Andrew Hampp is Billboard’s senior branding correspondent. Previously, he was a media reporter and L.A. Bureau chief at Advertising Age and has also contributed to Crain’s New York Business, The Columbus Dispatch and The Hollywood Reporter.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival may be over after just two days, but the musical extravaganza packed a whirlwind of far-ranging talent that made the experience feel much, much longer than 36 hours. Check out all the moments we saw and heard while watching the iHeartRadio Music Festival and hanging out backstage.
Many frequent visitors to Vegas say that 48 hours is more than enough time for a trip to Sin City. Apparently, no one told that to One Direction, whose five members have been spending the better part of the past week shuttling to Vegas after a three-night residency at Los Angeles’ Rose Bowl
After spending the last year as a free agent, Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Artists has found a new label home -- a strategic partnership with Universal’s John Varvatos Records, Big Machine Label Group and Republic Records.
The first night of the fourth annual iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas had many surprises up its sleeve, but no unexpected artist earned as many screams as when Usher brought out Chris Brown to perform the latter's current single "New Flame," an appearance that almost didn't happen due to Brown's probation terms.