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Fall Out Boy Announces ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’ Album, Shares Title Track

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:15pm
Fall Out Boy fans had to wait five long years between the band’s pre-hiatus 2008 album Folie à Deux and its post-hiatus 2013 comeback record Save...
Categories: Music Industry

Bono, Robin Thicke Make GQ's List of 'Least Influential People'

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:15pm
Bono just can't catch a break, can he? On the mend after suffering a nasty fall from his bike earlier this month, the rocker and his band U2 have...
Categories: Music Industry

Spotify Seems to Be Overtaking YouTube's Streaming Dominance (Infographic)

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:15pm
Hozier's 2014 breakout can be attributed to the popularity of "Take Me To Church's" intriguing music video on YouTube. With an impressive 24 million...
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Exclusive Preview: Watch Shawn Mendes, The Vamps & More Celebrate Radio Disney With Special Concert

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:15pm
When you're a radio station, your birthday gets to double as a concert. That's what Radio Disney rolled out for its birthday: an acoustic concert at...
Categories: Music Industry

Joris Voorn Talks Working With Kid A & His Father on New Album 'Nobody Knows'

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:15pm
Between marathon sets and sessions, Joris Voorn is a rare breed -- equally at home in the club and studio. The esteemed Trouw, Amsterdam resident's...
Categories: Music Industry

The Juice Podcast: Little Simz & GoldLink Talk Upbringing, Inspirations & Major Labels

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:15pm
Little Simz and GoldLink are killing the game.Both rappers have garnered buzz in a short amount of time with their aesthetic and unique soundscapes....
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Jim Schwartz, Pioneering Indie Music Distributor, Dead at 91

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:15pm
Legendary indie music distributor Jim Schwartz died in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 8 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 91. Although...
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Exclusive: Bonobo Premieres New Song 'Return to Air'

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:15pm
New York City-via-U.K. producer Bonobo, a.k.a. Simon Green, is as much of an instrumentalist as he is a producer. His lush tracks are just as likely...
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The Bangles Song Premiere: Hear ‘The Real World’ From Their New Compilation

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 1:15pm
Susanna Hoffs is confident that fans who pick up Ladies and Gentlemen...The Bangles!, the Bangles' new collection of early- and mid-80s demos, live...
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AC/DC Release 'Rock or Bust' Video, Minus Drummer Phil Rudd

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 1:15pm
As the release date for AC/DC's upcoming album Rock or Bust grows closer, the Australian hard rock gods have graced us with another video from that...
Categories: Music Industry

T. Mills Talks Teaming Up With Dr. Luke, Travis Barker for New Album

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 1:15pm
While touring this year, T. Mills managed to dip into the studio to record his upcoming album.On his sophomore album, due in "the beginning of 2015...
Categories: Music Industry

Panasonic DMC-CM1 to go on sale in UK

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:58pm

Panasonic has announced that its DMC-CM1 'compact camera with smartphone technology' will be sold in the UK. Originally the company had marked out France and Germany as the only countries to get the device, but citing 'high demand' it has included a limited number of UK stores to stock it. Read more

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Brantley Gilbert on Spotify: ' I Don't Know If It Will Benefit Me to Tell You What My Opinion Is'

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Talking with Billboard on the red carpet before last night's American Music Awards, Brantley Gilbert was unwilling to discuss his views on Spotify....
Categories: Music Industry

Stephen King Talks His Musical ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,’ John Mellencamp and Why Broadway Isn’t Necessarily Better

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Stephen King has already conquered the page and the screen, and now he's eyeing the stage. For the musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, he...
Categories: Music Industry

Awkward: Vice Editor Not a Big Fan of 'Scumbag' Vice Partner Live Nation

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Earlier this month Live Nation and Vice Media announced a co-branded site to fill a "big white space" in live music content on the web. The news of...
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Kobalt Publishing Hires Jamie McLaughlin as Creative Director

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Kobalt Music Publishing has appointed Jamie McLaughlin to the position of creative director, charged with signing new talent, arranging writer...
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Watch Pentatonix Talk Celebrity Fans (Including Beyonce!) & More at the 2014 AMAs

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
On the red carpet at the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night, Pentatonix chatted with Billboard about the best songs they covered, why...
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Beyonce's New 'Platinum Edition' Album Is Streaming on Spotify Now!

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Less than 24 hours after Taylor Swift took a very public swipe at Spotify at the 2014 AMAs, the only pop artist who can hold a candle to Swift in...
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Kristin Chenoweth About Her ‘Coming Home’ PBS Special: ‘I Want People to Hear a Live, Non-Auto-Tuned Album’

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
The Kristin Chenoweth Theatre, located in her hometown of Broken Arrow, Okla., was the 46-year-old Broadway veteran’s choice for a rousing August...
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AMAs 2014: Sam Smith on Male Divas and Waiting to Get His Heart Broken

Billboard.com - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:15pm
Billboard caught up with Sam Smith last night at the American Music Awards. The singer, who performed "I'm Not The Only One" with the rapper A$AP...
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