As artists and their representatives begin to navigate their way through the Apple Music ecosystem, questions have begun to arise regarding the content they can post on their Connect pages...
Roc Nation's Rihanna has officially become the first artist in history to earn more than 100m gold & platinum song certifications, making this a fine time to drop the expectedly provocative clip for “Bitch Better Have My Money.”
Beats 1 revealed itself powerfully on its Born Day. Through the lens of DJs Zane Lowe, Julie Adenuga and Ebro Darden we experienced three uniquely different vibes, from region to sound, language and presentation. Each was an expert hand guiding us through a new land, the DJ rocking a crowd while talking up the music they’re playing with unbridled passion and expertise.
Demi Lovato’s “Cool for the Summer” the lead single from her forthcoming fifth studio album, dropped Wednesday morning and flew straight to #1 at iTunes—not just in the States but in 35 countries.
Selena Gomez and her new BFF A$AP Rocky knocked Taylor and Kendrick off the top perch during the last completed sales week with the skyrocket debut of her new Interscope single, which is selling like hot dogs on Independence Day.
Zumba founder/master Beto Perez has unleashed his July 4 weekend playlist—so cue the fireworks, baby.
This week’s HITS List is a little bit Apple Music, a little bit country, the latter component in honor of our second annual Spotlight on Nashville special issue, hot off the presses and heading your way.
Apple is famous for having a tightly closed system; nonetheless, much of the initial content from Beats 1 was quickly shared on rival platforms ...
Nashville, Rhythm & Soul, marijuana—these and other topics dear to your hearts are all touched upon in the latest installment of our publishing roundup.
Apple Music tweeted out a promo that chronicles a very funny story from Jimmy Iovine himself about how the world discovered The Chronic, which belatedly made its digital debut on Tuesday.
ALL HANDS IN THE APPLE BASKET
Beats 1, now on SoundCloud...and Spotify. WTF. (7/1a)
The first video from Caracal arrives at Vevo. (7/1a)
PUB CRAWLING: MUSIC CITY IN THE VALLEY
What do Nashville, Rhythm & Soul and pot have in common? (7/1a)
RIVERA’S IN A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND
UMPG has a new EVP. (7/1a)
Lovato is the first artist to release a record through a new partnership between Island, Hollywood and her own Safehouse. (7/2a)