- Shakira, Enrique Iglesias and Prince Royce were the big winners at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards. The ceremony — which took place on Monday and was televised globally on Thursday — included nine victories for Iglesias, six for Sharkira and four for bachata heartthrob Royce who took home the award for Latin Artist of the Year.
- Rapper Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege of the hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang entered the Guinness Book of World Records on Thursday for delivering the longest freestyle rap ever recorded. Clocking in at 9 hours, 18 minutes and 22 seconds, Chiddy broke the record during the inaugural O Music Awards, an awards show organized by MTV that honors artists who’ve made a splash online and, apparently, rappers who can freestyle unimaginatively for nearly ten hours.
- Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has gone to rehab, but the show must go on. Bon Jovi is kicking off its international tour on Saturday in New Orleans without the longtime guitarist.
- Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning.
The Flamingos, “I Only Have Eyes For You”