Respected Touring Trade Amplify Shifts To Billboard

Dave Brooks led touring industry trade Amplify will be integrated into Billboard.com. Respected veteran journalist Brooks joined Billboard in 2017; and last year Valence Media acquired Amplify, making it a. Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Music Charts Launch Delayed Indefinitely

The launch of music charts on Rolling Stone has been delayed indefinitely. Originally scheduled to launch on Monday May 13th, the charts will be the first to offer a widely. Continue reading

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Rolling Stone To Challenge Billboard With Music Charts

Rolling Stone Magazine is launching multiple music charts in a direct challenge to Billboard. Data for the charts will come from BuzzAngle Music.

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Lil Nas X And The Question: Who Defines What A Genre Sounds Like

Lil Nas X's breakout smash "Old Town Road" was recently yanked from Billboard's country charts, despite the songs massive success, owing to the song's alleged failure to sufficiently embrace the. Continue reading

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“Old Town Road” Was #19 On Country Chart, Then Billboard Decided It Wasn’t Really A Country Song

Lil Nas X scored a crossover country hit when his cowboy-themed rap song “Old Town Road,” debuted at #19 on the Billboard country chart. The Billboard decided to pull the. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

This week, we have a whole host of tips and advice for the indie artists out there trying to make it big, including a walkthrough of what it takes to. Continue reading

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Hitting The Billboard Charts: The 4 Phases

In this guide for the scrappy self starters out there, award winning songwriter MANAFEST breaks down into four strategic phases how artists can roll out their music in such a. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week commentators in the music industry look at what what Billboard's Power 100 list got right and wrong, streaming's significant problem with math, why Ariana Grande's fans are the. Continue reading

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Analysis Of Every Billboard Top 5 Song In 2018 – The Structure And Composition Of A Hit

Our friends at Soundfly have done an exhaustive breakdown of the musical structure and composition behind every song from the year that cracked the Billboard Top 5, revealing more than. Continue reading

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Major Layoffs At Billboard, Hollywood Reporter

About 22 staffers have been laid off at Billboard and The Hollywood Reported as part of a restructuring by parent company Valance Media.

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