1. Carla Morrison Sets Dates for Amor Supremo Tour: Exclusive

    June 20, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Mexican singer-songwriter Carla Morrison is hitting the road this fall for her highly anticipated Amor Supremo Tour in the U.S. The Latin Grammy winner is set to kick off her trek on Sept. 16 in San Diego. She will then take her showcase to three other major cities -- Los Angeles, San…

  2. Billboard Cover: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Are Determined to Speak Out on Race and Stop Being 'Silent Out of Fear'

    March 03, 2016 9:00 AM EST Macklemore, the 32-year-old born Ben Haggerty, is like a black comedian’s caricature of a white rapper: He looks like a real-life Bart Simpson. He graduated from Evergreen State College. And -- here’s the punchline -- he’s insecure about his white privilege. THIS COVER STORY FIRST APPEARED IN…

  3. Macklemore & Ryan Deliver 'Kevin' Video Feat. Leon Bridges

    February 25, 2016 3:56 PM EST With less than 24 hours until the release of  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ' sophomore effort  The Unruly Mess I've Made , the Seattle-bred duo roll out the video for "Kevin,"  featuring soul singer Leon Bridges . The black-and-white visual, directed by Jason Koenig and…

  4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Reveal Guest-Filled Album Tracklist, Share New Song 'Spoons'

    February 15, 2016 3:18 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis gifted fans with a new song about love and spooning on Valentine’s Day, and have shared the guest-filled tracklist of their new album, This Unruly Mess I've Made . Macklemore Explains Iggy Azalea & Miley Cyrus References on 'White Privilege II' …

  5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'White Privilege II' Flies to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    January 22, 2016 1:45 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ’ new song, “White Privilege II,” zoomed to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart today (Jan. 22), soon after its release earlier this morning. The new track is expected to be on the duo’s second studio album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made ,…

  6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Kick Off Intimate Tour in Phoenix: Live Review

    January 10, 2016 3:14 PM EST It’s been three long years since Macklemore & Ryan Lewis  released their Grammy-winning debut album The Heist , and another two since they've toured. But the day finally came when the duo announced an intimate U.S. tour for early 2016 after the release of their latest single …

  7. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Leon Bridges Perform 'Kevin' at the 2015 American Music Awards

    November 22, 2015 10:46 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have a new album on the way. We’ve already heard “Downtown”; at the American Music Awards, the Seattle duo unveiled another new song called “Kevin.” Following an introduction from Ridiculous 6 stars Taylor Lautner and Terry Crews, the song performance opened with…

  8. Adele, Elvis Presley Rule Australia's Charts

    November 08, 2015 11:16 PM EST Adele’s "Hello" (Remote Control/Inertia) has locked-up a second week at the summit of Australia’s singles chart.  The British singer’s comeback single again outmuscles Justin Bieber’s "Sorry" (Def Jam/Universal), which spends a second week in the runner-up position on the…

  9. Adele, 5 Seconds of Summer Rule Australia's Charts

    November 01, 2015 11:14 PM EST Adele and 5 Seconds of Summer are the champions of the charts Down Under. Adele’s comeback single “Hello” (Remote Control/Inertia) has consigned Justin Bieber’s latest track "Sorry" (Def Jam/Universal Music Australia) to the runners-up slot on the latest Australian singles chart. …

  10. Macklemore Shares Cute Photo of Himself Napping With Baby Daughter

    October 03, 2015 3:23 PM EDT Macklemore has shared an adorable photo of himself enjoying some downtime with his new baby daughter. Watch Macklemore Announce First Child in Emotional Video The 32-year-old “Downtown” singer and his baby girl, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, are seen peacefully napping side by side in the cute…

  11. Macklemore's 'Complex' Cover Story: 5 Things We Learned

    July 28, 2015 3:13 PM EDT Courtesy Photo Macklemore , who's been fairly quiet since finishing promotion and tours for his 2012 smash album The Heist , broke his silence in a new cover story for the August/September 2015 issue of  Complex . In the story, he discusses his growing family, his next album and the…

  12. New Year's Eve 2014: A Musical Guide

    December 30, 2014 7:31 PM EST Nevermind that snow may hit Las Vegas on New Year's Eve -- the desert destination may have quietly usurped New York City as the country's most banging music hotspot to ring in 2015. This year, everyone from Jennifer Lopez , Lady Gaga (with Tony Bennett ) and Britney…

  13. Watch Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Announce New Year's Eve Vegas Show With Amusing Video

    December 02, 2014 2:43 PM EST If Macklemore ever gets bored with rap, he has a future in club inspection. He's performing with his partner-in-crime Ryan Lewis on New Year's Eve at 1OAK in Las Vegas. To promote the event, the duo made an amusing video in which they "come to Las Vegas early and make…

  14. Exclusive: The Flavr Blue Premiere 'Hearts Racing' Video

    November 13, 2014 1:57 PM EST The Flavr Blue -- a Seattle-based electronic trio composed of members Hollis Wong-Wear, Lace Cadence, and Parker Joe -- have raised their profile immensely since their debut album Pisces , self-released in 2012, thanks in part to front woman Hollis' pals Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.…

  15. Watch Macklemore & Fences' Chris Mansfield Discuss Collabs, 'Organic' Process Behind 'Arrows'

    September 22, 2014 2:00 AM EDT For Macklemore , a solid collab is greater than the sum of its parts.  The rapper (otherwise known as Ben Haggerty) scored the biggest-selling download of 2013 with the unstoppable hit “Thrift Shop," thanks to a team-up with his regular music-making partner Ryan Lewis and Wanz ( aka…

  16. Inside Pentatonix, 'Pitch Perfect' and the Pop-Culture Phenomenon of A Cappella Music

    September 15, 2014 4:19 PM EDT The band Pentatonix, already swimming in brand alignments and video views, is having a moment as instrumentless interest keeps swelling. Alongside needle-moving, genre-defying priority releases on the RCA Records slate -- Sia 's 1000 Forms of Fear and "Weird Al" Yankovic '…

  17. Exclusive: Fences Teams Up with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on New Single 'Arrows'

    July 28, 2014 12:18 PM EDT The song premieres Tuesday, July 29, and could catapult Fences into Hot 100 territory. Fences, a Seattle alt-pop band helmed by Christopher Mansfield , is gearing up to release a new album in October, and Tuesday, July 29, they'll premiere the project's lead single "…

  18. Macklemore, Ryan Lewis Partner With Mothers and Sons on Broadway for 30/30 Project

    June 03, 2014 7:19 PM EDT The Seattle rap duo is heading to Broadway for a fundraiser to aid Construction for Change, an organization that helps build medical centers for victims of HIV. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, whose 30/30 Project raised more than $152,000 on Kickstarter to build healthcare centers worldwide, are…

  19. Macklemore & Who? Fans Can't Recognize Ryan Lewis on 'Fallon'

    June 03, 2014 9:54 AM EDT John Oates, Art Garfunkel and Chad Hugo would understand Pop quiz: What exactly does Ryan Lewis do ? Those who have been paying attention to popular music over the past year and a half should at least have some idea that he's a producer associated with the very, very successful rapper…

  20. Vance Joy, Birds of Tokyo Top APRA Awards Nominations

    May 29, 2014 7:06 AM EDT With four nods each, Vance Joy and Birds of Tokyo lead the nominations for this year’s APRA Music Awards. Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) is up for breakthrough songwriter of the year, and his international hit “Riptide” is in the hunt for most played Australian work, pop work of the year,…

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