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Tom Petty Won't Win a Grammy for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

2 hours 57 min ago
How will the news of Sam Smith giving Tom Petty co-writing credit on the smash hit "Stay With Me" impact the upcoming Grammy Awards? As it turns out...

The Act of Buying Music Isn't Dead

4 hours 57 min ago
Whether or not music purchases are dead depends on your definition of dead. But just know that music purchases aren't dead.

Bob Bardo, Longtime Executive for Dick Clark Productions, Dies at 71

5 hours 4 min ago
Bob Bardo, an executive in charge of production at Dick Clark Productions who worked for the company for nearly two decades, has died. He was 71....

'12 Years a Slave' Sued Over Hans Zimmer Soundtrack

5 hours 50 min ago
While allegations of intellectual property theft fly in Hollywood, not often do we see a lawsuit that also claims violations of moral rights under...

Joan Rivers' Daughter Sues Clinic Over Comic's Death

6 hours 5 min ago
Melissa Rivers' lawyer has sued the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, had an endoscopy and later died. The attorney says Rivers also is suing...

Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Headed for Hot 100 With 'FourFiveSeconds'

6 hours 15 min ago
"FourFiveSeconds," the new track from Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney, should roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 released this week, following...

Concert Cancellations Abound as New York City Preps for Storm

6 hours 23 min ago
Many artists have postponed planned concerts tonight in New York City following the beginnings of a powerful winter storm Monday afternoon (Jan. 26)...

'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Files Legal Claim to Escape 'Oppressive' Contracts

6 hours 30 min ago
For those who would give almost anything for the opportunity of super-stardom, American Idol might be the entertainment industry's version of a...

Bleachers, Kevin Ross Climb Billboard & Clio Music's Top Commercials, Powered by Shazam

7 hours 5 min ago
"What's the name of the song playing in that commercial?" It's a common question with an easy answer, thanks to Shazam's song-recognition technology...

Sony Music CEO Doug Morris to Deliver Keynote Interview at Midem

7 hours 10 min ago
Doug Morris, CEO of Sony Music Entertainment, is to deliver a keynote interview at this year's Midem, the international music industry festival being...

Bill Cosby Postpones California Show

7 hours 26 min ago
Billboard has confirmed that Bill Cosby has postponed his Feb. 12 appearance at the Fox Theater in Bakersfield, Calif. A new date has not been set...

Russia's Touring Industry Suffers Under Weight of Sanctions, Crumbling Ruble

7 hours 50 min ago
As Russia's economy sinks deeper into recession and the ruble keeps falling against the US dollar and the Euro, the country's touring industry is set...

Evan Rachel Wood to Star in John Hughes-Inspired Cabaret Musical

8 hours 20 min ago
Actress Evan Rachel Wood will star in the musical For the Record: Dear John Hughes, joining Rumer Willis (90210), Tracie Thoms (Rent) and Lindsey...

Adam Levine Reveals He's Playing the Oscars

9 hours 2 min ago
For those who just can't get enough Adam Levine on their TV sets, Feb. 22 is looking to be a very good day -- the Voice coach just revealed he's...

Spirit Music Group Inks Deal to Manage Henry Mancini Catalog

9 hours 20 min ago
Spirit Music Group has cut a deal to serve as North American administrator for the Henry Mancini catalog, which includes such classics as "Moon River...

SFX Shakes Things Up at Executive Level

9 hours 46 min ago
SFX Entertainment announced late last week a restructuring of its staff that brings Greg Consiglio over as president and COO of the company....

Production Platform Splice Moves Towards Leveling the Music Creation Playing Field

9 hours 55 min ago
Cloud-based music creation and collaboration platform Splice is working towards becoming the glue which holds together a new framework of music...

Sam Smith Adds Tom Petty to Songwriting Credits on Hit 'Stay With Me'

10 hours 51 min ago
Tom Petty and his collaborator Jeff Lynne may be raking in a few more -- highly debated, as the U.S. Dept.

Amazon Dominates, HMV Improves in UK Fourth-Quarter Music Sales

11 hours 22 min ago
Amazon was a dominant force for physical music, games and video sales in the U.K. during the 12 weeks leading up to Christmas. The latest data from...

Cuban Reggaetón Singer Who Fled U.S. Flaunts Bling, Gets Arrested in Havana

11 hours 24 min ago
Gilberto Martinez Suarez, a Cuban reggaetón singer who calls himself Gilbert Man, posted on his Facebook page that he was "Doing everything possible...

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