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The record industry reportedly won't let Apple price its streaming service below $10

No one really knows what Apple's inevitable iTunes-branded subscription service will look like, but details have been emerging over the last few months ahead of its anticipated announcement this summer. We know that Apple is unlikely to offer a free, ad-supported tier, and it seemed like Apple was …

Jessica Simpson wants to return to making music

Five years, two babies, a marriage and countless business ventures later, it looks like Jessica Simpson is finally ready to make her return back into the music industry.<p>The 34-year-old hasn’t had a new album since her holiday collection Happy Christmas in 2010, but she reveals she’s gotten back to …

New Albums

Ceekars 4D Headphones Launch On Indiegogo (video)

Those looking for a more immersive audio experience whilst playing virtual reality games, watching movies or listening to audio, may be interested in …

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

I’ve never been afraid to listen to an album.<p>It’s a strange feeling. Music can elicit a number of emotions — tears, unbridled happiness, a wave of calmness, a strong stank face — but fear usually isn’t drawn out by music. It’s not something that artists strive to pull out of their audience. And yet …

Pandora May Begin Offering 24 Hour Ad-Free Subscriptions For A Dollar

Music streaming is pretty cheap, but for some, it simply isn’t cheap enough. There are those who are willing to listen to ads or go without full catalogs, rather than hand over even a few dollars a month, and if someone isn’t willing to give less than ten dollars for unlimited access to millions of …

Televisions

Streaming music revenue beat CDs in the US last year for the first time

Streaming music services accounted for more music industry revenue than CDs in the US last year, beating the dominant physical format for the first time. In total, streaming services were responsible for $1.87 billion in revenue, compared to CDs' $1.85 billion. Those streaming services include …

Streaming

Lollapalooza Berlin announces 2015 lineup

Lollapalooza has revealed the 2015 lineup for Lollapalooza Berlin. The inaugural festival takes place September 12th and 13th at the city’s historic …

Festivals

Madonna announces Rebel Heart world tour

Madonna has announced a world tour behind her new album <i>Rebel Heart</i>. The extensive jaunt stretches from late August to late December, including dates …

New Albums

Jennifer Lopez Debuts New Song 'Feel the Light'

Surprise J.Lo is the best kind of J.Lo!<p>SURPRISE: Jennifer Lopez has premiered a brand new song online.<p>The singer has recorded "Feel the Light" for upcoming animated film <i>Home</i>, in which she stars as Lucy Tucci. An accompanying lyric video for the track features footage from the DreamWorks family …

YouTube enlists Ed Sheeran and Charli XCX for its 2015 music awards

Ed Sheeran and Charli XCX are among the artists filming exclusive videos for the second YouTube Music Awards, which will take place online later in March.<p>YouTube is working with Vice Media to produce new videos from 15 artists, which will launch simultaneously on its site on 23 March.<p>Vice will pair …

Music

From Now On, New Albums Will Be Released On Friday Globally

After several months of heated debate that involved almost everyone in the music industry from major labels to independent record stores, the business seems to have come to a decision about when new albums should be released around the world. If you’re looking forward to running out and purchasing …

New Music

Carly Rae Jepsen Returns, New Song “I Really Like You” Will Get Stuck In Your Head

Here's a new single, so listen maybe? <b>Carly Rae Jepsen</b> returned to the radio waves this past weekend with a wildly catchy new single.<p>The pop singer, …

Kanye West’s New Album Is Called ‘So Help Me God,’ Twitter Reacts To Religious Symbol Posted By Rapper

Kanye West announced Sunday that his upcoming album is called “So Help Me God,” and shared a photo of a religious symbol on Twitter. West did not …

Kelly Clarkson Debuts New Single 'Invincible,' Written By Sia

First she was "Stronger" and now Kelly Clarkson is "Invincible."<p>The "American Idol" alum released the second single off her forthcoming album "Piece By Piece" on Monday.<p>The uptempo track was written by Sia and showcases Clarkson's powerful vocals.<p>"I was so afraid, I felt so unsure/Now I am …

Kid Rock: First Kiss

The Kid's joyful 10th album is full of nostalgic memories and huge hooks<p>"I got them red-blooded white-boy blues," Kid Rock sings. Now 44, he finds …

Music

Big Sean: Dark Sky Paradise

Kanye protégé isn't a great MC yet, but he's getting warmer<p>Over four years and two albums, Detroit rapper Big Sean has made his biggest mark as a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Drake’s ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ Debuts No. 1 on Billboard’s Album Charts

Drake’s fourth solo LP <i>Views From the 6</i> doesn’t arrive until later this year, but the surprise <i>If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late</i> mixtape has the …

Album charts to count streamed songs

<b>Music streamed on sites like Spotify and Deezer will count towards the UK album charts from March, the Official Charts Company has announced.</b><p>The change comes after music streaming doubled in 2014, with 14.8 billion individual tracks streamed in the UK.<p>Audio streams were successfully added to the …

Top 10

14 Best New Songs of the Week

<i>Every week, members of the Vulture staff will highlight their favorite new songs. They might be loud, quiet, long, short, dance-y, rawkin', hip,</i> …

Music

Drake breaks old spotify record with new Album within one week of release

Beyonce started the trend of no publicity for an upcoming album, and then the newly released album would go on to break records and top charts. A …

Big Sean & Kanye West Collide Once More On "All Your Fault"

The steady downpour of new <b>Big Sean</b> cuts continues on. The <b>GOOD Music</b> MC has yet again dropped a new track off his upcoming 3rd LP <i>Dark Sky Paradise</i>, a …

Blur is back: Rockers return for first new album in 12 years

LOS ANGELES — Girls and boys, Blur is back.<p>On April 28, the British rockers will release <i>The Magic Whip</i>, their first new album in 12 years and first …

Taylor Swift Debuts New Music Video for "Style"

The singer's latest video is here.<p><b>Update, 2/13:</b> Taylor Swift's music video for her latest single "Style" has officially debuted. The new video shows off a darker and artsier side of Swift, offering up a change of pace from the upbeat and fashion-filled videos for "Shake It Off" and "Blank Space." …

Grammy winners in full

Sam Smith collected four awards during the night, with Beck and Pharrell also picking up gongs in the 57th Grammy Awards<p>The ceremony for the 57th Annual <b>Grammy Awards</b> took place on Sunday 8 February in Los Angeles. Here is a full list of winners and nominees for each of the 83 categories:<p><b>Record of</b> …

Meet Jack, a Wi-Fi Device That Replaces Your Guitar Cable — Video

1<p>SHARES<p>Guitar people, meet Jack!<p>Jack is a Wi-Fi device that replaces your guitar's cable with a “studio-quality 24-bit connection,” according to its …

Madonna Will Release Her New Music Video On Snapchat Today

Even after all these years, Madonna is still finding ways to innovate and present her art to the masses.<p>Billboard is reporting that the pop diva will release her latest music video on social app Snapchat, marking a first for the company. The clip is set to premiere at some point today.<p>“Living For …

Music Videos

Streaming music services have killed piracy in Norway - ExtremeTech

By on January 27, 2015 at 4:44 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For years, one of the most common …

Jay-Z Makes a Bid to Acquire a Swedish Streaming Music Company

Jay-Z's empire may soon be a little bit larger. The rapper and business mogul is about to get into the streaming music business.<p>On Friday, the …

Study Proves Record Labels Take all the Streaming Money From Artists

Streaming music is controversial amongst many musicians who claim that they don't get a fair shake of the revenue that's being pulled in. A new study …