• Ozuna & Manuel Turizo’s ‘Vaina Loca’ Enters YouTube’s Billion Views Club

    Ozuna & Manuel Turizo’s ‘Vaina Loca’ Enters YouTube’s Billion Views Club
    Ozuna and Manuel Turizo have entered YouTube’s Billion Views Club with their 2018 hit “Vaina Loca.”
    On Wednesday (March 31), the video platform announced that Ozuna and Turizo’s collaboration crossed the billion views mark almost three years after its launch.
    This becomes Ozuna’s “ninth entry in the Billion Views Club as a lead, featured artist or collaborator — putting the Puerto Rican artist one entry behind J Balvin,” highlights an official stat
  • Machine Gun Kelly Shows Off Gruesome Razor-Sharp Neck Tattoo

    Machine Gun Kelly Shows Off Gruesome Razor-Sharp Neck Tattoo
    Machine Gun Kelly is his own bloody Valentine with his latest razor-sharp tattoo.
    The rapper, who turned 31 on Thursday (April 22), not only viciously sliced through a candy-filled birthday cake Wednesday night, but he also got some new ink that looks like someone sliced his neck. He showed off photos and a video of himself getting a gruesome vertical line tattooed in red ink down his neck, right above his tattoo of the title of his Billboard 200 No. 1 album Tickets to My Downfall.
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  • Latin Artist on the Rise: Duki on Finding His Space in Music & Delivering a More ‘Mature’ Album

    Latin Artist on the Rise: Duki on Finding His Space in Music & Delivering a More ‘Mature’ Album
    Duki’s writing process is simple. “I only need a microphone,” the Argentine rapper says. “I start improvising and from then I just start building. But I’m writing in my head as I freestyle.”
    A self-described melómano (music lover) who grew up listening to Luis Miguel and The Beatles, the 24-year-old artist, who last year scored a Latin Grammy nod for “Hablamos Mañana” with Bad Bunny and Pablo Chill-E, started his career freestyli
  • Reservoir Releases Financial Statements Ahead of Becoming Publicly Traded

    Reservoir Releases Financial Statements Ahead of Becoming Publicly Traded
    Reservoir Media earned $11.5 million in net income on $64 million in revenue in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, according to financial details in an investor presentation for the company’s plans to become publicly traded later this year.
    The reverse merger with Roth Acquisition II, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), was announced April 14. According to these documents, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 15, Roth Acquisition II shareholders woul
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  • Here Are 5 Celebrity-Owned, Eco-Friendly Brands

    Here Are 5 Celebrity-Owned, Eco-Friendly Brands
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    As the climate crisis continues to worsen, it’s important now more than ever to take steps toward making environmental change.
    A number of celebrities, including Rihanna, Selena Gomez and more have begun taking responsibility and making efforts within their brands to keep their products as mindfully sourced and eco-friendly as possible.
    In honor of Earth Day (
  • Universal Music Group Posts Q1 Earnings Growth Ahead of Fall IPO

    Universal Music Group Posts Q1 Earnings Growth Ahead of Fall IPO
    Universal Music Group (UMG) experienced a more than two percent year-over-year increase in revenue during 2021’s first three months, as well as a 9.4 percent boost “at constant currency and perimeter.” French conglomerate Vivendi – which is preparing to take Universal Music Group public – revealed these and other noteworthy performance specifics today, in its […]
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  • Farina on Her Joint EP ‘FloWres’ With Arcangel: ‘We’re Flourishing as People & Artists’

    Farina on Her Joint EP ‘FloWres’ With Arcangel: ‘We’re Flourishing as People & Artists’
    Earlier this year, Farina dropped the Arcangel-assisted “La Boca,” a catchy reggaeton song that was born almost two years ago and marked the beginning of her joint EP with the Puerto Rican artist, out Thursday (April 22).
    Dubbed FloWres, the album is home to six tracks, including sultry traps (“Comas y Ceros”), Latin R&B (“Pegate”), and even malianteo (“Montoya”), to name a few.
    “Every song is so different,” Farina tells Billbo
  • The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ Tops Pop Airplay Chart Ahead of Ariana Grande Remix

    The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ Tops Pop Airplay Chart Ahead of Ariana Grande Remix
    The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears” hits No. 1 on Billboard’s mainstream top 40 radio-based Pop Airplay chart (dated April 24).
    The coronation occurs ahead of the release of the song’s remix with Ariana Grande, due Thursday night (April 23) at midnight ET.
    “Tears” is The Weeknd’s fourth Pop Airplay leader and the second from his most recent studio album, After Hours, after “Blinding Lights” dominated for six nonconsecutive weeks between
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  • Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Stories Behind His Biggest Hits & Toughest Trials: Listen

    Name a Green Day song and Billie Joe Armstrong knows exactly where his head was at, where he was physically and who he was with when he wrote it. The last part isn’t that, hard considering his bandmates Michael “Mike Dirnt” Pritchard and Frank Edwin “Tré Cool” Wright III have been central characters to the story of his life that he’s telling in full detail.
    The 49-year-old punk rocker reintroduces fans to the trials, tribulations and triu
  • Megan Thee Stallion announces hiatus: “I’ll be back when it’s time”

    Megan Thee Stallion announces hiatus: “I’ll be back when it’s time”
    Megan Thee Stallion has announced that she’s going to be taking a hiatus from music.READ MORE: Megan Thee Stallion: “I’m really working on my dynasty right now”The ‘Hot Girl Summer’ rapper has been busy as of late. From starring in Calvin Klein ad campaigns, releasing new music and taking home three Grammys at last month’s ceremony, it looks like she’s ready to take a break
    This afternoon (April 22), Megan prompted speculation that she mi
  • Dr. Luke, World Famous Music Producer, Isn’t Public Figure, NY Appeals Court Rules

    Dr. Luke, World Famous Music Producer, Isn’t Public Figure, NY Appeals Court Rules
    In a setback not only for pop star Kesha Rose Sebert but also for many news organizations that took her side in a huge libel battle, a New York appeals court has ruled that Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald is not a public figure.
    Dr. Luke, a onetime guitarist on Saturday Night Live, is one of the most successful song producers of the early 21st century, having made hits for Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus and many, many others. He owns a big publishin
  • How to Watch ‘Cher & the Loneliest Elephant’

    How to Watch ‘Cher & the Loneliest Elephant’
    To celebrate Earth Day, Smithsonian Channel and Paramount+ teamed up to release a powerful documentary on Thursday (April 22) five years in the making.
    Cher and the Loneliest Elephant finds the singer and activist in Islamabad, Pakistan, where an elephant named Kaavan has been cruelly held in captivity for more than 20 years. Along with a group of expert wildlife veterinarians, animal aid groups and sanctuary owners, Cher is faced with a set of daunting challenges to move the four
  • Dr. Dre single again as divorce drags on

    Dr. Dre single again as divorce drags on
    Dr. Dre and his estranged wife have not yet settled on the financial part of their divorce case.
  • Cordae shares new four-track project featuring Q-Tip and Young Thug

    Cordae shares new four-track project featuring Q-Tip and Young Thug
    Rapper Cordae has shared a new four-track project called ‘Just Until….’ – you can listen to it below.READ MORE: Young Stoner Life – ‘Slime Language 2’ review: follow-up record doesn’t quite stickThe new “4 Pack” sees the Maryland artist (formerly known as YBN Cordae) collaborate with A Tribe Called Quest‘s Q-Tip on the riveting ‘More Life’, and Atlanta rapper Young Thug on the zippy ‘Wassup’.
    The long-awai
  • For a Third Time, Drake Replaces Himself at No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay Chart

    For a Third Time, Drake Replaces Himself at No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay Chart
    Drake, already among the most successful hitmakers on rhythmic radio, adds to his airplay empire with a record-extending 32nd No. 1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Airplay chart thanks to “What’s Next.” The single advances from No. 4 on the list dated April 24 to become the radio format’s most-played song in the week ending April 18, according to MRC Data.
    The 32nd chart-topper extends Drake’s massive lead among all challengers for the most leaders since the chart beg
  • Jerry Garcia’s Daughter Trixie Talks Keen Shoe Collection & Being ‘Mindful’ of the Planet

    Jerry Garcia’s Daughter Trixie Talks Keen Shoe Collection & Being ‘Mindful’ of the Planet
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    Shoe company Keen teamed up with the Jerry Garcia family this week, honoring the late legend’s commitment to sustainability with a follow-up collection to the Keen x Garcia product line.
    The three styles in the new collection include the Yogui slip-on, the Elsa Lite sneaker and the limited edition Newport sandal, which features Garcia’s “Junglescap
  • ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ star Danny Ramirez reveals a BTS joke was cut from the show

    ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ star Danny Ramirez reveals a BTS joke was cut from the show
    The Falcon And The Winter Soldier star Danny Ramirez has revealed that a joke about BTS was cut from the Disney+ show.READ MORE: ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ episode five recap: meet the new Captain AmericaThe ad-lib scene came during episode five where Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) tells Ramirez, who plays Joaquin Torres in Marvel‘s new TV series, to keep his wings and takes the shield instead.
    He told Collider: “It’s this little ad-lib about how I wish w
  • Gunna Discusses ‘Call of Duty’ Ad, ‘Slime Language 2′ & Why ‘Ski’ Is an ‘Everybody Song’

    Gunna Discusses ‘Call of Duty’ Ad, ‘Slime Language 2′ & Why ‘Ski’ Is an ‘Everybody Song’
    Fresh off the release of their highly anticipated album Slime Language 2, Young Thug and Gunna are the latest soldiers in combat in Call of Duty: Warzone. On Thursday (April 22), the massive video game franchise released a new short film called “Squad Up the World” to accompany the season 3 content release and game update for Warzone.
    The campaign features stars across hip-hop, gaming and professional sports, including Young Thug and Gunna, Jack Harlow and Druski, Michelle Viscu
  • Lathan Warlick on the Near-Death Experience That Led to His Collaborative Country EP ‘My Way’

    Lathan Warlick on the Near-Death Experience That Led to His Collaborative Country EP ‘My Way’
    Lathan Warlick never set out to become a rapper and music artist, let alone a collaborator with some of country’s top artists. Yet on My Way, out Friday (April 23), he partners with Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson, Dustin Lynch and RaeLynn.
    “What intrigues me about Lathan is his great confluence of styles that seems to find its place across multiple genres — rap, country, gospel, pop and inspirational. Not many people can do that,” says RECOR
  • Spotify Says the App Store is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple in Anti-Trust Hearing

    Spotify Says the App Store is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple in Anti-Trust Hearing
    Spotify has called the App Store “an abusive power grab” by Apple at an anti-trust hearing. Spotify teamed up with Match Group and Tile for an anti-trust hearing into Apple’s App Store practices. These companies are urging the US Congress to take action against Apple and Google for their dominant positions in the marketplace. “Apple […]
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  • Spotify Says the App Store Is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple

    Spotify Says the App Store Is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple
    Spotify has called the App Store “an abusive power grab” by Apple at an anti-trust hearing. Spotify teamed up with Match Group and Tile for an anti-trust hearing into Apple’s App Store practices. These companies are urging the US Congress to take action against Apple and Google for their dominant positions in the marketplace. “Apple […]
    The post Spotify Says the App Store Is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple appeared first on Digital Music News.
  • Herbie Hancock to mark 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day

    Herbie Hancock to mark 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day
    UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock today announced the programme for
  • Justin Timberlake Fights Oil Pipeline in His Memphis Hometown for Earth Day

    Justin Timberlake Fights Oil Pipeline in His Memphis Hometown for Earth Day
    Justin Timberlake is taking a stand on Earth Day (April 22) against the Byhalia Pipeline potentially being built in his Memphis, Tenn., hometown.
    The pop star shared an informational video, made by digital creator Mikhaila Markham, on his Instagram that points out how the city of Memphis — known as the home of Elvis Presley and shaped by its influential blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll music — is also on top of the Memphis Sand Aquifer, a water source near the Mississip
  • Executives Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles Remember DMX & Reveal How He Helped Save Def Jam

    Executives Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles Remember DMX & Reveal How He Helped Save Def Jam
    This month, Ruff Ryders legend DMX passed away after experiencing a heart attack triggered by a drug overdose. He was 50.
    Before he morphed into a perennial powerhouse for East Coast rap in the late 1990s, X was a scrappy twenty-something rapper yearning for an opportunity to spar alongside the elites. He was already a proven brawler on the battle circuit after his matchup with a burgeoning MC in Jay-Z. Now X hoped to find a home for his unique skill set. Enter Def Jam Records. 
    A hung
  • Hurting From iOS Changes, Instagram Reels Starts Running Ads In Its Feeds

    Hurting From iOS Changes, Instagram Reels Starts Running Ads In Its Feeds
    Instagram is testing ads in the Reels feed in several markets before a global roll-out. Facebook is still pivoting its ad delivery strategy with the privacy changes made to iOS. That includes loading up Instagram, and the Instagram Reels feed with ads. These new ads will start appearing in India, Brazil, Germany, and Australia for […]
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  • Hurting From iOS Changes, Instagram Reels Getting Ads in Feed

    Hurting From iOS Changes, Instagram Reels Getting Ads in Feed
    Instagram is testing ads in the Reels feed in several markets before a global roll-out. Facebook is still pivoting its ad delivery strategy with the privacy changes made to iOS. That includes loading up Instagram, and the Instagram Reels feed with ads. These new ads will start appearing in India, Brazil, Germany, and Australia for […]
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  • Publishing Briefs: SMP Signs Supah Mario, Pulse & Unrestricted Partner with Arketek for 8ae Deal

    Publishing Briefs: SMP Signs Supah Mario, Pulse & Unrestricted Partner with Arketek for 8ae Deal
    Sony Music Publishing (SMP) signed hip-hop songwriter, producer and beatmaker Supah Mario to a global co-publishing deal, covering some of his most recent hits.
    After producing hits for Drake, Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert amongst others, the South Carolina native is quickly becoming an in-demand producer within the hip-hop industry. Last month, he reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for his production work on Drake’s “What’s Next.”
    “Although my God-given tale
  • In Conversation With H.E.R.: Why Black-Asian Solidarity ‘Is So Important’

    In Conversation With H.E.R.: Why Black-Asian Solidarity ‘Is So Important’
    Five days before the 93rd Academy Awards, Oscar-nominee H.E.R. is chatting with Billboard about how to make rice. “My mom definitely taught me the trick of how to make the rice,” she exclaims when asked if she knew the foolproof Filipino trick of how to measure the water in the pot — ensuring the perfect batch every time.
    On March 14, H.E.R. — who is half-Filipino — won song of the year for the powerful single “I Can’t Breathe” at this year’s
  • Orville Peck’s signature mask has now been turned into a collectable ring

    Orville Peck’s signature mask has now been turned into a collectable ring
    Orville Peck’s signature mask has now been turned into a collectable ring.READ MORE: Orville Peck – “That’s the beauty of that age of country music that inspires me – these heightened versions of yourself”Peck has teamed up with accessories designer Pamela Love on the special ring which has been inspired by his signature fringed masks.
    As reported on Billboard, the ring was first released as a limited-edition back in 2019 but is now back in stock and avai
  • Soulja Boy Tell’em & Tayc Lead Triller Charts

    Soulja Boy Tell’em & Tayc Lead Triller Charts
    Soulja Boy Tell’em is back at No. 1 on a Billboard chart, vaulting to No. 1 on the Top Triller U.S. tally with “She Make It Clap.”
    The Top Triller U.S. and Top Triller Global charts highlight the biggest songs on Triller based on a formula blending the amount of views of videos containing a respective songs, the level of engagement with those videos and the raw total of videos uploaded featuring each song, according to Triller. Data for the charts is represented on a Friday-Thu

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