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  1. Eddie Money Drummer Ramps Up Discrimination Lawsuit With Sexual Harassment Claims

    May 31, 2016 9:44 PM EDT Eddie Money 's former drummer claims the rocker mocked his disabilities onstage and repeatedly made lewd advances toward his fiancee, according to an amended lawsuit filed last week in California state court. Glenn Symmonds sued Money in Octo ...

  2. Glen Campbell Now Managed by TK Kimbrell, As Vault Releases Wait in the Wings

    May 31, 2016 8:44 PM EDT Glen Campbell ’s performing and recording days may be over, but his catalog won’t be in any danger of retirement, with Nashville powerhouse TK Kimbrell announced as the singer’s new manager Tuesday (May 31). Kimbrell takes over the reins from Stan ...

  3. Dierks Bentley & Fifth Harmony Heading for Top 5 Debuts on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    May 31, 2016 7:49 PM EDT New albums from Dierks Bentley and Fifth Harmony are heading for top five debuts on next week’s Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Those in the know suggest that Bentley’s new Black album may earn over 90,000 equivalent album ...

  4. Warner Grows Global Reach With Acquisition Of Indonesian Label Group ISS

    May 31, 2016 7:00 PM EDT Warner Music Group has signed a deal to acquire the catalog of leading Indonesian independent recorded music group PT Indo Semar Sakti (ISS). The agreement covers ISS label imprints Aruna, Billboard, Bulletin and Granada Records, whose combined ca ...

  5. Kany Garcia's 'Limonada' Debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums

    May 31, 2016 6:27 PM EDT Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Kany Garcia earns her first No. 1 on Top Latin Albums as Limonada bows at the top of the chart (dated June 11) with 2,000 copies sold in the week ending May 26, according to Nielsen Music. It’s her first studio album ...

  6. SiriusXM Suspends Glenn Beck Over Donald Trump Comments

    May 31, 2016 5:07 PM EDT Conservative host Glenn Beck has been suspended by SiriusXM satellite radio for agreeing with an author who asked hypothetically "what patriot will step up" to remove Republican Donald Trump from office if he's elected president and ...

  7. SiriusXM Suspends Glenn Beck Over Trump Comments on Show

    May 31, 2016 4:41 PM EDT Conservative host Glenn Beck has been suspended by SiriusXM satellite radio for agreeing with an author who asked hypothetically "what patriot will step up" to remove Republican Donald Trump from office if he's elected president and ...

  8. Drake No. 1 on Artist 100, Ariana Grande & Blake Shelton Surge to Nos. 2 & 3

    May 31, 2016 4:39 PM EDT Drake remains the top musical act in the United States, holding at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated June 11). Meanwhile, Ariana Grande and Blake Shelton bound to Nos. 2 and 3, respectively, powered by the debuts of their new albums. ...

  9. Outgoing Twitter Exec Nathan Hubbard Explains Departure in Tweetstorm

    May 31, 2016 3:57 PM EDT Former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard , who joined Twitter as Head of Cinnerce in August 2013 and recently assumed the title of Interim Head of Media, is leaving the company, he confirmed via -- what else? -- his Twitter feed. He'll be repla ...

  10. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Vow to Combat Online Hate Speech in Europe

    May 31, 2016 12:54 PM EDT Internet and social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google's YouTube and Microsoft on Tuesday pledged to combat online hate speech in Europe as the European Union's European Commission unveiled a new code of conduct in Brussels designed ...

  11. Drake's 'One Dance' Holds Atop Hot 100, Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Returns to Top 10

    May 31, 2016 12:25 PM EDT Drake dominates the  Billboard Hot 100  (dated June 11) for a third nonconsecutive week with "One Dance" (featuring WizKid and Kyla), which also takes over at No. 1 on the Radio Songs chart. Plus,  Ariana Grande 's "Dangerous W ...

  12. Manhattan Venue Santos Party House Shuts Down Unexpectedly

    May 31, 2016 12:06 PM EDT Another New York City music venues is in the headlines this week, with news coming out over Memorial Day that Santos Party House in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood has shut down, effective immediately. DNAInfo   notes that the club hosted ...

  13. Molly Neuman, Kickstarter's First Head of Music, Explains the Company's Approach to the Industry

    May 31, 2016 11:54 AM EDT Neuman, the former drummer of foundational riot grrl band Bratmobile and a co-owner of the now-defunct but highly influential Bay Area label Lookout! Records, departed her most recent role, as interim head and vice-president of the American Associ ...

  14. Myspace Confirms Hack of User Data

    May 31, 2016 11:00 AM EDT "Shortly before the Memorial Day weekend, we became aware that stolen Myspace user login data was being made available in an online hacker forum. The data stolen included user login data from a portion of accounts that were created prior to J ...

  15. German Supreme Court Backs Sampling in Kraftwerk Case

    May 31, 2016 9:53 AM EDT A long-running legal dispute over a two-second sequence of a Kraftwerk song has ruled in favour of the hip-hop producer who sampled the track.  The court case concerns a short drum sequence contained within Kraftwerk’s 1977 song "Metall auf M ...

  16. Elton John Doesn't See Vladimir Putin, Hopes For Future Meeting

    May 31, 2016 1:59 AM EDT Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues. Performing Monday before an enthusiast ...

  17. Wildfire Near Sasquatch! Music Festival Venue Prompts Evacuations Nearby

    May 30, 2016 11:32 AM EDT Grant County officials are asking everyone to leave the area of a wildfire burning just east of the Columbia River within three miles of the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Wash. There are few homes in the area of the fire near Old Vantage Highway a ...

  18. Ariana Grande, Drake Rule Australia's Charts

    May 30, 2016 2:33 AM EDT Ariana Grande is the new queen of Australia’s albums chart while Drake  retains control of the market’s singles chart for a fourth week. Grande's third album Dangerous Woman  (Universal) starts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart  to become t ...

  19. Pandora Stock Rises on Merger Rumors

    May 29, 2016 10:30 PM EDT Shares of Pandora Radio rose 2 percent on Friday and are now up 32 percent in the past three weeks as rumors swirl that the streaming-music firm is on the auction block. Pandora is popular, with 100 million unique listeners each month, but it is l ...

  20. Ticketing Execs and Others React to U.K. Secondary Ticketing Review

    May 28, 2016 1:40 PM EDT After months of consultation, behind-the-scenes lobbying and a high-profile Mumford & Sons -backed petition calling for tougher sanctions on the secondary ticketing market, Thursday (May 26) saw the long-awaited publication of a British govern ...

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