The health, status, challenges and future of hip-hop festivals dominated the conversation at the Rock the Bells: Meet Hip-Hop's Next Generation of Festival Promoters panel, moderated by Vibe editor in chief Datwon Thomas.
Kane Brown’s new album Experiment is heading for No. 1 on next week’s Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Meanwhile, Imagine Dragons, Trippie Redd and Lil Peep's latest albums could all bow in the top 10, while The Beatles' White Album may return to the top 10 as well.
Shawn Mendes and his manager Andrew Gertler sat down for a panel at Billboard's Live Music Summit on Tuesday evening (Nov. 13) to discuss Mendes' rise to fame, his ways of connecting with fans, and how he has developed as an artist and performer.
Non-combustibles may be the future of cannabis at live events. The Going Green: What Does Cannabis Legalization Mean for Touring panel at this year's Billboard Live Music Summit in Beverly Hills had experts in the event industry discussing the future of marijuana at music events and beyond.
Emporium Presents' and Promoter 101 podcast host Dan Steinberg is the first to admit he was one of the haters who couldn't foresee the success of John Mayer working with the former members of the Grateful Dead to form touring group, Dead & Company.
If there was one theme that came up more than any other during the Representation Matters: Agents At the Top of Their Game panel at Billboard's Live Summit on Tuesday, it was that agents put their artists first and foremost when making decisions.