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WATCH: Chvrches Cover Janelle Monáe

Glasgow synth-pop gurus Chvrches have posted a cover of the R&B diva’s stylish 2010 single, “Tightrope.” The performance was recorded during Billboard’s “Women in Music” event, at which Monáe was in attendance. The band included a special introduction thanking Monáe and Billboard for the opportunity to cover the song. Monáe took home the award for “Rising Star.” […]

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Springsteen to Release Album in 2014

According to both Billboard and Rolling Stone, Bruce Springsteen is prepping his 18th studio album to be released in early 2014. This will be Springsteen’s first record since 2012’s Wrecking Ball. “High Hopes,” a single from the upcoming album, will be released on November 25. It was recently confirmed that Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Twin Forks – ‘Self-Titled EP’

Twin Forks, Chris Carrabba’s folk infused pet project featuring members of both The Narrative and Bad Books, have made their debut EP available to stream thanks to the good people at Billboard. Though initially formed because Carrabba “needed a break from Dashboard,” Twin Forks has snowballed into a hearty, stand-alone act with a continually growing […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Bad Rabbits – “Dance With You”

Boston-based R&B group Bad Rabbits released a video for their newest single, “Dance With You,” last night on Billboard, and like every other one of their videos, it’s a ton of fun that perfectly compliments the wonderful music pumping into your headphones. The new video shows Bad Rabbits playing a dock party to a ton of […]

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Blessthefall Stream ‘Hollow Bodies’

Anxious to listen to Blessthefall‘s new album, Hollow Bodies? Well, you’re in luck! They’ve partnered up with Billboard to stream the album in its entirety one week before its scheduled release date! You can listen to Hollow Bodies by heading right here. Pre-order bundles are still available for purchase, so if you haven’t grabbed one […]

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Patent Pending Halfway To Funding New Record

Long Island based band Patent Pending have been busy guys lately. When not taking time to tour internationally with Bowling For Soup or performing at the Billboard Music Awards, they’ve been working on a PledgeMusic campaign to fund their new album, which they assure us will be awesome. Donations will be accepted in increments as […]

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The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Chart On Billboard 200

Topshelf Records, despite its position as one of our favorite indie record labels, has never before charted on the Billboard 200; yesterday, the label e-mailed members of emo post-rockers The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die saying some good news. The band posted the following e-mail from Topshelf’s […]

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SoundScan Will Not Count Jay-Z’s 1 Million ‘Magna Carta’ Sales Through Samsung

Following up on a discussion sparked earlier this week in the wake of Jay-Z’s album announcement through Samsung, MTV has confirmed that the 1 million copies of Magna Carta Holy Grail purchased by the mobile giant will not count towards his Billboard ranking. In a new story put together with help from Billboard, MTV reveals […]

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Black Sabbath Reach No. 1 On UK Charts After 42 Years, Continue To Be Old

In 2009, Bob Dylan released Together Through Life, his thirty third studio album. It was the first album of his to hit number one on the UK charts in 39 years. Back in March, David Bowie mounted a good effort and reached number one in the UK (and number two in the US) with The […]

Queens Of The Stone Age 2013

Queens Of The Stone Age Are Already Thinking About Their Next Album

Queens of the Stone Age‘s recent album, …Like Clockwork, debuted at the top of the Billboard charts (directly against my prediction and review), selling 91,000 copies in its first week. Shortly after, frontman Josh Homme gave an interview with Billboard pertaining to the follow up to …Like Clockwork and the full recording sessions. Apparently, the […]

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Baauer And “Harlem Shake” Materialize At The Top Of Billboard Hot 100 Chart Thanks To Incorporation Of Streaming Data

The stars just keep aligning for young trap producer Baauer. First his song, “Harlem Shake”, became the sonic framework for a video dance meme, a meme which accelerated in popularity at an unprecedented rate. Then he topped the iTunes Singles chart. Now, to complete his coronation as king beatmaker of the moment, he sits at […]

Prince 2013

LYRIC VIDEO: Prince – “Screwdriver”

After releasing a special teaser clip not that long ago, Prince is ready to unveil “Screwdriver” in its entirety. Get ready for an old-school vibe on this new song from the Billboard-featured artist. Laced with plenty of crunchy and fuzzy guitar tones, layered vocals, and an unmistakable (and slightly awkward) chorus (“I’m your driver and […]