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  1. RCA CEO Peter Edge Talks Keith Naftaly Promotion, New A&R Structure

    November 09, 2012 7:00 AM EST With a little more than a year under his belt as CEO of RCA Music Group, Peter Edge, who headed up the label's A&R team for 16 years, has handed over those reins to new executive vice president, head of A&R, RCA Records, Keith Naftaly ...

  2. Calvin Harris and Rihanna's Power Players: What's Next From Three Six Zero/Roc Nation's EDM-Pop Partnership

    April 17, 2012 4:12 PM EDT As Calvin Harris' career has taken off, so have the fortunes of electronic dance music management company Three Six Zero Group. Founded in 2007 by Mark Gillespie, a talent booker for dance festival firm Global Gathering, and Dean Wilson and A ...

  3. LimeWire Wins Limit on Damages to Record Labels

    March 10, 2011 6:07 PM EST A federal judge limited the potential financial liability facing the operator of LimeWire, a once-popular file-sharing service found liable for copyright infringement, at an upcoming damages trial. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood agreed with Lime G ...

  4. Bertelsmann's Architect Reinhard Mohn Dies

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Reinhard Mohn, the former chief executive of BMG parent company Bertelsmann, has died, aged 88. Mohn, who died on Saturday (Oct. 3) in G├╝tersloh, was the great-great-grandson of the German media group's founder Carl Bertelsmann. Although he r ...

  5. Industry Vet Katz Departs Sony BMG Sales Unit

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran music sales executive Jordan Katz has exited Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the distribution arm of Sony BMG. Katz had been president there since September 2004. Well regarded by accounts and by rival sales executives, Katz was previously seni ...

  6. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...

  7. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...

  8. Sony BMG Names Additional Execs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <b>Lisa Weiss</b> has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, reporting to CEO Andrew Lack. Legal: Lisa Weiss has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, r ...

  9. Sony BMG Names Distribution Co-Presidents

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In another integration move, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its respective distribution heads, Bill Frohlich and Jordan Katz, as co-presidents of its distribution sales efforts, reporting to M In another integration move, Sony BMG Music En ...

  10. Sony BMG Names Distribution Co-Presidents

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Katz, Frohlich take on expanded responsibilities. In another integration move, Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its respective distribution heads, Bill Frohlich and Jordan Katz, as co-presidents of its distribution sales efforts, reporting t ...

  11. Dupri Resigns As Recording Academy Chapter Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a "double standard," So So Def CEO/Arista senior VP Jermaine Dupri resigned today (Feb. 6) as president of the Atlanta chapter of the Recording Academy. Dupri says his resignation stems from th Citing a "double standard," ...

  12. Def Jam Prez Kevin Liles Exits Post

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Def Jam/Def Soul president Kevin Liles has resigned his post. He exits Universal Music Group less than two weeks after Island Def Jam Music Group chairman/CEO Lyor Cohen left the major to take over as Def Jam/Def Soul president Kevin Liles has res ...

  13. WMG Confirms Cohen As U.S. Chairman/CEO

    January 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group confirms that it has named Lyor Cohen as chairman/CEO of U.S. Recorded Music. Cohen, current chairman/CEO of Island Def Jam Group, will take over the role following the purchase of Warner Music Group confirms that it has named L ...