1. Rock Hall of Fame to Host Rolling Stones Retrospective

    February 27, 2013 6:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones, now 50 years on and still gathering no moss, are to be put in a museum. From May, the British rock band’s brilliant career will be celebrated in an exclusive exhibition at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.  It’ll be the first time the Museum has…

  2. Ask Billboard: Solo Duets, Readers Respond

    February 01, 2013 7:45 PM EST Readers offer more examples of duets that officially aren’t. I.e., songs that sound like duets but, for various label/legal reasons, were credited only to one act. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard…

  3. Rolling Stones Deny Coachella Appearance, But Festival Teases With Photo... of a Polo Ball

    January 04, 2013 8:15 PM EST By now, the forthcoming Rolling Stones tour is just about the worst-kept secret in the world, even though there is still no official confirmation that it's happening. And even though earlier today, RollingStone.com posted an article that finds Mick Jagger saying he doesn't know how…

  4. Rolling Stones Guitarist Ronnie Wood Marries

    December 23, 2012 10:30 AM EST Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is likely playing a happy tune this weekend. The 65-year-old rocker wed 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys in London on Friday, the U.K's Sun reported . Wood wore pink socks and a dark suit, while Humphreys wore a floor-length wedding dress…

  5. Rolling Stones Review: Raucous, Star- Filled Tour Closer

    December 16, 2012 12:00 PM EST To Be Continued NEWARK, N.J. -- The Rolling Stones blew the roof of The Rock last night, putting a capper on their brief 2012 50th Anniversary run of dates, but seemingly setting the stage for more shows in 2013. ROLL WITH IT • Best '50' Tour Photos • Mick Jagger on Newtown •…

  6. Rolling Stones 'Gimme' Gaga, Mourn Newtown at Final '50' Concert

    December 16, 2012 1:50 AM EST Lady Gaga unleashed her massive pipes, as well as an oversized wig and footwear that was more stilt than shoe, at the Rolling Stones ' final "50 and Counting" show on Saturday night at New Jersey's Prudential Center. A minute and a half into "Gimme Shelter," Mick…

  7. 12-12-12: 12 Things You Didn't See At the Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 2:40 AM EST Though there was tons to see onstage during the nearly 6-hour 12-12-12 Concert, which benefited the Robin Hood Relief Fund, there was plenty going on backstage amid a frenzy of set changes, rock legends and celebrity guests. Here are 12 highlights from the biggest concert of the year. CONCERT…

  8. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stones, The Who, Joel,…

  9. 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief: Musicians React on Twitter

    December 13, 2012 1:05 AM EST Thousands of fans packed into New York City's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night at the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, where an A-list line-up of stars rotated on and off the stage for a solid five hours. The concert, broadcast online and on televisions across the world, was…

  10. Rolling Stones Give Brooklyn What It Wants

    December 09, 2012 3:15 AM EST Hours/23 Songs/50 Years -- Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron Fuggedabout Age and Rock Brooklyn for the First Time "It's great to be here in Brooklyn, in this great new arena," Mick Jagger said early in the Rolling Stones ' first-ever show in the borough Saturday night. "…

  11. Madonna's Iconic Cone Bra Sells for $52,000

    December 03, 2012 10:05 AM EST Madonna's iconic cone brassiere, worn by the pop diva during her 1990 Blond Ambition tour, sold for $52,000 at the Christie's Pop Culture auction in London on Thursday (Nov. 29). The green and pink silk costume, which redefined the female silhouette and moved many designers to add…

  12. Will.i.am and Britney Spears Multiply in 'Scream and Shout' Video: Watch

    November 28, 2012 10:03 PM EST Get ready to "Scream and Shout" for Will.i.am and Britney Spears ' new video. After weeks of anticipation, the video for the collaborative track premiered on "The X Factor" on Wednesday night. The Fox show -- which Spears judges -- finally aired the video toward the…

  13. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger to 20,000 close friends on Sunday night, at…

  14. Rolling Stones Arouse Madness in 'Doom and Gloom' Video

    November 21, 2012 10:25 AM EST Still hell raising after all these years, the Rolling Stones unleashed a rawkous video this week for their "Doom and Gloom" single. Starring "Girl With a Dragon Tattoo" actress Noomi Rapace as a zombie-shooting, breast-flashing bad girl who appears to be losing her mind,…

  15. Will.i.am, Britney Spears 'Scream & Shout' On New Single

    November 19, 2012 1:30 PM EST Get ready to "Scream & Shout," courtesy of will.i.am and Britney Spears . The pair's new single premiered in full on Ryan Seacrest's syndicated radio show on Monday (Nov. 19). Click here to listen. Featuring a dark, slithering beat and a slew of club commands, "…

  16. Mick Jagger Cracks Petraeus Joke at 'Hurricane' Premiere

    November 14, 2012 5:50 PM EST You, me and Mick Jagger… we've all heard about the spectacular downfall of former CIA Director David Petraeus, who resigned this week after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. With the scandal mushrooming into a larger mess -- FBI + threatening…

  17. The Rolling Stones Talk Tour Dates: 'F--- You, We're 50'

    November 13, 2012 10:34 PM EST The official line is "we'll see." But the Rolling Stones seem in such fighting trim, clear-eyed and focused, that it's hard to believe there's not more cooking beyond the current flurry of activity surrounding the band's 50th anniversary. The archetypal rock `n&…

  18. Rolling Stones Flee After Fans Invade Stage in 1965 'Charlie' Clip

    November 12, 2012 4:30 PM EST In 1965, Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham commissioned director Peter Whitehead to shoot cinema verite footage of the group's two-day September Irish tour in an effort, as he put it, to let the lads get their "celluloid legs" and see who most captivated the camera…

  19. Rolling Stones Q&A: 'This Juggernaut Is Almost Unstoppable'

    November 09, 2012 8:00 AM EST Mick, Keith Talk Reunion Shows, Arm-and-a-Leg Tickets and Plans for '13 The first floor of London's Dorchester Hotel is crowded with security men, management staff and press assistants, all moving between various suites. Little sensing the comedy value, they dart through one door…

  20. Arcade Fire Starts Work on New Album, Out 'Definitely Next Year'

    October 26, 2012 10:55 AM EDT "We're not that far into a record, but we've been working for a few months now," says drummer Jeremy Gara. Arcade Fire are officially at work on the follow-up to their Grammy-winning third album, "The Suburbs." In an interview with Ottawa radio station CKCU ,…

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