Once Mighty Sears Files for Bankruptcy Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Billboard News Today Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once dominated the American retail landscape can remain viable or whether the iconic brand will be forced out of business. Sears, which started […]

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Apple Scoops Up A&R-Boosting Analytics Firm Asaii

Billboard News Today Apple has officially acquired Asaii, a San Francisco-based music analytics startup specializing in using algorithmic data to spot up-and-coming artists before they hit the charts. Asaii, launched two years ago by former Apple engineer Sony Theakanath, announced back in September that it would shut down completely on Oct. 14. Sporting a credo […]

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“Ray Donovan” Star Pooch Hall’s DUI Leads To Child Services Investigation

Hall let his 2-year-old take the wheel. Below article written by Karlton Jahmal writter for TMz Ray Donovan star Marion “Pooch” Hall is caught up in a bizarre DUI story. As reported by TMZ, Hall was arrested on Wednesday night after witnesses called 9-1-1 reporting a toddler driving in Burbank, California. The vehicle carrying Hall and his […]

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Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V Album” Inspires #uproarchallenge

Look out “In My Feelings” challenge there is a new Internet storm.  ” Tha Charter V” album single “Uproar” has people all over the world dancing.   The challenge first took off after Swizz posted a video of himself dancing to track on Instagram last Saturday.  Now even Lil Wayne has shared a video with him […]

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Amazon Is Raising Its Minimum Hourly Wage to $15 for All U.S. Employees

Posted Today 10/2/18 by Fortune By David Meyer 7:08 AM EDT Amazon, which has been under fire over its pay for low-ranking workers, is increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour. The move, announced Tuesday, applies to all full-time, part-time and seasonal employees across the U.S., as well as temporary staff, even those retained through […]

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Happy Birthday “King of POP”

Sixty years ago, on (8/29/58) Michael “King of POP” Jackson was born.  Child star turned King of Pop, died in Los Angeles on Thursday 6/25/09 in the afternoon after suffering an apparent cardiac arrest in his home.   The announcement of Michael Jackson’s death had his fans nationally and internationally sadden for days.  Although, details of his personal […]

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Taylor Swift “Delicate”

Taylor Swift tallies her ninth No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as “Delicate” ascends 3-1 on the survey dated July 28. “Delicate” is the second Pop Songs No. 1 from Swift’s 2017 album Reputation. Lead single “Look What You Made Me Do” topped the Oct. 28-dated chart, while follow-ups “…Ready for It?” […]

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R.I.P. Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson, the stage dad of Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and their talented siblings,  died Today (6/27/18). He was 89.  Our condolences go to the Jackson Family during this difficult time.

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Ella Mai Announces Boo’d Up Summer Tour

Ella Mai’s R&B hit “Boo’d Up” has joined the contenders for “song of the summer.” The record is currently No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and already has 70 million views on YouTube.  Ella announced today (June 13) that she’s hitting the road this summer for the 15-city Boo’d Up Tour.

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Scott Hutchinson Dead at 36

Update: BBC News reported that police have confirmed that the body was identified as Hutchinson. In a statement released on Friday (May 11), Hutchinson’s family said they were “utterly devastated with the tragic loss of our beloved Scott.” The said they had “remained positive and hopeful that he would walk back through the door, having […]

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