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Atlantic Records Exec VP Juliette Jones Leaving Label

Atlantic Records executive vp urban promotion Juliette Jones is exiting her post at the label, announcing the news Tuesday in an internal memo that was circulated to staff and was shared with

Bhaskar Menon, Legendary EMI and Capitol Records Head, Dies at 86

Over his 34-year tenure at EMI, Menon worked with a slew of boldfaced artists including the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Queen, David Bowie and Tina Turner.

Bennett Glotzer, Longtime Music Manager Who Repped Frank Zappa and Janis Joplin, Dies at 86

Longtime music manager Bennett Glotzer, who helped guide the careers of such legendary artists as Janis Joplin and Frank Zappa, died on July 9 in Los Angeles due to complications from heart disease.

Holly Lane, Versatile Veteran Music Executive, Dies at 59

Holly Lane, a multi-faceted music executive and entrepreneur who served in high-level positions at several different independent record labels, died suddenly in New York City on Friday, her sister…

Amoeba Music’s Iconic Sunset Boulevard Location to Close

The doors to Amoeba Music's iconic Sunset Boulevard location have permanently closed ahead of schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Universal Music Group, Lego Strike Partnership Around Upcoming Toy Line

Universal Music Group and the Lego Group have signed an exclusive global partnership, the companies said Sunday.

Paul Cooper, Longtime Atlantic Records and UMG Executive, Dies at 76

Paul Cooper, a music industry veteran who worked in high-level roles at Universal Music Group and Atlantic/Warner Records during a career that spanned more than five decades, died March 26. He was 76.

BTS Cancels Korean Tour Dates Over Coronavirus Outbreak

BTS has canceled several concerts planned in Korea due to the global coronavirus outbreak, according to a post on the group's mobile fan platform Weverse (via Twitter).

Jay-Z Explains Why He and Beyonce Sat During Super Bowl National Anthem

Jay-Z is setting the record straight after he and wife Beyoncé were spotted sitting down during Demi Lovato's performance of the national anthem at Sunday's Super Bowl.

Recording Academy Diversity Task Force “Deeply Disappointed” Over Failure to Make “Constructive Change”

With multiple allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination leveled by Recording Academy president and CEO Deborah Dugan this week sending shockwaves through the industry, the Recording Academy…

Spotify Names Drake, Ed Sheeran as Most-Streamed Artists of the Decade

With less than a month left to go in 2019, Spotify has revealed its annual "Wrapped" data insights highlighting the most-streamed artists of the year and — with the decade itself now winding to a…

Pharrell Williams Pays Tribute to “Black Godfather” Clarence Avant at Netflix Soundcheck Event

Pharrell Williams performed "Letter to My Godfather," a song he penned for the Netflix original film 'The Black Godfather' centering on influential music executive Clarence Avant, near the close of…