While Rick Ross enjoys another No. 1 album debut on this week's Billboard 200 chart with "Mastermind," his Maybach Music Group cohort, R&B singer-songwriter Omarion, is readying his first full-length statement under Ross' hip-hop umbrella.
Award acceptance speeches are usually the kind of thing one tolerates politely. But Carlos Vives took things to a whole new level during the BMI Latin Music Awards March 11 when he got up to perform after accepting the BMI President’s award.
After their well-received live performances at the Academy Awards, broadcast on ABC on March 2, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Idina Menzel's "Let It Go," the latter of which won best original song honors, both shine on the Billboard Hot 100. The former leads the list for a third week, while the latter blasts into the top 10, vaulting 17-9.
The Eli Young Band have been criss-crossing the United States in support of their new album "10,000 Towns," which debuts at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 this week. One of those stops was in Manhattan, where they took time out of their schedule to perform a couple new tracks for Billboard, including current single, "Dust."
It's a great time to be Tegan & Sara, and it's not just because they just sailed the Caribbean as guests of honor onboard Paramore's smashing debut cruise, Parahoy! In the big picture, they're riding high from the success of their 2013 album "Heartthrob" which brought them their first Hot 100 hit (the glistening Greg Kurstin-produced "Closer") and nudged them closer to superstar than cult star status for the first time.
When the dance music world descends on Miami each March for the combined madness that is Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week, there is no shortage of self-promotion. But as he has for the past three years, Avicii looks to be a step ahead of his competition, this time with the launch of an all-Avicii pop-up concept store on South Beach's Collins Ave. simply titled the Avicii Store.
Carnegie Hall is a seated venue, but music lovers watching Iggy Pop and members of New Order on Tuesday night were eager and lost in the music at the 24th Annual Benefit Concert for Tibet House US, a nonprofit organization charged with preserving Tibetan culture.