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Amazon to Buy Twitch for $970 Million

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
Amazon is acquiring Twitch for $970 million.  Twitch, Live Video Streaming Giant, to Silence Illegal Audio The gaming platform, which...
Categories: Music Industry

Exclusive: Kellie Pickler Teases Fifth Album, Talks Meeting Her Idols

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
Nashville is a place where dreams have a magical way of coming true, and for a select group of music fans on Saturday night, Kellie Pickler delivered...
Categories: Music Industry

Cobra Starship’s Gabe Saporta Talks New Single 'Never Been In Love,' Featuring Icona Pop

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
"When you heard the title of the song did you think it would be a negative song?" Cobra Starship's Gabe Saporta asks.The frontman is doing an early...
Categories: Music Industry

Morrissey Probably Won't Be Taking His Option for a Second Record with Harvest

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
According to a source familiar with the situation, "Morrissey has not been dropped by [Harvest Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Music Group, itself a...
Categories: Music Industry

Chart Highlights: Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Crowns Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs, AC

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the...
Categories: Music Industry

Pop Shop Podcast: MTV VMAs Recap!

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
Welcome to a special Video Music Awards episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast, Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard...
Categories: Music Industry

Ariana Grande Expands on 'My Everything': Track-By-Track Review

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:18pm
Ariana Grande's debut album Yours Truly was released almost exactly a year ago, and over the past 12 months, the former Nickelodeon star has...
Categories: Music Industry

DxOMark Mobile Report added to our HTC One M8 review

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:01pm

With top-notch hardware and plenty of imaging features, the HTC One M8 presents a lot to like as a mobile photography tool. Unfortunately, its 4 megapixel camera just can't keep up with other flagship phones and we were underwhelmed by its image quality when we reviewed it. Our collaborators at DxO have put the One M8 through their usual round of mobile imaging tests. See how it scored

Categories: Equipment

Martina McBride Adds ‘Everlasting Tour’ Dates

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:58pm
Martina McBride has added 40 additional dates to her Everlasting Tour, including seven shows which have [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Artist Pics: Montgomery Gentry, Kellie Pickler, Chase Rice

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:36pm
Montgomery Gentry is back in the studio with producer Michael Knox putting the finishing touches [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Industry Ink: Vector Management, Integrity Music, Nashville Entertainment Law Symposium

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:30pm
Dr. Ralph Stanley has signed to Vector Management for career management. Ken Levitan, Vector [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Whatcha Listenin' To? New App LISNR Feeds You Content Based on the Sounds Around You

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:18pm
Google and Facebook have pioneered the art of the web-based content algorithm, but what about for audio? LISNR, a Cincinnati-based mobile tech firm,...
Categories: Music Industry

Trade Bodies Say Global Release Day a Good Idea – Just Not the One Proposed

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:18pm
When the IFPI has announced that the industry is considering a global Friday streetdate, a spokesman told Billboard that the Friday streetdate is not...
Categories: Music Industry

Brad Paisley, 'Moonshine in the Trunk': Track-by-Track Review

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:18pm
Brad Paisley's previous album, 2013's Wheelhouse, was a finely crafted effort that touched on such weighty topics as racism, domestic violence and...
Categories: Music Industry

Raury Releases 'Indigo Child'; LoveRenaissance Talks Signing with Columbia Records

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:18pm
After captivating a generation thirsty to be moved -- and a healthy portion of the music industry -- in less than a year, Raury releases his digital...
Categories: Music Industry

Charli XCX's 'Break the Rules' Video: Watch The 'Boom Clap' Star Defy Rose McGowan

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:18pm
Charli XCX's new single "Break the Rules" has a serious "School's Out" vibe, and the U.K. singer-songwriter captures that celebratory mayhem in the...
Categories: Music Industry

Merle Haggard Taps Chris Janson For Ryman Concerts

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:13pm
Merle Haggard is performing at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium tonight […]
Categories: Music Industry

Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2014)

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:42pm

Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?

Categories: Equipment

Consumer SLR Camera Roundup (2014)

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:38pm

To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?

Categories: Equipment

Nicki Minaj's Biting Boa Got Canned Hours Before the VMAs

Billboard.com - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:18pm
Given Nicki Minaj's mind-boggling physique, you can be forgiven for not noticing that her "Anaconda" performance featured exactly zero snakes,...
Categories: Music Industry

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