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  1. Linkin Park's U.S. Music Sales Rise 5,332% After Death of Chester Bennington

    July 21, 2017 10:20 PM EDT Three of the band's albums are on track to re-enter the Billboard 200 chart. In the wake of Chester Bennington's death on Thursday (July 20), sales of his band Linkin Park ’s music grew tremendously, according to Nielsen Music. Based on ...

  2. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' Tracks Surpass 1 Billion U.S. Streams

    July 21, 2017 9:42 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated July 29), JAY-Z scored his 14th No. 1 , as 4:44 debuted in the top slot with 262,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending July 13, according to Nielsen Music. Also in the top 10, rapper 2 ...

  3. Linkin Park Cancels Tour After Death of Chester Bennington

    July 21, 2017 6:05 PM EDT Linkin Park has canceled its upcoming tour, Live Nation has confirmed. The news comes just a day after the passing of Chester Bennington, the band's vocalist, who died by hanging. "We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of ...

  4. From The Beatles to JAY-Z & Beyond: Artists With the Most No. 1 Albums on the Billboard 200 Chart

    July 21, 2017 5:20 PM EDT There are The Beatles … and then there’s everybody else. The Fab Four has racked up a record 19 No. 1 albums on the 61-year-old Billboard 200 chart. The group dominates as the act with the most chart-toppers in the history of the tally -- ahead of ...

  5. Fan Starts Petition to Rename Santa Monica's Lincoln Park in Honor of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

    July 21, 2017 4:41 PM EDT A new online petition aims to rename Santa Monica's Lincoln Park -- after which Linkin Park is named -- in honor of the band's frontman Chester Bennington , who committed suicide Thursday (July 20). And it's already racking up more ...

  6. Anthony Scaramucci Is a Little Monster? A Glimpse Into New Trump Communications Director's Musical Tastes

    July 21, 2017 3:35 PM EDT Donald Trump may have just brought a Little Monster into the White House. That would be Anthony Scaramucci, the wealthy financier Trump named his new communications director on Friday (July 21), an announcement that was followed by press secretary ...

  7. JAY-Z Forgoes Up To $1 Million Weekly As He Keeps '4:44' Off Spotify

    July 21, 2017 3:11 PM EDT What does one of the world’s richest hip-hop artists stand to lose by continuing to withhold his latest release from the world’s dominant music streaming service? JAY-Z is likely foregoing weekly payments of hundreds of thousands of dollars -- pot ...

  8. Chester Bennington Died by Hanging, Coroner Confirms

    July 21, 2017 2:38 PM EDT The Los Angeles County coroner confirmed Friday (July 21) that Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died by hanging. Coroner's office spokesman Ed Winter says the 41-year-old rocker hanged himself from a bedroom door in his home near Los A ...

  9. Anna Tsuchiya Will Celebrate 15th Anniversary With Concerts in Japan

    July 21, 2017 2:32 PM EDT Anna Tsuchiya will celebrate 15 years as a singer in November with two special shows called Colors at the Blue Note Tokyo and Nagoya in Japan. Tsuchiya began her career in showbiz as a model and actress and is perhaps best known in the U.S. for he ...

  10. Vice Media Lays Off At Least 60 Employees Amid Video Expansion

    July 21, 2017 2:29 PM EDT The cuts, which are impacting about 2 percent of Vice's 3,000 person staff, comes as the company grows its video operations internationally. Vice Media is laying off at least 60 employees as it focuses on expanding its video operations intern ...

  11. Jay Park Signs With Roc Nation: 'This Is a Win for Asian Americans'

    July 21, 2017 1:45 PM EDT Late Thursday night (July 20), Roc Nation announced on Twitter that it added Jay Park , a Korean-American hip-hop artist, to its roster. Park is a popular hip-hop artist in South Korea, where he is the co-CEO of AOMG, an independent record label t ...

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