HIM

Exclusive: HIM Premieres 'Stigmata Diaboli,' Remastered for New Box Set

On Dec, 23, the long-running Finnish rock band will release a limited edition box set called "Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03." Amongst all the goodies inside, the main attraction is their rare 1996 EP "666 Ways To Love: Prologue" on 180 gram heavy weight vinyl for the first time ever. Billboard is premiering the newly remastered version of its opening track.
Reese

Atlanta's Top 8 New Rappers

Atlanta is home to a constantly rising number of up-and-coming acts -- it's a powder keg of talent waiting to blow.
Drake

Drake on 'Drake Night': 'My Goal Is to Stay With the Raptors as Long as They'll Have Me'

The Raptors “Drake Night” couldn’t have gone any better last night at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre when the NBA team took on the Brooklyn Nets for the first time since the U.S. team knocked them out of the first-round playoffs this spring in Game 7 by just one point. Rap superstar Drake, the Raptors’ “global ambassador” since Sept. 2013, was there courtside, jumping in excitement when the game ended in a 105-89 win.
Kendrick Lamar XXL

XXL Magazine to Print Quarterly Issues

Townsquare Media has signaled that XXL Magazine, which it acquired earlier this year, will now publish print editions on a quarterly basis.
Best Song Bracket Battle 2014: Read Round 4 in our Year-End Pop Showdown!

Best Song Bracket Battle 2014: Read Round 4 in our Year-End Pop Showdown!

Welcome to BEST SONG BRACKET BATTLE 2014, Billboard.com's weeklong bracket-style tournament in which 64 of the year's biggest songs are placed against each other in head-to-head battles until one song emerges victorious! Each match-up is determined by the individual votes of a collection of music writers and critics, who have sounded off and helped us determine the collective choice for the strongest pop song of the year.
Watch Stephen Colbert Sell Michael Stipe at a NYC Yard Sale

Watch Stephen Colbert Sell Michael Stipe at a NYC Yard Sale

After nine years on TV, Stephen Colbert is retiring his blustering conservative alter ego Stephen Colbert on Thursday night. So with just hours to go before the end, Colbert rounded up all the junk he's collected over the years on his show and pawned it off at a New York City yard sale.

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