The latest music industry conspiracy theory goes something like this: The majors want to kill physical formats, so they're using fulfillment house Direct Shot to ship all their CDs and vinyl to stores.
Tay-K's capital murder trial stemming from a 2016 fatal home robbery is now underway. During the initial proceedings on Tuesday (July 16), the 'Fort-Worth Star Telegram' is reporting that the 19-year-old pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, but also pleased not guilty to capital murder and separate assault charges.
The 2019 Emmy nominations were announced Tuesday morning (July 16), and among the honorees were sexual abuse documentaries Leaving Neverland, from HBO, and Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly -- both of which explored claims made against prominent men in the music industry.
Three of the biggest music stars on the planet, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Beyoncé, are competing for an Emmy for best variety special, pre-recorded. Here are a dozen other twists and turns in the nominations list for the 71st annual Emmy Awards, with a focus on names from the music world.
Billboard caught up with JLo to talk about her final night in New York City for her It's My Party Tour, "Medicine" going No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart, why hip-hop will always have a special place in her life and finally achieving perfection.