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  1. Manchester Orchestra To Play Interactive Tumblr IRL Showcase In Atlanta April 3 (Exclusive)

    March 27, 2014 3:10 PM EDT Atlanta rockers Manchester Orchestra will celebrate the release of their fourth album “Cope,” out Tuesday (April 1) via Loma Vista/Republic, with a twist on a hometown show next Thursday (April 3). The group will take over Atlanta’s Gallery L1 for ...

  2. Yahoo Takes Big Leap with $1.1B Deal for Tumblr

    May 20, 2013 9:16 AM EDT Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times. The deal announced Monday represents Mayer's boldest move yet since she left Google 10 ...

  3. Morning Fix: Taylor Swift Dominates BBMAs; Yahoo! Buys Tumblr; Prince and Kobalt Partner

    May 20, 2013 8:12 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE TAYLOR SWIFT, GOTYE AND RIHANNA WIN BIG AT BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Taylor Swift and her 3.7 million-selling Red dominated the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19), taking home eight ...

  4. The GIF-t Of Video: How Simple Moving Images Are Driving Fan Engagement

    March 06, 2013 6:18 PM EST If a One Direction picture is worth a thousand words, a three-second looped animated GIF of the pop band is probably worth millions of fan shares. On Jan. 7, One Direction released the video for "Kiss You," the third single from the ...

  5. Exclusive: Tumblr Gets Into Music Discovery

    February 21, 2013 12:26 PM EST Blogging site Tumblr is getting into music discovery. At the core of the blogging company's strategy will be a select group of editors that share music, video and pictures with the site's 95 million users.   "This is our destina ...

  6. Spotify Play Button Launches, Aims For Ubiquity

    April 11, 2012 8:25 AM EDT Spotify wants to be the world's music player. Its new streaming music widget, called the Play Button, is a step in that direction. Unveiled Tuesday, the Play Button allows listeners to stream music on the Spotify desktop client via the widget ...

  7. Exclusive: Gregory Brothers to Join Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, More at Shorty Awards

    March 22, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Viral-video titans the Gregory Brothers will be performing a special at the Shorty Awards, to be held in New York on March 26. The awards, which recognize "content creators, celebrities, agencies and brands on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Y ...

  8. Backbeat: Tumblr, The Barbarian Group Host RoboTrip Party With WAVVES, Oberhofer, Kool Keith

    March 13, 2012 11:14 AM EDT Mathew Dear Band hits the stage at the Barbarian Group/Tumblr RoboTrip Party. (Photo: Toni Wallace) Fans were rocking as The Barbarian Group and Tumblr hosted the biggest rock party of SXSWi at local Austin favorites Club Deville and Mohawk Monday ...

  9. Business Matters: Is EMI Going To Citigroup Sooner Than Later?

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Is Terra Firma Handing Over EMI to Citigroup Sooner Than Later? -- Terra Firma may hand over EMI to Citigroup within weeks and buyers have been lined up for its recorded music and publishing divisions, according to a weekend report in The Guardian ...