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Shazam Looking to Increase Users by 500%

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:15pm
Shazam wants a five-fold increase in monthly mobile users. Already a must-have app for identifying songs, Shazam is betting different types of...
Categories: Music Industry

Shakira's Miami Home for Sale

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:03pm
As she gets close to giving birth to her second child, Shakira has once again put her Miami home on the market. The 8,355-square-foot, six-bedroom,...
Categories: Music Industry

Madonna's 10 Most Surprising Collaborations

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:42pm
Madonna and Mike Tyson, on a song together? It's true: the pop legend and boxing icon have linked up for "Iconic," a track on her forthcoming album...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Eminem, Big Sean, Danny Brown & More Rep Their Hometown in 'Detroit Vs. Everybody' Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:42pm
Eminem's team-up with Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf and Trick Trick for the Shady XV hometown-ride anthem "Detroit vs. Everybody"...
Categories: Music Industry

Jarrod Niemann on Life After 'Lover, Lover': 'People Singing Along -- That Never Gets Old'

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:31pm
It's been almost five years since Jerrod Niemann hit the top of the charts with "Lover, Lover." Though the singer has written the bulk of his...
Categories: Music Industry

CODE Picks of the Week: Plastikman, Space Echo, and More

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:21pm
Each Friday, CODE curates a diverse selection of the best new tunes in dance/electronic music. Take a listen for a fitting soundtrack to your weekend...
Categories: Music Industry

For Nashville Music Industry Job Seekers

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:03pm
The MusicRow Marketplace, a free Nashville music industry listing service, currently contains several [...]
Categories: Music Industry

MusicRowPics: Logan Mize

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:57pm
A native of small town Kansas, where his father was a butcher and his mother a schoolteacher, [...]
Categories: Music Industry

D'Angelo's 'Voodoo' at 15: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:53pm
Some music comes armored in myth -- Brian Wilson's Smile sessions, My Bloody Valentine's Loveless, Nas' Illmatic. In these cases, the stories of all-...
Categories: Music Industry

Tangerine Dream Founder Edgar Froese Dead at 70

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:45pm
Pioneering electronic musician Edgar Froese died Tuesday, according to the remaining members of Tangerine Dream, the immensely influential German...
Categories: Music Industry

BPM Festival Highlights: Innervisions, Cadenza Meets Planet E, Vatos Locos & More

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:39pm
Since 2008, the international party crowd has congregated in Mexico's Playa del Carmen for 10 days of house and techno parties set against a...
Categories: Music Industry

Rebecca Black Manager Charged With Violating Talent Scam Prevention Act

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:31pm
A veteran music manager was charged with four counts of violating the Talent Scam Prevention Act, according to city attorney Mike Feuer at a press...
Categories: Music Industry

Industry Ink: Regions Bank, Sony Music Nashville, ASCAP

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:19pm
Lisa Harless, Senior Vice President and Private Wealth Advisor of Regions Bank, has been named one of the [...]
Categories: Music Industry

CODE Picks of the Week: Black Coffee Guest Playlist

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:07pm
House music has long been the soundtrack in poor and predominately black townships at the edge of South African cities like Cape Town and...
Categories: Music Industry

Meet Brooklyn Club Producer Brenmar, Freshly Signed to Fool's Gold and Ready for Center Stage

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:03pm
There's a lot you might not know about Brenmar, one of this year's breakout producers whose new EP, Award, is out this week on Fool's Gold. The 29-...
Categories: Music Industry

Hear Wiz Khalifa Remix Fall Out Boy's 'Uma Thurman'

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:02pm
Yes, Wiz Khalifa and Fall Out Boy are touring together this summer, and no, that isn't the end of their collaboration. Wiz just dropped a remix of...
Categories: Music Industry

Tamron announces SP 15-30mm F/2.8 release date and $1200 price point

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:01pm

Tamron has announced availability and pricing for its much-anticipated 15-30mm F/2.8 stabilized wide angle zoom. Set for availability on January 30th in Canon and Nikon mounts with Sony to follow later, the lens will retail for $1199. Read more

Categories: Equipment

Beyonce Disapproves of 'Feyonce' Mugs Being Sold on Etsy

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:58pm
Beyoncé isn't one to play with (if you didn't already know).The singer caught drift of engagement mugs being sold on the online marketplace, Etsy,...
Categories: Music Industry

Rico Love Talks New Video & Debut Album: 'I Believe That Black Artists Can Sell Millions'

Billboard.com - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:53pm
What do Romeo Santos' "Odio," Nelly's "Just a Dream," and Beyonce's "Sweet Dreams" have in common? First, they're all hits: "Odio" went to No. 1 on...
Categories: Music Industry

CMA Helps Host YouTube’s First Nashville Seminar

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:44pm
Let the YouTube educational seminars begin! Yesterday the Country Music Association helped [...]
Categories: Music Industry