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Bob Dylan Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minor in 1965

An unnamed woman has accused Bob Dylan of sexually abusing her in 1965 when she was just 12 years old, according to a lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court on Aug. 13. Identified only by the initials “J.C.,” the woman alleges that over a six-week period in April and May 1965, Dylan abused […]

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 Billboard. “In alignment with my personal goals, I’ve decided that now is the time for me to move forward into the next exciting […]

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 Jeanine Owen has confirmed to Billboard. She was 59.

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 Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion has issued a scathing statement calling on the organization’s board of trustees to step up.

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 close — the 2010s.