Dua Lipa Launches Exclusive ‘Radical Optimism’ Merch on Amazon: Here Are the Best Pieces to Buy

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. Dua Lipa has started a new era of her career with the release of her latestContinue Reading

Former Victorious star Victoria Justice breaks her silence on Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV‘s Dan Schneider allegations. Justice starred in two Schneider-created series during Nickelodeon’s Golden Age: Zoey 101 and Victorious. Recently, the docuseries Quiet on Set launched an investigation into Nickelodeon and Schneider, levying manyContinue Reading

2021’s Mortal Kombat reboot was a disappointment on several notable levels, giving the upcoming sequel plenty of room to improve. The Mortal Kombat series doesn’t have the best reputation as a film franchise, and the most recent movie adaptation of the infamous fighting game series did a lot right, arguablyContinue Reading

A University of Hawaii study examining the health effects of last year’s deadly wildfires on Maui found that up to 74% participants may have difficulty breathing and otherwise have poor respiratory health, and almost half showed signs of compromised lung function. The data, gathered from 679 people in January andContinue Reading

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos fell into a tie for first place with a 9-1 loss to the Montgomery Biscuits on Wednesday night. The Biscuits exploded for a seven-hit, six-run third against Luis Palacios (L, 2-3) to equal Pensacola’s win total and clinch a potential head-to-head tiebreaker by taking the seasonContinue Reading

Nintendo has revealed multiple new features for the upcoming Nintendo Switch remake of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. Two separate announcements have come from the company regarding quality-of-life updates for the upcoming remake this week. More announcements of this nature could be made before its May 23 release date.Continue Reading

Michael Keaton has teased that his titular characters backstory will be revealed in Beetlejuice 2, which can finally bring clarity a confusing aspect of the bio-exorcist. In addition to Michael Keaton, the c ast of Beetlejuice 2 includes the returns of original actors Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz and CatherineContinue Reading

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WNCN) – Pro football fans got a glimpse into what’s in store for the upcoming season as the NFL released the 2024 schedule on Wednesday. Following a bleak 2-15 campaign this past year, the Carolina Panthers are looking to turn a corner with first-year head coach Dave CanalesContinue Reading

Harrell’s meetings raise questions about just how anonymous this anonymous donor really was, and they underscore whose voices the mayor privileges in initial conversations about public spaces. by Vivian McCall Mayor Bruce Harrell’s office maintains that the mayor did not know the identity of the donor who offered to fundContinue Reading

Ashley Michelle from the 90 Day Fianc franchise recently shared a comparison photo on Instagram to reveal her impressive weight loss of 100 pounds. She first appeared on 90 Day Fianc season 10 with her partner Manuel Velez from Ecuador. Despite facing compatibility issues during the season, the couple remainedContinue Reading

Yemeni authorities deployed security forces and armored vehicles across the port city of Aden Wednesday, as protesters were expected to take to the streets in the latest in a series of protests over hours-long electricity outages caused by a shortage of fuel for power stations. For several days, hundreds ofContinue Reading

The city of Daytona Beach is searching for anyone who witnessed a local baseball game featuring Jackie Robinson in 1946. In a release, city officials announced they are trying to apply for a “National Historic Landmark” (NHL) designation for the local Jackie Robinson Ballpark, located along East Orange Avenue. That’sContinue Reading

Francis Ford Coppola on Thursday will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival a film on which he has risked everything, one that’s arriving clouded by rumors of production turmoil. Sound familiar? On Thursday, Coppola’s self-financed opus “Megalopolis” will make its much-awaited premiere. Other films are debuting in Cannes with moreContinue Reading

I’ve finally accepted that I have feelings for you. by Anonymous I’ve finally accepted that I have feelings for you. My favorite part about coming into that bar is to see you. I love when there’s a lull in the rush and you come over to me to talk. I’veContinue Reading

Central York boys’ lacrosse team secured their fifth consecutive YAIAA title by holding off Dallastown Wildcats 8-7 in the league final on Tuesday. The Panthers had to weather a late scare, but ultimately emerged victorious and maintained their dominance in the league. LockedIN Magazine photographer Rick “Beetle” Bailey of bbphotographer58 and MyMidAtlantic was thereContinue Reading

The best moments from Billboard’s Country Power Players 2024 featuring some of the biggest country stars like Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson, Shaboozey, The War and Treaty and more! Tetris KellyLainey Wilson Lainey WilsonWomen deserve a spot and country music and we got a side of the story too, and it’sContinue Reading

Rarely does a conspiracy theory make its way into the mainstream the way a certain rumor about Avril Lavigne has. In a new episode of Call Her Daddy published on Wednesday (May 15), the “Sk8er Boi” singer addressed the long-standing Internet theory that claims the Canadian pop-punk superstar died inContinue Reading

It’s Wednesday, May 15, and Feid & Yandel got shut down in Miami for throwing an impromptu concert on their yacht. Cardi B says she will not be releasing a new album this year, Megan Thee Stallion is kicking off her tour and Saweetie posted her freestyling in the car.Continue Reading

Top K-Pop of the Week: Stray Kids, Lim Young Woong, ARTMS, BM, KINO, tripleS & More — Vote!

Every week, the Korean music scene delivers outstanding songs across various genres and styles, and the past week was no exception, with a heavy-hitting selection of hits with global-pop potential, emotionally stirring compositions, and refreshingly honest storytelling. Marking major crossover moments in their careers, Stray Kids and PENTAGON‘s KINO teamed up, respectively, with fellow chart-toppers likeContinue Reading

Soulja Boy isn’t the first rapper to issue an apology, but won’t be the last. Big Draco received heavy backlash from the hip-hop community for his recent tirades dissing Metro Boomin and disrespecting the producer’s late mother. Soulja Boy was seemingly set off on Sunday (May 12) after a 2012Continue Reading

Warning: Contains SPOILERS for The Ultimates #1! Most of the MCUs founding Avengers are going through a renaissance, of sorts, within Marvel Comics newly-established Ultimate Universe continuity – including even the original Spider-Man himself. However, one iconic Spider-Man moment from Earth-616 continuity seemingly wont be repeated by Earth-6160s Peter Parker,Continue Reading

Already, the Wizards Of Waverly Place reboot, Wizards Beyond Waverly Place, risks breaking the hearts of some viewers by changing Justins fate. The Disney Channel original series Wizards Of Waverly Place followed Selena Gomezs Alex Russo and David Henries Justin Russo, a pair of siblings born to a wizard fatherContinue Reading

Brazil’s biggest pop star, Anitta, has released a music video depicting rituals of the Afro-Brazilian faith Candomble, sparking controversy in a country where religious intolerance is all too common. Her track — pointedly named “Accept” — has been viewed over a million times on YouTube since its release on Tuesday.Continue Reading

A barge slammed into a bridge pillar in Galveston, Texas, on Wednesday, spilling oil into surrounding waters and closing the only road to a smaller and separate island that is home to a university, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries, although officials said one person on theContinue Reading

by Madeleine Hubbard   An “America First” foreign policy includes focusing on deterrence and building up U.S. military strength while developing a new approach to the Russia-Ukraine war and learning from mistakes made by President Joe Biden, according to foreign policy experts and former Trump administration officials. In the newContinue Reading

by Robert Ramano   Panic mode is setting in for President Joe Biden and his struggling 2024 reelection bid as poll after poll shows Biden consistently trailing in swing states and nationally as albatross consumer inflation continues to outpace incomes for millions of Americans. A nationwide Financial Times-Michigan Ross pollContinue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads dropped a 2-1 decision on Education Day against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at LP Frans Stadium on Wednesday. Ryan Lobus, promoted from Down East this week, left Kinston with a 3-0 record and a solid 1.53 ERA in six appearances. He would make the start in hopes ofContinue Reading

The Tri-City ValleyCats (3-3) offense exploded to an 8-5 victory over the Schaumburg Boomers (5-1) on Wednesday at Wintrust Field. Schaumburg opened the scoring in the first. Jhon Vargas walked Alec Craig, and Chris Dawson was hit by a pitch. Both runners moved up 90 feet on a Seth GrayContinue Reading

Shaboozey accepts his Billboard Hot Country Songs No.1 chart plaque for his record breaking achievement with his song “A Bar Song (Tipsy).” Shaboozey: I was told this was going to be like a dinner. So I didn’t prepare a speech at all. But um, I just want to say I’mContinue Reading

Music Biz 2024: President Portia Sabin Talks Growth, Luminate’s Indie Retail Sales Expansion & More

NASHVILLE – The Music Business Association conference kicked off successfully in Nashville this week, with the annual gathering bringing together more than 2,100 music industry professionals representing attendance from over 750 companies and more than 30 countries, the trade group’s president, Portia Sabin, announced on Tuesday (May 14) in her annual address on theContinue Reading

Metro Boomin at the Giza Pyramids: From Missouri to the Middle East, Redefining the Narrative of Rap

Metro Boomin stands poised in quiet confidence, silhouetted against the backdrop of the Great Pyramids of Giza. With an aura of timeless grandeur, the three pyramids echo the iconic rhythm of his “Young Metro 3x” producer tag. Framed meticulously by his photographer, Gunner Stahl, the moment is frozen in time,Continue Reading

Billboard Editorial Director Hannah Karp presents Shaboozey with a Billboard Hot Country Songs No.1 chart plaque to celebrate his record breaking achievement with his song “A Bar Song (Tipsy).” Hannah Karp: Good evening, everyone. I’m Hannah Karp. I’m Billboard’s Editorial Director. And I am thrilled to have with us, tonight,Continue Reading

Amazon Book Haul: Save Up to 50% Off Select Titles

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. Attention all book lovers, Amazon Book Haul is here! From May 15 to May 20, bookContinue Reading

In today’s episode of ‘How It Went Down,’ actress and singer McKenna Grace shares what inspired her to write her song “Gentleman,” why she decided to have so many dogs in the music video and more! McKenna GraceHi, I’m McKenna Grace and this is how it went down from myContinue Reading

The Golden Bachelor star Theresa Nist is wishing Joan Vassos with a special message as she embarks on her upcoming journey as The Golden Bachelorette. Joan had left Gerry Turners season to take care of her daughter despite being a frontrunner. Joan is a 61-year-old mother of four. Joans husbandContinue Reading