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'Britney Bill' for Tax Break on Shows Advances in New Jersey

Mon, 2015-10-05 21:56
A measure dubbed the "Britney bill" that would exempt stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City from having to pay state income taxes on...

Janet Jackson Aiming for Lucky Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Mon, 2015-10-05 21:43
Janet Jackson is heading for her seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Unbreakable. Industry forecasters suggest the set -- which was...

Johnny Cash's 'Sunday Morning' Dawns Again In Modern Country

Mon, 2015-10-05 20:16
A dozen years after Johnny Cash’s death, he has become something of a mythical figure. Heidi Newfield’s “Johnny and June,” Jason Aldean’s “Johnny...

Thomas Rhett Talks Heading Down His 'Own Lane' With 'Tangled Up'

Mon, 2015-10-05 19:39
After scoring the first two of the three major hits from his debut album, Thomas Rhett worried that he might become pigeonholed as someone who was...

Rascal Flatts Turns to Dan + Shay & Meghan Trainor for New 'Sound'

Mon, 2015-10-05 19:17
The trio has racked up a cool 6.8 million “likes” on Facebook. But the “like” Rascal Flatts is most excited about these days is its new single, “I...

Manager Ty Stiklorius Launches New Firm With John Legend, Lindsey Stirling

Mon, 2015-10-05 19:09
Atom Factory co-president Ty Stiklorius is establishing her own management firm, Friends At Work. She brings with her clients John Legend and Lindsey...

Feed Me Premieres Production Tutorial for New Razer Music Site: Exclusive

Mon, 2015-10-05 19:00
The worlds of gaming and electronic music continue to cross-pollinate in exciting ways. Razer, a popular tech and accessory brand within the gaming...

Market Nonplussed By Twitter's CEO Announcement

Mon, 2015-10-05 16:42
News that Jack Dorsey graduated from Twitter's interim CEO to full-time CEO portends well for the company's future. Twitter shares rose 7 percent to...

Selena Gomez Announces Revival Tour Dates

Mon, 2015-10-05 16:21
Selena Gomez is ready to unleash the Revival era. Just days before the release of her upcoming album on Friday, the singer announced exactly where...

Rob Wells, Former Digital Leader for Universal Music, Joins App Startup Crowdmix

Mon, 2015-10-05 15:20
Rob Wells, the former BMG mailroom employee who rose over fourteen years to become the head of digital for Universal Music Group before his departure...

Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' Video Hits 100 Million Views on Vevo

Mon, 2015-10-05 15:18
It's official: Taylor Swift's music video for "Wildest Dreams" has hit 100 million views on Vevo. 

The Weeknd No. 1 on Hot 100 Again, Shawn Mendes Earns First Top 10

Mon, 2015-10-05 14:57
The Weeknd's "The Hills" keeps rolling, leading the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week. Meanwhile, Shawn Mendes scores his first Hot 100 top 10 with...

IMS Conference Launches In China, Alongside STORM Dance Festival feat. Skrillex, Flo Rida

Mon, 2015-10-05 14:44
The co-organized IMS China conference and STORM Festival took place October 2-4 in Shanghai. The Ibiza and Los Angles-based International Music...

Apple & Google Top List of Best Global Brands

Mon, 2015-10-05 13:58
Four tech firms and a soda company dominate the top five of this year's Best Global Brands list from Interbrand. Apple and Google score the top spots...

Copyright Judges Approve Public Radio Pay to SoundExchange

Mon, 2015-10-05 13:39
The three judges who make up the Copyright Royalty Board have approved the settlement between the SoundExchange and the public radio networks. As a...

Jay Z Seeks Delay of Copyright Trial Due to Egyptian's Medical Condition

Mon, 2015-10-05 13:37
It's now been eight years since Shawn "Jay Z" Carter was first sued for allegedly lifting an Egyptian tune for his mega-hit "Big Pimpin." On October...

Miss Info Announces Exit from Hot 97: Exclusive

Mon, 2015-10-05 13:00
After 10 years with New York's respected hip-hop station Hot 97, Miss Info (born Minya Oh) has announced she will be leaving the station. Miss Info...

Independents Argue Streaming Rate Difference Between Them and Majors Would 'Have Disastrous Consequences'

Mon, 2015-10-05 12:04
The fact that the Copyright Royalty Board is -- possibly -- considering setting different rates for different kinds of record labels has the...

Stagecoach To Celebrate 10th Year With Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Bryan

Mon, 2015-10-05 11:25
Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood will headline the 10th anniversary edition of Stagecoach, the highest-grossing country music festival in...

Trailer for Scorsese and Jagger's HBO Series on the Music Industry of the Past 'Smashes You Over the Head'

Mon, 2015-10-05 11:04
Following the release of a teaser trailer in August, HBO has unveiled a longer, debauchery-filled look at Martin Scorcese and Mick Jagger's upcoming...