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Colorado Fireworks Show Canceled Because of Prairie Dog Bubonic Plague Outbreak

The Colorado Rapids soccer team had to cancel a post-game fireworks show Saturday because of an outbreak of bubonic plague at a prairie dog colony near its stadium. The day before the Kroenke Sports and Entertainment's Major

Chance the Rapper Debuts 3 Songs From New Album ‘The Big Day’ on Hot 100

“Hot Shower” leads at No. 58. As Chance the Rapper celebrates his highest-charting album on the Billboard 200 (dated Aug. 10), with The Big Day launching at No. 2 with 108,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music, the rapper sends three tracks

Burger King’s Plant-Based Impossible Burger Option Available Nationwide This Month

The plant-based burger is on the rise right now. While beef burgers are still popular, health-conscious and vegetarian folks alike have been indulging on Impossible Burgers or Beyond Meat products as a healthier alternative. Burger King had

"Free Meek" Premiere: A New Docuseries That Puts The System On Trial

In the belly of Ziegfeld Ballroom, Meek Mill’s grainy mugshot lights up the venue’s gilded walls. His tired eyes, sunken into his skull beneath severe bruising and what appears to be poorly placed bandaging, stare blankly ahead,

Tool by the Numbers: 10 Things to Know About the Band’s Chart History

As of Friday (Aug. 2), Tool’s music catalog is finally available on streaming and digital services. After years of holding out, and ahead of their upcoming fifth studio album release Fear Inoculum on Aug. 30 the group’s previous four

Executive Turntable: Moves at BMG, Warner Chappell Music, Audiomack & More

Jason Hradil was promoted to LA-based senior vice president, global repetoire at BMG, the company announced on July 29. In his new role, Hradil will be responsible for marketing all inbound and outbound frontline international repertoire to and

Apple Music Rebrands Alternative Playlist as ‘ALT CTRL’ With Haim, Billie Eilish & More ‘Left-Of-Center Tunes’

Apple Music has rebranded its The A-List: Alternative playlist as ALT CTRL, spotlighting new music across the broad spectrum of alternative music, Billboard can exclusively reveal. The playlist will be handpicked by the company’s staff curators. “Alternative is more

The Black Keys ‘Go’ to No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs

Four of the last five Black Keys singles on the tally have reached No. 1. Four of The Black Keys’ last five charting singles on Billboard’s Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart have now reached No. 1, as

The Raconteurs, Miley Cyrus, Santana & More Cancel Woodstock 50 Appearances

The Raconteurs and Miley Cyrus are the latest acts to reveal that they will no longer being appearing at the Woodstock 50 anniversary festival between Aug. 16-18.  The Raconteurs were announced for the Woodstock 50 festival lineup in

Peach Tree Rascals Keep Cool in the ‘Summa’ Heat: Exclusive

Bay Area collective Peach Tree Rascals show no signs of stress as they beat the heat in the video for their latest single “Summa,” premiering exclusively on Billboard today (July 30). The loose, free-flowing alternative hip-hop jam