Sum 41

  1. Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger, Jay-Z & Beyonce, Skrillex & Ellie: Music's Top 10 Couples

    August 22, 2012 5:22 PM EDT Pop songstress Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger (i.e. "Chavril") yesterday (Aug. 21) announced their engagement, joining the ranks of celebrity music couples like Jay-Z and Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, Blake ...

  2. Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Group Chairman/COO, Named 2011's No. 1 Woman In Music (Video Q&A)

    December 02, 2011 1:15 PM EST Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde ( @bwerde ) spoke to Atlantic Records Group Chairman/COO Julie Greenwald, Billboard's 2011 No. 1 Woman In Music about her beginnings in the record industry, her rise through the executive ranks, and how ...

  3. Karen Wiessen, P.R. Executive, Joins The Door

    September 16, 2011 1:08 PM EDT Public Relations executive Karen Wiessen has joined the senior team at The Door and will help develop the company's music and entertainment division. Wiessen for the past 12 years has worked at both the Island Def Jam Group and Shore Fire Med ...

  4. Rob Stevenson Joins Universal Republic

    August 08, 2011 11:27 AM EDT As forecast by Billboard , Universal Republic Records announced today (August 8) that Rob Stevenson has been appointed to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President of A&R. The announcement was made today by Monte Lipman, President ...

  5. Universal Music Canada Names Mark Spicoluk Head of A&R

    March 22, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Universal Music Canada (UMC) has announced a significant expansion to its A&R department and new approach to finding talent only two months after a round of layoffs. UMC president and CEO Randy Lennox promoted Mark Spicoluk to the head of the ...

  6. 'American Idol' A&R Man Jeff Fenster Exits Jive; Is He Warner Brothers Bound?

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Jive Records executive Jeff Fenster, who was tasked with overseeing all American Idol alums' albums for the label, is leaving his post as senior vp A&R, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. It's rumored that he'll make a move to ...

  7. Managers For Coldplay, Beyonce Discuss Ticketing, Label Roles

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Some of the industry's most influential artist managers gathered Thursday at the 6th annual Billboard Touring Conference and Awards in New York to discuss their ever-evolving roles in overseeing their artists' brands. Billboard editorial ...

  8. Publishing Briefs: EMI, UMPG, Bug Music, DaBet

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- EMI Music Publishing has named Barbara Sedun to lead its Canadian business, reporting to president of North American creative, Big Jon Platt. Sedun, who will be based in Toronto and hold the title of senior VP of EMI Music Publishing Canada, pr ...

  9. Pierre Tremblay Departs Nettwerk

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pierre Tremblay has left his role as SVP at Canada's Nettwerk Music Group, claiming the company has "lost focus." Tremblay has taken Toronto band Billy Talent with him for his new venture, Vancouver-based Hive Management. The rock a ...

  10. Rascal Flatts, Good Charlotte Cook Up Dishes For Denny's

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts, Good Charlotte and Sum 41 have created new dishes for Denny’s new Rockstar Menu. The new menu options, available starting June 23, target young diners that visit the restaurant chain late night. They are part of the Denny’s Allnight ...

  11. Bryan Ferry Honored At Russian Awards

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Roxy Music frontman and solo artist Bryan Ferry was honored at the seventh Muz-TV awards, organized by the Muz-TV channel, held at the Olympiyski sports center in Moscow. Pop-singer Sergei Lazarev picked up the best male artist award, beating last ...

  12. Stevenson Named Virgin US President

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has appointed Rob Stevenson to president of Virgin US, effective Aug. 15. He will be based in the company's New York office and report to Nick Gatfield, president of A&R for North America, U.K. and Ireland at EMI Music. Most rec ...

  13. Vans Warped Tour 2007 Grosses $18.6M

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Vans Warped tour grossed about $18.6 million and sold 622,467 tickets to 45 shows, according to tour founder and producer Kevin Lyman, president of 4fini Productions. The 13th edition of the Warped tour wrapped Aug. 25 at the Home Depot C ...

  14. 'NOW 25' Fends Off 'Hairspray,' Prince To Remain No. 1

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After debuting at No. 1 last week, the "NOW 25" hits compilation remains atop The Billboard 200 after moving 149,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a 33% sales decrease from the week previous. The New Line s ...

  15. Ozzy, Timbaland, Daddy Yankee Power Madden 2008

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The increasingly important role music plays in videogames was evident as at last night’s Los Angeles premiere of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 2008, one of this year’s most anticipated videogame releases. The Microsoft co-hosted event at L.A.’s ...

  16. Billy Talent, Lavigne Win Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Toronto rock group Billy Talent was the big winner at the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday (June 17), taking home three trophies. The WEA band, which had led the nominations with five nods, won honors for top video, the Much ...

  17. Review: Avril Lavigne's 'The Best Damn Thing'

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne: "The Best Damn Thing" Producers: Butch Walker, Rob Cavallo, Dr. Luke, Deryck Whibley Arista Release Date: April 17 There was apparently no need to worry that marriage (to Sum 41's Deryck Whibley) would mellow Avril La ...

  18. Island Appoints Lowenberg Senior Marketing VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously held same role at Virgin. Adam Lowenberg has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Island Records. He reports to Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group, and is based in New York. In his ...

  19. Canadian Indies Exit CRIA

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists represented include Sum 41, Rush. Six leading Canadian independent labels have resigned from Canada's music trade association, the Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA). The six companies are: Anthem Records, True North Records, Li ...

  20. Fenster Named Senior A&R VP At Zomba

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label vet's previous stints include Arista, IDJ. Jeff Fenster has been named senior VP of A&R for the Zomba Music Group. He reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG, and is based in New York. Fenster previously worked at Zomba from 1992 th ...

  21. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, ...

  22. Nettwerk Goes Wireless

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Content for U.S., Canada, Europe expected this year. Independent music label, publisher and artist management company Nettwerk is going wireless via a partnership with iLoop Mobile. The two will jointly develop ringtones, mobile phone screensavers ...

  23. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41, Queen + Paul Rodgers, R.E.M. alter plans. Sum 41, Queen + Paul Rodgers, R.E.M. alter plans. News Paul Rodgers ...

  24. Verizon, Clear Channel Offer Live Video To Mobile

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Now offering performances by Velvet Revolver, Sum 41. Now offering performances by Velvet Revolver, Sum 41. News ...

  25. Verizon, Clear Channel Offer Concert Video To Mobile

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performances by Velvet Revolver, Sum 41. Verizon Wireless and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties have teamed to bring live concert video exclusively to Verizon's video casting customers. The deal was first tipped in the May 7 issue of Bil ...

  26. MTV2 Unveils New Content

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Expanding on its "two-headed dog" <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000789179">re-launch in February</A>, MTV2 is unveiling new long-form music Expanding on i ...

  27. Avril Takes Juno Hat Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in Asia, won artist of the year With three awards, Avril Lavigne led ...

  28. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first time Handleman Handleman Co. says it has enter ...

  29. Crue Shatters Doubts With Hot Tour

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Band set to announce 57 more dates. Motley Crue will end up playing well over 100 dates in 2005, surprising many in the industry. Nine shows into a 50-date North American tour, the Crue is doing sell-out or near-sell-out business. And the band is ...

  30. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada ...

  31. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian honors set for April 3. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter of t ...

  32. Sum 41

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41's most mature album to date is one more reason why 2004 will go down as the year punk/pop grew up. Sum 41's most mature album to date is one more reason why 2004 will go down as the year punk/pop grew up. News ...