Why CL's Ultra Performance Was Way More Than a Cool Cameo

Why CL's Ultra Performance Was Way More Than a Cool Cameo

To close out Miami's Ultra Music Festival, Skrillex brought out a slew of special guests. While it was undoubtedly a huge stage for all the artists involved, a remarkable musical moment happened during CL's six-minute appearance that no one would have likely imagined happening.
Tidal launch

8 Things We Found on Jay Z's Tidal Streaming Service

The star-studded announcement of Jay Z's Tidal streaming service not only had music's biggest names sharing a stage Monday, but also digitally on the newly renovated app itself. Exploring Tidal's offerings, here are eight notable things to check out.
Randy Rogers Wade Bowen

Exclusive Song Premiere: Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen's 'Standards'

Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen have been friends for about 15 years, and the Texas performers have shared many a stage in the Lone Star State. Recent changes in their label status led them to start conversations about recording a duets album. Rogers told Billboard that they were able to do it their way. "Both of us were recently dropped by our record labels, so were allowed to make this record the way we wanted. It was perfect timing."
Ryan Adams performs live at The Jaguar Land Rover Invictus Games Closing Concert

Ryan Adams' New Romance, Bob Dylan's DVD Release and More Insider Scoop

Grammy-winning producer Jeff Bhasker (Jay Z, Kanye West) is dating Swedish singer Lykke Li, sources tell Billboard. Meanwhile, Ryan Adams sent the rumor mill into overdrive when he favorited a tweet from a Billboard staffer at South by Southwest that read, “The entire front row of Natalie Prass’ show is dudes falling in love.”
Iggy Azalea performs onstage during the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Iggy Azalea Is Done 'Battling' for What She Wants on Tour

It's been a bumpy month for Iggy Azalea, but the artist is now looking forward to her upcoming Great Escape arena tour under the creative guidance of her new production designer -- Baz Halpin -- who's seasoning the show with a post-apocalyptic vibe.
Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Dead Mouse, Kanye West, Jay Z, Jason Aldean, Jack White, Daft Punk, Beyonce and Win Butler attend the Tidal launch event #TIDALforALL

It's Official: Jay Z's Historic Tidal Launches With 16 Artist Stakeholders

Tidal and WiMP, the two services under Swedish umbrella Aspiro, which Jay Z acquired earlier this month, will be the streaming home for artists like Shawn Carter himself, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, Jack White, Arcade Fire, Drake, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Calvin Harris, Daft Punk, Deadmau5, Jason Aldean, J. Cole and Madonna. The names were announced at an event in New York on March 30.

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