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Indigo Girls' Amy Ray Goes Country Soul With 'Sure Feels Good Anyway,' Talks Southern Liberal Frustrations

Indigo Girls' Amy Ray has followed and built on the pleasurable experience her last solo album, 2014's Goodnight Tender, with the upcoming Holler — whose first single "Sure Feels Good Anyway" premieres exclusively below. The 14-song set follows the rootsy, country-flavored

On the Road With Courtney Barnett: Collecting Snowglobes, Gendering Music & More

Courtney Barnett’s tall frame ducks as she walks into a green room tucked in the back Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Bandshell. The room is lined with lighted vanity mirrors and adorned with photos artists like Sufjan Stevens. Wearing

Lost '60s Rockers The Ace of Cups Debut First Single, Talk Band Resurrection: 'We Were Unusual On Every Level'

On Nov. 9, the 1960s Bay Area psych-rock band the Ace Cups will release their self-titled debut album  High Moon Records. Although the group shared the stage with the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and the Jimi Hendrix

Kenny Chesney's 'Songs For The Saints' Marches in at No. 1 On Top Country Albums

Brett Young’s ‘Mercy’ also leads Country Airplay. Kenny Chesney's Songs For the Saints launches at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart (dated Aug. 11), earning 77,000 equivalent album units in its first week, ending Aug.

Regina Spektor Gives Chilling Performance Of 'Samson' On 'Late Show': Watch

Indie pop singer-songwriter Regina Spektor stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night (Aug. 6) in support her summer tour and gave a chilling performance her song "Samson" for the first time ever on television.    After

Tamara Bubble dispels the Rumors in her newest video

After showing unbridled fierceness on “Laundry,” rising emcee Tamara Bubble  is back with another banger titled “Rumours”. She teamed up with producer Beat Abuza who crafts a hard-hitting trap infused backdrop for Tamara’s straight to the jugular delivery and

Travis Scott Shoots for Superstardom With Bold New Album 'Astroworld'

Once Houston’s most hallowed theme park, AstroWorld was where children ran amuck, teenagers landed their first gigs, and families cooled f during the hot summer months. The park, which opened in 1968, was a beacon for thrill seekers.

Chubby Checker's 'The Twist': The Improbable Life and Legacy of the Hot 100's All-Time Number One Song

As part  Billboard's celebration the 60th anniversary our Hot 100 chart this week, we're taking a deeper look at some the biggest artists and singles in the chart's history. Here, we revisit Chubby Checker's "The Twist," which finished

Viva Friday Playlist: Best Songs Of the Week by Becky G, Tini, Sebastián Yatra and More

This week on Billboard's Viva Friday Playlist, listen to Becky G & Paulo Londra's “Cuando Te Bese," Chyno Miranda’s “Me Provoca,” “El Volcan” by Gepe and Tini and Sebastián Yatra's “Quiero Volver”. Viva Friday is a compilation the best new songs,

Varsity Tells a Water Aerobics Love Story With 'A Friend Name Paul' Premiere

Chicago's Varsity could have thought directors Mark Pallman and Amanda Speva were all washed up with their concept for the group's new video for "A Friend Named Paul," premiering exclusively below. But it went with it and