Chip Hooper

  1. CAA, WME, Windish, ICM, Paradigm, AGI Execs Discuss Agents' Expanding Roles at Billboard Touring Conference

    November 14, 2013 6:38 PM EST “Be the first one there,” Windish Agency president Tom Windish said when describing his process of securing new acts, like new client Lorde. “I need to hear about it before anyone else does,” the agent said during a panel on the closing day (Nov ...

  2. Agents Aplenty at 10th Annual Billboard Touring Conference

    October 02, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Touring Conference & Awards Nov. 13-14 in New York City Use promo code 'BIZ13' to get a special discount. The role of agents in the contemporary touring industry will be explored in depth wi ...

  3. AM Only's Lee Anderson on EDM Touring Market, Skrillex at Bonnaroo, Breaking Foreign Beggars (Video)

    November 21, 2012 12:31 PM EST Lee Anderson, an agent at AM Only, specializes in electronic and dance music bookings and spoke with Billboard during the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards. Here he discussed why Skrillex's Bonnaroo was the "culmination" of hi ...

  4. Back In Black: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Celebrate Live Music's Comeback

    November 07, 2012 7:04 AM EST The artice below on this year's Billboard Touring Conference and Awards is from a Special Feature in the new issue of Billboard on the conference and the state of touring. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia ...

  5. Backbeat: Bonnaroo Backstage With Skrillex, Gary Clark Jr., Big Hassle, Red Light, More

    June 09, 2012 8:27 PM EDT (L-R): Chip Hooper, Music Dept. Head, Paradigm, Coran Capshaw, founder, Red Light Management, Billboard's Ray Waddell. The second full day of the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was a hectic one in the VIP Area, with artists, journali ...

  6. Billboard Power 100: Chip Hooper

    January 27, 2012 12:14 AM EST No. 43 Chip Hooper Worldwide Head of Music Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency Quiet Storm... When Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency chairman Sam Gores jumped into the music business with both feet in 2005, he started with Monterey Peninsula ...

  7. AM Only, Paradigm Join Forces

    January 12, 2012 12:15 PM EST Paradigm Talent has formed a joint venture with leading electronica/dance booking agency AM Only in a deal that makes Paradigm an immediate player in the electronic space and moves AM Only-and the genre-even deeper into mainstream touring marketpl ...

  8. Phish On-Sales Tax Live Nation's Ticketing System

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ticket sales for the upcoming tour by the reunited Phish exploded today (Jan. 30), with all shows selling out in minutes and severely testing Live Nation's new ticketing system. "We sold out everywhere we went on sale," Phish agent ...

  9. Galle, Ellis Shift To Paradigm Agency

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Booking agents Matt Galle and Andrew Ellis of Ellis Industries have joined the Paradigm agency and brought with them their entire roster of clients, it was announced by Chip Hooper, head of the Paradigm Music Division and Marty Diamond, head of Pa ...

  10. MPA, LBM Paradigm Shift Nears Completion

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Paradigm shift is almost complete. Monterey Peninsula Artists and Little Big Man will be fully integrated into the Paradigm Talent Agency fold, and the two boutique agencies' names will be retired, effective Aug. 13, Billboard.biz has lea ...