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The Head and the Heart’s ‘Missed Connection’ Rules Adult Alternative Songs Chart

The Seattle band lands its third No. 1 on the airplay tally. The Head and the Heart top Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart dated June 1 with "Missed Connection," which rises 2-1. The track is the band's third

How Primavera Sound Partnered With the U.N. For 2019’s Most Globally Conscious Music Festival

The Barcelona’s gender-equal lineup – featuring major acts like Miley Cyrus, Erykah Badu and Rosalía – will host an AR activation in partnership with the United Nations. Earlier this month, Primavera Sound, the annual pop and alternative

Becky G Opens Up About Mental Health: ‘I’m Taking a Healthy Lifestyle On the Road Seriously’

Becky G often uses her platform to talk about issues that matter to her, and in the midst of her busy schedule, the 22-year-old singer got real about her hectic life on the road and how it’s

Washington Becomes First State To Sign Off On Composting Human Bodies

Washington is introducing a new law next year which will allow the legalization of composting human remains. According to CNN, the state became the first in America to pass such a law after Gov. Jay Inslee signed off

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Logic Launches at No. 1, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s Duet Debuts

Logic notches his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 (dated May 25), while Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Plus, moves for Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish and Blake Shelton. Here are

DJ Khaled "Father Of Asahd" Review

DJ Khaled‘s latest project Father of Asahd is stuck at the midway point of a crossing nearly 15 years in the making. Once again, he finds himself in a relaxed and entirely comfortable position. Over time, Khaled’s proven himself to be a

Arista Signs Synth-Pop Artist Julian Lamadrid: Exclusive

Arista Records, Billboard can exclusively announce, has signed 21-year-old synth-pop artist Julian Lamadrid. The label’s president/CEO, David Massey, first heard about Lamadrid on his way back from this year’s Grammys after a colleague sent him music. He

Ruby Waters Drops Edgy, Unapologetic New Track ‘Last Cigarette’: Premiere

Singer-songwriter Ruby Waters channels all her frustrations on her latest track “Last Cigarette,” premiering on Billboard today (May 24). “And I’m on my last damn cigarette/ Smoke away my past and all regret,” Waters sings on the song’s

Philadelphia D.A. Demands Meek Mill Get New Trial

Meek Mill has scored a legal victory. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Superior Court asking for a new trial with a different judge. On Wednesday (May 22), the D.A.’s Office

Meek Mill Earns Huge Legal Win As DA Calls Out Judge Genece Brinkley

For years, Meek Mill has been forced to deal with the apparent bias of Judge Genece Brinkley. Many have deemed she is a clout chaser after it was revealed that Brinkley had reportedly asked Meek and Nicki