Craig Marks

Video Premiere: Bret Michaels' "Riding Against The Wind"

Bret Michaels Rocks From "Love" To "Life As I Know It"

This week's Billboard cover star Brett Michaels landed at No. 30 on our list as the prime example of how starring in a cable TV reality show is one of the best ways for a musician to attain maximum exposure.
Coolest. Congressman. Ever.

Coolest. Congressman. Ever.

When Box Tops and Big Star leader Alex Chilton died on Wednesday, there came, amidst the expected tributes from admiring musicians and writers, a most unexpected shout-out from, of all places, the floor of the House of Representatives.
Producer Rob Fusari Dishes on Lady Gaga, Beyoncé

Producer Rob Fusari Dishes on Lady Gaga, Beyoncé

Amid the high-gloss mix of teen-pop Cyranos, R&B blue-chippers and top 40 auteurs on Billboard's Top 10 Songwriters list (see page 14), only one name prompted sheepish shrugs and subsequent Googling in the Billboard offices.