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Zayn Is Gigi Hadid's Knight in Shining Armor at Met Gala 2016

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:35pm
It looks like Gigi Hadid has found a real-life fairytale romance -- complete with her very own knight. 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet Photos: Taylor Swift...
Categories: Music Industry

SoundCloud Launches Subscription Service in U.K. & Ireland

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:22pm
SoundCloud expanded its subscription service SoundCloud Go to the United Kingdom and Ireland on Monday (May 2).  The streaming service's...
Categories: Music Industry

Katy Perry Sports Bold Bleached-Eyebrow Look With Stunning Gown at Met Gala 2016

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:21pm
Fashion risk-taker Katy Perry stepped out in an embellished Prada gown with a striking beauty look on the red carpet Monday (May 2) for the Met Ball...
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Beyonce Coats Herself in Nude Latex for Met Gala 2016

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:52pm
Beyonce offered fans a sneak peek of her 2016 Met Gala look on Instagram before serving them with the real thing on the red carpet. 2016 Met Gala Red...
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Kanye West's Charge in Paparazzi Scuffle Cleared From Record: Report

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:34pm
Kanye West has reportedly gotten the charge from a 2013 scuffle with a paparazzo at Los Angeles International Airport expunged from his record....
Categories: Music Industry

Lady Gaga Nails Met Gala's Tech Theme With Circuit-Board Leotard

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:27pm
Leave it to Lady Gaga to take the 2016 Met Gala theme and run with it. The fashionista pop star arrived in a leotard made out of computer circuit...
Categories: Music Industry

Demi Lovato Shimmers on the Met Gala 2016 Red Carpet

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:15pm
Demi Lovato sparkled her way down the Met Gala red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday evening, rocking a custom Moschino ...
Categories: Music Industry

J Balvin Teases New Music With David Guetta: Listen

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:00pm
J Balvin is back in the studio and making new music with David Guetta! Watch J Balvin Perform 'Ginza' With Fuego at Billboard Latin Music...
Categories: Music Industry

Selena Gomez Pairs Polka Dots With Lace-Up Boots on Met Gala 2016 Red Carpet

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 7:32pm
Selena Gomez stepped out in a Louis Vuitton gown with a leather bralette and lace-up shoes on Monday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Met Gala...
Categories: Music Industry

Suge Knight's Jail Visitation Restrictions Are Valid, Says Judge

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 7:29pm
A judge has rejected a motion by Marion "Suge" Knight's attorney to restore the former rap mogul's jail visitation rights and...
Categories: Music Industry

Taylor Swift Goes Metallic at 2016 Met Gala: See Her Look

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:59pm
Taylor Swift wasn't just a guest at this year's Met Gala. She -- along with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and actor/DJ Idris Elba -- was...
Categories: Music Industry

Bobby Shmurda Sues NYPD for Alleged False Arrest on Gun, Drug Charges

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:52pm
Bobby Shmurda is suing New York City for what he is claiming was a false arrest on gun and drug charges by the NYPD, the rapper's lawyer Alex...
Categories: Music Industry

Sony posts significant imaging division income gains in 2015 financial year-end report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:38pm

There's plenty of bad news going around the camera industry lately. Companies once flush with cash from compact camera sales are now struggling to keep sales even. But despite the downward trend on a lot of camera manufacturers' books, Sony is coming through with some positive numbers. In its latest year-end financial report, the company boasts a 30.4 billion yen increase in operating income for its imaging products division, despite a 1.7% year-on-year decrease in sales.

It's a familiar story – Sony attributes the gain in income to a more favorable mix of high-value products, no doubt including its full-frame mirrorless line and premium RX-series compacts. Cost-reduction measures are also cited as contributing to the income gains. And though the upward trend is no doubt good for Sony, those numbers aren't quite as impressive as they seem at first glance. The imaging division's 2014 figures were hit by significant restructuring charges, bringing down the bottom line by 7.3 billion yen by the end of the year.

Even taking into account last year's mark-down, Sony has put up some very strong numbers for its imaging products in 2015's financial year.

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A Remembrance of Prince as the Ultimate A-List Party-Thrower (Bring on the Superstar Guests)

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:31pm
As a former editor at InStyle, I've found myself invited to some swanky celebrity parties and inside some fabulous superstar homes over...
Categories: Music Industry

Fonseca to Join Miguel Bose During MTV Unplugged Concert

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:24pm
Fonseca is set to join Miguel Bosé onstage during his MTV Unplugged concert in Mexico City. Fonseca Kicks Off His Conexion Tour With Billboard...
Categories: Music Industry

T Bone Burnett Developing Animated Music Series With Gunpowder & Sky

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 6:04pm
T Bone Burnett is developing a new music series that will bring American icons including Elvis Presley and Louis Armstrong to life through animation...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Song 'Dark Necessities'

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 5:59pm
Back in March, the Red Hot Chili Peppers confirmed their new album was being mixed by frequent Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. While Thom Yorke and...
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Jimmy Kimmel on His Late-Night Show's Mashup Mondays: Thank Huey Lewis and the Foo Fighters

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 5:02pm
On Monday night (May 2), Jimmy Kimmel Live will kick off a new month of Mashup Mondays, the late-night show’s segment that combines two...
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Remo Belli, Pioneer of Synthetic Drumheads, Dead at 88

Billboard.com - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:52pm
Remo Belli, a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it...
Categories: Music Industry

Arts District Financial Opens Office In Nashville

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:51pm
A new business management firm, Arts District Financial, has opened in Nashville, seeking [...]
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