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NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

Gunna Sneaks Past the Weeknd in a Photo Finish to Land at No. 1 on Album Chart

Things took an unpredictable turn at the top of the Billboard charts this week as Gunna’s new album unexpectedly slipped past the Weeknd’s, albeit in a photo finish…

Kanye West Vows to ‘Beat Pete Davidson’s Ass’ in New Single ‘Eazy’

Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, has dropped a new single, collaborating with rapper The Game. In the new track “Eazy,” Ye tackles his impending divorce…

Aaliyah’s posthumous release enrages fans with all-male lineup

“It just bothers my spirit,” one fan said of the all-male album. 

Read Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge’s New Year’s Memo to Staff

In the face of the many challenges faced by the music industry and the world in 2021, Universal Music Group had a remarkably successful year, building on its…

‘Encanto’ Becomes First Soundtrack Album to Reach No. 1 in Two Years; ‘Bruno’ Song Hits Top 5

Adele’s reign atop the album chart is over, at least temporarily, as the music of Disney’s “Encanto” took over the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, becoming…

‘Euphoria’ Season 2 Premiere Draws Series High 2.4 Million Viewers

The “Euphoria” Season 2 premiere drew 2.4 million viewers across HBO and HBO Max, a series high for the Zendaya-led drama, according to WarnerMedia. The “Euphoria” premiere marked…

The Weeknd’s zodiac sign reveals he’s an iconic apex Aquarius

The 31-year-old musician swaggers with an iconic aesthetic. As he drops the new album “Dawn FM,” let’s take a look at his birth chart to see what rules his stars.

Sony Music Publishing Chief Jon Platt To Keynote Music Biz 2022

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has announced that Sony Music Publishing Chairman & CEO Jon Platt will participate in a keynote conversation during the organization’s upcoming Music…

Tom Holland Failed to Pitch Young James Bond Movie: ‘I Don’t Think 007 Estate Was Interested’

The search for the next James Bond following Daniel Craig’s exit after “No Time to Die” will begin later this year, but it turns out “Spider-Man” actor Tom…

Box Office Predictions for 2022: From the Surefire Hits (Superheroes!) to the Biggest Risks (Anything Else?)

At the start of 2020, Variety boldly predicted what the box office landscape that year was going to look like… before the world was upended by a pandemic.…

Music Industry Moves: A2IM’s Richard James Burgess Awarded MBE by Queen Elizabeth II

Richard James Burgess — president/CEO of the American Association of Independent Music and a veteran producer, musician and author — has been awarded the Member of the Order…