1. New World Punx Premiere Exclusive Video for 'Romper,' Talk the Future of Trance

    January 15, 2014 4:52 PM EST The supergroup’s Ferry Corsten and Markus Schulz don’t have time for trance’s rainbows and unicorns. They just want to rage. Last November, in between sold out gigs at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom and Los Angeles’ Palladium, the trance superstars of New World Punx -- Ferry Corsten and…

  2. Tiger Stripes Talks New EP & Changing Genres

    January 15, 2014 4:08 PM EST The Swedish producer’s new release, called “the tune of the Ibiza season,” features Leroy Burgess on vocals. Mikael Nordgren knows how to make good use of a studio session. Working under the name Tiger Stripes, the Swedish producer/DJ has produced tracks for a variety of underground labels.…

  3. Morrissey Signs With Harvest Records, Will Release New Album in 2014

    January 15, 2014 2:26 PM EST Two years ago, Morrissey was planning to retire in 2014. But Moz is humming a different tune these days, as he's just announced plans to release a new album this year. The so-far untitled studio set will come through a new label, Harvest Records, an imprint of Capitol. His last effort,…

  4. U.S. Album Sales Volume Falls to New Low

    January 15, 2014 12:57 PM EST U.S. album sales have again fallen to a new weekly low. In the week ending Jan. 12, 4.25 million albums were sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, which began tracking music sales in 1991. The previous SoundScan-era low was set in the week ending Oct. 27, 2013, when just 4.49 million albums…

  5. Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon Target Chris Christie in 'Born to Run' Parody

    January 15, 2014 12:26 PM EST "I'm stuck in Governor Christie's Fort Lee traffic jam" Bruce Springsteen stopped by NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Tuesday and weighed in on the recent traffic scandal plaguing New Jersey governor Chris Christie. Springsteen was none too happy with…

  6. Firefly Music Festival Lineup Announced: Outkast, Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson Headlining

    January 14, 2014 2:35 PM EST Delaware's Firefly Music Festival is the latest summer fest to announce its lineup. Most prominently, the lineup includes the recently reunited Outkast; unsurprising considering André 3000 and Big Boi announced yesterday they'd be playing over 40 festivals this summer. Previously,…

  7. Dave Matthews Band Sets 2014 Summer Tour

    January 14, 2014 1:00 PM EST Fans can expect two sets from DMB each night of the 42-date North American tour One of live music's most storied acts has announced yet another mammoth tour. The Dave Matthews Band will embark on a 42-date North American tour this summer, beginning May 16 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell…

  8. Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac: Official

    January 13, 2014 6:54 PM EST Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac -- officially. The band's publicist, Liz Rosenberg, has confirmed to Billboard that McVie has rejoined the band after departing the group in 1998. Rosenberg says that McVie "has indeed re-joined Fleetwood Mac and we are hoping to…

  9. Janelle Monáe Visits 'Sesame Street': Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video

    January 13, 2014 12:30 PM EST The singer performs the "Sesame Street" original "The Power of Yet" in a special guest performance. Janelle Monáe, Billboard's Rising Star of 2013, stopped by the storied set of "Sesame Street" to teach monster and human alike about the power of…

  10. U2 Make Surprise Performance at Haiti Benefit During Golden Globes Weekend

    January 12, 2014 3:37 PM EST Bono and company stirring up anticipation for expected 2014 album U2 performed live last night (Jan. 11) for the first time in four years, surprising guests at Sean Penn's third annual Help Haiti benefit in Beverly Hills' Montage Hotel. The charitable event coincided with this…

  11. Justin Bieber Accused of Egging Neighbor's Home

    January 12, 2014 2:20 PM EST The pop star has been named as a suspect in a misdemeanor vandalism and assault crime report for allegedly throwing eggs at a neighbor's home. Sheriff's deputies are investigating Justin Bieber for yet another neighborly dispute that could land him in court. Los Angeles County…

  12. Bubbling Under: Celeste Buckingham Begins 'Run'

    January 10, 2014 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Celeste Buckingham, RAC, Que and Signature Celeste Buckingham Eighteen-year-old singer Celeste Buckingham is poised to make her airplay…

  13. Outkast's Big Boi Confirms Headlining Spot at New York's Governors Ball

    January 09, 2014 4:03 PM EST Less than 24 hours after announcing a spot at Coachella, East Coast Outkast fans can rejoice as well. André 3000 and Big Boi have confirmed reports that they will headline a day of New York City's Governors Ball this year. The festival is set for June 6-8 at Randall's Island. While…

  14. Katy B Covers One Direction's 'Story of My Life': Watch

    January 09, 2014 3:15 PM EST British pop singer Katy B has provided vocals for plenty of grime and dubstep bangers, many of which will appear on her forthcoming album "Little Red" (due Feb. 10 via Rinse/Columbia). Now she's put her twist on an acoustic boy band ballad from U.K. countrymen One Direction.…

  15. HAERTS Sample Upcoming Debut Album at Buzzy Brooklyn Show

    January 09, 2014 2:45 PM EST Columbia signee gets with a rousing opening set from pop up-and-comer Betty Who How does a young band turn one four-song EP into a headlining show at one of Brooklyn's most popular venues? Having a fresh deal with Columbia Records helps, as does having a debut album that everyone wants…

  16. Pop Shop Podcast: 2014 Music Preview

    January 09, 2014 12:10 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to an extra-long episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  17. Imagine Dragons, The Flaming Lips to Play Amnesty International Benefit Show

    January 08, 2014 6:01 PM EST Following a successful 1986-1998 run, the event returns Feb. 5 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center The worldwide human rights organization Amnesty International has announced an arena-sized benefit show to raise money and awareness for its cause next month. Set for Feb. 5 at Brooklyn's…

  18. Pusha T Announces, 'Clipse Working on New Album'

    January 07, 2014 4:35 PM EST Pusha takes to Facebook to confirm rumors sparked by a photo of the Neptunes he tweeted Jan. 2 Long-running rumors of a Clipse reunion just got a lot more credible. Yesterday (Jan. 7) evening, Pusha T posted "Clipse working on a new album" to his official Facebook page , linking to…

  19. Clinton Sparks, 'Stay With You Tonight' Feat. Riff Raff: Video Premiere

    January 07, 2014 1:42 PM EST The superstar producer hypes solo album with guitar-heavy new single Most know the Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter Clinton Sparks for his work behind the scenes, producing for artists like Lady Gaga and Rick Ross, or for his work behind the mic -- as the host of the syndicated "…

  20. Jagwar Ma Get Groovy at Billboard Studio, Perform Two Songs: Watch

    January 07, 2014 11:42 AM EST The Australian trio discusses their debut album "Howlin'" and how they're already working on new music A few dates into their North American tour, Australian psych-rockers Jagwar Ma swung by Billboard's New York studio to share some music and tell their story. "…

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