Hollywood

  1. Guest Post: Google Reclaiming Its YouTube App Is A Win For All, Especially Indie Musicians

    August 16, 2012 1:29 PM EDT This guest post from INDMUSIC co-founder and CEO Brandon Martinez takes a look at the YouTube app's removal from iOS 6. The views presented in this article do not represent those of Billboard or its staff. Billboard.biz welcomes responsible g ...

  2. Jeffrey Jolson-Colburn, Former THR Music Editor, Dies

    June 25, 2012 6:15 AM EDT Jeffrey Jolson-Colburn, a former music editor for The Hollywood Reporter, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, the website Hollywood Today announced. The cause of death was not immediately known. Jolson-Colburn, who was in his mid-50s, founde ...

  3. Backbeat: Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party With Kevin Lyman, Epitaph Execs, Yellowcard, Dead Sara, More

    March 30, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Kevin Lyman, founder/producer of the Vans Warped Tour, surrounded by the artists who will be heading out on the road. (Photo: Chelsea Lauren) Kevin Lyman still employs an "old-school" method when it comes to picking bands for the Vans Wa ...

  4. Diplo, Nile Rodgers, Twitter's Tatiana Simonian to Keynote Biggest-Ever Ibiza International Music Summit

    March 02, 2012 2:33 PM EST Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites: Dance music fans at 2011's Ibiza International Music Summitt (Photo: IMS) In line with the ever-expanding global popularity of electronic dance music, this year's Ibiza International Music Summit (IMS) ...

  5. Diddy to Launch Revolt, a New Music Network, Through Comcast

    February 21, 2012 11:26 AM EST Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider with more than 22 million subscribers, will distribute networks owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, NBA superstar Magic Johnson, and Hollywood director Robert Rodriguez. The announcement came Tu ...

  6. Business Matters: Loudbytes Launched Cloud-based Service, Lines Up Advisory Board

    August 31, 2011 8:51 PM EDT Loudbytes Launched Cloud-based Service, Lines Up Advisory Board -- Loudbytes has unveiled an advisory board with a number of well-known industry professionals, including Jason Flom (president, Lava Records), Scott Pascucci (Moneta 9), Jeff Kempler ...

  7. Janice Min Named Editorial Director Of The Hollywood Reporter

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Janice Min has been named editorial director of the Hollywood Reporter, sister publication of Billboard, parent company e5 Global Media announced Wednesday morning. "Janice dramatically transformed the landscape of entertainment journalism,&q ...

  8. Queen + Paul Rodgers 'Rocks' Virtual World

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records and Universal Music have called upon Vivaty to create a virtual world listening party for the new Queen + Paul Rodgers album "The Cosmos Rocks." The company, which specializes in creating social virtual scenes, has buil ...

  9. Conniff To Exit Billboard; Named Executive At Front Line

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tamara Conniff, Billboard's group editorial director, will be leaving the magazine next month to become president of music services for Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Group. Conniff has been with Nielsen/VNU for 10 years, having jo ...

  10. Michaelson, Bareilles Anchoring Hotel Cafe Tour

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Red-hot singer/songwriters Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles will anchor the lineup for the fourth annual Hotel Cafe tour, which begins March 6 at the Belly Up in San Diego, and wraps April 12 at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. Cary Bro ...

  11. Enter Shikari, MCR Up For Kerrang Awards

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With four nods each, British newcomers Enter Shikari and American alternative rockers My Chemical Romance lead the nominations for the Kerrang Awards, to be held at London's the Brewery on Aug. 23. Enter Shikari is vying for best single with ...

  12. Disney Preps 'High School Musical 2' Single

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney Records will release "What Time Is It" the first single from "High School Musical 2" on July 17. In addition to being made available through digital retailers that day, the track will be offered as a physical CD sin ...

  13. Head Of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Exits

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Benjamin Feingold held position for 12 years. Benjamin Feingold, the longest-serving studio home video president in Hollywood, is leaving his post as worldwide president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, digital distribution and acquisitions. T ...

  14. EMI Music Boss Joins New U.K. Film Academy

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Levy adds school advisory board to portfolio. Alain Levy, chairman/CEO of EMI Music, has been appointed advisory board chairman at the new Film Business Academy at London’s Cass Business School. The Film Business Academy, described as “the world’s ...

  15. eMusic Goes Hollywood

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Distributes gift cards promoting blockbusters. eMusic is partnering with Hollywood to help drive subscribers to its online independent music service. The company has formed deals with 20th Century Fox, Hollywood Video and Cinema Screen Media to di ...

  16. eMusic Goes Hollywood

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Distributes gift cards promoting blockbusters. eMusic is partnering with Hollywood to help drive subscribers to its online independent music service. The company has formed deals with 20th Century Fox, Hollywood Video and Cinema Screen Media to di ...

  17. WGA, SAG Want Say And Pay For Product Plugs

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Writers' Guild of America and the Screen Actors' Guild on Nov. 14 went public with their demands that networks and producers give writers and actors a creative say and financial compensation for w LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  18. MPA Secures Broad Warrant In Delhi

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Delhi court has heeded Hollywood's request and issued a warrant that empowers police to search for and seize pirated films anywhere in the city, an aggressive maneuver in the copyright wars. NEW DELHI (AP) -- A Delhi court has heeded Hollyw ...

  19. Report: Home Video Watchers Rampant

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Video Software Dealers Assoc. released a report today (July 25) revealing that more people view the latest movies on home video than on any other medium. The Video Software Dealers Assoc. released a report today (July 25) revealing that more p ...

  20. Senator Targets 'Cop Killer' Videogame

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A new videogame that lets players join crime gangs and kill police officers has become the target of a proposed boycott by a U.S. senator. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- A new videogame that lets players join crime gangs and kill police officers has b ...

  21. U.S. Faults U.N. Diversity Treaty

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Negotiators from around the globe are taking tentative steps toward an unprecedented international treaty on cultural diversity that is facing some strong criticism from the United States. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Negotiators from arou ...

  22. Gonzales In Hollywood To Fight Piracy

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales came to Hollywood on April 28 to emphasize that Internet piracy is best fought by balancing prosecution with education so that young people know the costs and co LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U.S. A ...

  23. Ex-Hollywood CEO Supports B'Buster Bid

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wattles looking to buy Hollywood stores. Wattles looking to buy Hollywood stores. News ...

  24. Movie Gallery Gets Regulatory OK For Hollywood

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster amends offer. Movie Gallery appears to be moving closer in its bid to acquire video rental chain Hollywood, while Blockbuster continues to upgrade its rival offer. Movie Gallery said today (Feb. 14) that it has regulatory clearance to ...

  25. Blockbuster Steps Up Action To Buy Hollywood

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster Inc. intends to acquire rival rental chain Hollywood by mid-January if it does not obtain cooperation from Hollywood's board of directors, the company said on Dec. 28. It will launch a cas LOS ANGELES -- Blockbuster Inc. intends t ...

  26. Blockbuster Steps Up Action To Buy Hollywood

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster Inc. said today (Dec. 28) that it intends to acquire rival rental chain Hollywood by mid-January if it does not obtain cooperation from Hollywood's board of directors. Blockbuster Inc. said today (Dec. 28) that it intends to acqui ...

  27. WGA, Hollywood Make A Deal

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Writers Guild of America said Oct. 13 that it has reached a new three-year contract with Hollywood's major studios and networks. The $58 million package boosts health-care contributions, minimums (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Writers Gu ...