• Here Are All the Winners From the 2021 SAG Awards

    Here Are All the Winners From the 2021 SAG Awards
    The pandemic might have kept the 2021 SAG Awards from being a typical affair, but the night was still a celebration for the best of in movies and TV.
    Schitt’s Creek and The Crown were among the television winners — for best ensemble in a TV comedy and best ensemble for a TV drama, respectively. Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) won best male actor in a supporting role in a motion picture and Youn Yuh-Jung (Minari) earned best female actor in a supporting role in a mot
  • Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Questlove & More Celebrate Guilty Verdict in George Floyd Death

    Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Questlove & More Celebrate Guilty Verdict in George Floyd Death
    Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd. The jury returned their verdict on Tuesday (April 10), finding the former Minneapolis police officer guilty on all three counts.
    Musicians celebrated the news on social media, with Mariah Carey tweeting, “Hallelujah!!!!!!!” immediately following the verdict reading. Questlove, LL Cool J, Ciara and more also shared their reactions online.See all the reactions below:
    Hallelujah!!!!!!!!
    — Mariah Ca
  • FCC Receives 1,000 Complaints Over Cardi B’s ‘WAP’ Performance at the Grammys

    FCC Receives 1,000 Complaints Over Cardi B’s ‘WAP’ Performance at the Grammys
    The FCC has received over 1,000 complaints about Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” performance at the Grammy Awards. The number one hit was performed live during the Grammys last month, with most curses bleeped. But despite the censored show, the FCC still received thousands of complaints. The duo sang “Body,” “Savage,” “Up,” and […]
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  • Listen to Busta Rhymes and Stylo G team up on fiery new single ‘Outta Space’

    Listen to Busta Rhymes and Stylo G team up on fiery new single ‘Outta Space’
    Busta Rhymes has teamed up with Stylo G on a new track called ‘Outta Space’ – listen to it below.READ MORE: Busta Rhymes: “It’s my duty to start conversations”The track, which was premiered on DJ Target’s BBC Radio 1Xtra show earlier tonight (April 20), hears Busta get ferocious alongside Stylo G, who created the track with production team The Fanatix.
    Inspired by Busta’s lyrical delivery, Stylo G and The Fanatix said the track
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  • Spotify Is Getting Directly Integrated Into Facebook — Starting Next Week

    Spotify Is Getting Directly Integrated Into Facebook — Starting Next Week
    Facebook is set to directly integrate Spotify as part of the companies’ “Project Boombox” initiative, and the broadened partnership will reportedly launch next week. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his platform’s fast-approaching integration of Spotify during a recent interview with journalist Casey Newton. The lengthy discussion centered largely on the social media company’s planned expansion […]
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  • Olivia Rodrigo Says Cardi B Inspires Her ‘Honest’ Songwriting: ‘I’m So In Love With Her’

    Olivia Rodrigo Says Cardi B Inspires Her ‘Honest’ Songwriting: ‘I’m So In Love With Her’
    Where does Olivia Rodrigo get the confidence for her super personal songwriting? From Cardi B.
    The “Drivers License” breakout star, who’s currently prepping her highly anticipated debut album, already knows how to transform a “really painful moment” into a record-breaking Billboard Hot 100-topping heartbreak anthem. Cardi gave the song a co-sign — while accepting Rodrigo’s invitation to go get McDonald’s and pick up Happy Meals — an
  • Snoop Dogg Drops Celebratory 4/20 Album ‘From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites’

    Snoop Dogg Drops Celebratory 4/20 Album ‘From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites’
    This year, Snoop Dogg gave fans a special 4/20 treat: his 18th studio album, From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites. The 36-minute-long G-funk project is filled to the brim with classic West Coast synths, Nate Dogg-esque vocal melodies and deep bass grooves, sure to transport already elevated listeners to a sunnier place.
    The 10-track album includes two pot-centric titles, “Roaches in My Ashtray” and “Left My Weed,” in addition to a handful of features including fel
  • Lil Wayne Signs With UTA in All Areas

    Lil Wayne Signs With UTA in All Areas
    Lil Wayne has signed with UTA for worldwide representation in all areas, the parties tell Billboard.He joins the agency from CAA, where he had been repped since 2018. Agents Caroline Yim and Zach Iser repped Wayne at CAA until they left the company in January to join WME.
    Last year, Lil Wayne released his Billboard 200 chart-topper Funeral — his fifth No. 1 album. According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, Funeral debuted with 139,000 equivalent album units earned.
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  • Flying Lotus shares two new singles featuring Thundercat and Niki Randa

    Flying Lotus shares two new singles featuring Thundercat and Niki Randa
    Flying Lotus has shared two new singles, ‘Black Gold’ featuring Thundercat and ‘Between Memories’ featuring Niki Randa – listen to them below.READ MORE: The best anime series on Netflix – a beginner’s guideTaken from the forthcoming Netflix anime series Yasuke, both tracks serve as the opening theme and closing credits for the series.
    The series, which was created and directed by LeSean Thomas and Studio MAPPA, stars LaKeith Stanfield as the show&rs
  • 10 Things We Learned About Jenni Rivera’s Early Days From ‘Mariposa de Barrio’

    10 Things We Learned About Jenni Rivera’s Early Days From ‘Mariposa de Barrio’
    Mariposa de Barrio aired on Telemundo nearly four years ago, but you might be just now binge-watching the captivating series based on Jenni Rivera’s life on Netflix, where it became available for streaming in January.
    Based on Rivera’s autobiography Unbreakable: My Story, My Way (2013), which was was published posthumously in July 2013, the 91-episode series tells the inspiring story of “La Diva de la Banda” whose determination, perseverance and hard w
  • 10 Essential Jim Steinman Productions: Staff Picks

    10 Essential Jim Steinman Productions: Staff Picks
    Few behind-the-scenes figures in 20th century popular music have been unquestionably the greatest in their particular lane — but if you were a powerhouse pop or rock vocalist of the ’70s, ’80s or ’90s looking for a co-pilot for a grandiose and gloriously overwrought megaballad, you went Jim Steinman or you went home.
    Rising to fame in the late ’70s alongside Texan theater-rocker Meat Loaf as co-creators of the eventually Diamond-certified Bat Out of Hell set, S
  • Maren Morris insists women shouldn't have to 'bounce back' after giving birth

    Maren Morris insists women shouldn't have to 'bounce back' after giving birth
    The country music superstar welcomed her first child, son Hayes, in March 2020.
  • 50 Cent to Star In & Executive Produce ‘Free Agents’ Thriller

    50 Cent to Star In & Executive Produce ‘Free Agents’ Thriller
    Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has come aboard to star in and executive produce Free Agents, a sports heist thriller that Deon Taylor will direct for Lionsgate.
    Taylor wrote the script with Joe Bockol and came up with the story. He is also producing with partner Roxanne Avent Taylor via the duo’s Hidden Empire Film Group, the indie banner that focuses on Black storytelling.
    Agents, described as a high concept sports action heist thriller, tells of a group of professional footbal
  • Kurt Vile announces he’s signed with legendary jazz label Verve Records

    Kurt Vile announces he’s signed with legendary jazz label Verve Records
    Kurt Vile has announced that he’s signed with legendary jazz label Verve Records.READ MORE: Kurt Vile on album ‘Bottle It In’: “You can get away with a lot if you’re sincere”According to Billboard, the musician, who has previously released his music via independent record labels including Mexican Summer and Matador, will release his first album for Verve Records next year.
    “I’ve admired the Verve logo on the back (and front!) of many a Velvet Under
  • Jim Steinman, Rock Legend Behind Hits for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler & More, Dies at 73

    Jim Steinman, Rock Legend Behind Hits for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler & More, Dies at 73
    Jim Steinman, the composer, lyricist and record producer behind hits for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler and Céline Dion, has died, Connecticut’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirms to Billboard. He was 73.
    The cause of death has yet to be disclosed.
    Steinman was best known for his work on Meat Loaf’s 1977 debut studio album Bat Out of Hell, which is one of the best-selling albums of all time and is certified 14 times platinum by the RIAA, where he wrote
  • Five Burning Questions: Taylor Swift Makes Billboard 200 History With ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’

    Five Burning Questions: Taylor Swift Makes Billboard 200 History With ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’
    For the third time in the past 12 months, Taylor Swift has a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart. For the first time in her career, it’s with an album that she’s (mostly) recorded before.
    Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Swift’s re-do of her 2008 sophomore set — accompanied by six newly recorded songs that were written during sessions for the original album — bows atop the 200 with a stunning 291,000 equivalent album units moved, the best first week
  • Kacey Musgraves’ New Album To Be Released by Interscope and UMG Nashville

    Kacey Musgraves’ New Album To Be Released by Interscope and UMG Nashville
    On Tuesday (April 20), Interscope Records and UMG Nashville announced a partnership through which the labels will jointly release Kacey Musgraves’ upcoming fifth album due out later this year.
    A source tells Billboard the partnership is currently only for one album and will see the labels collaborate on marketing, radio promotion and international marketing.
    “Kacey is one of the most powerful storytellers in music today, a true albums artist who creates potent song collections t
  • A Timeline of the Demi Lovato and Bigg Chill Frozen Yogurt Controversy

    A Timeline of the Demi Lovato and Bigg Chill Frozen Yogurt Controversy
    Demi Lovato was very frank about her ongoing struggle with body image and eating disorders in her recent four-part tell-all documentary series Dancing With the Devil. So it wasn’t surprising that she had something to say in an Instagram Story April 17 after feeling triggered by a selection of treats she saw at a Los Angeles frozen yogurt shop.
    “Finding it extremely hard to order froyo from @thebigchillofficial when you have to walk past tons of sugar free cookies/other diet foods bef
  • Composer and music producer Jim Steinman has died

    Composer and music producer Jim Steinman has died
    Music composer and producer Jim Steinman has died; he was 73-years-old.
    The acclaimed songwriter was behind a number of major hits for Meatloaf – including ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ which has sold over 50 million copies worldwide to date.
    He also worked with artists including Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler.
    Steinman worked on Tyler’s major hits including ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ and ‘Holding Out For A Hero’, which appe
  • Lizzo Celebrates ‘Taurus Season’ With Stunning Unedited Selfie

    Lizzo Celebrates ‘Taurus Season’ With Stunning Unedited Selfie
    It’s officially Taurus season, and Lizzo is honoring her zodiac sign with a characteristically empowering message.
    The star took to Instagram on Tuesday (April 20) to share an unedited selfie, in which she is seen sitting comfortably on a couch, fully nude and holding a cup of coffee. “WELCOME TO TAURUS SEASON,” she captured the gorgeous photo. “To celebrate I wanna give y’all this unedited selfie.. now normally I would fix my belly and smooth my skin but baby
  • Massive Attack, IDLES and Portishead join group of artists backing Bristol creative scene

    Massive Attack, IDLES and Portishead join group of artists backing Bristol creative scene
    A host of musicians, actors and artists have come together to support the Bristol creative scene.READ MORE: “My earnings more than halved”: how are new artists breaking through the pandemic?Musicians offering their support to artists around the city include Massive Attack, Cocteau Twins’ Liz Fraser, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley, IDLES and Tricky. From the acting world, Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis, Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams and The Of
  • Foo Fighters, The National and Liam Gallagher confirmed for next year’s Rock In Rio, Lisbon

    Foo Fighters, The National and Liam Gallagher confirmed for next year’s Rock In Rio, Lisbon
    Foo Fighters, The National and Liam Gallagher have all been confirmed for Rock In Rio, Lisbon 2022.READ MORE: Foo Fighters: “Our connection is beyond music”After the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the event both last year and this year, the bash, which is the Portuguese version of Brazil’s Rock In Rio, will now take place over the weekends of June 18-19 and 25-26, 2022.
    The three acts, who were all scheduled to perform at the event this year, will take to the W
  • The Best Headphones & Earbuds from This Bob Marley-Inspired Audio Brand

    The Best Headphones & Earbuds from This Bob Marley-Inspired Audio Brand
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    With Earth Day just days away, it’s the perfect time to find ways to be more environmentally friendly.
    House of Marley, founded by Bob Marley’s son Rohan offers a greener (yet still stylish) alternative to home audio technologies, using mindfully sourced materials such as bamboo and the brand’s signature Rewind fabric crafted from reclaimed or
  • Styx Is Hitting the Road With Collective Soul: See the Dates

    Styx Is Hitting the Road With Collective Soul: See the Dates
    Styx has announced a brand-new tour along with Collective Soul. The two groups will be back out on the road as of June, and will play nine shows together. The trek marks the first multi-city tour with the two groups.  
    Styx will kick off their dates at St. Augustine Amphitheatre in Florida on June 16 before being joined on June 18 by Collective Soul at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Georgia. The groups will go on to play in Mississippi, Nebraska, Kansas 
  • Foo Fighters Take a Desert Trip Like No Other in Twisted ‘Chasing Birds’ Video

    Foo Fighters Take a Desert Trip Like No Other in Twisted ‘Chasing Birds’ Video
    Foo Fighters take the right kind of trip to celebrate Tuesday’s (4/20) holidaze in their brand new “Chasing Birds” visual.
    The animated video shows Dave Grohl waking up alone in a barren desert where suddenly his eyes deceive him everywhere he looks, from the road to hell being paved with broken body parts to bleeding hearts spilling out like a waterfall. After being swallowed whole by the ground they were once performing on, the dismembered band members piece themsel
  • As Restrictions Ease, Members of Congress Demand an Investigation Into Live Nation

    As Restrictions Ease, Members of Congress Demand an Investigation Into Live Nation
      With COVID restrictions easing and the return of crowd-based entertainment approaching, multiple members of Congress are demanding an investigation into Live Nation and its Ticketmaster subsidiary. These latest calls for an investigation into Live Nation’s “potentially unfair, deceptive, and anticompetitive practices” arrived in the form of an open letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland […]
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  • Apple Podcasters Can Offer Subscriptions Starting Soon

    Apple Podcasters Can Offer Subscriptions Starting Soon
    During its Spring event today (April 20) Apple announced a new subscription offering for podcasters on its platform that will allow podcasters to offer individual subscriptions to fans starting next month.
    Subscriptions will offer support for ad-free listening, exclusive content, and early access to new shows. The first slate of podcasts offering subscriptions will come from podcast producers including Sony Music Entertainment, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, and The Athletic.
    “We are proud to
  • Who Should Take Home the ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 13 Crown? Vote!

    Who Should Take Home the ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 13 Crown? Vote!
    Season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally coming to a close Friday (April 23) — and one queen will walk away with the crown.
    At the finale, airing at 8 p.m. ET on VH1, the four remaining queens in the competition — Gottmik, Kandy Muse, Rosé and Symone — will follow in the footsteps of finalists in seasons past and perform in a series of lip-sync battles to see who will be crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar and receive a $100,000 cash prize. The
  • Makin’ Tracks: It Ain’t ‘Ray Charles,’ But Darius Rucker Comes Up With a ‘Masterpiece’

    Makin’ Tracks: It Ain’t ‘Ray Charles,’ But Darius Rucker Comes Up With a ‘Masterpiece’
    Darius Rucker’s new single, “My Masterpiece,” is practically an audio embodiment of the song’s title.
    The piano-based arrangement operates like a frame. It’s simple and understated, present enough to call attention to the words it’s wrapped around, but not so bold that it overwhelms the message. Appropriately, the lyrics allude to a number of landmark musical and visual artists — Ray Charles, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo and Vincent van Gogh — whose
  • Sports Team look set to release new music tomorrow

    Sports Team look set to release new music tomorrow
    Sports Team will be sharing some new music tomorrow according to a social media post shared earlier today (April 20).READ MORE: Sports Team – ‘Deep Down Happy’ review: A flag in the ground from a band dedicated to extremesWriting on Twitter, the group wrote “new music tomorrow” and shared a link for fans to sign up to for news and further information.
    You can see the post here:new music tomorrow https://t.co/MCi8QhL5Jj pic.twitter.com/pLLo9AMAno
    — Sports

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