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  1. Taylor Swift & Beyonce Make Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List

    May 26, 2015 3:47 PM EDT To quote Taylor on Tumbr: No big deal, totally casual, but Taylor Swift was just named to Forbes ' list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World. Coming in at No. 64, 25-year-old Swift is the youngest person on this year's list. " ...

  2. 50 Cent's Boxing Promotions Company Files for Bankruptcy

    May 26, 2015 3:04 PM EDT Cent 's boxing promotion company SMS Promotions has filed for bankruptcy, according to a statement the rapper's reps sent to Billboard . SMS Promotions will "continue the operation of its business" and take advantage of the ...

  3. Michelle Jubelirer Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Capitol

    May 26, 2015 1:39 PM EDT Capitol Music Group's chief creative dealmaker and second-in-command has been promoted, the label group announced today. The elevation comes a little over two years since Jubelirer joined Capitol as an executive vice president. Jubelirer will ...

  4. Recorded Music's Digital Present and Future, Illustrated

    May 26, 2015 12:31 PM EDT With the music business trade fair MIDEM set to draw more than 6,000 attendees from 70-plus countries to Cannes from June 5 to 8, an annual industry report finds that 67 percent of the world’s music is still sold outside the United States. That fi ...

  5. Apple Promotes iPhone Innovator Jonathan Ive to Chief Design Officer

    May 26, 2015 12:22 PM EDT Apple tech guru  Jonathan Ive says he's been promoted to the company's chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful people in the world's most valuable company. Ive, who as a lead designer with the company helped concei ...

  6. Music Matters: Katy Perry Manager Steve Jensen, Chrysalis Founder Terry Ellis Talk Importance of Touring, YouTube at Asia Summit

    May 26, 2015 12:10 PM EDT Music Matters, arguably the most influential music conference in Asia, and its performance wing Music Matters Live celebrated their tenth editions in Singapore last week, from May 20-23 at and around the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Hotel in Singapore. ...

  7. Converse Rubber Tracks Studio Partners With Abbey Road, Sunset Sound & More

    May 26, 2015 10:55 AM EDT Converse Rubber Tracks is going global. The brand's studio program, founded in 2011 with a flagship location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is partnering with iconic studios like London's Abbey Road, Los Angeles' Sunset Sound, Berlin� ...

  8. How The Dead, The Stones Are Beating the Bots and Scalpers in Ticket Sales

    May 26, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Instant sellouts once were a badge of honor, proudly touted as a testament to the demand for a show or tour. But today, it's rare for even the hottest acts to announce that all tickets were sold in less than an hour. The latest ticketing tech ...

  9. They're In the Money: CEOs From Viacom, CBS & Disney Top List of Best-Paid Execs

    May 26, 2015 9:20 AM EDT They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a stud ...

  10. Charter Reaches Deal to Acquire Time Warner Cable

    May 26, 2015 8:30 AM EDT Charter Communications, in which John Malone 's Liberty Broadband owns a big stake, made it official on Tuesday, unveiling that it has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $78.7 billion. Comcast recently abandoned plans to ...

  11. Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Manager Phil McIntyre Launch Joint Venture with Island Records (Exclusive)

    May 26, 2015 7:00 AM EDT Demi Lovato ,  Nick Jonas and manager Phil McIntyre have partnered with Island Records in a new joint venture.  Safehouse Records is the home of a new artist-centric label that will not only see the release of the next Demi Lovato album -- her fif ...

  12. Pussy Riot Members Sue Russian Authorities Over Alleged Failure to Investigate Whipping Incident

    May 25, 2015 8:45 PM EDT Pussy Riot’s members have sued Russian authorities for allegedly failing to properly investigate a whipping incident that took place during the filming of a video last year. The Russian daily Vedomosti quoted Alexander Popkov, a lawyer for Pussy R ...

  13. Unknown George Harrison Letter Surfaces, Reveals Why The Beatles Canceled Stax Sessions

    May 25, 2015 7:42 PM EDT A previously unknown letter written by George Harrison to Atlanta DJ Paul Drew in May 1966 has surfaced and is now for sale for $20,000 by a Los Angeles-based rock collectibles dealer.  The letter reveals that the Beatles seriously considered reco ...

  14. Two of B.B. King's Daughters Allege Aides Poisoned Him

    May 25, 2015 6:28 PM EDT Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him. Las Vegas police homicide detectives are investigating, Lt. Ray Steiber said Mon ...

  15. Primavera Sound Festival Organizers: 'We Never Thought We Would Get to This Point'

    May 25, 2015 5:47 PM EDT As Primavera Sound enters its 15th year, the Barcelona-based festival has grown from a modest, pioneering indie music happening in Spain to a full-on extravaganza with an 11 million Euro budget supporting line-ups that typically include high-profi ...

  16. The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood Shares Byrds Lawsuit, Keith Moon Stories From New Book 'How Can It Be?'

    May 25, 2015 12:45 PM EDT Besides helping give Rolling Stones fans plenty to hear during the group's Zip Code tour -- which launched Sunday, May 24 -- the legendary rock band's guitarist Ronnie Wood is giving them something to read, too. Wood has just published H ...

  17. Brandon Flowers Blooms on U.K. Albums Chart With 'The Desired Effect'

    May 25, 2015 3:54 AM EDT Brandon Flowers made it two No. 1s from two solo albums in the U.K. last night (May 24), as The Desired Effect  (EMI) entered at the top, 5,000 combined chart sales ahead of Paul Weller’s Saturns Pattern  (Parlophone/Warner Music). OMI’s Felix Jae ...

  18. Morrissey Offers His Congratulations to Ireland… With Conditions

    May 25, 2015 1:44 AM EDT Morrissey has offered his congratulations to Ireland on its historic referendum result. But there’s a “must do more” caveat. The "Irish Blood, English Heart" singer shared a message on Sunday under the headline, "Congratulations to ...

  19. Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave Dies at 78

    May 24, 2015 2:24 PM EDT Marcus Belgrave, a jazz master whose resume ranged from Ray Charles and Motown to Aretha Franklin and Joe Cocker , and who helped educate generations of younger jazz lions, passed away on Thursday at the age of 78. A Chester, Pa., native who settl ...

  20. Detroit Group Girls Gone Vinyl Celebrates Women DJs With a 15-Hour Party  

    May 24, 2015 1:33 PM EDT Electronic music has a notorious woman problem, with festival and nightclub bookings consistently dominated by male DJs. But two groups, New York City's DISCWOMAN and Detroit's Girls Gone Vinyl, are out to prove that there's no shor ...

  21. Mysteryland USA: Several DWI and Drug Arrests Made, New York State Police Say

    May 24, 2015 12:02 PM EDT New York State Police are continuing to keep a close eye on an outdoor electronic music festival. They've now made several driving while intoxicated as well as drug arrests. Mysteryland USA Unveils Full 2015 Lineup Featuring Diplo, Empire of ...

  22. Former 'X Factor' Contestant Sues Claiming Audition Was 'Altered'

    May 23, 2015 12:14 PM EDT Rejection hurts, especially when it's televised to an audience of millions. But a former contestant on the singing competition show The X Factor claims in a new lawsuit her failed audition particularly stung because she didn't deserve it ...

  23. Final Preparations Begin for Eurovision Song Contest

    May 23, 2015 11:29 AM EDT Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest -- except for the weather. Australia Competing for the Eurovision Crown? Howzat! As organizers test stage installations and make other final prepa ...

  24. Jazz Hall of Fame: Dexter Gordon, Lennie Tristano & James P. Johnson Become Newest Members

    May 23, 2015 11:03 AM EDT Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Gordon was considered the first tenor saxophonist to adapt the new bebop style pione ...

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