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  1. Morning Fix: Wadsworth to Step Down from Helm at BPI; MP3Tunes Founder Liable for Copyright Infringement; Sylvia Rhone to Head Epic Records

    March 20, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE TONY WADSWORTH TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN OF BPI & BRIT AWARDS "After almost seven years in the role, I have decided to make 2014 my final year as chairman of BPI and BRIT Awards Ltd,” Wadswo ...

  2. Irving Azoff Gets a Big Assist in Bringing Phil Jackson to Knicks

    March 19, 2014 10:23 AM EDT The music mogul convinces partner Jim Dolan to bring in the high-profile coach as president of basketball operations. Hardcore New York Knicks fan Spike Lee knew whom to thank for this morning’s announcement that Phil Jackson would be taking over ...

  3. Whitney Houston, PSY, Hurricane Sandy Were Most-Googled Terms in 2012

    December 13, 2012 12:37 AM EST The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. Whitney Houston was the " ...

  4. Six Questions with James Dolan

    October 10, 2012 6:43 AM EDT He's a blues musician who opens for the Eagles, gets covered by Willie Nelson and is managed by Irving Azoff. And he also happens to have a day job running Cablevision, the Madison Square Garden Co., the New York Knicks and the New York Ran ...

  5. Backbeat: Jay-Z, Lyor Cohen, Julie Greenwald, Island Def Jam Execs at Barclays Center's 40/40 Club Launch

    September 28, 2012 2:29 PM EDT Jay-Z arrives at the grand opening of the 40/40 Club inside the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thursday night. (Photo: Dan Rys) Walking up to the calm, subdued exterior of the Barclays Center last night (Sept. 27), it was hard not to imagin ...

  6. Brooklyn's New Barclays Center Opens Friday: Will It Give Madison Square Garden A Run For Its Money?

    September 24, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The Barclays Center rises up at the junction of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn looking, in the eyes of this visitor, like it was always meant to be there. And, with its blend of gritty, weathered steel evoking the shade of Brooklyn brow ...

  7. Backbeat: Fashion's Night Out NYC: St. Vincent at Rag & Bone, Chairlift at Prada

    September 08, 2012 6:10 PM EDT St. Vincent -- aka Annie Clark -- performs at Rag and Bone in New York City last night (Sept. 6) during Fashion Night Out. (Photo: Dan Rys) Amidst the sartorial splendor of Thursday night's (Sept. 6) annual Fashion's Night Out celebratio ...

  8. Brooklyn Rises

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Jay-Z to open Barclays Center As New York welcomes its new world-class arena. The Barclays Center rises up at the junction of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn looking, in the eyes of this visitor, like it was always meant to be there. And ...

  9. MSG's Profits More Than Triple in Q4, MSG Entertainment Lags

    August 24, 2012 9:35 AM EDT The Madison Square Garden Company reported growing profits and rising revenue that easily surpassed analyst expectations in the fourth quarter. The company said its net income for the quarter grew 245 percent from the previous year to $28.6 millio ...

  10. How Beats By Dre Got Their Headphones On Olympians' Ears (Despite Violating IOC Policy)

    July 31, 2012 4:30 PM EDT In just a matter of days, Beats By Dre headphones have become one of the most visible - and controversial - brands at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Athletes like British tennis player Laura Robson and soccer player Jack Butland tweeted their love ...

  11. James Dolan, Cablevision President and CEO, Joins Live Nation Board

    July 01, 2011 8:32 AM EDT James Dolan, president and chief executive officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation was elected to the Live Nation board of directors on Tuesday, according to documents filed with the SEC Thursday. The addition adds substantial media heft to the ...

  12. Viacom Sues Cablevision over iPad Streams

    June 24, 2011 8:33 AM EDT NEW YORK - Viacom Inc sued Cablevision Systems Corp to halt what it called the unauthorized streaming of its programing on devices such as Apple Inc's iPad. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in Manhattan federal court, one day after court doc ...

  13. ole Signs Admin Deal With 'Yo Gabba Gabba'

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST ole music publishing has struck a North American deal with W!LDBRAIN Entertainment for the administration of hit children's series "Yo Gabba Gabba!" Created by Christian Jacobs, lead singer of California's Aquabats, and Scott S ...

  14. Business Matters: Regulatory Hurdles In EMI's Future

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. -- If EMI takes the path many people expect, regulatory hurdles are likely to be a part of its future. Now that Terra Firma has lost its lawsuit against Citigroup , many people expect EMI - at lea ...

  15. Industry Veteran Dick Griffey Dies

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dick Griffey, founder of SOLAR Records, died Sept. 24 in Los Angeles of complications arising from a prior quadruple bypass surgery. He was 72. Launched in 1977, SOLAR Records -the acronym for Sound of Los Angeles Records-became one of the most su ...

  16. Cable Vet Gavin Harvey Joins Fuse

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a year-long hiatus, former Versus/OLN president Gavin Harvey has resurfaced in the cable network space, joining Cablevision's music network Fuse as executive VP and GM. Harvey left Versus last summer, when the New York-based sports chan ...

  17. Cablevision Looks To Spin Off MSG, Posts Profit

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cablevision Systems Corp floated a plan to spin off of its Madison Square Garden business, which includes its New York Knicks basketball team and Radio City Music Hall, and it posted a first-quarter profit. Shares jumped as much as 18% on Thursday ...

  18. Ciara Inks With Modeling Agency, Eyes Clothing Line

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Ciara has signed with modeling agency Wilhelmina and is in talks to launch her own clothing line. Wilhelmina will now focus on casting Ciara, who’s currently ending a print modeling run for Jay-Z's Rocawear line, in both clothi ...

  19. Touring Briefs: Parton, MSG Interactive, Ladytron

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST -- An ailing back has forced Dolly Parton to postpone her U.S. tour, which was due to begin Feb. 28 in Minneapolis. Parton has been ordered to rest for six to eight weeks; she is hoping to reschedule the dates for late April and May. Parton's ...

  20. Lil Mama, Juelz Santana Encourage Kids to 'Stay In School'

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Entertainers 4 Education Alliance has teamed with New York hip-hop radio station Hot 97 and Catapult Online for 2nd annual Stay In School concert, set for Oct. 17 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Hot 97 and MTV personality DJ Cipha Sound w ...

  21. MSG Overhauls Web Sites

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MSG Entertainment's New York venues are getting a brand new digital image. The company has revealed that Web sites for Madison Square Garden , Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre have been newly resigned, while a brand new site has been ...

  22. MSG Names Van Raalte SVP

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden has appointed Peter Van Raalte to the newly created position of senior VP of merchandising and licensing. He will be based in New York and report to Steve Mills, president/COO of MSG Sports, and Jay Marciano, president of MSG ...

  23. EverGreen Buys Rundgren's Catalog

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EverGreen Copyrights has purchased Todd Rundgren's Humanoid Music catalog of more than 350 songs. The catalog includes songs recorded by Rundgren as a solo artist as well as with bands the Nazz and Utopia. Songs include hits like "Hello, ...

  24. Richman Joins MSG Media

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Madison Square Garden in New York has appointed Scott Richman to the newly created position of senior VP/GM of MSG Interactive for MSG Media. He reports to MSG Media president Michael Bair. In his new role, Richman will be responsible for managing ...

  25. Madison Square Garden Ready For Revamp

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The world's top-grossing arena, Madison Square Garden in New York, is headed for an extreme makeover. The world's top-grossing arena, Madison Square Garden in New York, is headed for an extreme makeover. The venerable arena "has sta ...

  26. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Ent ...

  27. MSG/Radio City Prez Exits

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Seth G. Abraham leaves major venue post Seth G. Abraham has exited as president of venue operator/producer Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. No successor has been named. Abraham, who joined the company in October 2000, previously spe ...