• Bruce Springsteen & Barack Obama Share How They Joined Forces for ‘Renegades: Born In the U.S.A.' Podcast

    1 month ago - By Billboard

    Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama lead fairly different lives - Springsteen's a rock legend and Billboard Hot 100 hitmaker; Obama served as the 44th president of the United States - but the pair has one core thing in common: They've both spent their lives pondering what it means to be an American. On Friday , CBS published a clip from a forthcoming interview of the friends discussing the origins of their podcast-turned-book , Renegades: Born in the U.S.A. , which sees the pair talking about race issues, the state of the country and the influence their fathers had on their upbringing.
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  • BTS' ‘Permission to Dance' Leads Inaugural Hot Trending Songs Charts, Powered by Twitter

    1 month ago - By Billboard

    BTS' hit single “Permission to Dance” is already off to a quick start on Billboard 's charts, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts in July, and now is has more reason to celebrate: it led the inaugural Hot Trending Songs charts, powered by Twitter and sponsored by Remy Martin, over the past 24 hours and seven days, as the charts went live at noon ET Friday .
    Billboard 's Hot Trending Songs charts, powered by Twitter, track global music-related trends and conversations in real-time across Twitter, viewable over either the last 24 hours or past...
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