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Billboard.biz's Backbeat

Backbeat

From the record release parties to the green rooms, our exclusive look at the people behind the music business -- behind the scenes.

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December 12, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Digital & Mobile | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: LMFAO, David Guetta, Karmin Behind The Scenes at Z100's Jingle Ball Red Carpet
While Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull and many more pop stars were rocking the stage at Z100's annual Jingle Ball concert on Friday night (Dec. 9), the red carpet at New York's Madison Square Garden was swarming with press reps, photographers, publicists and a few MSG staffers trying to make sense of it all.

December 12, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Big K.R.I.T. Marketing Manager Steve-O Shares Daily Routine with Billboard
Steven "Steve-O" Brown, marketing manager to rappers like Big K.R.I.T. and Mickey Factz, met up with Billboard for lunch at Sarita's Macaroni and Cheese to talk about what his day-to-day is like hustling and juggling his multiple acts from morning til night.

December 12, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Latin
Backbeat: SESAC Holiday Party Abuzz with Optimism for 2012
Hundreds of music industry vets attended SESAC's annual holiday celebration at Café La Boheme in West Hollywood.

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December 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Branding | Rock & Pop

Backbeat: Corey Taylor, Slipknot and Stone Sour Frontman, NYT Best Selling Author

December 9, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Latin

Backbeat: Tierra Cali Gets Early Christmas Gift--Two Gold Albums

December 9, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels

Backbeat: Fontana Hosts Event for NYC Labels, We're Late But Rock the Joint Anyway

December 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management

Backbeat: Black Star Play NYC, Talk Recording in Africa, Aretha Franklin-Inspired Mix Tape

December 9, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Kurtis Blow, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane Celebrate Release of 'Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey'

December 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Theophilus London, Mark Ronson Rock at 'Rocked,' Mick Rock's Photo Exhibit

December 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Indies | Retail

Backbeat: A2IM's NYC Holiday Bash Buzzing About UMG's EMI Acquisition, Hip-Hop Indies

December 7, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Digital & Mobile | Branding | Rock & Pop

Backbeat: The Syndicate Execs Talk Taco Bell Feed The Beat, Conflict of Interest Parties, Andrew W.K.

December 6, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Branding | Latin

Backbeat: Uruguay's Max Capote Comes Stateside, Promotes Album Following Latin Grammys

December 6, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Roscoe Dash Dishes The 'J.U.I.C.E.' At Exclusive Listening Party

December 5, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Global | Rock & Pop

Backbeat: Dave Navarro, Members of Weezer, Slayer, Slipknot Rock L.A. Charity Event @ Avalon

December 5, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Grammy Nominations After-Party; Word On Ludacris' Next Album

December 2, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | TV & Film | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Swizz Beatz, T.I., Alicia Keys, Stephen Baldwin @ NYC Lotus Launch Party

December 1, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Eric Benet Plays Intimate Set for Fans, Def Leppard's Phil Collen, Mario Cantone

November 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Branding | Latin

Backbeat: Shaila Durcal Treats Anti-Piracy Lawmakers To Recording Session @ Miami's Hit Factory


November 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Indies | Retail | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop

Backbeat: Kendra Morris Plays Pharrell's Qream Tasting Party at Cornerstone HQ (Audio)

November 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Bill Withers Talks 'Just As I Am,' Calls A&R 'Antagonism & Redundant' @ Grammy Museum

November 28, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Kendrick Lamar & DJ Green Lantern Rock Charity Concert @ L.A.'s Music Box

November 28, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Global | Legal & Management | Indies | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Bob Ezrin, Crowbar, Kardinal Offishall Honored @ Canada's SOCAN Awards

November 23, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Latin
Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Talks New Album, mun2 Production Deal & Upcoming Edward James Olmos-Produced Film

November 23, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Janelle Monae, Jan Smith & Uwonda Carter Honored At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Event

November 22, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Global | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Andrew W.K. Hosts World Snowboarding Championship Pre-Party @ NYC's Santos Party House

November 22, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Mr. Dream Wrap Up Tour with Mister Heavenly, Run Into Mr. Michael Stipe

November 22, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Latin
Backbeat: First-Ever Rola Music Fest Brings 30 Latin Acts To Miami: Oscar D'Leon, Diego Torres, Julieta Venegas, More

November 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile
Backbeat: Billboard FutureSound With Songkick, Topspin, Myxer, Gracenote and More

November 21, 2011 - Radio | Backbeat | Features | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Justin Bieber Joins Elvis Duran and the Morning Show Team at New York's Z-100

November 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Latin
Backbeat: Cristian Castro Celebrates Jose Jose Tribute Album, 'Mi Amigo el Principe,' at Las Vegas Release Party

November 21, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Digital & Mobile | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Mary J. Blige Previews 'My Life II' at 'American Express Unstaged' Concert

November 19, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Branding
Backbeat: Topspin, RootMusic, Twitter, Loeb & Loeb, Turntable.fm and More at Billboard's FutureSound Conference

November 18, 2011 - Backbeat | Publishing | Legal & Management | Indies | Digital & Mobile | Retail | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Photos From Billboard FutureSound Cocktail Reception

November 18, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Country
Backbeat: 'The Voice's' Dia Frampton Steps Into The Great Wide Open

November 18, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Classical | Publishing | TV & Film
Backbeat: George Clooney, Alexandre Desplat Share Notes On Film Scoring

November 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Digital & Mobile | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Drake, Maroon 5, Busta Rhymes Rock Google Music Launch Party

November 16, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies
Backbeat: Kurt Vile, Manager Rennie Jaffe Defend Bank Of America Commercial @ NYC Webster Hall Show

November 16, 2011 - Backbeat | Global
Backbeat: Opening Night of Shirin Neshat's 'OverRuled' at Performa 11

November 16, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Retail | Country
Backbeat: RIAA & NMPA's Post-CMA Party Draws Industry Execs From SESAC, The Recording Academy & More

November 15, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: fun.'s NYC Gig Packed With Execs From Atlantic Records, Fueled By Ramen, Spotify

November 15, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: MGMT's Two Nights At The Guggenheim, Ace Hotel After Party

November 15, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Porcupine Tree Frontman Steven Wilson's First NYC Solo Gig @ Best Buy Theater

November 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Retail | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Madonna Teases Leaked Single, Announces New Dancer At Smirnoff Event

November 14, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Original Black Sabbath Lineup Reunites At L.A.'s Whisky A Go-Go

November 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Country
Backbeat: Trace Adkins Loves Dogs, So Choosing Waggin' Tails Winner Was Easy

November 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Latin
Backbeat: Latin Grammy Parties -- Including One With An '80s Twist

November 11, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | Latin
Backbeat: Shakira Brings Out Stars, Execs @ Latin Grammys Person Of The Year Gala

November 11, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Inside Michael Jackson's 'Immortal' Album Via Music Designer Kevin Antunes

November 10, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Branding
Backbeat: Orchard's Jason Pascal, Rhapsody's Adam Parness On 'B.S.-Free' Ent. & Tech Law Conference

November 10, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Kelly Clarkson's VH1 'Unplugged' Taping, VH1 Pres. Tom Calderone Reminisces

November 10, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Global | Retail | Latin
Backbeat: Latin Icons the Late-Joe Arroyo, Alex Lora, Jose Feliciano, Linda Ronstadt Honored @ Pre Latin Grammys

November 9, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Retail | Country
Backbeat: Broken Bow/Stoney Creek Pre-CMA Party Celebrates New Signing Randy Houser, Jason Aldean, Ex-Bartenders Thompson Square

November 9, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Classical | TV & Film | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Arthur Hanlon Films TV Special With Marc Anthony, Natalia Jimenz, Cheo Feliciano in Puerto Rico

November 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Branding
Backbeat: Barsuk Prez Josh Rosenfeld Reminisces @ This Busy Monster, Touring With Elliott Smith @ Phantogram's L.A. Show

November 9, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Playboy Mansion Hosts Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund Innaugural Awards Gala

November 8, 2011 - Backbeat | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Aaron Carter Lauded By Diehard Fans, David Archuleta at Off-Broadway Debut

November 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Retail | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Beyonce To Debut One More '4' Video Before DVD Deluxe Release; Just Ask Piers Morgan...

November 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: 'The Voice's' Javier Colon Does Walmart Shoot, Explains Vegetarianism, Not Throwing Blood On Furs

November 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | TV & Film
Backbeat: For the Love of A Bracelet: Air's Branded Cartier Song Debuts @ NYC's Thompson Hotel

November 7, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies | TV & Film
Backbeat: St. Vincent Plays NYC Post-'Portlandia'; Team Talks New Regina Spektor, Dirty Projectors

November 7, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Stereotypes Debut Alter Ego JON MXCRO At L.A. Listening Party

November 4, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Digital & Mobile | Retail | Branding | Rock & Pop | Dance | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Beats by Dre Launches New York Pop-Up Store With Will.I.Am, Freeway, Nero

November 4, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | Rock & Pop | Dance
Backbeat: LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy DJs Toyota Antics Party, Fans May Be Contacted By Local Dealership

November 4, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Irvin 'PW' Salinas Talks 'Nastier And Sexier' Album Over Burgers in L.A.

November 3, 2011 - Radio | Backbeat | Retail | Branding
Backbeat: 'This American Life's Ira Glass On Radio's Survival @ WFMU Record Fair: 'Who Cares?'

November 3, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Queensryche Rock Halloween, Discuss Joys of Grandparenting, Theatre Scores, Decorative Drum Wraps

November 2, 2011 - Backbeat | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Evanescence Rocks New York, Has Spinal Tap Moment Backstage

November 2, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: AraabMUZIK Talks Electro Aspirations While Working with 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes Amidst SBTRKT Masks

November 2, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Classical | TV & Film
Backbeat: Goth Night At L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall

November 2, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Chop Shop's Scars On 45 Open For Matt Nathanson At L.A.'s Wiltern

November 1, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Rock & Pop | Country | Latin | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Eight Great Female Writers, 20 Hits Delivered At ASCAP's L.A.'s Song Camp

November 1, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Indies Mix, Do Business at A2IM Event in NYC

October 31, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Twin Shadow, Chelsea Kills, Apollo Run, Friends, Nick Catchdubs Rock 'Converse's Hello Brooklyn'

October 31, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | Dance
Backbeat: Kaskade Warms a Snowbound NYC

October 31, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Music Execs Go Dog Sledding, Eat Bison During Canada's Breakout West

October 31, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Branding | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Michael Jackson's 'Immortal' Listening Session; Journos Dance in Their Chairs

October 31, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Retail | Latin
Backbeat: Ricardo Arjona Talks About The 'Freedom' Of Independent Album @ L.A.'s Conga Room

October 28, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | TV & Film | Jazz
Backbeat: Score to Johnny Depp's 'Rum Diary' Makes Live Debut @ L.A.'s Catalina Bar & Grill

October 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Global | Legal & Management | Indies | Digital & Mobile
Backbeat: Robert Levine, David Carr Trade (Friendly) Barbs Over Levine's New Book, 'Free Ride'

October 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: The Knux Rock the Vote at W Los Angeles - Westwood

October 27, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Rock & Pop | Latin
Backbeats: Garbage's Shirley Manson Stops By Billboard With New Music; Gloria Estefan Winds Down Post-Howard Stern Interview; Blue October Rock NYC

October 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Latin
Backbeat: Arthur Hanlon & Natalia Jimenez Turn Studio Session for TV Special Into Party

October 26, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Branding | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: V V Brown's Candy-Coated Listening Party For ArjanWrites' 'Artist #Talk' Series

October 26, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Latin
Backbeat: Roberto Tapia Finds His Romantic Side

October 26, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Chicago Rocks Charity Concert @ The Saban Theatre In L.A.

October 25, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Skateboard Marketing's 20th Anniversary Party @ CMJ: Are Ministry Recording A New Album?

October 25, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Telemundo's Glamorous Execs Kept Billboard Mexican Music Awards Running Smoothly

October 24, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: East Village Radio's Ballers Eve Eighth Anniversary Party @ NYC's Webster Hall

October 24, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Verse Simmonds Talks Sex-Centric Music, Working With Rihanna, New Album @ NYC's La Esquina

October 24, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Latin
Backbeat: Horacio Palencia On Verge of Launching Solo Career, Making 'Musical Mischief'

October 24, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: DJ Premier, Pete Rock @ 'Re:Generation' Doc. Preview Feat. Mark Ronson, Skrillex, More

October 22, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Brooklyn Vegan's 'Dream Showcase:' Braids, Weekend, Active Child, Pepper Rabbit, Blue Hawaii

October 21, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Indies | Branding
Backbeat: Life or Death CMJ Showcase With Psychic Ills, Trash Talk, Wise Blood, Tyler the Creator's Love of Cinna Stix

October 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | Indies | Branding
Backbeat: Titus Andronicus Rock Brooklyn's Glasslands For CMJ

October 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Global | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Billboard Mexican Music Awards: The Great Cowboy Hat Debate (Photo Gallery)

October 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Indies | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: KEXP Teams With Ace Hotel And Toyota's Free Yr Radio For Live CMJ Performances And Broadcasts

October 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Dance | Latin
Backbeat: Erick Rincon and 3Ball MTY Hit Red Carpet at Billboard's Inaugural Regional Mexican Awards

October 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Donovan, Eric Burdon & Peter Asher's Day @ Phoenix's Music Instrument Museum

October 21, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Vice's Noisey.com CMJ Showcase, With Twin Shadow, Caveman, Bleached and More

October 20, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Record Labels | Backbeat | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Stumbling Upon Real Estate's Release Party @ The Bohemian Hall Beer Garden in Astoria, Queens

October 20, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Record Labels | Backbeat | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Zola Jesus Storms CMJ 2011 With Three Shows in 24 Hours

October 19, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Theophilus London, Warner Bros. Execs Talk New Remix Album, Designing Nikes Over Tuna Rolls in L.A.

October 19, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Global | Legal & Management | Indies | Branding
Backbeat: Buzz Abounds @ Americana Music Fest's Thirty Tigers/Summertyne Party in Nashville

October 19, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Bebe Buell's NYC Release Party -- Cycle Slut From Hell Offers Profanity-Laced Kudos

October 18, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies
Backbeat: Soulive, Lettuce Headline Royal Family Records Showcase, Talk New Albums

October 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Digital & Mobile | Branding
Backbeat: Johnny Marr, Best Coast Rock Ray Ban Party

October 17, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Branding | Rock & Pop | Dance | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Florence + The Machine, The Justice, Karen O Hit Brooklyn For The Creators Project

October 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Indies | Retail | Branding
Backbeat: Matt & Kim Rock Moussy Party, Discuss T.I., Year-End Blowout, Bacardi Sync

October 17, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Latin
Backbeat: Bocatabu, Radiad, Tender Box Play BMI's Otono Latin Alt Showcase In Hollywood

October 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Retail | Branding
Backbeat: Butch Walker Plays In-Store, Takes to Photo Booth To Save Atlanta's Criminal Records

October 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Steel Panther Packs NYC's Gramercy For Night of Hair Metal Spoofing

October 17, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies
Backbeat: Other Lives Wrap U.S. Mates of State Tour, Enrapture NYC Crowd

October 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies | Digital & Mobile
Backbeat: NYC's Backyard Brunch Sessions With Boy Without God, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper

October 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Digital & Mobile | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Black Keys Rock New York for T-Mobile Event

October 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Lalah Hathaway Celebrates 'Where It All Begins' @ L.A. Live's Conga Room

October 13, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Latin | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Romeo Santos on New Album, Will Smith's Acting Tips, George Lopez's Comedy Skit

October 13, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: The Kin Host Foodie Feast, Rock Show @ Kingswood Restaurant

October 13, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Global
Backbeat: "It's Not All Bocelli and Opera"--Italian Musicians Invade L.A.

October 13, 2011 - | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Stars Play Brooklyn: Talk New Album, Regrets At Not Investing in Starbucks

October 12, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | LEGAL & MANAGEMENT | TV & FILM | R&B/HIP-HOP
Backbeat: Big Sean Launches 'Rising Icons' Season Three in NYC

October 12, 2011 - Backbeat | RECORD LABELS | BRANDING | TV & FILM | ROCK & POP
Backbeat: Donovan Performs With DeVotchKa at Elias Arts

October 11, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Far East Movement Talks Recording With David Guetta, Will.i.am; Touring With LMFAO Over Bulgogi

October 11, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Global | Latin
Backbeat: Gerardo Ortiz, Regional Mexican Singer, Attracts Celebs and Sony Execs to Milestone Show at Nokia Theatre in L.A.

October 10, 2011 - Backbeat | Indies | Branding | Backbeat October 10, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Diddy, Jimmy Iovine Bring Out Dr. Dre, Russell Simmons, Cassie To See Some 'Culo'

October 6, 2011 - Backbeat | Indies | Branding
Backbeat: Deer Tick Plays Private WFUV Show, Then Books to Buenos Aires

October 6, 2011 - Backbeat | Touring | Record Labels | Retail
Backbeat: Deadmau5 Kicks Off Record-Setting Six-Night Run At NYC's Roseland Ballroom

October 6, 2011 - Backbeat | Retail | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: DJ Premier and Kendra Morris at Skullcandy Present Wax Poetics Records Showcase

October 5, 2011 - Backbeat | Touring | Indies | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Exitmusic's NYC Release Party; 'Haven't I Seen That Singer Somewhere…'

October 5, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Tom Jones Helps 'House' Star Hugh Laurie Celebrate Debut Album @ The Mint L.A.

October 4, 2011 - Backbeat | Touring | Digital & Mobile | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: B.o.B., Natasha Bedingfield, Far East Movement Rock Myspace's Amp'd Up! Ad Week Concert

October 4, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Latin
Backbeat: Romeo Santos' Private L.A. Show; Talks Collabs With Usher, Pitbull, Lil Wayne

October 3, 2011 - Backbeat | Touring | Legal & Management | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: The Old And The New At Boyz II Men Listening Party

October 3, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies
Backbeat: Peter Bjorn and John Host L.A. Art Exhibition

September 30, 2011 - Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | Country
Backbeat: Candids From Nashville's SoundLand Festival

September 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | TV & Film | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Ne-Yo, Ludacris, Jermaine Dupri at ASCAP'S ATL Legends Dinner

September 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Global | TV & Film | Digital & Mobile | Latin
Backbeat: Mexican Star Pepe Aguilar Stops in Miami, Talks Online Promotion

September 29, 2011 | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | TV & Film | R&B/Hip-Hop
Slick Rick, Funkmaster Flex @ Red Bull Music Academy's Five Out Of Five

September 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Touring | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Anberlin Kicks Off Tour With Switchfoot @ NYC's Best Buy Theater

September 29, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Earth Wind & Fire, J&R Music Celebrate 40th Anniversaries @ NYC's South Street Seaport

September 28, 2011 - Backbeat | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Mary J. Blige Rocks Paper Mag's Nightlife Awards With Spectacular Set

September 28, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies
Backbeat: Head and the Heart Play Three Sold-Out NYC Dates, Mgm't Talks New Projects

September 28, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Tony Visconti Talks Bowie, T-Rex, Thin Lizzy @ McIntosh/Varvatos 'Vinyl Listening' Party

September 28, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Brenda Tamayo Manzanedo's B-Day; Amber Digby @ NYC's Rodeo Bar

September 28, 2011 - Backbeat | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt, Wife Maureen Visit Little Kids Rock Program in the Bronx

September 27, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Frankmusik Talks Enrique Iglesias, Cherrytree Records Backstage @ Erasure's NYC Show

September 27, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: L.A's Hot As Sun, Go-Go Dancers and 'CSI Miami' @ Artist Peter Tunney's NYC Happening

September 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Joe Henry Previews 'Reverie' For 30 Guests @ L.A. Home Studio

September 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Digital & Mobile | Retail
Backbeat: X5's Griff Morris' Birthday On the 73rd Floor of the Empire State Building

September 26, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Christina Milian Celebrates Her 30th Birthday At Kiss & Fly In NYC

September 23, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Branding | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Sean Parker's Lavish f8 Party With Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction, Even Pigs on a Spit

September 23, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Retail | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: James Brown's Daughter Reveals Bio Pic, Tribute Album & Museum @ Grammy Exhibition

September 23, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Country
Backbeat: Kentucky Headhunters, Black Stone Cherry @ Legendary Practice House in Metcalfe, KY

September 23, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Indies | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: L.A.'s Correatown Throws Album Release Show At Bootleg Theater

September 22, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Jessie and the Toy Boys Play Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week @ Lincoln Center

September 21, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Official Latin Grammy Artist Miguel Paredes' Painting Gets Big Reception

September 20, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Country
Backbeat: George Jones Turns 80 With Star-Studded Nashville Bash

September 19, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Latin
Backbeat: Marc Anthony Celebrates Birthday In Miami With Two Sold-Out Shows And A Party

September 19, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Eminem's Shady Records Open a Bodega In NYC Over the Weekend

September 19, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Sebastian Bach Wows Crowd at Trans World Conference & Awards

SSeptember 18, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | TV & Film | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Live From Coldplay's New Year's Eve Taping @ Austin City Limits (In Mid-September)

September 16, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Alice Cooper Returns to the Whisky A Go-Go With Robbie Krieger, Kesha

September 16, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Nappy Roots Stop By Billboard, Talk 'Nappy Dot Org'

September 16, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | Retail | Rock & Pop | Country
Backbeat: The Gourds Celebrate Vanguard Records Debut Album At L.A. Release Party

September 15, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Tyrese Plays New Album 'Open Invitation' At Virgin's NYC Offices

September 15, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management
Backbeat: RIAA Welcomes Former Chairman & CEO Mitch Bainwol's Successor, Cary Sherman

September 14, 2011 - Touring | Radio | Backbeat | Record Labels | Country
Backbeat: Lady Antebellum Celebrates 'Own the Night' LP Release with Fan Club Show in NYC

September 14, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | TV & Film
Backbeat: Guild of Music Supervisors Gather in L.A., Rally For Emmy Award Recognition

September 14, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Indies | Branding | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Karen Elson Brings Country to Fashion Week at Posh NYC Showcase

September 13, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: J. Cole Previews 'Cole World: The Sideline Story' at NYC Listening Party

September 13, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | TV & Film
Backbeat: L.A. Listening Party for David Lynch's New Album Is Kinda Creepy

September 13, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Indies | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Monster Island's Final Williamsburg, Brooklyn Block Party

September 12, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Cee-Lo Green, Richard Branson Tend Bar @ Virgin Mobile FreeFest

September 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Indies | TV & Film | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Umphrey's McGee Bowls, Doro Dines, Misra's DeLuca Rocks Mercury Lounge

September 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | TV & Film | Jazz | Latin | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Quincy Jones' Six-Decade Musical Celebration @ The Hollywood Bowl

September 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Indies
Backbeat: Glassnote Signing Oberhofer Plays Brooklyn's Music Hall

September 9, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Legal & Management | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: The Man Who Makes Aloe Blacc's Train Run On Time

September 8, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop | Dance | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Fool's Gold Celebrates Day Off With Juicy J, Just Blaze, A-Trak, DJ Mehdi

September 8, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Pusha T Joined by Odd Future's Tyler the Creator, Lloyd Banks, Others at NYC Showcase (Video)

September 8, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Phil Everly @ Buddy Holly's 75th Birthday Celebration: 'People Hated Our Music'

September 7, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Latin
Backbeat: Gerardo Ortiz Showcases New Music at L.A. Album-Release Party

September 7, 2011 - Backbeat | Publishing | TV & Film | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Nile Rodgers Celebrates New Autobiography With Gayle King, Beatriz Perez, Kyle MacLachlan, More

September 1, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Justin Timberlake Plays Surprise Show With FreeSol in NYC

August 30, 2011 - Backbeat | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Billboard, Target Celebrate With CAA, IDJ, Pitbull, Busta Rhymes, Estelle @ Pre-VMAs Dinner

August 28, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | TV & Film | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: No I.D. Talks New VP Role at Def Jam; The-Dream Talks Britney @ ASCAP Pre-VMAs Party

August 27, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat BMI Urban Music Awards With Icon Snoop, Drake, Wiz, RZA, More (Gallery)

August 27, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | TV & Film | Branding | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Give Back Hollywood's VH1 Save the Music Benefit w/ Kelly Rowland, Far East Movement, Carolina Liar (Gallery)

August 26, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | TV & Film | Retail
Backbeat: Melanie Fiona Launches First Grammys @ Canada House Showcase In L.A.

August 25, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Retail | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Amy Lee Attends EMI Canada's Evanescence Listening Party

August 24, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile | Branding | Latin
Backbeat: Sony Music Latin Spanish Singer/Songwriter Beatriz Luengo debuts in L.A.

August 23, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Publishing | Legal & Management | Digital & Mobile
Backbeat: The Merge Summit 2011

August 19, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Branding | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Jody Watley's Surprise Appearance at the Comma Showcase

August 18, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: J. Cole 'Mad Nervous' As He Premieres New 'Sideline Story' LP at Listening Session

August 17, 2011 - Backbeat | Record Labels | Rock & Pop
Backbeat: Natalia Kills Performs Intimate Benefit Showcase -- 50 Floors Above Manhattan

August 17, 2011 - Touring | Backbeat | Record Labels | Legal & Management | Rock & Pop | R&B/Hip-Hop
Backbeat: Beyonce Addresses Dad, Sony Execs at Masterful Second Roseland Show

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