Category: Music


49 Years Ago: KISS Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album

“Whether planned or not, theatrics are always a part of rock and roll at its best,” KISS vocalist and guitarist Paul Stanley once told me. “We never put on makeup and used pyro or other effects to cover anything up. It was to enhance the presentation.” In part, that explains …

Adele Signs a Lucky Bride’s Wedding Dress During Las Vegas

Skip to main content The “Easy on Me” singer congratulated the newlyweds before signing the gown. Adele performs on stage as American Express present BST Hyde Park in Hyde Park on July 02, 2022 in London. Gareth Cattermole/GI for Adele Dreams do come true. A bride and groom who scored …

Linkin Park’s ‘Lost’ Debuted at No

Last Friday (Feb. 10), Linkin Park finally unveiled a previously unreleased Meteroa-era track – “Lost” – to the bittersweet reactions of countless fans. In fact, the powerful tune was so heavily anticipated and popular that it became the first song in over a decade to debut at No. 1 on …

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Releases Collaboration with Machine Gun Kelly Guitarist

Machine Gun Kelly live guitarist Sophie Lloyd recently denied rumors that she’s been romantically involved with the divisive rapper-turned-pop-punk artist. Now, she’s released a collaborative song with Trivium singer-guitarist Matt Heafy, “Fall of Man.” The song was teased last week when Heafy posted a teaser of the music video. The single itself then …

Harry Styles Performs “As It Was” at BRIT Awards 2023

Harry Styles showed up at the 2023 BRIT Awards on Saturday (February 11), performing his single “As It Was” from last year’s Harry’s House. He made use of the extensive stage layout by sprinting around the venue, London’s O2 arena, in a red sequin suit jacket while a live band …

How to Watch ‘The Voice’ Season 23 Live on TV

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The Voice is back for its 23rd season, which premieres on NBC on Monday (March 6), …

Why Doesn’t RHCP’s Anthony Kiedis Use Twitter? Flea Offers Wonderfully

Elon Musk’s controversial involvement notwithstanding, Twitter remains immensely popular, with countless public figures – including Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea, John Frusciante and Chad Smith – maintaining profiles. However, frontman Anthony Kiedis doesn’t, and when asked by a fan why that is, the celebrated bassist offered a delightfully sarcastic yet …

BRIT Awards 2023 Winners: Beyoncé, Harry Styles, Wet Leg, and

Harry Styles, Wet Leg, and Beyoncé all took home trophies at this year’s BRIT Awards, the annual celebration honoring the best music of the United Kingdom, as well as several awards for international acts. Harry Styles was awarded Artist of the Year, Mastercard Album of the Year (Harry’s House), Song …

Wet Leg Perform “Chaise Lounge” at BRIT Awards 2023

Wet Leg brought their song “Chaise Lounge” to the stage at the 2023 BRIT Awards on Saturday, where they were up for several awards in connection to their breakout debut album. For the performance, Wet Leg stood among a sea of plants while dancers dressed in cottagecore outfits and animal …

Former Wiggle Sam Moran Signs With Republic Records: Kids &

Skip to main content The actor will release his first single in the coming weeks. Sam Moran Courtesy of Republic Kids Republic Records: Kids & Family announced on Monday the signing of ARIA Hall of Fame inductee, singer, songwriter, actor and performer Sam Moran. His first single is to be …

Harry Styles Makes Cameo in Jenny Lewis’ New Music Video

Skip to main content Woof. Harry Styles has puppy love. Dressed head-to-toe in a cartoonish dog costume, the 29-year-old pop star made a cameo in tourmate Jenny Lewis‘ new music video Monday (March 6) for her track “Puppy and a Truck” — and yes, it’s as adorable as it sounds. …

Lizzo Performs Special Medley at BRIT Awards 2023

Lizzo took the stage in London at the BRIT Awards on Saturday (February 11), performing a medley of hits from her 2022 album, Special. While wearing a giant pink fluffy collar and surrounded by backup dancers, Lizzo sang her way through “Special,” “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready),” and “About …

Skrillex Announces New Album Quest for Fire

Skrillex has announced his new album, Quest for Fire. It’s due out Friday, February 17, via his Owsla label and Atlantic. He previewed songs from the record during a DJ set streamed from his basement. Check it out below. So far this year, Skrillex has shared the songs “Way Back” …

Watch Sam Smith and Kim Petras Perform “Unholy” at 2023

Sam Smith and Kim Petras performed their song “Unholy” at the 2023 BRIT Awards. The set differed in palette—if not theme—from the devilish bondage aesthetic of their 2023 Grammys performance last week. The track was nominated for International Song of the Year but did not win, falling to Harry Styles’ …

Jackie Chan to play Splinter in Seth Rogen’s new Teenage

Seth Rogen has recruited an all-star voice cast for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, his upcoming CGI-animated reboot of the heroes in a half shell. Most exciting, Jackie Chan will play Master Splinter. Other notable names include Paul Rudd as Mondo Gecko; Post Malone as Ray Fillet; Giancarlo Esposito as …

41 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo

Ozzy Osbourne didn’t wake up Feb. 19, 1982, and decide he was going to cause trouble that afternoon by pissing on a treasured national monument in San Antonio, Texas. He was simply going about his business, partying like a rock star, and after a few drinks too many he stumbled …

Alias Wayne “Love One Another”

From a professional standpoint, it would seem that everyone in pop music wants to be known for some highbrow concept right now, and in this sense, you could say that the new single from Alias Wayne, “Love One Another,” is no different. INSTAGRAM: There’s nothing conventional about this incredibly …

Former Running Wild Guitarist Michael Kupper Has Died at 65,

Guitarist Michael “Majk Moti” Kupper, who played with German heavy metal act Running Wild between 1985 and 1990, has died at 65, former bassist Jens Becker and former drummer Stefan Schwarzmann confirmed via social media this past Friday (Feb. 17). No cause of death has been given at this point. …

Did Queen Invent Thrash Metal?! Brian May Says This Beloved

Legendary rockers Queen popularized many things, such as art rock, stadium rock and symphonic rock. According to guitarist Brian May, numerous fans feel that thrash metal deserves a place on that list, too, due to the heaviness of a particularly aggressive tune from their third LP, 1974’s Sheer Heart Attack. In a newly …

De La Soul’s Trugoy the Dove Dies at 54

Trugoy the Dove, one-third of the influential hip-hop group De La Soul, has died. A representative for the trio confirmed the news to Pitchfork today (February 12). Trugoy was 54 years old. A cause of death has not yet been revealed, but the rapper had discussed his diagnosis with congestive …

SZA and Phoebe Bridgers Perform “Ghost in the Machine” Live

SZA and Phoebe Bridgers Perform “Ghost in the Machine” at MSG 0){ var regexp = /pwtv=(.*?)(&|$)/g; var matches = regexp.exec(purl); if(matches.length >= 2 && matches.length > 0){ profileVersionId = ‘/’+matches; } } var wtads = document.createElement(‘script’); wtads.async = true; wtads.type = ‘text/javascript’; wtads.src = url+profileVersionId+’/pwt.js’; var node = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’); node.parentNode.insertBefore(wtads, …

Kakao Cancels SM Entertainment Investment After Court Order

HYBE’s plan to control competing K-pop company SM Entertainment and thwart a partnership with tech company Kakao took another step forward on Monday when Kakao, responding to a court injunction, announced it had canceled its stock purchase agreement to acquire a 9.05% stake in SM Entertainment. Last week, the Seoul …

Karol G & Shakira’s ‘TQG’ Blasts In at No

Karol G and Shakira’s “TQG” launches as the biggest song in the world, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts (dated March 11). The song is each Colombian superstar’s first No. 1 on the rankings. Plus, The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s …

What Did Chris Rock Say About Will Smith in Selective

It took nearly a year, but Chris Rock finally addressed being slapped by Will Smith at the 2022 Academy Awards in his new Netflix standup special, Selective Outrage (read our review here). What Did Chris Rock Say About Will Smith in Selective Outrage? Nearly a year after the 2022 Oscars, …

Sheryl Lee Ralph Performs “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at

Sheryl Lee Ralph, the Abbott Elementary star, sang “Lift Every Voice and Sing” ahead of kickoff at tonight’s Super Bowl. She was backed by a full choir on the field. Check it out below. Ralph, also known for her role in the original Broadway run of Dreamgirls, brought her version …

Why Metallica Still Owe Sammy Hagar $200 Over Three Decades

Looking back, it seems obvious that Metallica’s fourth studio LP, 1988’s …And Justice for All, was going to be a massive hit. In fact, ex-Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar even bet each member of the band $100 that it would be, and according to him, only two of them have made good …

Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey & Shania Twain’s Music to Be

You can take yourself dancing and even cycling to Miley Cyrus‘ music, thanks to Apple Fitness+ newly added workouts. In honor of Women’s History Month, Cyrus, Mariah Carey and Shania Twain will be highlighted as part of the program’s Artist Spotlight series, which dedicates an entire set of workouts to …

Watch Babyface Sing “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl 2023

Babyface sang “America the Beautiful” at tonight’s Super Bowl, and you can watch it go down below. The venerable R&B singer, composer, and producer brought his acoustic guitar rendition to Arizona’s State Farm Stadium ahead of kickoff and prior to Chris Stapleton’s performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Rihanna is set …

Selective Outrage Review: Chris Rock Settles Old Scores as Netflix

“Will Smith practices selective outrage,” Chris Rock said towards the end of his latest comedy special, the culmination of an evening’s worth of teasing hints and the final payoff for one of the biggest gambles in Netflix’s history. Chris Rock: Selective Outrage was performed March 4th in front of a live audience at the …
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