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Robyn Rules Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:10pm
Robyn scores her second No. 1 on Billboard's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated Aug. 29) with EP Love Is Free from La Bagatelle...
Categories: Music Industry

Listen to Jackie Greene's Roots-Driven 'The King Is Dead': Exclusive Song Premiere

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:55pm
Singer-songwriter Jackie Greene's new album Back To Birth has been a work in progress for three years. And you can blame a couple of bands...
Categories: Music Industry

Shawn Mendes Talks 'Stitches' Entering the Top 40: 'It's Not Easy To Have a Radio Hit'

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:41pm
Shawn Mendes celebrated his 17th birthday earlier this month, and with a No. 1 debut album and Taylor Swift stadium tour already under his belt in...
Categories: Music Industry

Huawei's Honor 7i comes with 13MP flip-out camera

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:36pm

Huawei has launched a new smartphone - the Honor 7i. In many ways the Honor 7i is very similar to its sister model the Honor 7. However, one major differentiator between the two models is the camera. On the 7i the Honor 7's conventional 20MP module has been replaced with a 13MP camera unit with dual-LED flash that, thanks to a flip-out mechanism, can be used as both front and rear camera. Click through to read more at connect.dpreview.com

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Music's Men of Style: Nick Jonas Reveals His Greatest Fashion Regret and the Accessory He Can't Live Without

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:26pm
For 22-year-old Nick Jonas, style has been an integral part of his ­trajectory, especially as he matured from a purity-ring-wearing Jonas Brother to...
Categories: Music Industry

Becky G's 'Break a Sweat' Single Is Your New Motivation to Hit the Gym: Listen

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:04pm
Becky G is making us break out -- in a good way. Her latest dance-pop single "Break a Sweat" is out today (Aug. 20) and it's perfect workout...
Categories: Music Industry

Fetty Wap Makes History on Hot Rap Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:01pm
Fetty Wap arrives at No. 8 on the Hot Rap Songs chart (dated Aug. 29) with "Again," becoming the first act in the tally's 26-year history to chart...
Categories: Music Industry

Universal Music Hires Franck Villet as COO in Asia

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:58pm
Universal Music has tapped digital media veteran Franck Villet for the newly created role of chief operating officer for its Asia unit. The company...
Categories: Music Industry

Escape The Fate Releases New Video For 'Just A Memory'

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:35pm
Las Vegas post-hardcore act Escape the Fate has released the first official video from its upcoming album, Hate Me, due Oct. 30 on Eleven Seven Music...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Jo Dee Messina's Acoustic Take on Her Classic Dottie West Cover 'Lesson In Leavin'': Exclusive Premiere

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:26pm
Over the past two decades, Jo Dee Messina has been one of the most identifiable voices in the country format. Her expressive vocal approach has...
Categories: Music Industry

Deez Nuts: Here's How a Teen Presidential Candidate Traces Back to Dr. Dre & Dolemite

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:14pm
Viral presidential candidate (yes, this is where we are as a society) Deez Nuts is making headlines as the 15-year-old Iowa kid (real name Brady...
Categories: Music Industry

Listen to Kelow's New EP 'Amethyst Stoner': Exclusive

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:06pm
Cult Maryland rapper Kelow is many things, but one thing she isn't is concerned with maintaining the status quo. On her newest project, Amethyst...
Categories: Music Industry

Music's Men of Style: Miguel Wishes He Could Raid Miles Davis' 1980s Closet

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:59pm
Don't ask Miguel Jontel Pimentel to pick favorites. "They're all layers of my personality; I love each of them for different reasons," says the 29-...
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See Demi Lovato Fangirl Over Demi Lovato Wax Statue

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:41pm
Demi Lovato has become the latest celeb to check out her own wax likeness. Lovato stopped by Madame Tussauds Hollywood to catch a glimpse of herself...
Categories: Music Industry

Music's Men of Style: Wiz Khalifa on Being a Streetwear Savant -- and Not Going Out of His Way to Look Crazy

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:37pm
With his trademark dreads, full-body tattoos, extra-skinny jeans and ever-present cloud of kush smoke, hip-hop artist-rapper Wiz Khalifa sees his...
Categories: Music Industry

Sam Hunt Notches 2x Platinum Single

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:11pm
MCA Nashville artist Sam Hunt's chart-topping hit "Take Your Time" has been certified 2x [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Announce Second Album 'So Familiar'

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:05pm
Courtesy Photo Grammy-winning bluegrass duo Steve Martin & Edie Brickell announced their second album, So Familiar, is...
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In Pictures: DMP, Kenny Chesney, FGL, Brett Eldredge, Delaware Junction Festival

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:02pm
Downtown Music Publishing recently hosted a songwriting round with some of its rising Nashville [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Publishers Q2 Report: Sony/ATV Is Holding Onto the No. 1 Spot -- But Barely

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00pm
Sony/ATV has had a lock on the No. 1 spot in the publishers ranking for three years running. But the second quarter of 2015 saw the company holding...
Categories: Music Industry

N.W.A Claim Eminem & 'South Park' as Part of Their Legacy

Billboard.com - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:00pm
Ice Cube, who's in the middle of promoting N.W.A's biopic Straight Outta Compton, had a somewhat surprising response when asked about the...
Categories: Music Industry