1. Rolling Stones Play Long-Awaited Glastonbury Gig

    June 30, 2013 8:10 AM EDT There's a first time for everything, even if you're the Rolling Stones. The rock rabble-rousers who formed half a century ago played Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, their debut appearance at the country's most prestigious rock music event. A majority of…

  2. Mumford & Sons Extend Tour, Confirm Ted Dwane is Making 'Steady Recovery'

    June 25, 2013 4:34 AM EDT Mumford & Sons are extending their road-run after a pause for illness. The British folk-rock group have announced a new table of North American tour dates, and they’ve rescheduled the shows nixed when bass player Ted Dwane suffered a blood clot on the surface of his brain. There’s a…

  3. Skillet Just Keeps Getting Hotter With 'Rise': Exclusive Album Preview Video

    June 21, 2013 12:28 PM EDT It's a warm, breezy afternoon, and platinum Christian rock band Skillet is settled on the patio at Warner Music's Nashville headquarters, anxious to talk about its new album, "Rise," due June 25 on Word/Atlantic.  "It's a story about your typical American…

  4. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars' 'When I Was Your Man' Tops Adult Contemporary

    June 17, 2013 6:10 PM EDT The singer/songwriter returns to the chart's summit for the first time since he led with 'Just the Way You Are' in 2011. Plus, new No. 1s for Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out…

  5. Bonnaroo 2013: Top 10 Best Performances

    June 17, 2013 12:10 PM EDT From Icelandic hipsters to Malian maestros to Robert Sylvester Kelly, check out the best of the best from the 'Roo. Boiling down the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival to 10 great performances is always a fool's errand -- how can hundreds of shows and four days of memorable…

  6. Weekly Chart Notes: Now With An AC Top 10, Rihanna Appears Here To 'Stay'

    June 16, 2013 6:50 PM EDT Having set records on Pop Songs, Rihanna reaches a key career milestone, as her former No. 1 on the ranking 'Stay' becomes her first Adult Contemporary top 10 Madonna did it. And, Cyndi Lauper. So did fellow pop/dance divas more recently like Fergie, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry.…

  7. Jack Johnson Honors Mumford & Sons at Last-Minute Bonnaroo Headlining Set

    June 16, 2013 6:00 AM EDT "I wrote this song this morning," Jack Johnson, acoustic guitar strapped in his hands, told his thousands of onlookers at the 2013 Bonnaroo festival on Saturday night (June 15), "and I just wanted to share it with you guys." BONNAROO PHOTOS • Bonnaroo Webcast: Watch…

  8. Bonnaroo 2013: R. Kelly, Bjork, 'Weird Al' Yankovic Keep Saturday Steaming

    June 16, 2013 4:30 AM EDT By the third day of Bonnaroo (June 15), patrons of the Manchester, Tenn. fest were starting to get into the swing of things. After a couple days on the grounds, the masses were beginning to get more accustomed to the setting around them, finding their way around, and interacting as a…

  9. Bonnaroo 2013: Paul McCartney, Passion Pit, Of Monsters and Men Highlight Friday

    June 15, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Charli XCX's boy band analysis, Solange's Fugees cover, late-night show surfing, and more from Bonnaroo Day 2. Friday (June 14) at the 2013 Bonnaroo festival began and ended with headliner chatter: in the morning, it was confirmed that Jack Johnson would be taking over for Mumford…

  10. Jack Johnson Talks Last-Minute Bonnaroo Set, Wishes Mumford & Sons Well

    June 14, 2013 2:40 PM EDT Hours after Jack Johnson was officially announced as the replacement for Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo 2013, the folk singer-songwriter performed a surprise acoustic set and talked about being a last-minute headliner on Friday morning (June 14) on the Manchester, Tenn. festival grounds. …

  11. Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2013 10:18 AM EDT Jack Johnson has been announced as the new Saturday night headliner at Bonnaroo, replacing Mumford & Sons , whose bassist Ted Dwane is recovering from brain surgery earlier this week. In a statement released by festival organizers on Friday, Johnson said he got the call yesterday to…

  12. Bonnaroo 2013: HAIM, Purity Ring and a Feisty Killer Mike Rev Up Thursday

    June 14, 2013 3:10 AM EDT HAIM's kiddie kiss, Killer Mike's Reagan rant, missing Mumfords, & more from Bonnaroo Day 1. As music fans, arts-and-crafts enthusiasts and general hippies poured into Manchester, Tenn. for Day 1 of the 2013 Bonnaroo festival on Thursday (June 13), the names "McCartney,…

  13. Bono's Agit8 Campaign Enlists Macklemore, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons

    June 12, 2013 1:30 PM EDT U2 frontman Bono has called on the likes of Macklemore, will.i.am, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons to compile his Agit8 protest song compilation, geared towards raising poverty awareness before next week's G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. The compilation is a One Campaign…

  14. Mumford & Sons Bassist Ted Dwane Has Blood Clot on His Brain

    June 11, 2013 10:21 AM EDT Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane was rushed to a hospital on Monday where doctors discovered a blood clot on his brain, requiring surgery, the band announced on its website . Described as "feeling unwell" for days, Dwane is expected to recover quickly from the surgery, which…

  15. RZA, Solange, Earl Sweatshirt, ScHoolboy Q & More to Perform At Bonnaroo's Superjam

    June 06, 2013 5:06 PM EDT The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has announced the lineup for its Superjam performance, which will be packed with a cast of hip-hop heavy hitters. Superjam will take place on Friday night (June 14) at 12 A.M. Fans can expect performances by RZA, DJ Jazzy Jeff, ScHoolboy Q, Earl…

  16. Chart Highlights: Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift Take 'Highway' To No. 1 On Country Airplay

    June 03, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Seven years after Swift arrived with "Tim McGraw" - the song - the pair rules Country Airplay. Plus, Capital Cities take over atop Alternative Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  17. Adele's '21' Scales Top 40 Longevity List

    June 01, 2013 1:00 PM EDT This week, Adele's "21" spends its 118th consecutive week in the top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart -- its entire chart run -- as the set dips from No. 36 to No. 40. In doing so, the title inches closer to the Nielsen SoundScan-era record for the most weeks spent in the top 40…

  18. Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' Sets Spotify Records

    May 28, 2013 12:51 AM EDT Daft Punk's hugely-hyped “Random Access Memories” can now add “Spotify record holder” to its growing list of achievements. The French electronic music act’s fourth set has topped Mumford & Sons’ “Babel” as the most-streamed album in the first week of release for the U.S., according…

  19. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  20. Marianas Trench, Drake Lead 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2013 6:45 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards with six nominations,…

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