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  • House Lawmaker Mounts New Push for Radio Performance Right

    Musicians and broadcasters are poised to engage in a new round of a decades-long lobbying battle over whether artists should be paid when their songs are played on broadcast radio stations. On Thursday, Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.), ranking member of the House...
  • Rush Limbaugh on his radio future: 'Nothing is going to change'

    Rush Limbaugh took to the radio airwaves on Monday morning to address a report on the website Politico that said he and fellow conservative talker Sean Hannity were about to be dropped from the country's second-largest radio network, Cumulus. While heĀ ...
  • Album Review: Robin Thicke, "Blurred Lines"

    If nothing else, 2013 may well go down as the year the "event album" reached its apotheosis, with four-quadrant assaults of corporate synergies, saturation marketing, social media info-bombing and customized distribution strategies fast becoming...
  • Tony Bennett hits blogosphere Oct. 8 for digital catalog release

    Tony Bennett, the veteran pop-jazz crooner who’s going strong at age 86, will dive headlong into the blogosphere on Tuesday to mark the release of his live album “Tony Bennett Live at the Sahara: Las Vegas, 1964.” His entire Columbia...
  • Watch Katy Perry perform 'Roar' and 'Walking on Air' on 'SNL'

    With just over a week until the release of "Prism," Katy Perry took to "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend to perform two songs from the upcoming album. And the singer took quite a bit of gear with her, too. For "Roar," the new disc's lead single,...
  • iHeartRadio 2013: Katy Perry, Elton John roll out the hits

    iHeartRadio 2013: Katy Perry, Elton John roll out the hits
    LAS VEGAS -- To get a sense of how much music -- and how much corporate appeasement -- was crammed into the first night of this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival, consider this: Robin Thicke, whose "Blurred Lines" recently topped the Hot 100 for 12...
  • New Bill Would Force Radio Stations to Pay Artists for Airplay

    Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) has introduced legislation to require that broadcasters compensate artists and labels when their music is played over the airwaves, adding to the long history of efforts by the music industry to obtain such a "performance right."...
  • Taxing billboards

    Does the general public really oppose taxes on billboards that use publicly funded highways for free to advertise to drivers in cars that run on gas that is taxed ("Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional,'" Aug. 16)? I...
  • Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional'

    Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional'
    Arguing that billboards should be protected as free speech by the First Amendment, media firm Clear Channel Outdoor has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore and its new billboard tax. Baltimore began imposing a tax last month on billboard...
  • Baltimore wrong to tax billboards

    Once more our fine liberal politicians (city or state, as both are the same mutated species) have reached beyond the bounds of common sense and constitutional intent to fetter the perceived "money holders." Let's go after those who have legitimately...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...