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Avicii Has the Most Shazamed Song of All Time

The music platform launches a Hall of Fame and shares real-time updates of Shazam counts for each track

‘Frozen,’ Pharrell Williams Lead Mid-Year SoundScan Charts

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Disney's 'Frozen' soundtrack lead this year's Mid-Year SoundScan charts. Pharrell and 'Frozen' are joined by other hit-makers like Lorde and Katy Perry.

Rob Stevenson on the Rise at Republic, Named EVP

The veteran A&R exec gets a promotion after signing Gotye, Phantogram, Of Monsters and Men and others.

RCA Brings in Promo Vet Dennis Blair as SVP

Longtime exec returns to the label after a stint at Republic, where he was head of rock formats.

Seattle’s The Young Evils Record in Former Sound City Space

A new band with rock-royalty connections just made an album in the Van Nuys studio that brought you Nirvana's "Nevermind."

From Flappers to Rappers: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Music Supervisor Breaks Down the Film’s Soundtrack

In a track-by-track for THR, Baz Luhrmann's right-hand music man Anton Monsted elaborates on contributions by Jay-Z, Jack White, Lana Del Rey, The xx and more. "You go on a journey with this album,"…

Universal Signs New Agreement With Republic’s Monte and Avery Lipman

In recent months, the label has scored hits by Gotye, PSY (via Schoolboy Records), Of Monsters and Men, The Weeknd and Florence and the Machine.

Grammys 2013: Spotify Users Pick the Winners

The streaming service picks the winners based on users song and album plays.

Rihanna, Gotye, Fun. Among Shazam’s Most Tagged Artists of 2012

The popular audio detection service, which allows users to instantly identify a snippet of music, is increasingly becoming a predictor of hit songs that break nationally.

MTV Video Music Awards 2012: VEVO Expert Predicts Justin Bieber, One Direction to Win

Will it be a teen sweep on tonight's big show? Guest blogger Scott Reich breaks down the VMAs' five biggest categories.

VMAs 2012: Self-Proclaimed ‘Underdog’ Gotye on Making His Nominated Music Video

The indie rock singer's "Somebody That I Used to Know" is nominated for the top prize, video of the year.