Hiatus Kaiyote

Hiatus Kaiyote Talk Jamming With Owls, Avoiding Madonna Features & 'Choose Your Weapon' Album

Melbourne's Hiatus Kaiyote blew minds right out of the gate with their 2013 debut Tawk Tomahawk, filled to the brim with (as they put it) "multi-dimensional, polyrhythmic gangster shit." After earning endorsements from everyone from Prince to Pharrell, a Q-Tip remix, and a Grammy nod, the quartet returned to Australia to work on their sophomore album.
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What's Miley Cyrus' Weed of Choice?

​Looking to go green (and, no, we don't mean recycle)? Ask for these strains at the local (legal) dispensary if you're in the mood to kick back some Mary Jane.
Wolfgang's Vault Sued By 26 Music Companies

Wolfgang's Vault Sued By 26 Music Companies

A long list of music companies has filed suit against Wolfgang's Vault, which faced similar allegations nine years ago in a case that the company settled out of court.
Jaymes Young and Phoebe Ryan

Emerging Artists Jaymes Young & Phoebe Ryan Team Up on 'We Wont': Listen

Jaymes Young and Phoebe Ryan may seem new to the mainstream music scene, but they sing together like seasoned pros in new single "We Wont," released Tuesday. Both artists have been spotted on the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists charts in recent weeks. While Ryan has been recognized for songs like “Mine” and “Dead,” Jaymes has seen some chart action of his own for “I’ll Be Good” and “Moondust.”
The Weekend, "The Hills"

The Weeknd Heads for 'The Hills' in His Latest Video: Watch

After yesterday's trio of leaks, there's more new music from The Weeknd -- this time, though, it's official. "The Hills," a track that Abel had previously performed at both SXSW and Coachella, received suitably dark and mysterious visuals along with its studio release.
Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Blasts to No. 1 on Hot 100

Taylor Swift soars to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Bad Blood," featuring Kendrick Lamar, following a full week of tracking after the song's video premiere to kick off the Billboard Music Awards, which aired May 17 on ABC. Winning an extremely tight race, "Blood" displaces Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, after six weeks on top.
Chocquibtown 2015

Colombian Collective Chocquibtown Finds Its Sweet Spot on ‘El Mismo’: Album Review

Chocquibtown hails from Colombia's rural Pacific coast, but honed its sound in Cali, a gritty city, and one can hear both in the trio's music: a melange of hip-hop, reggaeton, electronica, ska, Afro-Latin rhythms and rapper-singer Goyo Martinez's soulful charisma. It's a dizzying mix that has earned acclaim, Grammy nods and collabs with Santana and Carlos Vives.
Adam Clayton and Bono of U2

U2 Tour Manager Death: Forum Show Will Not Be Impacted

Following news that U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away this morning (May 27), sources confirmed to Billboard that his tragic death will not have an impact on their current tour.