One Direction, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry lead the list of winners at Billboard's 11th annual Touring Awards, held Thursday (Nov. 20) at New York's Edison Ballroom. 1D took home the awards for Top Draw and Top Tour, with grosses in excess of $290 million, and the band's management firm Modest! received the prize for Top Manager.
G-Dragon and Taeyang are K-pop's only male soloists with Billboard 200 chart entries and now the superstars come together for a new single. Written and arranged by G-Dragon, "Good Boy" showcases the BIGBANG members' skills in a big, booming package.
Puerto Rican rappers Calle 13, pop star Enrique Iglesias and Mexican songstress Lila Downs took home trophies during the 2014 Latin Grammys pre-telecast in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand moments before President Obama addressed the country about immigration.
2014 has been a banner year for Cole Swindell. Between his own singles "Chillin' It" and "I Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," as well as writing such hits as "Roller Coaster" for Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett's "Get Me Some Of That," Swindell has seen some of his biggest dreams come true.