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25 Apr 2017

Streaming helps music industry grow at fastest rate for 20 years

LONDON (Reuters) - Massive growth in online streaming of artists such as Drake and David Bowie saw music industry revenues grow in 2016 at their fastest rate since records began, a global industry body said on Tuesday, even as physical sales fell again.

25 Apr 2017

Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

(Reuters) - Elton John spent two nights in intensive care with a potentially deadly bacterial infection and has canceled all his concerts for the rest of April and May, his publicist said on Monday.

24 Apr 2017

Lamar's 'Damn.' scores biggest debut of the year on Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kendrick Lamar scored the biggest debut album of the year on Monday as his latest album "Damn." sold more than 600,000 copies, eclipsing Drake's "More Life."

20 Apr 2017

Stars turn out in New York to sing for music producer Clive Davis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Record producer Clive Davis did not just get a documentary celebrating his five decades in the music business. He also got a world-class show from some of the stars whose careers he promoted.

20 Apr 2017

Spotify and Merlin agree multi-year license deal

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify said on Thursday it had struck a multi-year license agreement with Merlin, a digital rights agency for the independent label sector.

19 Apr 2017

A Minute With: singer Natalie Imbruglia on comebacks and touring

LONDON (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Natalie Imbruglia kicks off her "Acoustic Tour" this week, performing 26 dates across Europe.

19 Apr 2017

New Prince music released a year after musician's death

(Reuters) - A set of previously unreleased tracks by Prince are going on sale to mark the one-year anniversary of the musician's death.

17 Apr 2017

The Chainsmokers debut atop Billboard 200 chart with 'Memories...'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dance-pop DJ duo The Chainsmokers ousted rapper Drake from the top spot on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart on Monday, scoring their first chart-topping album after a slew of hit singles.

17 Apr 2017

Opioids found in Pop star Prince's home, some in bodyguard's name: court documents

(Reuters) - Opioid painkiller were found in pop star Prince's home after his sudden death a year ago, and investigators were told that the musician had history of withdrawals "believed to be the result of abuse of prescription medication," according to court documents unsealed on Monday.

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