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The Weeknd wins at 2015 AMAs

AMAs 2015: Winners, Nominees for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and More

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After weeks of anticipation and a slew of announced performers, on Sunday night (Nov. 22), the biggest names in music came out for the 2015 American Music Awards. In the midst of all the performers, spectacles and fashion statements, of course, there were the winners.READ MORE

Ferris Wheel at Hangout Fest 2015

Hangout Festival 2016 Lineup: The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Florence + The Machine Headline

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Hangout Music Festival has announced its 2016 lineup. The three-day festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama will be headlined by the likes of Calvin Harris, The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Lenny Kravitz, Ellie Goulding, Alabama Shakes, Flume and others.READ MORE

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Adele's 'Hello' Bests Drake, Justin Bieber and Elle King for Third Week at No. 1

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Hot 100, say "Hello" to Adele once again. For the third straight week, the lead single from the highly anticipated new album 25 has topped the U.S. singles chart. Beneath the juggernaut that is Adele, recent singles from Meghan Trainor and Elle King got minor boosts in the top 10, while Drake is still being shut out of the top spot.READ MORE

Chris Stapleton performs with Justin Timberlake at 2015 CMA Awards

Chris Stapleton 'Traveller' Holds No. 1 Album in U.S. Over Ellie Goulding, Tim McGraw

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November is a good month to be Chris Stapleton. Following his sweep of the 2015 CMA Awards, Stapleton's debut album Traveller reentered the charts at No. 1 last week, and now it continues to top the charts for a second frame. Stapleton's chart dominance leads new releases from Ellie Goulding, the Beatles, Tim McGraw and more.READ MORE

Singer The Weeknd performs on the runway during the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory

Rogers Media Executive Who Claims Republic Records Uses Broadcast Favoritism Resigns

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The radio executive who claimed that Republic Records uses broadcast favoritism has reportedly resigned. Rob Farina, who was the vice president of programming and content for Rogers Media, sent out a letter to all other Canadian broadcasters last Friday (Nov. 6) requesting that they boycott the record label and their artists. It was mailed to Canadian broadcasters Corus, Newcap and Cojeco amongst others.READ MORE

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Adele Says 'Hello' to Another Week Atop Hot 100 Over Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor Debuts

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Adele said "Hello" to the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 last week, and now it seems like she's there to stay, at least for one more week. For the second week in a row, the stunning lead single from Adele's new album 25 tops the U.S. charts, coming ahead of recent singles from the likes of Ariana Grande, Drake and Justin Bieber.READ MORE

Producer Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton 'Traveller' Vaults Atop Billboard 200 Over Eric Church, 'We Love Disney'

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Chris Stapleton had the biggest night of his career on Wednesday (Nov. 4) when he swept the CMA Awards and gave a gripping performance of his single "Tennessee Whiskey" and "Drink You Away" along with Justin Timberlake. That massive night is now carrying over on the charts; Stapleton's debut album Traveller now tops the Billboard 200.READ MORE

Singer The Weeknd performs at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena

Republic Records Accused of Favoritism, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd Caught in the Middle

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The Weeknd and Ariana Grande are caught in the middle due to a letter from Canadian broadcaster Rob Farina where he accuses Republic Records of favoritism in regards to their artists.READ MORE

The Weeknd PAX

The Weeknd, PAX Partner On Custom Vaporizers For The Madness Tour

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The Weeknd, whose music has always avoided skewed the line between pop and r&b, is now aligning himself with PAX, a tobacco and marijuana vaporizer company to create custom products that can be found on his The Madness Tour across North America this fall.READ MORE

Record producer, Diplo visits 'The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show' at Z100 Studio

Diplo, The Weeknd Collaboration To Drop At Coachella 2016?

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Is a Diplo and The Weeknd collaboration set to drop at Coachella 2016? The producer and frontman of trio Major Lazer hinted at it in an interview with 103.3 AMP which took place in Boston with radio host Vanessa Hale. Coachella will begin in mid-April of 2016 and if this collaboration were to be featured it will likely be a highly anticipated event.READ MORE

Recording artist Lil B performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club

Lil B Disses Singer The Weeknd on "4 Tha Record" Off of Mixtape 'Thugged Out Pissed Off'

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Lil B has a new mixtape coming out, entitled 'Thugged Out Pissed Off', and on his latest track with an accompanying music video "4 Tha Record" he disses R&B singer The Weeknd. The insults aren't even subtle and he appears to be taking direct shots at the Toronto native artist, but he has always been known for being a bit eccentric.READ MORE

Adele in

'Hello,' Adele: New Single Dominates Hot 100 Over Justin Bieber, Drake with 1 Million Sales

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Who said it couldn't be done? Adele has returned to making music and made her American comeback in a big way. On Monday (Nov. 2), it was announced that her new single "Hello" off her forthcoming album 25 has debuted at No. 1 on the Hot 100 in the U.S., and she did so by being the first-ever single to move over 1 million downloads in a week.READ MORE

5 Seconds of Summer, 'Sounds Good Feels Good'

5 Seconds of Summer 'Sounds Good Feels Good' Bests Carrie Underwood for No. 1 Album

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5 Seconds of Summer probably "feels good" this Monday morning. The pop-punk boy band's new album Sounds Good Feels Good has debuted at No. 1 in the United States, making it their second chart-topping album. And 5SOS beat some pretty stiff competition to reach the coveted peak spot, beating out new releases from Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton.READ MORE

5 Seconds of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer ‘Sounds Live Feels Live’ Tour Tickets Climbing in Price; On Sale Now!

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Although it still feels like summer ended just yesterday, pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer are already giving fans something to look forward to when next July rolls around. The Australian teen group announced earlier this month that they will be embarking on lengthy North American tour in 2016 in support of their latest album 'Sounds Good Feels Good', which they debuted on October 23. The 'Sounds Live Feels Live' tour kicks off on July 1 in Uncasville, Connecticut and will run until September 18 when it finishes up in Houston. With over nine months to go until the band hits the road, resale tickets to 5 Seconds of Summer are already expensive, and climbing in price quickly.READ MORE

The Weeknd performs at CBS RADIOs Third Annual We Can Survive 2015

The Weeknd 'The Hills' Vs. Drake 'Hotline Bling: What New Single Topped the Hot 100?

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Sorry, Drake. It seems as though that No. 1 single will elude you for at least a little bit longer. For the sixth week in a row, The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness single "The Hills" topped the Billboard Hot 100, fending off "Hotline Bling" as well as rising singles from Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift.READ MORE

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