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AT&T to Buy Time Warner for More Than $80 Billion

Sat, 2016-10-22 15:00
Time Warner has agreed to be acquired by AT&T in a stock and cash transaction that values the entertainment conglomerate at $86 billion,...

Leonardo DiCaprio to Star In, Produce Film About Sun Studio Producer Sam Phillips

Fri, 2016-10-21 21:05
Leonardo DiCaprio, via his Appian Way banner, will produce a film about music producer Sam Phillips.

Family of Prince's 'Brother' Duane Nelson Sr. Fights for Piece of $300M Estate

Fri, 2016-10-21 20:07
Prince sometimes referred to Duane J. Nelson Sr. as his brother when both men were still alive, and on Friday afternoon (Oct. 21), a Minnesota state...

Maria Pallante Removed as U.S. Register of Copyrights

Fri, 2016-10-21 19:05
U.S. Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante was removed from her job Friday morning (Oct. 21) by the Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, who has...

Judge Promises to Rule Quickly on Questions Around Prince's Extended Family

Fri, 2016-10-21 17:23
A Minnesota judge says he'll try to rule quickly whether Minnesota law entitles a purported niece, grandniece and nephew of Prince to shares of the...

AC/DC, Beck & More Rock Acts Dominate September Billboard & Clio Top TV Commercials Chart

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:48
Rock acts dominated music-centric TV commercials in September, as 10 of the top 15 songs on Billboard & Clio's Top TV Commercials chart, Powered...

Kings of Leon Build to Fifth Straight U.K. No. 1 Album With 'WALLS'

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:14
Kings of Leon have extended their run of consecutive U.K. No. 1 studio albums to five. WALLS (RCA/Sony) enters the new Official Charts Company...

UK Group Continues Push to Protect Small Venues, Asking for Fee Parity

Fri, 2016-10-21 15:02
Music Venue Trust, a charity in the U.K. that is aggressively lobbying for the protection of grassroots venues in the country and which drew the...

A Bondage-Inspired Edition of 'God Save Sex Pistols' Celebrates the Band's 40th Birthday in Style

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:44
God Save Sex Pistols, a visual history of the titular band published earlier this month by Rizzoli, is intended as a celebration of the meteoric...

Gregg Rolie Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nomination Is for Journey's Fans

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:36
Journey co-founder Gregg Rolie had resigned himself a bit to the thought that the band would never be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....

US Internet Disrupted After Key Hub Gets Hit By Cyberattack

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:03
Reports of online disruption cropped up across the East Coast of the United States after a key internet firm was hit by a cyberattack Friday....

Where Music & Video Games Meet: EA's Music Chief on Pairing Country With 'Madden' & Radiohead With 'FIFA'

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:47
The global appellation in Steve Schnur’s title isn’t just for show.

Inside the Luxury Listening Lounges That Cater to Vinyl-Loving Millennials

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:30
One surprising result of the vinyl renaissance has been the emergence of listening lounges: swanky showrooms, town houses and cafes that exist solely...

Azealia Banks Says She Is 'Moving Forward' With Pressing Charges Against Russell Crowe

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:11
Azealia Banks says she will be "moving forward" in pressing charges against Russell Crowe, after accusing the actor of spitting on her, calling her...

The Longest & Shortest Hot 100 Hits: From Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce & David Bowie to Piko-Taro

Fri, 2016-10-21 11:43
As previously reported, Piko-Taro makes history on the latest Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 29): With its debut at No.

Jay Z, Madonna Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Fri, 2016-10-21 04:19
Jay Z, one of contemporary music's most celebrated lyricists and entertainers, is one of the nominees for the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, and if...

Prince Greatest-Hits Collection, '4Ever,' Due Nov. 22; 'Purple Rain' Deluxe Edition -- With Unreleased Songs -- Coming in 2017

Thu, 2016-10-20 23:21
As Billboard exclusively reported last week, a Prince greatest-hits collection and a Purple Rain deluxe edition are on the way.

Kanye West's 'Father Stretch My Hands' Hits No. 1 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:59
Kanye West collects his eighth No. 1 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart as “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” steps 4-1, gaining 10 percent...

'Juju on That Beat' Jumps Into Top 3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:53
Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall’s viral smash “Juju on That Beat” skyrockets 36-3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated Oct. 29) after its...