Adele's '25' is a gift that keeps on giving to the music business, spreading wealth beyond her labels (XL and Columbia/Sony) and publisher (Universal) to retailers, performing rights organizations and, not least, the 16 songwriters and producers who collaborated with her on the album.
Raising the First Amendment flag, those behind the hit film Straight Outta Compton on Wednesday demanded that most of the claims in former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller's lawsuit must be knocked straight outta court.
Grammy weekend always means a dizzying party schedule. But this year, more industry insiders than normal are scratching their heads wondering how they could possibly fit everything in and stay in good standing in the music biz.
Work is play for rapper Hoodie Allen. Currently on tour with Blackbear and SuperDuperKyle to support his latest LP Happy Camper, the 27-year-old dream chaser has been catching up for some time now. Happy Camper is currently at the top of both the Rap and Independent Album Charts, following in the footsteps of People Keep Talking’s No. 2 peak on the Rap Album Chart.
Electronic producer duo Flight Facilities took off on Sydney’s lock-out laws today. Following alcohol-related incidents at Australian nightclubs, certain bars and clubs must now close their doors to patrons at 1:30 a.m. and stop selling alcohol by 3 a.m.