Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit

Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing Inc last week for allegedly using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without a license and compensation to the music publisher. Wixen, an exclusive licensee of songs such as “Free Fallin” by Tom Petty, “Light My Fire” by […]

THE CHAINSMOKERS HAVE A COLLABORATION WITH COLDPLAY’S CHRIS MARTIN

Haha, you thought The Chainsmokers couldn’t get any bigger? Think again. For their latest collaboration teaser, they’ve shared a couple clips of themselves in the studio with none other than Coldplay’s Chris Martin. It’s not clear whether it will be a Coldplay collaboration or just a feature with Chris Martin, but at this point, it doesn’t […]

‘NSync, Backstreet Boys creator Lou Pearlman dies in prison

 Lou Pearlman, credited for starting the boy-band craze and launching the careers of the Backstreet Boys and ‘NSync, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for a massive Ponzi scheme. The Orlando Sentinel reports that according to a federal inmate database, the 62-year-old Pearlman died Friday. The cause of death was not immediately […]

Online Ticket Scalping, Ticket Resale Sites should be ILLEGAL

Have you ever tried to get tickets (Twenty One Pilots) and then it’s a SOLD OUT show? Well, it’s probably only sold out on Ticketmaster, but then you can go on Stub Hub, Vivid Seats, Seat Geek, Ticket Liquidator, Cheap Tickets, etc and find tickets. Concerts get sold out really quick because these ticket resale […]

Janet Jackson cancels European tour dates

Janet Jackson will not be heading to Europe as part of her Unbreakable world tour. According to an e-mail from Ticketmaster to ticket-holding fans, all purchases regarding the singer’s already postponed U.K. and European tour will be refunded. “It’s not possible to confirm new date at the present time,” the e-mail, obtained by Spin, explained. […]