Universal Republic Records

  1. Tiësto Reveals Deal With Republic, New Album Due in 2014 (Video)

    November 19, 2013 12:00 PM EST Ever wonder how big record company decisions are made? In Tiësto’s “Inside the Booth,” it looks pretty easy. The latest installment of the Dutch superstar’s behind-the-scenes web series reveals some pretty major news: Tiësto has inked a deal with ...

  2. Why Everyone On the Florida Georgia Line Case Study Panel at the Touring Conference Was Grinning Ear-To-Ear (And It Wasn't Just the Fireball)

    November 16, 2013 10:06 PM EST Attendees of Billboard’s Touring Conference couldn’t have asked for a better artist development case study than Florida Georgia Line. How this year the duo went from virtual unknowns to having the longest running No. 1 of all-time on the Hot Cou ...

  3. Jon Vanhala Leaves Universal Republic/ Island Def Jam

    February 19, 2013 3:18 PM EST Jon Vanhala, head of digital and new business for Island Def Jam Group and Universal Republic Records, left the company Friday. In an email to colleagues, the digital music veteran was vague in announcing the move, but expressed optimism for his f ...

  4. This Week in Billboard History: Van Halen Breaks Up; VH1 Launches; Monte Lipman Named Universal Prez

    January 10, 2012 9:58 AM EST VH1 Logo Launch Tape on Vimeo . 1985: VH-1 'Optimistically Introduced' A page one Billboard story with the headline "MTV'S VH-1 Opens on An Optimistic Note" reports that MTV Networks' second 24-hour cable music servic ...

  5. Universal Republic's Preisdent & CEO Monte Lipman Signs New Long-Term Contract With UMG

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Monte Lipman, president/CEO of Universal Republic Records and Avery Lipman, the label's co-president/COO, have signed new long-term contracts with Universal Music Group. Universal Republic's roster includes Jack Johnson, Amy Winehouse, D ...

  6. Kiwi Savage Aims High With 'Swing'

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kiwi hip hop artist Savage has inked a worldwide deal with Universal Republic Records on the back of his sleeper U.S. hit "Swing". Signed to New Zealand label Dawn Raid Music, "Swing" became a cult favorite after appearing on t ...

  7. India.Arie, Universal Republic Launch SoulBird

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In partnership with Universal Republic Records, India.Arie is launching a new label, SoulBird Music. Georgia native Anthony David, a longtime musical colleague of the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, will make his major label debut when his " ...

  8. Lipman Named Co-President Of Universal Republic

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Avery Lipman has been appointed co-president of Universal Republic Records. Lipman, most previously senior VP of the label, will report to Mel Lewinter, chairman of Universal Motown Republic Group, and will continue to be based in New York. Lipman ...

  9. Klaiman Moves To Universal Republic

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Named senior VP of promotion/artist development. Joel Klaiman has been appointed senior VP of promotion/artist development for Universal Republic Records. Klaiman reports to Monte Lipman, president of Universal Republic, and is based in New York. ...

  10. Richards Upped At Universal Republic

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Appointed VP of marketing. Bill Richards has been appointed VP of marketing for Universal Republic Records. Richards reports to Kim Garner, senior VP of marketing for Universal Republic Records. Most previously Richards was senior director of mark ...

  11. Universal Motown Names Senior Video VP

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gina Harrell previously held roles at Elektra. Gina Harrell has been appointed senior VP of Video Production for the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG). Harrell reports to Mel Lewinter, chairman/CEO of UMRG; Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal ...