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  1. Joan Jett's PETA Support, Vegetarianism Gets Her Kicked-Off S. Dakota Float at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade After Ranchers Complain

    November 16, 2013 5:20 PM EST Macy's is moving rocker Joan Jett and her band off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing their state. "I've decide ...

  2. Jay-Z on Barneys Racial Profiling Controvery: 'Why Am I Being Demonized?'

    October 27, 2013 10:49 AM EDT Jay-Z - under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it was accused of racially profiling two black customers - said Saturday he's being unfairly "demonized" for just wait ...

  3. (Very) Short-Run Fashion Exhibit to Showcase Madonna's Most-Famous Looks

    April 23, 2013 11:57 AM EDT In order to promote her Material Girl juniors line at Macy’s, Madonna is cleaning out her closet and dusting off the ‘ol cone bras.  “Madonna’s Fashion Evolution” is a one-night-only exhibit that features eight of the songstress' best-know ...

  4. Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Music Festival Announces Return to Vegas

    March 28, 2013 11:22 AM EDT Clear Channel is bringing its successful iHeartRadio Music Festival back to the MGM Grand in Vegas for its third year, it was announced today. The festival will again include a "star search," dubbed the Macy's iHeart Radio Rising ...

  5. Can Drake Trademark The Term YOLO?

    December 26, 2012 5:35 PM EST While perusing the aisles of Macy's and Walgreens, early Christmas (Dec. 25), Drake called out the stores for their items with the motto, "YOLO" printed on them in two different Instagram posts. "Walgreens....you gotta either c ...

  6. Ten Brands to Watch in 2013

    December 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST Marketers spent close to $1.2 billion on music sponsorship alone in 2012, and that's not even counting the hundreds of millions that went into commercials featuring current songs that helped many artists impact the Billboard charts. As artist ...

  7. Justin Timberlake, Tim and Chris Vanderhook Detail MySpace's New Music-Centric Design

    November 16, 2012 5:55 AM EST If the MySpace of yore was about empowering users to make new friends and collect them in a Top 8 column, then the new MySpace under Specific Media and Justin Timberlake wants to make musicians those users and fans those friends in the Top 8. Spea ...

  8. Business Matters: Why Taylor Swift's 'Red' is Absent From Subscription Services

    October 23, 2012 6:07 PM EDT Taylor Swift has joined a litany of artists in holding back a new release from subscription services. Her new album Red is conspicuously absent from Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio, Mog and Xbox Music this week. The album's absence from subscription ...

  9. From This Week's Billboard: How Taylor Swift's 'Red' Is Getting A Boost From Branding Mega-Deals

    October 22, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Below is the story "Seeing Red" from this week's BIllboard cover story package on Taylor Swift examining how the branding mega-deals surrounding her new album "Red" -- including Walgreens, Keds, Papa John's and many m ...

  10. Taylor Swift Teams With Walgreens For Exclusive Store To Promote 'Red'

    October 09, 2012 10:10 AM EDT Taylor Swift has teamed with Walgreens, a retailer with 7,944 locations nationwide, to debut the Taylor Swift Store at Walgreens. Beginning this week, Walgreens and select Duane Reade locations will sell Swift-themed merchandise incorporating artw ...

  11. Nicki Minaj's 'American Idol' Buzz and Fragrance Launch Stirs Social Buzz

    October 05, 2012 8:02 PM EDT Nicki Minaj's continued media exposure due to her judging role on "American Idol" has generated substantial social returns. An appearance on "The View," coupled with the launch of her own fragrance, brings 130,000 new fans ...

  12. Backbeat: No Doubt, Green Day, Clear Channel Execs Backstage At IHeartRadio Festival

    September 24, 2012 10:38 AM EDT Members of No Doubt pose with Billboard's Andrew Hampp and their Billboard cover from August 18. "It's sort of the Super Bowl of music," Clear Channel 's programming chief Tom Poleman told Billboard days before the officia ...

  13. Avicii: Looking For The Next Level

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Based on the worldwide smash 'Le7els,' Avicii has become one of the most recognizable names and sounds in EDM. Now a new endorsement deal means he may be the music's best-known face as well. Sundown was no relief from the heavy heat ...

  14. Pitbull, Clear Chanel, Dodge Partner for iHeartRadio Promotion

    August 01, 2012 5:31 PM EDT Dodge and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment have launched a nationwide summer program with Pitbull to promote the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival-slated for Sept. 21 and 22 in Las Vegas-and the 2013 new Dodge Dart. "The Road to Las Ve ...

  15. Wisin & Yandel Drop Off Jennifer Lopez/Enrique Iglesias Tour, Cite 'Unresolvable Issues'

    June 30, 2012 6:57 AM EDT Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel have dropped out of the upcoming North American concert tour with Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez due to "unresolvable issues," according to a spokesperson for the artists. "It is with sadness ...

  16. Wisin Y Yandel's Global Strategy: Reggaeton Around the World

    June 20, 2012 6:35 PM EDT Reggaetón is a realm populated by duos: Alexis y Fido, Zion y Lennox, Jowell y Randy, RKM y Ken-Y. A decade ago, the field was even more crowded, with dozens of duos, many now defunct. Among them all, none has withstood the test of time like Wisin ...

  17. Wisin & Yandel's Clothing Line Hits Macy's; Telemundo Adds Mari Garcia-Marquez to 'Levantate'

    June 18, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Los Líderes, the clothing line developed by Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel in conjunction with designer Marc Ecko, will be available in Macy's stores nationwide beginning in July, the group's management says. Currently, the line of m ...

  18. Coldplay and 'Princess' Rihanna Rally On Social 50 Chart

    June 14, 2012 9:03 PM EDT Coldplay made some significant strides in the online world this week as the group's newest video for its hit song "Princess of China" (featuring Rihanna) was released on June 2. That causes the rock band to make a big jump on Billbo ...

  19. Madonna Launching Women's Global Lifestyle Brand

    November 04, 2011 5:35 PM EDT Following the huge success of Material Girl, her juniors label for Macy's, Madonna and Iconix Brand Group have announced they're launching a global lifestyle brand for women. Titled "Truth or Dare by Madonna," the fashion and a ...

  20. Taylor Swift Launches Wonderstruck Perfume

    October 14, 2011 6:18 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Note to men: Taylor Swift's fragrance might smell good, but it's not for you. "This fragrance is really for people of all ages and I've had to talk some of my guy friends out of wearing it," Swift said, lau ...

  21. Madonna's 'Material Girl' Trademark Claim Rejected by Judge

    September 07, 2011 8:46 AM EDT Madonna might be living in a material world, but her hold on the phrase "Material Girl" is legally dubious. A federal judge in California has rejected the pop star's argument that she has established trademark primacy over "Mat ...

  22. Google Unveils Smartphone Wallet, PayPal Files Lawsuit

    May 27, 2011 7:19 AM EDT NEW YORK - Google Inc. hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts. While it tackles that challenge, Google also will have to spar with th ...

  23. Justin Bieber Launches Women's Fragrance (Watch)

    May 24, 2011 5:30 PM EDT Fresh off a seven-statue win at the Billboard Music Awards , pop prince Justin Bieber's ever-growing branding empire is gearing up to cover new territory: women's frangrance. On June 20, Bieber, in conjunction with Give Back Brands (a co ...

  24. Universal Motown's Sylvia Rhone Honored By National Action Network; President Obama Speaks At Ceremony

    April 07, 2011 10:55 AM EDT NEW YORK -- Universal Motown President Sylvia Rhone was honored last night at the National Action Network's 20th Anniversary Keepers of the Dream Awards. Other honorees included NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, MSNBC President Phil Griffin and NB ...

  25. Why Have Sales of Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' Declined So Drastically?

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST After topping the Billboard 200 chart a month ago with his fifth studio album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," which sold 496,000 copies its first week, according to Nielsen Soundscan, Kanye West has nothing short of disappeared sel ...

  26. Facebook Revs Up Mobile Effort With Deals

    November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Facebook, revving up its mobile services for the 200 million people who now use the world's largest social network on their phones, has created an avenue for retailers from Macy's to Gap Inc to offer deals to nearby customers. The new De ...

  27. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to ...

  28. Gwen Stefani, Diddy Set for Star-Studded Fashion's Night Out

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The fashion industry is turning to the music business to boost its fortunes as part of the second annual Fashion's Night Out on Sept. 10. Musicians will perform at some of New York's top fashion houses as part of the event, aimed at luri ...

  29. Retailers Strike Deals With 'Glee'

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A Gleek invasion is coming to a mall near you. Claire's retail chain, a haven for trendy high school girls, plans to roll out an exclusive line of jewelry, accessories and other merchandise based on "Glee," the hit Fox musical drame ...

  30. Web Trends: Kesha, Justin Bieber, Disturbed, Jimi Hendrix and more

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Israeli Soldiers Dancing ft. Kesha – Tick Tock (Rock the Casba in Hebron) 2. Rap Tag Game- Ramzo Cypher 2 3. Double Rainbow Song 4. Youp en Guus - Majesteit 5. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 6. Justin Bieb ...

  31. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Shakira, Prince, Guns N' Roses and more

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) No music terms currently trending on Google. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. All Star 4TH Selena Gomez Round And Round Usher OMG Baby Justin Bieber Somebody To Love Tayl ...

  32. Web Trends: Aaron Carter, Eminem, Green Day, Drake and more

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 11am) 18. Aaron Carter Reports have surfaced online that Aaron Carter has called off his engagement to Kari Anne Peniche. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. All Star 4TH Selena ...

  33. Business Matters: Jelli, Sub Pop, Live Nation, KISS

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Jelli has partnered with Triton Media to launch two of its crowdsourced radio shows to national syndication. Ten stations, including WBOS in Boston and KXTE in Las Vegas. Jelli allows people to select online which songs they want to hear on ter ...

  34. Latin Briefs: Liberman Broadcasting, Granda

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Liberman Broadcasting has flipped its Latin rhythmic KZZA (Casa 106.7)/Dallas to a Spanish oldies format, "La Bonita." The station was broadcasting grupero, cumbia, banda, ballads and bachata on Tuesday, with no on-air talent. The chan ...

  35. Beyonce Starts 2009 Atop The Hot 100

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce begins 2009 with a fourth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," which also enjoys a seventh frame leading Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The track sold a massive 382,000 downloads last week accordin ...

  36. The New York Pops Gets New Music Director

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Conductor Steven Reineke has been named music director of The New York Pops, the nation's largest independent pops orchestra specializing in popular music. Reineke is an established symphonic composer and associate conductor of the Cincinnati ...

  37. New Menudo Revealed On MTV Reality Show

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST The members of the re-constituted Menudo pop group were revealed today at the conclusion of MTV's "Making Menudo" reality show. The four-song debut EP of the group, "More Than Words," comes out Dec. 18 at Target stores. A ...

  38. Prince Readies Perfume Line

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics will develop and market 3121, a fragrance collection for global superstar Prince. Larry Couey, president of Philadelphia-based Revelations says the 3121 fragrance collection is the result of a shared vision betwee ...

  39. Rivera, Ferro To Co-Host Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event will cap off the annual Latin Music Conf. Regional Mexican superstar Lupillo Rivera and renowned Spanish television personality Candela Ferro will co-host the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards, produced and broadcast by Telemundo ...

  40. Ask Jeeves To Drop Butler Mascot, Change Name

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The genteel butler that has been Ask Jeeves Inc.'s face for nearly a decade is getting ousted in a corporate takeover. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The genteel butler that has been Ask Jeeves Inc.'s face for nearly a decade is getting ousted in ...

  41. Liberty's DMX Music Files For Chapter 11

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Liberty Media-controlled DMX Music, a provider of digital music and visual programming to homes, businesses and airlines, said Feb. 14 that its U.S. operations have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy pro NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Liberty M ...

  42. J.Lo Gets Fruity With New Scent

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez is launching a new fragrance, Miami Glow by J.Lo. Jennifer Lopez is launching a new fragrance, Miami Glow by J.Lo. The scent will hit department stores such as Macy's in February, but select stores will carry a special preview ...

  43. New Filings: PepsiCo, Kenneth Cole, Time Warner

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recent cases including such companies as PepsiCo, Kenneth Cole and Time Warner. Case: Deveaux S.A. v. Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.; Kenneth Cole Productions L.P.; Kenneth Cole Inc.; Paul Davril Inc.; Federated Department Stores; Macy's; Bloo ...

  44. Producer Says He Was Forced To Inflate Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> Harvard, Berkle ...