Glenn Snoddy

Glenn Snoddy, Nashville Engineer & Inventor of the Fuzz Pedal, Dies at 96

The name Glenn Snoddy might not be well known by the general music fan, but he helped to usher in one of the most exciting -- and financially viable -- eras of Country Music history. Snoddy, who passed away Monday at the age of 96, was one of Nashville's top engineers beginning in the 1940s.
Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Smokes With Viewers in New Hulu Virtual Reality Experience

In Door No. 1, a new choose-your-own adventure, live-action virtual reality experience, viewers attend a 10-year high school reunion — and should you choose to smoke weed in the bathroom, you'll be greeted by Snoop Dogg, who has a special cameo.
Michael Jackson in 2009

Michael Jackson Estate Slams ABC TV Special on His Last Days

The Michael Jackson estate is objecting to an ABC TV special airing Thursday on the end of the life of the late King of Pop, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children.
Sony Corp. CEO Kenichiro Yoshida

Why Sony Bought Bulk of EMI Before It Had To -- And What Competitors Could Win By Objecting To the Deal

Sony Corp. had until the end of August to put together a deal to buy Mubadala's stake in EMI Music Publishing, but it jumped the gun and paid handsomely, this week announcing it would snap up 90 percent of EMI at a price that values the whole publishing unit at $4.75 billion, more than double its price in 2012.
Adam Lambert and Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan, Adam Lambert & More Queer Artists Speak About Prejudice in the Industry

A recent article for Variety highlighted a meeting of some of the biggest names in LGBTQ pop culture and music. Hosted by Lucas Keller of the Milk & Honey management company, Brett McLaughlin (better known by his stage name Leland) and James “JHart” Abrahart, attendees included pop star Troye Sivan, rock singer Adam Lambert, songwriting phenomenon Justin Tranter and more.