Alessia Cara has been touring with Coldplay all summer, serving as the opening act on the band’s Head Full of Dreams tour. Recently, she dressed up as a stuffed bear and scared Chris Martin and company.
For the past month, Billboard has been sharing the music Christina Grimmie left behind, following her untimely death on June 10 at the age of 22. Today (Sept. 1) we give you the final installment of her four-song "Side A" visual EP -- a resilient, empowering pop anthem called “Without Him.”
Phil Rudd last made headlines when he was sentenced on threatening-to-kill charges in 2015. His eight months of home detention are up, and in a new interview he’s revealed some dire life matters more important than returning to AC/DC, or talking music entirely -- recovering from a heart attack.
Indie experimentalists STRFKR are back with a new album. On Nov. 4, they’ll follow 2013’s "Miracle Mile" with "Being No One, Going Nowhere" on Polyvinyl. They’ve also shared its first new song -- a psych-funk jam called “Tape Machine” -- premiering below, exclusively via Billboard.
Earlier today (Aug. 30), Billboard learned the LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division was investigating allegations that Chris Brown threatened an unnamed woman with a gun at his home. Brown took to Instagram to proclaim his innocence and now Ray J -- one of the singer’s guests at the time of the alleged incident -- has done the same.
Back when the Misfits announced the live return of their “original” lineup, the horror punks wouldn’t name the drummer they had in tow. Now, just days ahead of their Sept. 4 Denver Riot Fest gig, the Misfits have revealed the identity of the man teased as Glenn Danzig’s “favorite drummer.”