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$2 Billion in Royalties and Rising for Pandora Artists

Pandora announced that it has generated more than $2 billion in all-time royalties for artists and songwriters, just nine months after hitting its $1.5 billion royalties milestone. Every month, nearly 80 million users now spend an average of over 23…

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Hot 107.9 Announces Birthday Bash ATL

Hot 107.9’s Birthday Bash ATL presented by Heineken and sponsored by AT&T Mobilizing your world announced T.I., Jeezy, Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Migos and more to perform at this year’s show, Saturday June 18th at Philips Arena. Many undisputed…

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Young Thug Links up with Pandora for Custom Mixtape

Pandora announced its invasion of hip hop’s metropolis with Pandora Presents: The ATL, an exclusive live event on May 5 delivering a lineup of buzzing talent. Inspired by the overwhelming success of The ATL: Atlanta’s Hip Hop Radio, which racked…

Tyrese Talks Radio Bias with Larry King

Actor and singer Tyrese Gibson sits down with Larry King on the Emmy-nominated series “Larry King Now” for a wide-ranging interview where he calls out mainstream radio for only playing white artists. He also expresses his desire to join the…

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iHeartRadio Launches "Prince Tribute Radio"

“What’s missing from pop music is danger.” – Prince Yesterday we were saddened to hear that music icon Prince passed away at age 57 and are encouraging listeners to remember his legacy by enjoying his prolific collection. Just launched on…

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UMPG APPOINTS ALEXANDRA LIOUTIKOFF AS EXECUTIVE VP, LATIN MUSIC

UMPG APPOINTS  ALEXANDRA LIOUTIKOFF AS EXECUTIVE VP, LATIN MUSIC Lioutikoff to head UMPG’s U.S. Latin and Latin American operations LOS ANGELES, CA (March 15, 2016) — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has appointed Latin music trailblazer Alexandra Lioutikoff as Executive Vice…

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The FADER FORT Returns to SXSW

The FADER FORT, long positioned as the spot to see live music during its March homestead in Austin, will for the first time expand its programming to six full days of live performances and unique activations with two events: Toyota…

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Off The Wall Documentary Coming to DVD

February 26, during Black History Month, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings will release exclusive CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray editions of the critically acclaimed new documentary MICHAEL JACKSON’s Journey From Motown To Off The Wall, directed by…

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Iconic Jazz Label Celebrates 60 Years in the Game

One of the most prestigious labels in the history of jazz, Verve Records will celebrate its 60th anniversary throughout 2016 with a trove of historic reissues and stunning new collections from its legendary archives. The release schedule constitutes a who’s-who…

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Is the World Cup Ready for Janet Jackson?

Music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson is to perform a leg of her Unbreakable world tour at the Dubai World Cup on Saturday March 26. Held on the Apron Views concert stage at approximately 10pm…

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Hannibal Buress to Host Star-Studded Spotify SXSW Stage

This year, Spotify will host its biggest and best-ever Spotify House, transforming 1501 E 6th St into an immersive, interactive journey of discovery at the fifth-annual Spotify House at SXSW from March 14-18. The Spotify House will be the go-to…