iOS app Android app


How To Get Burned On Shark Tank And Still Rake In $4.5M

Harry Red | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Sounds simple enough. Two entrepreneurs, brothers Rodolfo and Alexis Saccoman, start a new business. Full of fire and energy, they create a new...

Adele's New Album Might See The Light Of Day This Year

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment

(function(){var src_url="

Meet The Singing Monks With A Billboard-Topping Album Of Chants

USA Today | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.17.2015 | Religion

The ancient city of Norcia in central Italy is known for its wild boar sausages and black truffles, but now it’s known for something else: Its s...

Artist Replaces Billboard Ads With Nature Photos

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

What's better than a billboard? Lots of things. Trees, for one. The moon. Stars. And for the last month, commuters in Massachusetts had the ...

Trump Is #1 In The Polls, And So Was The 'Macarena'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.26.2015 | Entertainment

Being statistically No. 1 doesn't equate to being the best. Exhibit A: Donald Trump has an early lead in GOP presidential polls.  Exhibit B...

A June 28th Deadline to See Inside the Mind of Rock Critic Lester Bangs

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.26.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Jensen makes a drug-addled character with a giant chip on his shoulder approachable, understandable, even likable. His monologues, while often humorous, each have dramatic weight and one realizes by the end that Bangs had to die in the chaos.

Thousands Petition Billboard To Retract Iggy Azalea's Top Rap Song Win

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

Thousands of people are asking for Billboard to strip Iggy Azalea of the Top Rap Song title she won at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Tennessee ...

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Why Kierra Sheard Is the Future of Gospel Music

Kian Brown | Posted 06.06.2015 | Black Voices
Kian Brown

Kierra was born into a vocal legacy. Her mother, Karen Clark-Sheard, is undoubtably one of the best and most recognizable voices in gospel music. I flew to Los Angeles to witness gospel royalty for myself.

Madonna: A Rebel With a Cause

Nathan Smith | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Nathan Smith

With this thirteenth record, Madonna is telling us she has not, does not, and will not ever stop her campaign against breaking the rules of gender, sex, and the limits placed on her own humanity.

Lady Gaga Has Some Love Advice For Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga shared some words of wisdom about love with Taylor Swift. Whether it was her recent engagement, her amazing Oscars performance or her po...

Streaming Music: The Good, the Bad, and the Truthful

Reed Alexander | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Reed Alexander

Streaming is going to transform the music industry by fundamentally altering the very model of how artists monetize themselves and reinvest into their brands. And, it's bound to change how representatives do their jobs too.

Why Barbra Streisand Is The World's Last Great Superstar

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 04.04.2015 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

I've been thinking a lot about Barbra Streisand lately as -- incredibly -- the legend is once again in the thick of today's conversation of current pop culture. Here's where I'll happily go out on a limb: Barbra Streisand is the world's last superstar still with us.

A Lot Of People Wanted To Know The Lyrics To 'Drunk In Love' Last Year

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Rap Genius has revealed the most-viewed songs and artists on its site in 2014. In terms of songs, the top spot went to Beyonce and Jay Z's "Drunk In L...

2015 in Music: Bright Young Stars Revitalizing Traditional Form of Mexican Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Del Records recording artists Regulo Caro and Luis Coronel are putting regional Mexican music on the U.S. map.

Azealia Banks Slams Kendrick Lamar For Ferguson Comments

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.09.2015 | Black Voices

Kendrick Lamar shared his thoughts on recent police killings in an interview with Billboard magazine, and Azealia Banks doesn't agree with his stance ...

Kendrick Lamar Weighs In On Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

In his cover story with Billboard, Kendrick Lamar discussed the killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and other African-Americans by police in the pa...

The Most Decade-Specific Words In Billboard Popular Songs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

If u ever needed, like, proof that the English language is f--ked, ya need look no further than this chart thang. Put together by David Taylor of P...

Proof Taylor Swift Had The 'Best Birthday Ever'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift can definitely show you some incredible things. The "Blank Space" singer turned 25 years old on Saturday and celebrated by taking a pi...

Jennifer Lawrence May Hate Singing, But Now She's A Pop Star

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence may not like to sing, but she is basically a pop star now. In her new film, and the third installment in the "Hunger Games" serie...

Outdoor Spaces Gear Up for the Holidays in Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 01.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Every year, the start of the holiday season in New York is symbolized by the festive displays in public areas around the city. Traditionally, we look out for the raising of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. However, this year a new digital figure is being added to the mix.

The Who's 10th Anniversary, 40 Years Later

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Who issue wasn't just a turning point for Record World. It was a turning point for me.

Adele's Manager Says Music Streaming Services Are 'The Future'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment

Following Taylor Swift's removal of her music from Spotify, and her subsequent explanation of why she did so, Adele's manager, Jonathan Dickins, has s...

Singles Charts and the Battle for Bullets

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the record industry boom of the early 1970s, revenue from album sales was the mother lode. But the most effective way to break a new artist or take an existing act to the next level was the hit single. A single that permeated the nation's airwaves and galvanized the culture was the royal road to the multi-platinum LP.

Field Notes From the Music Biz: Life at The Trades

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Record World co-owner Sidmore Parnes was a man of his word and a man of few words. After abruptly firing his editor, Mitchell Fink, in the fall of 1972, Sid handed me the job, saying simply, "I assume you're prepared to take over the magazine." I was 23 and had worked there for a year and a half.