1. TuneCore Bucks Digital Trend as Payouts Jump

    October 15, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Digital distributor TuneCore paid out $32 million in the third quarter, a 13.2-percent increase from the prior-year period, bringing total payouts since its 2006 inception to $471.5 million. Although TuneCore does not separate download and streami ...

  2. Wavves' Nathan Williams to Score MTV Hipster Series

    August 25, 2011 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nathan Williams, the mastermind behind lo-fi act Wavves, will compose songs and write the score for MTV's new scripted series "I Just Want My Pants Back." In turn, MTV will virally promote the San Diego surf-punk band. The pilot of th ...

  3. Exclusive: Wavves to Score MTV's 'I Just Want My Pants Back,' Debuts Post VMAs

    August 25, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Nathan Williams, who leads the band Wavves, will compose songs and write the score for MTV's new scripted series "I Just Want My Pants Back" and in turn, MTV will virally promote the San Diego, Calif., indie rock band. The pilot of ...

  4. MTV Taps Nic Harcourt As First Music Supervisor In Residence

    April 04, 2011 2:18 PM EDT MTV today announced that Nic Harcourt will serve as the first Music Supervisor in Residence for the channel. Harcourt will work closely with Joe Cuello, Senior Vice President of Creative Music Integration for MTV, to bring his music supervision sk ...

  5. Lykke Li to Tape First MTV 'Unplugged' Show of 2011: Billboard Exclusive

    March 03, 2011 7:45 AM EST Swedish singer-songwriter Lyyke Li will tape an episode of "Unplugged" Friday in New York for airing in April on MTV. It is MTV's first "Unplugged" this year. Adele shot an episode of the show for VH1 that premieres Friday ...

  6. Lykke Li to Tape MTV 'Unplugged' for April

    March 03, 2011 7:14 AM EST 0 0 0 L yyke Li will tape an episode of "Unplugged" Friday (Mar. 4) in New York for airing in April on MTV. It is MTV's first "Unplugged" this year. Adele shot an episode of the show for VH1 that premieres Friday on television and ...

  7. MTV Partners with Sony/ATV's Extreme Music to Promote Unsigned Artists

    March 01, 2011 1:00 AM EST MTV will partner with Sony/ATV's "Extreme Music" production library to market the music of unsigned artists and bands to music supervisors for commercials, television shows and movies. The partnership, which will operate under the n ...