TVT

  1. Pitbull: 'Rebel' Songs

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Last year, the once mighty TVT Records filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and eventually shut its doors, leaving a number of artists in limbo. But for Miami rapper Pitbull, who signed to TVT in 2004 and released four albums on the label, the turn of ...

  2. Lil Jon, The Orchard Ink Deal

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Jon and The Orchard have announced a content partnership deal, which includes brand marketing and A&R direction. The Orchard purchased TVT Records, to which Lil Jon was previously signed, in June. "I walked into The Orchard and came a ...

  3. Carvello Launches Upstream Music Group

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After Orchard purchased TVT last month, employees of the shuttered record company were forced to fend for themselves. Former TVT senior VP of promotion Joe Carvello used the label's transition as incentive to begin his own record label, Upstr ...

  4. TVT Slapped With $9.1M Verdict

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A federal jury in Miami slapped TVT Records with a $9.1 million verdict this week (March 14) for interfering with Slip-N-Slide's (SNS) release of "Pitbull Welcome to the 305." TVT released the debut album of Pitbull, "M.I.A.M.I ...

  5. Indies Clear P2P Distribution

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group are among the latest indie label groups clearing their content for distribution through legitimate P2P services. Each company has inked a deal with San Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group ...

  6. Recall Appoints Head Of Film Division

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Arnaud Beauvois has been appointed GM of Recall Music For Films, the French indie label which specializes in soundtracks. Based in Paris, Beauvois reports to Recall Group chief executive Alex Sap. Arnaud Beauvois has been appointed GM of Recall Mu ...

  7. New York Court Overturns TVT Decision

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Multi-million dollar award now just thousands. New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals today (June 14) overturned an earlier court's decision in favor of TVT, in the indie label's suit against the Island Def Jam Music Group, Univ ...

  8. UMVD's Fontana Continues To Grow

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Video &amp; Distribution has launched an <A HREF="http://www.fontanadistribution.com/" TARGET="new">official Web site</A> for its indie arm Fontana. UMVD has yet to formally announce t Universal ...

  9. Heyert To Liquid 8

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mark Heyert has been named VP of sales for independent label Liquid 8 Records in Minneapolis. He will report to label CEO Michael Catain. Mark Heyert has been named VP of sales for independent label Liquid 8 Records in Minneapolis. He will report ...