The hotly anticipated first solo salvo from Columbia’s Harry Styles is a five-minute track being billed as...
On the heels of Dig Your Roots, their third album, Big Machine's Florida Georgia Line heads into the Academy of Country Music Awards with five nominations: Entertainer, Duo, Album, Event (“May We All” with Tim McGraw) and Single (“H.O.L.Y.”). Not bad for a couple guys who live to dream, rock and party—and bring an entire nation along for the ride. Find out more on the keys to their success in our interview with Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelly.
YMCMB/Republic's Nicki Minaj and incoming Sony Music chief Rob Stringer are the cover and contents VIPs of our most recent print edition; being associated with us is probably the only misfortune they've encountered of late.
A pair of classic rock events are coming to the coasts. The Classic West will be held at L.A.'s Dodger Stadium on 7/15 & 16, and The Classic East will be at N.Y.'s Citi Field on 7/29 & 30. Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Journey and Earth, Wind and Fire—all acts represented entirely or in part by menschy mogul Irving Azoff—make up the bill.
Amazon has further moved into the U.K. live music scene by offering its Prime members pre sale tickets, premium seating and access to VIP lounges at venues in London. Gigs from Emeli Sandé, Ariana Grande, John Mayer and Little Mix are part of the first offerings.
Hot on the heels of signing pop-soul artist Mullally, Warner Music U.K. has launched an imprint with the artist’s management company titled Black Diamond Records. Helmed by Black Diamond founders David Olusegun and Derek Edmund Ojofeitimi, the label will sit under Ben Cook’s Atlantic.
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