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Music mogul Diddy's rep: He was defending himself

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:18

FILE - In this July 26, 2013 file photo, Sean "Diddy" Combs of the new network Revolt TV addresses reporters at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Police say hip-hop music mogul Combs has been arrested on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. UCLA police spokeswoman Nancy Greenstein confirmed that Combs was taken into custody by campus officers on Monday, June 22, 2015. Greenstein did not immediately provide further details. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs was defending himself in an incident at the University of California, Los Angeles, that led to his arrest, a representative for the hip-hop mogul said Tuesday.


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Music Review: Campbell steps front and center with wife

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:43

This CD cover image released by Red House shows the self-titled album by Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. (Red House via AP)Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, "Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams" (Red House)


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DJ giant Steve Aoki sees spiritual in dance music

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:16

Musician Steve Aoki performs at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, on June 21, 2015As thousands of young people swayed and sweat under the sun to his beats, Steve Aoki raised his arms in joy and, to show his love, covered a lucky few with cakes he tossed from stage. Electronic dance music, or EDM, has grown exponentially in recent years and become central to major festivals.


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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:12
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending June 22, 2015:
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:07
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending June 22, 2015:
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Google adds free ad-supported tier to music app in the US

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 02:42

This combination made with product images provided by Google shows the Google Play Music app, featuring playlists curated by Songza music experts. Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service in the U.S., aiming to convert the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away because they’re prompted for payment information. The playlists will now be available to U.S. users for free, interspersed with ads. (Google via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service in the U.S., aiming to convert the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away because they're prompted for payment information.


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Google Play Music rolls out free version

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 02:10

Google Play Music launched in 2011, its $9.99 premium subscription in 2013Google's web-based music service has launched a free service which is supported by advertisments. The free version is launching in the US on the web from June 23rd, with Android and iOS editions to follow later in the week. "We hope you'll enjoy it so much that you'll consider subscribing to Google Play Music to play without ads, take your music offline, create your own playlists, and listen to any of the 30 million songs in our library on any device and as much as you'd like," wrote product manager Elias Roman on the Android Official Blog.


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Google launches free streaming service ahead of Apple Music debut

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:03

A logo is pictured at Google's European Engineering Center in ZurichBy Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc launched a free version of its music streaming service on Tuesday, as it sought to upstage the debut of Apple Inc's rival service next week. Google Play Music has offered a $9.99 per month subscription service for two years but Tuesday's launch is the first free version of the streaming service. It is available online and will be available on Android and iOS by the end of the week, Elias Roman, Google product manager, said.


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Jay Z's Tidal Music Service Loses Interim CEO

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:03
The shake-up happened just days after Apple Music agreed to pay labels during its upcoming three-month free trial, bowing to Taylor Swift's open letter.
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Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:00

FILE - In this May 15, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry. Apple had already agreed to share revenue from the new Apple Music service once users start paying a $10-a-month subscription fee for the service, which it plans to launch June 30, 2015. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.


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Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 08:11

FILE - In this May 15, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry. Apple had already agreed to share revenue from the new Apple Music service once users start paying a $10-a-month subscription fee for the service, which it plans to launch June 30, 2015. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.


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Music Monday (6/22): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 04:39

Music Monday (5/18): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Mastodon, Madonna, and Beirut, plus brand new streaming music from the likes of Miguel, Vince Staples, The Chemical Brothers, Eagles of Death Metal, Mercury Rev, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Apple bows to Taylor Swift on paying for all music streaming

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 02:35

Taylor Swift accepts the Milestone Award at the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington(Reuters) - Apple Inc reversed its policy and said it would now pay artists during free trials of its new Apple Music streaming service, after pop star Taylor Swift said she would hold back her latest hit album "1989" from the service. Apple is offering users a three-month trial of its new service and had said it would not pay artists for the use of their music during that time. Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue announced the change of heart through Twitter (@cue).


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Taylor Swift Saves the Day! Apple Will Now Pay Musicians During Free Trial

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 21:14

Taylor Swift Saves the Day! Apple Will Now Pay Musicians During Free TrialThis article, Taylor Swift Saves the Day! Apple Will Now Pay Musicians During Free Trial, originally appeared on TVGuide.com. Taylor Swift: award-winning performer, fashion icon, cat lover and now a hero to all in the music industry. Over the weekend, Swift posted an open letter to Apple explaining that she won't allow her new album, 1989, to stream on Apple Music because the company was refusing to pay any royalties to ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Taylor Swift


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Ed Sheeran wins big at Much Music Video Awards in Canada

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 14:15

Ed SheeranBritish artist Ed Sheeran picked up the top prize at the Much Music Video Awards in Toronto Sunday, taking home the title of best international artist. This year marked Sheeran's fourth appearance on the Canadian music awards show and his first win. Sheeran was also named most buzzworthy artist.


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Apple Music Backs Down After Taylor Swift Letter: Twitter Reacts

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 12:00
There used to be bad blood, but now there's only mad love.
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SiriusXM Wins Florida Lawsuit Over Performance of Pre-1972 Music

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 12:00
The winning streak ends for Flo & Eddie of The Turtles.
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'Orange Is the New Black' Star Natasha Lyonne Almost Dates 'Girls' Actor in Tanlines' Music Video

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 12:00
'Girls' star Alex Karpovsky co-directed the video for the band's new release, "Palace."
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Apple Music Backs Down After Taylor Swift Letter: 9 Burning Questions With Apple's Eddy Cue (Q&A)

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 12:00
"I actually did talk to Taylor today and I let her know that we heard her concerns and are making the changes."
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Electronic dance music festival attendee in Las Vegas dies

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 07:03
Authorities say it will take a month or two to determine the cause of death of an attendee at an electronic dance music festival in Las Vegas.
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