Eric Burgett

Eric Burgett Brings His Classical Training to Country Music: 615 Spotlight

In this week's 615 Spotlight, we take a look at a singer who we found simply perfecting his art in one of the most prestigious clubs in Nashville: Eric Burgett, one of the most unique talents you will find in Music City. His writing and performing definitely fit in with what is out there on the radio, but with his piano base, he definitely sets himself apart.
of Montreal

The Alt In Our Stars Podcast: Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes Details New Album 'Aureate Gloom'

Of Montreal recently announced their lucky 13th studio album -- Aureate Gloom, out March 3 on longtime label Polyvinyl. Bandleader Kevin Barnes is a pretty interesting guy, having guided the outfit from its late 1990s twee pop “happy yellow bumblebees” sound (as he puts it) to full-on psychedelia. He stopped by Billboard’s New York office to talk about the new record and look back on the band’s evolution.
Carrie Underwood on Cross-Genre Collaborations

Carrie Underwood on Cross-Genre Collaborations

In conjunction with her recently-released Greatest Hits: Decade #1 , Carrie Underwood took a moment to reflect on her career and her opportunities to work with some of her idols.
Exclusive: Night Riots Premiere Urgent New Wave Track 'Break'

Exclusive: Night Riots Premiere Urgent New Wave Track 'Break'

SoCal quintet Night Riots mined some pretty serious subject matter for their standout new song. “(‘Break’) was inspired by a friend's drink getting spiked with a hallucinogenic drug at a party,” frontman Travis Hawley tells Billboard.
Notorious B.I.G.

Listen to the 'Serial' Theme Song Mixed With Notorious B.I.G.

Serial, the wildly popular true crime podcast about the 1999 Baltimore murder of Hae Min Lee, ended on Thursday. So what's life after Serial like? Turns out it has a lot more Notorious B.I.G.than expected.