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Executive Turntable: Moves at The Agency Group, iHeartMedia, Def Jam & More

Sat, 2015-04-25 15:42
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including iHeartMedia's, Def Jam, The Agency Group, UTA, Warner/Chappell and more! -- The...

Photographer Settles Lawsuit Against Justin Bieber

Sat, 2015-04-25 13:17
Justin Bieber has reached a settlement with a photographer who claimed he was assaulted by the singer's bodyguard outside a South Florida recording...

Damon Dash Strikes Back at Ex-Wife Rachel Roy With $2.5 Million Claims

Sat, 2015-04-25 12:20
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash has filed a summons in New York Supreme Court against his ex-wife Rachel Roy for allegedly grossly...

South Korean Firm Was Scammed Out of $375K for Fake Pharrell Show, FBI Says

Sat, 2015-04-25 11:06
A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a...

Chicago Clubs Schubas and Lincoln Hall Sold

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:30
Chicago's Schubas and Lincoln Hall, two music mainstays of the Windy City, were sold to Audioleaf this week in what is said to be a multi-million-...

Yelawolf Aiming for Top 10 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

Fri, 2015-04-24 20:20
Yelawolf is aiming to debut in the top 10 of next week’s Billboard 200 albums chart with his second studio album, Love Story. Industry sources...

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Little Big Town Returns to Top 20 in 'Girl Crush' Rush

Fri, 2015-04-24 18:26
On the latest Billboard 200 chart (dated May 2), Shawn Mendes debuted at No. 1 with his first full-length album, Handwritten. The set, released April...

Universal Music Group Announces Dismantling of Distribution Company, Executive Shuffles

Fri, 2015-04-24 17:48
The Universal Music Group has updated its U.S. structure, dropping the Universal Music Group Distribution name and folding that business into...

Zayn Malik Selfie With Bollywood Star Sets India Retweet Record

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:48
Former One Direction member Zayn Malik and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan have set a Twitter record in India. A selfie taken by Khan with Malik...

After Antitrust Rumors, European Union Mulls Special Regulator for Internet Companies

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:36
As it gears up to probe Google's search practices, the European Union is now considering whether to launch a new regulator to oversee the biggest...

Copyright Extension in Canada Generating a Familiar Controversy

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:22
Leonard Cohen's a fan. So is Bruce Cockburn and Randy "Taking Care of Business" Bachmann. So why has the Canadian government's surprise move to...

Drake's 'My Side' Starts in Top 10 on Twitter Top Tracks

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:10
Drake earns his sixth top 10 hit on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with “My Side,” which arrives at No. 9. The rapper announced the song as a bonus...

Exclusive: Bolstering Massive EDM Strategy, T-Mobile Debuts Above & Beyond Video Series

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:09
James Grant, CEO of Involved Management, has been approached many times over the years by various brands wanting to get involved with his biggest...

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Lead New Programming From Revolt TV

Fri, 2015-04-24 14:23
On Friday (April 24), Revolt will host a 2016 summit in New York City to discuss its plans for future programming. The event, hosted by Diddy, will...

Upfront Funk: Will This Year's 'NewFronts' Bring Record Ad Dollars Into Music Industry?

Fri, 2015-04-24 14:00
When TV's "upfront" advertising marketplace dropped 6 percent to $18.1 billion in 2014 -- the first year-over-year decline since 2009 -- several...

Tyler, The Creator's 'Cherry Bomb' Debuts at No. 1

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:50
Tyler, The Creator takes the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as Cherry Bomb enters with 51,000 first week sales, according to Nielsen Music...

You Can't Buy Music in Mexico Without Paying Carlos Slim Domit, Son of the $77.1 Billion Man

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:22
The heir to the second-biggest fortune in the world listens to AC/DC in his car and used to DJ at an Acapulco dance club.

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Breathes Life Into Chart With 'American Oxygen'

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:10
As previously reported, Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 2) for...

Marc Anthony Goes Mogul, Launches His Own Entertainment Company Magnus Media

Fri, 2015-04-24 12:10
Salsa icon Marc Anthony is taking a cue from Jay Z and other music moguls and launching his own company, Magnus Media, which describes itself as “a...

The Replacements Back on Track: Recording New Music, Vinyl Box Sets, Documentary Planned

Fri, 2015-04-24 12:00
About a year ago, The Replacements, in the midst of a long-awaited reunion, were a mess. Expectations were high for the band's Coachella set, their...