1. Anatomy Of A Hit: John Legend's 'All Of Me'

    June 10, 2014 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 How the singer, songwriter and producer has taken the song to the top of five format airplay charts, and claimed the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for the first time How has John Legend's piano ballad (also remixed by Tiesto) "All Of Me" ...

  2. Christopher 'Tricky' Stewart Exits Epic A&R Helm

    June 28, 2013 9:14 PM EDT In an unexpected move, Christopher “Tricky” Stewart has exited his post as Epic Records’ president of A&R to concentrate on producing. The Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer joined the label in that role in October 2011. There was no ...

  3. Amanda Ghost

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  4. Allow Brandy To Reintroduce Herself

    October 15, 2012 6:12 AM EDT Singer returns with new deal and first solo album in four years. After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran' ...

  5. Brandy & Reps Talk 'Two Eleven' Album & Four-Year Hiatus

    October 12, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran'Nu -- Brandy Norwood is making a return to her R&B roots on the m ...

  6. L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

    June 15, 2011 8:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 In what is perhaps the music industry's worst kept secret, THR has learned definitively that "X Factor" judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid is headed to Sony Music. He will take on the chairman title ...

  7. L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

    June 15, 2011 8:05 PM EDT In what is perhaps the music industry's worst kept secret, the Hollywood Reporter has learned definitively that X Factor judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid is headed to Sony Music. He will take on the chair ...

  8. Augustana Owns Its Sound on Self-Titled Third Album

    April 08, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dan Layus of Augustana isn't sure which metaphor best suits his band's new self-titled album: On one hand it strikes him as "the final word at the end of a very long paragraph"; on the other, it resembles "the beginning of a ...

  9. Who Destroyed Epic Records?

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST It started outlike any label showcase at October's CMJ, the five-night music conference that's been held every year since 1980, drawing hundreds of industry professionals, influencers, fans and upstart bands to New York City's clubs ...

  10. Epic Records President Amanda Ghost Leaving Label

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 Epic Records U.S. president Amanda Ghost will leave the label at the end of the year to focus on songwriting and production, according to a statement from Columbia/Epic Label Group chairman Rob Stringer. Ghost was named president of Epic last year. A ...

  11. Jay-Z Close To Epic Records Deal

    May 27, 2009 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z is close to signing a deal that will bring his future recordings to Sony, Billboard sources confirm. The deal -- which will link Jay-Z's Roc Nation releases with Sony's Epic Records for distribution -- "is 95% complete" acc ...

  12. Springsteen, Gabriel Snag Golden Globes Noms

    December 11, 2008 11:11 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce Knowles are among the music-related nominees for the 2009 Golden Globe awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live Jan. 11 on NBC. Springsteen was nominated in the best original song category ...

  13. Beyonce: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 2:39 PM EST 0 0 0 With A Double-Album, A World Tour, Starring Roles In Two Movies And Several Ad Campaigns In the Works, The Heat Is On For Beyoncé. On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie &q ...

  14. Beyonc: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie "Cadillac Records." The set is an old Ukranian social club that has been converted On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Be ...

  15. Two Sides Of The Coin

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's third solo album, "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," reveals an alter-ego persona which the artist says allows her to "take more risks." The double-disc set is due this week via Music World/Columbia. Beyonce's third sol ...

  16. Beyonce Adopts 'Fierce' Alter-Ego

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce's third solo album will be titled "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," revealing an alter-ego persona which the artist says allows her to "take more risks." The double-disc set is due Nov. 18 via Music Wo Beyonce's third so ...

  17. Ghost Signs To EMI Publishing

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amanda Ghost, co-writer of James Blunt's breakout hit "You're Beautiful", has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with EMI Publishing. Ghost also has co-writing credits on Beyonce and Shakira's Grammy-nominated "Beauti ...

  18. 'Idol' Chatter

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the burgeoning hit "Tattoo" working in her favor, season six "American Idol" champion Jordin Sparks will this week release her debut album for 19 Recordings/Jive. "Tattoo" was produced by Stargat With the burgeonin ...

  19. Minogue Readies First Post-Cancer Album

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kylie Minogue's first album since her battle with breast cancer will arrive Nov. 26 internationally via EMI. "X," the Australian artist's 10th album, will be led by the single "2 Hearts," which will b Kylie Minogue' ...

  20. 'Idol' Winner Jordin Sparks Signs With Jive

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks has signed to 19 Recordings/Jive Records. The first Jive release from 17-year-old Sparks will be the single "Tattoo," on Aug. 27. The track was produced by Starga "American Idol" win ...

  21. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees Thursday (Ma Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny G ...