Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Fergie, Natasha Bedingfield, Leona Lewis and Sean Paul are among the 16 international artists who have lent their voices to “Love Song to the Earth.” Recorded to help spur action on global climate change, the anthem launches worldwide on Sept. 4 exclusively through iTunes and Apple Music via Connect. The song will go into wide release on Sept. 11.
Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday (Sept. 3), fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.
Just over a year after the release of his acclaimed debut album, Worlds, Porter Robinson is revisiting the album with help from friends like Mat Zo, Odesza, Rob Mayth, Electric Mantis and more. Billboard spoke with Robinson about the remix album, possible pop collaborations and the stigma attached to EDM events.
Taylor Swift's "Wildest Dreams" music video director Joseph Kahn is not taking accusations of whitewashing lightly. And following a statement to the press Wednesday, he's continued to defend himself on Twitter.
Alabama -- one of the most iconic acts in country music history -- is back. The Country Music Hall of Fame members will issue 'Southern Drawl' -- their first studio album since 2001 -- on September 18, and Billboard.com is excited to bring you a sneak peek to the project with a premiere of the title track.
The world of Americana music has been buzzing about The Black Lillies since the band first issued Whiskey Angel, their 2009 debut. In 2013, the band's Runaway Freeway Blues hit the Billboard country charts, and dominated Americana radio, spending three months in the top 5. But, their growing legion of fans has been hungry for new music. On Oct. 2, they will deliver, releasing Hard to Please, their fourth disc via Attack Monkey/Thirty Tigers.
An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV's parent company about the program's multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers.