K. Michelle Debuts at No. 1 on R&B Albums

K. Michelle Debuts at No. 1 on R&B Albums

R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle returns to the top of R&B Albums with her sophomore studio set Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?, arriving with 84,000 sold in the week ending Dec. 14, according to Nielsen Music. It’s the best sales week ever for Michelle, and her second No. 1 following her debut album Rebellious Soul (72,000 in its opening frame, and her previous best sales week).
Koa, 'All of My Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

Koa, 'All of My Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

Though Iggy Azalea (a.k.a. Igloo Australia) was probably the most-talked about Aussie in music this year, 2014 was also good for the more under-the-radar electro-pop and dance of Sydney-based record label, management and booking agency, and publisher Future Classic. Many of this year's buzzing indie artists -- Chet Faker, Flight Facilities, Panama, Cashmere Cat, Jagwar Ma -- belong to Future Classic.
The Country Music Industry in 2014: Garth's Return, Taylor's Exit

The Country Music Industry in 2014: Garth's Return, Taylor's Exit

With country music at a peak in popularity, the comings and goings in the format seemed more crucial than ever. And there were plenty -- Garth Brooks came back, George Strait decided it was time to go, two guys from a different era came out, and a few stars chose to go out. On the road. In stadiums.
HIM

Exclusive: HIM Premieres 'Stigmata Diaboli,' Remastered for New Box Set

On Dec, 23, the long-running Finnish rock band will release a limited edition box set called "Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03." Amongst all the goodies inside, the main attraction is their rare 1996 EP "666 Ways To Love: Prologue" on 180 gram heavy weight vinyl for the first time ever. Billboard is premiering the newly remastered version of its opening track.
Reese

Atlanta's Top 8 New Rappers

Atlanta is home to a constantly rising number of up-and-coming acts -- it's a powder keg of talent waiting to blow.
Drake at Raptors 2014 Playoff

Drake on 'Drake Night': 'My Goal Is to Stay With the Raptors as Long as They'll Have Me'

The Raptors “Drake Night” couldn’t have gone any better last night at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre when the NBA team took on the Brooklyn Nets for the first time since the U.S. team knocked them out of the first-round playoffs this spring in Game 7 by just one point. Rap superstar Drake, the Raptors’ “global ambassador” since Sept. 2013, was there courtside, jumping in excitement when the game ended in a 105-89 win.

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