1. Backbeat: The Killers Try Out New Songs at Small NYC Show With Joie Manda, Steve Lillywhite, More

    July 24, 2012 3:59 PM EDT The Killers on stage at Webster Hall Monday night (July 24) for their first show in New York City in three years. Two days after their headlining set at the inaugural Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, the Killers packed a rain-soaked crowd into ...

  2. Kanye West Plays Surprise Brooklyn Set to Close Pitchfork, CMJ Fests

    October 24, 2010 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 K anye West surprised hundreds of concertgoers at Williamsburg music venue Brooklyn Bowl early Sunday morning (Oct. 24), performing a five-song set that included highlights from his recent G.O.O.D. Friday releases and a singalong to his self-reveali ...

  3. Yo La Tengo, Pete Rock, Greg Dulli Kick Off CMJ 2010 in New York

    October 20, 2010 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The CMJ (College Music Journal) festival and conference kicked off Tuesday night (Oct. 19) with an especially wide-ranging lineup of shows, from indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo at Brooklyn Bowl and Greg Dulli at Bowery Ballroom to hip-hop veterans ...

  4. 'Idol' Judge Kara DioGuardi's Top 5 Tips For Working With Hit Songwriters

    June 28, 2010 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the music world becomes more singles-driven, bands that once wrote their own music are now enlisting experienced outside co-writers to craft a radio hit. "American Idol" judge and songwriting powerhouse Kara DioGuardi is credited on mor ...

  5. Snoop Dogg, Estelle, Alex Chilton Tribute Bring SXSW to a Close

    March 21, 2010 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 South by Southwest drew to a close on a rare rainy, frigid Saturday (March 20) in Austin, Tx. The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with mus ...

  6. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and ...

  7. SXSW Day 2 Brings STP, Cheap Trick Performances, Alex Chilton Tributes

    March 19, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The music kicked into high gear on the second full day of the South By Southwest Music Festival + Conference in Austin, TX, though the celebrations were tempered by sadness as fans and fellow musicians reacted to the death of Alex Chilton . Big Star ...

  8. SXSW Kicks Off With Spoon, Sharon Jones, Drive-By Truckers and More

    March 18, 2010 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of bands, thousands of registrants, and countless numbers of music fans poured into Austin, Tex. yesterday for the start of the music week of the annual South by Southwest Music + Media Conference. At the Austin Convention Center, more than ...

  9. Money Makers Page 1

    February 25, 2010 12:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 40 Bette Midler $9,421,947 Bette Midler has long been a successful touring artist, but her 90-date sitdown at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace accounted for all her box-office revenue ...

  10. Video: 2009 Chart Stars Talk 2010 Plans

    December 30, 2009 2:19 PM EST 0 0 0 As chart stars like Ke$ha, Jay Sean, Adam Lambert and Wyclef Jean descended upon New York this holiday season, Billboard's cameras caught up with them at Z100's Jingle Ball concert and at the Vevo launch party to find out their personal hi ...

  11. Billboard Critics' Top 10 Albums of 2009

    December 16, 2009 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Now that you've examined our list of 2009's best-selling albums , take a look at what the Billboard staff subjectively chose as the year's best albums. Indie music came on strong, while R&B and straight-ahead rock &# ...

  12. Billboard Critics' Top 20 Albums of the Decade Page Two

    December 16, 2009 12:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous 1-10 11-20 Next » 11 White Blood Cells (2001) The White Stripes For its third album, the White Stripes took a slightly more refined approach to the duo's raw garage-rock sound without compromising its intensity or simpl ...

  13. Rivers Cuomo & Jermaine Dupri Billboard Cover Shoot

    Rivers Cuomo & Jermaine Dupri Billboard Cover Shoot

    November 13, 2009 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Plus behind-the-scenes interview by Billboard's Evie Nagy. Fall 2009. Jermaine Dupri , shoot , interview , rivers cuomo , exclusive , photo shoot , behind-the-scenes , Weezer , Evie Nagy , vuclip Videos Interviews Cover Shoots Rivers Cuomo Jerm ...

  14. Snow Patrol Speaks - Billboard.com

    Snow Patrol Speaks - Billboard.com

    November 11, 2009 6:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Interview by Billboard's Evie Nagy. 2009. Spitting Games , Chasing Cars , Snow Patrol , interview , exclusive , Just Say Yes , Evie Nagy , vuclip , The Reindeer Section , Evie Nagy Videos Evie Nagy Exclusive Interview Snow Patrol ...

  15. 5 Twitter Tips For Bands From Co-Founder Biz Stone

    May 23, 2009 9:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter co-founder Biz Stone offers his advice on how bands and artists can best take advantage of the Twitter explosion: Make Your @username Your Calling Card Attracting followers is an important part of maintaining a high profile on Twitter. One o ...

  16. Jill Sobule Performs & Chats

    Jill Sobule Performs & Chats

    May 18, 2009 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the release of her new album "California Years," Jill Sobule stopped by Billboard HQ to chat and perform "Where Is Bobby Gentry." Interview by Evie Nagy. California Years , interview , Live , exclusive , acoustic , Evie ...

  17. The Police Announce Last Show Ever

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Police and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today (May 6) announced at a press conference in Times Square the band's final concert ever, to be held in New York on a date still to be revealed The Police and New York City Mayor Michael B ...