1. Justin Bieber Snubbed, Scooter Braun Tells Grammys: 'U Blew It On This One'

    December 06, 2012 8:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Scooter Braun, superstar manager and Schoolboy Records boss, went on a mini Twitter tirade following Wednesday night's Grammy Awards nominations announcement. Writing to his over 2 million followers, the 31-year-old Braun defended his No. 1 cli ...

  2. Scooter Braun Slams Grammys Over Justin Bieber Snub

    December 06, 2012 8:00 AM EST Scooter Braun, superstar manager and Schoolboy Records boss, went on a mini Twitter tirade following Wednesday night's Grammy Awards nominations announcement . Writing to his over 2 million followers, the 31-year-old Braun defended his No. 1 ...

  3. Maroon 5 Already Working on 'Overexposed' Follow-Up

    July 05, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 'We're more focused than we've ever been,' says guitarist James Valentine Though it's only two singles into the campaign, the highly collaborative experience of making its new album, "Overexposed," has Maroon 5 cho ...

  4. Beastie Boys' Mike D on Adam Yauch's Passing: 'World Is In Need of Many More Like Him'

    May 08, 2012 7:41 AM EDT The third pillar of the Beastie Boys rap triumvirate Mike Diamond, AKA Mike D, posted a statement (below) on the Beastie Boys Facebook page on the passing of Adam "MCA" Yauch, who died on Friday, May 4 . Diamond referred to Yauch as his ...

  5. Adam 'MCA' Yauch of Beastie Boys Dead at 47

    May 04, 2012 1:06 PM EDT Beastie Boys rapper, musician and video director Adam Yauch, known as MCA in the groundbreaking hip hop trio, died early today (May 4) after a lengthy illness. He was 47. An obituary provided by the group's representatives follows: It is with ...

  6. 'American Idol': Meet Your Top 13 Singers

    March 02, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following two nights of performances from the male and female semi-finalists, "American Idol" returned Thursday night (March 1) to whittle the number of contestants down to 13. A few of the singers still standing may surprise you. That sai ...

  7. Four-Play: Jennifer Hudson, Nina Sky, K'Naan, & Waka Flocka Flame

    March 01, 2012 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Nina Sky flip the switch, Jennifer Hudson empowers women in the work room, Waka Flocka tells a story of a lost love (oh yes!), and K'NAAN champions community. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Nina Sky, K'NAAN, Jen ...

  8. Taylor Swift Reacts to AMAs; Blake Shelton Slept Through Awards?

    November 21, 2011 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 She just won the CMA Entertainer of the Year award. Today, she releases her long-awaited "Speak Now" Live CD / DVD. Heck, we at Billboard named her "Woman Of The Year." It seems that there is no end to the love fest between Ameri ...

  9. Bert Jansch, British Folk Legend, Dies at 67

    October 05, 2011 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 He was quiet, modest, uncomfortable in the spotlight - not looking for No. 1 hits or commercial ditties. But when Bert Jansch picked up an acoustic guitar, people listened, often spellbound by his subtle innovation and mastery. Jansch, who died of l ...

  10. Trailblazing Tejano Music Manager Antonio 'Tony' Ambriz Garza Dies At 73

    March 29, 2011 5:15 PM EDT Antonio "Tony" Ambriz Garza, who helped launch his sons' musical careers in Tejano music, which in turn helped launch other well-known musicians, died March 27 of natural causes. He was 73. Garza, whose health had declined in recent ...

  11. Blink 182 Cancels N.Y. Show After DJ AM's Death

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pop-punk band Blink-182 has pulled out of its show in Saratoga Springs, New York, saying band members were grieving the death of their friend, celebrity disc jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein. A statement released by the band said Weezer, Ta ...

  12. Tenacious D To Fill Beasties' Slot At Outside Lands

    August 06, 2009 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tenacious D will be stepping in for the Beastie Boys at this year's Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, organizers announced Thursday. The comic duo of Jack Black and Kyle Gass will headline the festival's final day, Aug. 30, with a s ...

  13. Jay-Z To Make U.S. Festival Debut At All Points West

    July 23, 2009 6:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Jay-Z will make his U.S. multi-day festival debut at the 2009 All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31-Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. All Points West organiz ...

  14. Beastie Boys In The 'Middle' Of New Album

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Beastie Boys prepare to begin their barnstorming Get Out and Vote tour, the group is also at work on the follow-up to the 2007 instrumental album "The Mix-Up." As the Beastie Boys prepare to begin their barnstorming Get Out and Vote ...

  15. Alvin, Chipmunks Stay In The Family

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Ross Bagdasarian Jr. lives here in the wealthy Montecito area with his wife Janice Karman. ...

  16. Hundreds Attend Maurice Gibb's Funeral

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 During a private funeral service yesterday (Jan. 15) in Miami Beach that mixed humor and emotion, Bee Gees member Maurice Gibb was remembered as a man who celebrated life. About 200 friends and family During a private funeral service yesterday (Jan. ...

  17. Broadway Lyricist Adolph Green Dies

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator Betty Comden, wrote such valentines to New York as "On the Town" and "Wonderful Town," as well as the screenplay for the classic mov Adolph Green, the Broadway l ...