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big sean took to social media saturday morning (feb. 18) to clear the air about being attacked by a fan during his cd signing in queens, n.y., on...
over the past year, partynextdoor has emerged as a hit-making songwriter. his pen molded rihanna's "work" and drake's...
on saturday night, britney spears fans will be shown a new (and dramatized) side of the pop superstar in britney ever after, lifetime’s made-...
the most difficult thing about putting together this list was deciding whether to pick the song or the video in many of these cases, so both will be...
saturday night live has been spot-on with landing some serious talent as musical guests since the weeknd performed on the season premiere of the...

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big sean, migos, ice cube, ty dolla $ign, lin-manuel miranda and ellen degeneres all teamed up for a star-studded...
kendrick lamar and schoolboy q have both received platinum certifications for “alright” and “studio,” respectively. according...

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the relatively unknown singer joy villa is getting something out of being associated with president donald trump that inauguration performer jackie...
donald glover is going to be king. the star has been cast in disney's remake of the lion king as simba, with director jon favreau...
describing the relationship between michael jackson's estate and his ex-manager tohme tohme as adversarial is putting it mildly, and that tension...
even when it’s pouring rain, lalah hathaway draws a crowd. such was the case at the troubadour in west hollywood during grammy week...
lana del rey fans are speculating a new album may be on the way soon due to some cinematic posters that were appeared around los...
kicking off the night with a simple "hi, babies," singer-songwriter angel olsen proved she knew how to captivate her biggest audience yet...
after gaining renown with pop hits and romantic ballads, korean soloist taeyeon returned friday (feb. 17) to show off a more...
ed sheeran's "shape of you" adds a third week to its no. 1 run on the billboard hot 100, while big sean debuts atop the billboard 200...
univision and global music streaming service deezer are joining forces to foster and showcase up-and-coming latin artists on...
mariah carey may have had her heart broken after her engagement to billionaire james packer ended, but she shook that off and now has a vision of...
as prince’s catalog reaches the end of its first week back on major streaming services, the numbers show no signs of slowing down. prince...
every week, spotify updates their "new music friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. on...
it's not exactly drum 'n' bass, but the drum pattern in the build up to the hook on grabbitz's new track "don't let me...
it was two years ago this month when aaron watson made musical history. his release the underdog became the first album by a male artist to debut at...
american idol isn't definitely coming back to television, but the producers of the singing competition show have taken one big step for the...

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it's almost like noah cyrus was daring marshmello to remix her labrinth-featuring hit “make me (cry)” the moment she inserted that...
billboard caught up with musician and actor kris wu recently to pick his brain on a variety of subjects, including hip-hop’s wide reach, to...
former fifth harmony member (and current billboard cover star) camila cabello is steppin' out in a really big way. she's...
clyde stubblefield, the legendary drummer for james brown, has died. the cause of death was kidney failure, rolling stone reports. he was 73 while a...

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aaron carter was attacked by the opening act at his concert who says the singer made a racial slur against him. the altercation ended with carter...

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us the duo is headlining an international tour for the first time. after performing at the highline ballroom in new york on thursday (feb. 16), their...
norma mccorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "jane roe" led to the u.s. supreme court's landmark decision that legalized...
one day after mysterious cinematic posters of lana del rey appeared around los angeles on friday (feb. 17), the singer has released a new song called...
music stars are reacting to the death of clyde stubblefield, the influencial drummer for james brown, who died saturday (feb. 18) at age 73. while a...

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christina grimmie’s family released a new song from the late singer on friday (feb. 17), and announced plans to start a foundation in her honor...
clyde stubblefield, a drummer for james brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died saturday (feb. 18). he was 73. his...

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when megadeth picked up their first-ever grammy for best metal performance this past sunday (feb. 12), it was a long time coming, but not for lack of...
lana del rey’s new single, “love,” rocketed to no. 1 on the billboard + twitter trending 140 shortly after its release on...

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there are few artists whose chart performance has been as consistent as p!nk. since her debut in 2000, she has racked up 26 entries on the hot 100...
the relatively unknown singer joy villa is getting something out of being associated with president donald trump that inauguration performer jackie...
justin timberlake literally got on bended knee before legendary singer-songwriter bill withers and credited his stone-cold classic "lovely...

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after achieving major success over the past two years with cheerful, hook-filled hits, korean girl group twice returned on sunday (feb. 19) with...

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the fifty shades darker soundtrack debuts at no. 1 on the billboard 200 chart, earning 123,000 equivalent album units in the week ending feb. 16,...

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perhaps the most surprising thing about britney ever after, the unsanctioned britney spears biopic that premiered saturday night (feb. 18) on...

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throughout recent hip-hop history, music videos have been known for their fair share of bling, sex, and... puppets? the use of those little furry...
bon jovi broke the attendance record for capacity at nashville's bridgestone arena during its saturday night (feb. 18) show, the arena...

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how do you assemble one of the greatest r&b lineups in contemporary history and still manage to taint it with grave production flaws? that was...
the king of bachata is back in full force.  high off his newly released single, "héroe favorito," romeo santos is surprising...
a texas judge says a lawsuit against the widower of slain tejano star selena can proceed as her father seeks to block a tv series about her. selena...

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the roots kicked off the nba all-star game in new orleans on sunday (feb. 19) with a star-studded basketball musical called the evolution of...
after madonna adopted two twin girls from malawi earlier this month, the pop icon has shared a sweet video of them singing "twinkle, twinkle...

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pictures of the crime scene where kim kardashian was bound and robbed at gunpoint in a paris hotel last october have surfaced.  france's f1...
after soulja boy and chris brown hurled insults and threats to each other on social media last month, the two are supposed to settle things with a...
with the nba all-star weekend taking place in lil wayne's hometown of new orleans, the rap icon made the most of the occasion to make the...
last week may have been about the sentimental side of bts with the release of “spring day,” but sunday (feb. 19) brought out the...
just days after announcing his retirement plans, david cassidy appeared to be heavily intoxicated at a concert on the...
a new zealand judge on monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur kim dotcom and three of his colleagues can be...
disney’s moana has more in store. the upcoming digital hd and dvd/blu-ray versions of the oscar-nominated film -- about moana waialiki, a young...
russell simmons headlined a rally sunday in new york city in support of muslim americans and to protest president donald trump's immigration...
it's not every day two beatles come together. but it happened sunday (feb. 19) when the surviving members of the fab four, paul...
bruce springsteen might well be touring the country, but ed sheeran is still the boss of australia’s singles chart. for the sixth...
vin diesel hasn’t given up on his dream of being a rock star. the fast & furious tough guy lends his vocals to a new mix of kygo...
mike pence held an impromptu meeting with u2 front man bono, who calls the u.s. vice president "the second busiest man on earth." pence met...
your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of billboard chart history. feb. 20, 1988after charting three...

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country star eric church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. but he's taken his...
submit questions about billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] please include your first and last name, as well...
among the plethora of topics a songwriter can choose to write a song about, politics probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. this...
two days after releasing her new single “love,” lana del rey has shared the dreamlike music video for the song.    in the first...
from frank sinatra retooling “high hopes” for john f. kennedy's run for the white house, to ronald reagan’s ironic use of...
ed sheeran takes over atop billboard's pop songs radio airplay chart with "shape of you," which climbs 2-1 on the list dated march 4....

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with the nba all-star weekend taking place in lil wayne's hometown of new orleans, the rap icon made the most of the occasion to make the...
a day ahead of the 66th nba all-star game on sunday (feb. 19), at new orleans' smoothie king center, los angeles clippers star chris...
survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people, and relatives of those who died, are marking the 14th anniversary of the blaze. small...

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the knowles-carter family was spotted sitting courtside in style at the nba all-star game sunday night (feb. 19). gucci was the designer of choice...
on monday, prince royce released "deja vu," his new single featuring shakira. but that's far from being the only great collaboration in...
ryan seacrest's sprawling beverly hills compound sustained a fire on sunday night, the television personality stated monday (feb. 20)....

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kurt cobain’s only child, daughter frances bean cobain, paid tribute to her father on what would’ve been his 50th birthday  monday (...

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legendary guitarist larry coryell died sunday (feb. 19) at the age of 73 in his new york city hotel room, according to a statement sent to billboard...

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the abc song is an important staple of early childhood education, but listening to the same song on repeat will drive any well-meaning parent crazy....

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in a new interview, drake expressed confusion over criticism from kanye west, saying, "i'm not really sure what he's referring to half...
colombian star maluma, who this week will perform for the first time at chile's annual vina del mar international song festival, announced...
former partridge family star david cassidy says he's struggling with memory loss. the 66-year-old actor-singer tells people magazine his...

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the chainsmokers have enlisted the help of a "savage" australian drummer for their upcoming memories: do not open tour. matt mcguire...
ed sheeran could replace himself at the summit of the u.k. singles chart with his latest release, while rag 'n' bone man is steaming to...
fight fans, forget the bout between soulja boy and chris brown. it’s a bust. after the two artists went at it online with insults and slurs,...
pharrell and the roots, lil wayne and solange are among the headliners confirmed for this year's 10th annual roots picnic.  [readmore:...

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cd baby, the independent distributor and artist services company, is back online after a weekend of rolling outages which the company blamed on...

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birdman and mannie fresh, collectively known as the big tymers, hosted a homecoming bash at bud light crew hq for nba all-star weekend in their...
search engines google and bing will step up their efforts to demote and restrict access to copyright infringing websites, following the agreement of...
calvin harris has been teasing his collaboration with frank ocean and on monday (jan. 20) he upped the ante, uploading two new snapchat videos...
after teasing fans with a brief glimpse at the futuristic oblivia amusement park over the weekend, katy perry opened the gates to her space age...
stephen colbert was just trying to do a nice thing. after president trump manufactured a terror incident in sweden on saturday (feb. 18) during...
gucci mane gets interviewed by shock rocker marilyn manson for the cover story in the march issue of cr men's book,...
eric clapton has had a long and continuing love affair with ferraris, having owned at least a dozen exclusive cars from the italian brand over the...

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t bone burnett today submitted a five minute video to the u.s. copyright office that issued a scathing critique of current copyright laws, taking aim...
nursery rhymes and kids' songs like “the wheels on the bus” are often a memorable part of growing up -- and while most of...
raindrop. drop top. zhu’s “bad and boujee” remix playing nonstop. the dj gave fans a special treat on sunday night (feb. 19) when...
you may or may not already be sick of hearing “paris” on the radio. either way, the chainsmokers ' latest hit is here to...
things got juicy yesterday when jennifer lopez stopped by the ellen degeneres show tuesday (feb. 21). amidst the discussion -- which...
this april, rae sremmurd will join the weeknd on the north american leg of his legend of the fall tour. previously announced acts include roc nation...

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brandi carlile will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her acclaimed t. bone burnett-produced 2007 debut, the story, with an all-star...
as always, the new faces show will bring the country radio seminar to an end this friday night (february 24). all this week, we will take a look...
the concert business in north america generated more than $3.5 billion in gross ticket sales in 2016, according to billboard boxscore. those...

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