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  1. FAQ on Approval of Universal Music - EMI Deal

    September 21, 2012 1:50 PM EDT As Universal Music Group's acquisition of EMI Music's recorded music division today received approval from both European and U.S. regulators , details have emerged about the exact steps Universal must take to win European Commission supp ...

  2. 6 Questions with CAT POWER

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, has moved to the beat of her own drum as an artist, delving into moody folk-rock on 1998's "Moon Pix", stark chamber pop on 2003's "You Are Free", Memphis blues on 2006's acclaimed & ...

  3. This Week In Music: FLO Thinkery's Mark Montgomery Gives Artists Career Advice

    March 29, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Mark Montgomery founded FLO Thinkery as a way to help solve many of the problems that businesses encounter, and as an investor in the Artist Growth mobile app he's recognized one of the solutions to the problem of building a career through mu ...

  4. @Film and TV Conference: Tips For Songwriters Looking To License Music

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT What one tip would you give songwriters trying to license their music? What band/artist would you like to see the cast of "Glee" perform? That's what we asked attendees throughout the second day of The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard F ...

  5. Full Coverage: The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Film and TV Music Conference

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have joined forces for the two-day Film and TV Music Conference which runs Oct. 27- 28 in L.A. The event explores the role of music in film and television through roundtable discussions, real time critiques, li ...

  6. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: MusicBox President Joel Goodman

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Joel Goodman Title: Founder/President, MusicBox and Composer, "My Lai," "A Small Act", "Canvas" Panel: Oct. 28, 1:30 p.m., "The Basics of Production Music" and 4:30 p.m., "My First Job: How I Land ...

  7. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Entertainment Lawyer Glenn Litwak

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Glenn Litwak Title: Entertainment lawyer and partner, Litwak & Havkin Panel: Oct. 27, 9:45 a.m., Publishing 101 and Oct. 27, 5:15 p.m. Speed Networking For more information or to register for the Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Film and TV ...

  8. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Radiate Group's Steve Knill

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steve Knill Title: President, Entertainment, The Radiate Group Panel: Oct. 27, 1:45 p.m.: How To: Get Your Music in Sports Campaigns and Oct. 27, 5:15 p.m.: Speed Networking For more information or to register for the Hollywood Reporter, Bil ...

  9. Business Matters: Majors Back Video Site, Android Gains Steam, Hulu CEO Offers Content Strategy and more

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Majors Onboard With Russian Video Portal -- All four majors have licensed their content to Russian online music video service iviMusic. The content of an additional 20 Russian music companies is a ...

  10. Web Trends: Mariah Carey, My Chemical Romance, Michael Bublé, 50 Cent and more

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. YouTube Most Viewed 24 Hours: 1. Mariah Carey - LG Live at the Singapore Grand Prix 2010, 26 Sep'10 - Make it Happen 2. SunnyD and Rum - The Pop Single 3. Mariah Care ...

  11. Web Trends: Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Britney, 'Glee' and more

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. 15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Kanye West (Infographic) 2. A Tribute to Deliverances Banjo Player 3. The 27 Club: Death of a Rockstar ...

  12. Web Trends: Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, Trey Songz, Neil Young and more

    September 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 5. Lil Wayne "I Am Not A Human Being" Mixtape Lil Wayne is releasing his "I Am Not A Human Being" mixtape today, despite being in prison. 15. Lil Wayne Birthday Today (Sept. 27) is rapper Lil Wayne� ...

  13. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Media Consultant Paul Vidich

    September 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Paul Vidich Title: Media Consultant & Independent Advisor: ReverbNation, MediaNet, BrightCove, Melodeo, and more Panel: Innovators Showcase (Judge). 1:45 – 2:45. Oct. 5. For more information or to register for Billboard’s Mobile Entertai ...

  14. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Venrock's Dev Khare

    September 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Dev Khare Title: VP, Venrock Panel: On the Horizon. 3:15 – 4:00. Oct. 5. For more information or to register for Billboard’s Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit, Oct. 5 in San Francisco, please visit www.MobileEntertainmentLiveFa ...

  15. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Redwood Capital's Alan Goodstadt

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Alan Goodstadt Title: Partner, Redwood Capital Panel: Innovators Showcase (Judge). 1:45 – 2:45. Oct. 5. For more information or to register for Billboard’s Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit, Oct. 5 in San Francisco, please visi ...

  16. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: DDB's Gabe McDonough

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Gabe McDonough Title: Senior Producer of Music and Integration, DDB Panel: Sept. 15, 11:15 a.m. Case Study: Bud Light Lime; 5:30 p.m. Speed Networking For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising conference in Chicago ...

  17. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Pitchfork's Chris Kaskie

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Chris Kaskie Title: Publisher and COO, Pitchfork Panel: Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m. Speed Networking; Sept. 16, 3:30 p.m. Roundtable: The Cultivation & Care Of Your Brand - How To Drive Growth, Revenue and Respect On Your Terms For more informat ...

  18. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Norwest Venture's Tim Chang

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Tim Chang Title: Principal, Norwest Venture Partners Panel: Innovators Showcase (Judge). 1:45 – 2:45. Oct. 5. For more information or to register for Billboard’s Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit, Oct. 5 in San Francisco, pleas ...

  19. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: PAID, Inc.'s Keith Garde

    September 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Keith Garde Title: President, PAID, Inc. Panel: Sept. 16 3:30 Roundtable: Own A Bigger Piece of Your Business For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising conference in Chicago on Sept. 15-16, please visit billboardeve ...

  20. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: TAG Strategic's Ted Cohen

    September 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Ted Cohen Title: Managing Partner, TAG Strategic Panel: Innovators Showcase (Judge). 1:45 – 2:45. Oct. 5. For more information or to register for Billboard’s Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit, Oct. 5 in San Francisco, please vi ...

  21. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Next Big Sound's Alex White

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Alex White Title: Co-Founder and CEO, Next Big Sound, Inc. Panel: Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m. Speed Networking; Sept. 16 11 a.m. Panel It's The Motherlovin' Remix For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising conferen ...

  22. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Business Lawyer Josh Kaplan

    September 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Josh Kaplan Title: Founder of lawyer4musicians.com and business lawyer at Troglia Kaplan Holzman Panel: Sept. 15 1:30 p.m. Held Me Master: Legal Eagles Talk About Master Recordings and Publishing; 5:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour For more inf ...

  23. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Comma's Bonny Dolan

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Bonny Dolan Title: Executive Producer, Comma Panel: Sept. 15 2:30 p.m. Music Supervision 101: Finding the Perfect Song; 5:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour. For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising conference in Chicag ...

  24. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Springboard's Hank Neuberger

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Hank Neuberger Title: President, Springboard Productions Panel: Sept. 16 3:30 roundtable: Putting Music Festivals Online: Lots of Eyeballs + Long Engagement = Impression Heaven. For more information or to register for our Music & Adverti ...

  25. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Salty Sounds' Brooke Wentz

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Brooke Wentz Title: Co-founder, Salty Sounds Panel: Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m. - Speed Networking and Sept. 16, 3:30 p.m. - Roundtable: Music Rights For Tomorrow's Mediamakers For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising ...

  26. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Ghostly Songs' Jeremy Peters

    August 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Jeremy Peters Title: Director of Creative and Business Affairs, Ghostly Songs Panel: Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m. panel: Help Me Master: Legal Eagles Talk About Master Recordings and Publishing To register for our Music & Advertising conference i ...

  27. Business Matters: HullabLOU, WMG, Spotify and more

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis on the day's music business news. HullabLOU Hit With $5 Million Loss - HullabLOU, the first festival held by Churchill Downs Inc., lost over $5 million. Churchill expected to lose between $2 million to $3 million. The com ...

  28. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Frukt Partner Mike Tunnicliffe

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Mike Tunnicliffe Title: Brands, Technology & Entertainment Entrepreneur/ Partner, Frukt-USA Panel: Beyond the TV Commercial, How Are Artists Striking New Deals With Brands? Tuesday, June 15, 9:00am – 9:50am. For more information visit Bi ...

  29. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Universal Motown's Senior VP Lori Lambert

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Lori Lambert Title: senior VP strategic alliances, Universal Motown Republic Group Panel: Lexus Case Study on Tues., June 15, from 2:35pm - 3:20pm. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you bought? Jeff ...

  30. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Lexus' Steve Jett

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steve Jett Title: National Marketing Communications Manager, Lexus Division - Toyota Motor Sales Panel: Lexus Case Study on Tues., June 15, from 2:35pm - 3:20pm. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you ...

  31. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Brand Alchemy's Steven Yanovsky

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steven Yanovsky Title: Founder, Brand Alchemy Panel: Beyond The TV Commercial: How Are Artists Striking New Deals With Brands? 9:00am - 9:50am, June 15. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you bought? ...

  32. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Strike Up The Brand's Brad Gelfond

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Brad Gelfond Title: Principal, Strike Up The Brand Panel: Personal Agency: What Do Agencies Want From Artists?, Tues., June 15, 11:25am - 12:10pm. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you bought? I don& ...

  33. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Country Star Big Kenny

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Big Kenny Panel: Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes? Tues. (June 8) 11:30am – 12:30pm. For more info visit billboardevents.com Who is the one up and coming country artist to keep an eye on and why? Me, Big Kenny, ’cause we have a very innovative a ...

  34. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Atlantic Records Branding and Sports Marketing VP Jonathan Feldman

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Jonathan Feldman Title: VP, brand partnerships & sports marketing, Atlantic Records Panel: Beyond The TV Commercial How Are Artists Striking New Deals With Brands? Tues., June 15, 9:00am – 9:50am. For more information, visit billboardeve ...

  35. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: William Morris Endeavor's Rob Beckham

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Rob Beckham Title: Agent, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Panel: Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes? Tues. (June 8) 11:30am – 12:30pm. For more info visit billboardevents.com . Who is the one upcoming country artist to keep an eye on and why ...

  36. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Getty Images' Music Product Director Larry Mills

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Larry Mills Title: Director, Music Products, Getty Images Roundtable Discussion: Options for Independent Artists to Get Placed in Advertising on Wed., June 16, from 12:00pm to 12:45pm. For more information, visit billboardevents.com ) What&# ...

  37. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Belmont University Digital Strategist Pinky Gonzales

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Pinky Gonzales Title: Digital strategist/adjunct professor, new media, Belmont University Panel: How to Make New Media Work, 10:15am – 11:15am, Tuesday (June 8). For more info visit billboardevents.com . Who is the one upcoming country artis ...

  38. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Whitesmith Entertainment Co-founder Emily White

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Larry Mills Title: Director, Music Products, Getty Images Panel: Hosting a roundtable on Options for Independent Artists to Get Placed in Advertisings (12:00pm – 12:45pm) ; for more information, visit billboardevents.com ) What's the la ...

  39. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: David LaPointe, Director of LP Marketing and Promotions

    April 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name : David LaPointe Title : Director, LP Marketing and Promotions Panel : Indie Nation (Wednesday, April 28, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.; more information at billboardlatinconference.com . 1. What needs to change in the Latin music business? I think that ...

  40. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Digital Girl President Loren Medina

    April 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name : Loren Medina Title : President, Digital Girl Panel : Social Studies: real-Time Social Networking Review (Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.; more information at billboardlatinconference.com . What needs to change in the Latin music busine ...

  41. Better Know A Panelist: Pedro Guzman, VP A&R, Universal Music Latino/Machete

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name : Pedro Guzman Title : VP A&R, Universal Music Latino/Machete Panel : "Rising Above: The Evolution of the Latin Urban Movement" (Tuesday, April 27, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.; more information at billboardlatinconference.com . At this mom ...

  42. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Ning CEO Gina Bianchini

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Gina Bianchini Title: co-founder and CEO, Ning Panel: Digital Now, moderated by Peter Kafka, senior editor, All Things Digital . (Thurs. March 4, 11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.). More info at Billboardevents.com. Fill in the blank. Money is the____ ...

  43. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Dimensional CEO/eMusic Chairman Danny Stein

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Danny Stein Title: Dimensional Associates CEO and chairman/CEO of eMusic Panel: Purse Stringers: Inside the Minds of the Money Mavens (Thurs. March 4, 4:25 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.). More info at Billboardevents.com. At this moment in time, what mos ...

  44. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Tapulous CEO Bart Decrem

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Bart Decrem Title: CEO, Tapulous Panel: App Observations: A Mobile Drilldown (10:45 – 11:30). More info at Billboardevents.com. Fill in the blank. Money is ______. Money is not the only way fans can pay for music they love. At this moment in ...

  45. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Financial Analyst Michael Nathanson

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Michael Nathanson Title: senior analyst Bernstein Research Panel: Who's Next? The M&A Panel (Thurs. March 4, 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.). More info at Billboardevents.com. At this moment in time, what most worries you about the music bus ...

  46. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Venture Capitalist Timothy Komada

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Timothy Komada Company: Deep Fork Capital Position: Managing Partner Panel: Who's Next? The M&A Panel (Thurs. Mar. 4, 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.). More info at Billboardevents.com. At this moment in time, what most worries you about the ...

  47. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Universal Motown's Cameo Carlson

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Cameo Carlson Title: executive VP, Universal Motown Republic Group Panel: Digital Now (Thurs. March 4, 11:40 am - 12:25 pm). More info at Billboardevents.com . Fill in the blank: Money is the... Most challenging part of our business but the ...

  48. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: MTV Gaming Exec Paul DeGooyer

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Paul DeGooyer Title: MTV Network’s senior VP of electronic games and music Panel: Digital Now (Thurs. March 4, 11:40 am - 12:25 pm). More info at Billboardevents.com . At this moment, what most worries you about the music business? What most ...

  49. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Vevo Chief Rio Caraeff

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Rio Caraeff Title: Vevo president/CEO Panel: With the Brand: When Companies Boost Content (Thurs. March 4, 9:35 am - 10:20 am). More info at Billboardevents.com . Billboard.biz: Fill in the blank: Money is... Rio Caraeff: Money is what I rea ...

  50. Midem Day Two: Video Games, Advertising, Brand Marketing

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The mutual benefits of music makers getting involved in video games, movie advertising and consumer brand marketing were on parade Monday (Jan. 22) as the Music for Images strand took center stage on day two of the Midem conference. Veteran rocker ...

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