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Spirit Music Latino Acquires Prodemus Colombia’s Latin Publishing Catalog: Exclusive

The deal includes timeless cumbia and vallenato songs such as “La Gota Fria,” “Una Hoja en Blanco” and “Los Caminos de la Vida.” Spirit Music Latino, a division of Spirit Music Group dedicated to Latin songwriters, artists and

Holy Ghost! Takes Us To the Disco on ‘Work’, Their First Album in 6 Years: Interview

Back when Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel were burgeoning beat-makers, the New York natives spent a lot of time digging through crates of cheap vinyl. Eventually they became the indie dance duo Holy Ghost! and their pastime became

Pride Picks: 6 New Songs & Videos From LGBTQ Artists to Check Out This Weekend

As Pride Month continues, Billboard Pride is rounding up a few recently released queer anthems, bops, jams and good-old-fashioned songs from the LGBTQ community that crossed our paths and piqued our interest. Check out some of our

Aaron Watson Describes Serving Up His Country Music Manifesto on ‘Red Bandana’

In a world dominated by all things fast and fleeting, Aaron Watson approached his new album, Red Bandana (out June 21 on his own Big Label Records), with an entirely different mindset. “In a world full of

REYNA Shares Their Summer of Pride Playlist, Drop New Single ‘The Way I Loved You’: Listen

While listening to a few Spanish-language tracks to “change things up,” Vic and Gab Banuelos, the sister duo that makes up the indie pop outfit REYNA, heard a lyric that they hadn’t expected. On the song “Rosas”

Fake Streams Could Cost Artists & Labels $300M In Revenue A Year: Report

Artists faking their streams and views is not a secret to anyone really. It’s a known practice within the music industry that’s caused a lot of controversy in the past. However, that hasn’t prevented labels and artists

Chicago’s Ruido Fest to Celebrate Fifth Edition in New Union Park Home

Celebrating its fifth edition this summer, Ruido Fest stands out among a crowded music festival scene in Chicago with a promising lineup that this year includes rock en español legendary band El Tri, who will sing for

Jamaica’s Central Bank Using Reggae Songs to Sell Economic Recovery

“The idea is to communicate in the best way possible, and in Jamaica, nothing aids communication as much as music,” says minister of finance and public service Nigel Clarke. Jamaica’s central bank thinks the country’s economy is

The Kills’ Alison Mosshart Talks New Music & Book for Dive Bar Day

The indie rock duo will re-release B-side tracks in honor of National Dive Bar day on July 7. Lead singer of indie rock band The Kills Alison Mosshart says she and bandmate Jamie Hince have started work

Cuban Doll Explains Her Major Label Beef In "On The Come Up"

While men have gravitated toward the “Baby” moniker, many of hip-hop’s leading ladies have leaned toward the “Doll” movement. Yet don’t expect an amorphous blob of blending styles, as Cuban Doll has been ably forging her lane