Florence & the Machine Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

Florence & The Machine: The Billboard Cover Story

On the heels of her successful lungs, and a series of dates opening for U2, Florence Welch -- AKA Florence + The Machine -- is back with a new album, "Ceremonials," and she's ready to blow the house down. "She delivered a masterpiece," her label, Universal Republic, boasts in our cover story. Check out this week's Billboard Magazine (out Friday) for more on the flame-haired chanteuse and why she'll be skipping that whole sophomore slump thing.

Also In This Issue:
-- Celebrate 25 years of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart.
-- Jane's Addiction returns with its first album in eight years.
-- Foster the People on their quick rise to success.
-- Scotty McCreery, folks. Scotty McCreery.
-- All your favorite charts in one handy place, plus music and tour news.