1. Video: Troy Carter Talks Lady Gaga in Asia, Social Media, Investing In Tech at Music Matters Conference

    June 21, 2012 4:41 PM EDT A week before the controversial cancelling of Lady Gaga's Indonesia "Born This Way" tour stop, her manager Troy Carter was the keynote interview at the Music Matters conference in Singapore earlier this month. Carter, who is the fou ...

  2. Lady Gaga a '200lb Toddler,' Says Manager

    June 21, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Troy Carter: Gaga Hasn't 'Made It' Yet ... Talks Asia Controversy ... Says 'Born This Way Ball' to Continue Until Next Spring In a keynote address at the recent Music Matters conference in Singapore, Lady Gaga's manager ...

  3. Zakk Wylde: 'It Would Be an Honor' to Play With Pantera

    May 22, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metal Guitar Icon Talks New Book, Sobriety, Church and Music Biz 'Cartoon Characters' The always outrageous and thoroughly entertaining Zakk Wylde has written a book, "Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guid ...

  4. Updated: Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives, Including Beyonce, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dozens More

    February 12, 2012 2:47 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death rapidly spread around the globe, Twitter, the Internet and our inboxes filled with tributes, and Billboard.biz has spoken with dozens of people at many pre-Grammy events. Any attempt at a definitive list of ...

  5. Whitney Houston Honored on Twitter by Artists, Executives

    February 11, 2012 9:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Rob Stone were ...

  6. Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives Pour In

    February 11, 2012 8:58 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmo ...

  7. Justin Bieber Wears Mugler in V Magazine Preview

    January 06, 2012 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber graces the cover of V magazine's inaugural music issue in all his pouting beauty. The actual issue doesn't hit newsstands until Jan. 12, however Lady Gaga's style director, Nicola Formichetti, has released this teaser im ...

  8. David Archuleta to Embark on 2-Year Mormon Mission

    December 20, 2011 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" season 7 runner-up David Archuleta is putting music on hold for two years while he embarks on a Mormon mission. The 20-year-old Murray, Utah native revealed his call to serve at the Salt Lake City stop of his My Kind of Chr ...

  9. Ricky Skaggs Wins Big at 2011 Inspirational Country Music Awards

    October 31, 2011 4:25 PM EDT Faith, family and country music were celebrated Friday night (Oct. 28) at the 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Awards at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Ricky Skaggs was the evening's top winner, claiming the Enter ...

  10. Ricky Skaggs Inspires Top Wins at ICM Awards

    October 31, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Faith, family and country music were celebrated Friday night (Oct. 28) at the 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Awards at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Ricky Skaggs was the evening's top winner, claiming the Enterta ...

  11. Apple's Steve Jobs Dead At 56

    October 05, 2011 7:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who used digital technology to resurrect animated feature films, reshape the music industry and shake up film and television distribution models, died Wednesday. He was 56. Jobs, a computer genius who, with fellow co ...

  12. Pat Benatar Plans Christmas Album, Jesus Christ Novel

    July 19, 2011 10:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 A holiday album and a novel are the best shots on Pat Benatar 's future docket. The veteran rocker tells Billboard.com that she and husband Neil "Spyder" Giraldo have already started writing and gathering material for the Christmas co ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Chris Brown, Elton John, Rihanna, Liam Gallagher

    March 15, 2010 3:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Chris Brown may be at the end of his ropes, pleading with fans to request his music in last ditch attempt to offset diminishing radio air-play. According ...

  14. T-Pain Revives 'Freaknik' For New Cartoon Musical

    March 05, 2010 6:59 PM EST 0 0 0 As T-Pain wraps up work on a new Nappy Boy All Stars mix tape and his latest album, "RevolveR," fans can anticipate the release of an entirely different kind of project from the Auto-tuned rapper/producer. "Freaknik: The Musical" ...

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Wordz From The Street,' the Gossip, Qtrax

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, the Last Poets, Mr. Mixx from 2 Live Crew and Yo Yo are joining up-and-coming artists from inner cities across the country for "Wordz From the Str Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs- ...

  16. Angels & Airwaves Thinking Big For 2008

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tom DeLonge has big plans for Angels and Airwaves in 2008, on both stage and screen. Tom DeLonge has big plans for Angels and Airwaves in 2008, on both stage and screen. The group has a small venue tour set for early in the new year. But DeLonge tel ...

  17. Perry, W.K. Make Unlikely Recording Team

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dub-reggae pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry says his new album, titled "Repentance" and tentatively slated for release in May by Los Angeles-based Narnack Records... Dub-reggae pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry says his new album, ...

  18. The Billboard Q&A: Charlie Daniels

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a creative pace few can match. Whether touring, authoring a book or churning out another great album, he approaches each project with a sense of creative vi At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a cr ...

  19. YOU DON'T LOVE ME YET

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Jonathan Lethem novel about the rock scene is rather like a Norman Mailer novel about Jesus Christ. We kind of knew it would happen eventually. A Jonathan Lethem novel about the rock scene is rather like a Norman Mailer novel about Jesus Christ. W ...

  20. A Deep Southern Journey

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do you call Southern music that's not soul our gospel, not country or blues or even crunk? Wayne Robins ponders that question while enjoying a steady dose of the Handsome Family, Johnny Dowd and I've been listening to a lot of souther ...

  21. Phoenix Retraces Cash's Footsteps At Folsom

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actor Joaquin Phoenix, whose portrayal of Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line" has made him an Oscar front-runner, returned yesterday (Jan. 2) to the scene of one of the musician's most famous concerts: Cal Actor Joaquin Phoenix, whose port ...

  22. NY Dolls Influence Lives On Via New Film

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 First-time filmmaker Greg Whiteley came to the subject of his documentary feature not as a fan but as a friend of Arthur "Killer" Kane, bassist for the short-lived but influential '70s rock band the N First-time filmmaker Greg Whitele ...

  23. Update: New York Dolls Bassist Dies

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane died last night (July 13) in Los Angeles due to complications from leukemia, the group's manager confirms to Billboard.com. He was 55. New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane died last night (July 13) in Los Angele ...

  24. The Other Side

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warner Bros.' Christian division, Word, has had tremendous success with Randy Travis' two gospel albums. Warner Bros.' Christian division, Word, has had tremendous success with Randy Travis' two gospel albums. The eager audience ...

  25. Def Leppard Aim To Crossover With 'X'

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a long hiatus between albums back in the mid-80s, Def Leppard feared metal/pop crossover groups such as Bon Jovi had hijacked its core audience. In 2000, Bon Jovi returned to the airwaves with During a long hiatus between albums back in the m ...