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Universal Music Group To Launch Social Justice Task Force Following George Floyd Protests

Buzz 01:47AM EDT

Following the nationwide protests over George Floyd's death, leading music company Universal Music Group (UMG) will be launching its own task force to oversee social justice initiatives, Variety reported Sunday, May 31.READ MORE

The Show Must Be Stopped

The Music Industry To Observe "Black Out Tuesday" Together With Black Lives Matter Movement

Buzz 21:30PM EDT

The music industry is set to take a stand with the Black Lives Matter movement on "Black Out Tuesday," June 2, according to separate statements issued by various record labels.READ MORE

Sam Smith

Sam Smith Reportedly Suing Former Record Label To Stop Release Of ‘Cheesy’ Old Music

Buzz 07:51AM EDT

Sam Smith filed a lawsuit against his Flipbook Records for releasing his 'cheesy' old songs he wrote when he was a teenager. The singer-songwriter alleged that the two albums planned for release does not have his permission.READ MORE

Paul McCartney performs in concert at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2016

Paul McCartney Signs Worldwide Agreement With Capitol Records

Buzz 14:37PM EDT

Paul McCartney has signed a worldwide agreement with his original label Capitol Records. The contract encompasses all of McCartney's post-Beatle work, starting with his 1970 McCartney album. It spans throughout the decades with Wings and his various collaborative works.READ MORE


The-Dream Announces Split From Capitol Records & Album Delay

Genres 18:28PM EDT

The-Dream was recently slated to release a project titled 'Jewel' to complement the 'Crown EP' that he released several months ago, but it appears that that is no longer the case. The Singer/songwriter/producer took to social media to announce his album delay as well as his split from Capitol Records.READ MORE

Sol3 Mio

Seven-Time Platinum New Zealand's Sol3 Mio Announces New Album in May via Capitol Records, Tour in Spring

Genres 09:36AM EDT

Hit New Zealand musical trio Sol3 Mio have announced they will be releasing a full-length, self-titled album through Capitol Records this May, followed by a North American tour in late spring.READ MORE

Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys Involved In Another Lawsuit After Winning $1.7 Million: Capitol Records Sues Monster Energy Drink For Using Group's Music

Genres 11:52AM EDT

Earlier this year, the Beastie Boys racked up $1.7 million following a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink for illegally using their music for a promotional video, and now Capitol Records and Universal-Polygram International Publishing are coming for their cut as they are suing the popular beverage company for copyright infringement involving several songs from the Beastie Boys.READ MORE


Beck 'Morning Phase' tracklist revealed: 'spiritual successor' to 'Sea Change' due to hit shelves in February

Genres 10:12AM EDT

It's been just a little over a month since Beck has announced his new record deal with Capitol Records and 12th studio album Morning Phase. Now, the follow-up to 2008's Modern Guilt has received an official tracklist.READ MORE

Sirius XM's investors aren't hearing sweet melodies right now.

Classicalite Recording News: Universal, Sony, Warner and More Join Law Suit Against SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Genres 17:10PM EDT

SiriusXM has been hit by a combined lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles by the big beast record companies. Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Capitol Records and the indie company ABKCO Music & Records, Inc...READ MORE

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