Last night, M.I.A. and Janelle Monáe played shows at simultaneous launch events for Audi's new A3. M.I.A. was in New York, and Monáe was in Los Angeles, but they still came together for a…   Read Story »
Haim recently lent their effervescent monster jam "Forever" to a Target commercial, and now the sisters can be seen mean-mugging while wearing US Soccer's World Cup uniforms in promotional photos for…   Read Story »
We can debate in circles about the unholy intersection of music and business, but in this instance the combination might be producing something cool. Janelle Monaé and M.I.A. are scheduled to…   Read Story »
David Bowie's "Heroes" is one of those all-time world-stopping rock anthems, and it makes sense that Pepsi might want to tap some of its grandeur for a new ad campaign. And it also makes sense that…   Read Story »
Converse do a good job of integrating their brand among music types. If you're at SXSW next week, for instance, you will see no shortage of One-Star logos plastered across Austin. (You probably have…   Read Story »
Justin Vernon lives in Wisconsin, which means he's buried under a shit-ton of snow much of the year, and he needs a sturdy pair of boots. Maybe that's why he's just lined up an endorsement deal, of…   Read Story »
Before scoring his internet-rap breakthrough, A$AP Rocky worked as a model. And in a new DKNY commercial, Rocky returns to his model roots, playing football with supermodels Cara Delevingne, Jourdan…   Read Story »
You wouldn't think Bob Dylan was hurting for either money or attention, but he'll get plenty this Sunday when he's prominently featured in two different Super Bowl ads. Billboard reports that Dylan…   Read Story »
So Oreos is introducing some new flavors beyond just the original cream and the crack-level-addictive mint: Cookie Dough and Marshmallow Crispy. If anyone can sell the idea, it's Tegan And Sara in…   Read Story »
Here's an odd case that mixes music licensing with murder and intrigue, much like sprinkling granola into a plastic cup full of fermented dairy product. Duran Duran issued a statement Saturday…   Read Story »