1. The 20 Best Music Videos of the 2010s (So Far)

    January 14, 2015 6:00 PM EST From the insane "Turn Down For What" clip to Kanye's epic "Runaway" to Miley's naked "Ball," these 20 music videos defined the half-decade. The end of 2014 also meant the end of the first half of the 2010s, a decade in which the music video expanded…

  2. Raury Pays Tribute to the 'Wrongfully Murdered' in New Song 'Fly'

    January 14, 2015 5:12 PM EST The multi-talented Atlanta wunderkind Raury released his first song of 2015 on Wednesday (Jan. 14): "Fly," a tender, moving track written after the singer learned that Ferguson police officer "Darren Wilson was not being indicted for murdering Mike Brown." Listen below:…

  3. Gwyneth Paltrow Talks Chris Martin Split: 'Who Says I Don't Approve of Jennifer Lawrence?'

    January 14, 2015 5:09 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow  is keeping the ex talk positive.  The actress stopped by Howard Stern's  radio show  this week, and naturally, the topic of her conscious uncoupling with  Chris Martin  came up -- specifically his on-again relationship with  Jennifer Lawrence .  "Who says I don&…

  4. Vanessa Hudgens Confirmed for Broadway in 'Gigi'

    January 14, 2015 5:06 PM EST It's official: Vanessa Hudgens is coming to Broadway in Gigi . On the eve of the show's tryout engagement -- which begins performances Jan. 16 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., with an official opening set for Jan. 29 -- producers have confirmed plans to open in New York…

  5. Rone ft. The National's Bryce Dessner, 'Elle': Exclusive Song Premiere

    January 14, 2015 4:23 PM EST Rone , a.k.a. Paris-based producer Erwan Castex, specializes in a subtly beat-driven, minimal ambience that sounds like it was meant for the liminal parts of the day between waking and sleeping (or when one is supposed to be sleeping but might be, say, coming down from a more actively…

  6. Must-Hear Music Podcast: Kelly Clarkson, Sevyn Streeter, Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy & More

    January 14, 2015 4:22 PM EST We've got an eclectic collection of songs on this week's Must-Hear Music podcast. Kelly Clarkson dropped the first single from her upcoming album (her first proper pop album since 2011), "Heartbeat Song." Then Sevyn Streeter returns with another Chris Brown duet, a…

  7. Mountain Jam 2015 Lineup: Black Keys, Robert Plant & More

    January 14, 2015 3:17 PM EST Just when you thought we'd reached festival-lineup saturation -- with the Bonnaroo and Rock in Rio USA lineups arriving Tuesday and the Coachella bill unveiled last week -- Mountain Jam wants in on the fun. Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, deadmau5 to Headline Bonnaroo 2015 The Black…

  8. Ultra South Africa 2015 Lineup: Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, Axwell ^ Ingrosso & More

    January 14, 2015 2:48 PM EST Ultra South Africa revealed its Phase 2 lineup Wednesday (Jan. 14), rounding out the final roster for the festival's second edition. Newly announced headliners DVBBS, Gorgon City and Oliver Heldens will join a lineup that already featured marquee acts Armin van Buuren , Axwell ^…

  9. Rap Genius Reveals Most-Viewed Songs and Artists From 2014

    January 14, 2015 2:34 PM EST This week, Rap Genius unveiled the songs and artists that earned the most views on the site in 2014. Unsurprisingly, big names top each list: Beyonce 's "Drunk In Love" and Eminem 's "Rap God" for songs, Drake , Eminem, and Beyonce for artists. But people…

  10. Justin Bieber & Rick Rubin Are 'Making History' Together: What Does This Mean?

    January 14, 2015 2:22 PM EST This one of the signs of the Apocalypse, right? Def Jam co-founder and music legend Rick Rubin -- who has produced classics for everyone from Jay Z to Slayer to Johnny Cash to Run-D.M.C. -- is working on something with Justin Bieber . The Revelations -esque revelation comes via Scooter…

  11. Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars No. 1 on Hot 100 for Second Week With 'Uptown Funk!'

    January 14, 2015 2:08 PM EST The collab could be in for a lengthy reign, as it also takes over atop the Streaming Songs and On-Demand Songs charts. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , could be settling in for a long run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , as it leads the chart…

  12. Ratking Shows Love for NY In 'Snow Beach': Exclusive Video Premiere

    January 14, 2015 2:00 PM EST So It Goes , the 2014 studio debut from New York rap trio Ratking , came filled with crooked, forceful beats and off-kilter horn samples that evoked the city's early-90s hip-hop. Ratking continue the momentum with the new video to "Snow Beach," premiered here on The Juice.…

  13. 15 Simple Rules for Making It in the Music Industry

    January 14, 2015 1:24 PM EST This article  first appeared on the Sonicbids blog . There are literally hundreds of tips on making it in the music business, and we all know how overwhelming that can be. If you're wondering which ones you should try to integrate into your daily life starting today, these 15 basic…

  14. Christina Perri to Headline BMI Event at Sundance, Director/Composer Roundtable Announced

    January 14, 2015 1:24 PM EST Christina Perri will headline BMI's 13 th annual Snowball at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 28. Appearing on the bill at the Sundance House with her is HONEYHONEY. The Snowball will be held the day after BMI's 17 th annual director and composer roundtable, "Music &…

  15. Exclusive: Jake Owen Performs New Single 'What We Ain't Got' Live in Billboard's Studio

    January 14, 2015 12:27 PM EST The music of Jake Owen has always gotten attention, though for the past few years, it's been mostly his uptempo side that has come through on the radio in hits like "Beachin,'" and "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." However, his current single, "What We Ain'…

  16. Watch FKA Twigs Hang From Her Hair in Self-Directed 'Pendulum' Video

    January 14, 2015 12:20 PM EST Another mesmerizing FKA Twigs video is here, so you better take notice. Hear FKA Twigs Cover Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' This time, Twigs -- a.k.a. Tahliah Barnett -- is self-directed, letting her LP1 track "Pendulum" go visual. First, the camera pans out to reveal…

  17. Govales, 'Doors To Nowhere': Exclusive Song Premiere

    January 14, 2015 12:16 PM EST The Brooklyn-based artist Govales is at ease in multiple worlds -- music and film, R&B and rock.  Govales proves so on his new song "Doors To Nowhere," premiered on Billboard. The song is from his forthcoming album Lovetron, and also appears in Spike Lee's latest movie…

  18. Ian MacKaye on the New Crop of D.C. Hardcore Docs, Resurging Interest in His Scene

    January 14, 2015 12:15 PM EST "I am totally comfortable with it, I'm just talking," says Ian MacKaye , the 52-year-old D.C. Ur-punk. He is speaking from the Dischord label offices in Arlington, VA, which he has run for last 34 years. "I've told everybody I'll talk to them but I am not going…

  19. Ed Sheeran Premieres New Song in… 'Cougar Town' Episode?

    January 14, 2015 12:12 PM EST The final season of Cougar Town , a show that is 100 percent still on the air in the year 2015, premiered on Tuesday night (Jan. 13), and apparently contained a snippet of a new Ed Sheeran track, as well as its standard collection of various Courtney Cox zingers! Listen to a pulled-from-TV…

  20. Naya Rivera: 'White People Shower A Lot More Than Ethnics'

    January 14, 2015 12:10 PM EST Another day, another thing to shake your head at: Naya Rivera  is linking people's hygiene with their race. While guest-hosting The View on Tuesday, Jan. 13, with Rosie O'Donnell and other View hosts, the Glee actress and singer shared her "theory about showering." …

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