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  1. What's L.A. Reid's Track Record at 'X Factor'?

    December 13, 2012 9:25 PM EST With just a week left until the second season of "X Factor" wraps, Epic Records chairman/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid has chosen to focus on his day job rather than do A&R from a seat on a television show. It's not an impru ...

  2. Chris Rene, 'X Factor's Third Place Finisher, Signs With Epic Records

    January 18, 2012 7:15 AM EST Chris Rene is continuing his relationship with L.A. Reid. The X Factor alum, who placed third in the reality competition's inaugural season, has just inked a deal with Epic Records, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. 'X Factor's' ...

  3. 'X Factor's' Chris Rene: Epic Records Deal Imminent, Say Sources

    January 04, 2012 11:59 AM EST The ink has yet to hit the paper, but like "X Factor" winner Melanie Amaro, finalist Chris Rene will soon sign a recording contract with Epic Records, sources tell the Hollywood Reporter. The Santa Cruz-based rapper, who was mentored by ...

  4. UB40 Declares Bankruptcy: Report

    October 17, 2011 3:09 PM EDT Reggae chart toppers UB40 have declared bankruptcy. As reported by the Daily Mai l, saxophonist Brian Travers, drummer Jimmy Brown, trumpeter Terence "Astro" Wilson, and percussionist Norman Hassan were all "declared insolvent." ...

  5. MTV Malaysia Steps Up Asian Output

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Asia is planning the launch of four 24-hour channels in Malaysia. The new channels -- MTV Mandarin, MTV India, MTV Indonesia and VH1 -- will be carried on MiTV, which will be Malaysia's s MTV Networks Asia is planning the launch ...

  6. Victory To Distrib AEI

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT First batch of releases due Oct. 21. AEI Home Entertainment, a division of L.A.-based Atchity Entertainment International, has signed an exclusive pact for DVD distribution with Chicago-based Victory Records. The deal marks a major step into the h ...