Shirley Halperin

Shirley Halperin is the music editor of The Hollywood Reporter.

NBC Sings Its Way to the Top of the Ratings

How Twitter Raises 'The Voice's Ratings

If "The Voice" twisted the TV talent show formula, it damn near revolutionized the use of social media in the live viewing experience. With a Web staff of 10 constantly updating 110 Web pages about the hosts and contestants, the NBC hit is closing in on "Glee" with user engagement.
L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

X Factor" judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid will take on the chairman title at the soon-to-be restructured Epic Label Group.
Backbeat: L.A. Reid Talks Backstage at 'X Factor' About Chris Rene, New Regime at Epic

L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

"X Factor" judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio “L.A.” Reid is reportedly headed to Sony Music. He will take on the chairman title at the soon-to-be restructured Epic Label Group, which will encompass Jive Records and reunite him with two artists he discovered and developed: Usher and Pink.

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