April 18, 2013

Boston Radio Provides Information, Comfort Following Marathon Tragedy


                    (from Billboard.biz, April 16, 2013) Following the tragic explosions during the 117th running of the Boston marathon, live and local radio stations reinforce its value as a provider of information. Local radios informed listeners of the most up to date details and of places to […]

February 28, 2013

Oscars: Adele, Shirley Bassey, Streisand Set for Big Sales Gains


(from billboard.biz, February 25, 2013) Thanks to their appearances on the Academy Awards, artists like Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Jennifer Hudson, and many more are to see huge sales increase on this next week’s Billboard charts. Adele and Paul Epworth’s Oscar award winning song, “Skyfall,” is expected to as big as a 45% jump, says […]

February 14, 2013

Live Nation Country to Launch Faster Horses Country Fest in Michigan

Faster Horses festival field

(Billboard.biz, February 11, 2013) Country President of Live Nation, Brian O’Connell, has announced the launch of the inaugural Faster Horses camping and country music festival. The “three-day hillbilly sleepover” will take place in a field by the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, July 19-21. The talent has not yet been announced but will be […]

November 8, 2012

Pandora Sues ASCAP for Lower Rates


(from billboard.biz, November 6, 2012) In a lawsuit filed last Monday, Pandora has decided to sue ASCAP in the New York federal court in an effort to get lower rates for the work of ASCAP’s songwriters and composers. This is the latest move by Pandora in an attempt to lower the amount it pays to […]

October 11, 2012

How Colin James Came To Rock the 19th Floor of The Royal York Hotel


(from Billboard.biz, October 4, 2012) In 2011 a new partnership was formed between EMI (Electric and Musical Industries) and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. The partnership was originally to benefit EMI, but Fairmont Hotels is starting to gain more and more from this partnership. If you are a loyal Fairmont Hotels guest you could possibly be […]