1. Tomorrow's Hits: Good Charlotte's Madden Brothers Return with Pharrell

    June 13, 2014 1:02 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: the Madden Brothers, Milky Chance and Mike Jay. The Madden Brothers After leading pop/punksters Good Charlotte to three top 10…

  2. Eurovision Audience Jeers Russia's Entrant (Watch)

    May 09, 2014 3:02 AM EDT Europe's most popular annual televised talent competition, the Eurovision Song Contest, became a proxy battleground for the clash between Russia and the West over Ukraine at the semifinals Tuesday night. With acts from both Russia and Ukraine giving all they had to their live…

  3. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams Help Raise $2.4 Million for MOCA

    March 31, 2014 12:17 AM EDT When it comes to fundraising evenings, “gala” is a much-abused label, but the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 35th anniversary event Saturday was a gala in every sense of the word -- a transporting celebration of art, new beginnings, philanthropy and the beauty of exquisite design. On a purely…

  4. John Mayer Sues Watch Broker to the Celebs Over Dodgy Rolexes

    March 19, 2014 2:22 AM EDT If John Mayer is truly waiting on the world to change, he definitely has the watches with which to do it. The 36-year-old singer has filed a lawsuit against Robert Maron, the watch dealer to the stars who sold him $5,000,000 in pricey timepieces. Mayer claims seven of them were designated…

  5. Ryan Tedder Can't Stop: Working With U2, Elton John (and Everyone Else) While OneRepublic Enjoys Career Highs: Cover Story

    March 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT The Undercover King of Pop: He made more than $2.5 million writing songs last year but doesn't know it. Now OneRepublic's lead singer, who claims to never check his money, is music's most prolific writer/producer Ryan Tedder is well over an hour into a high-voltage…

  6. Avicii To Relaunch Miami Hotel at Ultra Music Festival 2014

    February 10, 2014 1:02 AM EST Wake Avicii up … in his own hotel in Miami. The Grammy-winning EDM hitmaker is launching Avicii Hotel at SLS Hotel South Beach from March 26 to 30, during the Ultra Music Festival and Winter Music Conference 2014. The EDM-meets-luxury hotel collaboration -- in partnership with SLS Hotel South…

  7. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  8. Justine Skye Debuts "Everyday Living" EP, Celebrates with Family and Media

    August 20, 2013 1:16 PM EDT With a promising EP, the new Atlantic Records songstress appears to have a long career ahead of her. Surrounded by a pack of adults—some publicists and managers, others journalists and bloggers, and her mother, Justine Skye watched a full private room in New York City’s Philippe Restaurant…

  9. Phoenix, 'Bankrupt!': Track-by-Track Review

    April 15, 2013 4:12 PM EDT For their April 2013 Billboard cover story , Phoenix were billed as Coachella's breakout kings. And that they have, though their path to success has proven just how slow and methodical a "breakout" can be. Prior to the release of 2009's "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,…

  10. Phoenix: The Billboard Cover Story

    April 05, 2013 12:45 PM EDT The French group's last album made it a festival headliner. For a follow-up, the band is using that attention to bring its offbeat impulses to the masses. On April 13, when Phoenix takes the stage to headline the first Saturday of Coachella, it will be the linchpin moment in the…

  11. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  12. Hot Tours: Phish, Elton John, Bob Seger

    January 23, 2012 1:00 PM EST Legendary jam band Phish tops Hot Tours with ticket sales totals reported from its traditional year ending run of concerts at the partially refurbished Madison Square Garden in New York City. The band played the arena to close out 2011 with sellout shows on each night from Dec. 28 through New…

  13. John Varvatos Grabs Green Day For Spring 2012 Campaign

    January 13, 2012 11:50 AM EST Edgy fashion label John Varvatos may be bold enough to house a retail store in the former location of legendary punk club CBGB, but now seems they're rock'n'roll enough for Green Day. The pop-punk trio follows in the footsteps of the Roots, Alice Cooper and Iggy Pop as the new…

  14. Rihanna's 'You Da One' Video Comes Under Fire

    December 29, 2011 12:15 PM EST Something about Rihanna 's "You Da One" video looks familiar and one Norwegian photographer may agree. In the video, released last week, Rihanna can be spotted gyrating around on the floor as the stripes and dot-shaped shadows dance on her flesh-colored body suit. As the…

  15. The Rapture Reunites With DFA for Long-Awaited 'Grace' Album

    September 05, 2011 10:00 AM EDT It's been a tumultuous five years for the Rapture since the band's last release, but the New York dance punks have finally regained their faith. The group's new effort, "In the Grace of Your Love" (arriving Sept. 5), is an inspired set of dancefloor gems that finds…

  16. 'Watch the Throne' Production Credits Leak, LMFAO and Seal Lend Vocals: Report

    July 19, 2011 1:15 PM EDT In just two weeks 'Watch the Throne' will be in the hands of many. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's highly anticipatated collaborative album is slated to debut digitally on August 1st and hit shelves August 5th, according to USA Today . 'Watch The Throne': Inside Jay-Z's…

  17. Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach to New Cirque du Soleil Show

    June 17, 2011 5:00 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil to be based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like film-making. "It was all completely evolutionary as it came together," Elfman told Billboard…

  18. Etienne de Crécy Brings The Cube To Coachella

    April 15, 2009 3:56 PM EDT When French dance music wizard Etienne de Crécy takes to the center of his "cube" in the Sahara tent for the final set of the 2009 Coachella Music Festival on Sunday night, he'll be mounting the biggest, most advanced sound and light show the desert event has seen since his…

  19. Phoenix Rises With New Album, Label

    February 26, 2009 3:41 PM EST French rock/house band Phoenix will release its fifth studio album, "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix," on May 26. The ten-song set will come out worldwide via the band's own imprint Loyaute, and on Glassnote in the U.S.. "Wolfgang" was recorded in the Paris home studio of…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. 2006 - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul…

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