William Morris Endeavor

  1. Music Matters With Daniel Glass, Apl.de.ap, Marc Geiger Wraps Up in Singapore

    May 26, 2014 2:42 PM EDT The 9th Music Matters conference in Singapore wrapped up on Saturday, running May 21 through May 24. The proceedings are the focal point of the music industry in Asia when they happen. The live music showcases saw their culmination on the final da ...

  2. 'Harlem Shake' 2.0? '#Selfie' Is Going Viral With Slick Marketing

    March 04, 2014 1:04 PM EST This article first appeared in the March 8th issue of Billboard Magazine. You can buy it here , and subscribe right here . The “selfie” has become so ubiquitous that Oxford Dictionaries named the term its 2013 Word of the Year. Rising DJ duo The C ...

  3. William Morris Endeavor Launches Christian Music Division in Nashville

    January 23, 2014 2:23 PM EST William Morris Endeavor Entertainment has announced that it will launch a new Christian music division based in the talent firm’s Nashville office.  WME’s Christian division will be headed up 20-year music industry veteran Mike Snider, who previou ...

  4. William Morris Endeavor Paid $150K to Satisfy Gambler's Debt to Deadmau5

    October 11, 2013 9:42 AM EDT On Feb. 21, 2011, the popular electronic musician Deadmau5 played a set at XS, a swanky nightclub at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Hotel Resort. Typically, the artist showcases a mix of progressive house music, but on this night, he slipped in a ...

  5. WME Taunts CAA with ‘CAAN'T’ Poster Blitz, Website

    June 12, 2013 7:30 AM EDT Talent agency William Morris Endeavor has taken its spat with rival Creative Artists Agency to a higher -- more visible -- level. The Westfield Century City mall in L.A. has been the unlikely battleground for an advertising blitz which has repo ...

  6. Backbeat: The Surreal APAP Convention Hall: From Tibetan Monks to Lez Zeppelin, Branson On the Road to Slask

    January 20, 2013 4:11 PM EST In many regards the convention hall at the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) in New York City resembles nothing so much as a Fellini movie. Here, Tibetan Monks , Polish folk dancers, bellydancers, balloon sculptors and, of co ...

  7. Lucian Grainge, Michael Lynton, will.i.am to Co-Host Inaugural Innovation Summit

    January 16, 2013 6:07 PM EST The Innovation Forum , a summit composed of entertainment and business leaders from the U.S. and U.K. co-sponsored by the Founder's Forum and UK Trade & Investment will come together Feb. 4-5 in Los Angeles, kicking off 2013 Grammy week. ...

  8. Ketchum Launches Music Division, Ketchum Sounds, With Snoop Dogg, One Direction Deals

    November 27, 2012 7:04 PM EST PR agency Ketchum has launched a music-marketing division, Ketchum Sounds, to be headed by Marcus Peterzell, executive VP of entertainment for Ketchum Sports & Entertainment. With expertise in brand strategy, tour sponsorship and activation, m ...

  9. WME Co-CEO Patrick Whitesell Talks Strategy, Social, EDM, AEG, More at IEBA Conference

    October 09, 2012 2:06 PM EDT At the International Entertainment Buyers Assn. (IEBA) convention in Nashville Monday, from left: Greg Oswald, co-head, Nashville office, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment; Patrick Whitesell, co-CEO, WME; Bill Werde, editorial director, Billbo ...