1. Sia Confirms Grammys Performance During 'Ellen' Appearance

    January 30, 2015 1:28 PM EST Sia is the latest name to be confirmed to take the Grammys stage: the reclusive singer-songwriter will perform at the ceremony next Sunday (Feb. 8), she announced during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that is scheduled to air on Friday (Jan. 30). Based on the stunning nature…

  2. Grammys: Gwen Stefani & Adam Levine, Jessie J & Tom Jones, Hozier & Annie Lennox to Perform

    January 28, 2015 4:32 PM EST Who isn't performing at the upcoming Grammys? On Tuesday, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett were added to the lineup to provide some duet flavor, and now they've got competition from three other pairings: Jessie J and Tom Jones , Hozier and Annie Lennox , and Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine…

  3. Watch Bruce Springsteen Perform at Light of Day 2015 Benefit in New Jersey

    January 18, 2015 3:03 PM EST There was magic in the night for the 15th anniversary of the Light of Day 2015 Winterfest, as "surprise" guest Bruce Springsteen took the stage at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park, N.J. "15 years," the 65-year old rocker said wistfully as he -- and 17 other musical…

  4. Exclusive Video: 'Voice' Alum Tony Lucca Premieres Acoustic Video for His Song 'Delilah'

    October 22, 2014 2:51 PM EDT Tony Lucca has moved easily between music and acting throughout his life. He got his first break on The Mickey Mouse Club alongside fellow future pop stars Christina Aguilera , Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake  and not long after that show ended, Lucca started a musical career. It'…

  5. 'The Voice,' 'Idol' & 'X Factor': All 26 Judges, Ranked

    September 22, 2014 2:52 PM EDT As Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams join 'The Voice,' we rank the coaches who came before them. Starting Monday night (Sept. 22), there are two new kids on the singing-competition block: Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams , who will make their debut as coaches on The Voice .…

  6. 'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America' Scores Six Emmy Nods

    July 10, 2014 11:13 AM EDT "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America," the CBS special that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show," received six Emmy Awards nominations Thursday morning. The special, produced by CBS and AEG Ehrlich Ventures, is up…

  7. 'Slam' Star Saul Williams Cast In Tupac Musical

    April 07, 2014 3:26 PM EDT Casting is in place for the world premiere of "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the Broadway musical about struggling inner-city lives, inspired by and set to the music and lyrics of rap legend Tupac Shakur. Heading the cast of the non-biographical musical drama is Saul Williams, the…

  8. Toni Braxton: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 23, 2014 3:44 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Toni Braxton won a GRAMMY for best female R&B vocal performance for her 2000 song, "He Wasn't Man Enough." TONI BRAXTON: “I was totally surprised…

  9. Maroon 5's Adam Levine: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 23, 2014 2:35 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out Sunday, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Maroon 5 won the best new artist GRAMMY for their hit-filled 2004. ADAM LEVINE: “We were nominated for two and lost the first category to Los Lonely Boys. ‘She…

  10. 56th GRAMMYs Preview: Record of the Year

    January 20, 2014 2:20 PM EST A closer look at the songs that earned record of the year nominations for the 56th GRAMMY Awards. These songs are all vying for record of the year at the 56th GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Jan. 26, 2014). Jump To: Song of the Year | Album of the Year BILLBOARD GRAMMY® BEST NEW ARTIST NOMINEE…

  11. Tessanne Chin Wins 'The Voice' Season 5

    December 17, 2013 11:23 PM EST Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin sang landmark songs associated with the Beatles and Whitney Houston for her final performance on "The Voice" and walked away with the season five crown. New Jersey teenager Jacquie Lee came in second, journeyman musician Will Champlin was third in…

  12. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  13. 'The Voice' Star Tony Lucca Sings Bill Withers: Candid Covers Video Series

    December 04, 2013 1:57 PM EST This installment of Billboard's "Candid Covers" video series, presented by Nikon, captures Lucca performing Withers' "Grandma's Hands." Tony Lucca shared his emotive singing skills far and wide as he competed on "The Voice" last year. And now,…

  14. OneRepublic's 'Star' Map: Inside The Group's Latest Top 10 Single

    November 05, 2013 12:23 PM EST Four months after its release, the band's "Counting Stars" single has ridden a wave of synchs to become its biggest global hit. When Interscope president John Janick spoke with Billboard in mid-October about the ­label's fourth quarter, he was just as hopeful about an…

  15. Sound Selectors: The Top 10 Producers in Music

    October 21, 2013 12:10 PM EDT From an indie-rap hero’s surprise takeover to a hard rocker’s Nashville power move, our top 10 producers broke big boundaries and crafted even bigger hits. Here, we head behind the boards and profile the soundmen who ruled the charts. 10 Alex Da Kid “I want to make music that has no…

  16. 'The Voice' Returns With Christina Aguilera (And She's Ready to Win)

    September 23, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Christina Aguilera said a season away from "The Voice" was the break that she needed to get reinvigorated -- for herself, the show and the contestants. Aguilera and CeeLo took time off from the show last season, and were replaced by Usher and Shakira. But they're back in…

  17. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: The All-Time Top 100 Songs

    August 02, 2013 10:07 AM EDT In celebration of the chart's 55th Anniversary, we're counting down the 100 biggest Hot 100 hits ever. When Billboard introduced weekly music charts in 1940, there were sales charts and there were airplay charts. These separate charts measuring the popularity of singles…

  18. Maroon 5 Talks 'Fun' Summer Tour with Kelly Clarkson

    August 01, 2013 3:52 PM EDT Like others before him, Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine is trying to ascertain if headlining the 12th Annual Honda Civic Tour comes with perks -- like maybe a free Honda Civic? MAROON 5 UPCLOSE • M5's Next Album in 'Early Stages' • Maroon 5's 10 Biggest Hits •…

  19. Maroon 5 in 'Early Stages' of New Album

    July 29, 2013 10:05 PM EDT The band has a batch of "darker songs," but the set's still seeking a direction. Though the band is still touring to promote 2012's platinum "Overexposed," Maroon 5 is already at work on its follow-up, according to guitarist James Valentine. "It's…

  20. New Edie Brickell Tunes Appear on 'Way, Way Back' Soundtrack

    June 20, 2013 6:00 AM EDT Two new songs from Edie Brickell, “For The Time Being” and “Go Where The Love Is,” appear on the soundtrack to Fox Searchlight’s “The Way, Way Back” that opens July 5. Columbia Records will release the soundtrack on July 2. Brickell, currently on tour with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon…

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