A-Trak to Join Emerging Markets Panel at Billboard Touring Conference

Electronic dance music artist/producer A-Trak will join a team of live music professionals to discuss the growth of emerging international markets as fertile ground for touring artists at the 13th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 9-10 at the SLS Beverly Hills in Los Angeles.
Grand Ole Opry in Nashville during the Opry's 75th anniversary.

Grand Ole Opry Opening Venue in New York

Opry City Stage is slated to open around April 2017, and will feature retail space, a listening room and private event space, a bar and a restaurant.
Bob Dylan performs in 2012

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize Boosts Streams By 53% & 'Essential' Album Debuts

On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Bob Dylan's "The Essential Bob Dylan" debuts (his 68th charting album) following the announcement of his selection as the recipient of the Nobel Prize award for literature, Gucci Mane becomes the second artist to chart a streaming-exclusive album on the Billboard 200 with "Woptober," Phil Collins' new greatest hits package "The Singles" debuts, and Beastie Boys' "Licensed To Ill" returns thanks to a 30th anniversary vinyl reissue.