1. Petition to Pull Kanye West from Glastonbury Hits 90,000, Author Admits He's Never Been There

    March 20, 2015 2:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Lonsdale, who started the petition, told NME that having the rapper in the company of The Rolling Stones is "an outrage." It seems that teaming up with Paul McCartney isn't enough to please the thousands of rock fans who flock to ...

  2. Exclusive: Firefly Music Festival Eliminates Single-Day Tickets, Nears Sellout in 2015

    March 18, 2015 10:00 AM EDT When the Firefly Music Festival launched in 2012, organizers had a long-term vision of building the Dover, Delaware, event into the "premiere East Coast music festival," says festival director Greg Bostrom . "We felt like there w ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , ...

  5. 'American Idol' Recap: Top 11 Get the Party Started

    March 13, 2015 3:53 AM EDT Empire's Taraji P. Henson drops by American Idol to deliver the official results from the previous night's voting to host Ryan Seacrest . One by one, Seacrest reveals throughout the episode who advances to the top 11, the contestants&# ...

  6. Johnny Depp Injures Hand Filming 'Pirates' Sequel

    March 11, 2015 8:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 You might want to start writing your "get well" cards. Johnny Depp injured his hand filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in Australia last weekend, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. The actor will get surgery in the U.S ...

  7. Chart Highlights: 'Loud' & Proud, Ed Sheeran Tops All Three Pop, Adult Airplay Charts

    March 09, 2015 7:00 PM EDT 6.196 k 189 30 His smash ballad is one of just four singles ever to lead Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs and Adult Contemporary simultaneously. Plus, new No. 1s for Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a ...

  8. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Swoop to U.K. No. 1

    March 09, 2015 3:34 AM EDT Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have scored the fastest-selling artist album of the U.K. chart year to date with Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash). It entered at No. 1 on the new survey yesterday (March 8) with combined sales of 89,000. Year ...

  9. Best and Worst Singles of the Week: From Kanye West to Kacey Musgraves

    March 06, 2015 4:14 PM EST -billboard-412.jpg" alt="" width="510"> Kanye West "All Day" G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam After ballads with Rihanna and Paul McCartney , it was easy to think West, fresh off marriage, fatherhood and fashion ...

  10. Paul McCartney Joins Alice Cooper, Joe Perry & Johnny Depp on Hollywood Vampires Sessions

    March 06, 2015 3:58 AM EST Paul McCartney only really does  "supergroups". The Beatles , Wings and… Hollywood Vampires ?! The leftie-bass player, singer and Hall of Famer is apparently joining forces with Alice Cooper , Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Johnny Depp ...

  11. Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' Tops Historic U.K. Albums Chart

    March 02, 2015 3:39 AM EST 22.95 k 300 40 Sam Smith capped the week of his double Brit Award victory by claiming another piece of history, as In The Lonely Hour (Capitol/Universal) topped the first U.K. album chart to incorporate streaming data alongside downloads and traditional s ...

  12. Kanye West Talks 'Hottest Rapper' Drake, Paul McCartney & Grammys in Tearful BBC Interview

    February 26, 2015 4:46 PM EST 1.231 k 227 28 Kanye West continued his recent publicity blitz by sitting down for an interview Thursday (Feb. 26) with BBC's Zane Lowe. Kanye's interview game is on point right now: honest, passionate, eminently quotable and simultaneously self ...

  13. Paul McCartney to Headline Firefly Music Festival -- The Rumors Are True!

    February 25, 2015 12:30 PM EST Previously announced Firefly 2015 headliners Kings of Leon and The Killers have some company. Today (Feb. 25), the music festival announced that Paul McCartney will be headlining this June. When the lineup was first announced Feb. 17, the first ...

  14. Ask Billboard: It's 2015 … and Madonna & Paul McCartney Are in the Top 40

    February 24, 2015 11:35 AM EST 1.949 k 195 61 The icons continue to add new chapters to their incomparable careers. Plus, more albums that have produced bigger hits with each subsequent single. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to ask ...

  15. Chart Highlights: Madonna's 'Living for Love' Debuts on Pop Songs, Leads Dance Club Songs

    February 23, 2015 4:45 PM EST 1.332 k 248 66 The Queen of Pop returns to top 40 radio and, as previously reported, celebrates her historic coronation on Dance Club Songs. Plus, new No. 1s for Calvin Harris, Thomas Rhett & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select grou ...

  16. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Grammys Spark Gains for Kanye West, Miranda Lambert & Annie Lennox

    February 20, 2015 4:51 PM EST All three acts bullet following Grammy performances. Plus, Drake ups his count to 80 career Hot 100 hits & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a se ...

  17. Watch Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Prince & More Jam at 'SNL' Afterparty

    February 16, 2015 5:22 PM EST 0 0 0 From the looks of it, Sunday night's Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary celebration wrapped up with a jam session for the ages, including Taylor Swift , Paul McCartney , Jimmy Fallon , Prince , Haim , Bill Murray and more in an all-star band. ...

  18. Paul McCartney Gives Valentine to NYC at Irving Plaza: Concert Review

    February 15, 2015 1:40 PM EST The star took a break from arenas for a spur-of-the-moment theater show. Midmorning on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14), Paul McCartney fans got a gift they could hardly have expected. That night, the arena-accustomed star would play a semi-private ...

  19. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Hits Top 20, With More Gains Expected Next Week

    February 13, 2015 3:13 PM EST 5.331 k 189 113 The song shoots 29-18 & should keep climbing following the release of its video. Plus, moves for Kelly Clarkson, Sam Smith & Shawn Mendes. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars ...

  20. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney's 'FourFiveSeconds' Tops Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    February 12, 2015 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 The ascent gives McCartney a new chart record: longest span between No. 1s. Rihanna , Kanye West and Paul McCartney 's "FourFiveSeconds" makes big news on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs , as the song steps 2-1, taking both Airplay and Stre ...

  21. Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Ellie Goulding Hit Hot 100's Top 10; Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Still No. 1

    February 11, 2015 1:24 PM EST As 'Uptown Funk!' leads for a sixth week, the all-star trio vaults with 'FourFiveSeconds' and Goulding soars with 'Love Me Like You Do.' Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, rules the ...

  22. John Lennon's Sister Julia Baird Talks New Doc on Liverpool's Beatleweek, 'Come Together'

    February 11, 2015 11:50 AM EST Ahead of the release of a documentary on Liverpool's "International Beatleweek," John Lennon's sister reminisces on practices in the kitchen and Beatlemania. Every August, fans from around the globe flock to the UK for a chanc ...

  23. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & More Score New No. 1s

    February 09, 2015 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Swift's 'Blank Space' crowns AC, while Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' tops Adult Pop Songs. Plus, new leaders for Lillywood & Robin Schulz, Nicki Minaj, Imagine Dragons and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek ...

  24. Kanye West talks about his new record with Rihanna and Paul McCartney

    Kanye West talks about his new record with Rihanna and Paul McCartney

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  25. Kanye West Soars With Friends Big Sean, Drake & Paul McCartney on Top Twitter Tracks

    February 06, 2015 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The powerhouse duo of Big Sean and featured artist Drake lands the top debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with "Blessings," which roars onto the chart at No. 2. The song, from Sean's forthcoming Dark Sky Paradise album, leapt to ...

  26. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Pitbull, Ne-Yo Blast Toward Top 10 With 'Time of Our Lives'

    February 06, 2015 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 The collab also tops Hot Rap Songs. Plus, moves for Nicki Minaj, Natalie La Rose, Nick Jonas and Tove Lo. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week, whi ...

  27. Taylor Swift No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100; Ne-Yo Hits Top 10; Katy Perry, Missy Elliott Surge

    February 05, 2015 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Swift stays at the summit, Ne-Yo reaches a new peak & Perry and Elliott make Super-sized moves. "Fifteen" isn't just a Taylor Swift song: it's now also how many weeks she's led the Billboard Artist 100. Despite a 9 perce ...

  28. Another Draft of Kanye West's 'All Day' Arrives Online: Listen

    February 05, 2015 4:03 AM EST 0 0 0 Six months after a rough snippet of Kanye West's "All Day" hit the Web, another longer, less-rough version, has leaked.  An unmastered draft of the song appeared on Anoski's Soundcloud page, and it features the talents of Houston ...

  29. Lady Gaga in the Studio With Paul McCartney: See the Photos

    February 03, 2015 10:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready also joined the duo for the 'beautiful session.' Man, this Paul McCartney guy really gets around. After his work with Kanye West and Rihanna -- including the just-released "FourFiveSeconds" video ...

  30. Watch New Clips of Rihanna's 'FourFiveSeconds' Video

    February 02, 2015 10:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna has released two new clips to of her Kanye West and Paul McCartney -featuring 'FourFiveSeconds' music video, in which she's giving passionate performances of the new acoustic single.  Watch Rihanna, Kanye West Headline DirecTV ...

  31. Chart Highlights: New No. 1s for Maroon 5, Hozier, Beyonce, Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, the Decemberists & More

    February 02, 2015 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 It's a super-sized list of new toppers on Billboard charts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs, which is based on rep ...

  32. Ask Billboard: Can Kanye, Rihanna & Paul Hit No. 1 on the Hot 100?

    February 01, 2015 9:15 AM EST Will 'FourFiveSeconds' clock in atop the Hot 100? Plus, another new McCartney achievement & more everlasting, if not high-charting, hits. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@ ...

  33. Exclusive: Scooter Braun Talks Bieber and Rick Rubin, Carly Rae Jepsen's Topping 'Call Me Maybe' & More

    January 30, 2015 3:02 PM EST At last week's (Jan. 20-23) iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, Calif., label heads presented the titular multi-platform giant iHeartMedia (radio ownership/TV events/iHeartRadio app) with their upcoming projects that are predicted to scor ...

  34. Cody Simpson, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack & Rihanna: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 34

    January 30, 2015 3:00 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's drivin ...

  35. 10 Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    January 30, 2015 2:30 PM EST 3.63 k 1.456 k 45 0 UPDATE: Katy Perry Shines at Super Bowl Halftime Show Before Katy Perry takes the stage this Sunday (Feb. 1), we countdown the ten most spectacular Super Bowl halftime performances ever. Agree with our picks? Disagree? Tweet us at @Bil ...

  36. Recording Academy Gets Tough on Grammy Awards Ticket Scalping

    January 29, 2015 5:04 AM EST The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has a number of tricks up its sleeve in its efforts to stop ticket scalping of the Grammy Awards. Ahead of this year's ceremony on Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Recordin ...

  37. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Debut on Hot 100 With 'FourFiveSeconds'

    January 28, 2015 6:22 PM EST The first single from Rihanna's next studio album enters the Hot 100 at No. 54 following the song's arrival on Jan. 24. It also launches on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 12. "FourFiveSeconds," from super-trio Rihanna , Ka ...

  38. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Pop Songs, Dance/Mix Show Airplay

    January 26, 2015 5:05 PM EST Hot 100 leader 'Uptown Funk!' tops two more tallies. Plus, new No. 1s for Usher and Eric Church, and Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney debut. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Mon ...

  39. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Headed for Hot 100 With 'FourFiveSeconds'

    January 26, 2015 4:05 PM EST "FourFiveSeconds," the new track from Rihanna , Kanye West and Paul McCartney , should roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 released this week, following the song's arrival on Saturday (Jan. 24). Industry sources suggest that the sun ...

  40. Rihanna Previews New Sound With Kanye West, Paul McCartney Track

    January 24, 2015 7:56 PM EST "FIRST GLIMPSE AT MY NEW MUSIC!!!" Rihanna tweeted on Saturday (Jan. 24) when she released a new track, featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney, called "FourFiveSeconds." The song, off her forthcoming eighth studio album, is a ...

  41. Behind the Scenes of How Bjork's Team Handled the 'Vulnicura' Leak

    January 22, 2015 2:34 PM EST On Jan. 20, Bjork announced on Facebook that her album had arrived several months earlier than its March release date. "Vulnicura will be rolling out worldwide over the next 24 hours !!" she wrote. "I wanted to tell you the tale of ...

  42. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson Debut; Cage the Elephant Tops Alternative Songs

    January 19, 2015 3:15 PM EST Maroon 5 and Clarkson soar onto multiple charts, while Cage the Elephant stomps to its fifth No. 1 on Alternative Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radi ...

  43. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Pitbull & Ne-Yo Leap With 'Time of Our Lives'

    January 09, 2015 3:16 PM EST Plus, moves for Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift & more. As previously reported, Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rises 2-1 to crown the Billboard Hot 100 . Plus, Kanye West and Paul McCartney blast in at No. 35 ...

  44. Kanye West, Paul McCartney, N.E.R.D. & Beyonce: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 31

    January 09, 2015 3:00 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's drivin ...

  45. Kanye West, Paul McCartney, N.E.R.D. & Beyonce: Real-Time Charts Rewind Ep. 31

    Kanye West, Paul McCartney, N.E.R.D. & Beyonce: Real-Time Charts Rewind Ep. 31

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