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Netflix Top 10: ‘The Sandman’ Debuts at No. 1, ‘Keep Breathing’ Follows at No. 2

Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman” was watched for 69.5 million hours in its first three days of availability on Netflix, landing in the No. 1 position on the streamer’s…

Travis Scott Performs First Solo Headline Show Nine Months After Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott performed at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night. The evening marked the rapper’s first headlining show since last year’s tragedy at his music festival Astroworld, which…

Benny Blanco Plays a BTS Superfan in Hilarious ‘Bad Decisions’ Video, Co-Starring Snoop Dogg

Super-producer Benny Blanco has always showed a flair for comedy in interviews and awards-show appearances — where he’s accepted honors for hits by Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Katy…

MRC Chiefs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu Part Ways With Eldridge, PMRC Joint Venture

MRC leaders Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu and Todd Boehly’s Eldridge holding company have reached a deal to carve up their jointly owned assets into separate business entities.…

Woodstock ’99 documentary: Riots, arson, abuse and the ‘best’ time of their lives

The three-part Netflix docuseries, “Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99,” premiering Aug. 3, looks at how the music festival devolved into anarchy.

Can Universal and Weeknd Manager Wassim ‘Sal’ Slaiby Take Arabic Music Global?

One of the wonders of music streaming is its borderlessness. Back in the day, a person might never hear, let alone purchase, music outside their country or comfort…

‘Stranger Things’ star Joseph Quinn performs with Metallica backstage at Lollapalooza

Iconic rock band Metallica has a new honorary member: “Stranger Things” actor Joseph Quinn.

Lollapalooza to Begin Asian Journey With India in 2023

Music festival Lollapalooza is debuting in Asia with Mumbai, India, set to become its eighth destination next year. The two-day festival will be held over Jan. 28-29, 2023,…

Lollapalooza Heads to Mumbai, India for 2023 Edition

Some 30 years after its first bow, music festival Lollapalooza is headed to India on January 28 and 29, 2023. To be held in Mumbai, it marks Lollapalooza’s…

Who Wants to Host Eurovision? Here Are the 16 U.K. Cities in the Running

Some 16 cities across the U.K. have thrown their hat in the ring to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, which can’t be held in Ukraine due to…

Kid Laroi and Monsta X to Headline Nickelodeon’s First NickFest Music Festival at Rose Bowl

Nickelodeon is extending its brand to produce the channel’s first full-on music festival, to take place over two days at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Oct. 22-23, with…

Kanye West Drops Out of Rolling Loud Miami, Kid Cudi to Step in as Replacement Headliner

Kanye West will no longer be performing at the Rolling Loud music festival. Festival organizers shared a statement with Variety Sunday afternoon confirming that the rapper’s headlining set…