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Brian Casey
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MUSIC NEWS

  • Streams, led by 'Uptown Funk,' driving music market in US and UK

    Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" featuring Bruno Mars is a trans-Atlantic hit.The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) revealed in its mid-year report that streams are up 80 percent -- a trend it expects will be bolstered further with Apple Music's entry into the market. Leading streams was Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," which has been played 45 million times via audio streaming this year. Both audio and video streaming showed considerable growth: 2015 has seen 12.5 billion video streams, for a year-on-year increase of 98 percent.


  • Fourth of July: 10 Biggest Music Acts Playing Shows Across America

    Grateful Dead, the Rolling Stones and Chris Brown are among the musicians set to take the stage on Independence Day.

  • José Andrés Will Curate Food Court at Landmark Music Festival

    José Andrés Will Curate Food Court at Landmark Music FestivalHe's taking suggestions from the public.


  • 'Amy' one in a wave of highly anticipated music docs

    'Amy' rolls out internationally in early July.After gathering buzz as it made its way to festivals over the past month, the Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy" is finally set to hit theaters on Friday in the US and UK, joining several other high-profile musical documentaries to make waves this year. With an international roll-out planned for the week ahead, "Amy" -- which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival -- provides a look into the life of the Grammy-winning British singer-songwriter, who died in 2011 at age 27. Asif Kapadia directs the documentary, which includes previously unseen archival footage and previously unheard tracks.