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5 Things You Should Always Do After Playing a Gig

By Kathleen Parrish on Sonidbids Blog You just played an awesome show – but now what? Even though the gig is over, there's still work to be done. Some tasks need to be taken care of while you're still at the venue, while others should be completed in the following days. Show More Summary

Hip Hop Hall Of Fame And Museum Find Permanent Home

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum (HHHOF) announced that it has a permanent location for its Harlem Pop-Up Hip Hop Museum and its Youth Media Education Academy & TV Studios that is scheduled to open in April 2015. Hip Hop Global Media...Show More Summary

Cannes Pics Vie For Delluc Prize; China Plans 6 ‘Three Body’ Films; More Global Showbiz Briefs

The shortlist for France's Louis Delluc Prize, one of the country's highest film honors, has been released with 14 films making the cut across two categories: Best Film and Best Debut Feature. Among the eight main movies, six hail from this year's Cannes crop. Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: Touring Cost Debate, New Spotify Stats, Facebook's Teen Problem, Musixmatch & More

FRIDAY 11.28.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

Vinyl Music Sales Hit 18-Year High in U.K.

More than 1 million records sold for the first time since 1996, led by 'AM' from the Arctic Monkeys read more

MixRadio music service prepares for post-Nokia life with Adidas deal

Streaming music service’s first wearable partnership will enable Smart Run owners to cache playlists for offline play when jogging Streaming music firm MixRadio is taking its playlists on the run, thanks to a deal with Adidas to embed its service on its miCoach Smart Run smartwatch. Show More Summary

Ryan Knight, ‘Real World’ Star, Dead At 29

Less than two weeks after Diem Brown passed away from cancer at age 32, another alum of MTV's Real World franchise has died. Ryan Knight, a cast member on the 2010 Real World New Orleans, was 29. According to TMZ, Knight was found dead Thursday morning after a night of partying and may have choked on his own…

Bill Cosby Steps Down From UMass-Amherst Fundraising Campaign Amid Rape Allegations

The comedian, who's remained silent despite several women claiming he sexually assaulted them, received a masters and doctorate from the university read more

Fox Boston Affiliate Goes Dark On Verizon FiOS Over Carriage Dispute With Cox

Some football fans in Massachusetts and Rhodes Island had to scramble to find alternative ways to watch the Eagles-Cowboys Thanksgiving game as the Fox station in the area, WFXT-TV, which carries the matchup, went dark on Verizon FiOS at 3 AM Thursday, affecting 400,000 customers. Show More Summary

Mike Leigh On Painting Timothy Spall Into ‘Mr. Turner:’ The Contenders

Mr. Turner writer-director Mike Leigh, who has been nominated for Oscars five times, knew exactly who he wanted to play the lead role in his new biopic about the revered and irascible English Romantic painter J.M.W. Turner. That was,...Show More Summary

Frank Yablans, Former Paramount President, Dead At 79

Frank Yablans was president of Paramount during some of the studio's most golden years from 1971 to 1975. Working under notorious owner Charlie Bludhorn, Yablans' tenure included such Oscar winners and nominees as The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Paper Moon, Chinatown and Murder On The Orient Express. Show More Summary

Former Paramount President Frank Yablans Dies at 79

He also worked as the COO of MGM/United Artists and produced films like 'The Fury' and 'Mommie Dearest,' which he also co-wrote the screenplay for read more

Plan For Imposing Quota On Hollywood Movies Dropped By Russian Parliament

Proposed legislation that would've cut the current number of Hollywood films playing in Russian theaters by as much as half is dead, according to Leonid Levin, head of the information policy committee of the Russian Duma quoted by local media. Show More Summary

P.D. James, Veteran British Crime Novelist & ‘Children Of Men’ Author, Dies At 94

One of the most prolific and beloved of British crime novelists, P.D. James, passed away today in Oxford, England. Best known for her series of detective novels centering around Scotland Yard Commander/poet Adam Dagliesh, James was 94. Show More Summary

Sales of music on vinyl hit 18-year high

With help of heritage rock acts such as Pink Floyd vinyl sales account for £20m of UK record industry’s revenues this year Dusty old vinyls were supposed to have gone the same way as dusty old record shops – historical relics, with little more than curiosity value for today’s digital generation. Show More Summary

Broadway-Bound ‘Finding Neverland’ Sings For ‘Good Morning America': Video

Finding Neverland, the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical based on Miramax's 2004 movie starring Johnny Depp as Peter Pan creator JM Barrie, is due to open on Broadway in April. Bringing a bit of holiday cheer to Good Morning AmericaShow More Summary

CBS Sets 2015 Greatest Super Bowl Commercials Special

CBS' 15th annual special showcasing Super Bowl commercials will air Jan. 26 with hosts Boomer Esiason, Analyst for CBS Sports' NFL pre-game show The NFL Today, and Katharine McPhee, co-star of CBS' breakout new drama Scorpion. As usual,...Show More Summary

‘Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Surges, ‘Red Band Society’ Hits 0.7 Rating Wednesday

The networks closed the book on the November sweep on a quiet Thanksgiving eve. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is not acting its age. The 41-year-old cartoon extended its ratings streak with another impressive gain, helped by a move from Thursday to Wednesday. Show More Summary

Vinyl's making a comeback? Don't believe the hype

Vinyl sales have passed a million for the first time since 1997 – but all that tells us is that record labels have realised there are people who want to shell out for deluxe editions The other night, outside one of those preposterous...Show More Summary

One Direction Breaks More Spotify Records

Take that Taylor Swift! One Direction's new "Four" continues to break records on Spotify. "Four" had the biggest first-week in the U.S. for 2014, which also sets a record for most 1st week streams in (Spotify) history: 11.6 million in the U.S. Show More Summary

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