy: 'It's Not Gonna Change My Art in Any Way'

    May 02, 2013 10:25 PM EDT On Wednesday, PepsiCo removed an online ad for Mountain Dew developed by Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator after it was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women. In the 60-second spot, a battered white woman on crutches is urged by an…

  9. Willie Nelson: Still a Country Maverick After 80 Years

    April 29, 2013 3:35 AM EDT America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson. As the enduring American icon's 80th birthday has approached, he's been honored with lifetime achievement awards, serenaded at special performances and saluted by musicians from every genre of music.…

  10. Peter Garrett on a Midnight Oil Reunion: 'It's Not Out Of the Question'

    April 23, 2013 4:17 AM EDT Although he's certainly busy as Australia's minister for school education, early childhood and youth, Peter Garrett doesn't close the door on the possibility of regrouping Midnight Oil at some point in the future. "It's not out of the question," Garrett tells…

  11. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  12. Quincy Jones' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 14, 2013 3:23 PM EDT As Q turns 80, we rank the top 20 Hot 100 hits he's ever produced. Quincy Jones celebrates his 80th birthday today (March 14) and over his many fruitfull years in music, the legendary producer and musician has worked with countless greats including Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney and…

  13. Ask Billboard: A Whole Lotta 'Shake'-in' Going On

    March 03, 2013 5:05 AM EST Readers share thoughts on YouTube data joining the Hot 100, Baauer's big points lead at No. 1 and the sales of the original 'American Idol.' As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include…

  14. 'Nevermind' the Covers: 13 Nirvana Odes

    February 20, 2013 12:42 PM EST More than 20 years after "grunge" became more than a synonym for dirt, learning a Nirvana cover remains rite of passage for young rock bands and rock veterans alike. Remembering frontman Kurt Cobain on what would have been his 46th birthday today (February 20), we present a stellar…

  15. 'American Idol' Recap: The 'Zoanette Era' Begins

    February 15, 2013 12:46 PM EST This "American Idol" contestant continuously defies expectations by putting in stranger performances each effort. Her vocals are on the border between kind of great and exceedingly over-the-top. She played a song that she made up on the spot about the judges, playing drums…

  16. Texas Is the Reason, 'Do You Know Who You Are?': Exclusive Album Premiere

    February 05, 2013 12:00 PM EST Hear the emo band's career-spanning collection, including a pair of new songs Seventeen years after the band's first and only full-length album, Texas is the Reason is ready to put the group to rest for good. "I want to leave a nice-looking corpse," singer/guitarist…

  17. Mindless Behavior to Release Sophomore Album in March

    January 16, 2013 2:35 AM EST Debut peaked at No. 2 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Mindless Behavior are back. The R&B quartet -- comprised of Princeton, Prodigy, Ray Ray, and Roc Royal --  will release their sophomore studio album, "All Around the World," on March 12. "All Around the World"…

  18. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

  19. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

  20. Gotye, Kimbra Win Big at ARIA Awards

    November 30, 2012 4:40 PM EST Gotye, Kimbra and The Temper Trap took the glory Thursday night at the ARIA Awards, between them collecting most of the big honors. The Australian record industry's flagship awards ceremony is a showcase of the Australian success stories over the previous year. Though on this occasion,…

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