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According to data provided by Google, perhaps more important than Psy's own larger-than-life profile is the impact that Psy's viral phenomenon has had on K-Pop's popularity worldwide.
Universal and Uvinyl characterized The Vinyl Project as a "crowd-funded vinyl service," but they're not quite right.
An industry effort to stop advertisements from appearing on websites primarily devoted to piracy is winning applause from the White House, whose IP czar Victoria Espinel announced the news in a blog post on the White House website entitled "Coming Together to Combat Online Piracy and Counterfeiting."
An entertainment accounting expert says Michael Jackson could have earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death.
Elton John pads his mark for the most appearances in the 52-year history of Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, as "Home Again" soars in at No. 21. The song marks his 69th entry on the ranking.
Longtime music and tech publicist Jason Roth has been named Spotify's new director of communications for the U.S., reporting to U.S. communications head Graham James.
Beats Electronics co-owner Jimmy Iovine is discussing pricing plans for a new AT&T-backed Spotify-killer that has the support of a pair of the big music labels.
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Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard has called for artists to demand unionisation in the face of the raging Spotify debate sparked this time by Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich.
Streaming services are a new way for artists and fans to engage. As a manager of Thom I obviously sit up and take note when he says, 'Listen guys we need to look at how this works'. It’s a healthy debate that’s going on right now."
Presumably hoping to follow on from the success of Record Store Day, 7th September will mark the first annual International Cassette Store Day.
A few weeks ago, at the Classical:NEXT music industry conference in Vienna, much of the talk was about the collapse of one of Europe's largest distributors, The Codaex Group. But there were hopes that the important British arm, Codaex U.K. Ltd., might survive.
“I think, to be honest, The Stones are now probably far too old. I love them, don’t get me wrong. When I saw them at Twickenham in 2007, they were only about 63, and they were still tight, they still had it. But hitting 70, they are losing their power now."
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