In this morning's fix, PepsiCo has cut ties with Lil Wayne following the controversy over his Emmett Till lyric, and the 'Boston Strong' organizer speaks on the spirit of the city of Boston. Rudimental lands the No. 1 album in the U.K. with debut 'Home' while Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' rules the singles charts, and so much more.
Shazam has hired longtime Yahoo! executive Rich Riley as its new CEO, promoting longtime chief Andrew Fisher to the newly-created position of Executive Chairman who says move will allow company to "deliver a successful IPO."
Star British producer and DJ Maya Jane Coles has agreed to a deal with Kobalt's Label Services division to release her debut album. The album, titled Comfort, will come out on her own I/AM/ME imprint via the global agreement.
Universal Music Publishing Group signed a deal with Sugar Hill Music to administer their entire catalog in the United States, UMPG Chairman/CEO Zach Horowitz and Sugar Hill founder/CEO Joey Robinson announced today.