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Academy of Country Music Awards 2017 Nominees – Keith Urban Leads

Academy of Country Music Awards 2017 Nominees – Keith Urban Leads

  Keith Urban leads this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards nominations with seven, including album of the year, song of the year and entertainer of the year. Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each received six nominations, while Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw have five apiece. Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton have […]

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP TO MANAGE PRINCE’S RECORDINGS & VAULT

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP TO MANAGE PRINCE’S RECORDINGS & VAULT

  The estate of Prince made its choice concerning who will manage the music icon’s vast recordings collection, including Prince’s vault. They chose Universal Music Group, who made the following statement:   THE ESTATE OF PRINCE ROGERS NELSON SELECTS UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP TO MANAGE ICONIC ARTIST’S RECORDINGS Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in […]

Paul McCartney sues to retake Beatles catalog

Paul McCartney sues to retake Beatles catalog

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to secure the copyright to the Beatles back catalog in a case that could have wide ramifications for the music industry. The complicated dispute centers around the US Copyright Act of 1976 which aimed to address pop music’s checkered history with artists by ensuring long-term rights for songwriters and […]

Jennifer Holliday Drops Out of Inauguration Concert

Jennifer Holliday Drops Out of Inauguration Concert

Dreamgirls icon reverses decision to sing at Inauguration concert; apologizes to LGBT community. Jennifer Holliday has canceled her performance at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20. The Grammy- and Tony-winning singer decided to pull out of the concert after reading a Daily Beast article on Friday (Jan. 13), titled, “Jennifer Holliday Will Perform at […]