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Ticketmaster vs. Stubhub: Who’s Winning the Resale Battle?

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:00
While 2013 was the year that Ticketmaster and StubHub battled each other in state legislatures over resale laws, 2014 has seen them face off with...

Winner of Univision's 'Va Por Ti' Will Get a Deal with Warner, Label Announces

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:45
Warner Music will offer a recording deal to the winner of Univision Network reality show Va Por Ti (This One’s for You). The winner of the Sunday...

Iggy Pop Disses U2: ‘Giving Away Music Before It Can Flop’

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:46
Add Iggy Pop’s name to the list of those not impressed with U2’s latest attempt to change the world.

How Morrissey and Harvest Records Unraveled

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:02
When Capitol Music Group chairman/CEO Steve Barnett announced on Jan. 15 that Morrissey had signed with CMG's Harvest Records, he praised the artist...

Corner Office: Afo Verde, Head of Sony Latin, on Ricky Martin, His Producer Roots and Argentine Pride

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:52
The 50 or so ­employees at Sony Music Entertainment’s Miami headquarters are used to seeing Afo Verde walk briskly, fitting for a part-time soccer...

Pandora Tests Its 'Sponsored Listening' Ad Format With Fox, Sony Playstation

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:51
Pandora's new ad product, dubbed Sponsored Listening, lets you skip audio promos for an hour if you click on a video ad. The music service is beta...

Spotify Announces Family Pricing Plan

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:22
Sharing is caring, unless you're talking about Spotify. The streaming music giant has announced a new subscription that makes it easier for the whole...

Pitbull to Host the 2014 American Music Awards

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:00
Pitbull will make his presence felt at the American Music Awards, again. The high-profile rapper will host the Nov. 23 ceremony, and he’ll perform a...

CMJ, Despite the Internet, Logistics, and Few Brands, Keeps Kicking Out the Jams

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:27
Everything you need to know about CMJ Music Marathon naysayers can be found in Brooklyn Vegan's endlessly infuriating, occasionally informative ...

Led Zeppelin Loses First Round in 'Stairway to Heaven' Lawsuit

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:38
Led Zeppelin is stuck in Pennsylvania at the moment, forced to confront claims the band stole its biggest hit "Stairway to Heaven" from Randy Craig...

Ella Henderson Opens at the Top in U.K. with 'Chapter One'

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:24
Ella Henderson, who finished sixth in the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012, made a triumphant start to her album career in the U.K. yesterday (...

Universal Music Mulling Action Against American Airlines Over In-Flight Music

Mon, 2014-10-20 03:48
American Airlines is buckling up to defend a copyright lawsuit that could come as soon as next month from Universal Music Group. On Friday, attorneys...

Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Perform at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

Sun, 2014-10-19 19:48
The second annual La Musa Awards presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame was an eminently musical and emotional affair whose elegant...

Lorde's 'Royals' Gets Banned in San Francisco for World Series

Sun, 2014-10-19 19:05
Lorde's not getting any love from San Francisco right now. As the city's Giants head into the World Series against the Kansas City Royals, the singer...

Watch: LeBron James Backed by Hozier’s ‘Take Me to Church’ in Powerful New Beats by Dre Ad

Sun, 2014-10-19 14:13
Basketball star LeBron James’ return to Cleveland is celebrated in the latest Beats by Dre commercial, which features Hozier’s hit single “Take Me to...

Barbra Streisand Calls on Democrats to Donate Cash to Midterm Campaigns

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:06
Barbra Streisand sent out an email Saturday asking Democrats to donate money immediately to candidates facing stiff opposition in the November...

Nashville Songwriter Paul Craft Dies at 76: Report

Sun, 2014-10-19 10:21
Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday at a...

Diddy Opens Up During Revolt Conference Q&A: 'Success ... Turns You Into an Asshole'

Sat, 2014-10-18 16:48
Revolt chairman and co-founder Sean Combs took the stage for his Q&A session at the Revolt Music Conference in Miami on Oct. 18 sounding more...

Bridges for Music: How Nonprofit is Harnessing EDM’s Power for Positive Change

Sat, 2014-10-18 16:17
When twenty-five cyclists arrived in Amsterdam this week, their focus was not on the long trek from London, but what it would mean for the township...

K-Pop Concert Planner in South Korea Found Dead After 16 Die

Sat, 2014-10-18 15:29
A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead...