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Chris Payne is a staff writer at Billboard.

Oliver Sykes

Bring Me the Horizon Announces 2017 North American Tour With Underoath & Beartooth

Bring Me the Horizon made a grand statement with its 2015 album "That’s the Spirit," which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. The British quintet will continue to tour behind its fifth studio album into 2017, today (Nov. 7) announcing a run of North American dates with U.S. counterparts Underoath and Beartooth.
The Weeknd

Here Are the Best and Worst Moments at the 2016 MTV EMAs

The 2016 MTV EMAs are in the books. The Weeknd, Bruno Mars and a host of other Hot 100 regulars made sure the European edition of the perennially star-studded award show hit just as hard overseas as it did in America just three months earlier. Here are our picks for the best and worst moments of the show.
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day

Watch Green Day Rock Out 'Bang Bang' at the 2016 MTV EMAs

Green Day didn’t win the Best Live EMA, but they were still ready to bring their live show to the EMA audience. Billie Joe Armstrong and friends rocked out “Bang Bang,” bringing their "Revolution Radio" hit to life before the Rotterdam crowd.