1. Ex-Swedish House Mafia Member Steve Angello’s Size Label Drops New Track: Listen

    July 21, 2014 11:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello’s Stockholm-based Size label was established in 2003, representing such artists as Tiesto, Deadmau5, Avicii and Junior Sanchez, among others. The influential label, which celebrated its 10-year anniversary ...

  2. EDM Power Players: The Executives

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT Pasquale Rotella Founder/CEO, Insomniac Events More than a year ago, Live Nation Entertainment finalized a deal to buy a piece of Insomniac Events, the premier EDM festival brand that CEO Rotella, 39, a visionary in the electronic sector, built ...

  3. Electric Daisy Carnival 2014 Day 1 Highlights: Steve Angello, Diplo, Hardwell, Steve Aoki & More

    June 21, 2014 12:54 PM EDT Ahead of this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, which kicked off Friday night (June 20), Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella told Billboard that the festival’s fourth edition would be “one for the record books.” Electric Daisy Carnival Previe ...

  4. Governors Ball 2014: Ex-Swedish House Mafia Duo Axwell & Ingrosso Debut New Songs

    June 09, 2014 6:04 AM EDT 8 1 2 The Pair played "This Time" with a surprise rap from Pusha T. Just days after announcing they’d be releasing an album together, former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell & Ingrosso closed out Governor’s Ball 2014 on Sunday (June 8) wit ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Steve Angello, Founding Member of Swedish House Mafia, Signs With CAA

    May 02, 2014 8:06 PM EDT DJ and record producer Steve Angello has signed with CAA for worldwide representation in all areas, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. Angello, who moves from WME, was represented by CAA only for international touring. One of the bigg ...

  7. Steve Angello & the Size Records Crew Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    Steve Angello & the Size Records Crew Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    March 30, 2014 9:12 AM EDT 2 1 0 Billboard speaks to Steve Angello and the Size Records crew during the Red Bull Guest House. Interview by Zel McCarthy. EDM , dance music , interview , 2014 , steve angello , ultra music festival , Q&A , Size Records , ultra , red bull guest hou ...

  8. Documentary Starring Swedish House Mafia to Premiere at SXSW

    January 09, 2014 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 "Leave the World Behind" follows the electronic trio through its final tour A film starring recently-defunct electronic trip Swedish House Mafia will premiere at South By Southwest this March. "Leave the World Behind," a document ...

  9. Steve Angello Discusses Life After Swedish House Mafia

    November 26, 2013 4:16 AM EST 0 0 0 On a windy late autumn night atop the W Hotel in Hollywood, EDM deity Steve Angello was bestowed the 2013 Eliason Merit Award by his Scandinavian peers at the Los Angeles branch of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce. The red carpet event was a ...

  10. Australia’s Big Day Out Fest Confirms Headliners Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire

    July 31, 2013 10:35 PM EDT Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) will headline the 2014 Australasian Big Day Out tour. Other key names confirmed to the bill include EDM acts Major Lazer, Steve Angello (formerly of Swedish House Mafia) and Australia& ...

  11. Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire Line Up for Australia’s Big Day Out Fest

    July 31, 2013 10:06 PM EDT Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) will headline the 2014 Australasian Big Day Out tour. Other key names confirmed to the bill include EDM acts Major Lazer, Steve Angello (formerly of Swedish House Mafia) and Australia� ...

  12. Electric Daisy Carnival Adds London Edition With Tiesto, Avicii, Steve Angello, More

    April 05, 2013 4:50 PM EDT Insomniac Events announced today that it would bring its marquee festival Electric Daisy Carnival to London for the first time in 2013, bringing its total editions worldwide to five (including Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, and Puerto Rico). The ...

  13. Backbeat: Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello Kicks Off Brand Partnerships, Solo Career During Ultra

    March 23, 2013 3:48 PM EDT Just a few blocks from Ultra Music Festival, where his band Swedish House Mafia will play off into the sunset tomorrow, Steve Angello kicked off his new brand partnerships -- and, unofficially, his solo career -- at the unlikely location of the ...

  14. Backbeat: Junior Sanchez, Windish, CAA, More at Red Light's A-List Ultra Party

    March 21, 2013 1:09 PM EDT Red Light Management’s Electronic Division made its courtship of electronic dance music official during Miami Music Week last night, with a networking party on the palatial grounds of Shore Club’s garden and pool area. Junior Sanchez (Ian Witlen ...

  15. Swedish House Mafia: Billboard Cover Story

    March 08, 2013 2:00 PM EST Checking in with the reigning dons of the dance scene as they prepare to go their separate ways This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. There is no alcohol in the green room. There is Cozy Chamomile ...

  16. Steve Angello, Junior Sanchez Launch New Size Imprint: Exclusive

    March 05, 2013 5:27 PM EST Swedish House Mafia might be through, but its members’ solo careers are moving right along. Today, Steve Angello’s Size Records rolls out its newest project, an alliance with Brobot--the latest label from prolific dance veteran Junior Sanchez. &q ...

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  18. Swedish House Mafia's Farewell Tour Dates Unveiled

    September 24, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 EDM trio's final run of North America begins in February 2013. Swedish House Mafia have plotted their final shows together: the superstar electronica collective unveiled the final leg of their world tour, dubbed 'One Last Tour,' on Mo ...

  19. Backbeat: Hard's Gary Richards Talks Live Nation Acquisition, DJing With Roses In His Hair at EMI's Electrospective Party in Hollywood

    September 20, 2012 4:16 PM EDT POSSO DJing at Hollywood's AV Nightclub for the Electrospective launch and Magnetic Magazine's birthday celebration (Photo by Catie Laffoon) EMI launched their Electrospective campaign on Tuesday night at the AV Nightclub in Hollywood . ...

  20. Swedish House Mafia To Quit Touring

    June 23, 2012 8:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The hugely successful DJ trio's next tour will be its last. The DJ supergroup known as Swedish House Mafia announced on its website on Saturday (June 23) that its crime family days were over. "Today we want to share with you that the tour ...

  21. Swedish House Mafia: Next Tour 'Will Be Our Last'

    June 23, 2012 8:10 PM EDT The DJ supergroup known as Swedish House Mafia announced on its website today that it is retiring from touring. "Today we want to share with you that the tour we are about to go on will be our last," the black-and-white message said. &qu ...

  22. Max Vangeli and AN21 Ready Their First Album on Swedish House Mafia Member's Imprint

    June 21, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Watching them pogo, fist-pump and otherwise wild out in festival booths across the globe, one might not think of Max Vangeli and AN21 as old souls. But when talk turns to classic house music and the dancefloor experience, they sound like old-schoo ...

  23. Electric Daisy Carnival Shuts Down Early Due To High Winds; Festival to Continue Sunday

    June 10, 2012 10:04 AM EDT Update: A post on the Electric Daisy Carnival website informing ticket holders and others that TOnight's (June 10) show will go on as scheduled despite high winds last night forcing the fest to close early. At about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday morni ...

  24. EDMBiz Wrap: Kaskade, Angello, Hawtin on Free Parties, the Term 'EDM,' More

    June 09, 2012 8:00 PM EDT EDMBiz Artist Panel, which included, Richie Hawtin, Rebecca & Fiona, Jono Grant and Tony McGuinness (Above & Beyond), Steve Angello, Kaskade and moderator Jason Bentley. For all the dissent around the importance or artists, the politics of ...

  25. Can EDM Maestro Eric Prydz Become a U.S. Star?

    May 29, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the name " Swedish House Mafia " was still just a joke between musical buddies in Stockholm -- long before its label deal with EMI, the global sponsorship with Absolut Vodka or blowout headlining gigs at New York's Madison Square ...

  26. Dance Preview: The Prydz Is Right

    May 24, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 When the name "Swedish House Mafia" was still just a joke between musical buddies in Stockholm - long before its label deal with EMI, the global sponsorship with Absolut Vodka or blowout headlining gigs at New York's Madison Square Gard ...

  27. Michael Rapino, Perry Farrell Added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Lollapalooza founder/Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell are among the latest big names to be added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference, set for June 5-7 in Las Vegas in the buildup to the city's ...

  28. Exclusive: Kaskade, Steve Angello, Announced For Inaugural EDMBiz Conference

    May 02, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 In case anyone on the planet still believes Electronic Dance Music isn't a serious business, a list of speakers for this June's inaugural EDMBiz conference announced today by Insomniac Events should dispel any illusions. Popular EDM DJs Ka ...

  29. Exclusive: Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello, Craig Kallman, Marc Geiger Announced For Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference

    May 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT (Photo Erik Kabik/Retna) In case anyone on the planet still believes Electronic Dance Music isn't a serious business, a list of speakers for this June's inaugural EDMBiz conference announced today by Insomniac Events should dispel any il ...

  30. Coachella 2012: 10 Best Performances of Both Weekends

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chan ...

  31. Calvin Harris and Rihanna's Power Players: What's Next From Three Six Zero/Roc Nation's EDM-Pop Partnership

    April 17, 2012 4:12 PM EDT As Calvin Harris' career has taken off, so have the fortunes of electronic dance music management company Three Six Zero Group. Founded in 2007 by Mark Gillespie, a talent booker for dance festival firm Global Gathering, and Dean Wilson and A ...

  32. Skrillex, Ellie Goulding Hit the Studio With 2/3 of Swedish House Mafia

    April 09, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'We Had a Blast,' Says Sebastian Ingrosso of Collaboration S wedish House Mafia members Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso hit the studio recently with Skrillex and his girlfriend Ellie Goulding , according to Ingrosso. "We made a d ...

  33. David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Announced for Electric Daisy Carnival 2012

    April 05, 2012 4:06 PM EDT Strike a Pose: David Guetta one of this summer's Electric Daisy Carnival headliners. (Photo: Getty) The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, ...

  34. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Performing

    April 05, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, Benny Benassi and Afrojack are among the first artists confirmed for the annual dance fest. The 2012 incar ...

  35. Exclusive: Skrillex, David Guetta, Diplo, Many More Added to Wynn Resident-DJ Roster

    March 21, 2012 3:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wynn Las Vegas upped the ante on Sin City's high-stakes EDM game this week, announcing 34 artists contracted for exclusive residencies across its four venues (Encore Beach Club, XS, Tryst, and Surrender). The roster includes powerful names like ...

  36. Exclusive: Skrillex, David Guetta, Diplo, Many More Added to Wynn Resident-DJ Roster

    March 20, 2012 10:27 AM EDT Deadmau5 and Skrillex at XS Nightclub Labor Day (Photo: Danny Mahoney/XS Nightclub) Las Vegas hotel group Wynn has locked 34 electronic dance artists into exclusive residencies for 2012- some of them established live acts that usually play concert ...

  37. Rio Music Conference Draws Top-Shelf DJs, Thousands of EDM Revelers During Carnival

    February 24, 2012 12:30 PM EST The entrance to the Rio Music Conference trade show (Photo: Eduardo Llerena) Electronic dance Music (EDM) may have reentered American mainstream in 2011, but it also expanded globally. Witness Brazil which this year hosted EDM festivals such as Ul ...

  38. Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello to Headline New Insomniac NYE Event

    December 01, 2011 7:35 PM EST Insomniac Events, the Los Angeles-based company behind massive electronic music events such as Electric Daisy Carnival, is announcing a new two-day California-based New Year's dance music festival called "White Wonderland." The even ...

  39. Swedish House Mafia Announce Massive Headlining Gigs in New York, London

    September 23, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Swedish House Mafia 's Masquerade Motel event in March 2011 practically shut down Miami Beach, with thousands of partiers dancing on the sand. Now, the DJ/producer trio is ready to go even bigger. The Swedish dance collective announced today th ...

  40. Electric Daisy Carnival: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 27, 2011 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its 15th year, west coast dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival has been the subject of raised eyebrows in the public and in the industry for its enormous popularity and boundary-pushing events. In a recent move from the Los Angeles Co ...

  41. Swedish House Mafia Turns International Dance Music Biz On Its Head

    June 11, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the fall of 2010, the international dance music industry was locked in a bitter custody dispute. At risk: ownership of the month of March in Miami. On Nov. 16, the industry confab Winter Music Conference announced that it was splintering from the ...

  42. Ultra Music Festival 2011: Top 10 Performances

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The days were hot and long; the crowds were big and young. But the 13th annual Ultra Music Festival filled its purpose: Stating in no uncertain terms that electronic dance music has found its biggest audience since its inception in the youth of Amer ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Swedish House Mafia, "Until One"

    October 29, 2010 2:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 This Stockholm-based DJ outfit scored a dance hit earlier this year with "One (Your Name)," its hard-hitting collaboration with Pharrell Williams of N*E*R*D . But separately, the men of Swedish House Mafia - Axwell , Sebastian Ingrosso and ...

  45. Lady Gaga Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

    March 30, 2009 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” (Interscope/Universal) started a second week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday, ahead of a strong debut by London indie band the Noisettes with “Don’t Upset The Rhythm” (Vertigo/Universal). Ronan Keating’s covers ...