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  1. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  2. IDJ Ups Olesen To Senior VP

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will oversee top 40 promotion department. Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) has promoted Erik Olesen to senior VP of top 40 promotion. In his new role, Oleson will oversee the direction of the top 40 promotion department at all levels and lead ra ...

  3. Pearl Jam Takes Out Its Aggression On New Album

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam wears its emotions on its sleeve on its self-titled eighth album, which, as previously reported, will be released May 2 via J Records. Material for the 13-track set took shape in the wake of Pearl Jam wears its emotions on its sleeve on ...

  4. IDJ Partners With Hoop It Up Basketball Tour

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trek to make 51 stops nationwide. Austin, Texas-based Team Championships International has tapped Island Def Jam Music Group to be the official music partner of its 18th annual Hoop It Up 3on3 Natonal Basketball Tour. Running March through August, ...

  5. IDJ Partners With Hoop It Up Basketball Tour

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trek to make 51 stops nationwide. Austin, Texas-based Team Championships International has tapped Island Def Jam Music Group to be the official music partner of its 18th annual Hoop It Up 3on3 Natonal Basketball Tour. Running March through August, ...

  6. The Killers' Former Manager Sues Band

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit yesterday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their current manager, Robert Reynolds. Braden Merrick and his company, From the F The Killers' former manager filed a ...

  7. Stevenson Promoted To Exec At IDJMG

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal includes new joint venture imprint. Rob Stevenson has been promoted to executive VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group. At the same time, he has been named president of Stolen Transmition Records, his new joint venture label imprint wi ...

  8. Columbia Taps New Senior VP

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ken Lane formerly held similar role at IDJ. Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar position. Lane, who exited IDJMG earlier this year, replaces Stu Bergen, who recently exited C ...

  9. Lane Walks Into Columbia Post

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar position, sources say. Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar positi ...

  10. Island Def Jam Appoints Senior Promo VP

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rick Sackheim joins IDJ from Jive. Rick Sackheim has joined Island Def Jam Music Group as senior VP of promotion. In his new position, he'll oversee all radio formats, as well as the field staff. He joins from Jive, where he was VP rhythm/cro ...

  11. Virgin Creates Exec Legal Position

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jeffrey Kempler moves to role from Atari. Jeffrey Kempler has been appointed to the newly created position of executive VP of business affairs and development for Virgin Records in the U.S. Kempler, who begins immediately, is based at Virgin' ...

  12. Instant Live, UMG Enter Pact

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CDs, downloads to be offered right after shows. Instant Live, the live concert CD arm of Clear Channel Entertainment, has cut a deal with Universal Music Group (UMG) to deliver live CDs and digital downloads of UMG acts immediately following shows ...

  13. Instant Live, UMG Enter Pact

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will deliver recordings immediately after shows. Instant Live, the live concert CD arm of Clear Channel Entertainment, has cut a deal with Universal Music Group (UMG) to deliver live CDs and digital downloads of UMG acts immediately following show ...

  14. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  15. Mantel Named Zomba Music Pub Prez

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the United States. NEW YORK -- Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the United States. He takes the reins from Richard Blackstone, who l ...

  16. Mantel Named Zomba Music Publishing Pres.

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Replaces Richard Blackstone who left in May. Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the U.S. He takes the reins from Richard Blackstone, who left the company in May to become chairman/CEO of Warner/Chappell Music ...

  17. Usher, 50 Cent Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Each grab three statuettes. Representing the best of both worlds, Usher and 50 Cent tied for top winner at the Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) 2005 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show. The popular R&B and rap/hip-hop artists earned thre ...

  18. Concert Business Struggles In First Half '05

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jam band genres sees slump. Jam band genres sees slump. News ...

  19. Case Summary: Tortious Interference & Fraudulent Inducement (TVT vs. Lyor Cohen & Island Def Jam)

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on June 14 reversed a 2003 District Court judgment, which ordered Lyor Cohen and the Island Def Jam Music Group to pay about $54 million to Steve Gottl The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circu ...

  20. Court Reverses TVT's $54M Award In IDJ Suit

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lyor Cohen and Island Def Jam Music Group will not be writing multimillion-dollar checks to Steve Gottlieb's TVT companies, now that an appeals court reversed a $54 million judgment over Ja Rule recor NEW YORK -- Lyor Cohen and Island Def Jam ...

  21. New York Court Overturns TVT Decision

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Multi-million dollar award now just thousands. New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals today (June 14) overturned an earlier court's decision in favor of TVT, in the indie label's suit against the Island Def Jam Music Group, Univ ...

  22. Caparro Lines-Up UMG, Glenayre Deal

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Universal Music Group has agreed to sell its U.S. and Hanover, Germany, CD and DVD manufacturing and distribution facilities to Glenayre Technologies in a deal engineered by Jim Caparro, the latte NEW YORK -- The Universal Music Group has agre ...

  23. Update: Caparro Lines-Up UMG, Glenayre Deal

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Universal Music Group has agreed to sell its U.S. and Hanover, Germany, CD and DVD manufacturing and distribution facilities to Glenayre Technologies in a deal engineered by Jim Caparro, the latte The Universal Music Group has agreed to sell i ...

  24. Update: Caparro Lines-Up UMG, Glenayre Deal

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Universal Music Group has agreed to sell its U.S. and Hanover, Germany, CD and DVD manufacturing and distribution facilities to Glenayre Technologies in a deal engineered by Jim Caparro, the latte The Universal Music Group has agreed to sell i ...

  25. Russell Simmons Starts Label With IDJ

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam Music Group chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid announced April 13 that the company has formed a 50/50 joint-venture deal with Russell Simmons' latest venture, the Russell Simmons Music Group NEW YORK -- Island Def Jam Music ...

  26. Russell Simmons Starts Label With IDJ

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reverend Run, Buddafly on RSMG roster. Island Def Jam Music Group chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid announced this morning (April 13) that the company has formed a 50/50 joint-venture deal with Russell Simmons' latest venture, the Russel ...

  27. Artemis Names Marketing VP

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rioux joins from IDJ. Artemis Records has named Lisette Rioux as VP of marketing and artist development. Rioux joins Artemis from Island Def Jam Music Group, where she was director of artist development. She previously worked at Sire Records Group ...

  28. IDJ Names Marketing Chief

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as executive VP of marketing. Thompson joins IDJ from Warner Music Group, where he has served as executive VP/GM of Elektra since 1999. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as execut ...

  29. IDJ Names Marketing Chief

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as executive VP of marketing. Thompson joins IDJ from Warner Music Group, where he has served as executive VP/GM of Elektra since 1999. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as execut ...

  30. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  31. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  32. Milian's 'Dip It Low' At Center Of Suit

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A group of copyright owners filed an infringement lawsuit on Feb. 22 over Christina Milian's "Dip It Low." The Island Def Jam track peaked at No. 5 on The Billboard Hot 100 in August 2004 and was nomi NEW YORK -- A group of copyrigh ...

  33. IDJ Names Field Marketing VP

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Calitri takes expanded role. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Joe Calitri as VP of field marketing. He has served as Island Records senior director of sales and field marketing since 2001. Calitri's responsibilities include overseeing fie ...

  34. Milian's 'Dip It Low' At Center Of Suit

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST A group of copyright owners yesterday (Feb. 22) filed an infringement lawsuit over Christina Milian's "Dip It Low." The Island Def Jam track peaked at No. 5 on The Billboard Hot 100 in August 2004 and A group of copyright owners yes ...

  35. Ja Rule Manager, Others Face Charges Related To The Inc. Probe

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ron Robinson, personal manager for rap artist Ja Rule, was arraigned Nov. 17 in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., on charges of money laundering and money-laundering conspiracy involving more tha NEW YORK -- Ron Robinson, personal manager for ...

  36. Ja Rule Manager Faces Money-Laundering Charges

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sources: Case stems from probe of The Inc. Ron Robinson, personal manager for Ja Rule, was arraigned today (Nov. 17) in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., on charges of money laundering and money-laundering conspiracy involving more than $1 mi ...

  37. Murder Inc. Bookkeeper Charged In Laundering

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The bookkeeper for rap label Murder Inc. was indicted on money laundering charges by federal prosecutors who are probing ties between drug dealers and the recording home of such platinum-selling acts The bookkeeper for rap label Murder Inc. was in ...

  38. Island Def Jam Ups Peluso

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted Gabrielle Peluso from director to VP of video promotion. Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted Gabrielle Peluso from director to VP of video promotion. Peluso, who joined the company in 1996, will be respo ...

  39. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music ...

  40. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New-media exec named senior VP. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy, including content development, online marketing, digital co ...

  41. Kudler Named Island Def Jam's VP Of Business And Legal Affairs

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted Heath Kudler to VP, business and legal affairs. NEW YORK -- Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted Heath Kudler to VP, business and legal affairs. Kudler will be responsible for negotiating and drafting con ...

  42. Island Def Jam Ups Kudler

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Business and legal VP based in New York. Heath Kudler has been promoted from senior director to VP of business and legal affairs for Island Def Jam Music Group. Based in New York, Kudler will oversee contract negotiation and legal advice among the ...

  43. R. Kelly Takes Seven Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly was the big winner at the Billboard/American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Awards ceremony, held tonight (Aug. 6) at Fifteen O One Barton G in Miami Beach. R. Kelly was the big winner at the Billboard/American Urban Radio Netwo ...

  44. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  45. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  46. Island Def Jam Taps New Legal SVP

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Steve Gawley has been named senior VP of business and legal affairs for Island Def Jam Music Group, effective immediately. Gawley will become the company's head legal officer, running the business and Steve Gawley has been named senior VP of ...

  47. Island Def Jam Taps New Legal SVP

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Steve Gawley has been named senior VP of business and legal affairs for Island Def Jam Music Group, effective immediately. Gawley will become the company's head legal officer, running the business and Steve Gawley has been named senior VP of ...

  48. Island Ups Pontius To Exec VP

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Records has promoted Paul Pontius to executive VP of A&amp;R. Pontius has been VP of A&amp;R for Island Def Jam Music Group since 1999. Paul Pontius, who has been VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group since 1999, becomes head ...

  49. IDJ Names Senior Publicity VP

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Def Jam Music Group has named Laura Swanson to the post of senior VP, publicity and artist relations. The executive joins from Arista Records, where she held the same title since September 2000 Island Def Jam Music Group has named Laura Swa ...

  50. Fatboy Links Up With Koch

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jam-band label features moe. Jam-band label Fatboy Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution. Based in Deptford, N.J., Fatboy was founded in 1992 by moe. membe ...

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