He wasn’t in attendance, but that didn’t stop Justin Timberlake from having a pretty solid night at the Billboard Music Awards.
He may or may not have felt it in his bones — Dan Reynolds is receiving a songwriting award.
Billboard announced today (April 9) the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Both Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations in 12 of the 40 award categories, with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and eight noms respectively.
The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
It’s easy to forget that most of those songs that make you dance and cry and laugh and love are written by filthy rich, savvy business people.
Apple’s iTunes Festival has been a juggernaut of England’s festival scene for years and now it’s coming to America for the first time.
They haven’t covered magazines, been followed by paparazzi, had the public scrutinize who they’re wearing on a red carpet or been the focus of illuminating editorial spreads.
Madonna revealed that while in Russia she received death threats due to her “gay show” and promoting homosexuality on stage. “Which I have been known to do,” Madonna said in regards to the claims.
“As artists, freedom of speech is really important to all of us so I think that’s a cause we can all get behind,” said Imagine Dragons’ Daniel Platzman.
Two-and-a-half minutes into the track, Lamar enters rapping about martians, tater tots and wanting to be the first rapper on Mars.