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  1. The Indies

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The launch of Fontana by Universal Music & Video Distribution a year ago has already proved that more distribution players can be squeezed into a crowded room. Read Todd Martens' column. The launch of Fontana by Universal Music & ...

  2. Inaugural Aussie/NZ Urban Awards Set For July

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hip hop, R&B and soul acts from Australia and New Zealand get their first Urban Music Awards ceremony, held July 21 at Sydney's Homebush State Sport Centre. Hip hop, R&B and soul acts from Australia and New Zealand get their first ...

  3. Warner/Chappell Taps Bortnick For Senior A&R Role

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently with Zomba Music Publishing. Warner/Chappell Music has appointed Bob Bortnick senior VP of A&R. He reports to Richard Blackstone, chairman/CEO of W/C and will be based in New York. Most recently, Bortnick was senior VP of A&R ...

  4. Nichols Rises At Spalding Entertainment

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company represents Brooks & Dunn, Terri Clark. Spalding Entertainment director of radio promotion and marketing Denise Nichols rises to the position of executive VP for the company. In her new role, Nichols will be involved in all aspects ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Australia's Shock Unveils New Team

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Major Australian independent company Shock Entertainment Group today (March 10) disclosed its new management team. Major Australian independent company Shock Entertainment Group today (March 10) disclosed its new management team. Marcus Seal, co-d ...

  7. Albert Productions Restructures Oz, U.K. Arms

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and production firm, has made major executive changes to strengthen its recent A&R activity. Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and producti ...

  8. The Indies

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST As Fontana nears its one-year mark, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music & Video Distribution has initiated efforts to promote its catalog. Read Todd Martens' column. As Fontana nears its one-year mark, the independent ...

  9. Steve Schnur Joining Interscope

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide head of music Steve Schnur to start at Interscope Geffen A&M as early as Feb. 27. While details are still being worked out, sources says Schnur will oversee Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide he ...

  10. Indies Dominate Aussie Music Prize Shortlist

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, details for which were unveiled today (Feb. 6) in Sydney. Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, detai ...

  11. Indies Dominate Aussie Music Prize Shortlist

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, details for which were unveiled today (Feb. 6) in Sydney. Indie label-signed artists dominated the shortlist of the inaugural Australian Music Prize, detai ...

  12. Sony Music Label Group Names Senior A&R VP

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Michael Caplan, who left Or Music to rejoin Sony BMG Music Entertainment in a senior A&R capicity (Billboard, Dec. 17), has been named senior VP of A&R for the Sony Music Label Group. Michael Caplan, who left Or Music to rejoin Son ...

  13. Smith Splits EMI Publishing

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran EMI Music Publishing U.K. executive Mike Smith is to exit the company, with effect from Jan. 31. Smith, who is currently London-based senior VP and director of A&R, will assume a "senior Veteran EMI Music Publishing U.K. execu ...

  14. VH1 Taps Dix For Newly Created Role

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Previously senior VP for MTV & MTV2. Previously senior VP for MTV & MTV2. News ...

  15. Next Big Idea-west Set For Jan. 17

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gene Simmons among special guests. The Next Big Idea-west Conference is to for Jan. 17 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles and will feature special guests including Gene Simmons of Simmons/Abramson Marketing and co-founding member of ...

  16. Retail Track

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could change for music wholesalers. Read Ed Christman's column. With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could chan ...

  17. Retail Track

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could change for music wholesalers. Read Ed Christman's column. With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could chan ...

  18. Retail Track

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could change for music wholesalers. Read Ed Christman's column. With Baker & Taylor up for sale (billboard.biz, Feb. 28, 2004), the landscape could chan ...

  19. Toshiba-EMI Sells Japanese CD Plant

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Division spun-off as firm 'focuses on A&R'. Division spun-off as firm 'focuses on A&R'. News ...

  20. Leahy Splits With CCE

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Forms 409 Management & Consulting. Forms 409 Management & Consulting. News ...

  21. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Notes & quotes from the Billboard Music Awards. Notes & quotes from the Billboard Music Awards. News ...

  22. Recording Academy Names Exec Director

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maureen Droney to manage P&E Wing. Maureen Droney has been named executive director of the Producers & Engineers Wing for the Recording Academy. In her new position, she will report to Angelia Bibbs-Sanders, Recording Academy VP of mem ...

  23. Aussie Biz Creates New Prize

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Award inspired by U.K.'s Mercury Prize. The Australian music business has united for the Australian Music Prize (AMP), an honor designed to promote domestic acts. It plans to recognize the most creative Australian album of a calendar year. Wi ...

  24. Universal's eLabs Ups Povich

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Business & legal VP based in N.Y. Susan Povich has been promoted to VP of business & legal affairs for Universal Music eLabs, Universal Music Group's new media and technologies division. Povich, who was a senior director at eLabs, ...

  25. Ad Vet Looks To Boost Mobile Music Strategy

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Korte's keynote focuses on licensing, PDAs. The international advertising industry needs to boost its strategy for licensing music for mobile-phone applications as brand owners tighten their relationships with the music industry. That was the ...

  26. Columbia Adds To A&R Staff

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Steve Yegelwel becomes senior VP of A&R. Columbia Records added five new members to its A&R staff this week, including newly appointed senior VP of A&R, Steve Yegelwel. Yegelwel moves to Columbia from S-Curve Records where he was e ...

  27. Karagrigoris Takes Reins At Uni Greece

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Greece has elevated Thanos Karagrigoris to GM. His appointment follows the departure of the company's managing director Costas Bourmas for personal reasons, Universal Music said today Universal Music Greece has elevated Thanos ...

  28. EMI Recruits BBC Radio 1 Exec Jones-Donelly

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Parfitt 'confident' of replacing music head. Influential music programmer Alex Jones-Donelly has exited the British radio business to become senior VP, A&R for EMI Music Publishing U.K. Until recently, Jones-Donelly was head of music ...

  29. EMI Recruits BBC Radio 1 Exec Jones-Donelly

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Influential music programmer Alex Jones-Donelly has exited the British radio business to become senior VP, A&R for EMI Music Publishing U.K. Influential music programmer Alex Jones-Donelly has exited the British radio business to become se ...

  30. Malyan Upped At EMI Publishing U.K.

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fran Malyan has been appointed director of operations and A&R administration at EMI Music Publishing U.K. Until recently, she was VP A&R administration. Fran Malyan has been appointed director of operations and A&R administrati ...

  31. Razor & Tie Names VP Of Biz Dev

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul Butler exits MTV/VH1 for new role. Razor & Tie Entertainment named Paul Butler VP of business development. Butler is based in New York and reports to Craig Balsam and Cliff Chenfeld, principals of Razor & Tie. Most recently Butler ser ...

  32. Smith Expands Duties At EMI Pub U.K.

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing U.K. senior VP Mike Smith has added stripes as director of A&R. EMI Music Publishing U.K. senior VP Mike Smith has added stripes as director of A&R. Based in London, Smith will be charged with leading the company&# ...

  33. Springsteen Bedevils European Chart Rivals

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Devils & Dust' starts third week at peak. 'Devils & Dust' starts third week at peak. News ...

  34. Fantasia

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This straight-ahead R&B ballad sans a hip-hop beat positions Fantasia as a core R&B artist. This straight-ahead R&B ballad sans a hip-hop beat positions Fantasia as a core R&B artist. News Fantasia ...

  35. The Beat

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A&R Worldwide confirms bigwig participants including Dave Navarro and Universal Music & Video Distribution president Jim Urie for its inaugural Musexpo music and media forum. Read Melinda Newm A&R Worldwide confirms bigwig part ...

  36. The Beat

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A&R Worldwide confirms bigwig participants including Dave Navarro and Universal Music & Video Distribution president Jim Urie for its inaugural Musexpo music and media forum. Read Melinda Newm A&R Worldwide confirms bigwig part ...

  37. The Beat

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A&R reps at the South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference eyed international acts like the Go! Team. Read Melinda Newman's column. A&R reps at the South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference eyed international acts lik ...

  38. The Beat

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST A&R reps at the South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference eyed international acts like the Go! Team. Read Melinda Newman's column. A&R reps at the South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference eyed international acts lik ...

  39. UMVD Names VP For Video

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution has named Yolanda Macias as VP of business development and acquisitions for Visual Entertainment. Universal Music & Video Distribution has named Yolanda Macias as VP of business development and acqu ...

  40. Snyder Joins Gibson Dunn

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York. Formerly head of the New York and east coast litigation unit for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Snyder will continue his intellectual pr Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn &a ...

  41. Maniatis Splits Nettwerk

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year vet was senior VP of A&R. 14-year vet was senior VP of A&R. News ...

  42. Vivian Green

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST This story of love gone wrong unfolds against a melodic backdrop of contemporary R&B/soul with a bolder and lyrically playful Green. This story of love gone wrong unfolds against a melodic backdrop of contemporary R&B/soul with a bolde ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Sony BMG To Distribute Razor & Tie Video

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label shifts from Ventura. Razor & Tie is extending its distribution deal with Sony BMG Music Entertainment to include video products. Razor & Tie's audio titles have been distributed by BMG since 1998. Razor & Tie's 2005 vid ...

  45. MTV Names GM For Hispanic

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST New exec to push MTV Español, VHUno. New exec to push MTV Español, VHUno. News ...

  46. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  47. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  48. Wiggin Hires Media Expert De Silva

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST British-based specialist media law firm Wiggin & Co is bolstering its media litigation team with the recruitment of TV and media lawyer Amali de Silva. British-based specialist media law firm Wiggin & Co is bolstering its media litigat ...

  49. 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' ...

  50. Baker & Taylor's Willis Named NARM Chairman

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor, has been named chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, replacing Glen Ward, who resigned from the board on NEW YORK -- Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of ...

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