Jennifer Nettles Exits Universal Nashville: Exclusive Statement

Jennifer Nettles Exits Universal Nashville: Exclusive Statement

Jennifer Nettles has announced that she and Universal Music Group are parting ways. "I want to thank Universal Nashville for 11 wonderful years," the singer said in an exclusive statement to Billboard. "This change is the first step on a path I've been wanting to take. I am so excited about the next part of my journey and I invite my fans to stay tuned."
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D'Angelo & Ed Sheeran to Headline Bill Withers Carnegie Hall Tribute

October 1st will be a lovely day for Bill Withers and his fans alike. In honor of the soul legend's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Carnegie Hall will hold a tribute concert will on the date with headlining acts D'Angelo and Ed Sheeran.

OMI's 'Cheerleader' No. 1 on Hot 100 for Fourth Week

Just like a cheerleader atop a pyramid, OMI's "Cheerleader" stands highest above all other songs, leading the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. The reggae/pop smash holds off "Can't Feel My Face," by Hot 100 Music Festival headliner The Weeknd, which stays to No. 2 and dethrones "Cheerleader" as the top-selling song in the U.S.

Muzooka Wants to Be the Professional's Music Receptacle

A music industry professional's inbox is a mish-mash of web links and email attachments. CDs wrapped in biographies only add to the chaos. But one startup is aiming to make this discovery process easier for both professionals and artists -- without charging a fee.