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Drag City Gives Apple Music Exclusive Streaming Rights to Catalog

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:58pm
After gradually adding releases for the past couple of months, nearly all of indie label Drag City’s long un-streamable catalogue,...
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There's a Story Behind Twitter's Most Successful Daenerys Targaryen Account

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:48pm
Behind every great woman is a tweeting man. And no, we're not talking about Donald Trump. Back in 2010, when memes were barely born and Twitter...
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A Day In the Life With Neck Deep on Warped Tour

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:37pm
Summer’s winding down, but for U.K. pop-punk rockers Neck Deep, things are just starting to heat up with the release of their third studio...
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6 Reasons Miley Cyrus is a LGBTQ Superhero

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:29pm
Apparently ‘Make America Great Again’ is code for eliminating all forms of equality. Between the removal of LGBTQ resources across...
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21 Savage's New Capsule Drop is All About His ATL Roots: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:29pm
In honor of his Atlanta roots and the "family culture" of his street gang, 24-year-old rapper 21 Savage has launched his second merch...
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Future and Lil Yachty Cancel Charlottesville Concert 'Out of Respect' For Protest Victims

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:22pm
A Future and Lil Yachty concert in Charlottesville has been cancelled in the aftermath of deadly protests by white supremacists and Neo-Nazis ...
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Fans Are Freaking Out About Taylor Swift's Blank Social Media Accounts

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:18pm
There's suddenly a lot of "Blank Space" on Taylor Swift's social media accounts, and it's freaking out the singer's...
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DVBBS Gets 'Cozee' With Cisco Adler on Bad Girl Love Song: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:15pm
Hey ladies. Bad boys need love, too, and DVBBS are here to get “Cozee” with any bad gal willing to take on the naughty duo. “Cozee...
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Gucci Mane Announces 'Mr. Davis' Album, Unleashes 'I Get The Bag' Visual With Migos

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:12pm
Gucci Mane may have taken a breather to prepare for the release of his new book The Autobiography of Gucci Mane and upcoming BET reality...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr. Blasts Justin Bieber: 'He Don't Know Boxing'

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:02pm
You thought things were heated when Floyd Mayweather Jr. and MMA star Conor McGregor faced off last month in a testy press conference to promote...
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10 Things We're Looking Forward to at Hot 100 Fest

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:46pm
Billboard's annual Hot 100 Fest is finally this Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 19 & 20) and there is a lot to look forward to with this year's...
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Taylor Swift Wipes Social Media Accounts & Official Website Goes Dark

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:17pm
Taylor Swift has reliably put out a new album around every two years since her self-titled 2006 debut. It has now been two years and nearly ten...
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In Pictures: Sara Evans, Caroline Jones, Tracy Lawrence, Craig Morgan, AIMP, Cole Swindell, Hunter Hayes, Segue 61

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:05pm
Sara Evans visited The Recording Academy’s Nashville Chapter this week and performed several songs […]
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Is Starfest the Next Fyre Festival? Texas City Pulls Contract for 'Pop-Up' Event

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:05pm
The much-maligned Starfest, a two-day "pop-up" festival that boasts Lil Wayne as an unconfirmed headliner for its first-ever edition,...
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Jauz is King of Synth and Bass on 'Alpha': Listen

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:50am
Remember in the '90s and early 2000s when dance music was all repetitive sharp synths and big kick drums? Jauz remembers, and he channels that...
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Meek Mill & The Dream Perform Politically-Charged 'Young Black America' on 'The Tonight Show: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:35am
On Wins & Losses, Meek Mill departs from his signature braggadocio and gets personal on one of the more standout tracks from the offering...
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16 Members of Presidential Arts Commission Quit in Blazing Fashion: 'Your Values Are Not American Values'

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:35am
The President's Committee on the Arts & the Humanities submitted a resignation letter to Donald Trump on Friday, in the wake of his reaction...
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Residente Raises Awareness of Middle East War in New Clip 'Guerra'

Billboard.com - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:16am
Residente, also known as René Pérez Joglar, unveiled his new audiovisual “Guerra” on Friday morning (Aug. 18), which touches on the...
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‘Bluegrass Underground’ Moving To New, Permanent Venue

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:15am
Bluegrass Underground, a 13-time EMMY award-winning PBS music series, has found a permanent home i
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BMI’s Michael O’Neill Responds To DOJ’s Appeal Of Its Consent Decree Victory

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:06am
On Sept. 16, 2016, federal Judge Louis Stanton issued an order rejecting the U.S. Department of Justice’s [...]
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