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Kanye West, Iggy Azalea, Keith Urban & More Tackle RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

The RBC Blues Fetival in Ottawa is already underway, but there's still plenty more music coming to Canada this week. After a rousing performance from Jason Aldean on Thursday night (July 9), more stars will descend upon Ottawa, including Kanye West, ...

Stream: Jason Isbell 'Something More Than Free' on NPR Ahead of Release Date

Jason Isbell's new album Something More Than Free is a little over a week away from its official release date, but fans anxious to hear the follow-up to 2013's critically acclaimed LP Southeastern have an early gift. Today (July 9), Isbell's latest ...

Rob Lowe Likens Ariana Grande to Dixie Chicks After 'I Hate America' Comments

Ariana Grande may have apologized for licking a donut and proclaiming "I hate America" in a leaked video from a pastry shop, but not everyone is buying that the "One Last Time" singer is a true patriot. After the 22-year-old singer's comments made ...

Meek Mill Sells 5x as Many Records as Miguel, James Taylor on Albums Chart

Yesterday we showed during our summary of the Billboard 200 that Meek Mill and 'Dreams Worth More Than Money' sold nearly five-times as much as any other new title on the list. The same trend applies to actual album sales, where the album moved ...

Lee Greenwood's 'American Patriot' Cracks Billboard 200 for First Time

Every once in a while, you'll notice a quirky entry on the Billboard 200, and this week marked the first ever appearance of Lee Greenwood's 'American Patriot' on the list, no doubt because of the preceding July 4th holiday weekend. The album is ...

Sony Music Defends Spotify Payout Process Amid 19 Lawsuit

Sony Music has defended its Spotify payout process after being sued by American Idol-affiliated outfit 19, which manages artists like Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson. Sony claims that taking equity in the streaming giant to the tune of 6 percent ...

Miranda Lambert Postpones Calgary Tour Date for Vocal Cord Issues

Miranda Lambert is just the latest musician to face intense vocal cord issues, and it's forced the "Little Red Wagon" singer to cancel a concert appearance. Today (July 8), Lambert announced that she will no longer be able to perform this Thursday at ...

Meek Mill Dominates Billboard 200; Miguel, Taylor Swift Try to Keep Up

Things started off big on the Billboard 200, with Meek Mill's 'Dreams Worth More Than Money', but then quickly dropped off. Mill might argue that his ideals have more philosophical value, but he can't argue with the financial results: Dreams opened ...

Luke Bryan 'Kill the Lights' Tracklist: Karen Fairchild Guests on 'Crash My Party' Follow-Up

Luke Bryan's new album Kill the Lights has already received an August release date and a lead single in "Kick the Dust Up." But until now, the follow-up to his 2013 album Crash My Party has remained surrounded by mystery. But today (July 6), Bryan's ...

Steven Tyler 'Love Is Your Name' Music Video: Aerosmith Singer Goes Country

Steven Tyler may have surprised fans of Aerosmith when he announced that he would be joining the world of country music with a new album and his debut genre single "Love Is Your Name." But, the legendary rock frontman seems dedicated to the cause and ...

Geico's Music Guest Stars: Salt-N-Pepa, Little Richard, Kenny Rogers and More

The latest commercial from Progressive Insurance features Carnie Wilson of the '90s pop standouts Wilson Phillips. One company has spent the last decade atop the wacky insurance commercial game is, of course, Geico. We went back and found all of ...

Billboard Hot 100 vs. Official Charts Company: 2Pac, Wiz Khalifa and 40 Years of No. 1s

Few people realize just how different the music across the pond is from that we listen to in America, that the Hot 100 doesn't exist in the UK, and that its equivalent to our singles chart doesn't just feature a whole bunch of American artists with ...

What Performers Have Played Historic Venues Most? Carnegie Hall, Red Rocks, More

Billy Joel made history at one of the most acclaimed music venues in the world this week when he played his 65th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The total helped him to surpass that of friend Elton John, giving him the most ...

Breaking Benjamin, Tori Kelly, and Kacey Musgraves Top Albums Chart

This week's albums chart wasn't too much of a shakeup from the Billboard 200, except that all of the records that dropped in the Top 10 of the latter managed to move up a few places on the former. Breaking Benjamin, Tori Kelly and Kacey Musgraves ...

Billboard's 50 Acts for 50 States: Taylor Swift, Eminem, More Rep Hometowns

Billboard came up with a fun project for the July 4th holiday, assigning a music performer that best represents each of the 50 states. According to the site, final decisions were largely based on sales results from its charts, but a performer's ...

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