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Bob Hine, Founder of U.K.'s Music Producers Guild, Dies

Tue, 2014-07-29 19:19
Bob Hine, a founder of the Music Producers Guild, died Saturday in New Milton, U.K., after a two-year struggle with cancer, according to the...

Does Country Music Need An Alcohol Intervention?

Tue, 2014-07-29 17:42
The stewardess in Dierks Bentley's "Drunk on a Plane" is "leanin', pourin' Coke and whiskey." The woman in Lady Antebellum's "Bartender" is ordering...

Are Investors Losing Patience With Pandora?

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:04
Critics are circling Internet radio company Pandora after shares fell as much as 14.5 percent and closed down 10.3 percent Friday following the...

Three Six Zero Teams with Warner on New Record Label, Music Publishing Division

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:40
Three Six Zero, an entertainment group founded in 2007, will today announce the launch of a new record label and music publishing division in...

R. Kelly Dropped From Ohio Festival After Protests

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:15
R. Kelly has been dropped from the lineup of an Ohio music festival following complaints about his past as an alleged sexual predator.

Why Songwriters (and Indie Publishers) Need the PROs

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:54
Council of Music Creators' Phil Galdston, Maria Schneider & David Wolfert explain the dangers of withdrawing from the PROs. Are music publishers...

Apple's Beats Deal OK'd By European Union

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:42
The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music...

Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The Doors' 'Fire' Lit Up The Hot 100

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:05
With his skintight leather pants, come-hither looks and sex appeal, The Doors frontman, Jim Morrison, was the quintessential rock god of the late '...

SiriusXM Hits 26 Million Subscribers, Posts Earnings for 2nd Quarter

Tue, 2014-07-29 08:44
SiriusXM Radio on Tuesday reported improved adjusted second-quarter earnings as it continued to grow subscribers.

Larry David to Launch Citi Comedy Series in L.A.

Tue, 2014-07-29 07:00
Larry David will make a rare public appearance when he sits down for a conversation with fellow comedian David Steinberg, exclusive to Citi...

Linda Ronstadt Honored with National Medal of Arts

Tue, 2014-07-29 04:34
Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by...

Natalie Imbruglia Signs with ICM Partners for Concerts, New Album Coming

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:48
Natalie Imbruglia has signed with ICM Partners’ concerts department, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Rhapsody Tops 2 Million Global Subscribers

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:01
Rhapsody International, working to stay relevant in a crowded market, announced Tuesday (July 29) it has surpassed 2 million global subscribers to...

Michelle Shocked Releases Silent Album of Songs Named After Digital Music Execs

Mon, 2014-07-28 22:17
Taking a page from the Vulfpeck playbook, folk singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked has released an album consisting of silent songs that are named...

Pussy Riot Members Suing Russian Government

Mon, 2014-07-28 20:07
Two members of Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in a European court for human rights violations over their arrest after the punk band's...

More Ted Nugent Shows Canceled by Indian Tribe

Mon, 2014-07-28 19:04
A second Northwest Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino.

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren's Political Donations Show a Singular Focus

Mon, 2014-07-28 17:14
A report Monday (July 28) from the Trichordist, a blog that often focuses on regulatory issues that would affect songwriters, accuses Pandora co-...

Lea Michele Is Latest Singer Headed to 'Sons of Anarchy'

Mon, 2014-07-28 14:33
With Glee's final season on the horizon, Lea Michele revealed she's headed to another soon-to-end TV series: Sons of Anarchy.

Ed Sheeran Is Not Feeling Facebook's New App for VIPs

Mon, 2014-07-28 14:17
Facebook has a new app called Mentions that aims to make it a breeze for celebrities and other public figures to interact with fans on the 800...

Apple's Swell Buy Signals a Focus on Personalization

Mon, 2014-07-28 13:26
Apple's acquisition of Swell, the developer of a podcast streaming app, is another bet on the value of personalized content.