NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new book of record covers shows how musicians forged an identity and communicated with fans, using an art form that has sometimes endured longer than the music between the covers. “The Art of the LP: Classic Album Covers 1955-1995,” by Ben Wardle and Johnny Morgan, which will be published in the United States and Britain … Continue reading Book Talk: Sex, drugs and classic record covers
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The Black Eyed Peas set another record this week with their 2009 comeback anthem “I Gotta Feeling.”The single, featured on the group’s current album The E.N.D., has surpassed Flo Rida’s 2007 banger “Low” as the best-selling digital song since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking digital song sales in July of 2003. “I Gotta Feeling,” which [...] Continue reading The Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling” Sets Digital Record As “Most Downloaded Song In History”
Late-nite funnyman and notorious staff shagger David Letterman is dipping his toes in the music industry: The Late Show host and his Worldwide Pants Inc. production company have launched a record label called Clear Entertainment Music — and they’ve already signed their first act.According to Entertainment Weekly, Letterman has inked a deal with Runner Runner, [...] Continue reading David Letterman Record Label
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) – Singer/songwriter Dondria thought someone was pulling a fast one when she began receiving e-mail messages on her YouTube and MySpace sites from someone calling himself Jermaine Dupri. So she ignored them. But the sender persisted until Dondria decided to take a chance and call. The record label executive flew Dondria and her manager-mother, Cynthia McCarty, to … Continue reading YouTube fame yields record deal for R&B rookie
The Delhi Metro carried a record 10,92,780 passengers Wednesday, it was announced Thursday.
“Delhi Metro has achieved another milestone, recording its highest ever ridership figure in a day with nearly 11 lakh (1.1 million) people travelling on the system Wednesday,” Delhi Metro spokesman Anuj Dayal said.
The figure surpassed the earlier record set on April 19 when [...] Continue reading Delhi Metro sets new record with 1.1 million passengers