Ben Kline

  1. Rostrum Records' Benjy Grinberg on Label's Campaign to Have Fans Control Mac Miller Release Date

    September 28, 2011 6:25 PM EDT At midnight eastern time Monday night, Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller took to Ustream to announce that his debut album, "Blue Slide Park," was now available for pre-order - with a twist. In a campaign reminiscent of popular online group bu ...

  2. Digital Briefs: Nimbit, iMesh, Fall Out Boy

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Nimbit , an online music promotion and direct-to-fan distribution service, has landed $1 million in new financing. The company, which counts both artists and independent labels as clients, acquired the funding from CommonAngels. - Legal P2P serv ...

  3. Kline Exits UMG Nashville Amidst Corporate Cuts

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group Nashville (UMGN) executive VP of sales, marketing and new media Ben Kline has exited the company. While his exit is part of Universal Music Group-wide cuts, Kline is expected to resurface elsewhere soon. Kline oversaw sales a ...

  4. Miley, Sugarland Vying For Next Week's No. 1

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard 200 will greet a new No. 1 next week in the form of Miley Cyrus' "Breakout" (Hollywood) or Sugarland's "Love on the Inside" (Mercury Nashville), which are neck and neck on Nielsen SoundScan's Buildi ...

  5. Kline Rises At UMGN

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Assumes newly created position. Universal Music Group Nashville senior VP of sales and marketing Ben Kline rises to the newly created position of executive VP of sales, marketing and new media for the company. Based in Nashville, Kline will contin ...

  6. UMG Nashville Ups Staffers

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deputato named VP of new media. Universal Music Group Nashville has revealed a number of promotions at the company. Director of new media Michael Deputato is now VP for that department, reporting to senior VP of sales and marketing Ben Kline. Dire ...

  7. Uni Nashville Names Kline To Senior VP Post

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ben Kline has been promoted to senior VP of sales and marketing at Universal Music Group Nashville (UMGN). Ben Kline has been promoted to senior VP of sales and marketing at Universal Music Group Nashville (UMGN). Kline, who was senior VP of sales ...