Mitchell Peters

Correspondent

Mitchell Peters has worked in Billboard's Los Angeles office since 2006. He writes for Billboard Magazine, Billboard.biz and Billboard.com, and serves as the West Coast editor for Billboard.biz.

Touring Panel: Developing New Acts Vital To Biz

Touring Panel: Developing New Acts Vital To Biz

At a time when album sales continue to plunge and artists turn to touring as their primary source of income, the development of newer acts is crucial to the future of the music business, according to the "Who Do You Love?" panel at the 5th annual Billboard Touring Conference, held today at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York.
Vital Talent Closes, WME Picks Up Clients

Vital Talent Closes, WME Picks Up Clients

New York-based electronic booking agency Vital Talent, founded by agent Gerry Gerrard, has closed its doors. The firm's clients -- including Chemical Brothers, Underworld and the Prodigy -- will join the roster of William Morris Electronic.
Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine.
F&TV Panel Reveals Music Selection Strategies

F&TV Panel Reveals Music Selection Strategies

The first step to finding music for a new film is "to find who the key music decision makers are -- the directs or producers," according to GTM music supervisor Maureen Crowe, who spoke today (Nov. 14) at the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference in Los Angeles.
F&TV Confab, Day Two: Secrets Behind Trailer Songs

F&TV Confab, Day Two: Secrets Behind Trailer Songs

Film trailers play a crucial role in marketing upcoming releases, but those with the desire to enter the trailer business should be quick thinking and have a high endurance for stress, according to a panel of experts on Day two (Nov. 14) of the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference.
Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a 25-city-plus North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine.
Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine.

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