1. 12 No. 12 Rock Hits for 2012

    January 24, 2012 4:15 PM EST As 2012 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 12 high points on Billboard surveys and, despite falling two spots shy of the top 10, remain notable. Last week, we recalled No. 12-peaking country hits, including T.G. Sheppard's novelty track "Make My Day"…

  2. Mick Fleetwood Talks 'Off the Record' & Supergroup With Steven Tyler

    October 11, 2011 5:00 PM EDT On paper, Mick Fleetwood would appear to play the sagely mentor and Nicole Atkins the eager padawan for the initial episode of "Off the Record," a new music and conversation series that debuts today (Oct. 11) on sponsor Cabo Wabo's YouTube channel . But Fleetwood says their…

  3. Fleetwood Mac Returning for 2012 Tour

    September 13, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Fleetwood Mac will definitely be touring in 2012. Just don't ask anybody for any firm details yet. "We're so disorganized as a band, I don't know what to tell you," drummer and co-founder Mick Fleetwood tells Billboard.com with a laugh. "All we know is we're…

  4. Lindsey Buckingham on Solo Work, the Mac and 'Glee'

    August 27, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac had already been a band for eight years before Lindsey Buckingham joined the group in 1975 (along with then-girlfriend Stevie Nicks), but it was Buckingham's voice, guitar and pen that helped make the band one of the best-selling rock acts of all time. With Buckingham…

  5. Lady Antebellum Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    August 25, 2011 6:10 PM EDT You need this now! Lady Antebellum graces the cover of this week's Billboard Magazine and inside you'll learn about the country trio's upcoming follow-up -- and first headlining arena tour -- to one of 2010's best-selling albums ("Need You Now"). Also in the…

  6. Lindsey Buckingham to Self-Release 'Seeds' Album in September

    June 13, 2011 11:31 AM EDT Lindsey Buckingham will self-release his sixth solo album, "Seeds We Sow," on Sept. 6 and embark on 31-city North American tour in September and October. The album's first single is "In Our Own Time." Buckingham's last two albums, 2008's "Gift of Screws…

  7. Stevie Nicks Shares Songwriting Stories at Star-Studded L.A. Show

    May 27, 2011 2:30 PM EDT At a packed Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday (May 26) where the audience included Lindsey Buckingham , Mick Fleetwood, Reese Witherspoon and Andy Garcia, Stevie Nicks took advantage of a rare night in which musicians who worked on her first album in a decade, "In Your Dreams,…

  8. Mac Attack: Five Fleetwood Mac Solo Hits

    May 10, 2011 11:05 AM EDT Billboard charts this week are set to incur a Mac attack. Fleetwood Mac 's "Rumours" is primed to re-enter the Billboard 200 , possibly within the top 30, while the band's Stevie Nicks could crash the top 10 with "In Your Dreams," her first studio album since…

  9. Stevie Nicks Calls New Album 'My Own Little 'Rumours''

    April 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Stevie Nicks says it wasn't her intention to take a decade between solo albums. Nicks -- whose "In Your Dreams," the follow-up to 2001's "Trouble in Shangri-La," comes out May 3 -- tells Billboard.com that she was ready to start work on a solo set in 2005 after…

  10. Fleetwood Mac/ March 8, 2009/ Auburn Hills, Mich. (The Palace)

    March 09, 2009 4:39 PM EDT Early in the fourth show of Fleetwood Mac's Unleashed tour, guitarist Lindsey Buckingham referenced the group's "fairly complex and convoluted emotional history," drawing a laugh from the crowd and even some knowing smiles from his bandmates. But can there be a Fleetwood…

  11. Fleetwood Mac Tuning Up For Spring Tour

    February 11, 2009 10:42 AM EST Not having a new album is working to Fleetwood Mac's advantage as the group prepares for its upcoming Unleashed North American tour. "This is the first time we've gone on the road without an album," drummer and co-founder Mick Fleetwood told Billboard.com during a…

  12. Grammy Nominations: 10 Things You Didn't See On TV

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST ** Overheard in the bathroom: "Green tea drop to Christina Aguilera has been done" (security guard). "We're missing Dad!" (a Jonas Brother outside the bathroom). ** Kathy Griffin revealed that, like the Jonas Brothers, "I am not ready to lose my virginity. I am…

  13. Fleetwood Mac Returning To The Road In '09

    December 03, 2008 2:53 PM EST As expected, Fleetwood Mac will embark on its first tour in five years next spring, beginning March 1 in Pittsburgh. Tickets for the Live Nation-produced "Unleashed" tour begin going on sale Dec. 15. So far, 16 dates are on tap through March 26 in Toronto, but the trek is expected…

  14. Lindsey Buckingham / Sept. 10, 2008 / Portland, Ore. (Newmark Theatre)

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "It's our third show ... this is in support of a new album that is actually not out yet," Lindsey Buckingham half-apologized, having begun his set with two songs from the disc in question: "Gift of Sc "It's our third show ... this is in support of a new album…

  15. Unexpected 'Gift'

    September 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lindsey Buckingham acknowledges "Gift of Screws" (Warner Bros.) is "a little more accessible and familiar" than some of his other solo releases, including 2005's acoustic-oriented "Under the Skin." Lindsey Buckingham acknowledges "Gift of Screws" …

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo moves past R&B on his third album in three years, Nelly breaks a four-year hiatus with his latest effort, Lindsey Buckingham gets a little help from his Fleetwood Mac friends and Buckcherry A new album from rock act Buckcherry, "Black Butterfly" (Atlantic). DJ Khaled'…

  17. Sans Crow, Fleetwood Mac To Tour In 2009

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Lindsey Buckingham's latest solo project, Fleetwood Mac is gearing up for a tour in early 2009 that will likely be followed by a new band album. Contrary to earlier reports, Sheryl Crow In the wake of Lindsey Buckingham's latest solo project, Fleetwood Mac is gearing…

  18. Old Friends Lend A Hand On Buckingham Disc

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham will release his second solo album in two years on Sept. 16 via Reprise. Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham will release his second solo album in two years on Sept. 16 via Reprise. "Gift of Screws" features Buckingham backed on…

  19. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Lindsey Buckingham, "American Idol," Mariah Carey and more! AN 'X'-PHILE Hi Fred, I was reading the letter about Olivia Newton-John and the nationalities of artists. I agree with you that it's not always clear which [artist belongs to…

  20. Chart Beat

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action on Mariah Carey/Madonna/Elvis Presley, James Brown, Fantasia and more! 'BODY' WORKS; 'MINUTES' ADDS UP: Elvis Presley has had a lot of great chart weeks over the last 52 years, but this wasn't one of them. Mariah Carey surpasses the King…

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