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  1. Former BESLA Chairman Denis E. Kellman Dies at 65

    January 17, 2014 9:16 PM EST Denis E. “Dek” Kellman, a veteran entertainment attorney who held posts at Columbia and RCA, passed away on Jan. 15 at home in Warwick, New York, of an undisclosed illness. He was 65.   Born in New York City, Kellman graduated from Yale University ...

  2. Beyonce on Self-Management, Following Madonna’s Footsteps, Developing Other Artists

    December 22, 2013 1:30 PM EST Backbeat: Beyonce Surprises (Again) with Record Release Party at Times Square's Dave & Buster's Beyonce Still Set for Second Week at No. 1, Garth Brooks for No. 2 'Beyonce' Already No. 24 Biggest-Selling Album of 2013 Bey ...

  3. Amazon Not Stocking New Beyonce CD Following iTunes Exclusive

    December 20, 2013 6:43 PM EST Add Amazon to the short list of retailers protesting Beyonce's iTunes exclusive. While Amazon.com is carrying the MP3 version of the album, the online merchant is apparently not stocking the CD version of the album, according to label sour ...

  4. T.I., Grand Hustle Sign To Columbia Records

    November 22, 2013 1:15 PM EST T.I. has announced that he and his Grand Hustle imprint have signed to Columbia Records. T.I. plans to release his upcoming ninth studio album, under Columbia Records, early in 2014. Tip has recruited Pharrell Williams, who was influential in his ...

  5. Maria Egan Named Executive VP of Pulse Recording

    September 19, 2013 5:15 PM EDT Maria Egan, former Vice President of A&R at Columbia Records, has been appointed Executive Vice President of Pulse Recording. At Columbia, Egan, who was included in Billboard's "Power Players Under 30," signed folk-rockers the ...

  6. Sony, Columbia Records Next In Line for Internship Lawsuit

    August 09, 2013 1:32 PM EDT And the intern lawsuits continue. The latest targets? Sony and Columbia Records, hit Tuesday with a class-action lawsuit by a former intern who claims she -- and over 500 other interns -- were unfairly unpaid. The complaint by Britt’ni Fields, f ...

  7. Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories': Strong Numbers Show Pre-Release Streaming Just Might Help Sales

    May 24, 2013 2:23 PM EDT This story on Daft Punk 's successful pre-release streaming strategy is from the new issue of Billboard (cover date June 1, 2013)  also features a cover story on the Billboard Music Awards' runaway success (ratings up 28%!); a report ...