1. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    March 24, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kraftwerk, Tiesto, Afrojack and... Paris Hilton? Here's the Day 1 Scene From Miami After six years having the Ultra Music Festival at the larger-capacity Bicentennial Park, construction at that site sent the annual party back at its original do ...

  2. Pete Tong, Kaskade, Crystal Method Rally In Support of Pasquale Rotella, Indicted Electric Daisy Promoter

    March 23, 2012 6:15 PM EDT MIAMI - The EDM community took time out of its regularly scheduled Miami Music Week revelry to rally around Pasquale Rotella, embattled CEO of Insomniac Events, the production company behind Electric Daisy Carnival. "I hope for the sake of th ...

  3. Exclusive: Skrillex, David Guetta, Diplo, Many More Added to Wynn Resident-DJ Roster

    March 21, 2012 3:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wynn Las Vegas upped the ante on Sin City's high-stakes EDM game this week, announcing 34 artists contracted for exclusive residencies across its four venues (Encore Beach Club, XS, Tryst, and Surrender). The roster includes powerful names like ...

  4. Exclusive: Skrillex, David Guetta, Diplo, Many More Added to Wynn Resident-DJ Roster

    March 20, 2012 10:27 AM EDT Deadmau5 and Skrillex at XS Nightclub Labor Day (Photo: Danny Mahoney/XS Nightclub) Las Vegas hotel group Wynn has locked 34 electronic dance artists into exclusive residencies for 2012- some of them established live acts that usually play concert ...

  5. Ultra Music Fest Expanding To Six International Sites

    February 17, 2012 6:02 PM EST The Ultra Music Festival, which has long been a staple of Miami, is branching out in a big way. It was announced via a video uploaded on YouTube yesterday that the electronic dance music festival would be expanding beyond its Miami home base (Marc ...

  6. Chart Moves: Madonna's Super Bowl Wrap-Up, 'Twilight's' 204% Increase, Calvin Harris' New Single Debuts

    February 16, 2012 10:23 PM EST The Billboard 200: It wasn't exactly a quiet week on the Billboard 200 this week as Adele rocked the top of the tally, spending a 20th week at No. 1 with "21." The set posted a 95% sales gain in the wake of the diva's six Gramm ...

  7. Dance Music's Most Influential Executives

    February 03, 2012 4:45 PM EST It's no secret that dance music is bigger than its ever been - as the seven Grammy nominations for this week's Billboard cover stars , Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo demonstrate. Here's a look at nine of the biggest executives in the ga ...

  8. Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello to Headline New Insomniac NYE Event

    December 01, 2011 7:35 PM EST Insomniac Events, the Los Angeles-based company behind massive electronic music events such as Electric Daisy Carnival, is announcing a new two-day California-based New Year's dance music festival called "White Wonderland." The even ...

  9. Kaskade Blasts onto Billboard 200 with 'Fire & Ice'

    November 05, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not one person packed into New York's sold-out Roseland Ballroom on Oct. 29 would describe Kaskade as quiet. He's well-known for writing some of the loveliest melodies in dance music, replete with acoustic guitar strums and sweet-voiced ny ...

  10. Backbeat: Kaskade Warms a Snowbound NYC

    October 31, 2011 5:10 PM EDT Throw Your Hearts In the Air: Kaskade rocking NYC's Roseland Ballroom. His new album "Fire and Ice," which came out last Tuesday, Oct. 25, made the top ten of Billboard's Building Chart. (Photo: Franklin Williams) The weather o ...

  11. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Will Translate to 'Huge Debut'

    October 29, 2011 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Building Chart: Impressive Kelly Clarkson; Tom Waits May Finally Grunt His Way to the Top 10 As previously reported, Coldplay is easily cruising to its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week as "Mylo Xyloto" will top the ta ...

  12. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Headed For Top of Billboard 200

    October 26, 2011 9:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Next week, watch for Coldplay 's "Mylo Xyloto" album to easily debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as industry sources suggest the set will sell at least 440,000-450,000 by week's end on Oct. 30. The British band's fi ...

  13. Stephanie LaFera To Head New Electronic Dance Division Of Troy Carter's Atom Factory

    October 04, 2011 6:04 PM EDT Music management group, Atom Factory will launch a new electronic music division called Atom Empire, led by music manager Stephanie LaFera, it was announced today by the company. LaFera will run Atom Empire which represents DJs and the electronic ...

  14. Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction Rock Sean Parker's f8 Conference/Party

    September 23, 2011 5:05 PM EDT Mark Zuckerberg, Snoop Dogg and Sean Parker in San Francisco Thursday night night (Photo: WireImage/ Kevin Mazur) To celebrate Thursday's f8 announcement of Facebook and Spotify's partnership , Sean Parker hosted an exclusive "A Cel ...

  15. Backbeat: Sean Parker's Lavish f8 Party With Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction, Even Pigs on a Spit

    September 23, 2011 4:20 PM EDT Sartorial Splendorous Tech Titans: From Left, Spotify founder Daniel Ek and "Celebration of Music host" and tech entrepreneur Sean Parker (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage) Sean Parker 's "A Celebration of Music" extravaganza ...

  16. Exclusive: Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction, Kaskade to Play Sean Parker f8 Party Tonight

    September 22, 2011 4:07 PM EDT With the momentous news coming out of f8 about Facebook Music , it's been a momentous day for the future of digital music. And it's ending with a bang: Tonight in San Francisco, Sean Parker is hosting an exclusive party that sources tell ...

  17. 'Electric Daisy Carnival' Doc Dropped From Regal, AMC Theater Chains Following Hollywood Riot

    July 30, 2011 8:11 AM EDT Regal and AMC theater chains want no part of the "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience," documentary. Citing the melee that broke out at the premiere of the film in Hollywood , the companies will not screen the film, reports the Los Angele ...

  18. Did A DJ's Tweet Instigate Hollywood Riot?

    July 29, 2011 6:59 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - It started with a DJ's simple tweet telling his followers about a free block party on Hollywood Boulevard. Evidently, too many people got the message, and it wasn't long before the Wednesday night party got out of hand ...

  19. 'Electric Daisy' Doc Premiere Causes Riot in Hollywood

    July 28, 2011 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Police donned riot gear to calm down an unruly mob in Hollywood at the world premiere of "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience" -- a documentary about the notorious electronic dance music festival -- on Wednesday night. One Dead, One Critica ...

  20. Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas America's Answer to Ibiza?

    June 25, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night. Look no further than this weekend' ...

  21. Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas Becoming America's Answer to Ibiza?

    June 24, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night. Look no further than this weekend� ...

  22. Tiësto 'Club Life' Song Exclusive "Don't Ditch"

    April 04, 2011 11:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 DJ extraordinaire Tiësto 's new album, "Club Life Volume One - Las Vegas," isn't out until tomorrow (April 5), but you can hear one track, "Tiësto vs. Marcel Woods - 'Don't Ditch,'" right here right now. ...

  23. Ultra Music Festival 2011: Top 10 Performances

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The days were hot and long; the crowds were big and young. But the 13th annual Ultra Music Festival filled its purpose: Stating in no uncertain terms that electronic dance music has found its biggest audience since its inception in the youth of Amer ...

  24. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Saturday

    March 27, 2011 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miami Music Week's peak day continued its streak of perfect weather and astoundingly big crowds, all swept up in electronic music fever. In fact, as the sun set, it seemed that you could hear an insistent kickdrum from any point in the city. Ul ...

  25. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Friday

    March 26, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cloudless skies and a balmy 80 degrees made Day 2 of Miami Music Week ideal for a giant outdoor party. Thankfully, there were two to choose from: The Beatport Beach Party at the swanky Gansevoort -- a three-day, free daytime shindig hosted by the da ...

  26. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga , Green Day , a reunited Soundgarden , Arcade Fire , the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National , Spoon , Devo , Cypress Hill , Cut Copy, the New Pornogr ...

  27. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Spec ...

  28. Bob Dylan Marks Second Week As U.K. No. 1

    May 11, 2009 12:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony BMG), as "Number 1" (4th & Broadway/Universal Island) by Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz took the single ...

  29. Coke Taps Artists For Olympics Push

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As part of its advertising surrounding the run-up to the Olympics Coca-Cola turned to eight electronic artists to create music that consumers can download for free. The eight-- Tiësto, Benny Benassi, Kaskade, Jes, Serge Devant, Lucas Prata, Cezar ...

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