1. Beyonce, Taylor Swift Score Big At 2010 Grammy Awards

    January 31, 2010 11:36 PM EST The winners of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards Sunday were a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll - but a diva was the one who put a ring on the whole night. Beyonce led all artists on the evening with six wins, a Grammy record for a female artist in a single year. The trophy for song…

  2. Grammy 2010 Winners List

    January 31, 2010 8:30 PM EST Check out the winners for the major categories at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, as they are announced. RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Use Somebody" - Kings Of Leon "Halo" - Beyoncé I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga "You Belong With…

  3. The Decade in Music: Top 50 Moments page 2

    December 23, 2009 10:46 AM EST Chart Article list divider « Previous 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 40 Phil Spector Guilty of Crazy Hair, Murder (May 29, 2009) Phil Spector's "wall of sound" was responsible for many '60s pop staples, but the legendary producer will be remembered by this generation…

  4. Cold War Kids Warming Up For Winter E.P., Concerts

    December 18, 2009 1:34 PM EST A forthcoming EP and four special concerts in January signal a time of "transition" for Cold War Kids before the California quartet hits the studio in February to record its third album. "We want to take everything we do to the next level," frontman Nathan Willett tells…

  5. Grammy Nominations: 10 Things You Didn't See On T.V.

    December 03, 2009 12:02 AM EST Backstage after the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! Wednesday (Dec. 2), artists and musicians told Billboard.com what they think of the nominess and what they expect from this year's show. GALLERY: GRAMMY NOMINATION CONCERT PHOTOS 1. In the pressroom at L.A.'s Conga Room…

  6. Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Peas Lead Grammy Award Nominations

    December 02, 2009 10:34 PM EST Completing the trifecta of the big three categories, Beyonce topped the nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, with 10 total nods, including Album of the Year for "I Am...Sasha Fierce," Record of the Year for "Halo" and Song of the Year for "Single Ladies (Put…

  7. Jimmy Wayne Pulls Himself Up By His (Cowboy) Bootstraps

    November 17, 2009 1:52 PM EST The bright lights and roaring crowds of New York's Madison Square Garden are a long way from the juvenile detention centers of North Carolina where Jimmy Wayne spent parts of his youth. With a new single, a cover of the Hall & Oates classic "Sara Smile," at No. 32 on…

  8. Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban Lead CMA Awards Nominations

    September 09, 2009 2:32 PM EDT Brad Paisley leads the nominees for the 43rd annual CMA Awards with six nominations, while Taylor Swift , Keith Urban and several other country stars follow closely with four nods each, it was announced today (Sept. 9). Paisley, who is also set to co-host the Nov. 11 ceremony with Carrie…

  9. Sting, Spektor, Groban Join Joshua Bell 'At Home'

    September 02, 2009 9:04 AM EDT Sting, Regina Spektor, Josh Groban and jazz trumpeter Chris Botti are among the guests who join violin virtuoso Joshua Bell on his new album, "At Home With Friends." The sixteen song set, which also features appearances by Dave Grusin and Anoushka Shankar, was born out of the…

  10. Kings Of Leon Ready Remix Album, Live DVD

    August 26, 2009 11:24 AM EDT Even though Kings of Leon continue to tour in the wake of 2008's platinum "Only By Night," the group is planning a couple of new projects for the fall -- and is starting to focus on its next album. Though both are untitled and unscheduled at the moment, the quartet plans to…

  11. Sara Evans, "Feels Just Like a Love Song"

    August 11, 2009 5:20 PM EDT Many of Sara Evans ' biggest hits are uptempo, life-affirming tunes ("Born to Fly," "Suds in the Bucket," "A Real Fine Place to Start"), and the Missourian's new single fits perfectly into the hit parade. Produced by Nathan Chapman, who has become a hot…

  12. Mastodon To Tour With Dethklok From Adult Swim's "Metalocalypse"

    August 04, 2009 6:27 PM EDT Atlanta hard rock band Mastodon has announced a co-headlining tour with a real-life version of Dethklok , the cartoon band in Adult Swim's animated series "Metalocalypse" on Cartoon Network. The 36-city trek will begin on Oct. 2 at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Ore. and end…

  13. Chart Beat Wednesday: Coldplay, Kings Of Leon, Billy Currington

    July 22, 2009 2:29 PM EDT HOT & COLDPLAY: Coldplay heats up the Triple A radio airplay chart, where "Life in Technicolor ii" takes over the top spot. The song is Coldplay's eighth No. 1 on the chart, lifting the band into a second-place tie with Dave Matthews Band, whose "Funny the Way It Is…

  14. Wilco / July 13, 2009 / Brooklyn, NY (KeySpan Park)

    July 14, 2009 8:03 PM EDT Wilco doesn't need special effects or a theatrical set for its live show. What other bands look to produce with those high-budget concert accessories, this one offers in the stage charisma of its frontman, Jeff Tweedy. Of course, special guest performers like Feist, Grizzly Bear’s Ed…

  15. Michael Jackson Superfans Share Their Stories

    July 01, 2009 11:06 AM EDT Michael Jackson, like perhaps only Elvis Presley before him, was a pop icon who inspired a deep, emotional connection with his fans around the world. As a musician, singer, songwriter, dancer, humanitarian and celebrity, he occupied a rare place in the hearts and minds of millions. For some,…

  16. Live Nation Cuts Service Fees In Major Summer Ticket Promotion

    June 01, 2009 1:03 AM EDT Live Nation will eliminate service fees on more than five million lawn tickets and hundreds of concerts for its amphitheaters in a one-day promotion June 3. The 24 hour sales event is being billed as the biggest ticket promotion ever, which would be hard to dispute. "No Service Fee…

  17. April 26, 2009

    April 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Country singer Kellie Pickler gets voted off Season Five of “American Idol.” 1999 – Sinead O’Connor is ordained as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Church, a Roman Catholic splinter group. 1999 – Singer and guitarist Adrian Borland of the Sound and the Outsiders commits…

  18. Duffy Triumphs With Three BRIT Awards

    February 18, 2009 7:31 PM EST Welsh vocalist Duffy was the big winner at the 2009 BRIT Awards, taking home three trophies tonight (Feb. 18) at London's Earls Court. Duffy, whose debut album, "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), was the U.K's top seller in 2008, won BRITS for British female, British…

  19. Kings Of Leon Following MSG Sellout With Tour

    February 06, 2009 3:19 PM EST Kings Of Leon will follow up their Jan. 29 sold-out performance at the Madison Square Garden in New York with another run of North American arena shows, beginning April 19 at Agganis Arena in Boston and wrapping at the Bill Graham Civic Center on May 21 in San Francisco. The shows are in…

  20. Post-Phish, Live Nation Ticketing Pledges Improvements

    February 04, 2009 2:31 PM EST Talk of a proposed Live Nation/Ticketmaster merger is dominating music biz headlines today (Feb. 4), but last week's Phish onsales through Live Nation Ticketing are still very much on the minds of music fans. Last weekend, no ticket on the planet was hotter than those to see the reunited…

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