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Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival Canceled After Court Ruling Made It Illegal to Keep Guns Out of Event

The long-running Music Midtown festival at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, scheduled for Sept. 17-18 with headliners My Chemical Romance, Future, Jack White and Fallout Boy, has been called off, according to a statement issued by festival organizers. The likely cause, industry sources tell Billboard, are recent changes to Georgia gun laws that prevent the festival from banning guns on the publicly owned festival grounds. […]

Harry Styles, Billie Eilish Join Coachella 2022 Lineup

After two years of postponements and cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Billboard has confirmed Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s official 2022 lineup, including Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Ye (formerly known as Kanye West) and Swedish House Mafia. Billboard confirmed the lineup with a source after a poster with the names began making the rounds […]

Kanye West to Headline Coachella 2022

Kanye West — who now goes by Ye — has been tapped to headline Sunday night at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and might also stage a second Sunday Service performance a source tells Billboard. Billie Eilish is also in talks to headline the event — likely Friday — sources confirm. The […]

New Zealand’s Six60 to Stream TikTok’s First Stadium Concert

The band will make history Saturday when they livestream their Hamilton concert to the world on the video-sharing platform.

WME Vet Samantha Kirby Yoh Joins UTA Music

The agency world has been completely disrupted by COVID-19, but today's announcement that powerhouse agent Samantha Kirby Yoh is leaving WME to join David Zedeck as the co-head of UTA Music is the biggest game-changer to date in the representation space.

Ticketmaster Furloughs Hundreds of Employees as Part of $500 Million Cost Reduction Plan

Ticketmaster has furloughed hundreds of employees across multiple offices in North America, marking the first major employment cuts at the Live Nation-owned concert company in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

Universal Music Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge Hospitalized for Coronavirus

Universal Music Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, a UMG source confirms to The Hollywood Reporter.

Live Nation Pausing All Tours Because of Coronavirus

Recognizing national concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, Live Nation is instructing its touring shows to prepare to return home.

Coachella, Stagecoach Organizers in Talks to Move Festivals to October Due to Coronavirus

Officials with promoter Goldenvoice are working on a plan to try and move the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California, to the weekends of Oct. 9 and Oct. 16 in an attempt to save the event from cancellation amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.

Offset Signs With UTA

Offset has signed with UTA worldwide in all areas.

How Coronavirus Could Affect Coachella and Music Festivals

California's Coachella music festival, which begins its two-weekend run on April 10, has an uncertain fate amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Ryan Seacrest Signs With UTA

Ryan Seacrest has signed with UTA, moving his radio, television and red carpet empire.