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  1. Prince's Music Floods Australia's Charts as Beyoncé & Pink Land No. 1s

    May 03, 2016 3:46 AM EDT Beyoncé and Pink locked in No. 1s on Australia’s charts this week, but the national surveys are unmistakably tinged in the color purple as Prince makes impressive posthumous splashes. The late music genius has four sets in the Top 10 and no less t ...

  2. SoundCloud Launches Subscription Service in U.K. & Ireland

    May 02, 2016 9:22 PM EDT SoundCloud expanded its subscription service SoundCloud Go to the United Kingdom and Ireland on Monday (May 2).  The streaming service's expansion to the British Isles marks the company's first international foray with a paid model outsi ...

  3. T Bone Burnett Developing Animated Music Series With Gunpowder & Sky

    May 02, 2016 6:04 PM EDT T Bone Burnett is developing a new music series that will bring American icons including Elvis Presley and Louis Armstrong to life through animation.  The Grammy-winning producer has teamed with animator Drew Christie , music television producer B ...

  4. Remo Belli, Pioneer of Synthetic Drumheads, Dead at 88

    May 02, 2016 4:52 PM EDT Remo Belli , a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it become standard on kits across genres, has died in California. His death was announced in a statem ...

  5. Flosstradamus Launches Hi Def Youth Label With Party Thieves' 'Undrafted' EP

    May 02, 2016 4:46 PM EDT Flosstradamus  continues to expand their industry influence with the creation of their Hi Def Youth Label, another extension of the duo's HDYNATION movement.  Hi Def Youth’s first release is Party Thieves ’  Undrafted  EP, available May 13. T ...

  6. All 12 of Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Tracks Debut on Hot 100

    May 02, 2016 4:13 PM EDT As previously reported , Beyonce 's Lemonade soars onto the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated May 14), taking the No. 1 spot with 653,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 28, according to Nielsen Music. The set also crowns the ...

  7. Prince's 'Purple Rain' Is Week's Top-Selling Song Again, as Eight of His Hits Chart on Hot 100

    May 02, 2016 3:30 PM EDT Following a full tracking week after Prince 's death on April 21, several of his classics grace the Billboard Hot 100 , Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and even Hot Rock Songs charts (dated May 14). (This week's charts will post tomorrow, May ...

  8. Buenos Aires Nightclub Debate Rages After Music Festival Deaths

    May 02, 2016 3:30 PM EDT Buenos Aires judge Roberto Gallardo issued a ban this past Friday (April 29) ordering all dance clubs and music venues in the city to shut down in light of the five drug-related deaths at Time Warp music festival on April 16. According to Reuters ...

  9. Russell Simmons Sheds Light on Def Jam Split With Rick Rubin

    May 02, 2016 2:57 PM EDT Hip-hop founding father and entrepreneur Russell Simmons shed some light on the mystery surrounding his split with Def Jam Records founder Rick Rubin recently in an interview with DJ Vlad , posted Sunday on his Vlad TV YouTube channel. Simmons gav ...

  10. Desiigner Holds Off Drake Atop Hot 100, Prince & Beyonce Hit Top 10

    May 02, 2016 2:29 PM EDT Desiigner 's debut hit "Panda" spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 14), fending off Drake 's "One Dance," which climbs 3-2. Meanwhile, two beloved '80s hits by Prince re-enter the to ...

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