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Apple Found Not Guilty of Anti-Competitive Practices in iTunes Case

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:21pm
A jury in Oakland, Ca. has ruled unanimously that Apple was not acting against the best interests of its customers when implementing various digital...
Categories: Music Industry

Publishing Briefs: Nettwerk Buys Stake in Ten Ten Music Group, BMG Chrysalis Inks Hasbro Deal, Greg Kurstin Re-Ups With Sony/ATV

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:21pm
Billboard's Ed Christman rounds-up all the big news in the music publishing world. • The Nashville music publishing scene continues to attract...
Categories: Music Industry

Op-Ed: Why 'Dad Rock' Became 2014's Put-Down Du Jour (Sorry, Bruce and U2)

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:21pm
The first time Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy, 47, heard the phrase “dad rock,” he was reading a Pitchfork review of his band’s 2007 album, Sky Blue Sky,...
Categories: Music Industry

Huawei Honor 6 Plus offers three 8MP cameras

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:04pm

Huawei has announced the Honor 6 Plus with not one, not two, but three 8MP cameras. One serves as a selfie-capture unit at the front while the other two are lined up side-by-side on the rear of the device. As on the HTC One M8 the dual lens setup allows for refocusing of already captured images. Read more

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Mariah Carey Brings Christmas Cheer to NYC's Beacon Theater

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
It's no secret that Mariah Carey is extra festive. A notorious queen of excess, the iconic singer has consistently treated Christmas as less of a...
Categories: Music Industry

Colt Ford Ready to 'Crank It Up!' With First Live DVD

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
Colt Ford has enjoyed a very successful run in the industry since bursting on the scene in the late 2000s. He co-wrote the Jason Aldean blockbuster "...
Categories: Music Industry

Harry Styles Wishes Fans a Happy Hanukkah

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
Harry Styles is wishing fans a Happy Hanukkah on Twitter.  Polishing my dreidel and searching for oil. Chanukah sameach everybody. H — Harry...
Categories: Music Industry

See AC/DC's Albums Ranked From Highest to Lowest Charting

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
Forty-one years after AC/DC formed in Australia, the band's fifteenth studio album -- Rock Or Bust -- has debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 in...
Categories: Music Industry

Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande Compliment Each Other on Their Collaboration

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
Nicki Minaj's album The Pinkprint dropped Monday (Dec. 15), and one of the buzziest tracks is her duet with Ariana Grande. The two are loving the...
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Rapper O.T. Genasis on Backlash to Ode to Cocaine 'CoCo': 'I Stay in My Lane and Do Me'

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
Billboard caught up with O.T. Genasis, whose hit "Coco" recently cracked the top 30 on the Hot 100. O.T. Genasis, Frank Ocean, One Direction: Digital...
Categories: Music Industry

I.R.S. Nashville Hires Gwen Foster, Will Robinson

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:54am
Gwen Foster and Will Robinson have joined I.R.S. Nashville Records as Directors of Promotion [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Industry Ink: Doug Seegers, Tim O’Brien, Norman Productions, TM Studios

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:44am
A blog called The Bitter Southerner offers an in-depth look at the life of longtime Nashville [...]
Categories: Music Industry

In Pictures: American Country Countdown Awards

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:23am
Artists light up the red carpet and backstage at the American Country Countdown Awards. [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Why China's Mobile Providers Are a Giant Problem for Its Music Industry

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:21am
Back in 2008 and 2009, the debate within the media industries on how to compete with free was raging. Five years on, but with more anecdotal tales...
Categories: Music Industry

Iggy Azalea, Lorde, Weird Al – But Not Beyonce – Top Google's 'Year In Search'

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:21am
Google has unleashed its annual Year In Search results, and the music categories are popping with emerging artists and trend-making newsmakers. Iggy...
Categories: Music Industry

Watch Trailer For Zedd's 'The Moment of Clarity' Documentary

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:21am
Zedd’s rapid ascension behind his 2012 debut album Clarity is being captured in a brand new documentary.On Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. (ET), fans get their...
Categories: Music Industry

Demi Lovato, Sam Smith, Niall Horan and Olly Murs Just Won Christmas

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:21am
Thought you had the cutest idea for a Christmas card? Think again, because you were just bested by Demi Lovato, One Direction's Niall Horan, Sam...
Categories: Music Industry

Visitation Today For Late Nashville Vocal Legend Millie Kirkham

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:16am
The ethereal soprano vocal backing Elvis Presley on the classic “Blue Christmas” [...]
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Online Music Series “Skyville Live” to launch in January

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:07am
Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. ET, Skyville Live will provide a new online music series [...]
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Listen to Miley Cyrus' Song From the 'Free the Nipple' Film

Billboard.com - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:21am
Miley Cyrus is once again covering the 1971 track "Look What They've Done To My Song, Ma" -- but this time it's for a movie. Her new version of ...
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