1. Outside Lands 2015 Day 1 Highlights: D'Angelo, Mumford & Sons, St. Vincent & More

    August 08, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Music fans have descended upon San Francisco for the 8th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival this weekend. The Northern California event, situated in the heart of the Bay Area, launched Friday (Aug. 7) and is set to showcase a spectacular lineup of both chart topping artists and…

  2. Disclosure & Sam Smith Return to Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart With 'Omen'

    August 05, 2015 12:45 PM EDT The acts debut at No. 7 with their second charted collab, following last year's No. 1 'Latch.' Plus, new entries from Kaskade & Robin Schulz & moves for Madonna, Zedd & more. Disclosure darts onto Billboard 's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Aug. 15) at…

  3. Lindsey Stirling Talks New Tour, Prepping Next Album & Performs 2 Songs: Watch

    July 01, 2015 4:05 PM EDT Lindsey Stirling is in the midst of wrapping a second North American tour in support of her Billboard Music Award-winning sophomore album  Shatter Me , but that doesn't mean she won't soon be making time for Album #3.  "As soon as we finish this tour, mid-August, I'm just…

  4. T-Pain, Lindsey Stirling and More Share Their Summer Getaway Plans

    June 30, 2015 6:00 PM EDT With July 4 around the corner, T-Pain and other musicians are making like the rest of us and heading out of town With July 4 around the corner, T-Pain and other musicians are making like the rest of us and heading out of town. From mountaineering in Utah to soaking up the Swedish summer, find…

  5. Executive Turntable: Airgo Expands, Rdio Partners With AEG, Of Monsters and Men & Manager Join Mick

    February 16, 2015 9:49 PM EST -- Airgo Music has expanded into a multi-service music company Airgo Entertainment , led by Jimmy Greco (CEO), Bill Porricelli (executive VP and general manager), Russ DeSalvo (director, production and A&R) and Doreen D'Agostino (VP, publicity).  -- British indie label Cooking Vinyl…

  6. One Direction, Justin Bieber & Cody Simpson: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 25

    November 21, 2014 1:30 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy is back in the…

  7. Lindsey Stirling Scores First Airplay Chart Hit, 'Shatter Me,' With Lzzy Hale

    November 04, 2014 2:10 PM EST After charting two albums on the Billboard 200, including Shatter Me , which debuted and peaked at No. 2 in May, violinist/performance artist Lindsey Stirling is rising with her first airplay chart hit. The Shatter Me title cut, featuring vocals from Lzzy Hale, of alt-metal band Halestorm,…

  8. Chart Highlights: Gwen Stefani Returns, Foo Fighters Fly to No. 1

    October 27, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Stefani scores her first solo airplay hit since 2007, while Foo Fighters crown Rock Airplay and Mainstream Rock Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.…

  9. Lindsey Stirling Partners With Maker Studios

    August 19, 2014 10:04 AM EDT Maker Studios has partnered with violinist Lindsey Stirling , whose top-rated YouTube channel boasts more than 5 million subscribers who have watched videos of her unique style of classical dubstep more than a half-billion times. The partnership will afford Stirling access to production…

  10. Ask Billboard: Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift's Red Reigns

    July 08, 2014 1:35 PM EDT Sheeran brings fire to the top of the Billboard 200, while Swift's record tour leads to a look at her career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name,…

  11. 'Frozen' Soundtrack Heading Toward 13th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    May 02, 2014 8:50 PM EDT "Frozen" seems likely to spend a 13th week at No. 1, while Lindsey Stirling aims for No. 2 Disney's "Frozen" soundtrack, which has racked up 12 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, seems likely to spend a 13th week at No. 1 on the tally. The album could…

  12. Lindsey Stirling Talks 'Powerful' Single With Lzzy Hale, Tour Choreography

    May 01, 2014 4:42 PM EDT Lindsey Stirling says she was not exactly brimming with confidence when she started making her just-released sophomore album, "Shatter Me" -- which is tipped for a debut at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 . After a self-titled 2012 debut that spent 37 nonconsecutive weeks atop the…

  13. Lindsey Stirling Heading for Top Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 30, 2014 8:38 PM EDT Classical crossover artist Lindsey Stirling is set to earn the highest debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. The violinist's new dance-meets-classical album, "Shatter Me," was released on Tuesday, April 29 and could enter the chart at No. 2 -- so say industry…

  14. The Piano Guys Cover Adele & Taylor Swift in Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    June 27, 2013 2:10 PM EDT John Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson of the pop/classical collective perform and discuss mixing their careers with family life "I think we could write a book on serendipity, I think we really can. Just all the way through: how we met, how we came together, the tunes we put out and…

  15. Dubstep Violinist Lindsey Stirling Inks Deal With Lady Gaga's Manager

    April 22, 2013 11:45 PM EDT Manager Troy Carter helped shepherd the career of Lady Gaga, and he's working with new client John Legend heading into the R&B singer's next album. But Carter's company, Atom Factory, also has its eye on the generation of self-made YouTube stars, such as Greyson…

  16. PSY Rules Social 50 Chart for Fifth Straight Week

    September 28, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Busy week keeps the 'Gangnam Style' star in the social driver's seat, while Mumford & Sons also creep up the chart. PSY continues to dominate Billboard's Social 50 chart, keeping a firm foothold in the No. 1 spot for a fifth straight week. With so many television and…

  17. Beyonce's First Tweet Causes Social Storm

    April 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT Beyonce is the biggest gainer on this week's Billboard Social 50 chart, making a massive jump from No. 49 to claim the No. 17 spot after a frenzy of media activity and social buzz following the launch of the pop star's new Web presence. The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular…