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Elton John Loves Pope Francis: 'He Is My Hero'

Wed, 2014-10-29 08:47
For Sir Elton John, his An Enduring Vision benefit in New York City on Tuesday night was an opportunity to not only raise money for his AIDS...

Pitbull Developing Two Reality Series for The Weinstein Co.

Wed, 2014-10-29 03:28
Pitbull has his sights on expanding his TV presence. The Miami rapper, whose real name is Armando Christian Perez, has teamed with The Weinstein Co....

Linda Komorsky Liker, Music Industry Veteran, Dies at 70

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:58
Linda Komorsky Liker, a music publishing executive and adviser, died Sunday after being struck by a car as she crossed a street in Los Angeles. She...

Taylor Swift's Entire '1989' Album Selling for $0.99 on Microsoft's Music Deals App

Tue, 2014-10-28 19:13
While Taylor Swift's new 1989 isn't available on streaming sites like Spotify, there is one place the Internet can get it for a pretty good deal. ...

New Streaming Service Tidal Joins the Hi-Def Trend

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:26
Consumers' desire for high-quality audio will be further tested with Tidal, a music streaming service from Scandinavian company Aspiro, which...

Bob Mould Looks Back at Husker Du's Breakthrough Indie Album 'Zen Arcade'

Tue, 2014-10-28 17:18
In 1983, Hüsker Dü's singer-guitarist Bob Mould told Matter fanzine writer Steve Albini, "We're going to try to do something bigger than anything...

Fifth Harmony Sing the Praises of Their 'Best Friend': MTV

Tue, 2014-10-28 15:51
It's official: Fifth Harmony and MTV are BFFs.

Taylor Swift's '1989' Heading for 1 Million Sales Debut

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:33
Taylor Swift's 1989 just keeps getting bigger. Industry sources now forecast the album to sell at least one million copies in its first week. That...

How Run-D.M.C. Changed the Rap Game in 1984

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:22
Though rap had been selling records and denting the lower reaches of the Billboard charts since 1979, it can be argued that Run-D.M.C.'s self-titled...

Why 'Footloose' Inspired 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director James Gunn

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:49
In a key scene in 2014's top-grossing movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt's character Peter Quill tells the interstellar assassin and...

YouTube 'Optimistic' Its Music Streaming Service Will Launch 'Soon'

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:12
The long wait continues for YouTube's much-discussed music streaming service. CEO Susan Wojcicki told a tech panel on Monday that they're still "...

What Is Bad? A Worst Songs Countdown Goes Beyond Good and Evil

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:45
What do “Who Let The Dogs Out” and “Stairway To Heaven” have in common? Both make a prominent appearance among the 88 worst songs of all time, as...

Two CMJ Panels Tackle Nuanced, Important (and Dry) Entertainment Law

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:55
"As soon as you say 'mechanical licensing,' in the first 15 minutes, you lose people," said John C. Beiter, an entertainment attorney with Nashville'...

Madison Square Garden to Explore Split

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:28
The Madison Square Garden Co. said Monday it's considering a plan to split off its entertainment businesses from its media and sports divisions. The...

Steve Angello Announces Two-Year Residency at SLS Life in Las Vegas

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:00
Las Vegas residencies by big name DJs are nothing new, as seemingly every time a new hotel opens on the Strip, it includes a mega club that needs...

SiriusXM Sees Growth in Earnings, Subscribers in Third Quarter

Tue, 2014-10-28 08:32
Sirius ‎XM Radio on Tuesday reported improved third-quarter earnings as it continued to grow its subscriber base. The satellite radio giant, led by...

Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran Added to Rock in Rio USA Line-up

Tue, 2014-10-28 05:03
MGM Resorts International and the organizers of Rock in Rio USA announced additions to the music festival's lineup Monday and offered a glimpse of...

Autographed Rolling Stones Book, Yours for $5,000

Mon, 2014-10-27 23:38
The next Rolling Stones project will cost you a lot more than the average concert ticket. A boxed, collector's edition of "The Rolling Stones," a...

Beyonce Biography in the Works

Mon, 2014-10-27 22:40
What's being billed as the first comprehensive biography of pop diva Beyonce Knowles will be released in the fall of 2015, publisher Grand Central...

Enrique Iglesias to Perform at MTV EMAs

Mon, 2014-10-27 22:25
Enrique Iglesias has joined the lineup of performers at the MTV EMAs in Glasgow next month, organizers said Monday. Following the performance,...