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LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s Uninterrupted Brings Athlete-Curated Playlists to Pandora

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SiriusXM and UNINTERRUPTED are teaming up to connect music and sports in an exclusive and innovative new way, bringing fans closer to the athletes they love through athlete-curated playlists available exclusively for Pandora listeners. Playlists from LeBron James, Rob Gronkowski, Odell Beckham Jr., Angel McCoughtry, Dion Waiters, Lexie Brown, Lonzo Ball, Mo Bamba, Draymond Green, Nate Burleson, Chiney Ogwumike and Adam Rippon are available now on Pandora, […]

Drake Enters Partnership with SiriusXM and Pandora

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More money moves for Drake. The 6ix God has announced a creative partnership alongside SiriusXM and Pandora to deliver more music that is curated by Drake and the OVO Team. The announcement came Thursday (July 25) stating Drake has agreed to a partnership. Earlier this year, SiriusXM acquired Pandora and have followed it up by […]

Women’s History Month On Pandora: 10 Women Behind The Hits

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This Women’s History Month we’re celebrating the females that are sometimes behind the scenes making big things happen in the music industry. Masters like Carole King, Dolly Parton and Missy Elliott helped pave the way, garnering hundreds of hits between them while bringing out the best in the artists they’ve worked with, paving the way […]

Radio Company Sirius XM Acquires Pandora for $3.5 Billion

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SiriusXM has purchased Pandora and all of its stock in a deal that is valued at $3.5 billion. Variety reports both companies announced the sale Monday morning. The acquisition of Pandora by Sirius will make the company the world’s largest audio entertainment company. They are projected to bring in more than $7 billion in revenue […]

Apple Music, Pandora Pulls R. Kelly’s Music

Apple Music, Pandora Pulls R. Kelly's Music

Apple Music and Pandora are the latest streaming platforms to pull R. Kelly’s music following calls to boycott the singer. Pandora issued a statement saying they have a policy to not promote controversial artists. Pandora’s policy is to not actively promote artists with certain demonstrable behavioral, ethical or criminal issues, the company said. We approach […]

Lalah Hathaway Guest Stars on QUESTLOVE Supreme Podcast

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The Roots drummer and music taste maker, Professor Questlove invited guest jazz and R&B songstress and one of the most dynamic voices of our time, Lalah Hathaway, daughter of the great soul singer Donny Hathaway, to slay episode 77 of QUESTLOVE SUPREME exclusively on Pandora. Listen in as Questo gets nervous introducing Lalah – calling […]

Ciara Goes For The Gold As She Partners With Pandora

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Ciara is the newest brand ambassador for Pandora and will already have a line of jewelry available for purchase next week. This will be the first time the brand will offer an 18-karat gold-plated sterling silver jewelry line. The Shine collection will offer 33 pieces that will include, bracelets, charms, rings, necklaces, rings, and earrings. The […]

SZA Keeps her Promise to Fans, Announces Free Show

SZA Keeps her Promise to Fans Announces Free Show

SZA keeps her word. Last month the “Weekend” singer had an intimate free pop- up show at ‘The Box’, and what was supposed to be an epic night, turned into grave disappointment for fans everywhere. Because of the overwhelming number of people that stood outside and noise complaints from the neighborhood, the event got shutdown. […]

Prince Estate Selects Universal to Manage NPG Records Catalog, Music Set to Stream Sunday

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Music legend Prince may have been known for fighting against the record companies owning rights to his music, but after an extensive bidding war, it looks like one has won the licensing battle. According to published reports, Universal Music Group has been granted exclusive licensing rights to “certain renowned albums,” unleashed unto the world by Prince between […]

Streaming Is Finally Bringing Money To The Music Industry

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With nearly twenty years of sharp decline as a direct result of piracy and declining prices, the music industry has recently shown signs of recovery. Spearheading the way to profitability via streaming are Spotify and Apple Music. Recorded music revenue increased by 8.1 percent to $3.4 billion in the first half of 2016, according to […]

[Video] Drake Sells More Than 600,000 Copies Of ‘Views’ In One Day

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Drake is having the best week ever. After releasing Views exclusively through iTunes, the OVO head honcho has reportedly already sold more than 600,000 copies of his highly anticipated fourth studio album. At a private listening party in Toronto, Drake announced the news to an ecstatic crowd. “I just got a text message,” Drake said. “That we sold like 630,000 […]

Public Companies Involved In Hip Hop

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Hip Hop is all about the dollars. Especially since the 1990s, when everything exploded in terms of earning potential for artists, the amount of money available for projects, the growth of the large record companies and small companies. Even industries affiliated with the culture experienced a boom, however, what many people may not know is […]