Andy Gensler

Billboard.biz Contributing Editor

Billboard.biz contributing editor Andy Gensler is a writer, editor and enthusiastic dancer who has worked at and written for the New York Times, Rolling Stone and Spin. He co-founded the Mishpucha music collective and the No Dancing Allowed political organization fighting NYC's restrictive cabaret laws. He also edited the Daily Swarm and played guitar in the Homefries, an eclectic folk-metal-country-gypsy-punk band. 

Morning Fix: Billboard Women In Music Honorees; HMV Sells Mama Group; Zep Honored by Obama; iTunes Coming to Russia?

Morning Fix: Billboard Women In Music Honorees; HMV Sells Mama Group; Zep Honored by Obama; iTunes Coming to Russia?

Top of the day, pass the crumpets. In today's Fix: Billboard recognizes and honors the music biz's top female execs; HMV Group sells MamaGroup; Metallica goes indie; the FCC approves community radio expansion; Led Zeppelin honored by Obama; Lady Gaga buys 55 Michael Jackson items at auction; Das Racist breaks-up; Holiday sets to hit the Billboard 200; is iTunes launching in Russia?; way more.
Morning Fix: iTunes 11 Launches; Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Headed For No. 1; Katy Perry Woman of the Year Video

Morning Fix: iTunes 11 Launches; Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Headed For No. 1; Katy Perry Woman of the Year Video

In today's Fix: Apple finally launches iTunes 11 and we have a recap of what's new; Rod Stewart and Alicia Keys vie for Billbaord 200 top honors; Katy Perry discusses her 2012 Billboard Woman of the Year honors (our annual event takesw place today); AC/DC crushes on iTunes; Cee-Lo and Primary Wave team up on Juliet Sims mgm't; UK's best-sellers; Gotye tops ARIA awards; and it's all Rooty Tooty Fresn 'n Fruity!
Morning Fix: Rihanna's First No. 1 Album; Adele Hits 10 Million; Today's Congressional Internet-Royalty Hearing

Morning Fix: Rihanna's First No. 1 Album; Adele Hits 10 Million; Today's Congressional Internet-Royalty Hearing

In today's Fix: Rihanna finally gets her first No. 1 album; what to expect at today's Congressional hearings on digital radio's music licensing; layoffs (and new appointments) at UMG-EMI Canada; Adele  "21" sells 10 million and quick; legendary promo man Pete Bennett RIP; Deezer aims at Spotify; will Florence & the Machine and Eric Clapton play next Rolling Stones gig?; way more.
Morning Fix: Steve Barnett Officially Head of Capitol; U2's McGuiness On Frank Barsalona; Berklee Study on Music Biz Jobs, Salaries

Morning Fix: Steve Barnett Officially Head of Capitol; U2's McGuiness On Frank Barsalona; Berklee Study on Music Biz Jobs, Salaries

In today's Fix: UMG officially names Steve Barnett chairman/CEO of Capitol; U2 manager Paul McGuiness' tribute to Frank Barsalona; Billboard releases FutureSound white paper on keys to new music business; Berklee examines music biz salaries; Record Store Day's Black Friday in the black; Rolling Stones fined for playing past curfew; Pussy Riot nominated for Time's Person of the Year; and way more. Pass the Mickey toast.
Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

In today's Fix: Legendary music agent Frank Barsalona remembered by Irving Azoff, Danny Zelisko, Peter Luukko and others; The Internet Radio Fairness Act will be considered by Congress this week; PSY's "Gangnam Style" is YouTube's most watched video (sorry Bieber); Live Nation launches website; Kobalt gets Dylan's neighboring rights; Rolling Stones' anniversary show begins with Mary J. Blige; way more. Plus, steel cut oats.

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