Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 4, 2019

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

Japanese stayer Mer De Glace and European import Constantinople have been installed as favorites for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as horse racing in Australia faces surging image problems. First staged in 1861, the "race that stops a nation" has been a fixture on the first Tuesday ...

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify after almost three-year boycott

Music Jun 9, 2017

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify after almost three-year boycott

Taylor Swift is releasing her entire catalog on all streaming services, ending the pop star's boycott of Spotify Ltd. over her ability to limit her songs to paying subscribers. The albums will become available at midnight New York time Thursday night, Swift's management said on ...

Music Dec 23, 2014

Lower sales affected acts worldwide

by Patrick St. Michel

The Japanese music market has faced hard times as of late. Starting with an announcement from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry in March that the country's music sales dropped 16.7 percent in 2013, the past 12 months saw no particular upswing in ...