Sony/ATV chairman and CEO Martin Bandier, right, with songwriter, guitarist and producer Nile Rodgers on June 9, 2016 in New York.
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May 22, 2018 Sony's acquisition of EMI Music Publishing will add the vast majority of a legendary catalog of compositions to its already massive publishing vault.
May 21, 2018 "He was never not busy," his daughter Lisa says of the musician, who also lent his playing and songwriting talents to Miles Davis, Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway.
May 16, 2018 The streaming giant's new policy on artists who engage in "hateful conduct" is a half-measure, but it demonstrates the power the company now wields — and the challenge it now faces.
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Beyonce attends Tidal X at Barclays Center on October 15, 2016 in Brooklyn.
May 10, 2018 A newspaper in Norway says it got a hold of internal data from the streaming service, which showed that 90 percent of users had unknowingly been playing songs from Lemonade and The Life of Pablo.
R. Kelly, performing in 2013. The singer was the first affected by new policies announced by Spotify on May 10, 2018.
May 10, 2018 The streaming giant announced a new policy covering both the content on its platform as well as the conduct of artists it sees as having been "harmful or hateful."
Alex Winter (left) and Keanu Reeves in a promotional photo for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure in 1989.
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May 8, 2018 The most-excellent pair of Californian almost-rockers return after more than 25 years in order to — well, save the universe.
Jay-Z in 2006, celebrating the opening of a Rocawear's pop-up in New York.
May 4, 2018 A federal judge has granted a request by the SEC to compel the rap mogul to testify in its investigation of a company which bought a suite of trademarks from him for $200 million over a decade ago.
John "Jab'o" Starks, onstage in January 2017 in Los Angeles. The drummer died Tuesday at his home in Mobile, Ala.
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May 2, 2018 The drummer was, alongside Clyde Stubblefield, the rhythmic backbone to one of James Brown's most prolific and iconic eras.
Tim Bergling, better known as the producer and DJ Avicii, onstage during the 22nd Annual KROQ Weenie Roast in California.
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April 26, 2018 In a statement today, Tim Bergling's family lamented the machinery of the music industry and cited the producer's aversion to the spotlight.
Bob Dorough performing at Joe's Pub in New York on March 9, 2014.
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April 24, 2018 Dorough spent two decades as a jazz player, singer, conductor and arranger in New York before being approached, at his advertising day job, to explain math to children via music.
South Korea's speaker array, located at a military base near its border with the North. The South Korean Ministry of Defense announced on Monday it would cease propagandistic broadcasts of K-pop and other audio.
April 23, 2018 A summit between South and North Korea this Friday prompted the South to stop broadcasting its massively popular pop music toward its northern neighbors.
Tim Bergling, aka Avicii.
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April 20, 2018 Tim Bergling, a Swedish dance wunderkind and one of the most successful DJs in the world, was found dead Friday in Oman.
Prince performing in New Orleans on July 2, 2004.
April 19, 2018 Prince likely was unaware that the pills he was taking to combat chronic pain were laced with a powerful opioid, according to an attorney for Minnesota's Carver County who made the announcement.
April 18, 2018 Hope Sandoval's timeless voice breaches reality once more, bringing with it news of an EP out this summer.
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April 17, 2018 The debut song from this Compton songwriter-turned-DJ is your new rooftop jam.