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Lady Gaga's Dalai Lama Meeting Generates Backlash in China

4 hours 54 min ago
Lady Gaga sat down with the Dalai Lama on Sunday to discuss love, compassion and the ills of the world. The 20-minute meeting, which took place after...

BMG Pacts With Roger Waters to Represent His Pink Floyd Catalog

5 hours 48 min ago
BMG has signed a long-term publishing administration deal with Roger Waters to represent his share of the Pink Floyd catalog. Terms of the deal were...

Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'The Getaway' Rides to No. 1 in Australia

5 hours 56 min ago
Red Hot Chili Peppers are enjoying a hot start Down Under with The Getaway (Warner), which gives the American rockers’ their first No. 1 in the...

Adele Set to Dominate U.K. Albums Chart Following Glastonbury Festival Performance

8 hours 27 min ago
Adele’s triumphant performance at a wet, muddy Glastonbury Festival should have a warm afterglow for the singer.  The British superstar’s headline-...

BET's Debra Lee on Keeping Beyonce's Secret, Jesse Williams' Big Moment, Those Prince Tributes & More

Mon, 2016-06-27 20:30
The 16th annual BET Awards delivered its fair share of Twitter-worthy moments Sunday night, from Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar’s powerful “Freedom”...

Michael Wolff on Brexit: Why 'Stupid' Beat 'Smart' Media (and How Trump Benefits)

Mon, 2016-06-27 18:29
A principal reaction to the Brexit vote for people in London and in other parts of the Anglo-metropolitan world (e.g., the eastern U.S., Los Angeles...

BPI's Chief Executive Geoff Taylor Addresses the Negatives, and Possible Positives, of Brexit

Mon, 2016-06-27 17:38
As the fallout from the United Kingdom’s historic decision to leave the European Union continues to be felt around the world -- today, sterling...

Google Licenses LyricFind for Search Results

Mon, 2016-06-27 17:16
Starting today, music publishers and songwriters will have a brand new source of revenue. 

Baltimore Rapper Tyriece 'Lor Scoota' Watson Fatally Shot

Mon, 2016-06-27 16:22
Baltimore police say local rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota," has been fatally shot. Police said in a statement that...

Fifth Harmony's Road From Opening Act to South American Arena Headliners

Mon, 2016-06-27 16:13
Fifth Harmony, out on their first major South American tour, hit a small snafu Sunday when their Buenos Aires, Argentina, venue Luna Park canceled...

'Happy Birthday to You' Is One Step Closer to Being in the Public Domain

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:47
Very soon filmmakers shooting birthday scenes and waiters helping families celebrate at restaurants won't have to choose between paying a license fee...

Suge Knight Sues Chris Brown Over Club Shooting

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:45
Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014...

EU Regulators Near Decision on Sony/ATV's Jackson Buyout

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:39
Sony/ATV Music’s rivals have aired concerns with European regulators about the publishing giant’s move to acquire the Michael Jackson estate’s...

Uber Pairs With Pandora to Give Drivers Ad-Free Radio

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:37
The half-million Uber drivers actively working in the U.S. now have one less app to fiddle with. Uber’s driver app has just been updated to integrate...

Drake's 'One Dance' No. 1 on Hot 100; Twenty One Pilots 'Ride' to Top 10

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:10
Drake rules the Billboard Hot 100 (dated July 9) for a seventh nonconsecutive week with "One Dance," featuring WizKid and Kyla.

Change Agent: WME's Samantha Kirby Yoh on 2 Chainz's Fashion Turn and Leveraging Synergy

Mon, 2016-06-27 13:15
Billboard's Change Agent column looks at music agents who not only drive the live performance industry, but also transcend traditional confines with...

Prince Estate: Judge Sets Two-Week Deadline for Genetic Protocol Decision

Mon, 2016-06-27 12:45
More than 20 attorneys crowded into a courtroom in suburban Minneapolis this morning (June 27) as a Minnesota state judge set out to determine the...

Spotify Survey: People Hate Mondays, Music Is Coffee, Sex Is Less Helpful

Mon, 2016-06-27 10:48
Spotify's automated Discover Weekly playlists are a hit -- over 5 billion songs streamed since mid-2015 -- so now the streamer has commissioned an...

BET Awards: The Complete Winners List

Mon, 2016-06-27 01:19
The BET Award were handed out Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Drake's 'Views' Spends Eighth Week in a Row at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Sun, 2016-06-26 15:00
Drake’s Views continues to reign atop the Billboard 200 chart, as the set spends an eighth consecutive week at No. 1. The album debuted in the...