E-Entertainment

BMI’s Revenue Keeps Growing, Despite Pandemic Setbacks

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Although digital licensing peaked over the year, media and general licensing were dampened, in part by pandemic concerns, with general taking the greatest hit. Since fiscal 2019, which raked in an all-time high of $169 million in general licensing, revenue from general, public spaces like bars, restaurants, shops and concert venues -- has dropped by…

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Justin Timberlake Celebrates 15th Anniversary of ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’: ‘This Album Changed My Life’

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Justin Timberlake is cherishing the 15th anniversary of his sophomore solo album FutureSex/LoveSounds on Wednesday (Sept. 8). The "4 Minutes" singer wound back the clock on Instagram by posting a throwback photo of JT dramatically gazing toward the camera from his chair perched by the disco ball from the album cover. He also shared snippets of the music…

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Kylie Jenner Officially Announces Pregnancy On Video

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Kylie Jenner I'm Pregnant Again ... Makes It Official on Video 9/7/2021 4:55 PM PT Kylie Jenner just officially announced she's expecting her second child with Travis Scott ... with a video documenting the first stages of her pregnancy. Kylie posted the super sweet video Tuesday on social media, and it shows her going to…

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Rauw Alejandro, Daddy Yankee, Anitta & More Set For Nighttime Programming at Latin Music Week 2021

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Below, check out the nighttime superstar showcases set for the week of Latin Music Week (Sept. 20-25). • Elite Media & Marketing Presents: The Billboard Latin Music Week Kickoff Showcase Event, Featuring Jay Wheeler, Presented by Verizon Date/Time: Sept. 20, 2021/9 p.m. ET Location: LIV Nightclub at Fontainebleau, Miami Description: Jay Wheeler kicks off Billboard…

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The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ Continues Global Chart Reign, BTS’ ‘Butter’ Surges

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Chart ranks are based on a weighted formula incorporating official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music services, as well as download sales, the latter of which reflect purchases from full-service digital music retailers from around the world, with sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites excluded from the charts' calculations. 'Stay'-tionary…

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Drake Beats Drake for Spotify Single Day Streaming Record

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The rapper's 2018 album 'Scorpion' previously held the record. Drake just topped his own all-time record for single-day streams on Spotify with his new album, Certified Lover Boy, Spotify has confirmed with Billboard. His previous album, Scorpion, was the previous record-holder with 132 million single-day streams. Earlier this week, Kanye West’s Donda earned nearly 100 million…

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