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Jacquees Talks Aretha Franklin, Working With Young Thug & More at Hot 100 Fest: Watch

Jacquees sat down with Billboard’s Kevan Kenney at the Hot 100 Festival on Saturday (Aug. 18), paying tribute to Aretha Franklin, discussing working with Young Thug and chatting about his forthcoming album with Chris Brown. Speaking the late Aretha

Brandi Carlile Sings Her 'Story' and a Soulful Tribute to Aretha Franklin in L.A.

“I can’t believe we’re playing the Greek!” Brandi Carlile exclaimed early into her performance in Los Angeles on Friday night (Aug. 17). She humbly, if predictably, checked it f her bucket list before sharing a memory how Los Angeles

Avril Lavigne Hints New Music Could Be Coming Soon: 'Prepping for Video Shoot'

Avril Lavigne fans are waiting with bated breath after she posted a rare update on Twitter about what's to come from the singer. "I can’t wait for September," she wrote Saturday (Aug. 18). "Chilling this weekend and

Death Cab For Cutie's 'Something About Airplanes' Turns 20: A Track-by-Track Retrospective

Happy 20th to Death Cab for Cutie’s debut album, Something About Airplanes, released on this day (Aug. 18) in 1998. The band, then led by Ben Gibbard and Christopher Walla, was still a few years ahead their first

Ariana Grande Shares 'Sweetener' Studio Footage of Her Genuine 'Everytime' Giggle: Watch

Ariana Grande's Sweetener explores some deep, painful and cathartic themes, but the album has plenty light moments too — and one them was more or less a happy accident in the studio. When the pop star was cutting

Ariana Grande Dishes on First Meeting Pete Davidson, How He Proposed & More: Watch

Ariana Grande detailed how she first met Pete Davidson and how he proposed to her during a visit to the Zach Sang Show to promote her latest album, Sweetener. After showing f her beautiful new engagement ring

4 Session Musicians Share Their Memories of Working With Aretha Franklin

There isn’t a more definitive portion the Aretha Franklin canon than the 12-LP run she enjoyed on Atlantic Records during her first six years on the label, a period which yielded such masterpieces as 1967’s I Never

Katy Perry Gets Planetary-Themed Tattoo to Mark End of Witness Tour

Katy Perry is wrapping up her latest world trek, and keeping with past tradition, she has gotten an end–tour tattoo to celebrate the occasion. To mark the completion her latest arena outing, titled the Witness Tour, the

5 Reasons Why You Can't Miss Shakira's 'El Dorado' Tour

Shakira’s fans are happy that the superstar has finally returned to the U.S. with this summer's El Dorado Tour, and on Friday (Aug. 17), the Colombian singer made her way to Miami for a two-hour special night. After being postponed due

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Remembering Aretha Franklin's Record-Setting Achievements & More

Travis Scott rules the charts this week, as the rapper's latest album Astroworld opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the second-largest weekly unit total  2018, sparking his rise to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 for the first time. Plus, Drake continues his