1. Linkin Park and Kiiara Get 'Heavy' Electronic Remix From Nicky Romero: Listen

    April 21, 2017 11:24 AM EDT One of the things I always liked about Linkin Park as a kid was the band's hybrid nature. It was always mixing electronic elements and hip-hop into it's musical metal, which in the early 2000s was a really fresh concept. As the band's career continues into its 17 th year, that…

  2. Watch Nicky Romero Talk Ultra Music Festival & His Favorite New Acts at Miami Music Week

    March 28, 2017 5:46 PM EDT Who does Nicky Romero get excited about seeing? Well, he's a big fan of Flume , turns out he likes what Marshmello 's doing, and he's got his eye on the vibes Kygo made popular. He also takes a lot of inspiration from the electronic explosion in Asia right now, and his…

  3. Coachella Day Club Palm Springs Parties Return in 2017 with OWSLA, Mad Decent, and More

    March 15, 2017 2:56 PM EDT So, you're super-excited about going to Coachella. If you're anything like me, you're very late to the party, and you are heading out to Indio Valley for the first time. You're so excited, you think you're all prepared, and then you find out there are day parties off…

  4. Catch a Tan Listening to Nicky Romero's Protocol Miami 2017 Compilation: Exclusive

    March 09, 2017 1:00 PM EST Grab the sunscreen, slather it all over your body, and throw your shades over your eye holes. You're gonna feel the blazing, blinding Miami sun as soon as you press play on Nicky Romero 's Protocol Miami Mix for 2017. It opens with a unreleased bit of synth deliciousness of…

  5. Avicii's 10 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    December 27, 2016 7:48 PM EST Avicii may have retired from touring, he may have just announced a break with his long-time manager who helped make him a superstar and he may be one of the most media-shy DJs on the planet Earth, but the 27-year-old Swede is and will always be one of the most recognizable and omnipotent…

  6. Listen to Nicky Romero's Pulsating New Track 'Crossroads,' Featuring Navarra

    October 14, 2016 6:13 PM EDT On Friday (Oct.14), Nicky Romero dropped a new track called "Crossroads," which features fellow Dutch artists Navarra. The inclusion of the emerging duo on the track "will be sure to mark a new chapter" in their careers, according to the press release.  The colorful track…

  7. 5 Top Nicky Romero Songs You Didn't Know He Produced

    September 08, 2016 11:39 AM EDT His breakthrough track "Tolouse" gave him much to gain. Nicky Romero is a man of many hats: DJ, producer, label owner, even actor (if you count his cameo in We Are Your Friends), but few people know that the Dutch artist is also an accomplished pop beat-maker. While he may not have…

  8. The 7 Best One Direction Songs Remixed (Updated 2016)

    August 04, 2016 10:08 AM EDT Oh, One Direction . You gave tweenyboppers the ride of their lives from the moment you first emerged on the X-Factor stage to the sad second Zayn made his solo exit. Listen to 8 Best Justin Bieber Remixes Now Niall, Liam, Harry, Louis. You're all who remains, and though you say “hiatus,…

  9. Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 Announces Full Lineup, SLEEP/OVER Pop-Up Campsite

    July 28, 2016 11:17 AM EDT The Amsterdam Dance Event turns 21, this year. It's time for something special, so the world's largest club-based festival just announced a whopping 76 additional artists representing every corner of the groovin' world. Alesso , Crystal Castles , Hot Since 82, Nicki Romero, The…

  10. Nicky Romero Seizes 'The Moment' On New Track

    June 24, 2016 10:24 AM EDT In December,  Nicky Romero   spoke with Billboard  about his plans for the coming year. "I’m trying to find a gap in the market, just like everyone else," he explained. "In my case, it's a little more groovy stuff that's still melodic, and stuff like  Kygo  – it&…

  11. Spring Awakening Festival Reveals Full Lineup: The Chainsmokers, deadmau5, Steve Aoki & More

    April 28, 2016 2:59 PM EDT Spring Awakening Music Festival has announced its full 2016 lineup, and it's packed with artists such as  The Chainsmokers , deadmau5 , Steve Aoki , Kaskade , Jamie xx  and Dillon Francis among others. The Chicago festival will take place from June 10-12 at a new location at Addams…

  12. Dance Artists React to Avicii's Retirement: Chainsmokers, deadmau5 & More

    March 29, 2016 3:49 PM EDT The announcement of Avicii 's retirement from live music, which he disclosed in a lengthy note to fans,  rocked the dance music world this morning ( M arch 29 ) . Avicii Retires From Live Performance In Emotional Letter To Fans The news came after years spent struggling with health…

  13. 11 DJ Twitter Beefs That Rocked Dance Music

    March 23, 2016 1:27 PM EDT Guess how many involve deadmau5? In the dance music world, nothing beats a good drop, but a good diss comes pretty damn close. When DJs fight, it brings the rest of the rave world together. No matter if we camp out at main stage or wouldn't be caught dead in kandi, a good Twitter beef…

  14. The Guest List Presents Nicky Romero's Playlist: David Guetta, Robin Schulz, Nile Rodgers & More

    February 26, 2016 1:16 PM EST Billboard Dance has selected Amsterdam’s Nicky Romero to curate The Guest List this week. Nicky Romero & Nile Rodgers Join Forces on 'Future Funk' Collab: Exclusive Premiere Amid his rigorous touring schedule and label duties at Protocol Recordings, the Dutch artist has had the…

  15. Nicky Romero's Personal Journey With Anxiety: 'I Wanted to Quit Music'

    December 11, 2015 12:00 PM EST Nick Rotteveel, the cosmopolitan DJ and Protocol Recordings founder commonly referred to as Nicky Romero, has cultivated a loyal worldwide following for his music. Ever since his breakout single "Toulouse" in 2011, he, along with his arsenal of progressive records, has become a…

  16. Nicky Romero Opens Up About Anxiety Issues

    November 16, 2015 4:27 PM EST It's been five months since Nicky Romero has released new music, and while his imprint, Protocol Recordings, continues to release singles and remix packages at a steady pace, several fans have brought up Romero’s production absence. Nicky Romero Accuses Hardwell of Stealing His Visuals…

  17. Nicky Romero Accuses Hardwell of Stealing His Visuals on Twitter

    November 05, 2015 8:53 PM EST A-List DJs Nicky Romero and Hardwell got into a spat on Twitter earlier today -- and it wasn't even about music. Nicky Romero Premieres Soaring New Single 'Lighthouse': Exclusive After Hardwell posted a picture of himself performing in front of an 8-bit self portrait, Romero…

  18. TomorrowWorld 2014 Day 1 Highlights: Zedd, Kygo, Jody Wisternoff & More

    September 27, 2014 4:17 PM EDT Dance fans from across the globe congregated at TomorrowWorld, which kicked off its second edition Friday (Sept. 26) with a stacked artist lineup on seven compelling stages. Billboard takes you down to Georgia to recap all the action and best behind-the-scenes moments from Day 1 in the…

  19. Diplo’s 'White Dude' Dances To No. 2 Debut

    August 08, 2014 7:30 AM EDT Diplo draws a No. 2 debut on Dance/Electronic Albums with Random White Dude Be Everywhere , selling 2,000 units in the week ending Aug. 3 according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, named after a comment posted on YouTube for one of his videos, contains a mix of new and previously released…

  20. Mr. Probz, Paolo Nutini Rule U.K. Sales Charts

    April 28, 2014 7:07 AM EDT Dutch hip-hop star Mr. Probz debuted atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 27), as “Waves” (Left Lane Recordings) sold nearly 127,000 units. Paolo Nutini started a second week at No. 1 on the artist album chart with “Caustic Love” (Atlantic/Warner Music). Mr. Probz becomes the latest…

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