1. Black Dave, 'Take It Back': Exclusive Video Premiere

    August 21, 2013 12:12 PM EDT Earlier this year pro-skateboarder-turned-rapper, Black Dave, dropped "Muthafuck My Enemies," a menacing track that included bragged raps to angry lines about crooked cops and George Zimmerman. Now, the self-proclaimed "Black Bart" returns with the video for "…

  2. Billboard Argentina Launches With Charly Garcia Cover

    August 07, 2013 6:04 PM EDT Billboard will debut its first Spanish-language edition with Billboard Argentina, which launched this week. The monthly, glossy publication will be Billboard's 5th international property joining Brazil, Russia, South Korea and Japan.  Billboard Argentina, published by Sociedad de…

  3. 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…

  4. Scott Weiland on His STP Replacement: ‘I Don’t Think Chester Did It In a Spiteful Way’

    August 01, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Though there's certainly no love, or legalities, lost between Scott Weiland and the other founding members of Stone Temple Pilots, the singer bears no ill will towards his replacement, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. "I've known Chester for a long time. I got to be…

  5. Scott Weiland Countersuing Stone Temple Pilots

    June 03, 2013 4:40 PM EDT Scott Weiland is filing a $7 million countersuit against his fellow co-founders of Stone Temple Pilots, claiming they do not have the legal right to remove him from the band and asking a judge to bar their use of the name going forward. "How do you expel a man from the band that he…

  6. Scott Weiland Says New STP Incarnation "Not Stone Temple Pilots"

    May 25, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Scott Weiland has seen the newest incarnation of Stone Temple Pilots -- one minus him, plus Linkin Park's Chester Bennington -- and he's not happy. In a message posted to his website addressed to his fans, the ex-frontman of the '90s rock icons rails against his former…

  7. Stone Temple Pilots Hire Linkin Park's Chester Bennington As New Vocalist

    May 20, 2013 1:55 PM EDT "Chester has a one-of-a-kind voice that we've admired for a long time," says STP guitarist Dean DeLeo. With Scott Weiland newly ousted from Stone Temple Pilots, the long-running alternative rock outfit has brought in Linkin Park's Chester Bennington as its new vocalist.…

  8. Caroline Shaw Wins 2013 Pulitzer Music Prize

    April 15, 2013 8:00 PM EDT The 30-year-old musician won for "Partita for 8 Voices," an a cappella composition. Caroline Shaw isn't your typical Pulitzer Prize for music winner. The violinist and vocalist is just 30, a freelance musician in New York, a grad student at Princeton University and an all…

  9. Quincy Jones Video Q&A: The Legend At 80

    March 14, 2013 4:06 PM EDT The maestro looks forward (and back). Q reflects on working with Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and more, embracing a milestone birthday while his creativity continues apace. Stop. It’s the one concept Quincy Jones steers clear of while reflecting on his storied career on the eve of his…

  10. Alvin Lee of Ten Years After Dead at 68

    March 06, 2013 2:00 PM EST "He was an inspiration for a generation of guitar players," says Ten Years After bassist Leo Lyons British blues rock great Alvin Lee, a guitarist and singer whose scorching performance at Woodstock propelled his band Ten Years After to wide fame, died on Wednesday of "…

  11. Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

    February 27, 2013 11:37 AM EST Scott Weiland has been fired from the Stone Temple Pilots, the alternative rock band he has fronted since 1986, the group announced in a one-line statement on Wednesday. No other information has been given on the termination and a rep for the band has not responded at press time. The band&…

  12. Dustin Lynch: Chart Beat Meet & Greet Video

    February 05, 2013 10:05 AM EST The country singer stopped by Billboard to perform his hits 'Cowboys and Angels' and 'She Cranks My Tractor.' "My era of guys is the class of '89: Garth [Brooks], Clint Black, Alan Jackson. Early '90s, mid-'90s country is still some of my favorite…

  13. Beyonce, Katy Perry & Kelly Clarkson Star at Packed Inauguration

    January 18, 2013 5:00 PM EST Kelly Clarkson is a multiple nominee at next month's Grammy Awards, but what she's really excited about is another event where she'll be joined by Beyonce, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Usher and Brad Paisley. Oh, and the president. President Barack Obama's…

  14. AKB48, Carly Rae Jepsen Win Big at Billboard Japan Music Awards

    December 20, 2012 4:00 PM EST The Billboard Japan Music Awards were broadcast on TV Tokyo networks on Dec. 15, with popular girl group AKB48 leading the charge with four wins and breakout star Carly Rae Jepsen scoring a pair of trophies. With over 100 nominees, the awards were determined by popular vote as well as yearly…

  15. Biggest No. 2 Hits Ever: The Top 40 Hot 100 Tunes To Not Hit No. 1

    November 15, 2012 12:00 PM EST PSY's "Gangnam Style" joins the ranks of the hottest No. 2 hits ever. See the full list. This fall, PSY's "Gangnam Style" quickly became one of the most watched No. 2 Hot 100 hits ever as fans wondered if it make it to the top. As the Korean sensation's…

  16. Bob Dylan, 'Tempest': Track-By-Track Review

    September 06, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Bob Dylan 's impressive 35th studio album, "Tempest," arrives in the 50th year of his recording career. Rootsy and stylistically broad, Dylan reaches back to the styles that inspired him early on -- American and British folk music, story songs filled with history and tragedy,…

  17. K-Pop's Next Wave: 10 Artists To Watch

    August 25, 2012 2:09 PM EDT K-pop's recent international success has been in large part due to its ability to consistently cultivate and export the "new": new signature dance moves, new addictive hooks and beats, tnew hairstyles and outfits. Thus it is no surprise that every year new promising K-pop'…

  18. Love & Theft Catch Fire With 'Angel Eyes'

    August 03, 2012 12:30 PM EDT After Starting Over as a Duo, Their Hot Single Hits No. 3 on Country Songs It's been an emotional two years for Love & Theft . After achieving top ten success with their debut single, "Runaway," they were thrown for a loop with the closing of their label, Lyric Street…

  19. First Listen: Bob Dylan's Dark 'Tempest'

    August 02, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Death, whether it be the legacy of John Lennon, the sinking of the Titanic or a trio of cheating lovers, is a dominant subject on "Tempest," Bob Dylan 's 35th studio album that is scheduled for release on Sept. 11 . The album marks a return to straight-forward, story-driven…

  20. Tony Martin, Romantic Crooner, Dies at 98

    July 30, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98. Martin died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los Angeles…

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