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South Korea Shipwreck: Entertainment Industry Halts Amid Rescue Efforts

3 hours 27 min ago
Festivals, album releases and liquor commercials are called off as 278 people go missing at sea. SEOUL -- As South Korean authorities rush to...

Lee Phillips Toasted (and Roasted) as Entertainment Lawyer of Year

3 hours 36 min ago
At the Beverly Hills Bar Association event, Randy Jackson and Kenny Loggins were among those who toasted their music attorney for his legal skills,...

Clear Channel Hit By Layoffs

4 hours 44 min ago
On April 16, Clear Channel Music + Entertainment began what they termed an ‘alignment’ of radio station sales staffs at the local market and cluster...

Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL Explore the Intersection of Electronic Music and Film Scores

5 hours 3 min ago
Film composer Hans Zimmer and the electronic musician and film composer Junkie XL were well aware they were taking a meandering journey as they spoke...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Tops Forbes' Annual List of Hip-Hop's Richest... Again

5 hours 17 min ago
Forbes has released its eighth annual list of hip-hop's wealthiest artists, and for the second year in a row, Sean "Diddy" Combs tops the list. Since...

Aretha Franklin Filing $10 Million Lawsuit Over Fake Patti LaBelle Fight Story (Report)

5 hours 31 min ago
Back on April 11, the Onion-esque parody site The News Nerd published a fake story about Patti LaBelle punching Aretha Franklin at "an R&B/Soul...

Enrique Iglesias, Wisin, Sean Paul, Cristian Castro, Michel Teló to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

5 hours 52 min ago
Enrique Iglesias, Wisin, Sean Paul, Cristian Castro, and Michel Teló have joined the all-star lineup set to perform at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music...

Shazam and Apple's iOS Cozy Up (Report)

6 hours 5 min ago
Shazam will be fully integrated into iOS in an upcoming update, according to Bloomberg's sources.

Business Matters: Five Ways Sprint Will Help Spotify

6 hours 43 min ago
The news this week that Sprint could be announcing a partnership with Spotify at its April 29 press event was just the latest in a multitude of...

Pair of Detroit EDM Festivals Called Off

7 hours 30 min ago
Two new electronic music festivals scheduled for July 4th weekend in Detroit have been canceled for this year -- but have already announced dates for...

Hot 97 Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell

8 hours 13 min ago
Hot 97 (WQHT) rang the NASDAQ closing bell yesterday to celebrate parent company Emmis Communications' acquisition of WBLS 107.5 and WLIB 1190 AM...

Off the Docket: Settlements for Black Flag's Staff Woes, Eminem vs. Facebook and Capitol Royalties Row

9 hours 3 min ago
Three notable lawsuits have ended after the parties got together to hash things out. Not every Hollywood lawsuit ends with a made-for-TV court...

Salsa Great Cheo Feliciano Dies in Car Accident

9 hours 22 min ago
Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the U.S. territory. He was 78. Police officer Israel Arroyo says...

Coldplay Announce International Live Shows for ‘Ghost Stories’ Launch

15 hours 9 min ago
Coldplay have unveiled their first run of live shows in support of the band’s new studio album, “Ghost Stories”.  The British alternative rock group...

Diddy, Guy Gerber, Steve Aoki, Chad Hurley at IMS Engage: Where Worlds Collide and Gates Open

Wed, 2014-04-16 22:14
When asked about the origins of 11:11, the name for the much-ballyhooed collaboration between Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and Israeli DJ/producer Guy...

Music Docs To Take Center Stage at Tribeca Film Festival

Wed, 2014-04-16 21:25
This story first appeared in the May 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Juan Gabriel in 'Stable Condition' After Falling Ill, Adds Replacement Tour Dates

Wed, 2014-04-16 20:56
Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who on Monday was hospitalized and diagnosed with pneumonia, is now listed in "very stable condition " in Las Vegas...

The Beat: KROQ Music Director Lisa Worden on Coachella Partnership

Wed, 2014-04-16 20:44
Weekend one of Coachella is overflowing with parties, everything from traditions like Neon Carnival and the Lacoste soiree to this year, for the...

Pete Seeger to be Celebrated at Hudon River's Clearwater Festival

Wed, 2014-04-16 20:11
Folk singer Pete Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer.

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