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Lady Gaga Covers The Beatles, Neil Young at Invite-Only DNC Concert: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 10:44pm
Lady Gaga hit the stage at a free, invitation-only concert for delegates to the Democratic National Convention Thursday, covering classic songs from...
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Live Nation Stock Rises on Strong Earnings Report

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 10:15pm
Shares of Live Nation surged more than 8 percent after the closing bell on Thursday when the concert and ticketing company reported quarterly...
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Katy Perry Performs 'Rise,' 'Roar' at the Democratic National Convention: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 10:10pm
Katy Perry took the stage on the final day of the Democratic National convention to perform her new song, "Rise" before a brief version of...
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Beyonce's Formation World Tour Has Earned $123 Million Earned (and Counting)

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 9:48pm
Beyonce’s Formation World Tour has so far grossed $123 million, through the end of the trek’s first leg, based on box office counts...
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Watch Krewella Interview Precocious Amateur Filmmaker Dabbing His Way Through the DNC

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 9:36pm
As part of Krewella's ongoing coverage of this year's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for Billboard, the electronic dance...
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Jessica Sanchez Talks DNC Anthem for Hillary Clinton: 'This is the Time for Us to Play Our Part'

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 9:10pm
Jessica Sanchez made a big splash Tuesday night with the debut of the anthem, "Stronger Together" at the Democratic National...
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Chelsea Handler & Krewella Discuss the Importance of Social Media at DNC: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 8:38pm
Chelsea Handler took a moment to speak with Krewella for Billboard's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday (...
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Krewella Reflect on Important Lessons From the 2016 DNC: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 8:07pm
Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf of Krewella, Billboard's own live streaming correspondents from the the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia,...
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Radiohead Performs Rare Favorites (Yes, Including 'Creep') on Second Night at Madison Square Garden

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:19pm
Around the time Radiohead took the stage at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, New Yorkers elsewhere were huddled before...
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Carole King Performs 'You've Got a Friend' at DNC: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:03pm
Carole King helped contribute to the Democratic National Convention's growing list of feel good performances on Thursday (July 28) with her...
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DNC's Fourth Day: Katy Perry Roars, Jennifer Granholm Riffs Off Carly Simon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Mocks Trump & More

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:53pm
For the fourth and final night, the 2016 Democratic National Convention saw speakers trumpeting a message of unity and singing the praise...
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'The Daily Show' Coorespondent Hasan Minhaj & Krewella Talk Comedy, Politics & Bollywood at DNC: Watch

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:48pm
Krewella spoke with The Daily Show senior correspondent Hasan Minhaj for Billboard's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in...
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Watch Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill and Chef Jonathan Waxman Cook Up a Feast at Nashville Hot Spot Adele's

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:25pm
"Go ahead!" exclaims Chef Jonathan Waxman, looking down at a gorgeously thick hunk of pork tenderloin. “Smash the hell out of it...
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Loretta Lynn, Naomi Judd and More Country Legends on Their Ultimate Classic Nashville Landmarks and Memories

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:12pm
From Loretta Lynn to Ricky Skaggs, country stars reflect on the Nashville landmarks that shaped their careers and helped make them the artists they...
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The Head and the Heart's 'All We Ever Knew' Leads Adult Alternative Songs

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:07pm
For the first time in nearly five years, The Head and the Heart top the Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart, as "All We Ever Knew" rises...
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Female Country Stars Kacey Musgraves, Cam, Maren Morris and More on Industry Sexism, the 'Freak Show' Presidential Election and Tomato-gate

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:04pm
On a hot summer morning in downtown Nashville, six young country standouts take seats around a table, making small talk while awaiting instructions...
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Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 5:50pm
As Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” becomes her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as an artist, the singer-songwriter also completes the rare feat...
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Amazon Beats Earnings Expectations, Revenue Up 31 Percent

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 5:34pm
Once known for its big expenditures and significant losses, Amazon is now on a profitability streak.  The e-commerce giant made $1.78 per share...
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Mac Miller Announces New Album, Shares 'Dang!' With Anderson Paak: Listen

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 5:27pm
Mac Miller has announced a new album set for September release, led by first single "Dang!" featuring Anderson .Paak. Mac...
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Billboard's '40 Under 40' 2016: Submit Your Nominations Here

Billboard.com - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:59pm
Billboard is now accepting nominations for its annual 40 Under 40 feature for 2016 -- with a couple changes this year. We are seeking to...
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