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Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Released From Prison to Halfway House

Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland was released from prison on Wednesday and is now living in a halfway house in New York. McFarland has been released from the Milan Federal Correctional Institution in Milan, Michigan, where he was being held, according to the Bureau of Prisons website and confirmed by his attorney Jason Russo. He is […]

Olivia Rodrigo Signs With New Management

Olivia Rodrigo has signed with a new management team, sources tell Billboard. The seven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is now repped by Lighthouse Management + Media’s Aleen Keshishianand Zack Morgenroth for management in all areas. She joins the firm’s roster of talent, including Jennifer Aniston, Selena Gomez, Jason Bateman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Rudd, artist Petra Collins and supermodel Miranda Kerr, among […]

Hip-Hop Agent Brent Smith Out at WME Following Investigation

Hip-hop agent Brent Smith is out at WME, weeks after he was suspended for reported behavioral issues.

Grammy Interim Chief “Deeply Disturbed” by “Misinformation” Surrounding Deborah Dugan Ouster

Since Recording Academy CEO/president Deborah Dugan was placed on administrative leave Jan. 16, Board of Trustees chair Harvey Mason Jr. has been leading the organization. In his first public action as interim president/CEO, on Monday (Jan. 20), Mason issued a statement to members of the Recording Academy addressing the news surrounding Dugan's suspension ahead of the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards.

Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group Ups Spring Aspers to President of Music

Spring Aspers has been promoted to president of music at Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Wednesday.

Universal Music Group Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit by Tupac Estate, Soundgarden Over 2008 Vault Fire

A group of artists, their heirs and representatives of their estates on on Friday filed a putative class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group over a 2008 fire that destroyed up to 500,000 master recordings in the record company's archive vaults, according to an earlier New York Times article investigative report.

iHeartMedia Files for IPO

iHeartMedia on Wednesday filed for an initial public offering, just months after its Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan was approved detailing a path to solvency.

Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon Plan to Appeal Copyright Royalty Board Rates

Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon have filed notices they intend to appeal the Copyright Royalty Board's (CRB) rate determinations finalized last month that would boost record labels and digital services' payments to music songwriters and publishers by 44 percent over a four-year term.

Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino Headline Coachella 2019 Lineup

Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande are just some of the big names confirmed for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2019 lineup, announced overnight.

Grammy Nominations: Interscope Leads Labels in Big 4 Categories

Interscope leads all labels in Grammy nominations for the four leading categories — album of the year, record of the year, song of the year and best new artist — thanks to the combined success of a couple runaway hits and the year's biggest soundtracks.

Recording Academy to Change Membership Model to Help Drive Diversity

The Recording Academy has announced plans to help drive diversity with a new membership model.

Kanye West to Join President Trump for Music Modernization Act Signing

Kanye West will join President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday for the Music Modernization Act (MMA) signing, as the monumental music legislation becomes law.