1. Watch Lykke Li Discuss Covering Drake, Learning to Play Tennis & More at Coachella

    April 11, 2015 11:37 AM EDT Swedish indie-pop act Lykke Li delivered an entrancing set on Friday night (April 10) at the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the artist's first show since cancelling her last tour and going on hiatus in January. Full Coachella Coverage A highlight of her Coachella set…

  2. Ryan Adams' New Romance, Bob Dylan's DVD Release and More Insider Scoop

    March 30, 2015 6:10 PM EDT He Likey Lykke Li Grammy-winning producer  Jeff Bhasker  ( Jay Z ,   Kanye West ) is dating Swedish singer  Lykke Li ,   sources tell  Billboard . The two kindled their relationship in Sweden, where Bhasker was working on  Fun   singer  Nate Ruess ' solo album. Meanwhile,  Ryan Adams  …

  3. Emile Haynie Tells the Story Behind 'We Fall' Tracks With Rufus Wainwright, Brian Wilson & More

    March 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST Producer and songwriter Emile Haynie is very excited to talk about his first album, We Fall , but not for the reasons you might expect. "It's kind of weird when you're a producer speaking on someone else's work," says Haynie, whose eye-poppingly all-star resume…

  4. Watch Steven Spielberg's Niece Audition for 'The Voice' Israel

    August 13, 2014 5:25 AM EDT More than two months after teasing its highly anticipated "Hollywood" blind audition, The Voice Israel finally unleashed its star power for season three: Contestant Jessica "Jessy" Katz , niece of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg . The daughter of Playmount…

  5. Lykke Li at The Theater at Ace Hotel: Live Review

    May 20, 2014 7:42 PM EDT The Swedish pop star led the audience through pop and melancholia at The Theater at Ace Hotel Monday. Midway through her 75-minute show Monday, Lykke Li sensed that the sold-out crowd at downtown’s Theater at Ace Hotel had come to dance. She half-apologized for writing “a pretty sad album” --…

  6. First Listen: Breyon Prescott Previews Brandy's 'Two Eleven' Album in NYC

    August 21, 2012 1:05 PM EDT As Brandy preps her first release for RCA Records -- "Two Eleven" (October 16) -- Breyon Prescott, founder of Chameleon Records (which will jointly release the project with RCA) previewed tracks Monday afternoon at Germano Studios in NYC. Prescott had been wanting to work with the…

  7. Blow Me Up: The Man Behind Pink's Monster Hit

    August 17, 2012 3:10 PM EDT "It's a company policy that we can't refer to it without saying, parenthesis 'One Last Kiss,'" RCA Music Group CEO Peter Edge jokes, referring to P!nk 's latest top 10 hit, which without the parenthetical would be titled simply, "Blow Me." But…

  8. Lykke Li Performs at DKNY Show: 'I'm Not Into Fashion'

    September 16, 2011 12:30 PM EDT One of the final shows of New York Fashion Week, the DKNY American Express Cardmember Only Show, brought an electrifying and unexpected music/fashion convergence to the tents. Swedish singer, Lykke Li, performed live as models strutted down the catwalk to her blend of pop, indie rock and…

  9. Lil Wayne To Tape 'MTV Unplugged' Episode

    May 12, 2011 12:00 AM EDT L il Wayne will be the first hip-hop artist to tape an episode of MTV's "Unplugged" in a decade when he takes the stage Thursday (May 12) in Los Angeles. The episode will be aired around the time of his next release, "Tha Carter IV." MTV will use all of its platforms…

  10. Adele Fends Off Jessie J, Beady Eye on U.K. Album Chart

    March 07, 2011 9:34 AM EST A dele's "21" (XL) sold its millionth copy in the United Kingdom last week to secure a sixth week atop the album chart, while its "Someone Like You" track started a third week as the U.K.'s No. 1 single. As the English singer-songwriter continues to break records…

  11. Billboard Bits: Madonna Opening 'Hard Candy' Gyms, Lady Gaga Chats with Anderson Cooper

    October 25, 2010 7:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna Opening "Hard Candy" Fitness Centers Madonna has announced the opening of Hard Candy Fitness global fitness centers, which will open in major cities around the world. The first gym, a 30,000…

  12. Video: Mos Def "Embedded" Preview

    October 13, 2009 1:44 PM EDT "Current Music Presents: Embedded" is a six-part special series that gives fans intimate, behind-the-scenes access to their favorite artists. Billboard.com has an exclusive, extended sneak-peak at the first episode featuring rapper Mos Def right here. "Every time I come to…

  13. 'Youth' Movement: Lykke Li

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lykke Li's childhood was unconventional, nomadic and even sort of romantic. The Swedish singer -- full name Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson -- was born to a photographer mother and musician father who Lykke Li's childhood was unconventional, nomadic and even sort of romantic. The…

  14. Primal Scream Launches New Album In London

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primal Scream launched its new album, "Beautiful Future" (B-Unique), with an invite-only set in London last night (July 15). Primal Scream launched its new album, "Beautiful Future" (B-Unique), with an invite-only set in London last night (July 15). The Scottish rockers…