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  • Harrisburg Outdoor show features country music

    Harrisburg Outdoor show features country music
    For some reason, country music and the outdoors go hand-in-hand. The National Rifle Association announced last week that country star Lee Brice and Thompson Square will perform at the 2015 Great American Outdoor Show at the Farm Show Complex in...
  • Taylor Swift's '1989' Easily Shakes Off Competition on U.S. Album Charts

    Taylor Swift's "1989" - the singer's third consecutive album to sell more than 1 million copies its opening week -- predictably dwarfed all comers in its record-breaking first week on sale. According to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending Nov. 2,...
  • Record Labels Win Key Ruling Over Sirius XM's Airplay of Pre-1972 Songs

    A California state judge has ruled in favor of the record industry's suit to secure compensation for pre-1972 recordings from services like SiriusXM and Pandora. The ruling was isued Tuesday by Judge Mary Strobel, a year after a group of independent...
  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving buys Ohio home from Keyshia Cole, Daniel Gibson

    Cavs' Kyrie Irving buys Ohio home from Keyshia Cole, Daniel Gibson
    While news of LeBron James’ $17 million listing has been leading real estate headlines, new teammate and fellow all-star Kyrie Irving has made a move of his own, buying a Westlake, Ohio, home from former Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson and his...
  • If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?

    If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?
    Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it's referencing his song "Allentown" in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system
    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • Ariana Grande celebrates 21st birthday at Disney World

    Ariana Grande celebrates 21st birthday at Disney World
    Ariana Grande won't be able to have her first legal drink until Thursday, but the singer and actress celebrated her 21st birthday in style Tuesday at Walt Disney World Resort.  The pop singer had a special 21st birthday celebration at Magic Kingdom...
  • Justice Department to Review Music Royalties Decrees

    The Department of Justice will conduct a review of the 73-year-old consent decrees that govern how music rights organizations set rates for licensing songs. ASCAP and BMI have been pushing the DOJ to revise -- or even abolish -- the consent decree, first...
  • Why the Pay TV Model Won't Work for the Music Business

    You've got to stop e-mailing me Ted Gioia's article in the Daily Beast about lessons the music industry can learn from TV. This is what drives me crazy about America, people glom onto something that squares with their worldview, and they trumpet it to...
  • LIZ SMITH, For release 09/11/14

    Will 'Exodus' lead people to the box office?... Barbra Streisand gets serious about Sirius... 119 David Bowie Songs!... Will Reese Witherspoon give us 'Fever?' "YOU ARE not a god. You are not even a man!" So said heavy-breathing Anne Baxter to heavily...