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"A Thousand Miles" (originally titled "Interlude") is the debut single written and recorded by American pop singer Vanessa Carlton.
AbsolutePunk was a website, online community, and alternative music news source founded by Jason Tate (the most recent CEO).
Access, formerly Access Hollywood, is an American weekday television entertainment news program that premiered on September 9, 1996.
The Adult R&B Songs chart (formerly called Adult R&B Airplay) is an airplay chart that is published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
In radio broadcasting, airplay is how frequently a song is being played on radio stations.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
AOL Radio powered by Slacker (formerly AOL Radio powered by CBS Radio, and prior AOL Radio featuring XM) was an online radio service available in the United States only.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3.
Kenneth Brian Edmonds (born April 10, 1959), known professionally as Babyface, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
A bass drum, or kick drum, is a large drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Music is an umbrella title used by the BBC to collect together its music output.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
Beats Per Minute (formerly One Thirty BPM) is a New York City and Los Angeles-based online publication providing reviews, news, media, interviews, features, and more from both the independent and mainstream spheres of the music world.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
The 11th BET Awards took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on June 26, 2011.
BET Her is an American cable channel owned by Viacom.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Billboard Brasil is a monthly Brazilian magazine launched on October 10, 2009, with a print-run of over 40,000 copies.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Japan Hot 100 is a song chart in Japan.
Brasil Hot 100 Airplay is the official music singles charts in Brazil.
In music, especially western popular music, a bridge is a contrasting section that prepares for the return of the original material section.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and pianist.
The Bundesverband Musikindustrie (English: Federal Music Industry Association), or simply BVMI, represents the music industry in Germany.
The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for singles, published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
A CD single (sometimes abbreviated to CDS) is a music single in the form of a compact disc.
Celebuzz is an entertainment website launched in June 2008 that features breaking TV, movie, and entertainment news.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
GfK Chart-Track is a market research company that monitors music, videos and software sales in the United Kingdom and Ireland and was formed in 1996.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
CMT, originally launched as CMTV, is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Cover art it is either an artwork as illustration or photograph on the outside of a published product such as a book (often on a dust jacket), magazine, newspaper (tabloid), comic book, video game (box art), DVD, CD, videotape, or music album (album art).
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
Diane Martel is an American music video director and choreographer.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Jordan Young (born 14 December 1984), known professionally as DJ Swivel, is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian music producer, mixer, audio engineer, and DJ.
DMG Media, formerly Associated Newspapers, is a national newspaper and website publisher in the UK.
Doug E. Fresh (born September 17, 1966) is a Barbadian-American rapper, record producer, and beatboxer, also known as the Human Beat Box And the pioneer of 20th-century American beatboxing, Fresh is able to accurately imitate drum machines and various special effects using only his mouth, lips, gums, throat, tongue and a microphone.
The Dutch Top 40 (Nederlandse Top 40) is a weekly music chart compiled by Stichting Nederlandse Top 40.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
E (E-flat) or mi bémol is the fourth semitone of the solfège.
Ellen von Unwerth (born January 17, 1954) is a German photographer and director, specializing in erotic femininity.
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. is a multinational music publishing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
"End of Time" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011).
The airplay music charts in South Africa are gathered and published by the company Entertainment Monitoring Africa (EMA), formerly known as Mediaguide South Africa.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Essence is a monthly magazine for African-American women between the ages of 18 and 49.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Fela Anikulapo Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also professionally known as Fela Kuti, or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick.
Fela! is a musical with a book by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, based on music and lyrics by the late Nigerian singer Fela Kuti, with additional music by Aaron Johnson and Jordan McLean and additional lyrics by Jim Lewis.
Fort Greene is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Fountain Studios (formerly Wembley Studios) was an independently owned television studio located in Wembley Park, Wembley, north-west London, close to Wembley Park underground station.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, flat, flat, flat, flat, flat, and F. Its key signature has six flats.
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
The Gaon Music Chart tabulates the relative weekly popularity of songs or albums in South Korea.
G (G-flat) or sol bémol is the seventh semitone of the solfège.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
The 2011 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 22–26 June 2011.
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
Hachette Filipacchi Médias, S.A. (HFM) is a magazine publisher.
"Halo" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008).
Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Hitlisten also known as Tracklisten is a Danish top 40 record chart that is presented every Thursday midnight at hitlisten.nu.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
"If I Were a Boy" is a song performed by American singer and songwriter Beyoncé from her third studio album I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008).
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
Instrumentation is a collective term for measuring instruments used for indicating, measuring and recording physical quantities, and has its origins in the art and science of scientific instrument-making.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
An Internet leak occurs when a party's confidential information is released to the public on the Internet.
In music, the introduction is a passage or section which opens a movement or a separate piece, preceding the theme or lyrics.
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
"Irreplaceable" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her second studio album, B'Day (2006).
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and former owner of Men's Journal magazine.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Karma (karma,; italic) means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect).
Ryan Gary Raddon (born February 25, 1971), better known by his stage name Kaskade, is an American DJ, record producer and remixer.
Katharine Bouchage Weymouth (born 1966) is the former publisher of The Washington Post and chief executive officer of Washington Post Media. She resigned effective October 1, 2014, one year after Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos took over ownership of the newspaper company.
Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and a television personality.
In music theory, the key of a piece is the group of pitches, or scale, that forms the basis of a music composition in classical, Western art, and Western pop music.
KMA Music is a recording studio located in Midtown Manhattan, just north of Times Square, in the Theater District of New York City.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
"Lift Off" is a song by Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring American recording artist Beyoncé.
Jonathan Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, and DJ.
Lilith Fair was a concert tour and travelling music festival, founded by Canadian musician Sarah McLachlan, Nettwerk Music Group's Dan Fraser and Terry McBride, and New York talent agent Marty Diamond.
The Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles in that category in the United States.
The Gaon Digital Chart is a chart that ranks the best-performing international songs in South Korea.
The eighth UK series of The X Factor was broadcast on ITV from 20 August 2011, with the live shows starting on 8 October 2011.
The Irish Singles Chart is a record chart compiled by Chart-Track on behalf of the Irish Recorded Music Association,.
The UK R&B Chart is a weekly chart that ranks the biggest-selling singles that are classified in the R&B genre in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart is one of many music charts compiled by the Official Charts Company that calculates the best-selling singles of the week in the United Kingdom.
The Live Lounge is a segment on the British radio stations BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra.
The Long Island Press is a free monthly arts and lifestyle periodical serving Long Island.
Lorraine Schwartz is an American bespoke high jewellery designer.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) (stylized macy*s) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
Mainstream Top 40 (also called Pop Songs on billboard.com and sometimes referred to as Top 40/CHR) is a 40-song music chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' Magazine which ranks the most popular songs being played on a panel of Top 40 radio stations in the United States.
Maria Augusta von Trapp DHS (née Kutschera; 26 January 1905 – 28 March 1987), also known as Baroness von Trapp, was the stepmother and matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers.
Mathew Knowles (born January 9, 1952) is a record label owner, talent manager, and businessman.
Media Forest is an Israeli service provider of Monitoring and Media Research for Music and AdvertiIndustries, founded in 2005 in Netanya, Israel.
A mixing engineer (or simply mix engineer) is a person responsible for combining ("mixing") the different sonic elements of a piece of recorded music (vocals, instruments, effects etc.) into a final version of a song (also known as "final mix" or "mixdown").
Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American media proprietor, magazine editor, and investor.
MTV UK is a general entertainment and (former) music channel operated by Viacom International Media Networks Europe, available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
This page lists the winners and nominees for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song.
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
News Corp UK & Ireland Limited (trading as News UK, formerly News International and NI Group), is a British newspaper publisher, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the American mass media conglomerate News Corp.
Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections.
Nielsen Holdings PLC (formerly known as Nielsen N.V.) is a global information, data and measurement company with headquarters in the U.K..
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
The Official Charts Company, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
"Outstanding" is a song originally performed by The Gap Band and written by member Raymond Calhoun.
Palais Nikaïa is an indoor concert hall and multi-purpose facility located in Nice, France.
"Party" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011).
Patrick "j.Que" Smith is a Grammy nominated record producer and songwriter.
Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice since 1971.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Productores de Música de España (Spanish Music Producers) (shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is the organisation responsible for the Spanish Albums Chart and other music charts.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
A promotional recording, or promo, or plug copy, is an audio or video recording distributed free, usually in order to promote a recording that is or soon will be commercially available.
Rap-Up is a magazine launched in 2001 by founder Devin Lazerine.
Reach plc (formerly known as Trinity Mirror between 1999 and 2018) is a British newspaper, magazine and digital publisher.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, "to repeat", and later from Old French refraindre) is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in verse; the "chorus" of a song.
Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
The Roseland Ballroom was a multipurpose hall, in a converted ice skating rink, with a colorful ballroom dancing pedigree, in New York City's theater district, on West 52nd Street in Manhattan.
"Run the World (Girls)" is a song recorded by American recording artist Beyoncé, from her fourth studio album 4 (2011), released as the lead single from the album on April 21, 2011.
Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born June 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
The Scottish Singles Chart (Scots: Scots Singles Chairt, Scottish Gaelic: Cuairt Orain na h-Alba) and Scottish Albums Chart are charts compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on physical and digital sales in Scotland.
A set list, or setlist, is a document that lists the songs that a band or musical artist intends to play, or has played, during a specific concert performance.
Robert "Shea" Taylor is a songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist based in New York City.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" is a song from American singer Beyoncé's third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008).
Sleepy Hollow Country Club is a historic country club in Scarborough-on-Hudson in Briarcliff Manor, New York.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which previously aired in national television syndication, and honors the best in Black music and entertainment.
A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.
SpinMedia (formerly Buzz Media) was an American digital publisher which owned a number of pop culture websites, including Spin, Stereogum, Vibe and The Frisky.
Strange Fruit Project is an underground hip hop group from Waco, Texas, which consists of producer and emcee Symbolyc One (also known as S1, born Larry D. Griffin Jr.), his cousin emcee Myth (short for Mythological, born Kevin Gaither) and emcee Myone (pronounced "My Own", born Anthony Ligawa, originally from Indiana).
String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.
Larry Darnell Griffin Jr. (born August 3, 1976), professionally known as Symbolyc One or S1, is an American record producer from Waco, Texas.
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
"That's the Way It Is" is the lead single from Celine Dion's greatest hits album All the Way... A Decade of Song, released on 1 November 1999.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Horrors are an English rock band formed in Southend-on-Sea in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist Faris Badwan, guitarist Joshua Hayward, keyboardist and synthesiser player Tom Cowan (also known as Tom Furse), bassist Rhys Webb, and drummer and percussionist Joe Spurgeon.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Roots is an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
"The Show" is a single by Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew.
The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
The View is an American talk show that was conceived by broadcast journalist Barbara Walters and television producer Bill Geddie.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
"The Way It Is" is a song by American rock group Bruce Hornsby and the Range.
The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent.
TI Media (formerly International Publishing Corporation, IPC Media and Time Inc. UK), on the IPC Media website is a consumer magazine and digital publisher in the United Kingdom, with a large portfolio selling over 350 million copies each year.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
TiVo Corporation (formerly Rovi Corporation and Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is an American technology company.
Tony Dixon (1958 – 25 November 2010) was an Irish disc jockey, blogger and a member of the "Northside mafia".
Tony Maserati (born Tony Masciarotte) is an American record producer and audio engineer specializing in mixing.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
UBM plc is a global business-to-business (B2B) events organiser headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
The UK R&B Singles Chart and the UK R&B Albums Chart (also known as The Official UK R&B Charts, the Top 40 RnB Singles and the Top 40 RnB Albums, or simply the UK Urban Chart) are 40-position R&B and hip hop music charts compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the music industry in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Vera Ellen Wang (born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York City.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Victory Television Network (VTN) is a state network of religious independent television stations serving the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Village Voice Media or VVM began in 1970 as a weekly alternative newspaper in Phoenix, Arizona.
Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album is a soundtrack for the film of the same name, released on November 14, 1995 by Arista Records.
A watermark is an identifying image or pattern in paper that appears as various shades of lightness/darkness when viewed by transmitted light (or when viewed by reflected light, atop a dark background), caused by thickness or density variations in the paper.
Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
WKST-FM (96.1 FM) - branded as 96.1 KISS - is a Top 40 (CHR) outlet based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
X Factor is a Franco-Belgian television music talent show to find new singing talent after public auditions, intermediate tests, and live shows.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
"1+1" is a song recorded by American recording artist Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011).
4 is the fourth studio album by American singer Beyoncé.
4 Intimate Nights with Beyoncé was the second concert residency by American recording artist Beyoncé.
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards took place on January 31, 2010, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.