Lots of chatter around NYC and L.A. Thursday afternoon, as more hacked emails from and to Sony Entertainment chief Michael Lynton were released, revealing details of executive compensation packages at Sony Music...
Everything you need to know about Music Biz 2015 in Music City [Ed. Note: Don’t call it NARM] is a mere click away. And keep an eye out for our Music Biz/New & Developing Artists special double issue, coming May 5.
DCD2/Island superstars Fall Out Boy drop a new video for "Uma Thurman" that's packed with madness and a message...
Here's the video for "Aftertaste" by Island's Shawn Mendes, bowing now on Vevo. The 16-year-old singer/songwriter is set to score a #1 album debut next week—but you knew that.
The vinyl sector may constitute just a sliver of the pie, but it’s an extremely tasty one. Vinyl album sales in the U.S. have grown a whopping 260% since 2009...
Royal Blood topped off their busman’s holiday between Coachella dates with a characteristically torqued-up performance of the irresistible single “Figure It Out” (from their self-titled Black Mammoth/Warner Bros. album) Thursday night on Conan. Note: Approach this footage with caution—it’s the musical equivalent of a double espresso.
This is bizarre—Various Artists collections make up the entire Top Five, six of the top seven and seven of the Top 10. And another is a Paul Simon collection. Say what?
"Hey, Questlove," notes HITS President Karen Glauber during this vintage photo op, "drop that monster P.Funk groove. I feel a freestyle coming on." Have you got vintage KG pics? Send 'em our way; they could end up into this summer's special issue.
Mike Chester—who’ll shortly be transitioning from VP Top 40 promo at Def Jam to a top-tier post at Scooter Braun Projects—is seen here at the Justin Bieber roast with Z100 N.Y. PD Mark Medina, shortly before Martha Stewart stopped by to grab both their packages. Mike explained to Mark that his new post will involve not only radio but “streaming activation,” prompting Martha to make a joke too disgusting to reprint here.
GREEN WITH ENVY
"Mine's bigger than yours." (4/17a)
THE FALL & RISE OF THE VINYL ALBUM
The configuration that refuses to die (4/17a)
ROYAL BLOOD INTRODUCES CONAN TO LEAD BASS SHREDDING
How does Josh Groom do that? (4/17a)
RSD: XMAS IN APRIL
Speaking of vinyl love, tomorrow's the big day for special releases. (4/17a)
#FLASHBACK FRIDAY: BACK TO HER ROOTS
Karen Glauber, before she was President. (4/17a)