1. Disclosure Discusses Direction of Debut Album: Video Interview

    April 09, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Disclosure, the U.K. electronic duo composed of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence, have been earning acclaim over the past year for their winning instrumentals and soulful pop singles. Songs like "White Noise" featuring AlunaGeorge and "Latch" with Sam Smith have…

  2. Justin Timberlake Visits White House, Earns Praise From Michelle Obama

    April 09, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Obamas host Timberlake, Ben Harper and others for a special Memphis Soul concert Justin Timberlake made his presence known at the White House on Tuesday, where he's spending the day celebrating Memphis soul music with the First Family. The Memphis native will perform at a concert this…

  3. Bruce Springsteen Tops Hot Tours with First 2013 Dates

    April 05, 2013 5:38 PM EDT Rihanna, Olly Murs and Taylor Swift join the Boss on the Hot Tours tally. Bruce Springsteen returns to the weekly Hot Tours tally with the first 2013 box office grosses reported from his Wrecking Ball World Tour, which played 81 shows in 2012 and resumed on March 14 following a winter break…

  4. Miguel To Release New 'Art Dealer Chic' EP Series This Summer

    April 05, 2013 2:26 PM EDT Miguel is giving fans another round of his "Art Dealer Chic" series. The singer is going to be releasing three new EPs this summer. "This time it’ll be bigger and better," Miguel told VIBE . "I intend on having limited-edition apparel with them, so it’ll be really…

  5. Rolling Stones Announce '50 and Counting' North American Tour Dates

    April 03, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This morning the Rolling Stones finally released dates for their "50 and Counting" North American tour. SEE THE TOUR DATES / '50 AND COUNTING' PHOTOS The U.S. dates, which were first reported by Billboard last month , will begin early next month on the West Coast…

  6. Gimme Five: How To Dress Well's Pre-Show Staples

    April 01, 2013 6:50 PM EDT Check out the five songs How To Dress Well's Tom Krell listens to before every live show. Should you happen to catch How To Dress Well's Tom Krell on his current tour with Sky Ferreira (and hurry, because it wraps April 11 in Los Angeles), you'll likely hear five of the…

  7. No Joke! The 20 Biggest Tunes for 'Fools'

    April 01, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Another April Fools' Day is upon us, and although many "fools" will be busy pulling lame pranks on Monday (Apr. 1), the fools with a thirst for chart history should explore this list of the 20 biggest songs with the word "fool" in the title. From Aretha Franklin to…

  8. MTV Video Music Awards Moving to Brooklyn

    March 25, 2013 1:32 PM EDT The MTV Video Music Awards are Brooklyn bound. For the 30th anniversary of the cable network's music awards show, the VMAs will be held at Barclays Center on Aug. 25. It will be the first major awards show televised from Brooklyn.  MTV used its social media accounts on Instagram and…

  9. Kaskade Reveals 'It's You, It's Me' 10-Year Anniversary Tour

    March 24, 2013 2:45 PM EDT Kaskade took over the Main Stage as the headliner on weekend one of Ultra Music Festival. He took fans by surprise when debuting his new single, "Atmosphere," during a memorable live experience. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 2, Day 1 | Day 2 "'Atmosphere' is…

  10. Rachelle Spector Slams 'Phil Spector,' Releases 'Love' Song to Husband

    March 22, 2013 3:30 PM EDT Phil Spector's wife turns their love letters into a new EP … Talks HBO movie, premiering March 24: "They made no effort to really get to know my husband" Rachelle Spector, wife of legendary ‘Wall of Sound’ producer Phil Spector is releasing a single, "PS I Love You.…

  11. Timbaland's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 18, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Check out this countdown of the "20/20 Experience" producer's biggest hits thus far, from JT to Jay-Z and everything in between. Much has been made of Justin Timberlake's triumphant return to music with his third solo album, "The 20/20 Experience," but it…

  12. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 1, Day 2: 11 Things Seen and Heard

    March 17, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Zedd strips, Chuckie shouts, Porter Robinson rocks and Yeasayer make it awkward in Miami ... A Recap of Day 2 As if Friday's eight-hour opening day wasn't enough, Ultra Music Festival stretched from noon to midnight on Saturday, offering fans twelve jam-packed hours of…

  13. Danny Brown, Juelz Santana and Ghostface Killah Hit SXSW Vice House Show, Then 'Peace' Out

    March 16, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Several New York rhymers and a Detroit rap kook rocked the party last night. Friday (March 15) was a hell of a night for hip-hop. Just as people began heading over to the Vice House party around 7 p.m., news was breaking across Twitter (originally from a TMZ report) that Lil Wayne was in…

  14. Morrissey Cancels Entire Tour Over Health Issues

    March 16, 2013 1:25 AM EDT Morrissey has canceled all remaining dates on his planned North American tour. Citing "medical reasons," a statement says the former Smiths frontman has chosen not to proceed with 22 planned dates across the U.S. The singer has been suffering from mounting health issues over…

  15. Snoop Lion Roars, Barks in Live Debut at SXSW

    March 15, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Snoop's Viceland set included "Reincarnated" reggae tracks and rap classics like "Who Am I (What's My Name?)" and "Drop It Like It's Hot" Thursday night’s Viceland SXSW showcase was billed as an evening of “Reincarnated,” the live reveal of Snoop…

  16. Empire of the Sun Returning with 'Ice On the Dune'

    March 11, 2013 9:42 PM EDT The electro-pop duo will follow up "Walking on a Dream" with their first album in five years. Empire of the Sun is ready to return to the dance-pop throne. The Australian group will release sophomore album "Ice on the Dune" in June. The duo will debut new material at…

  17. Rod Stewart's New Album To Be Titled 'Time,' Due May 7; First Set Of Originals Since 2001

    March 09, 2013 7:10 PM EST As teased to Billboard in October, the veteran's new set rocks "Just a good, old-fashioned Rod Stewart album (with) a lot of mandolin and acoustic (guitar) and fiddles and good storytelling, I believe, too." That was Rod Stewart describing his next album to Billboard in…

  18. 'American Idol' Recap: Curtis Finch Soars, but Guys Lag on Eve of Top 10 Reveal

    March 07, 2013 9:01 AM EST While it may seem like a tired thing to say, 2013's "American Idol" girls really are on the money. Measuring up was going to take a superb effort from the 10 remaining guys to even be mentioned as part of the conversation. They tried, sure. But all told, give the continuing…

  19. Superhumanoids Q&A: Dream-Pop Band Talks 'Exhibitionists'

    March 06, 2013 12:00 PM EST Meet the L.A. trio behind infectious single "Geri"... Next: SXSW and Local Natives tour… Debut album arrives June 11 L.A.-based dream-pop trio Superhumanoids will release a debut album, "Exhibitionists," on June 11 via Innovative Leisure. Staples of the Silver Lake scene…

  20. Jimi Hendrix's 'People, Hell & Angels' Gives Final Taste of Unreleased Works

    March 06, 2013 3:28 AM EST Jimi Hendrix recorded everything. More than 40 years after his death, though, the tape is finally running out. "People, Hell & Angels," out Tuesday, will be the last album of Hendrix's unreleased studio material, according to Eddie Kramer, the engineer who recorded…

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