How TikTok Propelled Absofacto’s ‘Dissolve’ Onto the HipHopMagz Charts, Four Years After Its Release

Absofacto, born Jonathan Visger, has been crafting dreamy bedroom pop since 2008. Early tracks like "No Power" and "Paper Crane" were well-circulated on Tumblr, and the singer-songwriter and producer has since collaborated with acts like The Knocks and Herizen,

LAMC Day 1: Ximena Sariñana, iLe and Nathy Peluso Bring Messages of Unity and Empowerment

On Wednesday, July 10, the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) underscored that Latin alternative is alive and well. Returning for its 20th year, the New York-based festival featured a troika of powerful women, Ximena Sariñana, iLe, and Nathy

What’s With All The Leaks? Kanye West & Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Young Thug & More

Even if you take extra precautions to store your music safely on hard drives that cannot be accessed by outside sources, you can still get hacked and have your files leak out. We’ve seen it happen countless

Steve Miller Shares Alternate ‘Swingtown’ From ‘Welcome to the Vault’: Premiere

An alternative version of "Swingtown" — premiering below from the upcoming Welcome to the Vault box set — provides a case study in Steve Miller's science of making records. Vastly different than the kinetic, Teflon-slick top 20 Billboard Hot 100

Blair St. Clair Debuts New Single ‘Easy Love,’ Talks ‘Pushing Past Labels’: Exclusive

Pop singer Blair St. Clair isn’t interested in making “drag music.” The 24-year-old RuPaul’s Drag Race alum still performs in drag, and is continuing to rise within the music industry, but she doesn’t want anyone to tell

Ozuna, Carlos Vives, Lunay & More Join Los Dells 2019 Festival Lineup: Exclusive

Los Dells organizers are going all out for the third annual festival, promising an “unforgettable experience” for fans. This year’s lineup is headlined by Ozuna, Billboard can exclusively reveal on Wednesday (July 10). Coined as Los Dells

Billie Eilish Shows Off Her New Lime Green Hair

The way that Billie Eilish absolutely took over the music industry is pretty insane. One day, she was a teenager making angsty music for her limited fanbase and the next, she was picked up by her label

Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul’s Surprise Reveal Sends Fans Into Tuco-Esque Rage

With news of a Breaking Bad movie beginning to pick up steam, many have all but assumed that Aaron Paul will be reprising his acclaimed role as Jesse Pinkman. Yet the involvement of Bryan Cranston remains a mystery, given

The Black Keys Reach Top 5 on Artist 100, Billie Eilish Returns to No. 1

The Black Keys’ new LP Let’s Rock debuts at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums. The Black Keys re-enter the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated July 13) at a new No. 5 high, as the duo's LP, Let's Rock, debuts at No. 1 on Top

Tomas Cookman Reflects on 20 Years of Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC)

“The word ‘alternative’ was alternative to what was presently big,” he recalls The Latin Alternative Music Conference — best known as LAMC — comes full circle as it turns 20 this year. Originally launched at a time