Don Ienner Earns CEO Stripes

Don Ienner Earns CEO Stripes

Add CEO to Don Ienner's list of titles as the boss of recorded music at Sony Music in the United States. Ienner has assumed the chief executive designation in addition to his existing title of president, Sony Music Label Group, U.S.
Allen Johnson Moves To Orlando

Allen Johnson Moves To Orlando

Allen Johnson, longtime director of the Lakeland (Fla.) Civic Center complex, is moving to the same role at the Orlando (Fla.) Centroplex, effective Sept. 27.
Anita Baker

Anita Baker

The sultry-voiced chanteuse releases her first studio album in 10 years.
Altnet Sues RIAA For Patent Infringement

Altnet Sues RIAA For Patent Infringement

Altnet and its parent, Brilliant Digital Entertainment, have filed a civil suit against the RIAA and others, alleging the breach of "TrueNames" patents that are used to identify digital files.
Buena Vista Names Biz VP

Buena Vista Names Biz VP

Carolyn Javier has been promoted from VP of business affairs for Hollywood Records to the same title at Buena Vista Music Group in Burbank, Calif.
Edel To Distribute V2 In Italy

Edel To Distribute V2 In Italy

Hamburg-based independent label Edel has struck an agreement to distribute V2 Records in Italy. V2 previously went through Sony Music in the territory.
Parton Gears Up For 40-City U.S. Tour

Parton Gears Up For 40-City U.S. Tour

Moore Entertainment Group will produce Dolly Parton's most extensive tour in 20 years, beginning Oct. 1 at the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville, S.C. The tour, dubbed "Hello, I'm Dolly," will play theaters in some 40 U.S. markets, concluding Dec. 19 at the Key Arena in Seattle.

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