Daily Archives September 25, 2009

Eminem’s Music Publishers Suing Apple

Eminem’s music publishers, Eight Mile Style LLC, are going after Apple Inc., claiming they “never authorized the use of 93 songs in a downloadable format on Apple’s popular iTunes service.” The two companies are expected to being a non-jury trial proceeding today but it’s unlikely that the rapper will appear. It’s unknown how much money is actually at stake but Eminem’s people are claiming that they’ve lost upwards of $2.5 million from iTunes download sales. Apple is denying the whole thing saying that they have a legal and viable contract with Aftermath Records, which controls the recordings in question. Eminem’s music publishers also filed a lawsuit against the label saying that they had no right to provide the songs.
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    Last Original Sugababe Leaves

    After a lot of cat fights within the band, Keisha Buchanan is no longer a member of Sugababes and has decided to pursue a solo career. The announcement was made on their official website which said “The current line-up of the Sugababes has disbanded. Heidi Range and Amelle Berrabah will continue as the Sugababes and will be joined by new member Jade Ewen. They release their album ‘Sweet 7’ on November 23rd through Island Records. Keisha Buchanan will continue to record for Island Records as a solo artist.” Keisha was the last of the original line up to have left the band. I wonder what went down with the other girls to have her kicked out. It’s obvious that the problem wasn’t with the label as she’s still with them as a solo artist.

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    New Video Clips from U2

    U2 Releases New Video Clips from 360° Tour

    U2 kicked off the North American leg of their 360° Tour on September 13th, and cameras have been rolling during the shows and behind the scenes. Visit the official U2 YouTube channel to see video clips of songs from the concert, including “Your Blue Room” and “Vertigo” from the Chicago shows, a radio interview in Toronto, and an advance screening of an exclusive U2.com chat with the Edge.

    Can’t get enough live U2? Download the new Blackberry app that lets you get inside the new album No Line On The Horizon. The app features song previews, news, tour updates, exclusive images of the band in the recording studio and on the road, and more! Find out the specifics on the Blackberry website.

    No Line On The Horizon is U2′s twelfth studio album and...

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    OneRepublic’s New Single “All The Right Moves”

    Check out OneRepublic’s new single “All The Right Moves.” The powerful, drum-heavy track will appear on their forthcoming album, Waking Up, which is due out on November 17th. Visit OneRepublic.net for more info and upcoming tour dates with Rob Thomas.

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    AFI Premiered New Album Crash Love on MySpace

    CRASH LOVE will be released September 29 on DGC/Interscope. First single “Medicate,” for which the band is currently shooting a video, is already available on iTunes both as a single download and as part of an 18-song CRASH LOVE deluxe edition featuring multiple bonus tracks both from the CRASH LOVE sessions and the AFI vaults.

    AFI recently added another leg of dates to its first series of live shows in the U.S. since its July 7, 2007 Live Earth appearance. The tour commences October 2 in Minneapolis with additional dates running up through a November 22 appearance at Stubbs Amphitheater in Austin, TX.

    Produced by Joe McGrath and Jacknife Lee, CRASH LOVE is AFI’s eighth album and arguably the band’s most focused, direct and ambitious effort to date...

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    Madonna Celebrates In New TV Spot

    Check out the new TV spot for Madonna’s Celebration CD. The Queen of Pop’s Ultimate Hits Collection is due out next week on September 29th and features digitally remastered versions of “34 songs that changed the world” plus 2 brand new tracks. The release will also be available as a single CD as well as a Premium Version which will include the Celebration Video Collection DVD.

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