Cloud-based music collaboration platform Blend has partnered with independent distributor The Orchard on a new record label and distribution platform for its community of producers and musicians that will expand its influence beyond its own service and into digital stores around the world.
Lena Katina, best known as one-half of the defunct Russian pop group t.A.T.u., has spent the past couple years crafting her solo debut in Los Angeles, and is ready to launch her first single. Listen to the singer’s “Who I Am,” premiering exclusively on Billboard.com
Reddit, the community-driven link site popular for its "ask me anything" series and abundance of nude photos, announced this week that it has raised $50 million from investors, promising that a portion of it will go back to users.
Macy Gray has won a Grammy, cracked the top 5 on the Hot 100, and released several multi-platinum albums, but she was still surprised when Booker T. Jones, one of the founders of the legendary Stax house band Booker T. and the Mg's, agreed to work with her on her new album 'The Way.'