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Calvin Harris Is, Yet Again, the Highest Paid DJ in the World – SPIN

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tuesday morning Forbes released its annual “Electronic Cash Kings” list, which tallies up the annual earnings of all the major players in the EDM world, and yet again Calvin Harris has been named the highest paid DJ in the world. The Scottish producer topped the list in 2013 with $46 million in earnings, but this year’s Coachella gigs and a Las Vegas residency propelled him even higher, to $66 million. But…

Google’s New Music Subscription Service, YouTube Music Key, Revealed – TechCrunch

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Google had previously confirmed its plans to launch a YouTube-powered music subscription service, but thanks to a series of leaked images via the blog Android Police, we now have the first taste as to what that service may look like, and what sort of features it will offer. According to the report, the service will be called YouTube Music Key, and Google will also be rebranding its Google Play All…

Hardwell Turns Number One DJ Ranking Into A Career Year – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hardwell makes his debut on FORBES’ rankings of the top-earning DJs this year. (Photo: Al Powers/ Powers Imagery) It’s hard to believe that Robbert van de Corput has been DJing for more than a decade. At 26, the Dutch artist better known as “Hardwell” has practically done it all, from dominating the main stages of music festivals like Tomorrowland and Electric Daisy Carnival to claiming the No. 1 spot on DJ Magazine’s fan-voted poll…

Google’s new subscription music service will reportedly be called ‘YouTube … – The Verge

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Google has been rumored to launch a YouTube-branded subscription music service for months now, and we’re getting a big look at what it might entail when it finally launches. Android Police is reporting that the service will be called YouTube Music Key, which will offer ad-free playback, the ability to save songs and videos for offline listening, and an audio-only interface for when you’re multitasking or want to have music on in…

Taylor Swift’s new single Shake It Off shakes up pop music – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

However, the song has received criticism overnight both musically and politically. The video for Shake It Off, which includes Swift crawling through a tunnel of women twerking, black breakdancers and hip-hop signifiers has been labelled “ill-timed” and “cringe-worthy” for being released by Swift in the midst of the riots in Ferguson, Missouri and the resulting discussion of race relations happening in America at the moment. Musician and rapper Earl Sweatshirt…

Tennis Weighs Whether to Bring On the Noise – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Google’s new subscription music service will reportedly be called ‘YouTube … – The Verge

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Google has been rumored to launch a YouTube-branded subscription music service for months now, and we’re getting a big look at what it might entail when it finally launches. Android Police is reporting that the service will be called YouTube Music Key, which will offer ad-free playback, the ability to save songs and videos for offline listening, and an audio-only interface for when you’re multitasking or want to have music on in…

Taylor Swift Debuts ‘Shake It Off’ Video, Announces ’1989′ Album – Boston.com

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Feline and best friendship enthusiast Taylor Swift announced her fifth studio album titled “1989” during a Yahoo! livestream in New York on Monday afternoon. The album is named for the year of Swift’s birth and was presented as her “first documented official pop album.” “1989” officially drops Oct. 27 and will come with a multitude of bells and whistles for fans — including a bonus 13-pack of Polaroid-style photos that…

Music Midtown grows despite concerns for Piedmont Park – WXIA-TV

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

2013 cleanup in Piedmont Park(Photo: WXIA) ATLANTA — Music Midtown is expected to draw 170,000 people to two different parts of Piedmont Park. One of them is called “The Meadow,” which is big and flat and is designed to hold large crowds. The other is called Oak Hill, which has lots of trees and brush and isn’t as crowd friendly. Last year, Oak Hill got clobbered by the two day…

Taylor Swift Announces New Album ’1989,’ Premieres New Music Video ‘Shake … – The Wire

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Google’s new subscription music service will reportedly be called ‘YouTube … – The Verge

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Google has been rumored to launch a YouTube-branded subscription music service for months now, and we’re getting a big look at what it might entail when it finally launches. Android Police is reporting that the service will be called YouTube Music Key, which will offer ad-free playback, the ability to save songs and videos for offline listening, and an audio-only interface for when you’re multitasking or want to have music on in…

Top Musical Moments From The 2014 Peach Music Festival – Live for Live Music

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Much like last year, the third annual Peach Music Festival was a smashing success. Nestled on the beautiful Montage Mountain, just outside of Scranton, PA, Peach Fest brought top-notch musicians for four days of non-stop entertainment.  The festival was organized by Live Nation, who worked tirelessly to promote the ideal festival environment. Staff members were helpful and polite, with security actually concerning themselves with real issues of security (instead of wasting time with…

World Exclusive: The 2014 Revolt Music Conference – Huffington Post

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Last year, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, a man who needs little introduction, decided to launch a music-oriented digital television network, REVOLT TV, dedicated to offering music videos, entertainment, and pop culture news. As the network has gained traction following partnerships with Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Mr. Combs, along with CEO Keith Clinkscale, are looking to revolutionize another field. As the digital age and social media continually evolve the way we…

Online music videos to carry age rating from October, says David Cameron – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014

Online music videos will carry an age classification from October as part of a pilot scheme by YouTube, music video service Vevo and the British Board of Classification to protect children from “graphic content”, David Cameron has announced. In a speech to the Relationships Alliance on Monday, the prime minister said the rules for online videos should be brought into line with content bought offline as he admitted that he…

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith Reunite To Perform ‘Summertime’ In Las Vegas – Hollywood Life

Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014

’90s fans rejoice! Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff are back — well, sort of. The famous rap duo gave a live performance of ‘Summertime’ to some lucky fans in Las Vegas and it was worth the wait all these years. Click to watch the video! Will Smith, 45, and his partner in rap DJ Jazzy Jeff, 49, rocked a Las Vegas pool party on August 15 and surprised the crowd…

Coldplay Announces a Special Evening at Ace Hotel, Presented by Beats Music … – Radio.com News

Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014

By Radio.com CBS RADIO and Beats Music have teamed up to present fans a special evening with Coldplay at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 17  at 8:30 p.m., PT. The band, led by Chris Martin, will perform songs from their latest album Ghost Stories, along with wide selection of hits from their previous five albums, from 2011’s Mylo Xyloto, back to their massive debut album from 2000, Parachutes….

For Benjamin Booker, A Missed Shot Became A Music Career – NPR

Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014

i i Benjamin Booker will release his self-titled debut on Aug. 19. Max Norton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption itoggle caption Max Norton/Courtesy of the artist Benjamin Booker will release his self-titled debut on Aug. 19. Max Norton/Courtesy of the artist Benjamin Booker has had a big year. On the strength of a homemade demo that caught on strong, the 25-year-old musician has signed with a big label, toured with…

Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj & More: Best Music Video Of The Summer – Vote – Hollywood Life

Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Summer is coming to a close, so it’s time to decide who had the best music video of the summer! HollywoodLife.com has rounded up some of the biggest music videos, and you must narrow it down to the ultimate song of the summer! The summer of 2014 has featured some of the biggest and best music videos we’ve seen from our favorite artists yet….

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