Hollywood Records

  1. ZZ Ward Delivers Genre-Bending Debut

    October 15, 2012 7:21 AM EDT ZZ Ward's label deal with Hollywood Records happened almost instantaneously. The musician, who had already moved to Los Angeles and signed with Evan Bogart's management company, Boardwalk Music Group, performed four acoustic songs for ...

  2. ABC To Air 'Duets' Singing Competition With Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie, Robin Thicke

    March 08, 2012 9:52 AM EST ABC is diving into the competitive music competition space with its own celebrity-headlined series this summer. Duets will have American Idol season one alum Kelly Clarkson as well as Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke combing the co ...

  3. Breaking Benjamin Singer Fires Bandmates Following 'Unauthorized' Remix, Album

    August 03, 2011 8:18 AM EDT ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) - Breaking Benjamin is evidently broken, at least for now. The platinum-selling rock band from Pennsylvania is mired in a legal dispute over what its founder and lead singer, Benjamin Burnley, called an unauthorized re ...

  4. Former Record Exec Sentenced In L.A. Wiretap Case

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A former record company executive has been sentenced to time served and four months home confinement for hiring Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano to wiretap an ex-girlfriend. Robert Pfeifer, a former president of Hollywood Records, already h ...

  5. UMG To Distribute Disney Down Under

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Disney Music Group has reached a licensing agreement that will see Universal Music Group market and distribute its recordings in Australia. With effect from April 1, Universal in Australia will handle digital and physical releases for Disney&# ...

  6. Queen + Paul Rodgers Plan Int'l Trek

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Queen + Paul Rodgers will embark on a four-month European tour this fall in support of its new as-yet-untitled studio album, scheduled for release in Britain on Sept. 1 via EMI. The 28-date "Cosmos Rocks Over Europe" arena t ...

  7. Hollywood Teams With Zazzle

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hollywood Records has signed on with on-demand retail Web site Zazzle to create artist galleries and customizable merchandise for Grammy-nominated Plain White T's, label mates Breaking Benjamin and other artists to be announced. Zazzle allows ...

  8. Jonas Brothers Wrap Tour, Prep New Album

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Jonas Brothers' time on the blockbuster Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus arena tour came to an end last night at the Times Union Center Albany, N.Y., but the sibling pop trio doesn't plan to slow down anytime soon. "There's not a ...

  9. Vincent Upped At Disney

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Steven Vincent has been named VP of music and soundtracks for the Disney Channel, which is riding a wave of recent musical hits, including "High School Musical 2" and "Hannah Montana." Vincent reports to Susette Hsuing, senior ...

  10. Eddy Upped At Hollywood

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Curt Eddy has been promoted to senior VP of sales for Hollywood Records, where he is responsible for all sales efforts on behalf of Hollywood and Lyric Street Records. Eddy is based in Burbank, Cailf. and reports to Abbey Konowitch, the label' ...

  11. Kemado Signs With RED

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York-based Kemado Records has signed with Sony BMG-owned RED Distribution. Effective immediately, the distributor will handle all future Kemado releases. New York-based Kemado Records has signed with Sony BMG-owned RED Distribution. Effective ...

  12. 'High School Musical' Star Signs Record Deal

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records debut slated for Sept. 26 release. Vanessa Anne Hudgens, star of The Disney Channel Original Movie “High School Musical” has signed an exclusive recording deal with Hollywood Records. Her yet-to-be-titled debut CD is slated for a ...

  13. Former Hollywood Records Prez Pleads Guilty

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Pfeifer to be released on $1M bond. Former music industry executive Robert Pfeifer has pleaded guilty to wiretapping in the ongoing probe of Hollywood private investigator Anthony Pellicano. Pfeifer, the former president of Hollywood Record ...

  14. Hollywood Execs Extend Ties

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lind, Bunt are promoted. Hollywood Records senior VP/GM Abbey Konowitch and senior VP of promotion Justin Fontaine have inked new long-term contracts with the Burbank, Calif.-based label. "Abbey has played a major role in our success in the p ...

  15. Hollywood Inks Deal With Kemado

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records has signed an exclusive deal to distribute Kemado Records in North America. The first release will be the reissue of Elefant's debut, "Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid," out Oct. 26. Hollywood Records has signed an exclu ...

  16. Buena Vista Names Biz VP

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carolyn Javier has been promoted from VP of business affairs for Hollywood Records to the same title at Buena Vista Music Group in Burbank, Calif. Carolyn Javier has been promoted from VP of business affairs for Hollywood Records to the same title ...

  17. Leher Brings Rolling Stones To Greenberg Traurig

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Traurig. Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Tr ...

  18. UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) has filed suit against three subsidiaries of New York-based American International Group Inc. (AIG): American Home Assurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pitts UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case NIP ...

  19. Biz Vets Form 'Upper-Demo' Label Sovereign

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST New album by Heart due in June. Five music-industry veterans have established Sovereign Artists, an "artist-friendly" independent label aimed at upper-demographic listeners. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Sovereign bows in late June with &qu ...