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  1. Taco Bell Premieres Passion Pit Rockumentary, Preps VMA Sponsorship (Exclusive)

    August 23, 2013 5:38 PM EDT Since 2006, Taco Bell's Feed The Beat program has supported more than 600 rising music acts with $500 in gift certificates to help keep them fed on the road. And in more recent years, the company has extended its outreach to the music in ...

  2. Exclusive: Taco Bell Teams With Passion Pit, Twitter For SXSW Showcase, 'Rockumentary'

    February 27, 2013 7:53 PM EST Taco Bell is teaming up with Twitter and filmmaker Sam Jones (Wilco’s “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart”) for a first-of-its-kind “Rockumentary,” “Feed The Beat: SXSW 2013,” at South By Southwest on March 11. The project will feature performances b ...

  3. Passion Pit Score Hot 100 Hit Thanks To Taco Bell

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Taco Bell campaign spurs Passion Pit's Hot 100 debut. In 2012 alone, high-profile TV commercials have helped boost the chart positions of alt-rock acts like the Lumineers (Bing), Alex Clare (Internet Explorer 9), Neon Trees (Buick) and, most ...

  4. How Spotify, SoundCloud Changed the Way Blogs Talk About Music at New Music Seminar

    June 18, 2012 2:38 PM EDT Is Spotify killing the album review? That question and other issues like rights clearances and Mp3 hosting platforms were explored in a panel, "Music Blogs: Discovering The Best New Music," at the New Music Seminar Monday. "Music cr ...

  5. Exclusive: Andrew W.K. To Star In New Myspace Series

    March 13, 2012 8:21 AM EDT Let's Big Happy - Trailer 1 Let's Big | Myspace Video Fox Digital Entertainment and Myspace will announce today (March 13) a scripted web series starring Andrew W.K. designed to expose bands to larger audiences in a setting not seen in o ...

  6. Backbeat: The Syndicate Execs Talk Taco Bell Feed The Beat, Conflict of Interest Parties, Andrew W.K.

    December 07, 2011 12:10 PM EST Pictured at the Syndicate's office (which now has a much better heating and cooling system) are (from left) director of publicity Jerry Graham, senior director of marketing and sponsorships Graham Rothenberg, Teitelman (both seated) and GM Re ...

  7. Christina Aguilera Onboard With Yum! World Hunger Relief

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera is raising her voice to help fight world hunger. Yum! Brands announced today that the singer will be the global spokesperson for the company’s World Hunger Relief effort. Aguilera will appear in public service announcements and ...

  8. Taco Bell Lawyers Get Tough With 50 Cent

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent is facing a challenge to his street cred - from Taco Bell. Lawyers for the fast-food chain are calling his federal lawsuit, filed in Manhattan, another attempt to "burnish his gangsta rapper persona by distorting beyond all rec ...

  9. Taco Bell Starts Third Annual Indie Band Contest

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Taco Bell on Thursday launched it's third annual contest to find the next big indie band. A group of 100 bands will be winnowed down to three winners who will receive $500 in Taco Bell money, have their band name and Web site printed on sauce ...