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  1. Marcie Allen

    November 28, 2012 6:17 PM EST President, MAC Presents (Photo: Robbie Klein) Tracking Impact Marcie Allen, president of MAC Presents, her sponsorship and live events agency, broke new ground in 2012. Three years after moving the company to New York from Nashville, MAC Presents ...

  2. Exclusive: Perez Hilton Announces 'Pop Up' Music Compilation

    June 26, 2012 7:05 AM EDT The new Perez Hilton compilation "Pop Up #1" is also available through the "Perez Hilton Music Tee Series." Perez Hilton, he of blogosphere and TV fame, announced today the first compilation from his new Perez Hilton music seri ...

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

    December 09, 2011 10:33 AM EST Retail Track likes to be everywhere but sometimes writing stories in the office is a time consuming process that takes precedence over sharing goodwill with the industry. But when events are just around the corner from the Billboard office at a pl ...

  4. Why Converse, Scion, Intel, PepsiCo, Others Are Spending Big on Underground Music

    November 29, 2011 7:00 AM EST During October's CMJ Music Festival, Rochester, N.Y.-based indie-pop band Joywave booked some free time in one of Brooklyn's hottest new studios. The state-of-the-art recording space had more than enough features to make an upstart, unsi ...

  5. Steve Jobs In Memoriam: Remembrances and Tributes

    October 05, 2011 1:32 PM EDT October 07, 2011 | Global | Digital & Mobile | Branding | TV & Film | Retail Steve Jobs' Death May Break Internet Records, Surpass Beyonce's Pregnancy Announcement Steve Jobs wasn't just a technological innovator - he create ...

  6. Read: Warner Bros.' Memo to Staff About Thursday's Layoffs

    September 09, 2011 7:23 PM EDT (The promotion staffs of Warner Bros. and Reprise Records were hit hard by layoffs Thursday. Here is the internal email circulated to the company's staff today under the subject line "Memo from Memo from Rob, Todd & Livia," i.e. ...

  7. Sign-Up For The Billboard.biz Newsletters and You'll Be Entered to Win an iPad 2!

    August 10, 2011 12:39 PM EDT News Magazine ...

  8. Enrique Iglesias to Tour With Pitbull, Prince Royce This Fall

    May 12, 2011 5:37 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias announced at a press conference today that he will be touring U.S. arenas with special guests Pitbull and Prince Royce this Fall. Starting September 22 in Boston, the tour will travel to nearly 20 cities and culminate in an Octobe ...

  9. Game Robbed Of $75K And Jewelry On Xmas Eve, Takes To Twitter

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST While shopping on Friday (Dec. 24) at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park, Calif., rapper Game discovered that jewelry and $75,000 were stolen from his friend's vehicle. He later went on twitter to vent about it. "So, heres my day: ...

  10. BACKBEAT: Sponsorship Experts Discuss Touring Deals @Music & Advertising

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Laura Hutfless , sponsorship agent, Creative Artists Agency A panel of sponsorship experts discussed the vital role that brand partners play in providing artists with touring dollars today at the Music & Advertising conference in Chicago. Crea ...

  11. J&R Music Rolls Out First TV Campaign

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST J&R Music and Computer World has launched its first TV campaign, touting the fact that it has been doing business "Since 1971" in five spots employing humorous vignettes that take place in the store. The retailer is a New York instit ...

  12. Razor & Tie Ups Tischker

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Razor & Tie Entertainment has promoted Beka Tischker to the role of VP of A&R and music publishing. Prior to her promotion, Tischker was senior director of A&R, a position she has held since 2006. Tischker started out as creative direc ...

  13. Catino Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville senior director of A&R Jim Catino rises to VP of A&R for the company. A 13-year industry veteran who first joined the label group in 2001, Catino reports to executive VP of A&R Renee Bell. "Great A&R require ...

  14. Indies Issue: Arts & Crafts Beefs Up After Scoring Hit

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian indie Arts & Crafts may be enjoying the biggest hit of its six-year existence, but label co-founder/president Jeffrey Remedios says he'll never change his "quality over quantity" business mantra. The Toronto-based label ...

  15. Sponsorships Top $1 Billion In '07

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT North American-based companies will spend an estimated $1.04 billion to sponsor music venues, festivals, tours and concerts this year, a four percent increase from $1 billion in '07, according to research by Chicago-based IEG Sponsorship Repo ...

  16. Berkeley's Freight & Salvage Plans New Facility

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Berkeley, Calif.'s Freight & Salvage Coffee House, an established folk venue since 1968, has begun construction on an $11.3 million project that will boast two performance spaces, six classrooms for music-related workshops and a full-serv ...

  17. AMP Shortlist 8 Becomes 9

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Organizers of the Australian Music Prize (AMP) sprung a surprise today (Jan. 31) when the final nomination Short List 8 carried an extra album title. The reason was simple, explains Scott Murphy, AMP founder and prize director: there were more tha ...

  18. Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST R&B star died Nov. 10, was 40 years old. R&B star died Nov. 10, was 40 years old. News ...

  19. A&R Tool Rescues Parlophone from Drowning In Demos

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music label Parlophone says it is the first U.K. major to adopt a technology that gives its A&R team an efficient method for cataloging unsolicited demo tapes sent online and by traditional ma EMI Music label Parlophone says it is the ...

  20. A&R Tool Rescues Parlophone from Drowning In Demos

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music label Parlophone says it is the first U.K. major to adopt a technology that gives its A&R team an efficient method for cataloging unsolicited demo tapes sent online and by traditional ma EMI Music label Parlophone says it is the ...

  21. Mollin Named A&R VP At Walt Disney Records

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will oversee all A&R activities for the label. Fred Mollin has been appointed VP of A&R for Walt Disney Records. Mollin will be based at the company’s Burbank headquarters and reports to David Agnew, executive VP/GM Buena Vista Music G ...

  22. Nashville Scene

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Big & Rich's John Rich says he's producing a new album for country legend John Anderson. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Big & Rich's John Rich says he's producing a new album for country legend John Anderson. Rea ...

  23. Nashville Scene

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Big & Rich's John Rich says he's producing a new album for country legend John Anderson. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Big & Rich's John Rich says he's producing a new album for country legend John Anderson. Rea ...

  24. Chesney Plans Stadium Trek

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dates will be part of Road & the Radio tour. Dates will be part of Road & the Radio tour. News ...

  25. Three 6 Mafia, Santaolalla Win Musical Oscars

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST From the film "Hustle & Flow." From the film "Hustle & Flow." News ...

  26. CMA Music Fest Sets Initial Lineup

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artists include Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley. Artists include Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley. News Brad Paisley ...

  27. Global Pulse

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.S. R&B act the Pointer Sisters have been enjoying unexpected chart action in Belgium. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Veteran U.S. R&B act the Pointer Sisters have been enjoying unexpected chart action in Belgium. Read Tom F ...

  28. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Hot Off the Racks

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" has exploded out of the blocks in the band's home market, Britain. The album sold more than 150,000 copies yesterday (June 6) on its opening day of sale in the United Kingdom, acc Coldplay's " ...

  29. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Hot Off The Racks

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" has exploded out of the blocks in the band's home market, Britain. The album sold more than 150,000 copies yesterday (June 6) on its opening day of sale in the United Kingdom, acc Coldplay's " ...

  30. Scene & Heard

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For composers, who tend to spend most days holed up in a dark room, ASCAP's 20th annual Film & Television Music Awards April 27 were a rare opportunity for a little black-tie revelry. Read Jill Ki For composers, who tend to spend most ...

  31. Brooks & Dunn Pair Up for Deuces Wild Tour

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shed tour bows Aug. 6. In a triple shot of duos, Brooks & Dunn will join forces with Big & Rich and the Warren Brothers on the Deuces Wild tour this summer. The 32-date shed tour launches Aug. 6 in Dallas at the Smirnoff Music Center and w ...

  32. Latin Notas

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The upcoming Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards reserves a seat for Chayanne at its Q&A session. Read Leila Cobo's column. The upcoming Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards reserves a seat for Chayanne at its Q ...

  33. Rhythm & Blues

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Rhythm & Blues Foundation's Pioneer Awards will be back in 2006 and the foundation is slated to open new headquarters in Philadelphia in three to six months. Read Gail Mitchell's column. The Rhythm & Blues Foundation' ...

  34. Canadian Retailer A&B Sound Files For Bankruptcy

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electronics retailer A&B Sound filed for bankruptcy protection Jan. 19 under Canada's Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. The company has announced t TORONTO -- Venerable Western Canadian ...

  35. Canadian Retailer A&B Sound Files For Bankruptcy

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electronics retailer A&B Sound filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday (Jan. 19) under Canada's Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. Venerable Western Canadian music and consumer electro ...

  36. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  37. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  38. Retail Track

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. Waterloo Records & Video turns the idea of re-gifting into a sales tactic. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  39. On The Road

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tania Taschereau, formerly talent buyer for Mad Booking & Events, has joined upstart Atlanta-based concert promoter Rival Entertainment. Read Ray Waddell's column. Tania Taschereau, formerly talent buyer for Mad Booking & Events, ...

  40. Trackmasters' Tone Joins Uni Motown

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Production/label vet named exec VP of A&R. Production/label vet named exec VP of A&R. News ...

  41. Destiny's Child

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The R&B trio is back with a vengeance with the lead track from its much-anticipated new album. The R&B trio is back with a vengeance with the lead track from its much-anticipated new album. News ...

  42. R. Kelly Top Winner At BMI Urban Awards

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist takes home two awards. R&B artist takes home two awards. News ...

  43. HMV U.K. Names Two Marketing Execs

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT HMV U.K. & Ireland has completed its marketing team with two appointments. HMV U.K. & Ireland has completed its marketing team with two appointments. Ged Hopkins, who has been head of marketing (promotions, E-commerce & customer re ...

  44. Movies & Music

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Allison Anders organizes the second annual Don't Knock the Rock Music & Film Festival in Los Angeles. Read Carla Hay's column. Allison Anders organizes the second annual Don't Knock the Rock Music & Film Festival in Los ...

  45. The Beat

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Melinda Newman's column. Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Mel ...

  46. The Indies

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Collectors' Choice Music has purchased Orange, Calif.-based Hep Cat Records & Distribution for an undisclosed price. Read Chris Morris' column. Collectors' Choice Music has purchased Orange, Calif.-based Hep Cat Records & ...

  47. The Beat

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Melinda Newman's column. Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Mel ...

  48. Tuned In: The Tube

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Popular NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" will soon have its own flamboyant companion album. Read Carla Hay's column. Popular NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" will soon have its own flamboyant companion album. Read Carla Hay& ...

  49. Global Pulse

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raghav has brought Asian R&B to the U.K. singles chart's top 10 three times this year. Read Nigel Williamson's column. Raghav has brought Asian R&B to the U.K. singles chart's top 10 three times this year. Read Nigel Wil ...

  50. Doritos Has Taste For UMVD Acts

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Under a deal with Universal Music & Video Distribution, Doritos will feature artists from UMVD-distributed labels on 180 million bags of its snack food through the end of the year. Starting this month, 27 artists in a variety of genres wil ...

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