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Loni Love Calls Out Double Standard After Backlash For Having White Boyfriend

Loni Love and her boyfriend James Welsh have been dating since 2018 and met on a dating app that worked like a sports bracket. “It took me a while to meet him. Like, maybe two months,” Loni previously told

Carlos Vives’ ‘Fruta Fresca’ 20 Years Later: A Song That Started a Movement and ‘Represents Us All’

Mixing and melding Latin American tropical and folkloric roots music with pop, rock and urban grooves is hardly surprising to us today, but twenty years ago with “Fruta Fresca,” Colombian superstar Carlos Vives wrote the first chapters

Meet ONE Music Fest’s Founder J Carter!

ONE Music Fest has become the Southeast’s premier urban progressive music and arts festival. And in just a few weeks, they will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. An unforgettable line-up

Uriah Heep’s Phil Lanzon Delivers Second Solo Album, ’48 Seconds,’ New Book

The album’s title song tells the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Uriah Heep’s Phil Lanzon is always in a creative mood. As he talks to Billboard about his second solo album, 48 Seconds, and his

How Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Got the Rights to ‘Torn,’ ‘Don’t Speak’ & More Pop Smashes

Toward the end of the first act of the new Broadway musical Moulin Rouge!, the audience’s jaws drop like a row of dominos when Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo, playing the doomed lovers Christian and Satine, sing

El Puma, Joan Baez, Omara Portuondo & Others to Receive Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Awards

Eva Ayllón, Joan Baez, José Cid, Lupita D’Alessio, Hugo Fattoruso, Pimpinela, Omara Portuondo, and José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma" will receive the Latin Recording Academy’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards, the academy has announced. “Father of rock en

First Aid Kit Release Touching Tribute to Silver Jews’ David Berman: Listen

Their two-song homage to Berman also includes a cover of the Silver Jews’ ‘Random Rules.’ The death of David Berman has had a profound impact on many of the beloved singer/songwriter/poet's friends, musical peers and fans. And while

Jake Miller Bids Farewell to an Ex With New Single ‘Last Text’: Exclusive

Everyone has that one person they shouldn't be texting. Jake Miller just decided to write a song about his. Titled "Last Text," Miller's latest single — premiering exclusively on Billboard today (Aug. 22) — both pours his heart out

‘ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’: Film Review

Sam Dunn profiles musicians birthed in the blues but known for their beards. A rock doc that, like many of its subjects' fans, loses interest in its story shortly after they become huge stars, Sam Dunn's ZZ Top:

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Talks Eminem Controversy, Therapy, Kanye West in New Interview

When Justin Vernon of Bon Iver dropped his latest album I,i on Aug. 9, he met up with Beats 1's Zane Lowe in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin to discuss pretty much everything. Some highlights included discussing