1. GRAMMY Predictions: Latin Music Categories

    January 25, 2014 3:18 PM EST This year's Latin categories at the 56th GRAMMY Awards are an eclectic but consistently high quality bunch, making predictions particularly hard. But we do like a challenge. Read on for our forecasts on who will take trophies for Latin music Sunday night. GRAMMYs 2014: Full Coverage BEST…

  2. Daley Talks 'Days and Nights' Debut, Performs 'Look Up' and 'Love & Affection': Watch Here

    January 24, 2014 6:12 PM EST Alt-soul singer Daley slowly but surely is bubbling up to the level of some of his fellow U.K. singing peers. With his lithe, honeyed vocals and R&B ways, his is a style far different from the likes of Jessie Ware, Emeli Sande or Ed Sheeran.  “It’s really nice to see everybody getting…

  3. CODE Picks of the Week: Duck Sauce, Bishop Nehru and More

    January 24, 2014 4:16 PM EST Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Duck Sauce: “Party In Me” [Fool’s Gold] North America’s bawdiest DJ supergroup spins a classic disco mirrorball with some funk edge on this track sans irony into a contagiously hypnotic chorus.  Bishop Nehru:…

  4. 7 Latin Artists/Festivals to Watch in 2014: Kat Dhalia, Carlos Santana and More

    January 24, 2014 2:50 PM EST The influence of all things bilingual and bicultural is being felt in the new acts coming down the Latin pipeline, with young talents making early waves on both sides of the sonic and language divide. Likewise, a slew of new festivals are mining unverntured territories throughout the…

  5. New Found Glory's Jordan Pundik & Songwriter/Author Alex Woodard Team Up for 'Breathe the Sky': Exclusive Premiere

    January 23, 2014 10:57 AM EST The Americana-influenced track tells the story of a man's unflinching optimism while dying from Lou Gehrig's Disease. "For the Sender: Love Is (Not a Feeling)" – the second installment of the ongoing music-meets-literature project of Alex Woodard – is shaping up to be one…

  6. Pitbull & Ke$ha's 'Timber' Still Tops Hot 100; Bastille, Lorde Reach Top 10

    January 22, 2014 2:02 PM EST The collaboration continues to conquer the chart, while OneRepublic takes over atop Radio Songs and Beyonce crowns the Streaming Songs chart. Pitbull and Ke$ha post a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber." Meanwhile, OneRepublic scores its first No. 1 on the…

  7. 'American Idol' Recap: Harsh Harry Connick Jr. Schools Auditioning Twins

    January 17, 2014 10:56 AM EST It's only the second night of season 13, and Harry Connick, Jr. already has three nicknames. He was dubbed "Harsh Harry" during Wednesday night's season premiere, and was also called "Hatchet Harry" and "Dr. No" by Jennifer Lopez throughout the two-hour…

  8. David Guetta, Alabama Shakes, J. Cole Headlining Inaugural Suburbia Music Festival

    January 16, 2014 2:51 PM EST Big Gigantic, Violent Femmes and Tegan and Sara are also among the performers at the Texas festival Already one of the big-name performers at this year's Ultra Music Festival in Miami, David Guetta is adding another notch to his 2014 festival schedule -- this time in Texas for the…

  9. 14 Artists to Watch in 2014

    January 13, 2014 12:00 PM EST They're not household names. . . yet, but these 14 music makers -- including pop stars in the making, soulful UK upstarts, an up and coming rapper, and a few hot groups -- are primed to do big things this year. John Newman , @JohnNewmanMusic Genre: Soul After the British…

  10. Alt-J Parts Ways With Bassist Gwil Sainsbury

    January 11, 2014 4:33 PM EST English indie rock band Alt-J is without its bassist, Gwil Sainsbury. In a Twitter post early Saturday (Jan. 11), the rockers revealed that Sainsbury, the band's bassist and guitarist since its inception, was leaving Alt-J effective immediately. However, the tweet noted that Sainsbury&…

  11. Bubbling Under: Celeste Buckingham Begins 'Run'

    January 10, 2014 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Celeste Buckingham, RAC, Que and Signature Celeste Buckingham Eighteen-year-old singer Celeste Buckingham is poised to make her airplay…

  12. Coachella 2014: 10 Non-Headliners To Watch

    January 09, 2014 2:32 PM EST From the Pet Shop Boys' first trip to Indio to A$AP Mob's latest star to a certain "Get Lucky" singer, don't miss these artists during the April fest. The initial jolt of the Coachella lineup reveal each year typically belongs to the headliners -- and 2014 is no…

  13. Fall Out Boy, Paramore Announce 'Monumentour'

    January 09, 2014 10:26 AM EST Fall Out Boy and Paramore have announced a co-headlining summer tour, dubbed the Monumentour, that will take the alt-rock powerhouses to more than 30 North American cities. Fall Out Boy Q&A: Talking Career, Ramones and Chicago Presented by Live Nation, the bands will begin their trek June…

  14. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Rihanna & Katy Perry

    January 03, 2014 1:17 PM EST Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. " alt="" align="right"> Best: Rihanna Rihanna has become one of the fashion world's favorite artists with her penchant for leather and bustiers. The…

  15. School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis Dead at 35

    December 30, 2013 8:10 PM EST The guitarist had battled cancer since February School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis has died. He was 35. The guitarist of the New York-based indie rock duo passed away Sunday night (Dec. 29), the Dallas Observer reports . He had suffered from T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, a form of…

  16. Beck Sued for Damage to Malibu Mansion

    December 27, 2013 8:14 PM EST The singer rented the property from 2010 to early 2013 Beck could be in hot water after allegedly trashing the Malibu mansion he rented from 2010 to 2013. TMZ reports that the singer/songwriter rented the house from German actor Til Schweiger, who's arguably most known in America for his…

  17. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Beyonce & Miley Cyrus

    December 27, 2013 1:26 PM EST Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. " alt="" align="right"> Best: Beyonce Beyonce’s not afraid to smartly push boundaries with fashion. The “Love On Top” singer did just that at the release…

  18. Top 20 Music Moments of 2013

    December 26, 2013 12:30 PM EST It was a year of blockbuster comebacks, surprise albums, game-changing moves in hip-hop, twerking teddy bears and tearful goodbyes of all kinds. For sure, 2013 kept us busy. These are the 20 biggest music moments in a 12 month span that was crammed with milestones. BEST OF 2013: Year-End…

  19. Michael Woods Restarts: A Q&A and Premiere of His 'Ctrl+Alt+Delete' EP

    December 12, 2013 1:14 PM EST Even Mac users know what “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” means. The three-key restart button for personal computers is enshrined in our collective technological memory. Michael Woods isn’t shutting down. To the contrary, Woods is gearing up for what he promises to be a productive 2014 with this stellar,…

  20. Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Score Golden Globes Nominations

    December 12, 2013 11:23 AM EST Justin Timberlake's song from "Inside Llewyn Davis," Taylor Swift's track from "One Chance" and Coldplay's closing credits tune from "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" received nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globes on Thursday. Timberlake&…

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