Billboard Magazine

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Written for music industry professionals and fans. Contents provide news, reviews and statistics for all genres of music, including radio play, music video, related internet activity and retail updates.


Billboard US

Rema And Selena Gomez Make Historic Moves

53 “Tennessee Orange” Megan Moroney


5 “Cupid” Fifty Fifty


Bespoke Beats • “Dynamic music” promises to soundtrack life on demand - and in real time

Dynamic Doers • Four companies working on the forefront of personalized music

KOBALT’S UNPOLISHED GEM • AMRA, Kobalt’s global digital collections society, says it can disrupt a century-old sector of the industry

SONY SWEEPS THE FIRST QUARTER • SZA is the top songwriter; Miley’s “Flowers” and The Weeknd’s “Die for You” are top songs BY ED CHRISTMAN

BELIEVE’S GROWTH STRATEGY TARGETS U.S. • The French company, facing criticism for its continued operations in Russia, has made gains from its digital focus and early bets on emerging markets

Morgan Hayduk & Andrew Batey • CO-FOUNDERS/CO-CEOs, BEATDAPP

21 UNDER 21 • This next generation of superstars is savvier than ever - and knows the importance of balancing nonstop careers with a shred of privacy, something that d4vd has already mastered

Olivia Rodrigo




Ivan Cornejo

Yunè Pinku

Luh Tyler

Lauren Spencer-Smith


Lil Tecca

Ayra Starr

Nessa Barrett

Ángela Aguilar

The Linda Lindas

Chloe Moriondo

Kidd G

Stephen Sanchez


NLE Choppa

Tate McRae

ICY HOT • Just two years after her debut single, viral Bronx rapper ICE SPICE has scaled the charts and been dubbed “the People’s Princess” by her fans. But she’s still adjusting to the spotlight

How To Build An EMPIRE • From its Bay Area headquarters, the company became a power player that shaped the way major competitors did business. Now it’s an undeniable force in Africa and looking to replicate its success on a global scale - without losing its drive or identity

40 UNDER 40 • The minds powering the live industry’s post-shutdown resurgence - along with next-gen forces from Capitol Hill to the silver screen - highlight Billboard’s annual celebration of the industry’s young leaders

THE MUSIC BUSINESS ASSOCIATION REACHES OUT • On the eve of the annual Music Biz conference in Nashville, organization president Portia Sabin describes its efforts to serve a wider scope of the industry than ever

KANSAS CARRIES ON • From Topeka to the world, the classic rock band looks back on five decades of success

PARIS PALOMA • The singer-songwriter eyes a busy summer after “Labour” struck a chord with TikTok users