After announcing the launch of its new Insights data blog last week, Spotify is now investigating college listening statistics and how the country's 40 most music-consuming universities compare to one another.
Being a celebrity isn't always a pleasant experience. One issue that arises is how to deal with acquaintances who predate the fame. For Iggy Azalea, that means battling a former boyfriend who has brought forward her unreleased music and word of a purported sex tape. She's now choosing to combat this nightmare situation by unleashing legal fury on him.
Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., has entered into a joint venture with Red Frog Events to promote and produce the Firefly Music Festival in the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway in Delaware, Billboard has learned.
From Thursday, October 16th through the 19th in Miami, the first Revolt Music Conference will kick off. The conversation -- and the bar scene -- around the beach that weekend should be lively, with the event set to feature a wide cross-section of industry players.
Alternative rockers the Moth & the Flame are the newest act to hit the Elektra Records roster. The Los Angeles-based band has announced its new deal with the label exclusively via Billboard, and plans to release its major label debut in 2015.
Samsung is putting its own spin on the workplace sitcom with the release next month of "The Best Future," a six-episode web series about how sweet it is to work at the South Korea-based electronics giant.
Rapper Lecrae collects his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as his new Anomaly opens atop the list. It sold 88,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 14, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's also the first chart-topper for Lecrae's label, Reach Records.