Justice Dpt. to hit concert promoter Live Nation with antitrust lawsuit

[ad_1] The Justice Department plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against concert promoter Live Nation, people familiar with the investigation confirmed Tuesday. The specific allegations remain unclear, and the timing of a lawsuit is uncertain. The Justice Department declined to comment. But performers, politicians, scholars, rival promoters and other ticket sellers have argued that Live … Read more

Girl in Red is back, baby!

[ad_1] Girl in Red’s new album is downright cheerful, and if that doesn’t sound quite on brand, you’re not paying attention. As the title track, “Doing It Again Baby,” unravels from an upbeat, synthy groove into a banjo-forward breakdown, those less in the know might ask: What happened to the homemade bedroom pop that launched … Read more

National Recording Registry adds songs from Abba, Biggie, the Chicks

[ad_1] Abba’s “Dancing Queen” and Gene Autry’s “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” are among the 25 songs inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry this year. The latest inductees bring the list of titles in the registry to 650. In all, the library’s collection contains more than 4 million items. Song choices for the … Read more

‘Rust’ armorer sentenced to 18 months in prison for fatal shooting

[ad_1] Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the “Rust” armorer found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for her role in the fatal shooting of the film’s cinematographer, was sentenced to 18 months in prison Monday by a New Mexico district court judge. A jury had convicted Gutierrez-Reed in March in the 2021 death of Halyna Hutchins — the first trial … Read more