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Lorde Is Crowned on The 1,000,000,000 List For ‘Royals’

Lorde’s coronation is complete. The Auckland singer and songwriter is crowned on The 1,000,000,000 List, for one billion streams of her 2013 hit “Royals”. An initiative of Australasian PRO APRA AMCOS, the 1,000,000,000 List recognizes streams from all major services…
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Louis Tomlinson Sets 2022 World Tour Dates

Louis Tomlinson’s World Tour is back on, with new dates confirmed for 2022. The former One Direction star will embark on his rescheduled round-the-world trek starting Feb. 1 at South Side Ballroom in Dallas, TX. The English singer’s jaunt will…
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Halsey Is Songwriter of the Year at 2021 BMI Pop Awards

Halsey was named songwriter of the year at the 2021 BMI Pop Awards. The singer/songwriter wrote four of the year’s most performed songs: “Nightmare,” “Graveyard,” “Be Kind” and “You Should Be Sad.” “Be Kind” is a collaboration with fellow BMI…
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What’s Your Favorite J. Cole Album of All Time? Vote!

With J. Cole‘s sixth studio album The Off-Season on the way this Friday, Billboard wants to know: What’s your favorite Cole album yet? The highly anticipated album comes three years after Cole’s last album, KOD — an acronym for Kids on Drugs, King Overdosed and Kill Our Demons. KOD debuted at…
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