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Kelly Clarkson's 10 Best Covers: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 5:00pm
Kelly Clarkson has been showing off her pipes on her Piece By Piece Tour. From Nick Jonas' "Jealous" to Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do,"...
Categories: Music Industry

Madonna Scores 46th No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:59pm
Madonna's back at No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart, as her latest single, "B**** I'm Madonna" rises 2-1 on the chart dated Aug. 15. It's the diva'...
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Justin Bieber Crashes Mariah Carey Recording Session: See French Montana's Photo

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:29pm
Show of hands if you'd like to sing on a Mariah Carey track? Well, if you're Justin Bieber, you don't wait to be asked -- you just go for it. Mariah...
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Ed Sheeran's Still on the Rise: 'X' Yields Fourth Top 20 Hit

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:25pm
The hits keep coming for Ed Sheeran: the U.K. singer-songwriter has earned his fourth top 20 title on the Billboard Hot 100 from his X album as “...
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Court Allows the Ray Charles Foundation to Challenge Termination Claims of Charles' Heirs

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:24pm
A panel of three judges for the U.S. District Court of Central California has decided to allow the Ray Charles Foundation -- the sole heir to Charles...
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Watch Fabolous Play Tour Guide at Museum Sneaker Exhibit -- and Reveal His Kicks Obsession

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:20pm
You could try, like the curator did one recent Thursday, to direct Fabolous’ gaze to a pair of pancake-batter-colored Converse (“the first All Stars...
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Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Schumer Are on a Perfect Island Vacation Together: See the Pics

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:08pm
Fantasy best friend hangout alert!Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are both belles of the Hollywood ball right now, so they're probably pretty busy...
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Little Mix Score Their Longest-Running No. 1 on U.K. Charts With 'Black Magic'

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:05pm
The Chemical Brothers have landed their sixth U.K. chart-topping album. Born in the Echoes (Virgin EMI/Universal) went straight to No. 1 in Friday's...
Categories: Music Industry

Demi Lovato Thanks Fans for 'Love & Support' After Death of Her Dog Buddy

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:50pm
It's been a tough week for Demi Lovato and boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, who lost their dog Buddy this past Sunday to a coyote attack. Demi Lovato '...
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Drake, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj & Kehlani: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 60

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:43pm
Welcome back to Billboard's weekly series Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --...
Categories: Music Industry

Cocktail Bar: Hear Human League's Hit Distilled to Just One Perfect Line

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:40pm
If you haven't been karaoke-ing in a while, you may not know every word to The Human League's 1981 hit tune "Don't You Want Me" -- but you know the...
Categories: Music Industry

Lynn Anderson, Country Star Behind 'Rose Garden,' Dies at 67

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:24pm
Lynn Anderson -- one of country's most dominant female vocalists of the 1970s -- died Friday morning (July 31) in Nashville at the age of 67....
Categories: Music Industry

Singer-Songwriter Mac DeMarco Really Invited Fans Over for Coffee in a Song -- and They Took Him Up on the Offer

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:14pm
Mac DeMarco, 25, may be indie rock’s resident court jester -- a quick Google search turns up footage of him onstage, naked, with a drumstick in...
Categories: Music Industry

Army Docs Show Interest in 'American Idol,' 'X Factor': 'Good Possibility It Will Be a Ratings Hit'

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:12pm
It doesn’t exactly rise to the level of Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, but a new batch of Pentagon documents showing the military’s keen interest in...
Categories: Music Industry

On the fly: SeattlePI.com photographer captures Blue Angels from the air

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:02pm

The Blue Angels announced their arrival in Seattle this week as they usually do - suddenly, and with a lot of noise. While we've been able to catch glimpses of them flying over from our office windows, as they prepare for a local maritime festival. But our view is nothing like the view Seattle Post-Intelligencer photographer Josh Trujillo had during their flyby yesterday afternoon. Read more

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The Juice Podcast: Meek Mill vs. Drake, Lil Wayne vs. Birdman, Vic Mensa & Best Rap Beefs

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:39pm
We're back! On episode 46 of The Juice Podcast, Billboard Senior Editor Erika Ramirez and co-host Nile "LowKey" Ivey are joined by ItsTheReal’s Jeff...
Categories: Music Industry

Country Great Lynn Anderson Dies At 67

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:23pm
Country singer Lynn Anderson has passed away at age 67. The multi-award-winning American country music [...]
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DVBBS Premieres 'Raveheart': Exclusive

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:22pm
Canadian brother DJ duo DVBBS are back with "Raveheart" (get it, like Braveheart?), an expansive, experimental banger Billboard is premiering...
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One Direction's 'Drag Me Down' Tops Trending 140 Chart

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:22pm
One Direction’s surprise new single “Drag Me Down” entered at No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart earlier Friday (July...
Categories: Music Industry

Lollapalooza 2015 Live Stream: Watch All the Action Here

Billboard.com - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:15pm
Lollapalooza 2015 is finally upon us! If you're not actually on the ground in Chicago for the annual festival, never fear -- you can still catch...
Categories: Music Industry