Pandora Buys Ticketfly for $450 Million

The leading Internet radio company is diversifying its portfolio by entering the ticketing business. Pandora announced Wednesday it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing company Ticketfly.
Watch Hailee Steinfeld Perform 'Love Myself' on 'The Tonight Show'

Watch Hailee Steinfeld Perform 'Love Myself' on 'The Tonight Show'

Hailee Steinfeld visited the Tonight Show to promote her semi-provocative first single, "Love Myself." Though the song's literal take on self-love has raised a few eyebrows, Steinfeld's late-night debut as a performer (and not an actress promoting a film) went smoothly.
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Listen to Taylor Swift's Playlist of 'Songs That Will Make Your Life More Awesome'

Taylor Swift liking your song isn't quite the same as just any person liking your song. Rather than counting on a few Spotify streams or (maybe) a 99 cent iTunes Store purchase, those chosen by Taylor get exposed to her millions of social media followers, almost all of whom take her word as gospel. Artists like Kelsea Ballerini and Rachel Platten owe their first big career bumps to Taylor cosigns.
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Billy Joe Royal Dies at 73

Royal's hits included “Down in the Boondocks," "I Knew You When" and "Cherry Hill Park."
Troy Carter on "Shark Tank"

Music Exec Troy Carter Dives into the 'Shark Tank': Watch an Exclusive Preview

With a managing résumé that has included Lady Gaga, Lindsey Stirling, Meghan Trainor and John Legend, Troy Carter has plenty of experience navigating the waters of the music industry, but this Friday, he will dive headfirst into the Shark Tank. In his words, he's ready to “have some fun.”
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Lady Gaga Says 'American Horror Story: Hotel' Is About Addiction

Lady Gaga is offering up more details about American Horror Story: Hotel. The pop star, who makes her acting debut in the fifth installment of the FX anthology series from uber producer Ryan Murphy, says that the upcoming season revolves around addiction.
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Eminem, Jack Ü Lead Lollapalooza 2016 South American Lineup

With Lollapalooza’s 2015 Chicago weekend in the books, the transcontinental music festival has announced the lineup for its 2016 South American run. Eminem, Florence + the Machine, Jack U, and Mumford & Sons will lead the bill in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile in March 2016.