Apple “Has Every Reason to Believe Dr. Dre Has Changed”

It’s a pretty big month for Dr Dre. He’s just released a new album, which is being met with rave reviews. A movie about him, in part, is riding high at the top of the box office. Apple, a company…

Apple Is Working Hard to Kill Spotify’s Free Tier: Report

Apple knows it’s going to be an uphill climb when it relaunches its Beats-based music streaming service this summer – and the company may be taking some rather direct measures to cripple the competition. According to a report from The…

Dr. Dre Is The Highest Paid Musician Of 2014

Rapper and producer Dr. Dre raked in an estimated $620 million in 2014, making him the highest-paid musician this year, ahead of Beyonce Knowles, who earned a measly $115 million, by comparison. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young, made his 2014…

Colin Kaepernick Fined for Wearing Beats Headphones

It looks like we have our first victim of the NFL’s Beats by Dre headphones ban. The NFL has fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for donning a pair of pink Beats headphones at his post-game press conference…

Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers Will Reportedly Run iTunes Radio

As you may know, Apple has officially completed its acquisition of Beats after winning regulatory approval earlier this week. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting, citing people familiar with the matter, that Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers will oversee…

Apple Excitedly Welcomes Beats ‘To The Family’

Apple’s acquisition of Beats is officially official. The company even put out an extra special landing page welcoming the team to the Apple family. Most of its acquisitions are barely even acknowledged. Welcome to the family—Jimmy, Dre, Luke, Ian and…

Apple Gets EU Approval For Beats Acquisition, Is Reportedly About To Buy Swell

Apple’s acquisition of Beats has gained approval from the European Commission. The Commission concluded that the combination of these businesses does not raise any competition concerns because their combined market share is low, and because the two companies themselves aren’t…

Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint

You won’t see any stars wearing Beats by Dre headphones on the pitch or at press conferences during the 2014 World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that Beats aren’t enjoying a nice marketing opportunity. As Reuters reports, FIFA has banned…

Trent Reznor Will Remain With Beats Music

Trent Reznor is not leaving the Beats Music company. Last week, Apple announced that they would be purchasing Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion, and founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre would be joining the company. However, there…

Apple Officially Announces Beats Acquisition

You knew it was coming, but now it’s official. Apple just made the announcement that it has agreed to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics. Co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will be joining the company. The price is approximately…