‘AGT’: 10-Year-Old Roberta Battaglia Delivers Powerful Cover Lauren Daigle’s ‘You Say’
by Billboard Staff on August 12, 2020 at 8:59 am
Ten-year-old Roberta Battaglia stepped onto the stage and displayed talent well beyond her years.
Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to ‘Legend’ Trini Lopez
by Lars Brandle on August 12, 2020 at 8:24 am
The world lost “yet another legend,” wrote Dave Grohl and Co. as news of Lopez’s passing spread via news outlets.
Publisher & Songwriter Streaming Royalty Rates Headed Back to CRB for Review: What’s in the Ruling
by Ed Christman on August 12, 2020 at 5:27 am
The Copyright Royalty Board went too far when it eliminated a rate ceiling from Spotify and other digital streaming services’ calculation determining music songwriter and publishing royalties.
How Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Became His First No. 1 Single on the Hot 100
by Keith Caulfield on August 12, 2020 at 3:19 am
On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, the team reviews how Harry Styles got his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart with “Watermelon Sugar,” his dominance at U.S. radio this year, and his continuing success with the Fine Line album and its singles.
Pentatonix’s Kirstin Maldonado & Kevin Olusola Share Their Quarantined Recording Process — And What’s Next for the Group
by Keith Caulfield on August 12, 2020 at 3:05 am
Pentatonix’s Kirstin Maldonado and Kevin Olusola join the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss the group’s new covers EP “At Home” and what it’s been like recording the project at home in quarantine. Plus, they reveal what they’ve heard from Billie Eilish about their cover of her song “When the Party’s Over.” Additionally, Maldonado and Olusola share…