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Pandora Buys Terrestrial Radio Station in South Dakota, Aims for Lower ASCAP Royalties | Billboard www.billboard.com
Internet radio giant Pandora is taking an innovative route to lower ASCAP fees: The purchase of a small-market terrestrial radio station. The company announced Tuesday it has purchased KXMZ-FM in Rapid City, South Dakota. Terms of the deal, which closed W
Alt-country warrior Neko Case has announced plans for her first studio album since 2009's well-received "Middle Cyclone." The new record is titled (deep breath) "The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love
"We Can't Stop" almost wasn't Cyrus' hit to capitalize upon: the song's producer, Mike WiLL Made-It, has confirmed that the party track was first intended for his "Pour It Up" collaborator, Rihanna.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane was rushed to a hospital on Monday where doctors discovered a blood clot on his brain, requiring surgery, the band announced on its website.
Breakaway Music Festival Announced: Empire of the Sun, Wu-Tang Clan Playing Stadiums in Columbus, Dallas | Billboard www.billboard.com
The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival concept will launch with two new events at Major League Soccer stadiums in Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas, Sept. 14 and 21, respectively.
Word got out from an NYC listening session Monday night for 'Yeezus,' which is out June 18.
Kanye West Debuts 'Yeezus' Songs, Rants About Album Rollout at Governors Ball | Billboard www.billboard.com
Kanye West "could give a fuck" about how much money he'll pocket from upcoming album, "Yeezus." What he does seem to care about, though, is that the message behind "Yeezus" stares you dead in the face -- like it or not.
Sony/ATV allegedly pulled the plug on a license after The Beatles' old company wanted to use tape of a 1964 concert on its own.
2 Chainz was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco on Sunday night, just hours before he was scheduled to perform in concert, police have confirmed with the Associated Press and other outlets.
UK electronic duo Disclosure -- who released their debut LP "Settle" last week to heavy praise -- are under fire for performing live with their gear unplugged, along to a backing track. Band member Guy Lawrence responded to set the record straig
Country fans who yearn for the sounds from a bygone era will want to circle the date of July 30 on their calendar. MCA Nashville will release "Bakersfield," a new collaborative project from Vince Gill and steel guitar virtuoso Paul Franklin.
Apple finally introduced the world to iTunes Radio, its much-anticipated Internet radio service at its World Wide Developers Conference Monday. The new service works on iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads, iTunes on Mac computers and AppleTV and will offer featu
Jack Johnson releases the first single "I Got You" of off his new album today, which is due to be released on September 17.
The Beatles' "White Album." Jay-Z's "Black Album." Weezer's "Blue Album." The Lonely Island's "Wack Album." What's so wack about this album? Pretty much everything, according to the Lonely Island.
Blues/rock powerhouse Gov’t Mule has signed to Blue Note Records and will release Shout!, the group’s first studio album in four years, on Sept. 24.
Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell says a "cough that wouldn't quit" has turned out to be cancer. The guitarist had a surgical biopsy on March 11 following several months of coughing that revealed he has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, he said through a spo