Fox Moves Ahead With 'The Four' Season 2 — But Doesn't Mention Charlie Walk

Fox Moves Ahead With 'The Four' Season 2 — But Doesn't Mention Charlie Walk

Fox is ficially extending ‘The Four’ into a second season.  But will embattled judge Charlie Walk make the cut? As the house that Charlie Walk built burns to the ground, Fox is delicately sidestepping the inferno.  As serious allegations sexual abuse and assault started piling up, Walk ‘voluntarily’ bowed out the show’s season one finale.  Now, it looks like Fox […]

We Asked a Top A&R Executive If Rock Is Really Dead

We Asked a Top A&R Executive If Rock Is Really Dead

Is Rock n’ Roll Finally R.I.P.? U2 still sells out arenas.  Desert Trip is one the biggest festivals in the world.  Even Journey still fills arenas without Steve Perry. But those are celebrations the past, not the present. And in the present, the stats aren’t very encouraging for Rock n’ Roll.  Spotify’s rankings are now dominated by Hip Hop, Pop, […]

TV Producer’s Phone Seized by Cops After Illegal Suge Knight Jailhouse Interview

TV Producer’s Phone Seized by Cops After Illegal Suge Knight Jailhouse Interview

Two television producers could be in trouble for interviewing Suge Knight. According to The Blast, the team behind a new documentary series called Death Row Chronicles have found themselves on the s**t list the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Nora Donaghy and William Erb have been dealing with the fallout from an […]

Tom Petty's Lethal Cocktail: Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Temazepam, Alprazolam, Citalopram + Acetyl Fentanyl, Despropionyl Fentanyl

Tom Petty's Lethal Cocktail: Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Temazepam, Alprazolam, Citalopram + Acetyl Fentanyl, Despropionyl Fentanyl

The autopsy report is calling this one an ‘accidental overdose’.  Here’s what the LA coroner’s fice found inside Tom Petty’s body at the time his death. Looks like Tom Petty was going pretty heavy on the opioids. According to a just-released toxicology report, the singer had little chance against a lethal combination powerful painkillers.  That includes three different types fentanyl — […]

I'm One of the Attorneys Suing Spotify. And Here's Why the Music Modernization Act Makes Little Sense.

I'm One of the Attorneys Suing Spotify. And Here's Why the Music Modernization Act Makes Little Sense.

My law firm currently represents multiple songwriters and publishers in copyright litigation against Spotify that, in total, involve approximately 2,500 musical compositions. The allegations are that Spotify built a multi-billion dollar business with no assets other than the songs available on its digital platform, but without building the infrastructure needed to ensure that songs appearing on Spotify were properly licensed […]

SoundCloud Suddenly Sounds Like Crap, Producer Alleges

SoundCloud Suddenly Sounds Like Crap, Producer Alleges

A new controversy could harm SoundCloud’s chances remaining a ble streaming music alternative for music fans. SoundCloud didn’t have a stellar 2017. Due to a lack a sustainable business model, the streaming music platform faced the threat bankruptcy.  Multiple top executives jumped ship early last year as the company struggled to raise enough money to keep operating.  It then had […]

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

The song became the late legend’s last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Oli Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades Billboard chart history. Nov. 20, 2010Nelly notched his fifth, and most recent, Pop Songs No. 1, “Just a Dream.” His first four leaders: “Hot in Herre” (2002); “Dilemma,” featuring Kelly […]