Rodney Jerkins

  1. Jennifer Lopez Appointed Chief Creative Officer of NUVOtv

    May 16, 2013 12:31 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez is the newly appointed chief creative officer of NUVOtv. The versatile J-Lo was announced last fall as a creative partner with the English-language Latino network, but her role was solidified Wednesday as NUVOtv held its upfront f ...

  2. Songwriters Dan Wilson, Greg Kurstin and Others to Discuss Work at Grammy Museum

    October 11, 2012 8:52 PM EDT Songwriters Dan Wilson, Greg Kurstin, Evan Bogart, Tim Pagnotta and Rodney Jerkins will discuss their work with artist such as Adele, Pink, Neon Trees, Justin Bieber and numerous others at the Grammy Museum on Oct. 15. Presented by the Songwriters ...

  3. Which 'American Idol' Season 10 Alums Have Management Deals?

    June 23, 2011 11:58 PM EDT With the "American Idol" summer tour about to kick off (July 6 at West Valley City, Utah's Maverik Center is the first date of the two-month trek) and the careers of Season 10's alums soon to launch, some key management decisio ...

  4. Jerkins, Blazetrak Team For Talent Search

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Producer Rodney Jerkins is teaming up with Blazetrak.com for a talent search which will yield a 3-4 year publishing deal to a budding producer. Through the month of August, Jerkins will accept submissions through Blazetrak.com at a price of $100. ...

  5. Rodney Jerkins Becomes ‘Starmaker’

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In addition to working on upcoming albums by Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton, songwriter/producer Rodney Jerkins will appear as mentor/head judge on MTV’s new reality series “Starmaker.” Created by Combs and reality show guru Ma ...

  6. Extreme Music Inks Deal With Rodney Jerkins

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Extreme Music, the worldwide production music library unit of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, has signed songwriter/producer/musician Rodney Jerkins to be an executive producer of nine albums within an 18-month period. The initial three albums are plan ...

  7. R&B Briefs: Smokey Robinson, Rodney Jerkins

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- R&B pioneer Smokey Robinson will be inducted into the Apollo Theater’s Hall of Fame on June 2. The fourth annual fund-raising gala, presented by the Apollo Theater Foundation, will also award the Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis Arts and Humanita ...

  8. Top Songwriters Gather For BMI Panel

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST What do Rodney Jerkins, Anthony Hamilton, Evanescence co-founder Ben Moody and other top songwriters have in common? An ability to produce and write songs in several genres, and create new business opportunities around their work. The three joined ...