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The Weeknd Tops Drake for Most Monthly Streams on Spotify

Sat, 2016-12-03 22:28
Following the Nov. 25 release of his third album Starboy, The Weeknd has broken the global record for first-week streams on the service, with more...

Little Mix, Clean Bandit Still Reign on U.K. Charts

Sat, 2016-12-03 15:53
Little Mix secure a second week atop the U.K. album chart with Glory Days (Syco Music/Sony), while Clean Bandit's “Rockabye” (Atlantic/Warner),...

Adidas Launches New Shoe With Pusha T Performance at Art Basel 2016

Sat, 2016-12-03 12:06
Most of Art Basel Miami Beach’s off-site events take place at galleries and showrooms in the city’s Design District or poolside at the touristy...

Billboard Touring Conference: The Industry's Top Agents on the Guns N' Roses Reunion, Garth Brooks' 'Staggering Numbers'

Sat, 2016-12-03 03:55
Concert touring has in many ways become the lifeblood of the popular music industry, as artists seek to recalibrate earnings after the disruption of...

Jay Z, Timbaland Attorneys Call Out Racial Insensitivity in 'Big Pimpin'' Copyright Appeal

Fri, 2016-12-02 22:30
Jay Z and Timbaland won big last fall during a copyright trial over "Big Pimpin,'" but their attorneys are on the offensive again, claiming an appeal...

Earth, Wind & Fire and Nile Rodgers Accept Top Honors at EBONY Power 100 Gala

Fri, 2016-12-02 20:20
Music icons Earth, Wind & Fire and Nile Rodgers were among the special honorees saluted during the EBONY Power 100 gala Thursday night at the...

KSHMR & Splice Premiere Video Tutorial Series: Exclusive

Fri, 2016-12-02 18:33
Those aspiring to one day become producers can rejoice as KSHMR and Splice have teamed up to create a new video series offering short tutorials in...

Marilyn Manson Thriller 'Let Me Make You a Martyr' Nabbed by FilmRise

Fri, 2016-12-02 18:31
FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the Marilyn Manson-starring revenge thriller Let Me Make You a Martyr, and will release the...

Ice Cube Inks Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TV & Fox 21

Fri, 2016-12-02 17:58
Ice Cube is setting up shop at Fox. The rapper, actor, director and producer has signed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV and Fox 21...

Desert Hearts Festival Announces City Hearts International Tour

Fri, 2016-12-02 17:39
One of the things that makes West Coast house and techno festival Desert Hearts so unique is its decision to cap attendance at 3,500. It allows the...

BMI Launches 14th Annual Peermusic Latin Scholarship Competition With Prince Royce

Fri, 2016-12-02 17:31
The BMI Foundation announced the launch of the 14th edition of its peermusic Latin scholarship competition, which offers songwriters and composers a...

Billboard's Holiday 100 Chart Returns, Led Again by Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

Fri, 2016-12-02 16:21
The Holiday 100 makes its annual dash back to Billboard's charts menu, ranking the top seasonal songs via the same formula used for the Billboard Hot...

Duran Duran Loses Case, Brought In Britain, Over American Copyrights

Fri, 2016-12-02 15:09
A decision from the UK High Court of Justice today has ruled against Duran Duran over the band's attempt to reclaim, stateside, the publishing...

Op-Ed: MC5's Wayne Kramer Says Trump Is Using 'Meaningless' Flag Burning Rhetoric to Manipulate the Media

Fri, 2016-12-02 13:59
For a teenaged greaser raised by a divorced working mom in the 1950s (imagine that) in inner-city Detroit, all I thought I had was my sister and my...

Kings of Leon Crown Rock Airplay Chart for First Time With 'Waste a Moment'

Fri, 2016-12-02 13:57
Another week, another Billboard airplay chart No. 1 for Kings of Leon. The rock quartet's "Waste a Moment" rises 2-1 on the all-rock-format Rock...

Pandora Subjected to Conflicting Reports of Its Availability for Sale

Fri, 2016-12-02 12:19
You can pick your poison this morning; either Pandora is not trying to sell itself, or Pandora is in early-stage talks with SiriusXM around an...

Dan Dalton, Damian Marley's Manager, Partners With Roc Nation

Fri, 2016-12-02 11:25
Dan Dalton, whose Dalton Entertainment Group counts among its clients Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and the Irish-American pop-punk band Flogging Molly,...

Recording Academy Calls on Trump to Support Copyright Reform in New Letter

Fri, 2016-12-02 11:22
The Recording Academy has delivered a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to work with Congress on copyright reform. The letter, whose...

BRITs 2017 Critics' Choice Shortlist: Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie, Rag'n'Bone Man Make the Cut

Fri, 2016-12-02 10:05
Three of the U.K.'s most hotly-tipped artists, Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and Rag'n'Bone Man, have made the shortlist for the BRITs 2017 Critics' Choice...

Lady Gaga Launches 'Guest of Honor' Contest with Pepsi & NFL For Fans to Watch Super Bowl LI Halftime Show

Fri, 2016-12-02 09:59
Want to be Lady Gaga's plus-one for her Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI halftime show in Houston, Texas, next year? The "Million Reasons" singer has...

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