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Finalists Announced For The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

With help from hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, TV host and supermodel Chrissy Teigen, Fall Out Boy musician Pete Wentz, and “Empire” recording artist Jussie Smollett, dick clark productions and Billboard announced the finalists for the “2015 Billboard Music Awards,” honoring the year’s most successful artists in 41 categories, including 15 Latin finalists. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET. This year’s show will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and pop culture moments that will have everyone talking.

Weiland dedicates today’s Blaster release to guitarist Jeremy Brown

“I’d like to dedicate today’s release of our album, Blaster, to my friend and collaborator Jeremy Brown. It breaks my heart that you are not here to receive the recognition you so deserve and worked so hard for,” Scott Weiland

Ludacris And Chrissy Teigen To Host The Billboard Music Awards 2015

ABC and dick clark productions have announced that the “2015 Billboard Music Awards” is set to return to ABC and will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 17 at 8pm ET. The show will showcase this year’s hottest musical acts and biggest music stars. TV host and supermodel Chrissy Teigen will host with hip-hop superstar and actor Ludacris, who returns to host for the second consecutive year and whose eighth studio album, “Ludaversal,” will be released tomorrow.

Ricardo Arjona y su gira VIAJE – El Mejor tour de su carrera

Ricardo Arjona hace historia una vez más con su gira VIAJE, el mejor tour en la carrera del artista. Con shows totalmente vendidos en Puerto Rico, Miami, New York y D.C, Arjona demuestra que sigue siendo uno de los artistas Latinos más influyentes y con mayor éxito en Estados Unidos y a nivel mundial.

Listen To Scott Weiland And The Wildabouts BLASTER Now Previewed On Pandora

Fresh from knock out appearances on tour, at Sundance and SXSW, Scott Weiland & The Wilabouts’ Blaster is set for release March 31. Let’ us know if you’d like a downloadable or streamable copy of the album for review.

Viral Star Behind ‘I’m An Albatraoz’ Rewards Crazy Fan Videos With Cold Hard Cash In $15k Social Initiative

Multi-platinum selling newcomer AronChupa announces his YouTube Billionaire concept, a innovative twist on the Kickstarter format from the viral hit monger behind “I’m An Albatraoz.”

Off the heels of the global success of debut single, which to date has streamed more than 200 million times via Spotify and YouTube, the hit maker is giving back to fans in the wake of his unprecedented success.”Because craziness should always be rewarded” – AronChupa

Official Footage For Gloria Trevi’s SXSW Panel With Leila Cobo At Th SXSW Premier Of Picturehouse’s Biopic Gloria, In Theatres June 5

Gloria has starred in films her own films, including Pelo Suelto, Zapatos Viejos and La Papa sin Catsup. Her films set records and beat huge American productions like Batman at theatres in Mexico.

Aronchupa Hits 95 Million Youtube Views With “I’m An Albatraoz”

If you haven’t already heard AronChupa’s worldwide phenomenon “I’m An Albatraoz,” here’s your chance: http://youtu.be/Bznxx12Ptl0.

Superstar Gloria Trevi And Producers Reconcile

Superstar, performer, songwriter and multi-million selling recording artist GLORIA TREVI will appear on the red carpet at the Topfer Theatre at Zach during South By Southwest (SXSW) on Tuesday, March l7, for the US Premiere of Picturehouse’s Gloria, the riveting film based on her early career that will be released in theaters on June 5.

Wyclef Jean Exclusive Interview & Performance on Billboard.com

Read Billboard.com’s exclusive interview with Wyclef Jean here and below.

Since the release of his seventh studio album, From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion seven years ago, Wyclef Jean has been in the studio consistently making music.

Avicii Debuts “Heaven” Feat. Chris Martin at Future Music Festival

As reported by Spin, global superstar DJ/producer Avicii debuted his new single, “Heaven” featuring Chris Martin of Coldplay, this past Sunday at Australia’s Future Music Festival. The song will appear on Avicii’s upcoming sophomore studio album, Stories, on PRMD/Island Records. Spin describes the song by saying “it sounds exactly how you’d expect a collaboration between these two to sound.”

Ricardo Arjona Kicks Off Viaje Tour With Two Sold Out Shows In Puerto Rico At The Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum

Ricardo Arjona kicked off the U.S. leg of his spectacularly successful VIAJE tour this weekend with two sold out shows at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Puerto Rico. The curtains rise on a bustling train station nearly 70 ft high, which transforms each time Arjona plays another song. For nearly two hours, the acclaimed performer had the audience on its feet, performing nearly two dozen songs including favorites such as El Problema, Dime Que No, Cuando, Historia de Taxi, Señora de las Cuatro Decadas, Apnea, Minutos and closing song, Mujeres.

Ricardo Arjona inicia con gran éxito su gira VIAJE 2015

El Viaje de Ricardo Arjona inicia el 2015 con espectaculares conciertos llenos a capacidad en Panamá, Costa Rica y México. Más de 60 mil personas en conjunto disfrutaron del espectáculo en solo cinco días. Esto se suma al más de medio millón de personas que ya vieron la aclamada puesta en escena en el 2014.

East Coast Storms Prompt Rescheduling Of Juan Gabriel Shows In D.C. And Connecticut This Weekend

Severe weather on the East coast is proving to be a logistical nightmare for superstar Juan Gabriel’s acclaimed VOLVER tour, prompting the postponement of two performances this weekend. The snow and sleet and road conditions are preventing the safe arrival of the 6 giant trucks and 60 show and production personnel to venues in Washington DC and Uncasville, CT, necessitating the rescheduling of those shows to Thursday March 5 and Saturday October 31, respectively. See below for routing.

Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts Premiere “Way She Moves” And Add Drummer Joey Castillio To The Wildabouts

Fresh off of a killer performance at Sundance’s ASCAP Music Café – read Billboard’s review here – Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts debut their “foot-stomping boogie titled single” (Rolling Stone), “Way She Moves.” The band premieres “Way She Moves” as a new grat track for BLASTER album pre-order. It’s the next single off of the debut EP, which is set for a March 31st release.