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B.B. King's Autobiography Co-Author Remembers His Humility and Lasting Legacy: 'He's Among the Most Decent Human Beings' (Exclusive)

Billboard.com - 7 hours 38 min ago
The co-author of the blues legend's acclaimed autobiography recounts their first meeting at a spa (seriously!), as he grew to admire the musician's...
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New Law in Florida Looks to Fight Piracy, Simply

Billboard.com - 7 hours 40 min ago
The U.S. music industry has another tool in its anti-piracy toolkit. Signed into Florida law Thursday by Governor Rick Scott, the "True Origin of...
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Slayer to Release New Album 'Repentless' This Fall

Billboard.com - 7 hours 46 min ago
Slayer's first album since the death of founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman is due Sept. 11. It's called Repentless and will drop via the label Nuclear...
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Kristina Ballerini, Taylor Swift-Inspired Rising Star of Nashville, Leads a New Female Vanguard

Billboard.com - 7 hours 52 min ago
Taylor Swift may have left the country fold for the time being to pursue pop, but her influence on the genre is still being felt in the guise of...
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Persuasions Say They Weren't Contacted for Jamie xx/Young Thug Sample

Billboard.com - 7 hours 56 min ago
Jamie xx's brand-new single "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" with Young Thug and Popcaan features a sample from ...
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Line Messaging App Debuts Streaming Service for Under $2 in Thailand

Billboard.com - 7 hours 58 min ago
Japanese messaging app Line, which boasts more than 205 million active users worldwide, announced the debut of a subscription service in its...
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Mountain Music Champion Passes Away

Folk-festival organizer Joe Wilson died on Sunday, May 17, at age 77. Wilson was a passionate [...]
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Radio Seems To Like Brantley Gilbert Just As He Is

Billboard.com - 8 hours 13 min ago
“I like being different,” admits Brantley Gilbert. “The way I look at it is, as long as I know there’s a box, and I’m outside of it, I’m good to go...
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The Producer’s Chair: Carl Jackson

Don’t miss Two-Time Grammy Winner Carl Jackson Thursday, May 28, Douglas Corner at 6 p.m. [...]

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Inside Beyonce and Jay Z's Vegan-Fueled Diet: Bring on the Chia Pudding and Cashew Cheese!

Billboard.com - 8 hours 25 min ago
When Beyoncé ascended the stairs at the Met Gala on May 4, her sheer Givenchy gown made the best-dressed lists -- but it was her killer curves that...
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Luke Bryan Shares Details Behind Artifacts in New Exhibit

Luke Bryan’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum summer exhibit, Luke Bryan: Dirt Road [...]
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One Direction Reveal Why They Sometimes Get Booed In Concert

Billboard.com - 8 hours 35 min ago
Being at a One Direction concert is a pretty exciting thing for fans, but the guys explained in a recent interview that there is one occasion where...
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Calvin Harris Premieres R3hab Remix of 'Pray to God' ft. Haim: Exclusive

Billboard.com - 8 hours 36 min ago
Calvin Harris' latest single has received a main stage makeover just in time for summer festival season. Calvin Harris Strikes Three-...
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Steve Aoki's 'Neon' Lights Up Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

Billboard.com - 8 hours 36 min ago
Steve Aoki bows at No. 2 on Billboard's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with Neon Future.II, his follow-up to Neon Future.I. The new set starts...
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Weekly Chart Report (5/22/15)

Florida Georgia Line leap frogged into the No. 1 position this week and held on to the top spot [...]
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Is a Nicki Minaj & Jay Z Collaboration Coming In a Few Days?

Billboard.com - 8 hours 46 min ago
Is a Jay Z and Nicki Minaj collaboration coming soon? According to a now deleted tweet from Nicki Minaj posted on May 21, "It's coming in 3 more days...
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'Empire' Star Serayah Breaks Down Joining Taylor Swift's Fierce Female 'Bad Blood' Clique

Billboard.com - 8 hours 51 min ago
When Empire star Serayah got the call that Taylor Swift had enlisted her to join the star-studded "Bad Blood" video, the singer/actress was...
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Jason Derulo Takes Us Through His Six-Pack-Sculpting Workout -- One-Legged Lunge and All: Exclusive Video

Billboard.com - 8 hours 52 min ago
Looking to get as ripped as Jason Derulo? Billboard has tips from the straight man himself -- from abdominal workouts to the ideal gym music....
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Layoffs Reportedly Hit Samsung's Milk Music Division

Billboard.com - 8 hours 52 min ago
Layoffs have hit Samsung's Media Solution Center America -- the parent of the company's subscriber-only streaming service Milk Music and its video-...
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Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony Scores First Top 20 Hit

Billboard.com - 9 hours 6 min ago
As previously reported, Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 30) for...
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