1. Ray J Recruits Kim Kardashian Look-Alike For 'I Hit It First' Video: Watch

    April 29, 2013 12:01 PM EDT Ray J, who's more (in)famous for his 2007 sex tape with ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian than for his recording career, has a charming message for Kardashian's partner Kanye West: "I Hit It First." The song's accompanying music video, directed by J.R. Saint, features a…

  2. Ray J Snipes at Kanye West, Kim Kardashian with 'I Hit It First' Song: Listen

    April 05, 2013 7:08 PM EDT The track, due April 9, arrives years after Ray J's infamous sex tape with the reality star. Update: Check out Ray J's anticipated diss song, "I Hit It First," below. The Nic-Nac produced track, featuring Bobby Brackins, is laced with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian…

  3. Yuna Performs 'Island' For Guitar Center Podcast: Exclusive Video

    September 26, 2012 5:35 PM EDT The Juice highlighted the rising career of Malaysian-born folk singer Yuna this April, with a feature on her career start and her debut album, which features production from Pharrell Williams. This week, we are pleased to exclusively premiere video of Yuna performing of her bubbly tune "…

  4. Sensation Lineup: Fedde le Grand, Danny Tenaglia Coming to Brooklyn

    September 19, 2012 10:28 AM EDT Three months after tickets went on sale and the Saturday night show sold out within hours, Sensation -- the Dutch dance party hitting North America for the first time at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, October 26-27 -- will announce its official lineup today, listed in full, and in order…

  5. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Denver, Oakland, Montreal and Boston --…

  6. The Doors Light Up Sunset With Linda Perry, Dead Sara + More

    August 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT All-Star Tribute Caps 'The Doors Day' in West Hollywood ... Billboard Chats With John Densmore, Marilyn Manson, Billy Morrison The city of West Hollywood declared August 16, 2012 to be "The Doors Day" in a celebration that honored Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at the…

  7. Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Fests: Avett Brothers, Grace Potter + More

    August 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Reflecting the diversity of music enjoyed by country music fans and the band's own popularity, Zac Brown Band has unveiled lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals, set for Nashville's Riverfront Park this Sept. 21-22, and returning to Charleston, S.C.'s…

  8. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    March 26, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Ultra closed out 2012 by announcing its dates for 2013: March 22-24. More, Yes, Now... was definitely the vibe of the three-day festival, which featured hour-long sets heavy on the schmaltz and the drops from hundreds of the world's top EDM artists. After three days of raving in the hot…

  9. Jet Breaks Up

    March 26, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Australian rockers Jet , best known for their 2003 anthem "Are You Gonna Be My Girl," have called it quits. In a message posted to the group's website , the quartet announced that its members -- Nic Cester, Mark Wilson, Cameron Muncey and Chris Cester -- are parting ways. "…

  10. Wavves' Nathan Williams to Score MTV Hipster Series

    August 25, 2011 11:25 AM EDT Nathan Williams, the mastermind behind lo-fi act Wavves, will compose songs and write the score for MTV's new scripted series "I Just Want My Pants Back." In turn, MTV will virally promote the San Diego surf-punk band. The pilot of the show will premiere Sunday night after MTV&…

  11. Zac Brown Band: The Billboard Cover Story

    September 10, 2010 5:24 PM EDT The massively condensed career bio for the Zac Brown Band goes something like this: Talented Georgia musician with instinctive head for business and mad kitchen skills ditches college, makes music, opens a restaurant, works with a wide range of musicians before settling on an alchemic lineup,…

  12. !!!, "Strange Weather, Isn't it?"

    September 03, 2010 5:12 PM EDT !!! (pronounced chk-chk-chk) makes music for the body. The California dance-punk outfit's slick basslines, pounding polyrhythms and uncomplicated lyrics make it easy to shut off your brain and lose yourself in the grooves. Its 2007 album, "Myth Takes," included some memorable…

  13. Pixies Calls Off Israel Concert After Gaza Raid

    June 07, 2010 8:17 AM EDT Pixies has canceled a concert in Tel Aviv in the wake of Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla. The group's Tel Aviv promoter, Shuki Weiss, relayed a statement from the band announcing the cancellation "with great regret." The band did not specify why it was…

  14. Jet, "Shaka Rock"

    August 25, 2009 1:50 PM EDT From the opening sirens and rumbling drums of the first track, "K.I.A. (Killed in Action)," Jet 's third full-length album, "Shaka Rock," is a guitar-rock scorcher. The set finds the band continuing to riff on the blissful messiness of classic rock while packing each…

  15. Jet, "She's A Genius"

    July 24, 2009 5:02 PM EDT With its third studio album, "Shaka Rock," Melbourne rockers Jet return with the same swagger that put the band on the map in 2003. The album's lead single "She's a Genius" -- which went to radio June 22 at Active, Heritage and Mainstream Rock -- is reminiscent…

  16. Jet Prepares To "Shaka Rock" With New Album

    June 23, 2009 1:39 PM EDT "She's A Genius" - JET Listen to our exclusive stream of the new Jet single "She's A Genius." As Australian rockers Jet prepare to unleash their third album, “Shaka Rock,” drummer Chris Cester sat down to discuss some of the disc’s standout tracks. Cester shed…

  17. Detroit's Movement 2009 Festival Lineup Expands

    March 25, 2009 8:28 AM EDT Glitch Mob, Anthony Rother, Benga and Marc "MK" Kinchen are among the more than two dozen more performers named for Movement 2009, the annual electronic music festival that takes place each Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The four acts join a roster of 60 DJs and live acts that…

  18. Coldplay, Kings Of Leon To Play Aussie Bushfire Benefit

    February 24, 2009 10:20 AM EST Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Jack Johnson and a reunited Midnight Oil lead the star-studded line-up for Australia's March 14 bushfire and flood benefit concerts, to be held simultaneously in Sydney and Melbourne under the Sound Relief tag-line. The Sydney Cricket Ground and its giant…

  19. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 2:40 PM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime collaborator Brad Wood, the set features guest turns by Missy Higgins, Cary Brothers, the Grates' Patience Hodgson and Nic Johns, among…

  20. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime…

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