"White Lies," the new single from promising Atlantic Records singer-songwriter Max Frost, injects some soul into a recent Beats by Dre TV commercial, and has now been paired with a stark new music video. Watch the "White Lies" clip, premiering exclusively on Billboard.com.
T Bone Burnett, a Punch Brother, half the Milk Carton Kids, Joan Baez and others celebrated the folk music that informs the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" with a screening of the Showtime concert film "Another Day, Another Time" and a Q&A.
The Beyhive was certainly buzzing in the wee hours of Friday morning, and Beyonce's fellow musical stars were hardly shy about getting in on the action. Check out the best tweets from musical artists reacting to the release of "Beyonce"
Calle 13 have released a video for their activist song "Multi_Viral," which features guitarist Tom Morello, vocals by Palestinian artist Kamilya Jubran, and a spoken word contribution from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
While the release of "Beyonce" is unprecedented in terms of a large-scale campaign being shrouded in secrecy, other artists have dropped full-lengths with zero, or very little, advance notice -- one of whom is married to Beyonce! Check out eight past instances of unexpected album releases.
Tomorrow night will be a big night in the career of rising newcomer Sarah Darling. The singer will be bringing her Christmas show to the historic Franklin Theatre, located south of Nashville. Darling will be performing in promotion of her brand new holiday EP, "Have A Merry Little Christmas Darling." She said that the show is going to sound very much like the new project.
The stealth Thursday evening (9 p.m PT) release of Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio set is likely headed towards a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 when that chart's top 10 is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
Martina McBride is no stranger to covers. Her quickest selling album yet, 2005's "Timeless," was a collection of country music classics including "Love's Gonna Live Here" and "Satin Sheets." Her next musical release will feature her take on a few other classic songs.