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  1. 40 Under 40 2014 Spotlight: Rio Caraeff, President/CEO of Vevo

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT that made me want to be in the music business "Every album that I saw my father [Ed Caraeff] design, ...

  2. 40 Under 40 2014: Tech Power Players

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT a streaming service, SoundCloud is a tool for artists to share music online, recently launching On­SoundCloud ...

  3. Album Review: Chris Brown, 'X'

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT perspective. Otherwise, there are few clues as to whether his time away altered his music or mind-set -- ...

  4. Nerding Out With Robert Plant

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT the current spate of reissues from his old one -- Led Zeppelin -- and how his present musical state of mind informs the songs of his past.   There is a lot of sonic information within the music on Lullaby and ... ...

  5. Album Review: Jason Moran, 'All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller'

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT how transmutable Waller's music is - these standards can go in any direction. He deserves ...

  6. It Only Took Three Decades: Bob Marley's 'Legend' Finally Goes Top 10

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT to celebrate artists like Bob Marley," says Google Play head of global music partner management Gwen Shen . "Our hope is that this promotion ... will introduce his music to the next generation of fans ...

  7. Rewinding the Charts: 35 Years Ago, They All Laughed at Robin Williams' 'Reality ... What a Concept'

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT of comedy," informing the crowd: "I want you to grab the back of your TV and feel the power ...

  8. 'The Last Five Years' Starring Anna Kendrick & Jeremy Jordan: Musical to Movie in 13 Years

    September 12, 2014 10:00 AM EDT not in the picture until Scott, now 45, was cast in an Off-Broadway musical called The Last Five Years ...

  9. Move Over Elvis: Tiesto to Score Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas

    September 12, 2014 9:39 AM EDT Las Vegas' Bellagio Fountains are about to get "Maximal Crazy," thanks to Tiesto . The electronic music producer will debut a score for the Sin City attraction, which features choreographed water sequences set to lights and music -- usually from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Elvis ...

  10. Cosimo Matassa, Hall of Fame Inducted New Orleans R&B Musician, Dies at 88

    September 12, 2014 1:56 AM EDT records, Matassa went into business with Mancuso as J&M Music Shop, according to a biography ...

  11. Exclusive: UMG Reveals U2 Bonus Package Release Plan for Retailers

    September 11, 2014 10:07 PM EDT top 200 chart, proving there is strong demand for all of the band’s music.  Despite all ...

  12. SXSW 2014 Brought $315 Million to Austin

    September 11, 2014 9:51 PM EDT of people in Austin who may enjoy live music or may enjoy tech or movies but aren't particularly fond ...

  13. Interscope Geffen A&M Records Appoints Aaron Bay-Schuck President, A&R

    September 11, 2014 8:26 PM EDT statement. "He brings a strong musical and creative vision to Interscope Geffen A&M. I’m thrilled ...

  14. Meet the Lawyer Claiming He Was Tricked Into Selling Grammy Tickets

    September 11, 2014 6:26 PM EDT of that night, Blakely says he lost his membership with the Recording Academy and his reputation within the music ...

  15. SiriusXM Raises Forecast by 200,000 Subscribers for 2014

    September 11, 2014 6:17 PM EDT -- than music streaming services such as Pandora (3.3 million subscribers in March), Spotify (3 ...

  16. Chris Brown Rebounds on Social 50 Chart

    September 11, 2014 6:11 PM EDT according to music analytics provider Next Big Sound. Further up the chart, One Direction ascends 24-7 after ...

  17. Michael Jackson Immortal Tour Wraps With Eighth-Best Gross of All Time

    September 11, 2014 5:56 PM EDT Australia (1/1)   9,334 (9,334)     7 BLAKE SHELTON   $1,240,813   Aug. 29-30   PNC Music Pavilion, ...

  18. CMA Noms Lift Miranda Lambert's 'Platinum' Back to No. 1

    September 11, 2014 5:45 PM EDT Leading all acts with nine nominations for the 2014 CMA Awards (announced Sept. 3), Miranda Lambert flies 7-1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with Platinum . With Greatest Gainer honors, the set scores a sixth week at No. 1 with a 94 percent blast to 17,000 sold, according ...

  19. Gloria Estefan Tribute Planned at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    September 11, 2014 5:23 PM EDT Pérez Botija . Nazario's career spans more than 30 years and includes many awards, including a Drama Desk Award nomination for The Capeman on Broadway, which was written by Paul Simon . Secada has ...

  20. Music Festival Travel Site Festicket Raises $2.7M

    September 11, 2014 4:30 PM EDT and Jacques-Antoine Granjon. Related News New Traveling Festival Will Bring Bass Music to 20 Cities This Fall (Exclusive) Go Time Travel Essentials: Best Apps for Your Trip The fast-growing startup gives music fans a way ...

  21. Carlos Vives to Play for 200,000+ Fans During Five-City Colombia Tour

    September 11, 2014 4:25 PM EDT Two years ago, Colombian folk/pop fusion master Carlos Vives had no label, no tour and hadn't released an album in nearly a decade. What a difference a year makes. Carlos Vives & Marc Anthony Team for Tropical No. 1 In 2013, Vives released Corazón Profundo under a new label, Sony Music ...

  22. Leonard Cohen on Collaborating with Madonna Collaborator Patrick Leonard for Upcoming 'Popular Problems'

    September 11, 2014 1:24 PM EDT of the veto. Most of the musical ideas were Patrick's, with a bit of modifications. Whether there were ...

  23. Dispute Over Duke Ellington Royalties in Court

    September 11, 2014 12:22 PM EDT sales of his music. The 2010 suit alleges breach of the 1961 standard songwriter royalty contract the late pianist, bandleader and composer signed with Mills Music, predecessor of EMI. Related Ford, ...

  24. Music, Film Industries See Drop in Employment

    September 11, 2014 10:24 AM EDT is for film and how much is for sound. Billboard Staff Record Labels TV / Film ...

  25. Barbra Streisand Set for 'Tonight Show,' Her First Late-Night Spot in Decades

    September 11, 2014 5:16 AM EDT Barbra Streisand is heading back to late-night TV after a very long time away. Jimmy Fallon announced on Wednesday's Tonight Show that the legendary singer and Oscar-winning actress will appear on the show as both a guest and performer on Monday, Sept. 15. SiriusXM To Launch Barbra Streisand ...

  26. Amsterdam Dance Event Dips Into Caribbean Waters With Second Electric Festival

    September 11, 2014 3:02 AM EDT on the future of the still developing Electric Festival, a conference and electronic music festival featuring three days' worth of speakers (everyone from electronic music producers to a Harvard University ...

  27. Inaugural iHeartRadio Australia Fest is Canceled

    September 11, 2014 2:32 AM EDT promoters said Thursday . Miley Cyrus To Headline First iHeartRadio Australia Music Fest The likes ...

  28. Vince Gill to Receive BMI Icon Award

    September 10, 2014 9:18 PM EDT Vince Gill will receive an all-star tribute this November at the 62nd annual BMI Country Awards. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin Return to 'Bakersfield' With Expanded Edition The Nov. 4 event at BMI's Nashville headquarters will include a presentation of the BMI Icon award, which has previously ...

  29. U2 Album Downloads Off To Decent Start

    September 10, 2014 7:05 PM EDT of about 150,000 units. U2 and Universal Music Group will face some hurdles due to disgruntled retailers. ...

  30. Exclusive: U2 Manager Guy Oseary Talks 'Songs of Innocence' Rollout & Strategy Shift

    September 10, 2014 6:48 PM EDT relationship with the band. It all came together very organically." Debuting all-new music seems ...

  31. One Direction's Free 'Fireproof' Scores 1.1 Million Downloads

    September 10, 2014 6:23 PM EDT The catch? It was only available for 24 hours, and only from OneDirectionMusic.com . One Direction Reveal New ...

  32. 'Fashion Rocks' a Ratings Flop: What Didn't Work & What's Next

    September 10, 2014 6:05 PM EDT ‪It was not a triumphant comeback for Fashion Rocks . The TV event, which spotlights the intersection of the fashion and music industries, returned to CBS on Tuesday night and only drew 2.4 million ...

  33. UPDATE: Exclusive: Man Jailed for Posting Lyrics to Facebook Says 'It's Pretty Worrisome'

    September 10, 2014 4:10 PM EDT the artistic and political aspects of rap music that often are lost amidst the negative stereotypes that surround it." May the same be true of metal music and its fans. Additional reporting by Christa Titus ...

  34. Lionsgate Nabs Beach Boys Biopic 'Love & Mercy'

    September 10, 2014 3:36 PM EDT published by The Hollywood Reporter . Tatiana Siegel The Hollywood Reporter Borys Kit TV / Film ...

  35. Where Are Beats Music, iTunes, and the iPod? Hiding Under Bono's Swag

    September 10, 2014 2:15 PM EDT with "Music runs deep in Apple's DNA, and runs through the core of all of our products... " but you ...

  36. Meghan Trainor Tops Hot 100 With 'All About That Bass'

    September 10, 2014 1:31 PM EDT the Billboard 200. As announced this morning, Grande and Maroon 5 will be the first two musical guests ...

  37. 'Saturday Night Live' Announces Two Hosts & Musical Guests For Season 40

    September 10, 2014 11:46 AM EDT long.  The following week, Oct. 4, Sarah Silverman will host with musical guest Maroon ...

  38. Nicki Minaj Reveals 'The Pinkprint' Album Release Date

    September 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT first teased the coming of new music, both album and mixtape: "I got something for you ...

  39. Deezer Finally Coming to America on Sept. 15

    September 10, 2014 9:00 AM EDT $130 million in 2012 from Access Industries , the holding company that owns Warner Music Group. ...

  40. Pharrell Overtakes Robin Thicke for Most Downloaded Track Ever in U.K.

    September 10, 2014 8:35 AM EDT Lucky," his collaboration with Daft Punk, is now the sixth-most downloaded track ever , the music sales ...

  41. Streaming Services Make Inroads Into Piracy Down Under, Spotify’s Will Page Tells Bigsound

    September 10, 2014 4:31 AM EDT as a beam-of-sunshine for the domestic music biz. Australia’s recorded music market suffered a double-digit slump ...

  42. David Bowie Announces New Song 'Sue' for Career-Spanning Album Release

    September 10, 2014 2:08 AM EDT Jones).  Bowie observers knew he was ready to share new music. He said as much (through a rep) at a low-key ...

  43. U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Excluded From Next Grammys

    September 09, 2014 7:54 PM EDT Grammy Awards' Sept. 30 eligibility period deadline. Despite the introduction at Tuesday's iPhone unveiling as the most Grammy Award-winning band in history, U2 's surprise album Songs of Innocence will not be eligible for the next Grammy Awards.  U2's 'Songs of Innocence' & ...

  44. MC Lyte Returns, Charts With 'Dear John' From Next Album

    September 09, 2014 7:32 PM EDT Before Nicki Minaj , before Missy Elliott , there was MC Lyte -- and she's back. BET Honors MC Lyte With I Am Hip Hop Award The veteran rapper returned from an 11-year hiatus Tuesday morning (Sept. 9) with the release of "Dear John," the first single from her album expected later ...

  45. U2's 'Songs' Arrives, But Giveaway Model Will Push Back Its Billboard 200 Debut

    September 09, 2014 6:57 PM EDT service Beats Music, could impact certain Billboard charts in the coming week. The set could see some ...

  46. Top Arena Execs Dish on How They Move Ticket Sales

    September 09, 2014 6:20 PM EDT is sophisticated with its music knowledge, and we find that there is great support when artists play live here. ...

  47. CeeLo Green Dropped From Alabama Music Fest After Controversial Tweets

    September 09, 2014 6:20 PM EDT attributed to CeeLo Green that are contrary to the beliefs and conscience of BayFest Music Festival, Mr. Green's performance at the 2014 BayFest Music Festival on Oct. 4 has been cancelled," the festival ...

  48. Bandwidth Issues Cause Apple Livestream Delays

    September 09, 2014 5:58 PM EDT U2 took to the stage to premiere its new music (and promote its new, free album ) the stream had ...

  49. Memphis Soul Doc ‘Take Me to the River’ Is Giving Back to Musicians in Need

    September 09, 2014 5:09 PM EDT in the film. The film, says Al Kapone , "bridges all the gaps. Some know the soul music history, some know ...

  50. Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon's Very Hands-On iPhone 6 Ad

    September 09, 2014 4:55 PM EDT U2 wasn't the music world's only voice to be heard at Tuesday's (Sept. 9) show-stopping, product-unveiling event in Cupertino, Calif. Justin Timberlake and his pal Jimmy Fallon also made a cameo via a pair of commercials for the brand-new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Apple Unveils Watch, Two ...

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