Category: Music


Could Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Become a 2024 Grammy Nominee?

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a surprise appearance, via a pre-taped video, at the 64th annual Grammy Awards on April 3, 2022, less than six weeks after Russia invaded his country. He could play an even larger role at the 66th Grammys early next year – he could be a …

Green Day’s Top 20 Songs

This article originally ran in 2016, but we’re dusting it off in celebration of Billie Joe Armstrong’s birthday on February 17th. Top Songs is a feature in which we definitively handpick the very best songs in an artist or band’s catalog. Sounds simple, right? Oh, if only. Also, check out …

Non-Famous Oli Sykes Keeps Getting Fan Mail Meant for Bring

An email address has brought “absolute chaos” into one man’s life. Oliver Sykes is a children’s author, according to a recent article from Coincidentally, he also shares his name with the famous Bring Me The Horizon singer. For the purpose of this article, we’ll refer to the children’s author as …

Surreal Rock Star Interviews From the 1950s

These surreal rock star interviews from the 1950s will give you a look into the past, when rock ’n’ roll was just beginning to take over popular music. Reportedly Elvis Presley’s only live talk show interview, the King appeared on a New York program called Hy Gardner Calling in 1956. …

Billboard Explains: The Origins of Hip-Hop

Skip to main content The latest episode of Billboard Explains dives into rap music, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Hip-hop is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but how did it develop into what it is today? And furthermore, how did it become the No. 1 most-consumed type …

Watch Chris Stapleton Perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl

Chris Stapleton performed the national anthem ahead of kickoff at the Super Bowl tonight (February 12). The country superstar sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and played guitar to Arizona’s State Farm Stadium as the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs awaited the start of the game. During Stapleton’s rendition of the …

Spoon Perform “Feels Alright” on Austin City Limits: Exclusive

Austin City Limits, the longest-running American music series, continues its 48th season on PBS this weekend with a special performance from Austin’s own Spoon. In anticipation, Consequence has an exclusive premiere of their performance of the Lucifer on the Sofa cut “Feels Alright,” which you can watch below. The guitar-heavy …

Watch Rihanna’s Super Bowl 2023 Halftime Show Performance

After months of anticipation, Rihanna’s performance at the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show took place at Arizona’s State Farm Stadium tonight (February 12), and you can watch what went down below. In her first public performance in five years, she opened the show with “Bitch Better Have My Money” while …

P!NK announces North American fall tour

P!NK has expanded her upcoming North American tour with a new run of arena shows taking place this fall. The jaunt comes in support of the singer’s newly released album, TRUSTFALL. Following her 2023 Summer Carnival Stadium Tour with Brandi Carlile, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, P!NK will play a …

Rihanna Reveals She’s Pregnant at 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Rihanna is pregnant, the star’s representative has confirmed to People and The Hollywood Reporter. During her long-awaited return performance at the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show, she floated above Arizona’s State Farm Stadium in an outfit that revealed her baby bump. She’s the first pregnant woman to headline the Super …

Baseball Is Back: How to Watch MLB Games Online for

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. Baseball is back! While the official 2023 Major League Baseball season doesn’t start until March 30, …

A Definitive Ranking of Every Green Day Album

This feature originally ran in 2016, but we’re dusting it off for Billie Joe Armstrong’s birthday on February 17th. More than 30 years ago, two 14-year-old smartasses named Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt decided to play music together in and around Berkeley, California. Alongside drummer John “Al Sobrante” Kiffmeyer, …

Surprise! You Now Have More Ways to Watch ‘M3GAN’ From

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. After scaring up more than $124 million at the box office, M3GAN is setting her sites …

How Sid Wilson Proved He Was Crazy Enough to Join

Auditioning for a band is a lot like interviewing for any other job: you have to prove you’re crazy enough to work there. Sid Wilson joining Slipknot was no exception. He went as far as almost knocking out one of his future coworkers, Shawn “Clown” Crahan, to prove he was …

Why Tom G. Warrior (Celtic Frost, Triptykon) Thinks Listening to

Celtic Frost/Triptykon/Hellhammer legend Tom G. Warrior was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie’s weekend radio program, chatting about the new Celtic Frost box set Danse Macabre, an upcoming tribute set by Triptykon and why it can be important for artists to listen to what their critics are saying. The …

Gracie Abrams On Her Debut Album ‘Good Riddance’, Biggest Influences,

Skip to main content Gracie Abrams talks about her newly released debut album ‘Good Riddance’, her biggest influences, opening up for Taylor Swift on her ‘Eras’ tour, doing her own tour, and more! ad {{ result.published_at | date: “%h %d, %Y” }} {{ }} ]]> 0) { __qc.qpixelsent.length = …

Steve Vai Clarifies Comments on Ozzy Osbourne Album Sessions

UPDATE: Steve Vai has clarified his comments surrounding his previous work with Ozzy Osbourne, revealing that while there was enough material for a full album, the songs were never completed. He writes in a social media posting: “In a recent interview I spoke a bit carelessly about ‘Sitting on an …

Songs in DJ Sets Are Notoriously Hard to Track —

The process of collecting public performance royalties from DJ sets has long been a tricky one in the United States, with uneven data collection processes often obscuring what songs are played at dance festivals. That makes it difficult for artists with the rights to the music to get paid what …

U2 Announce Achtung Baby Las Vegas Shows in New Super

In a commercial during tonight’s Super Bowl, U2 announced a series of forthcoming Las Vegas shows. U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at the Sphere will take place at the new MSG Sphere at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada, this fall. Exact dates have not yet been revealed, but the band …

10 Metal Subgenres That Need Serious Explaining

Most people know the terms “heavy metal” and “death metal,” even if they can’t tell what the actual difference is between the two. Some people have a working knowledge of other more well-known but still under-the-radar metal subgenres, like thrash and black metal. Then there are metal subgenres that are …

Brad Paisley on Recording New Song ‘Same Here’ With Ukrainian

When Brad Paisley started playing potential songs from  his forthcoming album Son of the Mountains for Universal Music Group Nashville president Cindy Mabe, she told him, “Make music that matters, that’s not disposable.”  Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news Gentle ballad “Same Here” was …

How to Get Tickets to P!NK’s 2023 Tour

P!NK is planning to reach new heights on her upcoming North American tour, which includes her 2023 Summer Carnival with Brandi Carlile and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, plus a newly announced fall run of arena shows. Get tickets here, and read on for more details including pre-sale dates. What …

P!NK Is as Personal as Ever, But Takes No Risks

P!NK hardly needs introduction. Her breakthrough record Missundaztood cemented her as a pop star with a rebellious edge, and her catchy, guitar-inflected pop-rock was rife with tongue-in-cheek humor. Even when she aligned herself deeper within the pop canon with her later albums I’m Not Dead, Funhouse, and The Truth About …

Ranking the Opening Song on Every Metallica Album

Ranking Metallica is rough — especially when you go beyond ranking the legendary metal band’s albums and start grading individual Metallica songs next to each other. But with the group’s upcoming album 72 Seasons on the horizon, what better time than now to talk Metallica tunes and dive deep into the band’s catalog? …

Universal announces M3GAN UNRAT3D VERSION

She’s out of the toy factory and coming straight for your living room TV. Universal has today announced an unrated UNRAT3D version of M3GAN, Akela Cooper and James Wan’s latest romp of a horror flick, available to stream on Peacock February 24th, and to purchase either digitally on February 24th …

Poll: What’s the Best Album by Live?

Live have released nine studio albums since their formation in 1984, but which of them is the best? That’s what we want to know during this week’s Loudwire Nights Album of the Week poll. You’ll have until Friday at 12N ET to cast your votes. We’ll then play the three tracks from the album with the …

11 Songs You Should Listen to Now: This Week’s Pitchfork

The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it. On any given day our writers, editors, and contributors go through an imposing number of new releases, giving recommendations to each other and discovering new favorites along the way. Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects …

Jay Park Drops ‘Yesterday’ Music Video With ‘Squid Game’ Star

Skip to main content The Korean-American rapper-singer had a packed day with new songs and an appearance at Kehlani’s concert in South Korea. Jay Park “Yesterday” Courtesy Photo Jay Park had a busy day after delivering his new singles and twerking skills for Kehlani. On the evening of Feb. 13 …
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