The IFPI is challenging Google's claim that YouTube has paid out over $1.8 billion to the music industry in the past year, saying that figure doesn't line up with the international non-for-profit's own research.
Jorge Drexler, the Uruguayan artist known for his introspective, finely-crafted music, was the big winner at the 2018 Latin Grammys, taking home the song and record of the year awards for his single “Telefonía” and the best singer/songwriter album for "Salvavidas de hielo."
New Kids on the Block members Danny Wood and Jordan and Jonathan Knight sat down for a panel discussion at the Billboard Live Music Summit on Wednesday (Nov. 14) to reflect on relaunching their boy band careers 10 years ago in 2008 with a reunion tour.
Thanks to a fan-driven social media campaign, Mariah Carey’s Glitter album surged 8,374 percent in U.S. album sales in the six days ending Nov. 14, according to preliminary sales reports to Nielsen Music.
The Universal Music Group reported 1.495 billion euros ($1.732 billion) in revenue for the company's third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018, which represents a strong 13.3 percent increase from the prior year-earlier period when revenues totaled 1.319 billion euros ($1.542 billion).