Eminem's music royalties to be available via stock exchange

Jeff and Mark Bass of FBT Productions, who served as Eminem’s production team between 1999 and 2013, are planning to auction off their shares of…

Noel Gallagher is getting rid of vintage Oasis equipment

Ex Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher is selling pieces of musical gear through the equipment marketplace Reverb. The musician is getting rid of…

Noel Gallagher announces new High Flying Birds album called "Who Built The Moon?"

Ex Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher announced a brand new album with The High Flying Birds (a massive UK and Ireland arena tour will follow). The…

Lovie Awards: Brian Eno, Fka Twigs, Deezer among the finalists

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS), the organisation founded to drive the creative, technical and professional…

Carlin America to be sold to Round Hill Music

Independent publisher Carlin America Inc. is to be sold to Round Hill Music in a deal approaching $250m. Reportedly, Historic independent publisher…

Paul Smith celebrates R.E.M. for "Automatic for the People" 's 25th anniversary

To celebrate R.E.M.'s 25th anniversary of the  album “Automatic for the People” , Paul Smith has teamed with the band to produce a special…

Concord Music has announced the acquisition of Savoy Label Group

Concord Music announced the acquisition of jazz and classical recorded music specialist Savoy Label Group - with all the Savoy Jazz catalogue and an…

RIAA stats show 17% rise in US recorded-music retail revenues

According to RIAA’s latest half-year figures, paid music-streaming subscriptions are the star of US industry body with a 17% year-on-year rise…

Bruce Springsteen drops archival live album for Hurricane Relief

The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, just released a live archival album of his 1978 show at Houston’s Summit with the E Street Band. All proceeds from the…

Sonarworks wins TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment

TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment crowned Sonarworks – a software solution to hardware audio problems that makes a premium sound…

IFPI report offers more data to fuel the "value gap" debate

Global music body the IFPI has published its latest "Connecting With Music" report, based on a survey of 16-64 year-old internet users in 13 of the…

Beyoncé goes punk after "Lemonade" mistaken vinyl pressing

Thanks to a “human error” at the Celebrate Records vinyl pressing plant in Germany, Uphill Battle, an album by Ontario band Zex, was pressed on to…

The Prodigy sign worldwide deal with BMG for new album in 2018

As reported by "Music Business Worldwide", British band The Prodigy signed a worldwide record deal with BMG, and will release their first album in…

Rolling Stone is up for sale!

According to the "New York Times", legendary music magazine "Rolling Stone" is being put up for sale. Indeed, ahead of the magazine’s 50th…

LiveXLive agrees $50m acquisition of Slacker Radio

US music-streaming service Slacker Radio is being acquired by LiveXLive Media, in a deal that values the company at $50m. LiveXLive has agreed to…

Foo Fighters drop new album "Concrete and Gold" - STREAM

Dave Grohl-led rockers Foo Fighters just dropped their new album called "Concrete and Gold". It marks the band’s ninth studio work overall and it's…

Björk premieres new single “The Gate” - LISTEN

Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk had announced  a new single called “The Gate” set for a September 18th release, but it seems she couldn’t…

Sony Music invests in Japanese ticketing startup iFlyer

Japanese ticketing startup iFlyer has announced an investment from Sony Music, as well as plans to explore the potential of blockchain technology…

BMG fully acquires independent French production house AXS Music

BMG has now fully acquired French independent production music company AXS Music. The deal represents a scaling up of BMG Production Music (BMGPM) –…

L7 to release first new music in 18 years

Los Angeles-based punk/grunge alla female band L7 announced the upcoming release of first new music in 18 years. The band is set to release two new…