Janelle Monae, Kelly Rowland, and other singers are pairing with filmmakers to create a visual album celebrating soccer that is being curated by Pepsi. Janelle Monae's single for the album, 'Heroes,' debuted in April.
Ariana Grande's song 'Problem' came in at number one on Billboard's digital songs chart in the first week of its release with the biggest digital opening for a song this year, according to Billboard. Ariana Grande will perform this summer at the annual Roots' 4th of July Jam in Philadelphia.
Pono, the digital player championed by Neil Young, attempts to bring some of the music back to listeners that's missing from MP3s, which compress songs so radically that engineers estimate we're only getting around 5 percent of the intended sound.
Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes, two members of the Allman Brothers Band, will be leaving the group at the end of the year. Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes are departing in order to spend more time with their families and work on other projects, according to their spokeswomen.
Taylor Swift, George Strait, and other artists won the prizes at the Billboard Touring Awards, which honor musicians as well as venues and those who promote concerts. Taylor Swift's 'Red' tour is still continuing.