Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire were kindred spirits even before they began touring together, periodically, in 2004. Both hail from the Windy City and fused elements of the jazz, R&B and rock that was in the air into their respective sounds -- different in direction but certainly similar in spirit.
Among the 100 million viewers expected to tune in to Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7, when Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers take on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, will be one of music’s biggest football fans: Jordin Sparks. Though her favorite team, the Cardinals, is out of the running this season (she even sang the National Anthem at a recent game), she's got predictions for the big game and shared them them with Billboard.
Jill Scott, Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Pharrell Williams claimed major wins at the 47th NAACP Image Awards' pre-show gala dinner on Thursday night. Held at the Pasadena Conference Center, the celebration feted winners in recorded music as well as 44 other categories.
While Jonas, one of the worst winter storms in recent memory, effectively shut down New York with more than two feet of snow, the Brooklyn-based rockers of Highly Suspect made their way to John Varvatos' Soho boutique to get styled for the Grammy Awards.
On Feb. 7’s episode of Showtime’s new financial drama 'Billions,' wildly successful hedge fund billionaire Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (played by Damian Lewis) takes his buddies on his private jet to see Metallica in concert in Quebec.
If British rockers Savages tried to pass as contemporaries of Bauhaus and Siouxsie & The Banshees, no one would have doubted them: They too have bat-cave sonics, an eccentric but hard-pummeling rhythm section, a monomaniacally warbling vocalist and a feral texturalist of a guitarist.
SFX Entertainment has been thrown another lifeline. The judge in a Delaware bankruptcy court has approved the bondholders' plan that puts SFX on a tight budget but gives it the capital needed to continue operations.
The early-'80s movement known as new romanticism got its name in part because of its fixation on grandeur -- the electrified hooks sounded impossibly huge, but the heartbreak and yearning embedded within somehow loomed even larger.
The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers will be taking the field for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, Feb. 7, as millions of people (and not a small number of musicians) tune in to watch the NFL's biggest game of the year. Spectators will be taking in performances by Coldplay and Lady Gaga, but what music will the players themselves be listening to?
Ja Rule is one of music's biggest football fans, and even though his beloved Giants didn't make it to the big game this year, he still agreed to share his own Super Bowl 50 picks and predictions with Billboard readers.
Børns described how a move to L.A. kick-started his music career, how musicians and preserve their vocals on tour, how drugs influenced his druggily-titled album, and much more. Now when you ask him for a selfie, you’ll have plenty to talk about.
Lee Brice, the country star behind radio hits like “Love Like Crazy” and “I Don’t Dance,” is coming into the Super Bowl with his rooting interests all figured out -- the 36-year-old South Carolina native has been a Panther fan since their very first season back in 1995.