1. Tony Lucca, 'Never Gonna Let You Go': Exclusive Video Premiere

    June 18, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Watch the "Voice" singer's new music video Tony Lucca returned to "The Voice" last week to perform "Never Gonna Let You Go," his latest single since last year's successful rendition of "Yesterday." The singer, who placed as second runner up…

  2. G-Eazy To Join Lil Wayne, T.I. & More on America's Most Wanted Tour: Exclusive

    June 11, 2013 12:19 PM EDT G-Eazy is joining Lil Wayne, T.I., 2 Chainz and Hit-Boy on America's Most Wanted Music Festival. The U.S. 40-date headline tour kicks off on July 9 in Birmingham, AL at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre and stops on September 1 in Irvine, CA. Billboard Music Awards Post-Party: Fans Pick G…

  3. 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"…

  4. Booker T. Jones, 'Watch You Sleeping' feat. Kori Withers: Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 04, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Booker T. Jones hasn't been messing around between studio albums. The soul legend released the Roots-backed "The Road from Memphis" in May 2011, and is preparing to put out a new full-length later this month. The road to his new album's release begins with "Watch…

  5. Nelsonville Music Fest: Wilco, Gogol Bordello, Cat Power Weather the Storm in Ohio

    June 03, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Acts like Mavis Staples do not last entire sets at rain-soaked fest Tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is the tiny city of Nelsonville, Ohio, a former coal mining town that's quaint, cozy and charming. Beyond the town, rumbling trucks labor away at a bypass…

  6. Injured Toots Hibbert Cancels U.S. Tour

    May 29, 2013 4:54 AM EDT Reggae singer Frederick "Toots" Hibbert has canceled the remainder of his U.S. tour and returned home to Jamaica after getting hit in the head with a glass bottle during a show. Spokeswoman Andrea Davis says Hibbert regrets the decision but he is still undergoing treatment and…

  7. Backstreet Boys Announce New Studio Album and Summer Tour

    May 15, 2013 2:44 PM EDT Following the example of New Kids on the Block and 98 Degrees, Backstreet Boys will release a new studio album in 2013. "In A World Like This" will be released on July 30, and three days later, the Boys will kick off a North American tour in Chicago. On Wednesday morning (May…

  8. Vampire Weekend, 'Modern Vampires of the City': Track-by-Track Review

    May 08, 2013 11:15 AM EDT Rewind to early 2007 --when Vampire Weekend first popped up on indie rock fans' radar at the end of that year, the idea of a band breaking via blog coverage was still a novel concept. Since then, championing the ever-fickle blogosphere has become a virtual requirement in the…

  9. Justin Bieber and Usher Accused of Song Theft

    May 07, 2013 8:57 AM EDT Two Virginia songwriters are suing Justin Bieber and Usher for at least $10 million for copyright infringement. Devin Copeland and Mareio Overton claim the song "Somebody to Love" contains numerous lyrical and stylistic similarities to a copyrighted song they wrote in 2008 by the…

  10. George Jones: An Appreciation By Brad Paisley

    May 03, 2013 5:50 PM EDT "The Possum" took every setback life threw at him and turned it into music I grew up a huge fan of George Jones. I was familiar with the legends, the hard-luck stories, the accounts of missed gigs and drunken riding-mower notoriety. I was mesmerized by his voice, like almost…

  11. Updated: Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket Set AmericanaramA Summer Tour

    April 21, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Bob Dylan and his band, Wilco, and My Morning Jacket are set to hit the road for the AmericanaramA Festival of Music tour this summer, BobDylan.com announced today (April 21). The tour will visit 26 venues, kicking off June 26 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida…

  12. White House Hosts Night of Memphis Soul -- Watch Justin Timberlake Sing for Obamas

    April 10, 2013 3:45 AM EDT President Barack Obama said he'd been looking forward to a White House celebration of Memphis soul music for one reason. "Let's face it, who does not love this music?" he asked Tuesday, opening the night's concert in an East Room bathed in amber light and…

  13. Paisley: 'Accidental Racist' is 'Music's Turn to Have the Conversation'

    April 09, 2013 7:54 PM EDT "I don't really trust Hollywood... or talk radio," to deal with the tough topic, the country star said on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Country singer Brad Paisley says he was trying to foster an open discussion of race relations when he collaborated with rapper LL…

  14. Darius Rucker Rolls 'Wagon Wheel' to No. 1 On Hot Country Songs

    April 04, 2013 5:35 PM EDT The song marks Rucker's sixth leader on the list. Plus, Blake Shelton bows atop Top Country Albums, Hunter Hayes reigns on Country Airplay and Taylor Swift starts 'Trouble' on country radio Darius Rucker ends a two-year absence from the top of Hot Country Songs, as "…

  15. Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson Team Up For Honda Civic Tour

    April 01, 2013 12:25 PM EDT Annual U.S. run begins on August 1. Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson will team up for the late summer/early fall Honda Civic Tour, it was announced on Monday (Apr. 1). Promoted by Live Nation, the 2013 Honda Civic Tour kicks off on Aug. 1 in St. Louis, and runs through Oct. 5. Maroon 5 is billed…

  16. Tyler, the Creator, 'Wolf': Track-By-Track Review

    March 29, 2013 10:48 AM EDT When Tyler, the Creator first emerged as the mouthpiece of Odd Future, his growl was layered. Most people experienced his projects in the reverse order, starting with the audacious "Goblin" (2011), before realizing 2009's "Bastard" kicked off Tyler's…

  17. Lil Wayne Reveals America's Most Wanted Tour Dates

    March 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT After being hospitalized for seizures earlier this month, Lil Wayne is recovering and ready to embark on tour alongside Atlanta's own, T.I. and Future. The rapper has revealed details for their America’s Most Wanted Music Festival. The two-month U.S. tour kicks off at Birmingham’s Oak…

  18. John Mayer Announces First Tour in 3 Years

    March 21, 2013 7:59 PM EDT John Mayer is mounting his first major concert tour in three years following an extended vocal hiatus brought on by throat issues, Billboard has learned. The artist's tour in support of 2012's "Born and Raised," which topped the Billboard 200, kicks off July 6…

  19. Timbaland's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 18, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Check out this countdown of the "20/20 Experience" producer's biggest hits thus far, from JT to Jay-Z and everything in between. Much has been made of Justin Timberlake's triumphant return to music with his third solo album, "The 20/20 Experience," but it…

  20. Ultra Music Festival Sets To Watch

    March 15, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Find out what acts you can't miss during Miami's Ultra weekends. Some things are inevitable at Ultra: Slamming main-stage sets from artists like Afrojack, Kaskade and David Guetta. The occasional pop star drop-by (e.g., Madonna, Will.i.am). Lots and lots of neon. But every year,…

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