M. Tye Comer

Editor, Billboard.com

M. Tye Comer leads the editorial strategy for Billboard's consumer-facing website. Previously, Tye served as Editorial Director of Nielsen's Entertainment, Media and Visual Arts online properties, Editorial Director of AOL Music, and also held the title of Associate Editor at the CMJ New Music Report from 1995-2000. His articles on music and pop culture have appeared in a number of publications, including Spin, Paper, URB and The Source.

United Way President & CEO Elise Buik, Jay Z aka Shawn Carter and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speak at the announcement of The Budweiser Made in America

Budweiser Made In America Expands To L.A., Becomes First Simultaneous Bicoastal Music Fest

The Budweiser Made In America festival is expanding to Los Angeles - and staying in its birthplace of Philadelphia, with two simultaneous two-day festivals set to take place this Labor Day Weekend. Founding partner and curator Jay Z made the announcement from the steps of Los Angeles' City Hall this morning alongside mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser's Brian Perkins, Live Nation's Michael Rapino and others.
Andre 3000 and Big Boi of Outkast perform onstage during day 1 of 2014 Coachella

Coachella 2014: 10 Best Performances

The 2014 edition of the Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival had so much going on, it was impossible to see each of the 182 bands on the bill – but that didn’t stop us from trying.
Julian Casablancas performs at Coachella 2014

Coachella 2014: Julian Casablancas Polarizes, Future Islands Dominate With Saturday Afternoon Sets

“This music is meant to alienate all the right people,” said sometime-Stroke Julian Casablancas as a stream of people exited the tent midway through his set on Coachella’s Mojave stage. The comment wasn’t far off: though the early response to his band's 40-minute tour of garage blasts and surfy riffs was rapturous, his set must have confounded any Strokes fans hoping for familiar songs.