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Listen: Kanye Thinks Kim is 'Awesome'Listen: Kanye Thinks Kim is 'Awesome'
September 02, 2014

First seen on MTV.com during Sunday night's episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” a snippet of Kanye West's 'Awesome' played in the background while Kim and company explained the first time th... (more...)


The Doyle Brothers Announces New Tour Dates for 2014 TourThe Doyle Brothers Announces New Tour Dates for 2014 Tour
August 29, 2014

The Doyle Brothers is proud to announce new dates to their 2014 Synapse Tour. The Doyle Brothers Synapse Tour kicked off Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York and has added n... (more...)


Stalley Set to Release Long Awaited Debut Album 10/28Stalley Set to Release Long Awaited Debut Album 10/28
August 27, 2014

Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Stalley has announced the release of his hugely anticipated debut album. 'OHIO' arrives everywhere on October 28th, pre-order launches on September 9th. (more...)


Bad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major ReissuesBad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major Reissues
August 26, 2014

The iconic Bad Boy Records is commemorating its twentieth anniversary with a yearlong celebration and announced today a series of digital reissues, highlighted by newly digitally remastered editions o... (more...)


Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7
August 26, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its schedule for August 27-September 7, featuring MARY MILLBEN, MIKEY WAX / MY SILENT BRAVERY, DAVELL CRAWFORD, CAROLYN MALACHI, MIKE BARNETT, FIND THE FUNNY, DAN... (more...)


VIDEO: Beyonce Makes a Statement via VMA Mega-PerformanceVIDEO: Beyonce Makes a Statement via VMA Mega-Performance
August 25, 2014

At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Beyonce took home the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. To mark the occassion, Queen B peformed a super-medley of some of her recent hits, but in th... (more...)


VIDEO: Jay Z, Blue Ivy Present Beyonce with VMA Vanguard AwardVIDEO: Jay Z, Blue Ivy Present Beyonce with VMA Vanguard Award
August 25, 2014

After an epic VMA performance, Beyonce kept it short and very sweet as her husband, Jay Z, and daughter, Blue Ivy, presented her with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. (more...)


All of MTV's Video Music Awards Winners; Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Katy Perry, SiaAll of MTV's Video Music Awards Winners; Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Sia
by BWW Special Coverage - August 25, 2014

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Los Angeles Forum tonight. The Red Carpet Preshow begins at 8:00pm ET on MTV, with the official ceremony kicking off at 9:00pm. (more...)


MTV Video Movie Awards Recap; Beyonce Dominates Disappointing VMAsMTV Video Movie Awards Recap; Beyonce Dominates Disappointing VMAs
by Matt Tamanini - August 25, 2014

The unofficial end of summer is here, as MTV brings its annual Video Music Awards back to Los Angeles after taking the show on the road to Brooklyn's Barclays Center a year ago. Though every VMA cerem... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Rihanna and Eminem Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage in DetroitSTAGE TUBE: Rihanna and Eminem Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage in Detroit
August 24, 2014

At The Monter Tour's Detroit stop, Eminem each took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge given by Dr. Dre, then quickly nominated Rihanna, who protested saying, 'Detroit, what you think? Should I do it? I'm f... (more...)


Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop AwardsWarner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
August 23, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named Publisher of the Year at last night's BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. In addition, WCM songwriters took home a collective... (more...)


Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale TodayDef Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale Today
August 21, 2014

Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih have all been confirmed to perform during the historic, one-night-on... (more...)


Liam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+TimesLiam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+Times
August 19, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. With accolades including Entertainmen... (more...)


VIDEO: HBO Releases Trailer for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY ZVIDEO: HBO Releases Trailer for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY Z
August 18, 2014

HBO has released the official trail for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY Z, debuting Saturday, Sept. 20th at 9PM ET/PT. Check it out below! (more...)


Kanye West & Paul McCartney Secretly Recording New Tracks for Possible AlbumKanye West & Paul McCartney Secretly Recording New Tracks for Possible Album
August 18, 2014

Kanye West and former Beatle Paul McCartney have secretly teamed up in the recording studio for a number of new tracks. (more...)


Soul Rebels to Play Brooklyn Bowl, 8/15Soul Rebels to Play Brooklyn Bowl, 8/15
August 06, 2014

The Soul Rebels, described by VICE/Noisey as 'New Orleans' finest brass ensemble,' will return to Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY for a special one-night show on Friday, August 15 at 8:00PM (following t... (more...)


AUDIO: First Listen - denitia and sene's 'the nude (MSSL CMMND Remix)'AUDIO: First Listen - denitia and sene's 'the nude (MSSL CMMND Remix)'
August 05, 2014

Brooklyn-based denitia and sene have mastered the fine art of soulful sensuality with their luscious, smooth-as-silk sound. The duo invited MSSL CMMND (Chad Hugo of the Neptunes and Daniel Biltmore) t... (more...)


SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24
August 05, 2014

SummerStage continues their summer programming of free concerts. They recently released their lineup of free shows for the week of August 18-24th. See the full details below! (more...)


VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reviews Beyonce and Jay Z Concert on LIVEVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reviews Beyonce and Jay Z Concert on LIVE
August 05, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, Jimmy shared his thoughts on the Beyonce and Jay Z concert he attended. Check out the clip below! (more...)


Warner/Chappell Music Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Artist Terius NashWarner/Chappell Music Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Artist Terius Nash
August 05, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., today announced that it has extended its worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter, producer and recording arti... (more...)


Beyoncé Responds to Elevator Fight Incident With a RapBeyoncé Responds to Elevator Fight Incident With a Rap
August 03, 2014

What better way to deal with bad press, than to hit the recording studio? According to PageSix.com, following rumors that her marriage to Jay Z may be less than optimal, superstar singer Beyoncé Knowl... (more...)


Three Six Zero Group Launches Record Label & Music Publishing DivisionThree Six Zero Group Launches Record Label & Music Publishing Division
July 29, 2014

International entertainment company Three Six Zero Group has expanded its services for artists, teaming with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) to imprint Three Six Zero Publishing (more...)


Bleachers Debut Single 'I Wanna Get Better' Hits No. 1Bleachers Debut Single 'I Wanna Get Better' Hits No. 1
July 28, 2014

Bleachers' debut hit single 'I Wanna Get Better' hits #1* at Alt radio after only 20 weeks on the chart and is the #3 Greatest Gainer. (more...)


Beyonce and Jay Z Will End ON THE RUN Tour in ParisBeyonce and Jay Z Will End ON THE RUN Tour in Paris
July 26, 2014

With just six dates left in the North American leg of JAY Z & BEYONCE's On The Run Tour, the final stop will be in Paris, the tour's only European city. On September 12 and 13, the On The Run Tour wil... (more...)


Weird Al Yankovic Lands First No. 1 Album with 'Mandatory Fun'; Watch Videos!Weird Al Yankovic Lands First No. 1 Album with 'Mandatory Fun'; Watch Videos!
July 23, 2014

According to NYDailyNews.com, 'Weird Al' Yankovic will chart his first No. 1 album with “Mandatory Fun,” according to preliminary figures from HitsDailydouble.com. Yankovic's sales of just over 104,70... (more...)







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