Andrew Flanagan

Andrew Flanagan appears in the following:

New Bill Calling For Transparency In Music Is Surprisingly Opaque

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

"It's basically a prophylactic for copyright infringement," says one lawyer who spoke to NPR.

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Quincy Jones Wins $9.4 Million From Michael Jackson's Estate

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jones charged the estate with "disguising" royalties and breaking the terms of his contracts with the King of Pop.

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Chelsea Wolfe Comes With Pummel In Tow On 'Vex'

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wolfe's intensity has only increased over time, as proven with a new song from her forthcoming album, Hiss Spun.

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Venezuelan President Repurposes 'Despacito' Ahead Of Sunday Vote

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro repurposed the worldwide hit, which the song's creators have condemned.

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'Despacito' Quickly Becomes The Most-Streamed Song Ever

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's hit, with help from the remix including Justin Bieber, has generated more than 4.6 billion plays on digital services in just over six months.

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What Did 'The Defiant Ones' Show Us?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The HBO mini-series portrays the story of Apple Music's Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, who came together to work on some of the 20th century's most important music.

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'Game Of Thrones' Brings Ed Sheeran In — And Shakes Us Out Of Westeros

Monday, July 17, 2017

Ed Sheeran's cameo on Game of Thrones was, like the artist himself, a polarizing little thing.

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Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Sets New Record For YouTube Views

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR Music's Andrew Flanagan about Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" setting the new record for YouTube views.

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Spotify Is Accused Of Creating Fake Artists — But What Is A Fake Artist?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The streaming service has been at the center of a controversy regarding songs made by artists who don't appear to exist anywhere else on the web. If a song exists, can it be fake?

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'Gangnam Style' Is No Longer The King Of YouTube Views

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The now-legendary video was overtaken by a song created for the Furious 7 soundtrack

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Kesha Shares 'Praying' From Her First Album In Five Years

Thursday, July 06, 2017

After years of legal battles with her former producer, Kesha has announced the release of Rainbow, which features contributions from Eagles Of Death Metal, Ben Folds and Dolly Parton.

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Let's Unpack Jay-Z's '4:44'

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

It was a busy weekend on the internet, full of Beyoncé apologies, platinum record sales, GLAAD endorsements and Prince grievances.

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Gary DeCarlo, Singer Of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye,' Dies At 75

Friday, June 30, 2017

Long unacknowledged as the voice behind the indelible stadium anthem, the singer and co-writer died on Wednesday at age 75.

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Dave Rosser, Guitarist For The Afghan Whigs, Dies At 50

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The guitarist joined friend Greg Dulli on two projects and contributed to an stylistically eclectic range of albums.

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Stunning New Video For 'Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)'

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

A new mini-epic taken from The Hamilton Mixtape highlights the successes and struggles of immigrants in a country formed by them.

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A Passionate Plea For Health Care, From She Keeps Bees

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

She Keeps Bees returns with a lacerating lament, the second song from the duo's upcoming EP Our Bodies/Head of Steak.

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Pandora Co-Founder And CEO Tim Westergren To Step Down

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

After more than 17 years with the company, Westergren announced he would be stepping down as CEO and exiting the company's board.

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Watch: Vince Staples Brings A Serrated 'Love Can Be...' To 'The Tonight Show'

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Staples follows the release of his anticipated Big Fish Theory with a visit to Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show.

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Hear Radiohead's Incredible Glastonbury Performance

Monday, June 26, 2017

Exactly 20 years after it cemented its place as one of the most ambitious rock bands in history with OK Computer, Radiohead returned to Britain's most renowned festival.

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Tupac Shakur Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Hit With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Friday, June 23, 2017

Kevin Powell conducted Tupac's career-defining interviews; now he's suing the filmmakers behind the biopic for using them without his permission.

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