The top dog of ’90s country is coming out of retirement with a new album, huge tour, and — finally — digital sales.
Now usually I don’t do this but, uh… 2003 was the best.
Apple employees shed some light on the willfully ignorant execs that paved the way to Apple’s acquisition of Beats Music.
As part of the $3.2 billion deal to acquire Beats, legendary music executive Jimmy Iovine is expected to join Apple in a “creative role.” The deal is essentially the biggest music industry acqui-hire.
The news came as part of Apple’s strong second quarter earnings report. The company also announced a 7-for-1 stock split.
Are you the cream of the crop or just the tots? You can find this indie movie darling (AND ITS VERY OWN SINGLE) on iTunes.
For every free download of “Invisible” in the next 24 hours, the Global Fund will receive a dollar donation from Bank of America.
He talked to BuzzFeed about his new song, “Gummy Money,” as well as how Vine changed his life.
Or at least one very seriously weird town.
Music speaks volumes about the listener and good music deserves to be shared. So, confess to BuzzFeed your top played track on iTunes (or Spotify) and feel the love.
Trapper Keepers were totally your iPads of the ’80s.
“The following is not recommended for use in this field: bisexual. Your app may be rejected if you use this term.”
This is why you should start listening to podcasts.
Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard released their annual mid-year report on the state of the music industry. The data shows that streaming music and digital downloads are moving in opposite directions.
The Wikipedia article for Yeezus actually links to the page for God. Like God God.
Apple’s “Mr. Fix It” is back in the news, this time for comments on Apple raising e-book prices.
Apple’s “iRadio” service may be finally coming out next week. But instead of offering it as another iTunes service, maybe Apple is better off letting developers build it into an app.
You can download them for free. But it’s not that easy.
What does iTunes recommend for stressed out soccer moms? And funerals? And Cee-lo’s cat?
There’s a new iTunes. iTunes 11, to be precise. It’s not as terrible as it used to be!
Go to the full library of your iTunes or Spotify or what-have-you, hit shuffle, play, and post the first song that plays in the comments. No cheating!
Comparing the top 10 legally downloaded shows from iTunes and the top 10 torrented television shows.
Fast Company raves, “It’s actual, hilarious, penetrating, ejaculating porn that you shouldn’t watch at work.”
Go to your iTunes (or Last.fm, or whatever equivalent music service you use) and sort by play count. Then post a video of the song you’ve played the most in the comments. Are you proud or embarrassed?
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Should iTunes be worried?
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A plain-English translation of the iTunes clickthrough agreement, including that part about running a nuclear power plant on iTunes (seriously).
According to this study, not a whole lot.
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The numbers are in. According to Billboard, the Beatles sold more than 450,000 albums and more than 2 million individual songs since the entire catalog was made available on Apple’s online music store iTunes one week ago. Now that’s impressive!