Billionaire Peter Thiel Sells Majority of Facebook Stake, Pocketing $29 Million

Investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel has sold 73% of his remaining shares in Facebook, earning $29 million on the sale. Thiel now owns 59,913 Class A shares of Facebook after he sold 160,805 shares on...

How to Watch the Grammy Awards Nominations

The Recording Academy will announce the 2018 Grammy Awards nominations on Tuesday morning. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day will kick off the announcement by revealing the nominees in the four general field categories: best new artist, record...

Khalid Signs With BMI

“Location” singer Khalid has signed with performing rights organization BMI, the PRO announced today. The R&B newcomer is among 2017’s breakout acts, having reached a peak position of No. 12 on the BuzzAngle consumption...

Departing Hulu VR VP Noah Heller Launches L.A. Tech Fund 3Rodeo (EXCLUSIVE)

One of the key executives behind Hulu’s virtual reality (VR) push has left the company, and is now starting a Los Angeles-based tech fund: Noah Heller, Hulu’s VP of business development for emerging technology...

Murdoch Sale Talks Underscore Digital’s Effect in Disrupting Hollywood

Industry veterans are struggling to wrap their heads around a notion that would have seemed laughable a year ago: Rupert Murdoch, a seller? The heightened level of activity around the possible sale of some big...

Imagine Dragons Rules TV Ads With ‘Believer,’ ‘Thunder’

Imagine Dragons’ “Evolve” isn’t just the year’s top-selling rock album: Driven by the songs “Believer” — No. 10 on the BuzzAngle Top 30 — and “Thunder,” it’s produced an impressive number of TV and...

Aviron Pictures Acquires ‘Destination Wedding’ With Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

David Dinerstein’s Aviron Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to Victor Levin’s “Destination Wedding,” a romantic comedy reuniting Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder. The deal also includes all English-speaking territories, including the United...

YouTube Creators CaptainSparklez, EvanTube Sign With Kid-Media Startup Pocket.watch

Pocket.watch has signed partnership deals with two big YouTube creators — EvanTube and CaptainSparklez — giving the children’s media startup a network that produces around 1 billion monthly video views. CaptainSparklez, a video-game and entertainment...

Netflix Orders Commits to ‘Sex Education’ with U.K. Drama Order

Netflix is putting “Sex Education” on the curriculum, with an order for a new coming-of-age comedy drama out of the U.K. “Sex Education” will follow an awkward teen, Otis Thompson, who lives with his mom,...

Grammy Awards Nominations 2018: Jay-Z Leads With Eight, Kendrick Lamar Scores Seven

Every year the Grammy nominations are a combination of the near-inevitable and the unexpected, and the class of 2018 — the awards’ 60th anniversary — are no exception. At nearly 49 years old, Jay-Z and his...

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