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Alt Vets Teenage Fanclub Still Rocking Billboard Charts After 25 Years

Wed, 2016-09-21 15:32
Teenage Fanclub first made a Billboard chart in November 1991, and nearly 25 years later, the act is back after a six-year absence from our lists.

Interns From Hell: Industry Execs Share Their Worst Memories

Wed, 2016-09-21 15:05
No matter what facet of the industry you work in, you have likely crossed paths with an intern from hell. For every great intern who went on to a...

8.1 Percent of What? Why the Record Business Is Celebrating

Wed, 2016-09-21 14:57
Cary Sherman, the chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), called the immediate state of his industry "a remarkable...

Apple Hit With $22 Million Verdict in Latest 'Patent Troll' Case

Wed, 2016-09-21 13:16
Jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas have again sided with a so-called "patent troll" in a case against a major tech...

Ten Years in the Making: Could Machel Montano's 'Bazodee' Be Soca's 'Purple Rain'?

Wed, 2016-09-21 11:55
In a poignant scene from the movie Bazodee, struggling singer/songwriter Lee De Leon (played by Trinidadian soca superstar Machel Montano) shares...

Viacom's New Interim CEO Tom Dooley Announces Departure

Wed, 2016-09-21 10:40
Viacom has decided to cut its quarterly dividend by 50 percent from 40 cents per share to 20 cents, and interim CEO Tom Dooley will depart, the...

Latin Grammys 2016 Nominations: See the Full List

Wed, 2016-09-21 10:24
Representing many countries and few superstars or big hits, nominees for the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards are an eclectic, if totally recognizable...

SiriusXM CFO David Frear: Record 'Labels Are Holding All the Cards'

Wed, 2016-09-21 09:10
SiriusXM finance chief David Frear is unfazed by competition for his satellite radio company from music streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and...

Drake's 'Views' Heading Back to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Tue, 2016-09-20 21:48
Drake’s Views is set for a return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart after a seven week break from the top of the chart. Industry forecasters...

'America's Got Talent' Winner Grace VanderWaal Joins Adele, Beyonce at Columbia

Tue, 2016-09-20 21:35
It's official: America's Got Talent winner Grace VanderWaal has inked a deal with Simon Cowell's Syco Music and Columbia Records, Billboard confirms.

Ariana Grande & Brookstone Collaborate on Limited-Edition Cat-Ear Headphones

Tue, 2016-09-20 19:42
​As every Ariana Grande fan knows, the starlet's second-favorite hairstyle (behind her sky-high ponytail, of course) is any 'do topped with a cat-ear...

AC/DC Bassist Cliff Williams Confirms Retirement: 'It's Time for Me to Step Out'

Tue, 2016-09-20 19:01
AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams is retiring after nearly 40 years with the iconic Aussie rock band.  Williams confirmed the news in a video on Tuesday (...

Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Already Renewed for Second Season

Tue, 2016-09-20 18:52
If you were hooked with what FX’s new show Atlanta has had to offer so far then prepare yourself for even more. The basic cable network made its...

The Head and the Heart Notch First No. 1 on Top Rock Albums Chart With 'Let's Be Still'

Tue, 2016-09-20 18:25
The Head and the Heart's move to Warner Bros. Records results in new chart heights, as the Seattle folk-rockers reach No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock...

Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' Remains a Fixture on Vinyl Albums Chart, 58 Years Later

Tue, 2016-09-20 16:00
Miles Davis’ landmark Kind of Blue album continues to find new fans but in an old-fashioned way: on vinyl.

Sounds of Bogota: A City Finds Its Musical Voice With BOmm

Tue, 2016-09-20 15:16
It's not even noon yet -- an ungodly hour by party standards -- but nearly 1,000 people, many of them dressed in business suits, are up and dancing...

Polaris Heritage Prize: Neil Young, Alanis Morissette and Arcade Fire Make Short List for Pre-2005 Prize

Tue, 2016-09-20 15:12
Past albums by The Band, Neil Young, Esthero, Rough Trade, Arcade Fire, Rush, The Tragically Hip and many more made the short list for the second...

Controversy Over Russian Collection Society Continues, Major Labels Urge Government to Back Off

Tue, 2016-09-20 15:04
Amidst continued uncertainty over copyright royalty collections in Russia, the local music industry is expressing concerns about the government's...

Streaming Helps Drive 8.1 Percent Growth in Revenue for U.S. Recording Industry

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:37
The U.S. music industry experienced an 8.1 percent growth in overall revenue during the first half of this year, the Recording Industry Assn. of...

Jason Aldean, Lady Gaga & The Beatles Make Moves on Billboard Artist 100

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:21
Jason Aldean is the top musical act in the United States, claiming the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. 1).