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  1. L.A. Reid to Be Honored at Pre-Grammy Gala; Quincy Jones and Al Schmitt at P&E Wing Event

    December 18, 2012 11:30 AM EST Clive Davis and the Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, the Academy announced this morning. As part of the ...

  2. Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Hires Ron Fair, Richard Palmese

    April 02, 2012 7:16 PM EDT Front Line Management Group announced it has signed record label executives Ron Fair and Richard Palmese to consultancy jobs. Fair, a music producer, was formerly president of both A&M and Geffen Records chairman, while Palmese was executive V ...

  3. Epic Records to Name Tricky Stewart Head of A&R

    November 29, 2011 9:13 PM EST Epic Records is expected to name Tricky Stewart head of A&R and is nearing a deal to name ex-LaFace Records executive Mark Shimmel to a senior executive post at the Sony Music label, according to sources familiar with the situation. In another ...

  4. L.A. Reid Officially Named Chairman & CEO of Epic Records

    July 18, 2011 10:20 AM EDT He's been on the job for weeks , but on Monday morning LA Reid was officially named Chairman & CEO of Epic Records by new Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris . Reid will report to Morris and oversee the day-to-day operations of the N ...

  5. EMI Publishing, L.A. Reid Form New Talent JV

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has reached an agreement with Antonio "L.A." Reid to form the L.A. Reid Music Publishing Company, a joint venture to sign new songwriters. The L.A. Reid Music Publishing Company will provide EMI Music Publishing with ...

  6. German Biz Mourns Egmont Lüftner

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Egmont "Monti" Lüftner, formerly chairman of Arista Records, RCA Ariola and co-chairman of the Bertelsmann Music Group who worked with artists including Whitney Houston, has died at the age of 77 after he was hit by a truck at a recyclin ...

  7. Shakir Stewart Heads Def Jam As Exec. VP

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam Recordings has tapped Shakir Stewart as exec. VP. Promoted from his post as senior VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group, Stewart succeeds former Def Jam president Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter. In his new role, Stewart will retain ...

  8. Island Appoints Lowenberg Senior Marketing VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously held same role at Virgin. Adam Lowenberg has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Island Records. He reports to Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group, and is based in New York. In his ...

  9. Biz Vet Charles Levison Dies

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Charles Levison, most recently deputy chairman and non-executive director at U.K. media conglomerate Chrysalis Group, died on July 7. He was 64. Music industry veteran Charles Levison, most recently deputy chairman and non-e ...

  10. Biz Vet Charles Levison Dies

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Charles Levison, most recently deputy chairman and non-executive director at U.K. media conglomerate Chrysalis Group, died on July 7. He was 64. Music industry veteran Charles Levison, most recently deputy chairman and non-e ...

  11. EMI Adminstering Cobain Catalog

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pub giant handling Primary Wave's interest. EMI Music Publishing will be handling worldwide administration of Primary Wave Music Publishing's recently acquired interest in the Kurt Cobain catalog. EMI has been the exclusive administrator ...

  12. RCA Music Group Names VP Of Int. Marketing

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wendy Ong promoted from senior director. Wendy Ong has been promoted to VP of international marketing at RCA Music Group where she will continue to report to Eamon Sherlock, senior VP of international marketing. She will be based in the company� ...

  13. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...

  14. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...

  15. Mobile Music Firm Chaoticom Names VP

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Macrovision vet Sexton joins L.A. company. Mobile Music Firm Names VP Macrovision vet Sexton joins Chaoicom. Brian Garrity, N.Y. Adam Sexton has been named VP of marketing and product development for Andover, Mass.-based Chaoticom Inc., a provider ...

  16. IDJ's Greenwald Out, Liles Back In: Source

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam's topsy-turvy 2004 is not letting up. Island Records president/IDJ executive VP Julie Greenwald, who will go on maternity leave April 1, is expected to extend her leave and not return t Island Def Jam's topsy-turvy 2004 is ...