John Legend on His New Sperry Footwear Collection, Voting Righ...
Fashion - Music

EGOT musician and activist John Legend is now officially a shoe designer. The Voice coach and his longtime stylist, Dave Thomas, have teamed with Sperry on a collection of men’s footwear, which land...

The Hollywood Reporter
September 23, 2021

BTS & Coldplay Unveil Schedule for ‘My UniverseR...
Music

BTS and Coldplay are gearing up to release their "My Universe" collaboration, but that's not all: On Wednesday (Sept. 22), Parlophone Records, the British rock group's label, revealed a list of three ...

Billboard
September 23, 2021

In Turn Of Events, Twitch, Music Publishers Announce Collabora...
Music - Streaming

The National Music Publishers Assn. and Twitch announced an agreement to build partnerships between music publishers and the interactive livestreaming service. The deal paves the way for the economics...

Forbes
September 22, 2021

Billie Eilish Officially Unveils Her 100% Vegan Air Jordan Col...
Fashion - Music

As she embarks on a two-shoe collaboration with Jordan Brand, Billie Eilish riffs on her own precious childhood memories, individual style, and ethical beliefs, creating something that is — as a who...

Sneaker News
September 21, 2021

Universal Music’s Going Public: Here Are Your Options fo...
Finance - Music

The world's leading record label becomes a publicly traded company to much anticipation Tuesday, but it won't be easy for American investors to get in on the action. With Universal Music Group going p...

Billboard
September 21, 2021

Meatballs and Music: IKEA & Swedish House Mafia Release H...
Music - Retail

Today is a big day for admirers of legendary electronic music group Swedish House Mafia. Since returning from a nine-year hiatus earlier this year, the trio have now announced that fans will finally b...

edm.com
September 17, 2021

ASAP Rocky, PacSun, and Vans Launch ASAP Worldwide Slip-Ons Co...
Fashion - Music

For the second drop of their collaboration with Guest Artistic Director ASAP Rocky, PacSun is linking with Vans. Launching under the ASAP Worldwide moniker, the latest entry in the PacSun and Vans pa...

Complex
September 17, 2021

Times Square Welcomes Back Broadway With Three-Day “Curt...
Live Entertainment - Music

The three-day Curtain Up! festival in Times Square later this month will culminate in a big Sunday concert featuring performers from 18 Broadway musicals and five plays, with shows represented from Ai...

Deadline
September 16, 2021

David Bowie Estate and Warner Music Unveil Career-Spanning Cat...
Music

The estate of David Bowie and Warner Music Group have announced a global partnership that will bring the late artist’s vast recorded-music catalog from 1968 through 2016 under the Warner umbrella. ...

Variety
September 16, 2021

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Partner With ViacomCBS for Three Sp...
Music - Streaming

The rollout for Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s second and final collaborative album, “Love for Sale,” will include saturation-level broadcast components in the months to come, as the pair have par...

Variety
September 16, 2021

Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and Olivia Rodrigo Drop Their Latest...
Music

Fans of Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, and Olivia Rodrigo can now enjoy their latest music in Dolby Atmos on Apple Music. To mark the partnerships, Dolby has released a series of artist spotlight videos p...

MusicTech
September 15, 2021

Saweetie Named MAC Cosmetics’ Newest Global Brand Ambassador
Health & Beauty - Music

Fresh off of her collaboration with McDonald’s on the Saweetie meal, the Santa Clara born star has announced a new partnership - this time, with MAC Cosmetics. The 28-year-old has been named the com...

Hot New Hip Hop
September 14, 2021

Pokémon 25: The Album Coming 15th October and Full Tracklist ...
Gaming - Music

Today, The Pokémon Company International along with its partners at Universal Music Group announced the launch date for Pokémon 25: The Album as well as new artists joining the program including Lil...

My Nintendo News
September 14, 2021

Tiffany and Co. Unveils Campaign Film Starring Beyoncé and Ja...
Fashion - Music

Luxury jewellery brand Tiffany and Co. have unveiled its 90-second ‘About Love’ campaign film starring Beyoncé and Jay-Z, centred around the power couple’s 20-year relationship. In the film, d...

FashionUnited
September 14, 2021

Mattel Launches New Career Barbie to Highlight Gender Gap in M...
Music - Toys

Mattel has launched a new career Barbie to highlight a career where women are “underrepresented.” Barbie Music Producer “is mixing it up as a music producer to show girls more role models in th...

Penn Live
September 13, 2021

Elton John & Lil Nas X Trade Wardrobes & Delivery Or...
Dining - Music - Tech

Lil Nas X is a multitalented entertainer who is especially skilled at two things: marketing and turning pop culture legends into collaborators. One of those icons is Elton John, who recently joined th...

Adweek
September 13, 2021

Apple Music Introduces New Technology to Monetize DJ Mixes
Music - Tech

Apple Music has announced a major new initiative to upload and compensate rights holders behind DJ mixes. The streaming giant has put a greater emphasis on mixes as of late, in part because they've d...

Resident Advisor
September 10, 2021

Youngboy Never Broke Again and Motown Records Unveil Joint-ven...
Music

Motown Records and rapper/songwriter YoungBoy Never Broke Again have announced a global joint venture with his Never Broken Again, LLC record label. YoungBoy and Kyle “Montana” Clairborne will con...

Variety
September 9, 2021

Twenty One Pilots to Perform ‘Pioneering Interactive Virtual...
Gaming - Music

Having hosted large-scale virtual concerts by superstar artists like Lil Nas X and Zara Larsson, gaming paltform Roblox will now serve as the virtual location for a forthcoming Twenty One Pilots event...

Music Business Worldwide
September 8, 2021

Mattel and Fender Partner for Barbie-Inspired Lessons
Music - Toys

The parent company of the infamous doll giant, Mattel, recently announced its partnership with the longtime guitar maker, Fender, to create a new Barbie Collection of song lessons on the Fender Play g...

American Songwriter
September 7, 2021

Event Genius Partners With Marketing Platform Audience Republi...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Music

Event Genius has partnered with event marketing platform Audience Republic to bolster their egMarketing product. The ticketing platform will now make use of Audience Republic’s expertise and bespoke...

Music Week
September 7, 2021

Spotify Takes to the Skies With Delta For an Exclusive In-Flig...
Music - Partnerships - Press Releases - Travel

You are now free to roam about the cabin—and get the music and podcasts you love at 30,000 feet. Beginning today, we’re taking off in a new partnership with Delta in which Spotify w...

Faisal Hussain
September 3, 2021

Coldplay Radio Returns Exclusively to SiriusXM
Live Entertainment - Music - Press Releases - Streaming

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and Coldplay announce the return of Coldplay Radio, available now through October 30 on the SXM App, ahead of the band's 9th studio album Music O...

Faisal Hussain
September 2, 2021

Adidas Launches Bob Marley Inspired Ajax Kit
Fashion - Music - Sports

Sportswear giant Adidas has partnered with the Bob Marley family on a new 2021/2022 kit for the Netherlands-based football team, Ajax. The kit features a jersey, shorts and socks, with Amsterdam’s ...

Fashion United UK
August 31, 2021

XSET and Drai’s Announce Groundbreaking Partnership in L...
Attractions - Esports - Gaming - Music - Partnerships

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- XSET, the world's fastest growing and most diverse esports and gaming lifestyle brand, and Drai's, the world's biggest hip hop club, announced today they...

Faisal Hussain
August 31, 2021

H.E.R. to Make Acting Debut in THE COLOR PURPLE Musical for WB
Music - Theatrical

H.E.R. — the Oscar-winning singer-songwriter behind hits like “Best Part” and “Focus” — is in final negotiations to make her feature film acting debut in The Color Purple movie musical. W...

Hollywood Reporter
August 30, 2021

The Beatles Get Back To ‘Let It Be’ With Special E...
Music - Press Releases

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, The Beatles invite everyone everywhere to get back to the chart-topping 1970 album, Let It Be, with a range of beautifully presented Special Editio...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

TikTok Radio by SiriusXM to Feature Viral Hits, ‘For You...
Influencers - Music

TikTok Radio was launched today by SiriusXM, and it brings a show where popular songs and viral songs in the short video application would be featured and highlighted. The program would bring a new st...

Tech Times
August 27, 2021

Wondery, Amazon Music Strike Licensing Deal With Tinkercast
Music - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Wondery and Amazon Music have reached an exclusive licensing and ad sales deal with the family-oriented podcast company Tinkercast. Beginning in September and extending through 2022, Wondery and Amaz...

The Hollywood Reporter
August 25, 2021

Taco Bell® Teams Up With Lil Nas X And Appoints Him ‘Ch...
Dining - Influencers - Music - Partnerships - Press Releases

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Back in 2017, Lil Nas X laid down roots working at an Atlanta-area Taco Bell as a team member. Less than five years later, he has ascended to stardom ...

Faisal Hussain
August 23, 2021

Pharrell Williams Drops Adidas ‘Humanrace’ Sneaker
Fashion - Music

Pharrell Williams and Adidas have created another must-have sneaker for their popular Humanrace line. The German sportswear giant unveiled the Pharrell x Adidas Humanrace Sichona today, a lifestyle s...

Footwear News
August 17, 2021

Madonna & Warner Music Group Announce New Global Partners...
Music

Warner Music Group has announced a global partnership with Madonna that encompasses a new agreement for her entire recorded music catalog. The deal that has Madonna returning to her previous longtime...

Billboard
August 16, 2021

Elton John’s New Series Pairs Music Stars & Olympic...
Music - Sports

The Olympic Channel original series "From the Top: Olympians and Rockstars" premieres Monday with Yungblud & Sky Brown episode. Based on his Instagram posts, Elton John loves the Olympics. Plus, ...

Billboard
August 13, 2021

Lollapalooza Wasn’t a ‘Super Spreader’ Event...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Music

Following a Thursday morning press conference, Chicago Department of Public Health commissioner, Allison Arwady, took to Twitter to report the post-Lollapalooza COVID-19 case numbers so far. "We are ...

Billboard
August 13, 2021

Bad Bunny Unveils New Adidas ‘Back to School’ Shoe...
Fashion - Music

After ​​launching his “First Cafe” and “Pink Easter Egg” shoes earlier this year, Bad Bunny returns with a new version of his adidas Originals called “Bad Bunny Forum - Back to School,...

Billboard
August 12, 2021

Justin Bieber & Megan Thee Stallion Lead 2021 MTV VMA Nom...
Live Entertainment - Music

Justin Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion lead all nominees for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. The nominations, which MTV announced on Wednesday (Aug. 11), include seven for Bieber and six for Stallion,...

Billboard
August 11, 2021

Samsung’s Just-Revealed Folding Phones, Watches & E...
Fashion - Music - Tech

Foldable phones are still somewhat of a niche, but Samsung is looking to change that. The company just took the wraps off of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 — two promising folding smartphones that...

CNN
August 11, 2021

Major Music Companies Turn Over $2.5M Every Hour; Will Generat...
Music

The record industry is headed for a gangbusters year – and we’ve got the receipts to prove it. MBW has crunched the reported calendar Q2 financials of each of the three major music companies for ...

Music Business Worldwide
August 11, 2021

New Oreo Packaging Helps You Craft the Perfect Mixtape
CPG - Music

Oreo is playing into nostalgia by turning its own packs into a tool for creating mixtapes. “Press Play to Win,” created by Digitas U.K., is an activation that continues the brand’s “Stay Play...

Adweek
August 9, 2021

Spotify Tests New Streaming Plans, Including $.99/Month Option
Music - Streaming

Spotify is testing out new music streaming plans, including one option offering streaming for $0.99 a month. A reader for tech site The Verge shared screenshots of an offered plan called Spotify Plus...

USA Today
August 9, 2021

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