1. Duck Sauce Use Famous Friends to Score Dance Hit

    October 24, 2010 8:00 AM EDT One legendary diva, two DJ/producers and a cavalcade of hip stars are the forces behind one of the hottest dance tracks in the world this week. Released digitally Oct. 12, Duck Sauce's "Barbra Streisand" is No. 3 on the Official Charts Co.'s albums listing in the United…

  2. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swifts Offers 'Apology' To Taylor Lautner, Christina Aguilera Confirms Split

    October 12, 2010 7:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Says New Track is 'An Apology' to Taylor Lautner "Back to December," the latest Taylor Swift song to be previewed off her upcoming "Speak Now" album, is apparently an…

  3. Duck Sauce's 'Barbra Streisand' Gets Help From Pharrell, Kanye, Questlove

    September 28, 2010 4:02 PM EDT Duck Sauce, aka DJ duo Armand Van Helden and A-Trak , recently released a video for its newest single, "Barbra Streisand." While the song is funkalicious on its own, the video takes it to a whole new level, with a cornucopia of celebrity appearances. Video: Duck Sauce, "Barbra…

  4. Chromeo Keeps 'Casual' for Major Label Debut

    September 14, 2010 5:35 PM EDT C hromeo continues its journey into the creamy center of retro-'80s electro-funk on "Business Casual," the Montreal duo's third full-length and the follow-up to 2007's "Fancy Footwork," which earned Chromeo slots at Coachella and Bonnaroo and has sold 58,000…

  5. Justin Bieber Gets Proactiv in New Ad

    August 10, 2010 11:14 AM EDT Was Justin Bieber's new Proactiv commercial directed by his swagger coach? It sure looks that way, as the teen star talks about going through puberty in the same way he might flirt with Kim Kardashian on a beach playdate. "There are some things that just come with being a teenager.…

  6. Chromeo Plays In Dark In 'Don't Turn The Lights On'

    August 09, 2010 5:11 PM EDT Chromeo shows why it's fun to play in the dark with the new video for "Don't Turn The Lights On." Video: Chromeo's "Dont' Turn The Lights On." Suave singer Dave 1 croons seductive lyrics as the lights fade from light to pitch black and back again. The…

  7. 12 Awesome Lollapalooza 2010 Moments

    August 09, 2010 3:05 AM EDT With more than 150 acts spread across its eight stages, Lollapalooza 2010 was a long, loud, always entertaining - and at times, historical - weekend for dozens of reasons. Here's 12 videos, shot by the fans themselves, that'll make you wish you'd been there. Green Day Gets Fans…

  8. Chromeo Goes 'Soft Rock' on 'Business Casual' Album

    July 23, 2010 11:08 AM EDT The Montreal duo Chromeo plans to show some creative growth on its upcoming third album, "Business Casual" -- flaunting not only its usual array of 70s and 80s R&B and funk sources but also what the group's Dave 1 calls "soft rock" influences, from Christopher…

  9. M.I.A., LCD, Pavement, T.I. Lead Virgin Mobile FreeFest Lineup

    July 20, 2010 12:56 PM EDT M.I.A . , LCD Soundsystem , Pavement , T.I. , and Ludacris are among the acts booked at this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a free music festival set for Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Filling out the bill are Joan Jett , Thievery Corporation , Matt & Kim ,…

  10. Grace Jones, Roxy Music Headline London's Lovebox Fest

    July 19, 2010 8:55 AM EDT Grace Jones closed the U.K.'s Lovebox festival in London with a typically flamboyant performance. The veteran Jamaican-born dance artist topped the bill on the final day (July 18) of the festival in Victoria Park, London. Lovebox, which launched in 2002, expanded from two to three days…

  11. Hall & Chromeo Talk Bonnaroo Telepathy

    June 15, 2010 4:54 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, we checked in with Daryl Hall and Chromeo down at Bonnaroo to hear about their unlikely kinship and collaboration. Chromeo first played with Hall on his Webby-award winning online video show, "Live From Daryl's…

  12. Top 10 Moments At Bonnaroo 2010

    June 14, 2010 9:12 AM EDT Trying to boil down three days and four nights of relentless music, comedy, distant bass thumping, a unrelenting jerk of a sun that made you sort of wish you had never been born, heat-based insomnia, unstable baked-mud terrain, fried foods in paper trays, sympathy-inducing sunburns and…

  13. Bonnaroo 2010 Kicks Off With Conan, Kings of Leon, Chromeo & Daryl Hall

    June 12, 2010 8:32 AM EDT Damian "Junior Gong" Marley and Nas brought "Distant Relatives" to Tennessee, Kings of Leon ruled the mainstage and the National put another exclamation point what is quickly becoming the band's best summer yet, but the first full day of Bonnaroo 2010 belonged to a…

  14. Mike Posner, "Cooler Than Me"

    June 11, 2010 10:24 AM EDT Mike Posner's well-received mixtapes "A Matter of Time" and "One Foot Out The Door" featured "Cooler Than Me," but a remix by Gigamesh is now the Detroit newcomer's first charting single and top 40 hit. The breezy guitar riffs on an earlier version of…

  15. Interview with Cobra Starship's Gabe Saporta

    May 27, 2010 5:30 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Bill Werde sits down for an interview with Gabe Saporta from Cobra Starship . Saporta talks about the band's current tour with 3OH!3 and Travie McCoy, and working on their next album while on the road in a recording…

  16. Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 7:57 PM EDT While the record industry's glory days may never return, the summer blockbuster release schedule, which fell out of favor when Justin was still dating Britney, is back in a big way, with banner releases in each genre. From Disturbed to Katy Perry to Drake, fans have plenty of reasons to…

  17. Chromeo: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 11:51 AM EDT "Business Casual" (Atlantic, Aug. 17) Lead singer Dave Macklovitch says his band's forthcoming album is "more sophisticated" than previous efforts, but he promises it will still have plenty of funk jams and be a "dance party record." Previous album and sales…

  18. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT L ady Gaga , Green Day , a reunited Soundgarden , Arcade Fire , the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National , Spoon , Devo , Cypress Hill , Cut Copy, the New Pornographers, Erykah Badu , Slightly Stoopid,…

  19. Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Topped By Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews

    February 09, 2010 1:26 PM EST The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival headliners will include Jay-Z , Stevie Wonder…

  20. Chromeo, "Night By Night"

    September 18, 2009 5:10 PM EDT The latest installment of the ultra-hip Green Label Sound singles series, Chromeo' s "Night by Night," takes listeners on a trip back to the '80s. The unabashed nostalgia practitioners in Chromeo -Canadian electro-poppers Dave 1 and P-Thugg-have whipped out the big synths…

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