Billie Hayes, ‘H.R. Pufnstuf’ and Broadway Star, Dies at 96

The Kroffts reacted on Twitter to the news of her death: More recently, Hayes served as a voice actor for The Black Cauldron (1985) and for such cartoons as Trollkins, The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries, Paw Paws, Darkwing Duck, The Brothers Flub and Transformers: Rescue Bots. Born on Aug. 5, 1924, in DuQuoin, Illinois, Hayes played in bandleader Vince Genovese’s orchestra […]

Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Winner in Tax Judge’s Ruling

After Michael Jackson died in 2009, at age 50, the executors of his estate began shoring up the shaky finances of the onetime King of Pop, settling debts and striking new entertainment and merchandising deals. Before long the estate was in strong shape, with debts reduced and millions of dollars in earnings. But there was another matter that has taken […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers Selling Song Catalog

The band members — Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante and Chad Smith — collectively write many of their songs, so it appears that a majority of them would have needed to agree to sell their shares of the rights to make this deal happen. According to BMI, the Red Hot Chili Peppers song catalog is administered by Moebetoblame Music, under […]

Moneybagg Yo Reaches No. 1 With ‘A Gangsta’s Pain’

Hip-hop and country music lead this week’s Billboard album chart, with the Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo notching his first No. 1 album and Eric Church opening in the Top 5. Moneybagg Yo, who has released four studio albums and a slew of mixtapes going back nearly a decade — with many of them reaching the Top 10 — has finally […]

Tim Minchin, The Teskey Brothers, Ngaiire and More Featured in 2021 ‘Art of Music’ Collection

Tim Minchin, the Teskey Brothers, the Triffids, Ngaiire, Marlon Williams and Aldous Harding and more will be featured as part of this year’s Art of Music artwork collection. The project sees Australian visual artists create works inspired by a particular musician or song, with those artists able to take inspiration from the melody, lyrics, album cover or musician themselves, interpreting it […]

2021 LAMC Full Panel & Concert Schedule

To register for the 2021 LAMC for free, visit latinalternative.com. See the full panel and concert schedule below: May 4:  Tengo La Voz! Digital Marketing and Promotion Presented by: Symphonic Distribution, 12 p.m. ET Featuring: AJ Alvarez (Symphonic) Gil Gastelum (Cosmica Artists), Mayna Nevarez (Nevarez Communications) Henrique Fares Leite (TikTok), Paul Dryden (ATO) and moderator Ady Harley (Facebook / Instagram) LAMC […]