Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Ordered to Pay $25 Million in Beats Headphones Royalties

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been ordered to pay roughly $25 million to entrepreneur Steven Lamar, who sued the two music moguls in 2016…
Andy Cush / June 27, 2018

Beats By Dre Co-Founder Jimmy Iovine Is Loving the Free Publicity From NFL Ban

Getting banned by the National Football League might just be the best thing to happen to Beats by Dre. That's the impression Beats co-founder Jimmy…
James Grebey / October 16, 2014

World Cup Ban on Beats by Dre May Help Headphones Giant Boom

The futbol-overlords at FIFA have banned Beats by Dre from every official World Cup event, but the restriction may actually further the headphones giant's so-far successful…
Olivia Forman / June 19, 2014

Apple Could Ditch Headphone Jacks to Beats’ Benefit

Almost as many people hate Apple earbuds as they do Beats headphones. That's a fact. What's not yet a fact, but may soon be very…
Harley Brown / June 6, 2014

Apple Buys Beats, Welcomes Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Apple has acquired Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's Beats brand for $3 billion. The long whispered-about deal has at last been confirmed, via an announcement which…
Chris Martins / May 28, 2014

Trent Reznor’s Beats Music Launches in January

A long-hinted rival to Spotify and other music streaming providers will launch next month. Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers announced the service's January 2014 U.S.
Marc Hogan / December 4, 2013

Trent Reznor’s Mysterious Streaming Service Reportedly Being Wooed By Apple

Details are still scarce about Beats By Dre's new music subscription service, which boasts Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor as its chief creative officer,…
Marc Hogan / March 6, 2013

Hear How to Destroy Angels and Beastie Boys Goodies Over the Phone

Press the pound sign for "probably inevitable now that we think about it." If the humble cassette tape could mount a mini-comeback, then of course listening…
Marc Hogan / February 19, 2013

Trent Reznor’s ‘Beats’ Music Streaming Service Might Be One Step Closer to Skynet

Cue up the footage of the Hal 9000 computer melting down warbling "Daisy Bell" at the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey. That's right: Daisy,…
Marc Hogan / February 13, 2013