| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are donating $70 million to USC for a new academy that they say will give students the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music industry.
Scheduled to be announced by Dre (whose given...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are scheduled to announce Wednesday a $70-million donation to USC for a new academy that they say will give students new facilities and the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The best thing the Grammys telecast attempts to do is also its most tricky feat to accomplish: the artist pair-up. For every Elton John and Eminem, there's a Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers. For every Mumford & Sons and Bob Dylan, there's a record-...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Better late than never.
Artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Eminem got a big boost in the eyes of the Recording Industry Assn. of America in May as the music business tracker began to count streams of songs online.
The industry group said...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Standing on-stage Thursday night at the Hollywood Palladium, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons looked out at a capacity crowd and said with astonishment, “I don’t even know how this many people know about us.”
His bandmates had a hunch,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:07 PM
It's been a while since we've heard from Dido, the breathy English songbird whose hit 2000 collaboration with Eminem, "Stan," set a course followed by countless moody-but-buoyant hip-hop tracks over the next decade-and-change.
In early 2013, though,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:18 PM
CLEVELAND — It's the start of a trip that will turn miserable in a few hours.
But right now it's lunchtime, Dwight Howard seemingly ordering half of the Hard Rock Café's menu before purging himself of all that has gone wrong the last couple of...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Kings Island, an Ohio amusement park, doesn't get the headlines and attention of Disneyland and Disney World, but for a shining moment in 1973 it was the center of the pop culture universe. Why? Because those lovable Brady kids from "The Brady Bunch"...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:28 AM
A music publisher is suing Facebook and its ad agency for using an Eminem song without permission in an ad for Facebook Home.
Eight Mile Style, which oversees Eminem’s portfolio, said in the copyright infringement lawsuit that ad agency Wieden +...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Is David Karp, who just sold his startup for $1.1 billion to Yahoo, another Steve Jobs?
That's what Tumblr's first employee believes.
Marco Arment says the 26-year-old Karp is very much like the late Apple co-founder.
Arment is no longer with Tumblr...