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Jagged Edge Singer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Fiancée, Shoving Engagement Ring Down Throat

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 6:43pm
Jagged Edge member Kyle "Quick" Norman was arrested Thursday following a domestic dispute in which he allegedly punched and choked his fiancée, at...
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Who Is Katy Perry's Secret Super Bowl Guest? Vote!

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 6:39pm
Katy Perry still has a few tricks up her multi-colored sleeve. At a press conference Thursday afternoon (Jan. 29), Perry promised sharks and lions at...
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Producer Harmony Samuels Is Bringing Back the '90s With Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony & More

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 6:30pm
When Ciara released "I Bet" a few weeks ago, it received a lot of attention for personal reasons: It's the first track since the singer's breakup...
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Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente D' Zona Sued Over 'Bailando'

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:52pm
"Bailando," the smash hit recorded by Enrique Iglesias and featuring Descemer Bueno and Cuban duo Gente D' Zona, is the subject of a lawsuit alleging...
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Joey Bada$$ & Lupe Fiasco Rule Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:36pm
Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ enters at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his first studio set, B4.Da.$$, with 54,000 copies sold in its...
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Go For a Spin With Purity Ring in New 'Push Pull' Video

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:20pm
Dream-poppy duo Purity Ring is well-known for its visual element, and we've got the first visual marker of their highly anticipated sophomore album....
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Luke Bryan's 'Party' Still Rocking, Sam Hunt's Album Holds at No. 1

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:15pm
The party continues for Luke Bryan: The star banks his fourth leader on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart from his 2013 album Crash My Party, as "I...
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Big Game, Big Pay? A Look at Music's Use in Sports

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:09pm
The Seahawks jam to the Verve's "Bittersweet Symphony" and have big love for Macklemore. The Patriots favor Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" and...
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Radio Disney Awards Reveal 2015 Air Date

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:02pm
The 2015 Radio Disney Awards will take place Saturday, April 25, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The TV special Disney Channel Presents the...
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Usher Hosting Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Super Bowl Pre-Game Party

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:00pm
Before Katy Perry hits the Super Bowl field on Sunday, Usher will handle the pre-game festivities. The R&B superstar is set to host the Billboard...
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Bjork's Rush-Released Album Debuts in Top 20 on Billboard 200

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:42pm
Less than a week after Bjork announced her new album Vulnicura on Jan. 13, the entire set leaked to the Internet, prompting the singer to rush-...
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Sam Hunt Set To Headline Nashville Benefit Concert

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:42pm
MCA Nashville artist Sam Hunt will headline The 6th Annual CountryMusicIsLove Concert [...]
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Juanes Debuts New Disney Track on Hot Latin Songs

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:34pm
Colombian rocker Juanes returns to Hot Latin Songs with his 26th hit, as "Juntos (Together)" is the top debut at No. 30. The song was recorded for...
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Reggaeton Duo Alexis y Fido Launch Mobile App

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:25pm
Reggaetón act Alexis y Fido are the latest Latin act to launch their own mobile app, designed to give fans any and all kinds of information about the...
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ACM Announces Radio Awards Categories Nominees

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:18pm
The Academy of Country Music has revealed nominees in several radio categories for the 2015 [...]
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Kalatech Named Winner in Sixth Annual Nashville Technology Council Awards

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:10pm
Kalatech, a cloud-based platform for music professionals in the touring, booking and publishing [...]
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Katy Perry's Super Bowl Show: The Do's and Don'ts of an Amazing Halftime

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:06pm
Although Katy Perry has been a famous pop performer for less than a decade, the superstar singer has accrued so many hits over the course of her...
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Oak Ridge Boys Visit George H.W. Bush

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:00pm
The Oak Ridge Boys recently had the privilege to spend time visiting President George H.W. Bush [...]
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'Empire' Recap, Episode 4: 'False Imposition'

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:58pm
Every episode of Empire makes me ask a lot of questions, some of them loudly at the television. I'm that type of TV viewer who talks to the screen. I...
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One Direction + Juicy J? Rapper Teams Up With Liam Payne: 'We Working!'

Billboard.com - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:39pm
One Direction have never released a song with a rapper before (though they did rap a little of Drake's "Started From the Bottom" in 2013). But that...
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