• Walk the Moon's 'Shut Up and Dance' Ties Record Atop Hot Rock Songs

    With 23 weeks at No. 1, the smash ties hits by Hozier and Imagine Dragons for the list's longest lead.

    Billboard
  • Latin Bitman Accuses Chilean Airline of Ripping Off His 'Airplane' Song in Ad: Watch

    Chilean electronic artist Latin Bitman’s latest video is one accusing LAN, Chile’s major airline, of making what amounts to a take off of one of his songs, which happens to be called “Airplane.”

    Billboard
  • Taking A Cue From Netflix, Music Service Rhapsody Goes After Kids

    Streaming music service Rhapsody is getting ready to unveil a new user interface for children. The new interface, which will accessible within the existing Rhapsody app, will feature a curated selection of music, presented with a focus on the real stars in the lives of toddlers and preschoolers.…

    Variety
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    The Hottest Concerts Of The Summer

    ABC's Music and Media Consultant, Bruno del Granado, wraps up the season's best rock and roll concerts.

    ABC News Videos
  • Premiere: Listen to Trapo's New Song "Modelo"

    The 17-year-old artist drops the first single off his forthcoming EP.

    Complex Media
  • Master composers used to handwrite their music. Some were complete slobs.

    Today, the treble clef appears printed on composers' notepaper or preloaded on computers. In the past, even the greatest musical geniuses often had to write out the treble clef themselves. Musical geniuses ... trying to draw a treble clef.

    Vox.com
  • Cold War Kids' 'First' Is Band's First No. 1 on Alternative Songs Chart

    After eight years of charting, the band leads for the first time with the aptly-titled "First."

    Billboard
  • Epic Doug The Pug Music Video Compilation Is Giving Us Lyfe

    This is proof that every music video ever needs Doug the Pug. The compilation features the adorable social media star in everything from Katy Perry's "California Gurls" to Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." While we've seen Doug's videos before, watching them all together has reaffirmed…

    Huffington Post
  • Track of the Day: 'Here Come tha Police'

    If you weren’t living in Minneapolis in 2007, chances are good you never heard this song, from the local band Vicious Vicious. I was lucky enough to be an arts-and-entertainment editor in the Twin Cities at the time, and this song (along with the album that featured it) was a favorite of our local…

    The Atlantic Wire (RSS)
  • The Weeknd & Fifth Harmony Hit Chart Highs on Social 50

    Plus: Fifth Harmony reaches the top five for the first time

    Billboard
  • Skylar Spence Premieres New Single 'I Can't Be Your Superman': Exclusive

    Skylar Spence debuts his new single "I Can't Be Your Superman" in anticipation of his debut album 'Prom King.'

    Billboard
  • Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias' 'El Perdon' Earns Historic 26th Week at No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs

    Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdon” is the undisputed Latin song of the summer, and now claims the title of being the second-longest running No. 1 in the 29-year history of the chart, spending a 26th consecutive week at No. 1.

    Billboard
  • Audiocassettes are making a comeback

    They probably owe a lot to hipsters.

    Fortune
  • See It First: Decker. Debuts Dramatic Video for ‘Patsy’

    Sedona, AZ-based Brandon Decker is the songwriting troubadour at the core of the folk ensemble decker., having offered up a new album, Patsy, full of soulful narrative earlier this year. His live show is ever-changing, as he tours with a rotating band of four to eight musicians, delighting…

    Tumblr Contributors
  • The Politics Of N.W.A. And Hip Hop Feminism

    "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic of hip-hop group N.W.A., seems to have struck a nerve amid a steady stream of highly publicized police violence toward black men. The film frames the group as political artists who verbalized an experience that had yet to be articulated; Ice Cube has called…

    Huffington Post
  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Aug 21, to Thursday, Aug. 27, via Facebook, ...

    Associated Press
  • 'Hit The Quan' Hits Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    The latest viral dance craze, @iHeartMemphis’ “Hit The Quan” took only four weeks to reach the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It climbs 15-8 (chart dated Sept. 12), with airplay, digital sales, and streaming numbers up across the board. Over on the Billboard Hot 100, it bounds 41-23 in its second…

    Billboard