Brandon Lowe connected for a tie-breaking grand slam to lead the Durham Bulls past the Nashville Sounds 5-3 on Wednesday night at the DBAP. Tied in the fourth inning, Lowe worked a professional nine-pitch at-bat against Tyler Woessner before smashing the 10th delivery for a slam into the right field bleachersContinue Reading

The city of Orlando wants to increase stormwater fees for residents starting later this year. “It’s ludicrous. It’s not fair; it should not be done,” an Orlando resident said. Here’s a breakdown of the projected rates for a typical single-family home: The increase change in the monthly fee would beContinue Reading

The San Antonio Missions continued their six-game series with the Frisco RoughRiders Wednesday night. After losing a close game on Tuesday, the Missions bounced back with a shutout victory on Wednesday. Mazur dazzled on the mound with six scoreless innings. On the offensive side, Robert Perez Jr. recorded three hits andContinue Reading

After splitting a Tuesday doubleheader, the Tampa Tarpons took the third game of the series behind a big night from the offense, coming all the way back from a four-run deficit to win, 9-8. DH Tyler Hardman, 1B Dylan Jasso, and RF Coby Morales combined for nine of Tampa’s 15 hits while combining forContinue Reading

Olivia Rodrigo & Daniel Nigro Named ASCAP Pop Music Songwriters of the Year for 2024

Olivia Rodrigo and co-writer Daniel Nigro are the 2024 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriters of the Year. It is the second award in the top category for Rodrigo, who first received the honor in 2022. Chappell Roan, who has a fast-climbing hit with “Good Luck, Babe!,” which she co-wrote with NigroContinue Reading

New Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa reveals that he received advice from Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith. Gatwa took on the mantle of the Fifteenth Doctor in the long-running British science-fiction show in 2023, regenerating from David Tennant’s Fourteenth Doctor. Gatwa, who made his debut as the extraterrestrial Time Lord inContinue Reading

Former President Donald Trump’s youngest son, Barron Trump, has been chosen to serve as a Florida delegate to the Republican National Convention, the state party chairman said Wednesday. Republican Party of Florida chairman Evan Power said the 18-year-old high school senior will serve as one of 41 at-large delegates fromContinue Reading

 Riley Nash played the hero on Wednesday night, scoring the first overtime game-winning goal of his Calder Cup Playoff career 4:52 into the extra session to help the Hartford Wolf Pack defeat the Providence Bruins 3-2 in Game 3 of their Atlantic Division Semifinals series. The goal completed a three-point nightContinue Reading

It’s Wednesday, May 8th, and Drake & Kendrick Lamar’s beef is getting intense. On Tuesday morning, Drake’s security guard was shot at the rapper’s Toronto residence and his London OVO store was vandalized with the phrase “they not like us,” referencing Kendrick’s diss to Drake. On top of that, itContinue 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. For the first time in 50 years, Beatles fans will get to go inside the makingContinue Reading

Mike Faist’s riveting performance in the critically acclaimed Challengers makes his upcoming movie that’s already received positive reviews all the more exciting. Directed by Luca Guadagnino, Challengers tells the story of three pro-tennis players, Tashi Duncan (Zendaya), Art Donaldson (Mike Faist), and Patrick Zweig (Josh O’Connor), depicting how their careersContinue Reading

A transitional council tasked with choosing new leaders for Haiti is changing the way it operates in a move that surprised many as gang violence consumes the country. Instead of having a single council president, four longtime politicians will take turns leading the council every five months, according to twoContinue Reading

China’s military criticized a U.S. destroyer’s passage through the Taiwan Strait, which occurred less than two weeks before the island’s new president takes office and while Washington and Beijing are making uneven efforts to restore regular military exchanges. Navy Senior Capt. Li Xi, spokesman for the Eastern Theater Command, accusedContinue Reading

Grupo Frontera and Christian Nodal‘s first collaboration, “Ya Pedo Quien Sabe,” glides 3-1 on Billboard‘s Regional Mexican Airplay chart (dated May 11). The new joint champ marks the eighth No. 1 for Grupo Frontera and 17th for Nodal. All eight of Grupo Frontera’s leaders are collaborations. The duet crowns RegionalContinue Reading

Cardi B is defending herself after forgetting the name of Sensen Lii, the Chinese fashion designer who created the rapper’s jaw-dropping, black tulle look at the 2024 Met Gala on Monday night (May 6). On the red carpet, when asked by Emma Chamberlain for Vogue who the creator of theContinue Reading

Some Republicans in Congress are pushing to require a citizenship question on the questionnaire for the once-a-decade census and exclude people who aren’t citizens from the count that helps determine political power in the United States. The GOP-led House on Wednesday passed a bill that would eliminate noncitizens from theContinue Reading

Kenya’s public hospital doctors union on Wednesday signed a return to work agreement with the government, ending a national strike that began in mid-March and had left patients in limbo. Davji Atellah, the union secretary general, said the doctors agreed to trust the government to implement an agreement to ensureContinue Reading

The pharma giant AstraZeneca has requested that the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine be pulled, according to the EU medicines regulator. In an update on the European Medicines Agency’s website Wednesday, the regulator said that the approval for AstraZeneca’s Vaxzevria had been withdrawn “at the request of the marketingContinue Reading

In a video statement posted to Instagram over the weekend, longstanding English DJ Hot Since 82 shared the story of a terrifying carjacking attempt he experienced after a gig in Rio de Janeiro over the weekend. “Left the club at 5 a.m., still dark, 10 minutes into the car journeyContinue Reading

Free orange juice will continue to flow at Florida interstate welcome centers while state citrus officials adjust to a pending 10 percent legislative budget cut for their promotional efforts. The Florida Citrus Commission on Thursday will be asked to approve a $225,000 contract with Visit Florida about the welcome-center refreshment,Continue Reading

Dua Lipa, Tyler, The Creator, Chris Stapleton, blink-182, Sturgill Simpson, and Pretty Lights will headline Austin City Limits Music Festival 2024, marking debut ACL Fest appearances for both Dua Lipa and blink-182.  The stand-out lineup of the season will also feature performances from Khruangbin, Leon Bridges, Carin León, Norah Jones, Reneé Rapp, Foster The People, Kehlani (W1), Teddy Swims, Benson Boone, CAAMP, Dominic Fike, The Marías, Jungle, Dom Dolla, Chappell Roan, Porter Robinson (W1), Fletcher (W1), SomethingContinue Reading

Jacksonville Armada FC proudly announces a pioneering partnership with Cox Media Group, marking a historic milestone for sports streaming in Jacksonville. This unique collaboration will see Cox Media Group become the official streaming partner for home games of both the men’s NPSL team and the inaugural season of the women’s WPSL team.Continue Reading

This Mini Karaoke Machine Is Perfect for Carpool Karaoke & More: Here’s Where You Can Buy It

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. Are you looking for a fun activity to do with family or friends? Don’t underestimate theContinue Reading

In today’s episode of ‘How It Went Down,’ Craig David reveals what inspired him to create “7 Days,” the core theme of the song, how he was able to collaborate with Mark Hill to create something magical and more! David Craig:  Hi, I’m Craig David and this is How ItContinue Reading

Spider-Mans greatest suits are all on display in this beautiful variant cover artwork by artist Russell Dauterman, who first shared his latest work for Marvel on X. The cover pays tribute to some of the Webslinger’s most memorable looks, in a celebration of Spider-Man’s long, iconic history as a superhero.Continue Reading

The nation’s largest public utility is moving ahead with a plan for a new natural gas plant in Tennessee despite warnings that its environmental review of the project doesn’t comply with federal law. The Tennessee Valley Authority announced in April that it would replace the aging coal-burning Kingston Fossil PlantContinue Reading

Pete McCloskey — a pro-environment, anti-war California Republican who co-wrote the Endangered Species Act and co-founded Earth Day — has died. He was 96. A fourth-generation Republican “in the mold of Teddy Roosevelt,” he often said, McCloskey represented the 12th Congressional District for 15 years, running for president against anContinue Reading

by Misty Severi   The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to table Georgia firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s petition to remove Mike Johnson on Wednesday. Greene started the clock to vote on removing Johnson on Wednesday afternoon, giving the House two days to vote on her motion-to-vacate. But it was tabled in a bipartisanContinue Reading

Shrub Cocktails, Edible Roses, and More for May 12 and Beyond by EverOut Staff Your mother figure deserves only the best, so we’ve hand-picked the finest ways to honor her. Whether you want to bestow brunch and cocktails from Mioposto upon her or head to the 16th Annual Flower FestivalContinue Reading

The Nashville Sounds claimed a back-and-forth series opener, defeating the Durham Bulls 9-8 in 10 innings at the DBAP on Tuesday afternoon. Leading 6-5 in the ninth with the Sounds (16-18) down to their last strike, Brewer Hicklen drove a two-run homer against Justin Sterner (L, 1-1) for a 7-6Continue Reading

There have been many famous brother acts in the history of rock n’ roll, from the Everly Brothers to the Bee Gees to the Jacksons. Sweden is sending a brother act to the Eurovision Song Contest this year, but Marcus & Martinus aren’t simply brothers — they are identical twins.Continue Reading

Slowtide Unveils Bob Marley Beach Blanket Collab Just In Time for Summer

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. Bob Marley fans can embrace the summer weather with a new collaboration that features beach-ready accessoriesContinue Reading

Sabrina Carpenter Gets Kiss on Cheek From Barry Keoghan While Getting Ready for Met Gala

Sabrina Carpenter‘s 2024 Met Gala look wasn’t quite complete before Barry Keoghan added the finishing touch: a kiss on the cheek. Related Met Gala 2024: Photos From the Red Carpet 05/06/2024 In an adorable moment from Vogue‘s newly shared video of the “Feather” singer getting ready for the red carpet MondayContinue Reading

Kate Hudson is gearing up to dive into the music world with her debut album, Glorious, and the superstar joined The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday (May 8) to take the stage. The Almost Famous star performed “Gonna Find Out” from her upcoming album, as well as a cover ofContinue Reading

Italy has been in the habit of sending male singers to the Eurovision Song Contest. Perhaps it is because one of the most successful Eurovision songs of all time is Domenico Modugno’s “Nel Blu, Dipinto di Blu,” also known as “Volare,” a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100Continue Reading

Mill Valley Music Festival to Be Entirely Powered by Renewable Energy

With music festivals around the world getting more focused on meaningful sustainability initiatives, Central California’s Mill Valley Music Festival is set to raise the bar by getting 100% of its power from renewable energy sources. Happening this weekend (May 11-12), the Mill Valley, Calif., event says this initiative will makeContinue Reading

Michael Ilesanmi from the 90 Day Fiance franchise opens up about his current relationship status amid breakup rumors with Angela Deem. The Nigerian man once loved Angela and wanted to build a family in the United States. Unfortunately, Angela rarely reciprocated in the relationship. She constantly harassed Michael and verballyContinue Reading