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Future's 'Dirty Sprite 2' Leads Billboard 200; Alan Jackson and Jason Isbell Rep

Future found the secret to moving more albums with his 'Dirty Sprite 2': Don't give people time to think about it. The album topped the Billboard 200 with more than 147,000 equivalent copies sold, just two weeks after the album was announced. It's ...

Albums Sequels That Worked: Led Zeppelin, Lil Wayne, Future and More

The average blockbuster is hardly an original concept...everybody knows that the big money lies in sequels, such as the newly announced follow-up to Jurassic World, or the seventh installment of the Fast & Furious series. Granted, most of the time ...

Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert Tweet Each Other After Divorce

It seems as though Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's shocking divorce may have been amicable, after all. Though rumors of infidelity and "living separate lives" have surrounded the country duo, the two still seem more than friendly with each other. ...

Jason Isbell 'Something More Than Free' Music Video Is an Ode to the Working Man

Jason Isbell finally released his latest solo album Something More Than Free last week, and now the album's title track, an ode to the working class man, has finally received a music video.

Lee Brice Partners with Jagermeister for Fall Country Music Tour

One could be forgiven to buying into the stereotypes regarding beer and whiskey as the go-to adult beverages of choice for country music stars, but Lee Brice is shaking things up a bit by grabbing Jagermeister as the primary sponsor for his upcoming ...

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorce: Busy Tour Schedules & Issues Caused Split

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's shocking announcement that they would be divorcing after four years of marriage rocked the country music world and its fans. However, ahead of Monday's (July 20) announcement, those who are close to the couple ...

No 'Shame' as Tyrese Tops Albums Chart, Kidz Bop and R5 Debut New Albums

Tyrese may not have actually contributed to the soundtrack for 'Furious 7' (which spent multiple weeks atop the Billboard 200) but the R&B vocalist did benefit from his role in the film, as 'Black Rose' topped the albums chart by selling 65,000 ...

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorce: Chris Young Denies Affair

Though Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert may have gotten a divorce, country music's stars have no time for your gossip. Shortly after the genre's reigning couple announced that they would be splitting after four years of marriage, rumors ran rampant ...

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorce Four Years After Wedding

Divorce rumors have been swirling around Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert for months now, and finally the news has been confirmed. Today (July 20), the two country superstars announced that they will be moving forward with separate lives.

Tyrese Tops Billboard 200 with 'Black Rose,' Beats Meek Mill, Taylor Swift

Tyrese may be the first musician to both star in a film with a no. 1 soundtrack ('Furious 7') and have a no. 1 album of his own in the same year ('Black Rose'). Although he didn't contribute to the aforementioned soundtrack, his most recent album ...

Back of The Billboards: 'Old Dominion' EP by Old Dominion

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

Wilco Drops Free, New Album 'Star Wars' by Surprise [LISTEN HERE]

Wilco went more than four years without a releasing a new studio album, and then promptly dropped 'Star Wars' on Thursday, creating a sensation for alt-rock fans similar to what Drake did with 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' for hip-hop fans. ...

Meek Mill and 'DWMTM' Gets Another Week as Billboard 200 Shifts Dates

It's an odd span for Nielsen and the Billboard 200, as the international (and official) album release date shifted from Tuesdays to Fridays last week. The next, regular Billboard 200 report should come next Saturday, however Billboard has tried to ...

Punch Brothers, Sarah Jarosz Fend Off Storms at Celebrate Brooklyn [Live Review]

Rain and thunder can threaten a show in New York City, but the energy and spirit of bluegrass music fans will not be washed away. Last night (July 9), Celebrate Brooklyn! in Prospect Park continued its series of free live music with the folky ...

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