Elvis Presley earns his 53rd top 40 album on the Billboard 200 chart (dated Sept. 5) as the new compilation Elvis Forever debuts at No. 11. The set, sold exclusively through the U.S. Postal Service, is Presley's highest-charting album since 2003, when Elvis: 3nd to None peaked at No....

Billboard’s analysis of data from two recent surveys shows that adults currently aged 35 to 54—in other words, members of Generation X—attend way more live music concerts per capita than either younger (millennials) or older (baby boomers) generations. The Gen X age group makes up just 17% of the U.S....

Arts & Crafts Productions, an internationally-renowned and award-winning independent music company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kieran Roy as President, effective immediately. Arts & Crafts Productions is a premium, music-focused artist services company, offering expertise as an independent record label, management firm, merchandiser and music publisher worldwide. Founded in...

Rdio, a leading global music streaming service available in 85 countries, today launches Promoted Music Experiences (PMEs) – a unique native advertising solution that seamlessly connects brands with music fans through Rdio's personalized listener experience. To launch PMEs, Rdio has partnered with Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – the...

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that Jeffrey Remedios has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada, effective September 21. Remedios, co-founder of Arts & Crafts, Canada's premiere independent music company, will succeed Randy Lennox, who has been appointed President of...

A Ball State freshman has to sink the basket from half-court in order to win free tuition for a year from President Paul Ferguson in front of 3,600 classmates during Welcome Week 2015. Because you're reading it on my blog, you can guess what happens next. https://youtu.be/DwiplwC7urU

Breaking the Fourth Wall is such a creative and unique cinematic technique, but just how much potential does it have? Now You See It takes a look at the various emotional effects a fourth wall break can have in film. https://youtu.be/JLAaUvsKljc

On a recent trip to IKEA, simonline almost drove his girlfriend to the exit doors by doing as many puns as possible using those IKEA names for products. We moved in together recently so had to make the unavoidable trip to IKEA; I figured out how to get through...