Elektra

  1. It's Official: John Janick Named President/COO of Interscope Geffen A&M

    October 03, 2012 11:55 PM EDT It's official: As projected by Billboard.biz in June, John Janick has been named president and chief operating officer of Interscope Geffen A&M , the label announced today. Janick joins the company after 16 years at the helm of the indie ...

  2. 40 Under 40: John Janick

    August 02, 2012 2:29 PM EDT John Janick Chairman/President, Fueled By Ramen; Co-President, Elektra Records Website: Fueledbyramen.com ElektraRecords.com Twitter: @fueledbyramen @Elektrarecords Fueled By Fun John Janick, 34, has balanced running Fueled by Ramen, which he foun ...

  3. Sunset Strip Music Fest to Honor The Doors

    June 14, 2012 11:22 AM EDT CIRCA 1970 (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The 2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival will commemorate the career and legacy of iconic rock band the Doors, event organizers said Wednesday. Marilyn Manson is set to headline the outdoor street ...

  4. Denroy Morgan Out on Bail For Marijuana Charge; Son Refutes 'Official' Version of Events

    September 20, 2011 2:30 PM EDT Rasta Dandy: Denroy Morgan (above) was arrested for marijuana posessions on Sept. 13 and is now out on bail. His son Roy "Gramps" Morgan says the media is fabricating the story of his father's arrest. Veteran Jamaican singer Denroy ...

  5. Beyonce Kicks Off '4 Intimate Nights' In NYC

    August 15, 2011 11:03 AM EDT There aren't many artists in the world that can pull of a 90-minute set in Stuart Weitzman heels and leave a beyond packed audience satisfied to the point of not needing an encore. But that's Beyoncé. Last night (August 14), the singer k ...

  6. The Cars Reunite For First Album In 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Ric Ocasek-led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound ...

  7. The Script, Tinie Tempah Top U.K. Charts

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Irish pop-rock band the Script's "Science & Faith" (Phonogenic/Sony Music Entertainment), which debuted atop the U.K. album chart two weeks ago, moved back 2-1 in yesterday's new sales data. South London rapper Tinie Tempah ...

  8. Showcase Showdown: Billboard At SXSW

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Howlies Web site: howlies.com Label: OverUnder Records Latest release: "Trippin' With Howlies" Management: OverUnder Management Atlanta's Howlies got off to an inauspicious start: The band joined forces in 2007 after a camping ...

  9. Ronson Extends Global EMI Publishing Deal

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mark Ronson has extended his arrangement with EMI Music Publishing in a new long-term global deal. The British-born solo artist, DJ and producer won a best male artist BRIT award earlier this year in recognition of his album "Version" (C ...

  10. Cab Cruises, Sinatra's Strong, Warner Rules

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab for Cutie drives home its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts in the penthouse on the Billboard 200 ... Frank Sinatra grabs the No. 2 slot with "Nothing But the Best," his highest-charting album since 1993 ...

  11. Winehouse Wins At MOJO Awards

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, the Stooges and Joy Division were among the winners at MOJO magazine's annual gathering of rock legends in London last night. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to both classic artists and new music and always draws a heavyweig ...

  12. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  13. Staind's 'Chapter V' Makes It Mark At No. 1

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Chapter V," modern rock act Staind nets its third consecutive Billboard 200 chart-topper. The Elektra/Atlantic album moved 185,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to With "Chapter V," modern r ...

  14. Arista/J Names VP

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Borden joins in urban publicity. Arista/J Records has named Theola Borden as VP of urban publicity. She will be based in New York and report to RCA Music Group senior VP of publicity Mika El-Baz. Borden was previously senior director of media and ...

  15. Cash Money Forms New Imprint

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cash Money Records is establishing a new full-service label, Roun'Table Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Working in conjunction with Universal-distributed Cash Money, the imprint Cash Money Records is establishing a new f ...

  16. Cash Money Forms New Imprint

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cash Money Records is establishing a new full-service label, Roun'Table Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Working in conjunction with Universal-distributed Cash Money, the imprint Cash Money Records is establishing a new f ...

  17. Warner Music Looks To Slash Artist Roster

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The newly private Warner Music Group, having significantly <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000450149">reduced its worldwide staff The newly private Warner Music ...

  18. Mraz To Head 'Curbside Prophets' Tour

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elektra/Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz will embark on a cross-country concert series dubbed the Tour of the Curbside Prophets, beginning May 14 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Elektra/Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz will embark o ...

  19. Warner Combines Atlantic, Elektra Labels

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Atlantic, Elektra, Lava merge as Atlantic Records Group. Atlantic, Elektra, Lava merge as Atlantic Records Group. News ...

  20. MTV2 Sets Second 'Headbangers' Tour

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in ...

  21. The NEW AFTRA Code Broken Down in Plain English

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The battle between record companies and its artists is a tired cliche. But with the advent of new income streams for copyright holders and artists such as Web casting royalties, mobile music, and musi The battle between record companies and its ar ...

  22. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...