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Viagogo and StubHub Among Secondary Ticketing Sites Found To Be Breaking U.K. Law

3 hours 46 min ago
Some of the U.K.’s biggest secondary ticketing sites, including Viagogo, StubHub and Seatwave, are routinely breaking the law regarding the resale of...

Rammstein & Marilyn Manson to Headline New Maximus Festival in South America

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:26
Barely one week after the announcement of OzzFest/KnotFest with headliners Black Sabbath and Slipknot, Move Concerts announced a new heavy metal fest...

Chance the Rapper's Chart Debut Is the Latest Streaming Milestone in a Year Full of Them

Mon, 2016-05-23 16:02
Chance the Rapper's new release, Coloring Book, debuted May 13 as a streaming-only exclusive on Apple Music without a retail or download option. That...

Andrés Castro Renews Contract With Sony/ATV: Exclusive

Mon, 2016-05-23 15:44
Songwriter producer Andrés Castro, who in the past year has co-written many of Carlos Vives’ greatest hits, has renewed his contract with Sony/ATV’s...

Facebook Acquires Virtual Reality Audio Company Two Big Ears, Releases Free App

Mon, 2016-05-23 15:22
Facebook has acquired the spacial audio technology company Two Big Ears, makers of the virtual reality audio app Spacial Workstation, and has...

Moogfest: Techno-Optimism and the Wide, Wide World of Weird Music

Mon, 2016-05-23 14:28
A barefooted and smiling older man appeared stage right with a classical guitar. Singing a song in Catalan, he coolly moved up and down the aisles,...

Drake Returns to No. 1 on Hot 100 With 'One Dance'

Mon, 2016-05-23 14:20
Drake tallies a second nonconsecutive week atop the Billboard Hot 100 (dated June 4) with "One Dance" (featuring WizKid and Kyla), which rebounds 2-1...

How Japanese Phenoms Babymetal Were Made in Pop's Image

Mon, 2016-05-23 13:25
The rare rare Japanese act crack the Billboard 200's top 40 is Babymetal, a trio of ­teenage girls who sing sugary pop melodies over head-banging,...

Michael Lombardo on Leaving HBO, 'Vinyl' Regrets: 'I Put My Heart Into This Stuff'

Mon, 2016-05-23 13:00
It's such a tradition in Hollywood that it borders on cliche: A top executive comes to the end of his or her run and, in exchange for stepping down,...

Philippe Dauman Files Lawsuit Challenging Removal From Sumner Redstone Trust

Mon, 2016-05-23 11:58
The fight over the future of Viacom is again escalating on Monday as chief executive Philippe Dauman and George Abrams have together filed a lawsuit...

Fifth Harmony's 'Work From Home' Tops Pop Songs Chart

Mon, 2016-05-23 11:30
Fifth Harmony scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart (dated June 4), as "Work From Home" surges 4-1. Featured artist Ty...

Spotify Matches Apple Music's Family Plan Price

Mon, 2016-05-23 11:11
First Apple Music did it, then Google Play, and now, Spotify has upgraded its family plan to allow up six people to have premium accounts for $14.99...

CBS Formatting James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' for International Buyers

Mon, 2016-05-23 11:00
Carpool Karaoke is poised to become an international sensation. Ahead of the L.A. Screenings, CBS Studios International and The Late Late Show...

Dan Nevin Leaving CEO Post at AIR, Australia's Indie Trade Body

Mon, 2016-05-23 10:30
Dan Nevin has announced his resignation as CEO of Australia’s independent music labels trade body AIR. Nevin cited an opportunity to move to the U.K...

J-Pop Idol Mayu Tomita Stabbed by Fan in Tokyo

Mon, 2016-05-23 01:49
Twenty year old J-Pop star Mayu Tomita was brutally stabbed by a knife-wielding assailant at a fan even in Koganei, Tokyo on Saturday. The idol, who...

Drake, Keith Urban Continue to Rule Australia's Charts

Mon, 2016-05-23 01:09
Drake’s “One Dance” (Republic/Universal) is the best-selling song on the ARIA Singles Chart for a third week while Keith Urban’s Riptide (Capitol/EMI...

Chance the Rapper's 'Coloring Book' is First Streaming-Exclusive Album to Chart on Billboard 200

Sun, 2016-05-22 16:28
Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, becoming the first streaming-exclusive set to reach the...

Drake Scores Double No. 1s Again on U.K. Charts With 'Views' and 'One Dance'

Sat, 2016-05-21 12:06
Two weeks after Drake scored a double No. 1 on the U.K. sales charts, the Toronto rapper has done it again.

Martine Rothblatt, Satellite Radio Founder and Futurist, Extols the Singularity at Moogfest

Fri, 2016-05-20 17:01
"I'm not really sure why I was invited," said Dr. Martine Rothblatt from the stage of Durham, N.C.'s Fletcher Hall. Probably, she said, "because of...

The White Stripes' 'Seven Nation Army' Returns to Rock Charts Thanks to 'Battlefield 1' Trailer

Fri, 2016-05-20 16:47
The newly released trailer for the highly anticipated video game Battlefield 1 not only has gamers everywhere atwitter, but it also has spurred big...