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L.A. Resident / Ex-New Yorker
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  social tv, entertainment, music, celebrities, apps, technology

Music pundit, writer and speaker. @Forbes & @Billboard contributor. Formerly @Mashable. Snapchat/Instagram: BAHjournalist /

People call me “BAH” — as in the sound sheep make — because of my initials.

I’m an entertainment reporter at Mashable, where I interview celebrities, TV networks, record labels and other entertainment sources about trending news topics or their digital presences and social media campaigns.

Before joining Mashable, I was a business reporter at TechMediaNetwork, where I wrote news about small businesses, social media, technology, consumer trends and workplace behaviors ...

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Sam Hunt Will Bring Roots-Like Jam Session to Stagecoach Fest: Exclusive — by Brian Anthony Hernandez Grammy-nominated Sam Hunt will infuse his Stagecoach setlist with several surprise guests this weekend for a genre-blending jam session, similar to the popular jam sessions that soulful hip-hop group delivers every year ahead of the Grammy Awards, Billboard has learned. Hunt, whose debut album Montevallo ranked No.

Top 3 Stories This Morning: World Cup Tweets, Adobe & David Beckham — Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. We're keeping our eyes on three particular stories of interest today.

Top 25 Most-Shared Stories in September — To no one's surprise, 18 of the 25 most-shared Mashable stories in September were about Facebook. Your share-happy fingers went into overdrive because Facebook announced a barrage of changes involving your profile ( Timeline, anyone?) and News Feed, both of which will influence your privacy on the social network.

Thousands of CBS Episodes Heading to Hulu in January — More than 2,600 episodes of CBS programming, which typically streams only on, will start appearing on Hulu in 2013. Hulu Plus users - who pay $7.99 each month for Hulu's subscription service - will have access to the library of new and old shows such as CSI: Miami Medium, Numb3rs, Star Trek, I Love Lucy and The Twilight Zone beginning in January.

Fall TV Goes Social: 6 NBC Shows to Watch — With fall television under way, we'll be exploring this week how TV networks are using social media, providing second-screen experiences and letting fans watch episodes online. First up: NBC.Here are six trailers for new and returning NBC shows to put on your fall TV radar, and below the video gallery check out details about NBC's social strategy, second-screen offering and online streaming availability.

Fall TV Goes Social: 6 CW Shows to Watch — The fall 2012 television slate comes with improved digital strategies from all TV networks. This week, we've already looked at the online arsenals from NBC and Fox. Today, let's check in on the CW, which has amped up its offering on social, second screen and streaming to appease its young, digitally savvy audience.

Recording academy taps Franta as new member — Connor Franta, the La Crescent native whose faithful fan base of 5.2 million YouTube subscribers has helped his videos reach more than 300 million views since 2010, has been recruited to join The Recording Academy.

Public Enemy at SXSW: Chuck D & Flavor Flav Talk Donald Trump & More — Seminal hip-hop group Public Enemy -- never ones to shy away from politically charged lyrics -- wasted no time blasting a particularly polarizing Republican presidential candidate at South by Southwest. "Black Lives Matter! F--- Donald Trump," Chuck D yelled, holding up a middle finger for crowd-pleasing emphasis, just four songs into Public Enemy's concert on Saturday.

Michelle Obama's 'This Is for My Girls': Diane Warren Explains How All-Star Anthem Came to Be — First lady Michelle Obama and songwriting veteran Diane Warren unleashed the catchy female empowerment song "This Is for My Girls" on radio Tuesday (March 15) during South by Southwest, and the charity single stars vocals from Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Kelly Rowland, Janelle Monae, Lea Michele, Zendaya, Jadagrace and Chloe & Halle.

Nielsen's Music Study Reveals Instagram's Impact on Artists, Sales and Streaming — by Brian Anthony Hernandez Scrolling through rapper G-Eazy's Instagram posts feels like finding a man's journal and secretly reading about years of personal memories. The mobile storytelling platform no doubt has given him and his musical peers a simple way to give millions of fans an instant glimpse into their intimate day-to-day adventures.
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Apr 28, 2016

🔊I smell @rihanna's 15th No. 1 right here, which would push her closer to surpassing Mariah's 18 and The Beatles' 20…

Apr 27, 2016

OMG 😂 Beyoncé is selling BOYCOTT BEYONCE shirts at #FormationWorldTour. Savage. #BeyHive gonna buy so many! 🐝

Apr 27, 2016

Take my 💰! The studio version of @Zedd + @KeshaRose's TRUE COLORS Coachella collaboration drops April 29 #FreeKesha…

Apr 26, 2016

RT @billyeichner: Look, I love Prince too but I feel like we're this close to SpongeBob SquarePants releasing a cover of Purple Rain.

Apr 26, 2016

👀 Ha! I spy me at No. 4. Thanks, @BuzzFeed! I'm flattered. More "hot guys" ▶ #LEMONADE 🐝😏

Apr 26, 2016

Best Coachella weekend 2 moment? @mattandkim's advice before performing NOW. Chills for days. #BAHatCoachella

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