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KCON 2015 Expands to New York

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:45pm
America's biggest K-pop festival is now bicoastal. KCON announced it will expand to an East Coast date in America, hosting a one-day...
Categories: Music Industry

Lady Gaga Hopes Bruce Jenner Interview Is 'Met With Compassion'

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:50pm
Ever since she hit the music world, Lady Gaga has been a vocal supporter of LBGT rights, even calling her sophomore album Born This Way. So it's no...
Categories: Music Industry

Yelawolf & Eminem Take 'Best Friend' Video to Church: Watch

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:30pm
On Friday (April 24), Yelawolf and Eminem delivered the official music video for their collaborative track "Best Friends," from Yela's new album Love...
Categories: Music Industry

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Little Big Town Returns to Top 20 in 'Girl Crush' Rush

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:26pm
On the latest Billboard 200 chart (dated May 2), Shawn Mendes debuted at No. 1 with his first full-length album, Handwritten. The set, released April...
Categories: Music Industry

Tanya Tucker on Her Return to Touring: 'The First Couple of Shows Were Like Pulling Teeth'

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:01pm
Tanya Tucker has returned. The sultry voice behind the hits "Delta Dawn," "San Antonio Stroll" and "I'll Come Back as Another Woman" has been idle...
Categories: Music Industry

Universal Music Group Announces Dismantling of Distribution Company, Executive Shuffles

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:48pm
The Universal Music Group has updated its U.S. structure, dropping the Universal Music Group Distribution name and folding that business into...
Categories: Music Industry

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 real-world sample gallery posted

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:16pm

Panasonic's Lumix CM1 has the potential to break new ground in the territory between smartphones and cameras. It offers a 1-inch 20MP sensor, much larger than the typical smartphone camera chip. It also provides an F2.8 Leica-branded lens encircled by a control ring that can be used to adjust various exposure settings. We got out and about with it to see what its images look like. See gallery 

Categories: Equipment

Taylor Swift's '1989' Is Louder Than AC/DC's 'Back in Black' -- Here's Why

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:03pm
In honor of last month's Dynamic Range Day, mastering engineer Ian Shepherd made an infographic comparing the loudness of popular albums -- and...
Categories: Music Industry

Jeff Lynne on Being Honored by Tom Petty and Joe Walsh: 'I Never Knew If I Was Any Good at All'

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:02pm
“I probably won’t get the giant head,” Jeff Lynne quips as he walks into a lounge at Capitol Records following the unveiling of his star on the...
Categories: Music Industry

Library Of Congress Hosts CMA Songwriters Series

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50pm
The CMA Songwriters Series returned to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Media Matters Outlines 'Dos and Don'ts' for Bruce Jenner Interview Coverage

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:45pm
When it comes to coverage of ABC's Bruce Jenner interview, reporters are on notice: Don't fixate on his appearance and don't "misgender" him. And if...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Ariana Grande & Lea Michele Sing Spice Girls -- On Helium

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:40pm
Late-night Scream Queens shoots are clearly getting crazy. Nick Jonas Joins Ariana Grande in 'Scream Queens' Ariana Grande shared some behind-the-...
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Is This Britney Spears & Giorgio Moroder's Leaked Cover of 'Tom's Diner'?

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
Giorgio Moroder's star-stuffed comeback LP Deja Vu doesn't drop until June 12, but it seems we may have his hotly anticipated Britney Spears...
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Martina McBride To Headline Country Music Marathon Concert

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:28pm
The 16th annual St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon is tomorrow [...]
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Corey Smith Preps Keith Stegall-Produced Project

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:25pm
Corey Smith is prepping the upcoming release of his 10th album, with lead single [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Planning Commission Breaks Embargo, Approves Music Row Building

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:24pm
The Metro Planning Commission has made an exception to its embargo on developments in Nashville's [...]
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'Katy Perry' Hockey Chants Aren't Sexist, Says NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:23pm
Earlier this week during an National Hockey League playoff game, fans of the Winnipeg Jets taunted Anaheim Ducks star Corey Perry with chants of "...
Categories: Music Industry

Harry Styles Will Leave One Direction Next, According to Lance Bass

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:21pm
One Direction may be in store for another shakeup before too long -- at least, according to a surprisingly dishy Lance Bass. Zayn Malik Selfie With...
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'The Voice' Coaches CeeLo Green, Gwen Stefani & Usher to Return Next Week

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:12pm
There's about to be a battle on The Voice for those big red chairs. Former coaches CeeLo Green, Gwen Stefani and Usher will return to the NBC singing...
Categories: Music Industry

Which Reggaeton Artist Should Star in 'Furious 8'? Vote!

Billboard.com - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:55pm
It should come as no surprise that Furious 8 is happening, given that Furious 7 is now the seventh highest-grossing film of all time, pulling in more...
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