REPORTS: IFPI Releases 2018 Music Consumer Insight Report

REPORTS: IFPI Releases 2018 Music Consumer Insight Report

[Thanks to COMBO member Michael St. James for passing this report along!] IFPI has today released its Music Consumer Insight Report 2018. The report examines the ways in which music…

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REPORTS: BMI Files Rate Court Action Against Concert Promoter Trade Group

REPORTS: BMI Files Rate Court Action Against Concert Promoter Trade Group

The U.S.-based PRO wants as much as a 7x rate increase and access to sponsorship, merch and scalper revenue. Performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has been unable to…

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REPORTS: AEG Ends Block-Booking Policy Connecting L.A.’s Staples Center and London’s O2 Arena

REPORTS: AEG Ends Block-Booking Policy Connecting L.A.’s Staples Center and London’s O2 Arena

After several years of fierce battle, AEG Presents is ending the “block-booking” policy whereby artists who perform at the company’s O2 Arena in London would be bound to play its…

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REPORTS: Spotify Sued Over Sales Team’s ‘Boys’ Trips’ to Strip Clubs

A female sales executive sued Spotify on Tuesday, alleging that the head of sales took his staff on drug-fueled “boys’ trips” to the Sundance Film Festival, and excluded women who…

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REPORTS: Brian May Talks Queen’s Revival: ‘We would never be doing this now if it weren’t for Adam Lambert’ // U2’s Bono Loses Voice During Concert

REPORTS: Brian May Talks Queen’s Revival: ‘We would never be doing this now if it weren’t for Adam Lambert’ // U2’s Bono Loses Voice During Concert

Queen + Adam Lambert kick off their limited-run Las Vegas residency at the Park Theater this Saturday, Sept. 1. It’s an event that has been a long time coming. Truly,…

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REPORTS: Katharine McPhee Shades Taylor Hicks in Epic Tweet

REPORTS: Katharine McPhee Shades Taylor Hicks in Epic Tweet

Twelve years after Katharine McPhee lost the American Idol title to Taylor Hicks, she has exacted hilarious revenge — while also encouraging her fans, aka the “Kat Pack,” to become…

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REPORTS: 11 Year Old Child Home Alone While Parents Went to Rock Concert 1,200 Miles Away

REPORTS: 11 Year Old Child Home Alone While Parents Went to Rock Concert 1,200 Miles Away

Before heading on a cross-country road trip, two parents left their child at home all alone, the Harris County Constable said in a statement posted to Facebook. The parents, John…

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REPORTS: Sharon Glassman Releases Her New “Luv + Kindness” Collection

REPORTS: Sharon Glassman Releases Her New “Luv + Kindness” Collection

It’s happening! And I’m smiling with excitement! You’ll smile, too, since my new Luv + Kindness Collection was released this past Tuesday, August 21st. What’s in it? 10 original works…

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REPORTS: 11 Women Accuse Former Lumineers Manager of Sexual Assault, Misconduct

REPORTS: 11 Women Accuse Former Lumineers Manager of Sexual Assault, Misconduct

After five women came forward last month with accusations including rape, sexual assault, and sexual misconduct against Seattle nightlife entrepreneur and former Lumineers manager David Meinert, six more women have…

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REPORTS: ‘Conan’ Cuts Music Performances; Booker Roey Hershkovitz to Exit

REPORTS: ‘Conan’ Cuts Music Performances; Booker Roey Hershkovitz to Exit

With “Conan” set to switch to a half-hour format beginning in January 2019, the TBS show is doing away with regular musical performances to focus more on comedy and what…

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REPORTS: Viper Room Sold on Sunset Strip; Site Could Be Redeveloped

The Viper Room, the rock club once partially owned by Johnny Depp, could become Hollywood history if a new buyer decides to develop the property. The club and several adjacent…

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REPORTS: Musicians Only Made 12% of $43 Billion Earned by the Industry Last Year

REPORTS: Musicians Only Made 12% of $43 Billion Earned by the Industry Last Year

Musicians, the engine room, the talent, the power and all the glory of the music industry, are still near the back of the queue when it comes to earning money…

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REPORTS: Target’s CBGB Tribute Draws Backlash, Followed by an Apology

REPORTS: Target’s CBGB Tribute Draws Backlash, Followed by an Apology

When Target opened a new store in the East Village with great fanfare on Saturday, it thought that it was paying homage to the history of the neighborhood. But people…

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REPORTS: Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters: “I love music, and I love life”

REPORTS: Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters: “I love music, and I love life”

“Learn To Fly” has been a hit Summer Song for the Foo Fighters for almost 20 years now … not that their long run has always been easy going, as…

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REPORTS: The Median U.S. Musician Is Still Making Under $25,000 a Year

REPORTS: The Median U.S. Musician Is Still Making Under $25,000 a Year

Record industry revenue is on the rise. Off the still-rising success of streaming, label executives say they’ve got “money swirling around.” Warner reportedly gave 17-year-old Lil Pump an $8 million…

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