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See the Best 2020 Halloween Costumes From Halsey, Ciara & More

It’s that time of the year again, and while Halloween in 2020 looks a little scarier than in years past, celebrities still pulled together some incredible costumes. Throughout the week leading up to Halloween and over the weekend, Ciara, Kelly Clarkson, Yungblud, Halsey, Jason Aldean and more rocked some of the craziest, sexiest, funniest and very...

Selena Gomez & More Celebs Remind Fans to #MaskUp in New Challenge

Stars are urging their followers to keep taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously in the latest #MaskUp social media challenge. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his daughter Mariah Kennedy launched the challenge on Monday to inform people about how to stop the spread of the virus and save lives in a pandemic that has already claimed the lives of more...

OutKast’s ‘Stankonia’ at 20: What We Said About the Masterpiece In 2000

Near the end of a Billboard news piece from Oct. 28, 2000 about OutKast’s then-current single “Ms. Jackson” debuting on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart thanks to strong airplay ahead of Stankonia’s Oct. 31 release, there’s a revealing line: “[OutKast] is most famous, however, for its controversial track ‘Rosa Parks,’ which climbed to No. 19 on the...

Beyoncé Reveals How 2020 Has ‘Absolutely Changed’ Her

British Vogue unveiled Beyoncé as its December 2020 cover star on Friday (Oct. 30) with three jaw-dropping covers. And in typical Beyoncé fashion, her cover will be one for the books: The photographer, 21-year-old Kennedi Carter, becomes the youngest cover photographer in British Vogue’s 104-year history, capturing Bey sporting her latest Ivy Park...

Ciara & Her Son Future Bring the ‘Drip’ in Cardi B-Approved Halloween Costumes

Ciara and her six-year-old son Future aren’t playing around this Halloween, and flaunted their hip-hop themed costumes on Friday (Oct. 30). The singer shared a series of photos on Instagram of herself dressed as Cardi B on her Invasion of Privacy album cover, and of course, she called on her swagged-out son to take on the role of Offset. Along with...

Ask Billboard: From Shania Twain to Gabby Barrett, These Are the Biggest Country Radio Crossover Hits

Submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, tweet @gthot20. THIS IMPRESSES ME MUCH Hi Gary, As a certified chart nerd, I’m excited about Gabby Barrett’s arrival and continued rise in the...

27 Artists and Executives on the Importance of Voting in the 2020 Election

Have you voted yet? The 2020 election is upon us and encouraging voters is a key issue across America. As of press time, nearly 82 million Americans have gone to the polls early, according to ABC News. But Nov. 3 is election day and thus the last time to cast your ballots. Billboard asked artists and executives about the importance of voting this...

First Stream Latin: New Music From Becky G, Bad Bunny, Tini & More

“First Stream Latin” is a compilation of the best new Latin songs, albums and videos recommended by the Billboard Latin editors. Check out this week’s picks below. Becky G & Ozuna, “No Drama” (Kemosabe Records/RCA Records/Sony Music Latin) Becky G and Ozuna’s long-overdue collaboration is a reggaetón banger that finds the pair longing for a...

Donald Trump Calls Lil Wayne a ‘Really Nice Guy’ After Their Meeting

Donald Trump had a lot of positive things to say about Lil Wayne, a day after it was revealed that the unexpected duo met up to discuss the White House’s “Platinum Plan” for Black America. In a press conference on Friday (Oct. 30), a reporter asked the President why he met up with the rapper. “Well, he wanted a meeting,” Trump responded. “He’s a really...

Marshall Jefferson on Why He Quit DJing: ‘House Music Is the Capital of Race Discrimination’

Marshall Jefferson is one of the original architects of house music, but he will no longer play it at clubs. In an essay for Mixmag, Jefferson writes of racial inequality in the dance scene, why he believes such inequality exists, and why he quit DJing after more than three decades. “Last year I played at a packed club in Ibiza for 4000+; I got about...

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