Bill Werde

Billboard Editorial Director

As Billboard's Editorial Director, Bill Werde leads the editorial strategy and vision for the brand, which includes the weekly publication, websites (Billboard.com and Billboard.biz) and other digital content offerings, as well as industry-leading conferences and events.

Tom Windish

Werde: On The Grammys, the Music Industry & Progress

There is a volcano of change bubbling under the public surface of the music business right now. When and if it blows, it could rewrite chunks of the broad music industry's power structure.
Tom Windish

Werde: On The Grammys, the Music Industry & Progress

There is a volcano of change bubbling under the public surface of the music business right now. When and if it blows, it could rewrite chunks of the broad music industry's power structure.
Rico Brooks speaks to Bill Werde at Syracuse in 2017.

Werde: Move the Grammys to Atlanta

Hip-hop and R&B are now the most popular genres in America. These songs and artists are driving the music business. And who is driving hip-hop and R&B? I can’t see a stronger argument than Atlanta.
Rico Brooks speaks to Bill Werde at Syracuse in 2017.

Werde: Move the Grammys to Atlanta

Hip-hop and R&B are now the most popular genres in America. These songs and artists are driving the music business. And who is driving hip-hop and R&B? I can’t see a stronger argument than Atlanta.
Letter From the Editor: A Call to Focus on Music—For Music's Sake

Letter From the Editor: A Call to Focus on Music—For Music's Sake

It’s a sign of the times that celebrity trumps actual culture on TV. If Miley Cyrus cavorts with a foam finger, I’m a talking head on the topic for the next three months. If she does a superb job singing a great song like “Wrecking Ball,” producers start looking for B-roll of the Kardashians.

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