1. Bun B Endorses Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

    December 10, 2015 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 Bernie Sanders' latest hip-hop endorser just arrived from Houston. UGK legend  Bun B announced his presidential co-sign in a conversation with Fat Tony and Mark Sonzala on the premiere episode of Sonzala’s Hip Hop For Bernie Sanders podcast.  T ...

  2. Shakira and Gerard Piqué Send 'Parents to Parents' Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

    December 02, 2015 11:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué congratulated Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan on the birth of their daughter Max and the launch of their Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.  They did it on Facebook, of course. Watch Shakira Per ...

  3. Lil Durk & Dej Loaf Soundtrack Your Relationship Goals with 'My Beyonce': Exclusive Premiere

    November 09, 2015 4:00 PM EST 2.127 k 3.184 k 46 Lil Durk and Dej Loaf turn the PDA way up in their new love note “My Beyonce .” The Bey tribute marks one of many ear-catching collaborations set to appear on Durk’s forthcoming tape, 300 Days, 300 Nights .   "I've been workin ...

  4. Jennifer Lopez's Las Vegas Residency: 5 Performances We Hope She Includes

    September 29, 2015 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Jan. 20, Jennifer Lopez kicks off her residency at Las Vegas' Axis Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  For many years we have witnessed the evolution of Lopez musical career with great performances, which have been a key part o ...

  5. Brad Pitt Leads Sing-Along at Film Gala

    January 04, 2015 8:30 PM EST The first star-studded film-award ceremony of the new year was literally something to sing about. While not an honoree himself, actor-producer Brad Pitt stole the spotlight with a sing-along for a few moments on Saturday night at the annual blac ...

  6. Cher Lloyd Live: Watch The Tastemakers Performance

    October 29, 2013 1:04 PM EDT .809 k 42 0 Watch the pop phenom perform three acoustic tracks and discuss her new album, "Sorry I'm Late." "I'm quite an honest person," 20-year-old pop singer Cher Lloyd tells Billboard at Manhattan's Mophonics St ...

  7. Kat Dahlia Live: Watch Her Rooftop Tastemakers Performance

    September 30, 2013 6:44 PM EDT It's definitely been a journey for me," says Kat Dahlia, "[From] waiting tables to being in front of thousands of people and singing. There's nothing else that I would rather do." And with her debut album "My Garden ...

  8. Karmin Live: Watch The Duo's Two-Song Tastemakers Performance and Style Q&A

    September 11, 2013 12:52 PM EDT Karmin talks stage style and performs "Acapella" and "Brokenhearted" live on Tastemakers rooftop. Karmin has come a long way since rising into the spotlight a couple of years ago via surprisingly adept hip-hop covers posted ...

  9. Bridgit Mendler Live: Watch Her Acoustic Tastemakers Performance and Q&A

    September 04, 2013 1:40 PM EDT Watch the singer and Disney Channel star perform two songs and talk music & style. "I felt I had a lot to get out of my system," Bridgit Mendler said of creating her first album "Hello My Name Is…" as she sat down in front ...

  10. Tori Kelly Live: Watch Her Acoustic Tastemakers Performance and Q&A

    August 15, 2013 1:49 PM EDT Watch the singer/songwriter (and YouTube star) perform two songs and talk new music and style. Nuanced, soulful singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has garnered over 45 million YouTube views, Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun tweeted she w ...

  11. Kate Nash Live: Watch Her Tastemakers Performance and Style Q&A

    August 08, 2013 2:20 PM EDT "The period between "My Best Friend Is You" and "Girl Talk" was really strange," Kate Nash divulged about the time between her last album and her latest, which was released this spring. At Billboard's pre-Lolla ...

  12. 78Violet Live: Watch Aly & AJ's Tastemakers Performance

    July 24, 2013 2:45 PM EDT The sister duo performs new songs 'Hothouse' & 'Boy' and talks new album, style, acting and more. The sisters known simply by their first names -- Aly and AJ -- have grown far beyond being the adolescent pop starlets that ...

  13. Andrew Bird Performs Live at Sunrise: Watch

    January 30, 2013 10:11 AM EST Watch Bird play songs from "Hands of Glory" and talk stripped down recording at his Billboard Tastemakers @ Sunrise session. Photos: Andrew Bird's Tastemakers Session Andrew Bird has gone back to basics. The indie favorite has be ...

  14. Electric Guest Rocks at Sunrise: Watch

    January 23, 2013 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Watch the band perform three "Mondo" songs in this Tastemakers @ Sunrise session and talk musical ritual and more. Photos: Electric Guest's Tastemakers Session Electric Guest, the L.A.-based duo comprised of Asa Taccone and Matthew &q ...

  15. Vintage Trouble Rocks At Sunrise: Watch

    January 16, 2013 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0   Photos: Vintage Trouble's Tastemakers Session Vintage Trouble guitarist Nalle Colt's explanation for why the soul rock band is in demand is simple but interesting, considering that the pop charts are filled with auto-tuned bubblegum cuts ...

  16. Vintage Trouble Rocks At Sunrise: Watch

    January 16, 2013 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Watch the band perform three songs in this Tastemakers @ Sunrise session and talk music, fans and pressure.   Photos: Vintage Trouble's Tastemakers Session Vintage Trouble guitarist Nalle Colt's explanation for why the soul rock band is in ...

  17. Watch Ryan Beatty Sing In Sunrise Tastemakers Session

    January 09, 2013 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Watch the 17-year-old YouTube sensation perform three songs in this Tastemakers @ Sunrise session and talk about his fans, his music and his future. Less than two years ago, bright-eyed Ryan Beatty fired up a YouTube account to see if the world migh ...

  18. Watch MNDR's 'Diamonds' Tastemakers Studio Session

    December 26, 2012 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 MNDR performs three songs from "Feed Me Diamonds" as part of the Billboard Tastemakers video series. Photos: MNDR's Tastemakers Session You can tell just by listening that to MNDR, music and fashion are fully intertwined. Amanda Warne ...

  19. Watch Paloma Faith's Live Tastemakers Session: Video

    December 13, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Paloma Faith at her Tastemakers Session British songstress Paloma Faith is just beginning to really tackle the U.S. -- but her music and her style has always taken a page from mid-century American culture, she says. Recently the soulful young singer ...

  20. Watch The Avett Brothers' Live Acoustic Tastemakers Session

    November 01, 2012 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Watch the band's exclusive three-song Billboard Tastemakers performance of tunes from "The Carpenter," plus a Q&A. Photos: The Avett Brothers' Tastemakers Session The Avett Brothers say the two keys to making recent album &qu ...

  21. The Script Rocks The Tastemakers Roof: Watch

    October 09, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 video above: The Script performs "Hall of Fame" and talks new album "#3" during its recent Billboard Tastemakers session. When it comes to album titles, the name of The Script 's new album, "#3" comes right to the ...

  22. Watch Regina Spektor's Live Tastemakers Session

    September 11, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 New York based piano pop songstress Regina Spektor plays three songs; talks "What We Saw From The Cheap Seats." Regina Spektor Tastemakers PHOTOS: Regina Spektor's Session "I don't know if I really believe in genre divisions ...

  23. The Jezabels Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    August 18, 2012 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since winning 2011's Australian Music Prize, the Jezabels appear ready to take on the world. The Sydney-based quartet won the coveted title for its debut LP "Prisoner," a slick collection of rock songs that's gotten the band acqu ...

  24. Watch Joss Stone's Acoustic Tastemakers Session

    June 28, 2012 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Video: Joss Stone performs "The High Road" It's been nine years since Joss Stone released her multi-platinum debut, "The Soul Sessions," a record of covers made with producer Steve Greenberg when she was just 15 years old. S ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Watch Of Monsters And Men Play 'Animal' On The Roof

    May 30, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first show Icelandic folk rockers Of Monsters and Men played during their breakout run at SXSW this March was at an Austin, Tex. bike shop packed with singing fans. And though there was perhaps a little more space to maneuver at Mophonics Studio ...

  27. Tastemakers: Walk The Moon

    May 14, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Our new video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart, which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and smal ...

  28. Two Door Cinema Club's Tastemakers Jam

    January 03, 2012 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Watch the trio play three acoustic tunes to kick off Tastemakers 2012 For our first Tastemakers videos of 2012, Alex Trimble (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Sam Halliday (lead guitar), and Kevin Baird (bass) -- also known as Two Door Cinema Club -- ab ...

  29. Katy B Rocks the Roof: Live From Billboard Tastemakers

    December 07, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores ...

  30. Fitz & The Tantrums Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    November 03, 2011 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores ...

  31. GIVERS Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    October 13, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores ...

  32. Theophilus London Rules The Tastemakers Rooftop: Video

    September 30, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Brooklyn-by-way-of-Trinidad emcee Theophilus London dropped by for our latest Tastemaker shoot, we knew he'd keep us on our toes. He's been far from bored, staying hyperactive since dropping his debut full-length, "Timez Are Weir ...

  33. Yuck Rocks The Roof: Tastemakers Video

    August 10, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores ...

  34. Black Lips Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    July 06, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Black Lips Live Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an inf ...

  35. Peter, Bjorn And John Perform Live

    May 31, 2011 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Peter, Bjorn And John Live Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week base ...

  36. The Boxer Rebellion Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    April 07, 2011 6:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article The Boxer Rebellion Live Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based ...