The showcase promises to demonstrate that while women in Latin Alternative and indie pop en español might hit a cement ceiling when it comes to real commercial success, their presence continues to be strong.
Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris and the Weekend are among the acts playing this year's sixth annual Sweetlife Festival. The event, which was launched by East Coast organic food chain Sweetgreen, will take place on May 30 and 31 at Columbia, Md.'s Merriweather Post Pavilion. The Pixies, Charli XCX, Billy Idol and Phantogram round out the lineup.
Local H's Scott Lucas acknowledges he may have leaped before he looked into committing to make the group's new album, 'Hey, Killer,' an 11-track set which comes out April 14. "We kinda made it happen," Lucas tells Billboard.
Berklee will host a Women’s Empower Symposium at the music college’s campus in Valencia, Spain on March 27. The event, spearheaded by a group of Master’s students at the school, is designed to present female industry role models to young women starting their careers in an industry dominated by men on the executive level.
Eels Mark Oliver "E" Everett has plenty of good memories from the group's tour to support last year's
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett.' But few rank higher than playing the massive pipe organ at London's Royal Albert Hall, which is captured on the group's upcoming concert film and album, 'Eels -- Royal Albert Hall.'
Using crowd-funding startup Patreon, Amanda Palmer has attracted 1,620 patrons and counting to contribute at least $1 per "thing" she creates, a level of investment that will so far earn her over $14,250 for every piece of content.
Spirit Music Group has signed rock group Smash Mouth to an exclusive global publishing administration deal for their entire catalog, which includes such songs as "All Star," "Walkin' On The Sun" and "Then The Morning Comes."
Since the advent of MTV, the music video has been an absolutely integral part of the Girl Group experience. Groups have made their careers off one eye-catching video, had their images cemented, and became a part of pop culture history. Here is Billboard's list of the 10 most iconic girl group videos.