Monthly archives: March, 2015

Ludacris Speaks Out About ‘Over The Line’ Paul Walker Jokes Told During Justin Bieber’s Roast!

Ludacris recently spoke out publicly about the controversial jokes that took places during the Justin Bieber’s Roast on Comedy Central….

Chrissy Teigen, Ludacris to host Billboard Music Awards

The question isn’t whether inappropriate jokes will be made at Billboard’s May 17 Music Awards. Instead, it’s how many we can expect, now that supermodel, delightfully irreverant personality, and food blooger Chrissy Teigen and rapper-actor Ludacris have been confirmed as the ceremony’s hosts….

Jay Z Talks Tidal, Jimmy Iovine, Rewriting the Music Business Rulebook

Jay Z doesn’t give many interviews. In conversation, he often pauses mid-sentence, considers, rewinds, slices and reshapes his answer, choosing a more appropriate word or analogy that draws a finer point before revealing it to the interviewer. What’s commonly assumed is a mistrust of the press may just be that unlike his work in the…

Jay Z, Kanye West, Jack White, Madonna, and More Officially Announce Tidal’s Launch

As promised earlier today, Jay Z held a press conference earlier this evening to launch the streaming music service Tidal, which was previewed with a star-studded trailer that featured Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé, and more….

Sony Launches Spotify-Powered PlayStation Music

Good news gamers, your Sony PlayStation soundtrack can now be powered by Spotify. The music streaming service announced on Monday that it has completed its previously announced integration with the game system allowing users to play their favorite tracks — Spotify has 30 million to choose from — while tippy-tapping away….

The internet took the album away, and now it’s giving it back

How the surprise release led to an album renaissance…

Vivendi clash shows it’s time to change the music and take a risk

Problems of UMG and the music industry will not be solved by a change of structure…

Destiny’s Child reunites at 2015 Stellar Gospel Music Awards

A reunited Destiny’s Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday as singer Erica Campbell took home six awards, including the night’s top honor….

What Jay Z’s New Streaming Service Says About The Future of Music

Contrary to popular belief, Jay Z is not the most influential man in music….

iHeart Radio Music Awards 2015: And the winners are…

The second annual iHeart Radio Music Awards took place Sunday night and featured plenty exclamation-point worthy performances—Charlie Wilson! Jason Aldean and lots of fire! Rihanna in a neon green, fur coat!—but who took home those heavy, heart-topped statues? Check out all the winners below….