Nashville-based country singer Rae Solomon has sued Live Nation for $25 million over alleged theft of her idea for an all-female music festival, but several artists that were said to be headlining the inaugural Zenitheve Music Festival say they never agreed to perform at the Chicago event.
The man suspected of murdering Nipsey Hussle back in March was indicted by a grand jury on May 9 for the fatal shooting and wounding two others. The Los Angeles Country District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday (May 21) that Eric Holder is facing one count of murder, two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. The indictment was unsealed on Tuesday.
Record labels invested $5.8 billion in A&R and marketing worldwide in 2017, a new report released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry finds. That figure includes a total A&R investment of $4.1 billion and $1.7 billion in marketing costs, equating to approximately 33.8% of global recorded music revenues.
On Tuesday (May 21), the London-based company announced that the songbook for its karaoke app, Karaoke Face, will be expanding to include thousands of songs from the leading music publisher. The app allows users to sing, record and share performances, all the while wearing 3D masks if they so choose.
Jerry Lee Lewis' official Facebook account posted today that the veteran rocker's upcoming show in Nashville scheduled for July 1 has been canceled because he is still recovering from a stroke suffered in late February.