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The paparazzi who stalked Britney Spears have no regrets

Insider reached out to paparazzi who pursued Britney Spears at the height of her fame. A New York Times documentary has forced a reckoning over the pop icon’s treatment by the media. They insist they were just documenting what they saw, even if history sees it differently. Visit the Business […]
The paparazzi who stalked Britney Spears have no regrets
Markets

Warner Music Group files for an IPO as streaming services boost labels

Warner Music Group filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday as streaming services continue to boost the music industry. The offering is Warner’s second, as a slew of private-equity firms took the company public in 2005 after buying it from Time Warner the previous year. […]
Warner Music Group files for an IPO as streaming services boost labels
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How BTS makes and spends their money

BTS is the highest-paid K-pop group, earning $US57 million in pre-tax income in the last year, according to Forbes. Most of that fortune comes from their “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” world tour, in addition to their album sales and brand deals. The group is worth $US3.6 billion to South Korea’s […]
How BTS makes and spends their money
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Why Taylor Swift is re-recording all her of her old music

Taylor Swift is going head to head with Scooter Braun, the music industry heavyweight who currently owns her master recordings. Now she’s declared she plans to re-record all the songs off her first six albums, raising the stakes in what’s becoming the highest-profile battle over an artists’ masters in recent […]
Why Taylor Swift is re-recording all her of her old music
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When a fire destroyed a vault of song recordings 11 years ago, Universal Music Group went into crisis mode and downplayed what amounted to ‘the biggest disaster in the history of the music business’

On June 1, 2008, a fire broke out at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. One of the buildings that burned down on the lot contained a priceless collection of master recordings owned by the Universal Music Group. On Tuesday, the New York Times published a report detailing how UMG went […]
When a fire destroyed a vault of song recordings 11 years ago, Universal Music Group went into crisis mode and downplayed what amounted to ‘the biggest disaster in the history of the music business’
Strategy

Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says 10 years of working with celebrities like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj has taught him the most important trait for anyone in business

Afrojack is among the world’s most popular DJs and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop music. He said that the biggest lesson he learned from his collaborations is celebrity cannot become an excuse for becoming self-important. He believes that the egotism that can come with celebrity […]
Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says 10 years of working with celebrities like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj has taught him the most important trait for anyone in business
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