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Billboard 200 Chart Moves: '5 Seconds of Summer' Hits Half-Million in Sales

Fri, 2014-10-24 21:19
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Florida Georgia Line claimed its first No. 1 with Anything Goes. The set, released through Republic...

Neil Diamond Aiming for 18th Top 10 Album

Fri, 2014-10-24 20:41
Pop great Neil Diamond is on course for his 18th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry forecasters suggest the Billboard Icon Award...

Glen Campbell to Receive Lifetime Honor at Hollywood Music in Media Awards

Fri, 2014-10-24 20:30
Glen Campbell is being honored with the lifetime achievement award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards, set for Nov. 4 at the Fonda...

SoundCloud Has Reached Critical Mass – Now It Has to Make Money

Fri, 2014-10-24 17:00
Like many digital start-ups, SoundCloud -- the world’s largest audio-streaming service -- built a seamless user experience before figuring out how to...

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Sam Smith's 'I'm Not the Only One' Soars Into Top 20

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:51
As previously reported, Meghan Trainor ties two Michael Jackson classics, "Beat It" and "Black or White," for the longest-leading Billboard Hot 100...

Norwegian DJ Kygo Is On the Verge of Becoming Dance Music's Next Superstar

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:02
The world is full of bedroom producers who dream of being the next Avicii.

Microsoft Had a Big Week in Music, Dropping Streaming and Charging Next to Nothing for Albums

Fri, 2014-10-24 15:05
Microsoft has changed its music strategy yet again. The company announced this week its plan to shut down the free, advertising-based version of Xbox...

Jay Sean Leaves Cash Money and Premieres 'Tears in the Ocean' Video

Fri, 2014-10-24 14:43
Jay Sean, the best selling Urban artist in the history of the UK, is leaving Cash Money Records and independently releasing a mixtape, Mistress II,...

How 'American Horror Story' Is Becoming the Next 'Glee'

Fri, 2014-10-24 14:41
Lana Del Rey's two-night stint at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Oct. 16 and 17 seems particularly fitting given that her music was...

Clean Bandit No. 1 on Dance Chart: No Place They'd 'Rather Be'

Fri, 2014-10-24 14:33
Clean Bandit crowns Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart with "Rather Be," featuring Jess Glynne (2-1), the culmination of a 37-week climb....

Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot Country Songs in 25 Years

Fri, 2014-10-24 14:26
With the touching documentary Glen Campbell … I'll Be Me opening in select markets today (Oct. 24), Glenn Campbell's "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" flies...

CMJ Issues Statement on New York Ebola Scare, Fest to Continue As Scheduled

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:10
When news broke last night that a man confirmed to be infected with Ebola had visited Brooklyn bowling alley The Gutter before being admitted to the...

Peter Breeden New CFO at Warner Music UK, Replacing Simon Robson

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:09
Longtime Warner Music UK exec Peter Breeden has been promoted to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Breeden is taking over the position...

After Selena Gomez's Exit and a Thawing 'Frozen,' Is Disney Headed for a Cold Spell?

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00
thanks to the blockbuster sales of Frozen and its beyond-ubiquitous hit “Let It Go,” Disney’s music division is on its hottest streak since the...

Scooter Braun Was 'Blown Away' By 'Jem and the Holograms' Movie

Fri, 2014-10-24 10:10
Fans of the Jem and the Holograms toy line and animated TV series from the ‘80s have every reason to be excited about the upcoming movie about the...

Deezer Acquires Podcast App Stitcher

Fri, 2014-10-24 10:00
Paris-based music streaming service Deezer announced Friday it has acquired Stitcher, an app that streams, organizes and recommends podcasts. The...

T.I. Signs Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV Music

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:20
Rapper and songwriter T.I. has signed a worldwide deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the company announced Friday. The agreement covers all future...

Razor & Tie Buys Back Kidz Bop

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:17
Razor & Tie has bought back sole ownership of its Kidz Bop brand in a deal that closed this week. The label, which founded the brand, sold a 50...

Lachie Rutherford, President, Warner Music Asia Pacific, Will Retire at End of Year

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:00
Warner Music Group has announced that Lachie Rutherford, president, Warner Music Asia Pacific, will retire at the end of the year and Simon Robinson...

Courtney Love Joins Cast of 'Empire'

Fri, 2014-10-24 04:44
Courtney Love has been bitten by the TV bug. The Hole singer and sometimes actress has booked a role on Fox's upcoming hip hop drama Empire....

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