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Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney Props in Massive Ticket Scalping Scheme 4

Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney Props in Massive Ticket Scalping Scheme

Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and Broadway productions like the award-winning musical Hamilton were unwitting props in an alleged ticket scalping Ponzi scheme by two New York men that netted more than $97 million, according to investigators. Joseph Meli, 42, and Matthew Harriton, 52, were named in an amended complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit in federal District Court in Manhattan....
Artists Cash in (Sell Out?) at American Music Awards in Auto Ads (video) 8

Artists Cash in (Sell Out?) at American Music Awards in Auto Ads (video)

Eminem, Fergie and Gwen Stefani may have been out of the running at the American Music Awards, but they cashed in where it counts, in the flood of commercials that appeared during the show for such brands as Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat. Of course, there was a time when music artists wouldn’t be caught dead selling out to “the man,” much less allowing their music to be used to sell Chevys. But times have changed. Artists for years now have been pushing themselves as brands. They are cashing in on commercial endorsements wherever they can find them to bolster revenues from declining record sales....
Miley Cyrus Sings Soulful Dylan Cover on Kimmel (watch) 12

Miley Cyrus Sings Soulful Dylan Cover on Kimmel (watch)

Miley Cyrus is fast becoming the voice of her generation for Bob Dylan's legacy. She performed a moving version of his song "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" on Jimmy Kimmel last night. Go figure. Cyrus, 19, is one of a number of artists who cover Dylan songs on Amnesty International's benefit compilation Chimes of Freedom....