1. Metallica On Ice: Rockers Light It Up for San Jose Sharks NHL Game

    January 21, 2015 11:58 PM EST For years, the San Jose Sharks have come out to the ice each home game to the Metallica song "Seek and Destroy." On Wednesday night, the band was on hand for it. The Sharks held a special Metallica night for their game against the rival Los Angeles Kings in the latest Bay Area…

  2. Exclusive: Turbo Fruits to Release Patrick Carney-Assisted Album, Share New Track

    January 20, 2015 11:10 AM EST In seven years, Nashville's raucous garage-rawk royalty  Turbo Fruits have upgraded like car models: increasingly streamlined without losing their power. Their 2007 debut's supernova of thrashing tempos and crashing snares has been slowing down and growing up, injecting 2009'…

  3. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 50-26

    January 20, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  4. Kid Rock Criticized For Killing Cougar

    January 20, 2015 12:05 AM EST Kid Rock is in hot water with animal rights activists after he posed for a photo with a cougar he'd presumably killed. The singer went hunting last week with fellow Michigan native and firearm enthusiast Ted Nugent , who shared a picture of their quarry on his Facebook account.…

  5. Watch Ariana Grande's Film Debut in Animated 'Underdogs' Trailer

    January 19, 2015 8:23 PM EST Ariana Grande will make her big screen debut in the upcoming animated film Underdogs , along with Matthew Morrison, Bella Thorne and Nicholas Hoult later this year.  Ariana Grande,  Lea Michele  Join Ryan Murphy's 'Scream Queens' The comedy tracks a group of foosball players…

  6. Is Jay Z Buying Hot 97?

    January 19, 2015 6:28 PM EST Jay Z is reportedly part of a group in negotiations to purchase New York radio station Hot 97, according to MediaTakeOut.com .  Jay Z Signs Middleweight Boxing Champ Andre Ward to Roc Nation Sports The website cites an unnamed "rock solid source" as saying the hip-hop…

  7. Fall Out Boy, O.A.R. to Perform at NHL All-Star Game

    January 18, 2015 11:39 PM EST Fall Out Boy and O.A.R. are ready to rock during the NHL's 2015 All-Star Game on Jan. 25 on the NBC Sports Network. Pop-punk rockers Fall Out Boy will perform during the first intermission of the NHL's star player showcase in Columbus, Ohio, while jam rockers O.A.R. will take the…

  8. 'SNL' Slams Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ads in Kevin Hart-Hosted Episode

    January 18, 2015 10:23 AM EST Hart got to play the Godfather of Soul and performed a stand-up routine about the dangers of mountain lions. Kevin Hart hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time this weekend, as he played an insecure James Brown , a dog-walker in Brooklyn and a castle-dwelling guy who hates singing.…

  9. Selfie Sticks Banned by U.K. Music Venues

    January 16, 2015 5:39 PM EST 'Stick with the tried-and-tested use of an arm,' one arena spokesperson quips. They were one of 2014's best-selling Christmas gifts in the U.K., but it seems that selfie sticks are far less popular in the live music business. London's O2 arena, O2 Academy Brixton and…

  10. Is Panama the Next Hot Spot for EDM Festivals?

    January 16, 2015 1:00 PM EST As North America began to launch more EDM festivals than it could support, organizers cast their eyes toward Latin America as an affordable destination for top DJs and brightly clad fans. First came Mexico: The BPM Festival, which launched in 2008 as a modest gathering, has grown into a 10…

  11. So You Know You Can't Dance: Watch Maddie Ziegler Teach Sia's 'Chandelier' Routine

    January 16, 2015 10:50 AM EST I don’t know how to dance — but I’m ready to learn. Watch the ‘Dance Moms’ star show me how to perform choreography from Sia’s acclaimed “Chandelier” video. Welcome to the latest episode of So You Know You Can't Dance , a new Billboard.com web series in which music biggest stars teach…

  12. Pitbull Celebrates His Birthday at Miami School Event

    January 15, 2015 7:54 PM EST 'When you're looking at me you're looking at the American dream. When I look at you I see the American dream,' he tells students. Armando Pérez, aka Pitbull , celebrated his 34th birthday with balloons, hundreds of schoolchildren and Florida's top dignitaries…

  13. Meadowlands' Izod Center Facing Early Closure Amidst Heavy Competition

    January 15, 2015 5:59 PM EST The Izod Center at the Meadowlands complex in East Rutherford, N.J., could well become a casualty of new arenas in its region even sooner than suspected, if the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority board today approves a plan submitted by N.J. Governor Chris Christie 's…

  14. Wisconsin Radio Station Bans All Seattle Bands Before Packers-Seahawks Game

    January 14, 2015 9:53 PM EST Sorry Pearl Jam , Nirvana , Soundgarden , Jimi Hendrix and Heart , you're not getting any airtime in Milwaukee, Wisc., this week. But, don't worry, it's not personal -- it's sports.  Katy Perry's Super Bowl Inspiration Is Super Weird The Green Bay Packers…

  15. Ratking Shows Love for NY In 'Snow Beach': Exclusive Video Premiere

    January 14, 2015 2:00 PM EST So It Goes , the 2014 studio debut from New York rap trio Ratking , came filled with crooked, forceful beats and off-kilter horn samples that evoked the city's early-90s hip-hop. Ratking continue the momentum with the new video to "Snow Beach," premiered here on The Juice.…

  16. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 75-51

    January 13, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  17. Freddie Gibbs on ESPN's Stuart Scott: 'He Might've Saved My Life'

    January 12, 2015 4:21 PM EST 'Stuart Scott was a hero,' Gibbs says of the late ESPN anchor. ESPN's Stuart Scott, who brought hip-hop to sports' national airwaves, attention to the fight against cancer, and joy to countless sports fans' days, died Sunday, Jan. 4. In what turned out to be his…

  18. Roundtable: Five Execs Examine Radio's Uncertain Future in the Streaming Age

    January 12, 2015 2:26 PM EST Relying on research or your own ears; syncing the pulse of a local community with the talk of the Internet -- today's radio insiders have the ­gargantuan task of pleasing a diverse audience of 243 million ­listeners a week (91 percent of all Americans 12 or older, ­according to Nielsen…

  19. Leading Music Execs Call on UK Government to Rein In Ticket Resales

    January 12, 2015 10:53 AM EST Leading figures from the music, entertainment and sport industries have called upon the British Government to implement tighter controls in the secondary ticketing industry. Pink Floyd's Nick Mason , promoter Harvey Goldsmith , One Direction manager Richard Griffiths and Iron Maiden…

  20. Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Celebrate Birthday at All-Star L.A. Forum Concert

    January 11, 2015 11:00 AM EST Nearly a dozen rockers, including David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell, Slash and Alice Cooper, toasted the Foo Fighters frontman. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl celebrated his 46th birthday in true rock star style, taking over Los Angeles' the Forum on Saturday (Jan. 10) for a concert…

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