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The Path To A Hit Single Is Changing — Just Ask Miley Cyrus & Demi Lovato

Do you remember "Party In The U.S.A."? Ha ha, funny question, right? How could you forget it? It was everywhere. There was no escaping it.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm

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Insufferable YouTubers Are Now Making Terrible Rap Music Too

There comes a time in every adult human's life, should they be lucky enough to live that long, when they must conclude that youth culture…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2017 - 5:38 pm

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So, How Are Fifth Harmony Holding Up Without Camila Cabello?

This year's MTV Video Music Awards did not generate a Miley Cyrus foam finger moment. Considering the historically low ratings, I'm not sure anyone even…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2017 - 5:02 pm

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Watch Madonna’s Acoustic Cover Of Elliott Smith’s “Between The Bars”

Back in 2013, as a sort of performance-art protest-stunt, Madonna covered Elliott Smith's forlorn 1997 classic "Between The Bars" at a launch party. It was…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2017 - 9:12 am

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Insufferable YouTubers Are Now Making Terrible Rap Music Too

There comes a time in every adult human's life, should they be lucky enough to live that long, when they must conclude that youth culture…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2017 - 5:38 pm

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So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

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Q&A: Ariel Pink On Trump, Madonna, & His New Album Dedicated To Bobby Jameson

"Pursuit of fame is as deadly as any narcotic I have ever used," proclaims the header of Bobby Jameson's blog. He started writing entries in…
Lindsey Rhoades | July 25, 2017 - 10:43 am

Madonna Trying To Stop Auction Of Tupac Break-Up Letter, Note In Which She Called Whitney Houston “Horribly Mediocre”

Madonna's former art consultant and friend Darlene Lutz is about to auction off several of the singer's personal items, including a 1995 prison letter from…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2017 - 7:52 pm

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There’s Still Room On The Khalid Bandwagon

The first thing you need to know about Khalid is that he is not DJ Khaled. Different guy. Khaled, with the "e" in his name,…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2017 - 12:48 pm

In Unearthed Letter, Tupac Admits To Dumping Madonna Because She’s White

In a handwritten letter Tupac penned to Madonna, the late rapper confessed to ending his relationship with the Material Girl because she’s white.
Shenequa Golding / Vibe | July 5, 2017 - 9:27 pm

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In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff

A certain nervous tension arose when young New Zealand pop visionary Lorde announced that her new album Melodrama would be entirely co-produced by Jack Antonoff…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm

The Guy Who Made Concert Tees Cool Looks Back On 40 Years Of Retail Hits

"Go talk to Dell." Those four words, uttered by legendary promoter Bill Graham, changed the course of Epic Rights founder and ­merchandising pioneer Dell Furano's…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | May 22, 2017 - 6:31 pm

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Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Evita Vs. Evita: Patti Lupone Comes For Madonna

Madonna's best-known acting role was Argentine political leader Eva Perón in the 1996 film Evita. But she didn't originate the role. Before Evita was a…
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2017 - 9:53 am

Thanks To Kendrick, U2 Become The 4th Act With A Top 40 Hit In Each Of The Last 4 Decades

U2 debuts at No. 33 as featured on Kendrick Lamar's "XXX." Kendrick Lamar commands multiple Billboard charts this week, and his domination helps…
Gary Trust / Billboard | April 27, 2017 - 4:03 pm

Madonna Says Proposed Biopic Is “Lies And Exploitation”

Earlier this week, Universal Studios announced that it had picked up the script for Blonde Ambition, a biopic written by Elyse Hollander that covers Madonna's…
James Rettig | April 26, 2017 - 3:54 pm
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