Snoop Dogg: Twitter ‘Changed” the Music Industry

Twitter has changed the face of the music industry for the better, according to rapper Snoop Dogg, who credits the micro-blog for sustaining his presence in the business, reports All Twitter. The hip hop icon,who has more than three million followers, said of Twitter: “I feel it’s the number one key in music right now.” […]


Katy Perry’s Twitter Tirade About Product Placement: An Executive Weighs In

Even though product placement has become standard in music videos, Katy Perry recently felt the need to take to Twitter to defend it. After a Perry tweet last week that some in the media interpreted as criticism of product placement in Britney Spears’ new video for “Hold It Against Me,” Perry posted a five-part message […]


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 […]