Universal Music Group Plots $1 Billion Queen Catalog Deal: Report

Universal Music Group Plots $1 Billion Queen Catalog Deal: Report

Photo Credit: Carl Lender / CC by 3.0 Universal Music Group (UMG) is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire Queen’s catalog for north of $1 billion.   The potential song-rights sale (as well as its […]

25 summer concerts in L.A. we can’t wait to see

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It’s like the Super Bowl for online fan armies: Megastars Taylor Swift and Beyoncé will be performing at SoFi Stadium this summer, a mere month apart. Swifties will be sure to note that Taylor has […]

Beatles AI Tracks Are Surfacing With Lennon & McCartney Realism

Paul McCartney performing in the Netherlands in 2009. (photo: Eddie Janssens)

Paul McCartney performing in the Netherlands in 2009. Photo Credit: Eddie Janssens With the well-documented explosion of artificial intelligence music continuing to evolve, a number of AI tracks made to sound like releases from The […]

Court Craziness Involves Katherine Jackson & Her Son’s Estate

Michael Jackson Trial - Day 6 - March 7, 2005

Michael Jackson’s mom, Katherine Jackson, fought and lost her attempt to block a proposed secret deal from her late son’s estate. Source: Pool Photographer / Getty According to court documents obtained by RadarOnline.com, a Los […]

Little Richard: King & Queen of Rock n Roll on BBC iPlayer – Music News

Little Richard: King & Queen of Rock n Roll on BBC iPlayer - Music News

Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock’n’Roll – is now streaming on BBC iPlayer. The 90 minute feature length film gives a really wonderful insight into this legend of rock ‘n’ roll. Would you be […]

Michael Jackson was desperate to change ‘weirdo narrative’

Michael Jackson performing with children at the 1993 Super Bowl.

With all the public speculation about everything from his plastic surgery and skin lightening to his sexuality and eccentric behavior, Michael Jackson was very much aware of the “Wacko Jacko” perception hurting his career in […]

‘A true genius’: Denniz Pop, the late Scandi-pop architect behind Max Martin, Robyn and NSync | Pop and rock

Dag Volle, before he became Denniz Pop, DJing at the Ritz in Stockholm.

In producer Denniz Pop’s old studio in Stockholm, above the mugs of coffee and overflowing ashtrays, sat a cherry red light that he would trigger when he knew he had made a hit. In the […]

Grimes Offers 50% Royalty Split for AI Songs Featuring Her Voice

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Grimes performing live. Photo Credit: Jordan Uhl Amid continued fan interest in “Heart on My Sleeve,” the unauthorized artificial-intelligence track made to sound like a Drake release, Grimes has offered to split the royalties attributable […]

Alicia Keys ‘Keys to the Summer’ 2023 tour: Tickets & dates

Alicia Keys 'Keys to the Summer' 2023 tour: Tickets & dates

Vivid Seats is the New York Post’s official ticketing partner. We may receive revenue from this partnership for sharing this content and/or when you make a purchase.  Alicia Keys has big summer plans this year. […]

Hipgnosis Songs Capital Snags a Portion of David Foster’s Songwriting IP

Hipgnosis Songs Capital

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore / CC by 2.0 Hipgnosis Songs Capital snags a portion of David Foster’s songwriting IP: 100% of his writer’s share of performance income for all 500+ of his songs. Celebrated songwriter […]

Janet Jackson Says “Good Times” Producers Told Her to “Slim Down”

Janet Jackson in 1977

When Janet Jackson joined the cast of Good Times in 1977, she was already familiar with the entertainment industry, celebrity, and the importance of her image. Part of a show business family, her older brothers […]

Warner Bros. Discovery Catalog Sale Comes Up Short: Report

Warner Bros. Discovery Catalog Sale Comes Up Short: Report

Photo Credit: Michael Marais Two months back, reports indicated that Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) was looking to offload its music library, including the soundtracks behind several superhero films. Now, a different report yet is […]

Ryuichi Sakamoto: the avant gardist who became a groundbreaking pop star | Music

Ryuichi Sakamoto performing in 1988.

Ryuichi Sakamoto was not a man cut out to be a pop star. As a teenager, he liked the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, but his abiding passion was New York’s underground avant garde art […]

NITA STRAUSS Shares New Single ‘Winner Takes All’ Featuring ALICE COOPER

NITA STRAUSS Shares New Single 'Winner Takes All' Featuring ALICE COOPER

ALICE COOPER guitarist Nita Strauss has released a new single, “Winner Takes All”, featuring a guest appearance by the legendary rocker. The track is taken from Nita‘s upcoming sophomore solo album, tentatively due later this […]