Paradigm Talent Agency agent and Bamboozle Festival co-founder Matt Galle is bringing his Photo Finish Records to Island Def Jam. The label, which Galle launched in 2006, had been under the Atlantic Records umbrella for the last five years.
Britney Spears' recording contract with the former Jive Records has one album left, and among those courting the chart-topper are L.A. Reid, Spears' "X Factor" sidekick, and former Jive head Barry Weiss.
A battle for Britney Spears is brewing as her contract with the former Jive Records (now RCA, a division of Sony Music) has one album left. Among those courting the chart-topper are L.A. Reid, chairman of Sony's Epic Records and Spears' X Factor sidekick, and Barry Weiss, former Jive head who's guided her career through its greatest heights and now chairs Island Def Jam Motown and Universal Republic.
Cee Lo Green is adding another title to his already impressive résumé. The platinum-selling artist, Grammy winner, Las Vegas showman, actor and coach on NBC’s "The Voice" has been appointed chief creative officer of Primary Wave Music, the management, marketing and music publishing company with which he signed in 2010.
As the '80s megaband fights for a bigger share of digital royalties, its singer breaks down the issues at hand, how acts like My Chemical Romance could suffer in the future and the state of today's music: "It's blasé."
The legendary singer will release his first-ever Christmas album, for which he’ll team with veteran producer and Verve chairman David Foster, who worked on multiplatinum holiday sets by Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban.