Tori Amos

  1. Sting's Musical Finds a Broadway Home

    February 12, 2014 5:24 PM EST Singer-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway. Producer Jeffrey Seller said Wednesday that the show -- inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in a shipbuilding community in northea ...

  2. Jason Flom, John Rudolph to Bid for Universal's EMI Assets: Source

    November 15, 2012 4:15 PM EST Billboard has learned that former Bug Music CEO John Rudolph and Lava Records founder Jason Flom have partnered to throw their hat in the bidding ring for the EMI assets that Universal Music Group must sell as part of the terms of their acquisitio ...

  3. A Second Life For Classical

    October 15, 2012 7:51 AM EDT A new, young audience finds inspiration in the multifaceted world of classical music. By the time of the final act of "Dog Days," a post-apocalyptic new opera composed by former rock drummer David T. Little, there is minimal food and n ...

  4. Al Schlesinger, Former NARAS Chairman, To Be Honored By National Assn. of Record Industry Professionals

    September 04, 2012 11:20 AM EDT The National Assn. of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) is holding a tribute dinner for Al Schlesinger, the entertainment lawyer, on Sept. 12 at the Sportsman's Lodge in Studio City, California. Tickets cost $60, and are on sale here . Te ...

  5. Gerry Kearby, Co-Founder of Liquid Audio, Remembered by Dick Wingate

    August 14, 2012 5:09 PM EDT Gerry Kearby -- co-founder of Liquid Audio, drummer, equipment designer for the Grateful Dead and others, and a man who turned down an offer from Steve Jobs to buy his company -- died last week when his truck crashed into a tree in a rural area so ...

  6. German ECHO Classical Award Winners Announced, To Be Honored October 14

    July 10, 2012 11:03 AM EDT International stars of the world-wide classical music stage are among the 60 winners in 21 categories of the German ECHO Classic awards that will be awarded on October 14 in the Konzerthaus in Berlin. The German TV station ZDF will broadcast the a ...

  7. Susie Mudd, 'Music Monthly' Publisher, Dies

    April 11, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Susie Mudd, rock music journalist and publisher of the Maryland-based music magazine Music Monthly , died of cancer April 5. She was 56. Getting her start at the Maryland Musician , where she maintained a column titled "The Red Rocker Report& ...

  8. Universal Music Group Launches Mercury Classics Label

    April 05, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Dr. Alexander Burh will helm Universal Music's new Mercury Classics label. Mercury is rising. Universal Music Group announced yesterday it is launching Mercury Classics, a new classical music label. The new venture aims to be an "artist ...

  9. Tunc Erim, Longtime Atlantic Records Executive, Dead at 76

    March 07, 2012 11:55 AM EST Tunc Erim, a legendary and longtime Atlantic Records executive from the 1960s until the 1990s, passed away on Saturday, March 3, after a long illness. He was 76. While the obituary that follows, supplied by Atlantic, isn't quite in Billboard. ...

  10. Tori Amos Takes A Chance With Her Classical Album Debut 'Night Of Hunters'

    October 06, 2011 3:05 PM EDT Crossing Over: Tori Amos's new classical album "Night of the Hunters" debuted atop Billboard's Classical Crossover chart and had top ten debuts on both the Alternative and Rock Albums surveys. (Photo: Victor de Mello) Eccentric ...

  11. Eminem's 'Relapse' Blasts In At No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's fifth straight No. 1 debut, "Relapse," roars at the top of the Billboard 200 with 608,000—the biggest sales week of the year for any album and the best since AC/DC's "Black Ice" began with 784,000 copies last ...

  12. Tori Amos Signs With Universal Republic

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos has signed a new deal with Universal Republic, and is eyeing a late spring/early summer 2009 release for her tenth album. The artist recorded with Atlantic from 1992 to 2001, after which she signed with Epic. That deal, which yielded thr ...

  13. Tori Amos Splits With Epic, Goes Indie

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tori Amos has ended her tenure with Epic Records and "has chosen the path of independence for her next work," according to her manager. "As with many of her contemporaries, Tori is devising new and exciting ways of getting her music ...

  14. Ne-Yo and Michael Buble Lead Busy Chart

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo and Michael Buble bow at Nos. 1 and 2, respectively, on The Billboard 200 -- it's the second chart-topper for the former and a new high for the latter ... The pair are just two of six debuts in the top 10 this week. Rush, Miranda Lamber ...

  15. Billboard Q&A: Former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., was honored--along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and artist Kelly Clarkson--at the Recording Academy's Grammys on the Hill event. The honor Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Fol ...