1. Steve Aoki Discusses 'Neon Future' Album & Moving To Las Vegas: Watch The Ultra Interview

    March 29, 2014 1:13 PM EDT Steve Aoki is one of the many electro-dance stars invading Miami this weekend for the 2014 Ultra Music Festival, but the veteran producer and founder of Dim Mak Records is preparing an ambitious double-album that will set him apart from his peers. Watch Aoki discuss the project, along with…

  2. Ultra Music Fest 2014's Friday Highlights: Tiësto & Icona Pop Duet, Waka Flocka Flame Crashes Carnage’s Party

    March 29, 2014 9:35 AM EDT Watch clips of Eric Prydz, Crizzly and more perform at day one this year's dance fest. From radio mainstays to rappers to bass bumpers, Ultra Music Festival was an all-encompassing event when it kicked off on Friday (March 28) in Miami’s Bayfront Park, with an array of genres within…

  3. Bleachers' 'I Wanna Get Better' Video: Lena Dunham Directs Jack Antonoff's Solo Debut

    March 27, 2014 1:49 PM EDT "I Wanna Get Better," the debut single from Jack Antonoff's new project Bleachers, finds the fun. guitarist demanding self-improvement, spitting out the four-word title of the track with increasing passion. Fittingly, the music video for the single, which was directed by…

  4. Shakira's a Runaway Bride in 'Empire' Video: Watch

    March 25, 2014 12:57 PM EDT To help ring in the release of her new album "Shakira" on Tuesday (Mar. 25), Shakira unveiled the official music video to second single "Empire," which finds the Colombian superstar ditching the altar to prance around in a meadow and burn bright -- as in, she's…

  5. Christian Rap Gains Traction, Chart Cred

    March 25, 2014 9:16 AM EDT Savvy marketing and a wholesome image are turning religious rappers into mainstream players "Hip-hop is an expression of what is dearest to you," says Christian rapper KB. "It's coming from who I love. And who I love is Jesus." The religious artist's passion was…

  6. Black Keys Announce New Album 'Turn Blue' Via Mike Tyson's Twitter

    March 21, 2014 6:56 PM EDT The new album drops May 13 with a new single coming Monday Today the Black Keys introduced the music industry to a fresh new viral marketing concept -- announcing a new album via the Twitter account of a retired boxer. The news came from an oddball video Mike Tyson tweeted out, which ended…

  7. 10 Viral Video Hits That Charted On The Hot 100

    March 21, 2014 12:18 PM EDT From "Friday" to "Harlem Shake" to two new smashes, here are 10 songs that crashed the Hot 100 thanks to highly clickable viral clips. This week's Hot 100 chart includes the unlikely Top 10 debut of Soko's "We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow," a song that…

  8. Record Store Day Unveils 2014 Releases: David Bowie, Jay Z, Coldplay, Haim + More

    March 20, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Record Store Day has just announced a complete list of its 2014 exclusive releases (below) for its seventh annual celebration on April 19. The list of exclusive vinyl, which includes everything from a 7" David Bowie picture disc, a 12" of Sam Cooke's "Ain't That Good…

  9. Tove Lo Debuts Talks 'Truth Serum' EP, Working With Adam Lambert

    March 19, 2014 3:02 PM EDT  "When you live in a safe environment like I grew up in, you need the adrenaline to come from somewhere," says the Swedish pop artist. Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo first made a major Stateside impression last April with the self-release of her single "Habits," an…

  10. 'First Kiss' Video Sends Soko to No. 1 Debut On Streaming Songs, Top 10 Start On Hot 100  

    March 19, 2014 2:39 PM EDT The rising singer/songwriter blasts in with 'We Might Be Dead by Tomorrow' thanks to its inclusion in clothier Wren's 'First Kiss' ad campaign "We Might Be Dead by Tomorrow," a single by atmospheric alt singer/songwriter Soko, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard…

  11. Miley Cyrus Not on Bus Gutted By Fire

    March 18, 2014 11:40 AM EDT Update: Source says the bus was carrying members of Cyrus' family and not part of the singer's "Bangerz" tour A tour bus carrying members of Miley Cyrus' family was charred in a dramatic fire overnight on the road, but don't worry -- everyone escaped unharmed.…

  12. HIM, Anathema Rock New York's Irving Plaza

    March 17, 2014 12:37 PM EDT At five minutes to show time Saturday (March 14) and well ahead of headliner HIM, New York's Irving Plaza was already packed to capacity for opener Anathema, the U.K. band returning for the first time since its triumphant NYC show last September at the Gramercy Theater . However,…

  13. Lawsuit Filed Over Miley Cyrus Tour's Tongue Slide

    March 15, 2014 5:47 PM EDT Man claims he was injured while constructing the giant prop Miley Cyrus' stage setups have been the talk of the town since last year, but a crew member on her latest "Bangerz" tour is apparently having none of it. According to TMZ ( via Rolling Stone ), Charles Sarris, who was…

  14. Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips Recording Together

    March 15, 2014 4:52 PM EDT Miley Cyrus is currently working on music with a new collaborator; this time, she's venturing into the world of indie rock. The pop singer is recording music with the Flaming Lips, according to an Instagram from band frontman Wayne Coyne. As one might expect, the picture includes Cyrus…

  15. Hunter Hayes to Attempt to Break Record for Concerts Played in 24 Hours

    March 15, 2014 2:00 PM EDT Hunter Hayes is out to break the record of live concert endurance. In the name of fighting child hunger, he'll attempt to break the Guinness World Record of concerts played in a 24-hour period this May. More Hunter Hayes: Hunter Hayes Partners With ConAgra Foods, P&G to Fight Child…

  16. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute to the late Lou Reed has been glaring, and…

  17. SXSW Swag Blamed for Activating Airport Alarms

    March 12, 2014 11:06 PM EDT Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival set off airport security alarms Wednesday, leaving passengers complaining of long delays as they tried to head home. Jason Zielinski, an Austin-Bergstrom International Airport spokesman, said that a particular type of ink on some item…

  18. One Direction, Ariana Grande & More 'Talk Dirty' To Jason Derulo Hit: Watch

    March 12, 2014 5:58 PM EDT Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" single has gotten a whole mess of celebrities dancing on its way to selling 2 million downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Derulo has been teasing a "Celebrities Talkin' Dity" lip-synch extravaganza for over a month, and on…

  19. Lorde Scores Limited-Edition MAC Makeup Line

    March 10, 2014 6:11 PM EDT There's no denying that we're totally into Lorde's signature beauty look -- her vampy lips in dark shades of deep berry and purple. Now, fans (us, included!) can get in on the action as MAC Cosmetics has announced its collaboration with the "Royals" songstress for a…

  20. Parahoy! Day 3: Paramore Break Out the Deep Cuts

    March 10, 2014 10:58 AM EDT Paramore's final performance onboard the cruise brought out tracks that haven't been played live since the band's earliest days. By day three of the Parahoy! Cruise, the guests had gotten their sea legs. The morning opened with the Norwegian Pearl docking at the Bahamas&…

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