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  1. Leighton Meester Departs From Pop With 'Hearstrings' Album

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Your earlier releases were pop. How is your new music different? I can't really set myself apart ...

  2. Rormix: An App for Finding New Stars

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT The endless glut of music videos on YouTube, whether by superstars or bedroom talents with big hopes, can make the prospect of uncovering the next Justin Bieber seem like an increasingly rare feat. But music fans craving something new can turn to Rormix, a discovery engine for videos from ...

  3. Exodus Goods: New Orleans' Chic New Shop Where Solange Shops & Works

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT experiences with us - it was important for us to connect with a city that has a culture deeply rooted in music ...

  4. Scott Lipps' Manhattan Apartment: Drummer-Turned-Agent Finds His 'Oasis'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT on the Sunset Strip anymore, he has kept music at the forefront of his company's agenda. Eight years ago, ...

  5. Album Review: Hozier, 'Hozier'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT "Raise 'em on rhythm and blues," sings Hozier on "Jackie and Wilson," named after the pioneering soul singer. Throughout his eponymous debut LP, the Irish singer-songwriter knits those two musical touchstones back together in his Americana-rock blend, with oily guitar ...

  6. Nerding Out With...You+Me

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT with the world. Have you thought about how this music might work on tour? Pink: Yes, and we're figuring ...

  7. Album Review: Broods, 'Evergreen'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Calling New Zealand home, making darkly swirling alternative music and recording exclusively with producer Joel Little (who helmed the entirety of Lorde's debut, Pure Heroine ) has understandably earned Broods a slew of comparisons to a certain 17-year-old pop phenom. Like Lorde, ...

  8. Album Review: Nico & Vinz, 'Black Star Elephant'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT the nicknames of each country's national soccer team. But the music is much tamer. Lyrics like "You ...

  9. Album Review: Jason Aldean, 'Old Boots, New Dirt'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT to right next to the frontman. Aldean was shut out on the final ballot for the Country Music Association Awards, a surprise given his status as a stadium headliner. But oddly enough, Old Boots doesn't offer a whole lot that feels like it belongs on that stadium stage. It's inward-looking midtempo music ...

  10. Backstage Pass / Def Jam 30th Anniversary: The Sound of 'Culture, Art and Lifestyle'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Ocean, YG, 2 Chainz and August Alsina. Throughout the history of pop music, there are labels that define ...

  11. Backstage Pass / Latin Grammy Nominees

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT of the Latin Grammys are not in dispute. These are the only Latin awards that acknowledge stars along ...

  12. Backstage Pass / Latin Grammy Nominees: New Artist Nominees Hail From Around the Latin World

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Idol -like TV show in Spain, singer-songwriter Pablo Lopez went gold (20,000 units sold) in his ...

  13. Backstage Pass / Latin Grammy Nominees: Producer of the Year Nominees Explore Latin's Many Genres

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Gilbertos Samba is a guitar-filled ode to Brazilian music, with a spare, contemporary sound. Leila Cobo News ...

  14. Chart Numbers: Jimmy Fallon's 'Ew!'

    October 10, 2014 10:00 AM EDT The music video for "Ew!" -- performed by Fallon in character as Sara with her bestie Mir.i.am ...

  15. Last.fm Posts Further Loss as Revenues Slide

    October 10, 2014 9:40 AM EDT changes to its core music offering, which the company directors believe will help trim expenditure ...

  16. No Adele Album Coming in 2014: Report

    October 09, 2014 7:00 PM EDT of the same name. The soundtrack single reached No. 8 on the Hot 100 and won the Academy Award for Best Song. ...

  17. Ariana Grande's 'SNL' Performance Prompts Twitter Chart Rise

    October 09, 2014 6:23 PM EDT with "Multiply," featuring Juicy J . It arrives at No. 15 following the debut of its music video on Oct. 2, which ...

  18. Luis Coronel Youngest to Top Latin Albums Chart in 13 Years

    October 09, 2014 6:00 PM EDT interview with Billboard about his rise in music. "I promised my dad before he passed away that I would ...

  19. Prince Crowns Dual Charts, Scores First Top Rock Albums No. 1

    October 09, 2014 4:56 PM EDT Prince lands two concurrent chart-topping debuts as Art Official Age crowns Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums , while Prince & 3rdEyeGirl 's Plectrumelectrum awards the musician his first No. 1 on Top Rock Albums . Album Review: Prince's First Two Albums in Four Years Are a Mixed Bag Art ...

  20. The Download Heard 'Round the World: iTunes Numbers Show 81 Million 'Experienced' U2 Album

    October 09, 2014 3:43 PM EDT music is both beautiful and poetic, and for that we are very grateful." Meanwhile, a physical ...

  21. Deezer Partners with Vodafone in South Africa

    October 09, 2014 1:22 PM EDT represents a music market ripe for the shifts that mobile streaming and downloads have wrought in the U.S. ...

  22. SFX Stock Price Rebounds After Wild Ride Following Bankruptcy Rumors

    October 09, 2014 12:15 PM EDT Entertainment: Playing Music in a House of Cards," claimed the company was misrepresenting itself to shareholders and will go bankrupt. Related Liz Miller Joins SFX Music Group as VP of Artists and Labels SFX ...

  23. 'New York Is Music' Coalition Aims to Stimulate Empire State's Ailing Music Industry

    October 09, 2014 10:30 AM EDT About a year ago on a routine trip to Los Angeles, Downtown Music Publishing CEO Justin Kalifowitz noticed the music industry members he talked to out there -- managers, clients, lawyers -- said they hadn't been to New York in a while because they didn't need to. "The music business has been ...

  24. ASCAP Honors Ellie Goulding, UMPG at 34th Annual Awards

    October 09, 2014 10:29 AM EDT ; and Universal Music Publishing Group was named Publisher of the Year. Related ASCAP Files Appeal Against Rate ...

  25. All-Beyonce Radio Station Replaces All-News Station in Houston

    October 09, 2014 10:15 AM EDT 5 albums (if you count their Christmas album), containing 67 songs and around 4.5 hours of music ...

  26. UK Artists Swarm Spotify, Account for 19% of Tracks Streamed Worldwide

    October 09, 2014 9:40 AM EDT in the UK behind Bastille's "Pompeii." "The outstanding performance of British music globally on Spotify suggests that our exceptional music heritage may position us to claim an even greater share of the world market for recorded music in a streaming era," said BPI chief Geoff Taylor ...

  27. Violent Soho, Courtney Barnett & Sheppard Among Winners at Australia’s Independent Music Awards

    October 08, 2014 11:49 PM EDT have multiple chances to win ARIA Awards later this year.  In the indie electronic music categories, ...

  28. Debbie Harry to Headline John Lennon Tribute Concert

    October 08, 2014 10:50 PM EDT Band to 1984's posthumous Milk and Honey . The popular streaming music service now offers ...

  29. iHeartRadio Soon Available on Android Wear Smartwatches

    October 08, 2014 9:31 PM EDT iHeartRadio's MTV-Inspired Makeover Rival music service Pandora is already available on Pebble smartwatches ...

  30. Aretha Franklin Notches Milestone 100th Hit on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    October 08, 2014 5:26 PM EDT your spine, still demonstrating that all contemporary music needs right now is the voice. What ...

  31. Pandora Shares New York's Favorite Genres By Neighborhood, from Beach Bar Lounge to i-Pop

    October 08, 2014 3:22 PM EDT Side listens mostly to classical music, "yoga," and "toddler," but you may not have ...

  32. Spotify U.K. Sees Big Jump in Revenue

    October 08, 2014 2:44 PM EDT music revenues in the U.K. in 2013, which saw digital revenues account for 50% of total U.K. record ...

  33. Meghan Trainor Leads Hot 100's Record-Setting All-Female Top Five

    October 08, 2014 1:59 PM EDT Terms' Chet Faker, Sia, 5SOS, Iggy Azalea Nominated for ARIA Awards "Animals" marks Maroon ...

  34. Ex-Fugee Pras Files $30 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against New York Post

    October 08, 2014 1:39 PM EDT to charity, aims to support such a high damage award with word that he is "currently in the process ...

  35. Blake Shelton Scores Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    October 08, 2014 11:00 AM EDT music video premiere on Sept. 29 and a release of a new remix featuring J. Cole. The band also played ...

  36. Report: Lawsuit Over iTunes Double-Billing Dismissed

    October 08, 2014 10:58 AM EDT Awareness Month Apple Reportedly In Talks with Majors for Cheaper Music, Looks to Lower Beats Music Pricing 'Reduces Music to Spam': U.K. Retailers Slam U2 iTunes Giveaway Herskowitz brought his $5 million ...

  37. Twitter Suing FBI, DOJ to Release Gov't Surveillance Report

    October 08, 2014 9:22 AM EDT an Increasingly Crowded Stage with Technology, Privacy RIAA, Universal Music, DOJ Sites Hacked After Megaupload ...

  38. Lorde Leaps Onto Radio With 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

    October 08, 2014 9:05 AM EDT exist for music like this." Gary Trust ...

  39. Sam Smith, Bleachers, Tove Lo Set for VH1 'You Oughta Know Live In Concert' Event

    October 08, 2014 9:00 AM EDT at YOKConcert.VH1.com and on the VH1 app .  Colin Stutz TV / Film TV / Film Tove Lo , Sam Smith ...

  40. Former Executive at 'American Idol' Parent Facing Jail for Fraud

    October 08, 2014 8:30 AM EDT and surrendered £1.2 million ($1.9 million) in pension entitlements. London Richard Smirke Legal and Management TV / Film TV / Film ...

  41. AC/DC Reveals ‘Rock Or Bust’ Tracklist, Drops First Single ‘Play Ball’: Listen

    October 08, 2014 2:38 AM EDT according to Sony Music. The band has also shared the so-called “three-dimensional lenticular cover” artwork ...

  42. Hillsong United Wins Big at Dove Awards

    October 07, 2014 11:15 PM EDT are here with me today. We are filming for season four.” In addition to the Dove Awards, the Gospel Music Assn. also presented four special awards. The Outstanding Mainstream Contribution to Gospel Music Award ...

  43. Patti Smith Planning World Tour for 'Horses' 40th Anniversary

    October 07, 2014 9:48 PM EDT the National Book Award for Nonfiction, chronicling her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. ...

  44. Jimmy Fallon's 'Ew!' Hits Real-Time Trending 140 Chart -- Is Hot 100 Next?

    October 07, 2014 7:06 PM EDT "Ew!" sketches, including Taylor Swift , but the pairing with will.i.am marks the first musical ...

  45. Paul Karpowicz Elected Chairman, BMI Board of Directors

    October 07, 2014 6:37 PM EDT Paul Karpowicz , president of the Meredith Local Media Group, was elected chairman of the Board of Directors of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Monday. He previously held the role of vice chair of the BMI Board of Directors and has been on the board since 2007. Karpowicz succeeds vice chairman ...

  46. Christian Music Business Diversifies Into Film, Television and More to Battle Declining Sales

    October 07, 2014 3:06 PM EDT TV has played a strong role in exposing gospel music the last few years. Mary Mary , Karen Clark ...

  47. Why Big Artists Are Banking on Year-End Covers Albums

    October 07, 2014 2:53 PM EDT to buy music for the holidays. So far, the category is off to a strong start, as Barbra Streisand ’s ...

  48. 'Super-Serving the Uber Fan' To Be Discussed on Billboard Touring Conference Panel

    October 07, 2014 2:37 PM EDT and Awards is now open -- go here and use promo code BIZ14 for $50 dollars off current registration rates ...

  49. Audiam Signs Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers for Thorny Area of Digital Rights

    October 07, 2014 1:22 PM EDT bands are managed by Q Prime and signed to Warner Music Group, the only major-label group not affiliated with YouTube music video network Vevo. Audiam founder and CEO Jeff Price says the new signings are the latest ...

  50. Morrissey Blasts Harvest Records (Again), Reveals Cancer Scare

    October 07, 2014 12:52 PM EDT trademark dark humor when discussing his place in the music business. "Many composers of classical music died at age 34," he noted. "And I'm still here, and nobody knows what to do ...

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