1. iHeartRadio 2012: Pink, Pitbull and Prince Own Closing Night

    September 23, 2012 10:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I haven't sung some of these songs in awhile… I've been busy," said P!nk , several songs into her opening set on the second and final night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Saturday. The singer was referencing her ...

  2. iHeartRadio 2012: Bon Jovi's New Music, Gwen Gets Hit On + More Backstage Moments

    September 22, 2012 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 iHeartRadio Music Festival's first night was jam-packed with highlights , shared with 13,000 attendees at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel Friday night and potentially dozens of millions of listeners and viewers across various Clear Channel radi ...

  3. iHeartRadio 2012: No Doubt, Rihanna, Usher Rock Vegas on Day 1

    September 22, 2012 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Go ahead and stare / and take a picture please / if you need,"and Demi Lovato , on separate occasions, as well as Olympian Ryan Lochte) and a giant onstage wall of photos and tweets posted and updated throughout the night, it was hard to ...

  4. Green Day Smashes Guitars, Storms Off Stage at iHeartRadio

    September 22, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 iHeartRadio 2012 : Photos & More ALL THE BEST LIVE & CANDID PICS • Day 1 Live Recap: No Doubt, Bon Jovi, Rihanna Rattle Las Vegas • Green Day Punks Crowd, Breaks Guitars It seemed like things were running smoothly for the first night of the ...

  5. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A: Watch Again

    September 19, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Daddy Yankee Watch Again Now PHOTOS: Behind-the-Scenes at Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A After a two-year hiatus, Daddy Yankee is back in full force. The reggaeton star's sixth studio album, "Prestige," is out and toda ...

  6. Hot Tours: Coldplay Scores Massive Haul on World Tour

    September 11, 2012 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay clocks in at No. 1 on our latest ranking of top-grossing tours with a hefty box office total ($99.7 million) reported from the 2012 North American and European legs of the world tour supporting the album "Mylo Xyloto," the band� ...

  7. The Offspring Still Fly at Bethlehem Debut

    September 10, 2012 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article PROMOTION The Offspring Still Fly at Bethlehem Debut The Offspring It took three decades, but The Offspring finally made it to Bethlehem on Saturday (September 8) to play their first concert in this eastern Pennsylvania town, where the ...

  8. Kanye West To Headline UR1 Festival in Miami

    September 10, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West will lead the lineup of the inaugural UR1 Music Festival , a showcase of music and art that will be held at Miami's Bayfront Park on Dec. 8-9. > Although the full lineup has not been revealed, West will be joined on the bill b ...

  9. Green Day Plots North American Tour Dates

    September 10, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 With three new albums' worth of material to work with, Green Day has announced a late 2012/early 2013 run of North America that coincides with the upcoming releases of "¡Uno!," "¡Dos!," and "¡Tré!." The tour gets u ...

  10. Disney's Night of Joy Turns 30 With Casting Crowns, Third Day

    September 10, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Disney cares about the family like we care about the family," says Brandon Heath, one of the Christian artists who performed this weekend at Walt Disney World's 30th annual Night of Joy. "It's a common goal that we have to ...

  11. Jay-Z Enters 'Paradise' With Coldplay at Paralympics: Watch

    September 10, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 At Closing Ceremony in London, Rihanna Performs 'Run This Town' With All-Star Band Jay-Z joined Coldplay at Sunday night's Paralympics Closing Ceremony in London and performed and added a new verse to the band's hit, "Paradi ...

  12. Bruce Springsteen & Eddie Vedder Duet At Wrigley Field: Watch

    September 08, 2012 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Springsteen's 3.5 hour Chicago show included guest spots by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band welcomed both Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and Rage Against the ...

  13. Electric Zoo 2012: 14 Things Seen & Heard

    September 06, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electric Zoo (August 31-September 2) might not be the country's largest, splashiest, or most hyped electronic dance music festival. But we're going to go on record and say that it's the best. Electric Zoo 2012 PHOTOS: DANCE PARTY Ther ...

  14. Foo Fighters Play 3.5 Hours at 'Rock the Vote' Concert

    September 06, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last Song: "Everlong" "It's gonna be a long night!" warned Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl at a Rock the Vote concert at the Fillmore in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday. For the 1,000 lucky people in the audience, he was right. ...

  15. Lady Gaga Unveils 2013 North America Tour Dates

    September 05, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga will finally bring her Born This Way Ball tour to North America in early 2013, after already performing her latest opus in Asia, Australia, and Europe. Twenty-six new dates in Canada and the U.S. were announced on Wednesday (Sept. 5). The ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Hot Tours: Madonna, Enrique Iglesias & Jennifer Lopez, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw

    August 31, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna claims the top ranking on the latest Hot Tours ranking with box office stats reported from the final month of her MDNA tour's European leg. With more than 307,000 fans in attendance at the last 11 Euro performances, ticket revenue total ...

  18. Madonna Goes Wild at U.S. Launch of MDNA Tour

    August 29, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already thirty-four dates into the globetrotting MDNA Tour, Madonna embraced the opportunity to address her first American audience at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday (Aug. 28). Madonna Starts a Riot in Philly CHECK OUT NEW PHOTOS ...

  19. 2NE1 Invades America: Behind the Scenes With the K-Pop Phenomenon

    August 23, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard exclusively goes backstage at K-Pop darlings 2NE1's first U.S. arena show. "I have to kill it. They've been waiting so long, I just have to kill it," says CL, leader of K-pop sensation 2NE1 . It's almost 9:30 p.m. ...

  20. Los Lobos Celebrate 'Kiko' 20th Anniversary in L.A.

    August 22, 2012 9:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The band revisited the album at the Grammy Museum on Tuesday "Kiko," the album that elevated Los Lobos from rootsy party band to ambitious musical trailblazers in 1992, had its 20th birthday celebrated in front of 200 fans and guests at th ...

  21. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Rock Staples Center

    August 17, 2012 8:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez 's right knee was dripping with a touch of blood during her flashy and splashy Vegas-style show at Staples Center on Thursday night. But the diva took the little bump all in stride as she made the Los Angeles stop of the summer t ...

  22. Win Matisyahu/Dirty Heads Tickets & iPad

    August 17, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Matisyahu's co-headlining tour with Dirty Heads is rolling across America right now through mid-September ( full details here ), and Billboard.com is giving away tickets every day via our special Facebook page . Plus, one lucky ticket winner wi ...

  23. The Doors Light Up Sunset With Linda Perry, Dead Sara + More

    August 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 All-Star Tribute Caps 'The Doors Day' in West Hollywood ... Billboard Chats With John Densmore, Marilyn Manson, Billy Morrison The city of West Hollywood declared August 16, 2012 to be "The Doors Day" in a celebration that honore ...

  24. Hot Tours: Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Aldean

    August 17, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw score the No. 1 ranking on this week's Hot Tours recap with box office grosses reported from two more NFL stadiums on their Brothers of the Sun co-headlining tour. Representing this week's totals is an Aug. 3 p ...

  25. Paramore Dusts Off the Drama, Rocks in Return to Stage

    August 16, 2012 6:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Our band has been a little bit of a soap opera since day one," Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams told the crowd at Pomona's Fox Theater Tuesday night. "So I think that's why I'm more grateful than ever to be standing ...

  26. Robert Plant's New Band Makes U.S. Debut in Mississippi

    August 15, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin Icon Brings the Sensational Space Shifters to the Sunflower Blues Festival Storied British frontman Robert Plant has long since proved that his remit extends far beyond the rock lexicon. But with the consummation of his latest meticulou ...

  27. Neil Diamond Fetes 'Hot August Night,' 40 Years Later

    August 13, 2012 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fifteen songs into his first of four nights at the Greek Theatre, Neil Diamond finally remarked on the nature of the evening's anniversary, 40 years since the recording of "Hot August Night" in this very venue. "It's hard to ...

  28. Guns N' Roses Announces Fall Las Vegas Residency

    August 13, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Weeks after its landmark album "Appetite for Destruction" celebrated its 25th anniversary , Guns N' Roses has announced its first-ever Las Vegas residency, dubbed "Appetite for Democracy." The 12-date run at The Joint inside ...

  29. Olympics Closing Ceremony: Spice Girls, George Michael + More

    August 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 British Music Royalty Light Up London in Psychedelic Farewell to Games With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lig ...

  30. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen, Brad Paisley

    August 10, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Waters, featured in a recent Billboard cover story , closes out his highly successful The Wall Live Tour with a final No. 1 placement on the Hot Tours chart. Ticket sales totals from the tour's final eight North American dates, that wrapp ...

  31. The Monkees Unite For Fall U.S. Tour

    August 08, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving three members to honor Davy Jones on 12-date trek. Legendary 60s pop-rock band The Monkees announced on Wednesday (Aug. 8) that they will tour together for the first time since singer Davy Jones died of a heart attack in February. Monkees ...

  32. Barbra Streisand Announces New Fall Tour Dates

    August 07, 2012 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 After announcing a pair of October performances at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, Barbra Streisand has plotted six additional tour dates for that month. The trek, promoted by Live Nation and S2BN, will begin on Oct. 8 in Philadelphia and concl ...

  33. Marc Anthony, Chayanne & Marco Antonio Solis Deliver Once-in-a-Lifetime Sets at Gigant3s Tour

    August 07, 2012 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a world of showy tours and staging one-up-manship, music often seems to take second place to just about everything else. Not so with Gigant3s, the joint tour by Latin stars Marc Anthony , Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solís that launched Aug. 2 with ...

  34. Hot Tours: Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean

    August 06, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rock legend Bruce Springsteen is No. 1 on the most recent tally of Hot Tours with $39.5 million in ticket sales totals reported from the European leg of his Wrecking Ball World Tour with the E Street Band. This week's chart includes 11 performa ...

  35. Mumford & Sons Debut New Songs at Tour Kickoff

    August 02, 2012 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 British folk-rock foursome Mumford & Sons made their first-ever show in New Jersey a memorable one on Wednesday night (Aug. 1), kicking off their U.S. tour at Hoboken's sprawling Pier A Park with a handful of new material. Backed by the gli ...

  36. Win Who 'Quadrophenia' Tour Tickets

    July 31, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 A legendary rock band. A legendary album. This fall, The Who will be hitting the road for a 36-date North American tour showcasing tunes from it's classic 1973 album "Quadrophenia." The Who Announce 'Quadrophenia' Tour Ticke ...

  37. Madonna Says Only 'A Few Thugs' Didn't Like Her Paris Show

    July 30, 2012 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna 's intimate performance at the Olympia club in Paris last Thursday (July 26) -- planned as a peace-making show after she insulted political figure Marine Le Pen during an earlier Paris performance -- drew boos and "refund!" cr ...

  38. Hot Tours: Madonna, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Iron Maiden

    July 30, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna 's MDNA Tour continues to post big numbers, as the trek's gross rises to an overall $79.6 million from 22 reported shows. On the most recent Hot Tours chart, she ranks No. 1 with ticket sales totals reported from four sold out conc ...

  39. Splendour 2012: Smashing Pumpkins, Jack White Rock Down Under

    July 30, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Newcomers Azealia Banks & Lana Del Rey Hit Rough Spots During Three-Day Festival The Smashing Pumpkins , Jack White and Bloc Party delivered in a big way during their headline slots at Australia's Splendour in the Grass, which returned this ...

  40. Watch Deftones Unveil New Material at Special L.A. Gig

    July 30, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Deftones frontman Chino Moreno spent much of Saturday evening (July 28) standing on a speaker, leaning aloft over the sweating, panting crowd that filled Los Angeles' iconic venue The Troubadour. At one point, midway through the band's hou ...

  41. Lionel Richie Joins Jimmy Buffett in One-Off Show in Detroit: Video

    July 30, 2012 8:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett and Lionel Richie found an easy solution to the dilemma of who got to perform "All Night Long (All Night)" during their one-off stadium show in Detroit. They both did. LIONEL: Cover Story / Buy Issue Richie, of course, wrote ...

  42. Olympics Opening Ceremony: Union Jack Jukebox With McCartney, Arctic Monkeys + Best of Britain

    July 28, 2012 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Getty Images It's not a concert, Danny Boyle stressed. It's about the athletes. In a very real way, though, the director of the Olympic opening ceremony was wrong. While sports are the heart of the Olympics, music - loud, bold, world-conqu ...

  43. Of Monsters and Men to Play Billboard Party in Chicago, Aug. 5

    July 27, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Jezabels and French Horn Rebellion to Help Close Out Festival Weekend Billboard will rock Chicago on Sunday, Aug. 5 with a little help from critical darlings Of Monsters and Men and The Jezabels . The groups will help close out Lollapalooza week ...

  44. Madonna Booed at 45-Minute Paris Show

    July 27, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shouts of Rembourser! (Refund) After Brief Club Show A small Madonna concert that the pop star said was intended to celebrate France's tolerance instead tested it, drawing boos and cries of 'refund!' when she left the stage after just ...

  45. Crystal Castles Announces Fall U.S. Tour with HEALTH

    July 26, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the release of their new single "Plague" yesterday morning (July 25), Crystal Castles has announced a massive fall U.S. tour in support of their as-yet-untitled third album. Crystal Castles Return With New Track, 'Plague ...

  46. The Killers Try Out New Songs at Small NYC Show

    July 24, 2012 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two days after melting thousands of faces during their headlining set at the inaugural Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, the Killers packed a rain-soaked crowd into the small confines of New York's 1500-capacity Webster Hall on Monday night ( ...

  47. Firefly 2012: Highlights From Delaware's First Major Music Fest

    July 23, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Delaware may be the First State in the union, but it's probably one of the last that you'd associate with cutting-edge rock music. That changed this past weekend when the home of NASCAR races, beachfront condos and tax-free shopping hosted ...

  48. Hot Tours: The Stone Roses, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Madonna

    July 19, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 English rock band The Stone Roses, on the road this summer for the first time in 16 years, takes the No. 1 position on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket sales reported from three sold out shows in Manchester. The concerts on June 29, 30 and J ...

  49. Win Jennifer Lopez/Enrique Iglesias Tickets

    July 19, 2012 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 A pair of Latin pop superstars have kicked off one of the summer's hottest tours, as Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias set out on their co-headlining run across North America earlier this week. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias May Unveil New ...

  50. Roger Waters Tops Mid-Year Touring Chart

    July 19, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour is continuing on its blockbuster pace, finishing as the highest-grossing year so far in Billboard's Mid-Year Charts, according to Boxscore. The midyear numbers are based on concerts reported to Billboard Bo ...

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