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President Trump Taking Action to Ban TikTok From U.S.

<div > The president made the remark on Air Force One on Friday evening. President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday (Aug. 1) to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns. Trump’s comments came after published reports that the …

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5 Uplifting Moments This Week in Latin Music

From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Billboard editors highlight the latest news buzz in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week: Angela Aguilar honors artisan women This week, Angela Aguilar paid tribute to the beautiful and hardworking labor of artisan women in …

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Ir-Sais Talks ‘Dream Girl’ Success & His Latin Roots

Two years ago, Ir-Sais (real name: Irgwin Placido Sluis) released his single “Dream Girl,” singing about the girl of his dreams in his native language, Papiamento. Fast forward to now, the song is a global hit, fueled by a 2019 remix with Rauw Alejandro. Born and raised in Bonaire, an island municipality of the Netherlands, …

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Uncle Buc Plays The Blues

Born in Shamrock, Texas, Buc Weatherby was raised half a block away from historic Route 66. He attended college at Southwestern State in Weatherford, Oklahoma. He worked his way through college by playing drums in a band called The Velvets, co-founded with guitarist Ray Price. The band played clubs and military bases all over Oklahoma …

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First Stream Latin: New Music From Pedro Cap

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. Pedro Capó, “La Sábana y los pies” (Sony Music Entertainment) In the midst of these uncertain times, Pedro Capó blessed fans with a new quarantine-inspired bop called “La …

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The Godforsaken Mess

< div> Hidden within the new Taylor Swift album we were gifted with at the stroke of midnight is a teenage love triangle, told from distinct perspectives in three separate songs: “Cardigan,” “August,” and “Betty.” “I created character arcs and recurring themes that map out who is singing about who,” she explained. Outside of this …

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‘Low Down in the Broom’

The Waterboys follow the recent release of their current upbeat pop single “The Soul Singer”with the gorgeous counterpoint of “Low Down In The Broom.” It is accompanied by a mysterious and atmospheric video that reflects its origins as a traditional Scottish folk song, which in the mercurial hands of Mike Scott has been souped up into …

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Claims of Sexual Misconduct

  ; SWMRS’ drummer Joey Armstrong has responded to claims of sexual misconduct and coercion alleged by the Regrettes’ Lydia Night. Armstrong’s statement was posted on SWMRS’ official Instagram page, although it was addressed from just Armstrong: “I want to address Lydia’s Instagram post about our relationship. While I don’t agree with some of the …

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