1. Bubbling Under: AMAs Help Introduce The Ceremonies

    November 29, 2013 3:24 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: the Ceremonies, Lily Kershaw, Lindsay Ell and SoMo. The Ceremonies The Ceremonies got a big introduction at the Nov. 24 American Music Awards…

  2. Lou Reed Tribute Concert to Feature Members of TV on the Radio, the Vaccines

    November 22, 2013 8:52 PM EST An extensive Lou Reed tribute concert in New York will feature a number of notable musicians, including members of TV on the Radio and the Vaccines. According to Brooklyn Vegan , the concert, named "Last Great American Whale: A Concert in Memory of Lou Reed," will take place this…

  3. Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy and More Perform at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Watch

    November 14, 2013 9:25 AM EST Forget about the sparkly bras and gigantic wings, it’s all about music at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show. Fall Out Boy kicked off this year’s show last night (Nov. 13) at Manhattan's Lexington Armory, performing “My Songs Know What I Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)” alongside Taylor…

  4. Kanye West, Selena Gomez Among Artists in 30 Seconds to Mars' 'City of Angels': Watch

    October 29, 2013 8:07 PM EDT Kanye West, Lindsay Lohan, James Franco and Selena Gomez are among the famous faces waxing poetic about Los Angeles in "City of Angels," a 10-minute short directed by 30 Seconds To Mars' Jared Leto. With clips spliced between performance shots of the band, Hollywood icons --…

  5. Sky Ferreira Talks Drug Arrest, Perils of Pop Stardom: 'I Know I'm Not a Drug Addict'

    September 30, 2013 2:15 PM EDT Two weeks after she and her boyfriend were arrested in possession of ecstasy and heroin, Sky Ferreira opens up about being labeled a drug addict, finally being proud of her music and the price of fame. Sky Ferreira wants you to see her flaws. The 21-year-old ascendant pop star has spent…

  6. Madonna Performs Elliott Smith's 'Between the Bars,' Mingles With Sean Penn at #secretprojectrevolution Film Launch

    September 25, 2013 10:03 AM EDT In a 2006 interview with Q magazine, Madonna was asked which song of the last 20 years she wished she'd written. Her answer: Elliott Smith's "Between the Bars," an aching ballad the late artist contributed to the "Good Will Hunting" soundtrack. On…

  7. 'SNL' Books Arcade Fire, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry to Kick Off Season 39

    September 09, 2013 1:03 PM EDT "Saturday Night Live" is kicking off its 39th season with a trio of major musical guests.  Canadian alt-rockers Arcade Fire will grace the Sept. 28 premiere, and will have their performances (presumably songs from new album "Reflektor") introduced by host Tina Fey. This…

  8. Tim Wright, Bassist in Avante Garde Bands Pere Ubu and DNA, Dead

    August 06, 2013 7:30 PM EDT Tim Wright, founding bassist of influential Cleveland band Pere Ubu and a transformative force in pioneering no wave band DNA, died this past Sunday from unreleased causes. The Cleveland Plain Dealer broke the news earlier today. Wright joined Pere Ubu in 1975, following the dissolution of…

  9. Kanye West Creates New Trailer for Lindsay Lohan Film, 'The Canyons'

    August 02, 2013 5:04 PM EDT In collaboration with his multimedia company DONDA, Kanye West has created a new version of the trailer for the Bret Easton Ellis-written movie, "The Canyons." West worked with Nate Brown on the re-editing of the trailer, and created new music for the trailer’s soundtrack with…

  10. Brett Eldredge Is Finally Ready to 'Bring You Back': Exclusive Video

    August 01, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Brett Eldredge is poised to release his debut album, "Bring You Back." The set contains his hit single "Don't Ya," which is sitting at No. 9 on the Hot Country Songs chart.  After releasing his first single, "Raymond," almost three years ago, nobody is…

  11. 'Arrested Development' Character Playlist: 9 Songs For The New Season

    May 24, 2013 1:15 PM EDT From T.I. to Vampire Weekend to the (original) George Michael, check out the songs that best capture the Bluth clan. Seven years after being cancelled by Fox, "Arrested Development," the cult series so popular you can hardly call it a cult series, is at long last returning. On…

  12. Catholic League Mocks David Bowie's New Video, Calls Him a 'Switch-Hitting Senior Citizen'

    May 08, 2013 8:10 PM EDT David Bowie is getting a lashing from a leading Catholic advocacy group over his "mess" of a video for "The Next Day," released late last night with Vatican stereotypes like corrupt cardinals, philandering priests and a Christ-like crooner played by the artist himself.…

  13. Stanley Snadowsky, Co-Founder of N.Y.'s The Bottom Line, Dies at 70

    March 03, 2013 8:25 PM EST Stanley Snadowsky, a co-founder and the co-operator of The Bottom Line nightclub in New York's Greenwich Village during its eclectic three-decade run, died Feb. 25 of diabetic complications in Las Vegas. He was 70. The well-respected attorney, who also was one of the first managers…

  14. Lindsay Lohan Loses Lawsuit Against Pitbull

    February 22, 2013 1:52 AM EST A judge has dropped the hammer on Lindsay Lohan's lawsuit against Pitbull. The troubled actress sued the hip hop star in 2011 over the song, "Give Me Everything," which included the line, "So, I'm toptoein', to keep flowin', I got it locked up, like Lindsay…

  15. Streamy Awards: Watch Live 2/17 at 6pm ET

    February 17, 2013 12:21 PM EST Soulja Boy, Vanilla Ice and Shontelle are among the Streamys' performers. Trophies for the third annual Streamy Awards, which honor online video excellence, will be handed out today (February 17) and you can watch them live right here on Billboard.com starting at 6pm ET (3pm PT). Hosted…

  16. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay Buckingham , scheduled to go on after Adams…

  17. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, One Direction and More Light Up NYC at Z100 Jingle Ball

    December 08, 2012 8:30 AM EST Z100's annual Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden Friday night (December 7) was bookended by an opening performance from One Direction and a closing headline set from Justin Bieber , with plenty of teen pop, British imports and R&B thrown in to make this year's event an…

  18. 'Nashville' Soundtrack Gets Dec. 11 Release

    November 13, 2012 4:30 PM EST Big Machine Records will release the soundtrack to ABC's new hit drama "Nashville" on Dec. 11. The album will feature 11 performances from the cast members Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio. Songs are written by a…

  19. Bryan Adams on New Music, Working with a Topless P!nk

    October 02, 2012 1:55 PM EDT His photography is taking center stage these days thanks to a traveling exhibition and a new book, both titled "Exposed," but Bryan Adams hasn't forsaken music. In fact, the Canadian singer and songwriter tells Billboard that he's "just cut 30 songs. Hopefully there&…

  20. Kanye West Skips Paris Fashion Week

    September 24, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Kanye West will not be showing his Dw by Kanye spring/summer 2013 collection at Paris Fashion Week this year, and representatives for the brand cannot say whether or not his line will continue. Anna Wintour, Lindsay Lohan and the Olsen twins have all been seen in the front row at Yeezy's…

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