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The stats for Adele's comeback single Hello are already pretty nuts

After all that anticipation, all that fear of underwhelming, it’s been a walk in the park.<p>More than three years since Adele’s last single was …

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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>"He didn't have many friends, he was trouble," say former classmates of the …

Pandora to Pay Labels $90 Million Over Pre-1972 Music Fight

Legal loophole allowed Internet radio service to avoid paying artists for recordings songs recorded before 1972<p>In a victory for artists and record …

Adele is here to save the music industry

News that British songstress Adele was back with a new song, nearly five years after dropping her earthshaking sophomore album <i>21</i>, has set the music …

New Singles

This woman who makes a cameo in 'Hotline Bling' is one of the music industry's biggest choreographers

That dancer is Tanisha Scott, one of the most popular choreographers in the music industry.<p>Usually, Scott is behind the scenes working with artists like Beyoncé and Rihanna. She's renowned in the world of pop music as a dancer with a style all her own — but she didn't even consider dancing …

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Music Industry

Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum’s Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the past year …

Indie Music

Pandora will pay RIAA $90 million for playing pre-1972 songs | Ars Technica

The maze of state copyright laws is an expensive headache for online music.<p>Internet radio company Pandora has agreed to pay the major US record …

RIAA

How Arctic Monkeys’ debut single changed the music industry and ‘killed the NME’

Exactly 10 years ago, the Sheffield teenagers mined their giant online following to send I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor to No 1 and revolutionised the way music was sold in the UK for ever<p>In a noisy London pub, former NME editor Conor McNicholas stops mid-sentence to point out a man standing …

Monkeys

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Adele premieres 'intimate' new song

<b>A nervous Adele has premiered her "intimate" new single, Hello, on BBC Radio 1.</b><p>The singer said she was "going to belch" as breakfast show host Nick Grimshaw cued the song up.<p>"My hips just started hurting, as I'm getting so nervous," she laughed. "There's a heartbeat in my hips for some reason."<p>"I …

BRIT Awards

Adele: Music industry breathes sigh of relief as singer confirms 'make-up record' 25

First she teased fans with a snippet of a new song. Now the music industry can breathe a sigh of relief after Adele confirmed in a Facebook message …

Real Fans. Real Results.

8 Amazing Unreleased Music Videos That We Really Need To See

Britney Spears, “Outrageous”<p>BritBrit began shooting her “Outrageous” video (alongside Snoop Dogg, of all people) in June 2004. But after hurting her …

Snoop Dogg

Relaunch of Wix Music Platform Adds Distribution, Concert Promotion

Wix has relaunched and added additional components to its Wix Music platform, which debuted in March.<p>It was mainly positioned as a platform allowing …

Small Business

The best music in the world right now is coming out of Spain

El Puerto de Santa Maria is a flat and unassuming city in the southwest of Spain. A sea of whitewashed low rises frame my ride into the centre as we …

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Pop Punk

Max Hole to Step Down as Chairman, CEO of Universal Music Group International

LONDON — Max Hole is to step down from his role as chairman and chief executive of Universal Music Group International, effective immediately. The …

Bands

Abbey Road sounds right for music technology start-ups

Abbey Road, the London recording studio immortalised by The Beatles’ album of the same name, is launching Europe’s first incubation programme focused …

Startups

Jay Z wins copyright infringement case over Big Pimpin' Egyptian song sample

Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by Osama Fahmy, nephew of Baligh Hamdi, an Egyptian composer whose 1957 song Khosara Khosara features in the 1999 hit<p>Jay Z has won a copyright infringement trial stemming from his 1999 hit single Big Pimpin’, ending a long drawn-out case which shined a light on …

Intellectual Property

YouTube Red subscription to mix music, digital stars and ad-free viewing

Google hopes shows from PewDiePie, Lilly Singh and The Fine Brothers will persuade YouTube viewers to pay $9.99 a month for premium access<p>YouTube has built its billion-viewer audience on the basis of free, ad-supported videos and a growing roster of digital stars. Now it hopes exclusive shows from …

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Music venues in the UK have reached crisis point, says London club owner

By Sinead Garvan <i>Newsbeat music reporter</i><p><b>The loss of music venues across the UK has reached "crisis point" according to one venue owner.</b><p>Jeff Horton runs the 100 Club in London and thinks the consequences of more closures could be massive.<p>"Without places like the 100 Club and other grassroots venues, …

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Panic! At The Disco announce new album, release video for “Emperor’s New Clothes” - News - Alternative Press

Panic! At The Disco have (finally) officially announced their new album, <i>Death Of A Bachelor</i>, which will be released on January 15, 2016 through …

New Albums

Testimony ends in trial over Jay Z's rap hit 'Big Pimpin\"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony has concluded in a copyright infringement case against rapper Jay Z over his 1999 hit "Big Pimpin'."<p>Lawyers for the rap superstar played deposition testimony Tuesday from a former lawyer for the heir of an Egyptian composer who wrote flute notes included in the song. He …

Los Angeles

This Year's Mercury Prize Nominations Reflects the Changing Dynamics of the UK's Music Industry

Every year, the much awaited Mercury Prize nominations stimulate a passionate debate which usually centres around alternative lists of the albums …

Astronomy

Spotify Pulls Entire Victory Records Catalog In Nasty Royalty Dispute

After Spotify puled the entire Victory Record catalog off the site, the independent label issued this statement:<p>"Late yesterday, Spotify sent over a …

Spotify

A New Study Has Definitively Found The Most Successful Hip-Hop Record Label Ever

Which rap label is the greatest of all time is a less-common rap nerd argument than “best rapper, all time,” but it’s still likely to generate some heat among the right group. If you’re into things like sales and influence, then we may finally have the answer. Def Jam leads all record labels by a …

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