1. Larry Levan Way: The Fight To Get the Pioneering New York House DJ a Street Name

    May 09, 2014 8:30 AM EDT Larry Levan Way: The Fight To Get the Pioneering New York House DJ a Street Name Pioneering New York house DJ Larry Levan, best-known for his residency at legendary nightclub the Paradise Garage, will be honored at Red Bull Music Academy's ...

  2. Morning Fix: The War For Your Dash; Aereo's Convoluted Gamble; Obama Tributes Knuckles

    April 23, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE STREAMING IN THE CAR IS HUGE BUSINESS – SO WHICH SERVICE WILL WIN? According to Gartner Research, in five years 70 to 80 percent of all new vehicles will include the high-speed wireless service opti ...

  3. Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Frankie Knuckles In Letter to Late DJ's Family

    April 22, 2014 2:41 PM EDT 0 5 0 Obama praised Knuckles for being a "trailblazer in his field" and helping "open minds and bring people together." Three weeks following the death of Frankie Knuckles , a letter has surfaced from President Barack Obama that pays t ...

  4. Frankie Knuckles: A Look at the Dance Legend's Groundbreaking Career

    April 01, 2014 4:14 PM EDT The international dance music community is mourning the loss of one of its founders and most beloved figures today. Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ Frankie Knuckles unexpectedly died last night due to complications from diabetes. Frankie Knuc ...

  5. Frankie Knuckles' Top Billboard Club Hits

    April 01, 2014 2:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 In honor of the passing of the 'Godfather of House Music,' we've ranked his biggest hits on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart Frankie Knuckles was revered as the "Godfather of House Music," and his impressive history o ...

  6. Morning Fix: RIP Frankie Knuckles; Rolling Stones to Resume Touring Next Month; A Look at Ultra Fest

    April 01, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE FRANKIE KNUCKLES, HOUSE MUSIC LEGEND, DIES AT 59 Frankie Knuckles, the DJ and producer widely revered as the “Godfather of House,” has reportedly died due to complications with diabetes. He was 59.  ...

  7. Frankie Knuckles, House Music Legend, Dies at 59

    April 01, 2014 1:49 AM EDT Frankie Knuckles, the DJ and producer widely revered as the “Godfather of House,” has reportedly died due to complications with diabetes. He was 59.  Award-winning Chicago DJ Vince Lawrence is among those paying tribute. “A legend has fallen. All ...

  8. Frankie Knuckles, House Music Legend, Dies at 59

    April 01, 2014 1:00 AM EDT Frankie Knuckles, the DJ and producer widely revered as the “Godfather of House,” has reportedly died due to complications with diabetes. He was 59.  Award-winning Chicago DJ Vince Lawrence is among those paying tribute. “A legend has fallen. All ...

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  10. Creative Artists Agency Taps EDM Agent Maria May

    July 24, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Creative Artists Agency has tapped Maria May as a music agent. She will be based in the talent firm's London office. Prior to joining CAA, May was an agent at International Talent Booking. During her 17 years at the agency, she worked with su ...

  11. Blood On the Dancefloor: Winter Music Conference Vs. Ultra Music Festival

    February 07, 2011 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 It was Winter Music Conference: 2008. Yet another party. Almost no one noticed the pale blonde. She was overly dressed for Miami's South Beach heat, vogueing across the rooftop of the Raleigh Hotel. A lone cameraman dutifully snapped her strang ...

  12. Hot Product

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The National Toni's Tunes Five previously unreleased tracks are found on the Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection," due this week via LaFace/Legacy. The 11-track set features Braxton's four No. 1 hits on Bill ...

  13. Unreleased Cuts Bolster Braxton Remix Disc

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection," Billboard.com has learned. Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "U ...

  14. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producers, ...

  15. Beat Box

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The city of Chicago honors house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles with a street dedication. Read Michael Paoletta's column. The city of Chicago honors house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles with a street dedication. Read Michael Paoletta's c ...

  16. Beat Box

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The city of Chicago honors house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles with a street dedication. Read Michael Paoletta's column. The city of Chicago honors house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles with a street dedication. Read Michael Paoletta's c ...

  17. Breaking & Entering

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Pretty Girls Make Graves and Felix da Housecat. PRETTY GIRLS ON THE MOVE: The name of the song that opens the second effort from Pretty Girls Make Graves is " ...

  18. Billboard Bits: P. Diddy, Ryan Adams, 'Sesame Street'

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on P. Diddy, Ryan Adams, 'Sesame Street' Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will perform his first dance track, "Let's Get Ill," in tandem with vocalist Kelis on March 19 at the second DanceStar awards, to be handed out at ...

  19. Choice: A Collection of Classics

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internationally revered DJ Danny Tenaglia follows in the mighty footsteps of Frankie Knuckles and FranÇois Kevorkian to deliver the latest edition in the Choice series. Internationally revered DJ Danny Tenaglia follows in the mighty footsteps of Fra ...

  20. A Night at the Tables

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. trio Dirty Vegas had quite a year in 2002. U.K. trio Dirty Vegas had quite a year in 2002. The act's debut single, "Days Go By," started out innocently enough as the backing music for the clever Mitsubishi Eclipse TV ad, before g ...

  21. Dirty Vegas Takes A Spin At The 'Tables'

    December 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. electronica outfit Dirty Vegas will return to its club roots for "A Night at the Tables," a 73-minute mix CD due Jan. 28 from Ultra Records. The set features recent club favorites from the likes U.K. electronica outfit Dirty Vegas wil ...

  22. Motivation

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Frankie Knuckles began his DJ career in the clubs of New York City 30 years ago, long before the mainstream media coined the music and its culture "disco." Then, Knuckles was known to follow his own i Frankie Knuckles began his DJ career i ...