Chris Leo Palermino

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Mega CEO Vikram Kumar on Why New Site is ‘Completely Different From Megaupload'

Mega CEO Vikram Kumar on Why New Site is ‘Completely Different From Megaupload'

Mega, Kim Dotcom’s new cloud storage service, has been under a watchful public eye since its launch in January, especially in wake of last year's dramatic Megaupload shuttering and Dotcom's jailing on copyright infringement charges. Mega CEO Vikram Kumar spoke with Biz about the site's legitimacy, copyright policy and new business models for the music industry.
The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer on CMJ's New Music Industry Panel: 'The Business Is An Amalgam of Different Revenue Streams'

The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer on CMJ's New Music Industry Panel: 'The Business Is An Amalgam of Different Revenue Streams'

At Friday's CMJ panel "Global Social: Worldwide Impact of Social Media and Music," veteran industry players Michael Goldstone, Mom + Pop Records founder; Richard Gottehrer, co-founder and chief creative officer of The Orchard; and moderator Robert Singerman, consultant for LyricFind, 88TC88, and Brasil Music Exchange discussed transition and transparency in the increasingly-digital music industry.
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LMFAO Taking Hiatus, Says Redfoo

After years of party rocking together, the members of LMFAO are apparently taking a hiatus to pursue solo projects.
21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list.

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