'X Files' stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson saw a considerable amount of musician fanfare back in the show's heyday. Now the show's leading man is trying his own hand at a musical release, with a new folk-rock album called 'Hell or Highwater.'
The city’s relationship with dance music has been largely defined by the colossal Ultra Music Festival, but the activity outside of the park is just as vibrant. Neighborhoods like Miami Beach, South Beach and newly flourishing Wynwood hosted everything from boat cruises to sprawling warehouse raves, and featured a sweeping variety of genres from hip-hop to deep house.
Details about Cameron Crowe's TV comedy 'Roadies' have been scant, but 24-year-old rapper Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker), who plays a guitar tech in the Showtime pilot, tells Billboard of one unexpected twist.
If in the last two years you’ve noticed an unusual surge in the crop of regional Mexican talent, particularly of the male and millennial variety, it’s not your imagination. This is an especially fruitful time for the genre, as these superstars-in-training infuse their parents’ music with a youthful energy and social media savvy, while schooling the rest of the industry on how to build loyal fan bases on both sides of the border.
Bertelsmann chairman and CEO Thomas Rabe talks about the German media group's financial report card, plus speaks at length about BMG's latest moves including a digital distribution deal with Chinese internet powerhouse Alibaba.
Hannibal Buress is bringing his comedic talents to the 19th annual Webby Awards on May 18. In his first time hosting the awards show, which honors achievements in Internet culture, Buress will be in charge of opening the event and enforcing its five-word acceptance speech rule, a trademark of the Webby Awards.
eBay-owned ticket resale market StubHub has taken action against its principal rival Ticketmaster over the Live Nation-owned behemoth's rules around resales of Golden State Warriors tickets, which the company claims ventures into anti-competitive behavior.
For all the shots lobbed at Bieber at the roast, the public skewering was a highly orchestrated PR move, meant to beguile non-Beliebers into once again rooting for the troubled artist by proving that he could take a joke with the best of them.
Major Lazer, the group that brought you club hits like "Pon De Floor" and "Watch Out For This (Bumaye)," is ready to take their signature bashment-meets-EDM aesthetic from the dancehall onto the silver screen. Thanks to FXX's new Animation Domination lineup, Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire are finally getting the chance to debut their own animated series, Major Lazer.
Kanye West is known for collaborating with artists across genre lines, tapping everyone from Elton John and Paul McCartney to producers like Jon Brion and Rick Rubin to work on his respective projects. When it came time to unite as a trio for Rihanna's "FourFiveSeconds" alongside Sir Paul, he enlisted another group to provide backing vocals on the folk-pop hit: Wilson Phillips.
Overall, Tidal has the starting framework of what could be an interesting and engaging artist led and backed company. With the product as-is, Spotify or Apple launching a lossless quality tier could make Tidal irrelevant-- but for one major thing: superstar exclusives.