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Illinois State Rep Wants Grateful Dead Officially Honored by General Assembly

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Scott Drury, Illinois State Representative, was very enthused that the Grateful Dead chose his home state's Chicago capital to play their 50th...
Categories: Music Industry

Santigold Is Back! Check Out Her Latest Banger From 'Paper Towns' Soundtrack

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:40pm
At a New York City show this May, Santigold promised a new album out in 2015. Today, we're one step closer, as the genre-blending pop singer...
Categories: Music Industry

Fetty Wap Dominates Lukewarm 2015 XXL Freshmen NYC Show: Live Review

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:25pm
New York City's Best Buy Theater was packed with rowdy teenagers for the annual XXL Freshmen show last night, June 29, featuring a group of rappers...
Categories: Music Industry

Fujifilm X-T10 shooting experience and real-world samples posted

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:09pm

Though it has much in common with the X-T1 in terms of image quality, starting with its 16MP X-Trans APS-C sensor and EXR Processor II, the X-T10 presents a very different shooting experience. We've updated our Fujifilm X-T10 first impressions with some thoughts on using the camera in the field. Read more

Categories: Equipment

Q-Tip on Getting Beck (And Maybe Kanye) for New Solo Record 'Last Zulu,' Charleston & More: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:08pm
Talk of Q-Tip's Last Zulu, his first record since 2008's The Renaissance, began back in 2012. Since, he's appeared on Busta Rhymes' "Thank You" (...
Categories: Music Industry

'You're Playing for the World': Q-Tip Talks About His Beats 1 Radio Show 'Abstract Thought,' Working With Sonos

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:08pm
Anyone disappointed by the first day of broadcasting from Beats 1, the radio station centerpiece of Apple's newly launched Music platform, should...
Categories: Music Industry

New Virgin Hotel to Break Ground by Fall

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:51pm
Work on a new Virgin Hotel located by 17th and Division near the Music Row Roundabout will begin within [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Scientology Leader David Miscavige's Father to Pen Tell-All Book

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:49pm
Ronald Miscavige Sr., the father of Scientology leader David Miscavige, has signed to a deal for his memoir, If He Dies, He Dies, with St....
Categories: Music Industry

Watch a Supercut of Jon Stewart's Singing Moments on 'Daily Show'

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:41pm
The bad news: Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show later this summer. The good news: In the final weeks, the show has given Stewart plenty of...
Categories: Music Industry

Bobby Karl Works Trisha Yearwood’s Hall of Fame Exhibit Preview

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:32pm

You might have met her when she was a Belmont student. Or you might have met her when she was [...]

Categories: Music Industry

Production Music Association Establishes The Mark Awards

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:31pm
The Production Music Association will host its first Annual Mark Awards for excellence in production [...]
Categories: Music Industry

Macy's Dumps Donald Trump, Then He Insists He Dumped Them

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:25pm
Macy's is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump. A spokesperson for the retail giant tells The Hollywood Reporter: "In light...
Categories: Music Industry

Butch's Top America-Themed Tracks: Listen to His Guest Playlist

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:20pm
It's no surprise that Butch has America on the mind. The German DJ/producer recently wrapped up a six-date U.S. tour that took him through Detroit,...
Categories: Music Industry

Rolling Stones Announce 2016 Tour… Museum Style

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:18pm
The Rolling Stones still have two weeks left in their Zip Code Tour, but after their North American romp wraps, fans have another helping of Stones...
Categories: Music Industry

Kxng Crooked & Truth Ali Pay Tribute to Late Country Star Keith Whitley on His 60th Birthday: Exclusive

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:00pm
Today would have been the 60th birthday of country's Keith Whitley, who died in 1989. Producer Jonathan Hay, who hails from Kentucky like...
Categories: Music Industry

Rihanna Is First Artist to Cross RIAA's 100 Million Song Certifications

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:50am
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced that Rihanna has surpassed more than 100 million gold & platinum...
Categories: Music Industry

Demi Lovato Gets Aggressive on Red-Hot ‘Cool For The Summer’: Single Review

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:49am
Love it or hate it, Demi Lovato's "Cool For The Summer" is undeniably the pop star's most self-assured statement to date. The new single shoves the...
Categories: Music Industry

Antonio Barullo Premieres 'Disfruta la Vida': Exclusive

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:45am
Antonio Barullo has had several incarnations: as part of duo called Barullo, with whom he released an early album several years back; as a...
Categories: Music Industry

Lily Allen Burns 'F--- Off Kanye' Flag at Glastonbury

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:40am
Lily Allen has Kanye West's back.  At Glastonbury over the weekend, Allen noticed a concert-goer with a 'F--k Kanye West' flag. She wasn't...
Categories: Music Industry

Shania Twain's Rock This Country Tour Brings Her Timeless Talent to MSG

Billboard.com - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:35am
Given all that’s changed over the last 10 years, both in her personal life and the corner of the pop universe she helped design, Shania Twain could’...
Categories: Music Industry