“It is an honor to pay tribute through this stamp to an artist who transcended borders and through his talent and popularity extended the influence of Latin American music,” a postal service announcement said of Cerati.
Alt-rock bands don’t get signed by major labels like they used to, but that hasn’t phased Bully. The Nashville quartet released its killer debut album "Feels Like" on the Columbia Records imprint StarTime in June 2015, and the results sound pretty darn good.
Spectra Presents will strive to bring events to markets that are often under the radar of national concert tours and shows, many of which suffer from a dearth of live entertainment, even though history shows those markets can sell tickets.
Having Alison Mosshart's feature video as the final installment of the The Dead Weather's series of individual band members' clips tied to the group's new 'Dodge & Burn' album seems wholly appropriate to guitarist-keyboardist Dean Fertita.
Prince and 3rdEyeGirl performed a brief show for about sixty people Thursday night (Oct. 8), with Madonna and her entourage making up about half of that contingent, according to The Current radio station's website.
Father John Misty's covers of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and "Welcome To New York," which he released shortly after hearing Ryan Adams' 1989 cover album, were widely viewed as at least kind of a prank -- after all, the style directly taken from The Velvet Underground, and he explained taking them down by saying Lou Reed told him to in a dream.
Athens, Ga. indie rock quartet Kuroma is releasing its new EP "20+ Centuries" on Oct. 30 and Billboard is excited to premiere a kick-ass Breeders cover from the five-song set. It’s the first splash, you might say.
"This is the Polaris version of a hall of fame. As with the main Prize, we hope this award will lead to more discussion and discovery of timeless recorded art from our history," said Polaris founder and executive director Steve Jordan.
Billboard's video show "Real-Time Rewind" recaps the past week's action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that fuels it. Episode 70 looks into recent hits from The Vamps, Nick Carter and Miley Cyrus!