1. Watch Miguel Put a Male Spin on SZA's 'The Weekend' With His Latest Cover

    August 03, 2017 11:33 AM EDT For the past few weeks, R&B crooner  Miguel  has posted covers to fan-requested songs as part of his weekly #WildheartWednesday series. On Wednesday (Aug. 2), the singer took on SZA' s  CTRL cut, "The Weekend" and put his own spin on the standout track. Gliding around the…

  2. Miguel On New Role as Dramatics Band Member in Kathryn Bigelow's 'Detroit': 'She Took A Huge Chance'

    July 27, 2017 10:25 AM EDT Miguel is doubling his filmography with this week's release of the Kathryn Bigelow-directed drama Detroit. The singer, billed by his full name (Miguel Pimentel) makes a brief appearance as Malcolm, a member of the Dramatics during a performance sequence late in the movie. The bit part…

  3. RL Grime Brought Miguel Out at EDC Vegas 2017 in 'Stay For It' Video: Watch

    July 21, 2017 4:03 PM EDT Everyone knows music festivals are about the special guests. When you've got a heavy-hitter on a new single, you wrangle that cameo and leverage it for all it's worth.  RL Grime  gets it, and his latest music video for “Stay for It” featuring Miguel  makes the most of the pair'…

  4. Miguel Teases New Single on 'GGN' With Snoop Dogg

    July 05, 2017 2:02 AM EDT It’s been awhile since we’ve heard any new tunes from Miguel . But luckily during a visit on Snoop Dogg’s GGN show on Monday (July 3), the singer-songwriter revealed that new music is mostly definitely on it’s way. During the duo’s 20-minute pow wow, Miguel spilled the details on his…

  5. Producer Salaam Remi Signs Worldwide Pact With Peermusic

    June 20, 2017 11:00 AM EDT Noted producer Salaam Remi has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with peermusic. His estimable list of credits includes Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire”), Nas (“I Can”), the Fugees (“Fu-Gee-La”), Amy Winehouse (“Stronger Than Me”), Fergie (“Labels or Love”), Miguel   (“All I Want…

  6. Miguel, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Paul Oakenfold Headlining KCRW's 'Sound in Focus' Free Outdoor L.A. Series

    June 13, 2017 12:45 PM EDT The free-with-RSVP concerts kick off July 15 at the Annenberg Space for Photography. Miguel , Paul Oakenfold and Rodrigo y Gabriela will headline this year's KCRW and Annenberg Foundation Sound in Focus series in Los Angeles.  The free-with-RSVP, outdoor series is now in its fifth year…

  7. RL Grime Pushes Miguel to the Max on 'Stay For It': Listen

    June 02, 2017 11:21 AM EDT When it comes to change, you dive head first. The water will never be the perfect temperature, and wading only makes things more difficult. As RL Grime pushes the edges of his sound, he too must jump into the studio with the courage, and his latest single “Stay For It” -- featuring Miguel  --…

  8. How David Lynch is Teaching Kesha, Katy Perry, Miguel & More to Meditate: Exclusive

    April 27, 2017 12:55 PM EDT Since the world was introduced to Transcendental Meditation through the Beatles late 60s association with its creator, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi , the spiritual practice has been inextricably intertwined with the music world. Today, Katy Perry, Lykke Li, Sting and Miguel are all vocal adherents .…

  9. Stream Zedd's ACLU Benefit Concert With Skrillex, Incubus & More Live on YouTube: Watch

    April 03, 2017 2:47 PM EDT The big day has arrived. Zedd and some of his most musical friends are taking a stand against divisiveness and gathering for a special once-in-a-lifetime performance to benefit the ACLU and “Welcome!” millions of immigrants to the United States of America. Tickets for the Los Angeles Staples…

  10. Miguel, Dirty Projectors, Jay Som, Kamasi Washington Playing 2017 Northside Festival

    March 23, 2017 11:25 AM EDT The initial lineup for the 2017 Northside Festival will feature more than 300 artists taking the stage in the heart of North Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including Miguel , Thursday and one of only two confirmed shows so far this year for  Dirty Projectors . With more headliners to be announced…

  11. Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' & 4 Other Songs That Added Writers After Release

    March 21, 2017 9:07 PM EDT The Chainsmokers, Miguel, Sam Smith and Mark Ronson have all added attributions on their tracks. News came Tuesday (March 21) that Ed Sheeran added the writers of TLC 's "No Scrubs" to the credits of his current Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit "Shape of You." Since the…

  12. DJ Premier & Miguel Deliver Electric '2 Lovin' U' Video: Watch

    March 13, 2017 3:58 PM EDT Two weeks ago, the dynamic duo of DJ Premier and Miguel stunned fans with their collaboration "2 Lovin U." On Monday (March 13), they doubled down on their efforts and released the video for the love note. The electric offering stems from their sessions together during Miguel's…

  13. Stylist Jasmine Benjamin on Rock Icons, Dressing Miguel & Memes

    January 11, 2017 7:13 PM EST For this week’s Stylist Spotlight -- a glimpse into the creative minds styling music’s most fashionable artists -- Billboard caught up with wardrobing star Jasmine Benjamin . After breaking onto the music scene in 2004 as an Interscope Records intern, Benjamin spent the formative years of her…

  14. Disclosure's 15 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    January 04, 2017 6:45 PM EST Do you think Howard and Guy Lawrence's parents birthed them in a UK garage warehouse party? How else could two kids born in '94 and '91 respectively understand to such depths the feelings and vibrations of an era they can't possibly remember? It's mind boggling, but…

  15. Miguel Inducted Into 'DeLeón 100' List: 'It's Encouragement to Keep Doing Exactly What I Love & Being Who I Am'

    December 16, 2016 2:37 PM EST While Angelenos dread a rainy, cold night in Los Angeles, Thursday night's downpour and crisp breeze set the perfect mood for Miguel 's intimate showcase, where he was inducted as the first artist to the DeLéon 100 -- a curated list of music industry trailblazers identified by Sean …

  16. John Legend Says Song for 7-Month-Old Daughter Moved Him to Tears

    December 01, 2016 10:12 PM EST John Legend's favorite track off his new album, Darkness and Light , was written for a very special lady: His seven-month-old daughter, Luna. "When I played it for her and Chrissy for the first time, I just started crying because it felt so real to me and felt so appropriate for how…

  17. 'The Hamilton Mixtape': Hear Sia, Miguel, Queen Latifah and K'NAAN Take On 'Hamilton' Classics

    November 11, 2016 10:42 AM EST In lieu of the highly anticipated project The Hamilton Mixtape , Lin-Manuel Miranda and co. surprised us with two new cuts before the record's Dec. 2 release. The first tracks features the pop songbird Sia , alongside Miguel and Queen Latifah for "Satisfied." Queen Latifah'…

  18. Watch ScHoolboy Q's Cheeky 'Overtime' Video Feat. Miguel & Justine Skye

    September 12, 2016 3:35 PM EDT Butt cheeks adorn  ScHoolboy Q 's new video for "Overtime," featuring Miguel and Justine Skye . The visual follows the Top Dawg Entertainment rhymer getting smothered with string-bikini-clad women as he makes this blunt request: "I wanna f--- right now/ In the bedroom…

  19. Miguel Breaks Down Onstage at Wireless Festival Addressing Police Violence

    July 10, 2016 7:44 PM EDT Miguel tearfully addressed the past week’s police violence in the United States at London’s Wireless Festival on Friday night (July 8). Miguel Shares Poignant Black Lives Matter Anthem 'How Many' Two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, were fatally shot by police…

  20. Miguel Shares Poignant Black Lives Matter Anthem 'How Many'

    July 08, 2016 3:49 PM EDT Miguel may have been tired, but last night, he stayed up late writing and recording a soundtrack to many of the hopes and sorrows that are gripping the country. The end product -- which still isn’t exactly finished  -- was “How Many,” a chilling, contemplative song the often fascinating…

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