1. 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…

  2. Scars on 45, Cee Lo Green Score 'Grey's Anatomy' Soundtrack Slots

    August 15, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Scars on 45's "Heart On Fire," the song that ABC is using to promote the upcoming season of "Grey's Anatomy," will be exclusively featured on the fourth volume of "Grey's Anatomy Original Soundtrack." Cee Lo Green , Lykke Li , the National and…

  3. Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Announced: Passion Pit, Slayer, Public Enemy and More

    August 01, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Fun Fun Fun Fest, the annual music festival held in Austin, Tex., has announced the complete lineup for the sixth annual festival, to be held Nov. 4-6 at Auditorium Shores. Headliners include Passion Pit , Slayer , Public Enemy , the Damned and Major Lazer . The fest lineup has been unveiled…

  4. Nadine Coyle Talks Girls Aloud Reunion, U.S. Album Release

    July 14, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Those stateside may not fully feel the fame of Girls Aloud , the reality TV-spawned pop group that holds 20 top ten U.K. singles. But with the 10-year anniversary of the group's founding coming up, fans worldwide have been dying to know whether Girls Aloud will reunite, following a…

  5. Freshman Haze: Lil Playy

    July 12, 2011 5:10 PM EDT You may think you don't know Lil Playy but you've actually heard him a thousand times. The up-and-coming songwriter wrote and appeared on the chopped-and-screwed hook of Ludacris ' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs No. 2 hit, "My Chick Bad," featuring Nicki Minaj . With…

  6. SBTRKT Catches 'Fire' with Drake Remix, Self-Titled Debut

    June 25, 2011 11:00 AM EDT For European dance music producers looking to broaden their audience in the United States, it's hard to beat a Drake remix. The platinum-selling rap superstar is known for hopping on songs by artists that fall far outside the confines of rap- Lykke Li , Jamie xx , Jai Paul -and expanding…

  7. 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…

  8. The Lonely Island 'Turtleneck and Chain': Track-By-Track Review

    May 10, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Fueled by wildly popular "Saturday Night Live" Digital Shorts gone viral, aided by superstar friends like Justin Timberlake and Nicki Minaj , and anchored by a comedy heart-throb: This is how one does comedy songs in the year 2011. On the novelty rap trio the Lonely Island 's…

  9. Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced: Eminem, Coldplay, Muse, Foo Fighters Headlining

    April 26, 2011 2:25 AM EDT E minem , Coldplay , Foo Fighters and Muse will help Lollapalooza ring in its 20th anniversary as the headliners of the annual U.S. music festival. The full lineup for Lollapalooza 2011, which will invade Chicago's Grant Park on August 5-7, was revealed on the festival's official…

  10. Lady Gaga Leads MTV's O Music Award Nominations

    April 05, 2011 8:12 AM EDT L ady Gaga and Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator lead MTV's newly inaugurated O Music Awards with three nominations each. MTV announced Tuesday the categories and nominees for its new web-based awards show, a celebration of digital music. Categories include best fan cover, most viral…

  11. Lykke Li, "Wounded Rhymes"

    March 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Lykke Li 's 2008 debut, "Youth Novels," was a strikingly intimate album filled with deceptively simple melodies and what sounded like shy confessions. Its seeming unassumingness is one of the set's charms, but the world noticed her quickly. During the past couple of years…

  12. 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…

  13. Lykke Li to Tape MTV 'Unplugged' for April

    March 03, 2011 7:14 AM EST L yyke Li will tape an episode of "Unplugged" Friday (Mar. 4) in New York for airing in April on MTV. It is MTV's first "Unplugged" this year. Adele shot an episode of the show for VH1 that premieres Friday on television and online Thursday. The TV show is part of the…

  14. Lykke Li Grows Into a Pop Star on 'Wounded Rhymes'

    February 25, 2011 4:30 PM EST In the winter of 2007, a shy young Swedish woman took the stage at New York's Mercury Lounge for an industry showcase. She was pleasant, she was pretty - and she was totally forgettable. A year later, performing at the MTVu Woodie Awards, the same girl was transformed - confident,…

  15. Best Bets 2011: The Year In Music Ahead

    January 21, 2011 6:00 PM EST The burning questions for 2011: who'll win the battle of the blondes, Gaga or Britney? Can the Strokes and Foos revive rock? Will Brad Paisley keep country's reign alive? And how stoked is Willow Smith's chiropractor? It's the top of the new year, and the time is nigh to…

  16. Lykke Li: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 1:15 PM EST Lykke Li "Wounded Rhymes" March 1 The Swedish pop singer/songwriter's follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut album, "Youth Novels," was recorded in Stockholm and produced by Bjorn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John. Two singles, "Get Some" and "I…

  17. Lykke Li Reveals Darkly Provocative Video for 'Get Some'

    November 16, 2010 5:15 PM EST Swedish songstress Lykke Li revealed her music video for latest single "Get Some" this week, and the clip seems to address more than her lyrics suggest. Video: Lykke Li, "Get Some" Li's video is an edgy yet psychedelic clip that goes well beyond her lyrical theme, and…

  18. 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…

  19. Taylor Swift's Ex-Manager Suing Over Contract Dispute

    October 08, 2010 11:55 AM EDT Did Taylor Swift 's father conspire to cheat her former manager out of millions of dollars earned by launching the Grammy-winning country star? That's the question before a federal judge in New York in a case brought by Dan Dymtrow, a music manager who claims he's owed millions…

  20. BET's Terrence J, Video Vixen Melyssa Ford Hit Off-Broadway Stage

    September 16, 2010 4:22 PM EDT Off-Broadway jack-of-all-trades J Kyle Manzay and video queen Melyssa Ford have teamed up for a play to denounce the way women are portrayed in hip-hop videos. The Juice was invited to a preview of "For Vixens Who've Considered Homicide When The Video Was Too Much," last night …

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