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.

Twista Cut From McDonald's Live Trek

Twista Cut From McDonald's Live Trek

McDonald's USA has pulled Chicago-based rapper Twista from appearing on its free 10-city parking lot tour, citing the hip-hop artist's "controversial lyrics."
Twista Cut From McDonald's Live Trek

Twista Cut From McDonald's Live Trek

McDonald's has pulled rapper Twista from its free 10-city parking lot tour, citing the Chicago-based hip-hop artist's "controversial lyrics."
Elton John To Open Sprint Center

Elton John To Open Sprint Center

Elton John and his band have been confirmed to launch the new 18,000-seat-plus Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 13. Arena operator AEG co-owns the arena with the City of Kansas City.
Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

Rock act Aiden has been selected by MTV2 "Book the Band" viewers to perform at Baltimore's Virgin Festival. The Seattle band received nearly 420,000 online and text votes as part of Virgin Mobile's "Book the Band" contest, which aired on MTV2 between June 15 and July 20.
WaMu Partners With Venues Nationwide

WaMu Partners With Venues Nationwide

Banking company WaMu (formerly Washington Mutual) is expanding its presence in the live music business with WaMu Live!, a new program that gives customers exclusive benefits to concerts at venues in Los Angeles, Seattle, New York and San Francisco.
Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

Rock act Aiden has been selected by MTV2 "Book the Band" viewers to perform at Baltimore's Virgin Festival, set for Aug. 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course. The Seattle-based band will open day two of the festival.

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