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Ne-Yo's 'Non-Fiction' Aiming for Top 10 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

Fri, 2015-01-30 22:32
The top of next week's Billboard 200 will have little movement, as there is only one new album heading for a possible top 10 debut: Ne-Yo's Non-...

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Grammy Nominees' Album Debuts in Top 20

Fri, 2015-01-30 21:28
On the newest Billboard 200 albums chart, Fall Out Boy earned the largest sales week for a rock album in nearly a year, as the band's American Beauty...

A History of 'American Idol' Legal Battles, From Corey Clark to Phillip Phillips

Fri, 2015-01-30 19:26
American Idol season 14 has started on a sour note with news that Phillip Phillips is suing to void his 19 Entertainment contract.

Why Jay Z's Streaming Purchase Is a Very Smart Move

Fri, 2015-01-30 19:19
Jay Z should close the deal on Aspiro, the company behind streaming services WiMP and Tidal. Few artists or executives could bring more value to a...

Super Bowl Exclusive: Pepsi's Adam Harter on Hiring Katy Perry, Considering Taylor Swift & More

Fri, 2015-01-30 19:00
As Pepsi's VP-marketing, consumer engagement, Adam Harter leads sports, entertainment and music strategy for Pepsi's American beverages, overseeing...

Super Bowl Halftime Show Performers: What the Album Sales Boost Looks Like

Fri, 2015-01-30 17:30
When Katy Perry takes center stage at this year's Super Bowl halftime show, she'll have more eyes on her at once than ever before in an already...

Warner Music Group Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:53
Warner Music Group has now become the largest music company to resolve litigation over its past internship programs. On Thursday, the attorney for...

Sundance 2015: New Pharrell Songs, KT Tunstall Ready to Score, Rashida Jones Sings & More

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:13
The 2015 edition of the Sundance Film Festival was lean on music-related documentaries -- films on Nina Simone and Kurt Cobain were pretty much it...

Exclusive: Scooter Braun Talks Bieber and Rick Rubin, Carly Rae Jepsen's Topping 'Call Me Maybe' & More

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:02
At last week's (Jan. 20-23) iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, Calif., label heads presented the titular multi-platform giant iHeartMedia (radio...

Exclusive: Budweiser VP Brian Perkins Talks Selecting Songs for the Super Bowl

Fri, 2015-01-30 15:00
Anheuser Busch has long been the largest sponsor of the Super Bowl -- TV's perennial most-watched event, with a record 111.5 million viewers in 2014...

Spotify Valued at $5.7 Billion in New Report, Amidst Rumors of a Massive Money Search

Fri, 2015-01-30 14:58
A report from Manhattan Venture Research values Spotify at $5.74 billion, finding potential in the company even though a profit isn't predicted to...

Veteran Producer Ron Fair to Exec-Produce TLC's New Album

Fri, 2015-01-30 14:05
Long before social media became a required weapon in a pop star's arsenal, TLC was closer to its audience than most acts -- the trio included...

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Soars, Nicki Minaj Notches 60th Hit

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:15
As previously reported, Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week, Fall Out Boy's "Centuries...

Ice Cube & Dr. Dre Not Present at Suge Knight Hit-and-Run, Source Confirms

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:10
Suge Knight was reportedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run on Thursday, Jan. 29. After being involved in a fight, Knight reportedly reversed his car...

The Inside Story of How Mariah Carey and L.A. Reid Reunited (at a Fraction of Her Former $80 Million Deal)

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:00
Just months shy of the 10-year anniversary of The Emancipation of Mimi, Mariah Carey and Antonio "L.A." Reid are prepping another kind of comeback....

Sleater-Kinney Hits New High on Billboard 200 & Top Rock Albums

Fri, 2015-01-30 11:28
Sleater-Kinney scores its highest rank on the Billboard 200 (No. 18) and starts at No. 4 on Top Rock Albums with its eighth full-length album, and...

Jay Z Gets Into Streaming With $56 Million Bid for Spotify Rival

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:07
Jay Z has set his sights on buying Aspiro, the Swedish parent company of two subscription streaming services, WiMP and TIDAL. The offer of 464...

Miranda Lambert & Dierks Bentley Lead ACM Awards Nominations

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:00
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley are the frontrunners heading into the Academy of Country Music Awards, which this year celebrates its 50th...

Cops On Lookout for Suge Knight After Fatal Hit & Run

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:12
Suge Knight was behind the wheel of a fatal hit-and-run incident on the set of a movie shoot, his lawyer has confirmed. And it would appear...