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  • Facebook Reveals Most Popular Relationship Status Songs

    Facebook Reveals Most Popular Relationship Status Songs | BLOG ENTRY

    Nothing makes a relationship as official as a Facebook relationship status change. This week, just in time for Singles Awareness Day, Facebook released a list of the most popular songs that users...

    February 14, 2012 2:05 PM ET
  • Venzo Offers Digital Distribution for Indie Artists

    Venzo Offers Digital Distribution for Indie Artists | BLOG ENTRY

    Yesterday, Venzo Digital, a new third-party digital distributor for the iTunes Store, launched beyond private beta in an effort to give unsigned musicians a no-fee route to digital distribution. Using Venzo Music,...

    February 8, 2012 2:05 PM ET
  • LMFAO Rocks Million-Dollar ‘Beats by Dre’ Headphones During Super Bowl Halftime Show

    LMFAO Rocks Million-Dollar ‘Beats by Dre’ Headphones During Super Bowl Halftime Show | BLOG ENTRY

    Only in Madonna's material world could headphones cost a million dollars. SkyBlu, one half of the party anthem-makers LMFAO, wore diamond-encrusted headphones valued at $1 million during his guest DJ appearance at the...

    February 8, 2012 12:30 PM ET
  • Ticketfly Doubles Ticket Sales, Gains On Ticketmaster

    Ticketfly Doubles Ticket Sales, Gains On Ticketmaster | BLOG ENTRY

    Today, Ticketfly released sales figures for 2011. The social ticketing platform increased ticket sales twofold, as well as doubled the number of venues and promoters choosing their services. Historic rock venues like Capitol Theater in Port...

    February 2, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • New Museum Exhibit Turns Lou Reed’s Most Hated Album Into a Work of Art

    New Museum Exhibit Turns Lou Reed’s Most Hated Album Into a Work of Art | BLOG ENTRY

    Lou Reed will not often reminisce about the past, but this Friday, the former Velvet Underground frontman will relive his 1975 solo album, Metal Machine Music. The University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach...

    January 31, 2012 11:10 AM ET
  • Is Facebook Ready to File for an IPO?

    Is Facebook Ready to File for an IPO? | BLOG ENTRY

    Looks like Mark Zuckerberg may be getting ready to adjust some privacy settings of his own. The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook could file for an initial public offering  as early as this coming Wednesday....

    January 27, 2012 5:45 PM ET
  • Spotify Reaches 3 Million Subscribers While Rhapsody Aims to Relaunch Napster in Europe

    Spotify Reaches 3 Million Subscribers While Rhapsody Aims to Relaunch Napster in Europe | BLOG ENTRY

    Music subscription services may prove to be the saving grace for the recording industry. Three million people are now actively tuning in to Spotify, the song streaming platform once criticized for paying paltry royalties...

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • TuneSat Launches Audio Technology to Detect Unlicensed Streaming

    TuneSat Launches Audio Technology to Detect Unlicensed Streaming | BLOG ENTRY

    This week, TuneSat launched new audio recognition technology to help music copyright holders recover royalties from unauthorized streaming. This exclusive technology will monitor millions of public websites to find songs streaming without licensing from their record...

    January 26, 2012 5:05 PM ET
  • Apple Breaks Records in First Earnings Report Since Steve Jobs' Death

    Apple Breaks Records in First Earnings Report Since Steve Jobs' Death | BLOG ENTRY

    Apple is worth more than the entire economies of Singapore and Denmark, but the tech company's just-released holiday quarter earnings – the first to be reported since the death of Steve Jobs – still...

    January 24, 2012 5:55 PM ET
  • Anonymous Takes Down Federal and Music Industry Websites in Retaliation Against Megaupload Bust

    Anonymous Takes Down Federal and Music Industry Websites in Retaliation Against Megaupload Bust | BLOG ENTRY

    It took hours for the Internet to strike back. Yesterday, the Anonymous hacker-activist collective accepted credit for taking down the websites of several government agencies, music trade groups and major record labels. By the end of Thursday,...

    January 20, 2012 10:22 AM ET
  • Google Music Launches 'Magnified' Platform for Unsigned Artists

    Google Music Launches 'Magnified' Platform for Unsigned Artists | BLOG ENTRY

    Today, Google Music launched Magnified, a feature that showcases unsigned artists in the Android music store and gives them the opportunity to perform live. Magnified Artists are handpicked from Google Music's artist hub, a...

    January 19, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Katy Perry Joins 'The Sims'

    Katy Perry Joins 'The Sims' | BLOG ENTRY

    Lady Gaga may have her own Gagaville, so it's no surprise that Katy Perry has jumped quickly on the competition. Yesterday, Electronic Arts announced an exclusive creative partnership that will have the Teenage Dream...

    January 18, 2012 11:10 AM ET
  • Wikipedia to Shut Down Temporarily to Protest Online Anti-Piracy Legislation

    Wikipedia to Shut Down Temporarily to Protest Online Anti-Piracy Legislation | BLOG ENTRY

    It’s like Y2K all over again – except this time, the Internet is going rogue. On Wednesday, Wikipedia will perform a complete 24-hour global blackout of its English-language encyclopedia to protest the Stop Online...

    January 17, 2012 3:40 PM ET
  • Sony Aims to Pick Up Where Spotify Left Off

    Sony Aims to Pick Up Where Spotify Left Off | BLOG ENTRY

    It was all too good to be true, so Spotify is turning off the music. Well, the free unlimited music at least. The six-month "honeymoon phase" of unlimited streaming Spotify gave to its listeners is quickly coming...

    January 13, 2012 5:45 PM ET
  • Facebook Launches “Listen With” Social Song Feature

    Facebook Launches “Listen With” Social Song Feature | BLOG ENTRY

    Yesterday, Facebook launched a new feature that aims to bring us all closer together through music. Acknowledging that music is best when it's a social experience, "Listen With" allows you to listen...

    January 13, 2012 11:30 AM ET
  • Bjork Announces Multimedia 'Biophilia' Residency in New York, Educational Series

    Bjork Announces Multimedia 'Biophilia' Residency in New York, Educational Series | BLOG ENTRY

    Björk has never been one to shy away from trying new things, especially when it comes to cutting-edge music technology. This weekend, the eccentric Icelandic singer announced a 10-day residency in New York to showcase Biophilia,...

    January 10, 2012 3:05 PM ET
  • Twitvid Redesign Features Main Feed, Easier Streams

    Twitvid Redesign Features Main Feed, Easier Streams | BLOG ENTRY

    Last month, Twitvid – an unofficial video client for Twitter – launched a redesign to integrate their videos, as well as videos from YouTube and Vimeo, directly into one feed. This was part of the...

    January 6, 2012 12:50 PM ET
  • Michael Buble Goes Christmas Caroling in 'CityVille'

    Michael Buble Goes Christmas Caroling in 'CityVille' | BLOG ENTRY

    Enrique Iglesias is getting an unlikely new neighbor. Canadian crooner Michael Bublé has partnered with Zynga, creator of the Facebook gaming phenomena FarmVille and Mafia Wars, to make a virtual appearance in CityVille this Christmas. CityVille is...

    December 19, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • New Social Game Sweety High Gives Teen Girls a Shot at Stardom

    New Social Game Sweety High Gives Teen Girls a Shot at Stardom | BLOG ENTRY

    Mean girls aren’t allowed at Sweety High. Instead, teen girls who play by the rules of the recently launched social game will get to reach for Disney Channel-variety stardom. While in beta, the site gave away Justin Bieber-signed...

    December 6, 2011 2:15 PM ET
  • Hello Music Now Offering Musicians Exclusive Deals on Vintage Instruments

    Hello Music Now Offering Musicians Exclusive Deals on Vintage Instruments | BLOG ENTRY

    Want to get your hands on a 1966 Fender guitar? Chances are if you’re an independent artist, you won’t know exactly where to find one, let alone be able to afford it off the bat. But finding...

    November 28, 2011 4:45 PM ET
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