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Prince Files Suit Against Facebook Bootleggers

Posted On January 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Prince is cracking down on bootleggers - hard. The pop star has filed a 22-million-dollar lawsuit against a Facebook group and Internet bloggers who posted links to downloads of his live concerts from the 1980s. Citing the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, TheWrap.com says Prince accuses the defendants of…

Jay Z, Beyonce Top “Billboard’s” Power 100 List

Posted On January 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Jay Z and Beyonce are the most powerful pair in the music industry. The couple is topping "Billboard's" annual "Power 100" list of music's most influential people. They earned the list's top spot partly because in the past year they've both "changed how the industry and fans thought about interacting with music." Bey…

Study: Consumers Ditching Premium Cable For Netflix, Internet Video

Posted On January 21, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study suggests premium cable subscriptions are on the decline - and Netflix may be the reason. Research firm NPD Group found that more people are opting to pay for Internet video services instead of signing up to premium channels like HBO, Showtime and Starz. The group's study shows subscriptions to those…

Dr. Dre’s Beats Music Launches Today

Posted On January 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Dr. Dre's music streaming service, Beats Music, is officially online. Launching today, Beats Music hopes to compete against already established music streaming companies such as Spotify, Pandora and iTunes Radio. According to the Beats Music website, the service will combine "the freedom of an on-demand subscription service" with features that help select songs…

Movie Ticket Prices Hit Record High In 2013

Posted On January 17, 2014

(Undated) -- If you felt like you were paying more to go to the movies last year, you probably were. The National Association of Theater Owners says the average ticket price rose to a record high in 2013 with a growing number of high-profile 3D and IMAX releases carrying surcharges for those formats. According to…