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Kendrick Lamar Blasts 82-1 on Billboard Artist 100, Dethroning Taylor Swift

1 hour 53 min ago
Kendrick Lamar has made the biggest vault to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 since the list launched eight months ago, rocketing 82-1 for his first...

Miriam Bienstock: Atantic's Craig Kallman and Julie Greenwald Honor 'Fierce' Label Co-Founder

1 hour 53 min ago
Following the passing last week of Atlantic Records co-founder Miriam Bienstock, label group CEO Craig Kallman and COO Julie Greenwald have sent out...

Ariana Grande's Honeymoon Trek Tops Hot Tours Tally

1 hour 54 min ago
Ariana Grande owns the top ranking on the weekly slate of Hot Tours (see list, below) with $7.2 million in ticket sales from her Honeymoon tour which...

Fetty Wap's 'Trap Queen' Tops Hot Rap Songs Chart

2 hours 5 min ago
Fetty Wap rises 2-1 to crown Hot Rap Songs (dated April 4) with “Trap Queen,” earning the rapper his first chart-topper and ending Pitbull and Ne-Yo'...

Open Letter From Songwriters: Dear American Music Publishing Community, Let's Talk

3 hours 34 min ago
The following is an open letter from numerous songwriter and composer guilds around the globe regarding the ongoing debate on publishing rights. To...

Why Zayn Malik's Departure From One Direction Won't Hurt Band's Music Sales

4 hours 7 min ago
The departure of Zayn Malik from One Direction may affect touring numbers, but it probably won't have much impact on recorded music sales. That's...

New Signings: Paradigm Picks Up E-40, Warner Signs Ben Lee, Agency Group Inks Sum 41

6 hours 34 min ago
Here's a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies,...

Beatport Launches Free Streaming Music App for Mobile

7 hours 20 min ago
Beatport, the one-stop music store and streaming service for DJs and EDM junkies, has released the company's first-ever mobile app for iOS and...

Talent Competition App Chosen Lets Users Sing, Judge & Do Karaoke

7 hours 24 min ago
If you've always wanted to be on The Voice or The X Factor but never quite made it to the front of the audition line, there's no better time than now...

Former Beats Music CEO Looks to 'Game-ify Music Consumption' With Chosen Mobile App

8 hours 19 min ago
Tech startup specialist David Hyman, who sold MOG to Dr. Dre's Beats for $10-15 million in 2012 and was CEO of Beats Music and Gracenote, announced...

Former Disco Promoter & BMG Distribution Manager Fred Love Dies at 85

8 hours 50 min ago
Fred Love, an early promoter of disco and former BMG Distribution branch manager, died of cancer on March 22 in Lawrenceville, Ga. He was 85.

AIM Independent Music Awards Announce Return

10 hours 24 min ago
The AIM Independent Music Awards, an annual celebration of indie artists and industry figures, will take place Sept. 8 at The Brewery in London....

Kylie Minogue Splits With Roc Nation

16 hours 46 min ago
Kylie Minogue has parted ways with Roc Nation after two years, Billboard can confirm. 

Celine Dion Announces Return to Caesars Palace Stage This August

Wed, 2015-03-25 22:58
Celine Dion is returning to The Colosseum stage at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas starting Aug. 27 after a year-long hiatus to care for her husband,...

Drunk Driver Who Crashed Into Jennifer Lopez's Car Gets Probation

Wed, 2015-03-25 22:27
A man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce last year has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to drunken...

Jazmine Sullivan Extends Reality Show Tour

Wed, 2015-03-25 21:42
In the wake of sold-out dates in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Chicago and Silver Spring, Md., Jazmine Sullivan is extending her Reality Show Tour...

Pitbull to Launch His Own SiriusXM Channel

Wed, 2015-03-25 17:52
Armando Christian Perez’s quest for world domination continues via the launch of his own SiriusXM channel, dubbed Globalization (also the name of his...

Kanye West Leaves CAA, Longtime Agent for UTA

Wed, 2015-03-25 17:51
Kanye West has left the CAA building. Billboard has confirmed that the rapper parted ways with the agency and longtime representative Cara Lewis to...

How Do Kendrick Lamar's First-Week Album Sales Stack Up Against Other Rappers?

Wed, 2015-03-25 17:42
Kendrick Lamar's sorta-surprise album To Pimp a Butterfly arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, giving the Compton rapper his first No. 1...

New Magnetic Headphone Jack Solves a Prevalent Problem Elegantly

Wed, 2015-03-25 14:44
Apple may be moving away from using magnetic snaps for its MacBook power connectors, but that same concept will live on in your headphones with...