1. Skrillex Talks Diplo, Dubstep & Adding 'Craziest Skrillex Sounds' to 'Transformers' Movie

    May 30, 2014 8:59 AM EDT Skrillex has "a lot of stuff coming" in the, he hopes, near future. But the EDM majordomo says he doesn't necessarily feel pressure to do another full-fledged album like this year's "Recess." "In the electronic w ...

  2. Skrillex Discusses 'Recess,' Learning From Kanye West & 'Vibing Out'

    March 20, 2014 3:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Skrillex is taking his inspiration from Kanye West these days. The electronic music DJ and producer spent a little time with West, sharing a plane flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas where each was to perform two years ago, and came away with an in ...

  3. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  4. Skrillex, Warren Haynes to Take Part in Grateful Dead Case Study at Billboard Touring Conference

    September 19, 2013 10:25 AM EDT The Keynote Case Study at the 10th Annual Billboard Touring Conference will examine the lasting impact of the Grateful Dead on contemporary touring across a wide range of genres. The one-of-a-kind session, moderated by Paradigm agent Jonathan Levi ...

  5. Jay Z's 'Made In America' Doc to Air on Showtime

    August 30, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Ron Howard's "Made in America" documentary about the Jay Z-curated music festival in Philadelphia will air Oct. 11 on Showtime.  After Jay Z's "Budweiser Made in America" festival debuted on Labor Day weekend last y ...

  6. Kanye West: Everything We Know About His Upcoming Album (Infographic)

    May 17, 2013 6:40 PM EDT Kanye West has been gradually teasing his sixth studio album: the rapper tweeted what is rumored to be the tentative release date (" June Eighteen ") and performed new songs at the Met Gala and Adult Swim upfront event, including the ...

  7. International Music Summit Announces Inaugural U.S Event With Russell Simmons, Troy Carter, Skrillex, More

    March 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT After six years spent in Ibiza -- hosting wide-ranging conversations with the likes of David Lynch, Giorgio Morode and others --  the International Music Summit is set to debut to America. IMS Engage, to be held April 17 at the W Hotel in Los An ...

  8. Ultra Music Festival Phase 2: Skrillex, Azealia Banks, Sleigh Bells

    January 25, 2013 9:35 AM EST 6 0 0 The Ultra Music Festival has unveiled the second phase of its massive lineup of DJs, performers and bands that will take over Miami for two weekends in March, with highlights including EDM giants Skrillex (via his side project Dog Blood) and Martin ...

  9. 2013 Grammy Awards: Dance Recording, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:16 AM EST it was a banging, banner year for EDM, as the beat of club culture infiltrated the mainstream best dance recording "Le7els" Avicii LABEL: Levels/Atom Empire/Interscope PRODUCERS: Tim Bergling, Ash Pournouri MIXER: Tim Bergling From Super ...

  10. The Year In EDM 2012: Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Skrillex Get Massive

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space.   But there was a rub: Despite moving tickets, SHM ...

  11. The Year EDM Sold Out: Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex and Deadmau5 Hit the Mainstream

    December 14, 2012 5:25 AM EST When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space. Check Out All Our Year-End Coverage and Charts R ...

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  13. AM Only's Lee Anderson on EDM Touring Market, Skrillex at Bonnaroo, Breaking Foreign Beggars (Video)

    November 21, 2012 12:31 PM EST Lee Anderson, an agent at AM Only, specializes in electronic and dance music bookings and spoke with Billboard during the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards. Here he discussed why Skrillex's Bonnaroo was the "culmination" of hi ...

  14. The Beat 9/17: 'The Voice' vs. 'X Factor,' Skrillex & Owl City Join 'Wreck-It Ralph' Soundtrack

    The Beat 9/17: 'The Voice' vs. 'X Factor,' Skrillex & Owl City Join 'Wreck-It Ralph' Soundtrack

    September 17, 2012 5:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/17: 'The Voice' vs. 'X Factor,' Skrillex & Owl City Join 'Wreck-It Ralph' Soundtrack wreck-it ralph , jonathan brooks , Owl City , Billboard , Alt-J , The Voice , disney , skrillex , An Awesome Wave , Hen ...

  15. Jay-Z, Kanye West, Skrillex, D'Angelo Kick Off Made In America Festival

    September 02, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first day of the two-day fest featured performances by Jay-Z and many guests, Skrillex, Maybach Music Group, Passion Pit and more. Jay-Z stood sipping champagne with Kanye West while red, white and blue fireworks lit up the Philadelphia night be ...

  16. Ron Howard to Direct Film of Jay-Z's 'Budweiser Made in America' Music Festival

    August 28, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Imagine Entertainment's Ron Howard and Brian Grazer have inked a deal to film Jay-Z's Budweiser Made in America music festival, which runs Sept. 1-2 in Philadelphia. Howard will direct the film, which Grazer will produce alongside Transl ...

  17. Insider Tips: Mariah Carey's Plans, Ellie Goulding & Skrillex's Playlist

    August 10, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article August 10, 2012 The hot days of midsummer are here, but don't let that keep you from fresh insider music information. For the rest of beach season, Billboard.com is bringing you a weekly heads-up of music-related suggestions, tips ...

  18. Ellie Goulding on 'Lights' Explosion & Why Skrillex Isn't On Her New Album

    August 09, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Nobody expected it and that's the truth," Goulding says of her 2011 single becoming a U.S. hit Ellie Goulding recognizes the precariousness of having a single that's currently at No. 2 of the U.S. Hot 100, but not among the trac ...

  19. How iHome Became the Title Sponsor for Live Nation's Identity Fest

    July 11, 2012 4:10 PM EDT A screen shot of the iHome-sponsored Identity Festival website banner. After a respectable 2011 debut that sold 150,000 tickets over 19 dates behind headliners like Kaskade and Skrillex, Live Nation's touring Identity Festival is back for a s ...

  20. Electronic Dance Music Making Strides With Product Tie-Ins

    June 27, 2012 8:20 PM EDT The night of the 2012 summer solstice, June 20, marked a turning point for the electronic dance music scene (EDM). On that night in New York, three of the genre's biggest celebrities - Steve Aoki and Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingro ...

  21. Business Matters: Spotify Does Many Things Well, But Radio Isn't One of Them

    June 19, 2012 5:32 PM EDT Spotify's Radio Problem -- Since June 2011 it has been quite easy to gauge what people think of the latest digital music service: see how much the market punished Pandora's stock. When Spotify launched on July 14, shares of Pandora fells ...

  22. Business Matters: Are Market-Based Solution the Future of Music? Ask GreenLight Music, EMI Music Publishing

    June 14, 2012 5:34 PM EDT Market Solutions May Be Answer to Copyright Questions Copyright law isn't broke, but it needs private enterprises to find solutions. Take last week's news that Clear Channel had struck a comprehensive royalties agreement with Big Machine ...

  23. Skrillex LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    Skrillex LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    June 12, 2012 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Skrillex LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012 day3 , skrillex , featuredVideo2 , bonnaroo , performance , Live , Maurice Warfield , summer , saturday , festival Videos Maurice Warfield Bonnaroo Festival Live Performance Skrillex Summer ...

  24. Ellie Goulding Begins to Find Success in the States

    June 07, 2012 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 The video to Ellie Goulding's delicate, sparse cover of Elton John's "Your Song" shows the young singer/songwriter at play in the British autumn: Running through a green field dotted with sheep; considering a waterfall, wrapped in ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Take The Day: Battle of the Bands 2012 Midwest

    May 15, 2012 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Northwest Take The Day beat out two other acts in the Billboard.com vote to become the finalist in the midwest region. The band has hit the road to Las Vegas where they will play against the other finalists head to head at the May 18 B ...

  27. Backbeat: Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Oh Land Rock Elle's Women in Music Awards With Jason Flom, Scooter Braun, More

    April 13, 2012 3:44 PM EDT Singer Jessie J (center) receives a plaque from LAVA Records President/CEO Jason Flom (right) at ELLE's in Women Music 2012 at event in L.A. for selling over 12 million copies worldwide of her album Who You Are. (Photo: WireImage) At Elle mag ...

  28. Diplo + Skrillex + A-Trak - Cover Shoot and Interview

    Diplo + Skrillex + A-Trak - Cover Shoot and Interview

    March 04, 2012 7:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Go behind-the-scenes at the Billboard cover shoot with 3 of the most influential EDM DJ's ever! EDM , skrillex , featuredVideo3 , cover , a-trak , shoot , interview , dj , photo , Dance Videos Cover Shoots A-Trak Dance Diplo Interview Skrillex ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Tiesto Plots 'In the Booth' Web Series, Talks Dance Music's Rise

    January 18, 2012 7:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Tiësto says DJs are the new rock stars -- and the electronic icon will try to prove it in a new web series, "In the Booth," that launches on Thursday. The 10-part video series will air on Tiësto's YouTube channel , providing fans with ...

  31. The Beat Generation: Electronic Dance Music Emerges as the Sound of Young America

    December 11, 2011 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 How Electric Daisy Carnival, Skrillex, Deadmau5 & More Ignited Music in 2011 It happened in concert venues and arenas, where crowds of thousands sang along to beats instead of words . It happened in parks and open fields, where young people wore ...

  32. Korn Talks 'Path of Totality': Video Track-By-Track

    December 06, 2011 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Korn is offering its longtime nu-metal fans a curveball with "The Path of Totality," their 10th studio album out Tuesday (Dec. 6). Instead of following last year's "Korn III: Remember Who You Are" with more of the same, the ...

  33. Skrillex Manager: Major Distribution Had 'No Influence' On Grammy Success

    December 01, 2011 8:30 PM EST Tim Smith of Blood Company Management has seen a lot in his many years working with Sonny Moore. Moore-known best as Skrillex, the unmistakably coiffed dance/dubstep DJ who snagged a whopping five Grammy nominations last night-has been his client ...

  34. Korn's Davis: 'We Were Dubstep Before There Was Dubstep'

    November 28, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 If you ask lead singer Jonathan Davis, Korn 's foray into dubstep is more natural than the band's metalhead fans might realize -- or admit. "We were dubstep before there was dubstep," Davis says. "Tempos at 140 with half-tim ...

  35. Korn Teams With Skrillex, Dives Into Dubstep-Surfacing With "The Path of Totality"

    November 28, 2011 10:00 AM EST 0 0 If you ask lead singer Jonathan Davis, Korn's foray into dubstep is more natural than the band's metalhead fans might realize-or admit. "We were dubstep before there was dubstep," Davis says. "Tempos at 140 with half-time drum ...

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