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In an era of one-stop shopping and social networking, why shouldn't the music business have a place where the industry connects with startups? The Music Startup Network is just such a place.
In an interview with THR, the streaming service CEO explains why Radiohead's Thom Yorke is wrong for saying artists are underpaid. As for his competitors' strategy? "Our way … is not just slapping some celebrity brand on."
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will hit L.A.’s Staples Center this Sunday Jan 26, with acts like Daft Punk, Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Lorde competing for Grammy glory. One perk they won’t have to fight for? The elusive Grammy gift bag, offered exclusively to all of the evening’s presenters and performers.
Rap Genius, which got into hot water last year for not having the appropriate licenses to publish song lyrics on its site, on Wednesday said it has secured a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.
Bruce Springsteen earns his 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week with the arrival of "High Hopes." The set, which Columbia Records released Jan. 14, sold 99,000 copies through the week ending Jan. 19, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Our one-stop-shop for all things Grammy, from the parties to the gift bags to performances and upsets -- you'll find it here.
Ed Christman scopes all the action in the international music publishing business.
Several countries including the US and France have implemented so-called “strikes” systems to warn and punish P2P file-sharers. The goal of these programs is to reduce piracy, but do they have any effect on people’s downloading habits? New findings published by U.S. and French researchers show that these anti-piracy measures don’t stop or even reduce piracy.
Top UK DJ Calvin Harris has teamed with Will Smith and Jay-Z for Higher, a half-hour comedy series project that has been set up at HBO for development. Written by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and developed with Harris’ help, the fictional comedy is set in the world of electronic music.
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