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Is Another Tech Bubble Forming Around Music Streaming?

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:41pm
Some of the most well known venture capitalists have sounded an alarm over the state of startups in the United States. Put simply, they think...
Categories: Music Industry

Elvis Presley History Celebrated at Tennessee's Bone Appetit Benefit

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:41pm
This weekend marks the Second Annual Bone Appetit -- an event that benefits Downtown Dogs Group, a no-kill animal rescue organization based in...
Categories: Music Industry

Nikon D750: What you need to know

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:24pm

The D750 is Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR, and sits between the D610 and D810 in the company's FX format lineup. With specifications in common with both cameras, the D750 may be of interest to anyone considering stepping up to full-frame from one of Nikon's APS-C format models. As well as our detailed first impressions review we've prepared a quick 'cheat sheet', telling you everything you need to know about the new camera. Click through to read more.

Categories: Equipment

Train’s ‘Bulletproof Picasso’ Makes a Hard Turn Into Pop: Album Review

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:41pm
Since ending a three-year hiatus in 2009, Train hasn’t stopped rolling. On the group’s last two albums, 2009’s Save Me, San Francisco and 2012’s...
Categories: Music Industry

Shawn Mendes Exclusive: Watch Episode 1 of His ‘Life on the Road’ Series

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:41pm
Shawn Mendes, the 16-year-old rising pop artist who has turned Vine stardom into full-blown stardom, has decided to document the ongoings of his...
Categories: Music Industry

Value of U.K. Music Industry Grows to £3.8 Billion

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:41pm
The total economic value of the U.K. music industry in 2013 grew 9 percent year-on-year to £3.8 billion ($6.2 billion), up from £3.5 billion ($5.7...
Categories: Music Industry

Italian Singer Ligabue Sets First U.S. Tour

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:41pm
Italian superstar Ligabue will embark on the first U.S. tour of his 25-year career with a performance Oct. 19 at Terminal 5 in New York. The tour is...
Categories: Music Industry

Tim Dog's Death Confirmed After Faked-Death Reports

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:41pm
Last year, movie-worthy rumors swirled around the rapper Tim Dog. Although a number of outlets reported that he had died in February 2013, it was...
Categories: Music Industry

AMA’s Jed Hilly On Growth of Americana Music Festival & Conference

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:24pm
Americana music fans are making their way to Nashville for the 15th Annual Americana Music [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Video preview of the Canon Powershot G7 X

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:02pm

If posts to our news articles and forums are any indication, one of the most exciting announcements from Photokina is the Canon G7 X, a genuinely pocketable camera with a large 1”-type sensor. In this video DPReview’s Richard Butler takes us through a preview of the G7 X and gives us an idea of what to expect from it.

Categories: Equipment

Lee Ann Womack To Offer Walmart Deluxe Edition of New Album

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:45pm
Sugar Hill Records will release a Walmart exclusive of Lee Ann Womack's forthcoming record [...]
Categories: Music Industry

SpinMedia's New CEO Focused '100 Percent' on Editorial: Q&A with Stephen Blackwell

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
Spin Media Group Inc.'s troubles have been public and ongoing. Formerly known as SpinMedia (and before that, BuzzMedia, which acquired it in...
Categories: Music Industry

Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party Over 'Lose Yourself'

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
Eminem is getting political. The rapper and his publishing company have filed a copyright infringement suit against the National Party in New Zealand...
Categories: Music Industry

J Alvarez, Conjunto Primavera & Noel Torres Among Latin Grammy Street Party Performers

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
Regional Mexican and urban acts will dominate the 2014 Latin Grammy street party concerts, which kick off Oct. 5 in Chicago's Plaza Garibaldi....
Categories: Music Industry

VH1 Orders 'T.I. & Tiny' Spinoff

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
VH1's bet is anything but "tiny." Following the success of docuseries T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, the Viacom-owned cable network is moving...
Categories: Music Industry

Rihanna Song Pulled From Thursday Night Football For Good

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
UPDATE: Roc Nation released a statement to Billboard on Tuesday indicating that "Run This Town" was pulled by the label, not by CBS. "Due to the...
Categories: Music Industry

Before Stage Fall, August Alsina Commands Crowd in NYC

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
While performing his song "Numb" at New York's Irving Plaza on Monday night, August Alsina tottered and fell of the edge of the stage. The band might...
Categories: Music Industry

Chris Brown's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

Billboard.com - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:41pm
Chris Brown's talent is proven. Setting the singer's tumultuous personal history aside, Brown's musical career has been pristine since he first...
Categories: Music Industry

Publishing Notes: The High Cost of Synch, ‘Blurred Lines’ Deposition Released

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:27pm
What does it cost for a synch license to play a musical title on national television [...]
Categories: Music Industry

NSAI Celebrates Chart-Topping Songwriters

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:48pm
The NSAI #1 Party was held on Monday, Sept. 15 at the organization's Music Mill head [...]
Categories: Music Industry

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