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Madison Square Garden Splits Off Sports and Entertainment Divisions, Wall Street Yawns

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 2:25pm
The Madison Square Garden Co. completed its spin-off of its sports and entertainment divisions from its television network on Thursday, creating...
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Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?' Gets Segway Dance Cover: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:35pm
A new viral video released on Thursday (Oct. 1) puts a new “spin” on Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” — as in, a group of tech-savvy Phunkee Duck...
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Win an Echosmith-Signed T-Shirt for Pinktober

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:10pm
If you’ve ever wanted to dress like one of the “cool kids” while supporting an amazing cause, now is your chance!  Echosmith is partnering with...
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Sam Smith's Bond Song, Disclosure & Lorde, Sia, Fetty Wap & More: Must-Hear Music Podcast

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:00pm
Smith. Sam Smith. Okay, that doesn't quite have the same ring, but on this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, we look at Sam Smith's contribution to the...
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NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:58pm
Radio stations from Tampa to Seattle were among winners at the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards on Thursday...
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Pablo Alborán Explains the 'Nakedness & Simplicity' of His First U.S. Tour

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:45pm
Ask anyone in Spain who Pablo Alborán is and they’ll come up with all sorts of adjectives describing his looks, his talent or a mixture of both...
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Brooklyn Searches for the Next 50 & Up 'Senior Idol' This Weekend

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:35pm
The cut-off age for competing on Fox’s American Idol is 28, but one contest in Brooklyn is proving that you're never too old to reach for the stars....
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Lucero to Host First Edition of Latin American Music Awards

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:25pm
The first-ever Latin American Music Awards has found its host in Mexican superstar Lucero, also known as Latin America’s sweetheart. Far from a...
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Majical Cloudz Has Opened For Lorde, Would Open For Pope Francis: Alt In Our Stars Podcast

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:20pm
Montreal duo Majical Cloudz is getting ready to release its second full length of life-affirming minimalist synth jams. Last Friday (Sept. 25),...
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Janet Jackson's 10 No. 1 Hits Ranked

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:20pm
With Friday's much-anticipated release of Janet Jackson's comeback album Unbreakable -- her first LP since 2008's Discipline -- ...
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Watch tyDi Reflect on His Dynamic Career and Recent Stateside Success: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:15pm
Australian DJ/producer Tyson Illingworth, better known by his moniker tyDi, recently released well-received progressive pop single, “Tear Me Up,”...
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Mutemath Premieres 'Used To' From 'Vitals': Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:45am
Mutemath is getting ready to release their fourth album, Vitals, on Nov. 13, and Billboard is excited to give fans an early...
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Update: Kanye West Is Not Bringing '808s & Heartbreak' to Chicago

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:41am
UPDATE: Kanye West's rep confirms there is no plan to bring a performance of 808s & Heartbreak to Chicago, saying the entire...
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Live Music Drives Sales, Streaming From Millennials, Study Shows

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:40am
Live music is a key driver for brands seeking deeper recognition and loyalty from millennials [...]
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Industry Ink: NARAS, ACM, Nancy Cardwell Erdos, Nashville Business Hall of Fame

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:31am
Sony ATV’s Tom Luteran and SESAC’s Tim Fink joined The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter [...]
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Nashville Business Managers Retain Top 25 Ranking with ‘THR’

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:14am
The Hollywood Reporter has named its list of top 25 business managers for 2015. Among the [...]
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Little Mix, Lorde, Ellie Goulding & Sia: Real-Time Rewind for Oct. 2

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:05am
Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter...
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Go Back to Prom With Little Mix's 'Love Me Like You' Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:04am
Little Mix wants you to relive your prom. The ladies take on high school drama -- with a catchy doo-wop twist -- in the music video for their latest...
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Miley Cyrus Releases 'Hands Of Love' Song from 'Freeheld' Movie: Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:01am
For those disappointed that Miley Cyrus’ free Dead Petz album did not include anything close to a facsimile of “Wrecking Ball’s” forceful pop...
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Miranda Lambert Adopts Stray Kitten From Arkansas Highway

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:00am
Animal lover Miranda Lambert has a new addition to her pet family. The country queen posted an adorable photo with the kitten she rescued this...
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