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  1. Ray Columbus, New Zealand Music Legend, Dies at 74

    November 28, 2016 11:46 PM EST and TV star is remembered as NZ's first rock star. He entered the history books as the market's ...

  2. Tony-Winning Actor Fritz Weaver Dies at 90

    November 28, 2016 3:16 PM EST in the play Child's Play and earned an Emmy Award nomination in 1978 as the patriarch of a Jewish family ...

  3. Composer Hans Zimmer on Performing His First Concerts in the U.S. and 'Breaking the Image of the Pretentious German Composer'

    November 28, 2016 10:00 AM EST sold out as Zimmer and a 70-piece orchestra revisited music from his 30-decade career, including ...

  4. Raising Reggae's Sails: Damian Marley's Welcome to Jamrock Cruise Grows Into Genre's Premiere Event

    November 23, 2016 2:02 PM EST Damian's 2006 Grammy Award-winner  Welcome to Jamrock, this year’s Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise, held Nov. 14-19, presented more than 25 artists spanning over 50 years of Jamaican music. Featured acts ...

  5. How Grammy Winner Rhymefest Sacrificed Fame to Help Chicago Kids

    November 23, 2016 11:58 AM EST in music and community work have often seemed frustratingly at odds. That he has stayed on the South Side ...

  6. Billboard's 2016 A&R Power Players List Revealed

    November 22, 2016 10:11 AM EST ­basement studio or some club trying to make it," says Jeremy Vuernick , vp A&R at Capitol Music ...

  7. James Corden to Host 2017 Grammy Awards

    November 22, 2016 9:43 AM EST musical theater and has made his singing-with-the-stars "Carpool Karaoke" segment into a viral ...

  8. American Music Awards 2016: Dick Clark Productions and SiriusXM Collaborate for Radio Content

    November 15, 2016 10:00 AM EST productions, in a statement. "We are excited to join forces with the American Music Awards to present ...

  9. Bon Jovi's 'Home' Settles in at No. 1 in Australia

    November 14, 2016 5:38 AM EST entire back catalogue return to the albums chart ahead of next Wednesday’s (Nov. 23) ARIA Awards ...

  10. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Country Music Sales Surge Post-CMAs, 'Stranger Things' Returns After Vinyl Release

    November 11, 2016 8:35 AM EST - No. 12 — Country albums make headway on the chart, thanks to exposure from the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards on Nov. 2. Performer and nominee Keith Urban climbs 31-12 with his album Ripcord ...

  11. Republic Records Teams Up With Lee Daniels & Fox on Music for New Series 'Star': Exclusive

    November 10, 2016 5:00 PM EST Award-winning director Lee Daniels isn't resting on his laurels. The acclaimed producer and The Whole Truth writer Tom Donaghy are set to helm a new Fox drama called Star , with musical direction from Republic Records and CEO Monte Lipman. Star centers on three talented female musicians who look to music ...

  12. Brit Awards Announce Voting Panel Shake-Up After #BritsSoWhite Controversy

    November 07, 2016 10:42 AM EST of the Brit Awards, replacing British TV personalities Ant and Dec. Organizers are yet to confirm if Buble ...

  13. CMA Awards Producer on 'Welcoming a New Friend & Welcoming Back an Old One' in Beyonce & Dixie Chicks

    November 04, 2016 8:45 PM EDT with that. And it was the highest Wednesday for ABC since last year’s CMA Awards. But what I kept ...

  14. It's Official: Dick Clark Productions Sells to China's Wanda Group

    November 03, 2016 8:42 PM EDT company behind awards shows including the Golden Globe Awards, as well as several members of the Hollywood ...

  15. Billboard's Latin Power Players List Revealed

    November 03, 2016 3:55 PM EDT In the past three years, Verde hasn’t just scooped up most of Latin music’s current hitmakers (year-to-date ...

  16. NASCAR's Phil Metz on the Busy Intersection of Music & Auto Racing

    November 03, 2016 9:58 AM EDT music involvement, Metz has brought others in as well: Between its races -- like its biggest, the Daytona 500, which drew 14.1 million TV viewers in February -- and “off-track” events like its Sprint Car ...

  17. The CMA Awards' Golden Anniversary: 50 Years, 50 Highlights

    November 01, 2016 2:04 PM EDT Auditorium, the same venue where he shoots his ABC-TV series The Johnny Cash Show . • 1970 — “Okie From ...

  18. Viacom Names Bob Bakish Acting CEO

    October 31, 2016 5:00 PM EDT year. The global assets now include 200 TV channels reaching 3.9 billion subscribers and international ...

  19. Zaha Hadid Unveiled as Designer of 2017 Brit Awards Statue

    October 31, 2016 10:13 AM EDT this year following a heart attack, has been unveiled as the designer of the 2017 Brit Awards Statue -- the ...

  20. Where Music & Video Games Meet: EA's Music Chief on Pairing Country With 'Madden' & Radiohead With 'FIFA'

    October 21, 2016 12:47 PM EDT Electronic Arts’ worldwide executive and president of music ping-pongs across multiple time zones visiting the company’s campuses — in Sweden, London, Texas, Canada and other locations — and finding untapped music ...

  21. Kiel Berry Joins Viacom Labs to Help Find a Way to Find Millennials

    October 20, 2016 2:15 PM EDT the band to express themselves creatively in all types of different industries, including music." he tells Billboard . "Just like music artists had to find a way to talk to their fans outside of just the recorded music, TV is now in a place where there is a broadening in the definition of what the TV business ...

  22. 40 Under 40: Music's Top Young Power Players Revealed

    October 20, 2016 9:55 AM EDT Entertainment Executes Beyoncé's vision: The New York University Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music ...

  23. Musical.ly's Teenage Revolution: How the Trend-Setting Lip-Sync App Is Changing the Music Industry

    October 20, 2016 9:00 AM EDT never heard of: Musical.ly, a video-based social media platform that tens of millions of kids worldwide ...

  24. A$AP Rocky, Jennifer Hudson to Star in New Film' 'Monster'

    October 07, 2016 9:53 PM EDT in the film's music. Bron Studios is in theaters this weekend with Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation and will soon release Denzel Washington’s awards contender Fences , out Dec. 16. This story was originally ...

  25. Michael Bublé to Host 2017 Brit Awards

    October 07, 2016 10:49 AM EDT Michael Bublé is to host the 2017 Brit Awards, the U.K.'s biggest awards show, due ...

  26. From Rihanna to Paul Simon: Who Has the Most to Gain (And Lose) at 2017 Grammys?

    October 06, 2016 3:35 PM EDT for awards? UPSHOT: The late David Bowie may get an album of the year nod; Simon has a shot, too. ...

  27. How the Grammys Are Coping With Cord-Cutting Millennials & Lower Ratings

    October 06, 2016 1:30 PM EDT viewers is nothing compared with the one waged by the MTV Video Music Awards. In just six years, linear ...

  28. Grammys 2017: Everything You Need to Know About the Battle for the Big 4 Awards

    October 06, 2016 1:30 PM EDT Two words: Adele and Beyoncé . As awards show ratings plummet and viral moments ...

  29. Marilyn Denis, Stalwart of Canadian TV and Radio, to Receive Allan Waters Lifetime Achievement Award

    October 05, 2016 5:19 PM EDT one of the co-founders of CHUM Ltd. In 1954, a legendary radio and TV conglomerate whose assets were ...

  30. Oscar Brand, 'Folksong Festival' Radio Host, Dies at 96

    October 01, 2016 5:16 PM EDT Yeager said. He also recorded some 100 albums, wrote eight books, created TV shows, composed Broadway ...

  31. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: The Weeknd's Back in the Top 40, George Carlin Returns to Chart After Nearly 32 Years

    September 29, 2016 10:04 PM EDT certified the set at 10 million units earned -- the company’s diamond award. Only 31 albums have sold 9 million copies since Nielsen started electronically tracking music purchases in 1991. Adele is one of just ...

  32. Anitta Signs With William Morris Endeavor

    September 29, 2016 6:04 AM EDT singer in all areas outside of her home country, for music, film, television and book opportunities. ...

  33. LP's 'Lost on You' Finds Unexpected Success in Greece, Launching a European Hit

    September 23, 2016 7:25 PM EDT to Nielsen Music, missing all Billboard charts. But in a stunning turn of events, the Cradle of Western ...

  34. Ten Years in the Making: Could Machel Montano's 'Bazodee' Be Soca's 'Purple Rain'?

    September 21, 2016 11:55 AM EDT musical based on Montano's songs. Montano's Lee De Leon, an Afro-Trinidadian soca singer, ...

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