Morning Fix: Miami Mayor, Officials Look to End Ultra After Security Guard Trampled; Benzino of 'Love & Hip-Hop' Shot; Drake, Tegan & Sara, Arcade Fire Top Juno Awards

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MIAMI MAYOR AND CITY OFFICIALS LOOK TO END ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Two days after security guard Erica Mack was trampled at Ultra Music Festival on Friday (March 28), Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Miami city officials are looking to call an end to the festival.
Billboard.biz


ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL SECURITY GUARD TRAMPLED, IN 'CRITICAL' CONDITION (REPORT)

28-year old security guard Erica Mack is in "extremely critical" condition at Miami's Jackson Memorial hospital after being trampled by unruly gate crashers at Ultra Music Festival last night (March 28).
Billboard.biz


BENZINO OF VH1'S 'LOVE & HIPHOP,' THE SOURCE SHOT (UPDATED)

Benzino -- the rapper, "Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta" star and former Source co-owner -- has been hospitalized after reportedly being shot at his mother's funeral procession in Duxbury, Mass. on Saturday (March 29).
Billboard.biz


SFX CHIEF ROBERT SILLERMAN TOPS 'POWER 50' DANCE MUSIC POLL

Robert Sillerman’s rollercoaster March has climaxed with the SFX Entertainment chairman and CEO topping a poll which ranks the “most powerful” people in dance music.
Billboard.biz


ROBIN THICKE CANCELS JUNO AWARDS APPEARANCE

The music award organizers cite a "mandatory vocal rest," but an online petition to boot the singer from the show over his "Blurred Line" video has taken over the conversation.
Billboard.biz


SERENA RYDER, ARCADE FIRE, DRAKE, TEGAN AND SARA WIN 2014 JUNO AWARDS

Serena Ryder won Artist of the Year at the first night of the 43rd annual Juno Awards honoring Canadian music, Saturday night in Winnipeg, beating out category-mates Drake, Michael Bublé, Robin Thicke and Céline Dion. The majority of the 41 awards — 35 in all — were given out at the private gala dinner the night before the televised awards show.
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'FROZEN' SET FOR LONGEST NO. 1 RUN SINCE ADELE'S '21'

Disney's "Frozen" soundtrack is heading for an eighth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. It could sell around 150,000 copies in the week ending March 30.
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LADY GAGA KICKS OFF ROSELAND BALLROOM'S CLOSING SHOWS

Gaga will perform six more shows at the Roseland Ballroom through April 7, helping close the famed venue whose past famed performers include everyone from famed dancers like Fred Astaire and Arthur Murray to huge pop stars such as the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Nirvana and Beyonce.
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TIESTO, BELIEVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE THIRD SEASON OF 'IN THE BOOTH'

Tiesto, the Dutch producer fresh off performing at Miami's Ultra Music Festival, has announced a third season of his "In the Booth" series. The series will be, as in the past, presented on YouTube. Believe Entertainment is producing and financing the series, with 7UP as an "anchor" partner in the new round of episodes.
Billboard.biz


APPLE AND SAMSUNG FACE OFF IN COURT AGAIN OVER PATENTS

Each company claims the other one has swiped its patents. This time Apple is going after patents in the Android operating system that run Samsung's Galaxy S3.
WNYC


IS FACEBOOK TOO BIG TO CARE?

Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has always followed his own instincts when making decisions about the company he founded 10 years ago. But several events over the last week make you wonder: Has the company gotten so successful that it doesn’t care what other people think about it?
NY Times


OLD SCHOOL: THE D.J. PETER ROSENBERG, HIP-HOP'S REIGNING PURIST

Hip-hop is an industry of calibrated personas, and Rosenberg, who was reared in an upper-middle-class Maryland suburb, tries to project confidence without too much self-seriousness.
The New Yorker


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