An Ed Sheeran-Macklmore collabo at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday was destined to happen -- one way or another. "I like Macklemore -- I think he likes me," Sheeran told Billboard backstage before the duo's surprise duet of "Same Love," one of the Las Vegas fest's highlights on Saturday.
“There’s a good balance,” 1D's Louis Tomlinson tells Billboard backstage at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival. “It’s definitely our most different sounding album. We’ve definitely tried to keep it different, really.”
Japan has hosted a major music conference with significant international players for the first time in recent memory. The Big Parade, held September 12th-15th, was packed with line-up of live showcases (of strictly Japanese bands) buttressing three days of talks, speeches and panels.
With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. The rapper choked up and shed tears as he received the "I Am Hip-Hop Award" at the ninth BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday.