1. Yanni, 'Inspirato': Exclusive Album Premiere

    April 22, 2014 2:08 PM EDT Yanni, the globally popular composer, is back and he's brought with him some of the world greats of opera. The Greek-born musician returns with an album of his best known works, sung with newly-created lyrics by such renowned opera stars such as Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming,…

  2. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams Help Raise $2.4 Million for MOCA

    March 31, 2014 12:17 AM EDT When it comes to fundraising evenings, “gala” is a much-abused label, but the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 35th anniversary event Saturday was a gala in every sense of the word -- a transporting celebration of art, new beginnings, philanthropy and the beauty of exquisite design. On a purely…

  3. CODE Picks of the Week: Kaskade, Cyril Hahn, Felix Cartal and More

    March 21, 2014 5:35 PM EDT Each Friday CODE presents the hottest new tunes in dance music. Listen to these cuts and have a dance party this weekend. Kaskade & Thomas Sagstad vs. Morning Parade, “Under The Stars” Self-releasing is the way of the future, at least it is for multiple Grammy-nominee Kaskade who gave…

  4. One Direction, Katy Perry, Austin Mahone Among Nominees for 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards

    February 26, 2014 9:17 PM EST One Direction is among the major nominees at the Kids' Choice Awards announced earlier this week, and now the boy band is included as a potential award winner at the Radio Disney Music Awards. The Brits are one of many nominees at the awards -- to be held April 26 in Los Angeles --…

  5. Katy B Moves Beyond The Bass: 'I Wanted There To Be A Focus On My Songwriting'

    January 17, 2014 2:00 PM EST After jumping from pirate radio to the pop charts, the U.K. reaches past her dubstep roots even further with new album. In 2010, an unknown BRIT School graduate singing over dizzying bass drops took the U.K. singles chart by storm with the song "Katy on a Mission," a boastful…

  6. Disclosure, Bastille, David Bowie Lead Brit Awards: Full Nominees List

    January 09, 2014 2:46 PM EST David Bowie is starting the year with two nominations for Britain's leading music awards, the Brits. Bowie, who turned 67 on Wednesday, is up for male British artist of the year and album of the year, for his first release in a decade, "The Next Day." Related Articles No. 14…

  7. Films Scored By Ben Gibbard, Ad-Rock Showing at Sundance Festival

    January 06, 2014 9:19 PM EST Gibbard contributed a score to "Laggies," while Ad-Rock scored "No-No: A Dockumentary" When the Sundance Film Festival arrives next week in Utah, two films scheduled to be screened at the event will be of particular interest for music fans, given the writer of each film&…

  8. Chlöe Howl Shrugs Off 'Sound of 2014' Pressure, Awaits Debut Album Release

    January 06, 2014 5:37 PM EST U.K. artist discusses her breakout single "No Strings" before joining Ellie Goulding's arena tour later this month. The BBC's annual Sound of… poll is one of the music world's most reliable barometers of critically beloved new talent; previous winners include then…

  9. 'Carrie' Soundtrack: HAIM, Vampire Weekend, Passion Pit In the Mix

    October 08, 2013 2:36 PM EDT Fans will be showered with a bucket of indie rock when the soundtrack for upcoming horror remake "Carrie" is released on Oct. 15. Columbia Records announced today they will release the 12-song album three days before the film hits theaters. Artists include HAIM, Vampire Weekend,…

  10. Carly Rose Sonenclar, Runner-Up on 'X Factor,' to Appear on 'Law & Order: SVU'

    October 04, 2013 2:08 AM EDT Carly Rose Sonenclar is headed back to TV. The X Factor season two runner-up, who was mentored by Britney Spears during the competition, tweeted on Thursday that she'll appear as a guest star in an upcoming episode of NBC's "Law & Order: SVU." Sonenclar even posted a…

  11. 10. Emblem3: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 9:50 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: N/A Ages: Drew Chadwick, 20; Wesley Stromberg, 19; Keaton Stromberg, 17 Why They're Hot: The "X Factor" finalists have become of the bigger reality competition success stories in recent years, as Emblem3's debut album, "Nothing To Lose,"…

  12. Gimme Five: Emblem3 Names Their Favorite Pop-Punk Albums (Video)

    September 04, 2013 3:50 PM EDT Emblem3 has beguiled pop fans with debut album "Nothing To Lose" -- which started at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart last month -- as well as hummable breakout single "Chloe (You're The One I Want)." However, the "X Factor" finalists grew up devouring…

  13. Emblem3 Studio Session: Watch 'Chloe' Performance and Q&A

    August 14, 2013 3:22 PM EDT On last week's Hot 100 chart, Emblem3's debut album "Nothing to Lose" scored a No. 7 debut with 46,000 copies sold in its first frame, according to Nielsen SoundScan. After finishing in fourth place on the U.S. version of "The X Factor," the trio has…

  14. Emblem3 Debuts Big: How The 'X Factor' Trio Scored By Turning Pop

    August 09, 2013 1:07 PM EDT "Nothing To Lose" notches the best debut for any U.S. "X Factor" artist. Will the follow-up album be much edgier? Eight months after finishing fourth on season two of "The X Factor," pop-rock trio Emblem3 guided debut album "Nothing to Lose" to a No…

  15. Pearl Jam Rocks Wrigley Field, Debuts New Songs Despite Rain Delay

    July 20, 2013 3:10 PM EDT After the rain, PJ played until 2am, debuted two new songs from upcoming album, "Lightning Bolt," and singer Eddie Vedder crowdsurfed. What began at 8:20pm as "An Evening With Pearl Jam" at the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field on Friday (July 19) stretched into an…

  16. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  17. Cee-Lo Green, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, PSY and Shania Twain Among Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 15, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Kelly Rowland, Kid Rock, Carly Rae Jepsen, Ke$ha and "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere will also present at the event, airing live May 19 on ABC An awards show isn't complete without a stocked roster of superstar presenters, and the upcoming Billboard Music Awards,…

  18. Bubbling Under: Emblem3 Rises At Radio

    May 03, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Emblem3, Dan Croll, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Tim Timmons EMBLEM3 Emblem3, which finished fourth on Fox's "The X Factor…

  19. Paramore Treat SXSW to Next Single at Punk-Influenced Warner Sound

    March 14, 2013 9:17 AM EDT Tegan and Sara, Kitten and other acts joined the evening of rock in Austin The second night of the Warner Sound showcase, sponsored by Nikon, at SXSW was celebration of punk. The genre has few better flag-bearers this year than Paramore, a group making its first trip to SXSW since debuting…

  20. Carson Daly Sets SXSW Lineups: Angel Haze, Joey Bada$$ + More

    March 04, 2013 3:01 PM EST Carson Daly's "Last Call" show will hold its annual showcase at SXSW, this year emphasizing rock bands that have not made their television debuts. Angel Haze, Big Black Delta, Glossary, Grape St., Maximum Hedrum and The Coup will perform March 13 at Cedar Street Courtyard…

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