Reading about B.B. King’s “bizarre” performance Friday night at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, which incorporated “only a handful of complete songs” and a 15-minute sing-along of “You Are My Sunshine,” didn’t catch this observer by surprise.
As an Academy Awards music consultant, scoring member of Hans Zimmer's Magnificent Six, newly reemerged solo musician and upcoming coach of The Voice, where does Pharrell Williams get his endless inspiration?
Bruce Springsteen continues to embrace his inner metal-head, opening his set at the March Madness Music Festival in Dallas with a cover of Van Halen's "Jump."
Springsteen's first North American show took place in the city's Reunion Park as part of the NCAA basketball tournament.
In classic style, Springsteen took the stage to the sounds of the Harlem Globetrotter's theme, "Sweet Georgia Brown." While dribbling the ball, the 64-year-old rocker quipped, "This has something to do with basketball."
Shakira and BlakeShelton gave viewers a taste of "Medicine," their new duet, at the ACM Awards on Sunday.
Rocking a lipstick-red dress showing just enough of those famous hips, Shakira squared off with the country superstar for a spirited version of the pounding anthem. They ended the performance with a huge smile and a hug.
Twenty years later, the April 5, 1994, suicide of Kurt Cobain still resonates as one of the most unforgettably scarring days for multiple generations. In the wake of his death, his mother, wife, bandmates, friends and peers spoke out about the tragedy, expressing the raw emotions of people trying to make sense of something they could see coming but still could not believe.
At a Hollywood event to promote The Voice as it gets closer to live episodes, Billboard asked the current coaches and the host of The Voice for any advice they would give to next season's rookie, Pharrell Williams, who is replacing Cee Lo Green in one of the big red chairs.
Talk about teen Armageddon. Fans of singers JustinBieber and Austin Mahone, known colloquially as Beliebers and Mahomies, respectively, got exciting news on Instagram this week as it was revealed to fans that the two have recorded a song together.
Bieber, 20, posted a picture of himself with Mahone, 17, Cash Money founder Birdman and Young Money president MackMaine hanging out in the studio with a promise of a new tune on the way.
Lady Gaga is ramping up publicity ahead of her ARTPOP world tour.
On the heels of her Late Show gig, the singer will guest host the syndicated radio countdown show American Top 40 With Ryan Seacrest on April 5 and 6.
Gaga will take calls and questions from fans and discuss her third single, "G.U.Y." off ARTPOP, as well as offer a glimpse into the making of the music video, which features castmembers from Bravo's Real Housewives franchise.
Some high notes can really take flight -- and collect millions of views.
A video of The Lion King Australian cast went viral on Tuesday, as they spontaneously performed "Circle of Life" while seated on a plane to Sydney. The production's YouTube channel noted that they were particularly jubilant after the Brisbane season launch announcement, and their harmonious celebration has collected 2.8 million views after just a day online.
Mickey Avalon's life story has more twists and turns than an average episode of VH1's Behind the Music. Raised by a drug-addicted father, he sold pot at a young age, then briefly converted to Orthodox Judaism in his late teens, before giving it up when his father died in a tragic drunk-driving accident.