Evie Nagy

Evie Nagy is the Music Editor of Billboard magazine.

AUSTIN'S NEW LIMITS: ACL LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER

AUSTIN'S NEW LIMITS: ACL LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER

On a Monday night last November, about 300 people took turns riding a freight elevator to the sixth floor of the University of Texas' communications building in Austin, grabbed a free beer and guitar-shaped chocolate off folding tables and filed into a cramped studio to see Americana/country star Lyle Lovett perform for the 12th time on the legendary public TV program "Austin City Limits."
Uncharted Territory: Traphik, Tyler Ward, Teen Hearts and More

Uncharted Territory: Traphik, Tyler Ward, Teen Hearts and More

Five weeks in, Southern California rapper Traphik is still not budging from the top spot of Uncharted, Billboard's weekly ranking of emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan engagement.

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