Italian composer Ennio Morricone has won the Golden Globe for best original score for his work on “The Hateful Eight”.
Instant messaging app owner Kakao Corp has bought control of South Korea’s top music streaming service in a $1.6 billion (£1.1bn) deal.
The European Border Breakers Chart is a new set of charts is being launched to monitor emerging European artists’ radio airplay outside of their home country.
Spotify has been hit with a second class action suit seeking $200 million in damages over alleged systemic and willful copyright infringement.
David Bowie passed away yesterday following an 18 month battle with cancer. He released his latest album ‘Blackstar’ last week (January 8) on his 69th birthday.
“Atrocity Exhibition” was a two-day symposium on Joy Division held at the University of Limerick on November 25th and 26th 2015. Following on from previous successful international symposia, the research cluster ‘Popular Music and Popular Culture’, at the University of Limerick convened the symposium to examine the significant contribution of Joy Division to popular music and culture.
The Damned bassist Bryn Merrick has died at Llandough Hospital near Cardiff after a battle with cancer.
Years after Mancunian Tony Wilson came up with the idea of a grand museum of rock and pop music on the banks of the Mersey, his vision is set to become reality.
The legal team representing Courtney Love has issued a cease-and-desist order against theaters showing the controversial Benjamin Statler-directed docudrama “Soaked in Bleach”, a look at the death of Kurt Cobain that was ruled a suicide in 1994.
Attendees of the Download Festival will be subjected to a new police facial recognition system, and surveillance of their onsite location and expenditure via the debut of RFID wristbands.
Shoppers may soon be using credit cards featuring the word ‘bollocks’, as Virgin Money harnesses the Sex Pistols’ artwork for new credit card range.