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  1. Google Doodle Celebrates 'December Global Festivities' With Adorable Penguins Heading South

    December 18, 2017 2:00 PM EST There's no place like home for the holidays, but sometimes a change of scenery isn't always a bad thing -- especially when you can be closer to the ones you love. When visiting Google's homepage Monday (Dec. 18), an animated drawing ...

  2. Puff Daddy Hopes to Buy the Carolina Panthers, Stephen Curry Wants in

    December 18, 2017 1:41 PM EST Diddy's dream of purchasing an NFL team may seemingly be shaping into reality. After voicing his desires to own a team last October, the Bad Boy general revealed on Sunday (Dec. 17) his plans for trying to purchase the Carolina Panthers.  &qu ...

  3. Madison Square Garden Names Andrew Lustgarten President

    December 18, 2017 12:16 PM EST The Madison Square Garden Company has named Andrew Lustgarten its new president, effective immediately. Lustgarten has been with MSG since 2014 and was most recently executive vp of corporate development and strategy. In his elevate role as presid ...

  4. How This Week's House Judiciary Committee Vote Could Have Big Consequences For the Music Business

    December 18, 2017 11:45 AM EST On Wednesday (Dec. 20), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) is expected to face Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) in a Democratic Caucus vote to determine who will become the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, with substantial power to shape copy ...

  5. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' Hits Hot 100's Top 10 for First Time, 'Perfect' Still No. 1

    December 18, 2017 11:20 AM EST The holiday classic, released in 1994, dashes from No. 11 to No. 9. Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé's "Perfect" leads for a second week and Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B's "MotorSport" also zooms to the top 10. ...

  6. Michael Rapino Signs 5-Year Renewal With Live Nation

    December 18, 2017 10:33 AM EST The deal is worth $9 million a year through 2022. Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino has signed a five-year contract renewal to serve as the CEO of Live Nation entertainment in a deal valued at $9 million a year plus stock, according to an SEC filing ...

  7. Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

    December 18, 2017 10:15 AM EST Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles. The new guidelines, which were first announced one month ago, were put into place Monday. Monit ...

  8. Bowery Presents Founder Partners With Live Nation for NYC-Centric Booking Company

    December 18, 2017 9:44 AM EST Live Nation and Michael Swier , co-owner of two of New York City's most iconic music venues, have announced a new promotions and booking joint venture called Mercury East Presents. The name is a nod to one of Swier's venues, Mercury Loun ...

  9. Why SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor Thinks 'Being First' In Music Is Big Business

    December 18, 2017 8:40 AM EST Is Internet culture lucrative? The answer remains bleak for any industry. Some of recent history’s most culturally powerful companies -- Tumblr, Vine, Twitter, Reddit, even YouTube -- have operated in the red since their founding, and have struggl ...

  10. Ralph Carney Dies at 61

    December 18, 2017 7:57 AM EST Acclaimed instrumentalist performed with everyone from Tom Waits to St. Vincent and the Black Keys. Acclaimed saxophone player and veteran session musician Ralph Carney has died at age 61. The news was confirmed by the Cleveland Plain Dealer -- wh ...

  11. BBC Orders Harvey Weinstein Feature Documentary

    December 18, 2017 7:15 AM EST The "definitive story of Weinstein’s career, fall from grace and Hollywood’s culture of abuse" will include interviews with "the many actresses who have been brave enough to tell their stories." U.K. public broadcaster BBC has ...

  12. Ed Sheeran's 'Perfect' Leads Race to U.K.'s Christmas No. 1

    December 18, 2017 6:04 AM EST Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” takes an early lead in the race to the U.K.’s coveted Christmas No. 1, though tracks by Eminem and Wham aren’t far behind.   Following the release of a new orchestral version of “Perfect” featuring Andrea Bocelli , Sheeran’s ...

  13. The Tokyo Dance Music Event Grows, Celebrates its Second Edition

    December 18, 2017 4:36 AM EST More than 1,000 dance music professionals from across Asia plugged into the second annual Tokyo Dance Music Event, held Nov. 30–Dec. 3. The brainchild of Lauren Rose Kocher, an international marketing manager at Sony Music Entertainment Japan, the ...

  14. BTS' Label Big Hit Entertainment Eyes Public Offering: Report

    December 18, 2017 3:13 AM EST BTS ’ South Korean label/management agency is reportedly considering an IPO following the group’s immense success. In a story published in  Bloomberg   on Sunday (Dec. 17), Big Hit head  Bang "Hitman Bang" Si Hyuk said there had been tal ...

  15. Ed Sheeran Scores Chart Double in Australia

    December 18, 2017 12:23 AM EST Ed Sheeran doubles up on Australia’s charts this week as Divide  (Warner) rises 2-1 on the albums survey and "Perfect" retains the singles crown .  It’s the first time Sheeran has locked up both tallies since March, when “Shape of You” w ...

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