1. Album Reviews: The Script, Tame Impala, Alejandro Sanz and more

    October 23, 2012 7:51 AM EDT Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Producers: Mike Elizondo, Rob Cavallo, Gary Clark Jr. Warner Bros. Records Release Date: Oct. 22 Fat, powerful blues-rock that recalls five decades of various strains of Southern R&B and rock makes for a curious s ...

  2. Single Reviews: Bruno Mars, Adele, Rihanna, Sky Ferreira & more

    October 15, 2012 8:17 AM EDT BRUNO MARS Locked Out of Heaven (3:54) Producer: Mark Ronson Writers: B. Mars, the Smeezingtons Publishers: various Elektra/Warner With Gotye busy channeling Peter Gabriel, 2012 seemed overdue for a Police tribute. Leave it to Bruno Mars, then, ...

  3. Album Reviews: No Doubt, Mika, Ben Folds Five & more

    October 09, 2012 6:33 AM EDT Mika The Origin of Love Producers: various Republic Records Release Date: Oct. 16 The surviving members of Queen have done well with Freddie Mercury stand-ins Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert. But British singer Mika is lurking out there as another ...

  4. Bruno Mars Is 'Locked Out of Heaven' on New Single: Listen

    October 02, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruno Mars debuted "Locked Out of Heaven," the first single from his upcoming sophomore album "Unorthodox Jukebox," last night (Oct. 1) on a live YouTube chat with fans. The song gives off a retro vibe, straying away from past po ...

  5. Bruno Mars to Release 'Unorthodox Jukebox' Dec. 11

    September 28, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Bruno Mars' sophomore album will be titled Unorthodox Jukebox and is set for a Dec. 11 release on Atlantic Records, Billboard has exclusively learned. In this week's cover story (look for it later Friday), Mars previews the follow-up to ...

  6. Bruno Mars to Release 'Unorthodox Jukebox' Dec. 11: Exclusive

    September 28, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruno Mars ' sophomore album will be titled "Unorthodox Jukebox" and is set for a Dec. 11 release on Atlantic Records, Billboard has exclusively learned. Bruno Mars + Billboard ( Stay Tuned for Cover Story ) TUMBLR THIS | SUBSCRIBE In ...

  7. Album Reviews: The xx, Deadmau5, Melissa Etheridge & more

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT DEADMAU5 >Album Title Goes Here< Producer: Deadmau5 Ultra Music Release Date: Sept. 25 He recently wrote on Tumblr that he plans to "unplug for a wee bit" as a result of being "pretty miserable right now." But bef ...

  8. Single Reviews: Coheed, Bridget Mendler, David Guetta & Kanye West

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT BRIDGIT MENDLER Ready or Not (3:22) Producer: Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou Writers: B. Mendler, E. Kiriakou, E. Bogart Publishers: various Hollywood Records Bridgit Mendler spends a good portion of debut single "Ready or Not" introd ...

  9. Backbeat: Kaskade Rocks Katy Perry, John Mayer, Ne-Yo, Execs at House of Hype Post-VMAs Party

    September 07, 2012 1:39 PM EDT Sam Keywanfar, founder/CEO, House of Hype, the evening's honoree Kaskade, and Noel Lee, CEO, Monster Products, arrive to the 5th Annual House Of Hype Music Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on September 6, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Phot ...

  10. Single Reviews: Paloma Faith, Muse & More

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT PALOMA FAITH Picking Up the Pieces (4:04) Producer: Nellee Hooper Writers: P. Faith, W. Hector, T. Powell Publishers: various Epic "Picking Up the Pieces," off British songstress Paloma Faith's second album, "Fall to Grace" ...

  11. Album Reviews: The Killers, Bob Dylan & more

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT THE KILLERS Battle Born Producers: various Island Records Release Date: Sept. 18 The Killers covered an impressive amount of ground in pop music across their first three albums. But on "Battle Born", the Las Vegas quartet apparently deci ...

  12. Single Reviews: Maroon 5, Jessie Ware, Future & Brandi Carlisle

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT FLYING LOTUS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU See Thru to U (2:24) Producer: Steven Ellison Writers: S. Ellison, E. Badu Publishers: Divine Pimp Publishing/Universal Music Warp Experimental electronic auteur Steve Ellison, better-known as Flying Lotus, has r ...

  13. Album Reviews: Little Big Town, Dwele, Dispatch & Jessie Ware

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT LITTLE BIG TOWN Tornado Producer: Jay Joyce Capitol Nashville Release Date: Sept. 11 This co-ed Nashville quartet turned in one of the strongest-and most polished-performances on Lionel Richie's recent country duets album, "Tuskegee" ...

  14. Album Reviews: Owl City, Imagine Dragons & more

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT IMAGINE DRAGONS Night Visions Producers: Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Release Date: Sept. 4 Though he hasn't yet reached the level of Dr. Luke and RedOne, English songwriter/producer Alex Da Kid has helmed enough hit s ...

  15. Singles Reviews: Mumford & Sons, Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding & more

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT MUMFORD & SONS I Will Wait (4:52) Producer: Markus Dravs Writers: Mumford & Sons Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group Gentlemen of the Road/Glassnote For the lead single off their follow-up to "Sigh No More", Mumford & ...

  16. Summer Music Preview: Kings of Rock

    May 23, 2012 10:45 PM EDT 0 0 Contrary to reports, rumors and speculation, the genre continues to roar By Mitchell Peters and Phil Gallo The Smashing Pumpkins Album title: Oceania Label: Martha's Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution Management: Peter Katsis, Prospec ...

  17. Backbeat: Stevie Wonder Brings the House Down @ Will.I.Am's Grammy Charity Concert

    February 10, 2012 4:05 PM EST Continent hopping: Fresh off the plane from MIDEM in France, BMG Rights Management CEO Hartwig Masuch (left) and BMG Rights Management COO of North America Laurent Hubert enjoy the show. (Photo: Mitchell Peters) The Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am ...

  18. Backbeat: Windish Agency, Ticketfly Throw L.A. Taco Party For Touring Execs @ New Echo Park Digs

    February 06, 2012 12:07 PM EST The Windish Agency president Tom Windish (left) welcomes the company's Chicago-based booking agent Sam Hunt to the firm's Los Angeles office in Echo Park, which opened last year. The new office is conveniently just steps away from Los An ...

  19. Backbeat: Davis Powers: The Guy Who Helps Make Carson Daly Cool @ The Wiltern with White Denim

    January 31, 2012 8:00 AM EST Hangin' with the band backstage. Left to right: Biz3 national publicist Dana Meyerson; White Denim members Joshua Block, Austin Jenkins, Steve Terebecki, James Petralli; "Last Call" recording engineer and producer Fred Archambault ( ...

  20. 11 Anticipated Album Updates: Madonna, DMX, Nickelback And More

    July 24, 2011 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of huge stars -- ranging from Madonna to Nickelback and Soundgarden -- are planning album releases during the next 18 months. Here's a run-down of where they are in the recording process, and how long we'll have to wait for the musi ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Make 'Fight' Film, Warped Tour Bands Announced

    December 08, 2010 6:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Making Short Film With Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys , who continues to battle cancer, will write and ...

  22. Full Coverage: The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Film and TV Music Conference

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have joined forces for the two-day Film and TV Music Conference which runs Oct. 27- 28 in L.A. The event explores the role of music in film and television through roundtable discussions, real time critiques, li ...

  23. BACKBEAT: Linkin Park Listening Party With Rick Rubin, Tom Morello

    September 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 7, a week ahead of the release of its fourth studio album, "A Thousand Suns," rock band Linkin Park invited fans and members of the music industry to preview the set at Los Angeles' 1,300-capacity the Music Box at Henry Fon ...

  24. Summer Live Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article ORDER THE SUMMER PREVIEW ISSUE OF BILLBOARD HERE From Lady Gaga's first proper arena tour to a 'Sick' underground punk festival, this summer's robust touring slate offers something for everyone. It's time. Tour ...

  25. Cypress Hill, Pitbull, Mexican Artists Cancel Arizona Concerts In Protest

    May 18, 2010 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arizona's tough new immigration enforcement law isn't scheduled to take effect until late July. But fear and anger stirred by the law are already beginning to take a toll on concerts in the state, particularly on events featuring regional ...

  26. Money Makers Page 1

    February 25, 2010 12:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 40 Bette Midler $9,421,947 Bette Midler has long been a successful touring artist, but her 90-date sitdown at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace accounted for all her box-office revenue ...

  27. 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 &# ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...