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Olivia Rodrigo, Drake And Kanye West Among Big Winners At 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Olivia Rodrigo, Drake And Kanye West Among Big Winners At 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Olivia Rodrigo stole the show at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, winning seven awards at the ceremony held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. The teenage sensation won the awards for Top New Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Billboard… ... Continue Reading
My Chemical Romance Return With New Single 'The Foundations Of Decay'

My Chemical Romance Return With New Single 'The Foundations Of Decay'

My Chemical Romance has shared a new song, "The Foundations of Decay," the band's first single in eight years. "The Foundations of Decay" is produced by Doug McKean, Gerard Way, and the band's guitarist Ray Toro. "The Foundations of Decay" is the first new music from My Chemical Romance since the release of "Fake Your… ... Continue Reading
Chloe Bailey Shares Cover Of Capella Grey's 'Gyalis'

Chloe Bailey Shares Cover Of Capella Grey's 'Gyalis'

Chloe Bailey has shared a cover of Capella Grey's "Gyalis," putting her unique twist on the track. Chloe sings the track from a female's point of view and adding lyrics of her own to the track. "He told me he out with his n****s/ Mmm yeah there it goes, another lie I know/ I could… ... Continue Reading
Rihanna Confirms Fenty Beauty & Skin Finally Coming To Africa

Rihanna Confirms Fenty Beauty & Skin Finally Coming To Africa

Rihanna recently took to social media to confirm that her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line will officially arrive in Africa from May 27th. "I've been waiting for this moment!" Rihanna wrote on Twitter, captioning a quartet of photos. "@fentybeauty & @fentyskin are finally dropping in AFRICA!!! Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.we comin… ... Continue Reading
5 Seconds Of Summer Share New Single 'Me, Myself & I,' Reveal Album Release Date

5 Seconds Of Summer Share New Single 'Me, Myself & I,' Reveal Album Release Date

5 Seconds of Summer recently shared a new single, "Me, Myself & I." The Australian band also revealed the name of their widely-anticipated fifth LP, 5SOS5. "Me, Myself & I" was produced and co-written by Jason Evigan, Jon Bellion, Pete Nappi, and Mick Coogan. "'Me, Myself, and I' is a really exciting song for us… ... Continue Reading
Post Malone Drops New Roddy Ricch Collab 'Cooped Up'

Post Malone Drops New Roddy Ricch Collab 'Cooped Up'

Post Malone recently dropped "Cooped Up," his collaborative new single with Roddy Ricch, and an accompanying music video. "Cooped Up" is from the hip-hop superstar's upcoming album, Twelve Carat Toothache. Featuring artists such as Doja Cat, Robin Pecknold, and The Kid LAROI, Twelve Carat Toothache is scheduled for release on June 3. Speaking about his… ... Continue Reading
'Minions: The Rise Of Gru' Soundtrack To Feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent & More

'Minions: The Rise Of Gru' Soundtrack To Feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent & More

The original motion picture soundtrack for Illumination's Minions: The Rise of Gru, set to arrive on 1 July 2022 via Decca Records, will feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent and several other acts. The movie, set in the 1970s, tells the story of how the world's greatest supervillain Gru (played by Steve Carell) first… ... Continue Reading
Halsey Opens Up About Health Struggles Ahead Of Tour

Halsey Opens Up About Health Struggles Ahead Of Tour

Halsey recently posted a video on Instagram Stories opening up about the health struggles they have been going through these past few months. Halsey discussed issues like learning about allergies to "literally everything" to several health condition diagnoses as well as their views on how the health issues might affect their upcoming "Love and Power"… ... Continue Reading
Doja Cat's 'Freaky Deaky' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Doja Cat's 'Freaky Deaky' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Doja Cat and Tyga's "Freaky Deaky" has topped Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay chart. "Freaky Deaky" topped the chart in its 10th week after gaining 16% in week-over-week plays, according to Luminate. The track marks Doja Cat's seventh leader and Tyga's fourth No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay. "Freaky Deaky" was recorded by Tyga and Doja for the… ... Continue Reading
The Weeknd's 'Dawn FM' Re-Enters Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart At No. 1

The Weeknd's 'Dawn FM' Re-Enters Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart At No. 1

The Weeknd's Dawn FM has re-entered Billboard's Top Album Sales chart at No. 1, driven by the album's release on vinyl, cassette and in boxed set configurations on April 29. Dawn FM earned its second non-consecutive week atop the tally after first topping the February 12-dated chart. Dawn FM sold 44,000 copies in the U.S.… ... Continue Reading
Olivia Rodrigo Adds Cover Of No Doubt's 'Just A Girl' To 'Sour Tour' Setlist

Olivia Rodrigo Adds Cover Of No Doubt's 'Just A Girl' To 'Sour Tour' Setlist

Multi Grammy-winning teenager Olivia Rodrigo, who is currently on her debut headlining tour, paid tribute to Gwen Stefani and her band No Doubt by performing a stunning cover of their "Just a Girl" during her concert in Philadelphia. Wearing black boots and a white dress with a corset top, Rodrigo powered through the pop classic… ... Continue Reading
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 has revealed its star-studded lineup, which includes headliners Paramore, Lil Nas X, P!nk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chicks, SZA, Kacey Musgraves and Flume. This year's event is scheduled to take place over two weekends at Austin's Zilker Park, with bands playing across 9 stages on October 7-9 and… ... Continue Reading
MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

Machine Gun Kelly and Dan + Shay have joined the lineup of performers at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, while Red Hot Chili Peppers have dropped off. It will be MGK's performance debut at the BBMAs. The rapper-turned-rocker entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 last month with his sixth album, Mainstream Sellout. Meanwhile, the… ... Continue Reading
Lil Baby Debuts 'Dark Mode' With Ja Morant In New Beats By Dre Ad

Lil Baby Debuts 'Dark Mode' With Ja Morant In New Beats By Dre Ad

Lil Baby debuted a new track, "Dark Mode," featuring NBA All-Star Ja Morant, in a new ad for Beats By Dre that aired during a NBA playoff game that featured Morant last Sunday (May 8). Both Lil Baby and Morant appear solely in monochromatic black and white throughout the 90-second video that is centered around… ... Continue Reading
Hayley Williams Opens Up About Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins' Influence On Paramore

Hayley Williams Opens Up About Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins' Influence On Paramore

In a recent episode of her podcast series, "Everything Is Emo," Hayley Williams opened up about Foo Fighters and the band's late drummer Taylor Hawkins' impact on Paramore. Williams said Foo Fighters were "such an important band to Paramore," and were often referenced when writing songs. "I think any band that puts a lot of… ... Continue Reading
Elton John, Katy Perry, Lizzo & Many More Join P&G And IHeartMedia's 'Can't Cancel Pride 2022'

Elton John, Katy Perry, Lizzo & Many More Join P&G And IHeartMedia's 'Can't Cancel Pride 2022'

"Can't Cancel Pride - Proud AND Together," a fundraiser event for the LGBTQ+ community organized by Procter & Gamble and iHeartMedia, will feature performances and appearances from some of the most influential voices in the community as well as the biggest names in culture and entertainment. Elton John, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Lizzo, Anitta, Dove… ... Continue Reading
Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus & Many More Condemn Plan To Overturn Roe V. Wade

Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus & Many More Condemn Plan To Overturn Roe V. Wade

The New York Times on Friday published a full-page ad featuring 160 young artists and influencers advocating for reproductive freedom, including abortion rights. They oppose the Supreme Court's plan to overturn Roe v. Wade and end the U.S. constitutional right to an abortion, laid out in a recent leaked draft opinion. As part of Planned… ... Continue Reading
Lorde Debuts Curated Station On Sonos Radio

Lorde Debuts Curated Station On Sonos Radio

Lorde has launched an exclusive artist-curated station on Sonos Radio. Fans can tune-in to Solarsystym to hear a selection of songs and stories that influenced Lorde, as well as clips of the New Zealand pop singer-songwriter looking back at her life and career. Lorde's curated station gives listeners a candid and unvarnished look at her… ... Continue Reading
Future's 'Wait For U' With Drake, Tems Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Future's 'Wait For U' With Drake, Tems Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Future's "Wait For U," featuring Drake and Tems, has debuted atop Billboard's all-genre Hot 100 songs chart. With "Wait For U," Future scored his second Hot 100 No. 1 and his first in a lead role. Drake earned his 10th No. 1, while Tems welcomed his first chart-topper. "Wait For U" is from Future's new… ... Continue Reading
Kanye West Shares New 'Life Of The Party' Video

Kanye West Shares New 'Life Of The Party' Video

Kanye West recently released a video for "Life Of The Party," a song from the deluxe edition of his latest album DONDA. In the original Donda album, "Life Of The Party" featured André 3000. However, the new video, which doesn't contain André's verse, and has a much shorter run time, features Ye's childhood photos, with… ... Continue Reading
Jack Harlow Announces 2022 North American Tour

Jack Harlow Announces 2022 North American Tour

Jack Harlow has announced his plans to embark on a tour of North America this fall. The 23-date tour, dubbed "The Come Home the Kids Miss You Tour," is set to kick off on September 6 at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville and conclude on October 16 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. City… ... Continue Reading
My Chemical Romance, Misfits & Nine Inch Nails To Headline Riot Fest 2022

My Chemical Romance, Misfits & Nine Inch Nails To Headline Riot Fest 2022

My Chemical Romance, Nine Inch Nails, and the Original Misfits have been confirmed as headliners for the 2022 Riot Fest. Riot Fest is set to return to Chicago's Douglass Park from September 16-18. Tickets for Riot Fest are on sale now via the event's official website and are available in either 1-, 2- or 3-day… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar Surprise-Drops New Single 'The Heart Part 5'

Kendrick Lamar Surprise-Drops New Single 'The Heart Part 5'

Kendrick Lamar recently dropped a new single, "The Heart Part 5," and an accompanying music video. The track is from his upcoming fifth studio album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, due out on May 13. The video, directed by Dave Free and Lamar, has Lamar's face morphing into the likes of O.J. Simpson, Kanye… ... Continue Reading
Lil Nas X Wins Top Music Honor At GLAAD Media Awards

Lil Nas X Wins Top Music Honor At GLAAD Media Awards

Lil Nas X won music's top honor at the 33rd annual GLADD Media Awards, being crowned with the Outstanding Music Artist award at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. Lil Nas, who previously won the award in 2020, is now the eighth artist to repeat as a winner in the Outstanding Music Artist category.… ... Continue Reading
'Live From The Upside Down' Virtual Concert To Feature Charli XCX, The Go-Go's & More

'Live From The Upside Down' Virtual Concert To Feature Charli XCX, The Go-Go's & More

The first-ever "Live From The Upside Down" virtual concert featuring performances by '80s music icons will be held on June 23. The lineup includes The Go-Go's lighting up the stage to fan favorites like "We Got the Beat" and "Our Lips are Sealed," Corey Hart singing "Sunglasses at Night" and "Never Surrender," and Soft Cell… ... Continue Reading
BTS Reveal Full Tracklist For 3CD Anthology 'Proof'

BTS Reveal Full Tracklist For 3CD Anthology 'Proof'

BTS have revealed the tracklists for the three CDs of their upcoming anthology, Proof. The three-CD anthology album is set to release on June 10 via Big Hit Music. "The BTS anthology album that embodies the history of BTS will be released as they begin a new chapter as an artist that has been active… ... Continue Reading
Selena Gomez To Make 'SNL' Hosting Debut With Post Malone As Musical Guest

Selena Gomez To Make 'SNL' Hosting Debut With Post Malone As Musical Guest

Pop star Selena Gomez is set to debut as host of the long-running comedy sketch series "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, May 14, with Post Malone also making his debut as musical guest. Gomez's Hulu series "Only Murders in the Building," which also starred Steve Martin and Martin Short, is set to return for its… ... Continue Reading
Lady Gaga Shares Vide For 'Top Gun: Maverick' Song 'Hold My Hand'

Lady Gaga Shares Vide For 'Top Gun: Maverick' Song 'Hold My Hand'

Lady Gaga recently released a video for "Hold My Hand," a song from the Top Gun: Maverick soundtrack. The video, directed by the film's director Joseph Kosinski, shows Gaga singing on an airstrip and riding a motorcycle. It also features footage from the movie starring Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Monica Barbaro… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert & More To Perform At 2022 BBMAs

Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert & More To Perform At 2022 BBMAs

Additional artists in the lineup of performers for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards have been unveiled. They include Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Becky G and the collaboration of Elle King and Miranda Lambert. This will be Scott's first awards show appearance since the Astroworld Music Festival tragedy, in which 10 people were killed and dozens… ... Continue Reading
FKA Twigs Drops New Video For 'Thank You Song'

FKA Twigs Drops New Video For 'Thank You Song'

FKA twigs has shared a new music video for "Thank You Song," a track from her latest mixtape Caprisongs. The video, directed by Aidan Zamiri, shows FKA twigs riding an empty bus at night and singing to her reflection in the window, before she is joined by another person. FKA twigs recently released music videos… ... Continue Reading
Record Store Day Drives Gains On Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart

Record Store Day Drives Gains On Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart

Record Store Day 2022 on Saturday, April 23 provided a major boost to a number of albums on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart dated May 7. Childish Gambino's Kauai EP re-entered the Top Album Sales Chart at No. 1, benefiting from its first-ever release on vinyl for Record Store Day. Kauai, which was originally released… ... Continue Reading
Future, Drake Get Medieval In New 'Wait For U' Video

Future, Drake Get Medieval In New 'Wait For U' Video

Future and Drake get medieval in a new video for "Wait for U," the second single from Future's ninth studio album, I Never Liked You. Future released the Director X-directed visual, which also features Nigerian star Tems, last Thursday (May 5). It opens with the narrator saying, "Once upon a time there was a toxic… ... Continue Reading
Beyoncé Receives First Nomination For Daytime Emmy

Beyoncé Receives First Nomination For Daytime Emmy

Beyoncé has received her first nomination for a Daytime Emmy, with the theme song for Facebook Watch series "Talks With Mama Tina" earning a nod in the outstanding original song category. The song will be competing against "The Young and the Restless" tunes "Grateful For It All" and "Next To You" at the 2022 Daytime… ... Continue Reading
Harry Styles Announces North American 'Love On Tour' Dates

Harry Styles Announces North American 'Love On Tour' Dates

Harry Styles has announced North American dates for his "Love On Tour," which is in support of his upcoming album, Harry's House. Styles will kick off the tour with two dates at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena before heading to New York for 10 dates at Madison Square Garden. He will then perform for five nights at… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Shares 'This Love (Taylor's Version)'

Taylor Swift Shares 'This Love (Taylor's Version)'

Taylor Swift released "This Love (Taylor's Version)" at midnight on Friday (May 6), less than a day after teasing the re-recorded version through the trailer for the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series, "The Summer I Turned Pretty." "Thank you @jennyhan for debuting my version of 'This Love' in the trailer for @thesummeriturnedpretty!! I've always been… ... Continue Reading
New Season Of David Letterman's Netflix Series To Feature Billie Elish, Cardi B & More

New Season Of David Letterman's Netflix Series To Feature Billie Elish, Cardi B & More

The new season of David Letterman's Netflix series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," will feature Billie Eilish, Ryan Reynolds, Cardi B, Kevin Durant, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Smith. All of Letterman's guests welcome him to their homes with open arms, and Season 4 finds the late-night legend doing a little surf casting, making homemade… ... Continue Reading
Teyana Taylor Announces 'The Last Rose Petal 2.Farewell Tour'

Teyana Taylor Announces 'The Last Rose Petal 2.Farewell Tour'

R&B star Teyana Taylor has announced dates for her farewell tour, dubbed "The Last Rose Petal 2. Farewell Tour." The 18-city tour kicks off on Wednesday, August 3 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California. Taylor will make stops across several cities, including Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami, before crossing the Atlantic to Europe and… ... Continue Reading
A$AP Rocky Shares Video For New Track 'D.M.B.' Starring Rihanna

A$AP Rocky Shares Video For New Track 'D.M.B.' Starring Rihanna

A$AP Rocky recently released a new track, "D.M.B." and an accompanying video, featuring Rihanna. Rocky directed and executive produced the video for AWGE. The visual shows Rihanna, wearing designer outfits, and Rocky, who has a basket of breadsticks and bowl of lasagna, drinking glasses of rosé on the fire escape of a stone building. The… ... Continue Reading
Yungblud Teams Up With Willow In New Video For 'Memories'

Yungblud Teams Up With Willow In New Video For 'Memories'

Yungblud recently shared a video for "Memories," his new collaboration with Willow. The emotive visual, directed by Colin Tilley, shows Yungblud and Willow reliving memories of a relationship as they keep singing from the underground transport. "This song is about letting go of past traumas you may have experienced and voicing them to the world,"… ... Continue Reading
Doja Cat Reaches Top Spot On Billboard Artist 100 For First Time

Doja Cat Reaches Top Spot On Billboard Artist 100 For First Time

Doja Cat has earned her first No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart, thanks to five of her singles making it to the latest Billboard Hot 100 list and on the continued success of her 2021 album, Planet Her. According to Luminate, Doja's "Woman" advanced to No. 7 on the Hot 100, logging 52.4… ... Continue Reading
Maroon 5, Usher To Headline Benefit Concert Honoring Rep. John Lewis

Maroon 5, Usher To Headline Benefit Concert Honoring Rep. John Lewis

Maroon 5 and Usher have been confirmed as headliners for a benefit concert in Atlanta to honor the late U.S. Representative John Lewis. The Adam Levine-fronted band and the "Nice & Slow" singer will perform at the Beloved Benefit, which will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 7. NBC Sports host and correspondent Maria… ... Continue Reading
Lorde Working Through Feelings About Challenge To Abortion Rights

Lorde Working Through Feelings About Challenge To Abortion Rights

Lorde says she feels heartbroken over a potential Supreme Court decision to overturn the Roe V. Wade abortion ruling. The singer shared her feelings about the controversial move during her show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday night. A leaked draft opinion by Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito indicating plans to strike… ... Continue Reading
DaBaby Won't Face Charges In Shooting At His North Carolina Home

DaBaby Won't Face Charges In Shooting At His North Carolina Home

DaBaby will not face any criminal charges over the shooting incident at his home last month. On April 13, DaBaby shot an unidentified person in the leg after the man scaled a wall and trespassed on his property. In a Facebook post, the police department in Troutman, North Carolina said, "The investigation into the shooting… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift To Speak, Screen 'All Too Well' At Tribeca Film Festival

Taylor Swift To Speak, Screen 'All Too Well' At Tribeca Film Festival

During the upcoming Tribeca Festival in New York City this year, Taylor Swift is set to screen her short film, All Too Well, and speak about her approach to direction. The festival is scheduled to take place from June 8-19. Swift is set to speak in front of a live audience during the event titled,… ... Continue Reading
Will.i.am To Serve As Guest Mentor On Mother's Day Episode Of 'American Idol'

Will.i.am To Serve As Guest Mentor On Mother's Day Episode Of 'American Idol'

Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am will be turning up as a guest mentor in the upcoming Mother's Day Episode of "American Idol Season 20" on Sunday (May 8). Will.i.am will be joining judges Kate Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan on the special episode show that will see the top 7 finalists of the season… ... Continue Reading
Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert & Porter Robinson To Headline HARD Summer 2022

Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert & Porter Robinson To Headline HARD Summer 2022

Hard Events recently announced the lineup for the Hard Summer Music Festival, which will feature Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert and Porter Robinson as headliners. The festival will also feature Madeon, Gunna, Alison Wonderland, GRiZ, Three 6 Mafia, Zeds Dead b2b Subtronics, NGHTMRE, Nicole Moudaber, Joji, Marc Rebillet, 100 gecs, DJ Tennis and many… ... Continue Reading
Twenty One Pilots To Perform Intimate Concert Of Superhits On 'MTV Unplugged'

Twenty One Pilots To Perform Intimate Concert Of Superhits On 'MTV Unplugged'

Twenty One Pilots will perform an intimate concert of their superhits on "MTV Unplugged" on June 9 at 9 pm ET on MTV. Twenty One Pilots' Global Music Special marks the beginning of MTV Unplugged's partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink, bringing fans a 3-part music series tied to the launch of Rockstar Unplugged. In this… ... Continue Reading
The Kid Laroi Leads 2022 APRA Award Winners

The Kid Laroi Leads 2022 APRA Award Winners

The Kid Laroi dominated the APRA Music Awards and took home the top award at the ceremony, which was held on Tuesday night, May 3, at Melbourne Town Hall. The Kid Laroi, whose real name is Charlton Howard, had a breakthrough year in 2021 after his collaboration with Justin Beiber, "Stay," topped the Billboard Hot… ... Continue Reading
Summer Walker Announces First-Ever 'A Hot Summer Night In LA'

Summer Walker Announces First-Ever 'A Hot Summer Night In LA'

Summer Walker has announced that her headlining concert, "A Hot Summer Night In LA," will take place at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, on June 24. Ari Lennox, Jazmine Sullivan, Saucy Santana, Joyce Wrice, Doechii, and Alex Vaughn are also set to perform at the concert as special guests. "Summer Walker is one… ... Continue Reading
Billie Eilish To Present 'Overheated' Climate Event In London

Billie Eilish To Present 'Overheated' Climate Event In London

Billie Eilish has announced that she'll be presenting a six-day climate conference called "Overheated" at London's O2 Arena next month. The six-day conference, presented by Eilish, Support + Feed and REVERB, will be held on June 10-12 and 16 and June 25-26. It will see musicians, climate activists and designers coming together to "discuss the… ... Continue Reading

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