A federal court jury decided that Led Zeppelin did not use a riff from the band Spirit's song 'Taurus' for the classic song 'Stairway to Heaven.' Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant both testified during the trial.
Troy Carter, former manager to artists such as Lady Gaga and Meghan Trainor, has become Spotify's global head of creator services. Will Carter bring on artists for exclusive releases, as has been done by Spotify rivals Apple Music and Tidal?
Rapper Drake released a new album, 'Views,' on April 28. He recently released mixtapes such as the 2015 work 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' and 'What a Time to Be Alive,' which he worked on with hip-hop artist Future.
Beyonce's album 'Lemonade' was first available exclusively on the music service Tidal and has now become more widely available. 'Lemonade' was released unexpectedly, like Beyonce's previous work, a self-titled 2013 album.
The hitmaking reality competition signed off on April 9. During the run of 'Idol,' various contestants such as Adam Lambert and Jennifer Hudson who did not win still went on to achievements in the music industry.