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'Les Miserables' Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Mourned at New York Memorial

58 min 50 sec ago
Dozens of friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central...

Parents Television Council Slams VMAs for 'Blatant Sexualization' and Celebrating 'Illegal Drugs

2 hours 23 min ago
The Parents Television Council has condemned Sunday's MTV's Video Music Awards -- a denunciation that, like the VMAs themselves, has become an...

The Weeknd Set for Big No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

Mon, 2015-08-31 22:03
The Weeknd is set for a rocking start on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his new effort Beauty Behind the Madness. Industry forecasters suggest...

Chris Brown is Being Sued Over Nightclub Shooting

Mon, 2015-08-31 21:55
Chris Brown is reportedly being sued over a private San Jose, Calif., concert earlier this year where a shooting broke out and five people were...

Carleen Donovan, Maroon 5 & The Roots' Publicist, Joins Jordan Feldstein's Career Artist Management

Mon, 2015-08-31 20:50
Publicity veteran Carleen Donovan is joining Jordan Feldstein’s Career Artist Management team as of Tuesday (Sept. 1).Maroon 5's 'V' Becomes Band's...

Live Nation Cancels Concert as L.A. Considers Rave Ban Following Recent Deaths

Mon, 2015-08-31 18:55
Following the deaths of two teenage concertgoers at HARD Summer earlier this month, Live Nation has agreed to cancel an upcoming HARD event, as well...

Kanye West Helps 2015 VMAs Break U.S. Twitter Record

Mon, 2015-08-31 16:22
Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards were the most-tweeted non-Super Bowl event in the U.S., according to Nielsen Social, since the service began...

The Weeknd's 'Face' Back Atop Hot 100

Mon, 2015-08-31 14:58
The Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face" rebounds 2-1 for a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It replaces OMI's "Cheerleader" (1-2) after six...

OMI's 'Cheerleader' Takes Lead for Top Song of the Summer

Mon, 2015-08-31 14:56
Just ahead of Labor Day, a new No. 1 takes over atop Billboard's Songs of the Summer chart, as OMI's "Cheerleader" dethrones Wiz Khalifa's "See You...

U.K. Supermarket Giant Taps Into Vinyl Sales With New Iron Maiden Album

Mon, 2015-08-31 13:49
U.K. supermarket giant Tesco said Monday it would sell British rock band Iron Maiden's new album, The Book of Souls, in CD and vinyl form as it...

Shazam Earnings Fall -- But User Growth Is Strong

Mon, 2015-08-31 13:28
A company name that's used as both a verb and a noun might seem to have it made. But Shazam, an increasingly important source of consumer...

Top Music Execs on the New Music They Can't Wait for This Fall

Mon, 2015-08-31 11:14
"Personally I'm anticipating new music from Rihanna and Kanye West -- it's just a matter of time until we get to hear it!"Tom Poleman, president,...

iHeartMedia Promotes 3 National Programmers

Mon, 2015-08-31 11:10
iHeartMedia has announced a trio of promotions within its National Programming Platforms group. First up is iHeart veteran Brad Hardin, who has been...

BBR Music Group to Launch Fourth Label, Wheelhouse Records: Exclusive

Mon, 2015-08-31 09:44
The furniture in Benny Brown's Music Row office is covered with more than 30 neatly arranged stacks of song demos, each marked up with his hand-...

Euro Media Giant Bertelsmann Reports Strongest Figures Since 2007

Mon, 2015-08-31 08:46
Bertelsmann, the European media giant, has posted strong first half results, with revenues topping $9.02 billion (€8.04 billion), the highest figure...

Drake's Lil Weezyana Performance Cut From Live Stream, Who is to Blame?

Mon, 2015-08-31 05:41
When Drake’s surprise performance at Lil Weezyana Festival failed to make the cut for Tidal’s live stream of the show, fingers were pointed at Apple...

Courtney Love Ends Twitter Defamation Row With $350,000 Settlement

Mon, 2015-08-31 03:22
Courtney Love has paid a high price for things she's written on social media -- at least three-quarters of a million dollars.The rock star has ended...

Radio Giants Facing Bicoastal Legal Demands to Stop Playing Pre-1972 Songs

Mon, 2015-08-31 02:10
CBS Radio, iHeartMedia and Cumulus -- the nation's three largest radio station operators -- are now facing multi-million dollar lawsuits both in...

Calvin Harris Lands First No. 1 Single in Australia

Mon, 2015-08-31 01:17
Calvin Harris has a huge following Australia, where he has shifted more than 3 million singles, he’s racked up a string of multiplatinum albums and...

Disturbed Scores Fifth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Sun, 2015-08-30 15:45
Rock band Disturbed achieves its fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as its latest studio effort, Immortalized, opens atop the Sept. 12-...

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