NEW YORK— "American Sniper" has shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever. The concert film " Hanna Montana/ Miley Cyrus: The Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" earned $31.1 million earned in 2008.. The animated adaptation "Paddington" came in a distant second with $8.5 million, in a virtual tie with Paramount's...» Read More
Bono, lead singer of the band U2, will undergo surgery after he injured his arm in a cycling accident in New York's Central Park, the band said.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- A 1960 s rock band on Friday won a second victory against Sirius XM Holdings Inc in a closely watched copyright battle affecting digital media. She said that unless Sirius by Dec. 5 raises any factual issues requiring a trial, she will rule outright for the plaintiff, Flo& Eddie Inc, a company controlled by founding Turtles members Howard Kaylan and...
Warner Music has signed a distribution agreement with Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent, as the record firm tries to expand in China. FT reports.
David Israelite, National Music Publishers Association president & CEO, explains how songwriters are getting taken advantage of by streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. Israelite says Spotify can't succeed if it keeps screwing songwriters and music publishers.
Sam Jacobs, Time Magazine, and Chris Farley, WSJ senior editor, weigh in on how 24-year old music mogul Taylor Swift is changing the way musicians are paid for streaming.
Lincoln Center is essentially paying Avery Fisher's family $15 million for permission to drop his name from the NY Phil's home. The NYT reports.
Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, shares his thoughts on Taylor Swift's decision to pull her music from Spotify
A rear door fell off Bono's private plane, a Learjet 60, while the plane was landing in Germany, USA Today reports.
YouTube has finally announced its long anticipated music subscription service called "YouTube Music Key."
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on YouTube's new music service for $8 per month.
YouTube has struck a deal with indie labels, which paves the way for a long awaited subscription service, reports The Financial Times.
*Comment comes after Taylor Swift pulls catalog. LONDON, Nov 11- The music streaming portal Spotify made an impassioned defence of its business model on Monday, saying it fights music piracy and had paid out $2 billion to the industry and artists since its launch in 2008.. The statement in a blog post by CEO Daniel Ek came a week after U.S. singer Taylor Swift pulled...
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek defended free streaming in a blog post. The "Squawk Alley," team discusses Taylor Swift's concerns that Spotify devalues music.
Randy Bernard, GhostTunes CEO, provides insight into Garth Brook's vision for GhostTunes as an alternative for artists who want to price and package their music the way they want.
Apple's iTunes will face a new rival on Tuesday with the debut of GhostTunes, musician Garth Brooks' new digital music download store.
Taylor Swift's newest album "1989" is the first album to go platinum in 2014.
Some musicians are finding Spotify more profitable than Apple's iTunes.
Phil Rudd was charged with threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, USA Today reports.
Artists' revenue from Spotify streams was higher than that of iTunes in the first quarter of 2014 in Europe, according to Kobalt Music Group.
Taylor Swift's new album has sold 1.287 million copies in its first week.