Archive for ‘Industry News’

Big Sean Performs “Hall of Fame” Hit Singles Live on The Arsenio Hall Show


On the heels of his album release, Big Sean brought his Hall Of Fame act to The Arsenio Hall Show. He took the stage to perform two of this hit singles for the late night crowd. Watch.…

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M.I.A Facing $1.5 Million Lawsuit From NFL For 2012 Super Bowl Performance


On Feb. 5, 2012, nearly 167 million TV viewers tuned in to Super Bowl XLVI to watch a matchup between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. They also recieved halftime performance by M.I.A. in which she extended her middle finger. After the show, the league initiated legal proceedings against the English-Sri Lankan rapper-singer.…

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Sony, Universal, Warner, ABKCO File Copyright Lawsuit Against SiriusXM


Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Warner Music Group and ABKCO have filed suit against SiriusXM for allegedly continuing to ignore state copyright laws and refusing to pay artist performance royalties for pre-1972 music it broadcasts.…

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VIDEO: Lady Gaga Brings Out Too $hort & Twista at London’s iTunes Festival


Pop superstar Lady Gaga debuted a new song called “Jewels and Drugs” off her upcoming album ARTPOP during her performance at the iTunes Festival in London. She was joined onstage by Too $hort and Twista for the performance. T.I., who is also featured on the track, could not be in attendance for the event seeing…

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T.I.’s Eighth Album “Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head” Reaches Milestone


T.I. released his eighth album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head in December last year and this past week, it reached a milestone…

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Music Mogul Shawn “Jay Z” Carter Launching First Men’s Fragrance


Jay Z is set to launch his first Men’s cologne later this month, titled Jay Z Gold. It will be a part of the controversial partnership with Barneys NY.…

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Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae Perform Live at BET’s “Black Girls Rock!”


BET celebrated beautiful, powerful, and talented women during its annual “Black Girls Rock!” special which was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King. Check out some of the performance which featured musical tributes from varous ladies including Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson & Janelle Monáe.

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VIDEO: R&B Hitmakers Toni Braxton & Babyface Perform Live on “Jay Leno”


R&B powerhouses Toni Braxton & Babyface teamed up to perform their duet “Hurt You” for the first time on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Watch.…

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South By Southwest Reveals First List of Bands for 2014


Acts playing the 2014 edition of South By Southwest have begun to trickle out, and a first band list has been announced.…

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AllStar Music Experience – New Orleans – All Star Weekend

AllStar Music Experience will include the elite attendees of the music industry. The top producers, DJs, record labels & media.

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Life is Beautiful Festival Takes Downtown Las Vegas by Storm


While it wasn’t exactly the Electric Daisy Carnival, the inaugural indie music and food festival Life is Beautiful is being deemed a success by its organizers.…

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Lady Gaga Splits With Longtime Manager Troy Carter


Lady Gaga and her longtime manager Troy Carter are no longer working together, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.…

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