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The Music Is Still Playing For New York REIT

By Brad Thomas: Yesterday New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) announced that it had engaged Barclays Capital and RCS Capital as financial advisors to assist NYRT in evaluating alternatives to enhance long-term shareholder value. Since listing around 176 million shares on the … Continue reading

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‘All about that Bass’ bounces to top of British music chart

LONDON (Reuters) – American singer Meghan Trainor was propelled to the number one spot in the British singles chart on Sunday by a surge in sales and online demand for her upbeat pop track “All about that Bass”, the Official … Continue reading

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Bandleader Nati Cano, leading figure in mariachi music, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Grammy-winning mariachi bandleader Nati Cano, who stirred American audiences with the folk sounds of his native Mexico and played a key role in helping to teach young people how to play the music, has died at … Continue reading

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Google searches for right note in online music business

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc to … Continue reading

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Classical musicians honor ‘Batman’ themes with an incredible music video journey

The Piano Guys are probably having more fun than anyone else in the classical music business. The group — composed of a pianist, cellist, a videographer, and a music producer — has just released a music video that celebrates nearly … Continue reading

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These animated GIFs bring classic music albums to life

The best album covers invite you to their imaginary worlds, but they've always been static images. What if album art were less like a painting and more like a window into another world? A Tumblr artist going by the name … Continue reading

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Amazon’s head of digital music, video to depart

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc's head of digital music and video is departing the e-commerce company by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether Bill Carr, who is a vice president, … Continue reading

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Streisand makes music history with six decades of No. 1 albums

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Barbra Streisand made music history on Wednesday by becoming the only performer to have a No. 1 album in each of the past six decades, as her latest release “Partners” topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. … Continue reading

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Universal Music sues Monster over Beastie Boys music

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two Universal Music Group units sued Monster Beverage Corp on Wednesday for using music co-owned by the Beastie Boys in a promotional video, accusing the energy drink maker of copyright infringement. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Violinist Benedetti: Populism to promote music is okay

STAFFORD England (Reuters) – Violinist Nicola Benedetti has a best-selling album in the British pop charts so it comes as no surprise that she approves of a bit of populism to get the message across that classical music can be … Continue reading

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