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Billboard

Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry, and is one of the oldest trade magazines in the world. It maintains several internationally recognized music charts that track the most popular songs and albums in various categories on a weekly basis. The two most notable charts are the Billboard Hot 100, which ranks the top 100 songs regardless of genre and is based on physical sales, digital sales and radio airplay. Meanwhile, the Billboard 200 survey is the corresponding chart for album sales. Read More

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Top 10 Radio Songs For The Week Of Oct. 4, 2014 Including ‘All About That Bass' By Meghan Trainor And 'Am I Wrong' By Nico & Vinz [WATCH VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Check out the hit songs played over the radio for the last week of September 2014 and the first week of October 2014. (1:56 pm)

Jason Mraz arrives at the American Idol XIII 2014 Finale in Los Angeles, California May 21, 2014.
Jason Mraz ‘Yes!’ Tour 2015 Goes Back To UK And Europe, Plus ‘Yes!’ Australian 2014 Tour Adds Another Show In Sydney [WATCH VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Here’s another update about Jason Mraz and his “Yes!” World Tour in 2014 and 2015. (7:44 pm)

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‘Today’ Host Richard Wilkins Angers Kiwis After Calling Lorde ‘Australasian’

By IBTimes AU

Richard Wilkins called the Kiwi teen queen an Australasian, angering Kiwis on social media. (5:42 pm)

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Free Syrian Army fighters stand at a former base used by fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), after it was captured by rival rebel forces in Manbij town in Aleppo January 8, 2014. (Reuters)
Satire TV Show ‘State Of Myths’ Airs In Iraq; Aims To Expose True Nature Of IS Extremist Organisation

By IBTimes AU

However, to protect the cast and production people from the beheading knives of members of the extremist organisation who are the subject of the comedy, the scriptwriter is anonymous, while some actors names do not appear on the opening or closing billboard. (Oct 01)

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Actor Austin Mahone arrives at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas
Austin Mahone To Release A Book On His Life Story With Exclusive Pictures, Talks About His Upcoming Album [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Austin Mahone is coming out with a book on his life titled "Just How It Happened: My Official Story." The teenage singer asked his fans to help him choose the cover page for it. (Sep 29)

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Barbara Streisand's New Album 'Partners' Sets A New Record, Debuts At Number One Spot At Billboard [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Barbara Streisand's new album "Partners" opened at number one spot in the Billboard 200 charts. Barbara became the only female artist to achieve number one albums in each of the last six decades. (Sep 29)

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Lorde performs at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas
Lorde Tops Billboard’s 21 Under 21 List; Aussies 5SOS, Cody Simpson and Troye Sivan Included

By IBTimes AU

Lorde is number one on the annual list. (Sep 26)

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Jason Mraz arrives at the American Idol XIII 2014 Finale in Los Angeles, California May 21, 2014.
Jason Mraz Announces ‘Yes!’ Tour 2014 With Raining Jane In Asia And Australia Which Starts On Nov. 17, 2014 In Singapore [WATCH VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

The 37-year-old singer-songwriter will be heading to the Land Down Under as well as Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. (Sep 25)

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Singer Jennifer Lopez performs at the 2011 American Music Awards in Los Angeles
Brody Dalle Calls Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea’s ‘Booty’ ‘Horrendous’ [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

The Distillers frontwoman also took a swipe at Chris Brown, the co-writer of "Booty." (Sep 25)

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