Palm Beach

  1. CBS Sells Five Stations in West Palm Beach

    April 10, 2012 1:32 PM EDT CBS Radio has announced plans to sell its five station West Palm Beach cluster to Palm Beach Broadcasting for $50 million. The deal gives Palm Beach control of the three highest-rated stations in the market according to the most recent Arbitron ra ...

  2. Backbeat: MIDEM Pulse Check: Attendance Is (Reportedly) Up, But Conference Is Scaled Down

    January 30, 2012 11:53 AM EST Two major concerts during MIDEM had attendees sprawled out across Cannes: Sony's showcase featured the Ting Tings (above) and 2ManyDJs while Music Dealers hosted You Say France & I Whistle and Black Pearl. (Photo: MIDEM) For many MIDEM at ...

  3. In Memoriam

    December 08, 2011 7:40 AM EST Joe Arroyo (b. 1955) Salsa star/composer Discovered by Fruko y Sus Tesos leader Julio Ernesto Estrada and known for his high tenor and hit songs "La Noche" and "Rebelión," Joe Arroyo rose to prominence in the '70s to becom ...

  4. ASCAP's Paul Williams Talks Documentary, Addiction

    September 19, 2011 8:31 PM EDT In the new documentary "Paul Williams Still Alive," a film about singer/songwriter Williams' road to recovery from alcohol and drug abuse, there's archival footage of the artist on "The Merv Griffin Show" crudely mock ...

  5. Bruce Springsteen Eulogizes Sax Man Clarence Clemons at Funeral

    June 21, 2011 9:30 PM EDT PALM BEACH, Fla. - Bruce Springsteen eloquently eulogized his friend of more than four decades and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons Tuesday at a private funeral at a small Florida church. The roughly two-hour service for the 69-year-old ...

  6. Two Questions at a Bar With Ultra Music's Patrick Moxey @ MIDEM

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST Ultra Music founder Patrick Moxey is a perfect representation of the music industry evolution being showcased at this year's MIDEM. His career has run the gamut, from managing DJ Premier and Guru to being SVP of A&R at Virgin Records. Bil ...

  7. Business Matters: Ticketmaster, Hulu, Apple and more

    August 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music business news. -- Ticketmaster now has more pricing transparency in its ticket search process , Live Nation executive chairman Irving Azoff revealed in a Twitter post. It’s not all-in pricing, but it’s ...

  8. Apollo Inducts Michael Jackson; Pretty Ricky Launches Label

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT --The Apollo Theater announced today that it will posthumously induct Michael Jackson into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at its annual gala benefit next June. The award, the non-profit theater’s highest honor, also includes a memorial plaque tha ...

  9. Latin Radio Briefs: 'Ke Padre,' 'La Ley'

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT --NRG Media Spanish adult hits KMMQ (La Preciosa)/Omaha has morphed into what the company is calling a "younger and more hip Spanish regional Mexican hits station" and is now known as "Ke Padre 1020AM." Morning host Jose Ramon ...

  10. Paz Takes Home BMI Latin Songwriter Of The Year Honor

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Young singer/songwriter Espinoza Paz received his second consecutive Latin Songwriter of the Year award at the 16th annual BMI Latin Music Awards, celebrated March 12 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. Paz, who has also launched a successful solo ...

  11. Gloria Estefan To Tour South America

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan is bringing her greatest hits tour to South America for the first time. The first leg will bring her to Punta del Este, Uruguay April 9, followed by dates in Chile (April 15), Argentina (April 18), Peru (April 21) and Ecuador (April ...

  12. BMI To Honor Gloria Estefan

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan will be honored as this year's BMI Icon during BMI's annual Latin Awards. The event takes place March 12 at the The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. The invitation only gala will recognize the songwriters and publishers ...

  13. Fantasma's Peck Launches DNA

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Live Nation's acquisition of Fantasma Productions, Steve Peck, responsible agent for the artists of Fantasma Tours International, Fantasma's booking division, has opened Diversified National Artists (DNA). Lori Stoll, wido ...