Bono: “They say that Soulja Boy will get 200 million views in 2009 … I’d settle for U2 having one actual hit in 2009.”
Music industry analyst Perez Hilton is reporting that Universal Music Group record labels Interscope and Geffen merged their staffs, eliminating the jobs of about 60 people.
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In the December issue of Wired, Seth Mnookin sits down with Universal Music Group CEO/supervillain Doug Morris for a pretty excellent profile. In it, Morris says something insanely stupid.
Like iTunes, Universal's Total Music will offer a vast selection of songs and albums for download, but unlike Apple's store, it will be wildly unpopular.