YouTube and Google must immediately take action to block videos if they are notified by authors, artists and publishers about concrete copyright infringements, according to a new ruling by a Hamburg regional court on July 1.
Last week, a number of buzz-worthy albums — including the latest projects from promising pop starlet Tori Kelly, Grammy-approved country artist Kacey Musgraves and R&B newcomer Leon Bridges — were released, and veteran rock band Breaking Benjamin proceeded to lay the smackdown upon all of them.
Scott Borchetta has decided not to sell his company, the Big Machine Label Group, at least for now, and has re-signed a distribution agreement with Universal Music Group that will give him full ownership of Republic Nashville, according to sources.
Yesterday (July 1), Barack Obama tweeted that he was listening to OutKast’s “Liberation” and the Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy” after a fan asked him for his current favorite songs in a #AskPOTUS sesh. The Black Keys hit him back, asking if they could use Air Force One for their upcoming gigs.
With two of its songs -- 'Drunk Americans' and the title track -- already out as singles, Toby Keith is looking forward to the fall arrival of his 18th studio album, '35 MPH Town.' But even though he says "we've got it done," Keith is reserving the right to make some changes between now and its planned October release.
To paraphrase Jay Z: There’s never been another this good for this long. On Wednesday night, Billy Joel played Madison Square Garden for the 65th time, breaking the record for solo performances at the famed New York City arena previously held by his buddy Elton John.
We at Billboard believe in a healthy, better lifestyle. We also believe in Queen Beyoncé. We've decided to follow in Beyoncé and many others' footsteps and join Marco Borges' 22-days vegan challenge, with the hope of feeling ***flawless by day 23.
Beach House's new album is called "Depression Cherry." If that didn't pick you up enough when the Baltimore natives announced its new album in May, the first track off it -- a somber, hazy slice of the Beach House wheelhouse called "Sparks" -- might.
So, when you really think about, we couldn't really not check in 100 days after Zayn Malik announced he would be leaving One Direction. Below, check out our breakdown on all that has happened in the first 100 days since Z-Day.
Veteran salsa singer Ismael Miranda earns his third No. 1 on Tropical Songs (chart dated July 11), and second this year, as “Bajo, Piano & Bongo,” featuring Bobby Valentin, Richie Ray & Roberto Roena, steps 2-1 (up 34 percent in spins in the week ending June 28, according to Nielsen Music).
After signing with Virgin EMI in Dec. 2014, the band has made good on its promise for new music, announcing the forthcoming LP "Anthems For Doomed Youth." The very Libertines-y titled album will drop Sept. 4 via the Virgin/EMI label Harvest Records.