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Solange to Receive Billboard Women in Music’s Inaugural American Express Impact Award

Billboard and American Express have partnered to honor musicians who “noticeably use their voice to empower and develop new leaders of tomorrow through their platform and philanthropic efforts to inspire social change.” We’re pleased to announce that our leading lady Solange will be presented with the first ever American Express Impact Award during Billboard’s Women…

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SZA Shares Release Date For Debut Album ‘CTRL’

In a recent interview with Billboard, SZA revealed that she will be blessing us with her debut album CTRL on February 3. Along with the album release date the musical gem discussed working with Rihanna on ANTI’s leading track “Consideration,” receiving notes from Rick Rubin, her experiences at sleep away camp as a child and how each influenced…

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Beyoncé’s Publicist Yvette Noel-Schure Tops Billboard’s 2016 Women In Music List

Yvette Noel-Schure is one of the key players in the music industry who recently topped Billboard‘s 2016 Women in Music list. She first got her start working with one of the biggest acts in music when a file folder that read Mariah Carey was left on her chair. Little did she know, this was no mistake. Mariah…

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Billboard To Honor Andra Day With ‘Powerhouse’ Award

Andra Day has been effortlessly making her mark within the music industry. Last year, Day released her debut album Cheers to the Fall which peaked at number 48 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album garnered nominations for Best R&B Album while the album’s lead single “Rise Up” received a nomination for Best R&B…

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Solange Lands First No. 1 Album With ‘A Seat at the Table’

What happens when you combine your personal unapologetic truth (“I’m weary of the ways of the world”), tireless dedication (“I slept it away, I sexed it away, I ran it away“), sincerely passionate frustration (“You got the right to be mad”), heartfelt love for your people (“This shit is for us”), and the right amount…

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Salt-N-Pepa Speak On Women In Hip-Hop

After 30 years in the music business, legendary hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa will be honored by ASCAP at the seventh annual Women Behind The Music series in New York City this evening. The women who blessed the world with catchy sexually-charged singles like “Push It,” “Let’s Talk About Sex” and “Whatta Man” set the tone and surely helped women to have…

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