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  1. Aussie Bits: P!nk's Colossal Tour, Allans Billy Hyde Closes, Aria Awards Makeover

    October 24, 2012 4:05 PM EDT Allans Billy Hyde's flagship store on Melbrourne's Bourke Street is one of 25 instrument retail chain stores going out of business. (Photo: Lars Brandle) ALLANS BILLY HYDE CLOSING DOWN It's curtains for Australia's leading inde ...

  2. Joshua Sarubin Named Secret Road's Head of A&R/Publishing

    August 08, 2012 5:44 PM EDT Secret Road Music Services, a music licensing, publishing, and management company, has named Joshua Sarubin its head of A&R/Publishing. Sarubin will be based in New York and work with artists and songwriters on Secret Road's roster as wel ...

  3. Pete Fornatale, Longtime New York Radio DJ, Dead at 66

    April 26, 2012 4:13 PM EDT Longtime New York radio disk jockey and author Pete Fornatale, best known for his long stints on WFUV-FM and WNEW-FM, died Thursday morning at the age of 66. According to New York's Daily News , He suffered a brain hemorrhage on April 15 and ...

  4. Leonard Cohen's Former Business Manager Convicted of Harassment

    April 13, 2012 7:11 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jury convicted Leonard Cohen's former business manager Thursday of harassing the singer-songwriter and repeatedly violating a court order to stop contacting him. The panel reached its verdict within hours of receiving th ...

  5. Sonisphere Music Festival Canceled: Adam Lambert and Queen Reunion Isn't Happening

    March 28, 2012 7:54 PM EDT After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere2012 isn't going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival ...

  6. Adam Lambert Legal Settlement Clears Way for Release of Pre-'Idol' LP

    March 01, 2012 8:33 AM EST Adam Lambert has officially put an end to a dispute with Colwel Platinum Entertainment over a deal the singer made before he starred on the eighth season of American Idol. The two sides have come to terms with each other to dismiss a lawsuit and a ...

  7. Adam Lambert Nears Settlement of Lawsuit Claiming He Wasn't Eligible for 'American Idol'

    January 09, 2012 6:00 PM EST Adam Lambert is wrapping up a settlement of a lawsuit that suggested he shouldn't have been allowed to appear on "American Idol" because he already signed to a record label. In November, the singer was sued by Colwel Platinum Entert ...

  8. Lawsuit Suggests Adam Lambert Should Have Been Banned From 'American Idol'

    November 04, 2011 7:33 PM EDT A new lawsuit suggests that Adam Lambert may have violated the rules of "American Idol" when he agreed to appear on the eighth season of the hit reality competition show. The singer is now facing a lawsuit that alleges that he's sti ...

  9. This Week In Music: Al Teller, Former Head of Columbia and MCA, on Death Of Old Music Biz, Rise of Digital DIY (Video)

    September 12, 2011 1:40 PM EDT This week on "This Week in Music" Topspin's Ian Rogers interviews Al Teller, the visionary label head who ran CBS, Columbia and MCA Records and who has long championed digital technologies. For a guy who ran three major labels, All ...

  10. JDub Records Shutting Down

    July 14, 2011 2:27 PM EDT JDub Records, a Jewish non-profit record label started nine years ago in New York City announced Tuesday (July 12) it is shuttering operations due to financial pressures. "The decision to close was entirely financial," said JDub Presiden ...

  11. Univision Names Randy Falco President and CEO

    June 29, 2011 4:56 PM EDT Univision Communications has promoted COO and executive vp Randy Falco to the posts of president and CEO. The appointment follows the departure of former president and CEO Joe Uva earlier this year. Falco, 57, is a former AOL chairman and CEO and ...

  12. Univision President/CEO Joe Uva Stepping Down Next Month

    March 14, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Univision President and CEO Joe Uva will leave the company when his contract expires on April 2, the company announced in a statement today. Uva has been in the post for four years and decided not to renew his agreement, the statement says. The co ...

  13. Adam Lambert To Play It Safe For Malaysia Concert

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Adam Lambert has pledged to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage and wearing revealing clothes for a concert this week, a show organizer said Tuesday (Oct. 12). The "Am ...

  14. Wagram Takes Stake In French Indie Tot Ou Tard

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT French independent music group Wagram Music has taken a 49% stake in Paris-based music company Tot ou Tard, home to artists including Yael Naim and Vincent Delerm. Tot Ou Tard operates two labels, Tot ou Tard and rock-oriented Guess What!, as well ...

  15. Leonard Cohen Delays Europe Tour After Back Injury

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Leonard Cohen has postponed an upcoming European tour by six months after hurting his lower back while exercising. A statement said his doctors advised the 75-year-old to follow the same four- to six-month regimen of physical therapy as athletes d ...

  16. Adam Lambert's "GMA" Performance Cancelled Over AMAs Flap

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST In the wake of Adam Lambert's controversial performance Sunday night at the American Music Awards, ABC has cancelled the singer's scheduled appearance on tomorrow's (Nov. 25) broadcast of "Good Morning America." Lambert wa ...

  17. Sony To Issue Vintage Leonard Cohen Performance

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following the success of his "Live In London" (Columbia) recorded at the O2 Arena, Sony Music Entertainment is issuing a second Leonard Cohen live album in 2009. "Leonard Cohen Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970" (Sony Music Entert ...

  18. Leonard Cohen Returns To Stage After Collapse

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Leonard Cohen celebrated his 75th birthday in Barcelona at the last concert of his 10-date Spanish tour, just three days after collapsing on stage before 6,000 fans at a sell-out in Valencia. Some 14,000 fans at the Palau Sant Jordi stadium stood ...

  19. Leonard Cohen Due To Return To Stage

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer Leonard Cohen is expected to return to the stage on Monday after he collapsed during a concert in Spain on Friday and was rushed to hospital. The Canadian, who turns 75 on Monday, was halfway through a performance of his hit song "Bird ...

  20. BMG Rights Management Signs Aviv Geffen

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Israeli singer songwriter Aviv Geffen has signed a publishing deal with BMG Rights Management in Berlin for his first English language album. The album "Aviv Geffen" (Mars Records/Rough Trade) was produced by award-winning Trevor Horn, w ...

  21. Leonard Cohen Announces Second U.S. Leg Of World Tour

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Leonard Cohen will return to the United States this fall to perform in theaters and arenas, beginning Oct. 17 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., and wrapping Nov. 13 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Select tickets for the 15-date U ...

  22. Inquiries Into Jackson Estate's Sony/ATV Holding

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Major financial firms have made inquiries into buying the 50 per cent share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing owned by the estate of Michael Jackson, according to the New York Times. The Times names Colony Capital, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Plainfield A ...

  23. ITV To Screen Unseen Michael Jackson Footage

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT ITV is promising exclusive unseen footage of Michael Jackson from the private collection of the singer's friend Uri Geller in a forthcoming documentary, "My Friend Michael Jackson: Uri's Story," its production and distribution ...

  24. Leonard Cohen Dazzles At New York Tour Warm-Up

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Tuning up for a spring North American tour, Leonard Cohen played his first show on American soil in 15 years last night (Feb. 19) at New York's Beacon Theatre. The three-hour performance featured all of Cohen's classics, including " ...

  25. Leonard Cohen Sets NYC Show, Tour To Follow?

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Leonard Cohen will play his first U.S. concert in 15 years at the Beacon Theatre in New York on Feb. 19, and speculation is that it will serve as the anchor for a North American tour. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday (Jan. 16) via Ticketmast ...

  26. Cohen Sings With Promoter At London Finale

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Leonard Cohen wrapped up four major dates in London with a three-hour set at the Royal Albert Hall. The veteran Canadian singer songwriter has played two 18,000-capacity dates at the O2 arena (Nov 13 and 14) and two more at the 5,200-capacity Roya ...

  27. JDub Records To Host Free Anniversary Concerts

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nonprofit record label and even production company JDub Records will celebrate its five-year anniversary with free concerts this summer in New York, Denver, Cleveland and Los Angeles. The first free show will be held July 20 at Celebrate Brooklyn ...

  28. France's UPFI Names Frerebeau Pres

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT French independent labels trade body UPFI has elected Tot ou Tard MD Vincent Frerebeau as president. A former A&R with EMI and Warner Music, Frerebeau launched record label Tot ou Tard, notably home to Yael Naim, whose single "New Soul&qu ...

  29. Ben Harper, EMI Extend Deal

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended its long-term relationship with Grammy Award winning songwriter and performer Ben Harper. He first signed with the publisher in 1993. Under the new worldwide deal, EMI will represent his existing catalog and futur ...

  30. Leonard Cohen Set For First Tour In 15 Years

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Leonard Cohen is embarking on his first tour in 15 years this summer, beginning with a June 6-7 stand in Toronto. The 73-year-old artist, who was inducted last night (March 10) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be backed on th ...

  31. Billboard Exclusive: Yael Naim's Mac Attack

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Right now, the only way to get a copy of Yael Naim's "New Soul," which is prominently featured in the new Mac Air ad, is to buy it on iTunes. Alternatively, a friend in France could procure you a physical copy of Naim's self-ti ...

  32. Skat, Peles Win At Israel Music Awards

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hed Arzi-signed singers Harel Skat and Keren Peles were the big winners at the third annual Israel Music Awards (AMI) ceremony, held March 8 at Tel Aviv's Club 24. Skat won for song of the year with Keren Peles' "And You." In a ...

  33. Paul Simon Preps Tour

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trek to kick off June 28 in Columbus, Ohio. Paul Simon will begin a tour in support of his new Warner release “Surprise” on June 28 at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. The tour will play a mix of arenas, amphitheaters, large thea ...

  34. Peter, Paul & Mary To Be Honored

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to be held June 15 in New York. Peter, Paul & Mary will be the recipients of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006 Awards dinner. The award honors industry veterans who are pioneers in their craft ...

  35. Compensation Agreed For 'Lion Sleeps' Songwriter

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Solomon Linda to be credited as co-author. Solomon Linda to be credited as co-author. News Solomon Linda ...

  36. Press Pans Roth's Radio Bow

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jan 3. debut viewed as rocky start. David Lee Roth’s first broadcast on Jan. 3 as CBS Radio’s East Coast successor to Howard Stern was blasted by numerous newspapers, who went so far as to predict his demise before mid-year. Roth's new mornin ...

  37. Billy Joel Tour Selling Out

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trek begins in Florida in early January. Billy Joel's return to the road is being greeted enthusiastically by ticket buyers. First tipped here (Billboard.biz, Nov 9), Joel's first tour in nearly eight years went on-sale over the weekend ...

  38. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Levy will be revisited after March 2008. Levy will be revisited after March 2008. News ...

  39. Canadian Music Scene To Be Featured On BBC Radio

    October 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-part series to be broadcast Oct. 29, Nov. 5. DJ/historian Bob Harris will spotlight Canada's music scene in a major two-part series for BBC Radio 2 in the United Kingdom. "The Maple Music Revolution" will be broadcast Oct. 29 an ...

  40. Linus, Koch Enter Distribution Deal

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pact covers U.S. Toronto-based Linus Entertainment has aligned with New York-based Koch Records for U.S. distribution. Linus, which has released albums in its native country from such artists as Gordon Lightfoot and Ron Sexsmith, remains distribut ...

  41. Leonard Cohen Sues Former Manager

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leonard Cohen sued his longtime manager Aug. 15 for allegedly defrauding the legendary composer of at least $5 million. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Leonard Cohen sued his longtime manager Aug. 15 for allegedly defrauding the legendary ...

  42. Leonard Cohen Sues Business Manager

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Complaint states Lynch 'stole' over $5M. Leonard Cohen sued his longtime business manager Monday (Aug. 15) for allegedly defrauding the legendary composer of at least $5 million. The complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court seeks da ...

  43. Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn Survives Shooting

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy winner was shot in temple. A man suspected of shooting Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn during an attempted carjacking was arrested after a 5 1/2-hour standoff with police. Cohn, who had a hit with the song "Walking in Memphi ...

  44. Harper Regroups For Intimate Tour

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First stop is July 12 in Vancouver. As the cancellation of the ill-fated Zooma tour left him without summer plans, singer/songwriter Ben Harper has slated a 16-date North American small venue tour to kick off July 12 in Vancouver and close Aug. 1 ...

  45. Israel's AMI Awards Celebrate Ehud Banai

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran singer Ehud Banai was the big winner yesterday (Feb. 14) at the inaugural Israel Music Channel awards. Veteran singer Ehud Banai was the big winner yesterday (Feb. 14) at the inaugural Israel Music Channel awards. He was named best singer ...

  46. AMI Awards Celebrate Ehud Banai

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran singer Ehud Banai was the big winner yesterday (Feb. 14) at the inaugural Israel Music Channel awards. Veteran singer Ehud Banai was the big winner yesterday (Feb. 14) at the inaugural Israel Music Channel awards. He was named best singer ...

  47. Classical Score

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offer Mahler's Second Symphony on an SFS Media CD. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offer Mahler's Second Symphony on an SFS ...

  48. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Incarcerated rapper Shyne debuts in top five. Incarcerated rapper Shyne debuts in top five. News Shyne ...

  49. Richard Marx

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marx delivers his eighth album and first major-label effort in seven years with amped passion and a rejuvenated edge. Marx delivers his eighth album and first major-label effort in seven years with amped passion and a rejuvenated edge. News ...

  50. The Beat

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Melinda Newman's column. Richard Marx juggles a new gig as a Sony A&R scout with his own recording and producing career. Read Mel ...

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