1. Dawn Richard Doesn't Mind Being R&B's Coolest Outcast

    March 13, 2014 4:16 PM EDT The singer discusses why she returned to Danity Kane, her 'medieval' album trilogy and making music that Joan Of Arc would listen to. Dawn Richard understands why people were confused when she announced that she was returning to Danity Kane. After the R&B-leaning girl group -…

  2. Young Guns: Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    May 09, 2013 11:05 AM EDT The British rockers stop by Billboard to perform an acoustic version of their debut rock radio No. 1 hit 'Bones.' In just a little more than a year, Young Guns have gone from debuting on Billboard's emerging artist Uncharted survey to reaching No. 1 on multiple rock charts.…

  3. Facebook Music: The New Social Connectivity

    September 23, 2011 1:30 PM EDT It's a generally accepted fact that Apple saved the music business. In the '00s with the iPod, iTunes and a fierce vision for a new way to experience music, Apple created a sensational alternative to illegal services and inferior legal ones. Music would never be the same. But times…

  4. St. Andrews A Cappella Group Caught In 'Royal Romance' With Kate Middleton

    April 18, 2011 4:56 PM EDT "The Other Guys," an all-male Scottish a cappella group, are caught in a "Royal Romance" with princess-to-be Kate Middleton, who is set to marry Prince William on Apr. 29. The singing group is comprised of students at the University of St. Andrews, Kate and the Prince'…

  5. Tokio Hotel Aims To Translate Euro Success To U.S.

    October 12, 2009 11:55 AM EDT Sometimes, much weirder things happen at the MTV Video Music Awards than Kanye West interrupting an acceptance speech. Take the 2008 VMAs ceremony, for example, when the A-list glamour of Hollywood's Paramount Studios red carpet was upset by the entrance of four teenage cyborgs with…

  6. Il Divo

    May 14, 2009 11:34 AM EDT <sub_headline>The quartet takes opera to the masses. <br /> </sub_headline> The opening chords are unmistakable. It's one of the most iconic British pop songs of the '80s, with some of the most peculiar lyrics ("Protect you from the hooded claw, keep the…

  7. The Mars Volta, N*E*R*D Join Voodoo Experience

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Mars Volta, N*E*R*D, TV On The Radio, Irma Thomas, the Butthole Surfers, Fishbone and Ben Jelen have joined the lineup for the 2008 Voodoo Experience, to be held Oct. 24-26 at New Orleans' City Pa The Mars Volta, N*E*R*D, TV On The Radio, Irma Thomas, the Butthole Surfers, Fishbone…

  8. Dungen Picks Up The 'Pieces' On Fifth Album

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Swedish psychedelic rock act Dungen will release its fifth album, "Tio Bitar" (Ten Pieces) on May 15 via Kemado. The group returned to the house where it recorded its 2005 breakthrough, "Ta Det Lugnt, Swedish psychedelic rock act Dungen will release its fifth album, "Tio…

  9. Sweden? More Like Sweeten...

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps unknown to many, the Scandinavian region has produced a bumper crop of enjoyable music as of late. Writing about acts by geography essentially groups unique, blisteringly awesome bands into a superficial category so that I may discuss them at length without having to justify their…

  10. Dungen Expands Album, Tours North America

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Swedish multi-instrumentalist Gustav Ejstes' Dungen project will finally release its acclaimed album, "Ta Det Lugnt," in North America this summer via Kemado Records. Swedish multi-instrumentalist Gustav Ejstes' Dungen project will finally release its acclaimed album, …

  11. Rattle Makes Smooth Transition To Berlin Philharmonic

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. During the past several weeks, one of the most highly anticipated events in the classical music world of the 21st century has been unfolding in the heart of Europe, as iconoclastic British conductor Sir Simon Rattle has taken charge of his new…

  12. Madonna Nabs 'Bond Girl' Cameo

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A spokesperson for Madonna has confirmed that the artist will make a cameo appearance in the latest James Bond movie. A spokesperson for Madonna has confirmed that the artist will make a cameo appearance in the latest James Bond movie. Madonna, who as previously reported , has already…

  13. Jennie Tourel and Martha Lipton, mezzo-sopranos; Lee Venora, Reri Grist, and Janet Baker, sopranos; Israel Philharmonic; London Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When Sony Classical embarked on its "Bernstein Century" edition, the label downplayed its considerable goods with a haphazard release schedule that failed to build the critical mass that the beautiful When Sony Classical embarked on its "Bernstein Century" edition, the…