1. Bon Jovi to Janet Jackson: No.1 Songs From 1986

    June 02, 2017 5:22 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1986 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 80s : 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987 |  1988  |  1989  | 90s : 1990  | 1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 00s: 2000 | 2001 |…

  2. Peter Gabriel Pens Essay About the Importance of Video Justice

    May 17, 2017 7:08 PM EDT "Timely, accurate and impartial information is the most powerful force we have to protect the fundamental rights of all people." Twenty-five years ago, Peter Gabriel helped found the WITNESS organization after seeing the effect that the videotape of the Los Angeles Police Department…

  3. 10 Reasons Peter Gabriel's 'Solsbury Hill' Is One of the Greatest Songs of All Time

    February 25, 2017 2:15 PM EST On Feb. 25th of 1977, former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel released his solo debut album, his first of four untitled efforts (usually referred to as either "Peter Gabriel 1" or "Car," due to its rain-soaked-windshield cover image). The album was a commercial and critical…

  4. Keith Richards, Sting, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen & More Star in Refugee Support Video 'We Are Not Afraid': Watch

    December 23, 2016 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono , along with Keith Richards , Robert Plant , Bruce Springsteen , Robert De Niro , Sting and Patti Smith are among the 200 celebrities in a video, “We Are Not Afraid,” which is raising funds for victims of religious and political violence around the world. The clip…

  5. OneRepublic Taps Peter Gabriel for 'A.I.'-Inspired Track: Listen

    October 03, 2016 5:45 PM EDT What was once a dream has now become reality for  OneRepublic . The pop group released their new collaborative track with Peter Gabriel "A.I" -- which oddly enough was inspired by the 2001 movie of the same name. The single arrived Monday (Oct. 3), just days ahead of their fourth…

  6. Grammy Insider: Lady Gaga, Sting, Celine Dion & Green Day Drop Singles to Qualify for 2017 Nominations

    September 15, 2016 2:15 PM EDT Introducing a new column on the behind-the-scenes jockeying for Grammy Awards glory. In politics, it’s called “the October surprise.” But for Grammy watchers, those surprises traditionally come in September, thanks to an eligibility cutoff at the end of the month that typically leaves a…

  7. Why OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Won't Sing at Weddings and More Insider Scoop

    August 01, 2016 5:05 PM EDT No Weddings For Tedder Ryan Tedder doesn’t do weddings. The prolific songwriter played an exclusive show with his band OneRepublic at the Red Bull Sound Space at AMP Radio in Los Angeles on July 21 and afterward told Overheard he’ll no longer sing at weddings “because nothing makes me more…

  8. Peter Gabriel Releases Muhammad Ali-Inspired Song 'I'm Amazing': Listen

    June 16, 2016 8:09 PM EDT Peter Gabriel has released a new seven-minute song celebrating the late Muhammad Ali.  In the track, titled "I'm Amazing," which he debuted Thursday, Gabriel sings "Look at me, look at me, can you see what I can do?" Gabriel sings. "'Cause I'm amazing.…

  9. Ann Wilson Sizzles on Solo Dates, Continues with Heart

    October 28, 2015 5:07 AM EDT Ann Wilson is leading a double life these days and she’s enjoying it immensely. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is still touring with Heart , but this fall has also been performing solo in support of her new EP The Ann Wilson Thing! #1 . “It's just totally different from doing the other…

  10. Latin Players: Victoria Morales of Victoria Records

    June 04, 2015 4:00 AM EDT The 28-year-old Monterrey, Mexico studio owner talks about her new label, live streaming recording sessions and being “the only girl in the room” Victoria Morales is 28, and her name graces both a recording studio and a record label. Three years ago, the budding singer-songwriter moved back…

  11. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When it comes to hotels, Hollywood’s A-list…

  12. Slash on His Famous Guns N' Roses Riff, His Grandma's Inspiration and How Les Paul Once 'Wiped the Stage' With Him

    January 23, 2015 10:48 AM EST The late guitar pioneer Les Paul once "wiped the floor" with Slash when the former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist played with the veteran instrument inventor at a New York City club some years back.  Now, on Jan. 24, at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Slash…

  13. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 50-26

    January 20, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  14. Peter Gabriel Pens Op-Ed Advocating Use of Unbiased Video Evidence

    December 30, 2014 9:58 PM EST "How is it that despite compelling video evidence, justice can be so elusive for the victims of police brutality?" asks Peter Gabriel in an op-ed published by WIRED , encouraging the use of video in our legal system.  Peter Gabriel Cancels Concert in Ukraine Over Security Concerns…

  15. Brian May Warns of Asteroid Strikes, Joins Danger Mouse and Others in Call to Action

    December 05, 2014 10:43 AM EST Noted astrophysicist and rock guitarist Brian May has joined a group of astronomers, scientists and other artists to raise awareness about the threat of asteroids on our planet, warning at a news conference this week that Earth is headed for destruction if global action isn't taken. …

  16. Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

    November 20, 2014 2:55 PM EST On Monday morning I drove by Candlestick Park as the first demolition crews set to work on the grand old thing. I was on my way to the Palo Alto office of a company called Jaunt, to strap an Oculus headset to my face and watch a fabulously newfangled live concert video from Paul McCartney &…

  17. Primus Take on 'Willy Wonka' Songs For New Album & Tour With 'Classic' Lineup

    July 29, 2014 2:08 PM EDT Les Claypool also sips some haterade on Tim Burton's 'Willy Wonka' remake. In a very Flaming Lips-ian move, zany prog-rockers Primus have decided to dedicate an album, tour and band reunion to the 1971 culinary classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory . The "classic…

  18. Peter Gabriel Cancels Concert in Ukraine Over Security Concerns

    May 09, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel has canceled a planned concert in Kiev on May 10 over security concerns against the backdrop of the ongoing political turmoil in Ukraine. "Due to the on-going unrest in Ukraine it has become clear that the security of the touring personnel and equipment cannot be guaranteed…

  19. Rock Hall Ceremony Wraps With Worthy Performances, Hatchets Buried

    April 11, 2014 4:25 AM EDT The 2014 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held Thursday night at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, honored Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam), Peter Gabriel, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, KISS and Hall and Oates. It would be an evening of debts repaid, honor restored…

  20. Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Chris Martin On Board for Rock Hall Ceremony

    April 01, 2014 4:43 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Chris Martin: The stars are turning out to salute the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. The hall of fame announced Tuesday that "The Boss" will fittingly induct and perform with his loyal E Street Band, while a superstar…

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