Motley Crue’s Final Tour Is a Must-See: Here are Six(x) Reasons Why

Billboard News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Roughly 15,000 people filled PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., on Aug. 30 to see Motley Crue before the band retires from the road. Motley Crue...
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Made in America Los Angeles Day 2 Highlights: Rita Ora, John Mayer, Kanye West & More

Billboard News - 1 hour 12 min ago
As rain postponed an hour’s worth of performances at day two of Made in America Philadelphia on Sunday (Aug. 31), the closing day of Los Angeles’...
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Bad Weather Shuts Down Concerts, Delays Flights

Billboard News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday (Aug. 31) slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in...
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'X Factor' U.K. Loses Steam Ahead of BBC Clash

Billboard News - 4 hours 21 min ago
After a stronger season launch on Saturday (Aug. 30) night, Simon Cowell's The X Factor U.K. on ITV on Sunday lost ratings steam ahead of a key...
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Ask Billboard: Taylor Swift Out-'Shake's Mariah Carey

Billboard News - 4 hours 21 min ago
As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last...
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Annalise Emerick on 'Field Notes,' Collecting Fans & Telling Stories

Billboard News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Annalise Emerick definitely qualifies as a "Road Warrior." Since 2011, the Nashville native has spent a lot of time on the highway, spreading the...
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This Week In Billboard Chart History: Aerosmith Ascends To No. 1

Billboard News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart historySept. 1, 1973Kind of impossible to hear...
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Placido Domingo to Close-Out London's iTunes Festival

Billboard News - 7 hours 31 min ago
Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London. The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse -...
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ILoveMakonnen Signs To Drake’s OVO Sound

Billboard News - 7 hours 31 min ago
Makonnen Sheran, aka ILoveMakonnen, is the latest signing to October’s Very Own, the label spearheaded by Drake. The Atlanta-based emcee and producer...
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Royal Blood, Lilly Wood Top U.K. Charts

Billboard News - 10 hours 32 min ago
English rock duo Royal Blood sold nearly 66,000 units to debut atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 31) with their self-titled Warner Bros./...
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Kate Bush Sets U.K. Chart Record

Billboard News - 10 hours 32 min ago
Kate Bush has chalked up another record by becoming the first female in history to land eight albums simultaneously in the top 40 of the U.K’s...
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Rodriguez Lands Three Albums On Australian Sales Chart

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:25
Sixto Rodriguez has three albums in the top 30 of this week’s Australian sales chart, fuelled by the announcement of his upcoming national tour and...
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Brad Paisley Still Stinging From 'Accidental Racist' Uproar

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:25
Brad Paisley is taking control of the conversation about Brad Paisley with the release of his new album, Moonshine in the Trunk. The unexpected...
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Ariana Grande Denies Authenticity of Alleged Leaked Nude Photos

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:25
Ariana Grande and numerous other female celebrities are the target of a major hacking campaign involving alleged nude photos that have been leaked...
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Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross Marry in Connecticut

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:25
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross were married in a private ceremony on Sunday (Aug. 31) at the home of the groom’s mother, Diana Ross, in Greenwich, Conn...
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New Kid Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy Marry

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 20:22
New Kids on the Block member Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy have tied the knot! New Kid Donnie Wahlberg Engaged to Jenny McCarthy The couple got...
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Electric Zoo Evacuated Due to Storm Threat, Final Day Canceled

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:20
The Electric Zoo festival on Randall's Island in New York has been cut short on its final day and fans are being evacuated due to extreme weather...
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Watch: Rihanna Does the Shmoney Dance in a Bikini

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:19
Rihanna has been enjoying some downtime since completing her co-headlining stadium tour with Eminem in Detroit on Aug. 23. Brooklyn Rapper Bobby...
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Made in America Philly Day 1 Highlights: The National, Steve Aoki, Kanye West & More

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:19
Now in its third year, Budweiser Made in America got off to an auspicious, business-as-usual start in Philadelphia on Saturday (Aug. 30), featuring...
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Courtney Love Calls the Current Draft of Her Memoir a ‘Disaster’

Billboard News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:19
Courtney Love is hard at work on her upcoming memoir, The Girl With the Most Cake, but the writing process hasn’t been easy, the singer said in a...
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