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Behold The 1975 In 2019

Who are all these people? This was my first time seeing the 1975, and I was shocked at the sea of humanity in front of…
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2019 - 4:22 pm

The Week In Pop

Prepare To Be Spooked: It’s Christmas Album Time Again

It's late October, which means we're deep into the most terrifying season of the year: that moment when all kinds of musicians unveil their new…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2018 - 12:40 pm

The Week In Pop

Lauren Daigle Is The Christian Adele

Every few years, a major national publication will publish an overview of the Christian music industry. This week, Kelefa Sanneh has a good one in
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2018 - 3:19 pm

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Justin Bieber Cried Through His Album Playback, Then Excused Himself To Have Sex With His Wife

Bieber season is not just approaching, it's here -- #1 hit or not. Thursday night at LA's Village Studios, Justin Bieber hosted a listening party…
Chris DeVille | January 24, 2020 - 1:53 pm

Taylor Swift Calls Out Scooter Braun During Her Billboard Woman Of The Decade Speech

Taylor Swift was honored as the Woman Of The Decade at the Billboard Women In Music event on Thursday night in Los Angeles. She took…
James Rettig | December 12, 2019 - 11:40 pm

Scooter Braun Says His Family Has Received “Numerous Death Threats” Due To Taylor Swift Statement

Earlier this year, Ithaca Holdings, the company owned by the high-powered music manager Scooter Braun, bought the Big Machine Label Group, the label that released…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2019 - 2:22 pm

Taylor Swift’s Ex-Record Label & American Music Awards Reach Deal Ahead of Decade-Spanning Performance

After a dispute last week that put Taylor Swift's American Music Awards performance into question, the singer's former record label and American Music Awards producer…
Hilary Lewis / The Hollywood Reporter | November 18, 2019 - 3:24 pm

Taylor Swift And Big Machine Exchange More Heated Words Over Performance Rights

Taylor Swift began a new chapter in her business dispute with music mogul Scooter Braun and Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta last night. In a
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2019 - 11:54 am

Taylor Swift Says Scooter Braun & Scott Borchetta Are Blocking Her From Performing Her Old Songs

Earlier this year, Taylor Swift's former label Big Machine -- which was founded by Scott Borchetta -- sold her back catalog to Scooter Braun's company…
James Rettig | November 14, 2019 - 7:19 pm

Taylor Swift Talks White Supremacy, Says She’s Now Obsessed With Politics And Focused On 2020 Election

Taylor Swift went a few years without doing any interviews. In the past few months, around the release of her (excellent) new album Lover, she's…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2019 - 9:42 am

Noel Gallagher On Taylor Swift/Scooter Braun Feud: “They’re Just American Idiots”

The feud between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun separated the Swifties from the...I guess we can call them Braun bros. Swift released an emotional statement…
Julia Gray | July 10, 2019 - 10:26 pm

Sky Ferreira Comments On Music Industry Exploitation In Light Of Taylor Swift/Scooter Braun Feud

Scooter Braun acquired Taylor Swift's back catalog, and everybody has something to say about it! To recap: Braun, the manager for pop stars including Justin…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Taylor Swift Label Drama Entangles Demi Lovato, Todrick Hall, & Kacey Musgraves

Yesterday brought the news that Scooter Braun had bought Taylor Swift's back catalog, and that Taylor Swift was not happy about it. In a $300…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2019 - 9:35 am

Justin Bieber To Taylor Swift: You Need To Calm Down

Earlier today, Taylor Swift’s former label Big Machine Label Group sold her back catalog to Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings as part of a $300 million…
Julia Gray | June 30, 2019 - 7:32 pm

Taylor Swift “Sad And Grossed Out” Over Scooter Braun Acquiring Her Back Catalog

Today, Taylor Swift’s former label Big Machine Label Group sold her back catalog, comprising her 2006 self-titled debut through 2017’s Reputation, to Scooter Braun’s Ithaca…
Julia Gray | June 30, 2019 - 3:40 pm

Kris Wu’s iTunes-Topping Sales Are Under Review

When Chinese superstar Kris Wu released his album Antares on Friday via Interscope Records it saw quick success on the U.S. iTunes sales chart with…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | November 8, 2018 - 9:26 am