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  1. Ke$ha 'Was FORCED' to Sing 'Die Young' Lyrics, Singer Tweets

    December 18, 2012 9:15 PM EST With Ke$ha's "Die Young" pulled from a number of radio stations in the wake of the shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn., the RCA Records singer had her own criticism for the hit song on Tuesday. "i understand. I had my very own i ...

  2. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Joins 'The Voice' as Mentor

    July 27, 2012 10:20 AM EDT The Voice has added another mentor for its third season. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has joined NBC's singing competition as a mentor to Christina Aguilera's team, according to a tweet sent out by the show's staff Thursd ...

  3. Twitter 140: Page 14

    July 26, 2012 8:02 PM EDT « PREVIOUS RETURN TO INDEX Storme Warren Host, GAC's "The Collection," "Headline Country" @StormeWarren One of Nashville's best-known TV personalities, Warren will often share updates from his various comings and goin ...

  4. Live Nation's Million Tweets of Summer to Exchange Tweets For Tickets

    June 20, 2012 3:59 PM EDT With prizes like concert cash, artist meet and greets, and 2013 Ultimate Access Passes, Live Nation's #MillionTweets of Summer campaign promises to bring fans closer to the music in the coming months. "We have a 24/7 active live music tw ...

  5. R. Kelly Setting Sail On 'Love Letter' Cruise

    December 15, 2011 11:48 AM EST We've heard of soul trains before, but R. Kelly is about to set sail on a soul cruise. The R&B star will host the "Love Letter" cruise , a Caribbean jaunt scheduled for October 2012. The six-day cruise, aboard Carnival's De ...

  6. Snoop Dogg Big-Ups Toyota Minivan: The Business of Celebrity Twitter Endorsements

    November 03, 2011 9:28 AM EDT For Shizzle My Twizzle: Snoop tweets about Toyota's 'swagger wagon.' NEW YORK (AP) - Rapper Snoop Dogg gave props on Twitter to an ad for the Toyota Sienna minivan. Actress Tori Spelling linked to a website for rental cars. And real ...

  7. Game May Face Charges After Tweet Incites Flash Mob To Call Sheriff's Office

    August 15, 2011 7:38 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County prosecutors will decide this week whether to press charges against The Game, after a tweet from the rapper's account incited a telephone flash mob that overwhelmed the emergency phone system at a sheriff& ...

  8. Music Start-Up Academy Bringing Tech Startups and Music Biz Together

    April 15, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Midway through last night's Music Startup Academy at New York's General Assembly , an audience member posted the following tweet: "in terms of mechanical rights, ringtones have higher royalty rates than full length songs. Interestin ...

  9. @MEL: The Eurythmics' Dave Stewart Wants To Pay You For Tweeting

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fans will be able to get paid for tweeting about their favorite bands, thanks to a new technology demonstrated by the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, a producer, solo artist and Nokia's innovation advisor and chief disruption advisor. Speaking ...

  10. Timbaland Re-Ups With Warner/Chappell

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has extended its publishing agreement with songwriter/producer Timbaland and has acquired his extensive catalog of nearly 400 copyrights. Warner/Chappell Music has extended its publishing agreement with songwriter/producer Ti ...

  11. 2005 UK Ringtone Chart Topped By Crazy Frog

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Market expected to grow by another 7% in 2006. The UK's 2005 year-end ringtone chart was topped by tunes from fictional cartoon characters and old pop favorites, not hit singles, according to data released from the Mobile Entertainment Forum. ...

  12. Arista/J Names VP

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Borden joins in urban publicity. Arista/J Records has named Theola Borden as VP of urban publicity. She will be based in New York and report to RCA Music Group senior VP of publicity Mika El-Baz. Borden was previously senior director of media and ...