1. Wale Debuts 'Game of Thrones' Song; 'Catch the Throne' Mixtape Tracklist Revealed (Exclusive)

    March 06, 2014 10:06 AM EST "Game Of Thrones"’ third season solidified the fantasy drama status as HBO's second most-watched series of all time (next to "The Sopranos"). But to draw even more viewers in time for the April 6 premiere of the show’s fourth season, HBO has tapped 10 rappers for…

  2. Kanye West's 'The College Dropout' at 10: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    February 10, 2014 10:50 AM EST In the late 90s and early aughts, before the world ever really knew who he was, Kanye West was merely just a record producer. He cut his teeth ghost-producing tracks for Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, a member of Diddy's Hitmen production team, and turned his uncredited work…

  3. Fall Out Boy, 'Save Rock and Roll': Track-By-Track Review

    April 16, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Here's a not-well-kept secret: back in their heyday, Fall Out Boy could stand toe-to-toe with any rock act, not just those corralled into their "pop-punk" sphere. In a very short amount of time, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andy Hurley and Joe Trohman found a winning formula…

  4. Chart Highlights: Adele, Taylor Swift, Madonna Notch New No. 1s

    March 19, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Adele ascends to the Adult Contemporary summit, Swift crowns Country Songs and Madonna is the dancing queen again Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our…

  5. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 PM EST Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

  6. Chart Highlights: Pop, Rap Songs & More

    January 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

  7. Enrique Morente, Flamenco Star, Dies at 67

    December 14, 2010 4:49 PM EST E nrique Morente , one of the great living flamenco singers and a composer and musician who pushed the boundaries of the genre to unimaginable directions, died Dec. 13 in a clinic in Spain. Morente suffered complications following an ulcer operation. Morente's prowess as a singer was…

  8. Pitbull Crosses Genre Lines, Plots 'Armando' Album Release

    July 09, 2010 12:28 PM EDT When Armando Perez, aka Pitbull , walked onto the set of "Estudio Billboard" earlier this year, he shook his head at the bongos, the piano and the guitar. "I don't do any of that," he said bluntly. Pitbull doesn't play an instrument nor does he compose on one.…

  9. Bee Gees' 50th Anniversary Inspires Two New Collections

    July 16, 2009 5:40 PM EDT The Bee Gees ' 50th anniversary will be celebrated with a pair of retrospective packages on Nov. 3 from Reprise. "Mythology" is a four-disc box set curated and produced by surviving Bee Gees Barry and Robin Gibb that will dedicate one disc each to the three brothers in the…

  10. Bee Gees' 50th Anniversary Inspires Two New Collections

    July 16, 2009 6:41 AM EDT The Bee Gees' 50th anniversary will be celebrated with a pair of retrospective packages on Nov. 3 from Reprise. "Mythology" is a four-disc box set curated and produced by surviving Bee Gees Barry and Robin Gibb that will dedicate one disc each to the three brothers in the group…

  11. Indie Favorites Pay Tribute To Will Oldham

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek, Calexico, Iron & Wine, the Impossible Shapes, Scout Niblett, Jolie Holland, Pinetop Seven and the Court and Spark are among the acts contributi Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek, Calexico, Iron & Wine, the…

  12. Hot Product

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Mraz Mister Mister Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz returns this week with his sophomore album, "Mr. A-Z," via Elektra/Atlantic. The Steve Lillywhite-produced set is led by first single "Wordplay," which reached No. 17 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart. The new…

  13. Mraz Nails Down New Album, Alanis Dates

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has wrapped work on his sophomore album, "Mr. A-Z," which will be released July 26 via Elektra/Atlantic. The Steve Lillywhite-produced set will be led by first single "Wor Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has wrapped work on his sophomore album, "…

  14. Billboard Bits: The Cure, AFI, Carlton/Childs

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on The Cure, AFI, Carlton/Childs The Cure-headlined Curiosa festival will not roll into the Gorge Amphitheatre outside Seattle on Saturday (Aug. 21), as frontman Robert Smith has been called back to London for personal reasons. Instead, Billboard.com has learned the Cure will return to…

  15. Slipknot Members Unmask Sideprojects

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root, and drummer Joey Jordison have returned to a pair of long-festering side projects. Taylor and Root are wor During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root…

  16. King, Lang, Diddley On Tap For Doheny Blues Fest

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny Lang and Marcia Ball, will be on hand for the Doheny Blues Festival next weekend in Dana Point, Calif. Produce Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny…