eOne Music

  1. Michael Koch, Founder of Koch Entertainment, to Retire at End of 2013

    November 18, 2013 8:52 PM EST Michael Koch, the founder of the company that would become eOne Music, will retire at the end of 2013. In an email to employees, Koch thanked them for helping to build the company, which began life in the U.S. as Koch International and later bec ...

  2. New Signings: BMG Chrysalis Inks Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus, Slash to Warner/Chappell, Primary Wave Nabs Melissa Etheridge

    November 08, 2013 11:00 AM EST Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to mitchell.peters ...

  3. Sony Classical Relaunching OKeh Records Jazz Imprint

    January 11, 2013 3:06 PM EST Sony Classical is relaunching historic OKeh Records as its primary jazz imprint. The imprint will be part of Sony Masterworks in the U.S., Sony Classical's domestic branch. Overseeing OKeh will be Chuck Mitchell, senior VP at Sony Masterworks ...

  4. Backbeat: Overkill's Release Party @ NYC's 3 of Cups; eOne's New Venture?

    April 04, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Overkill bassist DD Verni (second from left) throws the horns in approval, backed by (from left) Overkill singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, eOne Music VP of metal Scott Givens and Skateboard Marketing owner Munsey Ricci. (Photo: Christa Ti ...

  5. Ashanti Signs Label Services Deal With eOne, First Single Features Busta Rhymes

    December 15, 2011 3:31 PM EST Ashanti returns to the music scene with a new album and home. As the singer preps for her yet-to-be titled fifth studio album, Ashanti and her own label, Written Entertainment, have signed a worldwide distribution and label services deal with eOne ...

  6. Independents' Day

    December 01, 2011 3:18 AM EST A Complete List of indEpendent nominEES By Category The nominees listed here are independent releases as defined by the American Assn. of Independent Music-that is, master recordings not owned by the four major label groups. Each entry lists the t ...

  7. Bush, Foo Fighters, Jane's Addiction, Chili Peppers: The Rise and Charting of Alternative Heritage Acts

    October 18, 2011 6:14 PM EDT Bush notches its first No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Alternative chart since 1999, and its fifth overall, as "The Sound of Winter" rises 3-1. (All charts will be refreshed Thursday (Oct. 20) on Billboard.biz). The first sin ...

  8. Steven Propas, Canadian Music Industry Veteran, Dead at 63

    August 04, 2011 2:50 PM EDT The music industry is mourning the loss of colorful character and ace negotiator Steven Propas, who died suddenly of heart failure on August 2 at Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital. He was 63. By all accounts, Propas, who operated Propas Internati ...

  9. Peak Records Partners With eOne Music

    May 11, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Peak Records has entered into a new alliance with eOne Music. Under terms of the pact, eOne will provide marketing and distribution for the Los Angeles-based contemporary jazz/urban AC/pop label. Peak most recently spent 10 years with the Concord ...

  10. Jolly Boys: Why GeeJam Recordings Launched with a Septuagenarian Jamaican Mento Band

    March 11, 2011 3:11 PM EST -Somethings: Jamaican Mento Group the Jolly Boys, who now cover Amy Winehouse and Iggy Pop, once played For Errol Flynn Eleven years after he sold his UK-based hip-hop label Gee Street Records to Richard Branson's V2 Records, Jon Baker expe ...

  11. IndieBlu Re-Branded eOne Music Nashville

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST eOne Music has transformed and expanded the IndieBlu operation that it acquired in April into eOne Music Nashville, according to an internal company memo obtained by Billboard. The newly named company will be the umbrella for five operating groups ...