Rainfall didn't dampen the 10-year anniversary party in Boom, Belgium, where techno and trance dominated the schedule outside of the main stage. Billboard takes a look back to recap the moments that stood out from the festival’s final day.
"Danny Elfman's Music From the Films of Tim Burton" has added a second performance in Los Angeles. Elfman and the 87-piece Hollywood Studio Symphony and 45-member choir conducted by John Mauceri will perform Nov. 1 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live, in addition to Oct. 31. They will also perform Nov. 2 at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Toby Keith tops Forbes’ annual list of country music’s highest paid artists for the second year in a row, pulling in an estimated $65 million. Other acts on the 2014 Country Cash Kings tally include Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney.
It's been a "whirlwind" of a year for Tessanne Chin — in December, the season-five champ of The Voice won viewers over with power ballads and reggae-rock songs while under Adam Levine's wing, breaking fellow coach Blake Shelton's three-peat winning streak, earning the first commissioned track from the show's in-house songwriter and producer, OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, and previewing what could be the first major Top 40 breakout for the NBC singing show.
On Sunday, Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan premiered the music video for his track "Walk Thru," featuring Problem, on MTV Jams. The video release for the song, which arrived back in February through Think It's a Game Entertainment, immediately charted on the Twitter Trending 140, peaking at No. 2.
Harlem's Apollo Theater, where James Brown recorded his legendary live album in 1962, was built in a middle school auditorium in Natchez, Miss., for "Get On Up." "We got lucky," says production designer Mark Ricker. "The auditorium had just enough architecture going on that we could (add to). We extended the stage, built all the boxes, a section of the balcony and just painted the hell out of the place."
5 Seconds of Summer wants you to know it's a rock band. Sure, you'll see One Direction play some guitars in concert, and yes the rock band look was part of the Jonas Brothers' act, but it's been a long time since a boy band truly pulled off the vibe (you know, no one in the JoBros actually drummed).