1. Exclusive: Listen To Big Time Rush's 'Big Time Movie' Soundtrack

    February 29, 2012 10:00 AM EST On-the-rise pop quartet and Nickelodeon stars Big Time Rush will deliver their best John, Paul, George and Ringo impressions in their London-set feature film debut, "Big Time Movie," which premieres on Saturday, March 10 on Nickelodeon. The "Big Time Movie" official…

  2. Hot Tours: George Strait, Rod Stewart, Brad Paisley

    February 24, 2012 4:10 PM EST George Strait is No. 1 in the latest tally of Hot Tours with $5.8 million in ticket sales reported from arenas in six U.S. cities on his 2012 winter tour outing. On the road in support of his latest album "Here For A Good Time" released last fall, the legendary country artist kicked…

  3. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:25 AM EST Band Sets 2012 Tour Dates Dave Matthews Band , one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road, save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets than any act on the…

  4. Watch: All 2012 Super Bowl Music-Related Ads

    February 06, 2012 9:00 AM EST Music was back in a big way at the Super Bowl Sunday night. Artists like Elton John , Melanie Amaro, Motley Crue and The Darkness made on-camera appearances, while Echo & The Bunnymen , The Cult and James Brown had some of the most talked-about synchs. All in all, the top four publishing…

  5. 2012 Bamboozle Fest: Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Blink-182 Headlining

    December 13, 2011 2:10 PM EST Bon Jovi , Foo Fighters and Blink-182 have all been tapped to rock the 2012 version of The Bamboozle, New Jersey's annual music festival which will take place from May 18-20, 2012. The announcement appeared on the Bamboozle's official site on Tuesday (Dec. 13). The fest, which first…

  6. Motley Crue Heads to Las Vegas With 'Lots of Naked Girls'

    December 02, 2011 7:00 AM EST Band Will Play 12 Shows in February at the Hard Rock Hotel in Sin City Dr. Feelgood, the Theatre of Pain and, of course, plenty of Girls, Girls, Girls are taking up residency in Las Vegas during February. "Motley Crue in Sin City" will hunker down from Feb. 3-19 at The Joint in the…

  7. Liz Anderson, Trailblazing Country Songwriter, Dies at 81

    November 02, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Famed songwriter and singer Liz Anderson died Monday evening of complications from heart and lung disease after a brief hospitalization, her family announced. The singer, who is the mother of Lynn Anderson and a key player in the success of Merle Haggard and others, was admitted to St. Thomas…

  8. Indonesian Motley Crue Fans Scammed Out of $60,000

    October 14, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Fake concert promoters apparently bilked Indonesian music fans out of an estimated $60,000 in ticket sales for a Motley Crue show that was never scheduled to happen, officials and news reports say. More than 1,500 people had bought tickets for $40 each by the time the scam was uncovered late…

  9. Billboard Bits: Mick Jagger: Facebook Addict, Katy Perry Reveals New Single Art

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mick Jagger Addicted To… Facebook In a chat with USA Today, Mick Jagger admitted, "I spend way too much time on the computer and not enough time playing the guitar. There's an underlying problem of this…

  10. Hot Tours: Taylor Swift, Elton John, Jason Aldean

    September 30, 2011 3:25 PM EDT Taylor Swift 's Speak Now World Tour tops the latest Hot Tours ranking with $9.7 million in ticket sales from 10 sold out shows at arenas in seven North American markets. The first of the reported venues was HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. where Swift kicked off the month of September…

  11. Fashion Week: Farm Fantasy Looks For Spring & Kevin Jonas Watches Anna Sui's Diva Dance Party

    September 15, 2011 2:38 PM EDT The final days of fashion week are upon us. Designers are still going strong, exhibiting some of the most bizarre and regal creations of the week. From Jeremy Scott's farm fantasy looks to Douglas Hannant's glamour of Shanghai in the 1930s, Spring will blossom as a time of escapism…

  12. Adele Brings A Ballad Back To The Hot 100 Summit

    September 09, 2011 12:05 PM EDT H ey Gary, Remember when you said in a recent "Ask Billboard" column that a ballad likely wouldn't hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 anytime soon? I think that with "Someone Like You" reaching the top , Adele has proven that an artist can still rule the chart with a…

  13. Neil Diamond Announces Engagement to Manager

    September 08, 2011 10:45 AM EDT Celebrated singer-songwriter Neil Diamond , owner of dozens of Top 40 hits dating back to the mid-1960s, announced his engagement to filmmaker/manager Katie McNeil on Wednesday (Sept. 7). Diamond, 70, broke the news via Twitter , rhyming via couplet, "Good news coming from sunny LA/and…

  14. Bush Is Back With New Lineup & First Album in a Decade

    September 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT It's been 10 years since the last release from English '90s alternative rock band Bush, but that hasn't left frontman Gavin Rossdale without a soft spot for the group that made him an international rock star. "I love the idea of marriage or committing to someone,"…

  15. Bret Michaels Wants Stevie Nicks for Next Album

    August 29, 2011 5:00 PM EDT If Poison frontman Bret Michaels has his way, his next solo album, "Get Your Rock On," will be a guest-studded affair that will feature Def Leppard's Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, Stevie Nicks, possibly members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and younger groups such as Pop Evil and My Darkest…

  16. Hot Tours: Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney

    August 19, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Paul McCartney tops the weekly list of Hot Tours with ticket sales totals from his On The Run Tour that made a brief jaunt through five North American markets during July and August. This week's sum, reported by AEG Live promoter Concerts West, includes grosses from Detroit, Montreal,…

  17. Who's Who of Hair Metal React to Jani Lane's Death

    August 12, 2011 2:30 PM EDT The response to Jani Lane 's death in the glam-and-hair metal communities has been one of shock and disbelief, with former sunset strip denizens far and wide chiming in. Major artists ranging from Slash to Alice Cooper have lamented the loss, but we're also hearing from the where…

  18. Hot Tours: 'Glee' Live, Sade, Taylor Swift

    August 12, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Glee Live! In Concert! reigns as the week's No. 1 Hot Tour based on box office grosses reported for the summer concert outing which features the cast of the popular Fox television show. The tour kicked off its North American trek on May 21 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas,…

  19. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi, U2, Motley Crue

    August 05, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Bon Jovi tops the Hot Tours ranking with box office grosses reported from the June dates of the European leg of its Live 2011 Tour. Ticket sales from 10 markets generated over $38.6 million (US$) during the month, with attendance counts totaling 417,698 from 11 shows. The one city with a two…

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