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  If by chance you’re sick of the Adele-mania, it appears that you are in the vast minority. Not only is the British pop star riding high atop the Billboard 200 chart for a fourth consecutive week with her blockbuster album, 25, but the “Hello” singer also managed to see a 13% increase in sales from just a week ago. The…

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This past Wednesday a British music publishing company filed suit in Los Angeles claiming that The Weeknd’s hit song, “The Hills,” infringes on the copyright of composer Tom Raybould’s song “Revolution” from the soundtrack of the 2014 movie, The Machine. Publisher Cutting Edge Music Services alleges that in March of this year, producer Million Dollar…

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Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Rihanna, announced today THE ANTI WORLD TOUR. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off in North America onFriday, Feb. 26, 2016 with nearly 40 shows lined up. Travis Scott will be the special guest on North American dates; The Weeknd and Big Sean will join her in Europe.…

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The American Music Awards honored several of the top artists in rap, R&B, pop, rock, and country. We compiled the top moments from the ceremony, which took place on Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Prince makes an appearance  Any time Prince can make an appearance anywhere, it should be viewed as a special occasion. The…

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  Having recently re-emerged on TV One’s popular docu-series ‘UnSung,’ legendary R&B vocalist, Meli’sa Morgan, returns with a brand new single, “So Good,” after being conspicuously absent from the music scene for more than ten exceedingly long years. “So Good” — Tell me about this particular composition. How did it actually come to fruition? Hi…my…

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Chris Stapleton

Record companies absolutely live for the usual post-awards show bump in record sales but even the best Hollywood writer couldn’t dream up country music star Chris Stapleton’s fortune. After winning all three categories he was nominated in at the recent Country Music Awards, and putting on a show-stopping performance with pop star Justin Timberlake, Stapleton’s debut album,…

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Australian pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer beat out “American Idol” alum Carrie Underwood to earn their second straight No. 1 album on the Billboard Top 200. Following in the footsteps of the band’s 2014 debut self-titled full-ength album, their latest release, Sounds Good Feels Good, fueled by their pop smash “She’s Kinda Hot,” bowed at an impressive…

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Arlington, Texas based a capella group Pentatonix narrowly held off pop star Demi Lovato in a hotly contested race to score its first ever number one album on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Propelled by the group’s hit lead single, “Can’t Sleep Love,” Pentatonix’s self-titled album tallied just over 98K impressions (88K pure album sales), while Lovato’s Confident was just…

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The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, announced today the “2015 American Music Awards” nominees. Taylor Swift leads this year with six nominations. Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tie with five nominations each, while Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon earn three nominations each.  Additionally, Jason…

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After releasing a record-breaking string of hits, it only seems right that Fetty Wap’s self-titled debut album would claim the top spot on the Billboard Top 200 upon release. Powered by the top 10 singles “Trap Queen,” “679,” “My Way” and “Again,” Fetty’s album, released via RGF/300 Entertainment, tallied 129,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Oct. 1,…

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  As expected, Drake and Future’s surprise collaborative mixtape, What A Time To Be Alive, has debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. The album, only officially announced a day before dropping, though heavily speculated about for a week in advance, bowed with 375,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Sept.…

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Donald Young, a 26-year-old Black tennis player, pulled off a major upset at the 2015 U.S. Open when he defeated No. 11 seed Giles Simon of France. Young lost the first two sets and was down 0-3 in the third set before winning the match, 2-g, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a three hour, 34-minute thriller. “I…

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