1. Pink To Headline 2010 Wireless Festival In London

    December 08, 2009 12:16 PM EST 0 0 0 P ink will headline the 2010 Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park on July 2. U.K. alt-rock act the Ting Tings will be special guests on the same date, promoter Live Nation announced today (Dec. 8). Wireless will be staged for the sixth conse ...

  2. Pearl Jam Unveils 2010 European Tour Plans

    December 07, 2009 1:09 PM EST 0 0 0 P earl Jam will return to Europe next summer for a series of headlining and festival appearances, beginning June 22 in Dublin. The group has announced seven dates so far, with four more shows to be revealed at a later date. In addition to Dublin, Pe ...

  3. Kris Allen, Sean Kingston To Play Billboard New Year's Special

    December 07, 2009 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Carmen Electra will host Billboard's New Year's Eve Live special airing Dec. 31 from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM on Fox. American Idol season eight winner Kris Allen , Idol finalist Allison Iraheta , and Sean Kingston are set to perform at the ev ...

  4. WRXP Holiday Extravaganza w/ Phoenix, Passion Pit / December 2, 2009 / New York City (Hammerstein Ballroom)

    December 04, 2009 8:02 PM EST 0 0 0 New York rock radio station 109.1 WRXP gave its listeners a good reason to be jolly on Wednesday night when it brought Phoenix, Passion Pit, Jack's Mannequin and Manchester Orchestra to Manhattan's Hammerstein Ballroom for its second annua ...

  5. Imogen Heap / December 3, 2009 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Music Hall of Williamsburg)

    December 04, 2009 5:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Watching Imogen Heap flutter around the stage Thursday night (Dec. 3) at Brooklyn's Musical Hall of Williamsburg was very much like watching a child let loose in a toy store. Throughout her mesmerizing performance, which was also streamed live ...

  6. Rihanna / December 3, 2009 / New York City (Hammerstein Ballroom)

    December 04, 2009 1:26 PM EST 0 0 0 R ihanna performed at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom Thursday night (Dec. 3) as part of MySpace's urban music concert series, "The Release," in celebration of her new album, "Rated R." But the festivities were rat ...

  7. Alicia Keys / December 1, 2009 / New York City (Nokia Theatre)

    December 03, 2009 12:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Although the original Dec. 1 release date for her upcoming album, "The Element of Freedom," was pushed back by two weeks , Alicia Keys still paid homage to World AIDS Day by giving a charity concert to a full house at New York's Nokia ...

  8. Hot Tours: Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Aventura

    December 03, 2009 11:03 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop singer Miley Cyrus lands in the No. 1 position on the Hot Tours rankings with $6.2 million reported from five U.S. markets on her solo world tour. The top reported gross of just over $2 million was from a two-show stint at Nassau Veterans Memori ...

  9. Neil Young Tribute Set For Vancouver Winter Olympics

    December 02, 2009 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Members of Broken Social Scene , Iron & Wine , Sun Kil Moon , Ron Sexsmith and Joan As Police Woman are among the artists confirmed to appear at a concert celebrating the music of Neil Young as part of the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics. The ...

  10. Imogen Heap To Give Fans Free Concert On BillboardLive

    December 02, 2009 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 I mogen Heap shows love to her fans all the time, whether it's through Twitter, vlogging, or simply through her music. But this Thursday (Dec. 3), Heap admirers will get a special treat when the U.K. electronic artist performs live and in HD on ...

  11. Hot Tours: Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam

    December 02, 2009 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears , who has been performing in North America and Europe since her Circus Tour began back in March, took her show down under this month, playing five markets in Australia. Following stops in Perth and Melbourne, Spears played a four-show ...

  12. Nick Jonas Announces Solo Tour

    December 02, 2009 10:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Teen idol Nick Jonas is stepping away from his brothers and going on tour in January with his new band The Administration. Jonas, 17, the youngest member of the boy band the Jonas Brothers, told fans in a Twitter message that he would play 14 dates ...

  13. Black Eyed Peas Announce The E.N.D. World Tour Dates

    December 01, 2009 3:38 PM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas announced an ambitious 100-dates world tour, including a series of 2010 shows in North America, the popular hip-hop group's first full-scale tour of the U.S. and Canada in nearly four years. The North American leg of "T ...

  14. Paramore, Weezer To Headline 2010 Bamboozle New Jersey

    December 01, 2009 12:21 PM EST 0 0 0 P aramore and Weezer are the first acts confirmed to headline the 2010 Bamboozle music festival in New Jersey, slated for May 1-2 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford. Paramore will headline day one of the fest, while Weezer will tak ...

  15. Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck Reveal Tour Plans

    December 01, 2009 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Reprising their live collaboration in Tokyo earlier this year, guitar legends Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck have revealed three additional concert dates for next February in North America. The artists will perform together Feb. 18 at New York's Ma ...

  16. Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney To Anchor Kentucky Racetrack Festival

    December 01, 2009 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Churchill Downs, the Louisville racetrack that's home to the Kentucky Derby, has announced plans for a 3-day music festival in 2010 called Hullabalou. Headliners for the event, scheduled for July 23-25, 2010, include Bon Jovi , Kenny Chesney an ...

  17. Norah Jones Announces 2010 Tour Dates

    November 30, 2009 4:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Although her new album is entitled "The Fall," Norah Jones is waiting until spring to embark on a 36 city tour, which kicks off Mar. 5, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The trek will see the veteran jazz-pop singer play midsize theatres in major c ...

  18. Strokes Returning To The Stage In 2010

    November 30, 2009 11:16 AM EST 0 0 0 The Strokes and Jay-Z will headline the 2010 Isle of Wight festival in the U.K., marking the New York rock band's first confirmed live gig since October, 2006. The Strokes will headline the festival on June 12. According to Strokes frontman Jul ...

  19. Phish / November 22, 2009 / Syracuse, N.Y. (War Memorial)

    November 25, 2009 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 When tickets for Phish's Sunday night (Nov. 22) show in Syracuse, N.Y. went on sale back in October, all 6,700 of them were gone in 15 minutes -- and with good reason. The last time Phish performed at the War Memorial arena was November 1994. L ...

  20. All Time Low / November 21, 2009 / St. Louis (The Pageant)

    November 25, 2009 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 All Time Low's sold-out show in St. Louis Saturday night (Nov. 21) was a public display of youthful exuberance and teenage rebellion served with a dose of toilet humor. Guitarist Jack Barakat's mic stand was decorated with bras, many of wh ...

  21. Stevie Wonder, Kid Rock Toast Motown's 50th Anniversary

    November 23, 2009 1:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Amidst glitzy ballrooms, swanky duds, a video message from President Barack Obama and performances by Stevie Wonder , Aretha Franklin , Kid Rock and the Temptations , Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, Jr. was thinking about the little people as th ...

  22. Roots, David Byrne Join Dirty Projectors In NYC

    November 23, 2009 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 D avid Byrne and three members of the Roots made surprise appearances with Dirty Projectors on stage Sunday night (Nov. 22) at New York's Bowery Ballroom, capping a four-show local run by the Brooklyn-based critical darlings. For the evening� ...

  23. Bonnaroo 2010 Dates, Presale Announced

    November 19, 2009 3:58 PM EST 0 0 0 The ninth Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 10-13, 2010, on its usual site in Manchester, Tenn., an hour southeast of Nashville. The first round of ticket pre-sales begins Friday, Nov. 27; a lineup announcement is expected early nex ...

  24. Watch Daughtry's Nov. 19 Show Free On 'Billboard Live'

    November 19, 2009 1:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Daughtry rocks the Patriot center in Fairfax, Va. on Thursday, Nov. 19 and you can watch the performance live and free at Billboardlive.com . The show starts at 8:30 pm EST and Chris Daughtry and co. will be playing tunes from their 2009 album, &quo ...

  25. Hot Tours: AC/DC, Leonard Cohen, Nickelback

    November 19, 2009 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 While the Australian rock band AC/DC is winding down its tour this year with a few more dates scheduled in South America, the Black Ice World Tour is set to continue in 2010 with dates booked in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Totals from three U. ...

  26. Video: Virgin Mobile FreeFest All Access Doc

    November 18, 2009 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 The annual Virgin Mobile fest near Baltimore changed to reflect the times this year. Renamed the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, the 2009 event reacted to the country's economic struggles by condensing the proceedings to one day, making the tickets fre ...

  27. Simply Rod? Faces May Tap Mick Hucknall For Stewart-less Tour

    November 17, 2009 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 T he Faces appear ready to play live in 2010, with or without Rod Stewart . After performing with guests at an Oct. 25 show at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Performing Rights Society's Music Members' Benevolent Fund, the ...

  28. Billboard Latin Music Awards Headed To Puerto Rico

    November 17, 2009 10:44 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in its more than 20-year history, the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards will take place in Puerto Rico, marking the first time the show goes on the road from its traditional Miami homebase. The awards, presented by State Farm, wil ...

  29. Slayer Teams With Megadeth For 'American Carnage' Tour, Postpones Euro Trek

    November 16, 2009 8:43 AM EST 0 0 0 Slayer has postponed its U.K. and European tour until spring 2010. Instead, Slayer will co-headline the "American Carnage" tour with Megadeth early next year. Kicking off on January 18 in Seattle, Wash. for a 26-date trek across North Amer ...

  30. James Taylor, Carole King Announce Tour

    November 12, 2009 2:27 PM EST 0 0 0 James Taylor and Carole King are going back to their roots. The two singer-songwriters say they will go on a long concert tour together next year, recalling the first time they played at the Troubadour Club in Los Angeles in 1970. That gig was a mil ...

  31. Hot Tours: Andre Rieu, Cliff Richard, Fleetwood Mac

    November 12, 2009 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the Hot Tour rankings with more than $32 million in ticket sales reported from his 30th Anniversary Tour currently on the road in Europe. Totals from venues in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the Netherlands were ...

  32. Danzig, Death, Jesus Lizard Bring 'Fun Fun Fun' To Austin

    November 10, 2009 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 If the 2009 festival season could be summed up with one word, it would probably be "rain"-but at this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, at least someone was willing to take the blame. "I heard you guys were having a dr ...

  33. Paramore / Nov. 4, 2009 / Kansas City, Mo.

    November 09, 2009 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 "We're taking every pill possible; I'm basically high right now," joked Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams halfway through her band's set in Kansas City last Wednesday (Nov. 4). With Williams and bassist Jeremy Davis battli ...

  34. Photos: Monsters of Folk Live In New York

    November 09, 2009 3:09 PM EST 0 0 0 M. Ward , My Morning Jacket 's Jim James, and Bright Eyes ' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis came together as Monsters of Folk for a pair of New York shows last week, including a Friday night gig uptown at the United Place Theater. Friday' ...

  35. Say Anything / Nov. 3, 2009 / New York

    November 06, 2009 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Coming home isn't the easiest thing to do, but someone neglected to tell Say Anything 's singer Max Bemis on Tuesday (Nov. 3). Perhaps it was the fact the group's latest record was released earlier in the day. Or it could have been th ...

  36. Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Temptations To Celebrate Motown's 50th In Detroit

    November 06, 2009 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 S tevie Wonder , Aretha Franklin , the Temptations and others will be on hand later this month to celebrate Motown's 50th anniversary back home in Detroit. The two-night affair on Nov. 20-21, titled "Live It Again!," will benefit the ...

  37. Madonna Takes Top Honors At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 05, 2009 9:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Madonna's Sticky & Sweet tour was the big winner at the sixth annual Billboard Touring Awards, taking home honors for Top Tour and Top Draw, which acknowledge the highest-grossing and highest-attended tours of the year, respectively. Madonn ...

  38. Jay-Z Announces 2010 North American Tour, Records 'Empire' Remix

    November 05, 2009 6:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z has announced the second leg of his North American tour in support of his latest album, "Blueprint 3." The trek will begin on Feb. 22, 2010, in Houston, Texas, making stops in Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta and Boston before ending on ...

  39. Billboard, Fox To Ring In 'New Year's Eve Live'

    November 05, 2009 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard and Fox will ring in 2010 with "Billboard's New Year's Eve Live," a special broadcast of musical performances from the Las Vegas Strip by hot acts on the Billboard charts. The live broadcast from 11 p.m. ET - 12:30 a.m. ...

  40. And The 'Music On The Move' Winner Is...

    November 05, 2009 3:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Back in June, Billboard.com scouted the country for music fans with a knack for capturing the live moment on video. Out of the thousands to entered to be Music on the Move contestants, ten fan/phone-videographers were selected from coast to coast an ...

  41. Video: Alicia Keys Says Playing World Series Was 'Unbelievable'

    November 05, 2009 11:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z and Alicia Keys gave Yankees fans a special treat when the two New York artists performed "Empire State of Mind" during Game Two of the World Series against Philly last week. Billboard.com caught up with Keys the day after the perfor ...

  42. Outrage Over Wall Blocking Free U2 Berlin Concert

    November 05, 2009 11:07 AM EST 0 0 0 Fans hoping to catch a glimpse Thursday of U2 's free concert celebrating 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall will have to "scale these city walls" after organizers threw up a barrier to block the view for those without tickets ...

  43. Hot Tours: U2, Bruce Springsteen, Vicente Fernandez

    November 05, 2009 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Live Nation has reported the last six dates on the fall leg of U2 's "360 Tour" including the sold out performance at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. (Oct. 25) that set a new record for highest attendance (97,014) by a solo headline ...

  44. Springsteen Announces More Full-Album Shows

    November 04, 2009 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 B ruce Springsteen is dusting off his catalogue once again, as he and the E Street Band have announced two more full album performances this coming weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York. On Saturday (Nov. 7), the group will play the Boss' ...

  45. Whitney Houston To Play Russian Shows

    November 04, 2009 11:22 AM EST 0 0 0 W hitney Houston will headline two concerts in Russia, at Moscow Olympisky Stadium on Dec. 9 and at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg on Dec. 12. The promoter for the two shows is Andrey Agapov, general director, Russian Entertainment Academy. " ...

  46. Win Seven Nirvana Albums

    November 03, 2009 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 "Live At Reading," the CD/DVD release which captures Nirvana 's classic 25-song summer 1992 performance at the massive Reading Festival, is out this month, and you could win a free copy... plus a whole lot more. One lucky rock fan wil ...

  47. Chris Brown And Friends at Power 105.1 Powerhouse '09 / October 27, 2009 / East Rutherford, NJ (IZOD Center)

    October 30, 2009 9:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 While comeback shows are typically created for aged artists or fallen stars who are attempting to re-energize their careers, 20-year-old Chris Brown should never expect a show of his to be branded by the media as such again. In his first high-profil ...

  48. Hot Tours: Miley Cyrus, Depeche Mode, Steely Dan

    October 29, 2009 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop star Miley Cyrus tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with box office totals from six markets reported by national tour promoter AEG Live. So far the singer's 2009 world tour has drawn the most fans in the Detroit market with a crowd of 16,14 ...

  49. CMJ Wrap Up: Temper Trap, Top 5, American Idols

    October 26, 2009 5:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year at CMJ, the weekend showcases and events sped up the momentum from earlier in the week. Leading into the weekend, some former American Idol contestants convened for a panel on Thursday (Oct. 22). "American Idol" season two third ...

  50. CMJ: Living Colour / Oct. 23 / Angels & Kings

    October 26, 2009 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Given the dizzying range of choices at a five-day event like CMJ, it's hard for a single gig to stand out as a sure thing from its listing alone. One that did, however, was Friday's " Living Colour acoustic set at [Pete Wentz co-owned ...

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