1. Of Mice & Men Announce New Album: 'Restoring Force' Due Jan. 28

    November 27, 2013 1:01 PM EST The successful metalcore quintet Of Mice & Men are back with a new album. On Jan. 28, they'll follow 2011's "The Flood" with "Restoring Force." So far, no new music has been released, though a number of presale bundles have been announced on the band's…

  2. Watch Daughtry Rock Chris Isaak's 'Wicked Game': Candid Covers Video Series

    November 26, 2013 9:27 AM EST This installment of Billboard's "Candid Covers" video series, presented by Nikon, captures Daughtry performing Isaak's hit. Daughtry began 2013 on a mission to create a new batch of music and just last week that work came to fruition with the release of the band's…

  3. Solange Talks 'Saint Heron,' Becoming A Label Owner

    November 22, 2013 3:35 PM EST It's been a busy year for Solange. On Wednesday (Nov. 20), she announced a partnership with Puma as the sneaker brand's new art director, updating the company's classic Puma Disc sneaker with a new Brazil-inspired line for women called Girls of Blaze. Solange is about to escape…

  4. Latin Grammy Week: Miguel Bosé Talks Person of the Year Honor, the Business of New Talent and Jenni Rivera

    November 21, 2013 2:11 AM EST What do Ricky Martin, Juanes and Laura Pausini all have in common? This week they're joining forces to celebrate their friend Miguel Bosé during Latin Grammy week. Bosé, one of Spain's most celebrated singer/songwriters, is being feted this week in Las Vegas as the Latin Recording…

  5. Colbie Caillat Talks 'Game Changer' New Single, 'Hold On'

    November 19, 2013 4:20 PM EST "I'm so impatient I just want it to be out already," pop singer-songwriter says of the follow-up to 2011 album "All Of You." Colbie Caillat was supposed to have her fourth album out by now, but an abundance of material kept getting in the way. "The hardest part…

  6. Yo Gotti Talks 'I Am' Album & Epic Records Partnership

    November 18, 2013 1:13 PM EST 'I ain't making decisions based on just checks and money anymore - the situation has to be right.' The title of Yo Gotti's new album, "I Am," due Nov. 19 through a new partnership between his CMG imprint and Epic Records, is meant to be a mission statement: The…

  7. Jack White's Third Man Records Announces Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

    November 15, 2013 8:46 PM EST Jack White and Third Man Records are getting into the holiday spirit this Thanksgiving. The record label has teamed with the Nashville Rescue Mission to hold a turkey drive this month. According to a post on Third Man's website , White and co. will host The Great Third Man Turkey Drive…

  8. Lady Gaga Critical of Glamour Cover: 'Too Beautiful,' She Says

    November 12, 2013 3:15 PM EST Lady Gaga had some critical things to say about her new Glamour cover at the magazine's annual Women of the Year Awards in New York City on Monday night. After saying she believed fellow honoree Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teen who was shot by the Taliban last year, was more…

  9. Omarion Talks 'Care Package 2,' Upcoming Album & B2K Reunion

    November 12, 2013 3:05 PM EST Don't count Omarion out. Ever since the singer linked up with Rick Ross' Maybach Music imprint in 2012, the 29-year-old has been on a mission to let the world know he's still a force to be reckoned with. Dropping the second installment to his "Care Package" series, …

  10. Lady Gaga's Volantis: 7 Things She Said About Her Flying Machine

    November 11, 2013 1:05 PM EST Mother Monster took flight last night and had some inspirational words about how and why it all came together. So before we begin, know this: Lady Gaga believes in every word she says and move she makes. You may not. Last night (Nov. 10), prior to her Jeff Koons-highlighted artRave exhibit,…

  11. Happy Birthday, Billboard!

    November 01, 2013 9:05 AM EDT On this date in 1894, an eight-page, 10-cent issue was published, marking the debut of what has grown into today's multi-platform Billboard brand One hundred-nineteen years old, new every day. On this date in 1894, Billboard published its first issue. Before it became a weekly…

  12. Happy Krewelloween: Krewella’s Halloween Playlist

    October 31, 2013 1:52 PM EDT The Chicago trio curates a creepy, dark, grimy, spooky set of tunes that will get you in the Halloween mood. If you didn’t wake up early (or stay up late) to see Krewella make EDM history on "Good Morning America" this morning (and hear Robin Roberts introduce the “electronics…

  13. The Band Perry Hitches Its Wagon to Europe

    October 31, 2013 10:15 AM EDT When the bulk of the Band Perry's American fan base is sitting down to turkey dinners in late November, giving thanks for the good fortune that's already arrived, the Perrys will be somewhere in Europe on a mission to build their future. The We Are Pioneers tour kicks off in…

  14. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 71

    October 27, 2013 2:59 PM EDT The walk on the wild side has ended. And it was a wild one, indeed. Lou Reed, who died on Sunday at the age of 71 at home on Long Island, was never on any kind of mission other than to satisfy his own muse. And that muse was meandering -- occasionally, and seemingly accidentally,…

  15. Marilyn Manson to Appear in TV Show 'Once Upon a Time'

    October 18, 2013 9:32 PM EDT "Once Upon a Time" is going to the dark side. Marilyn Manson will be joining ABC's fairy tale drama in the third season as a voice guest star, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. In the eighth episode, expected to air mid-November, Manson will make his "Once Upon a Time…

  16. Wonder Girls' Sun Gives Birth to Baby Girl

    October 16, 2013 6:25 PM EDT "I safely delivered a pretty daughter in eight hours through home birth," the K-pop star tweeted. Sun, the leader of K-pop girl group Wonder Girls , and husband James Park have welcomed their first child, a daughter, the singer announced on Twitter on Wednesday. The K-pop star…

  17. Robin Thicke Directs, Stars in Short Film

    October 16, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Robin Thicke is heading behind the camera. The "Blurred Lines" singer wrote, directed and stars in the short film Mercy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned . Thicke's wife Paula Patton ("Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," "Precious"), Robert Patrick (…

  18. Quietdrive Fights Pediatric Cancer With New Song 'Even When I'm Gone'

    October 01, 2013 11:30 AM EDT Kendal Lividini was only 17 years old when she died of acute myelogenous leukemia in 2011. But her indomitable spirit lives on in alt-rock band Quietdrive's emotionally charged "Even When I'm Gone." Made available worldwide through digital retailers on Sept. 3, the…

  19. Amazon Adventure: A Singer-Songwriter's Account Of Teaching … And Learning

    October 01, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Last year, Chart Beat spotlighted New York-based singer-songwriter Sarah J as she recapped the process, step by step, of what it's like to audition for NBC's "The Voice." This summer, Sarah undertook a different kind of mission: teaching music and more in the Amazon.…

  20. Patty Griffin Rescues Lost Album 'Silver Bell': Exclusive Song Premiere

    September 30, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Listen to the original "Truth #2" off Griffin's mythical album from 2000 and find out why Natalie Maines is bummed: "Now I can't steal from it anymore" Perhaps the most successful album of Patty Griffin's nearly 20-year career in music is the one that…

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