J Records

  1. RCA CEO Peter Edge Talks Keith Naftaly Promotion, New A&R Structure

    November 09, 2012 7:00 AM EST With a little more than a year under his belt as CEO of RCA Music Group, Peter Edge, who headed up the label's A&R team for 16 years, has handed over those reins to new executive vice president, head of A&R, RCA Records, Keith Naftaly ...

  2. Pearl Jam Pumped Up To Hit The Studio

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam is about to hit the studio for a two-week session in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien as it continues work on its ninth studio album, which the band plans to self-release in the United States. After laying down some instrum ...

  3. Urban Alternative Focus of Recording Academy Forum

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The state of urban alternative music was the focus of a seminar/membership outreach event hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of The Recording Academy at The Standard/Downtown June 30. “Urban Alternative Music: a Global Movement” encompassed a wide- ...

  4. Canada's Ole In Deal With Five K

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canadian music publisher ole has inked a deal with Victor Murgatroyd's newly launched Five K Entertainment Group. Murgatroyd's Five K Entertainment Group will find and develop artists under a new agreement with J Records. Murgatroyd will ...

  5. Hill Honored At New York AIDS Charity

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST LIFEbeat, the urban music industry's AIDS charity, honored BET's executive VP of programming Stephen Hill last night (Dec. 4) at New York City's Highline Ballroom. With special performances by Denise Rich, Sister Sledge's Kathy ...

  6. Mario Sues Production Company To Void Contract

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Multi-platinum recording artist Mario filed a lawsuit today (Feb. 16) against Troy Patterson and Third Street Music Group to void his contract with the production company, which he entered as a minor. Multi-platinum recording artist Mario filed a ...

  7. D'Angelo Heading To J?

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Last album released in 2000 on Virgin. R&B vocalist D'Angelo is said to be on the move. According to sources close to the artist, J Records has acquired his contract from Virgin, which issued his two studio albums. A J spokesperson did no ...

  8. Pearl Jam At Work On J Debut

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After ending its career-long association with Epic with the 2004 best-of "Rearviewmirror," Pearl Jam has confirmed a new deal with J Records. The group is recording an as-yet-untitled new album in Sea After ending its career-long associa ...

  9. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first album for the record label is due in 2005. The music on the album is expected to be contemporary R&B. Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first a ...

  10. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first album for the record label is due in 2005. The music on the album is expected to be contemporary R&B. Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first a ...

  11. J Records' Johnson Shifting To Warner Bros.

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST J Records VP of urban promotion Cynthia Johnson will join Warner Bros. Records in early March as senior VP of urban promotion. J Records VP of urban promotion Cynthia Johnson will join Warner Bros. Records in early March as senior VP of urban prom ...