1. Jon Hopkins Talks Career Renaissance & Collaborating With Coldplay

    November 11, 2014 3:25 PM EST It's midafternoon in Berlin, and Jon Hopkins is already sound-checking. Surfacing for air from his self-described "weird maze of stuff" onstage, the lanky British producer greets me with a sheepish grin and a cordial handshake. "I hope people know where the show is,"…

  2. Show Me the Shmoney: Bobby Shmurda's New App Puts You In the Video

    November 11, 2014 2:14 PM EST Ever wanted to do the Bobby Shmurda 's signature Shmoney Dance with Drake , Chris Brown , or Shmurda himself? Well, now you can. Following the dance craze that Shmurda kicked off with his "Hot Boy" single, the Shmoney Gram app allows users to take or upload an image, select a…

  3. Governors Ball Announces 2015 Festival Dates

    November 11, 2014 12:48 PM EST Pulling off a New York City music fest isn’t easy, but the Governors Ball empire is ready and raring for another go-around. Today (Nov. 11), the three-day summer fest announced that it will return to Randall’s Island June 5-7, 2015. The new dates mark the festival’s fifth annual run. A…

  4. Are Ariana Grande & Jessie J Recording a New Version of Brandy & Monica's 'The Boy Is Mine'?

    November 11, 2014 12:30 PM EST Are Ariana Grande and Jessie J about to bang bang all over Brandy and Monica’s '90s R&B classic? All signs point to yes. In an interview with Hits Daily Double , veteran producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins announced he’s planning to re-record the Hot 100 -topping hit with the …

  5. Exclusive: Watch Dawin's 'Just Girly Things' Video With Vine Stars Brandon Calvillo, Ry Doon & More

    November 11, 2014 10:38 AM EST Brooklyn-based producer Dawin took an original song (set to about five seconds of Alfonso Ribeiro doing the Fresh Prince Carlton dance on Vine) and eventually turned it into a contract with Casablanca/Republic in early 2014. Now he’s back with a full-length music video for his first hit,…

  6. 'The Voice' Recap: Playoffs Pay Off for Stripped-Down Ballads

    November 11, 2014 10:12 AM EST Adam Levine and Blake Shelton's singers took the stage for their first live, viewer-voted performances of the season. The Voice 's season-seven playoffs began on Monday, which has teams trimmed down from five to three: two picked by America, and one more saved by each coach. The…

  7. Ghost Tunes, Garth Brooks' iTunes Alternative, Launches in Full

    November 11, 2014 8:18 AM EST When Ghost Tunes CEO Randy Bernard and COO Chris Webb first met with Garth Brooks to discuss an alternative digital and physical distribution platform, there was one thing they had to get out of the way. "We're going up against Google, Amazon, iTunes -- billion-dollar companies,…

  8. Foo Fighters' Nate Mendel Marries Longtime Girlfriend Kate Jackson

    November 10, 2014 10:25 PM EST Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel married longtime girlfriend Kate Jackson last month, Billboard has confirmed. The ceremony took place on Oct. 11 at Studio City's Tree People , the nonprofit conservancy organization based at the top of Coldwater Canyon in Los Angeles' San…

  9. Tyga Detained by Cops at Video Shoot: Report

    November 10, 2014 8:48 PM EST The rapper missed a scheduled live stream with Chris Brown & Trey Songz. Tyga was handcuffed by police during his video shoot in South Central L.A. on Monday (Nov. 10), TMZ is reporting. The website -- which has photos and videos of officers on the video set -- says Tyga was pulled…

  10. MTV EMA 2014: What You Didn't See on TV

    November 10, 2014 6:52 PM EST Nicki Minaj , Ariana Grande , U2 , Alicia Keys , Ed Sheeran and Enrique Iglesias all lit up the stage at Sunday's 2014 MTV European Music Awards , but behind the scenes it was a riotous cacophony of shocking diva tantrums, rock-star hissy fits and preening pop-star indulgence. Well,…

  11. From Train to Motorhead, Inside the Big Business of Music Cruises

    November 10, 2014 4:57 PM EST Cruise organizers are rockin’ the boat -- literally -- as they cater to a rising tide of fans eager to set sail with their favorite artists. When Lynyrd Skynyrd helmed its inaugural Simple Man Cruise in 2007, the ship ran out of Jack Daniel’s on the first night. “We drank the boat dry,”…

  12. Chart Highlights: U2 Makes History Atop Adult Alternative Songs, Taylor Swift Tops AC

    November 10, 2014 4:05 PM EST U2 lands its record-breaking 12th Adult Alternative Songs leader with 'The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone),' while Swift's multi-format smash 'Shake It Off' rules another ranking. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday.…

  13. Why Daft Punk Licensed Songs for $3,700 to Indie Drama 'Eden'

    November 10, 2014 3:54 PM EST The elusive duo believed in the film, which chronicles the rise of French house music. There's a moment early in Eden when a teenage Thomas Bangalter (played by  Vincent Lacoste ) and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (played by  Arnaud Azoulay ), the music duo better known as Daft Punk ,…

  14. Cranberries Singer Arrested for Violent Airplane Attack

    November 10, 2014 3:12 PM EST Cranberries vocalist Dolores O'Riordan was arrested early Monday morning (Nov. 10) after attacking a stewardess and a police officer on a flight from New York City to Ireland. The 43-year-old alt-rock frontwoman allegedly first attacked a stewardess on board -- fracturing one of her…

  15. ADL Slams Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video: 'The Abuse of Nazi Imagery is Deeply Disturbing'

    November 10, 2014 12:20 PM EST Nicki Minaj 's new militaristic video for her song "Only" has garnered quite a bit of controversy for its visuals, which many fans are likening to Nazi imagery. The Anti-Defamation League also finds the video's visuals troubling, and released a statement on Monday about…

  16. Marilyn Manson Announces New Album 'The Pale Emperor' Coming in 2015

    November 10, 2014 10:48 AM EST Star Wars already has a pale emperor , and now music has one, too. Marilyn Manson today (Nov. 10) announced that his new studio album will be titled just that, and will hit stores on Jan. 20. The Pale Emperor features ten songs, including the brooding “Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge,”…

  17. David Bowie Shares New Song With Very Morrissey Title

    November 10, 2014 10:24 AM EST David Bowie is celebrating 50 years since his first recording, so why not put out a few new ones? Back in October, he shared a new song called “Sue (Or in a Season of Crime),” and now he’s dropped its b-side: a cantankerous, experimental trip rather crankily-titled called “’Tis a Pity She…

  18. Soul Train Awards 2014: Chris Brown Wins Big, Jodeci Brings '90s R&B Nostalgia, Kool & The Gang Honored

    November 08, 2014 12:53 PM EST Chris Brown took home “Best Hip Hop Song” and “Best Collaboration” at the ceremony. When the silhouettes of K-Ci , JoJo , DeVante Swing and Mr. Dalvin appeared on the stage Friday night (Nov. 7), nobody over the age of 25 would remain in their seats. After years of rumors that the bad boys…

  19. Watch Coldplay's WWI-Era 'All Your Friends' Video

    November 07, 2014 8:20 PM EST Band releases video as a tribute to vets ahead of Remembrance Day. Does a Coldplay video always need Chris Martin ? Apparently not, as the "All Your Friends" clip released Friday (Nov. 7) is a series of stock footage from World War I with no band in sight. The clip was released…

  20. Judge Sets Sentencing for Chris Brown's Bodyguard

    November 07, 2014 6:58 PM EST A judge who convicted singer Chris Brown 's bodyguard of punching a man outside a Washington hotel last year has set a new sentencing date in the case. Christopher Hollosy is set to be sentenced Dec. 16. During a hearing Friday (Nov. 7), D.C. Superior Court Judge Patricia Wynn also…

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