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Grammys: Spotify’s Purple Billboards Suggest Prince’s Music to Hit Major Streaming Service

The ads appeared in New York's Union Square subway station on Monday morning.

Kim Fowley, Legendary Record Producer, Dies at 75

Fowley helped form the Runaways in 1975.

Rick Rubin Brings American Recordings to Universal Republic

After a controversial stint at Columbia Records, during which he spent much of his time working with artists signed to competing labels, the famed producer starts a new deal with brothers Monte and…

Steve Rifkind, Loud Music and SRC Records Founder, Leaves Universal

The music industry veteran, whose label is home to Melanie Fiona, Ray J, Akon and Asher Roth, exits with more than a year left on his contract. Will his roster follow?

Cherrytree Records, Home to LMFAO and Ellie Goulding, to Remain With Interscope

Label head Martin Kierszenbaum, who had a hand in bringing Lady Gaga to "Fame," said in June that his imprint would end its longtime affiliation with the Universal-owned major.

Madonna Signs With Interscope, Source Confirms

The singer signed a 10-year multi-rights deal with Live Nation -- said to be worth as much as $100 million -- in 2007, and has inked a three-album pact with Interscope at a base of $1 million per…

London Riots: 25 Million Discs Destroyed in Sony Warehouse Fire

Three teenagers were arrested in connection with the blaze that affected 150 companies, including U.K.-based indies like XL and Domino, whose rosters include Adele and Arctic Monkeys.

Colin Hanks Uses Kickstarter to Help Fund His Tower Records Doc (Video)

"We are approaching this as a passion project, and as such are dedicated to making this film as cost effective as we can," writes the actor, who says donations will go towards "the nuts and bolts of…