Mark Cuban

  1. Mark Cuban on Being 'Billboard's Brand Spokesperson,' Michael Jackson on BBMA Red Carpet (Video)

    May 20, 2014 12:13 PM EDT Mark Cuban, entrepreneur, Dallas Mavericks owner, and "Shark Tank" breakaway star was on the red-carpeted deck with businessman, investor, and television personality Kevin O'Leary at this Sunday's (May 18) Billboard Music Award ...

  2. Jay Z to Play DirecTV's Super Saturday Night Party During Super Bowl Week

    January 15, 2014 2:33 PM EST Jay Z will headline DirecTV’s Super Saturday Night party during Super Bowl weekend on Saturday, Feb. 1. The invite-only event will take place at DirecTV’s SuperFan Stadium at New York’s Hudson River Park Pier 40, co-hosted by Mark Cuban’s AXS TV a ...

  3. Sean 'Diddy' Combs Betting Big on Revolt TV

    October 21, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Sean Combs is betting big on Revolt TV. At 5 p.m. EST Monday (Oct. 21), the all music channel goes live in the homes of about 22 million Comcast subscribers and 12 million Time Warner Cable customers, marking one of the biggest launches of a cab ...

  4. Madison Square Garden Shopping Its Fuse Cable-TV Music Channel

    September 12, 2013 9:21 PM EDT The Madison Square Garden, Co. is shopping its Fuse cable music channel and has hired J.P. Morgan Chase to explore the market, A statement from MSG obtined by Billboard.biz said the following: “Fuse is a unique and valuable asset with 73 million ...

  5. DJ Skee to Host Weekly AXS TV Show in July

    July 01, 2013 8:00 AM EDT DJ, composer and Internet sensation Skee will host a live, weekly show on AXS TV beginning July 30. Its initial run is for 12 weeks.   “SKEE Live” will feature Skee interacting with the musicians he works with -- Snoop Dogg, T.I., Lil Wayne and ...

  6. Recess: The EDM Festival That Can Help You Find a Job

    April 18, 2013 5:56 PM EDT A promotion for Recess festival at Michigan State University with Kaskade -- which could just help you find a job. As traditional career paths in this volatile economy become ever-more elusive, a group of young entrepreneurs are using a music ...

  7. 'Muscle Shoals' Documentary Picked Up By Magnolia Pictures During SXSW

    March 12, 2013 5:16 PM EDT "Muscle Shoals," Greg Camalier's documentary on the recording studios and musicians of Muscle Shoals, Ala., became the first music documentary to secure a distribution deal at this year's SXSW Film Festival, with Magnolia Pic ...

  8. Backbeat: Guy Oseary, Ashton Kutcher, Scooter Braun And Many More At A-GRade’s Power-Packed SXSW Party

    March 11, 2013 3:50 PM EDT There are moments when South By Southwest Interactive becomes a lot like Hollywood, where crowds of people huddle outside an exclusive party and everyone is on the phone, calling favors to anyone who can let them in. Spotify and Path’s 120 Clu ...

  9. Justin Timberlake Brings New Songs (and Jay-Z) to NOLA for Pre-Super Bowl Party

    February 03, 2013 9:52 AM EST Photo: Getty Images for DirecTV Years from now, when event planners begin figuring out what might make their event talk of the town during Super Bowl week, they'll look back and cite what happened in New Orleans on Saturday night. For mor ...

  10. Backbeat: Kaskade at the Grammy Museum

    January 26, 2013 7:00 AM EST Kaskade and Grammy Museum executive director Bob Santelli in conversation (Photo: WireImage.com / R. Sapp.) History was made at the Grammy Museum last week when they hosted their very first Electronic Dance Music-themed event. The evening, which ...

  11. Music Biz 2012: A Look Back at a Tumultuous Year

    December 14, 2012 8:13 AM EST In what has to be the most memorable quote about our industry in recent memory, David Geffen -- during an event for the recent documentary about his towering career -- said "I'd kill myself" rather than get into the music business t ...

  12. Backbeat: Kenny Chesney, Neil Diamond, Irving Azoff, Coran Capshaw, Many More at Billboard Touring Conference

    November 13, 2012 10:35 AM EST Billboard's Ray Waddell cuts loose with Kenny Chesney after the Touring Awards. (Photo: Ryan Muir) The 9th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards were held last week at the Roosevelt Hotel in a weather-flogged Manhattan still recove ...

  13. Mark Cuban, Guggenheim's Todd Boehly, Charlie Walker, More Talk EDM and Investing at Touring Conference

    November 11, 2012 2:13 PM EST Full House: The room was packed for "Spinning The Turnstiles In New Directions: New Partners & Strategies in the Live Music Space" (Photo: Michael Seto) Sure, EDM is all the rage on the touring and festival circuit right now -- but w ...

  14. 40 Under 40: Ryan Seacrest

    August 02, 2012 3:40 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest Host, "American Idol"; Founder/CEO Ryan Seacrest Media; Syndicated Radio Host Website: ryanseacrest.com Twitter: @ryanseacrest Following a Mentor's Lessons When the legendary Dick Clark passed away in April, Ryan Seacr ...

  15. Ryan Seacrest Launching TV Network With Mark Cuban, AEG, CAA

    January 18, 2012 8:45 PM EST Ryan Seacrest is getting his own TV network after all. The multi-hyphenate, along with partners AEG and talent agency CAA, have struck a deal with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban to rebrand Cuban's HDNet as AXS TV (pronounced Access) begi ...

  16. Magnolia Home Ent Sets Titles For HD DVD Release

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five films being prepped. The meager library of HD DVD discs nearly doubled in size with the announcement by Magnolia Home Entertainment that it will soon release five films in the high-definition optical disc format. Slated for May release by the ...

  17. Cuban: Digital Biz Must Embrace New Distribution

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST New distribution models, including peer-to-peer file sharing, should be seen as a boon to the digital entertainment industry, HDNet chairman Mark Cuban said in his keynote address today (Nov. 5) at th New distribution models, including peer-to-pee ...

  18. Cuban To Keynote At DECA Confab

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Cuban, the maverick entrepreneur who, appropriately enough, owns basketball's Dallas Mavericks, has joined the lineup of speakers at Billboard's inaugural Digital Entertainment Conference & A Mark Cuban, the maverick entrepr ...