KENDRICK RETURNS WITH "HEART"
What's gonna happen on April 7th...? (3/24a)
Insiders whisper over an exec's potential new deal. (3/24a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: CASH MONEY FROM THE CELESTIAL JUKEBOX
Can you say "cha-ching?" (3/24a)
STREAMING SONGS: UNIVERSALLY DOMINANT
75% marketshare ... that's good, right? (3/24a)
Vinyl-devouring hordes will be battling for limited editions of records by Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Prince, Spoon and countless indie acts as the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day is celebrated 4/22. (The Grammy Museum is getting in on the act on 3/29). Let the needle drop.
Hotly tipped British grime artist Stefflon Don, who counts Drake as a fan, has signed her label V-IV London to Universal Records, and then signed herself.Over at Warner Music U.K., Bristol garage producer Conducta (pictured) has signed to Shaurav D’Silva’s newly launched urban and dance imprint—2TE Records.
Internet privacy took a big hit Tuesday when the Senate voted 50-48 to torch a rule enacted under President Obama last year that required providers to secure user consent before information such as browsing history and location data could be shared–and sold.
Bill Flanagan did an extensive interview with Bob Dylan for bodylan.com to promote Triplicate (Columbia), his triple-disc collection that comes out 3/31. Here are 15 fascinating answers and anecdotes from the interview that includes the great line “I’ve been all over the world, I’ve seen oracles and wishing wells.”
Deep into the list of the Daytime Emmy nominations—before you get to the talk-show hairstylists but after the sound editing on pre-school animation shows—are a collection of music categories. Pentatonix and Charles Bradley are among the nominees.