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New satellite channel to be talk radio for music fans

Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:49am

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lady Gaga will be featured on Volume, a new SiriusXM talk channel devoted to music, debuting on Oct. 17. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — It seems like a contradiction in terms, but the SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a talk channel devoted to music.


Music Review: A legendary singer, into the music once again

Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:20am

This CD cover image released by Caroline Records shows, "Keep Me Singing," by Van Morrison. (Caroline Records via AP)Van Morrison, "Keep Me Singing" (Caroline Records)


Music Review: John Prine performs covers on duets album

Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:39am

This cover image released by Oh Boy Records shows, "For Better, Or Worse," the latest release by John Prine. (Oh Boy Records via AP)John Prine, "For Better, or Worse" (Oh Boy)


Music Review: Winslow-King appreciates charms of the blues

Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:27am

This CD cover image released by Bloodshot Records shows, "I'm Glad Trouble Don't Last Aways," the latest release by Luke Winslow-King. (Bloodshot Records via AP)Luke Winslow-King, "I'm Glad Trouble Don't Last Always" (Bloodshot)


YouTube Hires Industry Guru Lyor Cohen As Their Global Head Of Music

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:53pm

YouTube Hires Industry Guru Lyor Cohen As Their Global Head Of MusicYouTube has hired 30-year music industry executive Lyor Cohen as its global head of music in an effort to shore up its relationships with record companies and artists. After first helping to develop Def Jam from the label’s infancy as its eventual president, he left to run Warner Music Group before starting his own label, 300 Entertainment. Cohen is leaving 300 Entertainment, home to Young Thug and Fetty Wap, on December 5 to take the position.


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