Jimmy Iovine

FILE - In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Beats Audio equipment is arranged for a photo next to an Apple laptop at Best Buy in Boston. Apple announced Wednesday, May 28, 2014, that it is acquiring Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Beats, the headphone and music streaming specialist, also brings the swagger of rapper Dr. Dre and recording impresario Jimmy Iovine. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

5 things to know about Apple’s duet with Beats

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook looked like he wanted to dance Wednesday as he discussed his company’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. The deal, by far the most expensive in Apple’s […]


Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Apple seeks to regain cool with $3B Beats buy

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist that also brings the swagger of rapper Dr. Dre and recording […]


This undated image released by Magnolia Pictures shows a group of studio musicians known as The Swampers at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, Ala., a subject of the documentary "Muscle Shoals." (AP Photo/Magnolia Pictures)

Muscle Shoals upgrades ensure spirit of Alabama music lives on

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Iovine and Luke Wood were so moved by the “Muscle Shoals” documentary, they’re putting up money to make sure the unique spirit of the Alabama music haven lives on. The […]


Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez at the "Viva Movil by Jennifer Lopez" flagship store grand opening in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 26, 2013.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

‘American Idol’ taps Lopez, Connick as judges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “American Idol” is betting that a judges’ remix with Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will fare better with viewers than bickering divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj did […]


University of Southern California

Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California will offer a curriculum aimed to help young innovators create the next iPod or Facebook. The […]



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