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Austin Mahone is the Newest Face of the #FossilFirsts Campaign

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:47am
Pop singer Austin Mahone is the newest face of Fossil. Dubbed #FossilFirsts, the campaign profiles the celebrity based on their “firsts”...
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Kygo & Ellie Goulding Make Beautiful Music For the 'First Time': Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:39am
Norway's tropical tune maker Kygo is riding a big pop wave. He recently struck gold with Selena Gomez on his single “It Ain't Me,...
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New Coldplay 'I Am You' Shirt Benefits Refugee Charity

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:38am
Coldplay has teamed with the search-and-rescue organization MOAS to sell an "I Am You" t-shirt that will benefit MOAS and encourage buyers...
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Weekly Chart Report (4/28/17)

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:21am
Brett Young has his second consecutive No. 1 song this week with “In Case You Didn’t Know.” [...]
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Using Blockchain, Russian Music Orgs Creating Single Database for Intellectual Property

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:06am
Collecting societies are teaming up with innovation agencies in Russia to create an intellectual property platform based on blockchain technology....
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Metallica Help Tribute Band Replace Their Equipment After It's Stolen

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:01am
When a Washington-based Metallica tribute band called Blistered Earth played in Portland on Saturday (April 23), their tour van was robbed and ...
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FRND Releases Animated 'Be Happy' Video: Exclusive Premiere

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:00am
Rising music producer and musician FRND is debuting a new music video for “Be Happy” -- a song debuted on Spotify’s New Music...
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'Fast & Furious' to Receive Generation Award at 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:00am
Fast & Furious will receive the Generation Award at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 7, marking the first time the award show will give...
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YokeLore Finds Himself in Nature in New 'World Wings' Video: Exclusive Premiere

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:00am
What are you doing sitting at your computer or looking down at your phone? There's a whole world to explore! Or at least that's attitude of...
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The Week's Best New Music: Feist, Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige & More

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:53am
From Gorillaz swinging back into pop culture to Katy Perry's sexual entendre-laden single featuring Migos, these are the essential...
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Stream Wale's New Album 'Shine' Featuring Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, J Balvin, Chris Brown & More

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:42am
Instead of waiting until May 5 to drop his new project Shine, Wale moved up the release of his fifth studio album on Friday (April 28...
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Machine Gun Kelly Postpones Three Shows Due to Movie Set Chest Injury; Releases 'Let You Go' From 'Bloom' Album

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:25am
After collapsing on stage last weekend during a concert Machine Gun Kelly has been forced to postpone three upcoming gigs due to a serious chest...
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Anatomy Of A Hit: Lauren Alaina's Literal 'Road Less Traveled'

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:17am
For a record-label promotion executive, every chart-topper is a victory. But imagine working with an artist for six years, and through six singles,...
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Is R. Kelly's 'Trapped in The Closet' Sequel Coming to Apple Music?

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:12am
R. Kelly might be dusting off his robust series "Trapped in the Closet" for Apple Music.  According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple...
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OneRepublic's New Single 'No Vacancy': Ryan Tedder Talks Making the Band's Poppiest Song Yet After Near-Breakdown

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:54am
Just one day before OneRepublic dropped their new song, "No Vacancy," on Friday (April 28), frontman Ryan Tedder took to...
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Harry Styles Announces Dates for Intimate World Tour

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:28am
Harry Styles got used to rocking enormous stadiums as part of One Direction. But he'll be going back to more intimate venues for his upcoming...
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Watch Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo & Lil Wayne in DJ Khaled's Lavish 'I'm the One' Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:05am
Life is good in DJ Khaled's new video for "I'm the One." The hip-hop connector is living it up at a lavish California mansion with...
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Musical.ly, Apple Music Ink New Partnership, With More to Come

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:43am
Over the past year, few new apps have captured the attention of the music industry -- and teenagers across the globe -- than Musical.ly, the social...
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Prince's 'Purple Rain' Expanded Edition Coming June 23 with Unreleased Tracks

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:31am
NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records will release a multi-disc reissue of Prince's Grammy- and Oscar-winning 1984 album Purple Rain on June 23....
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Don Omar, Calle 13, Daddy Yankee & More: 10 Best Latin Choruses of the 21st Century

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:41am
The catchiest Latin songs usually fall into one of two categories: the ones that we can’t stop dancing to, and the emotional ballads that send...
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