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  1. Boston Calling Brings (Some) Local Bands, Sam Adams, and Hometown Pride

    May 21, 2014 12:32 PM EDT When Brian Appel announced the inaugural Boston Calling music festival last spring, the reaction was, “great idea, great lineup, terrible location,” he says. The former director of marketing at local radio station WFNX and now-defunct alt-weekly ...

  2. Grammys Garner Record Social Mentions In 2014, Lorde Most Discussed on Twitter

    January 30, 2014 3:15 PM EST This year's Grammy Awards pulled in 34 million social media interactions on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter, making the Jan. 26 show television's biggest social event of the season so far. The 2013 Grammy event, by comparison, dr ...

  3. Morning Fix: Weddings, Robots, Beatles: Complete Grammy Awards Coverage; Nick Cave Doc, Stuart Murdoch Win at Sundance; Power 100 Video Interviews with Joe Smith, Rob Light

    January 27, 2014 8:38 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE THE 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS RECAP: WEDDINGS, FRENCH ROBOTS, PAUL & RINGO At a Grammy ceremony that may be forever known for a marriage ceremony with 33 couples presided over by Queen Latifah and Mado ...

  4. Lorde Signs $2.5 Million Deal with Songs Music Publishing: Inside the Lengthy Bidding War

    November 12, 2013 7:53 PM EST Lorde has signed with Songs Music Publishing in a worldwide deal that includes her debut EP, “The Love Club,” top-selling full-length “Pure Heroine” and future recordings. The deal, which is worth $2.5 million, according to a person familiar ...

  5. Lorde's 'Royals' Crowns Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    October 21, 2013 1:24 PM EDT Lorde lifts 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 chart with "Royals." With the coronation, the 16-year-old New Zealander continues her rapid rise with her breakthrough hit.   (Charts will refresh on Billboard.com ...

  6. Chart Moves: Badfinger's 'Baby Blue' Enters Hot Rock Songs; Paramore Scores A First; Justin Bieber Returns

    October 11, 2013 11:22 AM EDT As previously reported, Lorde's "Royals" leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. Who else are queens (and kings) on the Hot 100 and other song charts this week? -- Badfinger: In its first full week following the finale of A ...

  7. Morning Fix: Rough Trade Store to Open in NYC; White House Postpones 'Musica Latina'; Restructuring at Rhapsody

    September 17, 2013 6:00 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE EXCLUSIVE: ROUGH TRADE WILL OPEN FLAGSHIP STORE NOV. 25 IN NEW YORK Rough Trade, the iconic London music retailer that spawned Rough Trade Records and served as a cradle for post-punk music in the ...

  8. Tom Windish on Signing 16-Year-Old Lorde To the Windish Agency: 'She Keeps Getting Bigger Every Day'

    August 28, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Tom Windish, the president of boutique booking agency the Windish Agency, was among numerous talent firms competing to sign the highly buzzed-about 16-year-old New Zealand singer Lorde. “At the time, I think there were a few other agencies sniff ...

  9. Chart Moves: Lorde's 'Love' Rises, Cody Simpson Surges, the Supremes Return to Billboard 200

    August 16, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the Civil Wars snared its first No. 1 album as its self-titled set bowed in the top slot. The release sold 116,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of four debuts i ...

  10. Bubbling Under: Lorde Leaps Onto U.S. Radio

    June 14, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Lorde, Guinevere, Jonathan Thulin and Bonka .   Sixteen-year-old Lorde (nee Ella ...