New Music

  1. Morning Fix: Spotify Expanding: AEG, StubHub Align; Labels Invested $4.5 Billion in A&R, Marketing in 2011: IFPI

    November 12, 2012 8:50 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business newsletters SPOTIFY RAISING $100M FOR EXPANSION; OPENING IN LATIN AMERICA, EASTERN EUROPE NEXT YEAR: Spotify is close to wrapping up a $100 million round of fundi ...

  2. Business Matters: Triton Media Helping Pandora Seem More Like a Radio Company

    May 21, 2012 5:48 PM EDT By Acting More Like Radio, Pandora Can Sell Advertising Pandora Media will become a successful Internet radio service by acting more and more like a radio company. In order to be a radio company, you need to use metrics common in the radio busines ...

  3. Will the 2012 London Olympics Really Boost The U.K. Music Industry?

    February 23, 2012 7:50 AM EST The London 2012 Festival, the UK's biggest-ever nationwide festival, falls under the auspicies of the Cultural Olympiad and will include music events. Though much of the musical contents of the opening and closing ceremonies are still shroude ...

  4. Business Matters: Don't Forget About Internet Radio On f8 Day

    September 22, 2011 7:45 PM EDT Don't Forget About Internet Radio On f8 Day -- Spotify got most of the attention at Facebook's f8 conference on Thursday, but Internet radio services could end up being the big winners. While Pandora was noticeably absent from today' ...

  5. Backbeat: Amy Lee Attends EMI Canada's Evanescence Listening Party

    August 25, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Amy Lee was on hand for an invitation-only playback of five new Evanescence songs at Toronto's Liberty Studios on August 22. Hosted by EMI Music Canada, and attended by about 30 people, mainly label staff and media, radio and retail, Paul Sha ...

  6. David Kines Appointed New MuchFACT Chairman

    March 07, 2011 3:41 PM EST Former Much MTV Group senior vice-president David Kines has been appointed chairman of CTV's MuchFACT, the Canadian music-video funding organization created in 1984 in tandem with the nation's first music video station, MuchMusic. In add ...

  7. Web Trends: Nine Inch Nails, Daft Punk, 'Tron' and more

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Nine Inch Nails To Reissue Pretty Hate Machine 2. 'Tron Legacy' Daft Punk Music Video 3. Michael Jackson Tops Forbes List of ...

  8. Web Trends: Rod Stewart, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and more

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4 p.m.): 19. Sarah Streeter Rod Stewart has reconnected with his eldest daughter Sarah Streeter whom he gave up for adoption when he was 17 years old. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Animated GIF ...

  9. Web Trends: 'Glee,' Travie McCoy, Atomic Tom and more

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 11 a.m.): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Animated GIFs Of All Time 2. 'Glee' 'Rocky Horror' Songs Leaked! [VIDEO] 3. 5 Creepi ...

  10. Billboard Q&A: EMI's Billy Mann

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billy Mann - EMI Music president of New Music - International/president of Artist Global Management - is the man with the golden ears. As a songwriter and producer, he's worked on projects from the likes of Take That, Joss Stone, Celine Dion ...

  11. Alan Cross To Host AUX Show

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Former 102.1 the Edge program director Alan Cross is to host a show on start-up Internet video channel AUX. Cross left the Toronto alt-rock station last June to become senior program director at parent company Corus Entertainment's Splice Int ...

  12. Brits Buy More Music, ERA Declares

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The British music retail trade association has welcomed new findings which indicate Britons buy more CDs than any other country, and are bigger consumers of legal downloads than any of their European neighbors. For the fifth successive year, Brito ...

  13. AEG's Campbell To Keynote ERA Conference

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Campbell, president and CEO of AEG Europe, will become the first speaker from outside the record and retail industries to address an Entertainment Retailers Association convention when he delivers a keynote speech June 19 at ERA's annua ...

  14. $19 Million Awarded To Music Programs From 'Payola' Fund

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors today (Dec. 19) revealed 218 recipients of the second cycle of grants from the New York State Music Fund , the fund created from the settlements with major record companies investigated for violating "payola& ...

  15. PRS Foundation To Support Emerging Acts

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funding will help showcase artists abroad. The PRS Foundation for New Music, a unit of the British collecting-rights organization Performing Right Society, has launched a funding scheme for emerging talent. Designed to encourage and help rising U. ...

  16. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  17. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  18. MTV Networks Shuffles Top Execs Posts

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is establishing new leadership on the channel level at MTV and VH1. VH1 president Christina Norman has been named president of MTV, while MTV executive VP of programming and talent Tom Ca NEW YORK -- MTV Networks is establishing new l ...

  19. MTV Networks Shuffles Top Execs Posts

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Norman, Calderone take on new responsibilities. MTV Networks is establishing new leadership on the channel level at MTV and VH1. VH1 president Christina Norman has been named president of MTV, while MTV executive VP of programming and talent Tom C ...