Just hours after accepting the Icon Award at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Prince is announcing his new partnership with Kobalt Label Services, a division of independent music services company Kobalt Music Group.
Paul Drew, one of Top 40 radio’s major architects, died May 16 of natural causes at Victor Royale Assisted Living in Glendale, Calif. The 78-year-old’s multi-faceted career included stints as a DJ, programmer, broadcasting executive and consultant.
Maroon 5 frontman and “The Voice” judge Adam Levine received the President’s Award last night at the 61st annual BMI Pop Awards. Also honoring the 25 most-performed songs of the year, the ceremony presented statuettes to Universal Music Publishing for publisher of the year and the Maroon 5 hit “Moves Like Jagger” for song of the year.
The countdown begins for its first BET Experience at L.A. Live. Moving to the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles after nine years at the nearby Shrine Auditorium, the awards show is expanding into a three-day festival (June 28-30). Featured events run the gamut from A-list music concer
No photographers allowed. And no cell phones allowed. Thus no tweeting allowed. Or risk immediate ejection by security types, who spent the evening spotting transgressors and asking them sternly to delete any images taken or recorded. Yes, it was a Prince concert.