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The Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits of the 1980s

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:46pm
In the '80s, disco's popularity decreased, and the top 20 Hot 100 hits present a more complicated picture than it did a decade before. Not that disco...
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Round Hill Music Acquires Root 49 Music

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:17pm
Round Hill Music as acquired Root 49 Music, which contains catalogs of writers Bridgette [...]
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AT&T Launches Original Series “My Opry Debut” Featuring Rising Country Stars

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:12pm
AT&T U-verse and the Grand Ole Opry have introduced a six-part, original series, ‘My Opry[...]
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Meghan Trainor Tops Hot 100 For Eighth Week, Hozier Hits Top 10

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" commands the Billboard Hot 100 for an eighth week, rewriting the record for the longest-ruling No. 1 ever...
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Watch FKA Twigs Dance Beside Death in New 'Video Girl' Music Video

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
The spellbinding FKA Twigs videos keep coming. Just after introducing her self-produced music video/elegantly-branded ad for Google Glass, she’s...
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Watch Taylor Swift Imitate Her Cats on National Cat Day

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
We found wonderland, and it's watching America's Favorite Cat Lady Who Doubles As A Worldwide Superstar Taylor Swift explain on a Canadian talk show...
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CODE Guest Playlist: Martin Buttrich

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
Few artists can equal the behind-the-scenes impact that Martin Buttrich has made on underground dance music. A widely revered producer, writer and...
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Book Review: Billy Joel Biography Contains Lots of Juice But Many Skeletons Stay Closeted

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
One of the most anticipated rock bios of the year, Billy Joel comes with a backstory almost as complicated as the 65-year-old hitmaker's life. Joel...
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Magnetic Fields Frontman (and Scrabble Nut) Stephin Merritt Schools You on How to Rock at the Word Game

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
Stephin Merritt has a way with words, and not just because he’s the lead singer of acclaimed indie-pop band The Magnetic Fields. A Scrabble nut,...
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Morrissey's 'Autobiography': Censored Sentences Reinstated in U.S. Paperback

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:46pm
Great news for Smiths fans who don't blush at innocuous descriptions of homosexual relationships -- the uncensored version of Morrissey's...
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Arista Nashville Signs Logan Mize

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:27pm
Kansas native Logan Mize has joined the Sony Music Nashville family of artists, on the Arista [...]
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Exclusive: John Ozier’s Story Behind His Success

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
As General Manager of ole's Nashville office, John Ozier is uniquely positioned as both an executive [...]
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David Lee Roth ‘Did Not Want to Do’ Van Halen’s Classic Single ‘Jump,’ Says Former Bassist Michael Anthony

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:46pm
There's no way California band Van Halen will ever forget 1984: Its multi-platinum album named after that year marked the height of the band's...
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Report: Lucian Grainge, Head of Univeral Music, Talks SoundCloud

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:46pm
While SoundCloud scrambles for ways to monetize its huge audience, the major labels are playing a game of wait-and-see to find out whether they can...
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Jimmy Page’s Latest Led Zeppelin Interview: 5 Things We Learned

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:46pm
On Oct. 28, Led Zeppelin continued to revisit its legendary catalog, releasing remastered deluxe editions of 1971's Led Zeppelin IV and 1973's Houses...
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Taylor Swift to Appear in Video for Scholastic: See a Photo Here

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:46pm
Taylor Swift isn't done appearing just about everywhere to promote 1989 yet. Today (Oct. 29), Swift will appear in a 30-minute exclusive video on...
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Justin Vernon & Boston Calling Producers Creating New Music Fest in Wisconsin

Billboard.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:46pm
Although Bon Iver has been fairly quiet lately, frontman Justin Vernon is as busy as ever. The Wisconsin singer-songwriter is bringing a brand new...
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Garth Brooks World Tour To Visit Arkansas

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:32pm
Garth Brooks will return to Little Rock, Ark. for the first time in 23 years as part of [...]
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Weekly Register: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:26pm

Can too many superstar releases in a short period of time end up hurting the majority of [...]
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International Bluegrass Music Awards To Be Broadcast on “Music City Roots”

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:57am
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has plans to air an edited, one-hour version [...]
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