1. Rolling Stones Rock Pre-Tour LA Club Gig

    April 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT For one night only, the Rolling Stones were an up-and-coming band again. The legendary group rocked a small club in Los Angeles on Saturday night for a minuscule crowd compared to the thousands set to see them launch their "50 and Counting" anniversary tour a week later on May 3…

  2. Metallica, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch to Rock Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show

    April 23, 2013 10:31 PM EDT The fifth annual event will present Metallica with its Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award. Metallica will top a lineup of metal heavyweights at Revolver's fifth annual Golden Gods awards show. The magazine's May 2 show, which will air on AXS TV from Los Angeles'…

  3. Rolling Stones Add More Dates, Talk Staying Fit

    April 05, 2013 6:12 PM EDT The classic rock veterans have added shows in Toronto and Chicago, with more likely to come. If you're upset that the Rolling Stones won't be coming to your city on their upcoming tour, don't be too stressed - the rockers say more shows may be added. "Normally when you…

  4. Lisa Loeb Re-Creates Iconic 'Stay' Video At Billboard (Exclusive Video)

    March 28, 2013 10:45 AM EDT "Get me ready for my video, one take I'll shake it up on MTV, all eyes on me," Lisa Loeb sings on "The '90s," a track from her new album, "No Fairy Tale." "Those were the '90s, times flies so fast / You say you love me then, but I don'…

  5. 'The Rolling Stones Are Playing Glastonbury,' Says Kasabian Guitarist

    March 06, 2013 10:49 PM EST The festival's lineup has yet to be announced. The Rolling Stones will be making a stop at the Glastonbury Festival this June -- if a hint dropped by Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno is to be believed. Asked by MTV News UK if Pizzorno hoped that his indie-rock band will be the most…

  6. Bobby Rogers, Member of Motown’s The Miracles, Dies At 73

    March 03, 2013 11:10 PM EST Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles and a songwriting collaborator with Smokey Robinson, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73. Motown Museum board member Allen Rawls said Rogers died about 6 a.m. in Southfield. Rogers had been ill for several years.…

  7. Rock Hall of Fame to Host Rolling Stones Retrospective

    February 27, 2013 6:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones, now 50 years on and still gathering no moss, are to be put in a museum. From May, the British rock band’s brilliant career will be celebrated in an exclusive exhibition at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.  It’ll be the first time the Museum has…

  8. Def Leppard Fantasy Camp Coming to Vegas

    February 15, 2013 8:55 AM EST Group will serve as instructors at their own edition of the popular Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Def Leppard will be doing more than playing -- and causing a little -- "Hysteria" during its upcoming residency in Las Vegas. The quintet has signed on for a special edition…

  9. Lisa Loeb 'No Fairy Tale' Video Premiere Plus 9 Stories on What She's Been Up To

    January 31, 2013 10:08 AM EST It's been nearly nine years since Lisa Loeb last released a pop record (2004's "The Way It Really Is") -- not that she intended to take such a long gap. The singer-songwriter who made cat glasses famous with her 1994 megahit "Stay" returned to music-making…

  10. Ask Billboard: Solo Duets, Almost-Heatseeker Graduates & Kenny Chesney

    January 22, 2013 10:05 AM EST In this week's mailbag, your assistance is required when it comes to remembering solo hits which probably should've been billed as duets. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please…

  11. Black Sabbath Announces '13' -- First Ozzy Album in 35 Years

    January 12, 2013 8:45 AM EST Rick Rubin Takes Production Duties Heavy Metal founding fathers Black Sabbath announced today they'll release their first Ozzy Osbourne-fronted album in 35 years in June. Titled "13," the album will be the band's ninth with their original singer and 19th overall.   With…

  12. Rolling Stones Guitarist Ronnie Wood Marries

    December 23, 2012 10:30 AM EST Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is likely playing a happy tune this weekend. The 65-year-old rocker wed 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys in London on Friday, the U.K's Sun reported . Wood wore pink socks and a dark suit, while Humphreys wore a floor-length wedding dress…

  13. Rolling Stones Review: Raucous, Star- Filled Tour Closer

    December 16, 2012 12:00 PM EST To Be Continued NEWARK, N.J. -- The Rolling Stones blew the roof of The Rock last night, putting a capper on their brief 2012 50th Anniversary run of dates, but seemingly setting the stage for more shows in 2013. ROLL WITH IT • Best '50' Tour Photos • Mick Jagger on Newtown •…

  14. Four Tops Founder Considers 'Farewell Tour'

    December 09, 2012 11:00 AM EST Approaching 80, Duke Fakir Eyes Retirement, but First He Wants to Record With Ne-Yo It may be the same old song(s), but it will be a different story when the last founding member of the Four Tops is gone. And Abdul "Duke" Fakir says that time could be coming. Fakir, the lone living…

  15. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (December 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the major nominees for the Grammys, being held Feb.…

  16. 'The Voice' Final Six Talk Song Choices: Watch Latest Performances

    December 04, 2012 3:35 PM EST The six finalists on "The Voice" got their first chance to perform two songs in one show and four of them took similar plans of attack: Perform one song in strict accordance with the original and tweak the other by altering the tempo and arrangement. Naturally, there were mixed…

  17. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger to 20,000 close friends on Sunday night, at…

  18. Kid Rock, 'Rebel Soul': Track-By-Track Review

    November 20, 2012 2:40 PM EST Kid Rock refers to "Rebel Soul," his ninth album, as "a greatest hits feeling record with all new songs." In other words, the 14-song set - recorded at Rock's home AllenRoadHouse studio and his rehearsal facility - The Warehouse - has the punk rock, the Southern rock,…

  19. Rolling Stones Bringing Party to Brooklyn

    November 12, 2012 2:15 PM EST As exclusively reported by Billboard back in August, the Rolling Stones will play a date at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next month -- and it's the opening U.S. date of the group's "50 and Counting" celebration. The show will take place on Saturday, December 8, with…

  20. Rolling Stones Q&A: 'This Juggernaut Is Almost Unstoppable'

    November 09, 2012 8:00 AM EST Mick, Keith Talk Reunion Shows, Arm-and-a-Leg Tickets and Plans for '13 The first floor of London's Dorchester Hotel is crowded with security men, management staff and press assistants, all moving between various suites. Little sensing the comedy value, they dart through one door…

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