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  1. VH1 Books Janelle Monae, J. Cole, Fall Out Boy and More for Six NYC Super Bowl Concerts

    January 09, 2014 1:20 PM EST The first Super Bowl to be held in the New York City/New Jersey area will bring an equally historic volume of concerts, as the music industry looks to top recent efforts in cities like New Orleans, Indianapolis and Dallas.   Leading the charge is ...

  2. NFL, VH1 Prepping Six Pre-Super Bowl Concerts (Exclusive)

    October 14, 2013 1:10 PM EDT The following excerpt is from Billboard magazine's special Sports & Music Package which examines how music can play a larger role in the nearly $14 billion brands will this year spend on sports. This special section includes "The ...

  3. Philly Fourth Of July Jam Partners With VH1 on Nat'l Broadcast, Live Streaming

    January 09, 2013 2:32 PM EST America's largest free concert is coming to your house to help you party it down The annual Philly Fourth of July Jam announced today it is partnering with VH1 for exclusive broadcast, digital and live streaming rights. The concert will be av ...

  4. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Rocks NYC With Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Nirvana; Raised $36 Million Before a Note Was Played

    December 13, 2012 8:14 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. 12- ...

  5. Clear Channel's John Sykes on 12-12-12 Concert: 'You Never Know What's Gonna Happen'

    December 07, 2012 6:12 PM EST The last time John Sykes teamed up with James Dolan and Harvey Weinstein for a benefit concert it was 2001's Concert For New York City, which ultimately raised $50 million for the Robin Hood Relief Fund. But next week Sykes, former president ...

  6. VH1 Launches Artists.VH1 Music Platform

    November 14, 2012 11:18 AM EST VH1 will now offer its own music platform for fans to discover a range of musical genres as artists showcase their tunes on Artists.VH1. Viacom Music Group, the mass media company that owns MTV, VH1 and CMT, is expanding its artist platform on VH1 ...

  7. Exclusive: Whitney Houston To Be Honored in Next 'VH1 Divas' Tribute

    May 08, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Whitney Houston (right) and Mary J. Blige performing at the "VH1 Divas" concert in 1999. VH1 will pay tribute to Whitney Houston for its next installment of "VH1 Divas," Billboard has learned. The network will tape the performa ...

  8. Backbeat: Kelly Clarkson's VH1 'Unplugged' Taping, VH1 Pres. Tom Calderone Reminisces

    November 10, 2011 1:45 PM EST Label love: Sony execs with Clarkson and VH1's Director of Music & Talent following her "Unplugged" taping. Left to right: Roulie Zouzias (VH1 Director of Music & Talent), Andrew Berkowitz (VP, Artist Relations, Sony Music E ...

  9. Project Playlist Acquires Total Music

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Total Music lives once again. Embattled online playlist service Project Playlist has acquired the assets and employees of the defunct music platform, which it plans to use to offer streaming music and music downloads. The deal was announced via a ...

  10. News Corp Names Van Natta As MySpace CEO

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MySpace has named former Facebook executive and current CEO of Project Playlist Owen Van Natta as the new CEO of the company, effective immediately. Natta will be based in Los Angeles and will report directly to Jonathan Miller, NewsCorp CEO of di ...

  11. MTV President Of Network Dev To Exit

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John Sykes, president of network development at MTV Networks and part of the executive team that developed and launched MTV, is leaving the company at month's end. An MTVN spokesman on Tuesday confirmed Sykes' imminent departure. Sources ...

  12. Cohn Named Senior VP At Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has named Doug Cohn senior VP of music marketing and talent. Cohn is based in New York and will report to Pam Kaufman, chief marketing officer and Paula Kaplan, executive VP of talent and West Coast GM. Cohn ...

  13. MTV Networks Shuffles Top Execs Posts

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is establishing new leadership on the channel level at MTV and VH1. VH1 president Christina Norman has been named president of MTV, while MTV executive VP of programming and talent Tom Ca NEW YORK -- MTV Networks is establishing new l ...

  14. MTV Networks Shuffles Top Execs Posts

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Norman, Calderone take on new responsibilities. MTV Networks is establishing new leadership on the channel level at MTV and VH1. VH1 president Christina Norman has been named president of MTV, while MTV executive VP of programming and talent Tom C ...

  15. Rolontz Rises At VH1

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Award-winning producer Lee Rolontz has been promoted to senior VP of original music production for VH1. She reports to Christina Norman, president of VH1. Award-winning producer Lee Rolontz has been promoted to senior VP of original music producti ...

  16. MTV Names GM For Hispanic

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST New exec to push MTV Español, VHUno. Lucia Ballas-Traynor has been appointed to the new position of GM of MTV Networks Music Group's Hispanic services. These include MTV Español and VHUno. Both channels are seen in the United States ...

  17. Infinity Ups Hollander; Sykes Shifts To MTV

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO. The move has been widely anticipated, ever since reports began leaking that John Sykes would step down as Infi Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has p ...

  18. MTV Networks Ups Toffler, Graden

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks has made several changes to its New York-based management, including promoting Van Toffler to president of MTV Networks Group. MTV Networks has made several changes to its New York-based management, including promoting Van Toffler to ...

  19. VH1 Names Key Exec For Save The Music

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul Cothran to head nonprofit group. Paul Cothran has been named VP/executive director of VH1's Save the Music Foundation. Based in New York, he reports to VH1 president Christina Norman. Cothran will oversee the nonprofit organization, whic ...

  20. VH1, CMT Name Biz-Strategy Exec

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Network has named Richard Gay as senior VP of strategy and business operations for VH1 and CMT. He joins from consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was a partner and worked extensively wit MTV Network has named Richard Gay as senior VP ...