Calvin Harris Found Himself & Launched an Era on ’18 Months’: Looking Back Five Years Later

If I Created Disco made Calvin Harris a hipster icon, and Ready For The Weekend made him a dance floor legend, 18 Months molded the Scottish producer and DJ into the FM radio mainstay the world knows and loves today. The album was Harris’ first to hit the Billboard 200 albums chart with a debut at No. 19, as well as his first No. 1 Top Dance/Electronic […]

Major Lazer’s ‘Particula’ Video Is a South African Disco Day-Dream: Watch

Afros and bell bottoms, swirling hips and dim-lit discos. Is this New York City in the ’70s? No, it’s Johannesburg in 2017, although, Major Lazer‘s “Particula” music video does fancy itself a flash back into a more perfect historical time. Directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Luow, “Particula” offers an alternative view on a culture Americans don’t often […]

Starley Shares New Track ‘Been Meaning To Tell You,’ Talks Debut Album: Exclusive

Starley shone bright with her 2016 breakthrough “Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix),” which pumped in clubs across Europe last summer and hit the top 10 hit in the U.K. and her homeland Australia. She’s lighting it up all over again with “Been Meaning To Tell You” (Tinted Records), which Billboardpremieres today. The up-tempo tropical-flecked tune had […]

Alan Walker Brings the Feel-Good Vibes With Noah Cyrus & Digital Farm Animals on ‘All Falls Down’: Listen

Alan Walker has your weekend soundtrack covered. The British-Norwegian upstart brings on Noah Cyrus and Digital Farm Animals for his latest, the feel-good track “All Falls Down,” which the trio dropped today along with a futuristic music video. The track kicks off with glimmering acoustic strums and finger-snaps, all leading up to a bouncy, anthemic drop. Meanwhile, Cyrus belts out lyrics about gathering […]

Shaun Frank Releases Sultry New ‘Addicted’ Single Featuring Violet Days: Listen

Shaun Frank also enlists the help of The Chainsmoker’s Drew Taggart to co-write the track. Shaun Frank is no stranger to teamwork, having collaborated with everyone from Steve Aoki to KSHMR and Oliver Heldens. And for his latest, the Canadian artist enlisted the help of his friend Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers — with whom he helped write and compose the monster hit “Closer” […]

Deorro Brings His Roots to the Forefront on ‘Andele’: Listen

Mexican-American DJ and producer Deorro brings his roots to the forefront of his new single “Andele,” out today (Oct. 27) on Ultra Music. The hyper Melbourne bounce beat is designed to boom in any mega-club and imbibes some Latin flavors including Spanish lyrics and a merengue-inspired breakdown. “I decided to mess around with some live instruments and kept the tempo […]

Liam Payne, Dua Lipa & Marshmello Earn New No. 1s on Dance Charts

Liam Payne prances to his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated Nov. 4) with “Strip That Down,” featuring Quavo, who also scores his first leader (4-1). Previously, Payne had charted as high as No. 14 on his co-lead track with Zedd, “Get Low.” Payne is also the first One Directionmember to top the radio-based chart, something the band […]