British rule breaker Charli XCX has already made it in America. Next up, she’s out to be huge in Japan. A Japanese edition of her sophomore album Sucker drops Feb. 18 and we’ve got a snippet of a new version of the single “Boom Clap.”
IMPALA announced this week a 10-point "Digital Action Plan" that gives the European power structure a roadmap to addressing hot topics like weak copyright standards, diversity on radio and finding new ways to help smaller players in the market.
A judge has refused to grant bail for a former music promoter who produced shows for acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith and was recently extradited from Brazil to face a $300 million criminal fraud case.
Zoe Keating simply wants control of her music. A cellist based in Northern California, Keating is less concerned with the amount of streaming royalties than her ability to control which parts of her catalog is available at which digital services and when the songs are made available.
"People are seeing that shows with people of color can make money," Taraji P. Henson told reporters days after Empire's second episode solidified its status as the highest-rated new series of the 2014-15 TV season. "When things make money, people are interested."
Welsh mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins talks to Billboard about her tenth studio album, Home Sweet Home, making it to the final of Dancing with the Stars and transforming One Republic's "Secrets" into an Italian language classical song.
Listen Up, the London promotion company that is home to David Guetta and Avicii, is opening an L.A. office on Sunset Boulevard. The founders say it will concentrate on deep house, the subgenre that is quickly taking over American dance music.