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  1. Mary J. Blige Partners Again With HSN To Celebrate First Holiday Album

    October 25, 2013 1:56 AM EDT Mary J. Blige will be the next artist featured in concert on HSN, celebrating the release of her first holiday album, "A Mary Christmas." The broadcast will take place Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. ET at HSN’s St. Petersburg, Florida studio.   Joi ...

  2. Backbeat: Earth, Wind & Fire Makes HSN Debut

    September 03, 2013 2:54 PM EDT “I think we cracked the code on this one.” That's Andy Sheldon , chief creative officer of HSNi and GM of HSN Productions, talking after wrapping production of the Labor Day weekend HSN Live concert (Aug. 30) at Las Vegas’ Venetian Theater ...

  3. Songza, HSN Inc. Deal Puts Music in Front of Shoppers

    June 28, 2013 11:22 AM EDT Songza Media Inc., a streaming music startup that serves up themed playlists, has signed a deal with HSN Inc. to cross-promote its service with the shopping conglomerate’s consumers. The deal would help Songza broaden its reach by putting the m ...

  4. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Reigns For Second Week At No. 1

    November 07, 2012 11:00 AM EST As projected last week, Taylor Swift's "Red" album rules for a second week atop the Billboard 200, selling 344,000 copies (down 72%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. Last week, the Big Machine Records album blasted in at No. 1 with ...

  5. Meek Mill, Rod Stewart Albums Headed for Top 10 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    November 02, 2012 8:30 PM EDT As previously reported , rapper Meek Mill and pop veteran Rod Stewart are both aiming for top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Industry sources suggest that the former's "Dreams & Nightmares" is on course t ...

  6. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Set for Second Week Atop Billboard 200, Meek Mill Aiming for No. 2

    October 31, 2012 8:38 PM EDT After its monster start at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, Taylor Swift's "Red" seems a safe bet to remain in the penthouse for a second frame. The album sold 1.208 million in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundSc ...

  7. Backbeat: Randy Jackson Winds Up Watch Line

    May 10, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Jackson wears a watch from the limited edition line, models from which were displayed at his Four Seasons Doheny launch party. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images Entertainment) What time is it? Just ask Randy Jackson . That's because the &q ...

  8. How Lionel Richie Sold Nearly 20,000 Albums in an Hour on Home Shopping Network

    March 20, 2012 5:15 PM EDT As expected, Lionel Richie hit the upper limit of what the company projected he would do from the hour-long live performance broadcast by the Home Shopping Network on March 16. While Universal Music Group executives privately said they expected &q ...

  9. Cricket's Muve Music Quietly Passes 500,000 Subscribers

    January 09, 2012 9:05 AM EST Mobile carrier Cricket Communications announced Monday it surpassed 500,000 subscribers to Muve Music, the unlimited music service it bundles with mobile service. About one year after launch, Muve Music has quietly amassed about half the subscribe ...

  10. YouTube Set to Announce TV Initiative With 100 Niche Channels

    October 28, 2011 5:00 PM EDT In a low-budget early effort to compete with satellite and cable TV providers, YouTube is set to announce Friday that it has partnered with several entities to roll out television-style channels with professionally produced shows that will strike ...

  11. After Abdul, 'Idol' Will Still Ad Up

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While her fans might be upset, advertisers don't expect Paula Abdul's exit as an "American Idol" judge to have any significant impact on ad sales or audience ratings for the Fox show. "To me, that show is appointment TV, a ...

  12. Ticketmaster Spin-Off To Start With $750 Million Debt

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A newly independent Ticketmaster will likely take on about $750 million in debt and have $450 million in cash as it is spun off from parent IAC/InterActiveCorp, a top IAC executive said on Monday. IAC Chief Financial Officer Thomas McInerney said ...

  13. Ticketmaster Parent IAC To Spin Off Five Companies

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster parent company IAC/InterActiveCorp plans to split into five publicly traded companies. The New York-based conglomerate said it would spin off its ticketing service Ticketmaster, cable shopping network HSN, vacation and time-share busi ...