1. CODE Picks of the Week: Sia, Diplo & The Weeknd, Alice Russell & Sam Sparro, and More

    October 04, 2013 5:53 PM EDT Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below and tell us what you think in the comments section. Sia featuring Diplo & The Weeknd: “Elastic Heart” [Republic] At first, Diplo kicks back on the decks for his volunteered spot…

  2. Sky Ferreira Talks Drug Arrest, Perils of Pop Stardom: 'I Know I'm Not a Drug Addict'

    September 30, 2013 2:15 PM EDT Two weeks after she and her boyfriend were arrested in possession of ecstasy and heroin, Sky Ferreira opens up about being labeled a drug addict, finally being proud of her music and the price of fame. Sky Ferreira wants you to see her flaws. The 21-year-old ascendant pop star has spent…

  3. Arcade Fire Debuts New Music, Recruits Celebrity Friends for 'SNL,' Concert Special

    September 29, 2013 2:04 AM EDT Arcade Fire owned NBC's Saturday night. The rock band took to the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" for the live debut (outside secret shows) of its newest single, "Reflektor," as well as the full debut of "Afterlife" -- both songs from the group&…

  4. Imagine Dragons Stacking Demos for Album No. 2: 'We'll Continue to Evolve'

    September 19, 2013 10:45 AM EDT With concert dates currently booked into early December, and more coming, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds says fans probably shouldn't hold their breath waiting for the group's follow-up to its year-old platinum debut "Night Visions." "I think 'Night…

  5. Sky Ferreira, DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith Arrested for Drug Possession: Report

    September 16, 2013 10:18 AM EDT Indie rock couple reportedly had heroin and ecstasy in their car. Here's a bummer to start your week: indie-pop starlet Sky Ferreira and DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith were reportedly arrested early Saturday morning (Sept. 14) in New York for misdemeanor charges stemming from…

  6. Avicii: The Billboard Cover Story

    September 13, 2013 12:00 PM EDT With "Wake Me Up!" a million-selling Hot 100 No. 5, he's climbing the rock charts, getting CMT play and delivering EDM's biggest moment yet This is an excerpt. For the complete story,  buy this week's issue  of Billboard. The night sky flashes white with a Zeus…

  7. Keith Urban Aiming for Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 11, 2013 10:02 PM EDT The Weeknd, 2 Chainz and Janelle Monae are also heading for significant debuts on the Billboard 200. Country star Keith Urban is possibly heading for his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources suggest the singer/guitarist's new release, "Fuse," may…

  8. Ryan Hemsworth Reveals 'Guilt Trip' Tracklisting, Talks Album's Diversity

    September 10, 2013 3:42 PM EDT The Canadian DJ/producer talks about his new label and making an eclectic record. Ryan Hemsworth Plenty of DJs have nicknames, but only Ryan Hemsworth is known as both the “Remix Ryan Gosling” and the “Internet Zack Morris.” As for what these appellations mean is anyone’s guess; both were…

  9. Cedric Gervais Talks 'Summertime Sadness' Remix Smash, Linking with Lana Del Rey and Blowing Up

    September 06, 2013 2:56 PM EDT The veteran DJ reaches the Top 10 and works on his own major label debut. While many in clubland know Cedric Gervais for his residency at Space in Miami, his consistent output of remixes, and an outsized personality on and off the decks, the DJ is reaching a whole new audience this summer…

  10. Krewella Launches 'Get Wet' Tour This Week With Insane Set Production: First Look

    September 05, 2013 1:13 PM EDT The Chicago trio taps Lady Gaga’s choreographer and an all-star production team for their first headlining tour. “You know I’ll sleep when I am dead” sings Jahan Yousaf on “Live For The Night,” the opening performance of Krewella’s “Get Wet” tour and a song of declarative credos…

  11. Headhunterz Announces 'Explode' Tour, Following One Crazy Summer: Exclusive

    August 29, 2013 5:08 PM EDT Hopping from festival to festival, the hardstyle emissary teaches U.S. crowds how to dance -- at 140 BPM. On a sunny Friday afternoon in May, Willem Rebergen – known to his nearly 800,000 social media followers as hardstyle star Headhunterz – sat in the back seat of an otherwise empty…

  12. Disclosure and TNGHT at Central Park SummerStage: Live Review

    August 07, 2013 12:43 PM EDT A pair of dance duos lit up the most famous park in NYC last night. In a summer of music largely dominated by hip-hop and dance releases, perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of the most anticipated nights of this year’s annual SummerStage concert series in New York City turned…

  13. Top 6 Tomorrowland Moments You Can Watch Right Now

    July 30, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Recap videos capture the best bits of sets from Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, Chuckie and more. If you didn’t make it over to Belgium this weekend for Tomorrowland, don’t fret: The festival is recorded from all angles, thanks to a partnership with YouTube, and it’s not stingy or slow with its…

  14. LA Riots: Bringing DJ Stunts to New Heights

    July 25, 2013 11:51 AM EDT On a sunny summer Saturday, high over The Hamptons, DJ and producer Daniel “LeDisko” Linton (better known as LA Riots) took DJ stunts to new heights when he literally skydived into his DJ set at the notorious brunch dance party at Day & Night in Montauk, New York. When he’s not busy…

  15. Lil Wayne Releases 'God Bless Amerika' Video

    July 16, 2013 10:08 AM EDT Lil Wayne's bleak video for "God Bless Amerika," released by the rapper on Monday night, is filled with scenes of urban devastation in his native Hollygrove, New Orleans. There are closeup views of poverty, decked-out riot police and abandoned homes, one with "They…

  16. Four-Play: 2 Chainz, Fantasia, Ciara & Hodgy Beats

    July 03, 2013 10:58 AM EDT Chainz and Pharrell celebrate their bountiful supply of women, Ciara and Nicki Minaj break down the break up, Fantasia, Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland remind everyone that the club’s not poppin’ without them, and Hodgy Beats enjoys some quality alone time outdoors. Check out four virals…

  17. Jay-Z's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    July 02, 2013 2:04 PM EDT It's certainly a feat when you're one of the most successful hip-hop artists in America. Since 1996, Jay-Z continues to leave his mark on the world, from hip-hop and beyond, by releasing material favored by the masses. It would seem that Jay wouldn't have as much time to…

  18. Kylie Minogue Releases Fashion Retrospective Book

    July 02, 2013 3:16 AM EDT Before Lady Gaga, Rihanna or Katy Perry married music with fashion, there was Kylie Minogue. The singer compiled a look at her fashion choices, particularly her stage costumes, in a new book called "Kylie Fashion" (Running Press). "It was lots of fun to look at my life in…

  19. Firefly 2013: Delaware’s Summer Fest Grows Bigger, Better In Second Year

    June 24, 2013 1:30 PM EDT In more ways than one, Firefly has doubled down on Delaware. From June 21-23, the First State hosted a first-class event, as the annual Firefly Festival once again took over the lush Woodlands area behind the Dover International Speedway. With nearly double the number of bands on its…

  20. Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop' & 8 Examples of Female Pop Stars Recruiting Hip-Hop Producers

    June 19, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Before Miley & Mike WiLL, there was Britney & the Neptunes and Nelly & Timbaland. We explore the pop-rap history. As big a single as the recently released "We Can't Stop" looks to be for Miley Cyrus -- debuting at No. 11 on this week's Hot 100 chart, an…

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