1. Mike Posner & His Mom React to Grammy Song of the Year Nomination: 'Whoop!'

    January 10, 2017 4:21 PM EST Shortly after Mike Posner learned about his 2017 Grammy nomination -- his track “I Took a Pill In Ibiza” is up for song of the year -- the singer-songwriter recorded a short video for Billboard 's new Grammy video series . From his parents’ house in Detroit, Posner and his mom discuss…

  2. Adele, Drake Lead U.K.'s Year-End Charts

    January 03, 2017 4:31 AM EST Adele’s all-conquering 25 (XL Recordings) topped the U.K.’s year-end best-seller’s list for the second successive year, while Drake’s “One Dance” (Cash Money/Republic) was the indisputable hit single of 2016, according to newly published data.  Adele’s third album beat out recordings by…

  3. Hailee Steinfeld, Alessia Cara, Mike Posner & More Added to 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' Lineup

    December 13, 2016 11:03 AM EST The year's biggest party just got bigger, with the addition of a bunch of new artists for the West Coast portion of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 . Joining the ABC broadcast to help ring in the new year are: Alessia Cara , G-Eazy , Martin…

  4. Mike Posner Talks New Mansionz Project & Previews Poetry Book on 'Sway in the Morning'

    December 09, 2016 5:33 PM EST In a wide-ranging interview Friday morning (Dec. 9) with Sway Calloway on SiriusXM's Sway in the Morning , Mike Posner reflected on his long, winding road to success, his song of the year Grammy nomination for "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" and his new debauched side project while…

  5. Mike Posner Reacts to Grammy Nomination: 'It's a Goal of Mine'

    December 07, 2016 10:47 AM EST Don't tell Mike Posner he's the odd duck in the 59th Grammy Awards Song of the Year category. Yes, his "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" is up against stiff competition from Beyonce , Adele , Justin Bieber (for whom Posner co-wrote 2012's "Boyfriend") and Lukas…

  6. The Chainsmokers & Flume Represent for Dance Music at 2017 Grammys, DJ Snake Snubbed Once Again

    December 06, 2016 1:45 PM EST The nominations for the 59th annual Grammy Awards are here, and electronic music has a few heroes to celebrate -- though not everyone who had a big year got the big nod. Flume and The Chainsmokers lead the electronic/dance pack. The Australian king of future bass is nominated for Best Dance…

  7. Mike Posner Remixers Seeb Return With 'What Do You Love:' Premiere

    November 30, 2016 12:34 PM EST Norwegian production trio Seeb  hit the international stage with its remix of Mike Posner 's “I Took A Pill in Ibiza,” but now is the time for the trio to stand on its own six feet. Seeb signed with Universal Music Group and has been hard at work on original tunes. Its first single …

  8. Wiz Khalifa, Flume, Usher & The Roots & More to Headline Okeechobee Festival 2017

    November 10, 2016 11:16 AM EST The founding organizers may have split with the brand, but any fans who wondered if Okeechobee Festival could possibly pull off another amazing event without them can have some piece of mind. If there's anything to disappoint fiercely loyal fans, it certainly won't be the lineup.…

  9. Cover Mike Posner's 'I Took A Pill in Ibiza' For Your Shot to Sing on MTV

    August 24, 2016 9:00 AM EDT MTV International is launching a new competition, inviting fans to make like Justin Bieber or Shawn Mendes and sing their hearts out to covers of their favorite hits for a chance to spotlight their vocals on-air. To kick off the MTV  Cover of the Month  showdown, which will span across 120…

  10. Marvin Gaye's 'Sexual Healing' Remixes: Listen to 8 Best Right Now

    August 17, 2016 11:41 AM EDT Smooth and soulful singer Marvin Gaye found a hit in "Sexual Healing," among many more of his sensually-geared songs. And while such classics never fade, Charlie Puth cast a new light on the singer when he declared, "Let's Marvin Gaye and get it on," in his own hit …

  11. Billboard's First Hitmakers Roundtable: 7 of Music's Top Creatives and Influencers on the State of Pop, 10-Second Attention Spans and the Song of the Summer

    July 15, 2016 4:15 PM EDT In the music business, the single has long  reigned supreme, but these days, it's not about selling downloads or albums by the thousands, but rather registering streams in the hundreds of millions. That means the pressure is on for creators to prove their might beyond a traditional…

  12. Watch Mike Posner's Acoustic Performance of 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza': Exclusive Video

    May 20, 2016 4:20 PM EDT Although Mike Posner namechecks dance demigod Avicii and clubbing mecca Ibiza in "I Took a Pill in Ibiza," the surprisingly autobiographical song originally had a lonelier acoustic-guitar-on-a-cloudy-day vibe, with a matching black-and-white music video reminiscent of Bob Dylan'…

  13. Meet Seeb: The Remixers Who Made Mike Posner's 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza' a Hit

    May 02, 2016 9:32 AM EDT Dancefloor-friendly remixes have helped several songs become major pop hits in recent years. Lana Del Rey ’s lone top ten single came courtesy of Cedric Gervais , who retooled “Summertime Sadness” around a steroidal beat. In 2014, Mr. Probz reached the top 15 thanks to Robin Schulz ’s…

  14. PJ Harvey On Target for U.K Albums Chart Crown, Drake Leading Singles Chart Race

    April 19, 2016 2:42 AM EDT PJ Harvey is on the verge of being crowned queen of the U.K. albums chart for the first time, while Drake’s "One Dance" (Cash Money/Republic) is shuffling toward a second week atop the singles chart.  Harvey’s latest and ninth studio album The Hope Six Demolition Project  (Island)…

  15. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Chris Stapleton Scores First Top 10 Hit & More

    March 26, 2016 10:00 AM EDT It's been a big week for Chris Stapleton , who already won an ACM Award even though the show isn't until next Sunday night (April 3) and also reached a million copies sold of his breakthrough album, Traveller , according to Nielsen Music. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Troye Sivan Scores…

  16. Watch Mike Posner Perform 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza (Seeb Remix)' Live: Exclusive

    March 25, 2016 3:49 PM EDT Detroit singer-songwriter and producer Mike Posner has a massive hit on his hands with “I Took a Pill in Ibiza.”  Mike Posner on His Avicii-Inspired Hit 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza' and Hitting a 'Dark Spot' in His Career Billboard is premiering a live, in-studio version of…

  17. The Band Perry Shares 'All Our Friends' Playlist: Takeover Tuesday

    March 22, 2016 3:01 PM EDT Welcome back to Takeover Tuesday , where each week  Billboard  taps charting artists and mega tastemakers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account . We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever subject they want and add whatever tracks…

  18. Mike Posner Announces Unplugged Tour, Says Justin Bieber Guests on New Album (Exclusive)

    March 04, 2014 10:00 AM EST Last summer, Mike Posner joined Justin Bieber's summer "Believe" tour, playing in arenas and major venues across the country. But for a new string of headlining dates beginning later this month, the singer is taking the exact opposite route, trading big production for…

  19. Mike Posner Gears Up to Finish 'Pages' Album, Hints at Big Guest Artists

    October 25, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Mike Posner says he's "very far along" in making his sophomore album, "Pages," with an EP titled "Page One" expected out during the fall. And, he reports, there's no shortage of material to choose from. "I've made maybe over 100 songs since…

  20. Big Sean's Day in the Life: Kanye West, Common & More

    December 03, 2012 10:40 AM EST Big Sean recalled going to see Kanye West 's Glow In The Dark Tour stop in May of 2008 at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the big arena in the Detroit suburbs. "I've envisioned playing there ever since then," the 24-year-old Motor City MC noted -- and he got his chance to do…

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