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Bad Bunny & Drake's 'MIA' Is First Spanish Track to Hit No. 1 on Apple Music's U.S. Top Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:54pm
“MIA,” the new track by Bad Bunny featuring Drake, has officially become the first full Spanish-language song to go to No. 1 on Apple...
Categories: Music Industry

Executive Turntable: Moves at Ticketmaster, Capitol Music Group, MTV & More

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:42pm
Ticketmaster has hired Tawn Albright as executive vice president, the company announced on Oct. 4. In his new role, Albright will lead growth and...
Categories: Music Industry

¡Viva Latino! Playlist Creator Rocio Guerrero to Leave Spotify: Sources

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:26pm
Spotify’s content head of global cultures, Rocío Guerrero, is planning to leave the company to venture into other Latin music-related fields,...
Categories: Music Industry

Khalid Announces His New EP 'Suncity'

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:24pm
Last year, Khalid's career went on cruise control after he surged his way into prominence with his top 20 single "Location." Since then...
Categories: Music Industry

Here Are the Lyrics to Lovelytheband's 'Broken'

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:20pm
California alt-pop trio lovelytheband released their debut album finding it hard to smile on Aug. 3. Their most popular track, "broken,...
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Breaking: Rob Beckham Departs WME

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:19pm
Rob Beckham, co-head of Nashville's WME office and agent for Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Chase Bryant, Chris Young [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Queen Latifah 'Unable to Accept' Marian Anderson Award for Personal Reasons

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:16pm
Queen Latifah is “unable to accept” an award named for a pioneering opera singer, citing personal reasons. The Marian Anderson Award made...
Categories: Music Industry

Cardi B, Post Malone & Lil Wayne to Headline Rolling Loud Los Angeles 2018

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:13pm
Rolling Loud is invading downtown Los Angeles this holiday season, taking over the Banc of California Stadium and Exposition Park on December 14 and...
Categories: Music Industry

Rob Beckham Out at WME Nashville: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:05pm
Rob Beckham, one of the co-heads of the WME Nashville and a top agent in country music has left WME, Billboard has learned. A company...
Categories: Music Industry

'Thnks Fr The Mmrs,' Sort Of: Enduring Alternative Classics That Weren't Big Hits the First Time Around

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:58pm
This week, Billboard celebrates the 30th anniversary of our Alternative Songs chart. Here, we look back at some of the formats...
Categories: Music Industry

Nathaniel Rateliff Knows There Could Be Backlash for His Gun Stance -- Not That That Will Stop Him

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:55pm
Nathaniel Rateliff moved to ­Lakewood, Colo., from Missouri in 1998, shortly before April 1999's Columbine High School massacre outside...
Categories: Music Industry

John Legend Releases First Two 'A Legendary Christmas' Songs & Announces 25-Date Tour

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:54pm
'Tis the season for new John Legend music! Getting into the holiday spirit, the EGOT winner released the first two songs from his...
Categories: Music Industry

'Sharp Objects' Composer Alexandra Stréliski on How Elton John & Pop Music Influence Her Melodies

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:54pm
As one of the foremost new stars in modern classical, pianist Alexandra Stréliski is a wealth of knowledge of masters, measures and complex music...
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Here Are the Lyrics of Bebe Rexha's 'I'm a Mess'

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:52pm
Bebe Rexha released her single "I'm a Mess" from her debut album Expectations back in June, telling Billboard that the...
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A Perfect Circle Releases Hypnotic 'Eat the Elephant' Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:52pm
A Perfect Circle debuted their first album in 14 years, Eat the Elephant, in April, and on Friday (Oct. 12), they debuted an ambitious new...
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Prince Estate Asks Pres. Trump to Stop Using 'Purple Rain' At Rallies

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:50pm
Prince’s surviving family members are asking President Donald Trump to stop using the late rock star’s music at campaign rallies. ...
Categories: Music Industry

CMA Songwriters Series Visits L.A. With Florida Georgia Line, RaeLynn, Canaan Smith

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:34pm
The CMA visited L.A. Wednesday (Oct. 10) with multi-platinum superstar duo Florida Georgia Line, joined [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Halsey Drops Her Heartbroken 'Without Me' Vertical Video on Spotify: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:32pm
On Friday (Oct. 12), Halsey debuted a vertical video for her heartbreak anthem “Without Me” on Spotify. In the video, Halsey, clad in...
Categories: Music Industry

GMA Rounds Out Talent Lineup For Upcoming 49th Annual Dove Awards

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:29pm
The final round of performers for the upcoming 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards Oct. 16 in Nashville has [...]
Categories: Music Industry

David Guetta Remixes Calvin Harris & Sam Smith's 'Promises'

Billboard.com - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:28pm
Calvin Harris and Sam Smith teamed up for the first time to release their single "Promises" on Aug. 17, and now David Guetta has put a new...
Categories: Music Industry