1. Listen Up, UK Promo Firm Behind Tiesto, Deadmau5 and Avicii, to Open L.A. Office

    January 28, 2015 3:12 PM EST With a new office on Sunset Boulevard, the London-based company aims to help build the next generation of DJs. Listen Up, the British music promotion company that counts some of the world's biggest DJs and labels as clients, is coming stateside and opening an office in Los Angeles.…

  2. Air-Edel Breaks Away From Cutting Edge

    January 15, 2015 3:00 PM EST Management of Air-Edel Associates -- the British music production company/publisher that also represents composers, songwriters and editors and offers music-supervision services -- has purchased the company from music financier Cutting Edge Group. Air-Edel managing director Maggie Rodford,…

  3. Streaming Service Guvera Launches in India

    November 07, 2014 9:40 AM EST Australia-based music streaming service Guvera has officially launched in India. The free, ad-supported mobile app, with its library of over 12 million tracks, is now available for Android and iOS devices in the world's second-most populous country, which does not have access to…

  4. Clean Bandit No. 1 on Dance Chart: No Place They'd 'Rather Be'

    October 24, 2014 2:33 PM EDT Clean Bandit crowns Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with 'Rather Be,' featuring Jess Glynne. Plus, moves for Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Olivia Somerlyn and more. Clean Bandit crowns Billboard 's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart with "Rather Be," featuring Jess Glynne …

  5. Billboard Cover: Charli XCX on the Pop-Music ‘Machine,’ Girl Power and Her ‘Raw’ New Album

    October 03, 2014 9:00 AM EDT "Have you seen when they put the man in the box?" Charli XCX , 22, is poolside at West Hollywood's Standard Hotel, taking a drag from a Marlboro Light. The fast-rising British pop star and seasoned songwriter is in town on this Friday, Aug. 22, ahead of Sunday's…

  6. Clean Bandit Puts Classical Music In The House With 'Rather Be'

    June 24, 2014 1:05 PM EDT The British quartet hits the Hot 100 with its former four week U.K. No. 1, an unlikely mix of live strings and dance beats "We try not to see boundaries between genres. We believe you can just do whatever you want," says Jack Patterson, multi-instrumentalist of Clean Bandit. For the…

  7. Ask Billboard: Britney Spears' '3' Decades of No. 1s

    February 11, 2011 7:25 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. BRITNEY SPEARS&…

  8. Ask Billboard: How 'Hot' Are Taylor Swift's Songs?

    November 05, 2010 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. WELL-SPOKEN Hello…

  9. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MALE VOCALIST KENNY CHESNEY ALAN JACKSON TOBY…

  10. Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws—Deluxe Edition

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Originally released in 1979 on Toronto-based True North, the magnificent Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws concluded a trio of acoustic-oriented albums by the justly celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter a Originally released in 1979 on Toronto-based True North, the magnificent Dancing in the…

  11. Mos Def Leads 'Hip-Hop For Consciousness' Benefit

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mos Def, Dilated Peoples, and Jurassic 5 are among the performers confirmed for the Hip-Hop For Consciousness benefit concert, set for May 12 at the Watts Labor Community Action Center (WLCAC) in Los Mos Def, Dilated Peoples, and Jurassic 5 are among the performers confirmed for the Hip-Hop…