1. Los Angeles' Skirball Cultural Center to Host 'Rock & Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip' Exhibit

    January 28, 2015 11:00 AM EST The Skirball Cultural Center will host a Rock & Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip exhibit March 24 - Aug 16, featuring the photographs of Robert Landau, the institution announced Wednesday.  Andre 3000's Outkast Reunion Tour Jumpsuits Heading to Miami Art Exhibit The show will…

  2. Happy Birthday, Sarah McLachlan! Celebrate With Our 5 Favorite Songs

    January 28, 2015 10:30 AM EST Sarah McLachlan turns 47 today and to celebrate, we're revisiting 5 of our favorite songs from the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter. In addition to the praise she's received for her angelic voice, McLachlan has been recognized for her contributions to women in music. In 1997…

  3. Exclusive: Stream Michna's Dreamy New Album 'Thousand Thursday'

    January 28, 2015 10:00 AM EST The New York City producer hasn't released an album since 2008's 'Magic Monday,' but his second LP was worth the wait. Seven years after his debut album, Magic Monday , was released on Ghostly International, Michna has returned. The New York City producer (real name:…

  4. Sly Stone Awarded $5 Million in Breach-Of-Contract Lawsuit

    January 28, 2015 3:46 AM EST Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled for the 71-year-old performer in his action against his ex-manager Gerald…

  5. Placido Domingo to Sing in Woody Allen-Helmed L.A. Opera

    January 27, 2015 10:55 PM EST Placido Domingo will take on his 146th role when he sings the title character of Puccini's Gianni Schicchi  in a Woody Allen production on Sept. 12, the opening night of the Los Angeles Opera 2015-16 season. Allen will return to direct his staging, which premiered in 2008, the company…

  6. San E, Ailee & Jay Park Team Up for Unite the Mic Tour 2015

    January 27, 2015 8:20 PM EST From San Francisco to Istanbul, the K-pop superstars are coming together for a global joint tour. While the number of international K-pop concerts  steadily climbs , it's still a rare treat to to see multiple acts tour together. But San E , Ailee and Jay Park will come to America,…

  7. Veteran Label/Management Exec Gary Gersh Joins AEG Live

    January 27, 2015 7:57 PM EST Newly created post makes Gersh an 'excitable boy again.' Former manager and label exec Gary Gersh has joined global concert promoter AEG Live in the newly created position of president of global talent, Billboard has learned. Gersh most recently served as CEO of The Artist…

  8. Tom DeLonge on Blink-182 Split: 'Never Planned on Quitting, Just Find it Hard as Hell to Commit'

    January 27, 2015 7:10 PM EST After Blink-182 founding member Tom DeLonge released a somewhat convoluted response denying he had recently quit his longtime band, the guitarist took to Facebook Tuesday to clarify what went down.  In a lengthy post, DeLonge claimed he had tried to regroup the trio through a personal…

  9. Billboard Exclusive Premiere: Listen to Producer Justin Jay's Remix of the Disciples' 'They Don't Know'

    January 27, 2015 5:43 PM EST Justin Jay has always had a dark side; it just took Disciples to bring it out. While the rising Los Angeles star made his name on consistently eclectic and excellent releases on top shelf imprints like Dirtybird and Culprit, his latest remix for the London duo represents a welcome shift…

  10. Exclusive: The Scream Tour Returns With Headliners Kid Ink & Dej Loaf

    January 27, 2015 4:00 PM EST UPDATE: While Live Nation told Billboard that Jeremih was also a headliner on the new Scream Tour, after this story was published, the singer tweeted that he is not involved. See his tweet below, and stay tuned for further updates. Kid Ink and Dej Loaf are the first headliners set for the…

  11. Watch ZZ Top's Texas-Sized Riffs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    January 27, 2015 12:40 PM EST Check out their live performances of "Tush," "La Grange," and "I Gotsta Get Paid." On Jan. 26, Houston took over Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Los Angeles. First, Houston Texans' defensive end J.J. Watt appeared as a guest, and later, the legendary ZZ Top…

  12. Travi$ Scott Releases Two New Songs, Announces Tour with Young Thug

    January 27, 2015 11:35 AM EST On Monday night, Jan. 26, Travi$ Scott took to Twitter to announce the release of two new songs and his March U.S. tour -- which will be co-headlined by Young Thug and Metro Boomin. ME AND THUG CO HEADLINING A TOUR IN MARCH. -- TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) January 27, 2015 NEW MUSIC https://t.co…

  13. Chuck D Assists Record Store Day In Launching an Internet Radio Station

    January 27, 2015 8:10 AM EST Record Store Day has unveiled a partnership with DJ Skee 's DASH Radio, which RSD founder Michael Kurtz announced earlier this month at a planning meeting for this year's annual celebration of all things vinyl on Apr. 18.  DJ Skee Debuts DASH Radio, Taps East Village Radio Co…

  14. Faith No More Announces North America Tour, Makes Progress on Album

    January 27, 2015 6:02 AM EST Faith No More's first album in 18 years is at the mixing stage, and fans in the U.S. and Canada will get a chance to hear tracks from it live this spring. The veteran alternative rockers have announced their first North American trek since 2010, with a tour-opener April 15 in Vancouver…

  15. Live Nation Bid for L.A.'s Greek Theatre Faces City Council Committee Setback

    January 27, 2015 4:12 AM EST The ongoing political battle between Live Nation and Nederlander-AEG to run Los Angeles' iconic Greek Theatre has taken yet another turn that could have a major impact on which promoter ultimately wins the bid to run the historic Griffith Park venue. On Monday afternoon (Jan. 26), a…

  16. Demis Roussos Dead at 68

    January 26, 2015 10:39 PM EST Greek singer Demis Roussos , whose often high-pitched pop serenades won him household recognition in the 1970s and 1980s across Europe and beyond and who sold more than 60 million records, has died in Athens at the age of 68, a hospital confirmed Monday. The hospital said the singer died…

  17. Chris Brown Delays Tour to Complete Community Service

    January 26, 2015 9:48 PM EST Chris Brown won't be hitting the road this week for his Between the Sheets tour after all. The singer announced Monday he will need to postpone the beginning dates to complete his court-ordered community service.  Chris Brown, Tyga Announce 'Fan of a Fan' Album Release…

  18. Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Announce 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx' Documentary, 'Purple Tape Files'

    January 26, 2015 8:08 PM EST Raekwon and Ghostface Killah visited Sundance over the weekend to preview their new documentary, Purple Tape Files , chronicling the creation and influence of Raekwon's solo debut album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...  Watch Wu-Tang Clan' Protest Footage Compilation for 'A Better…

  19. Tom Petty Won't Win a Grammy for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

    January 26, 2015 7:22 PM EST The Recording Academy tells Billboard that 'I Won't Back Down' writers Petty & Jeff Lynne aren't considered nominees since they didn't do any 'new writing' on the song. How will the news of Sam Smith giving Tom Petty co-writing credit on the smash hit…

  20. Chris Robinson on Black Crowes Breakup: 'It's Way More Complicated Than Rich's Public Outburst'

    January 26, 2015 5:34 PM EST 'It's unfortunate that on the 25th anniversary, whether the band is working or not, that it's not about the songs and the good times people had at those concerts.' With the Black Crowes permanently nested, frontman Chris Robinson says his Chris Robinson Brotherhood band…

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