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PM Update: Anonymous Attacks BMI, UMG Ups Grainge, Tunecore Publishing, FanBridge & More

image from www.hypebot.comHypebot.com publishes a morning roundup of music industry news mid-morning (ET) every weekday and when warranted add this PM update late in the afternoon. For breaking news follow @hypebot on Twitter.

  • BMI.com has been down all day under attack from cyber anarchists Anonymous. More info here.
  • Lucian Grainge has been officially promoted to Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Group. (press release) You new this would happen as soon as Doug Morris left for Sony.
  • Is Tunecore moving into publishing? They've just named Jamie Purpora as President of Music Publishing Administration.  He previously was a Senior VP at Bug Music.
  • Lady Gaga, Target end deal to sell CD in stores. (Yahoo

MORE:

  • FanBridge's DamnThe Radio is powering Lady Gaga's preview of 3 new remixes of her hit "Born This Way” on her Facebook page. They've also partnered with Soundcloud and AppBistro to expand their Facebook app.
  • NPR's CEO Viviam Schiiler has resigned abruptly (CNN) Schiller was one of the champions of the expanded online initiative which includes the stellar NPR Music coverage that has benefited many artists.
  • VEVO is going to live stream Bonnaroo.
  • R.I.P. - Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr


PM Update: Anonymous Attacks BMI, UMG Ups Grainge, Tunecore Publishing, FanBridge & More

image from www.hypebot.comHypebot.com publishes a morning roundup of music industry news mid-morning (ET) every weekday and when warranted add this PM update late in the afternoon. For breaking news follow @hypebot on Twitter.

  • BMI.com has been down all day under attack from cyber anarchists Anonymous. More info here.
  • Lucian Grainge has been officially promoted to Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Group. (press release) You new this would happen as soon as Doug Morris left for Sony.
  • Is Tunecore moving into publishing? They've just named Jamie Purpora as President of Music Publishing Administration.  He previously was a Senior VP at Bug Music.
  • Lady Gaga, Target end deal to sell CD in stores. (Yahoo

MORE:

  • FanBridge's DamnThe Radio is powering Lady Gaga's preview of 3 new remixes of her hit "Born This Way” on her Facebook page. They've also partnered with Soundcloud and AppBistro to expand their Facebook app.
  • NPR's CEO Viviam Schiiler has resigned abruptly (CNN) Schiller was one of the champions of the expanded online initiative which includes the stellar NPR Music coverage that has benefited many artists.
  • VEVO is going to live stream Bonnaroo.
  • R.I.P. - Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr


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