1. Bubbling Under: It's A 'Rude' Awakening For Magic!

    April 18, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Magic!, Mila J and Grizfolk   Magic! Canadian reggae/pop quartet Magic! is crossing to U.S. pop and adult pop radio with its debut RCA single…

  2. The Sounds, 'Hurt The Ones I Love': Video Premiere

    December 12, 2013 12:11 PM EST Sweden's The Sounds tackle pain and loss with a neat trick -- crisp indie rock. On "Hurt the Ones I Love," the group explore the darker emotions in life. They don’t paint their textures in black, but don’t expect a happy-clappy singalong either. The video, lifted from their…

  3. Little Dragon Issue 'Ritual Union' After Gorillaz, Raphael Saadiq Collabs

    July 29, 2011 3:30 PM EDT Experimental Swedish pop act Little Dragon has long been championed by its peers. The group-vocalist Yukimi Nagano, drummer Erik Bodin, bassist Fredrik Källgren Wallin and keyboardist Håkan Wirenstrand-appeared on Gorillaz ' 2010 effort, "Plastic Beach," and Nagano has lent her…

  4. Little Dragon Preps New Album After Gorillaz Tour

    December 29, 2010 12:45 PM EST Earlier this year, Little Dragon was slowly building an underground U.S. following thanks to their 2009 release, "Machine Dreams," and the small tour supporting it. Soon after, the electro-indie band was jamming out on arena stages around the world as support for Gorillaz . With the…

  5. Pirate Bay Lawyer Files For Retrial

    April 28, 2009 9:03 AM EDT Four men jailed for breaching copyright in connection with Pirate Bay, one of the world's largest free file-sharing websites, should be given a new trial because the judge was biased, according to court documents filed in Sweden. Judge Tomas Norstrom's memberships of several groups…

  6. Axl Rose Released From Stockholm Jail

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Axl Rose spent most of the day in a Stockholm jail cell after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg at his hotel, police said. The Guns N' Roses frontman was arrested early this morning (June 2 Axl Rose spent most of the day in a Stockholm jail cell after allegedly biting a…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Missy Elliott, Josh Groban and the latest Swedish "Idol." WORKING IT: If the song that ranks No. 2 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 moves up one place next week, Missy Elliott will have her first No. 1 hit on this chart. "1…

  8. CHART BEAT Bonus

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Elton John and Las Ketchup. 'WORD' UP (AND DOWN): It's the least interesting chart week of the year, as radio tucks away the holiday songs for another 12 months and recaps the year gone by. As a result, there's…

  9. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink, Lionel Richie, Popstars 'LADY' FLASH: All four of the artists involved with the new version of "Lady Marmalade" have been in the top-10 of The Billboard Hot 100 before, although some have been there more than others.…