1. Pixies’ 'Doolittle' at 25: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    April 18, 2014 2:35 PM EDT There are some cult classics that could have been hits, and then there are albums like “Doolittle.” Released 25 years ago today, the sophomore effort from wily Boston space cadets Pixies was never going to shift major units, and the fact that it spent two weeks at No. 98 on the Billboard 200…

  2. Drai’s Beach Club & Night Club Las Vegas Announces Eric Prydz and More as First Residents: Exclusive

    April 10, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Rising stars take the reins as nightlife mogul Victor Drai unveils his lofty new Las Vegas Beach Club’s inaugural residency lineup. Swedish progressive patriarch Eric Prydz leads a diverse cast of younger headliners that will include Adventure Club, Showtek, and DVBBS. The lineup also…

  3. Mia Dyson, 'When We're Older': Exclusive Song Premiere

    March 04, 2014 12:49 PM EST Australian singer-songwriter Mia Dyson will return with a new album this June, and the first taste of her fifth full-length is the captivating single "When We're Older." Listen to the song exclusively at Billboard.com below: The singer, songwriter and guitarist has been a…

  4. Top 50 Movie Songs Of All Time

    February 27, 2014 4:45 PM EST In honor of the Oscars, we've ranked the biggest film songs to ever hit the Hot 100. Movies and music have been a natural combination ever since sound was first added to moving images. Whether a film is a tear-jerking drama, an action-packed thriller or a side-splitting comedy, the…

  5. Tour Managers of Foo Fighters, Rolling Stones & Fleetwood Mac Swap Wild Tales From the Road

    February 24, 2014 1:03 PM EST Going through customs with Keith Richards, losing Barbra Streisand's flowers, watching Alice Cooper kill a shark in his bathtub: Legendary tour managers Patrick Stansfield, David Libert, Marty Hom, Gus Brandt and Stuart Ross swap war stories about ego soothing, corralling groupies and…

  6. Nelson Mandela's Impact on Music, Concerts, Movies and More

    December 05, 2013 7:30 PM EST Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community. From the 1960s, when he was a political prisoner and South Africa was under the laws of apartheid, right up to recent times, when the racist…

  7. CODE Picks of the Week: Groove Armada & Brodanse, Borgore & Victor Niglio and More

    November 08, 2013 5:18 PM EST Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below and tell us what you think in the comments section. Groove Armada & Brodanse featuring Cari Golden: “Sweat” [Armada Music]   Even run through several distortion effects, Golden…

  8. Chart Highlights: Avril Lavigne Tells Husband Chad Kroeger, 'Let Me Go'; Kacey Musgraves' 'Arrow' Lands On Country Airplay

    October 21, 2013 5:55 PM EDT Lavigne and Kroeger chart their first collaboration on Adult Pop Songs, while Kacey Musgraves' same-sex relationship equality anthem finds support at country Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  9. V.V. Brown Finds New Strength on 'Samson & Delilah' Album: Exclusive Video

    October 01, 2013 1:25 PM EDT Watch the U.K. singer discusses her label-free reinvention in this exclusive behind-the-scenes clip. V.V. Brown was flying back home to England in November 2011, having just wrapped a U.S. tour in advance of her second album for Capitol Records, "Lollipops and Politics," set for…

  10. Stalley, Master P, Outasight & DONCHRISTIAN: Free Music Round-Up

    August 09, 2013 4:39 PM EDT From street mixtapes to an EP that’ll probably accompany your remaining summer days, and even some more eclectic stuff in between, these free releases will keep your ears occupied for the weekend. Master P, "Famous Again" (Mixtape) Master P has been so consistent this year, and he…

  11. Bobby McFerrin Dedicates 'Spirit' of Father in New Album

    July 04, 2013 12:32 AM EDT For Bobby McFerrin, breaking new ground has always been synonymous with his music. His concerts are a mixed bag of musical styles drawing from jazz, classical, blues, and numerous other styles. He's performed unaccompanied, scatting and riffing with his four-octave range, and at times,…

  12. French Horn Rebellion, 'Dancing Out': Exclusive Video Premiere

    June 11, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Robert and David Perlick-Molinari, the brothers known as electro-pop duo French Horn Rebellion, had an epiphany last year during the making of their forthcoming sophomore album: for a band that named themselves after an iconic instrument, why were there no visuals featuring French horns?…

  13. Nina Simone Doc Enters Pre-Production, Dr. Dre Asked to Score Separate Simone Biopic

    June 06, 2013 3:33 AM EDT Nina Simone news is arriving in waves, with producers of a biopic courting Dr. Dre for musical assistance, Issa Rae being cast as the songstress in a Lorraine Hansberry film and the Simone estate putting a documentary into production. The documentary will be developed and produced by …

  14. Martin Garrix, 'Animals': Exclusive

    May 20, 2013 2:47 PM EDT Revealed here for the first time, the anonymous festival banger burning up the Internet belongs to the young Dutch producer. The blogs have speculated. The fans have doubted. Now CODE is pleased to reveal that, yes, the hard-hitting track called “Animals” currently making its way around the…

  15. Andrew Stockdale Kills Off Wolfmother Name, New Solo Album Out Soon: Exclusive

    April 25, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Wolfmother is to be put-down. The Australian rock band’s frontman Andrew Stockdale has decided to kill off the Wolfmother moniker and go forward in his music career using the name he was born with. The Australian rocker is now prepping the June release of a self-produced album “Keep Moving,…

  16. Nas' Australasian Hip Hop Movement Fest Is Canceled

    April 18, 2013 5:49 AM EDT The inaugural Movement Festival, a multi-date Australasian hip hop event spearheaded by veteran rapper Nas, has been canceled just a week out from showtime. Organizers Live Nation and Niche Productions pulled the plug today on the trek, which billed Nas as a headliner and rounded out its…

  17. Quincy Jones Video Q&A: The Legend At 80

    March 14, 2013 4:06 PM EDT The maestro looks forward (and back). Q reflects on working with Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and more, embracing a milestone birthday while his creativity continues apace. Stop. It’s the one concept Quincy Jones steers clear of while reflecting on his storied career on the eve of his…

  18. Early Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Dies

    March 13, 2013 6:19 PM EDT Clive Burr (pictured above, bottom left), former drummer for heavy metal band Iron Maiden, died in his sleep last night (March 12) at age 56. Burr had been battling poor health for years, according to the band’s official site , and had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. In a statement…

  19. Nas Launches Hip-Hop Fest Down Under

    February 07, 2013 6:46 AM EST Veteran rapper Nas is to co-curate and headline a new multi-city hip hop fest Down Under. The inaugural 2013 Australian Movement Festival will begin its four-date trek April 26 at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion, then heads on to Melbourne (April 27 at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl), Brisbane (April…

  20. Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Joins Musical 'Fela!'

    January 03, 2013 1:10 PM EST Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams is joining the latest national tour of the musical "Fela!" Producers said Thursday the singer, who starred on the UPN sitcom "Half & Half," will be onstage when the tour opens at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C…

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