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  1. Fitz and the Tantrums to play U.S. Open

    ESPN Music

    Fitz and the Tantrums has come a long way since its critically acclaimed debut album dropped four years ago. A year ago, the single "Out Of My League" from their second album, "More Than Just A Dream," hit No. 1 on Billboard's alternative songs c...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Collins: Success doesn't come easy in the U.S. for British fighte...

    Nigel Collins

    My dog pulled on his leash, eager to sniff the next lamppost, when I stopped to stare at the billboard across the street. "SEE IT ON FILM NOW! ROCKY MARCIANO vs. DON COCKELL" read the huge advertisement, which also promised that the "ACTION THRILLS I...

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  3. UK's Smith takes unlikely path to stardom

    Greg Ostendorf

    "Change the game." That's the slogan that can be found on multiple billboards throughout the state of Kentucky -- the same billboards that made a 6-foot-6, 263-pound man cry. The billboards, located in Lexington, Louisville and even Cincinnati, Oh...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  4. Get Weird Al His Own Super Bowl Halftime Show, Says Internet

    Zach Dionne

    This summer is Weird Al's moment. He put out eight almost completely great videos in eight days and landed at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time in 31 years. You know where this is going, right? Super Bowl halftime show, 2015. A petit...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. UCLA Bruins coach Jim Mora has football program on the rise

    Arash Markazi

    Under Jim Mora's tutelage, UCLA has bigger things in mind than just being the best college football team in L.A.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  6. Weird Al's 14th Studio Album Is His First No. 1

    Zach Dionne

    Thirty-one years after releasing his self-titled debut album, "Weird Al" Yankovic's Mandatory Fun has debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200. It's the first time Al's gone to the top, and, with 104,000 copies sold, it&#03...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  7. Overplayed Song of the Week: Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg, 'W...

    Emily Yoshida

    Weeks on Chart: 10 Peak: No. 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 (June 28, 2014) Current Radio Play Frequency: No. 28 on Power 106's playlist YouTube Hit Count: 109,582,427 at time of publication [...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  8. In Defense of the Worm-Eye: 'The Strain' and Gross-Out ...

    Molly Lambert

    In the past few weeks on your daily commute, you may have noticed billboards and posters depicting an eye being opened by a gloved hand to examine the worm that has wriggled its way inside like a parasite. This is the promo art for...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  9. World Cup ups and downs - Part 3

    Iain Macintosh

    World Cup

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  10. 'Ultraviolence' Is Lana Del Rey's First Chart-Topp...

    Zach Dionne

    Lana Del Rey has won the Billboard 200, selling 182,000 copies of Ultraviolence. That's the best sales week for a female artist since 310,000 Beyonces were bought in the last week of December 2013. Despite the love-buzz/hate-buzz tha...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. Buzz That Was -- Grateful for Tim Lincecum, Nick Young, happy Mia...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sometimes it's just so much fun being a sports fan. Exhibits A and B: The Giants' Tim Lincecum celebrating his latest no-hitter in a gladiator getup, and those awesome Nick Young billboards Lakes fans have put up.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  12. Overplayed Song of the Week: Calvin Harris, ‘Summer’

    Emily Yoshida

    Weeks on Chart: 13 Peak: No. 9 on Billboard's Hot 100 (currently) Current Radio Play Frequency: No. 3 on KIIS FM's playlist YouTube Hit Count: 75,152,486 at time of publication [Lyric...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  13. Jack White Debuts at No. 1, Sells a Ton of Something Called &lsqu...

    Zach Dionne

    Jack White's second solo LP, Lazaretto, debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week with a modest 138,000 copies sold. (Actually almost exactly the same amount as 2012's Blunderbuss, which also won the chart.) The bigger news, though, ...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  14. Is the Slow-Selling On the Run Tour a Sign of Accelerating Jay an...

    Molly Lambert

    After accidentally displaying fallibility with the whole Solange Elevator Met Ball Thing, Jay Z and Beyonce were prepared to return to their rightful thrones as the king and queen of Billboard with their On the Run Tour, which they are co-head...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  15. And the Dudes Playing Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and Eazy-E in the NWA Mo...

    Amos Barshad

    ... People you've never heard of. As Billboard reports, the NWA project Straight Outta Compton has cast actors for its three most infamous members, and they are O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube, Marcus Callender as Dr. Dre, and Jason Mitchell...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  16. Overplayed Song of the Week: Rixton, ‘Me and My Broken Hear...

    Molly Lambert

    Welcome to the Overplayed Song of the Week, in which we take songs we've heard too many times on the radio and generally overthink them. Weeks on Chart: 10 Peak: No. 14 on Billboard's Hot 100 (last week) Cur...

    Blog | June 12, 2014