1. Rock Music Finds Winning Tough at GRAMMYs

    January 27, 2014 12:47 AM EST At the end of Sunday night’s ceremony, host LL Cool J noted that “here at the Grammy Awards, we never stop rockin’.” But you could have fooled us. With a paucity of major category nominations (only Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” for Record of the Year) rockers were consigned to the Rock…

  2. Trent Reznor, Josh Homme, Lindsey Buckingham & Dave Grohl Close Out GRAMMYs Telecast: Watch

    January 27, 2014 12:10 AM EST Alternative rock all-star team ends 56th GRAMMY Awards with a mashup of Nine Inch Nails' "Copy of A" and Queens of the Stone Age's "My God Is the Sun." Seconds after Daft Punk won Album of the Year for the night's final prize, a tag team of rock veterans…

  3. Madonna Could Be Performing With Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at GRAMMYs

    January 25, 2014 4:58 PM EST The singer may sing "Same Love" with the rap duo Yesterday, it was confirmed that Madonna will be making an appearance onstage at the 56th GRAMMYs tomorrow (Jan. 26). Now, in the spirit of intriguing collaborations the ceremony generally provides, it looks like the pop diva could be…

  4. Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor Rock Hard at GRAMMY Rehearsals

    January 24, 2014 7:10 PM EST Between rehearsals of Chicago with Robin Thicke and a super group that brings together Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham and Queens of the Stone Age, the GRAMMYs' consulting sound engineer Doug Mountain took us on a tour of Staples Center and detailed the technology being used…

  5. Neil Young Honored at GRAMMY Event: 'It's Not Me. It's You'

    January 22, 2014 10:05 AM EST Legendary rock musician Neil Young was celebrated Tuesday night by the producers and engineers wing of the Recording Academy. Young, 68, received his award on stage during the group's seventh annual Grammy week celebration at The Village, a historic Los Angeles recording studio that'…

  6. Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham to Close GRAMMY Awards

    January 21, 2014 10:06 AM EST The 56th GRAMMY Awards will close out in face-melting fashion with a joint performance from Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac. Spin broke the news on Tuesday morning, with confirmation via GRAMMY executive producer Ken…

  7. Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac: Official

    January 13, 2014 6:54 PM EST Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac -- officially. The band's publicist, Liz Rosenberg, has confirmed to Billboard that McVie has rejoined the band after departing the group in 1998. Rosenberg says that McVie "has indeed re-joined Fleetwood Mac and we are hoping to…

  8. Ask Billboard: More No. 14 Hits For '14

    January 07, 2014 11:15 AM EST Celebrating the new year with more No. 14-peaking Hot 100 hits, from the Beatles to Britney Spears, the Cars to Coldplay and Robert Palmer to Katy Perry As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your…

  9. Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet Go '80s on Third 'Covers' Album: Exclusive Song

    August 19, 2013 11:07 AM EDT "Under the Covers, Vol. 3," out Nov. 12, focuses on the '80s. Listen to their version of Go-Go's classic, "Our Lips Our Sealed" After taking on the '60s and '70s with the first two volumes of "Under the Covers" series, Susanna Hoffs…

  10. Nine Inch Nails Reveals 'Hesitation Marks' Tracklist, Album Collaborators

    June 21, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails has revealed the tracklist and album credits -- which includes Lindsey Buckingham's name! -- for its forthcoming comeback album, "Hesitation Marks," due out Spetember 3 via Columbia Records. Aside from King Crimson's Adrian Belew (who temporarily joined…

  11. Fleetwood Mac Confirm Australian Tour

    May 27, 2013 2:43 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac have added Australia to their global touring itinerary. The veteran group today announced they will play a mix of Australian arenas and open-air winery shows, beginning Nov. 10 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre and running through to Dec. 2 at the Brisbane Entertainment…

  12. Fleetwood Mac: Releasing More New Songs a 'Matter of How and When'

    May 10, 2013 5:20 PM EDT Lindsey Buckingham says the group has five more unreleased tracks. "The whole thing is just kind of wide open now, and it really is tantalizing to be able to put together just a few things, three or four songs on an EP" Lindsey Buckingham says there's more where Fleetwood Mac…

  13. Little Big Town Talks Fleetwood Mac & Jazz Fest

    May 04, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Little Big Town says that some networking they did is paying off with a chance to cross a couple of items off their "bucket list." After playing Bayou Country SuperFest in Baton Rouge last year, group member Karen Fairchild said they talked to festival producer Quint Davis about…

  14. Fleetwood Mac Release 'Extended Play,' First New Music in a Decade

    April 30, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac have released their first collection of new music in a decade. As promised, the legendary band tabled a full album in favor of an EP, titled "Extended Play" and available exclusively on iTunes. The foursome -- Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood and John…

  15. Stevie Nicks Discusses 'In Your Dreams' Documentary: Watch Exclusive Clip

    March 29, 2013 12:19 PM EDT "It's a magical little film," Nicks tells Billboard about the making of her 2011 solo album. Stevie Nicks says that making her latest solo album, 2011's "In Your Dreams," was "the best year of my life." And she's even happier to have it…

  16. Fleetwood Mac Say They'll Debut New Songs on Tour, Online: Watch

    February 14, 2013 10:00 AM EST The band will keep working on new tracks, Stevie Nicks says, 'If the world does want more music from us' Fleetwood Mac has some new songs to share -- and the band will make more, if fans demand it. With the classic rockers set to hit the road this spring for their first tour since…

  17. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City': The Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2013 12:25 PM EST With a unique release strategy for his film, the Foo Fighters frontman intends to spread his rock gospel far and wide This is an excerpt. Click here to buy a copy and check out the iPad edition . In 1982, the Los Angeles band Fear released The Record, a pounding document of punk snarl…

  18. Dave Grohl on 'Sound City,' More Players Shows and Keeping McCartney Secret

    January 23, 2013 7:47 PM EST The second Sound City Players concert is booked for Jan. 31 at the Hollywood Palladium. If Dave Grohl has his way, it won't be the last.   "We plan to do shows all over the world," the Foo Fighters frontman told Billboard. "When I came up with the idea of taking all these…

  19. 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…

  20. Graham Parker and the Rumour Debut 'Long Emotional Ride' Video: Premiere

    December 11, 2012 10:00 AM EST Graham Parker and the Rumour are on the road again. The rock group, reunited after over three decades, have returned with "Long Emotional Ride," a lyric video from their new album, "Three Chords Good." The lyric video pictures a woman driving down rain-soaked streets and…

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