Let’s just get it out of the way. Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor are not dating. Their mega makeout at the American Music Awards was totally planned. He’s ready for his next stage appearance as part of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball, for which he’s created a mobile studio on his tour bus.
Since launching in 2013, Skrillex's free release label NEST has emerged as an open-format tastemaker that showcases rising youngsters and savvy veterans alike. Its latest release comes courtesy of the latter.
Atlanta-rapper Waka Flocka Flame has dropped latest mixtape Flockaveli 1.5 to serve as the interim listening-tease for the wait of presumably soon-to-be-released Flockaveli 2. Listen to it below or stream here.
The One Direction boys talk about the various inspirations for each of the songs on Made in the A.M., what exactly they mean, and they reflect on the pace of having recorded five albums in five years. Read on for some track highlights.
Logic bows at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (chart dated Dec. 5), earning the rapper his first chart-topper as his sophomore studio album, The Incredible True Story¸ opens with 118,000 copies sold in the week ending Nov. 19.
Following a traumatic car accident in 2014, Tracy Morgan is back on his feet and determined to bring the funny. The SNL legend opened up about the experience in a recent interview with Complex, saying that God spoke to him.
When director John Scheinfeld, best known for his work on such acclaimed documentaries as The U.S. vs. John Lennon and Who Is Harry Nilsson, was first approached by producer Spencer Proffer to helm a film about uplifting country music hit, “I Hope You Dance,” he had a confession to make: he didn’t know the Grammy-winning song.
On a cool Tuesday morning in Music City, Tracy Lawrence spent his day just as he has every Thanksgiving week since 2006 – knee deep in turkeys. For the tenth year, the singer was helping out the Nashville Rescue Mission by frying turkeys for their holiday meal. Aboard his tour bus, Lawrence stepped in from the cold for a moment to chat with Billboard about the event, which he says has grown into a tradition over the past decade. “We just started off with a few guys wanting to fry some turkeys,” he said. “What a fun and unique thing it has turned out to be. It’s definitely got its’ own personality to it.”
John Frusciante, previously reluctant to release the products of his forays into acid house, has apparently had a change of heart -- he just put a large collection of music on SoundCloud and Bandcamp, all for free.
Vic Mensa took to the streets alongside a Chicago protesters yesterday (Nov. 24), after a graphic video of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing teenager Laquan McDonald was released.
Justin Bieber -- not really a person anyone would consider a provocateur -- managed to anger some rock fans over the weekend by wearing a re-cut Nirvana t-shirt from Fear of God (which cost a cool $1,500) on the American Music Awards red carpet.