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Cher Calls Out Iowa Farmers & Chris Christie for Treatment of Pigs

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:39pm
Cher posted a string of messages Tuesday on Twitter asking why Iowa farmers "torture pigs" in narrow gestation crates and calling New Jersey Gov....
Categories: Music Industry

Kesha's Mom Suing Dr. Luke for PTSD: Report

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:39pm
A new lawsuit has emerged in the messy legal fray surrounding Kesha and Dr. Luke. Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, is now countersuing Lukasz "Dr. Luke"...
Categories: Music Industry

Why Courtney Love Isn't a Producer on Kurt Cobain Documentary

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:39pm
When HBO and Universal Pictures bring the first authorized documentary about Kurt Cobain to the screen, don't count on Courtney Love's creative...
Categories: Music Industry

It's Official: Scott Borchetta Joining 'American Idol' Season 14 as Mentor

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
Can the man who discovered Taylor Swift pick the next American Idol? The Fox show is banking on just that, as Scott Borchetta, the President and CEO...
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Must-Hear Music Podcast: Frank Ocean, Gwen, St. Vincent, Tinashe, A$AP Ferg & More

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
Even if most of this year's major albums are behind us, the last week saw an inordinate amount of great new releases. We got the first new Frank...
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Maná Added to Rock in Rio USA Lineup

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
Mexican rock group Maná will perform at Rock in Rio USA. The Latin music superstars are the first Spanish-language artists to be announced for the...
Categories: Music Industry

Will Arcade Fire Repeat as Grammy Darlings?

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
Remember these days? If you're an indie rock fan, you remember what it was like when Arcade Fire's The Suburbs shocked the world and won Album of...
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J. Cole Says 'White People Have Snatched the Sound' On 'Fire Squad'

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
A week before its official release, J. Cole's album 2014 Forest Hills Drive has sprung a leak. One album cut in particular, "Fire Squad," is stirring...
Categories: Music Industry

Lana Del Rey Shares 'Big Eyes' & 'I Can Fly' From New Tim Burton Film

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:39pm
Remember back when the haters doubted Lana Del Rey would be here to stay? Those early post-"Video Games" backlash days seem like the distant past, as...
Categories: Music Industry

Carrie Underwood To Launch Fitness Lifestyle Apparel Brand

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:25pm
Carrie Underwood has partnered with Dick's Sporting Goods to launch Calia by Carrie Underwood, a [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 review-in-progress posted

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:22pm

The Lumix DMC-GM5 is the newest minuscule ILC from Panasonic. It joins its sibling (the Lumix GM1) by offering nearly all of the same imaging features, including a 16MP Four Thirds sensor, while adding enthusiast-friendly features like an EVF and additional controls. We've been looking at how it handles in the field compared to its predecessor. Take a look at our review-in-progress, complete with studio analysis and shooting experience. Read more

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Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta Joining ‘American Idol’ As Mentor

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:16pm
Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group, has joined American Idol XIV as [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Country Voices Abound On New Holiday Albums

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:07pm
Country artists are known for their love of releasing holiday music, and the 2014 Christmas [...]
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Artist Updates: Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Linda Davis

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:03pm
Florida Georgia Line will join MAGIC! and Idina Menzel to perform live for more than one [...]
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Jennifer Lawrence Debuts on Hot 100: 'The Hanging Tree' Bows at No. 12

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:39pm
Jennifer Lawrence adds another honor to her already impressive resume: the Academy Award-winning actress scores her first entry on a Billboard chart...
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Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Breaks YouTube Video Counter

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:39pm
When people say something broke the Internet, they're usually exaggerating. But when we say viral K-pop star Psy broke (at least part of) the...
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No Charges in Eric Garner's Chokehold Death: Hip-Hop Community Reacts

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:39pm
Just over a week after a Ferguson grand jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown, a...
Categories: Music Industry

Entertainment Lawyer Joel Katz Joins Berklee Trustees

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:29pm
Berklee College of Music has named Joel Katz, a leader in the field of entertainment law [...]
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Jamey Johnson Launches Big Gassed Records With Christmas Album

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:20pm
Jamey Johnson is releasing new music through his own Big Gassed Records.The label’s first project [...]
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Kelly Rowland Mourns Mom's Death

Billboard.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:39pm
Kelly Rowland is mourning the death of her mother. The singer announced in a statement that Doris Rowland Garrison died Tuesday in Atlanta at age 66...
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