Recreation

  1. Body Rock: Is Zumba the Next Music Platform?

    June 20, 2012 1:05 PM EDT If you're a Zumba fan, you know what to do when you hear Pitbull's "Pause:" "go" forward for four steps, "stop" for four beats, "drop" for four (thrusting hips forward as you do so, of course) and ...

  2. Video: Don Omar Talks New Album, Zumba Partnership at Billboard Latin Conference

    April 25, 2012 1:56 PM EDT Don Omar was the star of the show at the Billboard Latin Music Conference Tuesday, and in between his Q&A with Billboard's Leila Cobo and his other myriad engagements, he stopped to talk to Billboard's cameras about his new album, re ...

  3. New Exhibit Traces History of Latin Music at Hollywood Bowl

    June 17, 2011 5:00 PM EDT The program of a 1945 "Latin-American Fiesta" starring Desi Arnaz, concert photos of Yma Sumac, Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, and videos of current Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel are included in an exhibition spotlighti ...

  4. Indaba Music Appoints J.J. Rosen CEO

    March 01, 2011 11:38 AM EST Just a week after adding Queen Latifah to its board of directors , online music collaboration site Indaba today announced the appointment of Sony Music vet J.J. Rosen as its CEO . Rosen previously was executive VP of Sony Music's commercial m ...

  5. Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Bonnie Raitt Team with Patagonia to Raise Funds for Environment

    March 01, 2011 5:00 AM EST Apparel company Patagonia is entering the digital download retail space to raise money for environmental organizations endorsed by artists. Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Bonnie Raitt and Maroon 5 are among the artists participating in the initiative, w ...

  6. Queen Latifah Invests In Music Startup Indaba, Joins Board

    February 24, 2011 4:52 PM EST The digital music business just got a fresh jolt of star power: Queen Latifah has invested in New York-based startup Indaba and joined its board of directors. Indaba is an online networking and collaboration tool that allows people to create and s ...

  7. Agency Heavyweights Set For Touring Conference Roundtable

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Some of the most influential booking agents in the concert business will be on-hand at the 7th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 3-4 in New York, for the just announced keynote roundtable. Moderated by Billboard’s Ray Waddell, 2010 ...

  8. New U.K. Venture Matches Up Indies, Brands

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. indies Wichita, Moshi Moshi Records and Bella Union and French indie Because Music have all signed up to IMU, a new London-based venture that will help the independent sector to license content to brands and agencies for marketing campaigns. ...

  9. Live Nation, Rogers Offer Mobile Ticketing Option

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation and Rogers Wireless have teamed up to offer Canadian concertgoers the opportunity to purchase tickets through their cell phones. Through the newly launched Wireless Box Office initiative, Canadian music fans can search for upcoming Liv ...

  10. Country Singer Henson Cargill Dies

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer Henson Cargill, whose 1968 hit "Skip a Rope" topped the country charts with its understated take on social problems, has died. He was 66. Cargill died Saturday following complications from surgery, Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond ...

  11. Hollywood Bowl Reveals Summer Line-Up

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Decemberists, Queen Latifah, Diana Krall, B.B. King, Macy Gray and Rufus Wainwright are among the artists set for Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl 2007 summer concert schedule, revealed today (March 7). The Bowl's summer session spans 14 ...

  12. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  13. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  14. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  15. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  16. RETAIL TRACK: TWO SIDES OF A BOYCOTT

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I don't know what's more amusing: the media pissing contest currently going on among Scissor Sisters, Trans World and Universal Records, or the head of steam that the Velvet Rope know-it-alls built up I don't know what's more a ...

  17. Hollywood Bowl Breaks Summer Records

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the second summer season in a row, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles has broken attendance and sales records. In a span of 12 weeks, from June 23 to Sept. 24, the 17,300-seat outdoor venue self-pr For the second summer season in a row, the Hol ...

  18. Clear Channel, JamSports Case Settled

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Quietly resolved prior to spinoff of Live Nation. The high-profile case between Clear Channel Communications and JamSports was quietly settled just prior to the spinoff of CCC’s live entertainment division, Live Nation, formerly known as Clear Cha ...

  19. Rock Radio Listeners Speak Up

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New poll sheds light on streaming, iPods, satellite radio. New poll sheds light on streaming, iPods, satellite radio. News ...

  20. Rob Thomas

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This solo debut showcases many different musical sides of the Grammy Award-winning Matchbox Twenty frontman. This solo debut showcases many different musical sides of the Grammy Award-winning Matchbox Twenty frontman. News ...

  21. Hollywood Execs Extend Ties

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lind, Bunt are promoted. Lind, Bunt are promoted. News ...

  22. Clear Channel, NBC Team For Dew Action Sports Tour

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Multi-sport tour will include live music, video games. Clear Channel's Motor Sports division and NBC Sports are teaming together to launch the Dew Action Sports Tour this June. The multi-sport tour, featuring skateboarding, BMX, freestyle mot ...

  23. On The Road

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Offering a holiday toast to Clear Channel Entertainment's move to eliminate facility fees for lawn seats at its sheds in 2005. Read Ray Waddell's column. Offering a holiday toast to Clear Channel Entertainment's move to eliminate fa ...

  24. Antitrust Suit Continues Against Clear Channel

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Chicago has found sufficient evidence to allow an antitrust suit against Clear Channel Entertainment to proceed to trial. A federal judge in Chicago has found sufficient evidence to allow an antitrust suit against Clear Channel ...

  25. Prince

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The purple one strikes a fun and playful pose and gets back to his roots on his latest disc...sort of. The purple one strikes a fun and playful pose and gets back to his roots on his latest disc...sort of. News ...

  26. Blimpie On Board For CCE's Summer Promo

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Summer of Live" shed tours include $10 lawn seats. "Summer of Live" shed tours include $10 lawn seats. News ...

  27. Rush Sets 46-Date Anniversary Tour

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shed outing kicks off May 26. Shed outing kicks off May 26. News ...

  28. Crusty Demons Extreme-Sports Tour To Debut In June

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The debut Crusty Demons tour will play some 20 U.S. arenas this summer beginning in June. The tour, which does not feature live music performances, includes extreme-sports athletes performing to recor The debut Crusty Demons tour will play some 20 ...

  29. Classical Score

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST It might seem as if the ground on which the old masters tread is well-worn. But sometimes an unknown work can shed new light on composers we think we know. It might seem as if the ground on which the old masters tread is well-worn. But sometimes a ...

  30. Classical Score

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST It might seem as if the ground on which the old masters tread is well-worn. But sometimes an unknown work can shed new light on composers we think we know. It might seem as if the ground on which the old masters tread is well-worn. But sometimes a ...