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  1. Pitbull, Clear Chanel, Dodge Partner for iHeartRadio Promotion

    August 01, 2012 5:31 PM EDT Dodge and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment have launched a nationwide summer program with Pitbull to promote the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival-slated for Sept. 21 and 22 in Las Vegas-and the 2013 new Dodge Dart. "The Road to Las Ve ...

  2. Pitbull Says Music Business is '90 Percent Business, 10 Percent Talent' at Latin Conference Q&A

    April 25, 2012 4:44 PM EDT Pitbull speaks at his Q&A at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) Halfway through his standing-room-only live Q&A at today's Billboard Latin Music Conference, Miami-born bilingual pop star Pitbull recalled growi ...

  3. Business Matters: Lessons For Music Biz In Kodak's Chapter 11?

    February 14, 2012 8:25 PM EST Lessons For Music Biz In Kodak's Chapter 11? -- The music industry is often compared to the buggy whip business that was decimated -- but not entirely killed -- by the rise of the automobile. Perhaps the tale of Kodak provides a better warnin ...

  4. Morning Heds: Apple's Latest Media Event, Will WMG Fight EMI Deal?, Macca Live Streaming

    January 19, 2012 7:20 AM EST Public Domain Works Can Be Copyrighted Anew, Justices Rule NYT A copyright protection law was challenged by orchestra conductors, teachers and film archivists who said they had relied for years on the free availability of public domain works. Clif ...

  5. Steve Jobs Remembered by Edgar Bronfman Jr., Martin Bandier and Other Executives

    October 06, 2011 5:13 PM EDT Steve Jobs wasn't just a technological innovator - he created a role for himself and his business in the music industry that hadn't existed before. In these conversations and written remembrances from key executives in the music business ...

  6. Danny Elfman On Composing Music For L.A. Cirque du Soleil's 'Iris'

    September 27, 2011 12:31 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like film-making. "It was all completely evolutionary as it came ...

  7. Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach New L.A. Cirque du Soleil Show

    June 16, 2011 9:10 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil to be based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like filmmaking. "It was all completely evolutionary as it ...

  8. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull

    June 02, 2011 7:30 PM EDT Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has entered into a long-term, worldwide co-publishing agreement with Pitbull. Moreover, when the artist's current deal with the Universal Music Publishing Group expir ...

  9. Sixth Graders Steal Show From Gwyneth, Mandy, Celine, Florence At Oscars Rehearsals

    February 26, 2011 11:30 PM EST The Kodak Theatre was rocking as Gwyneth Paltrow, Mandy Moore, Celine Dion and other musicians ran through the numbers they'll perform on Sunday's Academy Awards. Moore dueted with Zachary Levi on "I See the Light," the nominat ...

  10. Dido, A.R. Rahman Talk '127 Hours' And Its Oscar-Nominated Song And Score

    February 25, 2011 12:08 PM EST Dido (Photo: Getty Images) The sheet music for "If I Rise" from the Oscar-nominated film "127 Hours" contains many words, but not many traditional lyrics. Dido does sing actual phrases. But she coos soothing sounds in a good po ...

  11. AEG's Leiweke And Outbox's Rosen Talk to .Biz About Competing With The Ticketmaster Juggernaut

    February 04, 2011 12:13 PM EST The new AEG/Cirque du Soleil/Outbox joint venture is well positioned to make inroads in the volatile ticketing market through its combination of content, venues, credibility and innovative model. But that doesn't mean it will be easy, as Tick ...

  12. @CES 2011: Lady Gaga Unveils New Digital Polaroid Products

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga proved to be the star of the first official day of CES 2011, taking the stage in the Polaroid booth to unveil a line of products she helped design. The Polaroid booth was jammed with throngs of fans, press, and passersby who stood around ...

  13. Drake, Pitbull, Trey Songz Onboard for Kodak Campaign

    September 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Drake, Pitbull and Trey Songz have been tapped to promote a new Kodak Easyshare digital camera that allows sharing of pictures and videos. The new “So Kodak” campaign, which launches in early October, will include broadcast spots featuring the thr ...

  14. Bingham, Burnett, Giacchino Win Oscars

    March 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST “The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)” by Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett from the movie "Crazy Heart" was named best original song and Michael Giacchino won for best original score for “Up” at the 82nd annual Academy Awards Sunday ni ...

  15. Oscar-nominated Song Performances Cut From Show

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Some of Oscar's most memorable moments have come during performances of nominated songs. Among them: rap group Three 6 Mafia surrounded by streetwalkers as they performed "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from "Hustle & ...

  16. 'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" revealed the remaining 17 of its top 24 season nine contestants on Wednesday night (Feb. 17), following the previous night's unveiling of the first seven finalists and capping off over a month of audition rounds. O ...

  17. Ellen DeGeneres Debuts As 'American Idol' Judge

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her debut as the new "American Idol" judge in impressive fashion on Tuesday night (Feb. 9), bringing a healthy dose of honest critiques and well-timed punchlines to the first night of Hollywood auditions. Befor ...

  18. @MIDEM: Pharrell Williams Relaxed About P2P

    January 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams was the big star name in attendance for the opening day of MidemNet, where there was a generally positive attitude about digital music and the future of the industry. MidemNet launched 11 years ago and the digital-focused confere ...

  19. GreenLight Adds Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash To Rights Roster

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT GreenLight has been named as the exclusive third-party licensor representing the personality rights of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. The move marks the Los Angeles-based intellectual property company's major foray into music. Under terms ...

  20. 'Slumdog' Sweeps Music Oscars

    February 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" swept the music categories at the Academy Awards Sunday night, en route to its evening-leading total of eight Oscars, including best picture. A.R. Rahman won Academy Awards for best original score and best song for ...

  21. Composer Rahman Identifies With Hero Of 'Slumdog'

    February 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Should A. R. Rahman win an Oscar on Sunday, the Indian film composer has written just the right tune for the occasion: "Jai Ho (Be Victorious)," the celebratory ode sung during Slumdog Millionaire's feel-good Bollywood-style song-an ...

  22. Oscars To Feature DJ Ravi Drums

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST DJ Ravi Drums, music director on NBC's "Howie Do It," will perform as part of the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Sunday at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Drums, who bills himself as the first and only Indian-American music director ...

  23. Update: 'Slumdog Millionaire' Up For Three Oscars In Music Categories

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" leads the way in the Oscar music categories, with songs "Jai Ho" and "O Saya" nominated for best achievement in music written for motion pictures (best song) and A.R. Rahman nominated for achieve ...

  24. UNCF Salutes Patti LaBelle

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If there’s an heir apparent to the legendary Patti LaBelle, it just may be Fantasia. At least that seemed to be the case as the J Records artist and former “American Idol” queen earned two raucous standing ovations during the taping of the United ...

  25. R&B Briefs: Patti LaBelle, Al Jarreau

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Patti LaBelle will be presented with the United Negro College Fund's (UNCF) Award of Excellence during the organization's upcoming 30th anniversary celebration. Presented by Target, the UNCF's annual "An Evening of Stars" ...

  26. 'Idol Gives Back' Raises $22 Million For Charity

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fox's "Idol Gives Back" charity telethon raised $22 million for charity last night (April 9), thanks to a combination of corporate sponsorship and donations from viewers who called in to the show and gave via AmericanIdol.com The ...

  27. The Bowery Presents Expands Into N.J.

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The historic 2,000-capacity Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J., will re-open its doors this fall under a recently formed partnership between the principals of New York-based independent concert promoter the Bowery Presents and longtime promoter A ...

  28. Bareilles To Receive ASCAP Award

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor Sara Bareilles at its 25th Annual Pop Music Awards on April 9. Bareilles will be given the association's Vanguard Award and will perform during the awards ceremony. ...

  29. ASCAP To Honor Richie, Miller

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor Lionel Richie and Steve Miller at its 25th Annual Pop Music Awards next month in Los Angeles. Richie and Miller will be presented with the ASCAP Golden Note Award, which ...

  30. Jackson Browne Tapped For ASCAP Confab

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne has been tapped to speak on the opening day of the third annual ASCAP "I Create Music" Expo, to be held April 10-12 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Along with being the ASCAP Founders A ...

  31. 'Enchanted' Dominates Oscar Song Category

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Songs from the film "Enchanted" dominated the best original song category nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards, which were announced this morning (Jan. 22). Three of the five nods, all with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Sc ...

  32. Monk Institute To Honor Hancock, Readies Talent Contest

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock will be honored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, for his contributions to the genre and the music industry, with an all-star tribute concert October 28 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The tribute concert -- which will ...

  33. Sparks Shines As Sixth American Idol

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a flurry of thank yous and literal sparks, 17-year-old Jordin Sparks was crowned the sixth season winner of "American Idol" tonight (May 23). Competing against 25-year-old Blake Lewis for the crown, the young Glendale, Ariz., native b ...

  34. ASCAP Preps 'I Create Music Week'

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP is planning a week of events in April dubbed "I Create Music Week," aimed to celebrate the voice of the music creator. The events include two awards shows at the Kodak Theatre -- the 24th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards honoring Meli ...

  35. Hicks Crowned Fifth Season American Idol Winner

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Hicks was crowned "American Idol" at the conclusion of the Fox show's two-hour fifth season finale Wednesday night (May 24) at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Competing against 22-year-old Kath Silver-haired Southerner Taylor ...

  36. Day Two: Breaking Age-Old Perceptions

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Panel discussed moving brand forward. Breaking age-old perceptions and moving the brand forward were the goals of “Not Your Father’s Regional Mexican Music,” which opened the second day of the annual Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards. ...

  37. Motorola, Pepsi Team For 'Cool Tunes'

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists to create more than 100 original mastertones. Mobile phone manufacturer Motorola has teamed with Pepsi for a “Cool Tones” promotion that will feature more than 100 original master ringtones created by a variety of artists specifically for ...

  38. Three 6 Mafia, Santaolalla Win Musical Oscars

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow." In an upset, Three 6 Mafia took home the best original song Academy Award tonight (March 5) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group� ...

  39. Kanye Leads BET Awards Winners

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ciara, John Legend, Usher pick up statuettes. Kanye West emerged a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards last night (June 28), picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." The ceremony, aired ...

  40. Underwood Wins 4th 'Idol' Crown

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The "country girl" prevailed May 25 as Carrie Underwood was named the "American Idol" at the conclusion of the Fox show's two-hour fourth season finale at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The "country girl" prevai ...

  41. Report: Oscar Exposure Worth $7M For Kodak

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Front Row analyzes media value. The broadcast media value of hosting last night's 77th Academy Awards was worth $7 million to Kodak, sponsor of the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, according to analysis by naming-rights marketing and sponsorship r ...

  42. VEG Plans West Coast Flagship

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Virgin Entertainment Group has revealed plans to open its West Coast flagship store in Hollywood, Calif., just a few days after the roof collapsed on the company's Burbank location. Virgin Entertainment Group has revealed plans to open its We ...

  43. 'American Idol' Down To The Final Vote

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DeGarmo or Barrino to be crowned tonight. Is Diana DeGarmo or Fantasia Barrino this season's "American Idol?" With all the notes sung, the judges' opinions rendered and the votes cast, the only thing left is the announcement, w ...

  44. Usher, OutKast Lead BET Nominations

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood's Kodak Theatre to host the June 29 telecast. OutKast, Beyonce, Lil' Jon, Usher and Kanye West lead nominations for the 2004 BET Awards. Actress/comedian Mo'Nique -- who returns this year as the event's host -- announ ...

  45. Artemis Goes Commercial

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based indie label Artemis Records has formed a joint venture with commercial production facility JSM Music. New York-based indie label Artemis Records has formed a joint venture with commercial production facility JSM Music. JSM, a high-p ...

  46. Latin Singer Sánchez Dead At 19

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Adán Chalino Sánchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts, died yesterday (March 28) from injuries sustained in a car crash the previous evening. He was 19. Adán Chalino Sánchez, one of the most promising young ...

  47. Shore, 'Rings' Take Music Oscars

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Composer Howard Shore and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" won both music categories at the 76th annual Academy Awards, held last night (Feb. 29) at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. Sh Composer Howard Shore and "The ...