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John Mellencamp, Neil Young & Dave Matthews to Play 2014 Farm Aid

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:46
Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. The concert is scheduled for Sept. 13 in the Walnut...

Australia’s Alberts To Celebrate 50th Anniversary with 5-Disc Compilation

Thu, 2014-07-24 01:47
Songs by AC/DC, the Easybeats, John Paul Young and the Angels will appear on a special 102-track compilation to mark the 50th anniversary of the...

Facebook Eyes Record High Stock on Exceptional Second Quarter Earnings

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:08
Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising...

Hilary Duff Signs to RCA Records

Wed, 2014-07-23 19:29
First single, "Chasing the Sun," set to bow July 29, album due out in fall. Following in the footsteps of her former Disney labelmate Miley Cyrus,...

Randy Newman Inks Deal With Downtown Music Publishing

Wed, 2014-07-23 19:12
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter and film composer Randy Newman has signed an administration agreement for North America with Downtown...

CBS Local Media Acquires Eventful, Inc.

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:34
CBS Local Media has acquired Eventful, Inc., a San Diego-based digital media company that provides demand-based platforms for live, digital and...

5 Seconds of Summer Heading for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:10
Australian pop/rock band 5 Seconds of Summer is on course for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources forecast the...

Duran Duran Sues Its Own Fan Club

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:36
Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. The group known for hits like "Notorious" and "Hungry Like the Wolf" accuses the suburban...

Pharrell Williams Goes for Knockout Win in 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:17
One year ago, the world was grooving to "Blurred Lines" when the song of the summer prompted a courtroom battle now destined to make its mark in the...

Beatport's New President Lloyd Starr on Download Farms, What EDM Even Is (Q&A)

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:48
A version of this article first appeared in the July 26th issue of Billboard Magazine.

MAGIC!'s 'Rude' No. 1 on Hot 100, Sam Smith Surges

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:13
The Canadian pop/reggae group spends a second week at the summit, while Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' lifts 5-3 after it became available for streaming...

YouTube's Music Industry Liaison Chris LaRosa to Depart for Startup

Wed, 2014-07-23 13:38
It's still full steam ahead for YouTube's music service, however. Chris LaRosa, a product manager responsible for liaising with publishers and...

New Traveling Festival Will Bring Bass Music to 20 Cities This Fall (Exclusive)

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:00
A new music festival geared toward fans of electronic bass music, a heavy sub-genre under the EDM umbrella, will travel to 20 U.S. cities this...

Cyber Thieves Compromised 1,000 StubHub Accounts: Officials

Wed, 2014-07-23 11:37
Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a...

Apple Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Wages

Wed, 2014-07-23 11:33
Apple faces another expansive legal battle after a California court granted a three-year-old lawsuit over labor codes class-action status. The...

'Weird Al' Yankovic Gets First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

Wed, 2014-07-23 10:55
After more than 30 years on the charts, comedian-singer "Weird Al" Yankovic earns his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "Mandatory Fun"...

CC Media Holdings, Clear Channel Parent, Reports Second-Quarter Operating Profit Drop

Wed, 2014-07-23 10:16
The radio giant, led by CEO Bob Pittman, saw its media and entertainment revenue and total revenue rise slightly. CC Media Holdings, the parent...

iHeartRadio Music Festival: Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Usher, Ariana Grande Lead 2014 Lineup

Wed, 2014-07-23 09:00
The iHeartRadio Music Festival makes its fourth trip to Las Vegas on September 19 and 20, and this year's lineup is appropriately star-studded....

Adele's Toddler Son Wins Damages in U.K. Privacy Case

Wed, 2014-07-23 08:27
British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments. Adele's lawyer Jenny...

AEG's Lee Zeidman Promoted to President, Staples Center

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:01
Lee Zeidman has been promoted to the newly created position president, Staples Center, it was announced by Dan Beckerman, president and ceo, AEG,...