Pandora Files for IPO, Seeks to Raise $100 Million

Popular Internet radio service Pandora is tuning up for an IPO later this year. The company outlined its plans for an initial public offering of stock in a Friday filing with securities regulators. The documents indicated Pandora will seek to raise $100 million, although that figure can change as bankers gauge investor demand. A target price for the […]


Beyoncé could be going for a much more experimental sound on her new album.

On Monday (Jan. 24), Diplo — who is best known for his work with M.I.A. and as one-half of the duo Major Lazer (with longtime collaborator Switch) — revealed that he, Beyoncé, and Derek of the indie electro-pop duo Sleigh Bells recently recorded music together in a New York studio. “I like sleigh bells so […]


Musicians’ Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwestern University in Illinois, and his team analyzed the biggest trends on Twitter last year. They found that […]