1. Episode Feat. Stefan Weiner Song Premiere: Listen To 'Hold On'

    June 23, 2014 2:16 PM EDT Episode, an alt-pop group based in New York, has crafted one of the most beguiling bangers of the year with "Hold On," featuring vocalist Stefan Weiner. Check out the euphoric track, which precedes the unsigned group's debut EP, exclusively on Billboard.com: Episode first…

  2. Pharrell Williams' 'G I R L' in Paris Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women

    June 13, 2014 9:13 PM EDT Pharrell Williams is putting on a show -- an art show in Paris, that is. Following the March release of his album, "G I R L", the singer continues to celebrate women with his new art exhibit of the same name at Galerie Perrotin in Paris. The display features 48 pieces handpicked or…

  3. Grammy Winning Eminem Engineer Steve King Dies at 56

    June 04, 2014 9:35 PM EDT Eminem is among the many in the music and recording worlds mourning the death of Steve King, the engineer who won a Grammy in 2003 for "The Eminem Show" and also mixed the rapper's award-winning "Lose Yourself" from the "8 Mile" film soundtrack. King's…

  4. Why Kat Dahlia's Vocal-Cord Problems Won't Kill Her Career: the R&B Newcomer Battles Back

    March 17, 2014 12:27 PM EDT Fresh off a photo shoot, Kat Dahlia is being rushed through the streets of Manhattan in a black car. It's early March, two weeks after she released her contagiously funky new single "Crazy" and three months away from the arrival of her debut album, “My Garden,” a pivotal time…

  5. Astrella, Donovan's Daughter, Talks Bringing Luxury Music Tees To Bloomingdale's

    March 14, 2014 4:10 PM EDT Astrella, the fashion designer and daughter of psych-pop legend Donovan, will be bringing her line of luxury music t-shirts to Bloomingdale's next month, with the tees featuring classic album covers and coming equipped with a scannable barcode that allows the buyer to download the…

  6. Adam Levine and Blake Shelton Squabble Off-Camera While Shooting 'The Voice': Watch

    March 06, 2014 2:50 AM EST The latest episode of "The Voice" may have solidified Blake Shelton's spot in last place when recruiting team members during the blind auditions, but off-camera, he celebrated his victories plenty in front of the other coaches. "Do y'all have that board you can bring…

  7. Cher Lloyd Gets Married: 'I'm So Happy!!!'

    November 21, 2013 11:21 AM EST Cher Lloyd no longer has any need to "Want U Back," as the 20-year-old pop starlet is now a married woman. Lloyd and her fiancee, hairdresser Craig Monk, tied the knot during a secret ceremony on Monday (Nov. 18), after the couple became engaged last January. "Thank you for all…

  8. Pop Art: 13 Awesome Artist-Musician Collaborations

    November 11, 2013 5:35 PM EST Over the past few months, the realms of music and high art have collided in far-out, headline-grabbing ways. On Sunday night (Nov. 10), Lady Gaga hosted her artRave record-release party in New York and unveiled a lifelike sculpture by renowned modern artist Jeff Koons, a piece similar to…

  9. Sky Ferreira Cancels Remaining Dates with Vampire Weekend, Citing Vocal Injury

    October 05, 2013 6:11 PM EDT Just weeks after being arrested for drug possession in New York on Sept. 14, Sky Ferreira has cancelled her remaining U.S. tour dates with Vampire Weekend due to a "vocal injury." Ferreira posted the news on her Twitter yesterday evening (Oct. 4), linking to a press release . …

  10. Chart Highlights: Enrique Iglesias' 'Loco' Launches At No. 1 On Latin Airplay

    September 02, 2013 1:05 PM EDT Plus, Kylie Minogue scores her seventh consecutive No. 1 on Dance/Club Play Songs, Eminem bows with 'Berzerk' and Paul McCartney debuts on Adult Contemporary Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  11. U.K. Jewish Museum Explores the Intimate Side of Amy Winehouse

    July 03, 2013 12:18 AM EDT Amy Winehouse seemed to live in public, but her fans never knew the private person. An exhibition at London's Jewish Museum aims to reveal an intimate side to a troubled star who was also, in the words of her older brother Alex, "simply a little Jewish kid from North London with a…

  12. Michelle Shocked's Tour Vanishes Following Anti-Gay Comments

    March 19, 2013 7:40 PM EDT UPDATE: Audio of Shocked's entire "rant" has leaked. Listen here . Michelle Shocked has gone silent after a homophobic rant at a San Francisco concert Sunday night that has left her without a U.S. tour. Ten out of eleven of her upcoming concert dates have been…

  13. Frank Ocean: 'Grammy Weekend Makes Me Nervous as F---'

    February 09, 2013 4:30 PM EST The Best New Artist contender performed an abbreviated set at the Levi’s 501 140 Year Anniversary party on Friday night. Frank Ocean performed an abbreviated set Friday night at Levi’s 501 140 Year Anniversary Pre-Grammy Party at the Ace Museum in Los Angeles. Ocean, who is nominated for…

  14. Lotus' 'Build' LP The First of Three New Albums

    February 08, 2013 11:40 AM EST A hip-hop-flavored collection will follow the February album later this year. Lotus' upcoming "Build" is just the tip of the iceberg as far as new music coming from the electronic-oriented jam band. Keyboardist-guitarist Luke Miller tells Billboard that thanks to a relatively…

  15. Wanz Q&A: Meet the 'F-ing Awesome' Singer in 'Thrift Shop'

    January 31, 2013 8:00 PM EST The 51-year-old software test engineer talks about scoring the hook on Macklemore's No. 1 hit. What's next? An upcoming EP of his own It took only 45 minutes to change Michael Wansley's life. The Seattle-based singer, known by his stage name Wanz, has found himself at the…

  16. Cannibal Ox Returns: Inside The 'Cold Vein' Follow-Up

    November 29, 2012 1:40 PM EST Acclaimed rap duo reconnects 11 years after their debut album. In 2001, Cannibal Ox -- the Harlem hip-hop duo of Vast Aire and Vordul Mega -- released "The Cold Vein," a sinewy space odyssey of a rap LP that was hailed by underground fans and critics alike for its gritty depiction…

  17. Music's 15 Worst TV Cameos Ever

    October 03, 2012 6:55 PM EDT With Adam Levine joining "American Horror Story," Miley Cyrus appearing on "Two and a Half Men," and Justin Bieber swinging by for a cameo on "The Simpsons," this fall TV season is going to be overwhelmed with musicians. Even Adam Lambert is returning to…

  18. Frank Ocean, 'Channel Orange': Track-By-Track Review

    July 10, 2012 2:35 PM EDT There is a difference between Frank Ocean and the rest of his R&B contemporaries. No, it has nothing to do with his admittedly introverted demeanor, or his Odd Future affiliation, or penchant for playing "Guitar Hero" in time with a legendary Eagles guitar solo. It especially…

  19. Tim McGraw Previews Four New Songs

    June 25, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Tim McGraw recently made news with his signing with Scott Borchetta's Big Machine Records. On Friday afternoon, he took time to share with a few industry insiders some of the new music that he has been working on for his debut for the label. The four cuts that he showcased included a few…

  20. Hot Chip Video Track-By-Track: 'In Our Heads'

    June 07, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Live strings, time spent in a proper studio rather than the band's usual reliance on home recording, baby sounds and even Buddhist monks are just a few of the elements that flavor Hot Chip's brand new fifth studio album, "In Our Heads." Watch above as the British…

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