Recording Academy

  1. Queen Latifah To Host Grammys

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Musician/actress Queen Latifah will host the 2005 Grammy Awards, which will be televised live on CBS Feb. 13 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Musician/actress Queen Latifah will host the 2005 Grammy Awards, which will be televised live on C ...

  2. Nashville NARAS Chief Exits

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kessler ends one-year term. Suzanne Kessler resigned her position as executive director of the Nashville chapter of the Recording Academy (NARAS) Jan. 11. She had been at the helm for one year and is said to have left to pursue other opportunities ...

  3. Grammy Honors For Eddy Arnold, Led Zep, More

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recording artists Eddy Arnold, Art Blakey, the original members of the Carter Family, Morton Gould, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jelly Roll Morton, Pinetop Perkins, and the Staple Sing Recording artists Eddy Arnold, Art Blakey, the ...

  4. Midem To Fete Lundvall

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music's Jazz & Classics president/CEO Bruce Lundvall is to be honored with the Midem 2005 personality of the year award. EMI Music's Jazz & Classics president/CEO Bruce Lundvall is to be honored with the Midem 2005 person ...

  5. Artists' Groups Sound Off Vs. Pew Survey

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bodies question support for P2P services. Two recording-artists' groups are responding with skepticism to a new study showing that a majority of artists and musicians queried do not think peer-to-peer file sharing networks are a danger to the ...

  6. Artists' Groups Sound Off Vs. Pew Survey

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bodies question support for P2P services. Two recording-artists' groups are responding with skepticism to a new study showing that a majority of artists and musicians queried do not think peer-to-peer file sharing networks are a danger to the ...

  7. Supreme Court Pressed On P2P Ruling

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Forty state attorneys general and international organizations representing copyright holders, educators, sports figures and other interests are voicing their concerns over file sharing to the U.S. Sup Forty state attorneys general and internationa ...

  8. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Nov. 11 calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session next wee WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A coalition of 20 content- ...

  9. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today (Nov. 11) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today ...

  10. Recording Academy Names Four Directors

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has made four executive appointments. The Recording Academy has made four executive appointments. Megan Clarke is upped to senior director of information technology. The former chief of technology has been with the Academy fo ...

  11. Nashville Scene

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lyric Street Records senior VP of A&R Doug Howard has been elected president of the board of governors of the Nashville chapter of the Recording Academy. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Lyric Street Records senior VP of A&R Doug Howa ...

  12. Academy's MusiCares Acquires MAP

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Addiction treatment group to live on. The Musicians' Assistance Program (MAP), a non-profit organization that provides musicians with treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, is being acquired by the Recording Academy's MusiCares Founda ...

  13. Academy's MusiCares Acquires MAP

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Musicians' Assistance Program (MAP), a non-profit organization that provides musicians with treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, is being acquired by the Recording Academy's MusiCares Foundat The Musicians' Assistance Progr ...

  14. Nashville NARAS Chapter Names Prez

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lyric Street Records senior VP of A&R Doug Howard has been elected president of the board of governors of the Nashville chapter of the Recording Academy. Lyric Street Records senior VP of A&R Doug Howard has been elected president of t ...

  15. Taking Stock: A Matter Of Respect

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 8 NARAS presented Grammys on the Hill, its annual Washington, D.C., awards dinner. The event honored Natalie Cole; Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.; and Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif. The following is Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy ...

  16. Biz Hits D.C. To Lobby On Digital Issues

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than a dozen music-industry groups will descend on Capitol Hill tomorrow (Sept. 9) to show their support of online music services and the so-called Induce bill. The day of lobbying is being coord More than a dozen music-industry groups will d ...

  17. Clinton, Bono, Cole To Get NARAS Honors

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy will honor Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.; Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif.; and recording artist Natalie Cole for their contributions to the music community and U.S. culture during The Recording Academy will honor Sen. Hillary ...

  18. Party Time: Why I Went To Boston

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music itself is among the greatest healers. It pulls people together when language fails. Some people seem to think that music and politics are antithetical; I play music always with the hope of contr Kurt Elling is a Grammy Award-nominated jazz s ...

  19. Academy Ups Roecker To VP

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has promoted Ron W. Roecker from senior director of communications to VP of communications. He will continue to be based out of Santa Monica, Calif., and report directly to Recor The Recording Academy has promoted Ron W. Roec ...

  20. Industry Lobbies FCC Over Digital Radio

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recording artist groups are calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for protection as digital audio broadcasting (DAB) emerges in the radio marketplace. SAN FRANCISCO -- Recording artist groups are calling on the Federal Communicati ...

  21. Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The founding members of popular '80s metal band Megadeth are banging their heads in court. Two separate actions hinge on a purported settlement ending the bandmates' corporate partnership, and whether Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits ...

  22. Industry Lobbies FCC Over Digital Radio

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recording artists groups are calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for protection as digital audio broadcasting (DAB) emerges in the radio marketplace. Recording artists groups are calling on the Federal Communications Commission ...

  23. Industry Lobbies FCC Over Digital Radio

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recording artists groups are calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for protection as digital audio broadcasting (DAB) emerges in the radio marketplace. Recording artists groups are calling on the Federal Communications Commission ...

  24. Academy Appoints CFO

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has promoted Wayne J. Zahner to CFO. The Recording Academy has promoted Wayne J. Zahner to CFO. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Zahner, who most recently served as controller/director of business affairs, joined the Academy in 200 ...

  25. NARAS P&E Wing Director Lewis To Leave Post

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leslie Lewis, director of the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E), will exit that post early next month. Leslie Lewis, director of the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E), will ex ...

  26. NARAS P&E Wing Director Lewis To Leave Post

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leslie Lewis, director of the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E), will exit that post early next month. Leslie Lewis, director of the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E), will ex ...

  27. Recording Academy Ups Friedman To VP Of Advocacy And Government Relations

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has promoted Daryl Friedman to VP of advocacy and government relations. The Recording Academy has promoted Daryl Friedman to VP of advocacy and government relations. Friedman, who has been executive director of the Academy� ...

  28. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  29. Academy Promotes VPs, Chapter Directors

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has made several key appointments, including vice president promotions and a new executive director for its Pacific Northwest chapter. The Recording Academy has made several key appointments, including vice president promotio ...

  30. Academy Adds New Grammy Field, Categories

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT At its semiannual Board of Trustees meeting, held May 24-28, the Recording Academy ratified a new Grammy award field: Production, Surround Sound. All genres will be eligible; best surround sound album At its semiannual Board of Trustees meeting, h ...

  31. Academy Adds New Grammy Field, Categories

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT At its semiannual Board of Trustees meeting, held May 24-28, the Recording Academy ratified a new Grammy award field: Production, Surround Sound. All genres will be eligible; best surround sound album At its semiannual Board of Trustees meeting, h ...

  32. Academy Names New Regional Director

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Moore for the newly created role of regional director for the west region. Based in Los Angeles, Moore will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academy's Los The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Mo ...

  33. Academy Names New Regional Director

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Moore for the newly created role of regional director for the west region. Based in Los Angeles, Moore will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academy's Los The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Mo ...

  34. Reps With Industry Concern Form Caucus

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two Washington lawmakers with arts interests, Reps. Mary Bono, R-Cal. and Steney Hoyer, D-Md., are teaming with the Recording Academy and top artists to form the Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus. Two Washington lawmakers with arts interests, Rep ...

  35. Academy To Name East, West Regional Execs

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has restructured two positions. The Recording Academy has restructured two positions. News ...

  36. Academy To Name East, West Regional Execs

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has restructured two positions in a move that has resulted in the departure of longtime New York executive director Jon Marcus. The Recording Academy has restructured two positions in a move that has resulted in the departure ...

  37. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are ha ...

  38. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  39. Industry Veteran Paul Atkinson Dies

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, died yesterday (April 1) in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and kidney disease. He was 48. Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, died ...

  40. Future Of Music Coalition Sets Annual Summit

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its annual summit conference for May 2-3 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its annual summit conference for May 2-3 at George Washington Univ ...

  41. Future Of Music Coalition Sets Annual Summit

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its annual summit conference for May 2-3 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its annual summit conference for May 2-3 at George Washington Univ ...

  42. Senator Calls For 'Pay For Play' Probe

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wisc., sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday (March 9) calling on the the agency to begin a probe of Òpay for playÓ schemes at radio. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wisc., sent a letter to the Federal ...

  43. Dupri Resigns As Recording Academy Chapter Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a "double standard," So So Def CEO/Arista senior VP Jermaine Dupri resigned today (Feb. 6) as president of the Atlanta chapter of the Recording Academy. Dupri says his resignation stems from th Citing a "double standard," ...

  44. Sting, Sean Paul To Perform At Grammys

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the Black Eyed Peas have joined the performance lineup for the 46th annual Grammy awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS Feb. 8 from Los Angeles' Staples Cen Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the ...

  45. Sting, Sean Paul To Perform At Grammys

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the Black Eyed Peas have joined the performance lineup for the 46th annual Grammy awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS Feb. 8 from Los Angeles' Staples Cen Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the ...

  46. Grammy Hall Adds 33 Classic Songs, Albums

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Queen's 1976 rock opera "Bohemian Rhapsody," Marvin Gaye's 1973 album "Let's Get It On" and Simon &amp; Garfunkel's signature 1965 song "Sounds of Silence" are among 33 recordings added to the ...

  47. First Grammy Performers Set

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and the White Stripes are among the first performers confirmed for the 46th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. OutKast, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and the White Stripes are among the first perf ...

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