Nine Inch Nails

  1. Is Trent Reznor Out At Beats Music?

    June 02, 2014 4:19 AM EDT Reps for both parties are pouring cold water on reports that Trent Reznor has stepped down from his position as Chief Creative Officer for Beats Music. USA Today has published a feature in which the Nine Inch Nails frontman is said to have “report ...

  2. Executive Playlist: Vevo's Doug McVehil: NIN, Zola Jesus, Jon Hopkins 'Make My Spine Tingle'

    February 12, 2014 7:27 PM EST Executive Playlist is a new Billboard.biz platform where the movers and hand-shakers of the music business put together a music mix of their choosing. More often than you would think that guy or gal dressed in business casual at the conference tab ...

  3. Grammys: Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Hunter Hayes to Perform

    January 21, 2014 8:29 PM EST The Grammys have added another handful of performers to Sunday night's broadcast on CBS. Gary Clark Jr. and Hunter Hayes are the latest awards show set list additions, as well as a finale number that features Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the S ...

  4. Trent Reznor Signs With Silva Artist Management

    December 10, 2013 12:56 AM EST Barely 24 hours after news broke that Trent Reznor was splitting from longtime manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind landed new management with Silva Artist Management, which counts Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone A ...

  5. Nine Inch Nails Splits with Manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz

    December 06, 2013 5:15 PM EST Nine Inch Nails has parted ways with its longtime manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz, Billboard.biz has confirmed. Guerinot confirmed the split, but declined to comment further. Representatives for Nine Inch Nails hadn't responded for commen ...

  6. Katy Perry Roars Into Top Spot on U.K. Sales Chart

    September 09, 2013 4:12 AM EDT “Roar” (Virgin/Universal) gave Katy Perry her best-ever opening sales week to become her fourth U.K. No. 1 single, as the Official Charts Company unveiled its weekly sales data yesterday (Sept. 8). Manchester band The 1975’s eponymous debut albu ...

  7. Ariana Grande vs. Tamar Braxton In Battle for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 06, 2013 8:21 PM EDT New albums from Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton are battling it out in a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest that Grande’s debut effort, "Yours Truly," may sell between 115,000 and 120,000 copi ...

  8. Backbeat: Nine Inch Nails Rock Troubadour, KROQ's Lisa Worden's 'Life Changed'

    September 06, 2013 3:21 AM EDT Fresh off a run of huge festivals, Trent Reznor brought Nine Inch Nails into the 500 capacity Troubadour in West Hollywood, California to play an invite-only show for a group of very sweaty contest winners and VIPs.  "Seeing Nine Inch Nails ...

  9. Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth Confirmed to Play Australia’s 2014 Soundwave Fest

    August 26, 2013 7:34 AM EDT Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and Megadeth are among the big names confirmed to the hard rock and heavy metal-edged Soundwave Festival, which winds its way across Australia next February and March. The bill for the five city trek ...

  10. Ian Rogers Named CEO of Beats Electronics' Music Service

    January 10, 2013 2:05 PM EST Beats Electronics today announced that its new music service, project "Daisy," will have Topspin's Ian Rogers as its CEO. Rogers will oversee the "direction, vision and strategy" for project "Daisy" and the team ...

  11. Jon Landau, Arthur Fogel, Marc Geiger on the Year's Top Tours: Springsteen, Madonna, Waters, More

    December 14, 2012 8:05 AM EST (Photo: Jo Lopez) While there weren't any record-shattering mega-tours along the lines of U2's "360°" that dominated turnstiles last year, the artists that make up the top 25 tours of 2012 once again showcase the mix of genres, ...

  12. Trent Reznor Reveals Details About Beats by Dre's New Streaming Service

    December 10, 2012 4:19 PM EST Trent Reznor, who recently added the title of Chief Creative Officer for Beats Electronics Inc. to his resume, hinted that the company's forthcoming digital music service, code-named "Daisy," will create a recommendation platform in ...

  13. Rolling Stones' Tour Producer Finds Success With Stage Shows, 'Spider-Man'

    June 21, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Michael Cohl is a merry old soul these days. Cohl earned his most widespread acclaim as producer of six Rolling Stones tours, from 1989's Steel Wheels show through the most recent, the $558 million-grossing (according to Billboard Boxscore) A ...

  14. The Myth of DIY & The Madness of Traditional Release

    June 07, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Ed. Note: Benji Rogers is the founder and CEO of PledgeMusic, a fundraising platform that works with artists to develop a way to engage their fans in helping fund their projects, such as albums and tours, in exchange for exclusive content. PledgeM ...

  15. Exclusive: Hard Rock International Launches Record Label, Signs Rosco Bandana

    May 30, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Rosco Bandana, Hard Rock Records' first signing. Hard Rock International is launching Hard Rock Records, an in-house record label for the cafe, hotel and casino chain. Its first signing, Mississippi-based rock band Rosco Bandana, will issue i ...

  16. Amanda Palmer Raises $368,000 in Two Days, Sets Records on Kickstarter

    May 02, 2012 12:29 PM EDT Musician Amanda Palmer has raised $368,000 [Ed note: the amount went up to $379K in the screen shot taken 4 hours after the story was originally posted] in just two days on fundraising site Kickstarter to promote and distribute her latest album. T ...

  17. ASCAP Pop Awards Honor Trent Reznor, Katy Perry, Max Martin, Bruno Mars

    April 19, 2012 12:39 PM EDT It's been nearly 25 years since Nine Inch Nails' debut Pretty Hate Machine was released, but even with millions of albums sold over the course of an influential, tumultuous and ultimately triumphant career, Trent Reznor insists he's ...

  18. ASCAP To Honor Trent Reznor With Golden Note Award

    March 22, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Trent Reznor, the lead singer from Nine Inch Nails and co-composer of massive movie soundtracks such as "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" and the Oscar and Golden Globe-winning "The Social Network" score will be honored by ASCA ...

  19. Billboard Power 100: Lia Vollack

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 51 Lia Vollack President of Worldwide Music Sony Pictures Entertainment Film music maven ... Coming of age in the punk era with Richard Hell and the Ramones, Lia Vollack has leaned on her DIY ethic to navigate different directions for Sony in ...

  20. Backbeat: Skylar Grey Talks Joni Mitchell, Trent Reznor, Appalachian Dulcimer at NYC Showcase

    December 14, 2011 8:30 AM EST Shades of Grey: Skylar Grey live at Dominion in NY. (Photo: Jeff Benjamin/Billboard) Skylar Grey held an industry-only showcase Dec. 6, 2011 at Dominion in New York. The showcase is a preview for her upcoming debut album, currently titled "In ...

  21. Bushmills, Pitchfork & Bon Iver: The Do's and Don'ts of Touring Sponsorships Panel @ BB Touring Conf

    November 11, 2011 12:16 PM EST Brand Stand (from left): Sig Greenbaum, VP of Marketing/Sponsorships, Rehage Entertainment; Marcie Allen, President, MAC Presents; Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP Entertainment Marketing, Citi; Liana Huth, SVP Partnerships and Events, FUSE; Matt Frampton ...

  22. This Week in Billboard History: Neil Bogart's Bubblegum Sound, 12" Singles' Early Days, 'Newcomer' Coldplay Streams Song

    October 27, 2011 4:42 PM EDT : WILL THIS BE PART OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S SCRIPT? Neil Bogart was named marketing coordinator of Cameo Parkway Records, moving over from the MGM label, where he had been a regional promotion manager. Bogart's Cameo duties were to in ...

  23. Free Record Shop Combines CD Pre-Sales With Free Concert Tickets

    October 25, 2011 4:18 PM EDT The Free Record Shop: Music retailer as online sales performance venue? ANTWERP -- A Benelux music retail chain has come up with an innovative solution to declining music retail sales: The Free Record Shop's formula to combat dropping CD reve ...

  24. Perry Farrell to Receive Inaugural Apple Award, Give Keynote Q&A At Billboard Touring Conference & Awards

    October 25, 2011 3:42 PM EDT In observance of the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary promoter Bill Graham, the inaugural Apple Award will be given to Jane's Addiction/Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell at the eighth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Aw ...

  25. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Lia Vollack

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 24 Lia Vollack President of worldwide music, Sony Pictures Entertainment Website: Sonypictures.com Twitter: @sonypictures Responsible for more than $60 million of music licensing, administration and soundtrack decisions, Lia Vollack works on s ...

  26. Sync Powerhouse Glitch Mob Cultivates Adventuresome Music-And Complete Artistic Control

    September 01, 2011 9:24 AM EDT To know the Glitch Mob isn't necessarily knowing how to describe the Glitch Mob. "We get people calling us all kinds of different genres," band member Justin Boreta says. "Electro band, dubstep band, electronica, glitch-hop, ...

  27. Trent Reznor Tells Fans on Twitter to 'Ignore' Re-Release of 'Pretty Hate Machine'

    July 19, 2011 7:15 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor took to Twitter to warn fans not to waste their money on a recent re-issue. A subsidiary of Universal music rereleased NIN's 1989 debut Pretty Hate Machine, without any re-mastering. Reznor called the re-rel ...

  28. How Lady Gaga's 99-cent 'Born This Way' Sale Hurt Interscope, Distributors

    June 11, 2011 3:47 PM EDT Let's get one thing straight. The Lady Gaga 99 cent sale for 'Born This Way' was a great thing for the artist, and for Amazon. On a short-term basis, you could even make the case that it was great for the industry. The 99 cent sale ...

  29. Amanda Marks Takes On Global Role at Universal Music Group

    May 20, 2011 4:32 PM EDT As Billboard speculated Thursday, Universal Music Group Digital Distribution Executive VP and General Manager Amanda Marks is going to work for Rob Wells, president of the label's Global Digital Business unit. With the move, Marks will take o ...

  30. Trent Reznor, Randy Newman Talk About Their Big Oscar Wins

    February 28, 2011 12:35 AM EST Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross at the Academy Awards Sunday (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Randy Newman, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won the top music awards at the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday -- and their reactions could not have be ...

  31. Trent Reznor Talks Next How To Destroy Angels Release

    February 28, 2011 12:06 AM EST Trent Reznor (Photo: WireImage) The day before his and Atticus Ross' Oscar win for "The Social Network," Trent Reznor was in Beverly Hills at the Society of Composers & Lyricists' annual pre-Oscar champagne reception, where ...

  32. Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Win Academy Award For 'The Social Network'

    February 27, 2011 10:28 PM EST Trent Reznor accepting his Academy Award Sunday night (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won the Best Original Score Oscar for "The Social Network" Sunday night at the 83rd annual Academy Awards, marking the ...

  33. 2011 Academy Awards: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    February 25, 2011 10:30 AM EST At Sunday's Academy Awards, Trent Reznor could become the second rock bandleader to win the Oscar for original score, joining Talking Heads' David Byrne, who took home the trophy for "The Last Emperor" in 1987. It's not an ...

  34. Trent Reznor: Oscar Nom 'Amazing and Flattering'

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST "Completely surreal" is how composer Trent Reznor describes his best original score nom for "The Social Network," adding that he almost missed the announcement thanks to some technical difficulties at home. "It was panic t ...

  35. Reznor, Rahman, Zimmer & More React to Their Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST As the "Academy Award-nominated" descriptor starts to sink in for 2011's newly anointed Oscar nominees , Billboard.biz gathered reactions from the following composers and songwriters recognized in the music categories of best origin ...

  36. Trent Reznor Nominated For Oscar, Along With Songs Sung By Gwyneth Paltrow, Dido And (Of Course) Randy Newman

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST Nominations for the 83rd Academy awards, which take place on February 27, were announced today and included the music categories Best Original Score and Original Song. Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor received a nomination for Best Original Scor ...

  37. 'Glee,' Trent Reznor Win Golden Globe Awards

    January 16, 2011 12:00 AM EST "Glee" won three top trophies at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night (Jan. 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif., while Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and songwriter Diane Warren also came away with wins. For the second year i ...

  38. 'Glee,' Trent Reznor Win Big At Golden Globe Awards

    January 16, 2011 12:00 AM EST "Glee" won three top trophies at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night (Jan. 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif., while Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and songwriter Diane Warren also came away with wins. For the second year ...

  39. David Fincher Reteams With Trent Reznor for 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Movie

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST Will lightning strike twice for David Fincher? The director of the critically acclaimed "The Social Network" will reteam with Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor for the screen adaptation of Stieg Larsson's bestselling crime novel ...

  40. 'Glee,' 'Burlesque,' Reznor Score Golden Globe Nominations

    December 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST "Glee" picked up five nominations for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Tuesday morning (Dec. 14), while "Burlesque," the movie musical co-starring Christina Aguilera and Cher, earned three nods and Carrie Underwood Trent R ...

  41. Retail Briefs: NARM, Heavy Rotation Records, Alliance Entertainment

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers and the Country Music Assn. will produce an Entertainment Law Conference in Nashville on Nov. 9. The keynote will be an interview with U.S. Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters , who will discuss ...

  42. Reznor On Twitter, Social Media and 'Oversharing'

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Trent Reznor is back in digital music news circles again, but this time it’s not for any particularly forward-thinking new media initiatives. Rather, it’s for his contribution to the soundtrack of "The Social Network," the movie about th ...

  43. What Do Ping Followers Say About An Artist's Fans?

    September 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT What do your Ping followers say about an artist's fans and the formats they buy? Billboard analyzed the number of Ping followers for 49 artists and compared them to three metrics for each artist - CD sales, digital albums sales and digital tr ...

  44. Indaba Music Revamps Service

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Indaba Music began the process of revamping its website and services today, a process the company says will remain ongoing through the rest of the year. Indaba Music is best known for its online music collaboration environment, allowing artists to ...

  45. Harmonix Reports Early Success For Rock Band Network

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Rock Band Network initiative is proving to be a hit with early adopters, according to developer Harmonix , a subsidiary of MTV Games . Speaking at Liverpool Sound City - a 4-day music and international business conference held annually in the ...

  46. Web Trends: Lena Horne, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera

    May 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) 1. Lena Horne Death Legendary performer Lena Horn died yesterday in New York, she was 92. 2. Gail Lumet Buckley Gail Lumet Buckley is a journalist and the daughter of Lena Horne as well as former wife of f ...

  47. Analysis: CD and Downloads Are Toast? Not If You Want To Make Money Today

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Some discouraging numbers on the economics of digital music have generated a good online discussion about the future of business models. The numbers from the chart came from a January 2010 post at The Cynical Musician blog that claims "the am ...

  48. Island Embraces mflow Service

    April 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Island Records is so impressed with the campaign for emerging singer-songwriter Lauren Pritchard on mflow, the new U.K. digital music-discovery service that launches commercially April 15, it has gone back for more. "We're so happy with ...

  49. Bicycle Acquires TVT Assets

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Original TVT master recordings by artists such as Nine Inch Nails and Gravity Kills have been acquired by Los Angeles-based music publishing firm Bicycle Music. The deal includes 700 masters - roughly 80 albums worth of material - that were last c ...

  50. Briefs: Ballys Total Fitness, UMG, MTV

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Ballys Total Fitness will use music from Universal Music Group as a sales and customer service incentive, starting next month. The newly signed deal between the companies is for two years. Ballys will use MP3 downloads to acquire new members, r ...

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