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YouTube Videos Will Now Count Toward Billboard 200 Chart

Video and audio data from YouTube, along with visual plays from several music streaming services, will soon be factored into the Billboard 200 albums chart,…
Billboard Staff | December 13, 2019 - 11:34 am

Kid Rock Won’t Renew License for Detroit Restaurant Amid Protest Over Latest Incendiary Remarks

Kid Rock’s popular comfort food restaurant located inside Detroit’s two-year-old Little Caesar’s Arena will close its doors following the artist’s latest round of controversial statements…
Marc Schneider / Billboard | December 4, 2019 - 10:38 am

The Who Talk Deadly 1979 Cincinnati Crowd Crush On Camera For First Time

"I'm still traumatized by it." That's how The Who guitarist Pete Townshend sums up his feelings about the darkest day in the band's career in…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | December 3, 2019 - 3:03 pm

John Mulaney’s Musical Children’s Special Coming To Netflix On Christmas Eve, Featuring David Byrne

John Mulaney, noted on Twitter that he's "A Man With Neither Children Nor Musical Ability" on Wednesday (11/20), and also announced that his new Netflix…
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | November 20, 2019 - 8:36 pm

Impeachment Investigation Uncovers Trump And Ambassador’s Phone Call Regarding A$AP Rocky’s Sweden Arrest

A$AP Rocky has made an appearance in a government official's testimony as a part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's alleged Ukrainian dealings.
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | November 16, 2019 - 3:46 pm

Tegan And Sara Shut Down Warner Records Merch Site Due To “Unacceptable” Backlog: “We Have Lost Faith”

Tegan and Sara are pulling the plug on their Warner Records merchandise site, citing a "huge backlog" on orders that they claim is affecting all…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | November 7, 2019 - 9:49 pm

Watch Kanye West Bring Out Clipse & Kenny G In LA

He made us wait for the coronation a little longer than promised, but Kanye West’s Jesus Is King finally dropped on Friday and has dominated…
Hardeep Phull / Billboard | October 27, 2019 - 7:41 pm

Frank Ocean’s PrEP+ Club Night Returning With All-Queer Lineup

Just one week ago, Frank Ocean made headlines for hosting what ended up being a controversial club night, called PrEP+. But on Thursday (Oct. 24),…
Stephen Daw / Billboard | October 24, 2019 - 2:50 pm

Miley Cyrus Responds To Backlash Over Controversial LGBTQ Comments

As Miley Cyrus herself sang in the past, "Everybody makes mistakes." Now, the singer is trying to take responsibility for one of her more recent…
Stephen Daw / Billboard | October 22, 2019 - 10:18 pm

Brandi Carlile Pulls Out Of Fortune Event That Will Host Kirstjen Nielsen

Brandi Carlile has rescinded her participation in Fortune's upcoming Most Powerful Women summit following their inclusion of former Director of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in…
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | October 21, 2019 - 1:19 pm

Sigur Rós Cleared On Tax Evasion Charges

Members of the experimental rock band Sigur Rós have been cleared of tax evasion charges in Iceland, according to Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið and confirmed by…
Chris Eggertsen / Billboard | October 16, 2019 - 9:25 am

Donald Trump Insults Beyoncé And “Little Bruce Springsteen” At Minneapolis Rally

Donald Trump just stirred up the Beyhive. And fans of Jay-Z. And Bruce Springsteen’s loyal following.
Lars Brandle / Billboard | October 11, 2019 - 12:09 am

Lynyrd Skynyrd Co-Founder & Longtime .38 Special Bassist Larry Junstrom Dead At 70

Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member and longtime .38 Special bassist Larry Junstrom has died at age 70.
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | October 7, 2019 - 8:36 pm

Aerosmith Getting MusiCares’ 2020 Tribute Concert

Hard rock legends Aerosmith have been chosen as the MusiCares Person Of The Year for 2020, the Recording Academy announced on Friday. The Rock And…
Marc Schneider / Billboard | October 4, 2019 - 10:40 am

Kacey Musgraves, Panic! At the Disco, And Weezer Announced For Frozen 2 Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Walt Disney Animation Studios' upcoming Frozen 2, featuring seven original songs by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and an original score by…
Ashley Iasimone / Billboard | September 30, 2019 - 12:33 pm

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