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Kenny G Visits Hong Kong Protest, Angers Chinese Government

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:37
Kenny G has earned himself a rebuke from the Chinese government after paying a visit to one of the pro-democracy protest sites in Hong Kong on...

Drake, Avicii, the Prodigy Confirmed to Play Australia's Future Music Fest

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:39
Drake will tour Australia for the first time next February and March as a headliner on the dance-oriented Future Music Festival. 

Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dies at 85

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:11
Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who was 85, died...

Diddy, Nas, David Byrne All Set for Alicia Keys' AIDS Awareness Event

Tue, 2014-10-21 23:39
Diddy will host Alicia Keys' annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Reba McEntire Becomes Nash Icon Music Label's Inaugural Signing

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:48
Reba McEntire is about to hit the comeback trail. The Country Music Hall of Fame member signed a new recording pact earlier this morning with Nash...

Kesha Previously Denied Dr. Luke Made Sexual Advances in 2011 Deposition

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:43
On Tuesday, a judge ordered the unsealing of a deposition given by pop star Kesha in prior litigation with her former managers at DAS Communications...

SBS Names Eric Garcia Radio Revenue Chief, GM of New York Market

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:18
The longtime SBS executive will oversee local and national radio divisions. Eric Garcia has been named radio revenue chief of SBS' radio division,...

Latin Grammy Watch: Rubén Blades, Miguel Bosé, Calle 13 to Honor Joan Manuel Serrat

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:07
The Nov. 19 gala and musical tribute includes Tania Libertad and Joaquin Sabina.  

Exclusive: Chance the Rapper Reveals New Album 'Surf,' Working With Frank Ocean & J. Cole

Tue, 2014-10-21 15:30
In the year and a half since he released his breakout mixtape, Acid Rap, Chance the Rapper has charted a remarkable course.

Wiz Khalifa Signs with WME

Tue, 2014-10-21 14:09
Wiz Khalifa has signed with WME for his representation worldwide, the company has announced. Wiz Khalifa Earns First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

Executive Turntable: New Faces, Promotions at Beggars, Republic Records, Capitol & More

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:11
-- The Beggars Group announced the following expansion and promotions within the radio department: Risa Matsuki was promoted to VP, Promotions; Brien...

Roc Nation Sports Signs Red Sox Star Yoenis Cespedes

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:00
Red Sox slugger Yoenis Cespedes has joined Jay Z's burgeoning sports agency Roc Nation Sports, the company announced this week.

Anatomy of a Hit: How Bobby Shmurda's 'Hot Boy' Came to Life

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:57
In March, Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Boy” (explicit version: “Hot N—a”) video hit YouTube. But it wasn’t until June, when Vine user Vladimir Francois...

Google Play Music Now Integrates Songza

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:01
Users of the Google Play All Access subscription service will see a new feature on Tuesday. Activity-based radio stations are the first signs of...

Op-Ed: BitTorrent's Matt Mason Makes a Case for Art In the Digital Age

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:45
On September 22, Thom Yorke published an image of a vinyl record. The earth was thrown off its axis, as Consequence of Sound reported. And it was...

Brooklyn's Glasslands Closing: Another Iconic Williamsburg Venue Bites the Dust

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:27
A little over a month after Brooklyn venue Death by Audio revealed that it would be closing its doors in November, its neighboring performance space...

Exclusive Q&A: Irving Azoff on the Bidding War for L.A.'s Iconic Greek Theatre

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:45
The world's two largest promoters, Live Nation and AEG in partnership with the Nederlander, are on pins and needles and then some. They await word...

Pioneer's New Black Box Will Monetize DJs' Club Sets

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:39
A solution to the long-contested issue of nightclub performance royalties may come in the form of a small black box. Leading audio-equipment...

Fighting for the Greek: Behind Nederlander/AEG and Live Nation’s War for the Iconic L.A. Theater

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:30
A modern day Trojan War is underway in Los Angeles as the world's largest promoters, Live Nation and AEG Live in partnership with the Nederlander...