Lollapalooza

  1. Pandora Wins In ASCAP's Appeal of Payment Rate

    May 06, 2015 2:33 PM EDT The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Pandora, saying that the 1.85 percent of revenue cost set by the ASCAP v. Pandora rate court is reasonable for all five years of the license; and affirming the ruling by Judge Denise C ...

  2. Effort to Protect San Francisco Clubs From Noisy Lawsuits Passed By City Leaders

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Live music venues in San Francisco earned a welcome reprieve on Tuesday as the city's Board of Supervisors passed legislation aimed at protecting businesses from noise-related lawsuits, according to the San Francisco Chronicle . Introduced in ...

  3. Zac Brown Band Earns Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 06, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Zac Brown Band notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as its latest effort, Jekyll + Hyde , arrives atop the tally. The set, which was released on April 28, moved 228,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 3, according ...

  4. Concord Continues Acquisition Binge with Fearless Records, Wind-Up Deals (Exclusive)

    May 06, 2015 9:30 AM EDT Concord Bicycle Music continues its acquisition spree by buying in separate deals Fearless Records and the rest of Wind-up Records, giving the company more than $140 million in annual revenue. Terms of the deals with the two rock labels were not d ...

  5. One Direction, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran Help British Artists Grow Share of U.S. Market

    May 06, 2015 9:20 AM EDT Best-selling albums from Sam Smith , One Direction , Coldplay and Ed Sheeran helped British artists grow their share of the U.S. albums market in 2014, according to new research from U.K. labels body BPI. Utilizing data from Nielsen Music, BPI rep ...

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