Add Iggy Pop’s name to the list of those not impressed with U2’s latest attempt to change the world. The Stooges frontman took on the Apple-backed new album giveaway in a recent interview with the U.K.’s Sunday Times.
Afo Verde, a former musician-turned-producer in his home country of Argentina, was named president of Sony’s Latin region in 2009. Three years later, he was upped to chairman/CEO, adding Spain and Portugal to his portfolio of 12 regional offices and 20 countries (more than 600 employees report to him regionwide).
Pandora's new ad product, dubbed Sponsored Listening, lets you skip audio promos for an hour if you click on a video ad. The music service is beta testing with Fox, which is pushing its fall shows Gotham and Mulaney.
Sharing is caring, unless you're talking about Spotify. The streaming music giant has announced a new subscription that makes it easier for the whole family to get their own dang customized account under one bill.
This year's La Musa Awards featured stellar performances by Alejandro Sanz, David Bisbal, Jencarlos Canela, Diego Torres, Jon Secada, Gustavo Santaolalla, Omar Alfanno, Luis Enrique, Beatriz Luengo, Angel Lopez, Rafael Hernandez and R&B singer Miguel.
Lorde's not getting any love from San Francisco right now. As the city's Giants head into the World Series against the Kansas City Royals, the singer's hit "Royals" has been blacklisted from local radio.