1. Single Reviews: Maroon 5, Jessie Ware, Future & Brandi Carlisle

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT FLYING LOTUS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU See Thru to U (2:24) Producer: Steven Ellison Writers: S. Ellison, E. Badu Publishers: Divine Pimp Publishing/Universal Music Warp Experimental electronic auteur Steve Ellison, better-known as Flying Lotus, has r ...

  2. Album Reviews: Little Big Town, Dwele, Dispatch & Jessie Ware

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT LITTLE BIG TOWN Tornado Producer: Jay Joyce Capitol Nashville Release Date: Sept. 11 This co-ed Nashville quartet turned in one of the strongest-and most polished-performances on Lionel Richie's recent country duets album, "Tuskegee" ...

  3. Album Reviews: Rob Zombie, Gloriana, Jesse Harris, and the 'Sparkle' Soundtrack

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT METAL ROB ZOMBIE "Mondo Sex Head" Producers: various Universal Music Enterprises Release Date: Aug. 7 Assembled by music director Jason Bentley of the tastemaking Santa Monica, Calif., noncommercial station KCRW, "Mondo Sex Head&quo ...

  4. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: Jana Kramer

    June 14, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The former 'One Tree Hill' star celebrates a top five start with her debut country album. "The very first time I heard it, I was so sick. I had bronchitis," Jana Kramer recalls of hearing her maiden Country Songs chart entry, &qu ...

  5. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far): Page 2

    June 01, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 Chart Article Kimbra Kimbra is best known as the powerfully piped female who cut off Gotye in his mega-hit single "Somebody That I Used To Know," but make no mistake -- this 22-year-old New Zealander is a rising star in her own right. Her jazz ...

  6. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far): Page 3

    June 01, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 Chart Article Emeli Sande Emeli Sande is still a new face to many American listeners, but the Scottish songstress will soon be making a splash on this side of the pond. After some guest appearances and a hit single in the U.K. in 2011, Sande's debu ...

  7. Album Reviews: Mitch Ryder, Sharon Van Etten, Dierks Bentley And More

    February 17, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 R&B Mitch Ryder The Promise Producer: Don Was Label: Michigan Broadcasting Corp. Release Date: Feb. 14 It's been nearly 30 years since Mitch Ryder's last U.S. album, but he's hardly been a sleeping dog since that John Mellencamp-pro ...

  8. Kenny Chesney's Top 20 Country Hits

    December 12, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article He had the sixth biggest tour of the year , the seventh biggest Country Songs hit of the year , and the 10th biggest Country Album . In short, 2011 has been very good to Kenny Chesney. To celebrate his big year, we've compiled his ...

  9. Welcome to The 615, Billboard.com's Home for Country Music

    November 01, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hi, everyone! My name's Chuck Dauphin, and for the past two decades, I've been involved in the country music industry as a radio personality, a record promoter, and as a journalist. Long before that, though, I was (gasp!) a fan! You know t ...

  10. ESPN Drops Hank Williams Jr.'s 'Monday Night Football' Theme

    October 06, 2011 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 After two decades, Hank Williams Jr. will stop asking sports fans "Are you ready for some football?" on Monday nights. His iconic "Monday Night Football" theme song will no longer run before ESPN's weekly game following the ...