Ricky Martin

Latin Grammys Deliver Big Ratings, But Few Music Sales

The 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards were a television ratings success, but delivered disappointing music sales in the U.S. Ricky Martin, Camila, Wisin and Yandel among big gainers.
Record Store

Retailers & Indie Labels Pushing for Monday Global Release Day

In August, it was reported that the music industry had its eye on a Friday global new release day that would take effect July 2015. Now, that proposition is getting some pushback from a cohort of retailers and indie record labels, who are endorsing a Monday over a Friday street date.
Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Musical genius and admitted Luddite Prince said goodbye to his brief, awkward dalliance with social media on Tuesday. Yes, the Twitter handle for Prince/3rdEyeGirl (his backing band) and his Facebook page are now missing from the Internet, gone like a purple motorcycle disappearing into the deep Minneapolis night.

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