1. Disney Music and DigiTour Media Co-Founders Launch RMI Recordings Label: Exclusive

    June 20, 2017 9:00 AM EDT The new label will sign 'digital-first' talent. Disney Music Group with Chris Rojas and Meridith Valiando Rojas , the co-founders of DigiTour Media, today announced the formation of their new label, RMI Recordings which will sign “digital-first” talent. DigiTour Media, wihich was…

  2. Vice Raises $450 Million From TPG, Boosts Valuation to $5.7 Billion

    June 19, 2017 6:19 PM EDT Vice Media has raised $450 million from private equity firm TPG.  The deal boosts Vice's valuation to $5.7 billion, a source familiar with the company confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies did not disclose how big a stake TPG will have in Vice, which already counts Disney…

  3. Best Love Song? Most Magical? Here Are Superlatives for 16 Classic Disney Songs

    March 15, 2017 10:17 PM EDT No matter what era you were born in, there is nothing like some good old nostalgia. And thanks to a practically countless number of classic animated movie musicals, every generation can come together to enjoy some classic Disney hits. With the March 17 release of the newest live-action Disney…

  4. Every Song From the Disney Renaissance (1989-'99), Ranked: Critics' Take

    March 14, 2017 10:58 PM EDT It's 2017, and generations young and old will get to relive a slice of the glory days of the late-20th-century Disney Renaissance, with live-action remakes of '90s classics  Aladdin and The Lion King  reportedly in the works, and even a non-Disney reboot of The Little Mermaid in the…

  5. Deadmau5 Says Archenemy Disney Wanted His Help on 'Fantasia' Anniversary

    October 14, 2014 4:23 PM EDT On Monday, Deadmau5 raised new sound and fury at the U.S. Trademark Office over Disney's attempt to oppose his mark consisting of a caricature of a mouse head with black ears, black face, white eyes and white mouth. The new papers speak among other things, about what Disney has in…

  6. Bret McKenzie on 'Muppet'-less Oscars: 'It's a Shame'

    February 08, 2012 1:00 AM EST Best Original Song Nominee Talks Oscars & 'Muppets,' Plus Future of Flight of the Conchords Bret McKenzie is up for a best original song Oscar later this month, not that "Man or Muppet" (from "The Muppets") will be performed live or anything. The Flight of…

  7. 'Glee' Producer Adam Anders Launches Record Label

    May 06, 2011 5:20 PM EDT After co-producing more than 100 Billboard Hot 100 hits for Fox's "Glee," the show's executive music producer, Adam Anders, is looking to capture some of that lightning in a bottle for recording artists on his own label. Anders Music Records' first release is the self…

  8. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z Rolls Out New Website to Celebrate His Hits, Fergie Dispels Solo Album Rumors

    November 12, 2010 5:48 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z Debuts Glossy New Website to Celebrate His Greatest Hits Jay-Z recently unveiled a new website as a promotional push for his upcoming greatest hits album, "The Hits Collection," which hits retailers…

  9. Jonas Brothers' Show, 'Jonas L.A.,' Cancelled by Disney

    November 09, 2010 12:03 PM EST The Jonas Brothers are Disney Channel stars no longer. The sibling trio's television show, "Jonas L.A.," has been cancelled, the network confirmed in an official statement Monday night (Nov. 8). "We've been fortunate to work with the enormously talented Jonas Brothers…

  10. Disney Reviewing Live Shows After Adam Lambert AMAs Flap

    December 01, 2009 12:27 PM EST Singer Adam Lambert 's sexually charged performance at the American Music Awards has caused the Walt Disney Co-owned ABC-TV to review the steps it takes in preparing for live broadcasts of performers, Disney's head of television said on Monday. Lambert, the runner-up on this year&…