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You’re Not Going To Believe How High Billy Ray Cyrus’s ‘Achy Breaky 2′ Debuted On The Hot Rap Chart

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Despite being panned by so many people, Billy Ray Cyrus's and Buck 22's 'Achy Breaky 2' debuted in a surprising spot on Billboard's Hot Rap Songs list.

uh oh

Sales Of Digital Music Declined For The First Time Ever In 2013

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Digital music is the most popular way to buy music, still... but it's losing ground.

#BEYONCE

Here’s Why You Should Maybe Wait To Buy Beyonce’s New Album

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Beyonce's new album is out. And you shouldn't buy it yet! Here's why.

#APPLE

Apple Is Offering Refunds To Customers Who Bought The Final Season Of ‘Breaking Bad’ In Two Parts

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After a number of "Breaking Bad" fans filed a lawsuit, Apple is refunding the $22.99 customers were forced to pay for the second half of the final season.

XL Recordings

Guilt-Free Listening: Vampire Weekend’s “Modern Vampires of the City” Album Stream

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Can't wait until next Tuesday for Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City.

Music

8 Famous Albums You Still Can't Download On iTunes

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A list of albums by famous artists like Captain Beefheart and Black Sabbath that you still can't download on iTunes.

#Drake

7.3 The Cooler

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Chris Brown Vs.

#APPLE

Could Apple Overthrow The Record Label?

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As it stands, 2012 is projected to be the first year in which digital record sales surpass physical record sales.

#Dexter

What Are the 10 Most Popular Legally Downloaded TV Series?

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We already know that "Game of Thrones" is the most illegally downloaded show of 2012, while "Dexter" was the most illegally downloaded show of last year, but what about legal downloads.

#jack white

Upcoming Jack White Concert Livestream To Be Directed By Gary Oldman

As you may have already heard, Jack White's debut solo album Blunderbuss comes out on April 24 and, to celebrate/mark the occasion, a show White is doing on April 27 at Webster Hall in New York will be live-streamed on YouTube as part of the "American Express Unstaged" series.

STUPID IDEAS

Gangsters Score 'Madonna-level' Royalties By Buying Their Music On iTunes With Stolen Credit Cards

Is it possible for the something to be the most brilliant thing AND the most stupid thing you've ever heard of at the same time.

Universal Records

The Temptations File Suit Against Universal Over iTunes Royalties

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Billboard: The Temptations, the pioneering male vocal group from the 1960s, is suing Universal Music in federal court in California, seeking millions of dollars after allegedly being cheated out of revenue from digital downloads and ringtones.

#APPLE

A Massive Copyright S***storm Is Brewing, And iTunes Is Involved

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The Copyright Act of 1976 is a fairly obscure law to most people, but it's about to become very, very important to everyone involved.

#APPLE

Labels Want Google To Challenge iTunes, Without Their Music

We've explained previously how iTunes and its refusal to sell albums is the driving factor in the music industry's plunging revenues (oh noes, ONLY $6.

#APPLE

On Steve Jobs, The Music Industry & Hip-Hop As We Know It Today

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Steve Jobs’ contribution to the world of computers and technology has always been very well documented.

#APPLE

Pop Didn’t Eat Itself: Why Piracy Didn’t Destroy the Music Industry

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It's a jolting figure: the US music industry is making less than half of what it made at its 1999 peak of $14.

#TAYLOR SWIFT

8.17 The Cooler

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Nadine Velazquez Leona Lewis Settles 'Collide' Rights Dispute with Producer Avicii [Billboard] The Best and Worst of WWE Summerslam 2011 [With Leather] High Minded: A Tasting Tour of the Munchies [Good] Diddy Buys Cassie Breast Implants.

#Jay Z

“Watch The Throne” Owns New iTunes Sales Record

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The earlier reports are in and they point towards a first-week win for Jay and Kanye's Watch The Throne.


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