1. Ryan Adams Drops Romantic Valentine's Day Track 'Baby I Love You'

    February 14, 2018 10:06 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams dropped a brand-new love song for Valentine’s Day, which is a departure from his usual collection of sad breakup songs and covers. The upbeat alt rock track features a fun guitar riff with a classic feel, and romantic lyrics like "I ...

  2. Tegan and Sara Reveal Track List for 'The Con' Tribute Album Including Ryan Adams, Hayley Williams & More

    September 13, 2017 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tegan and Sara’ s critical fifth album The Con will receive a proper tribute for the tenth anniversary of its release. The track list and cover artists for the album have just been announced for The Con X: Covers , and it’s packed with incredible vo ...

  3. Ryan Adams Is Roasting The Strokes on Twitter

    July 31, 2017 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Did Ryan Adams just get around to reading  Meet Me in the Bathroom ? There’s a moment in the book, Lizzy Goodman’s great oral history of the early-’00s New York rock scene, where we learn that The Strokes got together to hold a meeting banning Ryan ...

  4. Ryan Adams' Stripped Down iHeartRadio Performance: Live Recap

    May 05, 2017 12:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Adams sat in front of a starry background of lights at the intimate iHeartRadio Theater in New York's Tribeca neighborhood on Thursday night (May 4). The singer-songwriter -- and jokester -- had the crowd captivated from the moment he walk ...

  5. John Mayer Joined by Ryan Adams Onstage for 'Come Pick Me Up': Watch

    April 24, 2017 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 While only a few weeks into his Search for Everything Tour, John Mayer has had an impressive streak of superstars joining him onstage. During his concert Friday in Los Angeles, the singer surprised fans by performing Ryan Adams ' 2000 hit " ...

  6. Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder & More Perform at Elton John's 70th Birthday: Watch

    March 26, 2017 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 6 Elton John rang in his 70th birthday with a little help from his friends.  At a Los Angeles gala celebrating John's big day -- as well as 50 years of writing with Bernie Taupin -- on Saturday (March 25),  stars including Lady Gaga , Stevie Wond ...

  7. Ryan Adams Cancels ACL Live Performance at SXSW Due to Illness

    March 17, 2017 9:28 PM EDT 0 0 3 Ryan Adams canceled his South by Southwest performance scheduled for Friday (March 17) night at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas, the festival has announced.  In a tweet, SXSW said the cancelation was due to illness.  Due to illness, R ...

  8. Watch Ryan Adams Cover Bruce Springsteen's 'Streets of Philadelphia'

    February 27, 2017 4:41 PM EST 0 0 0 In anticipation of BBC Radio 6’s celebration of the year 1994, singer-songwriter Ryan Adams covered one of the year’s biggest hits, Bruce Springsteen ’s “Streets of Philadelphia,” in the 6 Music Live Lounge. "Streets of Philadelphia," writ ...

  9. Ed Sheeran, Rag 'n' Bone Man Dominate U.K. Midweek Charts

    February 21, 2017 1:07 AM EST 0 0 0 Ed Sheeran could replace himself at the summit of the U.K. singles chart with his latest release, while Rag 'N' Bone Man is steaming to another week atop the national albums chart.  Sheeran’s “Shape of You” (Asylum) has ruled the Official ...

  10. 6 Songs Offering Hope & Perspective During Immigration Ban

    January 30, 2017 1:34 PM EST 0 0 0 This weekend saw a mass of musicians speaking out against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Amidst the unrest, the overall theme of dissent for Trump’s ban and simultaneous support for immigra ...

  11. Ryan Adams Covers Radiohead's 'Karma Police,' Calls Trump 'A Pretty Awful Person'

    January 30, 2017 10:17 AM EST 0 0 4 Ryan Adams stopped by BBC Radio 2 with Dermot O’Leary on Saturday (Jan. 28) -- though Jo Whiley filled in for O’Leary -- where he discussed his new album and performed two songs. The singer/songwriter gifted listeners with his performance of “Doomsd ...

  12. Liz Phair Enlists Ryan Adams to Record Her Upcoming Double Album

    January 13, 2017 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The release will mark Phair's first in almost a decade. Ryan Adams may be preoccupied with the upcoming release of his album  Prisoner  -- out Feb. 17 -- but that isn't the only project he has in the works. Adams has taken to Twitter to re ...

  13. Listen to Ryan Adams' Heart-Piercing New Single 'To Be Without You'

    December 23, 2016 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 In February of 2017, Ryan Adams will release Prisoner , his first full-length album of original material since 2014's stellar self-titled LP. Earlier this month, he shared the set's lead single, "Do You Still Love Me?," and today ...

  14. Ryan Adams Unveils New Album 'Prisoner,' Shares First Single 'Do You Still Love Me': Listen

    December 07, 2016 3:29 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams promised he won’t attempt another covers album and he’s sticking to his word. The singer-songwriter has shared details of Prisoner , his first album of new material since 2014’s self-titled set and the follow-up to 2015’s cover of Taylor ...

  15. Jason Isbell and Ryan Adams Rock Out on Rolling Stones' 'Sway' at Outside Lands: Watch

    August 08, 2016 11:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Isbell and Ryan Adams shared the love at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, where the rockers partnered up on separate occasions and delivered a smashing cover of  the Rolling Stones ’ "Sway."  Isbell, the singer-songwriter and ...

  16. Ryan Adams Triumphs in 'Hometown' Show at L.A.'s Greek Theatre

    August 06, 2016 11:24 PM EDT From the opening moments of his concert at Los Angeles' Greek Theater on Friday night, as the clanging, drama-laden chords of "Trouble" rang out, Ryan Adams served notice to his eager audience that he and his four bandmates in The S ...

  17. Christopher The Conquered Premieres Video for 'Everybody Rains': Exclusive

    April 07, 2016 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Preparing for the release of his full-length debut album, I’m Giving Up on Rock & Roll , Iowa musician Christopher Ford, better known as Christopher The Conquered, has shared a music video for newly released album track “Everybody Rains,” which ...

  18. 'Chillin' on the Road' with Brett Eldredge's Takeover Tuesday Playlist

    March 28, 2016 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to  Takeover Tuesday , where each week Billboard taps charting artists and mega taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever s ...

  19. SXSW: Ryan Adams Delivers Fan Favorites, Tells VIPs to 'Shut the F--- up' at Universal Showcase

    March 17, 2016 5:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nobody knows how to do combat with an audience – good-naturedly and otherwise – better than Ryan Adams . So putting him in front of an industry-heavy crowd on Wednesday night at South By Southwest was like tying Leonardo DiCaprio to a tree so the be ...

  20. La Sera Hosts a '60s Sci-Fi Country Bash in 'High Notes' Video: Premiere

    January 26, 2016 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Earlier this month, we named La Sera ’s rollicking fourth album Music for Listening to Music To as one of our most anticipated alternative releases for 2016 . Today (Jan. 26), we’ve got a new look at the fun one-time Vivian Girl Katy Goodman and ban ...

  21. 10 Rock/Alternative Albums to Get You Amped For 2016: St. Lucia, Chairlift and Beyond

    December 25, 2015 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 By now, you’re probably sick of reading lists that rank things from 2015. But -- follow us here -- what if we told you we had the first great list of things to expect from next year?  Behold, 10 alt albums due next year that have us really excited. ...

  22. Kendrick Lamar Leads 'Austin City Limits' 2016 Lineup: Watch a Preview

    December 03, 2015 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Austin City Limits returns in January and is bringing with it performances by Kendrick Lamar , Alabama Shakes , Sleater-Kinney , Leon Bridges , Ryan Adams and others.  Watch Don Henley Perform 'Praying for Rain' on 'Austin City Limits ...

  23. Father John Misty Talks Taylor Swift Covers, Pop Music at Pitchfork Fest in Paris

    November 01, 2015 2:43 PM EST “I am kind of a chronic over-explainer,” Josh Tillman admits, sitting backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris a few hours before his Father John Misty ’s set over the weekend. The musician has recently been the unexpected subject of the m ...

  24. Ryan Adams Compares Taylor Swift's Lyrics to Shakespeare's Work

    October 25, 2015 9:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Adams is not shy about discussing his love of Taylor Swift ’s songwriting. In a recent interview with the The Guardian , the singer-songwriter who covered 1989 in its entirety even likened Swift to Shakespeare. Ryan Adams & Taylor Swift Dis ...

  25. Ryan Adams Covers Taylor Swift's 'Welcome to New York' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live': Watch

    October 20, 2015 6:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Adams enjoyed a top 10 hit with his cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 , and he’s likely won over a lot of Swifties in the process.  Adams' fanbase should grow some following his performance of the album’s lead track, "Welcome to New York,& ...

  26. Ryan Adams & Taylor Swift Discuss Songwriting, How John Hughes Inspired '1989'

    October 19, 2015 10:55 AM EDT 3.105 k 240 42 Ryan Adams , who recently covered Taylor Swift 's  1989 in its entirety, sat down with Swift during her  GQ  cover story to discuss music and how the late John Hughes factors prominently into 1989 . Watch Taylor Swift Posing for ' ...

  27. Father John Misty Finally Explains Taylor Swift Covers & Her Team's Reaction

    October 09, 2015 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Father John Misty 's covers of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and "Welcome To New York," which he released shortly after hearing Ryan Adams ' 1989 cover album, were widely viewed as a prank. After all, the songs were ...

  28. Before '1989,' Did Any Identical Album Titles Share Space in the Top 10?

    October 02, 2015 10:45 AM EDT 39 2.347 k 14 With Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift in the Billboard 200 top 10 together, how rare is it for two like-titled albums to rank in the region simultaneously? With Ryan Adams ' song-for-song remake of Taylor Swift 's 1989 debuting at No. 7 ...

  29. Watch Ryan Adams Perform Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood', 'Style' & 'Blank Space' on 'The Daily Show'

    October 02, 2015 8:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift 's immensely successful album  1989 recently got an indie, acoustic rework courtesy of outsider idol  Ryan Adams , which was enthusiastically received by Swift herself. Both Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams' '1989' Albums ...

  30. Ryan Adams' '1989' & A History of Cover Albums

    September 30, 2015 6:47 PM EDT Diana Ross & the Supremes, Booker T. & the MGs and Cheap Trick among the few who have previously covered this rare ground. Ryan Adams has gone where no artist has gone before, placing his 1989 cover album in the top 10 of the Billboard ...

  31. Taylor Swift Denies Mansion & Marriage Rumors

    September 29, 2015 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's only Tuesday, but Taylor Swift is already the victim of two rumors. Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger Perform Rolling Stones' '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' This time, the singer took to Twitter to deny claims that she' ...

  32. Ryan Adams' Cover of Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Debuts on Adult Alternative Songs Chart

    September 28, 2015 12:10 PM EDT The rock format shakes off any concerns about playing a song first made a hit by a pop superstar. Adult alternative radio is used to playing songs from 1989. I.e., such hits as Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'," Don Henley's &q ...

  33. Justin Bieber Retains No. 1 Single in Australia, Lana Del Rey Tops Albums Chart

    September 27, 2015 11:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber’s  "What Do You Mean" (Def Jam/Island) enters its fourth week atop Australia’s singles chart while Lana Del Rey’s new set opens at the summit of the market’s albums list.  Honeymoon  (Interscope) gives  Del Rey her third succ ...

  34. Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ Taylor Swift Cover Record Takes 2010s Synth-Pop to Alt-Rock Past: Album Review

    September 24, 2015 11:42 AM EDT 3.113 k 176 39 Fourteen years since his biggest hit “New York, New York,” Ryan Adams’ idiosyncratic career arc takes him to “Welcome to New York,” the opening of a full-length take on Taylor Swift’s 1989 . Like Swift, the 40-year-old rocker is a Gotham tr ...

  35. Pop Shop Podcast: Duran Duran Interview, Ryan Adams' '1989' Album, iHeartRadio Fest Recap

    September 22, 2015 2:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and yea ...

  36. Swift Approval: Taylor Swift's Favorite Covers of Her Songs

    September 17, 2015 6:00 PM EDT 7.074 k 417 60 For Taylor Swift , a seven-time Grammy winner and owner of 18 top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 , some fans express their adoration of the superstar's music in one of the most personal ways possible: producing a cover of one of Swif ...

  37. Ryan Adams Teases Another Taylor Swift Cover: Hear Somber 'Bad Blood' Take

    August 10, 2015 10:24 AM EDT 1.365 k 258 22 Ryan Adams is covering 1989 in its entirety and Taylor Swift just loves it. These are Smiths -inspired covers, mind you, so get ready for a lot of melancholy jangle; it's Adams' take on Taylor's "Bad Blood."   Bad B ...

  38. Beastie Boys, Katy Perry, Don Henley Among Stars, Plans and Priorities Presented at Capitol Congress

    August 06, 2015 11:20 PM EDT The annual confab showcasing Capitol Music Group's roster and business arms took place in Hollywood on Aug. 5. Taking a cue from television networks, who’ve hosted elaborate “Upfronts” to potential advertisers for decades, and Apple, whose ...

  39. Taylor Swift's '1989' to Be Covered in Its Entirety By Ryan Adams: Hear a Snippet

    August 06, 2015 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adams shared a little bit of one of the covers over Instagram. Taylor Swift has spoken about her love of Ryan Adams before, and Mr. Adams has returned the favor . This morning (Aug. 6) on Twitter, the mutual admiration got approximately 500 percent ...

  40. Baby Animals' Suze DeMarchi Covers Adele, The Clash on New Solo Album 'Home'

    July 24, 2015 2:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the natural course of events, all baby animals grow up and go out on their own. With a new solo album in the bank, Suze DeMarchi is simply doing what nature intended. The Australian rock goddess has released  Home , a project created outside the ...

  41. Deadmau5 Overcomes Technical Difficulties to Debut New Dome at Governors Ball 2015

    June 07, 2015 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Deadmau5 's closing set at Governors Ball 2015 on Saturday, June 6, had promised to be a primetime unveiling of the new geodesic dome setup that was years in the making for the mercurial electronic musician. Governors Ball 2015: Most Memorable ...

  42. Ryan Adams Goes On Anti-Deadmau5 Rant at Governors Ball (Live Review)

    June 07, 2015 2:13 AM EDT “Try to make this song on your f---ing iPhone.” At this point in his career, Ryan Adams has free reign to do just about whatever his denim-clad, bad boy rocker heart desires. Self-releasing on his own Pax AM imprint, he turned out a sturdy rock & ...

  43. Governors Ball Preview: Organizers Talk 2015 Lineup, Selfie Sticks, Future Plans & More

    June 02, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In five short years, Governors Ball has not only overcome the odds of launching a successful music festival in New York City, but it's also emerged as one of the highest-profile festivals in the United States.   But for Gov Ball booker Jordan W ...

  44. Late Night Music Roundup: Ryan Adams, Earl Sweatshirt

    May 14, 2015 6:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Letterman is nearing the finishing line of his farewell lap, though some fine musicians have yet to say their goodbyes. Last night, it was Ryan Adams ’ turn to pay homage to the retiring talk show legend. Adams, who first played The Late Show ...

  45. Bryan Adams Wants to Cover Ryan Adams Now

    May 06, 2015 9:28 PM EDT Now that Ryan Adams has covered "Summer of '69," he and Bryan Adams are officially eternally entwined and it seems really okay. Bryan Adams is even looking to repay the favor.  He told SFGate that he heard the cover and might cover o ...

  46. Ryan Adams Caves In, Finally Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of '69'

    April 29, 2015 3:40 PM EDT 1.44 k 86 24 Forget the "Summer of '69" -- today is the best day of your life. Thirteen long years after Ryan Adams ejected a heckler from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for requesting Bryan Adams' hokey classic rock staple at his s ...

  47. Blur to Play Australia's Splendour in the Grass Fest

    April 15, 2015 2:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blur’s comeback to the live circuit will now include a concert in Australia.  The Britpop legends were today (April 15) announced at the top of the bill for the mid-year Splendour in the Grass festival, which will be held July 24-26 at North Byron P ...

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