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14 Injured After Structure Collapses at Backstreet Boys Concert in Oklahoma

Severe weather conditions caused a structure to collapse at a Backstreet Boys concert in Oklahoma Saturday evening (Aug. 18), according to reports from local media and group members Nick Carter and Kevin Richardson. Fourteen concertgoers waiting for the

VERITE Talks New Music, Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Hot 100 Fest: Watch

VÉRITÉ stopped to speak with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs at the Hot 100 Festival on Saturday (Aug. 18), chatting about the importance remaining an independent artist, plans for new music, Aretha Franklin and more. Speaking being an independent

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

Janet Jackson & Daddy Yankee's 'Made for Now' Makes Its TV Debut on 'Fallon': Watch

Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee performed "Made for Now," their new collaboration, for the very first time on television Friday night (Aug. 18). The pair took their own advice and moved their bodies with the upbeat song

Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2018: Best Moments From Day One

The fourth annual Billboard Hot 100 Festival kicked f Saturday (Aug. 18) at the Norwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. With headlining performances on the way from superstars Halsey and Rae Sremmurd, the day got f to a strong

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

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