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With Over $200 Million in Debt, Jennifer Lopez-Backed Fuse Media Files for Bankruptcy

Not even Jennifer Lopez could save Fuse Media. Late last year, Jennifer Lopez-backed Fuse Media received a rather late Christmas present. Comcast confirmed it would drop the company from its cable offerings. Slamming the cable giant after negotiations failed, the company, partially owned by Jennifer Lopez, had apparently met Comcast’s demands. In a statement, Michael […]

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Guided By Voices to play 100-song marathon concert on New Year’s Eve

With over 25 albums in their catalog, Guided By Voices are known for delivering lengthy, 60-song setlists night after night. Later this year, however, the veteran rockers are looking to set a new record for themselves. The Robert Pollard-led outfit will present a special 100-song (!) marathon concert on New Year’s Eve. “The ultimate year-end […]

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Lucy Dacus honors moms and Taurus season with “My Mother & I”: Stream

Right before Valentine’s Day, Lucy Dacus released her cover of Édith Piaf’s  “La Vie en Rose”, which marked the first installment in her new holiday song series. Now, the folk singer-songwriter has returned with a new track titled “My Mother & I”, which celebrates both Mother’s Day and the start of Taurus season. On its […]

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The Head and the Heart on How They Nearly Broke Up

Download | Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Radio Public  Jonathan Russell and Tyler Williams of The Head and The Heart joins Kyle Meredith With… to discuss their forthcoming record, Living Mirage, due out May 17th via Warner Bros. Together, they discuss the darkness in their writing and how at one point the band was even in question. We […]

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Ozzy Osbourne “getting back on his feet” and “doing really well” following fall at home

It’s been a rough year for Ozzy Osbourne, who was forced to postpone his European tour because of an upper respiratory infection that led to pneumonia, and then delay his North American trek and all 2019 tour dates until 2020 after suffering a fall at home. But now his son Jack says his father is […]

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The Latest Industry Gigs: Warner Music Peru, Epic Records, Arista, APA

Warner Music Peru is up-and-running. If you have a job listing to share, we’re all ears.  Send us a note to news@digitalmusicnews.com. If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a request to noah@digitalmusicnews.com. The newly-minted Warner Music Peru will be based in Lima and headed by Country Manager Angela Sarmiento […]

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SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer Bags $17.6 Million In 2018 — And That Wasn’t Even the Biggest Payout

Making millions, but largely in stock options. Satellite radio giant SiriusXM has unveiled pay raises for its top staff.  In a regulatory filing, SiriusXM has confirmed multiple pay raises for its top five executives. CEO Jim Meyer earned $17.6 million in 2018, up from $9.7 million in 2017.  $7.5 million came through stock awards. Chief […]

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British Piracy-Tracking Startup Muso Raises an Additional $4.5 Million

In its Global Piracy Report for 2017, Muso, British piracy-tracking startup, tracked around 300 billion visits to piracy sites. This number jumped 1.6% year-over-year.  In the UK alone, streaming music piracy increased 21%. Then, last September, Muso published a surprising update.  Thanks to the rise of streaming platforms, people now pirate less.  Yet, while fewer […]

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BMG Inks Long-Term Global Deal With Mexican Music Label DEL

BMG has announced a new long-term global partnership with DEL Records, an indie label focused on regional Mexican music. The newly-inked deal will see BMG becoming the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for DEL’s multiple publishing entities. Those entities include DEL Melodies, DEL World Songs, and DEL New Music. BMG has been the publishing administrator of […]

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