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  1. 'Music Is A Great Way To Sell Other Things'

    October 15, 2012 7:58 AM EDT Entertainment lawyer Ken Hertz -- who's driven brand deals for Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga -- thinks everyone is a media company. Ken Hertz has a new theory he wants to test out. It's an overcast October day in New York, and He ...

  2. Phoebe Snow, 'Poetry Man' Singer, Dead at 58

    April 26, 2011 11:48 AM EDT P hoebe Snow , a bluesy singer, guitarist and songwriter who had a defining hit of the 1970s with "Poetry Man" but then largely dropped out of the spotlight to care for her disabled daughter, has died. Snow, who was nominated for best ne ...

  3. Universal Revives Cassette For Poetry Album

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Records is to resurrect the cassette format for the Nov. 16 U.K. release of "Words For You" -- a poetry collection set to classical music. The company says that the album, released on Universal imprint 1st Rule Records, will be ...

  4. Hallmark To Exclusively Sell New McEntire Release

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reba McEntire's new "Love Revival" will be sold exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown stores in January and February, making her the latest in a string of top artists to release holiday-related albums through the retailer, Billboard ha ...

  5. Toy Company Mattel Targets Web Savvy Girls

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mattel is using technology to create a new twist on a 48-year-old toy to appeal to today's Web-and multimedia-savvy girls. On Thursday, Mattel unveiled Barbie Girls, four-and-a-half-inch tall MP3 players designed to look like dolls. The devic ...

  6. Handleman COO Exits After A Month

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Departure due to no-compete clause. John Beeder, who was hired July 25 to be president and COO for the Handleman Co., has resigned from the Troy, Mich.-based rackjobber. Breeder previously was a top executive with Hallmark, and apparently had a no ...

  7. Platinum Disc To Distribute Hallmark DVDs

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Exclusive deal is for next three years. Platinum Disc will be the exclusive North American distributor of Hallmark DVDs for the next three years. The deal will include Hallmark miniseries and TV movies such as the ABC TV project "The Ten Comm ...