1. Foster the People Mural Saved by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti

    July 15, 2014 9:53 PM EDT In the final hours before it was to be painted over, Foster the People received word from the office of Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti that their "Supermodel" mural would not be covered up as scheduled yesterday, only six months after i ...

  2. Foster the People Drops New Single, Announces Second Album

    January 13, 2014 7:39 PM EST 0 0 0 "Supermodel" arrives March 18 via Columbia Records After teasing a 2014 return at the beginning of the month, Foster the People is fully back, with a new single and an upcoming album to show for it. The Los Angeles alternative rock act wil ...

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  4. Out Of Synch

    June 21, 2012 7:45 PM EDT Sound-Alike TV Ads Cause Major Controversy In early June, just as Beach House was enjoying a top 10 debut for its new album, "Bloom," the Baltimore indie band was also getting ready to do battle. After learning that a new Volkswagen ad a ...

  5. Watch Kimbra's Acoustic Tastemakers Session

    June 14, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Video: Kimbra performs "Settle Down" "It's cathartic," New Zealand singer/songwriter Kimbra tells Billboard.com of the U.S. release of her debut record, "Vows." "I have lived with these songs since I was 16, a ...

  6. Foster the People: Next Album to Be 'Celebratory' With 'More Grit'

    June 12, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Foster The People's sophomore album will have "surprises around every corner" according to frontman Mark Foster -- though the project is in the very earliest stages of planning right now. "I think it's going to take a lot of ...

  7. Business Matters: Deezer Launches in Latin America, Still Avoiding the U.S. and Japan

    June 07, 2012 5:35 PM EDT Deezer Extends into Latin America Music subscription service Deezer has expanded to 35 Latin American countries. Based in France, the service is now available in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Jamaica, Guetamala and other count ...

  8. A-Trak, Kimbra, Mark Foster Tapped For Latest Converse 'Three Artists. One Song' Campaign

    March 27, 2012 2:13 PM EDT Coming right on the heels of the success of its Andre 3000-Damon Albarn-James Murphy collaboration campaign, Converse has announced another, pairing up DJ A-Trak with singer Kimbra and Foster the People frontman Mark Foster for the latest installm ...

  9. Deezer To Launch In 130 International Markets, U.S. No Time Soon

    November 03, 2011 11:52 AM EDT Having recently launched in the United Kingdom, French music subscription service Deezer is to expand into a further 130 international markets. The global rollout will see Deezer open in key European territories, including Germany, Spain and Italy ...

  10. Foster The People Weird Out In 'Call It What You Want' Video

    November 01, 2011 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Still riding high on the success of breakout single "Pumped Up Kicks," which peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100, Foster The People are exploring stranger territory with their new video. Foster the People Give 'Pumped Up' Performance ...

  11. Foster the People Give 'Pumped Up' Performance on 'SNL': Watch

    October 10, 2011 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Foster the People , aided by the suddenly-in-demand-again Kenny G, rocked Studio 8H as the muscial guest on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend (Oct. 8). Foster the People: How a Free Download Begat a Business The indie-pop group playe ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Deezer, French Music Streaming Service, Launching In U.K.

    September 01, 2011 5:15 PM EDT French music streaming service Deezer is all set to launch in the United Kingdom having proved a big hit in its home market. Established in summer 2007 and currently only available in France, Deezer has over 20 million users and a repertoire of 13 ...

  14. Video: Foster The People Talk 'Pumped Up Kicks' Success, New Single, Touring

    August 10, 2011 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Indie pop-trio Foster The People, who rocked Lollapalooza with a notable Neil Young cover this past weekend, stopped by the backstage Billboard tent at Lolla to discuss what they're working on and the weirdest place they've ever heard thei ...

  15. Foster the People's 'Pumped up Kicks' Charges up Hot 100, 'Unique' Vocals and All

    July 15, 2011 5:07 PM EDT Kicking its way into the top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart this week is Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks," which soars 14 spots up the tally, rising 60-46. The breezy "Pumped" is the first single from the Los ...

  16. Foster the People Attracts Hipsters, Moms with 'Pumped Up Kicks' Single

    May 19, 2011 2:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles' Foster the People has only one single, "Pumped Up Kicks," under its belt, and already frontman Mark Foster has noticed an unusual assortment of fans cropping up: "At our shows, there are a lot of hipster kids dancing ...