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Romeo Santos Towers Over Taylor Swift, Beyoncé & Other Mainstream Stars in YouTube Total Views

Wed, 2015-07-01 14:10
It’s hard to ignore the power of bachata, especially when it’s presented in sheer numbers. The latest YouTube music artist insights data shows the...

'You're Playing for the World': Q-Tip Talks About His Beats 1 Radio Show 'Abstract Thought,' Working With Sonos

Wed, 2015-07-01 13:08
Anyone disappointed by the first day of broadcasting from Beats 1, the radio station centerpiece of Apple's newly launched Music platform, should...

Macy's Dumps Donald Trump, Then He Insists He Dumped Them

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:25
Macy's is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump. A spokesperson for the retail giant tells The Hollywood Reporter: "In light of...

Amazon Opens Shop in Mexico

Wed, 2015-07-01 11:30
Amazon has formally launched full service operations in Mexico, under the URL amazon.com.mx.   The Amazon launch in Mexico -- its first in Latin...

Breaking Benjamin Earns Its First No. 1 Album on the Billboard 200 Chart

Wed, 2015-07-01 11:00
Rock band Breaking Benjamin celebrates its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart -- and their best sales week ever -- as Dark Before Dawn...

United Record Pressing's Jay Millar Looks Back on Nine Years at the Center of the Vinyl Explosion

Wed, 2015-07-01 09:52
Jay Millar is a 20-year veteran of the music industry, spending past 8 years as the Marketing Director for Nashville, Tennessee's United Record...

Donald Trump Sues Univision for $500 Million Following Miss Universe Cancellation

Wed, 2015-07-01 07:53
Donald Trump is making good on his threats following Univision’s decision to sever ties with him over his remarks about immigrants. The mogul and...

Jessica Rivera Rises at Universal Music Publishing Group

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:46
Universal Music Publishing Group exec Jessica Rivera has been promoted to executive VP/head of East Coast operations.  In this new post, Rivera will...

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Hires Casey Anthony's Defense Attorney: Report

Wed, 2015-07-01 00:15
Nick Gordon, the boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, has reportedly retained a high-powered team to help him face his...

Eddy Louiss, French Jazz Organist, Dead at 74

Tue, 2015-06-30 21:52
French jazz organist Eddy Louiss, who played in the Stan Getz quartet in the early 1970s, died Tuesday in a hospital in central western France. He...

Apple Music's Goal: Some Subscribers Now, Lots of Hardware Sales Later

Tue, 2015-06-30 20:07
Will Apple Music turn around the record business? Will Apple Music help Apple sell more iPhones and laptops? There are some guesses but little...

Natalie La Rose Cancels Miss USA Performance

Tue, 2015-06-30 19:58
Natalie La Rose will no longer be performing at the Miss USA event, a rep for the singer has confirmed with Billboard.  Miss USA Organizers: Show...

Montreal Jazz Festival Draws 2 Million Visitors, Honors James Cotton, Al Di Meola & Erykah Badu

Tue, 2015-06-30 19:05
It’s business as usual at the 36th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, which runs from June 26 through July 5 -- and that...

Donald Trump Sues Univision for $500 Million Following Miss Universe Cancellation

Tue, 2015-06-30 18:57
Donald Trump is making good on his threats following Univision’s decision to sever ties with him over his remarks on immigrants. The mogul and...

Executive Turntable: Promotions at ASCAP & Sony Music UK; New Board of Directors at Songwriters Hall of Fame

Tue, 2015-06-30 18:47
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including SACEM, BMG Group, Songkick, SONOS and more. - ASCAP elevated Colleen McDonough to...

Major Country in Major Cities: Behind New York's FarmBorough and Chicago's Lake Shake

Tue, 2015-06-30 18:08
Live Nation’s country music division barnstormed the major markets of Chicago and New York on consecutive weekends, launching Lake Shake in the...

A Look Back at Spotify's U.S. Launch for Clues to Apple Music's Future

Tue, 2015-06-30 17:30
There were keynotes. Analyses. Interviews. Features.

Apple Music Reviews: What Tech Critics Are Saying

Tue, 2015-06-30 17:26
Apple released the iOS 8.4 update on Tuesday (June 30), and with it came the highly anticipated Apple Music streaming service. Users may be confused...

Lil Jon on Bud Light Commerical, Pressures of Being the Life of the Party & New Music

Tue, 2015-06-30 17:20
His name is practically synonymous with getting low and turning up, so who better to ignite a secret South American beach party than Lil Jon. The...

Chris Christie's Presidential Bid: Will Other New Jersey Musicians Give the Governor Their Songs?

Tue, 2015-06-30 17:09
Smithereens singer Pat DiNizio was out in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, on an errand when he noticed a “big commotion”: New Jersey Governor Chris...

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