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In this edition of Business Line we look in depth at the major oil producers attempts to stop prices falling and why they failed, plus the good news for the music industry from the digital revolution.
Acclaimed keyboardist and leader in the progressive rock movement, Keith Emerson has died, aged 71. The Yorkshire-born musician was perhaps best
'Happy Birthday to You' tops the list of highest-grossing songs in history. From March it could be freely available to everyone.
Adele leads the 2016 Brit Awards nominations with four nods including the coveted Album of the Year for her multi-million selling album ‘25’. She is
‘Kill Your Friends’ is a dark comedy-thriller that takes a satirical look at the hedonism within the British music industry during the Britpop craze
This year the Hungarian capital Budapest became the centre of world music as it hosted the World Music Expo. Bands from all over the world made
Grammy award winning artist Janelle Monáe is making waves in the music industry with her sonic movement Wondaland. The collective are on a major
Rapper 50 Cent has filed for bankruptcy in New York reporting debts and assets in the range of $10 million to $50 million. It comes two months
Friday July 10, 2015, signals another sea change in music. From now on, singles and albums will be released before the weekend, harmonising when
Iconic British band Culture Club have been back on stage at London's legendary Heaven club, 32 years after their first gig there. Boy George and
Soul singer, musician and songwriter Bobby Womack has died at the age of 70. The cause of his demise has not been revealed, but he suffered from
Apple is said to be negotiating to buy Beats Electronics, the headphone maker that also recently started a subscription music streaming
‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’ is the sixth studio album by punk band Against Me!. The album deals with gender dysphoria following the coming out of
It’s hot. It’s hip. And it’s worth billions of dollars. Thanks to the international breakthrough of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” in 2012, K-pop or South
A Paris metro station turned into a discotheque on Thursday and office-goers were able to shake a leg while eating their mid-day sandwich. Paris
The much anticipated MTV Video Music Awards were held on Sunday night in Brooklyn and crowds of screaming fans were not left disappointed, with
She wrote the hook to the hit ‘Love the Way You Lie’ by Eminem and Rihanna, and for years has worked with big-name US pop musicians behind the
It has been 20 years since Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson burst onto the music scene. World tours
Jay-Z – Magna Carta Holy Grail (July 4) Oddly, Shawn Knowles-Carter’s twelfth studio album won’t be preceded by any singles, but we have heard its
June 21, 1948: Columbia Records introduces the long-playing record album in a public demonstration in New York. Otherwise known as the LP, it played
After a 35-year break, heavy metal vets, Black Sabbath, are back with a new album and a reinvigorated Ozzy Osbourne returned to the helm. Equally
Rhapsody International, the provider of the first subscription digital music service, has announced the expansion of digital music brand Napster to
Several hundred members of the public turned out in Paris for the funeral of actor-composer Georges Moustaki, who has died at the age of 79. Born
French singer-songwriter Georges Moustaki has died at the age of 79. Born in Greece, he was brought up in Egypt before arriving in France in
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei has made his first foray into the world of music with the release of the first single from his debut album called
Their return was long awaited and Daft Punk did not disappoint, delivering a new album complete with star-studded collaborations with Pharell
Ray Manzarek, a founding member and keyboard player of the iconic 60s rock group The Doors has died. The 74-year-old passed away at a clinic in
Jazz lovers and performers worldwide can now point to their very own day. April thirtieth is the second annual International Jazz Day.
The Harlem Shake – the latest dance craze to go viral – is still going strong. The latest version – filmed on a flight from Colorado Springs to San
Singer-songwriter Josh Groban has released his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, and says he feels confident that his fans will like it: “I’ve