1. The 10 Best R&B Songs of 2014

    December 11, 2014 2:22 PM EST Few genres ranged as widely as R&B in 2014. DJ Mustard was a ubiquitous presence on radio -- and he produced two of Billboard's top ten R&B tracks of the year ( Tinashe , Jeremih ) -- but you didn't need a Mustard beat to ma ...

  2. The 10 Best R&B Albums of 2014

    December 11, 2014 2:15 PM EST Much has been made of the way women dominated the Hot 100 in 2014, but the genre where women really shined this year was R&B. This may not have been reflected in the charts, but when Billboard staff picked their ten favorite R&B albums of ...

  3. One Direction, Ellie Goulding On 'Epic' Band Aid Recording Session

    November 15, 2014 6:55 PM EST 2.6 k 233 4 0 A who's who of U.K. stars joined forces on Saturday (Nov. 15) to record a new version of "Do They Know It’s Christmas?"  And now you can see what some of your favorite A-listers wore to the event. Led by Bob Geldof ; One Direc ...

  4. #Bedstock Exclusive: Musicians Go Under Covers for Online Festival Benefiting Kids With Cancer

    November 13, 2014 10:00 AM EST Regina Ellis witnessed firsthand the healing power of music when her daughter, Alexandra, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at age three and a half. "Music transformed many moments in the hospital," she tells Billboard. "We found our ...

  5. Jessie Ware, 'Tough Love': Track-by-Track Review

    October 23, 2014 10:10 AM EDT Jessie Ware is likely still riding high from exchanging nuptials over the summer. Considering her 2012 debut album Devotion was a chapter-by-chapter chronicle on matters of her heart -- pitfalls and all -- one might make the assumption that now th ...

  6. Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Ben Kweller on SXSW's First Round Artist List

    October 22, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Courtney Barnett , Carl Barat and The Jackals , Ben Kweller , The Big Pink , Jessie Ware and Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts will all be headed to Austin, Texas, in March for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, the annual indu ...

  7. Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Ben Kweller on SXSW's First Round Artist List

    October 22, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Courtney Barnett , Carl Barat and The Jackals , Ben Kweller , The Big Pink , Jessie Ware and Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts will all be headed to Austin, Texas, in March for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, the annual indust ...

  8. Jessie Ware: The Billboard Shoot

    Jessie Ware: The Billboard Shoot

    October 20, 2014 3:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The British soul singer talks about growing as an artist and her new album, 'Tough Love.' Videos Jessie Ware ...

  9. Hear Jessie Ware's New Dev Hynes Collaboration, 'Want Your Feeling'

    September 01, 2014 8:30 PM EDT With Jessie Ware prepping the release of her sophomore LP, Tough Love , next month, Monday the British singer dropped a new song she worked on with Blood Orange 's Dev Hynes called "Want Your Feeling." Ryan Adams, Jessie Ware & ...

  10. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  11. Kobalt Neighbouring Rights Sign Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Josh Homme, Flume & More

    January 15, 2014 9:15 AM EST Just in time for awards season, Kobalt Neighbouring Rights has signed a collection of Grammy and Brit Award nominees for collection of their neighbouring rights income.   Kobalt Music Group today announced its neighbouring rights division has sign ...

  12. Jessie Ware Talks 'Imagine It Was Us' Song & A$AP Rocky Collaboration

    April 18, 2013 2:24 PM EDT Within nine-months of the U.K. release of her debut album, "Devotion," Jessie Ware has found herself in a whirlwind of praise for her lush vocals and throwback R&B sound. "A lot has changed in a year. It's been really fu ...

  13. Outside Lands 2013: Paul McCartney, Phoenix and Nine Inch Nails Top Lineup

    April 16, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, D'Angelo, The National, Willie Nelson are also going to San Francisco, Aug. 9-11 Paul McCartney is adding to his busy summer with top billing at the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which wi ...

  14. Backbeat: MTV’s Artists To Watch With Jessie Ware, Zedd, Twenty One Pilots, Robert DeLong

    January 26, 2013 7:15 AM EST To kick off its biggest artist-discovery campaign in years, MTV held a special showcase at New York's Highline Ballroom on Jan. 17 featuring four of the program's 13 spotlight artists —  Glassnote's EDM singer Robert Delong, Atlanti ...

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  16. Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons Lead BRIT Award Nominations

    January 10, 2013 7:05 PM EST 0 0 0 British music stars Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons, Alt-J and Rita Ora lead the nominations for the 2013 BRIT Awards, which were announced on Thursday (Jan. 10). The annual salute to U.K. artists will be held on Feb. 20, with performances from One ...

  17. Jessie Ware Plays U.S. Debut In New York, Talks Meeting Katy Perry

    December 12, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Jessie Ware , a 28-year-old U.K. soul singer, may be popping up all over critics' year-end lists for 2012, but her debut U.S. gig at New York's The Box Monday night (Dec. 10) gave a glimpse into why the rest of America will be raving about ...

  18. Michael Kiwanuka, Jessie Ware Talk Mercury Prize Noms: 'Pleased, Surprised, Ecstatic'

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plan B, Richard Hawley Favorites for Album of the Year Award British urban artist Plan B and Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, a onetime member of Britpop band Pulp, lead the betting for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for ...

  19. Jessie Ware, Michael Kiwanuka Talk Mercury Prize Noms; Plan B, Richard Hawley Favorites For Award

    September 12, 2012 4:20 PM EDT British urban artist Plan B and Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, a onetime member of Britpop band Pulp, lead the betting for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. Register today for the Billboard Hollyw ...

  20. Single Reviews: Maroon 5, Jessie Ware, Future & Brandi Carlisle

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT FLYING LOTUS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU See Thru to U (2:24) Producer: Steven Ellison Writers: S. Ellison, E. Badu Publishers: Divine Pimp Publishing/Universal Music Warp Experimental electronic auteur Steve Ellison, better-known as Flying Lotus, has r ...

  21. Album Reviews: Little Big Town, Dwele, Dispatch & Jessie Ware

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT LITTLE BIG TOWN Tornado Producer: Jay Joyce Capitol Nashville Release Date: Sept. 11 This co-ed Nashville quartet turned in one of the strongest-and most polished-performances on Lionel Richie's recent country duets album, "Tuskegee" ...

  22. Emeli Sande Has Adele in Her Sights After Scoring 5th No. 1 in U.K.

    August 27, 2012 8:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Events" is now within 6,000 copies of overtaking Adele's "21" as the U.K.'s bestselling album of 2012 As Emeli Sandé 's "Our Version of Events" started a fifth non-consecutive week atop the U.K. album ch ...

  23. Jessie Ware Talks Breakthrough 'Devotion' Debut & 'Wildest Moments' Single

    August 23, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jessie Ware 's debut album "Devotion" had been available for free via live-stream on The Guardian's web site for no less than three hours before she got a fan tweet guaranteed to disturb any new artist. "I love the album! I ...

  24. Backbeat: The Weeknd's London Debut, With Katy Perry, Florence Welch, Barry Weiss, David Joseph, More

    June 07, 2012 7:24 PM EDT London's Wilton Music Hall hosted The Weeknd 's debut London show earlier tonight (June 7). Rumored to have sold out within two minutes, the gig lasted just an hour, but equally interesting as the vocal acrobatics taking place onstage wa ...

  25. SBTRKT Catches 'Fire' with Drake Remix, Self-Titled Debut

    June 25, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For European dance music producers looking to broaden their audience in the United States, it's hard to beat a Drake remix. The platinum-selling rap superstar is known for hopping on songs by artists that fall far outside the confines of rap- L ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Cee Lo Thanks Volunteer Firefighters, The Cure to 'Reflect' on Classic Albums

    May 06, 2011 6:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cee Lo Green Thanks Volunteer Firefighters Cee Lo Green, in conjunction with a Duracell campaign, has reworked his mega-hit "F**k You" in honor of volunteer fir ...