Hope you remembered to upgrade the iOS on your Apple device. In any case, here are the first songs we heard on Beats 1, the service's global radio flagship. The free-form set from the breathless Zane Lowe included...
Apple Music is up and running. We're playing with it. Join us.
As Apple Music unfolds, check out our recent conversation with Jimmy Iovine, Ian Rogers and Larry Jackson, who go deep on streaming, Beats 1 and Connect.
At CMG, Meredith Gardner and Josh Kahn have jointly been upped to the post of VP of Digital Marketing & Product, EVP Greg Thompson told the world this morning. Together, Gardner and Kahn will lead the company’s digital strategy from their perches at the renovated Capitol Tower, reporting to Thompson.
Shazam has launched a new music-discovery program that will allow fans to see what their favorite artists are Shazaming. Among the many participating artists: Meghan Trainor, Calvin Harris, Pibull, Avicii, Maroon 5 and One Direction.
In London for her Hyde Park concert, which attracted some 65k screaming fans, Big Machine's Taylor Swift takes to the water with some famous pals. Seen just before Prime Minister David Cameron blew by on a jet ski are...
Hollywood rock outfit Breaking Benjamin is due for a big #1 bow on the HITS Album Sales Chart, while Capitol's Tori Kelly and Mercury Nashville's Kacey Musgraves look set to debut at #2 and #3, respectively. How will Columbia's Leon Bridges and the week's other new releases—not to mention chart veterans like Big Machine's Taylor Swift—fare when the chart becomes final? Head over to the chart and keep on refreshing.
Glastonbury 2015 has officially come to a close. The five-day U.K. festival drew crowds of 150k+. With a diverse line-up that placed Mary J. Blige next to Motorhead, saw Pharrell preview his new single, united "Uptown Funk" with George Clinton and even found a spot for the Dalai Lama, Glasto once again proved itself the very model of a modern music festival.
Last Thursday we posted a rumor emanating out of the U.K. that Zane Lowe had hired uber-manager Sarah Stennett to rep him for management. Turns out we were only half right...
APPLE MUSIC: IT'S ON, BITCHES!
It's here... (6/30a)
Breaking Benjamin and other big bows, baby. (6/30a)
A SWIFT TOUR OF THE THAMES (AND A SHOW)
Oh, Tay. (6/30a)
BEATS 1: THE FIRST 10 SONGS
One of them twice! (6/30a)