1. Exclusive: The Knocks Share Awesome Mix of Classic Songs to Fete Their "Classic" Single

    August 12, 2014 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The electronic duo's 40-minute mix includes jams from Paul Simon, Fatboy Slim and Daft Punk. New York electronic band The Knocks have a new single titled “ Classic ,” featuring the band Powers , that is  available to buy today through Big Beat ...

  2. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard Roc ...

  3. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard R ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: INgrooves Music Publishing Announce Signings, BMG Chrysalis Signs 3 Winans Brothers, Riptide Music & Pigfactory Merge

    February 24, 2014 11:19 PM EST --- INgrooves Music Publishing , which was launched by digital music distributor INgrooves Music Group in July, has announced a slew of signings, including reggae artist Stephen Marley , folk-rock band Jamestown Revival , U.K. recording artist Nat ...

  5. Sting's Musical Finds a Broadway Home

    February 12, 2014 5:24 PM EST Singer-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway. Producer Jeffrey Seller said Wednesday that the show -- inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in a shipbuilding community in northea ...

  6. David Byrne's 'Here Lies Love' Returns To NY

    January 22, 2014 1:27 AM EST 0 0 0 David Byrne's splashy disco musical "Here Lies Love" is coming back to the Public Theater - but with a twist. The Talking Heads frontman told fans Tuesday that his show about Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, wi ...

  7. Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' Grabs Top Spot in Britain, Eminem Monsters U.K. Singles Chart

    November 04, 2013 6:44 AM EST Arcade Fire have their second U.K. No. 1 album after “Reflektor” (Sonovox) debuted at the summit Nov. 3, outselling last week’s bestseller, Katy Perry’s “Prism” (Virgin/Universal), by more than two to one, according to the Official Charts Company ...

  8. Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' Grabs Top Spot in Britain, Eminem Monsters U.K. Singles Chart

    November 04, 2013 6:33 AM EST Arcade Fire have their second U.K. No. 1 album after “Reflektor” (Sonovox) debuted at the summit Nov. 3, outselling last week’s bestseller, Katy Perry’s “Prism” (Virgin/Universal), by more than two to one, according to the Official Charts Compan ...

  9. Fatboy Slim: 'I Might Just Ride The EDM Thing Out'

    March 24, 2013 1:35 PM EDT The hit-making DJ/producer will not be recording new music any time soon. Before taking to the stage for what many immediately proclaimed one of Ultra's best sets thus far (including our own Code staff), Fatboy Slim told Billboard that despit ...

  10. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 2, Day 2: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    March 24, 2013 11:57 AM EDT Mother Nature has been less than kind to Miami's festival-goers this weekend, dousing the city Friday (March 22) and delivering scorching temps on Saturday (March 23). Even the shaded stages -- the Carl Cox and UMF Worldwide -- felt dangerous ...

  11. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadma ...

  12. Morning Fix: Gee Roberson's New Label; BMG Gets Rosetta Catalog; Wiesenthal to WMG

    December 21, 2012 8:54 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's FREE Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters HERE EXCLUSIVE: GEE ROBERSON FORMS NEW LABEL, BLUEPRINT, THROUGH INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M: Geffen Records chairman Gee Roberson will transition to ...

  13. EDM Gets a Terrestrial-Radio Home on WHBA/Boston

    December 20, 2012 8:42 PM EST Clear Channel Media and Entertainment launched its first Electronic Dance Music (EDM) broadcast station today replacing the adult hits format on WHBA-FM with a new station called Evolution 101.7. Clear Channel purchased the signal, which had been ...

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  15. Pete Tong, Longtime BBC DJ, Joining Clear Channel iHeartRadio For EDM-Focused Station

    November 08, 2012 3:54 PM EST Clear Channel's internet radio streaming arm, iHeartRadio, today announced it is bringing long-time BBC radio personality Pete Tong, a dance/electronica DJ and founder of FFRR Records, to the US to host a show called 'All Gone Pete Tong& ...

  16. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, ...

  17. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 6:30 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto ...

  18. Spice Girls, George Michael The Who Rock Olympics Closing Ceremonies; Digital Album Released

    August 13, 2012 8:03 AM EDT T he reunited Spice Girls playing the London Olympics' closing ceremony. (Getty Images) With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor p ...

  19. Olympics Closing Ceremony: Spice Girls, George Michael + More

    August 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 British Music Royalty Light Up London in Psychedelic Farewell to Games With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lig ...

  20. Publishing Briefs: Downtown Goes Country, pigFACTORY Signs Tesla, BMG Looks Global

    June 29, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Downtown Music Publishing moves into country and musical theatre music publishing with the signing of Dave Berg and the songwriting duo of Joe DiPietro and Dave Bryan, who is also the keyboard player for Bon Jovi. Berg, who has received multiple s ...

  21. St. Vincent, David Byrne Team Up for 'Giant' Album

    June 14, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Art-rock legend David Byrne and indie chanteuse St. Vincent have teamed up for a new album, "Love This Giant," as well as a corresponding fall tour. First track "Who" has been offered up as a free download on the album's off ...

  22. Meet EDM's Power Trio: Atlantic's Craig Kallman, Astralwerks' Glenn Mendlinger, Interscope's Dave Rene

    May 15, 2012 7:25 AM EDT For more than a decade, electronic dance music has been an indie label's business. In the mid- to late '90s, when acts like Fatboy Slim, the Chemical Brothers and Prodigy surged, the majors launched or acquired imprints: Warner had F-111 ...

  23. Sonar Fest Hits Tokyo This Weekend

    April 20, 2012 6:50 AM EDT SonarSound, the internationally renowned, multi-city, electronic music and art festival, will take place in Tokyo on April 21-22 at the Ageha venue after a successful reintroduction to the city last year. Organizers Beatink predict 5,000 attendees ...

  24. Calvin Harris Is Done Singing Lead, Despite Solo Hits

    April 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meet the Man Behind Rihanna's Smash Single, 'We Found Love' Calvin Harris may never sing lead again. "It's a shame, in a way," the Scottish-born producer/singer/songwriter says, calling in after DJ'ing to a jam-pac ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Electric Daisy NYC Festival to Include Avicii, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Many More

    March 02, 2012 5:05 PM EST Billboard broke the news last week that Insomniac and Pacha New York have joined forces to bring the traveling version of Electric Daisy Carnival to the tri-state area . Now, we're able to exclusively reveal the location and the lineup. EDC N ...

  28. Electric Daisy NYC Lineup Includes Afrojack, Fatboy Slim, Avicii

    March 02, 2012 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 You heard it here first: Insomniac and Pacha New York have joined forces to bring the traveling version of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas to the tri-state area. EDC NYC will take place at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on May 19 & 20 ...

  29. Backbeat: Skrillex's Secret 'Blindfolded' Show, Where Even Lyor Cohen Got Skrillified

    February 03, 2012 6:30 PM EST Skrillex at the WeSC Concept Store was happy to meet and greet his many fans before they were blindfoled, loaded onto a bus and driven to an unknown location. (Photo: Andy Gensler) NEW YORK -- Being blindfolded and thrown onto a bus to catch the l ...

  30. Morning Heds: If Adele Was On A Major, The EDM Cruise, Is Spotify's Ek Really That Important?

    January 05, 2012 8:45 AM EST Would Adele have been as successful if she was signed to a major label? The Guardian Adele is an exceptional artist, but she has also been nurtured by her indie label, but would a major label have done the same? Del Rey strikes deal with Next Mode ...

  31. Duck Sauce's 'Big Bad Wolf': 2011's Most Disturbing Video

    October 25, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 What's more frightening than anything you'll see this Halloween? Dance duo Duck Sauce's new video for "Big Bad Wolf," which leans closer to the always disturbing Aphex Twin clip for "Come to Daddy" than Duck Sauce& ...

  32. MGMT Cover Pink Floyd's Trippy 'Lucifer Sam' On Fallon

    September 29, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Kids" psych-poppers MGMT appeared on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" yesterday (Sept. 28), putting their own trippy spin on Pink Floyd 's 1967 song "Lucifer Sam." Watch above. The indie band brought a mo ...

  33. Kanye West, Jane's Addiction, Killers Headlining Lollapalooza Chile

    January 28, 2011 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 K anye West , Jane's Addiction and the Killers will help Lollapalooza make its overseas debut this spring, as the U.S. festival heads to Chile on April 2 and 3. The full lineup for the festival, which will be held in O'Higgins Park in Sant ...

  34. Lollapalooza Saturday: 10 Things Seen & Overheard

    August 08, 2010 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 You already know about Green Day's epic fireworks shooting, cover-medley-rockin,' two-and-a-half-hour headlining set Saturday night (Aug. 7). But lots of other memorable things happened during on Lollapalooza 2010's second day. Here&# ...

  35. Pink To Headline 2010 Wireless Festival In London

    December 08, 2009 12:16 PM EST 0 0 0 P ink will headline the 2010 Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park on July 2. U.K. alt-rock act the Ting Tings will be special guests on the same date, promoter Live Nation announced today (Dec. 8). Wireless will be staged for the sixth conse ...

  36. Fatboy Slim, Editors, De La Soul For Snowbombing Fest

    December 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. dance artist Fatboy Slim is among the acts set to play next year’s Snowbombing festival, held April 5–10 in Mayrhofen, Austria. Other acts confirmed to play the annual music and winter sports festival, which takes place 2,000 meters above sea ...

  37. Ladyhawke Among New U.K. V Fest Acts

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New Zealand-born pop singer Ladyhawke joins Lightning Seeds and Danish act Alphabeat as the latest additions to the U.K.'s 2009 V Festival. Held simultaneously in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire over the weekend of Aug ...

  38. David Guetta Hits The Big Time With Pop Collaborations

    July 17, 2009 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plenty of DJs have conquered the nightlife scene, but only a select few have managed to break out beyond clubs and rule the pop charts. French DJ David Guetta , however, is poised to do in this decade what Fatboy Slim did in the '90s: become a ...

  39. David Guetta Hits The Big Time With Pop Collaborations

    July 17, 2009 2:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plenty of DJs have conquered the nightlife scene, but only a select few have managed to break out beyond clubs and rule the pop charts. French DJ David Guetta, however, is poised to do in this decade what Fatboy Slim did in the '90s: become a b ...

  40. Brighton Port Authority Sets Sail With Debut

    January 22, 2009 2:56 PM EST 0 0 0 To hear Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) tell it, he's been waiting quite a long time to release material by the Brighton Port Authority. "We really don't know ... since the mid-'70s, we think," says Cook, tongue firmly planted ...

  41. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Copenhagen. Timberlake, who also serves as host and performer at the event, w 2006 - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each ...

  42. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago's Union Park and manages to achieve a goal for all first-year festivals: it sells out. Headliners included the Decemberists, Tortoise, L 2005 - The Intonation Music Festival opens ...

  43. Fatboy Slim Pulls Into Brighton Port Authority

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut album from his new project, the Brighton Port Authority. Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wa ...

  44. Fatboy's Southern Fried Gets New Oz Deal

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. DJ and producer Norman Cook's label Southern Fried Records has found a new home Down Under. Liberator Music will distribute the label in Australia and New Zealand after striking a deal with Cook -- who records under various guises, the b ...

  45. Coldplay, Pistols, Verve Set For Summer Sonic

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay has announced its first show of 2008 at Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 9 in Tokyo and the following day in Osaka. Coldplay has announced its first show of 2008 at Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 9 in ...

  46. Coldplay, Pistols, Verve Set For Summer Sonic

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Coldplay has announced its first show of 2008 at Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 9 in Tokyo and the following day in Osaka. The group will be flanked by the Verve, the Sex Pistols, the Prodigy, Alicia Keys and Fatboy Slim, amon ...

  47. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the top of the bill are the Verve, Kraftwerk, Death ...

  48. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roge ...

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