Category Archives: Industry News

MUST READ: GOOGLE PLANS K-POP CHANNEL, AND MORE? (WSJ)

Well anyone who watched YouTube could see this a big “DUH!” but I, for one, am surprised its actually happening. Click on THIS GREAT ARTICLE from the Wall Street Journal about Google (who owns YouTube) meeting with Korean IT execs. … Continue reading

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ALEX DA KID ANNOUNCES NEW RECORD LABEL WITH + SKYLAR GREY POSTS BUZZ SINGLE “DANCE WITHOUT YOU” TRAILER

It was an exciting day for the hot duo that is producer Alex Da Kid and his female vocalist protege Skylar Grey. The first being that the super producer (responsible for hits like Eminem & Rihanna‘s “Love The Way You … Continue reading

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LIL B’S ALBUM TITLE CAUSES HUGE STIR IN URBAN AND GAY COMMUNITY

Lil B is coming out…with a new April album that’s title is causing quite a stir. The rapper has pulled an atypical move and announced the title of his upcoming album as I’m Gay. Now anyone with a brain can … Continue reading

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CIARA “PRAYS” TO BE RELEASED FROM JIVE RECORDS

In an usually candid move, R&B singer Ciara has taken to her Facebook page to address the rumors that she had been dropped from her current record label, Jive Records, and express her annoyance about how her past two albums … Continue reading

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MTV PLANNING NEW DIGITAL AWARDS SHOW

Showing the increasing awareness and impact that digital media is having on popular culture, the epicenter of all things pop MTV has announced that it is planning a new award show honoring all things digital music and media. While untitled, … Continue reading

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KATY PERRY MAKING “SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT” WITH FACEBOOK WEDNESDAY

Continuing to further show the integration of social media and music, one of pop’s biggest stars Katy Perry will make a “special annoucement” at the Facebook headquarters in California this Wednesday. Billboard has speculated the announcement could be anything from … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK’S #1 ALBUM IS LOWEST SELLING IN SOUNDSCAN HISTORY

Taylor Swift (doesn’t she look pretty?! I like her with bangs) takes the #1 position on the Billboard 200 this week, but is this truly an accomplishment? With 52,000 albums sold this week T. Swift’s Speak Now becomes the lowest … Continue reading

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