1. Madonna, Bruce Springsteen Lead Billboard's 2013 Top 40 Money Makers

    February 22, 2013 12:00 PM EST It may be a digital age, but live is still the big cash driver for the top 40 earners on our annual list The U.S. music business offers a matrix of trends to satisfy chart watchers and number crunchers. New CD sales continue to fall. Digital music sales are rising nearly 10 years after…

  2. Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty Headlining

    February 19, 2013 1:50 PM EST Bjork, Wu-Tang Clan, Wilco, Pretty Lights also on tap for the massive Tennessee festival. Paul McCartney will take center stage at this year's Bonnaroo festival, which will invade Manchester, Tenn. from June 13-16. Macca, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers…

  3. Tiesto Reveals Plans for a 2013 Album, Talks New Management, Preps for Huge Year

    February 12, 2013 2:53 PM EST With a new manager Coran Capshaw at his side, the Dutch megastar expects a big 2013. "I like to do big things,” Tiësto said today from his hotel room in Brazil. “And if you want to do big things, you need big players around you who can help you with that." Under new manager…

  4. New Year's Eve: 13 Hot Shows to Ring In 2013

    December 28, 2012 2:45 PM EST Across the country, music fans will be kicking off 2013 at massive arenas and intimate venues, at overwhelming raves and scintillating hip-hop shows, at rock showcases and pop explosions. Which New Year's Eve experience is right for you? Check out these 13 hot U.S. shows for the…

  5. Hot Tours: Madonna, Enrique Iglesias & Jennifer Lopez, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw

    August 31, 2012 3:25 PM EDT Madonna claims the top ranking on the latest Hot Tours ranking with box office stats reported from the final month of her MDNA tour's European leg. With more than 307,000 fans in attendance at the last 11 Euro performances, ticket revenue totaled more than $36 million. Included in the…

  6. The Beat 8/16: Alicia Keys Announces 'Girl on Fire,' Gotye Makes a YouTube Mashup

    August 16, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Welcome to the Thursday, Aug. 16 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, where host Jonathan Brooks takes you through the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- from the streets of sunny California. In today&…

  7. Phish's Trey Anastasio Announces Solo Album, Fall Tour

    August 14, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Phish fans will have something new to fry this fall: a solo album from guitarist Trey Anastasio . His ninth solo album, "Traveler," is due Oct. 16 via Rubber Jungle/ATO Records. In hopes to create a "cinematic end result," Anastasio teamed up with producer Peter Katis, who…

  8. Bonnaroo 2012: The 10 Best Performances

    June 11, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Along with open fields, tasty food, stand-up shows, shirtless guys (and girls), not-too-hidden narcotics, film screenings, porta potties, overpriced merchandise and so much more, the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival offered four days of enthralling performances from rock music's…

  9. Bonnaroo Sunday: 10 Things Seen & Heard

    June 11, 2012 10:05 AM EDT The overcast weather on the final day of the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival felt like a giant natural hangover. Music fans, weary from three days of full-throttle listening experiences and a night of jamming to the Red Hot Chili Peppers , D'Angelo andpicked up the upstart artist…

  10. Summer Music Central 2012

    June 10, 2012 10:41 AM EDT _ _ Chart Article _ _ Katy Perry Rocks L.A. With 'Summer Beats' Gig Perry kicked off Billboard/Pepsi's live series with a show for her new movie. _ Songs of the Summer Chart Returns The Pepsi-sponsored chart tracks the catchiest songs of the summer season. _ 40 Hot Summer…

  11. Alice Cooper on Bonnaroo: 'I Can't Wait to Kill This Audience'

    May 25, 2012 9:00 AM EDT For 20 years, Alice Cooper fans have aped the "We are not worthy!" salutation from "Wayne's World." But the shock rocker is anticipating a new catch phrase taking root soon thanks to his cameo in the new film adaptation of "Dark Shadows." "We're…

  12. Outside Lands 2012 Lineup: Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young Headlining

    April 17, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder , Metallica , Neil Young & Crazy Horse , Jack White and the Foo Fighters lead the lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from Aug. 10-12. The 2012 fest marks the return of Metallica and…

  13. Bonnaroo Adds fun., Santigold, Danzig To Lineup

    March 13, 2012 11:20 AM EDT The 2012 Bonnaroo lineup expanded by a handful of bands on Tuesday (Mar. 13), after launching with headliners Radiohead , Phish and the Red Hot Chili Peppers last month. The new announcement (and updated full lineup) is over at Bonnaroo's official site . Current Hot 100 kings (and recent…

  14. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  15. 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…

  16. Hackers Dupe Lady Gaga's 'Monsters' in iPad Scheme

    December 20, 2011 12:30 PM EST L ady Gaga was the victim of a hyper-targeted attack on Twitter and Facebook on Monday, with her millions of "monsters" being solicited to provide personal details in exchange for a free iPad. The hacker or hackers first tried to dupe many of her 45 million Facebook fans with a…

  17. Phish Play First Vermont Show in 7 Years to Aid Flood Victims

    September 15, 2011 9:35 AM EDT Phish is coming to the aid of victims of Vermont flooding. The Burlington-bred jam band, which formed in the early 1980s, played a benefit concert Wednesday for those affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, which killed four people and damaged hundreds of roads, bridges and homes…

  18. Hot Tours: Sade, Phish, Jason Aldean

    September 02, 2011 2:40 PM EDT Sade tops this week's list of Hot Tours with box office grosses reported from a three-show run at Staples Center in Los Angeles as its world tour continues in North America through mid-September. The 20,000-seat arena hosted the tour on Aug. 19, 20 and 21 with a total attendance of 40…

  19. Billboard Bits: Nirvana Bassist To Throw 'Nevermind' Show, T-Swift Song Hits 'True Blood'

    August 18, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Nirvana Bassist to Perform 'Nevermind' for Album's 20th Anniversary Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic is planning a Seattle tribute concert on September 20 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of…

  20. Outside Lands Fashion: 34 Looks

    August 15, 2011 4:10 PM EDT The Outside Lands festival took over San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this past weekend (Aug. 12-14) but headliners Arcade Fire , Muse , and Phish weren't the only sights weren't the only sights worth seeing. Intrepid photographer Misha Vladimirskiy captured artists and fans…

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