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Billboard Payola scandal

Billboard, the Music Industry 'Bible,' Rocked Anew by Payola Allegations 2

Billboard, the Music Industry ‘Bible,’ Rocked Anew by Payola Allegations

Billboard magazine, often called the Music Industry Bible, has reportedly been engaging in a “pay-for-play” payola scheme involving Lady Gaga, marking another disappointing turn in the magazine’s long downward slide. Last year, the magazine named Lady Gaga “Woman of the Year” and featured her on the cover even though she didn’t have a hit record, according to a blog that tracks music scandals....