1. Robyn Is 'Making Music Again,' Touring with Röyksopp In 2014

    December 09, 2013 1:40 PM EST The live run will reportedly include dates in Europe and North America. In July, Robyn conjured frowns across the globe by announcing that she was " nowhere near finished " with the follow-up album to 2010's acclaimed "Body Talk" opus. However, the Swedish pop singer…

  2. One Direction Joins Up With 'Anchorman' Co-Stars on 'Saturday Night Live'

    December 08, 2013 1:29 AM EST The boys of One Direction got the chance to test out their acting abilities, appearing alongside the stars of "Anchorman" on "Saturday Night Live" last night (Dec. 7). The band appeared in two sketches in addition to performing two cuts from new No. 1 album "…

  3. Grammys 2014: Black Sabbath Rules Rock Nominees

    December 07, 2013 12:36 PM EST A liberal touch of gray, and plenty of testosterone, mark the nominees in the rock categories for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. And a few long-neglected rock icons have an opportunity to bring home some precious metal next month. The reunited Black Sabbath tops all rock nominees with…

  4. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  5. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Probe Cites Negligence, Irregularities Among 'Series Of Factors'

    December 05, 2013 2:59 AM EST The plane crash in Mexico that took the life of Latin music star Jenni Rivera and four members of her entourage was the result of a “series of factors” that could have included the age of the 1969 Learjet, the age of the pilot, and owner negligence in reporting problems with the plane’s…

  6. Eric Church: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 29, 2013 9:30 AM EST With "The Outsiders," due in February, Church is bringing his harder-rocking country sound to the next level. "It's important for the health of the format that we all don't follow the leader, that we branch out" This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy…

  7. The Beatles, U2, Eminem, One Direction Contribute To 'Songs For The Philippines' Relief Album

    November 26, 2013 5:22 AM EST The recorded music industry is responding to the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines with a fundraising compilation which features the biggest names in the business. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, U2, Eminem, One Direction and Katy Perry are among the superstars who have contributed tracks for the…

  8. Justin Timberlake, One Direction Returning to 'SNL' in December

    November 21, 2013 2:15 PM EST "Saturday Night Live" has set its December shows. Paul Rudd, John Goodman and Jimmy Fallon will all take a turn hosting SNL, while musical guests for the month include One Direction, Kings of Leon and Justin Timberlake, NBC announced Thursday. Related Articles Justin Timberlake'…

  9. Brad Paisley Announces 'Beat This Winter' Tour for 2014

    November 13, 2013 8:23 PM EST Brad Paisley will tour behind his 2013 album "Wheelhouse" yet again this winter, with a 13-date set announced today. According to the country singer's website , the Beat This Winter tour, which takes its name from Paisley's 2013 single "Beat This Summer," will…

  10. Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus Steal The Show At 2013 MTV EMAs

    November 10, 2013 8:54 PM EST U.S. pop queens Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus were the undisputed stars of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov 10) at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome, Netherlands. Both singers won an award each with Katy Perry taking home the hotly-contested title of best female, beating off strong…

  11. 'Breaking Bad' Actor RJ Mitte, Dizzee Rascal Added as MTV EMAs Presenters

    November 07, 2013 3:56 AM EST Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte and British rapper and grime star Dizzee Rascal have been added to this year's roster of trophy presenters at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards extravaganza. MTV said Mitte, best known as Walt Jr. on Breaking Bad, is confirmed to present during the main show,…

  12. Chart Highlights: Rihanna Tops Dance Club Songs, Young The Giant Returns, Lorde Adds Latin Airplay

    November 04, 2013 4:05 PM EST Rihanna notches her latest No. 1, Young the Giant returns to rock airwaves and Lorde's 'Royals' crosses to Latin radio. Plus, Donald Lawrence takes over atop Gospel Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the…

  13. Bruno Mars to Perform at MTV European Music Awards

    November 01, 2013 4:56 AM EDT Bruno Mars is the latest popstar to sign up for a live performance at this year's MTV European Music Awards. Mars, currently on the European leg of his worldwide Moonshine Jungle Tour, will drop in at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Nov. 11 to take the stage for the 2013 EMAs. The…

  14. Kings of Leon, Icona Pop to Perform at MTV EMAs

    October 29, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Rock band Kings of Leon and Swedish duo Icona Pop have joined the list of live performers that will take the stage in Amsterdam for the 2013 MTV European Music Awards. Disney Channel star and singer Bridgit Mendler, Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto and British singer Rita Ora have…

  15. Chart Highlights: Eric Church Earns Highest His Debut Ever On Country Airplay With 'Outsiders'

    October 28, 2013 4:40 PM EDT Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com and Billboard.biz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of…

  16. Kings Of Leon Announce Mechanical Bull Tour Dates

    October 24, 2013 6:09 PM EDT Rockers announce a string of 2014 dates with Gary Clark, Jr. The Followill brothers will take their latest collection of rock 'n roll jams on the road this winter, as Kings of Leon have just announced plans to tour behind "Mechanical Bull." Beginning Feb. 5 at Atlanta's…

  17. Miley Cyrus Smashes U.K. Charts As 'Wrecking Ball,' 'Bangerz' Open At No. 1

    October 14, 2013 4:37 AM EDT Miley Cyrus scored a double victory on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (Oct. 13), debuting at No. 1 on the singles survey with “Wrecking Ball” and the album list with “Bangerz” (RCA/Sony). Cyrus is the first artist this year to top the flagship charts simultaneously. “Bangerz” is her…

  18. Justin Timberlake Scores His Second No. 1 Album Of 2013

    October 09, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Lorde, Tyler Farr and HAIM also guide new albums to Top 10 debuts. This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Justin Timberlake achieves the uncommon feat of earning two different No. 1 albums in less than a year. His new release, "The 20/20 Experience, 2 of 2," starts at No.…

  19. ACL 2013 Weekend One Roundup: Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, Thom Yorke and More Rock Austin

    October 07, 2013 11:57 AM EDT For the first time in its 12-year history Austin’s Austin City Limits Music festival spans two weekends. The change not only accommodates the “Live Music Capital of the World” recently becoming the fastest-growing city in the country , but represents the capital of the Lone Star State…

  20. Haim's 'Days Are Gone' Wins U.K. Chart Battle, Justin Timberlake No. 2

    October 07, 2013 7:16 AM EDT In two of the closest finishes in recent chart history, Haim’s “Days Are Gone” album (Polydor/Universal) debuted at No. 1 and OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” (Interscope/Universal) climbed 3-1 on the singles chart Oct. 6 to give each act its first U.K. No. 1. The Haim album had been second…

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