Famous Music Publishing

  1. NYU To Name Robinson 'Visionary'

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New York University's Steinhardt Music Business Program will be honoring publishing icon Irwin Robinson with its first visionary award. The award is bestowed upon a noted business figure for his or her lasting and positive impact on the music ...

  2. Cuevas Joins Sony/ATV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Claribel Cuevas has assumed the post of senior director of creative for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Latin America. She was previously senior creative director of Latin music for Famous Music Publishing. Through Cuevas’ initiative, Famous launched a ...

  3. Famous Sale Moves To Phase Two

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phase two of Viacom's sale of Famous Music Publishing is underway. Industry sources estimate anywhere from a few to as many as 10 bidders offered enough money or other incentives during the initial phase to make the second round of the sale. ...

  4. Famous Bidders Make Their Move

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Letters of intent to bid on Famous Music Publishing were due yesterday to financial services firm UBS, which is managing the sale for Famous parent company Viacom. Viacom first publicly hinted at its intent to sell the publishing unit in February ...

  5. Congressman, Jimmy Webb To Be Honored By NMPA

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented June 19 in New York City. Congressman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, will be receiving the 2006 NMPA President’s Award. Jimmy Webb will receive the NMPA Influential Songwriter Award. Smith, a long-time champion of music publishers and songw ...

  6. Famous Music Pub Ups Pires To VP

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently was director of special projects. John Pires has been promoted to VP of business development at Famous Music Publishing. He reports to Margaret Johnson, executive VP of finance and administration for the Famous Music Publishing compa ...

  7. Songwriter/producer Tozer Inks Deal With Sony Music

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Worked on John Legend's 'Get Lifted.' Songwriter/producer Dave Tozer, who worked on eight tracks on John Legend's Grammy Award nominated "Get Lifted," has inked a production deal with Sony Music Label Group that will ...

  8. First Lady Of Music Publishing Dies

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Services for Beebe Bourne to be held on Nov. 4. Beebe Bourne, part of the legendary Bourne music publishing family, died Tuesday (Nov. 1) after a battle with cancer. Bourne helmed the New York-based Bourne Co., one of the largest privately owned i ...

  9. Famous Appoints New Creative Exec

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Famous Music Publishing has named Billy "BC24" Calloway senior creative director. He is based in Los Angeles and reports to president/COO Ira Jaffe. Famous Music Publishing has named Billy "BC24" Calloway senior creative direct ...

  10. NMPA Elects New Board Members

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers' Assn. has elected its board of directors. NEW YORK -- The National Music Publishers' Assn. has elected its board of directors. The directors, who will serve for the next two years, are Martin Bandier (EMI M ...

  11. NMPA Elects New Board Members

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Directors will serve for next two years. The National Music Publishers' Assn. has elected its board of directors. The directors, who will serve for the next two years, are Martin Bandier (EMI Music Publishing); Freddy Bienstock (Carlin Americ ...

  12. NMPA Elects New Board Members

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers' Assn. has announced the results of its election to its board of directors. The National Music Publishers' Assn. has announced the results of its election to its board of directors. The directors, who will s ...

  13. Famous Music Names New Senior VP

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stacey Palm will continue to focus on film and tv. Famous Music Publishing has promoted Stacey Palm to senior VP of film and television music. Based in Los Angeles, she reports to president/COO Ira Jaffe. Palm joined the publisher in September 199 ...

  14. Rhythm & Blues

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer inks a worldwide co-publishing agreement between his Tozertunes Publishing (BMI) and Famous Music Publishing, a division of Viacom's Paramount Pictures. Read Gail Mitche Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer inks a wor ...

  15. Dave Tozer Scores Famous Pub Deal

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer -- who worked on John Legend's critically acclaimed Good Music/Columbia/SUM debut, "Get Lifted" -- has secured a publishing pact. Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer -- who worked on John Legend's crit ...

  16. BMG Pub, Famous Renew Deal

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST BMG Music Publishing and Famous Music Publishing renewed their international subpublishing agreement, the companies announced Friday (Feb. 4). NEW YORK -- BMG Music Publishing and Famous Music Publishing renewed their international subpublishing a ...

  17. BMG Pub, Famous Renew Ties

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Subpub deal first struck in 1995. BMG Music Publishing and Famous Music Publishing have renewed their international subpublishing agreement. BMG will handle the Famous catalog worldwide except for the United States, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Oki ...

  18. Ozomatli Gets Famous With Pub Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publishing, Billboard has learned. Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publis ...

  19. Ozomatli Gets Famous With Pub Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publishing, Billboard has learned. Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publis ...

  20. Famous Music Signs Modest Mouse

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Famous Music Publishing has signed Modest Mouse to a long-term global co-publishing deal. The deal, to be announced tomorrow (Sept. 14), is the band's first publishing arrangement and covers catalog a Famous Music Publishing has signed Modest ...

  21. Famous Inks Midnight Deal

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter/producer Charlie Midnight has joined the Famous Music Publishing roster in an exclusive worldwide agreement. Songwriter/producer Charlie Midnight has joined the Famous Music Publishing roster in an exclusive worldwide agreement. Midnigh ...

  22. Famous Inks Worldwide Deal With Clyde Otis Group

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Famous Music Publishing has picked up exclusive worldwide rights for most of the classic pop and R&B songs written by Clyde Otis and Brook Benton. The long-term pact with Famous, the music publish Famous Music Publishing has picked up excl ...