Jive Records

  1. Morning Fix: Rara Expands; Today's Apple Event; Bertelsmann, KKR & EMI; ATP Merger

    October 23, 2012 7:36 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters RARA ADDS IOS, EXPANDS MUSIC CATALOG, PARTNERS WITH LENOVO: On-demand subscription music company Rara has launched its service on Apple's iPad and iPhones , as well de ...

  2. Billboard Power 100: Steve Bartels

    January 26, 2012 10:23 PM EST No. 53 Steve Bartels President/COO Island Def Jam Music Group Twitter: @IslandRecords Taking Care of Business... When Antonio "L.A." Reid (see No. 37) was chairman of Island Def Jam Music Group, Steve Bartels oversaw business operations ...

  3. Peter Thea Named Executive VP of Universal Republic, Island Def Jam

    November 15, 2011 12:50 PM EST Universal Republic/Island Def Jam chairman and CEO Barry Weiss announced today that the company has appointed Peter Thea as Executive Vice President of Universal Republic & Island Def Jam, in a move to expand management in the labels' A&a ...

  4. Aventura Singer Santos Signs Album Deal With Sony Music, Jive Records

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Anthony "Romeo" Santos, the lead singer and songwriter of chart-topping urban bachata group Aventura, has signed a multi-million, five album deal with Sony Music and Jive Records. According to published reports from the EFE agency, Santo ...

  5. 'American Idol' A&R Man Jeff Fenster Exits Jive; Is He Warner Brothers Bound?

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Jive Records executive Jeff Fenster, who was tasked with overseeing all American Idol alums' albums for the label, is leaving his post as senior vp A&R, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. It's rumored that he'll make a move to ...

  6. Yung Joc Swagg Team Imprint Signs To Jive Records

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Yung Joc has inked a one-off deal with Jive Records for his Swagg Team imprint. Via the agreement, the Block Entertainment/Bad Boy South artist will release the single "Lookin' Boy," by the Chicago trio Hotstylz. Originally t ...

  7. Qwote Debut Lined Up For Jive Release

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Qwote has signed a deal with Jive Records through a joint venture with entrepreneur Ted Lucas' Slip-N-Slide Records (Trick Daddy, Plies, Rick Ross). The release will also carry the banner of Qwote’s own production company, F ...

  8. Midas Pacts With Navarre

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label recently signed Emerson Drive as flagship act. Midas Records Nashville has inked a distribution deal with Navarre. The label recently signed the group Emerson Drive as its flagship act, with an album due in early summer. Also signed to the l ...

  9. Nashville Gets 'Midas' Touch

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music biz veterans launch new independent label. A trio of veteran artist managers, a hit songwriter and a publisher have teamed with other executives to launch a new independent label, Midas Records Nashville, Billboard.biz has learned. The label ...