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  1. Beacon Theatre Exec Nick Spampanato to Run L.A.'s Forum

    August 07, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Nick Spampanato, GM of the historic Beacon Theatre in New York since 2009, is moving back across the country to oversee the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., for the arena's new owner, MSG Entertainment. Spampanato served as the GM of two fabled Lo ...

  2. Backbeat: Donovan, Eric Burdon & Peter Asher's Day @ Phoenix's Music Instrument Museum

    October 21, 2011 1:26 AM EDT Music Biz @ The Music Instrument Museum: Back row from left: Sue Peterson, MIM consultant and former head of Target's music buying team (and former chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers); Eric Burdon, Donovan, Linda Leitch ...

  3. How Katy Perry's Hot 100 Record Stacks-Up Against The Beatles, Elvis, Michael, Mariah & Whitney

    August 19, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Katy Perry's historic fifth No. 1 on the Hot 100 from her "Teenage Dream" album makes her one of only seven artists in the history of the Hot 100 to put together a string of five or more consecutive chart-toppers, placing her in est ...

  4. Grammy Awards Producer John Cossette Dies At 54

    April 26, 2011 10:08 PM EDT John Cossette, who followed in father Pierre's footsteps as the producer of the Grammy Awards telecast, died Tuesday (April 26) at the age of 54. The cause of death was not given. Cossette has been involved with Grammys for nearly two decades ...

  5. The Grammy Museum Celebrates Mississippi: Photos

    February 11, 2011 9:40 AM EST (Photo by Phil Gallo) The blues was the central topic of conversation at the Grammy Museum Thursday as the Mississippi Development Authority's Dept. of Tourism premiered a new video on the state's musical history and presented three musi ...

  6. 'Memphis' Wins Best Musical Tony Award

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "Memphis," an interracial romance set against the backdrop of the 1950s rhythm 'n' blues explosion, has won the 2010 Tony Award for best musical. The show of soulful sounds and a parade of engaging characters beat out "Fel ...

  7. Finetunes Strikes Didiom Deal

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hamburg-based digital service provider Finetunes has signed a distribution deal with U.S. mobile media service Didiom. The deal, which takes immediate effect, will enable Didiom users to purchase songs from the Finetunes catalog, which includes ma ...

  8. Booker T. And The MGs Join Musicians Hall Of Fame

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Duane Eddy picked his rumbling "Peter Gunn" instrumental and Rolling Stone Keith Richards jammed with The Crickets on "Not Fade Away" as a host of musicians and producers were honored during the Musicians Hall of Fame ...

  9. Womack To Get Digital, Best-Of Releases

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Capitol/EMI salutes the career of soul pioneer Bobby Womack with the May 27 CD and digital release of "The Best of Bobby Womack: The Soul Years." On the same day, the label will also make available digitally, for the first time, seven or ...

  10. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  11. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  12. Drummer Kenny Buttrey Dies At 59

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legendary studio drummer Kenneth Aaron (Kenny) Buttrey died Sunday (Sept. 12) of cancer at his home in Nashville. He was 59 years old. Legendary studio drummer Kenneth Aaron (Kenny) Buttrey died Sunday (Sept. 12) of cancer at his home in Nashville ...

  13. Elvis, Beatles Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as founding inductees to the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, details on which were unveiled today (Sept. 9). Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as ...

  14. Elvis, Beatles Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as founding inductees to the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, details on which were unveiled today (Sept. 9). Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Marley, Madonna and U2 have been named as ...

  15. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...

  16. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...