Courtney Holt

  1. Will.i.am to Launch Video Platform With Maker Studios

    January 29, 2014 1:05 PM EST The Black Eyed Peas frontman joins Snoop Dogg in developing original video content as the multichannel network expands its star roster. One of the top digital media firms is adding a major pop star to its roster. Maker Studios, which boasts more t ...

  2. Exclusive: Maker Studios Partners With Mike Tompkins in 'Long-Term Artist Development' Deal

    April 03, 2012 11:47 AM EDT Maker Studios was created to change how video is made in the YouTube era. Now the company has taken its biggest step into music. Musician Mike Tompkins , a songwriter and interpreter of Top 40 pop hits, is the first musician to partner with Maker ...

  3. Plug.dj Throws Video Into Turntable.fm-Style Social DJ App Mix

    March 26, 2012 4:56 PM EDT Here I am in the most populous room in Plug.dj... with four other people. What an original idea: A bunch of rooms where cute little avatars can DJ music to each other! That's what we said last May, before breaking the news ( we think ) about ...

  4. Courtney Holt, Former MySpace Music President, Becomes COO at Maker Studios

    October 31, 2011 3:40 PM EDT Maker Studios announced Monday (October 31) that Courtney Holt, the former president of MySpace Music, has joined as chief operating officer. In this newly created role, Holt will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Mak ...

  5. Courtney Holt Leaving Myspace Music

    February 24, 2011 3:07 PM EST Myspace Music President Courtney Holt is leaving the company, Billboard.biz has confirmed. AllThingsD's MediaMemo first broke the news, which sources close to the situation have confirmed to Billboard.biz. We've since obtained the copy o ...

  6. MySpace Music Rolls Out New Features

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MySpace Music has unveiled a number of service enhancements designed to appeal to users and content providers, including the addition of a music video hub, the ability to purchase tracks through iTunes, and an artist metrics and analytics tool. Th ...

  7. MySpace Music President Kicks Off New Music Seminar

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Holt, president of MySpace Music, kicked off the New Music Seminar Tuesday at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts with a keynote interview conducted by New Music Seminar Founder Tom Silverman. The address focused on the cyc ...

  8. MySpace Music President Holt To Keynote New Music Seminar

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MySpace Music president Courtney Holt will keynote the revived New Music Seminar, to be held July 21 at the New York University Steinhardt's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The New Music Seminar, which flourished in the 1980's t ...

  9. The Billboard Q&A: MySpace Music Chief Courtney Holt

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In November, when MySpace Music hired industry veteran Courtney Holt as president, the site had features that didn't add up into a comprehensive strategy. The former head of new media and strategic marketing at Interscope and executive VP of ...

  10. MySpace Music President's Public Debut At MidemNet

    January 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Just 11 days into the job, MySpace Music president Courtney Holt outlined his ambitions for expanding into new services and territories during his first high profile public appearance. Holt was in conversation with Billboard editorial director Bil ...

  11. Holt Named President Of MySpace Music

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Confirming several weeks of rumors, MySpace has revealed that former Interscope and MTV digital music executive Courtney Holt will take the helm of the newly formed MySpace Music venture early next year. Holt most recently was executive VP of digi ...

  12. MTV Exec To Exit For MySpace Music?

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Speculation over who may lead the new MySpace Music joint venture heated up after tech news site CNET reported that MTV digital executive Courtney Holt has been offered the position. Holt is executive VP of digital music and media, and formerly wa ...

  13. MTV Taps Interscope Exec

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Holt named digital executive VP for network. Courtney Holt, Interscope Geffen A&M’s top new media executive, is jumping to MTV Networks. Holt has been named executive VP of digital music for MTV Networks’ Music & Logo Group, and will overs ...

  14. MTV Taps Interscope Exec

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Holt named digital executive VP for network. Courtney Holt, Interscope Geffen A&M’s top new media executive, is jumping to MTV Networks. Holt has been named executive VP of digital music for MTV Networks’ Music & Logo Group, and will overs ...