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AEG's Lee Zeidman Promoted to President, Staples Center

4 hours 49 min ago
Lee Zeidman has been promoted to the newly created position president, Staples Center, it was announced by Dan Beckerman, president and ceo, AEG,...

'America's Got Talent' Earth Harpist William Close Signs to Nettwerk Music Group

Tue, 2014-07-22 20:56
You’ve seen him on "America’s Got Talent," where he finished third, but now William Close will bring his unique instrumental inventions to the...

Pandora Hires Columbia Exec Lars Murray as VP of Industry Relations

Tue, 2014-07-22 20:43
Pandora has hired former Columbia Records executive Lars Murray for the new position of vice president of industry relations. He will work in Pandora...

SBS Radio Executive & Singer Headed to Mediation: Lawsuit Claims Sexual Assault, Unfair Record Deal

Tue, 2014-07-22 20:21
SBS executive Jesus Salas' attorneys will meet with Latin pop singer Katherine Alexander's legal team on Thursday in hopes that both sides can settle...

Apple Reports Mixed Sales, But Doesn’t Signal Beats’ Future

Tue, 2014-07-22 18:55
Apple reported a modest uptick in computer and device sales, as well as faster revenue growth from its business segment that includes iTunes, while...

Netflix Points a Way Forward for Streaming's Success (Analysis)

Tue, 2014-07-22 17:11
How does a streaming company turn a profit? There's one good example: Netflix, which released second-quarter earnings Monday.

Publishing Briefs: Eno to PEN, Go-Go's to Primary Wave, Round Hill and Bosshouse Team and Much More

Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
-- SESAC has signed a deal bringing Mariah Carey aboard to the Nashville-based performance rights organization. "Mariah Carey is without question one...

Beyonce & Jay Z's 'On the Run' Tour Coming to HBO On...

Tue, 2014-07-22 14:57
No tickets to "On the Run"? You'll still be able to watch Beyoncé and Jay Z's drunk in love concert extravaganza — and sooner than expected (provided...

Point Foundation to Honor Diane Warren (Exclusive)

Tue, 2014-07-22 14:16
Diane Warren will receive the Point Foundation's Leadership Award for her support of the LGBTQ community. Warren will be honored at a "Voices on...

'Love & Mercy,' Biopic on Brian Wilson's Dark Years, to Premiere in September

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:53
“Love & Mercy,” Bill Pohlad’s film on Brian Wilson’s dark years spent under the care of Eugene Landy, will receive its world premiere at the...

Comcast Q2 Profit Increases On Strength of Broadband Sales

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:26
Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year...

Hozier Gains Following With 'Church'

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:05
Last September, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier posted his first video on YouTube, for the bluesy ballad "Take Me to Church," and it went viral. The...

Spotify, MTV Partner on Playlists, Editorial

Tue, 2014-07-22 12:05
"Spotify and Viacom have announced an editorial partnership that will bring MTV, VH1 and CMT's apps and curatorial voice to the Spotify platform in...

Reggaeton Star Yandel Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Tue, 2014-07-22 11:31
Reggaetón star Yandel has signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for worldwide representation in all areas, Billboard has learned. The move is the...

Fired 'Halo' Composer Wins Settlement Over Unpaid Wages (Report)

Tue, 2014-07-22 10:20
Renowned "Halo" music composer Marty O'Donnell has prevailed in his wrongful termination lawsuit against the president of Bungie, the original...

Vulfpeck's 'Silent Album' Half-Joke Made Some Substantial Cash

Tue, 2014-07-22 10:10
Los Angeles groove band Vulfpeck’s silent album ‘Sleepify’ may have been a mere prank intended to rack up play counts and royalties, or perhaps it...

Beats' Battle with Counterfeiters Reveals a Mercurial Black Market

Tue, 2014-07-22 09:05
Last week, Beats Electronics obtained a restraining order against several copyright and trademark infringing websites alleged to sell counterfeit...

Behind the 'Frozen' Phenomenon in Japan

Tue, 2014-07-22 09:00
"Frozen" is now nudging a quarter of a billion dollars at the Japanese box office, with not even the Bluray and VOD release here ending its record-...

Library of Congress Honoring Billy Joel With Gershwin Prize

Tue, 2014-07-22 08:26
The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Librarian James Billington said Tuesday the singer-...

Trial of Former 'X Factor U.K.' Judge Tulisa Contostavlos Nixed Over Lying Claims

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:44
The drug trial of a former British "X Factor" judge collapsed on Monday after the judge said the star prosecution witness, an undercover reporter...

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