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Why Concert Photographers Were Offended By The Killers’ On-Stage Pledge To “Take Care Of” Their Photographers

The Killers are among the acts who now only let their own photographers shoot their shows, one of many recent challenges facing the profession.
Dave Brooks/Billboard | December 12, 2017 - 4:24 pm

Kendrick Lamar Tells Howard Stern That He Nearly Did A Song With Prince

Kendrick Lamar has built a hip-hop empire upon his slashing lyricism, but he had kind words for Dr. Dre and Taylor Swift while speaking on…
Megan Armstrong / Billboard | December 12, 2017 - 4:18 pm

David Byrne Announces Tour With “Most Ambitious” Show Since Stop Making Sense

David Byrne announced a small number of East Coast tour dates that he says will be his "most ambitious" since the Talking Heads shows Jonathan…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 12, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Miguel Issues Statement Denying Resurfaced Sexual Assault Allegation

In March, Miguel was accused of sexually assaulting a University Of New Mexico student named Xian Bass. In an Instagram post at the time, Bass…
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Chvrches Working With Greg Kurstin On “The Most Pop Stuff We’ve Done”

Chvrches worked with pop super-producer Greg Kurstin on their forthcoming third album, the follow-up to 2015's Every Open Eye. In a new interview with Entertainment
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 1:17 pm

Cibo Matto Announce Breakup

The New York hybrid-pop duo Cibo Matto, who seemed like the coolest thing in the world in the mid-'90s, are calling it quits. On Twitter,…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2017 - 9:48 am

The Cure Announce 40th Anniversary Concert With Interpol, Ride, Slowdive, & More

Robert Smith began fronting the Cure in 1978. And next summer, he and his band will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a huge show at…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2017 - 9:10 am

Frank Ocean Teases His Grand Theft Auto Radio Station

Today, Grand Theft Auto Online has launched a new update called Doomsday Heist -- essentially a whole new game. With Doomsday Heist, players will get…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2017 - 8:53 am

Apple Confirms Acquisition Of Shazam

Apple has confirmed the acquisition of London-based music discovery app Shazam in a sale reported to be in the ballpark of $400 million. In a…
Marc Schneider / Billboard | December 11, 2017 - 2:48 pm

Morrissey Shares Statement Saying Der Spiegel Misquoted Him About Kevin Spacey, Donald Trump

A few weeks ago, Morrissey said some awful shit in two separate interviews with German newspaper Der Spiegel and British newspaper The Sunday Times that…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 2:10 pm

Lorde, Bleachers, The National, Spoon To Play Ally Coalition Talent Show In NYC

Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Bleachers, Shamir, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner of The National and Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon have all signed on…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | December 11, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Nominated For Best Score Golden Globe

The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have just been announced. Among the music-related categories, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has been nominated for Best Original…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 9:19 am

Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is in the process of changing its name following an allegation of inappropriate behavior against the show's founder and former host,…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 1:07 pm
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