1. Martin Garrix & Carl Cox Will Perform at Ultra Brasil 2016

    March 29, 2016 3:21 PM EDT Ultra Brasil was recently announced for Oct. 14-15 in Rio De Janeiro’s Flamengo Park. Now the first lineup details are starting to leak out. Are Kygo and Martin Garrix Collaborating? While at Ultra Music Festival in Miami last week, Martin Garrix took some time to speak with Carl Cox . In the…

  2. Ultra Music Festival 2016 Day 1 Highlights: DJ Snake, Martin Garrix, Carl Cox & More

    March 19, 2016 10:37 AM EDT No doubt spring temperatures are in full effect, but downtown Miami got a little hotter still as about 50,000 scantily-clad dance fans of all colors descended upon the city for Ultra Music Festival 2016. The big Friday kick off was just the beginning, and Billboard Dance made sure to dig…

  3. Ultra Europe 2016 Reveals Phase One Lineup: Alesso, Martin Garrix, Jamie Jones & More

    March 07, 2016 2:55 PM EST Ultra Europe has announced phase one of its 2016 lineup coming this summer. 25 European Dance Music Festivals You Can't Miss This Summer Superstars Alesso , Martin Garrix and Hardwell will be taking the stage inside Croatia’s Poljud Stadium, along with house heads Jamie Jones , Solomun…

  4. Carl Cox to Perform at British Parliament With 1 Lucky Winner

    February 16, 2016 2:20 PM EST The British Parliament has invited house veteran Carl Cox to perform at the House of Commons on May 11 for a charity event hosted by the Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation. 5 Reasons Amsterdam Dance Event Belongs on Your Bucket List He will be the second DJ to take the decks at the…

  5. Fatboy Slim Explains His Theory on Future of Dance Music

    January 20, 2016 11:16 AM EST Norman Cook, the acclaimed English musician behind Fatboy Slim , recently explained his theory on dance music’s future. In an interview with Red Bull , Cook splits house fans into two camps on the discussion of "EDM." One side deems its presence to be "commercial and horrible,…

  6. 5 Reasons Amsterdam Dance Event Belongs on Your Bucket List

    October 21, 2015 3:51 PM EDT The Dutch conference's 20th anniversary drew a record 365,000 attendees. For nonstop networking, thought provoking panels and stellar parties with the dance music industry’s finest, look no further than Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Amsterdam Dance Event Announces 20th Anniversary Lineup…

  7. Electric Daisy Carnival New York 2015: Top 10 Performances

    May 26, 2015 8:35 PM EDT Insomniac Events' Electric Daisy Carnival New York kicked off its 2015 edition this Memorial Day Weekend (May 23-24), drawing dance fans enticed by the sunny weather and a stacked roster of marquee artists performing at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium. EDC New York 2015: Photos from…

  8. Exclusive Premiere: Nicole Moudaber's Remix of Carl Cox's 'Kommen Zusammen'

    July 31, 2014 5:27 PM EDT Prepare the motorcade and cue the champagne. Techno's royalty have reunited. Returning to Carl Cox 's Intec court, where she released her Beatport chart-topping "Roar" last year, dark techno queen Nicole Moudaber has delivered a nuanced and hypnotic remix that marks one of…

  9. Electric Daisy Carnival 2014 Day 2 Highlights: A-Trak, Kaskade, Tiesto, Carl Cox & More

    June 22, 2014 1:55 PM EDT After an exhausting opening day of the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, the event’s second day on June 21 was slightly more laid back as festival-goers recharged their batteries. But it didn’t take away from the fact that the crowd appeared to grow overnight. While the party was still…

  10. EDM's Mainstream vs. The Underground: Time to End the Hate (Op-Ed)

    May 23, 2014 9:00 AM EDT My iPod is not the only place where Skrillex and Speedy J can coexist. Yet as dance music's mainstream and underground gain additional adherents from the current boom, these different worlds seem set on a collision course. This rift reared its head in the debate following…

  11. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard Rock Hotel. Rodgers will need to find room in…

  12. Tomorrowland Sells 360,000 Tickets in Under An Hour

    February 15, 2014 4:11 PM EST EDM festival expands to two weekends for its 10th anniversary year. The 2014 edition of Belgian dance festival Tomorrowland went on sale this morning and sold out its 360,000 available tickets in under an hour, according to its organizers. That’s significantly longer than the reported…

  13. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadmau5, Tiësto and David Guetta all on board to…

  14. Exclusive: Paul van Dyk Sets New Album, Video Series for 2012

    December 14, 2011 1:50 PM EST DJ Talks Ambitious Return, Changes in Dance Music and Whether Dubstep Is a Fad "I look like I've been in New York for three weeks," joked Paul van Dyk as he stood in slightly tattered military garb on the set of his new video. The world-renowned dance music artist is in the…

  15. Electric Zoo Fest: 16 Things Seen & Heard

    September 08, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Capping off a summer that saw the biggest electronic music events in U.S. history, Electric Zoo marked its third and biggest year yet this weekend, Sept 2-4. Comparatively smaller than the country's other three-day dance fests - Ultra Music Festival in Miami (150,000 estimated attendees)…

  16. Ultra Music Festival 2011: Top 10 Performances

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM EDT The days were hot and long; the crowds were big and young. But the 13th annual Ultra Music Festival filled its purpose: Stating in no uncertain terms that electronic dance music has found its biggest audience since its inception in the youth of America. Seen & Heard Friday | Seen &…

  17. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Sunday

    March 28, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Attendees at the Ultra Music Festival seemed a bit less sure of their movements on Sunday: That's what happens after three days of non-stop dancing in the punishing sun. But day 3 of Miami Music Week was the best of the lot, allowing some big names to kick back and enjoy their peers, or…

  18. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Saturday

    March 27, 2011 5:34 PM EDT Miami Music Week's peak day continued its streak of perfect weather and astoundingly big crowds, all swept up in electronic music fever. In fact, as the sun set, it seemed that you could hear an insistent kickdrum from any point in the city. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen &…

  19. Billboard Bits: Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys?

    February 02, 2011 5:35 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys? Eminem will reportedly kick off the Grammys this year, performing one of his "Recovery" singles -- but more importantly, dueting with Dr. Dre . Rumors suggests…

  20. Will.i.Am, Tiesto, Diplo, Passion Pit To Headline Ultra Music Festival

    January 08, 2010 6:03 PM EST B lack Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am , Tiësto , Passion Pit , Groove Armada and Major Lazer are among the first acts confirmed to headline the 2010 Ultra Music Festival, the top outdoor festival for electronic music fans. This year's fest will close out the 25th annual Winter Music…

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