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Mariah Carey Gives Fergie Advice After National Anthem Performance at NBA ALL-Star Game


Mariah Carey knows what it’s like to be dragged down by the Internet because of a performance mishap -- recall her 2014 Rockefeller Center...

Didier Lockwood, French Jazz Violinist, Dies Suddenly at 62


French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world’s most prestigious festivals and concert...


2 Chainz Announces New Album 'Rap or Go to the League'


Over the weekend weekend, 2 Chainz announced a new album, "Rap or Go to the League."


Even Roseanne Barr Thinks She Sang the National Anthem Better Than Fergie


Strength recognizes strength, and when it comes to singing creative versions of the National Anthem, always outspoken Roseanne star Roseanne...

Watch Japanese Duo Yuzu's New Video Featuring 2,018 'New Members'


The Japanese folk-pop duo Yuzu released the music video for their first new song of 2018, "...

'Stranger Things' Star Natalia Dyer Only Has Eyes for James Bay in 'Wild Love' Video: Watch


James Bay didn't need to add much more drama to his already emotional song "Wild Love." But in the striking video for the first new...

Rewinding the Charts: In 2011, Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday' Was Red-Hot


IN 2011, NICKI MINAJ BECAME JUST THE fourth female rapper to earn a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with her first studio LP, Pink Friday. (She had...


MONDO GROSSO Set to Release New Album in March, 'Attune/Detune'


MONDO GROSSO, the solo project of Japanese DJ and record producer Shinichi Osawa, will be releasing a new album March 21 called "Attune/Detune."

The Touching 'Black Panther' Hashtag Inspired by a Mother's 8-Year-Old Son


Black Panther is inspiring a lot of good on social media — from campaigns to help people see the movie to celebrations of its...

5 Things to Know About K-Pop Star Eric Nam


If you were watching the Olympics on NBC on Sunday night (Feb. 18) and stuck around a few minutes after the short ice dancing program ended, you...

OG Parker x Deko Talk Recent Grammy Nominations with Migos, EDM Album & Taking Over 2018


Billboard sat down with OG Parker and Deko to discuss working with the Migos, their recent Grammy nominations and their new EDM project.


Obama Is the Most Name-Dropped President in Music, Plus 5 of the Other Most Popular Presidents in Music History


Music reflects culture, so of course politics makes its way into songs.


Hayley Williams, Justin Bieber, Amy Schumer & More Voice Support for March For Our Lives Movement


The March 24 event is slated to bring families to Washington, DC, to demand action on gun control.

Pres. Trump Lashes Out at 'Insecure' Oprah Winfrey Over '60 Minutes' Interview: 'Hope Oprah Runs So She Can Be Exposed'


While vacationing at his Mar-A-Lago resort over the weekend following last week's horrific shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school,...

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Madonna Began Her Longest No. 1 Hot 100 Run With 'Take a Bow'


Plus, remembering feats by Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton & Spice Girls.


Watch Bon Iver Play Early Unreleased Song 'Hayward, MI'


Bon Iver’s 2007 album For Emma, Forever Ago technically turned 10 last July, but the album didn’t see a proper international release...

'Despacito' Dominates During Olympics Ice Dancing Short Program


If you didn’t hear enough of Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s Billboard Hot 100-topping smash “Despacito” during 2017, well, the 2018 Winter Olympics are here to remedy that.


Fergie's National Anthem Performance at NBA All-Star Game Was Roasted on Twitter


Some of the players, Jimmy Kimmel and others in the crowd at Sunday's NBA All-Star Game appeared to snicker.

Cafe Tacvba, Zoe, Molotov Raise More Than $500,000 for Mexican Earthquake Relief Initiative


Funds from “Amplifica” concert with Cafe Tacvba, Zoe, Molotov, Mon Laferte and more artists has gone to re-build homes, schools and support communities in Mexico after major September 2017 earthquake


Drake Extends Reign Atop Australia's Singles Chart


Drake enters a third week at No. 1 in Australia with “God’s Plan” (Republic/Universal) as The Greatest Showman (Atlantic/Warner) rules the albums chart for a seventh frame.

Cuban Pianist Roberto Fonseca to Tour North America in April


Afro-Cuban soul singer Dayme Arocema shares the bill on some dates.


Win Butler Sings Arcade Fire's 'Intervention' at Karaoke: Watch


After leading Team Clippers to victory at the the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler surprised fans with an impromptu karaoke performance of the band’s 2007 track “Intervention” at a bar in Los Angeles.


John Oliver Makes Impassioned Plea to Discuss Gun Control After Florida School Shooting


"When the 'Now is not the time' argument came out, the kids from that school said, 'You know what? Yes, it f—ing is,'" he said on Sunday's 'Last Week Tonight.'


Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Smash Records With Olympics Ice Dancing Routine to Rolling Stones, Eagles


Some of the skaters took a sharp turn as classics by the Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Santana and Ed Sheeran got a spin.


N.E.R.D. Teams up with Migos for NBA All-Star Halftime Performance: Watch


Pharrell led from the point for an entertaining NBA All-Star Game halftime show.


Fergie Puts Unique Spin on National Anthem at 2018 NBA All-Star Game


Fergie sang the National Anthem just before tip-off at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at Los Angeles' Staples Center Feb. 18.


Andra Day & Common Joined by NBA Players for All-Star 'Stand Up for Something' Performance


Andra Day and Common brought their Grammy- and Academy Award-nominated song 'Stand Up for Something' to NBA All-Star Weekend.


Kendrick Lamar Hosts Female-Empowering NBA All-Star Weekend Event for Nike


Kendrick Lamar hosted Saturday’s (Feb. 17) Nike event in celebration of NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, and here's what went down at the exclusive activation.

Super Junior's Kim Heechul and Min Kyunghoon Give Visibility to Developmentally Disabled People in 'Falling Blossoms' Video


Kim Heechul's portrayal of a differently-abled man in the music video for 'Falling Blossoms' is a rarity in South Korea.

Sunday, Feb 18


Camila Cabello Lights Up 'Dancing on Ice' With 'Never Be the Same'


Camila Cabello's 'Never Be the Same' made its way to the ice with a side-rink performance on the revived British television show 'Dancing on Ice.'