• Leona Lewis accuses Michael Costello of bullying her prior to 2014 fashion show

    Leona Lewis accuses Michael Costello of bullying her prior to 2014 fashion show
    Michael Costello has not yet responded to Leona Lewis's claims.
  • Britney Spears used to join hot yoga classes four times per week

    Britney Spears used to join hot yoga classes four times per week
    The popstar has shared with fans her desire to resume her "yoga journey".
  • Courtney Love apologises after hitting out at Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor

    Courtney Love apologises after hitting out at Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor
    Courtney Love has apologised to Dave Grohl and Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor after making a series of claims on Instagram.
    The Hole singer hit out at Dave Grohl over an apparent Nirvana royalties agreement and accused Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor of “systemic” child abuse in a since-deleted Instagram post on June 13.
    Taking aim at the former, with whom Love previously buried the hatchet after a long-running feud, she addressed an alleged dispute over Nirvana’s
  • Demi Lovato Signs With UTA For Worldwide Representation

    Demi Lovato Signs With UTA For Worldwide Representation
    Multiplatinum-selling artist Demi Lovato is moving from WME to UTA, it was announced Tuesday (June 15). Lovato will be represented by UTA in all areas worldwide.  
    Over the course of their music career, Lovato has released seven albums, all of which have landed in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, according to MRC Data. The artist’s 2009 album Here We Go Again reached No. 1 on the tally. 
    Lovato has also landed 35 Hot 100 hits, includi
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  • Five Burning Questions: Lil Baby and Lil Durk’s ‘The Voice of the Heroes’ Tops the Billboard 200

    Five Burning Questions: Lil Baby and Lil Durk’s ‘The Voice of the Heroes’ Tops the Billboard 200
    The Voice of the Heroes, the somewhat sneak-released new collaboration album between two star Lil rappers — Atlanta’s Lil Baby and Chicago’s Lil Durk — put up some pretty big numbers in its first week of release.
    The set debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, moving 150,000 equivalent album units in its first frame. In addition, the 18-track set lands an impressive 16 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, continuing the chart dominance of the MC pair over
  • Pip Blom announce second album ‘Welcome Break’ and share punchy new single ‘Keep It Together’

    Pip Blom announce second album ‘Welcome Break’ and share punchy new single ‘Keep It Together’
    Amsterdam’s Pip Blom have announced details of their second studio album ‘Welcome Break’, which will arrive this autumn.READ MORE: Meet Pip Blom, the Amsterdam indie gang who opened Glastonbury’s John Peel stageAhead of the release, the band have shared the first single from the forthcoming album, the punchy and feel-good ‘Keep It Together’, and an accompanying 80s workout themed video directed by Isabelle Griffioen.
    The band’s frontwoman, herself named
  • ACM Honors Will Salute Hillary Lindsey & Jay Joyce With Top Prizes

    ACM Honors Will Salute Hillary Lindsey & Jay Joyce With Top Prizes
    Songwriter Hillary Lindsey and producer Jay Joyce will each receive top awards at the 14th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Aug. 25.
    Lindsey will receive the Academy of Country Music’s songwriter of the year award for the second year in a row. Lindsey, whose past hits include “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Girl Crush” and “Always Remember Us This Way,” is the first songwriter to win this accolade two years running since Dallas Davidso
  • ACM Honors Will Honor Hillary Lindsey & Jay Joyce With Top Prizes

    ACM Honors Will Honor Hillary Lindsey & Jay Joyce With Top Prizes
    Songwriter Hillary Lindsey and producer Jay Joyce will each receive top awards at the 14th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Aug. 25.
    Lindsey will receive the Academy of Country Music’s songwriter of the year award for the second year in a row. Lindsey, whose past hits include “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Girl Crush” and “Always Remember Us This Way,” is the first songwriter to win this accolade two years running since Dallas Davidso
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  • Eshy Gazit Launching New Label With BMG To Release Monsta X, Wonho

    Eshy Gazit Launching New Label With BMG To Release Monsta X, Wonho
    Eshy Gazit, CEO/founder of Gramophone Media and partner at Maverick Management, has announced the launch of a new label venture, Intertwine, in partnership with BMG, he tells Billboard. Monsta X and Wonho, two K-pop acts that Gazit has been instrumental in helping bring over to the States, are the first two artists involved in the partnership.
    “Intertwine is designed to take another step forward and support artists from Asia and all over the world to bring their music language&nb
  • Jay-Z, Timbaland Must Face Copyright Suit Over Guitar Riff – Judge Rules

    Jay-Z, Timbaland Must Face Copyright Suit Over Guitar Riff – Judge Rules
    Jay-Z and Timbaland and music publishers must face a copyright lawsuit over a ’60s guitar riff. Also named in the lawsuit are music publishers BMG Rights Management LLC and Warner Chappell Music. The lawsuit filed by Ernie Hines alleges the duo incorporated elements of his songs in two hip-hop songs without his permission. The riff […]
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  • Jay-Z, Timbaland Must Face a Copyright Lawsuit Over an Allegedly Stolen Guitar Riff, Judge Rules

    Jay-Z, Timbaland Must Face a Copyright Lawsuit Over an Allegedly Stolen Guitar Riff, Judge Rules
    Jay-Z and Timbaland and music publishers must face a copyright lawsuit over a ’60s guitar riff. Also named in the lawsuit are music publishers BMG Rights Management LLC and Warner Chappell Music. The lawsuit filed by Ernie Hines alleges the duo incorporated elements of his songs in two hip-hop songs without his permission. The riff […]
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  • Latin Pride: Nina Dioz on Discovering Her Freedom in the Hip-Hop Scene

    Latin Pride: Nina Dioz on Discovering Her Freedom in the Hip-Hop Scene
    If there’s one thing that Niña Dioz, a queer Mexican hip-hop artist with more than 10 years in music, wants to get across with her work it’s to inspire others to be themselves, no matter their race, color or religion.
    “Coming out as the first openly gay rapper in Mexico, in such a machista society, is something that makes me proud,” Niña, a former Latin Artist on the Rise, tells Billboard.
    Now, three years after her 2018 album, Reyna, Niña Dioz (real
  • Latin Pride: Niña Dioz on Discovering Her Freedom in the Hip-Hop Scene

    Latin Pride: Niña Dioz on Discovering Her Freedom in the Hip-Hop Scene
    If there’s one thing that Niña Dioz, a queer Mexican hip-hop artist with more than 10 years in music, wants to get across with her work it’s to inspire others to be themselves, no matter their race, color or religion.
    “Coming out as the first openly gay rapper in Mexico, in such a machista society, is something that makes me proud,” Niña, a former Latin Artist on the Rise, tells Billboard.
    Now, three years after her 2018 album, Reyna, Niña Dioz (real
  • Jim ‘Koz’ Kozlowski, Indie Rock Label Veteran, Dies at 71

    Jim ‘Koz’ Kozlowski, Indie Rock Label Veteran, Dies at 71
    Music industry veteran Jim “Koz” Kozlowski died peacefully of complications from a stroke on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 in New York City. He was 71. There will be a memorial mass for him on Wednesday June 16 at 10 AM at the Church of our Saviour at 59 Park Avenue at 38th Street in Manhattan New York.
    James John Kozlowski was born and raised in East Hartford, Connecticut, the only child of John J. and Adele T. Kozlowski. He attended East Catholic High School, where he was a distance runner
  • Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside (The Songs)’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Comedy Albums Chart

    Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside (The Songs)’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Comedy Albums Chart
    After just one day of availability, Bo Burnham’s Inside (The Songs), the soundtrack album to his new Netflix comedy special Bo Burnham: Inside, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Comedy Albums chart and No. 116 on the Billboard 200 (dated June 19).
    The soundtrack debuts with 9,000 equivalent album units earned in the tracking week ending June 10, according to MRC Data. As the soundtrack was released on June 10, all 9,000 of its units were earned in one day. Of that sum, 3,000 were in pur
  • John Legend Supports Chrissy Teigen After She Pens Apology Letter for Social Media Bullying

    John Legend Supports Chrissy Teigen After She Pens Apology Letter for Social Media Bullying
    John Legend is extending his support to wife Chrissy Teigen after she published a lengthy apology letter Monday for bullying multiple people in resurfaced tweets.
    In a lengthy Medium post titled “Hi again,” Teigen apologizes for her past behavior on social media and showcases her efforts to reconcile with those she’s hurt. “There is simply no excuse for my past horrible tweets. My targets didn’t deserve them. No one does. Many of them needed empathy, kindness,
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain Sues Warner Music Group for $2.55 Million for Refusing to Return Copyrights

    The Jesus and Mary Chain Sues Warner Music Group for $2.55 Million for Refusing to Return Copyrights
    Scottish alt-rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain (JAMC) is suing Warner Music Group (WMG) for $2.55 million over the Big Three record label’s alleged failure to return the copyrights from 17 tracks. The Jesus and Mary Chain – and specifically brothers James Reid and William Reid, the act’s founding members and chief songwriters  – […]
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  • The Jesus and Mary Chain Sues Warner Music Group for $2.55 Million

    The Jesus and Mary Chain Sues Warner Music Group for $2.55 Million
    Scottish alt-rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain (JAMC) is suing Warner Music Group (WMG) for $2.55 million over the Big Three record label’s alleged failure to return the copyrights from 17 tracks. The Jesus and Mary Chain – and specifically brothers James Reid and William Reid, the act’s founding members and chief songwriters  – […]
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  • From Megan Thee Stallion to Lorde, Dive In to a Female-Forward Week of New Music

    Last week was a busy one for new music releases — especially for some of our favorite female pop stars.
    On the latest episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast (listen below), we discuss four of those new releases: Megan Thee Stallion’s “Thot Shit,” Lorde’s “Solar Power,” Doja Cat’s “Need to Know” and Kylie Minogue’s cover of Lady Gaga’s “Marry the Night” from the upcoming Born This Way 10th-anniversary re-releas
  • Roger Waters Tells Facebook ‘No F–king Way!’ After Being Offered “A Huge Amount of Money” to Use ‘Another Brick In the Wall’

    Roger Waters Tells Facebook ‘No F–king Way!’ After Being Offered “A Huge Amount of Money” to Use ‘Another Brick In the Wall’
    Roger Waters says Facebook offered him a huge sum of money to use “Another Brick in the Wall” – which he refused. The rock legend spoke recently at a forum on behalf of the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. In a video shared by Mexico’s La Jornada from June 10, you can see Waters holding a […]
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  • Parcels return with euphoric new single ‘Free’

    Parcels return with euphoric new single ‘Free’
    Parcels have revealed their first new material since 2018 in the form of uplifting new single ‘Free’. You can hear it below.READ MORE: Parcels: Inside their immaculate live album recorded at David Bowie’s old stomping ground‘Free’ was written during the coronavirus pandemic, which saw the Australian-born, now Europe-based band separated from one another.
    The accompanying video was directed by Carmen Crommelin, the sister of band member Jules Crommelin, and filmed in
  • California Reopens Today: Here’s What That Means For Concerts

    California Reopens Today: Here’s What That Means For Concerts
    With California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pledge to fully reopen the state’s economy Tuesday (June 15), nearly all concerts can now resume without capacity limits. 
    According to California Department of Public Health (CDPH), all businesses are allowed to resume “usual operations” starting Tuesday with the exception of “mega events” with more than 5,000 attendees indoors and 10,000 outdoors attendees. These events face restrict
  • Dr. Dre was shocked by brain aneurysm

    Dr. Dre was shocked by brain aneurysm
    The Forgot About Dre hitmaker suffered the medical emergency in January.
  • Morgan Wallen Gives Surprise Performance at Georgia Charity Event

    Morgan Wallen Gives Surprise Performance at Georgia Charity Event
    Morgan Wallen performed at a charity event’s afterparty on Monday for his second performance since he was caught yelling the N-word on video in late January.
    He sang at the afterparty of the inaugural Brett Boyer Foundation Invitational, where earlier in the day at Marshwood Club in Georgia, Wallen participated in a charity golf tournament with fellow country singer Luke Bryan. In addition to his Hot Country Songs chart-topper “Whiskey Glasses” and other hit
  • Martin, Somers, Forte and Goldberg Launch Paladin Artists

    Martin, Somers, Forte and Goldberg Launch Paladin Artists
    Longtime agents Steve Martin and Andy Somers have launched a new agency — Paladin Artists — after leaving APA earlier this year. The agency is established founded in strategic partnership with Wayne Forte’s Entourage Talent Associates and Karrie Goldberg’s The Kagency.
    Paladin Artists will focus on music touring, live events, theater, literary representation, touring exhibitions and estate management and is being described as a “nascent company of pro
  • Greentea Peng shares new documentary on the creation of debut album ‘MAN MADE’

    Greentea Peng shares new documentary on the creation of debut album ‘MAN MADE’
    Greentea Peng has shared a new documentary titled SENGSATION – A Product MAN MADE, detailing the recording sessions for her recent album ‘MAN MADE’.READ MORE: Greentea Peng: hallucinogenic blend of soul, dub and the vibes of the natural worldYou can watch the thirteen minute film below, which follows the musician and her band The Seng Seng Family setting up in a remote studio in the woods.“I wanna get people in their feelings, you know what I mean?” says Peng of her
  • Migos Break Down 10 Essential Songs That Defined the ‘Culture’ Series

    Migos Break Down 10 Essential Songs That Defined the ‘Culture’ Series
    Last Friday (June 11), Migos closed the doors on their epic Culture trilogy with the series’ third and final installment. Stacked with a roster of rap superstars including Drake, Cardi B, Future, Juice WRLD and Pop Smoke, the Atlanta trio gracefully placed a bow on their five-year-long run with tuneful anthems and gutsy performances. 
    “It’s a chapter that needs to be closed, but the right way,” Takeoff told Billboard last week over Skype. “You got&nbs
  • Black Deer Festival 2021 cancelled following June 21 reopening delay

    Black Deer Festival 2021 cancelled following June 21 reopening delay
    This year’s Black Deer Festival has been cancelled following the government’s announcement yesterday to delay the easing of coronavirus restrictions until July 19.
    The three-day, multi-stage festival celebrating Americana and country music, held at Eridge Park in Kent, was due to take place on the weekend of June 25-27.
    Van Morrison, Frank Turner and Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant and Suzi Dian were due to headline this year’s event along with Foy Vance, Band Of Skulls, Jo
  • 40 Years Later, Tracing Duran Duran’s Classic Self-Titled Album’s Long Path to Chart Success

    40 Years Later, Tracing Duran Duran’s Classic Self-Titled Album’s Long Path to Chart Success
    For the week ending August 20, 1983, Duran Duran’s self-titled debut album ascended to its peak position of No. 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (then known as the Top LPs & Tape chart). Today, that fact wouldn’t be out of the ordinary: The Birmingham, England-formed rock band have had six LPs land in the U.S. top 10, including their last album, 2015’s Paper Gods, which also reached No. 10. 
    However, back in 1983, Duran Duran’s success was particularly hard-f
  • A$AP Rocky Says Trump Didn’t Help Him Get Out of Jail, But Actually ‘Made It a Little Worse’

    A$AP Rocky Says Trump Didn’t Help Him Get Out of Jail, But Actually ‘Made It a Little Worse’
    Donald Trump has long boasted about his facility with the art of the deal. So when it was revealed in 2019 that the former reality TV star-turned-one-term-president was personally getting involved in trying to help A$AP Rocky get sprung from jail in Sweden after the rapper was jailed following a street fight and detained during an official investigation, you’d think that was great news for the MC born Rakim Mayers.
    “I kinda was scared that Trump was going to f— it up,” Ro
  • HEALTH and Tyler Bates share new track with Deftones’ Chino Moreno

    HEALTH and Tyler Bates share new track with Deftones’ Chino Moreno
    HEALTH, Tyler Bates, and Deftones frontman Chino Moreno have teamed up for a new track called ‘ANTI-LIFE’ – you can listen to it below.
    The bracing track was recorded for the ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack’, released by DC Comics as a tie in for the comic book series of the same name and curated by Bates.
    Other tracks already revealed from the album include Manchester Orchestra‘s grungy new song ‘Never Ending’, ‘Broken Dreams, Inc&rsquo
  • Dr Dre discusses treatment for brain aneurysm: “It’s a really weird thing”

    Dr Dre discusses treatment for brain aneurysm: “It’s a really weird thing”
    Dr Dre has spoken out over his recent treatment for a brain aneurysm.
    The rapper and producer was taken to the intensive care unit at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital in January, after suffering the health scare.
    Days after he was discharged from the hospital, Dre was pictured in the studio including The D.O.C in front of a mixing board. He was reportedly working on his fabled album ‘Detox’.
    Speaking about the scare, he told the Los Angeles Times: “It’s a rea
  • Adele Reflects on Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire on 4th Anniversary: ‘No One Has Been Held Accountable’

    Adele Reflects on Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire on 4th Anniversary: ‘No One Has Been Held Accountable’
    Adele made a rare appearance in Remember Grenfell, a film commemorating the fourth anniversary of the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people. The special was released on Monday (June 14).
    On June 14, 2017, a fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower block of public housing apartments residential building in West London and claimed the lives of 72 people. The award-winning British pop superstar appeared in an hourlong memorial special, in which she called for justice in the ongoing G
  • Wet Leg sign to Domino Records and share infectious debut single ‘Chaise Longue’

    Wet Leg sign to Domino Records and share infectious debut single ‘Chaise Longue’
    Domino Records have signed Isle Of Wight two piece Wet Leg to their label.READ MORE: Restarting live music in 2021 – Gig and festival bosses on what to expectThe two piece have also shared their debut single ‘Chaise Longue’ which you can listen to and view the video for the track, below.
    Produced by Jon McMullen and mixed by Alan Moulder who has previously worked with Arctic Monkeys and Foals, the song’s tongue-in-cheek video was also directed by the band.
    The duo ar
  • Songwriter Jenna Andrews Shares How the BTS Smash ‘Butter’ Was Created Across Continents

    Songwriter Jenna Andrews Shares How the BTS Smash ‘Butter’ Was Created Across Continents
    Jenna Andrews is not suffering from Zoom fatigue. While many of us may be video conference’d out, the songwriter/producer/A&R exec says that the app has helped her stay focused during her “best career year yet,” as she puts it to Billboard. 
    As co-owner of publishing company Twentyseven Music at Sony/ATV, Andrews is no stranger to hit-making: last year, she co-wrote BENEE’s “Supalonely,” and has previo
  • Here are the stage times and weather forecast for this weekend’s Download pilot

    Here are the stage times and weather forecast for this weekend’s Download pilot
    Stage times for this weekend’s Download Festival pilot event are now available, as is the weather forecast for the event’s small-scale return.READ MORE: On the scene at the first big gig in the new world – Blossoms at Liverpool’s Sefton ParkA 10,000 capacity camping festival with no social distancing restrictions, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine have already been announced as headliners.
    As of 4pm BST today (June 15), the Met
  • Kelly Clarkson Breathes New Life Into Her Tender Sia Cover: Watch

    Kelly Clarkson Breathes New Life Into Her Tender Sia Cover: Watch
    Kelly Clarkson is feeling blue for Tuesday’s (June 15) Kellyoke performance of Sia’s “Breathe Me.”
    Her longtime musical director Jason Halbert accompanied her on the piano for the tender performance, where her sweeping vocals crescendoed during the chorus, only for her to gently exhale the finale words, “Warm me up and breathe me.”
    “Breathe Me” was released as a single on Sia’s third studio album, Colour the Small One, in
  • Spotify Signs Alex Cooper’s ‘Call Her Daddy’ Podcast to a $20 Million-Plus Deal

    Spotify Signs Alex Cooper’s ‘Call Her Daddy’ Podcast to a $20 Million-Plus Deal
    Yesterday, reports suggested that Spotify was close to becoming the exclusive home of the Call Her Daddy podcast. Now, the Stockholm-based streaming platform has officially signed the Alex Cooper-hosted program to a more than $20 million deal. Spotify announced this morning that the three-year-old Call Her Daddy had joined its roster of exclusive podcasts, now […]
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  • Paris Jackson says press intrusion into father Michael’s life led to “hallucinations”

    Paris Jackson says press intrusion into father Michael’s life led to “hallucinations”
    Paris Jackson has said that frequent press interest in her father Michael‘s life led to long-term anxiety and trauma.READ MORE – Friends Like These: The Struts’ Luke Spiller x Paris JacksonThe singer, model and actor opened up on her early life under the attention of the media in a new episode of Facebook chat show Red Table Talk.
    “I experience auditory hallucinations sometimes with camera clicks and severe paranoia and have been going to therapy for a lot of things
  • How Grupo Firme Ended Up With Seven Back-to-Back Shows at Staples Center

    How Grupo Firme Ended Up With Seven Back-to-Back Shows at Staples Center
    The only time Grupo Firme has performed in the Los Angeles area was back in November 2019, when the regional Mexican act serenaded fans close to 9,000 fans in Pico Rivera.
    Nearly two years later, Grupo Firme returns to L.A. with seven back-to-back shows at the Staples Center on July 30, 31, Aug. 1, 4, 6, 7 and 8. Making history as the first Latin act to perform the most shows in a single calendar year at the venue (the only other artist that has done more is Adele with eight in one calendar year
  • Anuel AA Is the New Owner of Puerto Rican Basketball Team Capitanes de Arecibo

    Anuel AA Is the New Owner of Puerto Rican Basketball Team Capitanes de Arecibo
    Anuel AA and his manager Frabian Eli have become the new owners of Puerto Rican basketball team Capitanes de Arecibo, both parties confirmed over the weekend.
    Just before the 2021 Baloncesto Superior Nacional season kicks off in July, the chart-topping Puerto Rican star and Eli will take the reins of the team that in the past decade has won four league championships.
    “Frabian and I will do everything in our hands to continue taking this team to other levels,” Anuel said in a press co
  • Moog accused of workplace discrimination in $1 million lawsuit

    Moog accused of workplace discrimination in $1 million lawsuit
    Moog, one of the world’s most famous synthesiser companies, has been accused of workplace discrimination, verbal abuse, physical assault and misogyny in a new lawsuit.
    As first reported by The Asheville Blade, former sales assistant Hannah Green says she was subjected to frequent abuse and is suing the firm for over $1million to ensure “Moog Music never does this to anyone else ever again”.
    Green joined the North Carolina firm in 2018 as a sales assistant and a “pers
  • Jason Aldean Takes ‘Blame’ to Hot Country Songs Top 10, Brett Young’s Big Week With ‘Weekends’

    Jason Aldean Takes ‘Blame’ to Hot Country Songs Top 10, Brett Young’s Big Week With ‘Weekends’
    Jason Aldean nets his 34th top 10 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, which blends airplay, sale and streaming data, as “Blame It on You” leaps from No. 12 to No. 5 on the list dated June 19.
    The single surged by 47% to 6.9 million U.S. streams in the week ending June 10, according to MRC Data (aided by prominent placement in Amazon Music’s Country Heat playlist). It also sold 1,200 downloads, up 28%, in that span.
    On Country Airplay, “Blame” pushes 5-4, w
  • Dr. Dre Opens Up About His Brain Aneurysm: ‘I Never Saw That Coming’

    Dr. Dre Opens Up About His Brain Aneurysm: ‘I Never Saw That Coming’
    Dr. Dre kicked off the year in the hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm, a medical emergency he said he never imagined he’d face.
    “It’s a really weird thing. I’ve never had high blood pressure. And I’ve always been a person that has always taken care of my health,” the 56-year-old hip-hop mogul told the Los Angeles Times.
    “But there’s something that happens for some reason with Black men and high blood pressure, and I never saw that coming,&rd
  • Makin’ Tracks: Kip Moore Claims Own Turf With Funky ‘Good Life’

    Makin’ Tracks: Kip Moore Claims Own Turf With Funky ‘Good Life’
    It’s dark, layered, random, intricate, raucous and hooky as heck.
    But if that isn’t enough, there’s always the word “plagiarized.” It has probably never appeared in a top 10 country single, but there it is in the third line of Kip Moore’s new release, “Good Life.” “Been plagiarized by my own damn brother,” he laments, following with a quick joke: “Hey man, I think that’s my line.”
    “We thought that was a neat
  • Tomorrow x Together Lands Second No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart

    Tomorrow x Together Lands Second No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart
    K-pop quintet Tomorrow x Together lands its second No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (dated June 19), as The Chaos Chapter: Freeze bows atop the tally. The set sold 39,000 copies in the U.S. in the week ending June 10, according to MRC Data. It’s the best sales week yet for the act.
    Like most K-pop releases, the CD edition of the album was issued in multiple collectible packages (four, including a Target-exclusive edition), each with assorted internal paper goods and randomi
  • Olivia Rodrigo Returns to No. 1 on Artist 100 Chart

    Olivia Rodrigo Returns to No. 1 on Artist 100 Chart
    Olivia Rodrigo rebounds from No. 2 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated June 19), reigning as the top musical act in the U.S. for the second time, thanks to the continued success of her debut LP Sour.
    The set ranks at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 143,000 equivalent album units earned in its third week, according to MRC Data. It debuted at No. 1 with 295,000 units, the biggest week for an album so far in 2021.
    All 11 songs from Sour concurrently chart on the Billboard Hot 100 for
  • Angels & Airwaves announce sixth album ‘LIFEFORMS’ and world tour

    Angels & Airwaves announce sixth album ‘LIFEFORMS’ and world tour
    Angels & Airwaves have announced details of their anticipated sixth album ‘LIFEFORMS’, as well as a world tour that will kick off later this year.READ MORE: Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Tom DeLonge, Angels & AirwavesThe Tom DeLonge-fronted band will release the record on September 24, and confirmed its arrival by launching a renewable hydrogen capsule into space to play the world’s first premiere of the entire album.
    Alongside the extrav
  • Salma Hayek’s Pet Owl Once Hacked Up a Hairball on Harry Styles’ Head: ‘It Happens Sometimes’

    Salma Hayek’s Pet Owl Once Hacked Up a Hairball on Harry Styles’ Head: ‘It Happens Sometimes’
    Beware the owl! Salma Hayek appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday (June 15) to discuss her new film, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, but instead ended up spending much of the time talking about her beloved rescue owl, Kering, and her feathery friend’s unexpected offering for Harry Styles.
    The actress shared how much she enjoys having an owl in the house, save for the hairballs they sometimes regurgitate after meals. “The worst is when they, like, there’s this
  • Salma Hayek’s pet owl once coughed up a hairball on Harry Styles’ head

    Salma Hayek’s pet owl once coughed up a hairball on Harry Styles’ head
    Salma Hayek has recalled the unfortunate time her pet owl coughed up a hairball on Harry Styles‘ head.
    The actress, currently starring in Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, told Ellen DeGeneres about the time that Styles visited her house and got to know her owl Kering.READ MORE: Harry Styles – ‘Fine Line’ review: packed with personality and charm (and saucy lyrics)“One time there was a very important celebrity, will not say his name, and he was really exc

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