Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs at the 2016 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum in Inglewood, California, Sunday, Dec. 11.
Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday.
The annual Billboard Women In Music event featured emotional and heartfelt speeches about the uphill battles women face in the music industry, including personal stories from top honoree Madonna and pop singer Kesha.
DNCE band members, from left, JinJoo Lee, Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle perform at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden in New York, Friday, Dec. 9. The annual holiday tour started Nov. 29 in Dallas and will wrap up with its biggest show in Miami on Dec. 18.
Among the crop of septuagenarian star rockers, Neil Young stands out for the earnestness of his beliefs and the prolificity of his output.
Musician Greg Lake co-founded both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer -- bands that helped define the sprawling, influential but often-maligned genre known as progressive rock.
Beyonce earned a whopping nine Grammy nominations Tuesday, including best rock performance, but the singer's twangy song "Daddy Lessons" was rejected by the Recording Academy's country music committee.
Principal conductor Riccardo Chailly has avenged Giacomo Puccini's memory with a successful staging of the composer's original version of `'Madama Butterfly" for La Scala's gala season-opener Wednesday, 112 year after its hotly contested world premiere on the same stage.
Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rap mogul Jay Z, tried but failed to get chosen to manage Prince's musical assets in the weeks after the rock superstar's death, according to court documents released Tuesday.
Beyonce set a record for earning nominations in the rock, pop, R&B and rap categories in the same year with her diverse album, "Lemonade." Only two other acts have earned nominations in those same four categories