Record Store

Retailers & Indie Labels Pushing for Monday Global Release Day

In August, it was reported that the music industry had its eye on a Friday global new release day that would take effect July 2015. Now, that proposition is getting some pushback from a cohort of retailers and indie record labels, who are endorsing a Monday over a Friday street date.
Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Musical genius and admitted Luddite Prince said goodbye to his brief, awkward dalliance with social media on Tuesday. Yes, the Twitter handle for Prince/3rdEyeGirl (his backing band) and his Facebook page are now missing from the Internet, gone like a purple motorcycle disappearing into the deep Minneapolis night.
Paramore performs on Late Might with Seth Meyers

Watch Paramore & Joy Williams' 'Heart Break'-ing Duet

One of the new tracks on the deluxe re-release of Paramore’s 2013 self-titled album features Hayley Williams dueling with one her childhood muses, former Civil Wars singer Joy Williams (no relation), on a new version of “Hate To See Your Heart Break.” The pair logged some studio time together (at Santa Monica, Calif.’s Village Recorder) to record the cozy duet, and they’ve shared a video that’s just as heartwarming as the song itself.
Taylor Swift

Why Joni Mitchell Nixed Taylor Swift-Starring Biopic

A few years ago, news broke that Taylor Swift was in talks to star as Joni Mitchell in an adaptation of Girls Like Us, a book that focuses on the impact of Mitchell, Carole King and Carly Simon.
Faith Evans, 2014.

Watch Faith Evans Dish on Her 'Incomparable' New Album

Faith Evans put out her 6th album, 'Incomparable,' yesterday. Billboard caught up with the R&B singer to talk about the inspiration for the new release, collaborating with Missy Elliott, and how her experience in the '90s with the Bad Boy label informs her current work. Watch video of the conversation below.