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Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Foo Fighters Get 'Letterman' Sales Boost & More

3 hours 43 min ago
On the latest Billboard 200 chart (dated June 6), Twenty One Pilots flew in at No. 1 with their new album, Blurryface.

Hillsong United Bound for Second Top 10 Album on Billboard 200

Fri, 2015-05-29 20:30
Hillsong United is on track to score its second top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as Empires is on course for a top 10 debut next week....

Sony Music CEO Doug Morris Says Company Is 'Rooting For Jay Z and Tidal to Succeed'

Fri, 2015-05-29 19:27
Much was made on the web today (May 29) of the possibility that Beyonce may have her catalog pulled from Tidal, the streaming service her husband (...

Ornette Coleman Lawsuit Against Antibalas' Jordan McLean: Both Sides Weigh In

Fri, 2015-05-29 17:30
Music industry lawsuits don't usually raise any eyebrows, but this week saw an unexpected pair headed to court: Legendary free jazz saxophonist ...

Country Music Plumbs the History of Soul In Search of a New Direction

Fri, 2015-05-29 17:06
Sam Hunt's genre-busting "Take Your Time," with spoken-word sections that seem to borrow from modern hiphop phrasing and Isaac Hayes' laid-back...

Former A&M Canada President Joe Summers Dies

Fri, 2015-05-29 14:58
Joe Summers, who helped establish A&M Records Canada with such artists as Bryan Adams, Gino Vannelli, Supertramp, Styx, Chris DeBurgh, the Police...

Someone Claiming to Be a Former Grooveshark Employee Says He's Behind the Site's Clones

Fri, 2015-05-29 14:22
The internet coders keeping the Grooveshark name alive in the news have struck again. Weeks after the actual -- and notorious -- music streaming site...

Snapchat, Mobile Messaging and the New Age of Streaming

Fri, 2015-05-29 14:01
There's no obvious way of doing things anymore.

Atlanta Rapper Silento's Road to a Label Deal, Chart Success: Professional YouTubers

Fri, 2015-05-29 13:56
Silento is a 17-year-old rapper from Atlanta whose single “Watch Me” has become a social media dance anthem, currently taking over the Internet. The...

Jamie Foxx Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Fri, 2015-05-29 13:00
Jamie Foxx debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (dated June 6) with his R&B set Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses, scoring his third...

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Towers Over List of Highest-Paid Female CEOs

Fri, 2015-05-29 09:40
Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. Last year...

Suge Knight Returns to Court in Murder Case

Fri, 2015-05-29 08:47
Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he allegedly...

Judge Explains Why Pandora Must Pay 2.5 Percent of Revenue to BMI

Fri, 2015-05-29 01:55
U.S. District Judge Judge Louis Stanton has unsealed a ruling explaining the basis for why he decided that Pandora, a digital radio service, must pay...

Michael Jackson's Former Home, Neverland Ranch, for Sale at $100M

Thu, 2015-05-28 21:51
Neverland Ranch is up for sale. The California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100...

Billboard Launches 'Billboard Radio China,' Asia's First Billboard-Branded Internet Radio Station

Thu, 2015-05-28 21:33
Billboard has launched Billboard Radio China, Asia's first Billboard-branded internet radio station. The new venture is in partnership with media and...

Shazam's New Visual Recognition Capabilities Could Change the Way Labels Promote Albums

Thu, 2015-05-28 19:45
A little camera icon appeared on the Shazam app today and it means big things for the New York City mobile company. Now, the company's 100 million ...

The Roots, Billie Holiday & More Among 2015 Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame Honorees

Thu, 2015-05-28 18:58
The Roots will be among the 2015 honorees added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.

Beyoncé Doubles Up in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

Thu, 2015-05-28 17:53
It’s a one-two punch from Beyoncé on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated June 6, as the superstar claims supporting credit on the survey's...

'World-Class Creeps,' Stormtroopers and Clueless Moms: When the Audience Becomes the Show

Thu, 2015-05-28 17:20
People go to concerts to see the performers, of course, but watching the audience can often be every bit as entertaining. For the stars looking out...

Faith No More Returns With No. 1 Album, Brandon Flowers Debuts

Thu, 2015-05-28 16:48
Faith No More launches at No. 1 on Billboard's Hard Rock Albums chart, as Sol Invictus starts with 31,000 sold, according to Nielsen Music. The title...