Tinashe photographed on Aug. 6, 2016 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ.

Rising R&B Star Tinashe: 'I Don't See Myself as an Urban Niche Act'

​Tinashe​ is an admitted member of the more-is-more school of thought: "I grew up in the era of steady content, every day, all day," says the 22-year-old, calling in from her tour with Nicki Minaj days after playing Billboard tracks off her upcoming ­sophomore LP in a downtown Manhattan studio. "Days off drive me crazy -- I just sit around and I think about all the shit I could be doing."
Faces

Listen to the Faces' Previously Unreleased 'Whole Lotta Woman' Off New Box Set: Exclusive Song Premiere

Faces fans will have their ears full on Friday with the release of 'Faces: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything (1970-75),' a five-disc box set that includes expanded editions of the group's four studio albums -- including the unreleased "Whole Lotta Woman" added to 1971's 'Long Player' -- and a bonus disc of other rarities. And there may be more to come from the group's vaults in the future, according to drummer Kenney Jones.
Frankie

Frankie Premiere: Listen to 'Chaos' From the Pop Newcomer's Debut EP

We first heard about Frankie, an intriguing pop singer-songwriter from Oakland, when her single “New Obsession” first sprouted in the blogosphere, and quickly lived up to its name. “New Obsession” is featured on Frankie’s debut EP, Dreamstate, and before that RCA Records debut is released, check out the equally arresting “Chaos,” premiering exclusively on Billboard.com.
Ellie Goulding photographed at Loft Studios on Aug. 18, 2015 in London.

Ellie Goulding Is Ready to Move Beyond 'Being This Artist That People Sort Of, Kind Of Know'

For Ellie Goulding's third album, planned for release later this year on Cherrytree/Interscope, she found a second home in super-producer Max Martin's Los Angeles compound-slash-studio where Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra once lived. "Even when I wasn't ­scheduled to be ­recording, I'd find myself there hanging out with everyone," says the 28-year-old.
Yassou 2015

Yassou Premieres 'Fall Again' Video: Exclusive

Meet Yassou -- the Bay Area’s answer to FKA twigs, and the art-pop band that should be on your radar this fall. Formerly known as Yassou Benedict, the bold group, led by vocalist/bassist Lillie Bytheway Hoy, arrives today with a new track and video for “Fall Again,” every second brimming with attitude and panache.
Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron, and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden 2014

Chris Cornell: Soundgarden Is Working on New Album

Chris Cornell is less than a month away from releasing his latest solo album and going on tour to support it. But even with "Higher Truth" dropping Sept. 18 and the tour commencing the day before, he’s already got his mind on Soundgarden’s next move.

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