Prince has done a good job of making it known that he's not exactly a fan of modern technology, at least not when it comes to selling his music. Now The Purple One's publisher has pulled all his music from streaming searches except for TIDAL, without explanation.
The day after Apple Music's launch is much like the day before it. Apple has potential to change the record business but hasn't released the product to do it. The general feeling is Apple has launched a product that will eventually lead to a much more successful, later version of the product. It's a first step.
Luther Vandross will be paid tribute in 15-city tour, The Power of Love Experience—A Tribute to the Life of Luther Vandross, in 2016. Venture is partnership between Vandross Estate, Marcus Miller and Hidden Beach Experiences.
Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the “Miss USA” pageant later this month and Macy’s has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful’s remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement.
Rio Caraeff, the founding CEO of music video service Vevo, has joined Magic Leap as chief content officer. Caraeff, who made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter page, left Vevo at the end of 2014.
It’s hard to ignore the power of bachata, especially when it’s presented in sheer numbers. The latest YouTube music artist insights data shows the genre’s undisputed king, Romeo Santos, far outpaces mainstream artists in terms of total views.