26 Grammy

  1. SESAC Awards Honor Jon Platt, 'Stay With Me' Co-Writer James Napier at New York Gala

    May 05, 2015 4:52 PM EDT “Stay With Me,” the plaintive Grammy-winning hit recorded by Sam Smith , was named song of the year at the 19th annual SESAC Pop Awards in New York Monday night and James Napier, who co-authored the song with Smith and William Phillips (aka Touris ...

  2. German Streaming Service Simfy Down to 'Limited Number of Songs,' Directs Users to Deezer

    May 05, 2015 4:36 PM EDT Auf wiedersehen, Simfy. The rise of Spotify and a lack of licensed music from some of the three major labels has forced the German-based streaming music company to raise the white flag and wind down operations. As Music Business Worldwide reports, ...

  3. Apple Said To Be Without Key Music Deals Weeks Ahead of Rumored Streaming Service Launch

    May 05, 2015 1:40 PM EDT A June launch of Apple's new subscription service is going down to the wire. Industry sources say Apple does not have the necessary licensing deals a month before the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that will take place in San Francisco ...

  4. Solos Under Siege: Country Radio Combats 'Bored' Listeners By Cutting Guitar Parts

    May 05, 2015 1:31 PM EDT The guitar is such an iconic logo for country music that when the Nashville Sounds AAA baseball team moved to a new stadium this year, designers made a point to incorporate a guitar-shaped scoreboard similar to one that became a talking point for ...

  5. Nashville Briefs: Florida Georgia Line Creates Publishing Company; Thirty Tigers Finds Love and Theft; iHeart Goes Country in Des Moines

    May 05, 2015 12:28 PM EDT Billboard's Tom Roland rounds-up all the big moves and shakes happening in Nashville and the wide world of country music radio.   Florida Georgia Line  established its own publishing company, Tree Vibez Music . Principals  Tyler Hubbard  and  ...

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