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Shia LaBeouf Takes Aim at Soulja Boy in New Freestyle, Atlanta Rapper Responds

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:46am
After annihilating his freestyle on Sway in the Morning last month, actor Shia LaBeouf gained the respect of avid rap junkies. He then...
Categories: Music Industry

Columbia Leads All Labels in Grammy Nominations for Major Categories

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:24am
Driven by the two most talked about artists of this Grammy season, Adele and Beyoncé, Columbia Records leads the way for all labels in nominations in...
Categories: Music Industry

Eventbrite and Bandsintown Announce Partnership: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:18am
Eventbrite, a ticketing platform with more than two million events a year, and the concert discover app Bandsintown are set to announce a new...
Categories: Music Industry

ACM Nomination Round Voting Ends Dec. 7

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:17am
The Nomination Round of voting for the upcoming ACM Awards will close at [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Manager of Oakland Warehouse Says 'I'm Incredibly Sorry' About Deadly Fire

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:08am
The manager of the Oakland, California, warehouse where 36 people died at a party on Friday night told the Today show on Tuesday (Dec. 6) that he is...
Categories: Music Industry

YouTube Reports $1 Billion Paid to Recording Industry Through Advertising This Year

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:03am
After a year of sustained and withering criticism from the recorded music industry -- and one day after Lyor Cohen began as its global head of...
Categories: Music Industry

Kelsea Ballerini Wears Custom Nicole Miller to Sold-Out NYC Show: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:58am
At her Friday night (Dec. 2) sold-out Irving Plaza show, Kelsea Ballerini wore a custom Nicole Miller design to honor the city that never sleeps. The...
Categories: Music Industry

Supreme Court Sides With Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:56am
A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. The...
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The Chainsmokers' 'Closer' Ties for Second-Longest No. 1 Run Atop Pop Songs Chart

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:44am
The Chainsmokers' "Closer," featuring Halsey, keeps getting closer to history on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart. The...
Categories: Music Industry

Top 10 Snubs & Surprises of 2017 Grammy Nominees: Sturgill Simpson, Mike Posner & The Biggest Omissions

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:39am
The 59th annual Grammy Awards have officially revealed their nominations, and with that, we can start poring over some of the biggest discrepancies...
Categories: Music Industry

Photographer Anthony Supreme Talks Working With J. Cole for '4 Your Eyez Only' Album Artwork

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:37am
Life-changing decisions can occur at any moment. For photographer Anthony Supreme, the turning point in his life came to him while sitting in his...
Categories: Music Industry

The Music and Mojitos Are Back in Cuba as Mourning for Fidel Castro Ends

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:31am
Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national...
Categories: Music Industry

Mourners Cry, Hug, Laugh & Scream at Memorial for Oakland Warehouse Fire Victims

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:20am
Lee Davidson is a veteran of underground dance parties. Her friend Alex, a 35-year-old film producer and father of two, would tease her, saying,...
Categories: Music Industry

Chris Rock Unveils Plans for Stand-Up Tour in 2017

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:18am
Less than two months after The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Chris Rock had scored a massive payday for two stand-up specials...
Categories: Music Industry

‘MusicRow’ Reveals 2017 Next Big Thing Artists

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:00am
MusicRow is proud to reveal the Touring Issue, featuring MusicRow's picks for its 2017 Next Big Thing [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Spotify App Now Lets You Control Your Sonos System

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:00am
Spotify Premium users whose homes are decked out with Sonos speakers, today's the day. No more jumping from app to app in order to tweak our...
Categories: Music Industry

The Daily Edit – One Shot Editions: Brian Finke

A Photo Editor's Blog - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:31am

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One Shot

Co-Founders: Zack McDonald & Daan van Dam
Photographer: Brain Finke


Why did you choose to collaborate with Brian?
We’re huge fans of Brian’s work. The man has an unbelievable knack for creating visual worlds that you can’t help but step into. Plus, he’s one of the nicest, coolest guys we know.

Where did this idea stem from?
We have a strong love for photography and have been watching closely as the digital revolution has really transformed every part of it.

It’s turned everyone into a photographer. For better and for worse. It’s given artists the freedom to go to new places, but it’s also taken some things away. The element of surprise, the rush of a happy accident or the joy of the unknown. We created One Shot to help people reconnect with the mysterious and fragile beauty of analog photography.

Why film?
If you take a stroll through the Internet at any given time, you’ll come across hundreds, if not thousands, of digital photos. And they’re multiplying by the second. We really liked the idea of putting something truly ephemeral and impossibly rare into the world. At the same time, we wanted to make the prints as accessible as possible so almost anyone can take a shot if they want. They’ve just got to be quick.

I know Brian can shoot whatever he wants, are you given any idea what he maybe up to?
We just received the prints and all we can say is they’re beauties. It’s almost a shame to destroy the negatives… But those are the rules.

If I wanted to buy one how do I sign up?
The 24 1/1 prints are on sale at oneshoteditions.com. People can select any available print from our store but once a shot has been purchased it will be gone forever. So you better be fast if you want to pick your lucky number. There’s also a limited edition zine available which includes an overview of the series, a Q&A with Brian and an essay about the origins of One Shot.

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Grammy Nominees Revealed: Artists React to Being Nominated For 2017

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:25am
The music industry was up and at 'em early Tuesday morning (Dec. 6), as the 2017 Grammy Nominations were revealed, beginning with the "Big...
Categories: Music Industry

J. Cole Drops 'Everybody Dies' and 'False Prophets' Videos: Watch

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:06am
J. Cole's new album, 4 Your Eyez Only, is due out on Friday (Dec. 9). On Tuesday (Dec. 6), he dropped videos for two songs that appeared in...
Categories: Music Industry

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