Diane Warren

  1. Point Foundation to Honor Diane Warren (Exclusive)

    July 22, 2014 2:16 PM EDT Diane Warren will receive the Point Foundation's Leadership Award for her support of the LGBTQ community. Warren will be honored at a "Voices on Point" concert and dinner on Sept. 13 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles ...

  2. Diane Warren Receives MusExpo International Music Industry Person of the Year Award, Shares Stories of Songwriting Success

    April 09, 2014 1:33 PM EDT Diane Warren received the MusExpo International Music Industry Person of the Year Award on Tuesday following a Q&A with conference attendees at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  Universal Music Publishing North America president Evan Lamberg mod ...

  3. Former Music Industry Veteran Polly Anthony Dies

    September 29, 2013 7:59 PM EDT Music industry veteran Polly Anthony, who served in executive roles at such record labels as Epic and Geffen, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, according to All Access. Read Billboard.biz's updated and in-depth Polly A ...

  4. Diane Warren to Be Honored at Musexpo 2014

    July 25, 2013 10:17 PM EDT Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren will be honored as the International Music Person of the Year Award at the 2014 Musexpo. The industry confab takes place at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel from April 6-9. Warren, the founder of Reals ...

  5. Gil Friesen, Longtime A&M Exec and Film Producer, Dead at 75

    December 14, 2012 2:29 PM EST Longtime A&M exec Gil Friesen died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles after a prolonged battle with leukemia. Known as a charismatic and impeccably dressed man of many interests, he spent 31 years at A&M and was, along with founders Herb ...

  6. Diane Warren Catalog Broadway-Bound

    November 08, 2012 12:26 PM EST The big hooks and soaring melodies of Grammy-winning songwriter Diane Warren are heading to Broadway. Tony Award-winning producer Dede Harris tells The Associated Press that she has optioned Warren's entire music catalog with an eye to gettin ...

  7. Bubbling Under: Is Franklin McKay's 'Destiny' the AC Chart? Also, Tulisa, $auce, Earl Bynum

    September 13, 2012 1:39 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Franklin McKay, Tulisa, $auce and Earl Bynum Franklin McKay In a rare case of conse ...

  8. Backbeat: Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Oh Land Rock Elle's Women in Music Awards With Jason Flom, Scooter Braun, More

    April 13, 2012 3:44 PM EDT Singer Jessie J (center) receives a plaque from LAVA Records President/CEO Jason Flom (right) at ELLE's in Women Music 2012 at event in L.A. for selling over 12 million copies worldwide of her album Who You Are. (Photo: WireImage) At Elle mag ...

  9. Whitney Houston's Colleagues Remember: Don Ienner, Roy Lott, Sylvia Rhone, Wyclef Jean & More

    February 17, 2012 3:45 PM EST When Whitney Houston passed away on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif at the age of 48, she left behind a classic body of work that included seven mullti-platinum albums that showcased her powerhouse vocals. Here, Billboard got in touch with many of ...

  10. Photos: Lana Del Rey, Jessie J, Irving Azoff, Scooter Braun, More at Lucian Grainge's Grammy-Night Party

    February 13, 2012 6:51 PM EST From left: David Joseph, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music UK; Lana Del Rey; Lucian Grainge, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Universal Music Group. (Photos: Courtesy Universal Music) Far from the proverbial madding crowds on Grammy night ...

  11. Diane Warren Teams up With Universal Music Group for International Publishing Deal

    June 28, 2011 11:17 AM EDT Universal Music Group has announced a multi-faceted agreement with songwriter Diane Warren. Warren's Realsongs catalog will be administered by Universal Music Publishing Group outside of North America (she continues to self-administer her cop ...

  12. Diane Warren Dedicates Her First Golden Globe Award to Ronni Chasen

    January 17, 2011 12:00 AM EST Diane Warren dedicated her Golden Globe to her late friend and publicist Ronni Chasen. "I loved Ronni," Warren said backstage after winning best original song for Burlesque's "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me." "T ...

  13. 'Glee,' Trent Reznor Win Golden Globe Awards

    January 16, 2011 12:00 AM EST "Glee" won three top trophies at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night (Jan. 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif., while Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and songwriter Diane Warren also came away with wins. For the second year i ...

  14. 'Glee,' Trent Reznor Win Big At Golden Globe Awards

    January 16, 2011 12:00 AM EST "Glee" won three top trophies at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night (Jan. 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif., while Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and songwriter Diane Warren also came away with wins. For the second year ...

  15. Ronni Chasen Memorial Planned In NYC

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST A memorial for native New Yorker Ronni Chasen will be held Wednesday night (Nov. 17) at Michael's in Manhattan, a restaurant staffer tells the Hollywood Reporter. On Tuesday night (Nov. 16), a small gathering of close friends was held at the ...

  16. Diane Warren To Receive NMPA's 2010 Songwriter Icon Award

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers’ Association will honor Diane Warren with its 2010 Songwriter Icon Award at the organization's annual meeting, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on June 16. The Icon Award recognizes out ...

  17. Diane Warren Receives THR/Billboard Award

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Prolific songwriter Diane Warren, who has been at the vanguard of film and TV music for the past 25 years, was honored today (Nov. 14) in Los Angeles with the inaugural Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film and TV Music Career Achievement Award. A nat ...

  18. Billboard Q&A: Songwriter Diane Warren

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Diane Warren grew up in the San Fernando Valley listening to top 40 radio. Little did she know then that she would one day rule the charts. With nine songs peaking at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Warren has locked up the charts for years with h ...

  19. THR/Billboard To Honor Songwriter Diane Warren

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard will honor songwriter Diane Warren with the inaugural Film & TV Music Career Achievement Award at an exclusive lunch reception in Los Angeles on Nov. 14. Warren was chosen as the first-ever Hollywood Report ...

  20. Warren Goes 'Gangster' As She Ventures Into New Turf

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Diane Warren is known for her pop ballads, but she tried something different for Ridley Scott's "American Gangster": a vintage R&B song, "Do You Feel Me," performed by Anthony Hamilton. "He's been ...

  21. Diane Warren Moves Songs To Sony/ATV

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Diane Warren has moved administration of her entire back catalog from EMI Music Publishing to Sony/ATV Music Publishing for all territories except the United States and Canada. Several sources tell Billboard.biz that Warren decided to follow publi ...