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  1. Perez Hilton Talks New 'Pop Up,' Calls Radio the 'Real Enemy of the Music Industry'

    December 02, 2013 5:34 PM EST "I don’t think that the real enemy of the music industry is illegal downloading," Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., professionally known as Perez Hilton, tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I think the real enemy of the music industry is ra ...

  2. Justin Bieber Breaks VEVO Record, Rises On Social 50 Chart

    October 19, 2012 4:17 PM EDT Whether it's surprising fans with unannounced visits or singing from balconies in France, Justin Bieber is known for devising schemes that grab attention. Reported events of a stolen laptop and leaked private photos were deemed a publicity ho ...

  3. Twitter 140: Page 6

    July 26, 2012 5:45 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Perez Hilton Blogger, PerezHilton.com @PerezHilton To get the full, MS Paint-enhanced effect of Perez Hilton's celebrity rumors and tabloid commentary, his long-running site is the place to start. But for a ...

  4. Perez Hilton on His New Gym-Ready Compilation, Failed 2009 Tour, Gold & Platinum Discs

    June 28, 2012 9:17 AM EDT Perez Hilton's "Liston to This" section of his website where he recommends new music. Say what you will about the lightning-rod that is celebrity blogger Perez Hilton (nee Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.), the fact is the man lives fo ...

  5. Exclusive: Perez Hilton Announces 'Pop Up' Music Compilation

    June 26, 2012 7:05 AM EDT The new Perez Hilton compilation "Pop Up #1" is also available through the "Perez Hilton Music Tee Series." Perez Hilton, he of blogosphere and TV fame, announced today the first compilation from his new Perez Hilton music seri ...

  6. Why The Wanted Play Gay Clubs: Marketing, Music And The LGBT Community's Mainstream Music Clout

    June 12, 2012 12:45 PM EDT When the Wanted was looking to book its first major U.S. gigs in January, the British pop group didn't just call up Live Nation or AEG to reach the tween- and teen-girl fan base courted by the generations of boy bands that had come before the ...

  7. Perez Hilton, Billy Bush, Mario Lopez Lock Horns With Competing Nighttime Radio Shows

    May 14, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Depending on what city they live in, fans of nighttime radio and entertainment news could soon be able to choose between three shows featuring hosts from the world of syndicated television and celebrity gossip. Joining Dial Global's syndicate ...

  8. How Michel Telo Went From Obscure Brazilian Country Singer To Global Superstar

    March 30, 2012 6:30 AM EDT The astronomical global success of Michel Teló, a Brazilian country singer, is an example of the diverse new talents emerging from Brazil's thriving pop scene and the multitude of ways even the most obscure artists can shine brightly on the w ...

  9. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  10. Web Trends: Watch Drake's Reaction To Fan Tatoo; Listen To Unicorn Kid's Drake Remix

    December 27, 2011 3:43 PM EST Google Trends: 5. love and hip hop - people are tweeting about the latest episode (episode 6) of season 2. 10. van halen - the band announced 2012 tour dates today 15. david lee roth - the van halen frontman will join the band on its 2012 tour Twi ...

  11. Web Trends: Watch A New Lana Del Rey Music Video, Hear Madonna, Justin Timberlake Collaboration

    December 14, 2011 4:37 PM EST "Born To Die" Lana Del Rey Google Trends: 1. Born To Die the music video for singer Lana Del Rey's "Born To Die" was released today Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. The Best Christmas Songs of All Time According to Rolli ...

  12. Web Trends: Watch Nicki Minaj & Big Sean's New Video, Listen To The Weeknd's Lady Gaga Remix

    November 02, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 4. Ben Gibbard After announcing the split between Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel, people are searching about Death Cab For Cutie's lead singer. 6. Bieber Baby Star Magazine is running a cover story that claims a 20 year-old gi ...

  13. Web Trends: Watch Kelly Rowland's New Music Video and Lana Del Rey's First Televised Performance

    October 12, 2011 4:59 PM EDT Google Trends: 5. cypher People are searching about the Eminem, Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse cypher performance at the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2011. 12. michael jackson autopsy People are searching about the late King of Pop's ongoing trial and the re ...

  14. Web Trends: Listen to Justin Bieber Cover Lil Wayne and Ryan Adams' 'Ashes and Fire' album

    September 28, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Google Trends: No trends at this time. Twitter Music Trend: No trends at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Topless Rihanna Ruffles Farmer's Feathers 2. WTF!? Nicki Minaj Wears A Fried Chicken Necklace… (PHOTOS) 3. 2012 Rock And Ro ...

  15. Watsky's 'Kind of Sexy' Spurs Social 50 Chart Re-entry

    August 25, 2011 6:00 PM EDT A mixtape helps slam-poet-turned-rapper Watsky re-enters Billboard's Social 50 chart, where he pops back on at No. 48. He released "A New Kind of Sexy" for free download on Aug. 12 via Bandcamp.com, while five days later he uploaded ...

  16. Lady Gaga's 'You and I' Video Leaks Before MTV Special (Watch)

    August 16, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Lady Gaga was all set to premiere her Nebraska cornfield-filmed "You and I" video this Thursday (Aug. 18) at 7:49 p.m., during an MTV special titled "MTV First: Lady Gaga." Those plans, however, have changed, due to a leak of t ...

  17. Web Trends, Watch New Best Coast Video Directed By Drew Barrymore

    August 02, 2011 4:15 PM EDT Get More: MTV Supervideo , Music , Best Coast Google Trends: No music trends Twitter Music Trend: no music trends Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. MTV's 10 Most Controversial Music Videos (NSFW) 2. 25 MTV Cakes for MTV's 30th Birthday ...

  18. Rihanna's 'S&M' Video Elicits Photographer's Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Again

    June 29, 2011 7:40 AM EDT Can a music video infringe the copyright on a still photo? Pop star Rihanna's music video "S&M" is continuing to create quite a stir among photographers. In February, David LaChappelle sued the singer and her record labels for i ...

  19. Web Trends: Muse Guy + Kate Hudson = Baby, New Raekwon, Gregg Allman

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Google Trends: 2. Matthew Bellamy The Muse singer/guitarist and girlfriend Kate Hudson are expecting their first child together . Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Record Labels To Pay $45 Million for Pirating Artists' Music 2. Linkin Park&# ...

  20. Web Trends: Decemberists, Bieber & Salena's Canoodling = Death Threats, Chuck Berry's Importance

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Google Trends: There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Gorillaz Live Album Now Available 2. Selena Gomez Caught Kissing Justin Bieber, Gets Death Threats YouTube Most Viewed Today: 1. TVXQ -(Keep Your H ...

  21. Kanye? Feh! Irving Azoff is Tweeting!

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The most powerful man in the music business started tweeting this week. And we don't mean Kanye West. Twitter's 125 million-plus user base grew by one very surprising entry on Tuesday when Ticketmaster CEO/Live Nation chairman Irving Azo ...

  22. Business Matters: Live Nation, Popjustice, RIAA, UMG and more

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The analyst consensus, according to Barrons, is that Live Nation will take a financial hit this summer but its stock has been punished too much. Barrons talks to some analysts (whose investor notes have been mentioned in this column in recent w ...

  23. Business Matters: EFF, Google, WMG, Perez Hilton and more

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EFF ATTORNEY HEADED FOR GOOGLE -- Fred von Lohmann, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is leaving to become Google's senior copyright counsel. Von Lohmann's name is well known in music industry circles. He defen ...

  24. Web Trends: Bank Atlantic, Jimmy Dean, Pink Floyd and more

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Bank Atlantic Roger Waters "The Wall Live" has added an additional night due to high demand, now performing back to back at the BankAtlantic Center on Nov. 13 and 14. 5. Jimmy Dean Donna Meade ...

  25. @SXSW: Snoop Dogg, Estelle, Alex Chilton Tribute Bring Fest To A Close

    March 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT South by Southwest drew to a close on a rare rainy, frigid Saturday (March 20) in Austin, Tx. The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southwest -- with words and, most importantly, with mu ...

  26. @SXSW: Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up Friday

    March 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs an ...

  27. Is Twitter The Next Second Life?

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST If you're a marketer who has steered clear of Twitter, your (non)strategy may be paying off! It's possible that this Twitter thing may just take care of itself. In the middle of last year, Twitter's growth slowed from 7.8 million ne ...

  28. NBC Taps McLachlan's 'One Dream' For Olympics

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Singer Sarah McLachlan's "One Dream" has been chosen to be part of NBC's marketing campaign around the Vancouver Olympics, the network announced today. The song will be used "as a unique part of NBC's marketing campai ...

  29. Simon Fuller To Launch New Company

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon Fuller, founder of 19 Entertainment, and 19's parent company CKX have agreed to a long-term deal to keep the "American Idol" creator and executive producer involved in the firm's key shows, while freeing him up to launch ...

  30. Business Matters: 'The Long Tail,' Perez Hilton, Rhapsody

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Chris Anderson talked about the "coat-tailing" critics of his book "The Long Tail" at the Commonwealth Club on September 23. "The academics are wrong," he told the audience. "They're just confused. They&# ...

  31. Business Matters: eMusic, Sony, Perez Hilton, Apple

    September 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- How many file sharers are there in the U.K. and where does that number come from? Ars Technica explains the investigation by a BBC Radio 4 show ...

  32. Perez Hilton Gets Sliimy

    July 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music's French pop artist Sliimy has become the first act signed to the major's Perezcious Music label, run by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton in the U.S. Sliimy, who sings in English, has had success in his native France and relea ...

  33. Briefs: CD Baby, Perez Hilton, Live Nation

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- This weekend, CD Baby is going to introduce a number of new features at its retail Web site: a la carte downloading, artist pages, a music uploaded and download cards. The fee for CDBaby.com downloads will be 25%, quite a bit more than its typi ...

  34. Black Eyed Peas Manager Sued By Perez Hilton

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Blogger Perez Hilton has sued Black Eyed Peas manager Polo Molino for battery and infliction of emotional distress over an alleged incident at Sunday's MuchMusic Video Awards. The incident left Hilton roughed up and distressed enough to post ...

  35. Black Eyed Peas Manager Charged With Assault On Perez Hilton

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Toronto police have charged Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina with assault after an alleged confrontation with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. Molina, 36, was charged by the Toronto police's 52 Di ...

  36. Kanye West Hits SXSW

    March 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For a night, it was South By Kanye West. The rapper performed twice Saturday at the annual South By Southwest music conference and festival, dominating the final night of the live music event mostly populated by lesser known acts. In an expected b ...

  37. MTV EMAs Web Traffic Revealed

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks International has unveiled its figures for Web traffic, online voting and mobile downloads for last month's MTV Europe Music Awards. The event was staged in Liverpool on Nov. 6 and performers included Pink, The Killers, Beyonce a ...

  38. Kanye, Estelle Sign Up To MTV Europe Music Awards

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International has added Kanye West and U.K. urban artist Estelle to its line-up of performers at the MTV Europe Music Awards at Liverpool Echo Arena on Nov. 6. The pair will duet on Estelle's hit "American Boy" (Homesch ...

  39. Amsterdam Dance Event: Day Two

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The second full day of the Amsterdam Dance Event conference program largely focussed on brands and music, with panels covering brands in the live space and ad-funded music. The composers and music supervisors’ workshop today (Oct. 24) featured Pau ...

  40. Perez Hilton Is MTV EMAs Digital Host

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.S. celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is to host the live Webcast of this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in the U.K. city of Liverpool on Nov. 6. The "EMAs" ceremony will take place at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, one of the Eu ...

  41. Robyn Returns To North America For Tour

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After teasing American audiences with three club shows in February, Swedish pop singer Robyn will return stateside for a three-week club and theater tour to promote her forthcoming self-titled album, due April 29 via Konichiwa/Cherrytree/Interscop ...

  42. Billy Talent, Lavigne Win Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Toronto rock group Billy Talent was the big winner at the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday (June 17), taking home three trophies. The WEA band, which had led the nominations with five nods, won honors for top video, the Much ...