1. AmEx Taps Maroon 5 for Live-Streamed Concert, Teams With iTunes Radio

    April 02, 2014 12:01 AM EDT American Express is deepening its ties to music with a pair of new initiatives, an intimate concert with Maroon 5 and a partnership with Apple’s iTunes Radio. The Maroon 5 event will be a live-streamed concert on June 20 as part of AmEx’s Epic EveryDay GetAway, a three-day event in New York…

  2. Architecture in Helsinki, 'NOW + 4EVA': Exclusive Album Premiere

    March 21, 2014 1:13 PM EDT Listen to the fifth studio album from the Australian indie poppers first on Billboard.com. Long-running, consistently great Australian pop collective Architecture in Helsinki will release its fifth full-length, "NOW + 4EVA," through the band's own Casual Workout label on Apr. 1…

  3. Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Opens-Up on Split with Kim Gordon, New Life & Love In London

    March 05, 2014 11:26 PM EST The indie rock world was shocked when Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon announced they were splitting up in 2011 after 27 years of marriage. Beyond the reality check -- that one of the coolest relationships around was merely mortal -- came the realization that Sonic Youth was…

  4. Afrojack, Above & Beyond, more Announced as New Residents at Hakkasan Las Vegas: Exclusive

    January 06, 2014 10:59 AM EST The megaclub goes all in on big talent for the coming year, adding new names to its lineup while Tiësto and Calvin are continuing their residencies. A new year means new alliances on the Vegas Strip as Hakkasan Las Vegas unveils its lineup of DJ residencies for 2014. Afrojack, Above &…

  5. Miguel Bosé Accepts Latin Grammy Person of the Year at Star-Studded Gala

    November 21, 2013 1:12 PM EST The Latin Grammy Person of the Year gala -- like all events honoring any artist -- are complex affairs that require lots of juggling, maneuvering to accommodate everybody's needs and, to cap it all, the ability to reinvent a familiar repertoire in a way that surprises and captivates a…

  6. Massiv Clothing Jumps into Music with a New Tour

    November 13, 2013 12:39 PM EST The shirts are hard to miss—bold white letters on black shirts, often announcing “WE ARE MASSIV” or simply “MASSIV.” They’ve been seen on everyone from Skrillex to Kris “Rain Man” Trindl of Krewella. Even Rihanna wore a Massiv shirt, one emblazoned with “MENTAL SLAVERY,” crossed out with…

  7. Angélique Kidjo to Release 'Eve' Album in January: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 23, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The Grammy winning African artist has a busy 2014 lined up; Listen to "Eva," featuring Asa, off her upcoming album For Angélique Kidjo, "Eve" represents a fresh start. The world music icon has struck a new recording deal with 429 Records, from which a new album, "…

  8. Sebastian Ingrosso on Britney Spears’ New Single: 'I Didn't Write It!'

    September 12, 2013 8:09 PM EDT The former Swedish House Mafia DJ says he didn’t write “Work Bitch,” but one of his protégés did. On Wednesday, Britney Spears posted a photo on Instagram that appeared to reveal the writers of her forthcoming song, “Work Bitch.” But today, one of those supposed writers has confirmed that…

  9. Gloria Estefan Readies New, Multi-Lingual Take on the Standards Album

    August 20, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Recording this album was like coming home, and I hope to do it again" On Sept. 2, 1978, at an intimate celebration in his parents' home, newlyweds Emilio and Gloria Estefan danced their first dance as husband and wife. It was to "El Dia Que Me Quieras," the…

  10. Big K.R.I.T., Chief Keef, Trinidad James & HBK Gang: Free Music Round-Up

    August 16, 2013 5:55 PM EDT From HBK’s Bay Area-proud, hyphy-filled “Gang Forever” tape to Big K.R.I.T.’s laid-back "4Eva N A Day ”instrumentals tape, this week's free music round-up has plenty to offer. Chief Keef, "Bang Pt. 2" ( Download ) "Bang Pt. 2," Chief Keef's only official…

  11. Lance Bass Among Miss America Judges

    August 14, 2013 3:39 AM EDT Former 'N Sync singer Lance Bass and New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire highlight the list of judges for next month's Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. Joining them will be Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell; comedian and performer Mario Cantone; and…

  12. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  13. Marc Anthony, Rich Gang Aiming for Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 27, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Anthony could land his first Spanish-language top 10 with "3.0" as Selena Gomez heads for No. 1. As previously reported, Selena Gomez is heading for her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest her new set "Stars Dance" could…

  14. Miley Cyrus Bares All for Marc Jacobs' 'Protect the Skin You're In' T-Shirt Campaign

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  15. NBA Crowd Roars for Young Mariachi Targeted with Racist Tweets

    June 13, 2013 11:34 PM EDT An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance before Game 4 between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat on Thursday night. Sebastien De La Cruz, a mariachi singer who…

  16. Big K.R.I.T. Releases 'King Remembered In Time' Mixtape: Listen

    April 10, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Close to a year after releasing his major label debut, "Live from the Underground," Big K.R.I.T. returns with his sixth mixtape, "King Remembered In Time." With the exception of the 9th Wonder-produced song, "Life Is a Gamble," the 17-song effort is produced…

  17. 12th Planet Talks SMOG, Goldie, and a New Collaboration with Mayhem: Exclusive

    March 25, 2013 4:59 PM EDT Producer and label head tells CODE about his new collaboration with Mayhem and his reaction to Goldie’s SMOG kudos. 12th Planet (John Dadzie) is a man of many talents. He began his electronic music career in the drum and bass world by starting record label Imperial Recordings, and later…

  18. Will.i.am Sets Release Date For Long-Delayed '#Willpower' Album

    March 18, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Miley Cyrus, 2NE1 and many more are featured on the album. Will.i.am's oft-delayed, Twitter-friendly solo album "#willpower" is finally hitting stores next month. The follow-up to 2007's "Songs About Girls" will be…

  19. Afrojack Premieres 'As Your Friend' Feat. Chris Brown: Exclusive

    February 19, 2013 5:34 PM EST Superstar DJ/producer set to release solo LP later in 2013 Billboard.com presents an exclusive listen of "As Your Friend," the new collaboration between Grammy-winning producer/DJ Afrojack and vocalist Chris Brown. Buy 'As Your Friend' now on iTunes The track comes…

  20. Beyonce, Katy Perry & Kelly Clarkson Star at Packed Inauguration

    January 18, 2013 5:00 PM EST Kelly Clarkson is a multiple nominee at next month's Grammy Awards, but what she's really excited about is another event where she'll be joined by Beyonce, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Usher and Brad Paisley. Oh, and the president. President Barack Obama's…

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