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  • Cue the music, cue the drama! Lee Daniels introduces 'Star'
    NEW YORK (AP) — The title of Lee Daniels' latest venture, "Star," might very well identify this celebrated producer-director-writer. His films include "Monster's Ball," ''Precious" and "The Butler," while two seasons ago he roared into series TV with Fox's smash music drama "Empire."
  • Justin Bieber tops Vevo's worldwide music video chart 2016
    Justin Bieber's "Sorry" video tops Vevo's most watched video chart of 2016, after having raked in more than 1.8 billion views this year.
  • Experts Interrogate Youtube's Report That They Paid $1 Billion To The Music Industry
    Earlier this week Youtube belaboredly patted themselves on the back for reportedly paying out over a billion dollars to the music industry. In a statement, the IFPI, or the International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry, a global record industry trade group, called the figure into question. “Google has today issued more unexplained numbers on what […]
  • Apple Music's Latest Subscriber Numbers Will Make Jay Z Sweat
    Apple Music is succeeding where others streaming competitors are not. As the music service hit the 18-month mark, it announced that it had reached 20 million subscribers. It would be easy to play this off as a symptom of Apple’s established presence in our pockets, both via the iPhone and the iTunes store.
  • Apple Music attracts 20 million subscribers
    Apple's streaming service says it has reached 20 million subscribers, showing quick growth as the tech titan tries to close in on sector leader Spotify. Apple Music launched in June 2015 as Apple, which revolutionized digital music with iTunes 15 years ago, saw the future in streaming -- a service that allows online listeners to […]
  • Popular Vermont punk music venue is closing its doors
    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A popular Vermont punk music venue, established with the help of the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, is closing after 32 years.
  • Drake is top-selling artist on Apple Music 2016
    Canadian hip hop artist Drake dominated the Apple iTunes charts this year and will round out 2016 celebrating a trio of triumphs on Apple Music's year-end charts.
  • Drake tops iTunes' year-end music lists
    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake was all over Apple Music this year, so perhaps no surprise the rapper tops the iTunes music lists as well.
  • Musicians react to their Grammy nominations
    Reactions to the Grammy Awards nominations, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. The 59th annual Grammys will air live on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.
  • Youtube Says They Paid The Music Industry A Ton Of Money This Year
    In a blog post by YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl, the video-streaming giant says it paid over a billion dollars from ad revenue alone in the last 12 months. As more advertising dollars shift from TV, radio and print to online services, the music industry will generate even more revenue from ads. In the […]