Chris Brown appeared on Hot 97's "Ebro in the Morning" for a lengthy interview, touching on his past struggles with drugs, his relationship with Rihanna, his reconcilation with Drake, and a possible dance-off with Usher. It's the first time Brown's sat down on the show. Here's what we learned.
Gia Giudice, daughter of jail-bound Teresa and Joe Giudice of Real Housewives of New Jersey, released a music video this week with some friends to Britney Spears' hit "Circus" -- a particularly apropos first choice, given the lyrics: "All eyes on me, in the center of the ring, just like a circus."
For decades, composers needed to pick their medium: film or television. Today, in many ways, the independent film and high-end TV composer communities are more or less the same. A group of composers will discuss this phenomenon at BMI's panel "The Blurred Line Between Film and Television" at the Billboard + Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference.
On Nov. 1, 1894, Billboard published its first issue … one that's vastly different from today's magazine (and Billboard's expanded platforms). The premiere issue wasn't even focused on the music industry: Billboard's eventual trademark concentration on music, and, of course, charts, would develop over decades.
With one more Black Sabbath album and tour on the drawing board, Ozzy Osbourne is also planning a return to his solo career and sees the new "Memoirs of a Madman" compilation as a "bridge" between the two.