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UN's World Intellectual Property Organization Meets With Artistic Creators for First Time

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:42pm
For the first time, the United Nation's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) invited artistic creators to speak at their 54th General...
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g.o.d to Bring Reunion Tour to East & West Coast Arenas

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:42pm
g.o.d is making their reunion an international affair. One of K-pop's most famous boy bands of all time has announced two huge U.S. concerts as...
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Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift Tops Adult Pop Songs, Sam Smith Rules Adult R&B

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:42pm
Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the...
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Watch Adam Levine Become an American Psycho in Maroon 5's 'Animals' Video

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:42pm
Is it Halloween already? In Maroon 5's just-released "Animals" video, frontman Adam Levine stalks his new wife, Victoria's Secret model Behati...
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Rich Homie Quan's Father Shot Four Times, in Stable Condition

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:42pm
Rich Homie Quan's father was shot four times Monday inside his northwest Atlanta barbershop. He is in stable condition in a local hospital according...
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Apple Suing Headphones Entrepreneur for Claiming to Be a Beats Co-Founder

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:42pm
The story of how Beats Electronics was founded just got more interesting. Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Dragged Into Beats Headphones Dispute On Friday...
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Gwen Stefani Finishing New Solo Album With Pharrell

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
It's been eight years since Gwen Stefani's last solo album, 2006's The Sweet Escape, but the wait may soon be over for new music from the newly...
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Tommy Lee's Insights on a Balanced Rock ‘n’ Roll Lifestyle and More Insider Scoop

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
Tommy Lee's Dr. Feelgood What do Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, Motley Crue's Tommy Lee, The Runaways' Lita Ford and The Roots...
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Songwriter-Producer Rodney Jerkins: Mary J. Blige Is in ‘The Best Place She Has Been in a Long Time’

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
The year 2015 will mark songwriter-producer Rodney Jerkins' 20th in the music business. His first 19 have seen him produce or co-produce 16 top 10...
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'Midnight Rider' Assistant Director Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
The criminal case involving the death of Midnight Rider camera assistant Sarah Jones has been expanded to include first assistant director Hillary...
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Tracy Morgan Wasn't Wearing a Seatbelt in Crash, Walmart Says

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Walmart truck on a highway in June weren't wearing seatbelts, the...
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Niykee Heaton Heats Up, With Assistance From Russell Simmons

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
Niykee Heaton's debut EP, Bad Intentions, was released last Tuesday to noteworthy buzz, topping the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart (and...
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Hear Tinashe's New Song 'Bet' With Dev Hynes

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
Tinashe, whose "2 On" is currently No. 9 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, released a new song on Monday (Sept. 29). Check out "Bet," which...
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Hear Aretha Franklin Cover Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:42pm
The Queen is back, and she has her sights set on reworking one of the biggest hits of the decade. On Monday (Sept. 29), Aretha Franklin debuted her...
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Industry Pics: Kristen Kelly, NSAI

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 5:22pm
Artist Kristen Kelly has signed a publishing deal with Jim Landers' Cavalier Music Group, and with [...]
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IEBA Hosts Agents Power Panel

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:56pm
The 2014 IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association) is in full swing at Nashville’s [...]
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Future Home of George Jones Museum Announced

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:45pm
Nancy Jones, widow of legendary Country singer George Jones, announced today (Sept. 29) that [...]
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What a VIP Concert Package Buys You: From Front-Row Paul McCartney Seats to Dance Parties With Ariana Grande's Dancers

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:42pm
Getty Images This article first appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Billboard.
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Urban Outfitters Doesn't Sell the Most Vinyl

Billboard.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:42pm
While Urban Outfitters may be telling the world that it is the world's premier seller of vinyl, record label executives tell Billboard that Amazon is...
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Industry Ink: ProMO Image, Jason Aldean, “Rize Up For Rizor,” Warner Music Nashville, Inspire Nashville

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:54pm
Shelly Mullins has formed ProMO Image, a publicity, marketing, event promotions, and [...]
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