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Digital music service iHeartRadio reaches 80 million registered users

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 22:01
By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - IHeartRadio, the digital music service for a network of traditional radio stations, announced on Thursday it had more than 80 million registered users in the intensifying fight to court listeners online. While many traditional media companies have seen their businesses upended by the Internet, radio still has vast reach, with more than 90 percent of adults in the United States tuning in weekly, according to recent Nielsen research. IHeartRadio, whose parent company iHeartMedia was formerly known as Clear Channel, allows users to access radio stations across the United States, create custom stations and listen to podcasts, among other features.
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Former Creed Singer Scott Stapp Opens Up about Recovery & New Music

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 05:00
ABC News' Charli James reports from New York's Webster Hall.
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Elton John Working With Lady Gaga on New Music

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 02:55
The duo are already hard at work writing new songs.
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Music streamer Deezer raises 100M euros after abandoned IPO

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:32
LOS ANGELES (AP) — France-based music streaming service Deezer says it has raised 100 million euros ($109 million) from its two largest shareholders to fuel its expansion after abandoning plans for an initial public offering of stock last year.
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Music Reviews: The Latest From Panic! At The Disco, Anderson .Paak and Wray

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:00
Plus, get reviews of albums from Anderson .Paak and Wray.
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David Bowie's U.S. Music Sales Increase More Than 5,000 Percent in Wake of Death

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 13:00
Naturally, 'Blackstar' amounted to significant portion of Bowie’s sales for the week — however, even without the set, his catalog of earlier albums still saw a huge lift.
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Country musicians mourn loss of Eagles bandleader Glenn Frey

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 08:30

FILE - In this May 7, 2012, photo photo, musician Glenn Frey smiles in New York. Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane," has died at age 67. He died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country musicians in Nashville mourned the loss of Eagles' bandleader Glenn Frey as they recalled the band's timeless impact with their smooth harmonies and memorable lyrics that embodied the cool California country rock sound.


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The Hi Hat Converts an Old Pool Hall Into Highland Park's Newest Music Venue

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 06:00

The Hi Hat Converts an Old Pool Hall Into Highland Park's Newest Music VenueLooks like The Hi Hat in Highland Park is just about ready to plug in and get playing, with news today from Buzzbands.la that the space will be ramping up later this month. The nearly 5,000 square foot space is the work of Dustin Lancaster, Ross Stephenson, and Michael Blackman, who all have backgrounds in the nightlife business, including places as diverse as L&E Oyster Bar, Augustine Wine Bar, and The Hermosillo and Highland Park Brewery just down the street from Hi Hat.


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BBC Brings 'Banished' to American Audiences on iTunes

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:00
The series is set in 18th-century Australia.
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Musicians, other celebs react to death of Glenn Frey

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:28

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2013, file photo, musicians Glenn Frey, left, and Don Henley, of the Eagles, perform at Madison Square Garden in New York. Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane," has died at age 67. He died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Musicians and other celebrities react to the death Monday of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey:


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2016 Music Preview: 100+ Notable Upcoming Albums

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:00

 100+ Notable Upcoming AlbumsGet details on over 100 noteworthy albums expected to arrive in 2016, including releases from Kanye West, Savages, LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, M83, Underworld, Animal Collective, Sia, Run the Jewels, Weezer, PJ Harvey, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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U.S. rapper Ice Cube to reunite N.W.A. for this year's Coachella festival

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 16:41

U.S. rapper Ice Cube to reunite N.W.A. for this year's Coachella festivalU.S. rapper Ice Cube will try to reunite the living members of N.W.A. at this year's Coachella festival according to NME. Ice Cube is set for a solo performance at the festival, which takes place in April later this year, but has now revealed in an interview with U.S. show The Talk that he will also try to bring along with him the surviving members of the band, saying, "I've got some tricks up my sleeves ... I'm gonna try to bring the members of N.W.A. together. Although Dr Dre hasn't performed with the group in years, Ice Cube did reunite with group members DJ Yella and MC Ren last year before the release of the 2015 biographical film Straight Outta Compton, which charts the story of the group.


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Tyler Perry, Rock Music and Jesus in an Orange Jumpsuit: The Passion Is Anything But Traditional

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 08:34

 The Passion Is Anything But Traditional"It's not a traditional musical," said Adam Anders, the mega producer, Glee musical director and executive producer of Fox's The Passion ,which airs live on Palm Sunday. "It's a musical event. There's no category you can put it in." That's putting it mildly. The facts prompt a bit of head-scratching: ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Trisha Yearwood Prince Royce This article, Tyler Perry, Rock Music and Jesus in an Orange Jumpsuit: The Passion Is Anything But Traditional, originally appeared on TVGuide.com.


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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:55
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Jan. 14, 2016:
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:55
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Jan. 14, 2016:
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Music tops leisure interests for millennials: study

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 00:49

 studyMusic is the top leisure interest for the millennial generation, with the booming festival industry offering vast untapped opportunities for brands, a study said Thursday. Repucom, which researches sports and entertainment markets, found that 86 percent of millennials said they were interested in music. The excitement level was also more intense, with half of music-inclined millennials "very interested" in it, higher than for other leisure pursuits.


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Bowie music videos break view record after death

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 22:37

David Bowie - 'Lazarus' video screenshotDavid Bowie has broken a record for most views of his music videos in the aftermath of his death, online provider Vevo said Thursday. Vevo, which provides videos licensed by music labels on YouTube and other platforms, said Bowie's videos scored 51 million views on Monday, the day his death was announced. Bowie, who had told few people about his illness, died at age 69 on Sunday after a battle with liver cancer.


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Bowie music videos break view record

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 22:34

British music legend David Bowie had told few people that he had liver cancer and died at age 69David Bowie has broken a record for most views of his music videos in the aftermath of his death, online provider Vevo said Thursday. Vevo, which provides videos licensed by music labels on YouTube and other platforms, said Bowie's videos scored 51 million views on Monday, the day his death was announced. Bowie, who had told few people about his illness, died at age 69 on Sunday after a battle with liver cancer.


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Music tops leisure interests for millennials: study

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 21:36

Researchers at Repucom found Taylor Swift to be the most marketable artist for US millennials, with 96 percent familiar with the pop superstarMusic is the top leisure interest for the millennial generation, with the booming festival industry offering vast untapped opportunities for brands, a study said Thursday. Repucom, which researches sports and entertainment markets, found that 86 percent of millennials said they were interested in music. The excitement level was also more intense, with half of music-inclined millennials "very interested" in it, higher than for other leisure pursuits.


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