Teresa and Gia Giudice

Teresa Giudice's Daughter Gia Releases Music Video for Britney Spears' 'Circus'

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."
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Billboard/THR Conference Panel to Address 'Blurred Line' Between Film & TV Music

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.
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The First Billboard: All That Was 'New, Bright and Interesting on the Boards'

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.
Def Leppard on Performing Without Vivian Campbell, Making a 'Big Push' in 2015

Def Leppard on Performing Without Vivian Campbell, Making a 'Big Push' in 2015

After a successful summer tour with Kiss, Def Leppard gets back on the horse for a one-off show Saturday in Rancho Mirage, Calif., which will be slightly odd for the group, since Vivian Campbell -- currently getting treatments as he continues to battle cancer -- sits out, with Steve Brown filling in for the moment. But frontman Joe Elliott tells Billboard it's important for the band t honor the commitment.

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