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Billboard
Grammys 2016 Preview: Best Rap Song and Rap Album Nominees2014 Forest Hills DriveJ. ColeExecutive Producers Jermaine Cole, Mark Pitts La
Grammys 2016 Preview: Best Rap Song and Rap Album Nominees
Billboard / Posted 18 minutes ago
2014 Forest Hills DriveJ. ColeExecutive Producers Jermaine Cole, Mark Pitts Label Roc Nation/Columbia Records Releasing 2014 Forest Hills Drive just three weeks after it was announced, the North Carolina rapper managed to parlay his near-surprise... Read more
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Gulf News
Grammys 2016: What the Oscars can learn from itThe music awards, compared to their cinematic siblings, have been fairly in tou
Grammys 2016: What the Oscars can learn from it
Gulf News / Posted 43 minutes ago
The music awards, compared to their cinematic siblings, have been fairly in touch with what’s happening in its industry Kendrick Lamar performs "Alright" during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California in this June 28, 2015 file photo. Rapper... Read more
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The Columbian
Will Kendrick Lamar score a Grammy first?NEW YORK — Kendrick Lamar has a chance to be the first rapper to win album of t
Will Kendrick Lamar score a Grammy first?
The Columbian / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK — Kendrick Lamar has a chance to be the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.” He could also be the first rapper OF ALL-TIME — said in Kanye voice — to win song of the... Read more
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Wired News
Music Can’t Last Forever, Not Even on the InternetRecorded music was once incredibly fragile. Before the days of digital music, a
Music Can’t Last Forever, Not Even on the Internet
Wired News / Posted 2 hours ago
Recorded music was once incredibly fragile. Before the days of digital music, an independent band might press only a few thousand, or even a few hundred copies of a vinyl record. Those albums only became more rare over the years as copies were... Read more
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New Kerala
Katy Perry invites Taylor Swift to her Grammy partyLos Angeles, Feb 13 : It seems like singer Katy Perry is ready to end her feud
Katy Perry invites Taylor Swift to her Grammy party
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
Los Angeles, Feb 13 : It seems like singer Katy Perry is ready to end her feud with Taylor Swift. Perry says she has invited her pop rival to a pre-Grammy party that she is hosting in sponsorship with Spotify. It is unclear if Swift will accept the... Read more
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T3
Gadget guru: T3's tech sage solves your headphone woesQ: I want to smarten up my ‘look’. Can tech help? A: GaGu is not just a gadget
Gadget guru: T3's tech sage solves your headphone woes
T3 / Posted 6 hours ago
Q: I want to smarten up my ‘look’. Can tech help? A: GaGu is not just a gadget guru, he’s also known around town as an “ace face” of fashion, always up to date with the correct length of trouser. A lot of men don’t like trying clothes on in shops.... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Potential Fallout After Waco PD Drug Team InvestigatedExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
Potential Fallout After Waco PD Drug Team Investigated
KCEN-TV / Posted 10 hours ago
Exclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground Forces FBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn imagesFBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn images For nearly two weeks last year, the FBI... Read more
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New York Post
New 'smart' headphones taking aim at BeatsIt’s high time your headphones got smart. That’s the pitch from Muzik — an upc
New 'smart' headphones taking aim at Beats
New York Post / Posted 11 hours ago
It’s high time your headphones got smart. That’s the pitch from Muzik — an upcoming line of sleek, high-end headphones whose software can be updated to assist an ever-widening array of functions, including music, gaming, virtual reality and even... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers- closing in on Spotify(USA TODAY) -- Apple Music is gaining on rival digital music service Spotify, w
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers- closing in on Spotify
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 hours ago
(USA TODAY) -- Apple Music is gaining on rival digital music service Spotify, with 11 million paying subscribers. That's more than half of Spotify's 20 million members, who pay $9.99 for monthly access to unlimited digital music. While Spotify has... Read more
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Billboard
Katy Perry Invited Taylor Swift to Her Pre-Grammy PartyAdele, too. "It's just up to their schedules," said Perry. Taylor Swift Cautio
Katy Perry Invited Taylor Swift to Her Pre-Grammy Party
Billboard / Posted 12 hours ago
Adele, too. "It's just up to their schedules," said Perry. Taylor Swift Cautioned Kanye West About 'Famous' and its 'Strong Misogynistic Message' The conflict between the once friends is widely believed to be the subject of Swift's "Bad Blood," as... Read more
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Billboard
No. 1: Lucian Grainge | Power 100Chairman/CEO, Universal Music GroupLast Year's Rank: 1 On the second workday o
No. 1: Lucian Grainge | Power 100
Billboard / Posted 12 hours ago
Chairman/CEO, Universal Music GroupLast Year's Rank: 1 On the second workday of 2016, Universal Music Group ­chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge flew to Las Vegas for CES, the annual ­consumer electronics show. For three days, Grainge and a handful of his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Family values? Marco Rubio hates hip-hop, except when he loves itSen. Marco Rubio channeled Tipper Gore on the campaign trail this week, railing
Family values? Marco Rubio hates hip-hop, except when he loves it
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio channeled Tipper Gore on the campaign trail this week, railing against the harmful influence of contemporary music, movies and other hubs of pop culture. Rubio’s comments came Tuesday in New Hampshire, as Republicans voted in a... Read more
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USA Today
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers- closing in on SpotifyApple Music is gaining on rival digital music service Spotify, with 11 million
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers- closing in on Spotify
USA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
Apple Music is gaining on rival digital music service Spotify, with 11 million paying subscribers. That's more than half of Spotify's 20 million members, who pay $9.99 for monthly access to unlimited digital music. While Spotify has been in... Read more
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CNET
Drivemode docks your phone in the dashboardIt's an idea that many smartphone enthusiasts have probably considered--why not
Drivemode docks your phone in the dashboard
CNET / Posted 14 hours ago
It's an idea that many smartphone enthusiasts have probably considered--why not do away with typical car electronics in the dashboard, from navigation to radios, and just leave a space to dock a smartphone? Drivemode, a start-up that makes an Android... Read more
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AdWeek
Spotify Is Playing Musical Matchmaker for Ad Agency Staffers on Valentine's DaySpotify is trying to play the role of old-fashioned matchmaker with an extra da
Spotify Is Playing Musical Matchmaker for Ad Agency Staffers on Valentine's Day
AdWeek / Posted 14 hours ago
Spotify is trying to play the role of old-fashioned matchmaker with an extra dash of data this Valentine's Day. The music-streaming service is doubling as a dating service specifically for people who work at advertising agencies. For millions, music... Read more
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Lifehacker
Adobe Creative Cloud Bug is Deleting User DataWe made it to the weekend but Adobe Creative Cloud is having a case of the Mond
Adobe Creative Cloud Bug is Deleting User Data
Lifehacker / Posted 14 hours ago
We made it to the weekend but Adobe Creative Cloud is having a case of the Mondays. For some users, a bug is deleting hidden folders while Adobe is working on a fix. Meanwhile Amazon Echo gets updated again, the rumored iPhone 5se has a street date,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Katy Perry invites former friend Taylor Swift to her pre-Grammy partyPeace offering! after THAT ugly Bad Blood spat The chill could be felt betwee
Katy Perry invites former friend Taylor Swift to her pre-Grammy party
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Peace offering! after THAT ugly Bad Blood spat The chill could be felt between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry after the former country star's hit single Bad Blood was released in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Katy Perry reaches out to Taylor Swift after feudKaty Perry has reached out to pop rival Taylor Swift and invited the Bad Blood
Katy Perry reaches out to Taylor Swift after feud
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
Katy Perry has reached out to pop rival Taylor Swift and invited the Bad Blood singer to her pre-Grammys party. After over a year of sniping, Perry seems keen to end her feud with the Love Story star, having extended an invite to Swift for her... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple Music adds another million subscribers in 1 month, surpasses 11 million paying members – MacDailyNewsCount me as a dabbler. I’ll buy some music I like mostly from iTunes now, but o
Apple Music adds another million subscribers in 1 month, surpasses 11 million paying members – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 15 hours ago
Count me as a dabbler. I’ll buy some music I like mostly from iTunes now, but occasionally a CD or vinyl. And if I’m curious about a song I’ll YouTube or Spotify it. One listen will tell me if I want to listen again, and then I’ll buy. Mist music... Read more
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CNET
Apple Music gains subscribers at a fast clipApple Music may be the new kid on the block, but it appears to have the right s
Apple Music gains subscribers at a fast clip
CNET / Posted 15 hours ago
Apple Music may be the new kid on the block, but it appears to have the right stuff. Apple's new music-streaming service has more than 11 million subscribers, according to Apple's Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi. The executives revealed the milestone,... Read more
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Billboard
J Balvin, Diego Boneta, Pablo Alboran & More: Latin NotasLatin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard's editors, about ne
J Balvin, Diego Boneta, Pablo Alboran & More: Latin Notas
Billboard / Posted 16 hours ago
Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard's editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment. Reggaeton singer J Balvin became the first Latin artist to... Read more
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Billboard
Claude Vonstroke's Guest List Playlist: Maceo Plex, Kill Frenzy & MoreDirtybird Records founder Claude Vonstroke has collected 20 burgeoning undergro
Claude Vonstroke's Guest List Playlist: Maceo Plex, Kill Frenzy & More
Billboard / Posted 17 hours ago
Dirtybird Records founder Claude Vonstroke has collected 20 burgeoning underground records for this week’s issue of The Guest List. The Venice Beach-based artist opened up his label in 2005 and has featured the likes of Justin Martin, Shiba San and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dow rises 2% as oil prices, bank shares rallyNEW YORK: US stocks rose on Friday (Feb 12) with beaten-down banking shares pow
Dow rises 2% as oil prices, bank shares rally
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
NEW YORK: US stocks rose on Friday (Feb 12) with beaten-down banking shares powering higher after a solid US retail sales report and a big rise in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 313.66 points (2.00 per cent) to 15,973.84. The... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
What it’s like to use a pair of $500 headphonesWhat’s the most money you’ve ever spent on a pair of headphones? Is it $200? Or
What it’s like to use a pair of $500 headphones
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 17 hours ago
What’s the most money you’ve ever spent on a pair of headphones? Is it $200? Or closer to $100? Maybe you refuse to spend money on headphones and are using whatever came in your smartphone box. Until recently I’ve been content to rely on a normal... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Catfight No More? Katy Perry Invites Taylor Swift to Her Grammy PartyKaty Perry is seemingly ready to end her feud with Taylor Swift. The "Dark Hors
Catfight No More? Katy Perry Invites Taylor Swift to Her Grammy Party
AceShowbiz / Posted 17 hours ago
Katy Perry is seemingly ready to end her feud with Taylor Swift. The "Dark Horse" hitmaker is offering olive branch as she reveals to New York Times that she has invited her pop rival to a pre-Grammy party she is hosting in sponsorship with... Read more
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The Forward
Shul's Out Forever? Millenials Customize and Curate Faith To Create Their Own JudaismNew York’s Jews are finding creative new ways to connect with Judaism independe
Shul's Out Forever? Millenials Customize and Curate Faith To Create Their Own Judaism
The Forward / Posted 17 hours ago
New York’s Jews are finding creative new ways to connect with Judaism independent of synagogues – from musical Shabbats for young families in an upscale Brooklyn condo building to pot luck suppers and lots of singing with hundreds of 20- and... Read more
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E! Online
Katy Perry Invites Taylor Swift to Her Party With SpotifyBut is any type of bad blood in the past now? Well, a certain California Gurl r
Katy Perry Invites Taylor Swift to Her Party With Spotify
E! Online / Posted 18 hours ago
But is any type of bad blood in the past now? Well, a certain California Gurl revealed to the New York Times that she's co-hosting a private artists-only party on Saturday in lieu of attending the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday... Spotify is... Read more
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Macworld
Dr. Dre reportedly filming an orgy-filled TV series exclusively for Apple To find the creator and star of its answer to 'House of Cards,' Apple didn't
Dr. Dre reportedly filming an orgy-filled TV series exclusively for Apple
Macworld / Posted 18 hours ago
To find the creator and star of its answer to 'House of Cards,' Apple didn't have to look further than its own executive suite. Apple didn’t forget about Dre. While the... Read more
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Mashable
Apple's first scripted TV effort will reportedly star Dr. DreWhat's This?This May 15, 2013 file photo shows hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre as he anno
Apple's first scripted TV effort will reportedly star Dr. Dre
Mashable / Posted 19 hours ago
What's This?This May 15, 2013 file photo shows hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre as he announces a $70 million dollar donation to create the new "Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts and Technology and Business Innovation," at the University of Southern... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Vice's spin on counterculture captures mainstream advertisers' favorite demoShane Smith wants Vice to become bigger than ESPN, MTV and CNN combined Vice C
Vice's spin on counterculture captures mainstream advertisers' favorite demo
Crain's New York Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Shane Smith wants Vice to become bigger than ESPN, MTV and CNN combined Vice CEO Shane Smith talks a lot. He says he wants his digital media company to become bigger than ESPN, MTV and CNN combined. He has mused that Vice could be worth $20 billion... Read more
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The Verge
YouTube just acquired a startup that helps musicians sell direct to fansYouTube just scooped up San Francisco-based startup BandPage, a software tool t
YouTube just acquired a startup that helps musicians sell direct to fans
The Verge / Posted 19 hours ago
YouTube just scooped up San Francisco-based startup BandPage, a software tool that helps musicians sell direct to fans through social media sites, streaming services, and ticket vendors. BandPage says it works with more than 500,000 musicians, who... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Pandora said to explore sale; shares fall as losses pile upThe company is working with Morgan Stanley to reach out to buyers, said the per
Pandora said to explore sale; shares fall as losses pile up
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
The company is working with Morgan Stanley to reach out to buyers, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing a private matter. The talks are preliminary and may not lead to a deal, the person said Thursday before the online- radio... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pandora said to explore sale; shares fall as losses pile upPandora Media Inc., the largest Internet radio service, is exploring a possible
Pandora said to explore sale; shares fall as losses pile up
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Pandora Media Inc., the largest Internet radio service, is exploring a possible sale, according to a person familiar with the matter. The shares fell close to an all-time low as some analysts lowered their price targets amid mounting losses and... Read more
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TechCrunch
YouTube Acquires BandPage To Attract Musicians With Money-Making ToolsYouTube wants to win the love of musicians by solving their biggest problem: ho
YouTube Acquires BandPage To Attract Musicians With Money-Making Tools
TechCrunch / Posted 21 hours ago
YouTube wants to win the love of musicians by solving their biggest problem: how to turn popularity into cash. So today it announced it’s acquiredBandPage, a startup that helps artists show off and sell concert tickets, merchandise, and exclusive fan... Read more
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NJ.com
5 things we learned from N.J. breakout star Halsey's Rolling Stone interviewUnafraid to curse, lambast the entertainment industry and bash genre lines her
5 things we learned from N.J. breakout star Halsey's Rolling Stone interview
NJ.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Unafraid to curse, lambast the entertainment industry and bash genre lines her music tends to blur, the 21-year-old seems to ruffle a few feathers each time she sits down for a chat. But in spite of her sharp tongue, the singer increasingly fevered... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Confessions of a Grammy Voter: Industry Heavyweights Share Their Predictions — and GripesA pair of industry heavyweights share their predictions for — and a few small g
Confessions of a Grammy Voter: Industry Heavyweights Share Their Predictions — and Gripes
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 21 hours ago
A pair of industry heavyweights share their predictions for — and a few small grievances with — music's biggest night. VOTER 1: "It's Not Just About The Music"R&B and pop songwriter-producer, male, 30s, 17-year Grammy voter Too White, Too Old, Too... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
John Legend dramatically reads Justin Bieber's "Sorry"Vanity Fair talked 29 Hollywood A-Listers into filming a dramatic reading of Ju
John Legend dramatically reads Justin Bieber's "Sorry"
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
Vanity Fair talked 29 Hollywood A-Listers into filming a dramatic reading of Justin Bieber's "Sorry", and we were happy to see a native Springfield face in the mix. Grammy Award winning crooner John Legend pops in early in the video, while Dayton... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Budgets and bare-knuckle debatesGet The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing i
Budgets and bare-knuckle debates
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
Get The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing in Florida politics: Friday at last! The Legislature has gone home for a long weekend. But the lawmakers can point to a successful week behind them, with both chambers... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Love 'Hamilton'? 5 essential musicals to catch up onWith its stunning 2015 takeover, "Hamilton" has single-handedly become the musi
Love 'Hamilton'? 5 essential musicals to catch up on
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
With its stunning 2015 takeover, "Hamilton" has single-handedly become the musical that transcended musicals, pulling fans who wouldn't be seen dead on Broadway into its hip-hop history. On Monday, the cast will perform at the Grammy Awards on a... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker reviewBack in 2011, I reviewed the then new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Speaker/Doc
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker review
The Gadgeteer / Posted yesterday
Back in 2011, I reviewed the then new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Speaker/Dock. It was—and still is—an incredible speaker that blows away most wireless speakers. After the review, my wife “helped herself” to it, so it now sits on top of her piano... Read more
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CBS News
After Napster, the music industry winds up hummingFifteen years ago today, the recorded music industry landed what turned out to
After Napster, the music industry winds up humming
CBS News / Posted yesterday
Fifteen years ago today, the recorded music industry landed what turned out to be a death blow to Napster. It secured a federal court decision that found the Internet file-sharing service -- which enabled millions of music fans to download music for... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How the Grammys learned to be relevant – and leave their Bob Newhart moment in the pastIt feels odd to congratulate an awards ceremony that is already an exercise in
How the Grammys learned to be relevant – and leave their Bob Newhart moment in the past
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
It feels odd to congratulate an awards ceremony that is already an exercise in self-congratulation. It's a bit like saying, "Thank you for cashing the check I sent you!" But the 58th Grammy Awards deserve applause, no matter which musicians take... Read more
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AutoExpress
All-electric Opel Ampera-e revealedThe Opel Group has revealed an all-electric Ampera-e hatchback in Germany. Base
All-electric Opel Ampera-e revealed
AutoExpress / Posted yesterday
The Opel Group has revealed an all-electric Ampera-e hatchback in Germany. Based on the American market Chevrolet Bolt EV, it's set to join the brand's range as part of a 29-strong model offensive to be complete before 2020. Although confirmed for... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Will Kendrick Lamar make history at the Grammys? NEW YORK (AP) – Kendrick Lamar has a chance to become the first rapper to win
Will Kendrick Lamar make history at the Grammys?
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) – Kendrick Lamar has a chance to become the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.” He could also be the first... Read more
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Philly.com
Kanye West's 'The Life Of Pablo' is finally here - or is it?When Kanye West announced on his Twitter feed last month that the long awaited
Kanye West's 'The Life Of Pablo' is finally here - or is it?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
When Kanye West announced on his Twitter feed last month that the long awaited follow up to 2013’s Yeezus was arriving on Feb. 11, fans came to the rational conclusion that the album - which was variously named So Help Me God, SWISH and Waves before... Read more
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People Magazine
Katy Perry's Grammy Plans This Year Include Pajamas, Matzo Ball Soup and No Makeup Though she plans to spend music's biggest night "in my pajamas, eating matzo
Katy Perry's Grammy Plans This Year Include Pajamas, Matzo Ball Soup and No Makeup
People Magazine / Posted yesterday
Though she plans to spend music's biggest night "in my pajamas, eating matzo ball soup" with "Vicks cream on" instead of a full face of makeup, the "Firework" singer... Read more
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Denver Post
Pandora said to explore sale of company as losses mountLOS ANGELES — Pandora Media, the largest Internet radio service, is exploring a
Pandora said to explore sale of company as losses mount
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
LOS ANGELES — Pandora Media, the largest Internet radio service, is exploring a sale of the company, according to a person familiar with the matter, as losses pile up and online music competition mounts from Spotify and Apple. The company is working... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pandora shares leap on reports it may be for saleShares of Pandora jumped Thursday on unconfirmed reports that the leading Inter
Pandora shares leap on reports it may be for sale
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Shares of Pandora jumped Thursday on unconfirmed reports that the leading Internet radio service might be for sale. Pandora shares that seesawed through the day were up more than eight percent to $9.11 at the close of official trading, only to see... Read more
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CNET
Pandora's new tune: Selling itself?Pandora may be feeling the pressure from rival music services such as Spotify a
Pandora's new tune: Selling itself?
CNET / Posted yesterday
Pandora may be feeling the pressure from rival music services such as Spotify and upstart Apple Music. Is Internet radio giant Pandora looking to switch channels? The music streaming service has held talks about selling the company and is working... Read more
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Variety
Pandora Execs Say They Don't Want to Sell, Lay Out 5-Year PlanMcAndrews answered with the expected non-denial, saying that the company wasn’t
Pandora Execs Say They Don't Want to Sell, Lay Out 5-Year Plan
Variety / Posted yesterday
McAndrews answered with the expected non-denial, saying that the company wasn’t commenting on what he called rumor and speculation. “We are very confident in our ability to continue to drive significant value for our shareholders,” he said. “We are... Read more
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