The Pensacola Blue Wahoos won their second 10-inning game in a row on Tuesday night, beating the Mississippi Braves 5-3 thanks to an unconventional rally. A pair of run-scoring balks from reliever Trey Riley (L, 0-3) in the top of the tenth allowed the Wahoos to maintain a share ofContinue Reading

The Florida Everblades have forced a decisive Game Seven. On the strength of three second-period goals, the Everblades defeated the Jacksonville Icemen 4-1 in Game Six of the South Division Semifinals Tuesday night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, tying the series at three games apiece. Game Seven will be played inContinue Reading

This TikTok-Approved $50 Cashmere Sweater Is the Perfect Summer Layering Piece

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. Layering pieces give you a quick yet fashionable way to keep yourself comfortable — especially ifContinue Reading

Prince Fans Can Celebrate ‘Purple Rain’s’ 40th Anniversary With New Collectible Book (And It’s 25% Off)

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. It’s been almost 40 years since Prince released his hit album Purple Rain and its impactContinue Reading

Timothy Olyphant opens up about whether Justified: City Primeval season 2 will happen. The neo-Western crime drama served as a sequel series to the popular show Justified, following Olyphant’s grizzled deputy US Marshall Raylan Givens as he moves from Miami to Detroit, pursuing a criminal who has evaded law enforcement.Continue Reading

University of South Florida police announced that 10 people were arrested on Tuesday after a clash between rioters and police at the Tampa campus, according to CBS affiliate WTSP. University officials said that around 75-100 protestors — including some unaffiliated with the university — arrived at the campus on TuesdayContinue Reading

Both Victor Mesa Jr. and Griffin Conine hit home runs but the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp fell to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 7-6 Tuesday at 121 Financial Ballpark. With the score tied at five in the eighth,, Luis Torrens singled with one out. After a strikeout, Jeter Downs doubled to put runners at second and third. Pinch-hitter Kevin Smith drew a walkContinue Reading

On Tuesday night, Evan Fitzpatrick made 46 saves to help the Orlando Solar Bears secure a 5-1 victory over the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, thereby advancing to the South Division Finals. The Solar Bears are now awaiting the winner of the match between the Jacksonville Icemen and the defending Kelly CupContinue Reading

Will Taylor Swift Be the Last Million-Selling Star as We Move Further Into Streaming Era?

The eye-popping debut of Taylor Swift‘s 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department, is just the latest in a string of epic achievements from the music superstar. On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are wondering: With the project earning 2.61 million equivalent album units in theContinue Reading

The upcoming Prime Video crime-thriller series Cross, based on James Patterson’s popular series of novels, has been given a season 2 renewal before season 1 has even premiered. The books have already been adapted for the screen with three movies. First came Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider,Continue Reading

Democratic state Sen. Timothy Kennedy won a special election Tuesday for the New York congressional seat vacated by Democrat Brian Higgins. Kennedy defeated Republican Gary Dickson for the upstate New York seat, helped by a 2-to-1 Democratic registration advantage in the district, which includes Buffalo, Niagara Falls and several suburbs.Continue Reading

A new congressional map giving Louisiana a second majority-Black House district was rejected Tuesday by a panel of three federal judges, fueling new uncertainty about district boundaries as the state prepares for fall congressional elections. The 2-1 ruling forbids the use of a map drawn up in January by theContinue Reading

Galena, a 6-year-old house cat from Utah, likes hiding and playing with cardboard. Earlier this month, the combination of the two made for a stressful trip in an Amazon package, a feverish search, a California rescue and a tearful reunion. Her family is still waiting to “reintroduce cardboard to herContinue Reading

King Charles III returned to public duties on Tuesday, visiting a cancer treatment charity and beginning his carefully managed comeback after the monarch’s own cancer diagnosis sidelined him for three months. The event was the king’s first formal public engagement since Feb. 6, when Buckingham Palace announced that he wouldContinue Reading

Freshly cooked bread, select cheeses and a broad veggie offer will be among the meals to be offered to athletes and visitors during the 2024 Paris Olympics — including, of course, gourmet dishes created by renowned French chefs. About 40,000 meals are expected to be served each day during theContinue Reading

Aitana Talks Writing New Single ‘Akureyri’ With Sebastián Yatra: ‘We’ve Understood Each Other Very Well for a Long Time’

“Akureyri,” the new single by Aitana and Sebastián Yatra, reunites — in music, at least — one of the most popular couples in Latin music. And it could be the first of many reunions. “This is already the third song I have done with Sebastián,” Aitana told Billboard exclusively. “WeContinue Reading

‘American Idol’ Singer Emmy Russell Honors Grandma Loretta Lynn With ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’

American Idol contestant Emmy Russell is a coal miner’s great-granddaughter, and she paid homage to her grandmother, the late Country Music Hall of Famer Loretta Lynn, on Monday’s (April 29) episode of the talent competition. Seated at a piano, Russell performed Loretta Lynn’s signature song: the 1970 hit “Coal Miner’sContinue Reading

Flash Deal! Walmart Has a 2-in-1 Flat Iron on Sale for Just $7.87

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. When it comes to choosing the ideal straightener, versatility is essential. Although it can be challenging,Continue Reading

Kelly Clarkson has proved once again that she can truly sing anything. The superstar opened her eponymous talk show on Tuesday (April 30) with a cover of Post Malone’s “Chemical.” Dressed in a band tee, a red maxi skirt and a sleek ponytail, Clarkson effortlessly hit the chorus’ high notes,Continue Reading

A 98-year-old woman in Ukraine who escaped Russian-occupied territory by walking almost 10 kilometers (6 miles) alone, wearing a pair of slippers and supported by a cane has been reunited with her family days after they were separated while fleeing to safety. Lidia Stepanivna Lomikovska and her family decided toContinue Reading

WMG’s CEO Lays Out His Vision & Proposed Rules for AI During Senate Hearing on Deepfakes Bill

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee convened on Tuesday (April 30) to discuss a proposed bill that would effectively create a federal publicity right for artists in a hearing that featured testimony from Warner Music Group CEO Robert Kyncl, artist FKA Twigs, Digital Media Association (DiMA) CEO Graham Davies, SAG-AFTRA nationalContinue Reading

Concord Label Group Promotes Joe Dent & Jill Weindorf to EVP Roles

Concord Label Group has promoted Joe Dent to executive vp of operations and Jill Weindorf to executive vp of marketing, the company announced Tuesday (April 30). Weindorf is based in Los Angeles while Dent is located in Concord’s Nashville headquarters. The promotions, some of the first under newly-appointed Concord LabelContinue Reading

Hulu’s newest miniseries, The Veil, boasts a talented cast, including some recognizable faces from other excellent drama series. The psychological thriller drama’s first two episodes were released on April 30, 2024, and they’ve been met with decent reviews so far, both sitting at 7.7/10 on IMDb. That’s a respectable scoreContinue Reading

Now that it’s streaming on Amazon Prime Video, Ben Affleck‘s most underrated movie in recent years can finally find the bigger audience it deserves. Though he’s had some ups and downs, Ben Affleck has managed to maintain impressive longevity in his career since making his acting debut as a childContinue Reading

Married At First Sight season 17 stars Michael Shiakallis said no to Chloe Brown on Decision Day, and there are signs that Michael regrets losing Chloe. Since the series premiered in 2014, it has had a terrible track record of setting up lasting couples. Despite the occasional success, like DougContinue Reading

An exciting Phase 4 theory suggests that Doctor Strange is perfectly primed to bring together a supernatural team of heroes in the MCU that could rival the Avengers. Following the events of 2022’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the Master of the Mystic Arts had unlocked his thirdContinue Reading

A drug deal that turned into a robbery led to the shooting death of 17-year-old Sadarion Cosby in Sanford, police said on Tuesday. The fatal shooting happened around 8 p.m. on April 9 near the intersection of Ellen Place and Scott Drive in the Washington Oaks neighborhood. According to police,Continue Reading

A Medicaid expansion plan endorsed by leaders in the Republican-led Mississippi Legislature could struggle for bipartisan support because it includes a work requirement that is unlikely to receive federal approval, the state House Democratic leader said Tuesday. Approving the plan could create false hope among people who want Medicaid coverageContinue Reading

At least 55 people were hurt, two seriously, when a Metro light rail train and a University of Southern California shuttle bus collided Tuesday along a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, officials said. The crash happened shortly before noon along Exposition Boulevard, near the USC campus and Natural HistoryContinue Reading

President Joe Biden may eventually ban TikTok, but he’s moving to give something back to the young people who dominate the popular social media app — a looser federal grip on marijuana. Facing softening support from a left-leaning voting group that will be crucial to his reelection hopes in November,Continue Reading

Republican-led states are rushing to give broader powers to local police and impose criminal penalties for those living in the U.S. illegally as the issue of immigration enforcement remains central to the 2024 elections. Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill on Tuesday that creates the new crime ofContinue Reading

A U.S. congresswoman filed an ethics complaint against the special prosecutor in a criminal case against former President Donald Trump, the presumptive 2024 Republican nominee for the same position. Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) said in a statement on X that special counsel Jack Smith, who is prosecuting Trump for allegedlyContinue Reading

The Outfield Scores a Hit Again With ‘Your Love,’ Sparked by New Diplo Remix

Thirty-eight years after it first became a hit, The Outfield’s “Your Love” is back on Billboard’s charts. Originally a No. 6-peaking single on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 1986, the pop-rock classic climbs from No. 199 to No. 189 in its second week on the Billboard Global 200, datedContinue Reading

This year’s Tony nominees include everyone from Hillary Rodham Clinton, nominated as one of the producers of Suffs, to Angelina Jolie, nominated as one of the producers of The Outsiders. Both shows are contenders for best musical. In case you missed the announcement on Tuesday (April 30), Hell’s Kitchen, aContinue Reading

This is The Legal Beat, a weekly newsletter about music law from Billboard Pro, offering you a one-stop cheat sheet of big new cases, important rulings and all the fun stuff in between. This week: Tupac’s estate threatens to sue Drake over his use of the late rapper’s voice; MeganContinue Reading

Drake’s ‘Push Ups’ Debuts at No. 2 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The buzziest rap beef of 2024 continues to light up Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as Drake’s “Push Ups” debuts at No. 2 on the list dated May 4. The song, released April 19 through OVO/Republic Records, is widely seen as a direct response to Future, Metro Boomin and KendrickContinue Reading

SiriusXM Reports Decline in Paid Subscribers Despite Revenue Growth, Leading Stock to Fall 7%

A dip in SiriusXM’s paid subscribers in the first quarter caused the satellite radio giant’s stock to fall by more than 7% on Tuesday (April 30), even as first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ expectations. The company reported that first-quarter revenue inched 0.8% higher to $2.16 billion — analysts polled by theContinue Reading

Calibre 50 Adds Record-Extending 25th Regional Mexican Airplay No. 1

Calibre 50 continues its domination on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart as “Días Buenos, Días Malos” climbs from No. 7 to lead the list dated May 4. With the new win, The Sinaloan group adds its record-extending 25th No. 1 to its account. Related Here Are the 2024 Latin AmericanContinue Reading

It’s Tuesday, April 30th, and we have lots to go through with your favorites. Kendrick Lamar just dropped his new diss track aimed at Drake, titled “euphoria.” Katy Perry is seen rocking a new ‘do for ‘American Idol,’ Dua Lipa shares new blonde hairdo and Blue Ivy Carter is makingContinue Reading

14 Coach Gifts That You Can Buy on Sale for Mother’s Day – Starting at $49

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. From bags to wallets, shoes and accessories, Coach is a one-stop-shop for Mother’s Day gifts. IfContinue Reading

Tyla Reacts to Rihanna Comparisons: ‘I’m My Own Artist’

While there are certainly far worse people to be compared to than Rihanna, Tyla wants to make it clear: She’s only interested in charting her own path. In her Cosmopolitan cover story published Tuesday (April 30), the South African star shared her thoughts on recent comparisons between her and theContinue Reading

The changes in Late Night With the Devil‘s visuals from black-and-white to color symbolize something deeper and darker in its storyline. Written, directed, and edited by Colin and Cameron Cairnes, Late Night With the Devil presents a unique take on the found footage genre. Instead of portraying the typical shaky-camContinue Reading

Anne Hathaway’s The Idea of You, Amazon Prime Video’s latest rom-com feature, continues an exceptional Rotten Tomatoes streak for one of its stars. Not to mention, the film builds upon the streamer’s 2024 romantic comedy success, which began with the release of Camila Mendes’ Upgraded. Directed and co-written by MichaelContinue Reading

Amazon on Tuesday reported strong results for the first quarter, driven by growth in its cloud-computing unit and new advertising dollars from its Prime Video streaming service. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant said it brought in $143.31 billion in revenue in the first three months of this year, a 13% jumpContinue Reading

The Biden administration spelled out guidelines Tuesday for tax breaks designed to boost production of sustainable aviation fuel and help curb fast-growing emissions from commercial airplanes. The Treasury Department actions would clear the way for tax credits for corn-based ethanol if producers follow “climate-smart agriculture practices,” including using certain fertilizersContinue Reading

Linkin Park Considering 2025 Reunion Tour With New Vocalist

Three members of Linkin Park are mulling a possible 2025 reunion tour and are considering hiring a female vocalist to succeed late lead singer Chester Bennington, several sources close to the band tell Billboard. Booking agency WME is taking offers for a potential Linkin Park tour along with headlining festivalContinue Reading

House Republicans on Tuesday announced an investigation into the federal funding for universities where students have protested the Israel-Hamas war, broadening a campaign that has placed heavy scrutiny on how presidents at the nation’s most prestigious colleges have dealt with reports of antisemitism on campus. Several House committees will beContinue Reading

The family of a 15-year-old College Park Middle School student who died on Monday is set to hold a news conference on Wednesday. According to the family’s attorney, Jasiel Sanders died on a school bus, prompting the family to “demand answers” from the school district. The family’s attorney said thatContinue Reading

Federal regulators are challenging patents on 20 brand-name drugs, including the blockbuster weight-loss injection Ozempic, in the latest effort by the Biden administration targeting pharmaceutical industry practices that drive up prices. The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday sent warning letters to 10 drugmakers, taking issue with patents on popular drugsContinue Reading

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. Bruce Springsteen is back on the road after having to reschedule dates for his world tourContinue Reading

This Best-Selling Pink Toolbox Is Back in Stock for Mother’s Day

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. Kobalt’s best-selling pink toolbox is back in stock in time for Mother’s Day. The trendy miniContinue Reading