Melinda Newman

Starbucks To Offer Diana Ross Exclusively

Starbucks To Offer Diana Ross Exclusively

Starbucks' new deal with the William Morris Agency should bring the coffeehouse greater access to music, film and book projects at an earlier stage. But the company stresses they will also continue to work directly with the labels in making its musical selections. Starbucks' next exclusive is a result of direct contact with the labels--Diana Ross's "Blue," an album of standards recorded in 1971 and 1972 that was never released.
ASCAP Honors Composer Mark Isham

ASCAP Honors Composer Mark Isham

Mark Isham was presented the prestigious Henry Mancini Award at ASCAP's 21st annual Film and Television Music Awards gala held Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
A&M Prez Takes Reins At Geffen

A&M Prez Takes Reins At Geffen

A&M president Ron Fair has met with Geffen staffers and is already actively running the label, according to inside sources. A UMG spokeman declined to comment, as did Fair.
Lombard: Key Exec Losses Won't Hurt Starbucks

Lombard: Key Exec Losses Won't Hurt Starbucks

Despite two high-profile departures from its music division, Starbucks Entertainment president Ken Lombard says business will not be affected. However, some in the industry aren't so sure.

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