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  1. Lecrae Leads Busy Week for New Album Releases

    September 12, 2014 9:41 PM EDT Rapper Lecrae is not only aiming to nab his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 next week with Anomaly , but his album could be one of up to eight debuts in the top 10. Christian Rapper Lecrae on Hip-Hop's 'Inconsistency' & Ferguson Industry sources forecast his album ...

  2. One Music Fest Executives Talk Talent Scouting & Future of the Brand

    September 12, 2014 5:15 PM EDT all types of music together, be it hip-hop, rock, soul or reggae. Anything progressive and anything ...

  3. Exclusive: Guy Oseary on U2's $100 Million Deal With Apple, And What's Next for the Group

    September 12, 2014 10:30 AM EDT someone in their collection only has hip-hop, and yet maybe someone only has country artists, or someone ...

  4. 4 A Cappella Groups to Watch

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Beelzebubs The Tufts University alums harmonized behind Darren Criss as The Warblers on Glee , and regularly win awards for their live and studio albums. 2. Home Free The country-leaning quartet won the fourth season of  The Sing-Off with a selection of Nashville hits and American standards. ...

  5. Style: Hip-Hop Pillows for '90s Heads

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Those feeling pangs of nostalgia thanks to the 20th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G. 's seminal Ready to Die can find comfort -- literally -- in the brand Undrcrwn. The men's streetwear label, which counts Jay Z and Rihanna as fans -- ...

  6. Can Lecrae's 'Anomaly' Save Hip-Hop's Soul?

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT aspects that are not, for whatever reason, within hip-hop culture," he continues. "It's ...

  7. 40 Under 40 2104: Live Power Players

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT OMAR AL-JOULANI, 36 SENIOR VP NORTH AMERICAN TOURING, LIVE NATION Though he's a life-long rock fan (a 1998 Foo Fighters/Green Day show in Ottawa, Ontario, made him want to get into the business) Omar Al-joulani has engineered huge EDM and hip-hop milestones like Swedish House Mafia's ...

  8. 40 Under 40 2014: Label Power Players

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Award for new artist in three of the last four years, as the company has ex­pand­ed into events, ...

  9. 40 Under 40 2014: Media Power Players

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT PRESIDENT, DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS When the American Music Awards drew 14 million viewers last November, its ...

  10. Album Review: Jason Moran, 'All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller'

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Those searching for the ­nostalgia of Fats Waller's recordings won't find it in pianist Jason Moran's ninth album on Blue Note, All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller . Instead, the set incorporates Moran touchstones like R&B, hip-hop and funk into a loose tribute-cum-dance-party ...

  11. 'The Last Five Years' Starring Anna Kendrick & Jeremy Jordan: Musical to Movie in 13 Years

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT several Tony Award-winning shows, including this year's winner, A Gentleman's Guide to Love ...

  12. Meet the Lawyer Claiming He Was Tricked Into Selling Grammy Tickets

    September 11, 2014 6:26 PM EDT Award tickets -- full of conditions against resale he knew about -- and potentially become a partner ...

  13. Chris Brown Rebounds on Social 50 Chart

    September 11, 2014 6:11 PM EDT Angeles-based electronic hip-hop/jazz fusion specialist Flying Lotus gets his first entry after generating ...

  14. CMA Noms Lift Miranda Lambert's 'Platinum' Back to No. 1

    September 11, 2014 5:45 PM EDT Leading all acts with nine nominations for the 2014 CMA Awards (announced Sept. 3), Miranda Lambert flies 7-1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with Platinum . With Greatest Gainer honors, the set scores a sixth week at No. 1 with a 94 percent blast to 17,000 sold, according ...

  15. Gloria Estefan Tribute Planned at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    September 11, 2014 5:23 PM EDT Pérez Botija . Nazario's career spans more than 30 years and includes many awards, including a Drama Desk Award nomination for The Capeman on Broadway, which was written by Paul Simon . Secada has ...

  16. Did Kanye West Dash to the Hospital in Australia?

    September 11, 2014 1:59 AM EDT Reps for Kanye West have no comment on claims that the rapper made an emergency hospital visit while on tour in Australia.  According to various published reports, the 37-year-old was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday just hours before his final ...

  17. Vince Gill to Receive BMI Icon Award

    September 10, 2014 9:18 PM EDT Vince Gill will receive an all-star tribute this November at the 62nd annual BMI Country Awards. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin Return to 'Bakersfield' With Expanded Edition The Nov. 4 event at BMI's Nashville headquarters will include a presentation of the BMI Icon award, which has previously ...

  18. 'Fashion Rocks' a Ratings Flop: What Didn't Work & What's Next

    September 10, 2014 6:05 PM EDT For reference, January's Grammy Awards drew a record social media audience of 34 million interactions. A CBS ...

  19. Meghan Trainor Tops Hot 100 With 'All About That Bass'

    September 10, 2014 1:31 PM EDT 11 percent). It logs a third week at No. 1 on both Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Rap Songs. Minaj ...

  20. Maroon 5 Tops Billboard 200 With 'V'

    September 10, 2014 11:00 AM EDT enters at No. 1 on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Rap Albums chart. Jeezy's last ...

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