01 Oct 2016
'Suicide Squad' actress tells Jimmy Fallon she used to be a major metalhead
01 Oct 2016 10:09am GMT
Pop star tells a very NSFW story during his appearance on 'The Graham Norton Show'
01 Oct 2016 9:39am GMT
Jonathan Ross sets the pop singer a challenge during her appearance on his chat show tonight
01 Oct 2016 9:11am GMT
The rapper's second set 'Digital Distortion' had been expected to drop this year
01 Oct 2016 8:05am GMT
The band performed a special one-off gig in Blackpool with the BBC Philharmonic last night
01 Oct 2016 7:35am GMT
30 Sep 2016
Trio haven't released any new material since 2004
30 Sep 2016 11:47pm GMT
Tickets are on sale now
30 Sep 2016 11:37pm GMT
David Lynch's cult drama is set to return in 2017
30 Sep 2016 10:52pm GMT
'22, A Million' was released earlier today (September 30)
30 Sep 2016 10:32pm GMT
Madonna, Katy Perry and Bruce Springsteen have all campaigned against the Republican nominee
30 Sep 2016 8:35pm GMT
'Supersonic' documentary is set to debut in UK cinemas on October 2
30 Sep 2016 7:30pm GMT
The brains behind such multi-day music festivals as Electric Daisy Carnival and Lollapalooza are combining to create a new one in Texas called Middlelands.
30 Sep 2016 7:06pm GMT
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 29, 2016:
30 Sep 2016 6:30pm GMT
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will start shooting the follow-up early next year
30 Sep 2016 5:47pm GMT
Staff post a 'Fuck Portlandia' notice in their shop window and issue lengthy statement
30 Sep 2016 5:42pm GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt.
30 Sep 2016 5:21pm GMT
James Arthur becomes the ninth single to reach No 1 this year
30 Sep 2016 5:04pm GMT
It's the second single from their chart-topping 'Wild World' album
30 Sep 2016 5:01pm GMT
Plus you can experience the iconic venue through Virtual Reality in this week's NME
30 Sep 2016 5:01pm GMT
Ian Pai, an early collaborator, is trying his luck at hundreds of millions in damages.
30 Sep 2016 4:00am GMT
29 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016 2:49pm GMT
28 Sep 2016
YouTube has hired 30-year music industry executive Lyor Cohen as its global head of music in an effort to shore up its relationships with record companies and artists. After first helping to develop Def Jam from the label's infancy as its eventual president, he left to run Warner Music Group before starting his own label, 300 Entertainment. Cohen is leaving 300 Entertainment, home to Young Thug and Fetty Wap, on December 5 to take the position.
28 Sep 2016 9:53pm GMT
Canadian artist The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) has released the music video to accompany his new single "Starboy", featuring French electronic music duo Daft Punk. The singer/songwriter has also earmarked November 25 as the drop date for his next album -- also titled "Starboy" -- which is the follow-up to his acclaimed second studio album, "Beauty Behind The Madness". The clip for "Starboy" is a nod to the birth of his new persona via the record, and sees the artist noticeably change his physical appearance, with the video depicting the transition via a shot of a masked Tesfaye killing his former persona while he is gagged and tied to a dining chair (via NME).
28 Sep 2016 5:31pm GMT
US singer and actress Hailee Steinfeld has unveiled her latest music video, for her new song "Starving," with the clip expected to become even more popular than her previous hit "Love Myself" (via The Hollywood Reporter).
28 Sep 2016 1:55pm GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio rapper who federal authorities say recorded sexually explicit footage of teen girls and edited the footage into music videos has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
28 Sep 2016 12:16pm GMT
Lyor Cohen has been named global head of music at YouTube, the company has announced. Cohen is the founder and current CEO of 300, which has Fetty Wap, Young Thug and others signed to the label. He had previously headed up Warner Music Group as its chairman/CEO of recorded music until 2012; before that, he ran the consolidated Island Def Jam Music Group after Def Jam, of which he was president, was sold to Universal Music Group in 1998. He got his start as an artist manager at Russell Simmons' Rush Artist Management in the 1980s, working with Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys, among others. According to a YouTube spokesperson, Cohen will continue as CEO of 300 until December 5 of this year, after which that company's management "will transition Lyor's day-to-day responsibilities to the leadership team within the company." Read more: YouTube to Live-Stream 6th Annual Streamy Awards "Lyor is a lion of the music industry," said
28 Sep 2016 4:00am GMT
27 Sep 2016
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - City officials in Glendale have named a street after late country music star Marty Robbins, who was born in the Phoenix suburb in 1925.
27 Sep 2016 9:47pm GMT
The go-to draw of every streaming service that isn't Spotify is viewed by fans as an obstacle to work around (legally or otherwise). In an interview with Buzzfeed, the Apple Music head said that they're going to keep looking for exclusives, even after the fallout surrounding the release of Frank Ocean's Blonde.
27 Sep 2016 8:57pm GMT
21 Jul 2009
Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report.
21 Jul 2009 12:23pm GMT
Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.
21 Jul 2009 10:00am GMT
Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the bid.
21 Jul 2009 9:27am GMT
Alt-rock acts Florence & The Machine and Kasabian have emerged as the bookmakers' favorites for the 2009 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the U.K.'s album of the year award.
21 Jul 2009 9:08am GMT
Norwegian rock duo Kings Of Convenience will break a five-year silence this fall with its third studio album, "Declaration of Dependence," due Oct. 20 from Virgin.
21 Jul 2009 5:07am GMT
Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today.
21 Jul 2009 1:43am GMT
20 Jul 2009
The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo surgery, he announced in a video posting on the group's website this morning. The band has canceled its summer tour plans and delayed the release of its forthcoming album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1," in order to allow time for his recovery.
20 Jul 2009 12:44pm GMT
JLS, the British boy band who were runners-up to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of talent series "The X Factor" last December, scored a No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (19) with their first release, "Beat Again" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). "The Essential Michael Jackson," also on Epic, got a third week atop the album chart.
20 Jul 2009 10:50am GMT
Prince fans from across Europe converged on Montreux for two shows by the American musician whose rare appearance on the continent stretched well into Sunday morning. The 51-year-old star closed the two-week Swiss Montreux Jazz Festival with a mix of old hits including "Little Red Corvette," "Peach" and "Purple Rain" and fresh titles such as "Elixir" from his new album with singer Bria Valente.
20 Jul 2009 9:46am GMT
For nearly a decade, the Eagles' "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975" has been the recording industry's ultimate evergreen release, certified by the RIAA as the all-time best-selling album in the United States. But thanks to continued robust demand for Michael Jackson's catalog since his June 25 death, "Thriller" appears on the verge of matching "Their Greatest Hits," at least in the eyes of the industry trade group.
20 Jul 2009 9:14am GMT
It's a familiar narrative: wunderkind with a gift for music takes it seriously, and lands a major-label deal before he gets his driver's license. Usher, Chris Brown and Britney Spears all fit the formula. Now, Justin Bieber can add his name to the list.
20 Jul 2009 9:03am GMT
John Fogerty's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the mythical group of his 1972 solo debut, includes guest spots from Bruce Springsteen and members of the Eagles, and features covers of songs by John Prine, Buck Owens and John Denver, among others, as well as Fogerty's own "Change in the Weather."
20 Jul 2009 3:00am GMT
19 Jul 2009
A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show.
19 Jul 2009 1:49am GMT
17 Jul 2009
Thanks to tours with The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, a new Gov't Mule album and tour and a planned solo album, Warren Haynes is having his busiest year ever -- and is enjoying it immensely.
17 Jul 2009 11:49am GMT
On the heels of its 'Best Children's Album' Grammy win for "Here Come the 123's," They Might Be Giants is readying the release of another kid-centric set, "Here Comes Science." The album and animated DVD is due Sept. 1 on Amazon and iTunes and everywhere Sept. 22 on Disney Sound.
17 Jul 2009 11:16am GMT