1. Kylie Minogue Signs With BMG, Promises Her 'Heart and Soul' in New Album

    February 02, 2017 11:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Kylie Minogue has promised to bear her “heart and soul” in her next album, her first through a new recording deal with BMG. After a relatively quiet couple of years out of the spotlight, the Aussie pop superstar announced the next phase of her caree ...

  2. Armin van Buuren & Lady Gaga Songwriter Fernando Garibay Drop New Single 'I Need You'

    January 06, 2017 1:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Fernando Garibay knows a thing or two about emotional appeal. His work on Lady Gaga 's The Fame Monster nabbed the songwriter a Grammy. You may also recognize his words on hit singles “Alejandro,” “Born This Way,” and other pop jams from artist ...

  3. Coldplay Share a Special Christmas Song With Aussie Fans: Watch

    December 15, 2016 10:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay love visiting Australia, particularly when the sun is baking, the beers are cold and the Christmas vibe is all around.  Chris Martin and co. wrapped their multi-date Head Full of Dreams tour of Australasia on Wednesday (Dec. 14) with the se ...

  4. Kylie Minogue Opposes Kylie Jenner's Attempts to Trademark the Name 'Kylie'

    February 29, 2016 5:26 AM EST 0 0 0 It’s a special artist who becomes a global household name without the need to tack on a surname. Think Madonna , Beyonce  and Adele . The late rockers  Elvis and Lemmy didn’t need to announce their family names. Think Usher and   Prince , Sia and Ky ...

  5. Kylie Minogue Engaged to Boyfriend Joshua Sasse

    February 20, 2016 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Congratulations are in order for Kylie Minogue , who has gotten engaged to her boyfriend Joshua Sasse. The couple revealed their engagement in the forthcoming marriages section of British publication The Telegraph on Friday (Feb. 19), People reports ...

  6. Pop Shop Podcast: Andy Grammer Interview, Year-End 'Ask the Pop Shop' Spectacular

    December 22, 2015 10:36 PM EST Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear ...

  7. Kylie Minogue & Fernando Garibay on Linking Up for 3-Song EP: 'It Was a Beautiful Thing'

    October 02, 2015 10:39 PM EDT When a megastar like Kylie Minogue drops new music out of the sky without warning, it’s a pop emergency of the best kind. That’s what happened in September when the diva released the three-song set Kylie + Garibay , a collaboration with songwrit ...

  8. Kylie Minogue & Iggy Pop Join Forces to Cover '80s Classic 'Christmas Wrapping'

    October 02, 2015 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Leather-skinned punk progenitor and Aussie pop queen  Kylie Minogue are teaming up for a duet on her upcoming Christmas album. Even stranger (and better), they're not tackling a traditional holiday standard, but rather remaking The Waitresses & ...

  9. Dance Music Godfather Giorgio Moroder Returns After Three Decades With All-Star 'Deja-Vu': Album Review

    June 22, 2015 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 When dance music inevitably builds a hall of fame (probably somewhere on the Vegas Strip), Giorgio Moroder could ­justifiably be the first inductee. As one of the founding fathers of disco, Moroder was among the first musicians to introduce ­synthes ...

  10. Broadway Strips Down for 25th Edition of Burlesque Charity Show 'Broadway Bares'

    June 17, 2015 6:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard talks to its creator and director, two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell On June 21, New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom will welcome more than 150 barely clothed Broadway dancers for a one-night only charity event: Broadway Bares: Top Bot ...

  11. Madeon's 'Adventure' Leads to No. 1 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums

    April 11, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Dillon Francis & DJ Snake's 'Get Low' returns and new No. 1s for Ellie Goulding, Calvin Harris and Giorgio Moroder. Madeon debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with his first full-length alb ...

  12. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2002, Kylie Minogue Returned to the Top 10

    March 16, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Thirteen years ago, 'Can't Get You Out of My Head' brought the star back to heights she'd last reached in 1988. Plus, remembering chart feats by the Beatles, Joan Jett and Diddy. Your weekly recap celebrating significant miles ...

  13. Guy Sebastian Selected as Australia's First-Ever Eurovision Contestant

    March 05, 2015 4:19 AM EST Pop singer  Guy Sebastian has been chosen as Australia's first-ever representative at the Eurovision Song Contest.  Sebastian is no stranger to the big stage of a fan-voted pop extravaganza. He won the inaugural edition of Australian Idol bac ...

  14. Watch Giorgio Moroder & Kylie Minogue Live in the Now in 'Right Here, Right Now' Video

    February 02, 2015 6:31 PM EST 0 6 1 The explosion of vintage-sounding club music continues: On Monday (Feb. 2), Giorgio Moroder released the video for "Right Here, Right Now," his collaboration with Kylie Minogue that will appear on the disco pioneer's next album, 74 Is ...

  15. Taylor Swift on Madonna Praise: 'Now I'm Dead'

    January 28, 2015 1:17 AM EST Madonna has flattened Taylor Swift … with a compliment.  The reigning Queen Of Pop has invited Taylor into her realm by suggesting the ever-rising superstar was a "princess" of the genre.  Speaking to Australian presenter Richard Wilk ...

  16. Giorgio Moroder & Kylie Minogue Drop Single 'Right Here, Right Now'

    January 20, 2015 4:00 AM EST The renaissance of dance music legend Giorgio Moroder continues, as his new single featuring Kylie Minogue -- "Right Here, Right Now" -- was officially released today (Jan. 20) on RCA Records. (Listen to the track, below.) The pulsating ...

  17. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites of 2014

    December 31, 2014 4:05 PM EST As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet @gthot20 READERS ...

  18. Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum to be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

    October 27, 2014 6:09 AM EDT It’s Ian “Molly” Meldrum’s turn for the ARIA Hall of Fame.  Having inducted Kylie Minogue , John Paul Young and Normie Rowe in years past, the honor this time goes to the legendary Aussie music commentator. He’ll be inducted during the annual ARIA ...

  19. Rita Ora to Replace Kylie Minogue as Coach on U.K.'s 'The Voice'

    September 23, 2014 5:16 AM EDT Rita Ora , who has worked with such brands as Adidas, is joining the BBC's U.K. version of singing competition The Voice as the fourth coach on the upcoming fourth season. Kylie Minogue this year had filled that spot, but was widely expected ...

  20. Inaugural iHeartRadio Australia Fest is Canceled

    September 11, 2014 2:32 AM EDT The Miley Cyrus -headlined iHeartRadio Australia Music Festival has been canned. The event, which was scheduled to take place Oct. 18 at Sydney’s 20,000-plus capacity Allphones Arena, has been nixed after promoters said the booking of a mystery he ...

  21. The Veronicas Tease New Song 'You Ruin Me': Watch

    September 05, 2014 2:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Veronicas have teased “You Ruin Me,” the Aussie pop duo’s first new release in seven years.  Written with APRA Award winning song-writing and production team DNA Songs ( David Musumeci and Anthony Egizii ), the song is the first lifted from the ...

  22. Miley Cyrus To Headline First iHeartRadio Australia Music Fest

    August 28, 2014 5:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miley Cyrus will headline the inaugural iHeartRadio Australia Music Festival this October.  The pop star will lead the line-up for the single-day show which debuts Oct. 18 at Sydney’s 20,000-plus capacity Allphones Arena. The likes of entertainer an ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Chart Highlights: Iggy Azalea, Paramore Score First Pop Radio No. 1s

    June 09, 2014 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azalea's 'Fancy' crowns Pop Songs, while Paramore tallies its first airplay chart leader with 'Ain't It Fun.' Plus, new No. 1s for Katy Perry, Three Days Grace and Tito 'El Bambino' Chart Highlights offers a s ...

  25. Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace, Tegan and Sara Confirmed for LGBT ‘Trailblazers’ Special

    June 04, 2014 7:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Against Me! singer/songwriter Laura Jane Grace and Tegan and Sara are among the artists confirmed to appear on Logo TV’s "Trailblazers" special, an hour-long program that honors pioneers in the fight for LGBT rights. Brooklyn Nets’ basketb ...

  26. ARIA Launches New Award To Recognize Chart-Topping Success

    May 26, 2014 11:49 PM EDT Artists who top the sales charts in Australia will now receive something tangible to commemorate their special achievement.  Charts compiler ARIA is now presenting a “#1 Chart Award” to those acts whose single or album reaches the peak position Do ...

  27. Michael Eavis, Founder of Glastonbury Festival, To Receive U.K.'s MITs Award

    May 16, 2014 2:36 AM EDT 5 1 0 Michael Eavis, the dairy farmer who turned a small concert on his property into the world-famous Glastonbury Festival, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Music Industry Trust’s Award.  Eavis will be recognized for his “outstanding contribut ...

  28. iHeartRadio Publishes Audience Results for Australia

    May 09, 2014 6:56 AM EDT In a rare show of openness for an Australian streaming music service, iHeartRadio’s domestic operation has shared some data on its subscribers and how they’re using it.  As at April, iHeartRadio Australia reports its app had been downloaded 308,00 ...

  29. The Veronicas Sign Global Deal With Sony Music, New Album Coming

    April 28, 2014 5:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Veronicas are making a comeback. The Australian sibling pop duo will release a third studio album later this year, through a new global deal with Sony Music Entertainment. Twenty-nine-year-old twins Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso formed ...

  30. Chart Moves: Blake Shelton Sets Country Airplay Record; Lady Gaga's 'G.U.Y.' Enters Hot 100, Streaming Songs; Black Keys Unlock Fast Start At Rock

    April 04, 2014 10:56 AM EDT As previously reported, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" crowns the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week and DJ Snake and Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" slithers up to the top 10. Who else scales Billboard song charts this we ...

  31. Chart Highlights: KONGOS No. 1, Black Keys Blast In At Alternative Radio

    March 31, 2014 4:05 PM EDT 1.137 k 69 0 KONGOS' 'Come With Me Now' crowns Alternative Songs, while the Black Keys make a splashy return with 'Fever.' Plus, new No. 1s for Kylie Minogue, Blake Shelton and Prince Royce Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at ...

  32. BBC Renews 'The Voice UK' for Two More Seasons

    March 31, 2014 11:06 AM EDT The BBC has ordered two more seasons of singing competition "The Voice UK." Kylie Minogue Bows At No. 1 in Australia As ‘The Voice U.K.’ Rumors Rumble On The show has brought in stronger ratings during its current third season, which add ...

  33. 'The Voice U.K.' Ratings Dip On Season’s First Live Show

    March 25, 2014 3:59 AM EDT “The Voice U.K.'s” first live show of the season on Saturday night drew higher ratings for the BBC than last year's equivalent episode, but viewership fell to a season low. The third season of the singing competition has drawn better aud ...

  34. Kylie Minogue Bows At No. 1 in Australia As ‘The Voice U.K.’ Rumors Rumble On

    March 24, 2014 7:59 AM EDT If Kylie Minogue does choose to quit “The Voice U.K.” after the current season, her music career should keep her sufficiently occupied. The Australian singer’s pop profile is in impressive shape right now. Her latest album “Kiss Me Once” becomes ...

  35. Kylie Minogue Bows At No. 1 in Australia As ‘The Voice U.K.’ Rumors Rumble On

    March 24, 2014 7:59 AM EDT If Kylie Minogue does choose to quit “The Voice U.K.” after the current season, her music career should keep her sufficiently occupied. The Australian singer’s pop profile is in impressive shape right now. Her latest album “Kiss Me Once” becomes t ...

  36. George Michael’s 'Symphonica' Opens At No. 1 on U.K. Albums Chart

    March 24, 2014 6:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Michael’s live “Symphonica” album (Virgin EMI/Universal) won the battle of the heavyweight releases with Kylie Minogue’s “Kiss Me Once” (Parlophone/Warner Music) on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (March 23).  London DJ-producer Duke Dumo ...

  37. George Michael’s 'Symphonica' Tops U.K. Albums Chart

    March 24, 2014 6:16 AM EDT George Michael’s live “Symphonica” album (Virgin EMI/Universal) won the battle of the heavyweight releases with Kylie Minogue’s “Kiss Me Once” (Parlophone/Warner Music) on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (Sunday).  London DJ-producer Duke Dumo ...

  38. Brandle's Global Bits: Tony Wadsworth In Major Label Comeback? Max Hole's Music Matters Keynote, Google's Thunder Down Under

    March 14, 2014 12:47 AM EDT Tony Wadsworth To Join Sony Music? Could Tony be joining Sony? That’s the big question doing the rounds this week.  The surprise departure of Nick Gatfield from the top job at Sony Music’s U.K. affiliate has created a void at the music major, and ...

  39. Shakira to Perform on 'The Voice U.K.'

    March 03, 2014 4:57 AM EST 1 0 0 Shakira will perform on an upcoming live show of "The Voice U.K." on the BBC, producers have announced.  The music star, who became a coach on the U.S. version of the singing competition in 2012, will sing on the March 29 episode. Shakira ...

  40. BMG Relocates Writer Services Hub to L.A., Thomas Scherer Promoted

    February 25, 2014 3:27 AM EST BMG is shifting its worldwide Writer Services hub from Berlin to Los Angeles under newly-promoted executive Thomas Scherer. BMG Writer Services embraces BMG’s international songplugging operation which works with the company’s roster of songwriter ...

  41. Chart Highlights: A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera, Beyonce & Jay Z Add New No. 1s

    February 18, 2014 11:20 AM EST The former pair's 'Say Something' tops Adult Pop Songs, while the latter's 'Drunk in Love' dominates Rhythmic Songs. Plus, more new leaders for Jason Aldean, Arctic Monkeys, Enrique Iglesias and more Chart Highlight ...

  42. Metronomy Unveils Michel Gondry-Directed ‘Love Letters’ Video: Watch

    February 12, 2014 5:58 AM EST 0 0 0 British alternative pop group Metronomy are now paid-up members of a club which includes Radiohead, Kylie Minogue, The White Stripes, Beck, Daft Punk, Bjork and Foo Fighters. How so? They can boast a video directed by Michel Gondry. The Oscar-winnin ...

  43. Atlantic's Camille Hackney Talks Warner Music's Global Brand Partnerships Council, Bruno And Olympics (Q&A)

    February 07, 2014 4:05 PM EST Camille Hackney has already had a very busy 2014. As exec VP-brand partnerships and commercial licensing at Atlantic Records, she’s been the first point of contact for brands and artists at events like CES, the Grammys and this past weekend’s Supe ...

  44. 'The Voice U.K.' Audience Dips For Episode Two, Remains Ahead of Last Year's Ratings

    January 21, 2014 1:35 AM EST The ratings for the third season of 'The Voice U.K.' on the BBC continue to trend ahead of last year, even though the second episode Saturday night drew a smaller audience than the season opener.  The BBC, which has been looking to bolst ...

  45. 'The Voice U.K.' Third Season Opener Pulls Strong Ratings

    January 14, 2014 5:27 AM EST The third season opener of "The Voice U.K." on Saturday night drew much stronger ratings than the second season debut in some good news for the BBC, which has been looking to bolster the show's performance. The singing competition&# ...

  46. Coldplay, David Guetta Go To Atlantic Records; Radiohead & Pink Floyd Catalogs, Kylie Minogue, Damon Albarn To Warner Bros: WMG’s US Plans for Parlophone (Exclusive)

    December 18, 2013 10:01 AM EST Warner Music Group has finalized the integration of Parlophone’s roster into its U.S. label structure following the acquisition of the record imprint from Universal Music Group for £487 million (about $765 million) earlier this year, Billboard ...

  47. The Beatles, U2, Eminem, One Direction Contribute To 'Songs For The Philippines' Relief Album

    November 26, 2013 5:22 AM EST 0 0 0 The recorded music industry is responding to the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines with a fundraising compilation which features the biggest names in the business. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, U2, Eminem, One Direction and Katy Perry are among the su ...

  48. The Beatles, U2, Eminem, One Direction Contribute To 'Songs For The Philippines' Relief Album

    November 26, 2013 5:22 AM EST The recorded music industry is responding to the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines with a fundraising compilation which features the biggest names in the business. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, U2, Eminem, One Direction and Katy Perry are among the ...

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