"Last Love Song," a highlight from pop-rock singer-songwriter ZZ Ward's 2012 debut album "Til the Casket Drops," has been tapped to appear in the season 5 premiere promo for ABC Family's smash series "Pretty Little Liars," which returns on June 10. Along with the exciting ad placement, Ward's emotional single has also received a proper music video, premiering exclusively on Billboard.com.
This week's episode is a prolonged examination of the songs that keep rising on the Hot 100 chart and might be taking over your life in no time, including Top 20 hits like Ed Sheeran's "Sing," Justin Timberlake's "Not a Bad Thing," Lana Del Rey's "West Coast" and Iggy Azalea's "Fancy." But don't sleep on songs like Paramore's "Ain't It Fun," Naughty Boy's "La La La," MKTO's "Classic" and Katy Perry's "Birthday."
Some admitted "freaking out" over fatherhood inspired Max Bemis to make Say Anything's most ambitious album yet -- and a project unlike any other he's recorded during the past 13 years. Listen to the new song "Six Six Six," featuring Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra, exclusively on Billboard.com.
Avril Lavigne's new music video for "Hello Kitty," which features the singer parading around Tokyo with a group of four expressionless Asian women, has taken its share of rightful criticism since first popping up online on Tuesday (Apr. 24).
Lenny Kravitz has announced his 10th studio album, "Strut", will be released Sept. 23 through his own Roxie Records imprint. He has signed a worldwide agreement with Kobalt Label Services to release and promote the album. An upcoming Kravitz tour is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.