Endeavor

  1. Inside WME's $2.4 Billion Play for IMG (Analysis)

    January 02, 2014 10:22 AM EST On the morning of Dec. 19, moments after William Morris Endeavor and financial backer Silver Lake announced a deal to acquire sports and fashion powerhouse IMG, WME co-CEOs Ari Emanuel andPatrick Whitesell addressed the combined troops in an all-s ...

  2. Sara Newkirk

    November 28, 2012 5:03 PM EST Partner, William Morris Endeavor Client Integration A principal in William Morris Endeavor's music department, WME partner Sara Newkirk describes herself as the quarterback of a team that oversees the careers of such artists as Usher, Lady Ga ...

  3. Fred Wilson Confirmed for Keynote at Billboard FutureSound Conference

    October 25, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Venture capitalist Fred Wilson will be a keynote speaker at the Billboard FutureSound Conference, presented in association with Loeb & Loeb LLP, which will take place November 15-16 in San Francisco. Wilson is managing partner at New York-base ...

  4. Spotify Exec Gerrit Meier Leaves

    October 17, 2012 11:33 AM EDT Gerrit Meier has left Spotify after joining in October 2011 to become its General Manager, Distribution & Partnerships, a company spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. The news was first reported at All Things D . Billboard's FutureSound Conf ...

  5. Business Matters: Songza Lands Investments from Troy Carter, William Morris Endeavor, Others

    August 15, 2012 11:22 AM EDT Songza Lands Investments from Troy Carter, William Morris Endeavor, Others Internet radio service Songza announced some encouraging listener metrics Wednesday, but its new celebrity investors will probably get more attention. SXSWi Q&A: Songza ...

  6. Michael Rapino, Perry Farrell Added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Lollapalooza founder/Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell are among the latest big names to be added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference, set for June 5-7 in Las Vegas in the buildup to the city's ...

  7. Google Music an 'Oxymoron' Says Outgoing Warner Music Group Chairman Edgar Bronfman, Jr.

    February 01, 2012 11:50 AM EST Outgoing Warner Music Group chairman Edgar Bronfman, Jr. called Google Music an "oxymoron" that's run by a company conflicted about how to value other parties' information. Bronfman spoke Tuesday at the Wall Street Journal' ...

  8. Billboard Power 100: Peter Grosslight

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 32 Peter Grosslight Executive VP/Worldwide Head of Music William Morris Endeavor The Calm In The Storm... In a world where some view being a jerk as a career strategy, Peter Grosslight remains a dignified, understated power player. He runs one ...

  9. This Week in Music: Marc Geiger on How Pitchfork Helped The Weeknd Earn $25K Per Show (Video)

    October 12, 2011 1:38 PM EDT On This Week in Music, Mark Geiger of William Morris Endeavor sits across the desk from Topspin's Ian Rogers. In this video outtake, Geiger, who helped create Lollapalooza and Artist Direct, discusses the power a good Pitchfork review - like ...

  10. Lollapalooza Expanding to Brazil in 2012

    August 06, 2011 8:37 AM EDT As Lollapalooza kicked off its 20th anniversary edition Friday in Chicago, organizers announced international expansion plans. The concert will take place in Brazil for the very first time next year on April 7 and 8 at Sao Paulo's Jockey Club ...

  11. Layoffs Impact Miami's William Morris Endeavor Office

    September 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nearly five months after the William Morris-Endeavor merger was announced, sources say the agency has let go several agents in its Miami office, including Latin music agent Jeremy Norkin. William Morris Endeavor Entertainment VP/head of Latin musi ...

  12. Update: William Morris, Endeavor Agree To Merge

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Endeavor and the William Morris Agency agreed Monday afternoon to a merger that dramatically redraws the map for Hollywood's talent agencies. WMA's 20-person board and Endeavor's 28 partners, in separate meetings, approved the deal, ...

  13. Brit Politicians Prepare to 'Rock the Boat'

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Download marks parliaments endeavor into music. Download marks parliaments endeavor into music. News ...

  14. Baker & Taylor's Willis Named NARM Chairman

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ward takes Headplay post. Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor, has been named chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, replacing Glen Ward, who resigned from the board on Jan. 31. Ward was app ...

  15. Senior Agent Isaacs Heads To Endeavor

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Senior talent agent Adam Isaacs has left United Talent Agency to become a partner at the Endeavor Agency. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Senior talent agent Adam Isaacs has left United Talent Agency to become a partner at the Endeavor Agency. Isaacs& ...