Keynote

  1. Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Urges Artists to Find Their Voice, Chides Negativity

    March 14, 2013 4:33 PM EDT “The musician comes first” was Dave Grohl’s mantra during his keynote speech Thursday at South By Southwest, an engaging and carefully prepared 45 minutes that encouraged up and coming artists to protect their independence and creative visions f ...

  2. Judd Apatow, Graham Parker Set for Film and TV Music Conference Panel

    October 16, 2012 3:18 PM EDT Writer-director Judd Apatow will participate in a panel discussion at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Register today for the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Con ...

  3. Bruce Springsteen to Be Keynote Speaker at South by Southwest 2012

    December 01, 2011 11:24 AM EST The South By Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival announced this morning that Bruce Springsteen will be keynote speaker for next year's event. The keynote will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Convention Center in Au ...

  4. Daniel Glass on Building Glassnote, Connecting To Artists, Importance of Startups (Video)

    November 28, 2011 8:00 AM EST Daniel Glass, founder of Glassnote Entertainment Group, has positioned his organization as one of the top independent music companies in the business. After his keynote address at Billboard's FutureSound conference, he stopped to give a few m ...

  5. Pub Briefs: Bug Lands Sugar Hill Catalog; Harry Fox Offers Discount; Plus, Danzig!

    May 25, 2011 4:23 PM EDT --Bug Music has entered into an exclusive agreement to administer the rights to Sugar Hill Records' music publishing catalog, which is comprised of 600 songs in the country, bluegrass and Americana genres. The rosters at Sugar Hill Records� ...

  6. Robin Gibb, Roger Faxon To Give Keynotes At 2011 World Copyright Summit

    February 23, 2011 3:30 PM EST The World Copyright Summit, to be held June 7-8 in Brussels, has announced its schedule. The event will feature a slate of keynote speakers, including the WIPO director general Francis Gurry, two European Commission officials, CISAC president Robi ...

  7. Jay Brown Pulls Out Of In The City

    October 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Roc Nation president Jay Brown has withdrawn from the In The City music conference, where he was due to make a keynote appearance today (Oct. 13). In The City is an annual music conference and festival in Manchester in the U.K., which runs Oct. 13 ...

  8. Jean-Bernard Levy To Keynote At MidemNet 2011

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Vivendi CEO Jean-Bernard Levy has been unveiled as the first MidemNet keynote speaker for the opening day of the digital music business conference in Cannes. He will appear on Jan. 22, 2011 at the 12th edition of MidemNet. According to a statement ...

  9. Dave Stewart To Keynote Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Industry technology conferences can easily turn into bore-fests, with slide after PowerPoint slide of software architecture diagrams and panelists bantering tired clichés like “it’s all about the music.” We’re going to turn that on it’s head at Mo ...

  10. Roc Nation's Jay Brown To Appear At 'In The City'

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Roc Nation president and co-founder Jay Brown has been confirmed to appear at In The City 2010. The U.K. music conference and festival takes place in Manchester on Oct. 13 to 15. The conference base will be the City Inn Hotel and various venues wi ...

  11. Pharrell Williams To Give MidemNet Keynote

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams has signed up as a keynote speaker at MidemNet on Jan. 23. The digital music business conference takes place in Cannes from Jan. 23 to Jan. 27. The producer and vocalist will speak about the opportunities of fan relationship deve ...

  12. Peter Gelb To Deliver MidemNet Keynote

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gelb, GM of New York's Metropolitan Opera, will deliver a keynote at the 2010 edition of MidemNet, the digital music conference held in Cannes from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24. Gelb will use his keynote to outline how new technologies have revit ...

  13. IMS Day One: Evolution On The Dance Agenda

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The opening day of the sophomore edition of the Ibiza International Music Summit (IMS) kicked off with a keynote speech by Marc Marot, a partner at management company SEG International. Marot, who has previously worked at Blue Mountain Music, used ...

  14. Liverpool Sound City Confirms Keynotes

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Worldwide head of music and marketing at EA Games, Steve Schnur, and programme and music director at San Francisco's KITS 'Live 105,' Aaron Axelsen, have been confirmed as the first keynote speakers for Liverpool Sound City 2009, he ...

  15. Apple's Jobs Acknowledges Weight Loss, Remains CEO

    January 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Steve Jobs, the chief executive of Apple Inc, said today that a hormone imbalance had caused him to lose weight but that he would continue as CEO during his recovery, sending its shares up 3.4%. The statement follows investor concern and rumors af ...

  16. MIDEM Gets Message

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's co-manager Brian Message will deliver a keynote speech at the 2009 MIDEM international music market in Cannes, which runs Jan. 18 to 21. Message, of Courtyard Management, also represents singer songwriter Kate Nash and dance act F ...

  17. Five Buzz Topics At Popkomm 2008

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Popkomm, the younger of Europe's two big music biz confabs, are kicking off the 2008 edition of the conference with a commitment to explore the "three C's" of the music business: creativity, communication and comm ...

  18. Sire Founders Reunited For 'In The City'

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sire Records founders Seymour Stein and Richard Gottehrer will be among the keynote speakers at the U.K.'s In The City music conference, which is held in Manchester on Oct. 5-7. Gottehrer is also co-founder/chairman of digital aggregator The ...

  19. ILMC Confab Readies 20th Anniversary

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The International Live Music Conference (ILMC), the annual confab dedicated to the business of international concert promoters, artist management, and talent agents, celebrates its 20th anniversary with an event March 7-9 at the Royal Garden Hotel ...

  20. Goldsmith Added As Keynote Speaker At In The City

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith will be a keynote speaker at this year's In The City U.K. music seminar, which takes place at Manchester's Midland Hotel Oct. 20 to 22. Most recently in the news after securing the reunion of Led ...

  21. Nettwerk CEO: Drop DRM, Market Will Expand

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group head honcho Terry McBride gave the keynote speech at the Digital Summit in Nashville yesterday, reiterating his theme of giving control of music distribution to the fans. Music Row has a summary of the speech, which contains t ...

  22. ON THE ROAD: AFTER THE STORM

    November 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST For 3 Doors Down lead vocalist Brad Arnold and lead guitarist Matt Roberts, taking part in the keynote panel at the Billboard Touring Conference on Nov. 8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York is a uniqu For 3 Doors Down lead vocalist Brad Arnold and ...

  23. Payola Clarified At Conclave Radio Confab

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Minneapolis keynote held July 15. Minneapolis keynote held July 15. News ...

  24. Roedy To Keynote BPI AGM

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV Network International president Bill Roedy will deliver the keynote speech at the BPI's annual general meeting, which takes place July 12 in London. MTV Network International president Bill Roedy will deliver the keynote speech at the BPI ...

  25. Bronfman To Deliver Music Matters Keynote

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group chairman/CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. has been confirmed as keynote speaker at the inaugural Music Matters Conference, to be held May 10-11 in Hong Kong. Warner Music Group chairman/CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. has been confirmed as keynote ...

  26. ASCAP Expo To Kick Off April 2006

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST First national songwriting/composing conference. ASCAP will present the first national songwriting and composing conference next year, to be held April 20-22 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles, it was revealed today (Nov. 3). The pe ...

  27. On The Road

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Roadwork '05, set for Oct. 25-26 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, will include two days of topical panels and keynote sessions, as well as a series of round tables that cover musical genres and spe Roadwork '05, set for Oct. 25-26 at ...

  28. London To Host Producers' Confab

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Art of Record Production conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at London's University of Westminster. Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote s ...

  29. RIAA Head To Deliver NARM Keynote

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Convention runs Aug. 11-14. Mitch Bainwol, chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Assn. of America, has been tapped to deliver the keynote address at the 47th annual National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers convention, which will be held Aug. 11- ...

  30. RIAA Head To Deliver NARM Keynote

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Convention runs Aug. 11-14. Mitch Bainwol, chairman/CEO of the Recording Industry Assn. of America, has been tapped to deliver the keynote address at the 47th annual National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers convention, which will be held Aug. 11- ...

  31. Kennedy Confirmed As MidemNet Keynote Speaker

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Incoming IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy will deliver a keynote speech at the sixth annual MidemNet music and technology platform, to be held Jan. 22 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. It will mark Incoming IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy will d ...

  32. Ron Fair to Deliver AES Convention Keynote

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A&M Records president and six-time Grammy nominee Ron Fair will present the keynote address at the 117th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention. The address will be delivered Oct. 28 at the Mo A&M Records president and six-time Gra ...

  33. Clive Davis To Keynote NARM Convention

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clive Davis, chairman/CEO of BMG North America, will deliver the keynote address at the 2004 NARM convention, to be held Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. Clive Davis, chairman/CEO of BMG North America, will deliver the keynote address at the ...

  34. Clive Davis To Keynote NARM Convention

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Address to take form of one-on-one interview. Clive Davis, chairman/CEO of BMG North America, will deliver the keynote address at the 2004 NARM convention, to be held Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. In a switch from the traditional keynote f ...

  35. Music Summit Seen Drawing 700 Attendees

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Over 700 attendees will be on hand at the Future of Music Policy Summit May 2-3 at George Washington University. WASHINGTON--Over 700 attendees will be on hand at the Future of Music Policy Summit May 2-3 at George Washington University. The summi ...

  36. The Beat

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  37. The Beat

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  38. Sperling Touts WMG Deal As 'Smart Buy'

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music & Money keynote expounds on major acquisition. Music & Money keynote expounds on major acquisition. News ...

  39. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Conference keynote focuses on digital protection. Conference keynote focuses on digital protection. News ...

  40. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Thomas H. Lee Partners executive to give keynote. Thomas H. Lee Partners executive to give keynote. News ...

  41. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...

  42. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...