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Judge Won't Let SiriusXM Immediately Appeal Turtles Ruling

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:57pm
SiriusXM's losing streak in court over the issue of pre-1972 sound recordings continued on Thursday (Nov. 20) with a federal judge denying the...
Categories: Music Industry

Calle 13, Enrique Iglesias & More Win Early Latin Grammys Before Obama Address

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:57pm
Puerto Rican rappers Calle 13, pop star Enrique Iglesias and Mexican songstress Lila Downs took home trophies during the 2014 Latin Grammys pre-...
Categories: Music Industry

Executive Turntable: Phil Casey Returns to ICM Partners, Vevo Appoints Stacy Moscatelli, BMG Chrysalis US Acquires Vagrant

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:57pm
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including ICM Partners, Republic Records, Dualtone Music Group and many more. -- Phil Casey...
Categories: Music Industry

Charlie Daniels' Holiday Season Starts With Christmas 4 Kids Concert

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:57pm
The legendary Charlie Daniels is proud of his longtime association with the annual benefit concert Christmas 4 Kids. "It's a concert with a heart,"...
Categories: Music Industry

Canon EOS 7D Mark II shooting experience added to first impressions review

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:34pm

Canon's successor to the EOS 7D was a long time coming, but the 7D Mark II appears to have all the makings of a DSLR worth the wait. Offering a 20.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, Dual Pixel AF with 65 phase-detect points and more robust weather-resistance, the 7D II is a formidable follow-up indeed. Our full review is well underway and we've just updated our first impressions with a detailed shooting experience. Read more

Categories: Equipment

Cole Swindell Brings His Fans 'Down Home' With New EP

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:57pm
2014 has been a banner year for Cole Swindell. Between his own singles "Chillin' It" and "I Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," as well as writing such...
Categories: Music Industry

Juan Luis Guerra Crowns Top Latin Albums

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:57pm
Top Latin Albums greets a new No. 1 as Juan Luis Guerra arrives with Todo Tiene Su Hora (6,000 copies sold in the week ending Nov. 16, according to...
Categories: Music Industry

Audra McDonald 'Learned So Much' From Mike Nichols

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:57pm
By the time Audra McDonald got to work with Mike Nichols, she was 31 and had already won three Tony awards but had done limited work in television...
Categories: Music Industry

Jennifer Lopez & Iggy Azalea Bringing 'Booty' to AMAs

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:57pm
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea will bring their sexy single "Booty" to the American Music Awards Sunday with a performance they promise will be...
Categories: Music Industry

Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: Mary J. Blige Reveals 5 Important Life Lessons

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:57pm
Mary J. Blige has plenty of reasons to celebrate. She's marking two years of sobriety and set to release her crazily anticipated new album The...
Categories: Music Industry

Carly Simon Remembers 'Truly Brilliant' Mike Nichols

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:56pm
When Mike Nichols died at age 83 on Wednesday night, the entertainment community lost one of its brightest, funniest and most thoughtful voices....
Categories: Music Industry

Exclusive: Watch Circa Survive On Tour in New Behind-the-Scenes Video

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:56pm
Circa Survive is currently touring North America in support of is forthcoming fifth LP Descensus, due Nov. 24 on Sumerian Records. To help their...
Categories: Music Industry

Foo Fighters Take 'Highways' To No. 1 on Top Rock Albums Chart

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:56pm
Foo Fighters notch their third No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart with Sonic Highways, selling 190,000 first-week copies, according to...
Categories: Music Industry

Mike Nichols' Marriage of Music & Movies: Nine Significant Moments

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:56pm
Mike Nichols, the celebrated director, writer and comedian who died Wednesday at the age of 83, left a considerable mark in the marriage of music,...
Categories: Music Industry

Big K.R.I.T. Claims No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:56pm
Big K.R.I.T. scores his second No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with the entrance of Cadillactica, moving 44,000 in first-week sales (his best...
Categories: Music Industry

Woody Allen Returns to Barcelona for New Year's Concert

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:56pm
Woody Allen will revisit the scene of his movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona on New Year's Eve, when he'll give a gala performance with the Eddy Davis...
Categories: Music Industry

Dave Appell, Songwriter for Chubby Checker, Dies at 92

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:56pm
Dave Appell, the Philadelphia songwriter-producer behind such 1960s rock 'n' roll hits as "Let's Twist Again" and "Limbo Rock" from Chubby Checker...
Categories: Music Industry

Fox Beats 'American Idol' Racism Lawsuit

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:56pm
Fox Broadcasting, Fremantle and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe have prevailed over 10 former contestants on American Idol who alleged they were the...
Categories: Music Industry

Hear Yoko Ono & the Flaming Lips Cover John Lennon's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)'

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:56pm
Around this time of year, John Lennon's 1971 song "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" becomes one of the most-covered songs on radio -- but we've got a...
Categories: Music Industry

Taylor Swift No. 1, Pentatonix Jingles Up Artist 100

Billboard.com - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:56pm
No surprise here: Taylor Swift tallies a record-extending fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart.The Artist 100 provides the first...
Categories: Music Industry

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