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Lisa Marie Presley Files for Divorce in Los Angeles

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 7:25pm
Court records show Lisa Marie Presley had filed for divorce from her husband of more than 10 years. Records show Presley filed to end her marriage to...
Categories: Music Industry

'Game of Thrones' Composer Discusses 'Light of the Seven,' the Finale's 'Haunting' King's Landing Score

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:57pm
[Warning: This story contains spoilers for the season six finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Winds of Winter."] Orchestrating a...
Categories: Music Industry

Singer-Songwriter gnash on How He Was Clueless That His Song 'i hate u, i love u' Would Be a Hit

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:44pm
"We got our merch with us -- I was gonna say we might put a bunch of merch on us," he proposes. "I feel like it's a good squad...
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Black Coffee Makes History as First South African to Win BET Award

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:28pm
The South African DJ Black Coffee (Nkosinathi Maphumulo) was recognized by BET in the best international act Africa category at Sunday's BET...
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Thousand Foot Krutch Debuts at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums Chart

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:25pm
Exhale, the new album from Canadian Christian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch, arrives at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums, selling 14,000 copies in its...
Categories: Music Industry

Princess Nokia, Los Rakas, Nina Sky & More Performing at New York's Afro-Latino Fest

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:21pm
Princess Nokia, Nina Sky, Sango, Maluca, Los Rakas, and Tito Puente Jr. are among the diverse artists coming together for the 2016 Afro-Latino...
Categories: Music Industry

'Glee' Star Mark Salling Changes Lawyer in Child Porn Case

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:19pm
An actor who starred on the musical dramedy Glee has a new lawyer to represent him in a federal child pornography case. A federal judge on...
Categories: Music Industry

Pop Shop Podcast 150th Episode: Song of the Summer Predictions With Guest Co-Host Dave Holmes

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:17pm
Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast, Billboard's weekly audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music...
Categories: Music Industry

See Drake as a New Kinkos Employee in Cut 'SNL' Skit

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:13pm
In a bonus clip from Drake’s Saturday Night Live hosting stint in May, the Toronto rapper plays new Kinkos employee “Derek” and has...
Categories: Music Industry

J Balvin's 'Sorry,' Daddy Yankee's 'All the Way Up' & More Spanish Remixes of Hit Songs

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:04pm
Latin urban superstars like Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, J Balvin and Farruko have taken chart-topping tracks including "All the Way Up" and...
Categories: Music Industry

Kanye West's 'Famous' Video Is Infamous, But Will Any Celebrity Dare Sue?

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:52pm
If an artist wished to intentionally create a music video that would lead 50 judges to opine the work was legally permissible and another 50 judges...
Categories: Music Industry

Skrillex & Diplo's 'Jack U' Album Certified Gold

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:42pm
Following its March release, Skrillex and Diplo hit No. 1 on Billboard's Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart with Skrillex...
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Wiz Khalifa Talks Police Brutality, Amber Rose & Kanye West With 'Playboy'

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:39pm
Wiz Khalifa strikes a pose (or three) and answers 20 questions for his latest spread in Playboy. The Pittsburgh rapper gets candid about his...
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Kosha Dillz Teams Up With Matisyahu for Politically-Charged 'Dodging Bullets' Video: Exclusive Premiere

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:32pm
The new "Dodging Bullets" video -- premiering exclusively on Billboard -- finds Kosha Dillz and Matisyahu, yes, dodging bullets in the...
Categories: Music Industry

Prince Royce Scores 13th No. 1 on Tropical Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:23pm
Prince Royce earns his 13th No. 1 on the Tropical Songs airplay chart (dated July 9) as “La Carretera” leaps 5-1 in its fifth charting...
Categories: Music Industry

Mogul Talk: Birdman on Schooling the New Generation, Starring in BET's 'Music Moguls' & Forthcoming Albums

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:11pm
BET’s new series Music Moguls takes an in-depth look into the daily grind of four music veterans: Jermaine Dupri, Dame Dash,...
Categories: Music Industry

Want Taylor Swift to Play Your Wedding? The Inside Scoop on Securing Big-Name Acts for Your Nuptials

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:00pm
Taylor Swift may have made news earlier this month by surprising a New Jersey couple at their wedding to play an acoustic cover of “Blank...
Categories: Music Industry

Blake Shelton Dissects a Relationship in 'She's Got a Way With Words' Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:56pm
Blake Shelton's "She's Got a Way With Words" is a feast for fans of basic wordplay. "She put the S.O.B. in sober,"...
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Forget the 'Wedding March': Watch 8 of the Best Metal Matrimony Moments

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:53pm
Metal fans fall in love and get married like everybody else does, but their wedding attire and playlists can wildly deviate from convention. Who says...
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The Songs Music Stars Danced to at Their Own Weddings -- From Beyonce & Jay Z to Elvis & Priscilla

Billboard.com - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:52pm
When it comes to a wedding first dance, who better to find that perfect song than a music star? From Elvis Presley self-referential ...
Categories: Music Industry

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