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10 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Musical Performances Since the '90s

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:00am
Since debuting in 1975, Saturday Night Live has been really consistent in one area: music. The comedy varies wildly from cast to cast, but...
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'American Idol' La'Porsha Renae Unveils First Single 'Good Woman': Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:00am
After wowing fans to clinch runner-up on season 15 of American Idol, La’Porsha Renae makes her formal single debut today (Sept. 30) with...
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Former British Cabinet Member James Purnell Appointed BBC Radio Chief

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:56am
Former British culture secretary James Purnell has been appointed BBC director of radio and education, responsible for the corporation's radio...
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Faith No More Shares Gritty, Adulterous Video For 'Cone of Shame'

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:54am
Certain bands take their time with things, and when you're a legacy act such as Faith No More, the wait is often worth it. Last year welcomed the...
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Charity Notes: Christmas 4 Kids, ‘An Evening With Black & Rich,’ Young Entertainment Professionals

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:44am
The Christmas 4 Kids organization has announced the lineup for its 2016 Ryman Auditorium [...]
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Cashmere Cat, Selena Gomez & Tory Lanez Are Positively Perfect on 'Trust Nobody:' Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:41am
Play time is certainly over. Cashmere Cat is pulling no punches on his debut album Wild Love. He knows he's got the sound stars crave, and he...
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Weekly Chart Report (9/30/16)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:38am
Miranda Lambert’s “Vice” is the No. 1 song on the MusicRow CountryBreakout Chart this week. It is […]
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In Pictures: Dan + Shay, Chris Lane, Kellie Pickler, Kyle Jacobs

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:38am
Dan + Shay performed their new single “How Not To” on their Jimmy Kimmel Live! debut [...]
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Hot 100 Chart Moves: Calvin Harris' 'My Way' Debuts & Hits Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Top 10

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:30am
As previously reported, The Chainsmokers top the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 8) for a sixth week with "Closer," featuring Halsey....
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Hugh Augustine & Syd Premiere 'Nights on Replay' With THE MOST ART: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:24am
As heady summer days yield to autumn, cooling temperatures spur contemplation. Some warm-weather nights stick out in life's ever-...
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Anthony Green and Wife Meredith Open Up on How Beating Heroin Addiction Inspired New Album 'Pixie Queen'

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:03am
Tales of hard times in marriage may not seem as compelling as the sound bite era’s fascination with whom A-list celebrities are...
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Prosecutors Seek 17 Years for Concert Promoter in $200 Million Fraud

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:54am
It’s day two in Miami federal court for the sentencing hearing of a former concert promoter who prosecutors say defrauded thousands of...
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Top IBMA Awards Go To The Earls Of Leicester, Flatt Lonesome

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:37am
Bluegrass artists The Earls of Leicester, Flatt Lonesome and Becky Buller were among the top IBMA [...]
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Cooking Vinyl Acquires Stake in Fat Cat Records: Report

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:15am
Cooking Vinyl has acquired a stake in Fat Cat Records, according to press reports. Fat Cat and its imprints have released records by Sigur Rós and...
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Bruce Springsteen Signs Absentee Note After Fifth Grader Skips School For Book Signing

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:48am
A Philadelphia fifth-grader ditched school for the chance to meet rock legend Bruce Springsteen and "The Boss" gladly played along by...
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Bob Dylan Shares Rare 'Tell Me Momma' Live Cut, Announces Massive 1966 Box Set

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:13am
This holiday season, Bob Dylan fans are getting treated to yet another massive collection of the legend’s mid-60s live performances.  The...
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Watch Metallica Tear Through New Song 'Moth Into Flame' on 'Fallon'

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 6:51am
The second song Metallica shared off its new studio album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct got its national television debut last night (Sept. 29...
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Radiohead's Special Vinyl Edition Has Surprise New B-Side, 'Ill Wind': Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:56am
In the special vinyl edition of A Moon Shaped Pool they just started shipping, Radiohead decided to treat fans to a surprise bonus. Alongside their...
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The Weeknd Unveils Second New 'Starboy' Single, the Frantic 'False Alarm': Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 2:22am
For the second single from his upcoming new album, The Weeknd dips his toe into dance-punk -- yes, really.  Just days after releasing the...
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Solange Drops New Album, 'A Seat at the Table': Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:43am
Solange Knowles unveiled her long-awaited third album, A Seat at the Table, at midnight Friday morning (Sept. 30). An expansive 21 tracks in total,...
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