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'SNL' Cast Member Pete Davidson Says Kid Cudi's Music Saved His Life

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 6:12pm
In an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, Pete Davidson from Saturday Night Live reveals that he would have killed himself if he...
Categories: Music Industry

Kungs Talks Playing Fests Underage, What to Expect on Debut Album 'Layers'

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 6:00pm
French DJ/producer Kungs, born Valentin Brunel, gained international recognition following his remix of “This Girl,” a track by...
Categories: Music Industry

Macklemore Reflects on His Struggle With Addiction in 'Drug Dealer' Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:58pm
After sitting down with President Barack Obama for the MTV documentary Prescription for Change: Ending America's Opioid Crisis earlier this month...
Categories: Music Industry

Phife Dawg's Family to Publicly Unveil Queens Street Named After Late Legend

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:56pm
In early August, it was announced that the late Malik "Phife" Taylor, more commonly known as Phife Dawg -- rapper and ...
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Shirlene Quigley, Missing Dancer for Rihanna & More, Found by Police

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:51pm
Following days of concern for the friends and family of Shirlene Quigley and Instagram posts from Rihanna, Missy Elliott and more music stars, the...
Categories: Music Industry

Luke Bryan Celebrates 7 No. 1 Hits, Reflects on the Music Biz 'As Money Gets Tight'

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:30pm
It’s nothing unusual for an artist to throw a No. 1 party in Nashville. However, celebrating seven chart-toppers at once is a little bit...
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Watch deadmau5' mau5trap Artists Have a Family Feast at The Patch House

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:30pm
When the newest batch of artists from deadmau5' mau5trap imprint gather under one roof, one might assume there would be frat-boy antics and...
Categories: Music Industry

NBA Finals: Music Stars Weigh In on Whether Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers Will Win

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:14pm
As the NBA season kicks off tonight (Oct. 25), basketball fans from across the music world sound off on whether, with the addition of superstar Kevin...
Categories: Music Industry

Daddy Yankee Celebrates 'Shaky Shaky' Hitting No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:08pm
Daddy Yankee earns his fourth No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs as “Shaky Shaky” vaults 7-1 in its 25th charting frame (on the list dated Nov. 5...
Categories: Music Industry

Iman Shumpert Explains What Wife Teyana Taylor's Cat Face Means Kanye West's 'Fade' Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:00pm
Yes, Cleveland Cavalier Iman Shumpert is a reigning NBA champ -- but the 26-year-old doubles as basketball’s premier music connoisseur. Between...
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Garth Brooks' Friends In High Places Join Him to Celebrate Seventh Diamond Award

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:00pm
Monday night (Oct. 24) was one of celebration for the man who has become the biggest-selling solo artist to ever record in Music City -- or...
Categories: Music Industry

Adam Levine's Stylist Matt Goldman on Dressing the Maroon 5 Singer & 'Voice' Coach

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:00pm
“If you don’t have a sense of style,” begins Los Angeles stylist Matt Goldman, “I don’t know if you can ever look good...
Categories: Music Industry

Scion A/V, Toyota's Record Label, Says Its 'Signing Off'

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:58pm
Thirteen years after launching and serving as a funding and promotional platform for dozens of artists, Scion A/V, the record label underwritten by...
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Eric Church Teams With Walmart For Live Album

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:46pm
While Eric Church is in the planning stages for his 2017 Holdin' My Own Tour, the singer-songwriter [...]
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Apple Fourth-Quarter Earnings Show Record 'Services' Revenue, Lower iPhone Numbers

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:40pm
Note: Apple's earnings call begins at 5pm ET, Oct. 25 -- this post will be updated afterwards. The most valuable company in the world has...
Categories: Music Industry

All 7 of Martin Garrix's ADE 2016 Tracks Are Out Now: Listen

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:25pm
Martin Garrix sits on top of the world. He's DJ Mag's No. 1 DJ in the world, he performed two back-to-back sold-out shows at the 12,900-...
Categories: Music Industry

Maria Pallante's Departure From The Copyright Office: What It Means, And Why It Matters

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:23pm
Days after U.S. Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante was moved out of her job, music business lawyers and lobbyists are still trying to figure out...
Categories: Music Industry

Timothy Bloom Talks Bob Dylan, Motown & 'The Beginning'

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:12pm
Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” was Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Timothy Bloom’s first introduction to...
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Wax Tailor's Mini-Doc Dives Deep Into the Soul of America's Rare Indie Record Stores: Watch

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:01pm
Those who collect vinyl may be few, but each wax-head knows there's something sacred about that rich, warm tones, those physical bibles of sound...
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Luis Coronel on Why He's Voting: 'That Border Took a Lot Out of Us'

Billboard.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:55pm
At 20 years old, Luis Coronel has already reached No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart (with 2014's Quiero Ser Tu Dueno). Coronel...
Categories: Music Industry