1. Tom Petty's Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    July 18, 2014 3:20 PM EDT Counting down Petty's 20 biggest smashes with the Heartbreakers and beyond In the brand new Billboard cover story , the venerable Tom Petty discusses the passion, outrage and drive that birthed "Hypnotic Eye," his latest studio album and 13th with the Heartbreakers. It's a…

  2. Sia to Perform, Michael Stipe & Demi Lovato to Appear On Logo's 'Trailblazers'

    June 17, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Sia, Michael Stipe, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pete Wentz are the latest confirmed appearances for "Trailblazers," a Logo TV special set to tape Monday, June 23 in New York City and air Thursday June 26 at 9 p.m. EST/PT to commemorate the one-year anniversary of…

  3. 'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Donny Osmond Guest Judges Disney Night

    April 15, 2014 2:23 AM EDT Welcome, dear gem hunters and DANCMSTR refugees!  Tonight’s theme was both appropriate and preposterous — much like the bedazzled series itself — as we all know that in many ways, EVERY night is Disney Night on "Dancing With the Stars." How many times has Bruno screamed “Youuuu…

  4. 'Guantanamera': Pete Seeger's Latin Legacy

    January 28, 2014 8:58 PM EST "There's no sense in me singing it all by myself. Let me teach it to you. Even if you never sang a note of Spanish, you can get those two words…" Pete Seeger's version of the Cuban song "Guantanamera" was released on his album "We Shall Overcome,"…

  5. Alicia Keys Visits Typhoon Refugees in Philippines

    November 25, 2013 6:40 AM EST Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys visited a Philippine air force base Monday to bring cheer to hundreds of evacuees from eastern provinces wracked by Typhoon Haiyan. The American singer distributed crayons and coloring books to children at the Villamor Air Base grandstand, where evacuees from…

  6. Arcade Fire, 'Reflektor': Track-By-Track Review

    October 28, 2013 10:33 AM EDT Arcade Fire has been touted as Generation Y's answer to U2, and ever since their 2004 debut "Funeral" tipped off indie rock to strings, sweeping musical arrangements and wholly relatable anthems, it seems they've been aspiring to make a statement like "Reflektor.…

  7. Palestinian ‘Arab Idol’ Winner Gets Permission For West Bank Move

    August 07, 2013 1:52 AM EDT Fame has opened a door for a former Gaza wedding singer that remains closed for others in the blockaded territory: Mohammed Assaf, winner of the popular TV talent contest "Arab Idol," gets to move to the West Bank. The West Bank and Gaza lie on either side of Israel. Citing…

  8. Palestinian Wins 'Arab Idol,' Named UN Goodwill Ambassador

    June 23, 2013 10:50 AM EDT The winner of the Arab Idol reality show can't stop adding titles. After winning the popular contest, singer Mohammed Assaf was named a special ambassador Sunday by the U.N.'s Palestinian refugee agency and the Palestinian president. On Saturday night, Assaf became the first…

  9. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers End Bonnaroo 2013 With Extended Jams

    June 17, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Petty announced, in his easygoing drawl, "Here's one we can all sing along to," and launched into "I Won't Back Down." Bonnaroo's 2013 edition concluded with a great American performance from one of the greatest American rock 'n roll bands. Tom Petty…

  10. Top Ten World Cup Songs

    June 13, 2013 11:42 AM EDT As the one-year countdown to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins, we highlight the Top Ten songs of World Cup history The countdown has begun: the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins on June 12, 20014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The tournament's slogan is "All in One Rhythm," and we can…

  11. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Go for Artistry Over Obvious at Henry Fonda Theater

    June 04, 2013 4:30 PM EDT The story may change as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers continue with their six-concert stand at the 1,400-capacity Henry Fonda Theater, but on opening night the star attraction in this vault-mining experiment was guitarist Mike Campbell. Petty's right-hand man since their start in…

  12. Beyonce, Madonna Join 'Sound of Change' Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Madonna will be lending their support to the "Sound of Change Live" concert, being held in London on Saturday to raise funds for over a hundred worldwide projects that support women and girls. A billion people are expected to watch the concert, which is taking place…

  13. Miss Kittin, 'Eleven': First Listen & Download

    April 17, 2013 3:30 PM EDT On the eve of her sixth album release, the French star talks EDM, electroclash, punk, and the genre trap. “What is EDM, seriously?” asks Miss Kittin with not a hint of sarcasm in her French lilt. “I don’t really know. Is it that the big music that is played at Ultra in Miami, like…

  14. Lady Antebellum Announces LadyAID to Help Children in Need

    December 17, 2012 9:30 AM EST Grammy winning trio Lady Antebellum have announced a new charitable initiative called LadyAID, a philanthropic effort created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally. The multi-level organization will reach children across the state of…

  15. Ravi Shankar to Receive Lifetime Achievement Grammy

    December 12, 2012 10:45 AM EST Carole King, The Temptations, Patti Page and Lightnin' Hopkins Among Honorees On the morning after his death, the Recording Academy announced that Ravi Shankar and six others -- Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, Patti Page and the Temptations -- will…

  16. 'American Idol' Keeps Portland Weird at Auditions

    February 02, 2012 10:55 AM EST There's a popular phrase in Portland -- evidenced by a number of signs found across the city -- bearing the saying "Keep Portland Weird." Wednesday night's "Idol" auditions, for the most part, did that motto proud. It was certainly the season's most eclectic…

  17. Tom Petty Talks New Album, Tour, Sandwiches in Twitter Q&A

    December 15, 2011 7:32 PM EST There were a few modest news flashes from Tom Petty during a Q&A session on his official Twitter page ( @tompetty ) on Thursday. Petty told Billboard.com that a new album is planned "but too soon to know details. it`s early days." He did, however, tell a fan asking about his…

  18. 'American Idol' Premiere: Top 5 Auditions, from Yoji 'Pop' to Devyn Rush

    January 20, 2011 2:03 AM EST If you missed last night's "American Idol" season 10 premiere or just want to relive the highlights again, we're here to help. Watch the five most memorable auditions of the night below -- don't forget to tell us which one was your favorite -- and see how judges…

  19. Pink Floyd's Gilmour To Join Waters On Lone 'Wall' Date

    July 15, 2010 3:00 PM EDT After having performed together last weekend for just the second time since a bitter split in the early 1980s, Pink Floyd principals Roger Waters and David Gilmour are planning to collaborate again on stage at least once more. The recent reunion and the upcoming appearance stem from the 2009…

  20. Live Aid 25th Anniversary: 10 Awesome Benefit Show Performances

    July 13, 2010 3:53 PM EDT Twenty five years ago today (July 13), more than 50 artists across two continents united for the Live Aid benefit concerts, organized by UK musicians Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to aid famine relief efforts in Ethiopia. The event touched the hearts (and wallets) of fans across the globe, as an…

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