1. Drai’s Beach Club & Night Club Las Vegas Announces Eric Prydz and More as First Residents: Exclusive

    April 10, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Rising stars take the reins as nightlife mogul Victor Drai unveils his lofty new Las Vegas Beach Club’s inaugural residency lineup. Swedish progressive patriarch Eric Prydz leads a diverse cast of younger headliners that will include Adventure Club, Showtek, and DVBBS. The lineup also…

  2. My Chemical Romance Announces Greatest Hits Compilation

    January 21, 2014 9:08 PM EST "May Death Never Stop You" drops March 25 A year after its demise, My Chemical Romance will release a greatest hits compilation this March, featuring 15 hits, three demos and one previously unreleased track. According to Radio.com , "May Death Never Stop You," the band&…

  3. Foster the People Drops New Single, Announces Second Album

    January 13, 2014 7:39 PM EST "Supermodel" arrives March 18 via Columbia Records After teasing a 2014 return at the beginning of the month, Foster the People is fully back, with a new single and an upcoming album to show for it. The Los Angeles alternative rock act will release "Supermodel," its second…

  4. Miley Cyrus Gets Moody For New Marc Jacobs Campaign

    January 09, 2014 12:19 AM EST Marc Jacobs has found his latest muse for his spring 2014 campaign -- and it's none other than Miley Cyrus. The moody ad, which Nylon magazine first spotted, features the "Wrecking Ball" singer sitting on sand, wearing a navy jacket with black embellishment, maroon shorts and…

  5. 'Chasing Nashville' TV Series to Follow Aspiring Stars From Appalachia

    September 18, 2013 9:30 AM EDT Each day, there's at least a handful of aspiring artists that cross the Davidson County border in search of fame and stardom. Some of those stories will soon be documented in a brand new Lifetime weekly series that will show the highs, lows, and heartbreak that comes with the search…

  6. 'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover Gets July Release for Debut Album

    May 17, 2013 1:47 AM EDT Mere hours after the "American Idol" season 12 finale wrapped, 19 Recordings/Interscope Records announced that winner Candice Glover's debut album will be out as soon as July 16. The title: "Music Speaks." Fans of the 23 year-old singer from St. Helena Island, SC,…

  7. Wanda Jackson, Kentucky Headhunters Lead Arkansas Delta Rockabilly Festival

    May 02, 2013 5:45 PM EDT Just like the blues flows through the mid-south, so does the history of rockabilly music. Of course, the birthplace of the style is typically regarded as 706 Union Avenue- the address of Sun Records. But, in Helena, Arkansas – not too far away from the town where that history was made,…

  8. Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth Added to Music Mix at Oscars

    February 21, 2013 12:45 PM EST Oscar host Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth will perform a special closing number, and past winners Jennifer Hudson, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones will join an all-star tribute to recent movie musicals at this Sunday's Academy Awards. It's all part of an increasingly…

  9. Rufus Wainwright to Marry Partner Jorn Weisbrodt

    August 20, 2012 8:44 PM EDT Rufus Wainwright will marry his longtime partner, Jorn Weisbrodt, this week in Montauk, N.Y., the singer-songwriter confirms to THR. The couple appeared happy and relaxed on Sunday as they mingled with guests at THR's "Hollywood in the Hamptons" screening of the upcoming cop…

  10. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago's Grant Park for the eighth consecutive year…

  11. Foster The People Unleash Cops & Robbers Video for 'Don't Stop'

    December 08, 2011 4:40 PM EST breakout stars Foster The People are back with a wild new music video for "Don't Stop (Color On The Walls)," featuring clueless cops, fake mustaches, lots of cash, and actress Gabourey Sidibe (of "Precious" fame). Video: Foster The People, "Don't Stop …

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Lady Gaga, Brantley Gilbert

    November 25, 2011 2:45 PM EST Upon its Hot 100 debut, 'Rumour Has It'/'Someone Like You' becomes the 'Glee' cast's highest-charted mash-up. MONSTER MASH-UP: The cast of Fox's HOT 'COUNTRY' SONGS: Note to aspiring country artists: it pays to laud the genre as specifically…

  13. Duran Duran: Still 'Girl' Crazy After All These Years

    November 14, 2011 2:30 PM EST "We've definitely gotten a reputation for having beautiful girls in our videos," says Duran Duran bassist John Taylor . Ever since steamy videos for songs like "Girls On Film" and "Rio" captivated early MTV viewers, pop stars from George Michael to Michael…

  14. Girls on Film: Top 10 Supermodel Videos

    November 10, 2011 3:50 PM EST The fashion and music worlds have never exactly stayed in their separate corners, so it comes as little surprise when models become the visual muses for our favorite rockstars. Sometimes the result is little more than a pretty face playing an artist's love interest. Other times, however,…

  15. Weekly Chart Notes: Adele, Foster the People, Richard Marx

    October 14, 2011 11:05 AM EDT ADELE'S ADULT ADULATION: "There are two sounds right now: Adele ... and everyone else." That's how an industry colleague says that his two teenage children recently described what they're hearing on the car radio of late when driving with dad. Billboard's charts…

  16. Track Review: Foster The People, 'Helena Beat'

    October 11, 2011 8:00 AM EDT FOSTER THE PEOPLE Helena Beat (4:35) Producer: Greg Kurstin Writer: Mark Foster Publisher: Smims Coffee and Tea Music Publishing (BMI) Startime/Columbia With indie crossovers MGMT shying away from the dance floor on their recent material, up-and-coming Los Angeles rockers Foster the People…

  17. Foster the People: How a Free Download Begat a Business

    October 03, 2011 12:00 PM EDT March 2010. Brent Kredel, an artist manager at Los Angeles' Monotone, receives a panicked phone call from a local musician who he'd befriended a year earlier. The call was from Mark Foster, leader of then-unknown L.A.-based rock band Foster the People . A few months earlier, the…

  18. Video: Foster The People Talk 'Pumped Up Kicks' Success, New Single, Touring

    August 10, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Indie pop-trio Foster The People, who rocked Lollapalooza with a notable Neil Young cover this past weekend, stopped by the backstage Billboard tent at Lolla to discuss what they're working on and the weirdest place they've ever heard their hit track "Pumped Up Kicks."…

  19. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 2

    July 09, 2011 10:05 AM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PEN PALS, READERS…

  20. Lady Gaga Tops Billboard 200, Brad Paisley Arrives at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT A s previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album since 2005 and the 17th set to shift a million…

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