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  1. Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd Set for Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    November 14, 2014 9:37 PM EST Music, which should give the company three out of the top four albums next week (Nos. 2-4). After ...

  2. Bette Midler Scores Fifth Straight Decade of Top 10 Albums

    November 14, 2014 7:29 PM EST the Girls is also her first studio set for the Warner Music Group since 2000's Bette (on Warner Bros.) ...

  3. Marco Carola is Bringing His Weekly Ibiza Party to North America This Winter

    November 14, 2014 6:43 PM EST on Spain’s party isle -- the event's tagline is, "it’s all about the music" -- he'll make ...

  4. Can YouTube’s New Music Play Mend Its Fences With the Industry?

    November 14, 2014 2:57 PM EST functionality, Music Key is Google’s bid to put a video spin -- with the mood-based ­playlists of Songza, which it acquired in July -- on a streaming-music market dominated by audio-only players like Spotify ...

  5. Inside Azealia Banks' Rocky Road to Releasing 'Broke With Expensive Taste'

    November 14, 2014 2:08 PM EST Caroline and Capitol Music Group. Azealia Banks' 'Broke' Bows at No. 2 on Rap Albums Chart "We thought the best way to mend fences with the world was to release the music [without advance ...

  6. Taylor Swift's America: See '1989' Album Sales By Region

    November 14, 2014 1:20 PM EST But in Memphis, another Tennessee music town, 1989 isn't as hot compared to the general market. Regardless, ...

  7. Calvin Harris No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Songs & Albums Charts

    November 14, 2014 1:15 PM EST Barnett) made her U.S. TV debut on Nov. 4's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon , performing "Two ...

  8. Small Businesses in U.K. Say They're Confused About Music Copyrights

    November 14, 2014 1:01 PM EST process by the agencies, which include PRS for Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL). Firms ...

  9. Listen to Jamie Lidell's 'Runaway' From 'Grand Theft Auto V' Relaunch, Music Head Talks Soundtrack: Exclusive

    November 14, 2014 1:00 PM EST Lamar, Elton John "The way that people interact with music in the game and the way they experience the music, they connect with music in a different way than they would by just listening to the radio," ...

  10. SFX Revenue Nearly Doubles on Strength of Festival Season

    November 14, 2014 12:26 PM EST Jam on Shortlist for European Festival Awards Liz Miller Joins SFX Music Group as VP of Artists ...

  11. Dave Grohl on Spotify Debate: 'I Don't Care If You Pay $1 or $20 for Our Music'

    November 14, 2014 12:15 PM EST on how much money she actually lost by pulling her music from the streaming service. But Dave Grohl has no use for this sort of nuance. "You want people to f---ing listen to your music? Give them your ...

  12. YouTube's Music Key: How Much Could Its New Paid Service Pay Out?

    November 14, 2014 12:08 PM EST billions of streams of music content. The billion-dollar question is whether people will pay for a video ...

  13. Why 'Interstellar' Sound Issues Have Ignited a Hollywood Uproar

    November 14, 2014 11:17 AM EST first appeard in the Nov. 22 issue of Billboard. Andy Gensler TV / Film ...

  14. Daniel Glass, Martin Bandier, Robb McDaniels and More Discuss the Launch of YouTube Music

    November 14, 2014 10:17 AM EST to YouTube -- of licensing deals with major music companies, as well as a slew of features designed to help people listen to all that new music. The move will inevitably make a significant impact on the bottom ...

  15. Cyndi Lauper Calls on Tony Awards to Reinstate Axed Sound Design Category

    November 14, 2014 10:01 AM EST A Tony Award committee will look into the decision earlier this year to scrap the handing out of awards for best sound design. The decision to drop the honors for Best Sound Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Musical was made in June by the Tony Awards Administration Committee, ...

  16. The Over/Under: Loretta Lynn

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST At 82, Loretta Lynn signs a new multi-album deal with Sony Music's Legacy Recordings. News Magazine ...

  17. The Over/Under: Bruce Gillmer

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Cancellations plague MTV's Europe Music Awards (Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, One Direction) and executive producer Bruce Gillmer . News Magazine ...

  18. YouTube Finally Takes the Subscription Plunge With Music Key

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST for an ad-free subscription and offline functionality, Music Key is Google's bid to put a video spin -- with the mood-based ­playlists of Songza, which it acquired in July -- on a streaming-music market dominated ...

  19. Capitol Layoffs Target Publicity Departments

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST with finance, sales and international. The Universal Music Group company declined to speak about the departures, ...

  20. Taylor Swift's Streaming Staredown vs. Spotify

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST the music business can thrive. Round 4: "If a fan purchased the record, and their friends go, 'Why ...

  21. Azealia Banks' Rocky Road to Release 'Broke With Expensive Taste'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Caroline and Capitol Music Group. "We thought the best way to mend fences with the world was to release the music [without advance notice]," says Angelica Cob , who co-­manages Banks at Prospect ...

  22. Soda Business Deals Bubbling Up

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST music videos by Sebastian Mikael , Mayaeni and Nico & Vinz .  Andrew Hampp Harley Brown News ...

  23. 11th Annual Billboard Touring Awards: Awards Finalists Revealed

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST The winners of the 11th annual Billboard Touring Awards will be announced Nov. 20 at the Edison Ballroom in New York. These are the finalists vying in some of the marquee categories. TOP PACKAGE AWARD The package category awards the highest-grossing tour with three or more acts on the bill. This year, Katy ...

  24. Ron Delsener Q&A: Billboard's Golden Circle Award Recipient Discusses His Career

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST The recipient of Billboard's Golden Circle Award discusses his milestone-packed 50-year career as a concert promoter. What are some of the memorable shows you've booked? There are thousands of them: the Halloween celebrations that Frank Zappa did at the Palladium; David Bowie 's ...

  25. Corner Office: Martin Kierszenbaum, Chairman of Cherrytree Records

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST in Kierszenbaum's spacious office, based out of Universal Music Group's Santa Monica, Calif., headquarters. ...

  26. Latin Grammys 2014: Who Will Win, Who Should Win

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Billboard's Latin music chief calls the show, which airs Nov. 20 on Univision. RECORD OF THE YEAR Who Should Win?: Enrique Iglesias ' "Bailando." The Spanglish earworm was the (rare) crossover success. Who Will Win: Iglesias, whose collaborators Descemer Bueno and Gente ...

  27. 'Interstellar' Sound Issues Ignite Uproar

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST in the world, and I noticed right away that there were parts where the music totally obliterates the dialogue. ...

  28. Mark Mothersbaugh's Signs on to Fox's 'Last Man on Earth'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST foray into TV together, Mothersbaugh announced Nov. 5 at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV ...

  29. Noted Music Business Events: November 5 - November 13, 2014

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST vp global business development and digital strategy for Sony Music Entertainment. Live Nation Entertainment and Vice Media formed a joint venture to produce and distribute original music programming. ...

  30. First Preview of Mark Ronson's Wild New Record 'Uptown Special'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST was a huge music fan because his last book, Telegraph Avenue , has details on '50s, '60s ...

  31. Bookmarked: Life Lessons From Santana in New Memoir 'The Universal Tone'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST the next year and create new music. She's going to join my band full-on and put her hands on the wheel ...

  32. Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Becoming 'Rihanna' for 'Beyond the Lights'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST for two years 0- she was always sending me music videos. She directed me to a biography of Judy Garland ...

  33. A Slice of Hip-Hop: Williamsburg's Best Pizza Is Favorite of Action Bronson, ASAP Rocky & Other Rap Cool Kids

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST love of rap. "A lot of it has to do with the music that we play," explains Pinello. "A ...

  34. Whitney Houston Lives On With First Live LP 'Her Greatest Performances'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST of the singer's national TV debut. "It was as an opportunity to signal her special talent. But Cissy ...

  35. Tech Talk: Wear Your Woofer With Woojer

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST their music player and headphones to the device, clip it to their clothing and press play. The Woojer ($99 at woojer.com) vibrates silently in time with the music, theoretically re-creating the experience of the rumbling ...

  36. Style: The World of Wacky Wacko

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Train toured with her. "Seth is kind of like the Martha Stewart of the underground music scene. He does it all: visual art, music, fashion. He was born to make art, and his work radiates joy." ...

  37. Style: Theophilus London's West Coast Escape

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST When the rapper isn't jet-setting with Yeezus, he makes music in a castle straight out of a Disney fairy tale. People see Instagram and think, 'Oh, that's what he's doing: He's into white models and fashion shows, and he's getting so much pussy.' ...

  38. The Billboard Cover Story - Kenny Chesney's Surprise Third Act

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST "For a while there, everybody thought that in country music you had to be stiff," says Jason ...

  39. Country Music's Class of 1994

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST totaling $17,993, since 1994. John Michael Montgomery The 1994 Horizon Award winner, Montgomery, now 57, was one of country music's top headliners and hitmakers in the mid- to late '90s. As his music ...

  40. 'The Rolling Stones': The $10,000 Book That Gives a Remarkable Glimpse Into Decades of the Band's Greatness

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST another album from another band; it was a challenge to follow a way of life embodied in the music, full ...

  41. Lionel Richie Is Not Your Average Soft-Rock Icon: 'I'm Old School!'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST everybody on the record was scheduling: There is no one in country music sitting at home waiting ...

  42. Late-Night Tunes: The Hits & Misses, November 3 - 8, 2014

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST musical guest on Saturday Night Live , the Irish singer-songwriter turned the Late Night stage ...

  43. Album Review: 'Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST in the Dylan archives for more than four decades until his music publisher stumbled upon them. Dylan turned them over to T Bone Burnett, who backed him on the 1975-76 Rolling Thunder Revue tour, to set to music ...

  44. Album Review: Garth Brooks, 'Man Against Machine'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST (and later his music) with rock elements, he has made one of the most country-sounding albums ...

  45. Backstage Pass / ARIA Awards & Australian Touring

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST for a record nine weeks. Who will be Australia's next breakthrough international star? At the ARIA Awards ...

  46. Backstage Pass / ARIA Awards & Australian Touring: On the Road Down Under

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST 1. The Live Business Is a Billion-Dollar Baby And a healthy one, says the trade group Live Performance Australia, which estimates the value of the concert industry. But the business is in a state of flux. "Some of these acts are still getti ...

  47. Backstage Pass / Kool & The Gang 50th Anniversary

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST will perform that evening at the Billboard Touring Awards. And on Nov. 30, BET will broadcast the 2014 Soul ...

  48. Backstage Pass / Kool & The Gang 50th Anniversary: The Keeper of the 'Kool' Flame

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated a year earlier, Cleveland Brown remembers, and in the African-American community of Rochester, N.Y., where he grew up, "it was a difficult time." Brown, like many, turned to music for solace. He loved an instrumental track played ...

  49. Backstage Pass / Kool & The Gang 50th Anniversary: 'The Most Sampled Band in Hip-Hop'

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST director of sample clearance for Warner/Chappell Music, which represents the copyrights of Kool & ...

  50. Chart Numbers: Maroon 5's 'Animals' Roars

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST from V to sell a million copies (following "Maps," which has 1.6 million). 48 M The music ...

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