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  1. Interscope Geffen A&M Names John Ehmann Vice President of A&R

    June 03, 2014 8:37 PM EDT John Ehmann has been promoted to vice president of A&R at Interscope Geffen A&M. John Janick's Staff Memo on Being Named New Interscope CEO, Jimmy Iovine John Janick to Succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman, CEO of Interscope Geffen A& ...

  2. John Janick to Succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman, CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M

    May 28, 2014 4:37 PM EDT John Janick has been named chairman and CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M, succeeding Jimmy Iovine, the most successful head of a major label for the last 25 years. The announcement was made to coincide with the finally confirmed news that App ...

  3. Pasquale Rotella's Insomniac & Interscope Geffen A&M Launch New Imprint (Exclusive)

    May 13, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Top dance music producer Arty is the first act signed to the new record label. EDM comes to IGA. Insomniac CEO/founder Pasquale Rotella has partnered with Interscope Geffen A&M to create a new EDM label, Insomniac Records. Insomniac Record ...

  4. Ian Rogers: The Man Behind the Beats

    January 11, 2014 5:06 PM EST Ian Rogers, in his black hoodie and skate shoes, looks more like a college grad student than the chief executive officer of Beats Music, a position he assumed almost exactly a year ago. Beats Music: A Step-By-Step Walk Through Beats Music Launch ...

  5. Beats Music Launching January 21

    January 11, 2014 12:00 PM EST Beats Music, the premium streaming service developed by Trent Reznor, Ian Rogers and the creators of Beats By Dre headphones, is launching on Jan. 21, with AT&T as the exclusive carrier partner, the company said. Beats Music 'Locked an ...

  6. Interscope Geffen A&M Acquires Remaining Share of A&M/Octone Records

    October 07, 2013 5:44 PM EDT Interscope Geffen A&M announced Monday that it will acquire the remaining 50% share of the A&M/Octone joint venture from Octone Records. Formed in 2007, the joint venture was scheduled to conclude in mid-2014. Octone's year-to-date ...

  7. Morning Fix: Industry Vet Polly Anthony Dies; Max Lousada New Warner UK CEO; Kings of Leon Score U.K. No. 1

    September 30, 2013 8:24 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE FORMER MUSIC INDUSTRY VETERAN POLLY ANTHONY DIES Music industry veteran Polly Anthony, who served in executive roles at such record labels as Epic and Geffen, has reportedly died after a long batt ...

  8. Exclusive: Gee Roberson Forms New Label, Blueprint, Through Interscope Geffen A&M

    December 21, 2012 8:41 AM EST Geffen Records chairman Gee Roberson will transition to create and own a full service record company called Blueprint to be distributed by Interscope Geffen A&M, it was announced today by Interscope Geffen A&M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and ...

  9. Anjula Acharia-Bath

    November 28, 2012 7:04 PM EST CEO, Desi Hits Crossing Cultures Desi Hits CEO Anjula Acharia-Bath has built her career on bridging the pop culture gap between Bollywood and Hollywood. Following an initial stint as co-founder of search firm Merchant McKenzie, the U.K.-raised ent ...

  10. 'Inventing David Geffen' Draws Springsteen, Iovine, Gordy, Dr. Dre To L.A. Premiere

    November 14, 2012 2:26 PM EST Jimmy Iovine, chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M Records and co-founder, Beats by Dre, arriving to the premiere of 'Inventing David Geffen' held at Writer's Guild Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) The Wri ...

  11. Zedd Is Busy Making Moves

    October 15, 2012 9:33 AM EDT The EDM producer's big success is no accident. On the list of things that can supercharge a new artist's career, a supportive tweet from Lady Gaga to her 30.2 million followers is right up there. So on Aug. 22, when she tweeted, " ...

  12. Mike Easterlin Named GM of Fueled by Ramen

    October 05, 2012 11:43 PM EDT The shockwaves of big executive moves keep on rolling. Mike Easterlin, head of promotion at Roadrunner Records, has been named the new GM of Fueled by Ramen, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records. Easterlin To Lead Newly Merged Roadrunner, Lava Promo S ...

  13. It's Official: John Janick Named President/COO of Interscope Geffen A&M

    October 03, 2012 11:55 PM EDT It's official: As projected by Billboard.biz in June, John Janick has been named president and chief operating officer of Interscope Geffen A&M , the label announced today. Janick joins the company after 16 years at the helm of the indie ...

  14. Meet EDM's Power Trio: Atlantic's Craig Kallman, Astralwerks' Glenn Mendlinger, Interscope's Dave Rene

    May 15, 2012 7:25 AM EDT For more than a decade, electronic dance music has been an indie label's business. In the mid- to late '90s, when acts like Fatboy Slim, the Chemical Brothers and Prodigy surged, the majors launched or acquired imprints: Warner had F-111 ...

  15. Pepsi Teams With Nicki Minaj, Preps Michael Jackson Project With Diplo, A-Trak

    May 01, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Pepsi has unveiled a new multiyear global marketing campaign, complete with a new tagline -- "Live for Now" -- and commercials featuring the biggest names in music. First up in the campaign is Nicki Minaj, whose 2010 single "Moment ...

  16. Guy Oseary on Madonna's 'MDNA': The Art of the Album Roll-Out

    April 04, 2012 8:26 AM EDT When Madonna's twelfth album, MDNA, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 today with Nielsen SoundScan-certified sales of 359,000, she'll not only have the biggest first week of the year, but will instantly reinstate her place at the top ...

  17. Madonna's Deal With Live Nation-Interscope Worth $40 Million - New Album Coming in March

    December 15, 2011 8:07 AM EST Madonna's new album is finished and will be released in March 2012 on Interscope Records, the label and Live Nation Entertainment announced on Thursday morning. The deal, which has been rumored for weeks, was confirmed by sources to Billboard ...

  18. More Than Just An Award Ceremony

    December 01, 2011 2:50 PM EST A List of Grammy week Events, celebrations, reunions, Performances & MOre WEDNESDAY Feb. 8 Grammy Camp - Basic Training University of Southern California 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Grammy Foundation Los Angeles-area high school students receive savvy ...

  19. Official: Van Halen Signs With Interscope Records

    November 17, 2011 11:01 PM EST Left to Right: Alex Van Halen; Wolfgang Van Halen; Eddie Van Halen; Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records; Irving Azoff, executive chairman of Live Nation Entertainment and chairman/CEO of the Front Line Management Group; Ste ...

  20. Van Halen To Sign With Interscope

    November 11, 2011 5:42 PM EST Iconic rock band Van Halen are set to sign with Interscope Records, says a source familiar with the negotiations. The deal is expected to be finalized next week, marking the first time in 35 years that the band will not release music through Warne ...

  21. This Week in Billboard History: Neil Bogart's Bubblegum Sound, 12" Singles' Early Days, 'Newcomer' Coldplay Streams Song

    October 27, 2011 4:42 PM EDT : WILL THIS BE PART OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S SCRIPT? Neil Bogart was named marketing coordinator of Cameo Parkway Records, moving over from the MGM label, where he had been a regional promotion manager. Bogart's Cameo duties were to in ...

  22. From Canada To L.A.: Meet Jeremy Summers, Interscope Geffen A&M's New Chief Marketing Officer

    October 21, 2011 2:51 PM EDT Toronto's Jeremy Summers doesn't need to tackle LA traffic when he starts his new job as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Interscope Geffen A&M on Monday. "I'm literally staying at an apartment across ...

  23. Backbeat: Frankmusik Talks Enrique Iglesias, Cherrytree Records Backstage @ Erasure's NYC Show

    September 27, 2011 3:19 PM EDT Can You Hear The Musik: Frankmusik backstage at Terminal 5. (Photo: Jeff Benjamin/Billboard) Frankmusik is preparing for the September 27th release of his album "Do It In The AM" with a supporting slot on Erasure 's "Erasure: T ...

  24. Jeremy Summers Named Executive VP/Chief Marketing Officer of Interscope Geffen A&M

    September 21, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Interscope Geffen A&M has named Jeremy Summers its EVP/Chief Marketing Officer. Summers formerly served as the senior VP of Marketing for Universal Music Canada, a position he held since autumn 2010. He had been a part of the sales department ...

  25. Q&A: Anjula Acharia-Bath Co-Founder/CEO, Desi Hits!

    September 01, 2011 8:51 AM EDT Five years ago, Anjula Acharia-Bath was working as a senior partner at the London-based executive search firm Forsyth Group. Today, she runs an entertainment/lifestyle website focused on South Asian (Desi) culture called Desi Hits! (desihits.com ...

  26. 'American Idol's' Pia Toscano Signs With Interscope Records

    July 05, 2011 7:39 PM EDT "American Idol's" Pia Toscano has officially signed a recording contract with Interscope Records, THR has confirmed. She will release her debut single, "This Time," on July 12 and perform the song as part of her set during ...

  27. Gee Roberson Named Chairman of Geffen Records

    June 21, 2011 4:24 PM EDT Gee Roberson -- co-CEO of Hip-Hop Since 1978, the management firm that handles Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and others -- has been named chairman of Geffen Records, a move that Billboard.Biz reported was in the works last week . He wi ...

  28. Alex Da Kid Launches New Label Through Interscope

    June 02, 2011 9:57 AM EDT Interscope Records announced yesterday (June 1) the launch of a new label called KIDinaKORNER. The label will be spearheaded by Grammy winner and multi platinum music producer Alex Da Kid. Alex Da Kid is best known as the producer of hit songs suc ...

  29. South By Southwest: Execs Tell Their Favorite Places And Ways To Do Business

    March 22, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Despite its spring-break reputation, plenty of real business gets done at SXSW. Amid thousands of bands, tens of thousands of attendees and heaven knows how many thousands of gallons of alcohol served, you've got deals being made in every noo ...

  30. Lady Gaga Teams Up With Target For Deluxe Album, Free Download

    February 10, 2011 12:52 PM EST Lady Gaga's quick Twitter announcement on Monday -- "Can't wait any longer, single coming Friday" -- was not a tease to her fans, as the pop star's new single, "Born This Way," is officially set to be released to ...

  31. Universal Cuts 62 Staffers Amid Top-Level Shakeups

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST Universal today confirmed that it cut approximately 60 staffers, as expected, and also hired former Sony A&R rep Larry Jackson as executive vice president of Interscope Geffen A&M, the New York Times reported . The news comes amid unconfir ...

  32. Business Matters: Lucian Grainge, Live Nation, Les Savy Fav and more

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT GRAINGE SHIFTS TO LA -- Lucian Grainge, the new co-CEO of Universal Music Group, will be based in Los Angeles rather than New York. The chief executives of the other major music groups tend to be based in New York – although Warner Music Group’s E ...

  33. Photo Gallery: Vevo Launch Party

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST The switch flipped on the much-hyped online music video service Vevo last night at a grand party in New York. Big-name performers included Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert, while music stars like Bono, 50 Cent, Ciara, John Mayer, Taylor Swift, Rihanna a ...

  34. Interscope’s Iovine, Dr. Dre Help Unveil New HP Notebook

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Heralding the arrival of "a new benchmark in sound for the PC," Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine -- together with legendary producer Dr. Dre and HP -- unveiled the HP ENVY 15 Beats limited edition notebook PC. Launching in ...

  35. Exclusive Billboard Q&A: UMG's Chairman/CEO Doug Morris

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT What's impressive about Doug Morris' midtown Manhattan office presents itself in modest statements. In one corner is a giant white canvas with a charcoal scrawl of a little boy; it turns out to be a self-portrait by Universal Music Group ...

  36. Kierszenbaum To Lead Interscope's Rock/Pop A&R

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Martin Kierszenbaum, head of Cherrytree Records and president of international operations for Interscope Geffen A&M, will now add president of pop & rock A&R for Interscope Records to his duties. Kierszenbaum will oversee the label ...

  37. 'Girl' Talk With Will.I.Am

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine suggested the idea of a solo album earlier this year, Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am was caught off guard. "I'm thinking, 'Why would I do a solo project?' " he recalls ...

  38. Blige Nabs Top Honors At ASCAP Awards

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige, Jermaine Dupri and Johnta Austin shared songwriter of the year honors at the 20th anniversary celebration of ASCAP's Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This year's salute, held earlier this evening (June 25) at the Millennium ...

  39. Steve Schnur Joining Interscope

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide head of music Steve Schnur to start at Interscope Geffen A&M as early as Feb. 27. While details are still being worked out, sources says Schnur will oversee Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide he ...

  40. Melee, Paramount Pact For Music-Based Movies

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Melee Entertainment, formed <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1807445">last year</A> by Bryan Turner and Scott Aronson, has reached an agreement Melee Entertainment, for ...

  41. Melee, Paramount Pact For Music-Based Movies

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Melee Entertainment, formed <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1807445">last year</A> by Bryan Turner and Scott Aronson, has reached an agreement Melee Entertainment, for ...

  42. Iovine, Rosenberg In Paramount/MTV Films Deal

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its affiliate MTV Films have inked a first-look deal with Interscope Geffen A&amp;M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement NEW YORK -- Viacom-owned Paramount Picture ...

  43. Iovine, Rosenberg In Paramount/MTV Films Deal

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its affiliate MTV Films have inked a first-look deal with Interscope Geffen A&amp;M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its af ...

  44. Iovine, Rosenberg In Paramount/MTV Films Deal

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its affiliate MTV Films have inked a first-look deal with Interscope Geffen A&amp;M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its af ...

  45. Starbucks Heats Up Its Music Offerings

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Starbucks' Hear Music Coffeehouse experience, <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000460172">tipped here</A> last week, opened for business to Starbucks' Hea ...

  46. Starbucks Heats Up Its Music Offerings

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Starbucks' Hear Music Coffeehouse experience, <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000460172">tipped here</A> last week, opened for business to Starbucks' Hea ...

  47. Anthony To Head Up Geffen With Schur

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Epic Records president Polly Anthony has joined Jordan Schur at the helm of Geffen Records, sources confirm. The co-presidents will also be responsible for DreamWorks Records, which is being ab Former Epic Records president Polly Anthony ha ...