1. 'Weird Al' Yankovic Announces North American Tour Dates

    February 24, 2016 11:35 AM EST Following his Mandatory World Tour in 2015, “Weird Al” Yankovic has announced another immense tour across North America aptly dubbed the Return of the Mandatory World Tour.  'Weird Al' Yankovic to Voice Batman Villain The 78-date trek begins in Florida at the beginning of June,…

  2. 'Weird Al' Yankovic to Voice Batman Villain

    January 15, 2015 7:01 PM EST Batman vs. Robin , the latest DC Universe original movie, has filled out its voice cast with a mix of newcomers and old favorites -- including Billboard chart-topper "Weird Al" Yankovic . Jason O'Mara, the Terra Nova star who also plays George Washington on History's…

  3. 'Weird Al' Yankovic Shows Off Golden Body in GQ Photo Shoot

    December 01, 2014 4:13 PM EST Cue the controversy about whether he was touched up. "Weird Al" Yankovic was awfully proud of scoring his first ever Billboard 200 -topping album, but that's far from all he did in 2014. The man who raised '90s kids on "Amish Paradise" and "Pretty Fly for…

  4. Britney Spears, Drake, Wiz Khalifa & More Share Fan Look-Alike Halloween Costume Photos

    November 01, 2014 3:54 PM EDT Many music fans paid tribute to their favorite artists by dressing up as them for Halloween -- and the stars loved it! Celebs Celebrating Halloween! Acts like Wiz Khalifa , Snoop Dogg , Britney Spears , Drake and “Weird Al” Yankovic took to Twitter and Instagram following Halloween on…

  5. Watch ‘Weird Al,’ Conan O'Brien Sing at 'The Simpsons' 25th Anniversary Live Show

    September 13, 2014 3:49 PM EDT America's favorite yellow family was feted with songs, a red suit and lots of inflatable donuts. If Mr. Burns were in attendance at the live "The Simpsons Take the Hollywood Bowl" show Friday (Sept. 12), he might have referred to the show as "excellent." '…

  6. Weird Al Joins Epic Rap Battles of History as Sir Isaac Newton

    June 18, 2014 8:33 PM EDT With a new Weird Al album coming next month, we may be seeing the joke rocker more than usual in the coming days.  The parodist appeared this week in a new installment of "Epic Rap Battles of History." In it he trades in his trademark curls for, well, even more curls, going a few…

  7. Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler the Creator Eerily Cover "Daisy Bell" for Mark Ryden: Watch

    May 11, 2014 9:05 PM EDT Last week it was announced pop art painter Mark Ryden was working with Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler, the Creator and others on a limited edition record where each artist would do a rendition of the same popular 1890s song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)” . Now, Ryden has shared those…

  8. Ask Billboard: What Are Your Favorites Of 2013?

    December 20, 2013 8:15 PM EST Send in your picks for the best of 2013 to askbb@billboard.com. In the meantime, reader thoughts on Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Donna Summer As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first…

  9. Lady Gaga Named AP's Entertainer of the Year

    December 19, 2011 7:13 PM EST You might say that Lady Gaga 's year really began in an egg. That's how she arrived at the Grammys in February, encased in a large, translucent pod carried by scantily clad dancers. When she "hatched" onstage, she effectively gave birth to "Born This Way,"…