What would you do if you recently made a couple billion bucks? If you're Swedish video game developer Markus Persson, you probably purchase the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills -- one that was reportedly eyed by Beyonce and Jay Z.
Welcome to BEST SONG BRACKET BATTLE 2014, Billboard.com's weeklong bracket-style tournament in which 64 of the year's biggest songs are placed against each other in head-to-head battles until one song emerges victorious! Each match-up is determined by the individual votes of a collection of music writers and critics, who have sounded off and helped us determine the collective choice for the strongest pop song of the year.
December continues to be popular month for unexpected releases from R&B singers. After D'Angelo dropped Black Messiah with little warning on Monday, 3 new songs popped up on Miguel's Soundcloud page today
President Obama’s announced changes in current Cuba policy may increase Cuban artists’ presence on U.S. stages, or maybe even, eventually, on the charts. Or they may not What is clear is that if you don’t know these artists from Cuba, the time is now.
Last week, Beatport announced a major expansion into streaming music. Here, Billboard spoke exclusively with the company's creative director Clark Warner to find out more about the site's new strategy.