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  • Music piracy is down but still very much in play

    Apple's biggest rival when it launches its $10-a-month streaming music service on Tuesday might not be Spotify or Tidal, but piracy. About a fifth of Internet users around the world continue to regularly access sites offering copyright infringing music,...
  • Sirius XM to pay $210 million to labels over pre-1972 recordings

    Sirius XM to pay $210 million to labels over pre-1972 recordings
    Sirius XM will pay record labels $210 million to settle a dispute over oldies, the satellite radio provider said Friday.  The agreement with major labels Sony, Universal and Warner, plus ABKCO Music & Records, resolves one of several battles over...
  • Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61

    From the swelling-sea songs of "Titanic" to the space symphonies of "Apollo 13" to the bagpipes of "Braveheart," James Horner's singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies. It showed in the two Oscars he won and the 10 he...
  • Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

    James Horner, who composed music for dozens of films and won two Oscars for his work on "Titanic," died when his plane crashed in Southern California, his agents confirmed Tuesday. He was 61. Agents Michael Gorfaine and Sam Schwartz issued a statement...
  • Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61

    Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61
    From the swelling-sea songs of "Titanic" to the space symphonies of "Apollo 13" to the bagpipes of "Braveheart," James Horner's singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies. It showed in the two Oscars he won and the 10...
  • Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down

    Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down
    Grooveshark, the once-popular free music streaming service, has admitted defeat. In a victory for the major record labels that accused the site of copyright violations, the site has shut itself down.   The service conceded, in a letter posted on its...
  • 'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

    'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
    Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. He was 76. King died Thursday of...
  • Ben E. King, "Stand By Me" singer, has died

    Ben E. King, "Stand By Me" singer, has died
    NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. King died Thursday at age 76, publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press. Brown did not immediately have other details....
  • Internet companies oppose proposals to regulate web

    Internet companies oppose proposals to regulate web
    TALLAHASSEE — Some Florida lawmakers want to impose state regulations on the online world and are drawing opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Ebay. The conflict is over two proposed...
  • Kenny Chesney returns to Las Vegas in July

    Kenny Chesney returns to Las Vegas in July
    Country superstar Kenny Chesney just can’t get enough of Las Vegas. He just played The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel over the weekend and now he announces two more shows there on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4.   “We helped open this...
  • Marc Anthony y Carlos Vives en Orlando el 1 de octubre

    Marc Anthony y Carlos Vives en Orlando el 1 de octubre
    El estilo único del colombiano Carlos Vives se mezclará con el del puertorriqueño Marc Anthony en una gira por Estados Unidos y Canadá a partir de septiembre, y que tendrá una parada en Orlando el próximo 1 de octubre. Marc Anthony acudió a la rueda...