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  1. Diplo's Lawyer Joins Manatt, Phelps & Phillips As Firm Looks to Expand EDM Business

    September 02, 2014 4:32 PM EDT Attorney David Rappaport , whose clients include Diplo and Mad Decent, Phantogram , Cold War Kids and Dirty Projectors , among others, has joined the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips as a partner in the New York office. He will also oversee ...

  2. TBS Cancels CeeLo Green's 'The Good Life'

    September 02, 2014 4:04 PM EDT TBS doesn't want any part of CeeLo Green 's The Good Life . The Turner-owned cable network has canceled the unscripted series after one season, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The unscripted series bowed in June and has already com ...

  3. Apple Releases Statement Regarding Celebrity Nude Photo Hack, Refutes 'Breach'

    September 02, 2014 3:12 PM EDT Following this past weekend's phone hacking that resulted in the online publishing of nude photos of dozens of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Ariana Grande (who has denied the photos are of her ), Apple has released a statement ...

  4. Justin Bieber Charged With Assault, Reckless Driving Near Hometown

    September 02, 2014 1:49 PM EDT Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Pr ...

  5. Electric Zoo Overcomes 'Curse' – Of Drug-Related Deaths, At Least

    September 02, 2014 1:03 PM EDT Severe thunderstorms forced New York city's Electric Zoo festival to cancel it's final day on Sunday, Aug. 31. A flash flood warning was issued to the greater New York area around 4 p.m., and the storm hit Randall's Island shortly a ...

  6. Exiting BPI Chairman Tony Wadsworth Looks Back, Forward in Final Keynote

    September 02, 2014 12:42 PM EDT Yesterday, British trade body BPI held its annual general meeting, attended by Damon Albarn, representatives from the government and the BBC, and many, many members of the U.K. music industry. The day was a special occasion for BPI and BRIT Awards ...

  7. New Order Signs Mute Records Deal, Plans New Release in 2015

    September 02, 2014 12:17 PM EDT Seminal British band New Order has inked a global record deal with U.K. indie Mute and is looking to release new material next year. The band's last studio album, Lost Sirens , which consisted of eight unreleased tracks originally recorded du ...

  8. BMG Chrysalis Acquires Infectious Music Label, Home to Alt-J, These New Puritans

    September 02, 2014 11:15 AM EDT BMG Chrysalis U.K. has acquired British independent label Infectious Music for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, Infectious will move its operations into BMG Chrysalis U.K.'s central London offices with Infectious chairman and founder ...

  9. YouTube Unveils 'Fan Funding' on Videos

    September 02, 2014 10:30 AM EDT YouTube has begun rolling out a handy-dandy crowd-funding feature that allows users to donate directly to independent content creators as they watch videos. Announced last month at VidCon by YouTube's Susan Wojcicki , the simply named Fan Fun ...

  10. 'Pancake Mountain,' Kid-Friendly and Music-Centric Series, Returns with New Season of (Weird) Programming

    September 02, 2014 10:18 AM EDT Katy Perry 's slightly scantily-clad performance on Sesame Street may not have flown with Big Bird -- or parents -- but the singer will always be A-OK as far as Pancake Mountain is concerned. In a 2007 episode of the kids-of-all-ages-friendly ...

  11. Jimi Jamison, Survivor Lead Singer, Dead at 63

    September 01, 2014 9:26 PM EDT Jimi Jamison, lead singer of the 1980's rock bands Cobra and Survivor , died of a heart attack Sunday night, TMZ reports. He was 63.  Pioneering Rumba King Peret Dead at 79 Jamison joined Survivor in 1984 after his former band Cobra broke up ...

  12. Bad Weather Shuts Down Concerts, Delays Flights

    September 01, 2014 10:41 AM EDT Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday (Aug. 31) slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by li ...

  13. 'X Factor' U.K. Loses Steam Ahead of BBC Clash

    September 01, 2014 10:14 AM EDT After a stronger season launch on Saturday (Aug. 30) night, Simon Cowell's The X Factor U.K. on ITV on Sunday lost ratings steam ahead of a key showdown with BBC ballroom dance hit Strictly Come Dancing . 'X Factor' U.K. Season Debu ...

  14. Placido Domingo to Close-Out London's iTunes Festival

    September 01, 2014 5:47 AM EDT Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London. The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse - the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced. Lenny Kra ...

  15. Royal Blood, Lilly Wood Top U.K. Charts

    September 01, 2014 4:04 AM EDT English rock duo Royal Blood sold nearly 66,000 units to debut atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 31) with their self-titled Warner Bros./Warner Music album. French-Israeli duo Lilly Wood entered the singles chart at No. 1 with German DJ-pr ...

  16. Kate Bush Sets U.K. Chart Record

    September 01, 2014 3:02 AM EDT Kate Bush has chalked up another record by becoming the first female in history to land eight albums simultaneously in the top 40 of the U.K’s Official Albums Chart. In the new list published Sunday, the revered English singer has two albums in th ...

  17. Rodriguez Lands Three Albums On Australian Sales Chart

    September 01, 2014 12:38 AM EDT Sixto Rodriguez has three albums in the top 30 of this week’s Australian sales chart, fuelled by the announcement of his upcoming national tour and the free-to-air TV broadcast of the Oscar-winning documentary Looking for Sugar Man. The first Rodr ...

  18. Electric Zoo Evacuated Due to Storm Threat, Final Day Canceled

    August 31, 2014 5:10 PM EDT The Electric Zoo festival on Randall's Island in New York has been cut short on its final day and fans are being evacuated due to extreme weather conditions.  Electric Zoo Returns With Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Tightened Security and Smaller Crowd ...

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