REPORTS: As Streaming Grows, Music Industry Should Demand Equal Pay for Pre-1972 Songs

REPORTS: As Streaming Grows, Music Industry Should Demand Equal Pay for Pre-1972 Songs

Songwriter-producer Michele Vice-Maslin makes her case for why Congress needs to take action to change the way artists like Simon & Garfunkel are paid for songs created before 1972. As…

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REPORTS: English Music Festivals Pledge 50/50 Gender Equality

REPORTS: English Music Festivals Pledge 50/50 Gender Equality

[Wouldn’t this be nice if the U.S. did this, too?] The days of male-dominated music festivals could be drawing to a close, after 45 events pledged to achieve a 50/50…

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REPORTS: Charlie Watts Is Pretty Much Ready for the End of the Rolling Stones

REPORTS: Charlie Watts Is Pretty Much Ready for the End of the Rolling Stones

Imagine being 76 years old, with a grandchild and more money than you’ll ever be able to spend, and instead of driving a golf cart around your breezy beachfront estate,…

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REPORTS: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther’ Album is a Hit — and It Could Change the Music Industry

REPORTS: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther’ Album is a Hit — and It Could Change the Music Industry

“Black Panther” is a bonafide box office smash, and its soundtrack is tearing up the charts, too. “Black Panther: The Album” debuted atop the Billboard 200 this weekend after selling…

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REPORTS: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Why Rock Stars Are Suddenly Retiring

REPORTS: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Why Rock Stars Are Suddenly Retiring

The rock world has never seen a rash of retirements like this. In the past few weeks, some of rock & roll’s most legendary performers have declared they’re giving up…

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REPORTS: Best Buy to Pull CDs, Target Threatens to Pay Labels for CDs Only When Customers Buy Them

If the majors don’t play ball and give in to Target’s new sale terms, it could considerably hasten the phase down of the CD format. Even though digital is on…

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REPORTS: Janelle Monae’s Empowering Message at The Grammys

REPORTS: Janelle Monae’s Empowering Message at The Grammys

(CNN)Before introducing Kesha’s knockout performance at the Grammys, Janelle Monae delivered an empowering message of her own about the #MeToo movement and Time’s Up campaign. Below is a transcript of…

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REPORTS: Chris Maunu, Arvada Nominee for The Grammys’ Teacher of the Year on Choral Elitism

REPORTS: Chris Maunu, Arvada Nominee for The Grammys’ Teacher of the Year on Choral Elitism

From the most recent CoACDA Newsletter: a few words about an uncomfortable topic. Choral Elitism is Real: What it is and What We Should Do about It I have been…

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REPORTS: ‘The Four’ Premiere Recap: Let the Battle for Stardom Begin!

REPORTS: ‘The Four’ Premiere Recap: Let the Battle for Stardom Begin!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the TV water… Up until very recently, there was a dearth of televised singing shows not called The Voice,…

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REPORTS: Spotify Faces $1.6 billion Lawsuit Over Song Licensing

REPORTS: Spotify Faces $1.6 billion Lawsuit Over Song Licensing

Spotify is no stranger to facing lawsuits accusing it of offering unlicensed songs, but the latest could prove to be very costly. Hollywood Reporter has learned that Wixen Music Publishing,…

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REPORTS: The Beatles’ Rare Christmas Records Are Finally Revealed

REPORTS: The Beatles’ Rare Christmas Records Are Finally Revealed

If you’re someone who has ever kept Christmas cards from a person who was a powerful presence in your life at one time or another, you’ve perhaps noted how the…

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REPORTS: Jon Bon Jovi Empowers Those in Need With Pay It Forward Mission

REPORTS: Jon Bon Jovi Empowers Those in Need With Pay It Forward Mission

New Jersey (CNN)Behind the music, Grammy award-winning entertainer Jon Bon Jovi is on a mission to feed and empower those in need. His strategy is simple: “One soul at a…

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REPORTS: Glen Campbell’s Widow Opens Up About the Emotional Final Days of His Alzheimer’s Battle: ‘There’s a Sense of Relief’

REPORTS: Glen Campbell’s Widow Opens Up About the Emotional Final Days of His Alzheimer’s Battle: ‘There’s a Sense of Relief’

“There was a time when all I could remember was the sickness,” Kim Campbell tells PEOPLE of the Alzheimer’s disease that took her husband Glen Campbell‘s life on Aug. 8….

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REPORTS:  Grammy 2018 Nomination Snubs and Surprises

REPORTS: Grammy 2018 Nomination Snubs and Surprises

When the 60th Annual Grammy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday morning, there were many surprising shutouts — including presumed frontrunners Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, A Tribe Called Quest, and Sam…

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REPORTS: What Kept This Middle School Music Teacher on the Job for 35 years?

Robin Hazlett of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, says she has known she wanted to be a music teacher since the 9th grade, when she was a student at Drexel Hill Middle…

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