New data from Norway reveals that music piracy has completely collapsed in the country. Music Business Worldwide is reporting that the country has hit upon a way to rely on streaming to encourage residents to enjoy music legally. A new music industry survey asked people under 30 in Norway whether they illegally download music online. Show More Summary
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A few weeks ago, iTunes users in different countries noticed that the free downloadable single of the week, a staple in the iTunes music store since it began, was missing from the front page of the store. Where did it go? It turns out that while the free single feature is gone, Apple has made it easier to find … [More]
Even though Saturday Night Live is famed for its musical performances, country musicians have been pretty narrowly represented on the late-night comedy sketch show over the years — even the likes of country royalty like Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert. Show More Summary
Never underestimate the power of country stars following. Carrie Underwood may not have impressed critics with her performance in NBC’s The Sound of Music but made it a ratings blockbuster. Reaction also appears to be mixed to last light’s...Show More Summary
Yesterday in the Post-Dispatch came word a huge music event planned for Memorial Day weekend will not take place this year: City officials confirmed on Friday that Summer Rocks, billed as an annual country music concert series on the scale of Lollapalooza in Chicago, will not take place over Memorial...
“I’m not an actor, I’m a [country music/reality TV] star!” A best-case scenario for a show hosted by the musical guest, tonight’s episode made the most of what country superstar and The Voice judge Blake Shelton could bring to the table. Show More Summary
Blake Shelton became the latest in a long line of celebrities pulling double duty on "Saturday Night Live" by acting as both host and musical guest in the same episode this week. He's an accomplished singer/guitarist to be sure and always seems like a fun guy on "The Voice," but can he host "SNL"? Turns out the answer is yes. Show More Summary
Country music star Blake Shelton hosted SNL this week, so for his monologue he decided to recreate the classic show Hee Haw in all its awkward, redneck glory.
Earlier this week, Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the iHeartMedia Music Summit to preview a new duet with Rihanna. That song, “Four Five Seconds,” has arrived online, and though it’s unclear whether it will feature on WestShow More Summary
Ashley Parker Angel sure knows what his fans want and he keeps giving it to them – shirtless selfies! The 33-year-old former O-Town singer is currently touring the country playing the role of Fiyero in the smash hit musical Wicked and he’s keeping up with his workouts on the road. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
This weekend, Blake Shelton will do the most mainstream American of mainstream American things: Be the host and musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.” Shelton is the first country singer to host the famed late-night sketch show since Taylor Swift, who took the stage in November 2009, way back when she was decidedly still a […]
Ram Truck and country music star Miranda Lambert are teaming up in an multi-front, cross promotional campaign featuring an original song written and sung by Lambert, along with plenty of Ram truck action. Ram Launches New Campaign Featuring Miranda Lambert originally appeared on topspeed.com on Friday, 23 January 2015 15:30 EST. read more
Kyle Dean Massey has joined the cast of ABC’s country music drama Nashville in a recurring role. Massey plays Kevin Bicks, one of the most successful singer songwriters in Nashville who also happens to be openly gay. Massey, repped by Abrams Artists and Regarding Entertainment, just finished a run on Broadway in the title role of Pippin. Show More Summary
The results are in: Nashville Scene’s 15th Annual Country Music Critics Poll Miranda Lambert and Sturgill Simpson dominated this year’s results, with Maddie & Tae topping the Singles list for their progressive and timely hit, “Girl in a Country Song.” … Continue reading ?
While visiting "The Tonight Show," country music star Blake Shelton revealed he did not know who Benedict Cumberbatch is and isn't exactly a wiz at 1980s trivia.
Whenever a man, hearing that I love country music, tries to impress me, he always says something to the effect of, “Well, I love the old stuff like Johnny Cash and Hank Sr., but I don’t like the other stuff.”
A roundup of moves companies are currently making in the digital music space. Digital music often seems as ubiquitous as water in the United States, so it's easy to forget there are still a lot of countries that don't have the opportunity to pay to use on-demand streaming music. Read Full Story