Britney Spears’ Dad Allegedly Used $2M of Her Funds to Remain Conservator

Montgomery asked Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny on July 7 to approve that the 24/7 protection she requested be paid for by the conservatorship, which could cost up to $50,000 a month. Jamie’s attorney Vivian Lee Thoreen filed an opposition the next day, arguing that Montgomery “is not the only person involved in this Conservatorship who has received threatening communications […]

Byron Berline, Master of the Bluegrass Fiddle, Dies at 77

Byron Douglas Berline, the youngest of five children of Lue and Elizabeth (Jackson) Berline, was born on July 6, 1944, in Caldwell, Kan., near the Oklahoma border. His father worked a farm and played banjo and fiddle at barn dances and other events. His mother, a homemaker, played piano. Young Byron started playing a three-quarter-sized fiddle when he was 5; […]

In Demand: Why Demi Lovato and Gojira Love Propeller

In 2015, he decided to launch a new platform called Propeller. But in order to get it up and running, he first had to convince Incubus to run a campaign on a site that didn’t yet exist, to which they quickly agreed. Through the site, Incubus gave away VIP meet-and-greet packages for every date of its upcoming tour with alt-metal […]

Olivia Rodrigo Holds at No. 1 With ‘Sour’

This week on the music charts, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Sour” returns as the No. 1 album, while BTS’s song “Butter” closes in on her record for the year’s longest-running top single. “Sour,” which came out in May, rises two spots this week to claim its third time at No. 1, with the equivalent of 88,000 sales in the United States, according […]

‘Good 4 U,’ ‘Bad Habits’ Hold Atop Global Charts

Billboard‘s two global charts (the latest of which are dated July 17) began last September and rank songs based on streaming and sales activity culled from more than 200 territories around the world, as compiled by MRC Data. The Billboard Global 200 is inclusive of worldwide data and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart comprises data from territories excluding the […]

Even the Tuning Up Gets an Ovation as Tanglewood Reopens

LENOX, Mass. — If you were brave enough, there was a time last summer when you could still turn into the drive of Tanglewood, the idyllic summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra here. There were the usual local teenagers to direct you to your parking space, one pointing the way every few yards; the usual state troopers, patrol cars […]

Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to Direct Dr. John Doc

Auerbach said he’s honored to create a project focused on Dr. John, who he called a friend. He said Dr. John – whose real name was Mac Rebennack – was a “shining example of the great melting pot of American music.” “From his mysterious voodoo stage persona Dr John, to his real, humble self Mac Rebannack, the street poet, the […]

Mark Hoppus Gives Cancer Update, Reveals Upcoming Crucial Test

Over the July 4th weekend he also shared a smiling pic of himself with a bald head, writing, “The Cancer Haver wishes you all a very happy Fourth of July weekend.” A second tweet from Hoppus over the weekend appeared to provide a bit more information on his health while providing a ray of hope. “I’m going to beat this […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits’ Leads U.K. Chart Race

After 48 hours, “Three Lions” was the second-most streamed song with 2.17 million plays, and the fourth most downloaded song of the week so far, according to the OCC. Meanwhile, Atomic Kitten’s “Southgate You’re The One (Football’s Coming Home Again),” a reworking of their 2001 chart-leader “Whole Again,” lifts to No. 10 on the chart blast. If it holds its momentum […]

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: I. Vorspiel (Allegro Moderato), Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

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