An eventful day at the Vans Warped tour stop Wednesday in Nashville at the Fairgrounds saw storms force two evacuations, plus another storm of controversy over the performance of Jake Mcelfresh, who performs as Front Porch Step.
Rihanna pulled no punches on her highly anticipated video for the single "Bitch Better Have My Money" -- literally. The video, a pulpy story of Rihanna taking (occasionally bloody) revenge on a man who took her money, was co-directed by Megaforce, a quartet of French filmmakers who've previously masterminded videos for everyone from Kid Cudi to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
K-pop fans know companies try to distance themselves from completion by dropping releases throughout the week, but last week saw four major players all go head-to-head with AOA, Teen Top, BTS and Sistar all releasing new material.
When the Source Awards are handed out Sept. 29 in Nashville, Sally Williams, who is one of this year’s seven honorees, will be recognized for her role with one of the nation’s iconic live venues. She spoke to Billboard about the task of keeping the Ryman vibrant.