Merlin, the organization that uses the collective clout of indie labels to gain a strong hand in negotiations with digital music providers, is about to reach $500 million in annual collections; and is now looking toward the day when it will hit $1 billion annually.
If you love music festivals and traveling, the W Hotels has the luxury experience you’re looking for. Introducing Wake Up Call, the first global hotel music festival series, courtesy of the W starting this fall.
Paty Cantú feels liberated, happy and like a child. She's enjoying and embracing every minute. "I'm excited in this childish kind of way because of the way things happened in this pure way," the Mexican pop singer tells Billboard exclusively about making new music, along with news of her upcoming U.S. tour. "I was not thinking of it as a business. It was about the art."