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YAHOO ACQUIRES LIVE CONCERT STREAMING FIRM EVNTLIVE

The Redwood City, Calif-based Evntlive was established in 2012 and launched in open beta back in mid-April after raising $2.3 million in funding. Its ambition was clear; to turn paid and sponsored live concert streams into a new and large revenue stream.
Billboard.biz


JULIE GREENWALD, ATLANTIC RECORDS CHAIRMAN, COO, TOPS BILLBOARD’S 2013 WOMEN IN MUSIC LIST

For the next three business days (Friday, Dec. 6 through Tuesday, Dec. 10) Billboard.biz will each day reveal the full write-ups of a group of honorees on its Billboard 2013 Women in Music Hub. On Tuesday Biz will present the final top ten honorees and all the winners' desert island discs.
Billboard.biz


GRAMMY NOMS REFLECT RECORDING ACADEMY’S NEWFOUND LOVE FOR POPULAR MUSIC (ANALYSIS)

Culturally resonant singles received their due in the nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards as songs and artists that dominated radio airplay, streaming and social media were represented in the four major categories.
Billboard.biz


NELSON MANDELA PASSES: 10 MUSICAL TRIBUTES TO THE GLOBAL ICON

Mandela: the three syllables not only refer to the legendary anti-apartheid leader and former President of South Africa, but serve as a modern synonym for equality, freedom and revolution. Nelson Mandela's legacy continues to endure in hearts and history books, and his ideals will continue to serve as inspiration in popular music.
Billboard.biz


FLUME,TAME IMPALA, LORDE BENEFIT FROM ARIA AWARDS SALES LIFTS

Flume, Tame Impala, Lorde and Vance Joy are among the artists who enjoyed sales bumps following their exposure at the Dec. 1 ARIA Awards.
Billboard.biz

 


JAY Z IN LEGAL DISPUTE OVER SAMPLING OF 1960 EGYPTIAN FILM TUNE

Jay Z is having an even tougher week than most people realize. He's not only dealing with baseball general managers and enduring social media snark for his handling of second basemen Robinson Cano, but he's also battling Egyptians.
Billboard.biz

 


NINE INCH NAILS SPLITS WITH MANAGER JIM GUERINOT OF REBEL WALTZ0

Nine Inch Nails has parted ways with its longtime manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz, Billboard.biz has confirmed. Guerinot confirmed the split, but declined to comment further. Representatives for Nine Inch Nails hadn't responded for comment at deadline.
Billboard.biz


BEATPORT SHUTS SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE, LAYS OFF STAFF

Six engineers in San Francisco and as many as 20 in Beatport’s Denver headquarters are said to have been let go last week.
Music Week


TAYLOR SWIFT BRISBANE STAGE COLLAPSE PROMPTS TICKET REFUNDS

Taylor Swift fans standing in the pit area of Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium had their views temporarily interrupted at the Saturday concert when a part of the podium they were standing on suddenly collapsed.
Music Feeds


MYSTERYLAND TO MAKE U.S. DEBUT

World renowned electronic music festival, Mysteryland, has announced plans for its historic U.S. debut over the 2014 Memorial Day weekend in New York at the site of the legendary 1969 Woodstock festival.
Virtual Festivals


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