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'Scream Queens': Only Four Will Survive & Return for Season 2 -- Will Ariana Grande Make It?

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:48pm
Fox's upcoming Scream Queens will be an anthology with a twist. Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's horror comedy, featuring...
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BMLG Acquires Full Stake In Republic Nashville

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:41pm
Scott Borchetta's Big Machine Label Group (BMLG) has acquired full-stake ownership in Republic [...]
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Spirit Music Nashville Signs Tim Montana

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:28pm
Spirit Music Nashville has signed artist/songwriter Tim Montana to an exclusive global publishing agreement [...]
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DeStorm Power Hits Top 10 on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:19pm
With newly included metrics from Vine factoring into Billboard's Social 50 chart, Web-grown entertainers/musicians have begun to impact the tally....
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An Inside Look at Cuba's Music Scene and the Artists Moving the Nation to a New Era: Exclusive Video

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:14pm
As relations between Cuba and the U.S. thaw, the United States is belatedly discovering that Havana is and has always been one of the world's...
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MusicRowPics: Bobby Wills

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:10pm
Bobby Wills visited the MusicRow office to treat the staff to a performance that included [...]
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With U.S. and Cuban Relations Thawing, Cuban Musicians Are Finally Ready to Come to America

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:08pm
Cuban rapper Mariana “La Mariana” Moracén Saiz is ready for the normalization between Cuba and the United States to finally -- finally -- ...
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Chicago Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Already Has His Taylor Swift Tickets

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:06pm
Swifties can show up in unexpected places -- including on an NBA court. Jimmy Butler, who recently re-signed with the Chicago Bulls, spoke...
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Reba, Brooks & Dunn Debut Vegas Residency

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:58pm
On Wednesday, June 17, Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn reunited onstage to premiere [...]
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Weekly Chart Report (7/2/15)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:50pm
It took 16 short weeks to move another Jason Aldean hit to the top spot. "Tonight Looks Good [...]
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Must-Hear Music Podcast: Game ft. Drake, Matt Bomer Sings in 'Magic Mike XXL' & More

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:45pm
It's a week of comebacks on the Must-Hear Music podcast. First up, we look at Game's "100" ft. Drake, a contemplative late-night jam that's his...
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Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Gets Married

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:45pm
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard got hitched Wednesday night to his girlfriend of two years, Hayley Stommel, in Sun Valley, Idaho. The...
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Lil Scrappy Goes Off on Transgender Community & Caitlyn Jenner: 'Stick to What You Were Made to Be'

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:38pm
Love and Hip Hop star Lil Scrappy spoke his mind on Truth TV about Caitlyn Jenner and the transgender community -- and he held nothing back...
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Industry Ink: Worsham Wows Broadcasters, Dove Awards, Rhyme Partners, PLA Media, NELAs

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:37pm
Warner Bros. recording artist and BMI songwriter Charlie Worsham made his presence known at this year's [...]
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Kacey Musgraves 'Material'-izes at No. 1 on Country Chart; Little Big Town Ties Record

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:37pm
Kacey Musgraves debuts atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart (dated July 11) with Pageant Material. The set starts with 55,000 copies in its...
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Val Doonican, Easygoing Irish Crooner, Dies at 88

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Val Doonican, an easygoing Irish singer whose warm style and fondness for knitwear made him an icon of light entertainment, has died. He was 88....
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German Court Orders YouTube and Google to Provide Info Copyright Offenders

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:13pm
YouTube and Google must immediately take action to block videos if they are notified by authors, artists and publishers about concrete copyright...
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Change of Address: Average Joes, THIEL Audio, Go West Creative

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:58pm
Average Joes Entertainment has moved to a spacious villa near the Nashville Zoo [...]
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Facebook's New Focus on Video Ad Revenue Probably Spells Disruption

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:57pm
Content owners, get ready to make money from videos at Facebook.  News that Facebook wants video content from major labels and other...
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How Did Breaking Benjamin Sell So Many Albums Last Week?

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:45pm
Last week, a number of buzz-worthy albums -- including the latest projects from promising pop starlet Tori Kelly, Grammy-approved country artist...
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