1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Brad Paisley & The Ever-Elusive No. 1 Album

    September 05, 2014 8:42 PM EDT Paisley, who has yet to earn a No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, nets his fifth No. 2 set. Also: Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' sells a half-million & Ed Sheeran's new EP debuts. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Ariana Grande 's My Everything debuted…

  2. Eminem Announces 'Shady XV' With New Track 'Guts Over Fear' and New Compilation

    August 25, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Shady XV , a two-CD compilation featuring an album of Shady Records' greatest hits and an album of new material from Eminem , Slaughterhouse , Bad Meets Evil , D-12 and Yelawolf , will be released Nov. 24. The album will also feature collaborations with guest artists. Eminem, Sia Team Up…

  3. Big K.R.I.T.'s 'Pay Attention' Debuts On Trending 140 Chart

    July 30, 2014 1:26 PM EDT Rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. debuted his official single "Pay Attention" on July 25. The Jim Jonsin -produced song features Rico Love on the hook. Big K.R.I.T. Releases Rico Love-Assisted 'Pay Attention' Single: Listen In response to the song debut by the Miss.…

  4. Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos Drops Lineup in Zany Video: Watch

    May 12, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Catch ICP, Cypress Hill and Cannibal Corpse or even "sue your homie at Juggalo Night Court" The Gathering of the Juggalos is back. Even if you won't be able to make it out to the bustling metropolis of Thornville, Ohio this July, there's a brand new 23-minute video that…

  5. Blondie, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Cee Lo Green Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Feedback Party

    March 15, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Rain apparently does not dampen the appetite for free food and music -- at least  not when it’s the offerings at Rachael Ray’s annual Feedback party and concert. The line snaked literally the entire block around Stubbs before the gates opened Saturday morning, as Feedbackers braved off-and-on…

  6. Cee Lo, Blondie and Green Day's Foxboro Hot Tubs to Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Party

    February 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Green Day's Foxboro Hot Tubs side project, Cee Lo Green and Blondie will be partying with Rachael Ray at the syndicated TV hosts's seventh annual Feedback party during this year's South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival in Austin, Texas. The free and open to the…

  7. David Guetta, Alabama Shakes, J. Cole Headlining Inaugural Suburbia Music Festival

    January 16, 2014 2:51 PM EST Big Gigantic, Violent Femmes and Tegan and Sara are also among the performers at the Texas festival Already one of the big-name performers at this year's Ultra Music Festival in Miami, David Guetta is adding another notch to his 2014 festival schedule -- this time in Texas for the…

  8. Mickey Factz, 'Zen' feat. Yelawolf: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 28, 2013 11:10 AM EDT The rapper will release his upcoming album, 'The Achievement,' on February 2014. After much wait, Mickey Factz offers fans a new taste of his upcoming album, "The Achievement," with his Yelawolf-assisted single, "Zen." Check out the Ta-Bu produced song below,…

  9. Lady Gaga's 'Applause' Hits No. 1 on Dance Chart

    August 23, 2013 10:52 AM EDT The lead single from Gaga's "ARTPOP" lands at the top spot. Lady Gaga zooms from No. 16-1 on Dance/Electronic Songs with “Applause,” riding enormous gains all around. Her 15-spot leap is the most in the eight month history of the Dance/Electronic Songs chart, beating the 12-1…

  10. Bubbling Under: Avila Shakes Up Elvis Presley Classic

    June 28, 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: Avila, Kopecky Family Band, Gwen Sebastian and Rittz AVILA A dreamy new rendition of "All Shook Up" is gaining…

  11. 20 Stories Behind Rappers' Stage Names: Waka Flocka, Jay-Z & More

    April 03, 2013 3:28 PM EDT Behind most rappers is an intriguing stage name: some of hip-hop's heavyweights have looked within themselves for the inspiration behind their monikers. Rappers like Waka Flocka Flame and Snoop Dogg drew inspiration from their favorite TV characters. T.I. and Gucci Mane embraced…

  12. Eve, Pusha T & T.I. Talk Tattoos in Billboard's 'Marked Up' Series: Watch

    March 26, 2013 6:30 PM EDT The famously-tattooed Eve, Pusha T and T.I. are in the spotlight on the new episode of "Marked Up," Billboard's new video series about musicians and their ink. Certainly well known for her music, Eve acknowledges the fact that the paw print tattoo she's got on her…

  13. Kreayshawn & Yelawolf Talk Tattoos in Billboard's 'Marked Up' Series: Watch

    March 22, 2013 4:20 PM EDT The music of Kreayshawn and Yelawolf is worlds apart, but both artists share a reverence for tattoos. For "Marked Up," Billboard's new video series about the musicians and their ink, the pair sat down to discuss the personal reasons that led to getting their tats and the…

  14. Eminem's Next Album Due 'Post-Memorial Day': Exclusive

    February 08, 2013 3:50 PM EST Shady president says Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse sophomore albums are on the way while 50's 'Street King Immortal' is due first-half of 2013. Shady Records is gearing up for a busy 2013. Following the release of Slaughterhouse’s "welcome to: OUR HOUSE" last year,…

  15. A$AP Rocky, 'Long.Live.A$AP' Track-By-Track

    January 15, 2013 12:05 PM EST We live in a post-"good kid, m.A.A.d city" world. Released less than three months ago, Kendrick Lamar 's debut album raised the bar for storytelling in mainstream hip-hop, as K-Dot's "short film" wrapped a narrative arc and provocative overarching themes in a…

  16. Joey Bada$$ Hints at Roc Nation Signing on A$AP Rocky's '1 Train'

    December 18, 2012 12:45 PM EST After the posse cut hits the 'net, A$AP Rocky's album 'Long Live A$AP' leaks. One month before its Jan. 15, 2013 release date, A$AP Rocky 's "LongLiveA$AP" has hit the Internet in full. Soon after the album's posse cut,"1 Train," leaked…

  17. Yelawolf & Travis Barker Team Up for Genre-Bending 'Psycho White' EP

    November 09, 2012 12:00 PM EST Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and Alabama rapper Yelawolf certainly share some passions: hip-hop; tattoos; fast, aggressive music; and fashion -- Yelawolf runs his own line, Country Fresh, through Barker's Famous Stars and Straps brand. Until recently, the artists also shared an…

  18. Raekwon, GZA, Yelawolf and More Anchor Atlanta's A3C Festival 2012

    October 16, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Before Eminem came calling, Yelawolf was ripping through sets at the annual A3C Hip Hop Fest in Atlanta. "I did A3C twice, I think," the rapper tells The Juice. "First year, there was a small room, just a few people and I was doing records that weren't even out. They weren…

  19. Slaughterhouse, Paul Rosenberg Talk 'Welcome to Our House' Album & Success

    August 28, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Rap supergroup Slaughterhouse doesn't quantify success in numbers. Following its self-titled debut on E1 Records in 2009, the quartet started work on its sophomore album, "Welcome to Our House." Consisting of Royce Da 5'9" , Joe Budden , Crooked I and Joell Ortiz ,…

  20. Way Out West 2012: Florence, Black Keys, Kraftwerk + More Light Up Sweden

    August 13, 2012 1:20 PM EDT It may not have the storied tradition as other European festivals like Roskilde and Glastonbury, but Way Out West , held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden since 2007, has quickly established itself as a premier summer stop for A-list acts. In past years, Prince, Kanye West , Neil Young and…

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