1. Poll: Which GRAMMY Awards Performance Are You Most Excited For?

    January 24, 2014 1:17 PM EST Vote now! The GRAMMY Awards are only a few days away, and with all of the performers announced (barring a few surprises, of course), the Jan. 26 extravaganza promises to feature an electrifying gathering of the biggest names in music. From Taylor Swift to Daft Punk to Kendrick…

  2. Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson to Perform at Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    January 24, 2014 10:12 AM EST Miley Cyrus may have been snubbed by Grammy voters, but the "Wrecking Ball" singer will take center stage at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala. In an interview Thursday Davis said Cyrus will perform at his annual party, as will four-time Grammy nominee Lorde. Related Articles Miley…

  3. GRAMMYs Predictions: Who Will & Should Win the 2014 Awards

    January 22, 2014 4:00 PM EST The GRAMMY Awards are just a few days away -- taking place this Sunday night (Jan. 26) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles -- which means it's time to at long last finalize our predictions for the top prizes. At Billboard.com, we obsess over guessing which artists will win the…

  4. 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…

  5. Beyonce, Jay Z To Perform at GRAMMY Awards

    January 20, 2014 12:08 PM EST After some speculation last week, Beyonce has been confirmed to be taking the GRAMMY Awards stage on Sunday night (Jan. 26), alongside hubby Jay Z. The appearance was confirmed in a commercial that aired on CBS on Sunday (Jan. 19), listing the married couple among the performers of…

  6. Madonna Apologizes For Racial Slur In Instagram Caption

    January 18, 2014 2:15 PM EST "There's no way to defend the use of the word," the singer writes after using the N-word. Madonna has issued a statement of apology after using the N-word in the caption of an Instagram photo of her son, Rocco Ritchie, on Friday (Jan. 17). The photo was a shot of the 13-year…

  7. Beyonce, Madonna To Perform At GRAMMY Awards?

    January 17, 2014 5:33 PM EST A report has surfaced linking the two divas to the upcoming ceremony. The 56th GRAMMY Awards will be a star-studded event, with performances coming from Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Daft Punk and many more on Sunday, Jan. 26. Two more superstars may be added…

  8. Pharrell ‘Speechless’ Ahead of Oscars, GRAMMY Awards

    January 17, 2014 1:19 AM EST A week before his big night at the Grammy Awards, Pharrell is happy — and speechless — over his Oscar nomination. The producer-rapper-singer's "Happy," from the "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack, is nominated for best original song. "Uh, speechless," Pharrell…

  9. The Eagles Reopen The Forum in L.A. With a Nostalgic Night of Hits

    January 16, 2014 11:55 AM EST -song set arranged chronologically… Original guitarist Bernie Leadon plays entire first set… The legendary arena underwent a $100 million renovation and looks to compete with Staples Center and Nokia Theater The Eagles reopened the refurbished Forum Wednesday night with a concert that…

  10. Katy Perry Announces 'Prismatic' North American Tour Dates

    January 15, 2014 2:52 PM EST Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, Tegan and Sara to serve as opening acts. Two months after Katy Perry announced the initial dates of her international PRISMATIC tour, the pop superstar has revealed her full North America itinerary. Perry will kick off the run on June 22 in Raleigh, N…

  11. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: GRAMMY®s Best New Artist Spotlight

    January 15, 2014 11:50 AM EST "I'm always in a process of trying to find out who I am and why I'm here," Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, told Billboard last May. "And that hasn't changed. That's what 'The Heist' is about." MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS'…

  12. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift to Perform at Grammy Awards

    January 14, 2014 10:13 AM EST A pair of Fab rock legends will perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. It was announced today that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, who with the Beatles are this year's recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, will perform at the ceremony, set to take place…

  13. Pitbull Poll: Vote For Your Favorite Top 10 Hit

    January 08, 2014 4:01 PM EST How does new No. 1 single "Timber" stack up against his other smashes? Vote now! On this week's Hot 100 chart , Pitbull's latest party starter -- "Timber," featuring Ke$ha -- ends a four-week run at No. 2 by bumping up to the top spot and giving Pitbull his…

  14. Grammy Nominees Album Due Jan. 21; Features Justin Timberlake, Lorde, Taylor Swift

    January 07, 2014 1:10 PM EST For the 20th anniversary edition of the Grammy Nominees album, out Jan. 21, the Recording Academy and Atlantic Records have assembled 18 of the year's biggest hits, from Billboard chart regulars including Robin Thicke, Lorde, Katy Perry and others. Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Taylor…

  15. Lorde, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke Added To Grammy Performers List

    January 07, 2014 9:51 AM EST Chicago will join the "Blurred Lines" singer, while Metallica will also deliver a special performance. Katy Perry, Lorde, Robin Thicke and Metallica are the latest additions to the performers list at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, set to take place live from Los Angeles'…

  16. Top Breakout Stars of 2013: 10 Artists With Unforgettable Years

    December 30, 2013 4:38 PM EST Had you heard of Lorde at the end of 2012? Could you rattle off a Chance The Rapper verse this time last year? Did you know that the No. 1 Hot 100 song of 2013 would be a debut single that included the phrase "dookie brown leather jacket"? That's the beautiful part of…

  17. Justin Timberlake Finds Time for Old Characters In Between 'SNL' Performances: Watch

    December 22, 2013 1:19 AM EST Justin Timberlake may have been billed as the musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" tonight (Dec. 21), but for all intents and purposes, think of him as a backup host of sorts. For the show's final episode before Christmas, the singer and actor appeared alongside host…

  18. Top 50 Game-Changing EDM Tracks of 2013

    December 19, 2013 4:50 PM EST When a track gets the world’s attention, when it changes an artist’s career forever or drives an entire genre forward, when it has staying power or brings a whole new audience to dance music, it’s a gamechanger. These aren’t necessarily the biggest sellers or the critically acclaimed …

  19. Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, P!nk To Perform at Grammy Awards

    December 19, 2013 9:45 AM EST Daft Punk, the elusive, pioneering French electronic duo whose "Random Access Memories" -- the pair's biggest-selling album which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 -- has topped multitudes of year-end lists and was released in semi-surprise fashion earlier this year…

  20. Beyonce, Beyonce: Track-By-Track Review

    December 13, 2013 3:53 PM EST "I see music," Beyoncé said in a video on her Facebook page, dubbed "Self-Titled, Part 1," just minutes after her surprise announcement of "Beyoncé," her fifth album. “It’s more than just what I hear. When I’m connected to something, I immediately see a…

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