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The Guest List Presents Martin Solveig's Playlist: Flume, Tame Impala, Duke Dumont & More

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:32pm
Martin Solveig, fashionably known for donning a pair of sunglasses and a sporty sweatband during sets, is Billboard Dance’s latest act to host...
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William McDowell, Regina Belle & Danny Gokey Shine on Christian/Gospel Charts

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:25pm
William McDowell's The Sounds of Revival Live launches atop Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart, selling 11,000 copies in the week ending Jan...
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Watch JoJo Crush This Game of Musical Word Association: Super Bowl Edition

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:24pm
It was too little, too late once pop star JoJo dropped by the Billboard offices and challenged senior editor Alex Gale to an epic game of musical...
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Darius Rucker Talks 'Good Time' Tour, the Super Bowl and His Hootie Days

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:16pm
Darius Rucker has just announced plans for his upcoming 2016 Good For A Good Time tour, which begins June 3 at the MidFlorida Credit Union...
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Zayn Debuts at No. 1 on U.K. Singles Chart With 'Pillowtalk'

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:00pm
Zayn's post-One Direction career gets off to a stellar start on the new U.K. singles chart, published today (Feb. 5), as his solo debut "...
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New Monkees Album to Feature Rivers Cuomo and Ben Gibbard Collaborations?

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:59pm
Believe it or not, a new Monkees album is coming out in 2016. It’s called Good Times and it’s due June 10 on Rhino Records. But that...
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Moderat Releases First Single 'Reminder' From Forthcoming Album 'III'

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:50pm
Electronic music merger Moderat will release its third LP (appropriately titled III) on April 1 (for real, though). Comprised of German artists ...
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'American Idol' Alum Paul McDonald Gets Revenge in 'Slow Rising' Video: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:40pm
The new video for East Nashville singer-songwriter Paul McDonald’s single “Slow Rising” is here.  Billboard has the...
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Brooklyn Indie Rockers Caveman Return With 'Never Going Back' & Announce New LP 'Otero War'

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:39pm
Since forming in 2010, Caveman has been known as New York's resident cool kid indie rock band. After dropping 2011's stellar debut CoCo...
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Artist Updates: LOCASH, Scotty McCreery, Joe Nichols, Marty Brown

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:25pm
LOCASH will make their national morning show debut on NBC’s Today on Feb. 24. That will be followed [...]
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Warner, Sony To Pay Artists Profits From Sales Of Spotify Shares

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:24pm
Warner Music Group and Sony Music will offer their artists a portion of profits if they sell [...]
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Solange Addresses Racism in Music Industry

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:20pm
Three years ago, Solange Knowles went on a passionate Twitter spree in response to white male indie bloggers poorly assessing Brandy...
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LifeNotes: Fairfield Four Member Robert Hamlett Dies

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:18pm
The highly influential, Grammy Award winning gospel group The Fairfield Four has lost member [...]
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Eric Prydz Drops Highly-Anticipated Debut Album 'Opus'

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:10pm
Swedish DJ and producer Eric Prydz today (Feb. 5) released his debut studio album, Opus, marking the next chapter in his career. Eric Prydz...
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The Lumineers Return: Hear New Song 'Ophelia,' Get All the Album Details

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:33am
The Lumineers’ breakthrough hit “Ho Hey” spent 25 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and went all the way to No. 3. We haven’t...
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Russian Legislators Back Down From Live Industry Regulations

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:31am
Russian legislators have backed down from new regulations proposed for the live industry following criticism from high-profile artists, though the...
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Halsey, Tinashe, Lion Babe and Dej Loaf To Front M·A·C Cosmetics Future Forward Campaign (Exclusive)

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:30am
M·A·C Cosmetics and boundary-pushing pop ingenues have always gone together like two peas in a collaborative pod. Past campaigns have...
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The Roots Channel Drake, R. Kelly While Rapping Super Bowl Tweets on 'Tonight Show'

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:27am
Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, so The Tonight Show obviously got in the spirit for Thursday night's (Feb. 4) episode. A few lucky Twitter users...
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Mobb Deep Announces 'Hell On Earth' 20th Anniversary Tour

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:00am
Another year, another anniversary to celebrate. After celebrating the 20th year since its classic LP The Infamous with a double album and...
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Kurt Russell Smashed a 150-Year-Old Guitar in 'The Hateful Eight' & Its Museum Is Really Mad

Billboard.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:45am
This time, the authenticity of Quentin Tarantino’s period films went a little too far.  Did you see The Hateful Eight? Do you remember the...
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