1. President Obama Shares New Summer Jam-Filled Summer Featuring Beach Boys, Jay Z, Chance The Rapper & More

    August 11, 2016 11:26 AM EDT President Barack Obama's taste in music has our vote. After offering his summer playlist last August, the Commander-in-Chief returns with an encore lineup filled with summer jams.  Watch President Obama Get Pumped for DNC Speech With Eminem&# ...

  2. Montauk's Surf Lodge Resumes Summer Concert Series Featuring St. Lucia, Courtney Love and More After Winning Permit: Exclusive

    July 06, 2016 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Montauk, N.Y., hotspot The Surf Lodge has won a permit by the New York state liquor authority to have live bands perform on their outdoor deck before 8 p.m. as part of their summer concert series after an East Hampton court dismissed a noise com ...

  3. Gary Clark Jr.: The 2016 GRAMMY Red Carpet

    Gary Clark Jr.: The 2016 GRAMMY Red Carpet

    February 15, 2016 11:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Gary Clark Jr. on the Red Carpet at The 58th GRAMMYs music , you2ube , grammys 2016 , red carpet , Gary Clark Jr , interviews , gary clark jr interview , Gary Clark Jr. Videos Gary Clark Jr. Brightcove ...

  4. B.B. King Tribute WIll Be Lead By Chris Stapleton at Grammys

    B.B. King Tribute WIll Be Lead By Chris Stapleton at Grammys

    February 05, 2016 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Among Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt, Country singer Chris Stapleton will play tribute to the late blues master B.B. King at the Grammy Awards later this month. The Grammys announced a handful of oth Grammy award , B.B. King , Chris Stapleton , woc ...

  5. Gary Clark Jr. Talks Foo Fighters, Evolving Beyond Blues and Pre-Show Jitters

    October 22, 2015 4:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even though Gary Clark Jr. often performs in front of thousands of people, the Grammy-winning musician still doesn't know how to react when he hears concertgoers chant his name. "I never know what to do," he said. "You can't ...

  6. 10 Ways ACL Weekend Two Was Different

    October 12, 2015 10:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Historically, the second weekend of a music festival double-header is always better for myriad reasons. Weekend One fest-goers will probably be quick to disagree, but my observation is grounded in experience – I’ve attended every double weekend of C ...

  7. 'The Voice': Coaches Finalize Teams on Last Night of Blind Auditions

    October 06, 2015 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the season's artists all picked, it's time to prepare for Battles. Tonight was the last round of the Blind Auditions and the last chance for artists to secure spots on the respective teams of season-nine coaches Gwen Stefani , Pharrel ...

  8. How I Wrote That Song: Gary Clark Jr.

    How I Wrote That Song: Gary Clark Jr.

    September 22, 2015 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 In this new series, GQ’s favorite musicians tell the stories behind their hits—and deliver intimate acoustic performances. In this episode, we sit down with badass Texas guitar killer Gary Clark Jr. f GQ magazine , mens lifestyle , mens style , GQ , ...

  9. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett at Star-Studded Ceremony

    April 19, 2015 4:22 AM EDT April 18, 2015 was a night for the young to honor the old -- and perhaps prepare for a later visit -- at the Cleveland Museum. The key to rock’s longevity is it never defines itself into irrelevance. So while there were some loud dirty guitars a ...

  10. Ian McLagan Remembered at Austin Music Awards

    March 19, 2015 4:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 There were lots of winners at the 33rd annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday night. But it was a loss that resonated most deeply during the ceremony. Ian McLagan , the former Small Faces and Faces keyboardist and an adopted Texan who died on Dec. ...

  11. SXSW 2015: 12 Unforgettable Moments From Music's First Big Day

    March 18, 2015 11:20 AM EDT With the music portion in full swing at SXSW, we're bringing you daily recaps of the action from Austin. Here are 12 unforgettable moments from music's first big day at the fest.  SXSW 2015: Check Out Our Full Coverage Here 9:48AM -- ...

  12. Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & Patti Smith to Present at Rock Hall Ceremony

    March 18, 2015 5:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Paul McCartney , Stevie Wonder and Patti Smith will be among those honoring the class of 2015 at this year's induction ceremony, taking place April 18 at Cleveland's Public Hall. McCartney will present Beatles ...

  13. Jeff Tweedy, Nickel Creek and Janelle Monae to Headline Taste of Chicago

    April 21, 2014 6:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Tweedy, Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris and Janelle Monae will headline this year's Taste of Chicago. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to Appear on Upcoming Episode of 'Parks and Rec' Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Specia ...

  14. Forecastle Music Festival: Outkast, Jack White, Beck Headlining

    March 04, 2014 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Outkast just keeps adding to its tour of music festivals in 2014. The hip-hop duo is among the headliners of this year's Forecastle Music Festival. Indie rock royalty Jack White and Beck will join Outkast as the main headliners of Forecastle, h ...

  15. The Beatles Celebrated in 'The Night That Changed America': Review

    February 08, 2014 8:46 PM EST The Beatles' arrival 50 years ago -- Feb. 9, 1964 -- in black and white is celebrated in musical hues of tangerine, yellow and green on "The Night That Changed America" special that airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. History weaves ...

  16. The Beatles Celebrated on 'Night That Changed America' 50 Years After Ed Sullivan: TV Review

    February 08, 2014 5:57 PM EST 1 1.037 k 30 3 The Beatles' arrival 50 years ago Feb. 9 in black and white is celebrated in musical hues of tangerine, yellow and green on "The Night That Changed America" special that airs Sunday on CBS. History weaves in and around materi ...

  17. Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Reunite for Beatles TV Special

    January 28, 2014 4:40 AM EST No one plays a Beatles song quite like a Beatle. That lesson was learned Monday night when a reunion of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concluded a tribute to the Beatles that CBS will air on Feb. 9, the 50th anniversary of their first appearance o ...

  18. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Ennio Morricone Adds U.S. Dates; ‘Slave’ and ‘Frozen’ Soundtracks Set; Miley Cyrus Booked for MTV EMA; Avetts’ Webcast from ‘Letterman’

    October 23, 2013 11:25 AM EDT -- Composer Ennio Morricone will perform two concerts in the U.S. next year, conducting an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers on March 20 at Nokia Theatre L.A. and March 23 at Barclays Center Cushman and Wakefield Theatre in Brooklyn, N.Y. It ...

  19. Naughty By Nature, Macklemore & More Perform at 6th Annual Roots Picnic: Live Review

    June 02, 2013 11:49 AM EDT The Roots close the one-day festival with surprise guest, Meek Mill. The Roots Picnic took over the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing yesterday (June 1) with its annual celebration of music. Last year’s festival was an experiment, as the event was s ...

  20. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Inducted in 2013 Ceremony

    April 19, 2013 7:07 AM EDT The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles in more than two decades may as well have been subtitled "A Night to Celebrate Rush" as the Canadian trio's fans packed the Nokia Theater to the rafters and ...

  21. Backbeat: Warner Sound's Second SXSW Showcase Brings Out Elektra's Castelaz, Tegan and Sara and More

    March 14, 2013 11:42 AM EDT On night two of The Warner Sound showcase captured by Nikon, the industry crowd mingled with some of the host label’s rising stars at The Belmont in downtown Austin, TX. Rock troubadour Gary Clark Jr. and Maybach Music's Rockie Fresh , the ...

  22. Backbeat: The Scene at Rolling Stones' Closing Night at Prudential Center

    December 16, 2012 5:01 PM EST Global Spectrum's Ike Richman (left) with Billboard's Ray Waddell (Photo: Teri Waddell) The final show of the Rolling Stones' "50 & Counting" mini-tour at the Prudential Center in Newark Saturday night brought out a di ...

  23. Rolling Stones Rock N.J. With Springsteen, Gaga, Others; Mourn Newtown at Final '50' Concert

    December 16, 2012 8:18 AM EST (Kevin Mazur, WireImage ) The Rolling Stones blew the roof off of New Jersey's Prudential Center last night, putting a cap on their brief 2012 run of dates, but seemingly setting the stage for more shows in 2013. With a packed Prudential Cent ...

  24. Rolling Stones 'Gimme' Gaga, Mourn Newtown at Final '50' Concert

    December 16, 2012 1:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga unleashed her massive pipes, as well as an oversized wig and footwear that was more stilt than shoe, at the Rolling Stones ' final "50 and Counting" show on Saturday night at New Jersey's Prudential Center. A minute and ...

  25. Rolling Stones Give Brooklyn What It Wants

    December 09, 2012 3:15 AM EST Hours/23 Songs/50 Years -- Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron Fuggedabout Age and Rock Brooklyn for the First Time "It's great to be here in Brooklyn, in this great new arena," Mick Jagger said early in the Rolling Stones ' first-eve ...

  26. Metallica Take Ownership of Masters, Launch Blackened Recordings

    November 30, 2012 6:00 PM EST Metallica announced in a statement today that they have taken ownership of all their master recordings, including all music and long-form videos, a move that is almost unprecedented for musicians signed to recording contracts. Under provision of t ...

  27. Livia Tortella

    November 28, 2012 12:40 PM EST Co-president/COO, Warner Bros. Records Chart Topping Thrills Two years into her tenure as Warner Bros. co-president/COO, Livia Tortella can point to a wide scope of victories during the past year that fulfill the label's mandate to develop gl ...

  28. Nokia Music to Premiere Six Films Focusing on U.S. Cities' Music Scenes

    November 26, 2012 1:15 PM EST Nokia Entertainment vice president Jyrki Rosenberg (left) and Sundance Partnerships vice president Lee Sparer in West Hollywood, Calif. Nokia Music is producing a series of six short films about music scenes in six U.S. cities that will air on the ...

  29. Alicia Keys Previews 'Girl on Fire,' Announces Miguel Tour: Watch

    November 20, 2012 9:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys sat down with fans and friends to preview her new album via a Google+ Hangout on Tuesday -- and revealed some tour news. "Me and Miguel are going on tour together, it's happening in March," she revealed, with the fellow R& ...

  30. Alicia Keys' 'Girl on Fire': The Billboard Cover Story

    November 02, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A lot can happen in the span of three years. Just ask Alicia Keys . Since the 2009 release of her last album, "The Element of Freedom," the singer/songwriter/musician/ producer/actress has penciled in a few more hyphens next to her name. I ...

  31. Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2 as Taylor Swift's 'Red' Tops Billboard 200

    October 31, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Bennett, Gary Clark Jr., Stone Sour and Lady Antebellum also debut in the Top 10 of this week's chart. As earlier reported , Taylor Swift's "Red" album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 1.208 million copies in ...

  32. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Easily Tops Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2

    October 31, 2012 10:55 AM EDT As earlier reported, Taylor Swift's "Red" album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 , selling 1.2 million copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the largest sales week for an album since 2002, when Em ...

  33. Updated Projections: Taylor Swift To Launch Atop Billboard 200 With 'Red'

    October 27, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported, Taylor Swift is charging toward a million-unit sales week and a no-doubt-about-it No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 with her fourth album, "Red." Industry sources still peg final week sales (which run through Sunday, ...

  34. Taylor Swift to Launch Atop Billboard 200 Chart With New Album 'Red'

    October 26, 2012 8:35 PM EDT As previously reported , Taylor Swift is charging toward a million-unit sales week and a no-doubt-about-it No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 with her fourth album, "Red." Industry sources still peg final week sales (which run through Oct. ...

  35. The Beat 10/26: DJ Skee Interview, Katy Perry's Rally for Obama

    October 26, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Friday, October 26 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In tod ...

  36. Taylor Swift Ready To Paint Billboard 200 'Red,' Kendrick Lamar Heading For No. 2

    October 24, 2012 8:01 PM EDT As previously reported, Taylor Swift's "Red" is trending toward a 1 million-plus sales week and a non-surprising Billboard 200 No. 1 debut, as industry sources seem certain that the album will eclipse the seven-figure sales threshol ...

  37. Gary Clark Jr., Reps Talk 'Blak And Blu' Debut & Career Start

    October 23, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 To an ignorant eye, it seemed to be a typical night inside Hollywood's live performance hub Hotel Cafe. The Austin guitar phenom/vocalist Gary Clark Jr. and his band exited the stage after figuratively shredding it to fractions, as they're ...

  38. Album Reviews: The Script, Tame Impala, Alejandro Sanz and more

    October 23, 2012 7:51 AM EDT Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Producers: Mike Elizondo, Rob Cavallo, Gary Clark Jr. Warner Bros. Records Release Date: Oct. 22 Fat, powerful blues-rock that recalls five decades of various strains of Southern R&B and rock makes for a curious s ...

  39. 'Made in America' Film Will Explode Onto Screen, Says Brian Grazer

    September 05, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 "[There'll be] enough combustion that lives inside of this movie that it will have theatrical release that will transcend film festivals" From backstage at the Jay-Z curated Budweiser Made In America festival Sunday (September 2) in P ...

  40. Brian Grazer on 'Made In America' Doc: 'Jay-Z Putting His Finger on A Place And Time'

    September 05, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Ron Howard filming and directing a documentary on the Budweiser Made In America Festival on Sept. 1, 2012 in Philadelphia. (Kevin Mazur/WireImage) From backstage at the Jay-Z curated Budweiser Made In America festival Sunday (September 2) in Phila ...

  41. Backbeat: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Steve Stoute, More Get Made In America

    September 04, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Steve Stoute, Founder, Translations LLC, poses with Paul Chibe, CMO, Anheuser-Busch. (Photo: Jess Letkemann) Made In America, the inaugural two-day music festival and brainchild of Jay-Z and Budweiser , lit up Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Sep ...

  42. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable clo ...

  43. Jay-Z, Kanye West, Skrillex, D'Angelo Kick Off Made In America Festival

    September 02, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first day of the two-day fest featured performances by Jay-Z and many guests, Skrillex, Maybach Music Group, Passion Pit and more. Jay-Z stood sipping champagne with Kanye West while red, white and blue fireworks lit up the Philadelphia night be ...

  44. Rihanna, Elton John and More Festival Stars Heading for Palladia's 'Outdoor Week 2012'

    August 01, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 High-definition channel Palladia will showcase artists ranging from Rihanna to Elton John with its fifth annual Outdoor Week, which will document festivals from across the world. Outdoor Week's eight-day run will include 24-hour coverage of out ...

  45. Backbeat: Bonnaroo Backstage With Skrillex, Gary Clark Jr., Big Hassle, Red Light, More

    June 09, 2012 8:27 PM EDT (L-R): Chip Hooper, Music Dept. Head, Paradigm, Coran Capshaw, founder, Red Light Management, Billboard's Ray Waddell. The second full day of the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was a hectic one in the VIP Area, with artists, journali ...

  46. Austin City Limits Lineup: Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Black Keys Headlining

    May 22, 2012 1:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers will top a loaded bill at October's Austin City Limits. The 130-band lineup will include Neil Young and Crazy Horse , the Black Keys , Jack White , Florence + the Machine and the Avett Brothers atop the bill. The annual Te ...

  47. Latin Conference: Social Savviness, DJ Domination Dictate Current Scene

    April 26, 2012 10:31 AM EDT Living Social (L-R): Mark Coatney (Media Outreach Director, Tumblr), Ashley Simon (manager, media partnerships, Foursquare), Jorge Rincon (CEO, Red Mas), Vivian Lewit (director, music content partnerships, YouTube), Demian Bellumino (VP of Operati ...

  48. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 1:03 PM EDT More than the dry wit of Pulp, Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia, the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012 belonged to Mother Nature. With drops of rain plunking down upon the Indio, Calif. P ...

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