1. Capitol Announces New VP of Publicity

    February 11, 2015 3:58 PM EST Capitol Music Group has announced the appointment of Lauren Ceradini as its new vp of publicity, moving over from the same position at Sony's Epic Records (where, the company's statement points out, she was also responsible for managing CEO L.A. Reid's publicity). Ceradini will…

  2. BottleRock 2015 Lineup: No Doubt, Imagine Dragons & Robert Plant Headlining

    January 06, 2015 6:50 PM EST The "bottle" part of Napa Valley's BottleRock festival is the flowing wine and beer, and now we know more about the "rock" portion: Imagine Dragons , No Doubt and Robert Plant will headline the three-day fest May 29-31. Coachella 2015 Lineup Revealed: AC/DC, Drake …

  3. Capitol Music Group Hires Two Publicity VPs

    December 08, 2014 3:11 PM EST Capitol Music Group has hired industry veterans Jennie Boddy and Erin Cooney as vice presidents of publicity under Ambrosia Healy , the company's head of media strategy and relations. Expect a seamless move for the new hires, who already work with Healy at her indie PR firm The Fun…

  4. Layoffs Hit Capitol Music Group

    November 06, 2014 2:29 PM EST A round of layoffs has hit Capitol Music Group, Billboard has confirmed. A source with knowledge of the situation tells Billboard that a dozen staffers were let go today (Nov. 6) as part of a restructuring at Capitol Music Group. Those twelve include J.R. Rich , Gihan Salem , Heidi Anne…

  5. Executive Turntable: New Faces, Promotions at Beggars, Republic Records, Capitol & More

    October 21, 2014 1:11 PM EDT -- The Beggars Group announced the following expansion and promotions within the radio department: Risa Matsuki was promoted to VP, Promotions; Brien Terranova joined as Sr. Director, Promotions; and Hector Montes rose to National Director, Promotions.  -- Republic Records announced the…

  6. Ambrosia Healy Picked to Head Up Capitol Music Group Publicity

    October 14, 2014 5:08 PM EDT Public relations executive Ambrosia Healy will be joining Capitol Music Group as its senior vice president and head of media strategy and relations, the company has announced. Healy will be responsible for overseeing all publicity for Capitol Music Group and its subsidiary labels'…

  7. Who's Got Trouble?

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shivaree enjoyed a slam-dunk in 2004 with its mischievous, surf-drenched track "Goodnight Moon" on the "Kill Bill 2" soundtrack. Shivaree enjoyed a slam-dunk in 2004 with its mischievous, surf-drenched track "Goodnight Moon" on the "Kill Bill 2"…

  8. 2003 Vibe Awards Nominees

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center, the event will be hosted by Queen Latifah and broadcast as a two-hour special the next night on UPN. Below is a list of nominees for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa…

  9. Purple

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cross Canadian Ragweed purposefully blends big, crunchy rock guitars, crisp acoustic strumming, accessible melodies, and insightful lyrics, rendered with Texas-sized heart and an endearing mean streak Cross Canadian Ragweed purposefully blends big, crunchy rock guitars, crisp acoustic…