1. Avicii's 10 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    December 27, 2016 7:48 PM EST 0 0 2 Avicii may have retired from touring, he may have just announced a break with his long-time manager who helped make him a superstar and he may be one of the most media-shy DJs on the planet Earth, but the 27-year-old Swede is and will always be one ...

  2. Listen to Nicky Romero's Pulsating New Track 'Crossroads,' Featuring Navarra

    October 14, 2016 6:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Friday (Oct.14), Nicky Romero dropped a new track called "Crossroads," which features fellow Dutch artists Navarra. The inclusion of the emerging duo on the track "will be sure to mark a new chapter" in their careers, accordin ...

  3. 5 Top Nicky Romero Songs You Didn't Know He Produced

    September 08, 2016 11:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 His breakthrough track "Tolouse" gave him much to gain. Nicky Romero is a man of many hats: DJ, producer, label owner, even actor (if you count his cameo in We Are Your Friends), but few people know that the Dutch artist is also an accompl ...

  4. The 7 Best One Direction Songs Remixed (Updated 2016)

    August 04, 2016 10:08 AM EDT Oh, One Direction . You gave tweenyboppers the ride of their lives from the moment you first emerged on the X-Factor stage to the sad second Zayn made his solo exit. Listen to 8 Best Justin Bieber Remixes Now Niall, Liam, Harry, Louis. You're ...

  5. Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 Announces Full Lineup, SLEEP/OVER Pop-Up Campsite

    July 28, 2016 11:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Amsterdam Dance Event turns 21, this year. It's time for something special, so the world's largest club-based festival just announced a whopping 76 additional artists representing every corner of the groovin' world. Alesso , Cryst ...

  6. Nicky Romero Seizes 'The Moment' On New Track

    June 24, 2016 10:24 AM EDT In December,  Nicky Romero   spoke with Billboard  about his plans for the coming year. "I’m trying to find a gap in the market, just like everyone else," he explained. "In my case, it's a little more groovy stuff that's s ...

  7. Spring Awakening Festival Reveals Full Lineup: The Chainsmokers, deadmau5, Steve Aoki & More

    April 28, 2016 2:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spring Awakening Music Festival has announced its full 2016 lineup, and it's packed with artists such as  The Chainsmokers , deadmau5 , Steve Aoki , Kaskade , Jamie xx  and Dillon Francis among others. The Chicago festival will take place from ...

  8. Dance Artists React to Avicii's Retirement: Chainsmokers, deadmau5 & More

    March 29, 2016 3:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The announcement of Avicii 's retirement from live music, which he disclosed in a lengthy note to fans,  rocked the dance music world this morning ( M arch 29 ) . Avicii Retires From Live Performance In Emotional Letter To Fans The news came af ...

  9. 11 DJ Twitter Beefs That Rocked Dance Music

    March 23, 2016 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guess how many involve deadmau5? In the dance music world, nothing beats a good drop, but a good diss comes pretty damn close. When DJs fight, it brings the rest of the rave world together. No matter if we camp out at main stage or wouldn't be ...

  10. The Guest List Presents Nicky Romero's Playlist: David Guetta, Robin Schulz, Nile Rodgers & More

    February 26, 2016 1:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Dance has selected Amsterdam’s Nicky Romero to curate The Guest List this week. Nicky Romero & Nile Rodgers Join Forces on 'Future Funk' Collab: Exclusive Premiere Amid his rigorous touring schedule and label duties at Protoc ...

  11. Nicky Romero's Personal Journey With Anxiety: 'I Wanted to Quit Music'

    December 11, 2015 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Nick Rotteveel, the cosmopolitan DJ and Protocol Recordings founder commonly referred to as Nicky Romero, has cultivated a loyal worldwide following for his music. Ever since his breakout single "Toulouse" in 2011, he, along with his arsen ...

  12. Nicky Romero Opens Up About Anxiety Issues

    November 16, 2015 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 It's been five months since Nicky Romero has released new music, and while his imprint, Protocol Recordings, continues to release singles and remix packages at a steady pace, several fans have brought up Romero’s production absence. Nicky Romer ...

  13. Nicky Romero Accuses Hardwell of Stealing His Visuals on Twitter

    November 05, 2015 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 A-List DJs Nicky Romero and Hardwell got into a spat on Twitter earlier today -- and it wasn't even about music. Nicky Romero Premieres Soaring New Single 'Lighthouse': Exclusive After Hardwell posted a picture of himself performing i ...

  14. TomorrowWorld 2014 Day 1 Highlights: Zedd, Kygo, Jody Wisternoff & More

    September 27, 2014 4:17 PM EDT Dance fans from across the globe congregated at TomorrowWorld, which kicked off its second edition Friday (Sept. 26) with a stacked artist lineup on seven compelling stages. Billboard takes you down to Georgia to recap all the action and best behi ...

  15. Diplo’s 'White Dude' Dances To No. 2 Debut

    August 08, 2014 7:30 AM EDT Diplo draws a No. 2 debut on Dance/Electronic Albums with Random White Dude Be Everywhere , selling 2,000 units in the week ending Aug. 3 according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, named after a comment posted on YouTube for one of his videos, con ...

  16. EDM Biz Worth $6.2bn (Report)

    May 21, 2014 8:10 AM EDT Electronic dance music is a $6.2 billion global industry, per a new report issued at the International Music Summit in Ibiza, Spain Wednesday (May 21). As compiled by EDM trade group the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM), the figure includes ...

  17. Mr. Probz, Paolo Nutini Rule U.K. Sales Charts

    April 28, 2014 7:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch hip-hop star Mr. Probz debuted atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 27), as “Waves” (Left Lane Recordings) sold nearly 127,000 units. Paolo Nutini started a second week at No. 1 on the artist album chart with “Caustic Love” (Atlantic/W ...

  18. BMG to Buy Talpa Music

    February 10, 2014 6:52 AM EST BMG is to acquire Benelux music publisher Talpa Music, a key player in electronic dance music, for an undisclosed sum.  The acquisition is expected to be finalized later this month. At that time, BMG will merge its operations in the Netherlands ...

  19. Hardwell Wins DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs Poll

    October 22, 2013 1:27 AM EDT In-demand Dutch progressive and electro-house specialist Hardwell has taken the crown as the world’s No. 1 DJ, according to a poll conducted by clubbing and electronic music title DJ Mag. Hardwell (real name Robbert van de Corput) beat out country ...

  20. Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' Smashes 267,000 First-Week U.K. Sales, Robin Thicke Bows Atop Albums Chart

    July 22, 2013 5:56 AM EDT Swedish DJ-producer Avicii has smashed the record for the U.K.’s fastest-selling single of 2013, debuting at No. 1 yesterday (July 21) with nearly 267,000 sales of “Wake Me Up” (Positiva/PRMD). It deposed Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Intersc ...

  21. Avicii Spins Year's Fastest-Seller in U.K. with 'Wake Me Up'

    July 22, 2013 5:07 AM EDT Swedish DJ-producer Avicii has smashed the record for the U.K.’s fastest-selling single of 2013, debuting at No. 1 yesterday (July 21) with nearly 267,000 sales of “Wake Me Up” (Positiva/PRMD). It deposed Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Interscop ...

  22. Australian EDM Fest Stereosonic Expands, David Guetta & Armin van Buuren Headline

    July 04, 2013 5:58 AM EDT Australia’s Stereosonic has raised the stakes in the country’s EDM festival scene with an expanded two-day show across five cities, and a pumping line-up which includes David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Calvin Harris, Axwell and Empire of the Sun. ...

  23. Australia’s Stereosonic Expands, Confirms Headliners David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Calvin Harris

    July 04, 2013 5:34 AM EDT Australia’s Stereosonic has raised the stakes in the country’s EDM festival scene with an expanded two-day show across five cities, and a pumping line-up which includes David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Calvin Harris, Axwell and Empire of the Sun. T ...

  24. Sony Music Australia Appoints Jon Hanlon as EDM Director

    May 30, 2013 11:55 PM EDT Sony Music is ramping-up its EDM activities Down Under. Jon Hanlon is joining Sony Music Australia and New Zealand in the new position as director, Electronic Dance Music, the company said today. In his new role, Hanlon is responsible for the af ...

  25. New Year's Eve Concert Guide: From Jay-Z/Coldplay to Skrillex; Nicki Minaj to Willie Nelson, and More

    December 28, 2012 3:00 PM EST Jay-Z (left) with Coldplay's Chris Martin play Brooklyn's Barclays Center on New Year's Eve. (Getty) Across the country -- from Coldplay and Jay-Z in Brooklyn and Nicki MInaj in Vegas to Skrillex in Detroit and Willie Nelson in Aust ...

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  27. Calvin Harris Releasing '18 Months' Oct. 30

    September 25, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guest Singers on DJ's Third Effort Include Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding Calvin Harris , the producer-DJ behind Rihanna 's pulsating hit "We Found Love," which topped the Hot 100 for ten weeks, will release his third solo album ...

  28. Electric Zoo 2012: 14 Things Seen & Heard

    September 06, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electric Zoo (August 31-September 2) might not be the country's largest, splashiest, or most hyped electronic dance music festival. But we're going to go on record and say that it's the best. Electric Zoo 2012 PHOTOS: DANCE PARTY Ther ...

  29. Jay-Z Adds Drake, Run DMC to Made in America Lineup

    July 31, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z 's Made in America Festival just got exponentially bigger following the Philadelphia weekend's final lineup announcement earlier today. Joining already announced acts like Odd Future , D'Angelo , Rita Ora , and Maybach Music Gro ...

  30. Tiesto to Captain Charity Soccer Game at Miami Music Week

    March 19, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 This Miami Music Week, some of the world's biggest DJs are using their talents to raise money for charity. But not the talents you might think. On Wednesday, March 21, 14 DJs will take to the field at an undisclosed location in Miami and play a ...

  31. Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso To Captain DJ Charity Soccer Game at Miami Music Week

    March 19, 2012 11:36 AM EDT This Miami Music Week, some of the world's biggest DJs are using their talents to raise money for charity. But not the talents you might think. On Wednesday, March 21, 14 DJs will take to the field at an undisclosed location in Miami and play ...

  32. Sia Explodes on Hot 100, While Stepping Back From Fame

    March 17, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Crush Management's Jonathan Daniel first met Sia Furler in 2010, the Australian singer/songwriter was not in a good place. Recently diagnosed with Graves' disease (an autoimmune disorder stemming from a hyperactive thyroid that leads ...

  33. Chart Highlights: Pop Radio Is Having Some fun. With 'We Are Young'

    March 05, 2012 4:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Debuts this week include Lionel Richie and Shania Twain's remake of "Endless Love" and new tracks from John Mayer, Slash and Carrie Underwood Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Fin ...

  34. Video: David Guetta Discusses Usher Collaboration at iHeartRadio Fest

    September 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Saturday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival was all about high-profile collaborations: Lady Gaga sang with Sting , Rascal Flatts brought out Natasha Bedingfield , and Steven Tyler brought out Jeff Beck , Randy Jackson and Nicole Scherzinger . N ...

  35. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Sunday

    March 28, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Attendees at the Ultra Music Festival seemed a bit less sure of their movements on Sunday: That's what happens after three days of non-stop dancing in the punishing sun. But day 3 of Miami Music Week was the best of the lot, allowing some big n ...