Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Beyonce Raises the Bar with Self-titled New Album!

As a critical observer, I have to say this work deserves the notice it's getting (according to Billboard Magazine, Beyoncé's new self-titled album has become the fastest-selling album ever...

Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys Brings out a Legend, a Queen and a...

On a personal note, the Christmas season officially begins for me upon attending Stevie Wonder’s Annual House of Toys Concert. This was billed as the 20th anniversary of the...

Hipgnosis Buys Music Catalog From Producer Ernest Dion ‘NO I.D’ Wilson

Hipgnosis has acquired 100% of the artist’s worldwide copyrights and publishing royalties, including writer’s share of income, in the catalog which comprises 273 songs. Undisputedly the Godfather of Chicago hip...

American Idol Judges Upstage Contestants

All programming relies on a bit of conflict and drama, but 10 minutes into the season 12 premiere of American Idol was really uncomfortable to watch! Most viewers agree....

L.A. Reid to be Honored at Pre-Grammy Event

Clive Davis and the Recording Academy will honor “X Factor” judge and Epic Records chairman L.A. Reid at next year’s annual pre-Grammy gala. Reid will get the President’s Merit...

Mariah Carey Now Highest Paid Reality Star

It’s official! Mariah Carey will join Fox television's "American Idol" singing competition on the judge's panel next season. Carey will be one of the replacements for departing judges Steven...

BMG’s Alternative to the Traditional Record Deal

If the digital revolution gave artists greater power, then BMG’s Masters Model is the natural evolution of that empowerment. Setting the focus on the artist and writers’ needs was...

Will the Single Kill the Album?

Courtesy of CNET.com Is an album a more substantial work of art than a single? Or is a well-crafted single all we need? There were always singles, but in the...

Twitch Copyright Woes Worsen As ‘Thousands’ Of Videos Are Deleted Over DMCA Infringement

Amazon-owned live streaming platform Twitch has been hit with “thousands” of DMCA infringement notifications over copyrighted music used in videos. As first reported by journalist Rod Breslau on Twitter yesterday (October 20),...

Steve Harvey Expands Relationship with Clear Channel

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has entered into an exclusive long-term agreement with Steve Harvey to renew and expand his relationship with the company for an additional five years....
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