1. Vampire Weekend Party Hard in New 'Diane Young' Video: Watch

    June 03, 2013 3:18 PM EDT Guest starring Sky Ferreira, Santigold, Chromeo, and more In the first official music video for their fantastic new album "Modern Vampires of the City," the members of Vampire Weekend find themselves at a dinner party gone awry. Through all the chaos (which includes middle fingers…

  2. New Year's Eve: 13 Hot Shows to Ring In 2013

    December 28, 2012 2:45 PM EST Across the country, music fans will be kicking off 2013 at massive arenas and intimate venues, at overwhelming raves and scintillating hip-hop shows, at rock showcases and pop explosions. Which New Year's Eve experience is right for you? Check out these 13 hot U.S. shows for the…

  3. Win a VIP Trip To SnowGlobe Music Fest in Lake Tahoe!

    November 26, 2012 4:00 AM EST Deadmau5 & Wiz Khalifa lead this Dec. 29-31 fest in Lake Tahoe and you could win a trip to experience it all. The second annual SnowGlobe music festival brings Deadmau5, Wiz Khalifa, Chromeo, Beats Antique, Polica, Flosstradamus and many more electronic, rock, and hip-hip acts to Lake…

  4. Solange Reveals 'True' Album Details

    October 26, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Solange Knowles will return to music with "True," a new seven-song EP out digitally on Nov. 27. The min-album, which follows 2008's "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams," will be released through Terrible Records, which is co-run by Grizzly Bear bassist Chris Taylor. …

  5. Deadmau5, Wiz Khalifa Top SnowGlobe 2012 Lineup

    September 18, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Deadmau5 , Wiz Khalifa and more will be ringing in the new year at the SnowGlobe Music Festival this winter. The Lake Tahoe festival, now in its second year, will feature a range of electronic, hip-hop and rock acts at the Lake Tahoe Community Festival. Chromeo , Beats Antique , Polica ,…

  6. Beck, Santigold, Modest Mouse To Headline 2012 Governors Ball

    February 21, 2012 12:25 PM EST New York City's Governors Ball Music Festival has revealed the lineup for its 2012 edition, to be held June 23-24. The bill features -- as usual -- dance-friendly artists like Passion Pit , Duck Sauce , Santigold , Major Lazer , Chromeo and Special Disco Version ( LCD Soundsystem's…

  7. Bon Iver Not Performing at Grammys: 'I Don't Think They Wanted Us To Play'

    February 03, 2012 1:10 PM EST Justin Vernon Talks Grammys Non-Performance, Bushmills Campaign, Avalanches Feud Bon Iver may be up for four Grammys, and frontman Justin Vernon may even appear (digitally, anyway) in a striking new commercial for this year's ceremony -- but you won't see the indie-folk band…

  8. Lana Del Rey's Boy Toy in 'Born to Die' -- Meet Bradley Soileau

    January 25, 2012 11:00 AM EST Who's that guy? If you're a regular watcher of pop music videos of late there's a chance you've asked that a few times, whether while oggling Rihanna's "We Found Love" (Dudley O'Shaughnessy) or Lady Gaga's "Judas" (Norman Reedus). The…

  9. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 12/10/2011

    December 10, 2011 11:15 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @Billboard to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @OfficialAdele : F*ck me that was quick!ThankU! I'm in bed…

  10. Was 2011 the Beginning of the End of 'Selling Out' in Indie Rock?

    December 10, 2011 10:00 AM EST Australian act the Avalanches recently called out Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, on Twitter, for selling out. The conversation that ensued made indie headlines. Bon Iver: The Billboard Cover Story Vernon, recently nominated for four Grammy Awards, had been quoted days earlier on a New York…

  11. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 11/12/2011

    November 12, 2011 11:15 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @Billboard to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @50cent : people are protesting cause they feel major…

  12. Uncharted Territory: Paradise Fears Unplug; Far Too Loud Cranks Up The Volume

    November 04, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Another week, another massive leap for a previously low-placing Uncharted artist: This time around it's pop-punkers Paradise Fears who leapt from No. 45 all the way to No. 9 thanks to a big showing on PureVolume. The South Dakota-based group is prepping an acoustic EP, and recently…

  13. Mayer Hawthorne 'Found My Own Style' on Sophomore Album

    October 11, 2011 10:21 AM EDT Mayer Hawthorne says that "I really feel like I found my own sound" on his sophomore album, "How Do You Do," which comes out today (Oct. 11). "I'm really excited for people to hear that progression." Many fans, of course, might feel that 2009's soulful …

  14. DJ Mehdi, French Producer, Dead at 34

    September 13, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, the French producer better known as DJ Mehdi, has died at the age of 34, according to Pitchfork and confirmed by his publicist. The producer reportedly died after an undisclosed "accident." DJ Mehdi gained prominence in the French electro and house scene in the…

  15. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 9/3/2011

    September 03, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @Ludacris : LUDA DAY WEEKEND STARTS TODAY!! TAKING 1,000…

  16. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 8/20/2011

    August 20, 2011 11:46 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @chrisbrown : No more planking for me unless it's on a…

  17. Storm Hits Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium: At Least 3 Dead, 70 Injured

    August 18, 2011 4:35 PM EDT A wind and hail storm battered the famed Pukkelpop Festival in Hasselt, Belgium on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens, according to a medical response official. There is local news video of the storm's initial aftermath showing stage equipment dangling in high…

  18. Odd Future, Chromeo & More Perform at HARD Summer Music Festival 2011: Watch

    August 08, 2011 6:00 PM EDT This past weekend (August 6), HARD Summer Tour made their fourth stop in Los Angeles, CA. As soon as the sun dived down, acts such as Duck Sauce ( Armand Van Helden and A-Trak ), Chromeo , Odd Future , Ratatat and more hit one of the four stages at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Photos: Odd…

  19. Katy Perry, Adele, Kanye West Lead 2011 MTV VMA Nominees

    July 20, 2011 11:13 PM EDT With four different videos garnering a total of nine nominations, Katy Perry leads the field for the 28th edition of the MTV Video Music Awards. Among the nods, Perry, who dropped in on MTV to help announce this year's contenders, finds her explosive clip "Firework" in the…

  20. 2011 Austin City Limits Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West Headlining

    May 17, 2011 1:05 AM EDT S tevie Wonder , Arcade Fire , Kanye West , Coldplay , My Morning Jacket , Fleet Foxes and Alison Krauss & Union Station are among the top acts booked for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park from Sept. 16-18. The 10th ACL Fest, produced by…

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