The Weeknd and Justin Bieber had their best streaming days yesterday, according to label sources, with the former on track to beat Drake's seven-day streaming record...
Lucian Grainge’s UMG was the big earner for Vivendi in Q2, as the world’s largest music group posted a 19% sales increase. The half-year numbers are pretty spiffy as well.
It was an extraordinary add week at Top 40 radio, with records by Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis racking up 100+ stations apiece...
Pandora will celebrate its 10th anniversary next Wednesday (9/9) by taking down the Pandora One paywall for 24 hours, enabling anyone who’s interested to sample the add-free premium ($4.99/mo.) tier, the company announced.
Outgoing Caroline chief Dominic Pandiscia has sent an email to all CMG staff. Here's what he said...
Gerson's Universal Music Publishing scored Publisher of the Year honors at the recent BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards; the pubco and its writers snagged awards for 18 hits. Seen just before collectively twerking to "Anaconda" are...
Multi-platinum artist, awards-show orator and future Presidential candidate Kanye West has announced a second show to his special performance at the Hollywood Bowl. Yeezy will now perform his acclaimed album 808s & Heartbreak in its entirety on Sept. 25 and 26...
Def Jam newcomer and "Here" songstress Alessia Cara has been buzzing for a few months now, but on Tuesday she hit a new high. The 19-year-old Canadian newcomer received what’s arguably the most valuable form of recognition next to a Grammy: a glowing Taylor Swift tweet.
Jason Owen’s Sandbox Entertainment has just closed a deal to rep the estate of the great Hank Williams. More in Music City.
SUPER TUESDAY—STILL RADIO'S FAVORITE DAY
Three new records, north of 300 adds between them. (9/2a)
KANYE TO LIGHT UP ANOTHER BOWL
Yeezy will devote both nights at the Hollywood Bowl to one album. (9/2a)
APPLE, LUXURY BRANDS: MUTUAL ATTRACTION
Ian Rogers' move isn't so unusual. (9/2a)
HEY, GOOD INKIN’
Hank Sr. just landed in Jason Owen's Sandbox. (9/2a)
ALESSIA CARA'S BIGGEST FAN
Taylor hearts Def Jam newcomer. (9/2a)