Ciara's boyfriend, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, dropped some fairly unexpected news during a seemingly innocuous Q&A with San Diego pastor Miles McPherson. The couple, who've been dating since late April, are practicing abstinence for religious reasons.
Austin Mahone is aiming much higher in 2015’s second half, and with “Dirty Work,” his best and most ambitious single to date, the singer is hinting at the musical potential that will be on full display with his proper debut album.
Bob Thiele, Jr., the musical director of the hit FX series Sons Of Anarchy, didn't come to LAND HO!, the debut album from the musicians behind the show's soundtrack, by accident. "In 1979, I had the idea to make a record," Thiele tells Billboard. "A few things happened along the way. And so this idea of mine was put on hold."
20-year-old singer Jessica Jarrell, who's recorded duets with Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson, has the pop bona fides to hit the big time, and if her new single "Goldblooded" is any indication, she has the ambitious attitude to as well.
Back in 2013, the Dead Weather teased a new album with a seven-inch single (“Open Up (That’s Enough)” and “Rough Detective”) available only through Third Man Records’ Vault subscription service. Last year, two more tracks -- “It's Just Too Bad" and "Buzzkill(er)" -- followed, but with no album announcement
Introduced last year, the Music Export Growth Scheme (MEGS) provides financial support to a number of small and medium-sized music independent companies looking to ramp up their international operations.
Hunter Hunted are the L.A.-based indie duo comprised of Michael Garner (keyboards, ukulele, vocals) and Dan Chang (guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals). They are preparing for the release of their debut album Ready For You, which arrives on July 10, and their first co-headlining tour with Young Rising Sons.
Nick Jonas’ best-known solo work remains his two recent Top 20 hits, “Chains” and “Jealous,” but his 2014 self-titled album is brimming with jams, including the cheeky funk track “Teacher.” Production duo Young Bombs has given “Teacher” a facelift with a sweeping new remix, premiering exclusively on Billboard.com.
Charanjit Singh, who began his career as a Bollywood session musician before eventually recording what is generally considered to be the first acid house music, died in his sleep on July 3 according to a report from the Guardian. He was 74.
Philly hosted the original Fourth of July, so when the date comes around, the pressure’s on to do it up. The city hosted its annual Fourth of July Jam Saturday night with a performance from the Roots. That’s sounds great, but some unexpected local star power took the performance to the next level.