1. Lo-Fang, Lorde's Upcoming Tour Opener, Describes Wild Ride Toward First Album

    December 20, 2013 12:34 PM EST "Blue Film," the Maryland singer-songwriter's 4AD debut, is out in late February. There was a special guest at Lo-Fang's Dec. 9 show at the Echo in Los Angeles, a certain New Zealand teenager watching as the soulful electronic artist unpacked the songs from his upcoming…

  2. The Ataris Announce 'So Long Astoria' 10-Year Anniversary Tour; Share Exclusive Promo Video

    December 17, 2013 4:06 PM EST Frontman Kristopher Roe also gives updates on the Ataris' upcoming album and announces vinyl reissues For the first time in a decade, the Ataris will tour with the lineup that brought them mainstream notoriety, playing their breakthrough album "So Long Astoria" in its entirety.…

  3. Lorde Announces North American Tour Dates

    December 16, 2013 1:03 PM EST Fresh off of a nine-week run atop the Hot 100 chart and four Grammy nominations, Lorde will set forth on a North American headlining tour beginning in March 2014. The 16-date run will include back-to-back shows at New York's Roseland Ballroom (which Lady Gaga is closing out in April) and…

  4. Bruno Mars: Billboard Artist of the Year Cover Story

    December 13, 2013 8:02 AM EST Jukebox Hero: How did Bruno Mars become Billboard’s Artist of the Year? He grabbed hold of the album and single charts and never let go It's a few days before the Grammy Award nominations are announced, and Bruno Mars is shaking off predictions with an easy laugh.…

  5. Christina Perri Announces 'Head or Heart' Album, Spring Tour Dates

    December 09, 2013 3:10 PM EST Christina Perri's sophomore album was given a first single, the vulnerable ballad "Human," a few weeks ago -- and now the full-length has a title, release date, and concurrent tour. "Head or Heart" will be released on Mar. 11, 2014 through Atlantic, and Perri will…

  6. Grammys 2014: R&B and Rap Nominations Feature Genre Mainstays and Left-Field Surprises

    December 07, 2013 11:22 AM EST An overview of the Grammy nominees in R&B and rap reveals several left-field surprises and snubs alongside such genre mainstays as Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Fantasia, Anthony Hamilton and John Legend, plus Jay Z (who leads all nominees with nine nods), Drake, Kanye West and Eminem. One of…

  7. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  8. Lady Gaga Unveils ARTPOP Ball North American Tour

    December 03, 2013 9:49 AM EST Lady Gaga will bring "ARTPOP" to the masses next year with the artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour, which will lift its paws up on May 4, 2014 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The North American leg of the arena trek is currently 25 dates long and will run through July 21. The first wave of…

  9. One Direction Announces North American Stadium Tour Dates

    November 26, 2013 11:07 AM EST 'Where We Are' run heads to the U.S. next August. One Direction shared the first tour dates of their 2014 Where We Are stadium tour way back in May , when the boy band plotted some shows in South America and in the U.K. On Tuesday (Nov. 26), the 1D boys finally announced the North…

  10. Bruce Springsteen to Release 'High Hopes' Studio Album in January

    November 25, 2013 8:17 AM EST Columbia Records announced Monday that Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album, "High Hopes," will be released on Jan. 14, 2014. The record is an eclectic combination of cover songs, new songs, and songs previously performed by Springsteen in some format. The album was…

  11. The American Music Awards 2013: 14 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    November 25, 2013 2:32 AM EST In between Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and One Direction racking in their American Music Awards, we were entertained by captivating performances at this year’s show – Katy Perry in a geisha outfit, Lady Gaga and R. Kelly in the Oval Office, and Miley Cyrus and her lip synching kitten.…

  12. Never Shout Never, 'The XMas EP': Exclusive Premiere

    November 22, 2013 2:55 PM EST Listen to the four-song holiday release in full. Never Shout Never, the long-running indie rock project of singer-songwriter Christofer Drew, will return next week with "The Xmas EP," a four-song holiday collection that will be supported with the XMas Tour next month. "The XMas…

  13. ‘Flume’ Wins Australia’s J Award

    November 22, 2013 5:37 AM EST Flume’s irresistible rise to the top is near complete with the electronic music producer today winning the J Award for his debut self-titled album. “Flume” beat out recordings from the likes of the Drones, RUFUS, Cloud Control, Jagwar Ma and Big Scary for the annual honor, awarded by the…

  14. Ellie Goulding Sets Spring 2014 Tour Dates

    November 18, 2013 10:49 AM EST Ellie Goulding will headline a string of dates this spring after supporting Bruno Mars on his Moonshine Jungle tour earlier this year. The pop singer-songwriter will kick off the affair on Mar. 12 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York. After releasing her sophomore album "…

  15. Arcade Fire Announce 'Reflektor' Arena Tour

    November 14, 2013 5:32 PM EST After playing a handful of undersell gigs as the Reflektors, indie rock heroes Arcade Fire will now bring their new album to the masses. Today, they announced a 28-date North American tour beginning March 6 in Louisville. KY. Related Articles Arcade Fire, 'Reflektor': Track-By…

  16. Miley Cyrus To Bring Icona Pop, Sky Ferreira on 'Bangerz' Tour

    November 12, 2013 5:00 PM EST Miley Cyrus' North American tour in support of "Bangerz" is still over three months away, but the 20-year-old pop superstar has already announced its support acts. Icona Pop and Sky Ferreira will round out the ladies-only trek, which kicks off on Feb. 14, 2014 in Vancouver.…

  17. Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance at Odd Future Carnival: Watch

    November 10, 2013 5:17 PM EST Odd Future’s legion of fans showed up to the Los Angeles Coliseum in full force for the second annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival held yesterday, Nov. 9. Complete with an OF-branded ferris wheel towering over a handful of other carnival rides, a skatepark hidden under an overpass, and a…

  18. Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Tour To Resume

    November 06, 2013 2:05 PM EST Kanye West fans rejoice. The artist will resume his 'Yeezus' tour on November 16. Kanye West postponed the rest of the tour after a 60-foot LED screen used during his shows was damaged in a truck accident that occurred on Wednesday (Oct. 30). He has rescheduled the dates for…

  19. Miley Cyrus Announces 'Bangerz' Tour Dates

    November 06, 2013 11:01 AM EST It's a Party in the U.S.A. (and Canada) as Miley Cyrus will bring "Bangerz" across North America early next year with a 38-date arena trek, kicking off in Vancouver on Valentine's Day. The 20-year-old pop phenom announced the tour during a surprise appearance on a…

  20. CODE Picks of the Week: Tiësto and Michael Brun, Bastille & MNEK, more

    November 01, 2013 5:26 PM EDT Tiësto: “Take Me” featuring Kyler England (Michael Brun remix) [Musical Freedom] Tiesto's radio-hit-that-could-have-been (and might still be?) gets a lush, clubby remix from Haitian DJ/producer Michael Brun. Bastille: “Of The Night” (MNEK remix) [Virgin] No ‘90s cheese here. MNEK drops…

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