Facebook, Sony/ATV sign music licensing deal
(Reuters) - Sony/ATV said on Monday it signed a licensing agreement with Facebook Inc that will allow the social media platform's users to upload and share videos from the music publishing company's catalog on Facebook and Instagram.
'Three Billboards' wins big as Golden Globes power through sex scandal
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dark drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner with four Golden Globes awards on Sunday on a night marked by scathing jokes about sexual harassment and passionate odes to those breaking their silence.
Denmark's GN takes aim at Apple with wireless earbuds
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's GN Store Nord is aiming to win a bigger slice of the rapidly growing market for wireless earbuds by introducing a new product challenging Apple's popular Airpods.
French pop star France Gall dies at 70
PARIS (Reuters) - Singer France Gall, whose hits -- including a Eurovision triumph with Serge Gainsbourg -- made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70.
CORRECTED-French pop star France Gall dies at 70
PARIS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Singer France Gall, whose hits -- including a Eurovision triumph with Serge Gainsbourg -- made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70.
Pixar's 'Coco' strikes a chord in Mexico guitar town
PARACHO, Mexico (Reuters) - Pixar's hit film "Coco" has struck all the right notes in the tiny Mexican hamlet of Paracho, home to the traditional Mexican guitar made famous in the movie.
'Star Trek' Actor Jon Paul Steuer Dies at 33
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jon Paul Steuer, best known for his work on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Grace Under Fire," died on Jan. 1. He was 33.
Jimmy Iovine to leave Apple Music in August: Billboard
(Reuters) - Music mogul Jimmy Iovine is said to leave Apple Inc's music streaming service in August, the Billboard magazine reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources and music industry website Hits Daily Double.
Kendrick Lamar to Co-Produce 'Black Panther' Soundtrack, Drops SZA Duet 'All the Stars'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Variety's Artist Hitmaker of 2017 Kendrick Lamar and longtime label chief Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith will curate and produce "Black Panther: The Album," featuring music from and inspired by the Marvel Studios' film.
Spotify reaches 70 million subscribers
(Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify, which filed confidentially with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering on Wednesday, has 70 million subscribers, it said in a tweet on Thursday.
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