1. AMAs 2014: Watch All the Pre-Show Action Here

    November 23, 2014 1:00 PM EST The 2014 American Music Awards are finally here! The awards show itself starts at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, and you can watch all the pre-show action below thanks to Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs. Hosted by Lance Bass , Chelsea Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Gavin DeGraw , Frankie Grande,…

  2. American Music Awards Announce 2014 Pre-Show Hosts & Performers

    November 07, 2014 12:00 PM EST The American Music Awards have officially announced the lineup for the pre-show, and it's quite star-studded. Hosted by Lance Bass , Chelsea Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Gavin DeGraw , Frankie Grande, Taryn Manning, Jordin Sparks , Morgan Stewart and Ted Stryker , the Coca-Cola Red…

  3. Faith Evans Signs New Deal, Releases Track 'I Deserve It': Listen

    July 18, 2014 2:51 AM EDT R&B Grammy winner Faith Evans has signed a worldwide exclusive publishing and BMG Artist Services deal with BMG Chrysalis U.S. for her first new studio album in four years, "Incomparable," which will come out this fall. Her eighth studio album features the lead single, "I…

  4. TLC’s Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas Reflects On the 15th Anniversary of 'No Scrubs'

    April 10, 2014 11:54 AM EDT Here's the thing about deadbeat dudes: They're not going anywhere. In 500 years, when we're all living on Mars, the moon or wherever, some guys will still be acting like horny idiots, "hanging out the passenger side of his best friends' ride," trying to holler at…

  5. 'Sapphires' U.S. DVD Art Could be Scrapped After Racism Complaints

    August 06, 2013 12:09 AM EDT The U.S. distributor of the Australian feel-good film "The Sapphires" is apologizing for the DVD cover, which has had complaints of sexism and racism levelled against it. Anchor Bay Entertainment said in a statement Monday that it "regrets any unintentional upset"…

  6. Elvis Presley’s Stax Sessions To Be Reissued As Three-Disc Box Set

    August 05, 2013 1:49 AM EDT It was 1973, and Elvis Presley's comeback was in fifth gear. After years of making mediocre movies, he had returned to touring and performing in Las Vegas. In January of that year, he staged the "Aloha from Hawaii" concert live via satellite, viewed by a billion people…

  7. Meat Puppets, A-Trak and Omarion Added to Summerfest Lineup

    May 17, 2013 10:09 AM EDT Summerfest is adding to its already massive lineup for the Milwaukee-based music festival, with '90s rockers Meat Puppets and Cracker joining the mid-summer party, along with indie band Rogue Wave among others. A-Trak, Umphrey's McGee, Omarion, JC Brooks & The Upown Sound, The…

  8. Patty Griffin Debuts 'American Kid' Album at Former Church

    March 17, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Patty Griffin chose a rustic former church, now a private home called The Caste in Austin, to debut her upcoming new album "American Kid" for an invitation-only audience on Friday afternoon at South By Southwest. The album, due out May 7 is her debut for New West Records, whose…

  9. Arrest Made in French Montana Bus Shooting

    March 06, 2013 11:10 AM EST Philadelphia police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting last week outside rapper French Montana's tour bus that left one person dead. Frank Briggs, 20, was taken into custody on Tuesday and charged with murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault, according to NBC…

  10. Amy Grant Honored for Charity Work at Governor's Mansion

    December 17, 2012 12:35 AM EST On an afternoon that qualified as one of the coldest of the fall and winter season, Music City celebrated one of its' warmest hearts at the Governor's Mansion this past Tuesday. Amy Grant was presented with the 2012 Cecil Scaife Visionary Award by Tennessee First Lady Chrissy Haslam…

  11. Stevie Wonder's Cousin to Stand Trial for Video Extortion Plot

    July 13, 2012 9:45 AM EDT A judge ordered Stevie Wonder 's cousin to stand trial on an extortion charge after hearing testimony that the man and his girlfriend attempted to sell a film ranting against the singer's treatment of his family for millions of dollars. Superior Court Judge Ray Jurado ruled Thursday…

  12. Iron Maiden, "The Final Frontier"

    August 06, 2010 1:37 PM EDT Iron Maiden knows how to make up for lost time. Four years after "A Matter of Life or Death"-the longest wait for a new album in the British metal heroes' 35-year history-the sextet delivers its longest outing yet (more than 76 minutes), a loosely thematic 10-song opus that…

  13. Fun Fun Fun Fest Adds Extra Day, Weird Al, Devo

    August 04, 2010 2:24 PM EDT Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest has released its full line-up, along with the announcement that a third day has been added, headlined by Weird Al Yankovic . The festival will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5 and run through Sunday, Nov. 7 at the city's Waterloo Park. Other acts just…

  14. Beyonce: The Billboard Cover Story

    October 01, 2009 4:30 PM EDT Fans are still getting to know Sasha Fierce, Beyoncé's musical alter ego, formally introduced on the singer's 2008 album, "I Am...Sasha Fierce." Most probably don't know, however, that the singer/songwriter has been friends with Fierce since elementary school. Manager…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  16. Lofgren Scales Back For Neil Young Covers

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren's new album, "The Loner -- Nils Sings Neil" -- for David Briggs, the famed Neil Young cohort who passed away 1995. There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren's new album, "The Loner -- Nils Sings…

  17. Debut Freebass Album Expected Next March

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Freebass, the rock act featuring former Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Mani from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of the Smiths, is planning to release its as-yet-untitled Freebass, the rock act featuring former Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Mani…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  19. The Great White North

    March 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the heels of the first release from his Archives Performance series last fall... On the heels of the first release from his Archives Performance series last fall, Neil Young will unveil another vintage concert this week via Reprise. "Live at Massey Hall" was taped Jan. 19, 1971,…

  20. Neil Young Revisits Vintage Toronto Gig

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the heels of the first release from his Archives Performance series last fall, Neil Young will unveil another vintage concert on March 13 via Reprise. "Live at Massey Hall" was taped Jan. 19, 1971, On the heels of the first release from his Archives Performance series last fall,…

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