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Pink Honors Olivia Newton-John With 2022 AMAs Performance

Pink pulled double duty at the 2022 American Music Awards on Sunday night (Nov. 20), following her opening performance with a passionate mid-show tribute to Olivia Newton-John and her eternal hit “Hopelessly Devoted to You.” Wearing an elegant, sparkly dress rife with feathers, Pink glided through “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and struck a different tone than her […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Sends Kate Bush 1985 Song “Running Up That Hill” Soaring on Spotify

“Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God),” Kate Bush’s classic 1985 single, has received an explosion of new interest thanks to its use in the recently premiered fourth season of Stranger Things. And while next week’s Billboard charts will reflect its overall surge, new data from Spotify demonstrates the Netflix series’ impact on its […]

Taylor Swift to Receive Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree at NYU

Taylor Swift will receive an honorary degree from New York University and address graduates during a commencement ceremony in May, NYU announced on Monday (March 28). The superstar will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa, and speak at NYU’s morning commencement event on May 18 at Yankee Stadium. The degree will be her […]

En Vogue Brings “Free Your Mind” to a New Generation at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

En Vogue delivered a snarling rock arrangement of the song while clad in black, displaying the word "vote" in their attire.

Hip-Hop Artist Juice WRLD Dies at 21

Hip-hop star Juice WRLD has died suddenly at the age of 21, according to reports. ?

Can Adult Contemporary Radio Figure Out Its Hip-Hop Issue?

As the adult contemporary genre continues to dominate, some programmers from the “easy listening” format are contemplating how to put rap into rotation.

BET Awards: Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus Perform “Old Town Road”

Billy Ray Cyrus, performing at the BET Awards? It would have seemed darn near impossible at the top of 2019, but thanks to Lil Nas X and the phenomenon that is “Old Town Road,” the 2019 BET Awards featured the elder Cyrus in all his glory.

Drake Praises Arya Stark From ‘Game of Thrones’ During Billboard Music Awards Acceptance Speech

Drake praised Arya Stark from 'Game of Thrones' during his acceptance speech at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday night.

Taylor Swift Embraces Her Flaws on Riskiest Album Yet

The singer’s sixth studio album, 'Reputation,' was officially released on Friday.

BET Awards: Chris Brown Performs ‘Party’ With Gucci Mane

Breezy kicked things off with his ultra-sexual "Privacy," taking the stage as two scantily clad ladies struck poses behind him and BET's network censors tried to stamp out all of the song's profanity.

How Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” Helped Define ‘Back to the Future’

Marty McFly jams to the hit at the 1955 Enchantment Under the Sea dance in the climax of Robert Zemeckis' classic film.