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  1. What Does Nashville's Music Community Think of 'Nashville'? Jason Aldean, Bob Doyle, More Weigh In

    October 17, 2012 8:05 AM EDT ABC Despite positive advance reviews and strong names attached to it, the premiere of the ABC series "Nashville" last week was greeted with a fair amount of trepidation by many in the city's music community. After all, the show has ...

  2. Rock Docs Reach Beyond Theaters

    July 18, 2012 7:40 PM EDT Production chiefs at film studios have their eyes focused on the box-office results of "Katy Perry: Part of Me," which pulled in slightly more than $10 million on 2,700 screens in its first four days of release, according to Box Office M ...

  3. More Adam 'MCA' Yauch Tributes: CeeLo Green, Roger Faxon, Chris Lighty, Michael Stipe, More

    May 04, 2012 3:08 PM EDT More artists, executives, and celebrities have taken to social media to express sadness or pay tribute to Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who died today at the age of 47 . We've compiled some below, and more can be found here ...

  4. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath, was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago' ...

  5. Billy Corgan Talks -- and Talks -- About 'The Source' Film, Ya Ho Wha 13 and How a Drum Circle Changed His Thinking

    March 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Captured within Jodi Wille and Maria Demopoulos's documentary "The Source" is the story of a rock band that worked in a way that no rock band had before -- pure improvisation with no commercial intent, hitting the recording studio w ...

  6. Independents' Day

    December 01, 2011 3:18 AM EST A Complete List of indEpendent nominEES By Category The nominees listed here are independent releases as defined by the American Assn. of Independent Music-that is, master recordings not owned by the four major label groups. Each entry lists the t ...

  7. Backbeat: Nile Rodgers Celebrates New Autobiography With Gayle King, Beatriz Perez, Kyle MacLachlan, More

    September 07, 2011 7:32 AM EDT The Guest of Honor: Nile Rogers holding a copy of his new autobiography "Le Freak" at New York's Crosby Hotel. (Photo: Shahar Azran/WireImage) The rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Lee could not stop entertainment glitterati and musi ...

  8. Adult Swim Is Making A Massive Splash In Music

    September 01, 2011 8:40 AM EDT At this spring's TV upfronts, the annual gathering in New York where networks attempt to woo and wow advertisers with sneak peeks of their upcoming season of programming, the most sensational development wasn't the unveiling of a new m ...

  9. Sugarland Planning Private Memorial for Indiana Fans, Resuming Tour Thursday

    August 16, 2011 3:37 PM EDT Sugarland says it's planning a private memorial in Indiana to honor five fans who died when a stage and rigging collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last weekend. Sugarland says in a letter posted on the group's website that the event wil ...

  10. Band Perry's Record-Setting Slow Hot 100 Ride; Rihanna's Latest (And Inevitable) Top 40 Hit

    July 28, 2011 4:39 PM EDT with "Back to Black" [LINK TO: http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/charts-articles/chart-alert/adele-s-21 ...

  11. Web Trends: Eminem, Weezer, Daft Punk, Ice Cube and more

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Eminem opens up in “60 Minutes” interview 2. Weezer To Release Rarities Album YouTube Most Viewed 24 Hours: 1. The Big 4 - Enter Sandma ...

  12. Billboard Country Summit Publishing Panel Set

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Last week's flood in downtown Nashville will not deter the Billboard Country Music Summit. A half-dozen elite members of Tennessee's music publishing community - including ASCAP VP/managing executive Tim DuBois and songwriter Brett James ...

  13. Rothbury Festival Postponed Until 2011

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The annual Rothbury music festival at Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich., will not be held in 2010, organizers said Friday. Producers are hoping the event will return in 2011. Rothbury producers Madison House Presents and AEG Live said in a news r ...

  14. Youssou N'Dour To Close Africa Vive Series

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese musician Youssou N'Dour will play the last of a series of concerts across Spain as part of the month-long Africa Vive festival to celebrate Africa Day on May 25. N'Dour's closing concert is on May 29 in Santa Cruz de Tene ...

  15. Jazz Bassist Haden Returns To Country Roots On CD

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST After a career on modern jazz's cutting edge, bassist Charlie Haden acknowledges being scared before recording his first country music album at Ricky Skaggs' Nashville, Tenn., studio. But with a little help from family and friends, Haden ...

  16. Settlement Reached In Beach Boys Name Dispute

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The settlement of a long legal dispute over rights to the Beach Boys' name has restored good vibrations among the three surviving original members of the famed group, attorneys in the case said yesterday (March 20). The agreement, reached on ...

  17. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the top of the bill are the Verve, Kraftwerk, Death ...

  18. Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Top IBMA Noms

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Family band Cherryholmes, the Grascals, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Rhonda Vincent & the Rage are this year’s nominees for top entertainer honors at the 2007 International Blueg ...

  19. Grascals, Vincent, O'Brien Take Bluegrass Honors

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards held Sept. 28. The Grascals claimed the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Sept. 28 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The Rounder Records group was al ...

  20. Cream Stirring Up 2005 Reunion

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Classic rock trio to play London venue. Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's Royal Albert Hall, sources tell Billboard.com. The group -- guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker and bas ...

  21. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...

  22. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...