Julion Alvarez

Mexico's Spotify King: Julión Alvarez y su Norteño Band Leads Service's Year-End Lists in Mexico

Regional Mexican music dominated Spotify’s streaming charts in Mexico, with three banda acts coming in as the most-streamed in the country for the past year. Leading the fray was Julión Alvarez y su Norteño Banda, whose romantic banda songs have struck a huge chord. Following Alvarez in terms of total streams was Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, and at No 3, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de Rene Camacho. Slots 4 and five were taken by Maroon 5 and Enrique Iglesias, respectively.
New Order

New Order Respond To Ex-Bassist Peter Hook's Impending Royalty Suit

Following a preliminary hearing at London’s High Court, Hook has been cleared to take to his long-running royalties dispute to a full trial where he intends to sue his former bandmates -- frontman Bernard Sumner, drummer Stephen Morris and keyboardist Gillian Gilbert -- for lost earnings.
2 Chainz Wins $5 Million 'Thot' Lawsuit: Report

2 Chainz Wins $5 Million 'Thot' Lawsuit: Report

2 Chainz can cross off a $5 million lawsuit from his list of worries. In July, a woman named Christine Chisholm sued the Atlanta rapper for a hefty amount after he had called her a "thot" (an acronym for "that hoe over there") in a video from what appeared to be backstage at a show that went viral.