1. Tomorrowland 2014 Day 2 Highlights: Hardwell, Tiësto, Audien & More

    July 27, 2014 12:18 PM EDT Tomorrowland’s second weekend hit its halfway point with another star-studded assortment of talent on Saturday (July 26). Despite early indications of rain, the weather held it together for the enthusiastic masses that descended upon the festival’s otherworldly stages and installations.…

  2. Lifetime Faces Skeptical Fans, Angry Family For Aaliyah, Whitney Houston Biopics

    June 27, 2014 6:36 PM EDT Lifetime is hoping fans of the late Aaliyah and Whitney Houston will deliver ratings gold when the network airs biopics about the singers’ lives and tragic deaths in the coming year. Disney actress Zendaya Coleman, 17, best known for her work on the hit Disney show "Shake It Up"…

  3. Swizz Beatz Becomes Muse for Kehinde Wiley Portrait

    June 16, 2014 1:53 PM EDT On set with the art-obsessed hitmaker and artist, Wiley. "Eyes on the camera, lean in, look up." Artist Kehinde Wiley spits out directions so fast that it's hard for a spectator to keep up, let alone one of his models. On an ordinary day the 37-year-old's subject might be…

  4. Christopher Lee Delivers Heavy Metal Don Quixote

    May 27, 2014 8:00 PM EDT To mark his 92nd birthday, on Monday actor Sir Christopher Lee released a covers album of heavy metal versions including two numbers from the Don Quixote musical “Man of La Mancha” and two other songs.  “'Impossible Dream', in my opinion, is one of the greatest songs ever written,”…

  5. Foo Fighters Reveal New Album Details, HBO Series

    May 15, 2014 11:25 AM EDT Frontman Dave Grohl directs the making of his band's forthcoming eighth album, which was recorded at famous studios in eight different cities with local legends sitting in A new  Foo Fighters album is due out this fall and with the as-yet-untitled effort, HBO will air a new series…

  6. 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon Talks Maui Parties, Rap Music and Dishes Management Advice At Tribeca

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM EDT Shep Gordon is a man who got punched by Janis Joplin while she was making love to Jimi Hendrix, shared custody of his cat with neighbor Cary Grant and smoked pot many times with Willie Nelson – just a few of the compiled stories that make up the documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep…

  7. Dawn Richard Doesn't Mind Being R&B's Coolest Outcast

    March 13, 2014 4:16 PM EDT The singer discusses why she returned to Danity Kane, her 'medieval' album trilogy and making music that Joan Of Arc would listen to. Dawn Richard understands why people were confused when she announced that she was returning to Danity Kane. After the R&B-leaning girl group -…

  8. Black Sabbath, Converse Kick-Off New Line of Sneakers

    January 10, 2014 12:30 AM EST Converse has just announced a Black Sabbath collection based on its classic Chuck Taylor All-Star sneaker design, which may be more of a brilliantly synergistic marketing concept than anyone could have ever guessed. A quick look at the lives of Chuck Taylor and Ozzy Osborne would seem to bear…

  9. Bruce Springsteen, 'High Hopes': Track-By-Track Review

    January 05, 2014 9:00 PM EST BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN High Hopes Producers: Ron Aniello, Brendan O'Brien Label: Columbia Release Date: Jan. 14 "High Hopes" is Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album. In a first for the artist, the record is a collection of cover songs previously performed live, originals…

  10. Jamie Lynn Spears Exclusive Q&A: 'There Is No Rivalry' With Britney

    December 05, 2013 11:15 AM EST As she storms Hot Country Songs with 'How Could I Want More,' Spears discusses the love she's always had for the genre, the pros and cons of her last name and her 'pop icon' big sis Britney Spears' new album "Britney Jean" is due to launch on next week…

  11. Sammy Adams Q&A: On His 'Homecoming' EP & Pharrell-Assisted 2014 LP

    December 02, 2013 5:39 PM EST "I'm not a singles artist and I've proven that, which I'm more than stoked about," says the pop-rapper. Having battled criticism and skepticism from bloggers and critics alike following the success of 2010's "Boston's Boy" (which peaked at No. 73…

  12. Bruce Springsteen to Release 'High Hopes' Studio Album in January

    November 25, 2013 8:17 AM EST Columbia Records announced Monday that Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album, "High Hopes," will be released on Jan. 14, 2014. The record is an eclectic combination of cover songs, new songs, and songs previously performed by Springsteen in some format. The album was…

  13. Cher Lloyd Live: Watch The Tastemakers Performance

    October 29, 2013 1:04 PM EDT Watch the pop phenom perform three acoustic tracks and discuss her new album, "Sorry I'm Late." "I'm quite an honest person," 20-year-old pop singer Cher Lloyd tells Billboard at Manhattan's Mophonics Studio, after performing a trio of songs for a…

  14. Nirvana, Lady Gaga Among Acts Releasing Record Store Day Black Friday Exclusives

    October 22, 2013 8:01 PM EDT Bob Dylan, Nirvana and Lady Gaga are among the acts releasing exclusive titles for this year's Black Friday event held by the organizers of Record Store Day. Back to Black Friday, the newest iteration of the annual event, features a number of EPs, singles and live albums released…

  15. Bubbling Under: Radio Loves KAPTN's 'Ricky Ricardo'

    August 02, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: KAPTN, Said The Whale, Lauren Aquilina and Forest Swords KAPTN Los Angeles-based rapper KAPTN is tuning in listeners, and…

  16. Man Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison For Plotting To Kill Singer Joss Stone

    July 09, 2013 7:36 PM EDT Junior Bradshaw, 32, has been found guilty of plotting to murder and rob the soul singer. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE DefSemiHidden="true" DefQFormat="false" DefPriority="99" LatentStyleCount="267"> UnhideWhenUsed="false…

  17. Cyndi Lauper, 'Kinky Boots' Runaway Winners at Tony Awards

    June 09, 2013 11:42 PM EDT The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best leading man. Christopher Durang's comical "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"…

  18. Remember The Time: Jimmy Eat World's Adkins Breaks Down 'The Middle' Video

    May 02, 2013 11:10 AM EDT Frontman describes shooting the iconic 2001 clip as "a crazy-ass party." Jimmy Eat World's single "The Middle" was a great teen film compressed into an under-three-minute pop song. Lyrically, singer Jim Adkins' message echoes what director John Hughes was…

  19. Joss Stone Murder Plot Pair Found Guilty

    April 03, 2013 11:08 AM EDT Defendants were arrested in 2011 near the singer's home. A British jury has reportedly reached a guilty verdict nearly two years after a pair of men were arrested near the home of U.K. soul artist Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder the singer. According to live…

  20. Pair Plotted To Kill Joss Stone, Court Hears

    March 19, 2013 5:52 AM EDT Prosecutors in Britain said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her body in a river. The suspects, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, were arrested in June 2011, close to the singer's U.K. house after…

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