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Sandbox Issue 202: GDPR FYI (General Data Protection Regulation)

This week’s lead feature looks at how the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect on 25th May in Europe but it has huge global implications for those holding and using consumer data. Against the backdrop...
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Eminem invests in Genius with lyrical partnership

Annotations site Genius has a new investor: Eminem. The rapper has invested an undisclosed amount in the company, while striking a partnership to use its service for lyrics on his own website. Eminem will also be annotating...
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Words, Word Up, More Than Words, Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word, You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night) AND SOME OTHER SONGS WITH “WORD” IN THE TITLE

Here’s an interesting lyrical analysis of the most “wordy” acts in music – i.e. who has the biggest vocabulary and isn’t afraid to regurgitate their thesaurus. It looks at their vocabulary size, their lyrical density...
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Apple job listing confirms music video plans

Earlier this week, reports claimed Apple was shooting its own music videos for Pharrell Williams, Eminem and other stars. Now the company is recruiting a video producer and project manager to step up its activities in this...
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Eminem’s new album makes early debut on iTunes Radio

Eminem has followed Justin Timberlake in debuting his new album on Apple's iTunes Radio 'First Play' streaming station.
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Sandbox Issue 95 – The in-app crowd: mobile apps as cash cows

Lead: Snoop Lion is cleaning up with in-app purchasing, getting fans to cough up $100 each for a virtual sticker. He might be, for the music business, a one-off with regard to turning his app into a shop window, but there...
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UMG settles Eminem royalties lawsuit with FBT Productions

Universal Music Group has settled its long-running legal dispute with Eminem associates FBT Productions over digital royalties.
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Eminem has 60m Facebook Likes, but talk-about status lags

Only 292k people are talking about Eminem's Page on Facebook – defined as the 'number of unique people who created a story about the Page' on the social network. Meanwhile, 1m people are talking about Rihanna, 1.2m about...
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UMG criticised by Eminem royalties judge for ‘bamboozling’ behaviour

Things that aren’t a good sign in a court case, Part 236: the judge using phrases like “bamboozling the Court” and “attempt to dupe the court”. This is what Universal Music Group is facing in...
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Eminem gets a Facebook game for Bad Meets Evil side-project

Lady Gaga's FarmVille farm was a big deal, but she's not the only artist experimenting with Facebook gaming. Eminem's new Bad Meets Evil project has its own social game of the same name, launched by Grab Games.
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Adele and Eminem set new digital sales records

More digital milestones have fallen this week on either side of the Atlantic. Eminem has become the first artist to sell more than one million digital copies of an album in the US, with 'Recovery'.
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Eminem now the most Liked living artist on Facebook

The Big Three of artists in the social media world are Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Eminem (and they're often thought of in that order).