Electronic dance music artist/producer A-Trak will join a team of live music professionals to discuss the growth of emerging international markets as fertile ground for touring artists at the 13th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 9-10 at the SLS Beverly Hills in Los Angeles.
Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data, potentially making it more difficult for them to grow advertising businesses.
A traditional blues song off Eric Clapton's 1992 Unplugged album for MTV is at the heart of a new lawsuit claiming the rock icon, his label and others have failed to properly credit the track for 24 years and counting.
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Bob Dylan's "The Essential Bob Dylan" debuts (his 68th charting album) following the announcement of his selection as the recipient of the Nobel Prize award for literature, Gucci Mane becomes the second artist to chart a streaming-exclusive album on the Billboard 200 with "Woptober," Phil Collins' new greatest hits package "The Singles" debuts, and Beastie Boys' "Licensed To Ill" returns thanks to a 30th anniversary vinyl reissue.
On revenues of $22.4 billion, Alphabet, the parent company of Google -- itself the parent of YouTube -- and "Other Bets" (the company's catch-all for everything but Google and its subsidiaries) saw GAAP net income of $5 billion.