• Stream Kaiser Chiefs on Yahoo Live: Tonight, 9:50 p.m. PT!

    Tune in April 25th to watch Kaiser Chiefs perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. After more than 10 years, four albums, platinum record sales, a volley of top ten singles and 3 Brit Awards, it would have been simple for Kaiser Chiefs to sit back and coast a while, to enjoy the warm glow of being…

    Yahoo Music
  • Americana band Delta Rae have 4 vocalists and an enormous sound

    Delta Rae's sophomore album comes with a heavy dose of fear. After the group's smash single "Bottom of the River" took off in 2011, Delta Rae's pop anthems have taken on a sharper edge. "I wonder if it's too subtle," Ian Hölljes, one member of the six-person band, told me of starting the album with…

    Vox.com
  • As electronica booms, DJs seek voice beyond machines

    Electronic music has enjoyed soaring growth in recent years, but to detractors the genre consists of little beyond crowd-pleasing DJs clicking play on their computers. Richie Hawtin, a leading force in techno music, on his latest tour has gone not only to clubs but to college campuses where he…

    AFP
  • Paul McCartney Plans First U.S. Arena Date of 2015

    Even after nearly 60 years as an active musician, Paul McCartney is still one of the most prolific touring artists. The former Beatle just announced his first U.S. arena date of 2015: Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on June 21st. It will be his first show in the city since 2010. McCartney, who...

    Rolling Stone
  • Dan Auerbach Talks 'Extra Weird' New Solo Album

    “I just finished up,” says Dan Auerbach, on the phone from California, where he’s playing his new solo album for Nonesuch Records. The Black Keys frontman will release the album in late summer.

    Yahoo Music
  • 10 of the Youngest Grammy Winners Ever

    These artists were all under 20 years old when they won their first Grammy.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Faith No More Back With Vigor

    Rock band Faith No More has never been known for its subtlety. Even in quiet, almost introspective moments, there's a layer of darkness and angst that gives way to a razor sharp, if not borderline perverse, sense of humor. So when the band took the stage this week for the first of three sold out…

    Huffington Post
  • Sam Hunt Talks New Music: 'The Pressure's On'

    Sam Hunt is taking his time with his sophomore album. The country heartthrob saw huge success with his 2014 debut album Montevallo, opening atop the Billboard Country Albums chart and at No. 3 on the cross-genre Billboard 200. Spurred by the hit singles "Leave the Night On" and "Take Your Time,"…

    ETonline
  • 'Facebook for music' wants to find next big popstar

    The Internet has caused massive upheaval in the music industry. Now a number of services are popping up to help local musicians make it big.

    CNBC
  • Project Music takes first test ride with investors

    Eight startups graduated yesterday from Project Music, the inaugural music-tech accelerator at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and the overarching theme of the night was "look how far we've come." "Some people in the music industry didn't know what the EC was a year ago, and now they do," said…

    American City Business Journals
  • Tidal's Woes Echo Those of Beats Music

    Cries declaring Jay Z's Tidal as a "flop" may be premature. Here's why.

    Forbes
  • Samo Sound Boy reimagines voyeurism for the future

    Sam Griesemer co-owns a record label, but he’s not making any money, and he doesn’t care about the streaming wars. The man was living in the Valley with his wife, working some kind of day job while making "massage parlor"-esque new wave music — something he'd been doing since the '80s.

    The Verge
  • Stream The BoDeans on Yahoo Live Again!

    Tune in April 24th to watch The BoDeans perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continue to tour year round and continue to deliver amazing, high-energy performances. “I realized some time ago that the key to the BoDeans identity is…

    Yahoo Music
  • Jeff Lynne on Being Honored by Tom Petty and Joe Walsh: 'I Never Knew If I Was Any Good at All'

    “I probably won’t get the giant head,” Jeff Lynne quips as we walk into a lounge at Capitol Records following the unveiling of his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. “I’ll let you know in a week or so.” That Lynne has to be concerned about this is forgivable. He has just spent half an hour…

    Billboard
  • The Wanted's Nathan Sykes Wrote An Ariana Grande-Inspired Breakup Song

    We're eagerly anticipating Ariana Grande's breakup album, but in the meantime, it turns out she's the subject of someone else's.

    Billboard
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    Your Love Is King (Live)

    Music video by Sade performing Your Love Is King (Live). (C) 1993 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

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  • Tyler, The Creator's 'Cherry Bomb' Debuts at No. 1

    Tyler, The Creator takes the top album spot on Billboard's R&B/hip-hop albums chart, with Young Thug making his album chart debut and Percy Sledge making waves across our digital songs chart following his passing earlier this month.

    Billboard
  • Tomorrow's Hits: In the Valley Below, Michael Ray & OMI

    Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success.

    Billboard