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Entries in 'jay-z' (44)

Live Nation's Michael Rapino: 'Artists are the best brand managers'

Live Nation's Michael Rapino: 'Artists are the best brand managers'

Live Nation president and CEO Michael Rapino has said rock stars are "the best brand managers in the world" in ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 19th 2015 at 2:23PM
Aspiro

Aspiro applies to de-list shares after Jay Z buy

Tidal parent company, Aspiro, has applied to de-list its shares from the Stockholm Stock Exchange after Jay Z's firm, Project ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 16th 2015 at 3:51PM
Jay Z

Jay Z to part with 50% of song royalties for jazz sample

Jay Z will have to pay 50% of the royalties from Versus, a track from his 2013 album Magna Carta ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:01AM

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Jay Z's Aspiro bid accepted - report

Jay Z's bid for Aspiro, the Swedish company that own high fidelity streaming service Tidal, has reportedly been accepted, despite ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:59AM
Jay Z

Jay Z bid for Aspiro blocked by shareholders?

Aspiro minority shareholders may try to block Jay Z's attempt to buy the company, following rumours of discontent last month ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:42AM
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Shareholders question Jay Z's $56m offer for Aspiro

Shareholders in Scandinavian tech firm Aspiro have claimed Jay Z's $56 million offer for the company does not sufficiently value ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 24th 2015 at 11:29AM
Aspiro

Aspiro has 503,000 paying users as of January 31

Aspiro has released its total user numbers for January, following the public bid made for the company by Project Panther ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:33AM

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Confirmed: Jay Z buys Tidal parent Aspiro

Rapper Jay Z has bought streaming service Tidal’s parent company, Aspiro, for a reported 464 million Swedish Krona (£37m).

by Coral Williamson
on Jan 30th 2015 at 10:13AM
BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide has secured the international TV rights to On The Run, a HBO production of Beyoncé and Jay Z ...

by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:33AM
Mike Dean partners with Warner/Chappell

Mike Dean partners with Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell has signed a global publishing agreement with Grammy Award-winning hip hop producer Mike Dean. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:19AM
US charts: Pharrell heading for No 1 double

US charts: Pharrell heading for No 1 double

Pharrell Williams could become a transatlantic chart-topper this weekend after Happy reached No 1 in the US for the first ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 27th 2014 at 12:49PM

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US charts: Super Bowl rallies Passenger

US charts: Super Bowl rallies Passenger

Weekly US sales of Passenger’s Let Her Go have shot up by 51% after it featured in a Super Bowl ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 6th 2014 at 3:04PM
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Jay Z & Beyonce pip Lucian Grainge to top spot on Billboard's Power 100

The Billboard Power 100 list for 2014 has been revealed with Jay Z and Beyonce pipping Universal's Lucian Grainge to ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:33AM
Midweek Charts: Springsteen heading for 10th chart-topper

Midweek Charts: Springsteen heading for 10th chart-topper

Bruce Springsteen will become only the seventh act to achieve 10 No 1 albums in the UK with High Hopes ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:57PM
Timberlake and Thicke lead US 2013 best sellers

Timberlake and Thicke lead US 2013 best sellers

Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience was the top-selling album in the US of 2013 as Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines led ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:34AM

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US charts: Monster hit sends Rihanna back to No 1

US charts: Monster hit sends Rihanna back to No 1

Rihanna has now scored more Hot 100 No 1s than any act other than The Beatles and Mariah Carey after ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Dec 12th 2013 at 3:58PM
US charts: Bastille and The 1975 break Billboard 200 Top 40

US charts: Bastille and The 1975 break Billboard 200 Top 40

Bastille and The 1975 have gone straight into the Billboard 200's Top 40, boosting the fortunes of UK acts across ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 12th 2013 at 1:22PM
US charts: Perry Roars past Thicke on Hot 100

US charts: Perry Roars past Thicke on Hot 100

Katy Perry will be No 1 on both sides of the Atlantic this weekend after replacing Robin Thicke at the ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 5th 2013 at 1:34PM
Magna Carta Holy Grail

Jay Z premieres Holy Grail video exclusively on Facebook

Jay Z has chosen Facebook as the exclusive host platform for the premiere of his Holy Grail video for its ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Aug 30th 2013 at 2:40PM
US charts: Thicke quietens Perry's Roar

US charts: Thicke quietens Perry's Roar

Katy Perry's Roar has sold nearly a million downloads in just two weeks in the US, but still cannot get ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 29th 2013 at 2:25PM
Robin Thicke

US charts: Thicke rules Hot 100 for 11th week

Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines has become the longest-running Hot 100 No 1 in three years after just holding off Katy ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:10PM
US charts: Blurred Lines heads Hot 100 for 10th week

US charts: Blurred Lines heads Hot 100 for 10th week

Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines has achieved a 10th consecutive week at No 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 as it ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 15th 2013 at 2:57PM
Ellie Goulding

Midweek Charts: Goulding burns brightly on midweeks

Ellie Goulding could be heading for her first UK No 1 single with Burn outselling its two closest rivals combined.

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 14th 2013 at 3:57PM
Jay Z

Budweiser launches Jay Z TV spot in the UK as part of global campaign

Following the global launch of its Made For Music campaign, Budweiser UK flicked the switch on a 30-second Jay Z ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 9th 2013 at 11:41AM