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StubHub Music app takes on Live Nation in concerts

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:12

This product image provided by StubHub shows the company's StubHub Music app. The app, currently only for Apple iPhones, launched in San Francisco in June and expands to major cities nationwide Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The app scans your music library and recommends upcoming shows by your favorite artist. (AP Photo/StubHub)LOS ANGELES (AP) — StubHub, the ticket reselling subsidiary of eBay Inc., is launching its StubHub Music app nationwide as it goes after core music fans in a challenge to Live Nation in the concert business.

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The Civil Wars music duo announce formal breakup

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:48

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2012 file photo, John Paul White, right, and Joy Williams of The Civil Wars perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, in Austin, Texas. Williams and White issued a statement on their website Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 announcing the decision to split, which comes nearly two years after the duo pulled out of a world tour over irreconcilable differences. The duo met on a songwriting project for a put-together country act and had instant chemistry as songwriters. Their self-titled first album went gold and they won four Grammy Awards (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The members of folk duo The Civil Wars have made it official: They're breaking up.

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One on One: Country Strong: Kaylee Rutland Talks Music and Shopping

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:08

 Kaylee Rutland Talks Music and ShoppingImage via Kaylee Rutland For sure, Kaylee Rutland is a rising young country music star. The 18-year-old Flower Mound native was recently named a Billboard Top 10 Country Artist to Watch and her videos on YouTube have generated more than...

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Music Monday (8/4): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 04:44

Music Monday (8/18): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming albums and tracks from Sinead O'Connor, JJ, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Beck, Lana Del Rey, Janelle Monáe, BANKS, and Sam Smith. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

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Canada's Magic! tops British music chart with debut single

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:05

Members of the band Magic! arrive on the red carpet at the MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA) in TorontoLONDON (Reuters) - Canadian band Magic! moved up one place to top the British singles charts on Sunday with their reggae-infused debut track "Rude", the Official Charts Company said. The single toppled Cheryl Cole's "Crazy Stupid Love" to take the number one spot, boosted by internet streaming which was added to the charts data last month alongside physical sales. In the albums chart, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran continued his run at number one, topping the bill for a sixth week with "X", while Dolly Parton's "Blue Smoke - The Best Of" remained in second place. ...

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Mozart's Salzburg finds big business in 'Sound of Music'

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 01:32

Tourists stand in front of the Leopoldskron Palace where part of the film 'Sound of Music' was shot, in Salzburg, Austria on August 1, 2014For almost 50 years, "The Sound of Music" has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps. While Mozart and classical music remain the city's main tourist attractions, half of all visitors who come here every year from the US, Britain, Canada and Asia make the trip because of "The Sound of Music", according to the tourism office. "Three-hundred thousand visitors who come to Salzburg almost exclusively because of 'The Sound of Music', that's just a great story, a success story," Herbert Brugger, managing director of Salzburg Tourism, told AFP.

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