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Billboard Names Woman of the Year

It's Lady Gaga

(Newser) - Lady Gaga is the woman of the year, according to Billboard magazine. Billboard announced Tuesday that the pop star will be honored at its Dec. 11 Women in Music event in New York City. The decade-old event will be televised for the first time, on Lifetime on Dec. 18. Gaga... More »

Billboard's No. 1 Artist of the Year Is ...

Bruno Mars

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus twerked her way to the top of the charts, and Justin Timberlake returned to music after a seven-year hiatus, but another artist owned music in 2013: Bruno Mars. Billboard announced today that the pop crooner is the year's top overall artist. The singer's year included a... More »

Music Industry Mourns Icon Houston

Singers, critics, pros all call her one of greatest ever

(Newser) - Tributes are pouring in for the career of the late Whitney Houston, after her shocking death yesterday, focusing on her uniquely powerful voice and incredible catalogue of hits. A sampling:
  • "At her peak, Houston was the golden girl of the music industry," praised Billboard . "She wowed audiences
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Glee Squashes Elvis's Billboard Record

Their 113 entries on the Hot 100 beat his 108

(Newser) - Between 1958 and 2003, Elvis Presley saw 108 of his songs land on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. But he's officially been bested ... by Glee. With six songs debuting on the Hot 100 released today, the cast of the Fox TV series has now logged 113 entries on the chart—... More »

Editor & Publisher Will Shut Down

Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, go to private equity consortium

(Newser) - Editor & Publisher and Kirkus Reviews will shut down after the Nielsen Company today sold off most of its other magazine properties—including Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter—to a new media consortium. Nielsen spun the move as a chance “to strengthen investment in our core businesses,” reports... More »

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