1. 8 Times Musicians Spoke Out for Trans Rights: Demi Lovato, Jack Antonoff, Beyonce & More

    July 26, 2017 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday (July 26) that the U.S. military will now ban transgender individuals from service sent a furor through the LGBTQ community, and it's hardly the first blow the Trump administration has dealt ...

  2. SZA Shares 5 Things You Should Know About 'CTRL'

    SZA Shares 5 Things You Should Know About 'CTRL'

    June 15, 2017 12:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 SZA explains how 'CTRL' is "an illusion and a commodity that has no value." She also talks getting tattoos after dinner and finding inspiration in Stevie Wonder, Alabama Shakes and Ella Fitzgerald. SZA , music , crtl , control , ...

  3. A Brief History of Alternate Versions of Songs Nominated for Grammys

    December 13, 2016 1:12 PM EST 0 0 0 The Grammys have a history of doling out nominations for live, alternate or remixed versions of songs over the years. This year's Grammy nominations have been debated to death already, despite being out for less than a week, but a few nominatio ...

  4. Rachel Platten, Noel Gallagher and More Music Stars on What They'd Name Their Memoir

    April 12, 2016 11:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 In honor of the recent announcement that the one and only Prince is writing an autobiography (slated to be published in 2017 by Spiegel & Grau), Billboard asked other music stars what they would name their own tell-alls. Rachel Platten This  Is ...

  5. Alabama Shakes, Odesza & More Performing at Colorado Fest Vertex

    March 16, 2016 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madison House has formally announced the Colorado camping festival set for early August. Called Vertex, it will be held at Cottonwood Meadows, a ranch not too far from Buena Vista, Co.  Billboard Dance Radar Spotlights Illenium: Rising From the  ...

  6. Grammys 2016 Preview: From Tame Impala to Slipknot, an Inside Look at the Rock Acts Going for Gold

    February 13, 2016 9:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Best Rock Album Chaos And The Calm  James Bay Label Republic Records This soul-baring U.K. singer- songwriter may not yet be a U.S. household name, but Bay should be recognizable at the Grammys; he's known for always wearing a wide-brimmed hat ...

  7. Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

    February 04, 2016 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the "Beck factor." Jody Rosen Is this Kendrick Lamar 's year? The stars seem to be aligned for Lamar, who has a near-record 11 ­nomi ...

  8. Grammys 2016 Preview: The Lowdown on '1989,' 'Beauty Behind The Madness' and the Acclaimed Discs Vying for Album of the Year Honors

    January 05, 2016 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Five unanimously acclaimed records -- eclectic ones, too -- representing rock, hip-hop, country, pop and R&B Sound & Color Alabama Shakes Producers Alabama Shakes, Blake Mills Engineer/Mixer Shawn Everett Mastering Engineer Bob Ludwig Label ...

  9. Alt In Our Stars Podcast: Critics Pick Best Music of 2015 (So Far)

    June 19, 2015 2:58 PM EDT Also discussed: Why Nicki Minaj is rap's Sleater-Kinney. 2015 is halfway over and a lot of great music has come out so far. For the latest episode of the Alt In Our Stars, host Chris Payne had a couple of awesome music journalists -- Jill Ma ...

  10. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100, Justin Timberlake Rebounds

    April 30, 2015 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Swift stays atop the chart for a 24th week, while proud papa (and Memphis Grizzlies fan) Timberlake nets a gain. Taylor Swift keeps a firm grasp on the top spot of the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 9), while Wiz Khalifa rises to No. 2. Furth ...

  11. Watch Alabama Shakes Send a Sad Astronaut to Space for 'Sound & Color' Video

    April 30, 2015 8:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alabama Shakes might not make any appearances in their video for "Sound & Color," but that doesn't make the video any less mememorable or visually stunning. The video takes place on a spaceship as an astronaut, all by himself, tra ...

  12. Alabama Shakes Aiming for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 22, 2015 7:47 PM EDT Rock band Alabama Shakes is on course for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200. Industry forecasters suggest the group’s new set, Sound & Color , may move over 90,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 26. Alabama Shakes ...

  13. Album Review: Alabama Shakes Continue Their Southern Rock Renaissance on 'Sound & Color'

    April 14, 2015 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Consider the Alabama Shakes the torchbearers for the new retro rock. The sound's first wave, sparked in the early 2000s by bands like The Strokes and The White Stripes (plus a ­thousand other groups with "The" in their names), was vie ...

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  15. SXSW 2012: Alabama Shakes Live

    SXSW 2012: Alabama Shakes Live

    March 19, 2012 5:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alabama Shakes performs at Easy Tiger Patio during SXSW performance , alabama shakes , SXSW , Alabama Shakes , Performance SXSW Alabama Shakes Performance ...