A lot of TV news (Breaking Bad, Homeland) has hindered music news from taking flight in the entertainment biz. But enough! Let’s get over it and move on to other stories. No doubt it will be hard, and many will face separation anxiety, but we here at ShowBizCafe have prepared a roundup of 5 stories to help you ease back into the swing of things.Read More
So let’s get straight to the point… just how did Selena Gomez manage to beat one of the greatest acts in hip-hop and for that matter in music? If you haven’t heard, this week Selena Gomez bumped Jay-Z’s “Magna CartaHoly Grail” off the top spot on the Billboard 200 outselling H.O.V.A 97,000 copies to 77,000 copies respectively. And just like that defeats hip-hop’s 5-week reign and makes pop music the king. Let’s just call it a combination of extremely faithful fans and smart marketing.
For years record labels have marketed albums in a traditional way, but today in 2013 “The Times They Are a-Changin’.” In an era where the music business is suffering, innovation is the only way out!
This week was the world premiere of Justin Timberlake’s awaited “Take Back the Night” video. The song is the first single from “The 20/20 Experience – 2 Of 2” and is in the top 10 in 20 markets on iTunes. In order to promote its debut JT’s team decided to take it to the next level and create an interactive experience for fans on http://takebacktn.justintimberlake.com/.Read More