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Mitchell Peters

Mitchell Peters has served as a writer and editor at <em>Billboard</em> for the past 15 years. In his current role as a weekend editor for Billboard.com, Mitchell provides in-depth coverage of breaking news and other trending topics in the music world. He previously worked as a full-time senior writer and website editor in <em>Billboard</em>'s Los Angeles office, penning cover stories and feature articles about top artists and music industry trends. His other past duties included overseeing the magazine's album reviews section and providing on-the-ground coverage of high-profile events such as the Grammy Awards and Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Prior to <em>Billboard</em>, Mitchell was a staff writer at concert trade publication <em>Pollstar</em>, where he wrote articles about the touring business, profiled some of the industry's top players and covered live-entertainment conferences. His work has also appeared in <em>The Hollywood Reporter</em>, Reuters, Grammy.com, <em>Venues Today</em>, <em>Mass Appeal</em> and other publications. Although Mitchell wishes he was born just a few years earlier to witness the grunge movement, one of his career highlights was interviewing the surviving members of his favorite rock band, Nirvana, for <em>Billboard</em>'s The Lessons of Grunge issue in 2011.

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