23 January 2017
the weeknd

The Weeknd’s 1 Billion Views, Keak Da Sneak Shot, Kanye West’s Surprise Projects And More

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The Weeknd Celebrates 1 Billion Views For “The Hills”

The Weeknd’s “The Hills” hit 1 billion views over the weekend. It was the second single from his second album Beauty Behind the Madness. The music video was directed by Grant Singer.

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Keak Da Sneak Reportedly Shot

Veteran rapper, Keak Da Sneak was reportedly shot over the weekend. Information is generally sparse but what we know comes from an Instagram post from All Bay Music Magazine.

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Kanye West Focused on Family But Surprise Projects Coming Up

A source close to Kanye West told E! News that he is feeling much better now and that he will be focused on his family but he will also be working on a few “surprise projects”. The anticipated Turbo Grafx 16 perhaps?

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Chrisette Michele Got $250,000 for The 30 Minute Trump Performance

Chrisette Michele was reportedly paid $250,000 for the 30-minute performance at President Donald Trump’s Inauguration. Good money for someone who’s been taking some heat for accepting to perform at the inauguration.

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Watch Big Sean’s SNL Performance

Big Sean made his SNL debut on Saturday and brought the house down by performing two tracks from his upcoming album, I Decided. Watch the performances here.

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The Rise Of Music Streaming Continues

A new study on US Music consumption by Statista shows the year-over-year pace as tracked by Nielsen who says audio streams shot up by 76%, while digital album and track sales both dipped by 20%.

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Madonna Defends Her Anti-Trump Speech at Women’s March

Madonna is now defending her expletive-laden speech at the Women’s March on Saturday (January 21st) saying her words were “taken wildly out of context.”

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Luke Bryan To Sing National Anthem At The Super Bowl

It’s official. Luke Bryan will be singing the National Anthem at this year’s Super Bowl. He will be the first male to do this in ten years.

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The Piano Guys To Be Sued For Playing One Direction At The Inauguration

The Piano Guys cashed in a fat check for playing at President Donald Trump’s Inauguration but they will soon face legal action for including a One Direction song in their set.

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