Miami Herald

  1. Former RCA Records Exec Meredith Israel Thomas Passes Away

    December 22, 2012 11:14 PM EST [ Updated 12:57 p.m. ET 12/24/2012 ] Former RCA Records publicist Meredith Israel Thomas, who shared the experience of her battle with breast cancer via a deeply moving CaringBridge page , died late Friday night. She was 39. "After and epic a ...

  2. Former RCA Exec Suffering From Cancer Shares Her Final Weeks

    October 15, 2012 5:38 PM EDT This Thursday, the eighth annual Songs of Hope event, benefitting non-profit comprehensive cancer center City of Hope, will take place at the House of Rock in Santa Monica. There, in a palatial estate where last week Christina Aguilera debuted her ...

  3. Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced, Kevin Puts' 'Silent Night: Opera In Two Acts' Wins Music Award

    April 17, 2012 6:30 AM EDT NEW YORK -- The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, with comments from judges: ARTS Music: "Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts" by Kevin Puts, commissioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on Nov. 12, 2011, a stirr ...

  4. Business Matters: We7, Rhino Records, Live Nation, Atlantic Records and More

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- One side note about We7 ’s announcement that it was able to cover all costs for its on-demand streaming from advertising on the site. Not to take away from the company’s success – because so many before it have failed – but a digital music comp ...

  5. Foxy Brown Gets Probation

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown pled no contest in exchange for a plea deal in a case stemming from misdemeanor assault charges in Florida yesterday (April 24), according to the Miami Herald. Brown was sentenced to six months probation, 15 hours of community se ...

  6. Infringement Suit Against Keith Dismissed

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST A copyright infringement lawsuit brought against country star Toby Keith by singer/songwriter Michael McCloud has been dismissed. In a 2006 suit filed in federal court in Miami, the Key West, Fla.-based McCloud, whose real name is Michael Snyder, ...

  7. Court Papers: Estefano Begged Shooter To Spare Him

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin songwriter Estefano said he begged for his life before his handyman shot and critically wounded him at his waterfront mansion, according to court documents. Francisco Oliveira, 29, was charged with first-degree attempted murder in the May 25 ...

  8. Latin Producer Estefano Shot In Miami

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Estéfano is in critical state at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital after being shot multiple times at his Miami home Friday night. Estéfano, one of Latin music's most successful and prolific composers, recently ...

  9. Pirate Radio Station Continues Assault In Miami

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Authorities search for those involved. Da Streetz, a pirate hip-hop station based in Miami, has created interference on two frequencies used to communicate with air traffic controllers, but so far, FCC, FAA and Florida Department of Law Enforcemen ...

  10. Sirius Stern Channel Debuts Next Month

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT His start date at satcaster is January 9. Sirius Satellite Radio will launch one of its Howard Stern channels in September, even though the syndicated morning man is contractually forbidden from appearing on-air at Sirius until January 2006. On hi ...