Creative Artists Agency

  1. CAA's Rob Light Talks Touring, Jay Z and Beyonce on the Power 100 Red Carpet (Video)

    January 26, 2014 12:01 PM EST The 2014 Billboard Power 100   Creative Artists Agency head of music Rob Light, No. 9 on this year's Billboard Power 100 , spoke to Billboard's Andrew Hampp on the red carpet ahead of the Billboard 2014 Power 100 Ceremony. Light consider ...

  2. Resolution’s Phil Casey on Chris Brown’s Upcoming World Tour, John Singleton Doc, Community Service, and More (Q&A)

    September 12, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Chris Brown is well on his way to becoming the new hardest-working man in show business. In the coming year, the Grammy-winning multiplatinum singer/songwriter will have his hands full with releasing a new studio album, embarking on a world ar ...

  3. Macy Gray Signs with APA for Representation

    August 13, 2013 8:21 PM EDT Singer, songwriter and actress Macy Gray has signed with APA for representation in all areas. She was previously represented by Creative Artists Agency. Gray has released six albums over her career, including her best selling 1999 debut, “On How ...

  4. Darius Rucker Signs with CAA

    July 22, 2013 4:02 PM EDT Darius Rucker, the '90s alt-rock leader of Hootie and the Blowfish who has become a massive success story in the world of country music, has signed with CAA, it was announced today in a statement from the agency. CAA will represent Rucker & ...

  5. DJ Skee to Host Weekly AXS TV Show in July

    July 01, 2013 8:00 AM EDT DJ, composer and Internet sensation Skee will host a live, weekly show on AXS TV beginning July 30. Its initial run is for 12 weeks.   “SKEE Live” will feature Skee interacting with the musicians he works with -- Snoop Dogg, T.I., Lil Wayne and ...

  6. Backbeat: Creative Artist Agency's Unofficial CMA Week Kickoff BBQ Brings Out Hunter Hayes, More

    June 04, 2013 11:24 AM EDT The 21st Annual CAA BBQ was packed last night at Creative Artist Agency’s downtown Nashville offices, serving as an unofficial kickoff of CMA Music Festival week. A big pile of school supplies were donated, as usual, for the Pencil Foundation. ...

  7. Backbeat: The Surreal APAP Convention Hall: From Tibetan Monks to Lez Zeppelin, Branson On the Road to Slask

    January 20, 2013 4:11 PM EST In many regards the convention hall at the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) in New York City resembles nothing so much as a Fellini movie. Here, Tibetan Monks , Polish folk dancers, bellydancers, balloon sculptors and, of ...

  8. Britney Spears Signs With CAA

    January 11, 2013 7:07 PM EST Rob Light, managing partner at Creative Artists Agency, confirms that the agency has signed Britney Spears, with Light and Jeffrey Azoff as responsible agents. Spears' last tour in 2011 grossed $37 million and drew just under 400,000 to 39 sh ...

  9. Women In Music 2012: An Introduction

    November 30, 2012 1:00 PM EST Competition is nothing new to executives in the music business. But those who put forth their achievements to vie for a place on Billboard's ­annual Women in Music list face a different kind of competition. Here, hits by record companies are ...

  10. Exclusive: Rock Hall, Grand Ole Opry Seek Brand Partners In New CAA Pact

    October 19, 2012 1:18 PM EDT Below is an exclusive story from this week's BIllboard on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium reaching branding deals with Creative Artists Agency that could change the way these music institutions conduct busi ...

  11. CAA's Rob Light to Take Part in Executive Q&A at Billboard Country Music Summit

    May 22, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Rob Light, head of the Music department, a partner, and Managing Director of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), will sit with veteran Billboard live entertainment writer Ray Waddell for an in-depth discussion at the Billboard Country Music Summit at t ...

  12. Billboard Power 100: Ryan Seacrest

    January 26, 2012 9:45 PM EST No. 64 Ryan Seacrest CEO/Founder Ryan Seacrest Media Twitter: @RyanSeacrest All-American Idol... Set Ryan Seacrest's "American Idol" duties aside for a moment: It's really just the capstone to an impressive entertainment indust ...

  13. Business Matters: Live Nation, EMI, CAA and more

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Follow Billboard senior editorial analyst Glenn Peoples and Billboardbiz on Twitter. LIVE NATION CHATTER OFF TARGET -- Pop music critic De Rogatis is stretching when he tries to link this summer’s spate of cancelled concerts and weaker-than-expect ...

  14. Ferrell Lines Up U.S. College Comedy Tour

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST In the weeks leading up to the debut of his new comedy film "Semi-Pro," Will Ferrell will perform stand-up at seven U.S. college campuses, beginning Feb. 4 at Kansas State University's Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. Along with ...

  15. New Film Co. Inks Deal With WBP

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Giving a $500 million boost to its film financing coffers, Warner Bros. Pictures has signed a multiyear, 25-picture agreement with Legendary Pictures, a new shingle backed by major private investors a LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Giving ...

  16. CAA Signs Andrea Bocelli

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pursuing opportunities beyond live performances. Creative Artists Agency has signed a representation deal with Italian vocalist Andrea Bocelli to work with Bocelli’s manager, Michele Torpedine of management firm MT Opera & Blues, in pursuing o ...

  17. Black Promoters Lose Discrimination Case

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST A U.S. District Court judge in New York has ruled in favor of a group of agents and promoters in a case brought against them by four African-American concert promoters who claimed they had faced discr NASHVILLE -- A U.S. District Court judge in Ne ...

  18. Black Promoters Lose Discrimination Case

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST A U.S. District Court Judge in New York has ruled in favor of a group of agents and promoters in a case brought against them by four African-American concert promoters who claimed they had faced discr A U.S. District Court Judge in New York has ru ...

  19. Testimony Continues in Disney Shareholders' Suit

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by shareholders against the Walt Disney Co. over the hiring of former president Michael Ovitz. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by sharehold ...

  20. Ricky Martin Signs With Benny Medina

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ricky Martin has signed with Benny Medina at Handprint Entertainment for management. The Sony artist parted ways earlier this year with longtime manager Angelo Medina (no relationship to Benny). Ricky Martin has signed with Benny Medina at Handpri ...