The Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards

  1. Hillsong United Bound for Second Top 10 Album on Billboard 200

    May 29, 2015 8:30 PM EDT Hillsong United is on track to score its second top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as Empires is on course for a top 10 debut next week. Industry forecasters suggest the set -- which was released on May 26 through Hillsong/Sparrow/Capitol Ch ...

  2. Sony Music CEO Doug Morris Says Company Is 'Rooting For Jay Z and Tidal to Succeed'

    May 29, 2015 7:27 PM EDT Much was made on the web today (May 29) of the possibility that Beyonce may have her catalog pulled from Tidal, the streaming service her husband (that's Jay Z) launched in March at a press conference where she appeared on stage. Media outl ...

  3. Ornette Coleman Lawsuit Against Antibalas' Jordan McLean: Both Sides Weigh In

    May 29, 2015 5:30 PM EDT Music industry lawsuits don't usually raise any eyebrows, but this week saw an unexpected pair headed to court: Legendary free jazz saxophonist  Ornette Coleman and Jordan McLean of Brooklyn Afrobeat outfit (and former house band for Fela! )  ...

  4. Country Music Plumbs the History of Soul In Search of a New Direction

    May 29, 2015 5:06 PM EDT Sam Hunt 's genre-busting "Take Your Time," with spoken-word sections that seem to borrow from modern hiphop phrasing and Isaac Hayes ' laid-back recitations, spent 11 weeks at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs. It's the most suc ...

  5. Former A&M Canada President Joe Summers Dies

    May 29, 2015 2:58 PM EDT Joe Summers , who helped establish A&M Records Canada with such artists as Bryan Adams, Gino Vannelli, Supertramp, Styx, Chris DeBurgh, the Police and Cat Stevens, and was inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, has passed a ...

  6. Someone Claiming to Be a Former Grooveshark Employee Says He's Behind the Site's Clones

    May 29, 2015 2:22 PM EDT The internet coders keeping the Grooveshark name alive in the news have struck again. Weeks after the actual -- and notorious -- music streaming site was downed by the RIAA, and following a series of clones operating on various domains, a person c ...

  7. Snapchat, Mobile Messaging and the New Age of Streaming

    May 29, 2015 2:01 PM EDT There's no obvious way of doing things anymore. People rush to read the annual Internet trends report by respected analyst Mary Meeker, now a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. Meeker released her latest report , ...

  8. Atlanta Rapper Silento's Road to a Label Deal, Chart Success: Professional YouTubers

    May 29, 2015 1:56 PM EDT Silento is a 17-year-old rapper from Atlanta whose single “Watch Me” has become a social media dance anthem, currently taking over the Internet. The track climbs 27-25 in its 13th week on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 6), while simultane ...

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