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YouTube Music and Premium Soar to 80 Million-Plus Paid Subscribers (EXCLUSIVE)

In a remarkably rapid growth surge, YouTube’s Music and Premium services now have more than 80 million paying subscribers combined, a rep informs Variety — up a whopping…

Big Star ‘#1 Record’ 50th Anniversary Concert in L.A. Has Jody Stephens and Guests Reviving a Rock Classic That Very Slowly Got Its Due

“I never travel too far / Without a little Big Star,” Paul Westerberg of the Replacements famously once sang, getting children by the millions — or at least…

Meta Q3 Sales Slip 4%, Facebook Nears 2 Billion Daily Users

Meta was buffeted by a broad ad-spending slowdown in the third quarter, reporting a year-over-year revenue decline of 4%, while it missed Wall Street expectations on the bottom…

YouTube Ad Revenue Drops 1.9% in Q3, Alphabet Misses Wall Street Expectations

A pullback in ad spending cramped YouTube’s revenue for the third quarter of 2022, with Google’s video platform notching $7.07 billion in ad sales — a decline of…

Bono Issues Another Apology for U2’s iTunes Album Debacle in New Memoir: ‘I Take Full Responsibility’

Bono has offered an apology for Apple downloading U2’s 2014 album “Songs Of Innocence” onto each iTunes user’s account, calling the incident an “overreach” on his part. In…