1. Killers' Mark Stoermer Premieres Solo Video 'Are Your Stars Out?,' Talks Band's Next Move: Exclusive

    August 01, 2016 10:32 AM EDT Stoermer calls the Killers' fifth studio album "a mixed bag" in its "early writing stages" and comments on their rumored writing session with Elton John. The Killers are working on a new album. In the studio, the personnel plotting LP number five are the same as…

  2. 'Chillin' on the Road' with Brett Eldredge's Takeover Tuesday Playlist

    March 28, 2016 4:12 PM EDT Welcome back to  Takeover Tuesday , where each week Billboard taps charting artists and mega taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever subject they want and add whatever tracks…

  3. 10 Ways ACL Weekend Two Was Different

    October 12, 2015 10:28 PM EDT Historically, the second weekend of a music festival double-header is always better for myriad reasons. Weekend One fest-goers will probably be quick to disagree, but my observation is grounded in experience – I’ve attended every double weekend of Coachella and Austin City Limits since their…

  4. Shawn Mendes and Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello to Record Duet, Plus More Insider Scoop

    September 30, 2015 4:34 PM EDT Mendes, Cabello Duet Planned After blowing up Twitter with a flirtatious back-and-forth in July, Shawn Mendes and Fifth Harmony ’s Camila Cabello may break the Internet when the rumored couple release a duet they plan to record. Although the track’s title is unclear, an insider says Mendes…

  5. Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop & La Roux Slated to Appear on New Order's 'Music Complete'

    July 08, 2015 11:15 AM EDT New Order just shared a few more details about their upcoming album Music Complete , which marks their first new studio album in 10 years.  La Roux , the Killers' Brandon Flowers, and Iggy Pop will all be collaborating with the seminal group on the new release -- La Roux's Elly…

  6. Morrissey Insists 'Obama Seems to be White Inside,' Weighs in on Hillary Clinton

    June 11, 2015 12:25 PM EDT Ever-controversial vegan, social activist and former The Smiths frontman, Morrissey has managed to shock us once again. In an interview with Alternative Nation, Morrissey -- who’s gained a dedicated following throughout his ten record solo career partly in thanks to his outlandish comments (…

  7. Hear Avicii's Awesome Unreleased Jam With the Killers' Brandon Flowers

    June 05, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Flowers co-wrote Avicii's 2014 single "The Days" and a new version with him on lead vocals just surfaced. Last year, Avicii collaborated with Robbie Williams on a single called "The Days," which is expected to appear on the DJ's 2015 album Stories . It's an…

  8. Will Young, Jason Derulo Lead U.K. Sales Charts

    June 01, 2015 5:29 AM EDT British pop vocalist Will Young scored his fourth No. 1 album on the U.K. charts last night (May 31) with 85% Proof  (Universal Island). Jason Derulo also has his fourth chart-topper in the market, but on the singles survey, after “Want To Want Me” (Warner Bros.) entered at the top. Young,…

  9. Brandon Flowers Blooms on U.K. Albums Chart With 'The Desired Effect'

    May 25, 2015 3:54 AM EDT Brandon Flowers made it two No. 1s from two solo albums in the U.K. last night (May 24), as The Desired Effect  (EMI) entered at the top, 5,000 combined chart sales ahead of Paul Weller’s Saturns Pattern  (Parlophone/Warner Music). OMI’s Felix Jaehn remix of “Cheerleader” (Ultra) started a…

  10. Watch The Killers' Brandon Flowers & Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Perform a New Wave Smash

    May 22, 2015 1:49 PM EDT Brandon Flowers has always been a connoisseur of all things '80s, and those influences are all over his new solo album, The Desired Effect . Playing London's O2 Academy Brixton last night (May 21), the Killers frontman went one better, collaborating with one of new wave's most…

  11. Brandon Flowers' 'The Desired Effect' Album is Now Streaming: Listen

    May 12, 2015 9:46 PM EDT Brandon Flowers of Killers -fame doesn't drop his newest album, The Desired Effect , until May 19 but iTunes has the exclusive stream a week early.  Pop Shop Podcast: Interview With Brandon Flowers Flowers has been doing a good job of keeping his second solo LP on our radar lately,…

  12. Chart Highlights: Ellie Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' Tops Another Tally

    May 04, 2015 6:20 PM EDT Adult Pop Songs becomes the latest list that the song has conquered. Plus, new No. 1s for Jodeci, Florence & the Machine, Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below, dated May 16,…

  13. Watch Brandon Flowers' Oh-So-Retro 'Lonely Town' Video

    April 27, 2015 8:19 AM EDT Where is Brandon Flowers ? For the musician's latest video off his upcoming solo album, Flowers never actually appears in the video but it does transport the viewer back to a time when hot pants and the walkman were trendy. The visual follows a young woman as she does random stuff around…

  14. Watch The Killers' Brandon Flowers Cover an International New Wave Hit

    April 16, 2015 10:51 AM EDT Flowers covers INXS’ 1982 single “Don’t Change.” Brandon Flowers has never been shy about his new wave influences, from his guyliner back in the day, to the fact The Killers took their name from a New Order video. Playing a solo show April 14 at the Troubador in LA, he busted out a cover of…

  15. Brandon Flowers Shares Finger-Snapping, Jazz Hand-y 'Still Want You' Video

    April 14, 2015 2:00 PM EDT Even if you never liked the Killers much, there's a good chance you'll be down with Brandon Flowers' new solo album. And if you loved the Killers, then you know the drill. Either way, you'll want to check out the video for Flowers' new song "Still Want You."…

  16. Wayne Newton and Brandon Flowers Riff on Rolls-Royces and a 'Love-Hate Relationship' With Las Vegas

    March 13, 2015 4:33 PM EDT Mr. Las Vegas , 72, and the Killers ' hometown-boy-made-good frontman Brandon Flowers , 33, met up at Newton's  legendary estate, Casa de Shenandoah, to talk about life on and off the strip. BRANDON FLOWERS: Wayne and I met when The Killers asked him to appear in our video for …

  17. Jimmy Kimmel Makes Billboard Chart Debut on the Killers' New Holiday Hit

    December 12, 2014 4:41 PM EST Las Vegas natives the Killers and Jimmy Kimmel teamed up to create a new holiday song and character, "Joel, the Lump of Coal," and it ended up bringing a gift to Kimmel: his Billboard chart debut. The folky track bows at No. 27 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart with 11,000…

  18. Mexico City’s Vive Latino 2015 Lineup: Robert Plant, Caifanes & Dave Matthews Band Among Headliners

    November 28, 2014 2:00 PM EST Robert Plant, Caifanes, Dave Matthews Band, Molotov, Brandon Flowers to headline massive festival Robert Plant , Caifanes , Dave Matthews Band , Molotov and Brandon Flowers will headline Vive Latino in Mexico City, set for March 13-15, 2015, at the Foro Sol. Tickets for the massive annual…

  19. George Harrison to be Honored by Brian Wilson, Norah Jones at 'George Fest' Benefit Concert

    September 04, 2014 8:58 PM EDT George Harrison will be remembered with a all-star tribute concert in Los Angeles this fall, featuring performances by Brian Wilson , Norah Jones , the Killers ' Brandon Flowers and Mark Stoermer, the Flaming Lips ' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd and even "Weird Al" Yankovic…

  20. Brandon Flowers Releasing New Solo Album in 2015

    August 27, 2014 3:59 PM EDT The Killers singer is teaming up with Grammy-winning producer Ariel Rechtshaid for his second solo effort. Two years after the Killers ' Battle Born and four years after his solo debut Flamingo , Brandon Flowers is hitting the studio to work on his second solo effort, slated for a 2015…

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