10 Grammy Awards

  1. Alicia Keys Signs with Guy Oseary and Ron Laffitte

    July 18, 2014 5:05 PM EDT Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has signed with Ron Laffitte and Guy Oseary at Maverick for management. Laffitte, whose clients include Pharrell Williams and OneRepublic, and Oseary, who’s been guiding Madonna’s career since 2005 and recently si ...

  2. Does Garth Brooks Still Have Country Superstar Clout?

    July 18, 2014 4:36 PM EDT A version of this article first appeared in the July 26th issue of Billboard Magazine . Garth Brooks’ July 10 reveal of a new deal with Sony Music (an album on Pearl/RCA Nashville is due around Black Friday, and will be sold digitally on his own s ...

  3. The Sales Domination of 'Frozen,' In One Chart

    July 18, 2014 3:45 PM EDT This year's U.S. music sales would be almost uneventful if not for the "Frozen" soundtrack. Purchases are down across the board -- even digital albums and tracks. Releases by superstars have stumbled . One album has bucked the trend ...

  4. Punk's Quiet Visionary: Debbie Harry, Tommy Stinson, Danny Fields and More on Tommy Ramone

    July 18, 2014 3:11 PM EDT In 1974, Thomas Erdelyi became Tommy Ramone. The last surviving original member of the band is remembered as the odd man out who helped shaped the sound and look of punk rock's founding fathers. This feature first appeared in the July 26th is ...

  5. YouTube Blocks Original RickRoll Video

    July 18, 2014 2:34 PM EDT Rick Astley, you said you wouldn't desert us. YouTube has restricted access to a seven-year-old video upload that spawned the still-popular RickRoll meme, in which people trick others into watching Astley shimmy in his cheesy "Never Gonn ...

  6. Nokia MixRadio to Spin Off from Microsoft

    July 18, 2014 2:27 PM EDT With 18,000 jobs being cut at Microsoft over the next year, the largest in the company’s 39-year history, what’s to become of Nokia MixRadio? The streaming music service, launched in 31 countries last November on Windows phones, will spin-off to b ...

  7. Ultra Records Files Copyright Suit Against YouTube Star Michelle Phan

    July 18, 2014 2:23 PM EDT YouTube beauty sensation Michelle Phan , whose channel boasts more than 6.5 million subscribers, is being sued by Ultra Records and Ultra International Music Publishing for copyright infringement.  The electronic dance music label, which represent ...

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