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  1. Hilary Duff Signs to RCA Records

    July 23, 2014 7:29 PM EDT First single, "Chasing the Sun," set to bow July 29, album due out in fall. Following in the footsteps of her former Disney labelmate Miley Cyrus, Hilary Duff has signed a recording deal with RCA Records. Her first single "Chasing t ...

  2. Polo Grounds Music, RCA Extend Joint Venture

    July 07, 2014 6:08 PM EDT Polo Grounds Music, home to A$AP Rocky and Pitbull, has signed a long-term extension of its joint venture with RCA Records. Currently in its ninth year, the partnership is the longest hip-hop/urban music joint venture in RCA’s history.   New York- ...

  3. Heads of RCA, Republic, Atlantic, More Talk Regrets, Data vs. Heart, Austin Mahone Syndrome at New Music Seminar

    June 11, 2014 11:10 AM EDT “You would be amazed by how many people at some very high levels who are managing some very good acts who really don’t know shit," said president and COO of RCA Records Tom Corson Monday at a freewheeling New Music Seminar panel entitled “Lab ...

  4. New Signings: The Orchard Signs CYHSY, Angaleena Presley Joins Slate Creek, Round Hill Music Nabs Tesla

    June 09, 2014 12:03 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more.     RECORD LABELS  -- Northern California “hip-pop” duo Kalin and Myles sign ...

  5. RCA Records and VP Records Team for Rising Soca Star Bunji Garlin's Newest

    June 02, 2014 10:40 AM EDT 4 1.898 k 127 0 The upcoming album by Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin, whose career has soared internationally since the release of his soca-meets-EDM single “Differentology (Ready For The Road)," will be released through a joint venture between R ...

  6. The Year In Music 2013: Top Music Industry Quotes of the Year

    December 30, 2013 11:12 AM EST From top-level music industry executives to superstar artists, Billboard.biz presents the top quotes of 2013. Read the 28 quotes below, from Radiohead's Thom York calling Spotify "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse," to fo ...

  7. Johnny Wright, Tom Corson on Making Justin Timberlake the Year's Best-Selling Artist (Q&A)

    October 09, 2013 3:58 PM EDT Johnny Wright estimates he was the first partner of Justin Timberlake to learn that his star management client had finally recorded new music, in mid-2012. Gary Tobey, CEO of Target’s media buying firm Haworth, was “probably the third or fourt ...

  8. RED Associated Labels Names Tom Carrabba EVP/GM

    October 08, 2013 3:17 PM EDT Tom Carrabba has been appointed executive VP/GM of RED Associated Labels. Carrabba will oversee RED’s newly created label services division, which will provide marketing and radio radio promotion for select Sony Music venture partner releases di ...

  9. New Signings: Warner Music Nabs Ylvis, WME Inks Leah Turner, Maximum Artist Adds Lalah Hathaway, Warner/Chappell Signs Danny Orton

    October 02, 2013 7:45 AM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Peters@billboard.com for inclusion in our regular report. Click here for the ...

  10. Britney Spears' 'Work B**ch!' Aiming for High Hot 100 Debut, Pop Radio Playing Edited Version

    September 20, 2013 5:57 PM EDT One more time, Britney Spears has caused a circus-like frenzy ahead of a new album. "Work B**ch!" introduces Spears' eighth studio set, due Dec. 3. While the track is off to a fast start at radio, its title and lyrics are causing ...

  11. Morning Fix: Pandora Prevails Over ASCAP; Should You Upgrade to iOS 7?; T Bone Burnett Announced For Billboard Film & TV Conf.

    September 18, 2013 5:29 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE BETTY WHO SIGNS TO RCA AS PROPOSAL VIDEO GOES VIRAL Betty Who, the Australian-born, New York-based pop singer, who released her debut EP "The Movement" last April (and which premiered on ...

  12. Betty Who Signs To RCA As Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral (Exclusive)

    September 17, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Betty Who, the Australian-born, New York-based pop singer, who released her debut EP "The Movement" last April (and which  premiered on Billboard.com ), has signed a U.S. label deal with RCA Records days after a YouTube video of a f ...

  13. Miley Cyrus Sees Social Media and Digital Sales Benefits from MTV VMAs Performance

    August 26, 2013 7:51 PM EDT Miley Cyrus is reaping the benefits of her buzzed-about performance on the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Aug. 25 -- both in sales and social metrics. During the VMAs telecast, Cyrus performed her Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single "We Can& ...

  14. New Signings: August Alsina to Def Jam, Windish Agency Wins Bobby Womack, Frankie Rose Goes and Labrinth to Paradigm

    August 23, 2013 4:03 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Peters ...

  15. Mariah Carey No Longer Managed by Randy Jackson

    May 09, 2013 11:33 AM EDT It’s been described as an “experiment,” a “rebound” and “a little bit of a joke,” but alas, Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson are going back to being just friends. The veteran American Idol judge is no longer co-managing Carey, The Hollywood Report ...

  16. Prince Royce Signs With Sony Music Entertainment

    April 01, 2013 9:23 AM EDT Bachata crossover act Prince Royce has signed a recording deal with Sony Music Entertainment to release albums in Spanish through Sony Music Latin and in English through RCA Records. Royce’s first Spanish-language album is due this fall and his ...

  17. Justin Timberlake Manager Johnny Wright on Secret Plans Around ‘20/20 Experience,’ Touring, Myspace, More

    March 19, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has a rare ability to seem to be everywhere without actually being in that many places. In a way, the marketing around his new album,  The 20/20 Experience – out on RCA today – has taken a note from the way he managed to kee ...

  18. Miley Cyrus Signs With Larry Rudolph for Management

    March 08, 2013 7:16 PM EST Miley Cyrus is readying a big return to the music world, not only with her fourth studio album, which is currently being recorded, but also by signing with a new manager. Larry Rudolph, best known for guiding the career of Britney Spears, has ta ...

  19. Billboard to Honor Beggars Group Chairman Martin Mills at MIDEM

    January 24, 2013 5:31 PM EST Martin Mills, chairman of the Beggars Group, in many ways helped create the idea of the indie label as we know it today. From its London roots as a mobile disco, a small chain of record shops and the Beggars Banquet label, the company has grown ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Billboard.Biz Readers' Survey Results, Part 3: The Biggest Issue Facing the Music Business Is ... ?

    December 21, 2012 7:00 AM EST As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2012 -- and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. In the last of three questions we asked the industry "What will the mo ...

  22. Billboard.Biz Readers' Survey Results, Part 2: Mumford, PSY, Adele Among Most Important Artists of 2012

    December 20, 2012 7:00 AM EST As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2012 - and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. Rather than dropping all of that knowledge in one big pile, we're publi ...

  23. Billboard.Biz Readers' Survey Results, Part 1: Most Important Event of 2012

    December 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2012 - and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. Rather than dropping all of that knowledge in one big pile, we're publi ...

  24. Joe Riccitelli Named EVP/GM of RCA Records

    November 28, 2012 12:08 PM EST Joe Riccitelli has been named executive vice president/GM of RCA Records, the label announced today. He was previously EVP, Promotion, RCA Records. Riccitelli will now oversee the Music Licensing and Brand Partnership departments which will contin ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Allow Brandy To Reintroduce Herself

    October 15, 2012 6:12 AM EDT Singer returns with new deal and first solo album in four years. After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran' ...

  27. Polo Grounds Music's Bryan Leach Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge, Faces Two Years In Prison

    September 24, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Bryan Leach, who made his name as VP of A&R at TVT Records over the past decade by signing first Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz, the Ying Yang Twins and Pitbull and, later, signing A$AP Rocky to his own Polo Grounds Music label, has pled guilt ...

  28. UJA-Federation of New York To Honor Amy Doyle of MTV, Rick Krim of VH1

    March 07, 2012 6:37 PM EST Amy Doyle and Rick Krim at the UJA-Federation breakfast (Photo: Michael Priest Photography) The UJA-Federation of New York gathered together some of the music industry's top executives earlier today (March 7) for a breakfast to celebrate the ...

  29. Photos: Adele's Post-Grammy Party, With Pitbull, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Howard Stringer, Doug Morris, More

    February 13, 2012 6:45 PM EST From Left: Steve Barnett, Chairman/COO, Columbia Records; Adele; Rob Stringer, Chairman/CEO Columbia Records; Doug Morris, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment. (Photos: Sony) After winning six Grammys at the ceremony, Adele celebrated with her Sony Musi ...

  30. Kelly Clarkson Drives 'Stronger' to Hot 100 Summit

    February 08, 2012 11:45 AM EST In what an RCA Records representative terms a "perfect storm" of radio airplay, digital sales and pop culture prominence, Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" rises from No. 2 to No. 1 on this week' ...

  31. Urban Power List: Bryan Leach

    January 12, 2012 4:07 PM EST Bryan Leach CEO, Polo Grounds Music Website: PoloGroundsMusic.com Twitter: @PoloGroundsNYC The Talent Developer During his 11-year stint with indie label TVT Records -- first as director of artist development in 1995 and then as VP of urban A& ...

  32. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Mika El-Baz

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 38 Mika El-Baz Executive VP of publicity, RCA Records Website: Rcarecords.com Twitter: @rcarecords RCA Records executive VP Mika El-Baz leads one of the strongest publicity departments in the industry. It's a hand-picked team with experti ...

  33. Grokster: Tech Companies Respond

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Concerns about innovation abound. Filetrading companies were less than thrilled with today's Supreme Court (June 27) ruling against fellow P2P company Grokster. But they weren't alone in expressing concern about how the decision may chal ...

  34. RCA Taps Int'l Marketing Exec

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MCA Records. RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MC ...

  35. RCA Taps Int'l Marketing Exec

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MCA Records. RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MC ...