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Watch Chris Cornell Discuss 'Existential Meltdown' of '90s Grunge Bands, Being the Anti-Poison

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:00pm
Speaking to a crowd at Billboard's Touring Conference on Thursday, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recalled his rise from the Seattle grunge...
Categories: Music Industry

Rhett Akins Celebrates Award-Winning Year With Nashville Party

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:47pm
2014 BMI Writer of the Year Rhett Akins, along with family, friends and industry members, [...]
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Google Nexus 6 DxOMark Mobile Report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:35pm

The Nexus 6 is Google's showcase phone for Android 5.0 'Lollipop' and the first Nexus device made by Motorola. It comes with a dual-LED ring flash, a 13MP sensor with a fast F2.0 aperture, optical image stabilization and 4K video recording. DxOMark Mobile put the Nexus 6 through its image quality tests and has just published the results. Read more

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Meghan Trainor Scores Again With New Single

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:22pm
Listeners have spoken. It's another hit for Meghan Trainor. Trainor's official video of her new [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Artist Updates: Tracy Lawrence, Miranda Lambert, Oak Ridge Boys

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:21pm
Tracy Lawrence is set to again host his annual "Mission Possible" Turkey Fry, [...]
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CMT And NCAA College Football Playoffs Partner For Live Concert

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:02pm
The NCAA Football Championship weekend will now include a live 90-minute concert named [...]
Categories: Music Industry

'Queen Latifah Show' Canceled

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
It's official: The Queen Latifah Show has been canceled. Bill Cosby's 'Queen Latifah' Show Chat Canceled After Rape Allegations The syndicated...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Get the 'Friends' Treatment

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Any Guardians of the Galaxy fan who has ever hoped and prayed for the film to be mashed up and set to the Friends theme song is...
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Idris Elba Talks Producing His Star-Studded New Album, His Most Embarrassing DJ Moment and Going 'Toe-to-Toe' With Biz Markie

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Big Driis has left the building. That was the name British actor Idris Elba, 42, known for his roles in Thor and Pacific Rim, went by in the early...
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Get in the Ring With Skrillex For Bare-Knuckled New ‘F--- That’ Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Nabil -- the tastemaking director who’s directed great videos for the likes of Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs, and Antony and the Johnsons -- is back with a...
Categories: Music Industry

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Meghan Trainor Hits Top 40, Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Debut

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
As previously reported, Taylor Swift makes history by becoming the first woman to replace herself at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Blank Space...
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Vevo Faces an Uncertain Future With the Departure of CEO Rio Caraeff and a Failed Sale

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Rio Caraeff's departure as CEO of Vevo at the end of 2014 -- officially announced Nov. 17 after an internal memo had leaked -- leaves the music-video...
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Industry Ink: Team WEA, Jason Aldean, Leadership Music, ASCAP

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:53pm
Stephanie Holzer has been promoted from department coordinator to Team WEA’s Regional Promotion [...]
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Garth Brooks & Taylor Swift: A Study in Country Contrasts

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:00pm
It's an interesting time in country music. The format's biggest-selling star of the last decade, Taylor Swift (25 million albums sold, according to...
Categories: Music Industry

Top 10 American Music Awards Moments: Past AMAs' Video Highlights

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Over the past 42 years, the American Music Awards have produced dozens of memorable performances, from the quiet grace of Madonna's duet with...
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What Will Upcoming Contract Negotiations Mean for Taylor Swift, Usher and Justin Timberlake?

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Taylor Swift, Usher and Justin Timberlake are about to enter an all-too-familiar crossroads for pop superstars: Their next albums will also be the...
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One Direction, Justin Bieber & Cody Simpson: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 25

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter...
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One Direction Seduces The Viewer in ‘Night Changes’ Video

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Have you ever watched a One Direction performance or video and felt like the guys are singing just for you, and not for anyone else in the whole...
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Essay: Why Streaming (Done Right) Will Save the Music Business

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
As the first music-streaming service to be licensed by all major labels -- and the No. 2 on-demand music service in the United States -- it may...
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Rixton Discuss Their Bizarre Pre-Show Ritual and Treating Every Concert Like It's at Wembley

Billboard.com - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Compared to their compadres Mary Lambert and Betty Who, British band Rixton are the babies of the AmEx AIR bunch. While the female Artists in...
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