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theweeknd-100217.jpg The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced the list of celebrities who will appear at the 2018 induction ceremony. The Weeknd, Jason Mraz, Brandon Victor Dixon, Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Leon Bridges, Stephen Dorff, Chad Elliott, Bob Gaudio, Nora Guthrie, Keith Stegall and Steve Wariner will attend the event.

drake-092017.jpgDrake‘s “Nice for What” has returned to No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart for a fifth total week. The song recently spent two weeks at No. 2 behind Childish Gambino‘s “This Is America.”

rapper-future-062117.jpgFuture has provided further details on the soundtrack to the remake of the 1972 classic SuperFly. Future is curating the film’s soundtrack and is also serving as a co-producer on the film. Superfly Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released on June 8 via Epic Records and will feature Future on 11 of the album’s 13 tracks.

brysontiller-052617.jpgBryson Tiller, who recently admitted to being in a “dark place” after the release of his debut album Trapsoul, has revealed that his upcoming new music will be indicative of his current positive mind frame.

childish-gambino-041618.jpgChildish Gambino‘s hit song “This Is America” has been certified Platinum, recognizing 1 million equivalent song units earned in the U.S., by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

whitney_houston-061016.jpg The estate of the late Whitney Houston is reportedly ‘extremely disappointed’ over Kanye West‘s use of a photo of Houston’s drug-filled bathroom as the album cover for Pusha-T’s Beyond.

kanye-west-070916.jpg Kanye West has released a new 7-song album Ye. The album features guest spots from Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, Young Thug and Jeremih.

migos-122017.jpgMigos and Janelle Monae are among the first performers that have been confirmed for the upcoming 2018 BET Awards. Nicki Minaj, H.E.R. and Ella Mai are also set to appear.

cardib-030218.jpgMaroon 5 have a released a new video for “Girls You Like,” featuring Cardi B as well as an impressive list of female guest stars.

kendricklamar-020618.jpgKendrick Lamar picked up his most prestigious award to date on Wednesday, when he received the Pulitzer Prize for Music, at Columbia University in New York City. Lamar was honored for his album Damn., which was released last summer. The album had already earned him a Grammy.

rihanna-012318.jpgRihanna and the Clara Lionel Foundation are sending out invitations for the fourth annual Diamond Ball event, scheduled to be held at the Cipriani Wall Street restaurant on September 13.

nicki-minaj-041318.jpgNicki Minaj‘s “Chun-Li,” a new single off of her upcoming Queen album, has just been certified gold. “Chun-Li has been certified GOLD. Thank you to everyone for your support,” Minaj wrote on Instagram. “Got on the mic & made this song up in 5 mins just having fun @ 4 in the morning. Then took about an hour to put words to the melody. Released it 2 days later.”

imge1-081716.jpg Jamie Foxx is set to star in the upcoming movie Spawn, produced by Blumhouse. Todd McFarlane will direct the adaptation of his comic book creation. This is Foxx’s second comic book film, the first being The Amazing Spider-Man 2, in which he played the role of villain Electro.

common-062716.jpg Common addressed Starbucks decision to close all of their 8,000 stores in order to give all of their employees training on how to avoid “racial bias” and prevent discrimination.

cardib-030218.jpgCardi B has shared the video for “I Like It,” featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny. The song is featured on Cardi’s debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy.