1. Katy Perry's 'Prism' Album Preview: 10 Things You Need To Know

    September 06, 2013 9:00 AM EDT All the song titles, collaborators and lyrical tidbits we can share following a New York listening session of the new album. Hours after Katy Perry released her "Roar" music video to the world at large, the pop superstar unveiled the ...

  2. Kelly Clarkson Is 'Wrapped in Red' for Holiday Album

    August 20, 2013 4:05 AM EDT For Kelly Clarkson, Christmas will arrive just in time for Halloween with the debut of her first-ever holiday album. The American Idol season-one winner announced that her new release, titled "Wrapped in Red," will drop on Oct. 29. " ...

  3. Angel Haze Reveals 'Epic' Track With Sia on Finished 'Dirty Gold'

    August 05, 2013 5:00 PM EDT There's a light at the end of the tunnel for Angel Haze's debut album, "Dirty Gold," with the Detroit-bred MC revealing at Lollapalooza that she wrapped the set a month ago with plans to release a single this month. Haze, who ...

  4. Katy Perry Talks Next Album, Songwriting And Producers' Goofy Nicknames

    April 18, 2013 9:28 PM EDT Katy Perry is halfway through her third album, the follow-up to “Teenage Dream,” which spawned five Hot 100 No. 1 singles. She has yet to feel any pressure. “When I put myself on a timeline, when I tell the record company when I want to release ...

  5. 2013 Grammy Awards: Pop Solo Performance Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:54 AM EST It's a woman's world in the category this year Best pop solo performance "Set Fire to the Rain (Live)" Adele FROM: Live At The Royal Albert Hall SONGWRITERS: Fraser T. Smith, Adele Adkins PUBLISHERS: Universal Music Publishing/ ...

  6. 2013 Grammy Awards: Record of the Year

    December 21, 2012 11:23 AM EST five singular sensations go for the gold "Lonely Boy" The Black Keys Producers: The Black Keys, Danger Mouse Engineers/Mixers: Tom Elmhirst, Kennie Takahashi, Brian Lucey From: El Camino Label: Nonesuch "Lonely Boy" is the lead ...

  7. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (December 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the majo ...

  8. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (Dec. 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the major ...

  9. 3OH!3 Didn't Try To Overthink New Album

    October 24, 2012 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 "We just kept writing and didn't think too much about the type of music we were creating," says Sean Foreman about upcoming album "Omens." For its fourth album, "Omens," the dance-pop duo 3OH!3 opted to "go ba ...

  10. Songwriters Dan Wilson, Greg Kurstin and Others to Discuss Work at Grammy Museum

    October 11, 2012 8:52 PM EDT Songwriters Dan Wilson, Greg Kurstin, Evan Bogart, Tim Pagnotta and Rodney Jerkins will discuss their work with artist such as Adele, Pink, Neon Trees, Justin Bieber and numerous others at the Grammy Museum on Oct. 15. Presented by the Songwriters ...

  11. Single Reviews: Ke$ha, Tegan and Sara, Swedish House Mafia & more

    October 09, 2012 6:25 AM EDT KE$HA Die Young (3:33) Producers: Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Benny Blanco Writers: Dr. Luke, B. Blanco, Cirkut, N. Ruess, Ke$ha Publishers: various RCA Records The writing credits on Ke$ha's new single represent a who's who of every hotshot of ...

  12. Ke$ha Debuts 'Die Young' Single: Listen

    September 25, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electro-pop maven Ke$ha returns with her new single, the abandon-free "Die Young," which was released on Tuesday (Sept. 25) and previews sophomore album "Warrior," out Dec. 4 on RCA Records. The new single sees the 25-year-old re ...

  13. Ke$ha Returns: 'Warrior' Attacks Stores in December

    September 19, 2012 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 New single 'Die Young' will impact radio on September 25. Ke$ha will at long last release "Warrior," the follow-up to her hit debut "Animal" (and stopgap EP "Cannibal"), on Dec. 4 through RCA Records. The titl ...

  14. Kelly Clarkson Talks Next Album, 'Good Changes' at RCA, Downside to 'Duets'

    September 05, 2012 4:20 PM EDT Kelly Clarkson (center) flanked by National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell (left) and fellow NFL Anthems Artist Travie McCoy at the Pepsi NFL Anthems Kickoff Eve event in New York. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision for Hard Rock Inter ...

  15. Blow Me Up: The Man Behind Pink's Monster Hit

    August 17, 2012 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "It's a company policy that we can't refer to it without saying, parenthesis 'One Last Kiss,'" RCA Music Group CEO Peter Edge jokes, referring to P!nk 's latest top 10 hit, which without the parenthetical would be ...

  16. Pink To Tell 'The Truth About Love' This September

    July 05, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Four years and one greatest-hits collection since her last full-length, Pink has shared the title and release date to her sixth studio album. "My new album is coming out on I believe September 18th, and it's called 'The Truth About Lo ...

  17. Hear Pink's New Breakup Anthem, 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)'

    July 02, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pink 's highly anticipated comeback single has hit the Web a little bit ahead of schedule: "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," a new track that may preview her upcoming sixth studio album, was supposed to arrive next week, but leaked online on ...

  18. Pink Announces 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' Single, New Album

    June 19, 2012 8:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pink will return with single "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," the singer announced in a video on Tuesday. "It's very exciting," she said, revealing she co-wrote the provocatively titled track with producer Greg Kurstin ( the Bird ...

  19. Marina and The Diamonds Answers Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend': Watch

    April 19, 2012 10:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's easy to imagine Justin Bieber singing to girlfriend Selena Gomez in his steamy new single "Boyfriend." But Marina and The Diamonds have put a completely different spin on his track, turning The Bieb's latest into a dark, aco ...

  20. Backbeat: Marina & The Diamonds Previews Tracks From Upcoming Album 'Electra Heart'

    March 23, 2012 11:36 AM EDT (L-R): Manager Derek MacKillop (Wallace Productions/Rocket Music), Marina Diamandis, and Christina Kotsamanidis (PR, Atlantic Records) swung by the Billboard office to preview tracks from Marina and the Diamonds' upcoming record Electra Heart ...

  21. Neon Hitch Shows Who's 'Betta' with First No. 1 Solo Hit

    March 16, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After scoring a top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 as a guest vocalist on Gym Class Heroes ' "Ass Back Home" (which has climbed as high as No. 12 and is now No. 16), British singer/songwriter Neon Hitch notched her first No. 1 as a s ...

  22. Santigold Returns With Frantic 'Big Mouth' Video

    January 18, 2012 2:35 PM EST 0 0 0 After laying low in 2011, bombastic pop diva Santigold (formerly Santogold) is back with a new video for "Big Mouth," a track off her upcoming sophomore effort, "Master Of My Make Believe." As one may expect, the half animated/ha ...

  23. The Shins To Release 'Port of Morrow' Album in March

    December 14, 2011 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Indie rock mainstays the Shins will return in March 2012 with "Port of Morrow," their fourth full-length and first album in over five years. The group released the album's 10-song track list and spooky cover art on Wednesday (Dec. 15) ...

  24. Foster the People: How a Free Download Begat a Business

    October 03, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 March 2010. Brent Kredel, an artist manager at Los Angeles' Monotone, receives a panicked phone call from a local musician who he'd befriended a year earlier. The call was from Mark Foster, leader of then-unknown L.A.-based rock band Foste ...

  25. Santigold Promises 'Dynamic, Powerful' Second Album This Fall

    June 22, 2011 2:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop singer/songwriter Santigold tells Billboard.com that she is working out the "last-minute details" of her anticipated sophomore album and will release the full-length this fall on Downtown/Atlantic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles, Jama ...

  26. Lily Allen Wins Three Ivors

    May 20, 2010 1:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 A tearful Lily Allen won three Ivor Novello Awards at the ceremony for British songwriters in London - and said she now plans to focus on writing for other artists. There were also awards for alt-rock act Bat For Lashes , singer songwriter Paolo Nut ...

  27. Publishing Briefs: BMG, EMI, SESAC, NMPA, Taylor Swift and More.

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT - BMG Rights Management has launched a joint venture with veteran music industry executives Steve Backer and Michael to create One Haven Music Publishing, LLC. Backer’s background includes stints at Epic Records, Giant/Warner Brothers Records, EMI ...

  28. Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal Up For Ivor Novello Awards

    April 20, 2010 10:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop act Lily Allen and rapper Dizzee Rascal have each scored two nominations for the 55th Ivor Novello Awards. The award for British songwriters and composers take place at London's Grosvenor House on May 20. Allen and co-writer Greg Kurst ...

  29. Hall & Oates Embrace Their Hipster Faithful

    March 11, 2010 5:08 PM EST 0 0 0 When Greg Kurstin, one-half of esoteric Los Angeles pop duo It was a synch that made an impact. In terms of digital track sales, "You Make My Dreams" sold 103,000 downloads in 2009, compared with 51,000 in 2008, according to Nielsen SoundS ...

  30. Pixie Lott: Artist To Watch 2010

    January 15, 2010 2:36 PM EST 0 0 0 After topping the U.K. chart with her first two singles, "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)" and "Boys and Girls," U.K. pop princess Pixie Lott has been ready to bring her big, soulful pop sound to the U.S. market for a while already. But n ...

  31. Little Boots "Hands" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Little Boots, "Hands" (Elektra) Release Date: March 2010 "It's hard to have all this pressure when you're the 'future of music,' and you're like, 'Oh, really? Shit,' " says Victoria Hesketh, aka ...

  32. Lily Allen Will Rock 'You' In February

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More details have emerged about Lily Allen's sophomore album, "It's Not Me, It's You," which will arrive Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol and a day earlier in the U.K. through Regal/EMI. More details have emerged about L ...

  33. Second Lily Allen Album Due In February

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop upstart Lily Allen has penciled in a Feb. 9, 2009, release date for her as-yet-untitled sophomore album. Last month Allen wrote on her MySpace page that the album was finished but being held U.K. pop upstart Lily Allen has penciled in a Feb ...

  34. Lily Allen Confused Over New Album Delay

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop star Lily Allen has expressed confusion over the release of her sophomore album amid the current changes at EMI. U.K. pop star Lily Allen has expressed confusion over the release of her sophomore album amid the current changes at EMI. The f ...

  35. New Jem Album Heads To 'Earth' In September

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Welsh rock artist Jem will follow-up her breakthrough 2004 debut with a new album, "Down to Earth," in September via ATO Records. First single "It's Amazing" can be found on New Line's "Sex and the Ci Welsh rock ar ...

  36. The Bird And The Bee

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Call it what you will -- space age bachelorette pad music seems fitting -- just as long as you don't call it "modern standards" or "jazz pop." And even if Inara George and Greg Kurstin have hipster na Call it what you will - ...

  37. All Rise

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Will you take me as your mistress/ Long and dark hair/Will you cut it off when it's useless/All of my hair." Inara George's gorgeous opener "Mistress" on her debut "All Rise" reads and sounds like Sy "Wi ...

  38. Beck Takes 'Sea Change' Abroad

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck has slated a spring international tour that will kick off March 15 in Brisbane, Australia, and wrap May 1 in Dublin. The artist has also confirmed a one-off performance tonight (Feb. 14) at the i Beck has slated a spring international tour that ...

  39. Bevy Of Bands Plan Barenaked Summer

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring North America, several acts will join in for the 31-date run. Most stops on the trek, due to kick off July 12 at the Molson Amphitheater in Toronto, wi As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring ...