1. I Am the Avalanche, 'Wolverines': Album Premiere

    March 11, 2014 12:00 PM EDT New York's I Am the Avalanche rumbles on with a new studio album, "Wolverines," out March 18. Produced by the band’s drummer Brett "The Ratt" Romnes, “Wolverines” is Avalanche’s third set and the most recent since 2011's “Avalanche United.”  Having rocked…

  2. U2 Talks Oscars, New Manager and Where They're Headed: 'We Don't Want to Be a Heritage Act'

    February 14, 2014 1:54 PM EST And the new album "won't be ready till it's ready," Bono says. "We know we have to spend a couple of years taking these songs around the world, so they'd better be good" Just after Finnegan's pub opens at noon on a blustery, rainy, intermittently…

  3. Poll: Who Should Perform at the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show?

    February 03, 2014 2:20 PM EST Vote now! With Bruno Mars' epic Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show now in the books, it's officially time to start speculating about next year's big game, and which artist will be the one to take center field at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona…

  4. Robin Thicke to Open Up on ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ (Exclusive)

    September 25, 2013 7:36 PM EDT The "Blurred Lines" singer will join Oprah Winfrey for a sit-down on Oct. 13. Robin Thicke will sit down with Oprah Winfrey on "Oprah's Next Chapter." The "Blurred Lines" singer, caught in the headline crossfires thanks to his controversial No. 1 single…

  5. Katy Perry's 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    August 09, 2013 5:23 PM EDT Before "Roar" gets added to the pop star's list of hits, take a look back at Katy's most successful singles to date. On Monday (Aug. 12), Katy Perry will return with "Roar," the first single from her highly anticipated third studio album "Prism."…

  6. Avalanches, Eddie Vedder, Neil Finn Contribute To Hunters & Collectors ‘The Crucible’ Tribute

    August 09, 2013 4:30 AM EDT The Avalanches, Eddie Vedder, Neil Finn and Missy Higgins lead an impressive cast of contributors for a new album which pays tribute to the works of veteran Australian pub rock group Hunters & Collectors. The 15-track set “The Crucible” will arrive Down Under on Sept. 27 through…

  7. 2013 Mid-Year Staff Picks: 13 Albums You Might Have Missed

    July 03, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Listen to our favorite less-heralded releases of the year, including albums from MS MR, Big K.R.I.T. and Parquet Courts. The midway point of the 2013 calendar has come and gone, and this week at Billboard.com has been dedicated to taking stock of the past six months in music, be it through…

  8. Robyn Is 'Nowhere Near Finished' Her Next Album

    July 02, 2013 11:05 AM EDT "It's probably going to be a while before you hear anything new from me," pop star admits. Robyn, that critically beloved and perennially forward-thinking Swedish pop artist, bestowed fans with an avalanche of new music in 2010 with her three-part "Body Talk"…

  9. Chart Juice: Robin Thicke Scores Third No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    June 13, 2013 8:49 PM EDT Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” featuring T.I. and Pharrell jumps to No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs this week, dislodging Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us,” featuring Ray Dalton, from the penthouse after a seven week stay. ("Blurred" is up one slot, while "Can&…

  10. Quadron Talks 'Avalanche' Album, Performs 'Hey Love' & 'Favorite Star'

    June 04, 2013 2:50 PM EDT The Danish twosome drop by Billboard Studios to talk about their debut album and perform two of its songs. Copenhagen Denmark duo Quadron released their major label debut album “Avalanche” through Epic Records today (June 4). Lead singer Coco O. and producer Robin Hannibal recorded the…

  11. 12th Planet Talks SMOG, Goldie, and a New Collaboration with Mayhem: Exclusive

    March 25, 2013 4:59 PM EDT Producer and label head tells CODE about his new collaboration with Mayhem and his reaction to Goldie’s SMOG kudos. 12th Planet (John Dadzie) is a man of many talents. He began his electronic music career in the drum and bass world by starting record label Imperial Recordings, and later…

  12. Adele Named AP Entertainer of the Year

    December 20, 2012 10:10 AM EST Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year. In 132 ballots submitted by members and subscribers of the AP, Adele…

  13. The Year In Latin 2012: Romeo Santos, Prince Royce, 3BallMTY Join Don Omar Atop Charts

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST Uptempo hits, collaborations galore and a smattering of high-profile new sounds stand out on the year-end Latin chart recaps. Following 12 months of continuous radio hits, Don Omar -- who has also been a major online presence -- nabbed the No. 1 spot on the Latin Artists recap, which is based…

  14. Saint Etienne On Serving U.S. Fans, Now Without a Label

    October 30, 2012 6:35 PM EDT U.K. indie-pop trio Saint Etienne has gained a cult-like, if increasingly large, following in the United States over the past two decades - enough to lure the band back Stateside for the first time in nearly seven years for a tour in support of its latest album, "Words And Music By Saint…

  15. Juan Luis Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT A slew of Latin artists, from pop star Ricardo Arjona to Brazilian icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and rockers Carla Morrison and Juanes , are nominated for Album of the Year for the 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards, airing live Nov. 15. The avalanche of names…

  16. Chart Highlights: Christina Aguilera's 'Body' Dances Onto Pop Songs

    September 17, 2012 6:05 PM EDT Also: Hunter Hayes scores his first No. 1 on Country Songs and the Lumineers take over atop the Rock and Alternative Songs charts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed…

  17. Rolling Stones Announce 'Crossfire Hurricane' Film

    August 30, 2012 11:55 AM EDT The Rolling Stones are releasing a documentary that traces their band's colorful 50-year journey. The film, titled "Crossfire Hurricane," is due for release in some British cinemas in October and will premiere on HBO on Nov. 15. "Crossfire Hurricane," taken from the…

  18. Slaughterhouse & TobyMac Albums Vying for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    August 29, 2012 6:56 PM EDT In a quiet week for new album releases, two are aiming for the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. Hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse and Christian artist TobyMac could each claim the No. 1 slot with their respective new albums, so say industry sources. The new Billboard 200 chart's…

  19. Crystal Castles Return With New Track, 'Plague': Listen

    July 25, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Crystal Castles , the avant-pop electronic duo consisting of Alice Glass and Ethan Kath, released a woozy, nearly five-minute-long new raver, "Plague," on Wednesday (July 25). The haunting new track may or may not preview the group's forthcoming third album, which the band…

  20. Bon Iver Not Performing at Grammys: 'I Don't Think They Wanted Us To Play'

    February 03, 2012 1:10 PM EST Justin Vernon Talks Grammys Non-Performance, Bushmills Campaign, Avalanches Feud Bon Iver may be up for four Grammys, and frontman Justin Vernon may even appear (digitally, anyway) in a striking new commercial for this year's ceremony -- but you won't see the indie-folk band…

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