Chromeo

Why Miami's Music Scene is No Longer Just for House-Heads

Last week, thousands of electronic music fans flocked to Miami for EDM’s version of Mardi Gras, in which nearly every block of the city’s streets transformed into a pop-up club with roaring sub-woofers, squared-off DJ stages and fans eager to dance until sunrise.
Hannibal Buress

Hannibal Buress to Host 19th Annual Webby Awards

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.
Luis Coronel

Vote: Who's Your Favorite Mexican Millennial Music Star?

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.
Concert Tickets

StubHub Sues Ticketmaster Over Alleged Hard-Line Resale Rules

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.
Justin Bieber

Why Justin Bieber's Roast Ended with An Apology

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

Exclusive Video: Major Lazer's FXX Animated Series Is 'Like Being High'

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.
Wilson Phillips

Wilson Phillips' Carnie Wilson Dishes On Singing Backup Vocals for Rihanna's 'FourFiveSeconds'

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.
Tidal launch

A First Look at Jay Z's Tidal: Definitely Young, Probably Promising

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.
Jack and Jack

Jack & Jack Interview: Watch the Rap Duo Talk Touring & Being Taken Seriously

With 5.3 million followers on Vine looping their six-second clips more than 14 million times a week, rap duo Jack & Jack have garnered a big enough fan base to make a serious impact on the Billboard charts. Composed of Jack Johnson (not the surfer-turned-folk rocker) and Jack Gilinsky (who sings the hooks), the Omaha duo has gained traction with “Like That,” which hit No. 36 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and “Wild Life,” which peaked at No. 87 on the Hot 100.
Van Halen on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Van Halen's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Concert: What You Didn't See on TV

"I can't think of a better place to do our first television ever," David Lee Roth told the thousands of fans gathered Monday night on Hollywood Boulevard for a Jimmy Kimmel Live set that was billed as the first TV performance since Roth rejoined the band in 2007. "Like they used to say on Ed Sullivan: If this goes well, we got a great career ahead of us, boys."
Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony & Carlos Vives Announce Joint Tour

After their successful collaboration in the hit single “Cuando Nos Volvamos a Encontrar” (When We Meet Again), superstars Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives will tour together in an outing they’ve called UNIDO2, a play on words meaning “United” part 2.

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