1. ZHU Aims to Bury The Chainsmokers, Kygo, Marshmello & More in 'Nightcrawler' Teaser: Watch

    March 13, 2017 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the rap game, when one is feeling fit and confident, one takes shots at those in the highest position. It's part of the culture. It's how artists ascertain their abilities in the public eye, and it seems ZHU  is feeling like a goth gang ...

  2. Afrojack & Luis Fonsi Send Message of Acceptance in New "Wave Your Flag" Video: Watch

    February 28, 2017 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 In a time where the political climate can be trying to say the least, it’s always a comfort to hear musicians using their voices and talent to spread messages of hope, positivity and acceptance. Afrojack and Luis Fonsi did just that in their “Wave Y ...

  3. Dance Music Stars React to Super Bowl 2017

    February 06, 2017 5:22 PM EST 0 0 0 The country is still stunned by the Patriots' incredible comeback in Super Bowl LI, and DJs are no different than the rest of us. Some traveled across the country to be there for the big game in Houston. Others watched from the comfy confines o ...

  4. Steve Aoki's 15 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    December 29, 2016 6:36 PM EST 0 0 7 Steve Aoki has made a career of capturing life's youthful essence. He literally takes the best thing about childhood -- birthday cake -- and throws it in his fans' faces. All right, he doesn't really do that anymore, but it's a t ...

  5. Marquee NYC Announces Stacked Lineup for NYE 2017 Week

    December 22, 2016 10:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Dude, 2016 was hard. We need to send it off with a bang, and what's better than one bang? Six bangs. Yes, it's a sextet of sick dance shows at Marquee NYC, kicking off Friday, Dec. 23, with Andrew Rayel . And it only gets harder from there ...

  6. Kanye West Songs Remixed: Listen to 10 of the Best

    November 23, 2016 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West . Is he a genius or a madman? A god or a demon? Whatever side you choose to sit of the great Kanye divide, numbers don't lie, and Kanye West is one of the most favored and critically-acclaimed hip-hop acts of all time. Remember that ...

  7. Ty Dolla $ign's Best Pop Collaborations

    November 12, 2016 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As one of the most sought out names in music today, hip-hop/R&B staple  Ty Dolla $ign has constructed a unique career since breaking out after being featured on YG ’s 2010 hit "Toot It and Boot It."  In the intervening six years, he’s ...

  8. Make the 'Great Escape' With Afrojack & Ravitez in New Single: Exclusive

    November 10, 2016 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Make the “Great Escape” with Ravitez & Afrojack with their new made-for-dancing hit released via Afrojack's label Wall Recordings and premiering exclusively on Billboard Dance . With vocals from Amba Shepherd crooning “I wanna make the grea ...

  9. India's Sunburn Festival 2016 Announces Tenth Anniversary Lineup

    November 07, 2016 1:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Asia is dance music’s final frontier, and while there’s been much talk about the region’s explosive market growth, it’s not altogether fair to act like it’s all so new. Since 2007, Sunburn events have brought A-list DJs to stages across India for ev ...

  10. Watch Afrojack Bring the Dance Party With 'Hey' Featuring Fais & 'Gone' to the 2016 MTV EMAs

    November 06, 2016 9:57 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards became a homecoming show of sorts for  Afrojack  -- who "grew up 20 minutes from here," according to host Bebe Rexha -- on Sunday (Nov. 6) in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The global EDM phenom rolled through the ...

  11. Watch Bebe Rexha, Afrojack, Zara Larsson & More Get Spooked By Presidential Candidate Impersonators at the 2016 MTV EMAs

    November 06, 2016 8:59 PM EST 0 0 0 With voters heading out to the ballots for the 2016 presidential election in less than two days, the MTV Europe Music Awards decided to throw in a little humor by spooking their performers with a mirror prank of candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald ...

  12. 10 Best Pop Hooks in Dance Music: Critic's Picks

    October 19, 2016 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 These days, dance music and pop are practically inseparable. Unless you're making noise trance or subterraneous house, one producer's ability to cross over to terrestrial radio has never been stronger. More often than not, superstar DJs te ...

  13. Martin Garrix Crowns DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs Poll 2016

    October 19, 2016 6:13 PM EDT 0 0 4 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike had a short reign, but it's time to move aside and let another man take the top spot. Martin Garrix has somewhat unsurprisingly taken the title of DJ Mag 's Top 100 top dog. “It feels unreal to have won,” Garr ...

  14. Fais and Afrojack Debut New Collab With 'Used To Have It All' Video

    October 14, 2016 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The past might look pretty nice when the stakes are as high as they are in the new video for “Used To Have It All,” from Fais and Afrojack . Starring actress-model Emily Sears, the video brings a darker undertone to the club-ready track, with enough ...

  15. Nicki Minaj Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    September 12, 2016 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 There are so many sides to Nicki Minaj 's songs. There's the hard, the fast, the dark, the pop, the wigged out, the psychopathic, and of course, the back side. Every side is beautiful. Every side is startlingly unique. She is venomous on t ...

  16. Miley Cyrus Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    September 09, 2016 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 1 Miley Cyrus ' has a mind of her own and her music is a direct reflection of her unapologetic attitude. The "Wrecking Ball" singer has proved her vocal versatility through various song collabs with producers such as will.i.am and Mike  ...

  17. Hear 6 New Remixes of Major Lazer, Justin Bieber & MO's 'Cold Water'

    September 09, 2016 11:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 When you've got a hit on your hands, it's time to see what the homies can do. Major Lazer and Justin Bieber struck commercial gold with their single “Cold Water.” The stripped-down riddim, featuring additional vocals from MØ and songwritin ...

  18. BTS, 5 Seconds of Summer & Major Lazer Make Waves on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    August 04, 2016 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Major Lazer ’s “Cold Water,” featuring Justin Bieber and MO , leaps 3-1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Aug. 13) following its first full week of release after its July 22 debut. Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks is a weekly ranking ...

  19. Martin Garrix's Underrated Songs: Listen to 5 Best Deep Cuts

    August 01, 2016 1:58 PM EDT 2.725 k 0 5 As far as 20-year-olds go, Martin Garrix has got to be one of the most successful in the world. The Dutch DJ has not only played most major festivals, he's returned to headline them. He's worked with everyone from Tiesto to Afrojack ...

  20. Tommie Sunshine Documents Dance Music History in 'After The Raves' Series

    July 06, 2016 9:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Earlier this year, Moby released his memoir – a signal that electronic dance music has reached a point of maturity where aficionados and veterans from the genre's early days can afford to take stock of its past. Tommie Sunshine is here to seize ...

  21. EDC New York 2016 Day 1 Highlights: DJ Snake, Sleepy Tom, a Marriage Proposal & More

    May 15, 2016 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 EDC returned to New York this weekend with a stacked lineup: a mix of stars (Zedd), youngsters with fresh hits (Sleepy Tom, Yellow Claw), and bare-bones techno veterans (Green Velvet). Billboard recaps the best moments from the first day at Citi Fie ...

  22. Watch Kaskade, The Chainsmokers, Carnage & More Play at Ultra Music Festival 2016

    March 24, 2016 4:10 PM EDT Ultra Music Festival has chalked up yet another edition in Miami, wrapping its 18th year at Bayfront Park. The three-day dance spectacle featured performances by Martin Garrix , The Chainsmokers , Tiësto and many more. See Photos From Ultra Music F ...

  23. Afrojack Partners with WALL Recordings Signee Fais on 'Hey' (Exclusive)

    February 26, 2016 11:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Dutch DJ and producer Afrojack has joined childhood friend and new WALL Recordings artist, Fais, on his debut single, "Hey." Electric Daisy Carnival New York Announces 2016 Lineup: David Guetta, Zedd, Madeon & More The sun-kissed recor ...

  24. Rihanna Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    February 11, 2016 12:27 PM EST 4.77 k 0 43 Rihanna may only be 27 years old, but the R&B superstar has already collected 27 Hot 100 top 10 songs, making her the youngest solo artist to accomplish this feat. Justin Bieber No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100, Rihanna Roars to No. 2 Her lat ...

  25. Pacha New York Closing Doors With Performances by Afrojack, Sebastian Ingrosso & More

    January 21, 2016 5:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Pacha New York faces its imminent closing this Saturday, but will be ending its decade-long run on a high note. The prominent nightclub will be hosting extended sets by Afrojack , Sebastian Ingrosso and legendary DJ Danny Tenaglia , who reportedly c ...

  26. Hardwell Remixes 'The Legend Of Zelda' After Partnering With Nintendo

    December 03, 2015 11:47 AM EST 0 0 0 When Hardwell isn’t in the studio or on the decks, you may find him gaming in his spare time. Earlier this week, the Game Awards spoke with the Dutch superstar about his latest project involving Nintendo. When the gaming giant approached Hardwell an ...

  27. Beyoncé Doubles Up in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 28, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Queen Bey features prominently on the week’s highest debuts, assisting on tracks from Drake and Nicki Minaj. Plus, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar seize No. 1 and A$AP Rocky notches two debuts! It’s a one-two punch from Beyoncé on the Billboard + Tw ...

  28. Beyoncé Doubles Up in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 28, 2015 5:53 PM EDT It’s a one-two punch from Beyoncé on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated June 6, as the superstar claims supporting credit on the survey's highest debuts. First, she arrives alongside  Drake on “Can I,” which enters at No. 5 after ...

  29. Dubset Thinks It Has Solved the Big Licensing Problem Behind DJ Mixes

    March 09, 2015 11:57 AM EDT With new support from EDM’s A-listers, Dubset’s MixSCAN system can distribute royalties to artists whose songs are used in DJ mixes. In the ongoing battle between record labels and streaming services, nothing has proven quite as befuddling as DJ ...

  30. Afrojack Plots Next Sound on U.S. Radio: 'It's Time to Bring the Dance Back'

    September 02, 2014 6:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 He offers preview with unreleased Katy Perry remix. One of the highlights of the inaugural L.A. edition of Made In America was Afrojack 's hour-long set, which found fans chanting his name even before he began playing. This is one of the last t ...

  31. Made in America L.A.: Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Afrojack Rock Day 1

    August 31, 2014 11:55 AM EDT An estimated 35,000 people came out for the downtown Los Angeles debut of Made in America. In 2013, Made In America in Philadelphia was an absolute triumph, a well-run two-day event featuring Beyonce , Deadmau5 , Calvin Harris and more. A large ...

  32. Afrojack's Universal Deal: Inside The Hitmaker's Major Move

    March 18, 2013 11:34 AM EDT One of dance music's biggest stars has expanded his business with an eye on further mainstream success. Grammy Award-winning producer Afrojack has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Universal Music Group, clearing the way for Island R ...

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  34. The Beat 9/26: Rihanna's “Diamonds,” Afrojack's Tour

    The Beat 9/26: Rihanna's “Diamonds,” Afrojack's Tour

    September 26, 2012 6:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/26: Rihanna “Diamonds”, Afrojack U.S. Tour, Lady Gaga sparks ire. jonathan brooks , featuredVideo1 , Lady GaGa , Juicy J , Billboard , James Molinaro , The Beat , Rihanna , Afrojack , Rihanna Videos Rihanna Afrojack Billboard James Molina ...

  35. Live Nation Partners With Sensation, Will Bring the EDM Festival to Brooklyn For U.S. Debut

    May 31, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Live Nation took its courtship of electronic dance music fans to the next level on Thursday night, announcing its partnership with Dutch party brand Sensation during an invite-only soiree at exclusive New York lounge Provocateur. The highly produc ...

  36. Paris Hilton to Make DJ Debut at Pop Music Festival

    May 15, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After years on the banquette, Paris Hilton is taking it to the booth. The nightclub-loving celebutante will make her DJ debut on June 23, at the 30,000-capacity Pop Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The one-hour set will follow performances by Je ...

  37. Backbeat: Astralwerks' Lawrence Lui Talks Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, EDM at Coachella

    April 14, 2012 3:58 PM EDT Lawrence Lui, Senior Director of Marketing at Astralwerks Records, who has Swedish House Mafiaand David Guetta playing this year's festival. Although dozens of bands are vying for a bit of buzz at this year's Coachella Valley Music and A ...

  38. David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Announced for Electric Daisy Carnival 2012

    April 05, 2012 4:06 PM EDT Strike a Pose: David Guetta one of this summer's Electric Daisy Carnival headliners. (Photo: Getty) The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, ...

  39. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Performing

    April 05, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, Benny Benassi and Afrojack are among the first artists confirmed for the annual dance fest. The 2012 incar ...

  40. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 6:55 PM EDT The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid dow ...

  41. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid down ...

  42. Video: David Guetta Discusses Usher Collaboration at iHeartRadio Fest

    September 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Saturday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival was all about high-profile collaborations: Lady Gaga sang with Sting , Rascal Flatts brought out Natasha Bedingfield , and Steven Tyler brought out Jeff Beck , Randy Jackson and Nicole Scherzinger . N ...

  43. Report: Lindsay Lohan Waves Off Pitbull's Apology

    August 26, 2011 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the feud between actress Lindsay Lohan and rapper Pitbull continues to escalate, Lohan has reportedly made it clear she wants no part of the hip-hop artist's recent concession. According to The Hollywood Gossip , the "Mean Girls" a ...

  44. Ultra Music Festival 2011: Top 10 Performances

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The days were hot and long; the crowds were big and young. But the 13th annual Ultra Music Festival filled its purpose: Stating in no uncertain terms that electronic dance music has found its biggest audience since its inception in the youth of Amer ...