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  1. Rise Records' Unlikely, Exponential Success

    May 05, 2014 12:39 PM EDT How an obscure Oregon label became a $10-million-a-year hard rock phenomenon. This is an extended version of an article that first appeared in the May 10th issue of Billboard Magazine . Rise Records is a tiny operation -- just six employees at a ...

  2. New Signings: August Alsina to Def Jam, Windish Agency Wins Bobby Womack, Frankie Rose Goes and Labrinth to Paradigm

    August 23, 2013 4:03 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Peters ...

  3. Billboard's Twitter 140: Music-Industry Characters You Need To Follow

    March 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Billboard's Twitter 140: It's not about how many followers. It's not about the quantity of tweets/retweets. It's about quality. Personality. Excellent linkage. These people are followed by those who work the smartest. Whether i ...