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Don’t call her Brandy no more — call her your highness. Brandy didn’t come to play with her take on Jack Harlow’s “First Class” after the white boy rapper couldn’t recognize the R&B queen’s standout “Angel in Disguise” earlier this month. After a fan account posted a video of Harlow asking “Who’s Ray J’s sister?” during a radio show appearance, ” Brandy replied and promised she’d “murk this dude in a rap at 43 on his own beats and then sing his ass to sleep.” And boy, did she deliver. Using Fergie’s “Glamorous,” Brandy stayed true to her word as…

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Rising rapper Myke Towers is the 2022 songwriter of the year, while Colombian pop star Camilo won songwriter/artist of the year at the 2022 ASCAP Latin Music Awards. The Latin Song of the year is global hit “Dákiti,” performed by Jhay Cortez and Bad Bunny and written by ASCAP songwriters Cortez and Mora with Bad Bunny and Tainy. Sony Discos Music Publishing won publisher of the year honors for credits in a slew of songs. Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news Winners at the performing rights society’s annual awards — which recognize the…

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Above L-R: Top Row: Tom Gray, Crispin Hunt, Hannah Peel, Philip Pope.Bottom Row: Nigel Gilroy, Daniel Lang, John Minch, Richard Paine. Award-winning Northern Irish artist, composer, producer and broadcaster Hannah Peel has been newly elected as Writer Council Member alongside Chair of the Ivors Academy, Tom Gray; chart-topping songwriter, producer and artist, Crispin Hunt; composer and songwriter, Philip Pope, who have been re-elected as Writer Council Members. Nigel Gilroy, Global Head of Legal & Business Affairs at Novello and Company (part of Wise Music Group); Daniel Lang, Vice President International Digital Licensing & Society Relations at Warner Chappell Music; John Minch,…

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New Movies and Shows on Netflix in June 2022 | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image New Movies and Shows Coming to Netflix in June, Including The Umbrella Academy and Peaky Blinders this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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ASCAP today announced the honorees of its 30th Annual Latin Music Awards, and Sony Music Publishing Latin won the Publisher of the Year award with thirty-three top performing songs, marking the company’s 18th ASCAP Latin Publisher of the Year win in the past 20 years. In addition, Myke Towers took home the coveted Songwriter of the Year award thanks to his work on chart-topping songs including “La Curiosidad” and “Bandido,” and Camilo was named Songwriter/Artist of the Year thanks to his work on hits such as “Vida de Rico,” “Millones” and more. In recognition of these awards, ASCAP will be hosting The…

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For the Record is a Billboard column from deputy editorial director Robert Levine analyzing news and trends in the music industry. For the past decade, the biggest story in the music industry has been its remarkable comeback, fueled by subscription streaming. At its 2014 low point, recorded music brought in just $6.7 billion in the U.S., according to the RIAA – less than half of its previous 1999 peak of $14.6 billion or its new 2021 peak of $15 billion. But the most surprising story may be vinyl, which is growing much, much faster. At its low point, in 2005, vinyl brought in…

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Myke Towers. Camilo and Sony Discos are among the big winners at the ASCAP “El Premio” Latin Music Awards, which take place virtually through Tuesday. Towers was named Songwriter of the Year award for his triple-platinum single “Bandido;” his contribution to Sebastián Yatra’s chart-topping “Pareja del Año;” and other songs with artists including Jay Wheeler, Wisin, Los Legendarios, MTZ and Rauw Alejandro. Camilo receives the ASCAP Latin Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award. The five-time Latin Grammy winner and two-time Grammy nominee topped the Billboard Latin Airplay, Pop Airplay and Rhythm Airplay charts with “Despeinada,” his collaboration with Ozuna. Camilo released his critically acclaimed…

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Karen Chen Says Her Mental Health Made Figure Skating Hard to Enjoy | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Olympian Karen Chen Says Mental Health Struggles Made Figure Skating ‘Hard to Enjoy’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Olivia Rodrigo Surprises LA Audience with Alanis Morissette Appearance | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Olivia Rodrigo Surprises Los Angeles Audience and Covers ‘You Oughta Know’ with Alanis Morissette this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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B Rocka, also known as Brandy, has entered the chat. After Jack Harlow labeled the R&B legend as simply “Ray J’s sister” during a radio interview, the “Angel In Disguise” took to Twitter with a scorching response. “I will murk this dude in rap at 43 on his own beats,” she tweeted. “And then sing [his] a** to sleep.” However, the fiery clap-back wasn’t enough of an ether. The singer made good on her remarks to “have a little fun too” and has released a freestyle over Harlow’s viral sensation, “First Class.” Over the Fergie-sampled instrumental, B Rocka raps, “Allow…

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