1. Zedd Describes Working With Lady Gaga on 'ARTPOP': Watch

    September 23, 2013 1:41 PM EDT "It's like a positive fight," says the EDM whiz backstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Along with scoring hits like "Clarity" and the recently released single "Stay The Night" under his own name, electronic maestro Zedd has been tapped to handle a…

  2. Kaskade's 'Atmosphere' Heats Up Dance Charts

    September 19, 2013 6:25 PM EDT The DJ collects his second No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums. Plus, Zedd, Steve Aoki, Diplo and Britney Spears dent Dance/Electronic songs with new debuts. Kaskade collects his second No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums as “Atmosphere” enters atop the list with 19,000, according to Nielsen…

  3. Andre 3000 Plays Jimi Hendrix In 'All Is By My Side': Toronto Film Fest Movie Review

    September 08, 2013 10:18 AM EDT Imagining the year in which a sideman named Jimmy Hendrix turned into a star called Jimi, John Ridley's "All Is By My Side" is an oblique, offstage rock portrait, withholding many of the pleasures we expect from biopics in favor of a sometimes dreamy look at an inchoate…

  4. Paramore Bringing 'Larger Than Life Show' to Self-Titled Tour

    September 05, 2013 7:53 PM EDT The rock act, on its way through Europe, promises "bigger production, bigger stages" for its latest headlining tour -- and upcoming concert cruise. Paramore's Hayley Williams says the band is ready to hit the big time -- or at least the big venues -- on the European and North…

  5. Paramore to Launch Parahoy! Cruise Festival With Tegan and Sara

    August 22, 2013 5:56 PM EDT Paramore is the latest rock band headlining its very own cruise ship festival. Today, Hayley Williams and company confirmed they will be setting out to sea on the Parahoy! cruise, a partnership with the cruise brand Sixthman, from March 7 to 11, 2014. Paramore, Tegan and Sara, and a slew of…

  6. Lorde First Woman In 17 Years To Top Alternative Songs With 'Royals'

    August 12, 2013 1:05 PM EDT The New Zealand singer/songwriter, just 16, is the first lead solo female to rule the ranking since Tracy Bonham in 1996 (months before Lorde was born) With the aptly-titled "Royals," Lorde becomes the first lead solo female to crown Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Jay-Z's 'Magna'-ificent Week On The Hot 100

    July 19, 2013 2:35 PM EDT With seven debuts, including his 20th top 10, the rapper solidifies his standing among the most elite performers in the chart's history. Plus, Lorde is the first lead female soloist to reach the Alternative Songs top 10 since 1997 As Jay-Z scores his lucky 13th No. 1 on the Billboard…

  8. Summer Songs 1985-2012: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

    June 12, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Hot weather plus nostalgia makes for a potent mix(tape). In order to aid your festive flashbacks, we analyzed the Billboard Hot 100 chart for each of the past 28 years and came up with this definitive list of the 10 jams that pumped out of your stereo most between Memorial Day and Labor…

  9. Demi Lovato's Back Catalogue: 7 Pre-'Demi' Highlights

    May 15, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Do you only know "Give Your Heart a Break"? Here's a primer on the rising pop star's back catalogue. Over the past year Demi Lovato has become increasingly inescapable as a pop music persona, but for many she's still known for her gig as Simon Cowell's…

  10. Pop Shop Picks: Empire of the Sun, Paramore, Selena Gomez & More

    April 26, 2013 6:01 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! EMPIRE OF THE SUN "…

  11. MTV Movie Awards Fashion: 5 Style Highlights

    April 15, 2013 12:49 PM EDT Ke$ha, Paramore's Hayley Williams, Snoop Lion and others hit the show in double-take worthy looks. Find out what they were and who else joins them on the list. Although there weren’t many glittering gowns on the red carpet at last night’s (April 14) 2013 MTV Movie Awards, we did manage…

  12. The 10 Edgiest Haircuts in Music Today

    April 11, 2013 3:21 PM EDT Along with shedding those extra layers, spring’s also a great time to chop up and transform your hairstyle. In light of the warmer weather and Justin Bieber’s new fierce shaven cut, we combed through a load of looks and have declared the 10 edgiest hairstyles in music right now. From two…

  13. Paramore, 'Paramore': Track-By-Track Review

    April 08, 2013 1:46 PM EDT Nearly four years after the release of their last album and with two fewer members in their lineup, Paramore at last returns with their fourth album, the self-titled "Paramore" (out April 9 via Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records). As usual, it's a punk-rock set focusing on…

  14. Paramore's New Album Sounds Like the 'Last 3 Years of Our Lives': Exclusive Video

    March 15, 2013 6:16 AM EDT Billboard caught up with Paramore backstage at their Warner Sound gig at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Top of the menu is the band’s awaited new album, “Paramore,” the lead single “Now,” and the explosive video that accompanies it. Paramore Treat SXSW to Next Single at Punk-Influenced Warner Sound…

  15. 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…

  16. Paramore's Hayley Williams Teams With MAC

    March 08, 2013 2:12 PM EST Hayley Williams teamed with MAC for an orange-drenched collection. Whoever said orange was the new pink was not as disturbed as El Wood’s may have thought. Paramore front woman Hayley Williams has teamed up with MAC to release a collection in her fiery signature shade: orange. Following in…

  17. Paramore Announces North American Spring Tour

    January 28, 2013 2:40 PM EST Presale starts Jan. 28 for the band's first North American tour since 2010, supporting new self-titled LP due Apr. 9 Last week, Paramore released their rockin' new single, "Now" ; in a few months, fans will have a chance to hear it live. On Monday (Jan. 28), the band…

  18. Paramore: 'Paramore' Album Preview

    January 25, 2013 6:21 PM EST Paramore Title: "Paramore" | Release Date: April 9, 2013   Paramore's 2009 effort "Brand New Eyes" was a success from a sales standpoint, yet saw original members Josh and Zac Farro quit the group. Now a trio, the Hayley Williams-led band regrouped last year to record…

  19. Paramore, 'Now': Track Review

    January 25, 2013 10:00 AM EST PARAMORE Now (4:10) Producers: Justin Meldal-Johnsen and Taylor York Writers: Hayley Williams and Taylor York Publishers: WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), But Father, I Just Want To Sing Music (ASCAP), FBR Music and Hunterboro Music (ASCAP) Fueled By Ramen Two founding members gone. No new album in…

  20. Paramore Unveil 'Now,' Urgent New Single From Fourth Album

    January 22, 2013 1:15 PM EST With a brand new album due in less than three months, Paramore have given us the first sampling from the highly-anticipated self-titled release. "Now" is a no-nonsense return to form for the Hayley Williams-fronted band -- one that'll likely delight those who got behind jams…

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