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Prior to Tragedy at His Concert, T.I. Joined Anderson .Paak For a Triumphant 'Tonight Show' Jam

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:13pm
Last night (May 25) T.I.’s New York City concert was interrupted by backstage gunfire while opening acts Maino and Uncle Murda were onstage....
Categories: Music Industry

Alejandro Fernández Cancels Concert In Mexico After Leg Injury

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:09pm
Alejandro Fernández was forced to cancel an upcoming concert in Mexico after a leg injury. The Mexican regional singer took to social media to...
Categories: Music Industry

B.B. King's Estate War: 15 Kids, 15 Moms and a 'Totally Haywire' Fight

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:02pm
When bluesman B.B. King died last year, he bequeathed to the world a body of work spanning six decades that brought joy and comfort to...
Categories: Music Industry

Meek Mill Continues Drake Feud on Fat Joe and Remy Ma Remix

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:51am
Meek Mill confirmed he's a glutton for Twitter punishment with his latest bars on his and Fabolous's remix of Fat Joe and Remy Ma's...
Categories: Music Industry

Selena Gomez Sparkles on Tour in Toronto With DNCE

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:49am
Neither the members of DNCE nor Selena Gomez -- or the 13,500 fans at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre -- could’ve known about the...
Categories: Music Industry

U.K. Review of Ticket Market Calls for Tout Monitoring, Draws Radiohead, One Direction Managers' Praise

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:44am
A British government-led review into the secondary ticketing market has called for tighter scrutiny of services like Viagogo and Seatwave, but...
Categories: Music Industry

Chance the Rapper's 'Coloring Book' Will Be Available Everywhere Friday

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:36am
For all those who were tempted to sign up for Apple Music just to stream Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book but ultimately didn't, there's...
Categories: Music Industry

Shirley Manson Revisits Childhood Sexual Trauma as She Moves Forward With New Garbage Album

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:36am
"Watch out for the killer beast!" warns Shirley Manson as she opens the door to her ivy-covered home in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los...
Categories: Music Industry

CMA Fest Adds Free Stage Inside Bridgestone Arena’s Visitor Center

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:35am
When the temps get hot in Nashville during CMA Music Festival, fans can head to the festival's free, air-conditioned [...]
Categories: Music Industry

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Blames Shooting at T.I. Concert on 'So-Called Rap Artists Who Are Basically Thugs'

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:19am
After four people were shot -- one dead, three injured, according to police -- last night at Irving Plaza in New York City just before T.I. hit the...
Categories: Music Industry

The Strokes Are Back: Band Shares New Song 'Oblivius,' Announce EP On the Way

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:16am
New Strokes music is on the way. This morning, frontman Julian Casablancas used the first episode of his new Sirius XMU radio show Culture Void as a...
Categories: Music Industry

Perttu Drops Breezy 'Waves' Just In Time for Summer: Exclusive Premiere

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:15am
25-year-old Perttu Kurttila began his music career as a teenage drummer in multiple Finnish metal bands, performing songs with family-friendly,...
Categories: Music Industry

Where's the Long Tail? Spotify Touts Its Artist Discovery

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:05am
When streaming proper -- Spotify -- first arrived stateside, music fans were presented with a vast catalog of music and a relatively intimidating...
Categories: Music Industry

Corinne Bailey Rae Bows at No. 3 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:03am
Corinne Bailey Rae seizes the highest entrance on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (dated June 4), arriving at No. 3 with The Heart Speaks In...
Categories: Music Industry

Industry Ink: YEP, Whiskey Jam, Total Assault

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:45am
The Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) hosted their quarterly YEP Rewind show on Tuesday [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Corey Feldman on Elijah Wood Hollywood Pedophilia Controversy: 'I Would Love to Name Names'

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:44am
A recent interview with Elijah Wood has reignited the conversation on pedophilia in the entertainment business. The Lord of the Rings...
Categories: Music Industry

The Record Company Earns First Adult Alternative Songs No. 1 With 'Off the Ground'

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:42am
For the second time in 2016, an act hits No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs chart (dated June 4) with its first song to appear on the...
Categories: Music Industry

Exclusive: Keith Urban Presents “Summery, Jubilant, Groovy Music” At Tour Preview

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:40am
Keith Urban and his band welcomed several dozen fans and industry members to a preview [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Twenty One Pilots 'Ride' Into the Top 40

Billboard.com - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:39am
As previously reported, Drake tallies a second nonconsecutive week atop the Billboard Hot 100 (dated June 4) with "One Dance" (featuring...
Categories: Music Industry