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Sufjan Stevens To Release Call Me By Your Name Songs On 10-Inch Vinyl For Record Store Day

Fans of Sufjan Stevens and the film Call Me By Your Name, rejoice: The three songs Stevens contributed to the critically acclaimed film -- including…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | February 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm

The Weeknd Helped Oprah Avoid An Awkward Conversation With Leonardo DiCaprio

If you've consumed online media in the last week, chances are you've seen pictures from Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded birthday party. What's missing from its coverage,…
Julia Gray | February 22, 2018 - 3:38 pm

Quincy Jones Apologizes For Being Awesome At Interviews

2018 has been pretty damn rough thus far, but one of the great treats we've had has been Quincy Jones' not-giving-a-fuck period. In two long
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2018 - 12:28 pm

FORM Arcosanti 2018 Lineup

The Hundred Waters-curated FORM festival will return to Arizona's Arcosanti again this year. The three-day event goes down 5/11-13, and performers include Chance The Rapper,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2018 - 11:00 am

Empire Of The Sun: “God Bless The Great Billy Graham”

The world-famous Christian evangelist Billy Graham died yesterday at age 99, inspiring a wide range of tributes and critiques. Some praised his influential and relatively
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2018 - 10:16 am

Stream Jonathan Wilson Rare Birds

You've heard Jonathan Wilson's work even if you don't know it. We've called Wilson Father John Misty's "secret weapon." He's co-produced all three Father John…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2018 - 9:32 am

Towkio Flying 100,000 Miles High In A Helium Balloon To Literally Drop His Album

Chicago rapper Towkio is taking the concept of dropping music to a new level with a publicity stunt for his debut album. Today, he's put…
James Rettig | February 21, 2018 - 12:36 pm

The National’s Matt Berninger Gives An Update On His TV Show

Over the years, the National have been no strangers to extracurricular activities outside the band. There have been side projects, Aaron Dessner's work as a…
Ryan Leas | February 21, 2018 - 12:15 pm

Someone Seriously Booked An All-Ska-Punk Festival In 2018

Ska-punk, the sunny and uptempo and relentlessly cheery mutation of early-'60s Jamaican dance music that took over alt-rock radio sometime in the mid-'90s, is not…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 11:54 am

Songwriter Diane Warren Hoping Ninth Time’s The Charm At This Year’s Oscars

Songwriter Diane Warren is overdue for an Oscar, and she has no reservations about admitting it.
Kristin M. Hall / AP | February 21, 2018 - 11:36 am

Soft Cell Announce Last Show Ever

The great UK synthpop duo Soft Cell have broken up a couple of times, and they haven't played a live show since 2004. But they'll…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 9:45 am

Kirin J Callinan Pleads Guilty In Indecent Exposure Charge, Avoids Conviction

Last November, the Australian musician Kirin J Callinan wore a kilt on the red carpet of Australia's Aria Awards. He reportedly raised the kilt to…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 8:59 am

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over “All The Stars” Video

Kendrick Lamar and SZA are being sued over their music video for the Black Panther soundtrack cut "All The Stars," TMZ reports. British-Liberian Artist Lina…
Peter Helman | February 20, 2018 - 10:24 pm

Courtney Love And Frances Bean Share Messages To Kurt Cobain On His Birthday

Today is Kurt Cobain's birthday. If the iconic Nirvana frontman were still with us, he would be turning 51, and his widow Courtney Love and…
Peter Helman | February 20, 2018 - 9:50 pm

Talib Kweli Cancels Show At Riot Room After Venue Books Controversial Band TAAKE

Talib Kweli has pulled out of his upcoming tour stop at Kansas City's Riot Room after the venue booked controversial black metal band TAAKE, amid…
Nerisha Penrose / Billboard | February 20, 2018 - 5:07 pm
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