CBS & Viacom Announce Long-Anticipated Reunion

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CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday (Aug. 13), bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined company, said the new ViacomCBS will be […]

50 Cent Told He Is The Quincy Jones Of Our Generation Says He Likes It; “That’s A Good One”

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After the TV industry unveils its new-season schedules and series to advertisers in New York each May, it takes the show on the road to a swank Southern California hotel ballroom to coax attention from television-centric news reporters and critics. The annual summer meeting of the Television Critics Association, with […]

What Is Scooter Braun Planning To Do With His Big Machine Multi-Million Dollar Acquisition?

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With Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings agreeing to pay upwards of $300 million for Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Label Group and its publishing arm Big Machine Music, the music industry is witnessing the creation of yet another center of gravity, with a company that has the potential to grow into a […]

What Is Big Machine Actually Worth In Its Pending Nine-Figure Acquisition By Scooter Braun?

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Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings is paying upwards of $300 million to buy the portfolio of Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine operations. But Is that the total payout? With Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings apparently agreeing to pay upwards of $300 million for Scott Borchetta’s entire Big Machine operation, industry deal makers are […]

CAA Announces DMX Has Signed With Them For All Areas Worldwide Representation

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CAA has announced that the agency will represent rapper DMX is all areas worldwide. The Baltimore-born rapper and singer has sold more than 74 million records worldwide. DMX’s first five albums, starting with 1998’s It’s Dark And Hell is Hot, debuted at No. 1 on the charts. His albums to […]

YouTube Music Revamps Offline Listening With Automatic ‘Smart Downloads’

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The platform will now automatically download up to 500 songs that premium subscribers have “liked.” YouTube Music will now automatically download up to 500 songs for premium users through a new “Smart Downloads” feature on the Android app — making those files available for listening anywhere, anytime, even without a […]

Pete Tong Named President Of Three Six Zero Recordings

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Influential broadcaster and DJ Pete Tong has joined Three Six Zero Recordings as president. Tong will oversee the recorded music division at the year-old label, a joint venture between Sony Music and global management firm Three Six Zero. He will remain in his duties at WME. Tong’s taste-making work on […]

Apple Music Attains More Than 60 Million In Total Subscribers

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Apple Music has now surpassed 60 million total subscribers worldwide. That figure includes paid and trial users, according to Apple. Eddy Cue, the streaming giant’s vp of services, confirmed that figure in an interview with French news site Numerama Thursday (June 27). The last update we got on Apple Music’s […]

Jay Z Is Officially Now A Billionaire Becoming The First Hip-Hop Artiste To Hit That Mark

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Jay-Z is now the first-ever hip-hop artiste to become a billionaire, Forbes reported in a story they published on Monday (June 3). According to the report, Hov’s empire has been built by the many business ventures he’s had his hands in, from rapping to his own companies like Roc Nation […]

National Enquirer Sold For $100 Million And Here Is To Who

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Hudson Media’s CEO James Cohen announced Thursday that he will purchase the National Enquirer as well as American Media’s other tabloids, the Globe and the National Examiner. With the purchase of the National Enquirer, which Cohen reportedly bought for $100 million, he plans to strengthen their collaborative efforts, documentary shows, […]

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