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  1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Don Henley's 'End Of The Innocence' Begins

    July 14, 2014 8:05 AM EDT Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history July 14, 1990 "Holding you I, held everything. For a moment, wasn't I the king?" Garth Brooks sings in "The Dance,&quo ...

  2. Will.i.am Celebrates 'Birthday' No. 1 in U.K., Ed Sheeran's 'X' Retains Albums Crown

    July 14, 2014 5:52 AM EDT will.i.am has landed his fifth U.K. No. 1 single as headline artist and tenth overall. “It’s My Birthday” (Interscope/Universal), featuring Cody Wise, arrived at the summit yesterday (July 13), as Ed Sheeran began a third week atop the album chart ...

  3. Justice Crew’s Australian Record-Breaking Chart Reign Ends

    July 14, 2014 4:11 AM EDT Justice Crew’s record-breaking run at the top of the Australian singles chart with “Que Sera” has been halted at nine weeks by Joel and Benji Madden. The Madden brothers’ “We Are Done” (Capitol/EMI) climbed into the top spot on the latest chart, p ...

  4. Megan Washington Wins Settlement With Qantas

    July 14, 2014 1:55 AM EDT Megan Washington has landed a "significant sum" from Australia’s Qantas after she argued the airline had used one of her performances without permission. The singer-songwriter had performed the carrier’s theme song “I Still Call Australi ...

  5. SBS Executive Jesus Salas Says Singer’s Sexual Assault Lawsuit Claims are 'False' (Exclusive)

    July 13, 2014 9:48 PM EDT Up-and-coming Latin pop singer Katherine Alexander accused a high-ranking SBS executive that managed her career of sexual assault and withholding compensation. The Miami-based entertainer alleged in a lawsuit that Jesus Salas threatened and sexual ...

  6. Chart Moves: Jake Owen, Usher, Shakira Score New No. 1s; Florida Georgia Line Debuts

    July 13, 2014 4:41 PM EDT As previously reported , Iggy Azalea spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, and Maroon 5 reaches the top 10 as "Maps" moves 13-9. Who else courses up the Billboard song chart ...

  7. Neil Young & Crazy Horse Tel Aviv Concert Canceled Over Security Crisis

    July 13, 2014 3:50 PM EDT Neil Young & Crazy Horse have canceled their concert at Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on July 17 because of the current security crisis in the region, according to a statement from Warner Bros. Records. "It is with heavy hearts and deep sadnes ...

  8. Shakira Delivers Winning Performance at World Cup Closing Ceremony

    July 13, 2014 2:45 PM EDT In a winning World Cup closing show joyful enough to cheer up Brazilian fans mourning the performance of their national team, Shakira came onto the stadium field in Rio singing “Dare (La,La,La).” Video for World Cup Anthem 'Dar um Jeito (We W ...

  9. Tween Rockers Unlocking the Truth Sign Seven-Figure Deal with Sony (Report)

    July 13, 2014 2:30 PM EDT Brooklyn-based tween rock band Unlocking the Truth has reportedly signed a seven-figure album deal with Sony. Unlocking the Truth — comprising 13-year-old guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, bassist Alec Atkins (13) and drummer Jarad Dawkin (12) — made ...

  10. Tommy Ramone, Mysterious Heart of the Ramones, Remembered by Robert Christgau

    July 13, 2014 2:07 PM EDT It's shocking that all four original Ramones are now dead – but it's also shocking that only one member of this archetypal rock band suffered rock's archetypal death by excess. Dee Dee OD'd, but it was cancer that took singer ...

  11. Ex-'Opie & Anthony' Host Won't Apologize For Rant

    July 13, 2014 2:00 PM EDT Radio talk show host Anthony Cumia is offering no apologies for what satellite radio company SiriusXM called a hate-filled Twitter rant that got him fired. The former co-host of the "Opie & Anthony" show was let go July 3 after tweet ...

  12. Dept. of Justice Sends Doc Requests, Investigating UMPG, Sony/ATV, BMI and ASCAP Over Possible 'Coordination'

    July 13, 2014 11:51 AM EDT The Department of Justice is investigating major publishing companies, and is rumored to be looking into possible behind-the-scenes coordination between the companies. The Department of Justice has sent out CIDs (Civil Investigative Demand for D ...

  13. Tommy Ramone’s Death: The Music World Reacts on Twitter

    July 12, 2014 10:58 AM EDT As news broke of Ramones drummer and last surviving founding member Tommy Ramone’s death on Friday at the age of 65, the music world paid tribute via social media. Tommy Ramone, Ramones Drummer, Dies at 65 Tommy Ramone, born Erdelyi Tamas in 1949, ...

  14. Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies at 65

    July 12, 2014 2:09 AM EDT Born Erdelyi Tamas, he would go on to work as a producer after leaving the influential band. Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of the groundbreaking punk band The Ramones, has died. He was 65. The Ramones official Twitter account an ...

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