On This Day in Billboard Dance History: Avicii Wakes Up a New Style of Dance Music

As the legend goes, the dance music community wasn’t all that stoked on Avicii’s 2013 single “Wake Me Up. ” The crowd famously booed the trail whenever the Swedish producer debuted it in Miami’s Ultra Music Festival in 2013. (Those who were in the crowd for that place explain the moment since “awkward. ”) When “Wake
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Yes, A Very Expensive Truck Belonging to Marshmello’s Manager Was Involved in a Police Chase

Success giveth, crime taketh away. On Wednesday night in Los Angeles, a very costly truck belonging to Marshmello’s boss Moe Shalizi was stolen and involved in a police chase that extended in the San Fernando Valley to Malibu and then back into the Valley. The hijinks began when Shalizi’s Ford VelociRaptor 6×6 — which has
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Hear the Latest Track by Marshmello’s Favorite Rising Producer Papa Khan: Exclusive

Indonesia isn’t just known as a dance music center, but Palangkaraya-born artist Papa Khan is putting his country on the map in a huge way. The manufacturer was lately obtained under Marshmello’s wing (or, ya know, helmet) after the star producer heard a clip of Papa Khan’s shimmering and enormous monitor “Rain. ” The buzz created
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Kaskade Loses Bid to Thwart Financial Subpoena in KAOS Nightclub Lawsuit

A U.S. magistrate judge has rebuked an effort by Kaskade to withhold information on concerts the DJ played in the wake of the closure of the KAOS nightclub is Las Vegas and ordered the performer to pay the hotel’s attorneys’ fees for the cost of enforcing a subpoena. Ryan Raddon, who performs as Kaskade, is
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Fans Choose Demi Lovato and Marshmello’s ‘OK Not to Be OK’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music

Demi Lovato and Marshmello’s “OK Not to Be OK” has topped this week’s new music poll. Music fans voted in a poll published Friday (Sept. 11) on Billboard, choosing the inspiring ode to mental health as their favorite new music release from the past week. “OK Not to Be OK” brought in 52 percent of
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Marshmello & Moe Shalizi Are Launching a New Animated Video Series for Children

Dance music has always skewed youthful, but a new project from Marshmello is redefining the term “youth movement. ” Mellodees, a brand new musically-oriented video series from the manufacturer and his manager Moe Shalizi, will exhibit the adventures of Dee, a robot who and his friends will soon embark on adventures soundtracked by audio created
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First Spin: The Week’s Best New Dance Tracks From Tiga & Hudson Mohawke, Hayden James, DJDS & More

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 present
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Marshmello, Bassnectar, Alison Wonderland & More Speak Out After the Death of George Floyd

While the dance world is often criticized for being one of the politically involved genres, a number of digital producers have spoken out on Twitter in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd, a guy, was allegedly killed by suffocation when a Minnesota police officer kneeled on his throat. The incident has sparked nationwide
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Chantel Jeffries Drops ‘Come Back To Me,’ Will Host Virtual Dinner Party With Britney Spears, Paris Hilton & More

To celebrate the release of her newest single “Come Back to Me” out today via 10:22 pm/ Republic Records, Chantel Jeffries is turning up (quarantine style) with a digital dinner party. The big event is in collaboration with DoorDash, along with Chantel and special guests will delight in a night of celebration, giving back to communities, and
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Chantel Jeffries’ Virtual Dinner Party to Host Britney Spears, the Chainsmokers, Paris Hilton & More

To celebrate the release of her upcoming single, “Come Back to Me,” Chantel Jeffries is turning upward (quarantine style) with a virtual dinner party. The big event is in collaboration with DoorDash, also Chantel and guests will delight in a day of celebration, connection, also giving back to communities, in addition to the performance of
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