1. Rolling Stones Rock Pre-Tour LA Club Gig

    April 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT For one night only, the Rolling Stones were an up-and-coming band again. The legendary group rocked a small club in Los Angeles on Saturday night for a minuscule crowd compared to the thousands set to see them launch their "50 and Counting" anniversary tour a week later on May 3…

  2. Jenni Rivera's 'Filly Brown' Opens in Theaters, Lou Diamond Phillips and Cast Pay Tribute

    April 19, 2013 7:12 PM EDT "Fillly Brown," the film starring the late singer Jenni Rivera, opens in nearly 200 theaters today across the country. The movie, about a struggling Latina rapper played by Gina Rodriguez, features the Long Beach-born Rivera portraying the drug-addicted mother of the central…

  3. Jury Pool Trimmed As Michael Jackson Civil Trial Moves Ahead

    April 16, 2013 4:00 AM EDT The extensive connections of Michael Jackson, his family and friends became a challenge Monday for a judge trying to seat an impartial jury for his mother's wrongful death lawsuit against the company that promoted Jackson's ill-fated "This is It" concert. As individual…

  4. Brad Paisley, 'Wheelhouse': Track-By-Track Review

    April 09, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Brad Paisley tackles numerous subjects on his eighth studio album "Wheelhouse." His most controversial album to date, Paisley produced the LP himself and it features hot-button topics ranging from racism, religion, and domestic abuse. Latest Reviews: Paramore's "Paramore…

  5. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  6. Lisa Loeb Re-Creates Iconic 'Stay' Video At Billboard (Exclusive Video)

    March 28, 2013 10:45 AM EDT "Get me ready for my video, one take I'll shake it up on MTV, all eyes on me," Lisa Loeb sings on "The '90s," a track from her new album, "No Fairy Tale." "Those were the '90s, times flies so fast / You say you love me then, but I don'…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Oh, How The Years Go By

    March 22, 2013 10:52 AM EDT Jason Aldean's '1994' enters the Billboard Hot 100, marking the chart's latest hit whose title doubles as a year. "I was a junior in high school in '94 and Joe Diffie was huge," Jason Aldean told Billboard last year. "I went to the Cherry Blossom…

  8. David Allan Coe Injured in Florida Crash

    March 20, 2013 10:07 AM EDT Police in north Florida cited country music singer David Allan Coe for running a red light before being struck by a tractor-trailer near downtown Ocala. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the crash occurred early Tuesday. A message on his website says 73-year-old Coe is "recuperating from…

  9. 'Sunday Kind of Love' Singer Fran Warren Dies at 87

    March 20, 2013 2:36 AM EDT Fran Warren, the singer and actress whose 1947 recording of "A Sunday Kind of Love" is remembered as a classic of the Big Band era, has passed away at the age of 87. According to a statement from a representative, Warren died of natural causes on March 4 -- her birthday. Warren…

  10. Prince Gets Royal Treatment at Carnegie Hall: D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, Bettye Lavette Light Up All-Star Tribute Concert

    March 08, 2013 11:05 AM EST Tribute concerts are a tricky proposition under the best of circumstances. Not only do you need to match the right performer with the right song, you've got to learn an entire repertoire – which, if the tributee deserves an entire concert, is usually challenging on many levels -- in…

  11. What's The Most Common Hot 100 Song Title?

    February 26, 2013 11:05 AM EST Alabama Shakes debuts on the Hot 100 with the latest entry titled 'Hold On.' Is that the most common song title in the chart's more than five-decade history? Hold on a second. Or third. Or fourth ... On the latest Billboard Hot 100, Alabama Shakes debuts with "Hold On…

  12. 2013 Fall New York Fashion Week: 5 Things We Learned on Day 1

    February 08, 2013 2:29 PM EST The Hook's editor Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. was out on the town in NYC yesterday (Feb. 7), scoping out the latest NYFW fall runway looks and taking celeb notes along the way. What Singer Michael Kors Wants to Be As celebrities buzzed around the red carpet at the annual amfAR event…

  13. Lisa Loeb 'No Fairy Tale' Video Premiere Plus 9 Stories on What She's Been Up To

    January 31, 2013 10:08 AM EST It's been nearly nine years since Lisa Loeb last released a pop record (2004's "The Way It Really Is") -- not that she intended to take such a long gap. The singer-songwriter who made cat glasses famous with her 1994 megahit "Stay" returned to music-making…

  14. John Wilkinson, Rhythm Guitar Player for Elvis Presley, Dies at 67

    January 12, 2013 4:30 AM EST Wilkinson performed with Elvis more than 1,000 times. Rhythm guitar player John Wilkinson, who performed with Elvis Presley more than a thousand times, has died at his home in southwest Missouri. He was 67.   Wilkinson passed away Friday at his home in Springfield after a fight with cancer,…

  15. TLC's T-Boz Talks Reality Show & Career

    January 09, 2013 6:05 PM EST For TLC singer T-Boz , it has been a rocky road since the 2002 death of Lisa " Left Eye " Lopes. She has faced foreclosure, filed twice for bankruptcy and dealt with an abusive marriage that ended in divorce. The 42-year-old has also experienced life-threatening health issues that…

  16. Top 20 Music Moments of 2012: Whitney, PSY, Pussy Riot & More

    December 19, 2012 6:55 PM EST Chart Article   It was the best of times - Taylor Swift, One Direction and PSY had their best year ever. It was the worst of times - the world lost Whitney Houston, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, and Jenni Rivera. But 2012 was anything but a slow news year. These are the 20 biggest music moments in…

  17. Chart Highlights: Phillip Phillips Makes History On Adult Pop Songs

    December 17, 2012 5:30 PM EST The singer is the first 'American Idol' champion to send a debut single to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs, where 'Home' hikes 2-1. Plus, new No. 1s from Ellie Goulding and Steven Curtis Chapman. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  18. T.I., Pink's 'Guns And Roses' Collaboration Leaks: Listen

    December 13, 2012 12:55 PM EST "Have you ever loved somebody so much you can't stand it but can't live without 'em?" T.I. starts his emotional collaboration with P!nk , titled, "Guns and Roses." T.I.: The Billboard Cover Story The song, along with most of the rapper's eighth studio…

  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. Jenni Rivera's Film Debut 'Filly Brown': Oscar Worthy, Says Co-Star

    December 10, 2012 10:10 AM EST Edward James Olmos tells Billboard, "News of the plane crash tore my heart out" ... Expect 'Filly Brown' in early 2013 Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera , who died in a plane crash along with six others in Mexico on Dec. 9, will be seen in her first and only feature…

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