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Apple Stock Reaches All-Time High

2 hours 23 min ago
Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the...

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Deal With Stagehands Union

2 hours 51 min ago
New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements...

U.K. to Introduce Age-Based Rating System for Online Music Videos

4 hours 24 min ago
Overtly sexual and explicit music videos distributed online are to carry advisory age ratings in the United Kingdom from October as part of a pilot...

Australia’s Live Entertainment Biz Reaches All-Time High in 2013: Report

5 hours 10 min ago
Live entertainment proved to be a hot ticket Down Under in 2013, with revenue reaching an all-time high of nearly Australian $1.5 billion ($1.39...

Casey Kasem's Body to Be Buried in Norway, Wife Cites Heritage

9 hours 36 min ago
The wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as one of the reasons for wanting to bury her late husband in Oslo, a...

Soundwave Fest Expands, Announces Line-Up With Faith No More, Slipknot & Soundgarden

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:18
Australia’s Soundwave, one of the biggest touring hard-rock festivals on the planet, will be even bigger next year. 

Bob Marley Gets Bio-Musical Treatment in Baltimore

Tue, 2014-08-19 21:46
Baltimore's theater scene will feel some positive vibrations next year when Baltimore Center Stage premieres a Bob Marley musical. Focused on the...

Charles M. Young, Punk Rock Journalist, Dead at 63

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:44
Rock journalist Charles M. Young, who joined Rolling Stone magazine in 1976 and championed New York's CBGB punk scene at its inception, died of...

Trisha Yearwood Signs With Sony, Announces New Album

Tue, 2014-08-19 19:35
Trisha Yearwood is back and gearing up for a very busy fall. On Tuesday evening (Aug. 19) at a press event in Nashville, the Grammy-winning vocalist...

T.I. Sounds off on Ferguson: 'America Has Created a Monster'

Tue, 2014-08-19 19:33
As protests over the Aug. 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. have continued to turn from peaceful to riots, Tuesday T.I...

Michael A. Hoey, Producer, Director & Elvis Screenwriter, Dies at 79

Tue, 2014-08-19 19:13
Michael A. Hoey, who wrote the screenplays for a pair of Elvis Presley films and was the architect behind the 1966 cult science-fiction movie The...

Who Are This Year's Highest-Paid DJs?

Tue, 2014-08-19 17:58
Surprise! There’s a DJ out there who's making more money than Jay Z, according to Forbes. It's Calvin Harris, who topped Forbes' annual DJ...

Buju Banton Granted New Appeal Hearing

Tue, 2014-08-19 17:48
A lawyer for convicted Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton says a U.S. federal appellate court has agreed to hear his appeal. Buju Banton Sentenced to...

Taylor Swift Turns Radio On With 'Shake It Off'

Tue, 2014-08-19 17:35
As expected, Taylor Swift soared onto radio airwaves with her highly anticipated new single "Shake It Off."

Life of Sugar Hill Records' Sylvia Heading to Big Screen

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:30
Paula Wagner, the producer who has been working on Broadway projects since splitting with former partner Tom Cruise, has acquired the film rights to...

Russian Streaming Startup Zvooq Has a Unique Strategy (and Just Received $20M in Funding)

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:20
Russian music streaming service Zvooq has raised $20 million in Series A funding, led by Russian e-commerce company Ulmart with participation of...

Op-Ed: Killer Mike on the Problems Underlying the Chaos in Ferguson

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:05
I have searched all night and day for new and better words that could express my feelings and fear for the people of this country. I found no new...

Guest Post: Why Honda's $50 Million Play for Music Content Isn't Working

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:54
We all know that music marketing spending is growing exponentially. Like mobile, digital or social, it has the power to improve the bottom line, to...

'Sons of Anarchy' Band The Forest Rangers Crowdfunding Debut Album

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:50
The band that accompanies the biker saga on FX's Sons of Anarchy is asking its gang of fans to help support an album of all original songs.

EP to the Rescue! Short Albums Are a Rare Music Business Success Story

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:44
It’s the rare music sales success story: In resurrecting the EP, or “extended play,” a format comprising eight or fewer songs, record labels are...