Archive for ‘Industry News’

VIDEO: DJ Khaled Hits Toronto’s OVO Fest 2014 (Behind The Scenes)

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DJ Khaled was in Toronto to take the stage with Drake at his annual OVO Fest. Here’s a behind the scenes look of the festivities for the latest installment of his tour vlog. Check it out.…

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BET to Debut New Reality Shows Featuring Nelly, Keyshia Cole & More

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Cable network BET building up its arsenal of unscripted programming (aka Reality TV). New shows have received the greenlight. The new series lineups include rapper Nelly, R&B songstress Keyshia Cole and one featuring Meet the Browns stars David and Tamela Mann.…

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VIDEO: Elle Varner ft. A$AP Ferg – Don’t Wanna Dance

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R&B songstress Elle Varner hits the club with her friends but is left with regrets at the end of night out in the video for “Don’t Wanna Dance” featuring A$AP Ferg. Watch.…

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Founders of Coachella Music Festival Team Up on Joint Venture With Red Frog Events

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Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., has entered into a joint venture with Red Frog Events to promote and produce the Firefly Music Festival in the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway in Delaware, Billboard has learned.

Goldenvoice president/CEO Paul Tollett, along with Joe Reynolds, CEO/founder of Red Frog Events,…

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Harvard Business School Analyzes Beyonce & Her Epic Project Release

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Harvard Business School took a close look at the release of Beyonce’s surprise, self-titled album, dropped upon an unprepared world last December. Check ou the in depth analysis on all the behind the scenes action of the suprising reveal.

Anita Elberse, professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and Stacie Smith, a former student…

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Music Superstar T.I. Makes Guest Appearance On “The View;” Speaks On Fatherhood, Family Hustle, & His New Album

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T.I. made a second appearance on the daytime show The “View.” Alongside the television show’s primary hosts, T.I. discussed fatherhood and balancing his time filming his reality show The Family Hustle and recording his upcoming album, Paperwork. Check it out.…

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Pop Star Kesha Ignites Legal Battle with Producer Dr. Luke Inciting Physical, Verbal & Sexual Abuse

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Kesha’s civil complaint filed in Los Angeles claims that Dr. Luke sexually, physically and verbally abused her over the 10 years since he signed her as an 18-year-old artist.…

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Beats Music To Rescue Apple’s iTunes From 14% Music Sales Drop?

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Since the start of the year, global music sales at Apple’s iTunes are down 14%, according to a new report. Ubiquitous free music sources and paid streaming services are supposedly the cause. The $3.2 billion solution to this problem–Beats Music.…

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Cowboys NFL Receiver Dez Bryant Signs With Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is the latest high-profile athlete to retain the services of Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports. The agency confirmed the signing over the weekend, and Bryant told ESPN on Sunday that he’s looking to Roc Nation to…

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Music Star Maino Delivers New Hit Single; “Dreamer” Becomes #3 Most Added Record on Radio in the U.S.

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MP3Waxx & Maino would like to thank the thousands of DJs around the world for showing support and helping “Dreamer” become one of U.S. radio’s most added records.…

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Billboard Albums Chart To Begin Counting Digital Music Streaming

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With the rise of streaming music trend, The Billboard 200, also known as the albums chart, will begin incorporating streaming services into its calculations.…

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Music Star B.o.B Interviews with The Breakfast Club; Speaks on Rumors, Critics & Creativity

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Last Week on Thanksgiving, B.o.B surprised fans with a free mixtape. This week, he visited Power 105.1 to speak on swirling rumors, his critics, and his creativity when making albums. Check it out.…

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