Because the music business is in a state of transformation, a new set of measurements is required to more accurately reflect performance. As the business hits the three–quarter mark of 2016, the old traditional marketshare metrics are less meaningful or comprehensive than sales + streaming (SPS)...
During Day 1 of TheWrap's media and entertainment confab TheGrill 2016, held at the Montage in Beverly Hills, mega-mogul Irving Azoff engaged in the Keynote Interview with TheWrap CEO/founder Sharon Waxman. In this clip, The Swirv discusses YouTube and the "safe harbor" provision of the DMCA, an "outdated law" giving Google's video giant cover to operate with what he calls "evil" results...
Team Republic would like you to know that not only was The Weeknd's "Starboy" #1 Most Added at Pop, Rhythm, Urban and Hot AC radio in the U.S. this week, but that it was #1 all-time Most Added in North America. That, of course, adds the sprawling and frigid country known as Canada to the equation. o achieve this milestone, VIP Lifer Charlie Walk and mountie commissioner Gary Spangler, on orders from Prime Minister Monte Lipman, trekked into the Great White North with only their heaviest coats, their team of sled dogs and a passel of Guess models…
You say you're worried about the battery for your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire and, say, causing you and your surroundings to burst into flames? No worries, brah—just get yourself a replacement battery from the company. Except, um, the replacement battery may also catch on fire. Sooooo .... there's that.
I.B. BAD: THE NEW
It all adds up. (9/27a)
DIAMONDS ARE A LABEL’S BEST FRIEND
Adele has sold a lotta records. (9/27a)
SHAWN MENDES, ILLUMINATED
A sweet setup, a career moment. (9/27a)
GREIN ON GRAMMYS: HANDICAPPING THE NOMINEES, PT. 3
Start here and work backward. (9/27a)
DYLAN'S 1966 ELECTRIC TOUR GETS
BOX SET FROM COLUMBIA/LEGACY
That's 36 CDs. Holy smokes. (9/27a)