1. Todd Lewis Kramer Shares 'I Want Your Love' Music Video: Exclusive Premiere

    April 25, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music lovers the world over will soon have the opportunity to discover an artist who has been generating growing buzz on the New York music scene for the last five years, Brooklyn-based Todd Lewis Krame r. The 28-year-old Syracuse grad, who melds he ...

  2. 'Chillin' on the Road' with Brett Eldredge's Takeover Tuesday Playlist

    March 28, 2016 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to  Takeover Tuesday , where each week Billboard taps charting artists and mega taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever s ...

  3. Farm Aid 30th Anniversary TV Special Boasts Archive Sets From Allman Brothers, B.B. King & More

    January 06, 2016 3:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Farm Aid, the music industry’s longest-running concert for a cause, will premiere an AXS TV special Jan. 10 filmed during its 30th anniversary in Chicago this past September, with performances by Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Dave M ...

  4. Dead & Company Keyboardist Jeff Chimenti on the Art of the Jam: 'Be Malleable, Pay Attention and Listen'

    December 30, 2015 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 For 18 years, Jeff Chimenti has had a rare view into the world of the  Grateful Dead -- from the side. As longtime keyboardist for Dead guitarist Bob Weir 's side gig Ratdog, the versatile musician has also sat in with bassist Phil Lesh for Phi ...

  5. Loosid Premieres 'I Want U' as Debut Single on Newly Launched Big Beat White Label: Exclusive

    November 20, 2015 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records subsidiary Big Beat Records has effortlessly woven itself into the dance music community as one of the scene’s leaders. The dance imprint is now premiering the launch of their newfound singles segment, Big Beat White Label, exclusiv ...

  6. John Mayer Posts Thank You for 'Accepting' Him Into Dead & Company

    November 10, 2015 6:38 PM EST With the first leg of the Dead & Company's fall and winter tour nearly wrapped, John Mayer took a moment to say thank you to the Grateful Dead fans out there.  Dead & Company at Madison Square Garden: 6 Awesome Moments From Night 2 P ...

  7. Dead & Company at Madison Square Garden: 6 Awesome Moments From Night 2

    November 02, 2015 6:38 PM EST 0 0 0 John Mayer delivered (again) as members of the iconic band set into a Dead & Company groove. For the second of two shows at Madison Square Garden, Dead & Company -- featuring Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzman, al ...

  8. One More Saturday Night: Dead & Company Go to Work with Masterful John Mayer

    November 01, 2015 3:30 PM EST Bringing new blood into an established band is a tricky proposition. Look at any number of heritage acts -- from Def Leppard to Van Halen , Kiss to the Allman Brothers  -- and their mutating lineups, some accepted more willingly by fans than ot ...

  9. Meet Music's Top Throat Doctors Who've Saved the Voices of Adele, Sam Smith and More

    October 22, 2015 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s a singer’s worst nightmare: losing the use of his or her voice. Fortunately for Adele ,  Sam Smith and many others, the celebrated physicians on our list of leading laryngologists are there with advice, innovative procedures and yes, scalpels,  ...

  10. Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh Has Bladder Cancer, Cancels Terrapin Crossroads Shows

    October 17, 2015 11:16 AM EDT 3.323 k 214 79 Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh has been diagnosed with bladder cancer, according to a message posted on the Facebook page for Terrapin Crossroads, the restaurant and venue he owns in San Rafael, Calif. Dead & Company Giving Away 10,000 ...

  11. John Mayer Declares Himself a 'Deadhead' Ahead of Dead & Company Tour Dates

    October 07, 2015 3:45 AM EDT Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer. Mayer is rehearsi ...

  12. Dead & Company Giving Away 10,000 Concert Tickets

    October 05, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer have partnered with American Express for its music series, "American Express Unstaged." Film director Brett Ratner will direct the concert's livestream from Madison Square Garden. Dead & ...

  13. John Mayer Praises New Miley Cyrus Album: 'This Is a Masterwork of Whack Genius'

    October 04, 2015 9:17 PM EDT 4.93 k 481 51 Miley Cyrus ’ latest release, the experimental Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz , has a new fan: John Mayer . The singer-songwriter shared his thoughts about the album in a series of tweets on Sunday, Oct. 4 – and, needless to say, he seems t ...

  14. John Mayer Previews Grateful Dead's 'Tennessee Jed' Ahead of Dead & Company Tour: Watch

    September 23, 2015 7:17 PM EDT Dead & Company -- three quarters of the core Grateful Dead members plus John Mayer -- is hitting the road in about a month and they're getting ready.  Dead & Company Announce Fall, Winter Tour Dates Mayer posted a video to Instagram ...

  15. Dead & Company Bassist Oteil Burbridge on John Mayer, 'Intimidating' Jam Sessions & More

    August 06, 2015 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The band will make its live debut on Halloween at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Back in April, Billboard reported that John Mayer could be joining some members of the Grateful Dead for shows in the fall. On Wednesday, the rumors came to fruition ...

  16. John Mayer Talks Grateful Dead Legacy, Fare Thee Well and Learning to Play 'A Universe of Great Songs'

    August 05, 2015 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 How do you get to Madison Square Garden with Dead & Company? Practice, practice, practice... Rumors of a post-Fare Thee Well incarnation of the Grateful Dead have been around since the original trio of shows featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio wer ...

  17. The Grateful Dead Is Resurrected Once More, This Time With John Mayer: Exclusive

    August 05, 2015 11:43 AM EDT 12.419 k 1.176 k 69 Dead & Company will make its debut at Madison Square Garden on Halloween. The Grateful Dead ’s run of five sold-out shows earlier this summer, billed as Fare Thee Well and featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio , was not a final farewel ...

  18. Gene Simmons and Other Artists Share Memories of Hollywood's House of Blues, Shutting Its Doors (for Now)

    July 31, 2015 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Artists and former employees share memories of the Sunset Strip club, which will close Aug. 3 after a 21-year run (until it reopens at a new location). Kevin Morrow, former booker -- "On opening night, the doors were an hour late. [Co-owner/act ...

  19. President Obama Calls The Grateful Dead An 'Iconic American Band' In Touching Tribute

    July 05, 2015 10:15 AM EDT 1.316 k 208 16 American celebrated its 239 th birthday yesterday. In Chicago, another American institution reached a milestone, as the Grateful Dead turned 50 and played their penultimate show as a band. The occasion brought out many tributes. A record nu ...

  20. Katy Perry, John Mayer, Woody Harrelson Celebrate Fourth of July with the Grateful Dead

    July 04, 2015 10:45 PM EDT Fare Thee Well brings VIPs to Chicago. Night two of the   Grateful Dead 's three-night Fare Thee Well run came with sparks as the city of Chicago celebrated independence day and the pop star who saw a Billboard No. 1 hit with the song &qu ...

  21. Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well: Trey Anastasio For the Win on Night Two in Santa Clara

    June 29, 2015 1:02 AM EDT After the shredding, a moment of silence to those gone before their time. Plus: John Mayer. Night two of the Grateful Dead ’s Fare Thee Well run-up got off to a funky and ferocious start. The cobwebs were shaken loose, the groove found its pocke ...

  22. GQ's 'Most Stylish Men Alive' List Is Packed With Rappers -- Who Made It?

    June 22, 2015 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 GQ's "20 Most Stylish Men Alive" list dropped today (June 22) and it was packed with musicians, particularly from the hip-hop crowd.  Kanye West , Pharrell Williams , Jared Leto , A$AP Rocky , Jay Z , Harry Styles , John Mayer , Jaden ...

  23. X Ambassadors & Houndmouth Rule Rock Charts, Pete Townsend Returns

    June 19, 2015 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The bands reign on their first tries, while "Quadrophenia" returns in a new form. Plus, a Michael Jackson classic gets a makeover. Two rising bands rule a pair of Billboard 's rock charts. With a 2-1 climb, X Ambassadors ' " ...

  24. Inside U2's All-Star L.A. Show Guest List: Kanye, Clooney, Kimmel and More

    June 04, 2015 7:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood turned out in a big way for the band's six-night stand. Hollywood turned out in a big way for U2's six-night stand in Los Angeles, which kicked off May 26 with the first of five shows at the Forum and landed on the Sunset Strip f ...

  25. Katy Perry & John Mayer Spotted Together Again

    May 26, 2015 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 After months of rumors surrounding their on-again off-again romance,  Katy Perry and John Mayer  were spotted together -- at Disneyland! Yes, the couple brought a number of their friends to the Anaheim theme park over the weekend (hey, Grammy winner ...

  26. What's It Like to Be Personal Trainer to Kanye West & Lady Gaga? Harley Pasternak Shares His Secrets

    May 26, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 1.274 k 125 2 Apparently, working out with the stars can actually be detrimental to your health. While hiking with "close friend" Kanye West in Hawaii, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak and West were nearly blown to bits in an abandoned militar ...

  27. B.B. King Spotify Streams Jump 9,800 Percent

    May 15, 2015 6:46 PM EDT 7.104 k 117 0 After B.B. King ’s death on Thursday, fans are flocking to rediscover the legendary blues musician’s extensive catalog. Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89 Global streams of the musician’s works have skyrocketed 9,800 percent on Spotify in the ...

  28. Eric Clapton Celebrates 70th Birthday By Rocking Madison Square Garden

    May 04, 2015 1:34 AM EDT It was Eric Clapton's birthday celebration, but it was the sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden that got a gift as the guitar god enthralled during a two-hour concert that included some of his biggest hits and guest stars including John Ma ...

  29. Grateful Dead Reunion: Will John Mayer Be Playing With the Band?

    April 24, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 According to sources, a trek with the Grammy-winning singer and guitarist is being planned for the fall. The Grateful Dead reunion shows, five in total scheduled for June 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, Calif. and July 4-6 in Chicago, look to have a poten ...

  30. Patti Smith Gets Emotional, Yoko Misses John (and George), More Seen & Heard at Rock Hall Ceremony

    April 19, 2015 3:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 "You're recognized when you're recognized -- I'm only doing it so Paul can have a day out," cracked honoree Ringo Starr backstage at the April 18 induction event. The music world descended on Cleveland on April 18 for the 20 ...

  31. Exclusive: Fun. Frontman Nate Ruess to Receive Hal David Starlight Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame

    March 18, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Fun. frontman Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard can reveal. The honor, which each year recognizes a brilliant young songwriter, will be presented at the 46th Annual Inducti ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. John Mayer: 'I'm a Recovered Ego Addict'

    March 06, 2015 3:11 PM EST 0 0 0 John Mayer  knows he had an ego problem -- but he's got it under control now. That was the singer's message during an MSNBC interview that aired in part on the  Today  show Friday morning (March 6). Mayer explained to interviewer Ronan Far ...

  34. Grammys 2015: Ed Sheeran Performs 'Thinking Out Loud' with Questlove, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer

    February 08, 2015 9:11 PM EST 25.89 k 310 90 The past year's favorite rust-headed troubadour brought the emotion during a performance of his spare, guitar-driven "Thinking Out Loud" at the Grammys , with a legendary backing band made up of Questlove on drums, Herbie Han ...

  35. John Mayer on 'Late Late Show': His Lineup, Grammy Performance With Ed Sheeran & More

    February 04, 2015 8:00 PM EST Back in 2004, when John Mayer was two albums into his music career, VH1 gave him his own special -- appropriately titled John Mayer Has a TV Show -- in which he memorably dressed in a bear suit and hit the parking lot of one of his shows to chat ...

  36. John Mayer Promises 'Insanity' For 'Late Late Show' Hosting Gig

    January 17, 2015 7:15 PM EST When John Mayer steps in to fill in as a guest host on CBS' The Late Late Show  next month, the singer has made some big promises ahead of the gig. On Jan. 17, he revealed some of his plans for the show on Twitter. "The guest lineup for ...

  37. Report: Katy Perry and John Mayer Are Back Together

    January 10, 2015 3:31 PM EST It seems more and more likely that Katy Perry and John Mayer have rekindled their romance. Katy Perry's Boyfriend Timeline: 9 Relationships & Songs Inspired By Romance The two music stars are officially back together following an appearan ...

  38. Are Katy Perry & John Mayer Getting Back Together?

    January 05, 2015 6:46 PM EST 1.16 k 310 44 0 After ending their romance last February , Katy Perry and John Mayer were seen together in Beverly Hills over the weekend, People reports, sparking suspicion maybe the two musicians have reunited.  It's the first time the two have bee ...

  39. John Mayer Among 'Late Late Show' Fill-In Hosts

    November 26, 2014 5:46 PM EST Singer John Mayer , filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS' The Late Late Show before new host James Corden takes over in March. Did John Mayer Date Katherine Heigl? The network on We ...

  40. Did John Mayer Date Katherine Heigl?

    November 22, 2014 7:49 PM EST John Mayer has had his fair share of very public relationships. See his past romances with Jessica Simpson , Katy Perry and Jennifer Aniston for some proof. But even he might be surprised to learn about his fling with former Grey's Anatomy st ...

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