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MAR
26
3 DAYS

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Ask Appeals Court for Its Hand in Video Leak Lawsuit

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Ask Appeals Court for Its Hand in Video Leak Lawsuit

Kim Kardashian is keeping up with the efforts to punish YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting Kanye West's marriage proposal to her. This week, a California appeals court signaled that it would advance the celebrity couple's lawsuit.

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MAR
26
3 DAYS

Never-Before-Seen Photos of Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain, Sting and More on Display in Glendale

Never-Before-Seen Photos of Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain, Sting and More on Display in Glendale

Images by veteran rock photographer Kevin Mazur will be on display in Glendale, Calif., through April 19. 

The "A Tribute to Rock and Roll" exhibit at retailer Schott NYC in The Americana at Brand opens March 27 and features exclusive photos taken by the longtime lensman and WireImage co-founder, whose work has appeared in such publications as Rolling Stone and People magazine.

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MAR
25
4 DAYS

Debbie Harry Swaps Punk for Upscale Swank at New York's Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

Debbie Harry Swaps Punk for Upscale Swank at New York's Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

"Why am I doing this?" Debbie Harry rhetorically asked shortly into the opening night of her debut engagement at the Cafe Carlyle. It was a good question, as the swanky, upscale nightspot is not a place you'd imagine the co-founder of the seminal new wave band Blondie to be performing. But, as reflected by the venue's recent booking of Buster Poindexter (aka David Johansen) recently proved, their current clientele is increasingly comprised of the same people who were hanging out in East Village clubs a few decades ago.

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MAR
23
6 DAYS

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review

Jeff Tweedy is nothing if not a problem solver. A dilemma facing any singer embarking on a solo side project — especially after as lengthy a band-leading tenure as Tweedy’s in Wilco — is how to work the beloved back catalog into a live show without imitating or betraying the combo of origin.

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MAR
23
6 DAYS

'Nashville' Stars Going on Tour Again

'Nashville' Stars Going on Tour Again

The stars of ABC's country music drama Nashville are hitting the road — again.

Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples and duo Lennon and Maisy Stella will embark on an eight-city concert tour, starting April 29 in New York and ending May 10 in Phoenix.

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MAR
20
1 week

Adam Levine 'The Voice' Exec VP to Produce NBC Songwriting Competition Show (Exclusive)

Adam Levine 'The Voice' Exec VP to Produce NBC Songwriting Competition Show (Exclusive)

NBC's next big music show could come from those who've helped make The Voice a hit.

The latter's executive producer Audrey Morrissey and coach Adam Levine are teaming with Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart on a pilot called Songland. The project is predicated on the simple premise that the songwriter is king in the music business. 

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MAR
19
1 week

Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

In 2014 Universal became the second major label, after Sony, to battle airlines' rights to in-flight music. The recording giant filed suit that September over the use of music and videos by Taylor Swift, Weezer, Kanye West and other artists.

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MAR
19
1 week

'Empire' Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars for Season 2

'Empire' Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars for Season 2

The first season of Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's Fox hip-hop drama Empire featured seemingly every soap opera trope under the sun. There were breakups and affairs, cat fights and cutting words, mistaken paternity and murder. But it wasn't just the core cast of the hip-hop musical who were able to play out some of the juiciest storylines: Guest stars and musical collaborators fleshed out the world and added even more decadence — and drama.

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MAR
18
2 WKS

'Empire' Cast, Creators Pick the Quintessential Songs of Season 1

'Empire' Cast, Creators Pick the Quintessential Songs of Season 1

The first season of Fox's Empire was only 12 episodes, but in that short amount of time, the show delivered a number of long-lasting elements, from Cookie's (Taraji P. Henson) quotables to her signature looks, and of course, its Timbaland-produced music.

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MAR
17
2 WKS

'The Voice' Alum Tess Boyer Has "Vanished," According to Friends

'The Voice' Alum Tess Boyer Has "Vanished," According to Friends

Former Voice contestant Tess Boyer has gone missing, according to her friend and fellow season 6 competitor Bria Kelly.

"Tess has been missing for weeks and has vanished from social media," Kelly tweeted Tuesday afternoon, launching the hashtag #FindTessBoyer.

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MAR
17
2 WKS

'Empire's' Jennifer Hudson on Her "Modern" Religious Role

'Empire's' Jennifer Hudson on Her "Modern" Religious Role

Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson has come to Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's Empire in a role that marks a departure for the singer-actress.

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MAR
13
2 WKS

SXSW: 5 Music Docs from the Fringe

SXSW: 5 Music Docs from the Fringe

The South By Southwest Film Festival, which starts March 13, annually places a spotlight on obscure corners of the music world and in many cases, the festival provides the rare screening of these documentaries. Directors of five films premiering at SXSW about music outside the mainstream talked to Billboard about their passion for their subjects and what it took to get their films made.

Theory of Obscurity: A Film About The Residents

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MAR
13
2 WKS

Dwayne Johnson to Host 'SNL'

Dwayne Johnson to Host 'SNL'

Dwayne Johnson is ready to rock Saturday Night Live.

He will host the March 28 episode, with musical guest George Ezra performing.

Johnson has hosted three times previously, most recently in 2009. He stars in Furious 7, which hits theaters April 3, and San Andreas, in theaters May 29.

Read more Box Office: 'Furious 7' Revs Up for Likely $110M-Plus Debut

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MAR
13
2 WKS

Watch Axwell & Ingrosso's 'Can't Hold Us Down' Mini-Movie

Watch Axwell & Ingrosso's 'Can't Hold Us Down' Mini-Movie

Axwell & Ingrosso are taking their comeback bid to the silver screen.

The former Swedish House Mafiosos' new multipart mini-movie finds them reuniting with Christian Larson, who previously directed music videos for their hit singles "Leave the World Behind," "One" and "Miami 2 Ibiza," in addition to clips for Sigur Ros and Kylie Minogue. Each episode has unveiled a new song from the superduo's forthcoming album.

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