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Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Teen Beach 2' Bounds Into Top 10

3 hours 23 min ago
On the latest Billboard 200 chart (dated July 11), Breaking Benjamin scored its first No. 1 album as the rock band opened atop the chart with Dark...

Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Sets Attendance Record at Chicago's Soldier Field

8 hours 2 min ago
The trippy circus that follows the Grateful Dead descended on Chicago en masse as the first of the three-night Fare Thee Well, the final performances...

Dr. Dre's New Beats 1 Show, 'The Pharmacy,' Officially Announced

Fri, 2015-07-03 19:17
Through all the big name celebrities getting their own shows on Beats 1, Dr. Dre's program has probably been the most highly anticipated of the bunch...

Run the Jewels Hosting Beats 1 Radio Show

Fri, 2015-07-03 16:57
Run the Jewels' El-P and Killer Mike are Beats 1's newest hosts, as it was announced Friday the duo will run its own weekly show on the new global...

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Janet Jackson Returns With 40th Career Hit 'No Sleeep'

Fri, 2015-07-03 15:00
As previously reported, Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated July 11) for a 12th...

Chicago Slaps Streaming Tax on Spotify, Netflix

Fri, 2015-07-03 11:42
People in the Windy City soon will be paying a little more to stream their favorite movies, TV shows and music. Chicago has enacted a "cloud tax,"...

Major Lazer Beams to No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums

Fri, 2015-07-03 11:00
Major Lazer zaps to No. 1 on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated July 11) with Peace Is the Mission, as the set rises 3-1 in its fourth week...

Grammy Winners Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Mason Jr. Reunite for 'Color Purple' Revival

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:35
As Jennifer Hudson preps for her theatrical debut as Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, the singer/actress has reunited with a...

Front Porch Step Given a 'Second Chance' on Warped Tour After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:11
An eventful day at the Vans Warped Tour stop Wednesday in Nashville at the Fairgrounds saw storms force two evacuations, plus another storm of...

Rod Stewart Sued for Copying Early Blues Musician's Song

Thu, 2015-07-02 18:47
A famous blues song, “Corrine, Corrina,” is the subject of a new lawsuit filed in Georgia against Rod Stewart, Universal Music and Capitol Records.

Merle Haggard Songwriter Red Lane Dies at 76

Thu, 2015-07-02 17:45
Red Lane -- one of the stalwarts of Nashville songwriters, whose career spanned close to 50 years -- died Wednesday after an extended illness at the...

Happy Birthday, Billboard Artist 100! Taylor Swift Celebrates at No. 1

Thu, 2015-07-02 17:14
The Billboard Artist 100 chart wraps its first year, with Taylor Swift the top musical act in the U.S. for a record-extending 31st week (on the list...

Sally Wiliams, VP and GM of Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, on Keeping the Ryman Vibrant

Thu, 2015-07-02 17:02
When the Source Awards are handed out Sept. 29 in Nashville, Sally Williams, who is one of this year’s seven honorees, will be recognized for her...

Wantickets Strikes Partnership With Nightlife App Discotech: Exclusive

Thu, 2015-07-02 16:58
Online ticketing provider Wantickets has announced an exclusive partnership with nightlife app Discotech that will allow users to purchase tickets...

DeStorm Power Hits Top 10 on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

Thu, 2015-07-02 16:19
With newly included metrics from Vine factoring into Billboard's Social 50 chart, Web-grown entertainers/musicians have begun to impact the tally.

Kacey Musgraves 'Material'-izes at No. 1 on Country Chart; Little Big Town Ties Record

Thu, 2015-07-02 15:37
Kacey Musgraves debuts atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart (dated July 11) with Pageant Material. The set starts with 55,000 copies in its...

German Court Orders YouTube and Google to Provide Info Copyright Offenders

Thu, 2015-07-02 15:13
YouTube and Google must immediately take action to block videos if they are notified by authors, artists and publishers about concrete copyright...

Facebook's New Focus on Video Ad Revenue Probably Spells Disruption

Thu, 2015-07-02 14:57
Content owners, get ready to make money from videos at Facebook. 

Is Kelsea Ballerini's 'Love' a Game-Changer for Women at Country Radio?

Thu, 2015-07-02 14:15
When Kelsea Ballerini's "Love Me Like You Mean It" (Black River) hit the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart (dated July 4), it ended a hefty...

Taylor Swift's Label Big Machine Is Off the Market, Acquires Republic Nashville

Thu, 2015-07-02 14:02
Scott Borchetta has decided not to sell his company, the Big Machine Label Group, at least for now, and has re-signed a distribution agreement with...

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