Live Nation revenues rose 15% in 2016 to $8.4bn

Live Nation published its latest quarterly (and annual) financial results; according to the figures, its annual revenues rose by 15% to $8.4bn in…

Lana Del Rey teases fans with mysterious date sequence

Sadcore queen Lana Del Rey recently shared a new song called “Love”. Now, the singer-songwriter has teased a series of dates on her Twitter…

Beyoncé pulls out of Coachella, but will headline in 2018

Due to her pregnancy, Beyoncé has pulled out of headlining next month’s Coachella Music Festival. But she will, instead, headline at the festival in…

Watch Leonard Cohen’s “Traveling Light” video

Sammy Slabbinck worked on Leonard Cohen’s last 2016 LP "You Want It Darker". Now he assembled a touching lyric video for the record's…

Google submitted its latest comments in Digital Millennium Copyright Act review process

The US Copyright Office keeps on taking submissions from interested parties while examiniong whether the safe harbours of the Digital Millennium…

BRIT Awards 2017: the winners list

The 2017 BRIT Awards took place at the O2 Arena in London. Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Skepta, the 1975, Ed Sheeran, Little Mix, and Emeli Sandé were…

Jay Z is planning a VC fund

Jay Z invested in Uber in 2011 and today it’s worth 200X more. Now he’s also investing in startups with plans to create his own venture capital firm…

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr back together in the studio

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr posted a picture taken in the studio with his former bandmate Paul McCartney. The two were recording…

Lana Del Rey drops space-themed "Love" video - WATCH

Sadcore queen Lana Del Rey shared the dreamlike music video for her new song "Love".   In the first part of the Rich Lee-directed video, Del…

UK rightsholders reach piracy deal with search engines

Search-engine owners have reached an agreement with rightsholders on a new "voluntary code of practice" in the UK to tackle links to copyright…

Spotify's "Soundtrack Your Brand" collects $22 million for B2B music service

Spotify joint venture Soundtrack Your Brand has raised $22 million in order to expand its music for business service. The round was led by&nbsp…

New Zealand judge confirms Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to…

Lana Del Rey drops new song “Love” - LIsTEN

The queen of sadcore, Lana Del Rey, is back with a new song called “Love”. Stream the track below. The new song was produced with longtime Del Rey…

The Songwriters Hall of Fame Celebrated Oscar Nominees Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback

The Songwriters Hall of Fame West Coast presented a private industry screening of DreamWorks Animation’s "Trolls" and Q&A on February 18 for…

Ed Sheeran drops new track "How Would You Feel (Paean)" - LISTEN

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has shared a new song from his forthcoming album, "Divide" (aka "÷"). The new track is called "How Would You…

Songkick accuses Live Nation & Ticketmaster of hacking trade secrets

Songkick's lawsuit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster (alleging antitrust violations, anticompetitive behavior and intentional interference) seems…

Vadio ceases operations after burning through $11.8 million in 4 years

Vadio, a start-up focusing on streaming music video monetization, called it quits and officially ran out of cash. EReportedly, the Portland-based…

GUTS Tickets tackles touting with the blockchain

Many startups are now using blockchain technology to try to solve some of the problems in the recorded-music ecosystem. Now there’s one using the…

Spotify adds 1000 jobs in NYC, and is moving to World Trade Center

The Stockholm based music streamer announced today that it would be adding 1000 jobs in the U.S. over the next two years: $11 million in New York…

Dominican radio dJ and producer while broadcasting live on Facebook

A radio DJ and his producer were killed in a shopping mall studio in the Dominican Republic; they were broadcasting live on Facebook when they were…