1. MGMT Announces Third Album Details

    June 25, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Experimental pop duo MGMT has announced that their long-awaited third album will be self-titled and released on Sept. 17 through Columbia Records. "MGMT" finds band members Andrew VanWyndgarden and Ben Goldwasser once again collaborating with Dave Friedmann, who also co-produced…

  2. Little Mix Plays 'How Well Do You Know Your Band Mates?': Video

    June 25, 2013 2:17 PM EDT Last month, U.K. girl group Little Mix made their stateside debut when first album "DNA" finally reached U.S. shores via Columbia Records. Led by the single "Wings," "DNA" debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart, leaping past the Spice Girls'…

  3. 615 Spotlight: The Statesboro Revue

    June 05, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Americana band releases "Ramble On Privilege Creek" ... Frontman talks of coming painfully close to a big break on "The Voice" Stewart Mann, lead singer of the critically acclaimed group The Statesboro Revue, has been around the business for quite a while. That being…

  4. Little Mix On Spice Girls Influence & U.S. Success: 'We Feel Like Justin Bieber'

    June 05, 2013 2:50 PM EDT This week, Little Mix set a chart record previously held by their idols the Spice Girls : "DNA," Little Mix's debut album, starts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart, marking the highest debut ever for a U.K. female group's first album. The Spice Girls previously held…

  5. Little Mix Breaks Spice Girls' Chart Record

    June 05, 2013 12:00 PM EDT British vocal quartet Little Mix breaks a Spice Girls chart record this week, as the former's debut album, "DNA," bows at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart . It's the highest debut ever for a British female group's first album, surpassing the No. 6 arrival of…

  6. Little Mix, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony: Which Pop Group Will Rule The Summer?

    May 23, 2013 3:15 PM EDT 0 Vote now! Following a year in which pop groups like One Direction, the Wanted and fun. made notable leaps to stardom, the summer of 2013 promises to raise the profile of a new batch of radio-friendly collectives. Three up-and-coming groups -- Little Mix, Emblem3 and Fifth…

  7. Mr. MFN eXquire Premieres New Single, Compares Censorship To Suicide

    May 16, 2013 12:25 PM EDT The rapper reveals that his "Kismet" mixtape will be released in June. It's been a bizarre year for Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire. Besides inking a major label deal with Universal Republic and shortening his name to Mr. MFN eXquire, while still riding off the fumes of 2012's …

  8. Inside Boiler Room, Dance Music’s Internet Streaming Party

    April 11, 2013 2:01 PM EDT An exclusive peek into the world behind the camera. Barely 24 hours after playing a sold-out show at New York’s colossal Terminal 5 last October, Flying Lotus stood hunched over the DJ controls in a cramped warehouse tucked deep in the Lower East Side. The air was thick with smoke, and a…

  9. In the Studio With Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros as They Tap Third Album

    April 07, 2013 12:00 PM EDT "We're starting to mature in a weird way, a bit late in the game, but it's a good feeling" It's an unusual sight: A pair of new tap shoes sitting next to a floor tom on a throw rug in Hollywood's Ocean Way studio's largest room. Alex Ebert, founder of…

  10. Little Mix, Missy Elliott Team Up in 'How Ya Doin'' Music Video: Watch

    April 04, 2013 2:52 PM EDT While U.K. girl group Little Mix's breakout single "Wings" continues to sell swiftly in the United States, the quartet will likely gain a bigger stateside profile with "How Ya Doin'," a track from their debut album "DNA" that features Missy Elliott as…

  11. Little Mix Discusses 'Wings,' Crazy Fans and U.S. Takeover

    February 26, 2013 12:55 PM EST British girl group's debut album due out in the U.S. this summer. Barely a year after forming as a four-piece vocal group on the U.K. version of "The X Factor," the members of Little Mix were already inspiring fan madness when they touched down in Australia for their…

  12. Little Mix, Fall Out Boy Video Releases Ignite Social 50 Chart Debuts

    February 15, 2013 7:33 PM EST The UK's Little Mix notched over 5 million views during the charting week, thanks to 'Change Your Life' Little Mix debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, propelled onto the tally by a 27% rise in overall fan base coming from the success of their newest video, …

  13. Grammys 2013 Predictions: Who Should & Will Win

    February 08, 2013 11:40 AM EST When the winners of the 55th annual Grammy Awards are revealed on Sunday night (Feb. 10), we can all expect to be surprised a few times when the “obvious” candidate doesn’t get the award they “deserved.” We at Billboard.com obsess over guessing who'll take home the golden gramophones…

  14. Robert DeLong, 'Just Movement': Exclusive Album Premiere

    February 01, 2013 2:54 PM EST Listen to the Los Angeles EDM singer's thrilling debut album, launching exclusively on Billboard.com. Here’s a story you don’t here much anymore in this YouTube sensation(!), social media era: Aspiring musician practices for hours daily and plays live shows until he’s spotted by a…

  15. St. Lucia Talks Debut Album, Opening for Ellie Goulding

    January 30, 2013 3:55 PM EST The New York-by-way-of-Johannesburg artist has already scored a hit in South Africa. Jean-Philip Grobler, the mastermind behind rising synth-pop act St. Lucia, hasn't released a full album yet, but he's already topping artists like Taylor Swift and the Lumineers halfway around the…

  16. The Killers, 'Battle Born': Track-By-Track Review

    September 17, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Track-By-Track Reviews Pink "The Truth About Love" Carly Rae Jepsen - "Kiss" G.O.O.D. Music - "Cruel Summer" The Killers are back, though it sounds like they never really left. After six years of frequent touring, the Las Vegas-based rock 'n roll quartet…

  17. David Nail Kicks Off Fall Tour, Talks Twitter & Adele

    September 05, 2012 4:00 PM EDT While Music City tends to concentrate on the relationship between an artist and their guitar, David Nail is one artist who can captivate the attention and imagination of an audience with just his voice and a piano -- henceforth his masterful record "The Sound Of A Million Dreams."…

  18. Exclusive: ?uestlove Announces Okayplayer Records Relaunch & New Danny! & Young Guru Albums

    August 14, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Today ?uestlove of The Roots announced the formal re-launch of his label Okayplayer Records after an 8-year hiatus. The digital-only label's first releases are by Atlanta-based rapper and producer Danny! and recording engineer Young Guru Danny!'s "Payback" is slated to…

  19. Hopsin Hops Onto Social 50 Chart After 'Ill Mind' Video Goes Viral

    July 28, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Los Angeles rapper Hopsin makes a splash on Billboard's Social 50 chart, debuting at No. 17 this week, thanks to the arrival of his video for "Ill Mind of Hopsin 5." The clip was released on July 18, catching the attention of online viewers and reaching the front page of…

  20. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams Arrives on AC

    July 27, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Each Friday, Chart Beat presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin and Half Mile Home Casey Abrams 2011 "American Idol" sixth-place finalist Casey…

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