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Trump Plans On Banning Sale Of Flavoured E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette manufacturers have been trying to market their products as better alternatives to cigarettes. While you could argue its better on the pockets, more reports are beginning to show that vaping is equally harmful to the body as

Shaed Shines Atop Emerging Artists Chart, as ‘Trampoline’ Hits Hot 100’s Top 40

Plus, Wage War and Whitney debut on Emerging Artists. Electropop trio Shaed leads Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Sept. 14) for the first time, rising 3-1 to become the top emerging act in the U.S, as the group's breakout single

Tinashe Gives Out Her Phone Number Online & All Hell Breaks Loose

This seems to be something that celebrities are doing way more often than before. Before social media, if you wanted to contact your favorite recording artist, you would have needed to do some extreme research before actually

Johnny Depp Calls Objection To Dior Campaign "A Pity," Say It Was Made With "Respect"

Fashion companies have been the target of cultural appropriation or insensitivity allegations as of late, and recently Johnny Depp’s campaign with Dior has been under fire. Dior released the teaser for their fragrance Sauvage, a French word that

Go Inside the ‘Origin of Muse’ With Special 20th Anniversary Box Set, Featuring 113 Tracks

On Saturday (Sept. 7), Muse announced the release of a brand new box set to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album Showbiz. The box set, titled Origins of Muse, will feature LP reissues of both

Jay-Z & NFL-Endorsed Charity Responds To Backlash For Cutting Off Teenagers’ Dreadlocks

People have been coming for Jay-Z left and right since Roc Nation announced its partnership with the NFL. Aside from Roc Nation coordinating the league’s entertainment programming, the deal also entailed a social justice initiative called Inspire Change.

Grammy Award-Winner Elijah Blake Releases New Video “To Be Loved” Via Latest Project ‘Bijoux 23’

  2x Grammy Award-Winning contemporary R&B singer/songwriter Elijah Blake has released his newest video “To Be Loved,” his latest project Bijoux 23. Elijah, who has garnered over 120 million streams across all platforms to-date, is notable for being a pioneer in the

Raquel Sofia, Amandititita & ILe Get Real About Being Alternative Latina Artists in ‘El Factor Latino’ Podcast

In the latest episode of the El Factor Latino podcast, singer-songwriters Raquel Sofia, ILe, and Amandititita sat down with Leila Cobo, Billboard’s vice president, Latin industry lead, to talk all things “Alternative Latinas.” Mexican-based artist Amandititita, known for

Dutch Revz – Max Payne

Mississauga ON native, Dutch Revz, offers an alternative Hip Hop sound that he’s rightfully dubbed “Alt-Hip Hop.” His intense live performances has gained him a steady-growing fan base that appreciates his genre-blending style. Producing his own music,

Executive Turntable: Moves at Sony/ATV, Parlophone, Big Machine & More

Sony/ATV Music Publishing promoted Kristina Hedrick to vp U.S. business development on Wednesday (Sept. 4). Hedrick will be based in the company’s New York office, where she will oversee the analysis of U.S. songwriter deals and will be the