In July it was DonutGate, in which the 22-year-old chart-topper Ariana Grande was caught on a security camera at Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, Calif., covertly licking a few pastries while loudly disparaging obese people and America to her new boyfriend, backup dancer Ricky Alvarez. Naturally the video went viral, spawning a gazillion posts and tweets, appearance cancellations and apologies (one non-apology, one groveling apology), and no doubt outperforming news of global wars and climate disasters in the daily clickbait race.
Still riding high off their international hit "Hero" appearing in Richard Linklater's landmark film Boyhood, Family of the Year are back with the "Make You Mine" video, which Billboard is exclusively premiering today.
Fresh off the success of his latest album, Wildheart, Miguel dropped a short film comprising three videos for album tracks "…goingtohell,” “Coffee” and “NWA” called Wildheart Chapter 1: Find What You Love And Let It Kill You.
Jorge Mejía, Sony ATV Music Publishing’s EVP for U.S. Latin and Latin America is a classical pianist and celebrated the release of his “Preludes” album with a performance at recording studio Art House in Miami.
Standing in front of artwork depicting Manhattan as a yellow submarine and John Lennon as the pilot displaying the peace sign, Yoko Ono joined Bono and other guests to honor her late husband Wednesday.
When Jake McElfresh, the emo singer-songwriter known as Front Porch Step, took the Vans Warped Tour’s acoustic basement stage on July 1 for an unannounced performance, hecklers greeted him. “Go rape some little girls!” someone shouted in the Fairgrounds Nashville audience. “F— you, asshole!” yelled another voice, as seven security guards stood watch.