Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke & Pharrell's Attorney Says They Shouldn't Pay Marvin Gaye Heirs' 'Blurred Lines' Legal Fees

The “British Rule” of loser pays shouldn’t apply in the copyright fight between Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye’s heirs, according to the musicians’ attorney. In a verdict that sent shockwaves throughout the music industry, a jury last March ruled against the superstar duo behind “Blurred Lines,” finding the track infringed on Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up.” A judge later awarded $5.3 million in damages plus 50 percent of the song’s future royalties to Gaye’s heirs.
Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire to Present Record of the Year at the Grammys

Late Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White and surviving members will be recognized for their Lifetime Achievement award when the group presents Record of the Year at the 58th Grammys. Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, James Corden and Common help round out final roster of presenters
David Guetta

iHeartRadio Music Awards Adds Dance Artist of the Year Category

With its sonic inclusion across different music genres and hit-making pioneers coming into the pop culture forefront, dance music is finally earning its well-deserved stripes. So much so that the iHeart Radio Music Awards has added a category for Dance Artist of the Year.
Clive Davis

Go Inside Music Exec Clive Davis' Luxurious Weekend Home -- Modern-Art Masterpieces and All

By the end of what is often a 50-hour ­workweek at Sony Music Entertainment, Clive Davis is just ­getting started. At 4 p.m. on any given Friday, the 83-year-old chief ­creative officer is making sure ­everything is arranged for the guests -- there are always guests -- headed to meet him at his 17-acre weekend compound in New York's northern Westchester County.
Grammys 2016 Predictions: Who Will Win Latin Awards?

Grammys 2016 Predictions: Who Will Win Latin Awards?

In a year where Latin has intermingled more than ever with mainstream, predicting who will win the Grammys in the Latin field has become a challenging exercise. This is where we're placing our bets.
Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw Talks Fitness, Faith Hill & His Decades-Long Career in Country Radio Seminar Q&A

Tim McGraw, the biggest name at this year's Country Radio Seminar, wasn't putting on a show, but rather sitting for a career-spanning interview, at a conference wrap-up panel titled "Transcending and Evolving." While there was plenty of attention given in the Q&A to McGraw's transcendence as a country hitmaker and actor, questions also inevitably arose about how he evolved into -- as moderator RJ Curtis put it -- "a beast."
Lucian Grainge 2015

Grammys: This Is the Man Behind All Five Album of the Year Nominees

Lucian Grainge won't be nervous when the coveted album of the year award is revealed Feb. 15 at the 58th annual Grammy Awards. "We have every nomination in the category," notes Grainge, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company.
1515 Broadway MTV

MTV News Is Trying Very Hard to Reinvent Itself

As MTV continues to struggle with its transition into the digital world, that perpendicular mix of coverage can be found almost everywhere online, including sites that compete with the channel for the attention of teens and twentysomethings, like Vice and Buzzfeed.
Billboard Biz

Pandora Is Reportedly Looking for a Buyer

Is Pandora putting itself on the market? A New York Times report, published just hours before Pandora released fourth quarter and 2015 earnings, claims the Internet radio company has engaged Morgan Stanley to meet potential buyers.