Jun 17, 2011 20:00 EDT
Las Vegas natives Panic! at the Disco will return to their hometown tonight with a new sound and a new album to showcase for fans at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in their first major tour in nearly 18 months.
Jun 16, 2011 01:46 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - Brad Paisley's star shines brighter in the eyes of his young sons for writing two songs for the soon-to-be released animated movie "Cars 2."
Jun 09, 2011 20:00 EDT
Las Vegas is expected to bustle with tourists this weekend, and the Strip could get sweaty as temperatures soar into the triple digits. Why not escape into the dark recesses of a show?
Jun 06, 2011 21:00 EDT
DETROIT (Billboard) - AC/DC fans will learn a lot more about frontman Brian Johnson's relationships with cars and auto racing than with music and the band in his new book, "Rockers and Rollers: A Full-Throttle Memoir."
Jun 03, 2011 20:39 EDT
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Just days ahead of its planned unveiling of its iCloud service, Apple has succeeded in securing licensing deals from all four major labels and music publishers.
May 31, 2011 21:44 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flamboyant pop star Lady Gaga has scored her first No. 1 album in the United States after a 99-cent promotion by Amazon.com sent the much-hyped release past the rare million-copy mark in its debut week.
May 26, 2011 20:28 EDT
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Billboard) - Jimmy Buffett has partnered with THQ to bring "Margaritaville Online" to Facebook and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) this fall, but attendees of E3 in Los Angeles will get a first look at the game. The casual online video game is targeting Buffett's devoted followers, known as Parrotheads, along with the 45 million Facebook gamers who play FarmVille.
May 23, 2011 03:19 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eminem and teen idol Justin Bieber dominated the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, winning six awards each with the 38-year-old rapper taking the top honor for artist of the year.
May 20, 2011 17:54 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - She once performed in New York's small bars searching for followers, but pop's reigning queen Lady Gaga will likely score a huge audience when her second full-length studio album is officially released next week.
May 16, 2011 09:21 EDT
(Reuters) - Flamboyant pop star Lady Gaga ditched the music and switched to the media on Monday with a stint as a guest editor at the London headquarters of the global free newspaper network Metro.
May 11, 2011 17:19 EDT
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Beyonce's upcoming fourth solo album will be called "4," a title she says was inspired by her fans.
May 02, 2011 01:58 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - When Kelly Price was nominated for a Grammy last December, the R&B nod caught many people off guard.
Apr 26, 2011 22:17 EDT
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Eminem, Coldplay, the Foo Fighters and Muse will help Lollapalooza ring in its 20th anniversary as the headliners of the annual U.S. music festival.
Apr 25, 2011 01:21 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Paul Simon strolled onstage at the Pantages Theater, and the crowd rose. Standing-O without having played a note or said a word. Yes, this Hollywood crowd -- though decidedly graying -- was primed, and it was raucous and rolling all night.
Apr 22, 2011 20:00 EDT
If your post-egg hunt calendar is still open Sunday, especially late-late Sunday, we have an unlikely option:Topless frippery.
Apr 21, 2011 13:46 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paying tribute to his piano-playing idol Leon Russell, Elton John opened the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday with a free outdoor performance and film premiere about the making of his album, "The Union."
Apr 20, 2011 20:00 EDT
Read more of this story and click through photos of Rod Stewart at the Colosseum at lasvegassun.com/rodstewart.
Apr 20, 2011 12:30 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - The Foo Fighters finally got their first No. 1 album in the United States on Wednesday as their eighth studio release led a field that also included strong debuts from Alison Krauss and Paul Simon.
Apr 15, 2011 18:24 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Lady Gaga has done it again. The singer, whose lyrics like to toe the controversy line, released "Judas," the latest track off of her new album Born This Way on Friday -- a few days earlier than its originally scheduled April 19 drop date. And critics are already weighing in.
Apr 15, 2011 18:23 EDT
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Although he was eliminated from "American Idol's" season 10 competition Thursday night, Paul McDonald is still smiling a day later. After performing Bob Seger's "Old Time Rock 'N' Roll" on Wednesday's episode, the Nashville-based rock singer received the fewest votes of the eight contestants and bid farewell with a cover of Rod Stewart's "Maggie May."