NEW YORK (AP) â The title of Lee Daniels' latest venture, "Star," might very well identify this celebrated producer-director-writer. His films include "Monster's Ball," ''Precious" and "The Butler," while two seasons ago he roared into series TV with Fox's smash music drama "Empire."
Earlier this week Youtube belaboredly patted themselves on the back for reportedly paying out over a billion dollars to the music industry. In a statement, the IFPI, or the International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry, a global record industry trade group, called the figure into question. âGoogle has today issued more unexplained numbers on what it claims YouTube pays the music industry.