The Flobots, a Denver hip-hop band that gained fame with the hit single "Handlebars," are known for social activism and supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement. Drew Elder, a senior vice president of the investment firm Janus, is more familiar with the cello than with Chuck D.
Fans jumped high in their seats. Others raced to the front of the stage. The rest of the audience yelled excitedly.
Bitcoin, 3-D printed candy and George Takei, the Star Trek-actor-turned-Facebook-phenomenon, are among the attractions this week at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where the geek set is slowly filing out to make room for hordes of musicians descending on the city.
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Mar. 3, to Sunday March 9, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, Mar. 3, to Sunday March. 9:
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending March 10, 2014:
The woman who was riding with Justin Bieber in a Lamborghini when he was arrested in South Florida has sued the New York Daily News, accusing the newspaper of libel.
"Keith Richards" and "children's book" may sound like the starting point for a "Saturday Night Live" sketch, but in fact the Rolling Stones songwriter and guitarist, who delivered a bestselling memoir in 2011 with "Life," is now set to write a children's book slated to publish in September.
Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are calling on Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to dismiss cases against protesters arrested for singing in the Capitol building.
Grammy Award-winning country singer Brad Paisley is kicking off the Grandstand concert series at the New York State Fair on August 21.
LOS ANGELES - "I didn't record one word I didn't feel - whether or not I wrote it," Lea Michele said during a recent listening session for her debut album. "These are words that are parts of me."
Miley Cyrus is the mouse that roars. The former Disney Channel star is as provocative in conversation as she is in action. Here are some of the things she had to say in a conference call with journalists before the start of her Bangerz Tour.
MINNEAPOLIS - What's your favorite Miley moment?
A May 5 trial date was set Tuesday for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's license.
South By Southwest and the surrounding unaffiliated hoopla have slipped into hyperdrive as the music portion of the annual conference and festival opens this week.
Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.
Jackie Chan is transforming himself from action film superstar to K-pop band manager.
The biggest act scheduled to perform this week at the annual South by Southwest music festival is also one of the biggest acts in the world.
We Will Rock You" won't be rocking in London much longer.
Federal prosecutors say a Norwegian man has been sentenced in Los Angeles to 11 years in prison for a scheme where he convinced an investor to give $1 million toward phony Justin Bieber concerts in Scandinavia.