1. Stevie Nicks Calls New Album 'My Own Little 'Rumours''

    April 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Stevie Nicks says it wasn't her intention to take a decade between solo albums. Nicks -- whose "In Your Dreams," the follow-up to 2001's "Trouble in Shangri-La," comes out May 3 -- tells Billboard.com that she was ready to start work on a solo set in 2005 after…

  2. Chris Brown Impersonates Trey Songz, R. Kelly, Brown Fans Beef With Songz

    March 21, 2011 10:39 AM EDT On the eve of a Twitter beef between Chris Brown fans and R&B singer Trey Songz , Chris Brown coincidentally found himself breaking into his best Trey Songz -- and R. Kelly -- impersonation on the Russ Parr morning show. Video: Chris Brown impersonates Trey Songz, R.Kelly After jokingly…

  3. Twin Shadow Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    March 10, 2011 11:30 AM EST Chart Article Our video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and small regional chains. Twin Shadow In our most…

  4. Stevie Nicks: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:27 PM EST Stevie Nicks "In Your Dreams" May 3 For her first solo album in 10 years, Stevie Nicks is working with Dave Stewart of Eurythmics and Glen Ballard. The iconic Fleetwood Mac diva has said that songs will include the "catchy, uptempo" title track, as well as a "romantic…

  5. Katy Perry Wants 'Lots of Children' with Russell Brand

    December 22, 2010 12:51 PM EST In the latest issue of the U.K.'s Grazia magazine, Katy Perry shares new details about her relationship with new husband Russell Brand, including their Christmas plans and her desire for a big family. "I don't want to miss out on any experience. I want lots of children,"…

  6. James Taylor and Carole King Craft Season's Hottest Tour

    July 16, 2010 4:10 PM EDT When a James Taylor / Carole King co-headlining Troubadour Reunion tour was announced last winter, the concert industry reacted with the sort of laid-back reserve befitting the two mellow-rock icons. Few predicted that arenas full of smiling, dancing, sometimes weeping baby boomers-and their…

  7. Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB / Feb. 16, 2010 / New York City (Terminal 5)

    February 24, 2010 6:40 PM EST It's been quite a ride for Trey Anastasio since July 2008, when the Phish frontman resurrected the Trey Anastasio Band (TAB) at a show in Brooklyn. Though his self-titled side project never really went away, Anastasio and his band reemerged live that night to debut a handful of stripped…

  8. Phish's Trey Anastasio Off To Feb. 'Tab' Tour

    January 06, 2010 2:30 PM EST Following up a big 2009 full of Phish dates and a new Phish album, frontman Trey Anastasio kicks off his 2010 by touring the U.S. this February with backing band Classic Tab. Anastasio and Classic Tab's 16 date trek begins with a benefit show on Feb. 8 at Charlottesville, VA's…

  9. Ringo, McCartney Duet On Starr's Latest Solo Album

    November 19, 2009 2:43 PM EST R ingo Starr is joined by his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney for a duet on "Y Not," the drummer's forthcoming solo album due out Jan. 12, 2010 on Hip-O Records/UMe. The album also includes vocal turns by Joss Stone , Ben Harper and Richard Marx as well as musical and…

  10. Unreleased Jackson 5 Tracks Discovered For New Collection

    October 06, 2009 9:50 AM EDT Motown/UMe is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Jackson 5 's first single with "I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters," a new collection of 12 vault recordings due out on Nov. 10. A single, "That's How Love Is," is being released today (Oct. 6) on iTunes; the…

  11. Grynch Sounds Off On Seattle Hip-Hop

    September 03, 2009 1:05 PM EDT A hip-hop track about a 23-year-old Volvo sounds like a joke, but Seattle artist Grynch is totally sincere when he raps, "I've laughed in that car/I've cried in that car/Knock on wood, man, I'll probably die in that car." The emerging rapper, who's been getting…

  12. Smokey Robinson Video Premiere and Q&A

    August 17, 2009 10:11 AM EDT The songs alone speak volumes. "Shop Around." "You've Really Got a Hold on Me." "Ooo Baby Baby." "The Tracks of My Tears." "I Second That Emotion." "The Tears of a Clown." "My Guy." "My Girl." "Cruisin&…

  13. Lyle Lovett Looks To Texas For New Album

    July 07, 2009 11:18 AM EDT Lyle Lovett combines both originals and songs "by some of my favorite Texas singer-songwriters" on his next album, which is due out Oct. 20. "I had a few new songs I was really eager to record, but I just didn't have enough new songs I liked to do an entire album of my…

  14. May 22, 2009

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Everything She Wants,” Wham! 1972 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Oh Girl,” Chi-Lites. 1971 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “Sticky Fingers,” the Rolling Stones. 1967 – Florence Ballard appears with the Supremes for the last time on “The Tonight Show.” 1966 – Bruce…

  15. TV One Brings Back 'Unsung'

    May 18, 2009 10:59 AM EDT The lives and careers of Supremes founding member Florence Ballad, Minnie Riperton, Shalamar and Melba Moore will be the focus of TV One's second installment of its "Unsung" series. Coinciding with the start of Black Music Month (June), the one-hour biography program will…

  16. Last.fm Denies Handing U2 Leak Listeners To RIAA

    February 23, 2009 6:18 PM EST Last.fm founder Richard Jones responded forcefully today (Feb. 23) to accusations that the company had given user data to the RIAA in order to track illegal downloads of U2's upcoming album, "No Line On the Horizon." Jones’ refutation follows a similar denial made by the RIAA…

  17. Katy Perry: Single Lady

    February 11, 2009 1:40 PM EST If you've only seen videos of Katy Perry singing "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold," looking like the love child of Zooey Deschanel and an anime character, you might take her for a lightweight. She giggles, does exaggerated pantomimes of femininity, and jumps into…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of the release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." 2006 - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. The second annual show, which takes place in a ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace, 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the…

  20. Body Of Infatuated Fan Found Near Abdul's Home

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST A fan of Paula Abdul whose failed audition for "American Idol" aired in season five was found dead in a car near the home of the pop star and judge she admired, authorities said today (Nov. 12). A fan of Paula Abdul whose failed audition for "American Idol" aired in season…

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