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Tidal Launches Direct-to-Artist Payments and User-Centric Royalties, Via $19.99 Hi-Fi Plus Tier

Tidal has announced a number of new updates including a new free tier and enhanced paid subscription tiers, direct-to-artist payments, what it describes as “fan-centered royalties.” Most interesting…

Coldplay, Doja Cat and the Kid Laroi Light Up the Hollywood Bowl at Audacy’s Star-Studded We Can Survive Concert

The musical stars aligned for a noble cause on Saturday night at Audacy’s eighth annual We Can Survive concert, which boasted a stacked lineup that included Saweetie, the…

Coldplay Explores Both Pop and the Cosmos in Uneven Concept Album ‘Music of the Spheres’: Review

Coldplay doesn’t jump the shark on “Music of the Spheres,” but the British rockers come uncomfortably close. A concept album about a fictional planetary system called The Spheres,…

Nija Charles reveals what it’s like to work with Beyoncé, Ariana Grande

After penning a slew of hits for superstars including Beyoncé, Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, Nija Charles is ready to take the world with her own album.

13 Essential Music Industry Podcasts, From ‘Song Exploder’ to ‘Mogul’

With so many podcasts in the audiosphere and only so many hours in the day, it can be a challenge just testing the waters, let alone finding one…

Meet All 48 Producers on Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’

Guess how many producers worked on Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy”? Now, guess again. The list of credited producers runs to four dozen — a reflection of the hit…

2021 Creative Arts Emmys: Winners List (Updating Live)

“The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Mandalorian” were among the big winners Saturday as the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out in downtown Los Angeles, kicking off the…

Dell Furano, Rock Merchandising Pioneer Who Co-Founded Winterland Productions and Epic Rights, Dies at 69

Dell Furano, a pioneer in rock merchandising as the co-founder of Winterland Productions and later founder of Epic Rights, an entertainment agency and brand management company, has died.…

Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, Young Thug Among Latest iHeartRadio ‘Titanium Award’ Recipients

Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, Young Thug, 24kGoldn, Iann Dior and Chris Brown are the latest artists to receive iHeartRadio’s “Titanium Award” for reaching one billion total audience spins…

Universal Music China Plans Major Expansion of Local Recording Operations

Universal Music Greater China, part of Universal Music Group, has unveiled plans to significantly expand its recorded music activities in the Middle Kingdom. It aims to create a…

Eventim Ticketing and Live Entertainment Launches in Asia

CTS Eventim, the German-based global ticketing and live-entertainment company, is launching in Asia as, naturally enough, Eventim Live Asia. The new company is run by CEO Jason Miller,…

iHeartRadio Music Festival Adds J. Cole and Finneas to 2021 Lineup

iHeartRadio Music Festival have added J. Cole and Finneas to the 2021 lineup. The announcement adds to J. Cole’s growing string of festival dates this year. He is…