TWICE Open Up on ‘With YOU-th’ Album Themes of Growing Up & Beyond K-Pop

It takes around 30 minutes, but eventually, TWICE relaxes enough in their New York City hotel room to chitchat and laugh out loud among their nine-member huddle — a stark difference from the professionally guarded and admittedly “nervous” girl group that Billboard spoke with at their first U.S. appearance in 2016. Explore Explore Twice See latest videos, charts and

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The 2024 Billboard K-Pop Artist 100

In the 15 years since K-pop’s early international pioneers BoA and the Wonder Girls made their respective marks on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot 100 charts back in 2009, the Korean pop industry has made significant strides on the Billboard charts — and never has its crossover success been more apparent than now. In 2023 alone, 35 different K-pop albums entered the Billboard

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Digital minister: Govt committed to boosting digital economy, facilitate investors’ needs

Digital Minister Gobind Singh Deo said the government is committed to growing the digital economy in Malaysia as it plays a pivotal role in boosting the economy, proactively anticipating and facilitating investors’ needs by creating strategic intersections between government initiatives and tech investments. — Picture by Sayuti Zainudin Join us on our WhatsApp Channel, follow

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Live Nation Can’t Dismiss Shareholder Lawsuit Over ‘False and Misleading’ Earnings Reports, Judge Rules

Shareholders are suing the concert giant over drops in the company’s share price they say resulted from its lack of transparency. Live Nation Ringo Chiu A U.S. District Court judge is allowing a shareholder lawsuit against Live Nation to move forward, denying the concert promotion giant’s motion to dismiss it in a decision handed down Friday

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Taylor Swift’s ‘The Era Tour’ Prizes Up For Grabs With Marriott Bonvoy ‘Sweepstakes’

Marriott Bonvoy is offering chances to win several prizes, which include tickets to the show and concert packages on both sides of the Atlantic. Taylor Swift performs at Accor Stadium on Feb. 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. Don Arnold/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management Forget Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket: Marriott Bonvoy is giving loyalty members

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Kenya: Weatherman Warns of Heavy Rainfall and High Temperatures Across Kenya

Nairobi — The Meteorological Department has forecasted heavy rainfall in several regions of Kenya. This includes Western, South Rift Valley, Lake Victoria Basin, Central Highlands, Southeastern Lowlands, and Northwestern, with a probability of occurrence ranging from 33 to 60 per cent. Authorities have cautioned that these rains may lead to flash floods in certain areas

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Senegal President proposes general amnesty amidst political tensions

Senegal’s President Macky Sall attends the conference “Investing together, for a new alliance between Africa and Europe”, in Paris on Feb. 16, 2022.   –   Copyright © africanews Sarah Meyssonnier/Copyright 2022 The AP. All rights reserved By Africanews Last updated: 5 hours ago Senegal Senegal’s President Macky Sall announced plans for a general amnesty for political

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22 Black-Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands You Should Know About

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Black-owned businesses have increased in the last several years, most notably during the pandemic, but it hasn’t always been easy staying

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Taylor Swift’s Father Scott Accused of Assaulting a Photographer in Sydney, Her Rep Responds

“Two individuals were aggressively pushing their way towards Taylor, grabbing at her security personnel,” a rep for Swift says. ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 19: Scott Kingsley Swift (L) and his daughter, honoree Taylor Swift, attend the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on April 19, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ethan

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Emily Blunt –

Emily Blunt Good Genes Or Good Docs?! 2/25/2024 12:20 AM PT Emily Blunt’s looks over the years are bluntly beautiful! Here is a 23-year-old version of the brunette beauty at the Hollywood Life’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards where she won the “Star Of The Year” award for her iconic role in “Devil Wears Prada”

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Namibia: Geingob Laid to Rest

President Hage Geingob, Namibia’s third president who died on 4 February, was buried at Heroes’ Acre on the outskirts of Windhoek on Sunday, 25 February. Geingob died shortly after his cancer diagnosis was made public on 17 January. The late president is survived by his wife Monica Geingos, eight children, two siblings and grandchildren. Geingos

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Matisyahu Says Jewish People Will ‘F***ing Win’ Israel-Hamas Conflict

Matisyahu Jewish People Will ‘F***ing Win’ Conflict … Performs on H’wood Street 2/25/2024 12:30 AM PT this publication.com Matisyahu’s fed up with the lack of concern for the hostages in Gaza … going on an expletive-filled tirade against perceived antisemitic behavior. We caught up with the singer-songwriter Tuesday when he decided to busk on the street

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Africa: The AU Took Important Action On Cybersecurity At Its 2024 Summit

Leading member states continue to delay ratification of the Malabo convention, limiting harmonized African policymaking on cybersecurity. Africa witnessed a spate of cyberattacks in 2023, against African Union Commission (AUC) systems, Kenyan government data systems, and Nigerian election infrastructure among others. The attacks seem to have served as a wake-up call for the AU, driving

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21 Savage Performs ‘American Dream’ Songs With Summer Walker & Brent Faiyaz on ‘SNL’: Watch

The rapper delivered “Redrum” and a mashup of “Should’ve Wore a Bonnet” and “Prove It.” “Saturday Night Live” musical guest 21 Savage, accompanied by Summer Walker, performs “Should’ve Worn A Bonnet”/”Prove It” on February 24, 2024. Will Heath/NBC 21 Savage made his musical guest debut on Saturday Night Live, performing tracks from his latest album.

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Can Ukraine Win This War?

Watch the full episode of Washington Week With The Atlantic, February 23, 2024Courtesy of Washington Week With The AtlanticFebruary 24, 2024, 9:40 AM ETEditor’s Note: Washington Week With The Atlantic is a partnership between NewsHour Productions, WETA, and The Atlantic airing every Friday on PBS stations nationwide. Check your local listings or watch full episodes

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What college basketball should do about court stormings, and other takeaways from Saturday

playGreenberg voices displeasure with Wake Forest’s administration after court-storming injury (2:07)Seth Greenberg puts the blame on Wake Forest’s administration after Duke’s Kyle Filipowski gets injured in a court storming. (2:07)ESPNFeb 24, 2024, 09:30 PM ETFollowing Duke’ 83-79 loss at Wake Forest, a frustrated Jon Scheyer asked the question: “When are we going to ban court

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WWE’s Grayson Waller Says Elimination Chamber’s Bigger Than Taylor Swift Concert

WWE’s Grayson Waller Forget Taylor’s Tour … Elimination Chamber’s Bigger Draw Down Under!!! 2/24/2024 12:30 AM PT TMZSports.com WWE superstar Grayson Waller says the biggest must-see event in Australia this weekend ain’t the Taylor Swift concert in Sydney … it’s something going down 2,400 miles away — the Elimination Chamber!! this publication Sports spoke with the

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This Official Poor Things Party Brought the Film’s Freaky Glam Vibes to Life

Photo: Sabina Graves/GizmodoTo celebrate the upcoming digital, Blu-ray, and DVD release of Poor Things, io9 attended a party inspired by the Emma Stone-starring film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. The cinematic soiree was delightfully twisted, just like the parties Stone’s Fraken-creation Bella Baxter enjoys—complete with immersive actors portraying her role. The mini-gala, held in Los Angeles

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Mau y Ricky on Upcoming Album ‘Hotel Caracas,’ Going Back to Venezuela, ‘Los Montaner’ Season 2 & More | Billboard News

Venezuelan brothers Mau y Ricky talk about their new album ‘Hotel Caracas,’ working with a non-Latin producer like Malay and how that was different from making their previous records, how their Venezuelan heritage inspired their new project, their experience going back to Venezuela after many years, tease what fans can expect from the second season

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Songwriters & Publishers Due Nearly $400M After Final Streaming Royalty Rate Determination

The Mechanical Licensing Collective expects another $10 to $15 million to be added to the total once additional reports come in from DSPs. Maarten Wouters/GI Songwriters and publishers are due nearly $400 million in additional payouts following the Copyright Royalty Board‘s Phonorecord III final determination in August, according to information the Mechanical Licensing Collective (the

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Cote d’Ivoire: Ivory Coast: Presidential pardon -Soro concerned

Dakar — Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara granted presidential pardons to 51 civilians and military staff convicted of offenses committed during the post-electoral crises and for endangering state security, including General Dogbo Blé Brunot and Koné Kamaraté Souleymane said Soul To Soul. The latter was Guillaume Kigbafori Soro’s head of protocol when he was Prime

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From Crowd Screams to Moments of Gratitude, Here Are 5 Best Moments From Olivia Rodrigo’s Guts Tour Kickoff

Here are the top moments from the 21-year-old star’s opening night of her Guts world tour. Olivia Rodrigo Nick Walker The ultimate all-American b—- kicked off the North American tour of her long-awaited Guts world tour on Friday (Feb. 23), as Olivia Rodrigo took the stage at Acrisure Arena in Palm Springs, Calif. Explore See latest

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Everything we know about the suspect in death of UGA student Laken Hope Riley as he’s pictured following arrest

Everything we know about the suspect in death of UGA student Laken Hope Riley as he’s pictured following arrestJose Antonio Ibarra, a 26-year-old Athens resident, has been arrested for the ‘opportunistic’ killing of 22-year-old nursing student Laken Hope Riley on the University of Georgia campusA 26-year-old man was arrested Friday in the killing of a

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TMZ TV Recap: Wendy Williams Diagnosis, Taylor & Travis, Adrian Peterson

this publication TV Recap Wendy Williams’ Tragic Diagnosis Taylor, & The Zoo, Adrian Peterson 2/23/2024 12:10 AM PT We’re finally at the finish line in the week at this publication — but our TV topics are only ramping up. BANNER this publication Live this publication.com Starting on ‘this publication Live,’ Harvey and Michael talked about a tough subject in the

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Piecing together altcoin narratives: Bitcoin’s cryptocurrency mosaic

Cryptocurrencies have taken the financial world by storm, with Bitcoin leading the charge as the pioneering digital currency. Aspiring investors and enthusiasts can find a wealth of information on https://robbo-ai.org/, enhancing their knowledge of this evolving market. However, Bitcoin is just the tip of the iceberg in the complex and diverse world of cryptocurrencies. In

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Conspiracy Theories Run Wild Amid Mass U.S. Cell Outage

Wireless customers with AT&T, Cricket Wireless, T-Mobile, and Verizon all reported outages across the country this morning. And just like clockwork, some folks online pounced on the disruption as evidence of a global conspiracy. Dave Bautista Opens Up About His Relationship With Denis VilleneuveAlex Jones, arguably America’s most popular conspiracy theorist, believes the telecom outage

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Boozy Brunch is in Bloom with Ruby Slipper’s Spring Specials

New Orleans-style brunch brand introduces limited-time menu items celebrating springtime flavors New Orleans, LA  (RestaurantNews.com)  There’s no time like springtime, especially when enjoying the “joie de vivre” of a boozy brunch – the kind guests savor at Ruby Slipper. As the home of the New Orleans-style brunch, Ruby Slipper is always creating craveworthy new dishes

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Taylor Swift Announces ‘The Albatross’ Edition of ‘Tortured Poets,’ Duets With Sabrina Carpenter at Eras Concert

The star’s upcoming album now has three versions for fans to choose from. Taylor Swift performs with Sabrina Carpenter at Accor Stadium on Feb. 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. Don Arnold/TAS24/Getty Images The surprises just kept coming at Taylor Swift‘s Eras Tour show in Australia Friday (Feb. 23). During the pop star’s first night at

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Lil Jon Says This Was the ‘Hardest Part’ of Putting Together Usher’s 2024 Super Bowl Halftime Show

The “Get Low” rapper described the importance of the hit “Yeah!” in his and Ush’s careers on Thursday’s (Feb. 22) “Jennifer Hudson Show.” Lil Jon on ‘The Jennifer Hudson Show.’ Courtesy Photo Lil Jon is known for his exuberant nature, but the “Turn Down For What” rapper was uncharacteristically quiet when he sat down on

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Kenya scraps entry fee for South Africans and other foreign nationals

Kenya has waived entry fees for passport holders from South Africa and six other countries, following widespread criticism of the recently introduced $30 fee. The move aims to boost tourism and attract business travellers. Previously, all foreign passport holders were subject to visa requirements, but the government’s decision sparked backlash for potentially increasing travel costs

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TMZ TV Recap: Tom Brady Calls BS on Gisele, Kelly Rowland, Marshawn Lynch

this publication TV Recap Brady Calls BS on Gisele’s New Love Kelly Rowland ‘Today,’ Marshawn Lynch 2/22/2024 12:10 AM PT We’re almost at the finish line in the week, but this publication’s just getting started on our TV shows! this publication Live this publication.com Let’s start at ‘this publication Live,’ where Harvey and Courtney discussed news of Gisele Bundchen and

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Snoop Dogg Pays Tribute to Late Half-Brother Bing Worthington: ‘Keep Mama Company Til We Get There’

The rapper shared an image from Worthington’s funeral on Tuesday. Snoop Dogg attends the World Premiere of Prime Video’s “The Underdoggs” at Culver Theater on Jan. 23, 2024 in Culver City, Calif. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Snoop Dogg paid tribute to his beloved half-brother, Bing Worthington, on Tuesday in an Instagram post featuring an image from the 44-year-old’s

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Scammers Sent Fake iPhones ‘For Repair’ to Get $3 Million in Authentic Phones From Apple

File photo of people walking past an Apple flagship store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, Feb 20, 2024.Photo: CFOTO/Future Publishing (Getty Images)Two men in Maryland who sent thousands of counterfeit iPhones to Apple for repairs to get authentic replacement iPhones in return were found guilty by a federal jury on Tuesday, according to an announcement

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News24 | Hlophe will know on Wednesday morning whether vote to remove him will go ahead

Jan Gerber Share your Subscriber Article You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! Loading, please wait… Subscribers can listen to this article Suspended Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will know his fate on Wednesday. Nelius Rademan/Gallo Images/Foto24 Suspended Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will know shortly

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Kenya: Antibiotic Use On Kenya’s Dairy Farms Is Putting Consumers and Animals At Risk

Farmers often use antibiotics to keep their livestock healthy. They’re sometimes used as “quick fixes”, to avoid more costly management measures like regular disinfection, waste management, routine vaccination or provision of clean drinking water. Animal husbandry now accounts for about two thirds of the global consumption of antibiotics. As livestock and fish production grows, by

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Somalia announces deal with Turkey to deter Ethiopia’s access to sea through a breakaway region

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud exchange gifts in the capital Mogadishu, 25 January 2015   –   Copyright © africanews Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Last updated: 2 hours ago Somalia Somalia announced on Wednesday a defense deal with Turkey that includes support for the Horn of Africa nation’s sea assets and appears

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CFP approves 5+7 model for 12-team playoff

Heather Dinich, ESPN Senior WriterFeb 20, 2024, 11:36 AM ETClose College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana UniversityThe College Football Playoff board of managers unanimously approved a model that will guarantee the five highest-ranked conference champions’ inclusion in the expanded 12-team field this fall, along with the next seven highest-ranked teams, the

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Garth Brooks Invites Travis Kelce to Sing ‘Friends in Low Places’ at Brooks’ Honky Tonk and Bar Opening

The move comes after the Kansas City Chiefs’ star drunkenly sang the tune at the Super Bowl champs’ victory parade. Garth Brooks performs onstage for Loretta Lynn: An All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Bridgestone Arena on April 1, 2019 in Nashville. John Shearer/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media, LLC Travis Kelce truly has at least

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Boy George Responds to ‘Recycling’ Kylie Minogue’s ‘Tension’ Artwork

“I’m recycling everything. It’s all the rage. Even fashion is catching on?,” writes Boy George on X. Kylie Minogue Edward Cooke If imitation if the greatest form of flattery, Kylie Minogue should feel mighty chuffed indeed following the release of Boy George’s new single, “Religion.” Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos

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