Alejandro Nieto Molina, the new svp and general manager of Univision’s radio division who took over that position just two weeks ago, has died. According to published reports, Nieto Molina had a heart attack this morning (Feb.8) in Miami.
Over the past few years, the Los Angeles trio King teased its brand of blissfully hushed soul in bites, delivering a pint-size EP and one-off singles that invoke both Erykah Badu’s incense-cloud coolness and Prince’s neon funk (the latter artist mentored the group after discovering it on YouTube).
Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae and Babyface round out the list of confirmed performers for 2016's Jazz in the Gardens festival, March 18-20 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Additional performers include Usher, Michael McDonald, Kool & the Gang.
A landmark Super Bowl 50 is tough to top; however, with such a delightfully diverse and rock solid landscape of current music makers, there is surely a solo artist or band that can kick off the Super Bowl’s second fifty years.
Singer-songwriter Mike Posner talks to Billboard about his Hot 100 hit "I Took a Pill in Ibiza," Avicii's reaction to the song that he inspired and why there was a "dark spot" after his debut album, '31 Minutes to Takeoff.'
Wiz's albums -- including 'Khalifa,' his sixth solo studio effort (not counting some dozen-plus mixtapes) -- are exercises in mood and attitude that cater to the laidback and stoned, and exist outside of the core of hip-hop's conversation.
Metal icon Glenn Danzig will appear in an episode of 'Portlandia' featuring the Weirdos, a black-clad, corpse-painted goth couple played by series stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney fame) whose outfits could have been cribbed from a Danzig concert audience.
At this point, not setting a ratings record is essentially a disappointment for the Super Bowl. So Sunday's Denver-Carolina showdown, which aired on CBS, played out under a shroud of lofty expectations — but initial returns show that it did not come short.
Beyonce's quick appearance during Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show found many fans, but one person was decidedly not impressed -- and had a lot to say about it.Beyonce's quick appearance during Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show found many fans, but one person was decidedly not impressed -- and had a lot to say about it.
The Sweeplings—the folk-pop duo of Cami Bradley and Whitney Dean—are an acoustic act whose music is reminiscent of the poignant ruminations that turned The Civil Wars into critical darlings. Today, The Sweeplings are premiering the video for “Under Your Spell,” a track from debut album "Rise & Fall," exclusively on Billboard.com.