Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

Kat Dahlia Performs Live For The 2013 “O Music Awards”


During a 24-hour-long music festival, Kat Dahlia took the stage at the O Music Awards’ first ever “Live Music Day” on Thursday (June 20). Watch.

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VIDEO: 2013 BET Awards Performances


The 2013 BET Awards aired last night–aside from the award winners, the night was packed with epic performances from your favorite artists. Check out most of the performances that took place in LA. Watch!

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VIDEO: Ciara & B.o.B Takeover the Stage on BET’s 106 & Park


Ciara kicked off her release week by stopping at “106 & Park.” On Monday, she sat down with Bow Wow and Angela Simmons for an interview and performed two songs off her self-titled album. She also brought out special guest B.o.B to join her on another cut from her fifth release. Watch.

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Russell Simmons & Steve Rifkind To Launch ‘All Def Music’


Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind and Brian Robbins are coming together to push forward their latest innovative idea–a label that will center around signing, developing and promoting artists on YouTube.…

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Snoop Lion & His Family Team Up With


Snoop Dogg (Lion), teams up with online retailer,, to launch his own “SnooperMarket” —a page on not only dedicated to selling Snoop-branded products and but also will showcase a small group of products.…

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Wiz Khalifa Brings Out The Weeknd at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto


Wiz Khalifa surprised his Canadian fans when he brought out Toronto’s own The Weeknd during the “Under the Influence of Music” tour at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Watch Wiz bring out the hometown hero.…

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Robin Thicke Files Suit Over “Blurred Lines”


Robin Thicke has not been shy about where he took inspiration for his smash-hit “Blurred Lines.”
He’s told a number of interviewers that his life-long love of Marvin Gaye helped spur the song of the summer. But now, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Thicke has launched legal action against Gaye’s family and a company that…

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Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, & Ace Hood Receive New Platinum Plaques


As of this week, Jay Z, Ace Hood & Kendrick Lamar all have earned new platinum plaques. Find out what releases have earned the prestigious honor.…

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E1 Entertainment Facing Lawsuit By The Estate of Tupac Shakur


Afeni Shakur is suing E1 over unpaid royalties from the exploitation of her 2Pac’s work. She also demands that unreleased masters be handed over in a lawsuit that follows the company’s purchase of the song catalogue of Death Row Records.…

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2 Chainz & Chrisette Michelle Perform Live on “Arsenio”


2 Chainz took to late night television as he made an appearance on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” Dressed in all white, the Atlanta rapper performed his B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME track “Black Unicorn” with some help from Chrisette Michele. Watch.…

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Justin Timberlake Performs 100 Minute Show Live at “Rock In Rio”


Following performances from Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, and Jessie J, Justin Timberlake closed out the first weekend of Rock in Rio. The pop superstar pulled out all the stops during his 100-minute set. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Katy Perry – Roar


Katy Perry rules the jungle in the new video for “Roar.” After crashing on an island, the pop star transforms into Tarzan’s wife Jane Porter in the cinematic clip. She tames lions, paints an elephant’s toenails, and takes photos with monkeys–all in a leopard-print bikini. Watch.…

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