Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction

One Direction, Lionel Richie & Katy Perry Win at Billboard Touring Awards

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.
Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra Crowns Top Latin Albums

Top Latin Albums greets a new No. 1 as Juan Luis Guerra arrives with Todo Tiene Su Hora (6,000 copies sold in the week ending Nov. 16, according to Nielsen SoundScan). It's the third No. 1 set for the Dominican singer-songwriter. The new album's lead single, "Tus Besos," spends a fifth consecutive week atop Latin Airplay, making it his second-longest running No. 1 in his 25-year history on the chart ("Cuando Me Enamoro" led for 17 weeks in 2010). The track likewise tops Latin Pop Airplay for a second week.
Big K.R.I.T.

Big K.R.I.T. Claims No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Big K.R.I.T. scores his second No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with the entrance of Cadillactica, moving 44,000 in first week sales (his best week ever), according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 28-year old rapper last debuted atop the chart in 2012 with Live From The Underground (41,000 units).
Country Insiders Talk Touring Too Much & Finding the Next Luke Bryan

Country Insiders Talk Touring Too Much & Finding the Next Luke Bryan

Agents and managers working in the country field are predicting a record-breaking year for 2015, with more than 18 performers headlining venues with upward of 10,000 seats. But while superstars and baby bands from Nashville work their way across America, a few insiders have a caution flag at the ready.
President Barack Obama

Latin Grammys Pushed Back for Obama Immigration Address

Univision is delaying its telecast of the Latin Grammy Awards to show President Barack Obama's speech on immigration live on Thursday (Nov. 20), while ABC, CBS and NBC decided against covering it.
RiFF RAFF

Exclusive: RiFF RAFF Wants to Be the 'EDM Justin Bieber'

RiFF RAFF is going EDM. The eccentric Houston rapper confirms with Billboard that he'll be joining Golden Hare Management Group, home to rising tropical house artists Kygo and Thomas Jack.

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