From Oct. 5-7, Adult Swim will take over Row in Downtown Los Angeles for three days of comedy, music and immersive activations for lovers of hit shows like Rick and Morty, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and more.
The second season of The Launch, the Canadian-made unsigned talent search co-created and executive produced by Big Machine Label Group founder/CEO Scott Borchetta in partnership with Canadian media giant Bell Media, debuts Sept. 26 on CTV in Canada and on French-language specialty channel VRAK in early 2019.
If you can't make it to the sold-out 33rd edition of Farm Aid at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday (Sept. 22), take heart: the show will be available on a free webcast on the event's YouTube page this year.
Birmingham, Alabama-based St. Paul & The Broken Bones debut at No. 3 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Sept. 22), as their third studio album, Young Sick Camellia, arrives at No. 4 on the Alternative Albums chart with 11,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music.
Billboard, the world's largest voice in music, today announced the acquisition of leading live entertainment news site Amplify Media Inc. Billboard gained full ownership of Amplify on June 18, 2018. Amplify founder Dave Brooks has joined Billboard’s full-time staff as a senior sorrespondent, along with writer Taylor Mims, and will lead Billboard’s touring and live entertainment coverage. Amplify will continue to provide its subscribers the most insightful analysis and commentary on the music touring industry as well as its signature newsletter, The Real. Brooks will also increase the scope and depth of Billboard’s coverage of live concerts and touring. Amplify will continue to operate from its offices in Long Beach, California.
Beginning today (Sept. 20), Spotify will begin allowing a select group of independent artists the ability to upload their music directly onto the streaming platform through their Spotify For Artists account.