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Singles Club: Stefflon Don and Skepta sample The Simpsons and turn up the heat on ‘Ding-A-Ling’

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Stefflon Don and Skepta get raunchy on ‘Ding-A-Ling’, while Diplo and MØ attempt to ‘Get It Right’ on their new collaboration. Elsewhere, Miguel is back with upbeat jam ‘Pineapple Skies’, DRAM and Playboi Carti

How Jai Paul and AK Paul enlisted Fabiana Palladino and Ruthven for their new label

The Paul Institute, a new label and creative house from Ivor Novello-winning producer AK Paul and his AWOL pop genius brother Jai, launched last week with the release two surprise singles. Accessible text message code on an encrypted website, it was far from your average single launch for two unknown artists. Fabiana Palladino and Ruthven

Rick Ross Wants To Sue LMFAO Again

Rick Ross is about his business and wants every dollar coming to him. The boss is asking a Miami court to revive his lawsuit where he alleges that LMFAO used his lyrics for one their biggest hits. In 2015 Rozay’s claimed that the pop group bit lines from his classic “Hustlin’” on their “Party Rock Anthem.”

<i>MineCraft’s </i> New Update Aquatic Coming Spring 2018

Good news Minecraft fans, your favorite sandbox game is taking you underwater to explore and build thanks to the new ‘Update Aquatic’. The update was announced at Minecon by Minecraft’s lead designer, Jens Bergenstein on a talk show segment hosted by Will Arnett. If you are a veteran the popular game series you know that

Popular Alabama rapper Bambino Gold decaying body found in the woods

Popular Alabama rapper Bambino Gold’s decaying body was found in the woods. Bambino went missing over 5 days ago when family and friends reported no contact with him. Bambino Gold, born Edward Reeves and his cousin Kendrick Stokes were driven a 2016 Honda CRV headed for the Alabama state fair when they went missing. According

Australian Singer-Songwriter Alex Lahey Talks New LP, Urges Home Country to Pass Gay Marriage Bill: "It's Not That Big a F–king Deal'

Australian singer-songwriter Alex Lahey captured the attention indie rock veterans Tegan and Sara after performing at Australian festival Splendour In The Grass, who invited Lahey for a brief stint on tour last year and released the acclaimed EP B-Grade University, which helped get her signed to American indie label Dead Oceans. In the span a year

The 'Lost' Malcolm Young Interview: AC/DC in 2003

The beginning 2003 was a potent time to talk to AC/DC — and Malcolm Young in particular. The group was being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Fame at the time, and as part a new deal with Sony, it was rolling out a full series remastered albums. It was also in an odd

Dominican Singer Natti Natasha Earns Top Viewed YouTube Video of the Week With Ozuna-Featuring 'Criminal'

The most watched video in the world on YouTube this week belongs to Dominican singer Natti Natasha, with “Criminal,” featuring reggaeton artist Ozuna. Natasha's latest feat comes months after Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's “Despacito” video dethroned Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again” as most viewed YouTube video  all time. But with a whopping 634,972,238 views

'Touched by an Angel' Star Della Reese Dies at 86

Reese released a series popular jazz standards albums, landing a signature hit with “Don’t You Know?” Touched by an Angel star and singer Della Reese has died at age 86. People magazine confirmed that Reese passed away on Sunday (Nov. 19) following years health struggles related to diabetes. A TV star as well as a

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Rules Australia's Albums Chart

It’s the best-selling album the year in the United States, and the week’s No. 1 in the U.K., and now Taylor Swift’s Reputation (Big Machine/Universal) is crowned champion Australia’s chart.  Reputation, the U.S. pop singer-songwriter’s sixth studio album, becomes Swift’s fourth No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, following 1989 (November 2014), Red (October 2012) and

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

The song became the late legend’s last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Oli Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades Billboard chart history. Nov. 20, 2010Nelly notched his fifth, and most recent, Pop Songs No. 1, “Just a Dream.” His first four leaders: “Hot in

Imagine Dragons 'Thunder' Rolls to No. 1 on Pop Songs Chart

The band leads the list for a second time, following “Demons” in 2013. Imagine Dragons earn their second No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as “Thunder” rises 3-1 on the tally dated Dec. 2. The band previously topped the chart dated Dec. 14, 2013, with “Demons.” The Pop Songs chart, which began

Taylor Swift Debuts on Pop Songs Chart With 'End Game' & Country Airplay With 'New Year's Day'

Swift scales Pop Songs with two songs, as “…Ready for It?” continues its rise, while landing her first Country Airplay entry since 2014. Taylor Swift adds a pair Billboard radio airplay chart hits from her new album, Reputation. The superstar charts a third entry on the Pop Songs tally (dated Dec. 2), as “End Game,”

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Rules Australia's Albums Chart

It’s the best-selling album the year in the United States, and the week’s No. 1 in the U.K., and now Taylor Swift’s Reputation (Big Machine/Universal) is crowned champion Australia’s chart.  Reputation, the U.S. pop singer-songwriter’s sixth studio album, becomes Swift’s fourth No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, following 1989 (November 2014), Red (October 2012) and

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

The song became the late legend’s last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Oli Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades Billboard chart history. Nov. 20, 2010Nelly notched his fifth, and most recent, Pop Songs No. 1, “Just a Dream.” His first four leaders: “Hot in