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David Crosby Apologizes to Neil Young & Daryl Hannah for 'Predator' Comments

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:51pm
After tossing some serious shade at Neil Young and Daryl Hannah last year, David Crosby just wants to let the sun shine.  Speaking on the Howard...
Categories: Music Industry

Tink Shows Off Her Undeniable Versatility at NYC Showcase: Live Review

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:48pm
Many young artists discover one thing they're good at it and stick to it. This is the safe play: stay with it and build a following. Tink, a Chicago-...
Categories: Music Industry

Lifenotes: Songwriter Elbert West

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:47pm
Songwriter Elbert West passed away on Monday morning (May 18) at age 46. He penned two of [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Idina Menzel on 'Frozen 2': 'We're Really Excited That There's a Future'

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:32pm
With the blockbuster success of Frozen turning Idina Menzel from a much-loved Broadway vet to an Oscar-winning household name, the voice behind "Let...
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Drake, Future, Fetty Wap & Boosie to Perform 2nd Annual Houston Appreciation Weekend

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:23pm
Drake has recruited a handful of notable rappers to perform at the 2nd annual Houston Appreciation Weekend, including himself. On Tuesday, May 19,...
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SundanceTV Greenlights New Series 'Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter'

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:00pm
SundanceTV said Tuesday that it has greenlighted a new original nonfiction series, Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter, produced in partnership with...
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Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar & Imagine Dragons to Headline Life Is Beautiful Fest

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:59pm
Stevie Wonder, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar and Duran Duran top the bill at the third annual Life Is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas...
Categories: Music Industry

A2IM Elects Martin Mills, Amy Dietz and Darius Van Arman to Board of Directors

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:52pm
The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has announced the election of three new members to its board of directors. The board, which was...
Categories: Music Industry

Florida Georgia Line Saw Britney Spears' Las Vegas Show Last Weekend & Loved It

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:51pm
On Sunday night (May 17), Florida Georgia Line headed to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, which featured the debut...
Categories: Music Industry

Meghan Trainor Talks Whirlwind Year Leading To Awards Streak

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:41pm
Since “All About That Bass” was released in late June 2014, Meghan Trainor’s whirlwind year [...]
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Watch Jared Leto's Joker Get Turnt in Leaked 'Suicide Squad' Clip

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:23pm
The official theatrical release of the super-villian flick Suicide Squad is over a year away, but a couple of juicy teasers have leaked onto the...
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Of Monsters and Men Take Fans Behind-the-Scenes of 'Beneath the Skin' Album: Exclusive Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:20pm
Icelandic group Of Monsters and Men is preparing to drop their sophomore album Beneath the Skin on June 9. To share the process of recording the...
Categories: Music Industry

Ed Sheeran: I Didn't Cry at 'Photograph' Video, But My Manager Did

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:09pm
One week before performing "Bloodstream" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Ed Sheeran released an emotional music video for another one of his X...
Categories: Music Industry

NSAI Honors No. 1 Songs

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:04pm
The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) honored Nashville-associated writers[...]
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Tech N9ne on Collaborating With Eminem, Slipknot and More on All-Star 'Special Effects' Album: 'F--- Separation. Why Can't We Mix and Match?'

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:03pm
Rapper Tech N9ne talks to Billboard about his high-wattage album Special Effects, which spans the worlds of hip-hop, metal and beyond....
Categories: Music Industry

Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' vs. Nicki Minaj/Beyonce's 'Feeling Myself': Which Video Wins the Week?

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:00pm
This week has kicked off with a pair of Internet-busting music videos, as Taylor Swift's star-packed "Bad Blood" extravaganza was quickly followed by...
Categories: Music Industry

SAG-AFTRA Taps Van Syckle As Nashville Executive Director

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:56am
SAG-AFTRA adds Richard Van Syckle as the new Nashville Local executive director, overseeing the [...]
Categories: Music Industry

M.I.A. Says 'Cultural Appropriation' Concerns Are Holding Up Release of New Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:50am
After sharing some new music within the last few months, M.I.A. is gearing up to release her first new video in a long while --...
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Tori Kelly: 'My Relationship With My Fans Is Amazing'

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:45am
Tori Kelly is very grateful to her fans for their support. "My relationship with my fans is amazing," she says. "It's such a genuine feeling, too."...
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Royal Southern Brotherhood Get Funky With 'They Don't Make 'Em Like You': Exclusive Song Premiere

Billboard.com - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:40am
Losing two high-profile guitarists would torpedo most bands. But Cyril Neville feels his Royal Southern Brotherhood is, if anything, even stronger...
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