Music

MALUMA’S NEW ALBUM PAPI JUANCHO IS HERE, COMPLETE WITH A NEON-VISION VIDEO

Surprise! Maluma’s got a brand-new album, and at 22 tracks long, it’s an all-you-can-hear buffet, courtesy of Papi Juancho. The new LP takes its title from Maluma’s Colombian nickname, a figure that also serves as his alter ego. And musically, Papi Juancho runs the gamut from silken Latin trap&B to bustling reggaeton and chiming escapist jaunts to Hawaii, Madrid, […]

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LOOKING BACK AT JUSTIN BIEBER’S VMAS JOURNEY FROM 2009 TO NOW

In 2009, Justin Bieber attended his first VMAs, excited to see Beyoncé. He stood next to Diddy on the red carpet outside Radio City Music Hall, having just met him for the first time, and gleamed a big smile with the sleeves of his jacket rolled up. Later, he’d be onstage introducing a fellow pop […]

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TRAVIS SCOTT’S ‘THE PLAN’ IS A BASS-RATTLING TENET TRIP

The plan won’t accomplish anything,” goes a 1999 song from Built to Spill, “if it’s not implemented.” In 2020, when virtually all long-term plans have been upended due to a dangerously changed world, director Christopher Nolan has made more than a few attempts to stick to his own framework. The release of his 11th film, […]

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BILLIE EILISH STEPS OUT OF THE DARKNESS AND INTO THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR

A cursory YouTube search of Billie Eilish’s name won’t quickly reveal the music video for the pop star’s second standalone single, “Six Feet Under.” The followup to Eilish’s dreamy Soundcloud debut, “Ocean Eyes,” as well as the singer-songwriter’s first release through Interscope Records, the 2016 clip may be the forgotten gem among Eilish’s 20 visuals […]

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BTS WANT THE DISCO-POP FUN OF ‘DYNAMITE’ TO ‘BE YOUR ENERGY’

The end of summer might be in sight, but BTS are keeping those sunny days alive. Their latest single, “Dynamite,” premiered last week, bringing a warm, infectious pop tune bolstered by a disco beat — the kind of song that can extend summer by another month or so. And as the group tells MTV News, […]

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The Week’s Best New Dance Tracks- Time to Boost your Mood

New Music Friday is intense. Hundreds of songs drop from artists around the world, and you’re supposed to somehow find the best ones. It’s fun work, but it’s time-consuming — so we at Billboard Dance want to give you a hand. Each week, we sift through the streams and dig in the digital crates to […]

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