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SoundExchange Hits $3 Billion Payout Milestone

The popularity of digital radio services in the United States has turned into big money for the record industry. SoundExchange announced Wednesday it has distributed over $3 billion in digital performance royalties to record labels and performing artists since 2003.
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B-52s' Kate Pierson Gets Hitched

B-52s singer and keyboardist Kate Pierson has married her long-time partner Monica Coleman.The happy couple celebrated their nuptials in Hawaii where
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Drake & Meek Mill Beef: How Companies Got Involved on Social Media

The advent of social media has brought a new type of connectedness and an easier way to share thoughts and content across the world. It also allows companies like fast food chain Whataburger to add to the beef when music artists feud, as was the case in last week's squabble between Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill and Canadian crooner, Drake.

Yandel's 'Calentura' Hits No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

Yandel soars 13-1 on the Latin Airplay chart dated Aug. 15 with “Calentura,” notching his fourth solo chart-topper on the list (additional to the 10 he previously logged as part of urban duo Wisin & Yandel). The reggaeton track rises 73 percent in its 14th week on the chart, to 11.7 million audience impressions in the week ending Aug. 2, according to Nielsen Music.