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  1. One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' Was Global Album Top Seller in 2013

    3:07 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The album sold 4 million copies in six weeks as U.K. musical acts claimed the best selling album in the world for the sixth time in seven years. READ MORE

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  2. Zach Horowitz Steps Down as Chairman/CEO Universal Music Publishing Group

    10:34 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    Horowitz had been in his publishing post since April 2012, after spending 12 years as president and COO of Universal Music Group. READ MORE

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  3. 'American Idol' Alum Dexter Roberts Reveals Why He Left the Summer Tour

    7:40 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The season 13 finalist announces on Facebook that he's suffering from tick fever. READ MORE

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  4. Justin Bieber, Orlando Bloom Fight: The Greatest Reactions (Photos)

    6:36 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    Legolas makes a major resurgence after the actor allegedly threw a punch at the singer. READ MORE

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  5. Live Nation Falls Short on Quarterly Profit

    4:34 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The parent of Ticketmaster offered strong guidance, and shares rose 2 percent after the closing bell. READ MORE

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  6. Rick Springfield Performs His Comedic Song 'If Wishes Were Fishes'

    4:01 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    From Miley Cyrus twerking to being called Rick Springsteen, the actor and musician's lyrics reveal what he would wish for if he had unlimited wishes. Springfield performed the song live for THR at Mophonics Studio in Venice, Calif. READ MORE

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  7. Rob Guthrie Upped to Operations Head at SONGS Music Publishing

    2:56 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    Veteran exec assuming a variety of new roles at red-hot indie music publishing company. READ MORE

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  8. Brian Suh Appointed Senior Director of Business Affairs at BMG Chrysalis US

    2:29 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The publishing exec arrives from a previous position at Imagem USA. READ MORE

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  9. 'American Idol' Alum Constantine Maroulis Returns to 'Rock of Ages'

    2:18 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The season four alum talks about the return to the role he created in the '80s rock musical, making new music and what he has in common with Adam Lambert. READ MORE

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  10. SESAC Gets New Leadership, Plans to Greatly Expand

    1:49 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    "SESAC has big plans," says the organization's new chairman and CEO. READ MORE

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  11. Lollapalooza Rewind: 10 Awesome Moments from the Festival's History (Video)

    1:11 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    This weekend marks the 23rd Lollapalooza Festival. The Billboard staff recounts 10 of their favorite moments from the Chicago fest's illustrious history. READ MORE

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  12. Foo Fighters Complete 'Epic' New Album

    12:45 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The Foo Fighters' eighth studio album is a wrap. And the result is apparently, in the words of producer Butch Vig, “epic.” READ MORE

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  13. Metropolitan Opera Lockout Looms as Management, Unions Fight Over Cost-Cutting Proposals

    12:41 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    UPDATED: Contracts for 15 unions are set to expire at midnight, with management threatening to bar employees from the performing-arts facility for the first time in more than three decades. READ MORE

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  14. Trumpet Great Herb Alpert to Release 'In the Mood' Sept. 30

    12:24 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    New album will feature standards and originals, including new version of standard "Chattanooga Choo Choo." READ MORE

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  15. Throwback Thursday: 30 Years of Being 'Weird Al' Yankovic

    12:00 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    “I’m not trying to wedge some serious social message into my music. I’m just trying to make people laugh.” READ MORE

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  16. Aerosmith Still Living on the Edge at the Forum: Concert Review

    11:04 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    After dropping out of the spotlight with a stiff album and Steven Tyler's departure from "American Idol," the bad boys from Boston perform like they still have something to prove. READ MORE

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  17. Pulp Film Will Premiere in L.A., N.Y.

    10:21 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Documentary about influential Jarvis Cocker-led U.K. post-punk band will premiere on each coast August 5-6, before opening in select markets November 19. READ MORE

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  18. Alicia Keys Is Expecting a Second Child

    9:36 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The "Girl on Fire" singer announced the happy news via Instagram. READ MORE

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  19. Apple Eliminating 200 Beats Electronics Jobs Following Acquisition (Report)

    9:18 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The Cupertino tech giant is reportedly laying off as many as 200 Beats employees following its $3 billion acquisition. READ MORE

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