Jimmy Iovine

  1. 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 ...

  2. 'American Idol' TCA Panel Reveals: 20 Semifinalists, Longer Hollywood Week, 'Helpful' Judges

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST The big "American Idol" roll-out officially kicked off this morning when host Ryan Seacrest, judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler, in-house mentor Jimmy Iovine, Fox president of Alternative Programming Mike Darnell, and ...

  3. Bieber and The Who? UMG In Talks With Tommy Hilfiger To Develop Musician Clothing Lines

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger are reportedly in negotiations to develop fashion collections for UMG's artist roster. Hilfiger's Music and Entertainment and Sports Holdings (MESH), formed last year, is planning ...

  4. 8 Big Changes Coming to 'American Idol'

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST New judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler aren't the only changes in store for the 10th season of "American Idol," premiering Jan. 19 on Fox. 1. UPDATED SET The set is undergoing substantial modification, including the location of ...

  5. Beats By Dre Developers File Lawsuit Against Headphone Startup Fanny Wang

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Monster Cable and Beats Electronics, the companies behind the Beats by Dre line of headphones, have filed a lawsuit against startup headphone manufacturer Fanny Wang . The lawsuit, filed four days after the company's launch, among other thing ...

  6. Lythgoe Reveals More Changes For 'American Idol'

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe told TVGuide.com that there are more changes coming to Fox's singing competition. This season, the finalists will participate in a number of new challenges, including making a music v ...

  7. Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Jimmy Iovine Join 'Idol'

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As widely expected, the judging lineup for "American Idol" season 10 will be Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, with Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, acting as an in-house mentor to contestants, w ...

  8. HP, Beats By Dr. Dre Want Digital Audio To Sound Good For A Change

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Will today's digital music fans invest in high quality audio the way movie fans shell out for flat screens and home theater systems? Hewlett-Packard, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine believe fans will indeed pay for sound quality. On Wednesday, HP in ...

  9. 'American Idol' Watch: Lythgoe Officially Onboard, Iovine As Mentor?

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fox on Thursday confirmed that Nigel Lythgoe will return as an executive producer of "American Idol." He joins executive producers Simon Fuller, Cecile Frot-Coutaz and Ken Warwick for the 10th anniversary season that kicks off in January ...

  10. Video: Dr. Dre Unveils Boston Red Sox Themed Headphones

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dre and Interscope chief Jimmy Iovine were unlikely guests at Fenway Park Sunday night as Major League Baseball kicked off its season with a game between the Red Sox and Yankees. Dre and Iovine were on hand - donned in Red Sox jerseys - to unv ...

  11. CES In Pictures: Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Kid Rock and More

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST The annual tech mega-show CES wrapped on Sunday (Jan. 10) in Las Vegas and, as usual, it not only offered what to expect from the gadget world this year ( see Antony Bruno's round-up of the top developments here ), it also pulled in its share ...

  12. Dr. Dre Headphones Lines Up Diddy

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST When Dr. Dre and Interscope's Jimmy Iovine first teamed with Monster to create the Beats by Dr. Dre line of headphones it was an interesting experiment in artist-branded music accessories - clunky name aside. The Beats line has since added th ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Best Buy Clears Floorspace For Dr. Dre

    November 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Best Buy is aiming to become a destination for DJs. The retailer has partnered with Monster Cable and Beats by Dr. Dre headphones to launch its new in-store “Club Beats” area. The big box retailer is creating a new section in all its stores where ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Midem Quotes Of The Day

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST The top soundbites from Monday's Midem panels and debates. "Mr Plant emailed me and said, 'Who's going to prostitute himself first?’" - Peter Gabriel on the Genesis/Led Zep reunion game "I've always been of the a ...

  18. Dr. Dre Reveals 'Beats' At CES

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre kicked off the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) Sunday in Las Vegas with the announcement that he’s releasing a new signature line of headphones called "Beats by Dr. Dre." Dre teamed with Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine and sound ...

  19. Hip-Hop Roundup: 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, The Game

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 50 Cent, who's made a career calling out flaws in others, lashes out at Interscope head Jimmy Iovine in a new song, "Southside," which also makes fun of Ja Rule's new video, "Uh Oh." "Think Jimmy Iovine my boss ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Interscope Geffen A&M Appoints Urban Prez

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Step Johnson has been with label since '92. Step Johnson has been appointed president of urban music at Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA). With Interscope since 1992, he most recently co-headed the company's urban music staff with Ron Gily ...

  22. A&M, Geffen Shake-Up

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST A promotion in the works for A&M Records boss Ron Fair is sending shockwaves through the executive ranks of Jimmy Iovine’s Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) empire. A promotion in the works for A&M Records boss Ron Fair is sending sh ...

  23. Sirius Picks Up Iovine

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite has hired Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine in a consulting role. Sirius Satellite has hired Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine in a consulting role. The satcaster has signed an exclusive deal to have Iovine -- who heads Interscope, ...

  24. Sirius Picks Up Iovine

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite has hired Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine in a consulting role. Sirius Satellite has hired Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine in a consulting role. The satcaster has signed an exclusive deal to have Iovine -- who heads Interscope, ...

  25. Movies & Music

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "8 Mile" producers Jimmy Iovine and Paul Rosenberg reteam for a movie starring 50 Cent, "Locked and Loaded." Read Carla Hay's column. "8 Mile" producers Jimmy Iovine and Paul Rosenberg reteam for a movie starring ...

  26. 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&M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement NEW YORK -- Viacom-owned Paramount Picture ...

  27. 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&M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its af ...

  28. 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&M chairman/CEO Jimmy Iovine and Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg. Under the agreement Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and its af ...

  29. Eminem Steps Up To The Mic With Sirius

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem, his Shady Records imprint and Interscope have teamed with Sirius Satellite Radio to create a hip-hop music channel. Eminem, DJ Green Lantern and other Shady acts will host shows on the as-yet- Eminem, his Shady Records imprint and Intersco ...

  30. Eminem Steps Up To The Mic With Sirius

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem, his Shady Records imprint and Interscope have teamed with Sirius Satellite Radio to create a hip-hop music channel. Eminem, DJ Green Lantern and other Shady acts will host shows on the as-yet- Eminem, his Shady Records imprint and Intersco ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Jimmy Iovine Re-Ups With UMG

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) head Jimmy Iovine has renewed his contract with IGA parent Universal Music Group (UMG) for six years, sources confirm. Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) head Jimmy Iovine has renewed his contract with IGA parent U ...

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