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Beats Music Is Top Downloaded iTunes Music App

1 hour 9 min ago
Beats Music, which switched on the ability for listeners to buy subscriptions to the service within its iOS app on Sunday, has climbed up the iTunes...

FCC to Propose Pay-for-Internet Standards

2 hours 5 min ago
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over...

Lenny Kravitz Releasing New Album ‘Strut’ In September Though Kobalt Label Services (Exclusive)

2 hours 9 min ago
Lenny Kravitz has signed a worldwide agreement with Kobalt Label Services (KLS), which will release and promote his upcoming tenth studio album “...

Justin Bieber's Shrine Visit Angers Korea, Twice

2 hours 12 min ago
While South Korea remains heavily focused on a devastating ferry disaster, that didn’t stop local media and fans from noticing Justin Bieber’s visit...

Record Store Day Retailers Report Big Spikes, Best-Ever Sales

3 hours 9 min ago
In a week when overall U.S. album sales were down 2.2% over the same week in 2013, the independent record store sector collectively rode the Record...

Latin Conference: Marc Anthony Talks Salsa, Stage Fright & His Love Of Motown

6 hours 52 min ago
Marc Anthony couldn’t help it. He was born to sing. But he dabbled in a few different genres before he found the niche he created with a whole brand...

Justin Bieber DUI Trial Delayed Until July

9 hours 32 min ago
Trial was delayed Wednesday until July for pop star Justin Bieber on driving under the influence and other charges after his lawyers asked for more...

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Denied Latest Appeal

9 hours 46 min ago
The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, rejecting his lawyer's...

Bachata Superstar Prince Royce Partners with Pepsi

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:20
Crooner Prince Royce celebrated his partnership with Pepsi in Miami this week where the entertainer jumped up several times chanting "Pepsi, Pepsi"...

Lana Del Rey's 'West' Coasts Onto Hot 100 At No. 17

Wed, 2014-04-23 20:16
Lana Del Rey's new single "West Coast" blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 17. (Check out the chart, which blends songs' sales data, via Nielsen...

Latin Conference: Gloria Trevi, Kat Dahlia, Leslie Grace and La Marisoul at Divas Panel

Wed, 2014-04-23 19:55
The divas have spoken! The annual panel of Latina superstars sharing their experiences and advice at the 25th Annual Latin Billboard Conference and...

Apple Shares Surge on Earnings, Dividend Boost

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:52
Apple Inc. on Wednesday posted a modest 4.7% increase in sales and a 7% jump in profit its second quarter that nevertheless beat the expectations of...

Facebook Smashes Wall Street Expectations in First Quarter

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:20
The social network also announced that CFO David Ebersman will step down in June. Facebook beat analyst expectations Wednesday when it reported...

Live Nation's Alan Rakov Appointed Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Concerts

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:58
Live Nation Entertainment has announced that Alan Rakov has been promoted to chief strategy officer of United States concerts (USC).  In his new...

Pharrell Williams Still Atop Hot 100; Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown Reach Top 10

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:54
Pharrell Williams' "Happy" rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week and reaches No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart at last. Meanwhile, Justin...

Black Music Executive Vernon Slaughter Dead at 63

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:32
Vernon L. Slaughter, a pivotal pioneer of the modern black music industry, died on April 22 of kidney failure in Phoenix. He was 63.

Singer Chris Brown's DC Trial Delayed for Months

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:19
Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard,...

Happy Ninth Birthday YouTube: From ‘Me at the Zoo’ to a Billion Monthly Visits

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:42
As groundbreaking recorded media events go, YouTube’s first upload is about as banal as Thomas Edison reciting “Mary Had A Little Lamb” on the first...

Meet the Lamb of Wall Street, Broker of Sub Pop-Warner Deal, Buyer of DiCaprio's Cockatoo

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:35
"A Bacchanalian orgy for 10 years." This article first appeared in the April 26th issue of Billboard Magazine."Leo Dicaprio is like my little brother...