1. Jimmy Fallon: The Billboard Cover Story

    February 07, 2014 11:35 AM EST Between bookings from U2 to Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon, bandleader Questlove and music booker Jonathan Cohen reveal how they turned late night into one of music's hottest stops Little-known fact: Before he had his own NBC talk show or ...

  2. '12-12-12' Concert: Our Favorite Tweets

    December 13, 2012 12:58 AM EST Five-plus hours is a long concert, no matter who's playing. But like many others, we watched the entire thing on multiple screens - from Springsteen to Paulvana. Here's an alternate take on the night, containing our favorite Tweets from ...

  3. 40 Under 40: Jonathan Cohen

    August 02, 2012 2:56 PM EDT Jonathan Cohen Music Booker, 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' Website: LateNightWithJimmyFallon.com Twitter: @BrainOfJoaCohen Worth Staying Up Since launching three years ago, "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" has exhibited a flair ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Target Refuses to Stock Frank Ocean Album After iTunes Exclusive

    July 12, 2012 7:20 PM EDT Target will not be carrying Frank Ocean's debut studio album, "Channel Orange," which is projected to make an unexpectedly strong debut on the Billboard 200 next week. According to statements from the company and Ocean's manage ...

  6. Target Won't Carry Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange'

    July 11, 2012 7:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Retailer's Response is to iTunes Exclusive, Not Ocean's Sexuality Target will not be carrying Frank Ocean 's debut studio album, "Channel Orange," in response to the label's decision to sell it ahead of its scheduled re ...

  7. Target Not Carrying Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' in Response to iTunes Exclusive, Not Ocean's Sexuality

    July 11, 2012 6:41 PM EDT Target will not be carrying Frank Ocean's debut studio album Channel Orange , in response to the label's decision to sell it ahead of its scheduled release date via iTunes -- not due to Ocean's sexuality -- according to statements f ...

  8. Victoria Espinel, 'I.P. Czar,' Set For A2IM's Indie Week Keynote

    June 14, 2012 1:28 PM EDT A2IM's Indie Week kicks off its seventh year June 19, and before the organization's inaugural Libera Awards honor the top independent labels and musicians, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel will give the ...

  9. Backbeat: Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, The-Dream, Doc McGee, David Massey, More at Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 16, 2012 4:49 PM EDT Lionel Richie (left), who headlined Billboard's SXSW showcase at Austin's ACL LIve Theater, with The-Dream, who also performed. ( Photo: Misha Vladimirskiy) At first, Lionel Richie thought he'd be playing an outdoor venue. The headl ...

  10. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  11. Billboard Power 100: Lorne Michaels

    January 26, 2012 9:33 PM EST No. 66 Lorne Michaels Executive Producer "Saturday Night Live," "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," "Portlandia" Twitter: @NBCSNL Legendary Auteur of Hip ... After 36 years of overseeing "Saturday Night Live" yo ...

  12. Bon Iver To Jam With The Roots on 'Fallon' Tonight

    January 19, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 When your friends are in town, it's time to jam out. Bon Iver's Justin Vernon will appear on tonight's (Jan. 19) episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" after The Roots' (and Fallon's house bandleader) Questlove ...

  13. Pearl Jam, U2, Madonna Movies Get Toronto Film Fest Premieres

    July 26, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In-depth U2 and Pearl Jam documentaries, and a scripted feature directed by Madonna , will receive their premieres at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival being held Sept. 8-18. Davis Guggenheim's "From the Sky Down" takes a l ...

  14. Pearl Jam Reveals WI Labor Day Fest, Canadian Tour, Film, Book

    May 16, 2011 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam has finally confirmed the details for its own festival, as well as a film, tour and book in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its debut album, "Ten." Anchored by the only U.S. performances by Pearl Jam this year, the festiva ...

  15. How 'Jimmy Fallon' Whips Its Late-Night Music Competition

    January 03, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 When Bruce Springsteen decided to crash late night and whip his hair in November, it was as sure a sign as any that "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" has emerged as a highly coveted platform for musical guests. 5 Best Musical Performances on ...

  16. 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 &# ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Bruce Springsteen To Bid Giants Stadium Farewell

    May 22, 2009 12:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play three shows at Giants Stadium in New Jersey this fall before the arena is torn down, the Boss announced onstage last night (May 21) at a concert at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. The shows w ...

  19. Latest News: The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST For Billboard.biz's Grammy Awards microsite featuring exclusive articles, interviews, sales analysis and more, click here . 2009 Grammy Award Winners The full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Cente ...

  20. GUNS N' ROSES, "Chinese Democracy"

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grunge. Techno. Boy bands. Both President Bushes. These are just a few of the things Guns N' Roses has improbably outlasted in the 17 (!) years since its last album of original music. Grunge. Techno. Boy bands. Both President Bushes. These are ...

  21. Dylan, Raconteurs Lead New Pittsburgh Festival

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pi Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has ...

  22. Q&A: My Morning Jacket

    Q&A: My Morning Jacket

    April 09, 2008 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Senior Editor, Jonathan Cohen chats with My Morning Jacket about the making of their upcoming album, ''Evil Urges'' and tour schedule. mmj , Jim James , interview , exclusive , jamband , My Morning Jacket , Jonathan Coh ...

  23. Sean Lennon Scoring Vampire Comedy

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sean Lennon will be scoring the indie vampire comedy "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead" starring Jake Hoffman, Devon Aoki, Jeremy Sisto and Ralph Macchio. Sean Lennon will be scoring the indie vampire comedy "Rosencrantz & ...

  24. Complete Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. From the nominations to the grand event, Billboard.com presents full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which t ...

  25. Full Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sin ...

  26. Billboard Goes To The Grammys: A 50-Year Retrospective

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's biggest night -- from the 1958 inaugural event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to last year's Dixie Chicks triumph at Los Angeles' Staples Cente As the Grammy Awards turn 50 ...

  27. Young Eschewing CDs For 'Archives' Project

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Another year, another new twist in the saga of Neil Young's long-in-the-works "Archives" series. The multi-disc first volume of the project, which has shifted release dates countless times in the past Another year, another new twist i ...

  28. Coachella Promoters Launching NYC-Area Fest

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sources say Coachella producers AEG Live/Goldenvoice will stage a summer festival with major headliners at Liberty State Park, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. The event will not car Sources say Coachella producers AEG Live/Goldenv ...

  29. Buzz Bound

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Among the legions of acts booked for this year's South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival March 14-18 in Austin, here are 10 that people will talk about, as profiled by Ayala Ben-Yehuda, Jonathan Cohen, Todd Martens and Mich ...

  30. Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival / April 29-30, 2006 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With more than 90 bands playing on five stages, it was impossible to see everything at the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. So what follows are some of the plentiful Billboard's Jonathan Cohen, Todd Martens an ...

  31. Three 6 Mafia Collaborating With Paris Hilton

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys have just finished their fourth studio album, which will arrive Sept. 3. Three 6 Mafia Collaborating With Paris Hilton Jonathan Cohen, N.Y. Socialite Paris Hilton is working on tracks for her debut album wit ...

  32. Gabriel Remixes Music Clips For DVD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel has made some of the most groundbreaking clips of the video era. Now fans will get a chance to study his work with "Play," the British artist's first career-spanning DVD col ...

  33. Gabriel Pushes 'Play' On DVD Collection

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. As tipped here earlier this month, Peter Gabriel has wrapped work on a career-spanning DVD collection, "Play." The proj ...

  34. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash The video for R.E.M.'s new song "Bad Day" will premiere tomorrow (Sept. 19) at 7 p.m. ET on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" show. In the Tim Hope-directed clip, group members Mic ...

  35. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Kelly Clarkson's historic jump to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Las Ketchup's "Asereje/The Ketchup Song," and Lulu. KELLY HAS LEAPT THE BUILDIN ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Bush, Sony Discos, Ours

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bush, Gavin Rossdale, Sony Discos, Billboard, Ours, Powderfinger Bush is hard at work on its fourth studio album in Los Angeles with producer Dave Sardy (Marilyn Manson, Dandy Warhols). As first tipped here last month, the as-yet-untitled se ...

  37. Billboard Bits: 'Tomb Raider,' David Gray, and more

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on "Tomb Raider" soundtrack, David Gray, George Harrison, Goo Goo Dolls As first tipped here last month, several major artists have contributed new and unreleased material to the Elektra soundtrack to "Tomb Raider," expected ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys, Trisha Yearwood, Kobe

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Beastie Boys, Trisha Yearwood, Kobe Bryant, Tone, Brian McKnight Five years worth of Beastie Boys history will be chronicled in photographs in Ari Marcopoulos's forthcoming book "Pass the Mic: Beastie Boys 1991-1996." The tome ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Def Jam, EMusicm

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Pearl Jam, Matt Cameron, Def Jam, Sisqo, Redman, Foxy Brown, and Beanie Sigel, EMusicC Pearl Jam has delayed the release of its concert VHS/DVD "Touring Band 2000" from Tuesday (April 10) to May 1. According to the band's offi ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Ne ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Stone Gossard, Madonna, Moe Koffman

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Pearl Jam, Stone Gossard, Matt Chamberlain, Pete Droge, Brad, Satchel, Sean Smith, Madonna, Guy Ritchie, Rocco, Moe Koffman Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard has completed what will be the first solo album from a member of the veteran Seattl ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Petty, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Ozzfest

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Madonna, Guy Ritchie, Michael Jackson, Boteach, Ozzfest, 5ive, Five Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have lined up a 13-city U.S. tour, set to kick off May 9 in Corvallis, Ore., in advance of sessions for ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Shaggy, Proclaimers, Sawhney

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, MTV2, MTV, MTV.com, Shaggy, Rayvon, Rik Rok Ducent, the Proclaimers, Nitin Sawhney Fans can get a sneak peek at Pearl Jam's forthcoming DVD/VHS "Touring Band 2000" all weekend long on MTV2. As part of a "weekend of roc ...

  44. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Robbie Williams, Johnny Cash

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on R.E.M., Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Bill Berry, Mike Mills, Robbie Williams, Johnny Cash R.E.M. has chosen "Imitation Of Life" as the first single from its upcoming album "Reveal," due May 15 on Warner Bros. Band members M ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Ivy, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Ivy, Fountains Of Wayne, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow, Zack De La Rocha, Verve Pipe New York-based pop act Ivy has signed with Nettwerk for North American distribution after failing to renegotiate with Sony/550 Music. Led by French-born Dom ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Blur, U2, Rock The Vote, and more

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Blur, Bono, U2, Alecia Elliott, Rock The Vote, Carlos Santana, Mary J. Blige, and Jesse Jackson. U.K. rock veterans Blur have readied the latest installment in an annual series of fan club-only releases. The new EP sports four tracks (" ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Richard Ashcroft, Grand Ole Opry

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Radiohead, Limp Bizkit, Guns N Roses, Richard Ashcroft, Ricky Scaggs, Bill Monroe, Grand Ole Opry The Web site for the annual German rock festival Rock Am Ring confirms that Radiohead will be among the participants for this year's event ...

  48. Billboard Bits: Afghan Whigs, Luna Pop, and more

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Afghan Whigs, Greg Dulli, Luna Pop, Italian Music Awards, System Of A Down? Veteran modern rock act the Afghan Whigs have broken up after more than 14 years together. In a statement, Los Angeles-based frontman Greg Dulli chalked the decision ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Blake Babies, 'Millionaire,' and more

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Blake Babies, Juliana Hatfield, John Strohm, Freda Love, Evan Dando, Amy Grant, Chaka Khan, Gene Simmons, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Sisqo, Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks, Sugar Ray singer Ma Newly-reformed rock trio the Blake Babies - ...

  50. Billboard Bits: U2, 'Hollywood Goes Wild,' Lucy Pearl

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on U2's free London club show, 'Hollywood Goes Wild' benefit album, Lucy Pearl show in New York. U2 will return to its roots as a U.K. club band with special Feb. 7 performance at London's 2,000-capacity Astoria. As with a s ...

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