1. Bruce Springsteen Covers The Ramones At Asbury Park Benefit Concert: Watch

    January 20, 2014 3:50 AM EST Bruce Springsteen paid homage to the late Joey Ramone in Asbury Park on Sunday night. New Jersey's favorite son took the stage at the Paramount Theatre for the 14th Annual Light of Day benefit with a cover of the punk icon’s song, “Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio?”  Springsteen was…

  2. Janice Min to Head Billboard, THR as Co-President of Entertainment Group for Guggenheim

    January 07, 2014 10:40 PM EST Guggenheim Media today announced that Janice Min has been tapped to lead Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter as Co-President/Chief Creative Officer of the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media. In her expanded role, which is effective immediately, Min will be responsible for all…

  3. Chart Highlights: Florida Georgia Line Lands Fourth Country Airplay No. 1

    December 23, 2013 5:15 PM EST The duo ties the record for the most career-opening leaders in the chart's history. Plus, U2 likewise makes an historic move and new No. 1s for Katy Perry and Toby Love Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  4. Chart Highlights: Imagine Dragons, Eminem, Rihanna, Ricky Martin Score New No. 1s

    December 02, 2013 5:45 PM EST Also taking over Billboard charts: Martin Garrix, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Passenger, Joe Nichols and more. Plus, the Holiday Airplay chart returns Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts…

  5. Dick Dodd, Drummer for the Standells, Dies at 68

    December 02, 2013 5:07 AM EST Dick Dodd, a Mouseketeer who went on to become a member of the Standells, the garage rock pioneers who recorded the Boston sports anthem "Dirty Water," has died. He was 68. Dodd, who also sang and played drums with the surf band the Bel-Airs (the 1961 instrumental "Mr. Moto…

  6. The American Music Awards 2013: 14 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    November 25, 2013 2:32 AM EST In between Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and One Direction racking in their American Music Awards, we were entertained by captivating performances at this year’s show – Katy Perry in a geisha outfit, Lady Gaga and R. Kelly in the Oval Office, and Miley Cyrus and her lip synching kitten.…

  7. One Direction Celebrates Upcoming 'Midnight Memories' Release in L.A. With Performance, Q&A

    November 22, 2013 9:26 PM EST Friday afternoon (Nov. 22), One Direction celebrated the release of "Midnight Memories" with a show at L.A.’s new iHeartRadio venue. Shortly after 2 p.m., the British-Irish pop stars appeared in front of a sea of screaming female fans and a handful of their parental chaperones. The…

  8. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Demi Lovato & Pixie Lott

    November 22, 2013 5:07 PM EST Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Demi Lovato Demi Lovato went rocker chic while attending the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ premiere of “Frozen” held at the El Capitan Theatre on November 19 in Hollywood.…

  9. Chris Brown Checks Out of Rehab

    November 15, 2013 3:17 AM EST Troubled singer Chris Brown is out of rehab. Brown's representative Nicole Perna says the 24-year-old singer will continue treatment for anger issues as an outpatient in Los Angeles and "appreciates all of your encouragement and support." He entered rehab voluntarily after…

  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Confirmed For Lollapalooza’s Expanded South America Trek

    November 05, 2013 12:37 AM EST Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Pixies and Phoenix are among the headliners confirmed for Lollapalooza’s 2014 South American trek. The run includes the first-ever Lollapalooza Argentina , set to take place April 1 and 2 at the Hipódromo San Isidro racetrack…

  11. Erasure Dances With 'Darker Side' of Christmas on 'Snow Globe'

    October 28, 2013 4:40 PM EDT "Everything about Christmas has been written already," Erasure synth master Vince Clarke says. "We thought it would be more interesting to look into the darker side of the season. For a lot of people, Christmas is not a happy time." So says Clarke of Erasure's "…

  12. Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin Among Artists on 'A Very Special Christmas: Icon'

    October 11, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The King of Rock 'n' Roll and the Queen of Soul are just two of 11 acts gracing the tracklist of "A Very Special Christmas: Icon," the latest in a long line of compilation discs benefiting the Special Olympics. The "A Very Special Christmas" holiday series…

  13. Kara Member Nicole Leaving in 2014, Another Possibly Following

    October 04, 2013 8:40 PM EDT Member Jiyoung is also contemplating leaving the popular K-pop girl group once her contract expires. Next year, longtime K-pop group Kara will look a little bit different. DSP Media, the quintet's label, revealed that 21-year-old member Nicole, a Los Angeles native, decided not to…

  14. Rihanna Twerks & Pole Dances In 'Pour It Up' Video: Watch

    October 02, 2013 3:09 PM EDT After teasing fans with risqué behind-the-scenes photos, Rihanna releases the video for her "Unapologetic" single, "Pour It Up." Rihanna's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits   | Twerk It: The Top 10 Booty-Popping Artists in Music The video, which she co-directed, captures…

  15. New York City Opera To File For Bankruptcy

    October 02, 2013 1:12 AM EDT New York City Opera said Tuesday it is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy protection after seven decades as a fixture on the metropolitan cultural scene. The company announced Sept. 12 that it needed to raise $7 million by the end of that month. Spokeswoman Risa Heller said about $2…

  16. New York City Opera Plans For Bankruptcy If Cash Can’t Be Raised

    September 27, 2013 1:23 AM EDT New York City Opera could be sounding its final note this weekend - at least for a while. The 70-year-old company says it plans to file for bankruptcy and scrap the bulk of its 2013-14 season unless it somehow manages to reach its fundraising goal, which it admitted is not likely. "The…

  17. Kendrick Lamar In the Running for Six Soul Train Awards

    September 18, 2013 5:04 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards. The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and song and video of the year for "Poetic Justice." R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris…

  18. Britney Spears Unveils 'Work Bitch' Artwork & Co-Writers

    September 12, 2013 3:32 PM EDT Sebastian Ingrosso brings his Swedish House Mafia swagger to Brit's latest. We, as a society, are now four days away from the release of Britney Spears' new single "Work Bitch," and we, the pop queen's loyal subjects, have been bestowed with some more details…

  19. New York Fashion Week Runway Jams: Daily Songs Played at Spring Collection NYFW Shows

    September 07, 2013 4:10 PM EDT The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts. MORE FASHION WEEK: 10 Epic FW Music Moments | Janelle Monáe Sings At Minkoff Show DAY 2:…

  20. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Ariana Grande & Pixie Lott

    September 06, 2013 5:26 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Ariana Grande The adorable young singer Ariana Grande looked precious at the 2013 Style Awards hosted by Nicole Richie at the Lincoln Center in New York City on September 4.…

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