1. Boys Noize & Spank Rock Talk Upcoming Projects: Watch

    March 31, 2014 4:44 PM EDT Boys Noize and Spank Rock are teaming up again, this time for the follow-up to Spank Rock's 2011 "Everything Is Boring and Everyone Is a Fucking Liar." While at this year's Ultra Music Festival, Boys Noize and Spank Rock shared ...

  2. Boys Noize & Spank Rock Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    Boys Noize & Spank Rock Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    March 30, 2014 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard speaks to Boys Noize and Spank Rock during the Red Bull Guest House. Interview by Kerri Mason. dancing , 2014 , Spank Rock , ultra music festival , ultra , Boys Noize , red bull guest house , Kerri Mason Videos Kerri Mason ...

  3. Ferry Corsten, Tommy Trash Among Speakers Confirmed for Australia’s 2013 Electronic Music Conference

    September 09, 2013 2:32 AM EDT Ferry Corsten, Tommie Sunshine, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Krewella, Beatport CEO Matthew Adell and Billboard’s Kerri Mason are among the international speakers confirmed for Australia’s second annual Electronic Music Conference , to be held Dec. 2-4 i ...

  4. SkyLight, Non-Profit Seeking to Support Female EDM Execs, Launches

    May 28, 2013 6:32 PM EDT Founded by artist manager Stephanie LaFera and Billboard contributor Kerri Mason, SkyLight will seek to support aspiring female entrepreneurs, set on working within dance music, by providing connections to a mentorship program, networking opport ...

  5. Kaskade Reveals 'It's You, It's Me' 10-Year Anniversary Tour

    March 24, 2013 2:45 PM EDT 1.363 k 241 0 0 Kaskade took over the Main Stage as the headliner on weekend one of Ultra Music Festival. He took fans by surprise when debuting his new single, "Atmosphere," during a memorable live experience. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 2, Da ...

  6. Top 10 EDM Moments of 2012

    December 27, 2012 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 From Madonna hitting a rave, to a billionaire financier buying one, 2012 was full of unbelievable moments for EDM and its artists. Here we touch on 10 top moments in the genre's most formative year thus far.   Best of 2012: Billboard's Yea ...

  7. Shawn Gee, Peter Schwartz, Jason Miller Discuss Hip-Hop-EDM Revival, Touring Without A Label, Branding Explosion

    November 08, 2012 1:15 PM EST Touring Without A Label, Branding Deal EDM and Hip Hop In The Morning (from left to right): Jason Miller, President, Live Nation New York; Chang Weisberg, Founder, Guerilla Union; Peter Schwartz, Agent, The Agency Group discuss. (Photo: Michael Se ...

  8. Album Reviews: No Doubt, Mika, Ben Folds Five & more

    October 09, 2012 6:33 AM EDT Mika The Origin of Love Producers: various Republic Records Release Date: Oct. 16 The surviving members of Queen have done well with Freddie Mercury stand-ins Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert. But British singer Mika is lurking out there as another ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Single Reviews: Paloma Faith, Muse & More

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT PALOMA FAITH Picking Up the Pieces (4:04) Producer: Nellee Hooper Writers: P. Faith, W. Hector, T. Powell Publishers: various Epic "Picking Up the Pieces," off British songstress Paloma Faith's second album, "Fall to Grace" ...

  11. Album Reviews: The Killers, Bob Dylan & more

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT THE KILLERS Battle Born Producers: various Island Records Release Date: Sept. 18 The Killers covered an impressive amount of ground in pop music across their first three albums. But on "Battle Born", the Las Vegas quartet apparently deci ...

  12. Live Nation Purchases Gary Richards' HARD Events

    June 27, 2012 1:35 PM EDT Live Nation has acquired Gary Richards' HARD Events, the EDM production company behind such music festivals as the multi-date HARD Festivals and Holy Ship! cruise. Video: Hard Festival's Gary Richards on Why EDM Is Hot, How He Keeps His ...

  13. Summer Tours & Music Festivals 2012

    June 11, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Get the skinny on J.Lo's tour with Enrique Iglesias, check out what's in store for the Beach Boys' 50th anniversary, find out where Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will share the stage, and more. Keep reading for the latest ...

  14. Avicii Tour Slammed As Overly Ambitious (At Best) at EDMBiz

    June 08, 2012 4:42 PM EDT It was the Swedish elephant in the room: Amid conversations about the explosive success of dance music and the industry's bright future, Avicii's floundering Le7els Tour was on the minds of many at Insomniac's EDMbiz conference. And ...

  15. CEO Michael Rapino on Live Nation's Global Dance Music Strategy: 'Acquire or Hire'

    June 08, 2012 1:30 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino "looks at electronic music as an absolute here-to-stay genre of music"- and is running his company accordingly. Rapino laid out his plans for Live Nation's expansion in the EDM space during a keynote c ...

  16. Backbeat: Sensation Fest Launch With Live Nation, ID&T Execs, Victoria's Secret Angel -- All Dressed in White

    June 04, 2012 3:04 PM EDT Sensation founder and ID&T CEO Duncan Stutterheim (left) with Jason Miller, President of Live Nation, New York for at Provocateur where the two announced the U.S. premiere of Sensation at Brooklyn's Barclays Center . (Photo: Keeyahtay Lew ...

  17. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far): Page 2

    June 01, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 Chart Article Kimbra Kimbra is best known as the powerfully piped female who cut off Gotye in his mega-hit single "Somebody That I Used To Know," but make no mistake -- this 22-year-old New Zealander is a rising star in her own right. Her jazz ...

  18. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far): Page 3

    June 01, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 Chart Article Emeli Sande Emeli Sande is still a new face to many American listeners, but the Scottish songstress will soon be making a splash on this side of the pond. After some guest appearances and a hit single in the U.K. in 2011, Sande's debu ...

  19. Afrojack, Shakira Hit the Studio: 'She's Feeling It'

    March 28, 2012 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Afrojack won't lie: Shakira is a "really nice" person and a big fan of dance music. Good thing they're collaborating. ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 Photo Highlights From Miami Ultra Recaps: Day 1 | 2 | 3 "I've been in the s ...

  20. Tiesto Launches Sirius XM Radio Channel

    March 23, 2012 1:43 PM EDT It's a monumental day for Tiësto. The EDM superstar is headlining day one of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami tonight and simultaneously launching his very own channel on Sirius XM, called Tiësto's Club Life Radio. "I'm really ...

  21. Tiesto Launches Radio Channel, Talks Wolfgang Gartner Collabo at Ultra

    March 23, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a monumental day for Tiësto. The EDM superstar is headlining day one of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami tonight and simultaneously launching his very own channel on Sirius XM, called Tiësto's Club Life Radio. "I'm really e ...

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  23. Backbeat: Steve Aoki, Lil' Jon Bring The Beat; Ultra And Deckstar Execs Hang Backstage At Roseland

    February 21, 2012 11:22 AM EST (L-R): Steve Aoki's longtime manager Matt Colon from Deckstar; Lil' Jon; Ultra Records Senior Director of Marketing & PR Samantha Mobarek; Steve Aoki; and Ultra Records head of A&R David Waxman. (Photo: Elisabeth Gibbons) Forget ...

  24. 2012's Consumer Electronics Show Biz Blog

    January 09, 2012 7:29 AM EST Jan 13, 2012 | Blog Post CES 2012: 8 Cool Things Andrew Hampp, Las Vegas The music industry was all over Las Vegas this week, from Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson at Sony's presentation, Justin Timberlake's cameo at MySpace's TV annou ...