Billboard Breaking News

Charles M. Young, Punk Rock Journalist, Dead at 63

Rock journalist Charles M. Young, who joined Rolling Stone magazine in 1976 and championed New York's CBGB punk scene at its inception, died of cancer on Monday, Aug. 18. Young's passing follows a year-and-a-half battle with with a stage four brain tumor, he was 63.
Sylvia Robinson

Life of Sugar Hill Records' Sylvia Heading to Big Screen

Paula Wagner, the producer who has been working on Broadway projects since splitting with former partner Tom Cruise, has acquired the film rights to the life story of the singer considered the mother of hip-hop: Sylvia Robinson.
Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling Partners With Maker Studios

Maker Studios has partnered with violinist Lindsey Stirling, whose top-rated YouTube channel boasts more than 5 million subscribers who have watched videos of her unique style of classical dubstep more than a half-billion times.