1. Producer MeLo-X Gives Inside Look at Beyonce & Jay Z's On the Run Tour

    September 20, 2014 4:20 PM EDT Not many have what it takes to impress Beyonce and Jay Z, except if you're MeLo-X . The Brooklyn-based multimedia artist was called to produce the music featured in the interlude visual sections played throughout Beyoncé and Jay Z’s On the Run tour. Beyonce was drawn to MeLo’s…

  2. 20 Best Dance Music Albums of 2013: CODE Picks

    December 20, 2013 3:40 PM EST Dance music has typically been defined by the single, but in 2013, the electronic dance music album made a comeback with a vengeance. From chart-toppers to critical darlings to fan favorites, the longplayer is alive and well. Here are the 20 Best Albums (and a few outstanding EPs) as…

  3. Mysto & Pizzi: A Billboard Q&A with the Production Duo Making Waves on YouTube

    July 24, 2013 11:50 AM EDT The upstart DJ/producer duo share the secrets to their growing success. Native New Yorkers Mysto & Pizzi are making a name for themselves by sharing their studio secrets and making some key remixes for stars like Justin Timberlake, Tiësto and Kanye West. The prolific pair has produced…

  4. Loud Fashion: A Q&A with Jam Master Jay’s Son and Stylish DJ, TJ Mizel

    July 02, 2013 2:23 PM EDT Growing up in NYC, the birthplace of hip-hop, can be quite inspiring for a young DJ. Take that and couple it with being the son of one of the most influential artists in hip-hop history, Jam Master Jay of Run DMC, and you get a cool and authentic take on music mixing. TJ Mizel of Scratch…

  5. Ciara, 'Ciara': Track-by-Track Review

    July 02, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Confidence is a fatal weapon; the fearlessness it conceives makes one invincible, even to one's worst enemy. Ciara is one who exudes confidence beyond her strut. The singer stepped on to the scene close to 10 years ago with the Petey Pablo-assisted "Goodies" -- a song that…

  6. The Seed: Pusha T, Miguel, Major Lazer and More

    April 15, 2013 1:14 PM EDT Last week was a busy week for hip-hop with releases by Jay-Z, Pusha T, Big Sean and more. Miguel let loose a pair of buzzing tracks, “Right Now” and Kendrick Lamar-assisted “How Many Drinks (Remix),” while The-Dream dropped the title track off of his upcoming “IV Play” album, due May 28.…

  7. Wynter Gordon To Release 'Sanguine' EP in January: Exclusive

    December 10, 2012 11:40 AM EST New release is second part of singer-songwriter's 'Human Condition' EP series. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Wynter Gordon will release the second installment of her four-part "Human Condition" EP series next month, Billboard's The Juice can reveal exclusively. …

  8. Wonder Girls Say English Album to 'Come Out Very Soon!'

    September 12, 2012 2:00 PM EDT To say American fans have been patient for K-Pop queens Wonder Girls ' U.S. debut album would be an understatement. They first hit the scene in 2009 with an English-language version of their Korean mega hit "Nobody." Fast-forward to 2012, the girls still have not released a…

  9. Kinetics & One Love Song Premiere: 'In My Own World' Feat. Yung Joey

    August 27, 2012 12:30 PM EDT After the success of the B.o.B 's "Airplanes," which the duo wrote, Kinetics & One Love will release their digital sophomore album, "You Are Not Alone," tomorrow (August 28) on iTunes. "You Are Not Alone" will feature guest appearances by Wynter Gordon ,…

  10. Candid Covers: Wynter Gordon Sings Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn'

    July 31, 2012 12:00 PM EDT "It's one of those songs that defines my youth," Wynter Gordon said of Natalie Imbruglia "Torn," the song she covered for her Billboard Candid Covers session. The '90s song was a small moment of influence in her childhood that helped to shape the big picture in…

  11. Wynter Gordon Goes D.I.Y. for New EPs: Exclusive Song Premiere 'Stimela'

    June 20, 2012 4:55 PM EDT Wynter Gordon, a singer/songwriter best known for her club hits "Dirty Talk," "Buy My Love" and her vocals on Flo Rida's top 5 2009 single "Sugar," is going the D.I.Y. route. Though still signed to current label Atlantic/Big Beat after the release of her…

  12. Steve Aoki's Debut: 12 Songs, 12 Videos

    January 06, 2012 4:30 PM EST He stage-dives in blow-up rafts, collaborates with everyone from Lil' Jon to Weezer's Rivers Cuomo and has a coif and beard so distinctive that he can be identified by mere outline. But while Steve Aoki is already a favorite of electronic dance music (EDM) fans, 2012 will be the Dim…

  13. Keyshia Cole, Monica, SWV, Ciara & More Female Singers Talk Aaliyah's Influence

    August 24, 2011 9:20 AM EDT Aaliyah's impact transcends further than the hip-hop and R&B realm. From style to the effortless harmony of sensuality and vulnerability, close to ten years from her passing Aaliyah's infuence is still present. In remembrance of Aaliyah, Billboard.com's The Juice we asked…

  14. Four-Play: Young Jeezy, Wynter Gordon, Theophilus London & Odd Future

    June 20, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Young Jeezy takes it to the court, T heophilus London channels Michael Jackson , Wynter Gordon enters galactic and Odd Future bashes Chris Brown . Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Young Jeezy, Wynter Gordon, Theophilus London and Odd Future. Young Jeezy Teases "…

  15. Skylar Grey Parlays Hit-Making for Eminem, Dre Into Solo Career

    March 07, 2011 3:30 PM EST The story reads like a page out of Cinderella 2.0. Against all odds, a young, relatively unknown artist is chosen to sing the hook she penned for a track by a high-profile rapper. Not only that, she's also asked to perform the single on the industry's biggest music stage: the Grammy…

  16. Jennifer Lopez "Love?" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 4:18 PM EST Jennifer Lopez, "Love?" (Epic) Release Date: April 2010 Talk about a long lead time-promotion for Jennifer Lopez 's "Love?" began last year, with the Pitbull collaboration "Fresh Out the Oven" leaked online and to clubs. The song, likely to be offered as a…

  17. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…