1. New Signings: Warner Music Nabs Ylvis, WME Inks Leah Turner, Maximum Artist Adds Lalah Hathaway, Warner/Chappell Signs Danny Orton

    October 02, 2013 7:45 AM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Peters@billboard.com for inclusion in our regular report. Click here for the ...

  2. New Signings: August Alsina to Def Jam, Windish Agency Wins Bobby Womack, Frankie Rose Goes and Labrinth to Paradigm

    August 23, 2013 4:03 PM EDT 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. Kenny Chesney Extends Sony Music Nashville Deal, Will Get Own Imprint Blue Chair Records

    June 04, 2012 6:20 PM EDT Chesney extends label deal (L-R): Jess L. Rosen, Esq. (Greenberg Traurig, LLP), Gary Overton (Sony Music Nashville Chairman & CEO), Kenny Chesney, Clint Higham (President Morris Artists Management), and Dale Morris (CEO Morris Artists Manageme ...

  4. Nashville Knowledge: Billboard Country Music Summit To Examine Genre's Wild Success

    May 29, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Willie Nelson will do a live Q&A at the Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: David McClister) Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophi ...

  5. Nashville Knowledge

    May 23, 2012 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophisticated, ever-evolving and remarkably successful, the country music business will be explored from every ...

  6. Kenny Chesney: Chemistry And Strategy

    May 23, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 Kenny Chesney has sold more than 1 million tickets for eight consecutive tours and grossed more than $500 million since 2002, according to Billboard Boxscore. The streak will surely continue with the 2012 Brothers of the Sun tour, which begins a run o ...

  7. Exclusive: Front Line's Irving Azoff Talks Fair, Palmese Hires; Insists 'We're Not a Record Label'

    April 03, 2012 3:29 PM EDT Once more, with feeling, from Front Line CEO Irving Azoff: "We're not a record label." The company is, however, more well-stocked with label-executive resources, since it announced on Monday the hiring of producer/exec Ron Fair and ...

  8. Billboard Power 100: Clint Higham

    January 26, 2012 9:28 PM EST No. 68 Clint Higham President Morris Management Group Twitter: @MorrisMgmtGroup Big-League Manager... In 1993, a rookie manager began handling a rookie artist, with both being mentored by veteran manager Dale Morris. Today, Kenny Chesney is the mo ...

  9. Martina McBride Expected To Sign With Morris Artists Management

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Martina McBride is expected to sign a management deal with Morris Artists Management, with president Clint Higham as responsible manager. Morris Artist Management is affiliated with the Front Line Managment group and Higham also manages Kenny Ches ...

  10. Pirate Plunder: Kenny Chesney

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney's career now spans 14 years, but if his new album "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates," out Sept. 11 on Sony BMG Nashville's BNA Records, is any indication, there seems to be a lot of me Kenny Chesney's career ...

  11. Chesney Rules As King Of Summer Touring

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney is playing live for more people each summer than any country music artist on the planet. In fact, Chesney's five-year attendance total of nearly five million ranks him in the league of s Kenny Chesney is playing live for more peop ...

  12. Chesney Extends 'Margaritas' Tour

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Kenny Chesney has tacked on a slew of dates to his upcoming Margaritas & Senoritas tour, set to kick off Jan. 16 in Tupelo, Miss. In addition to previously announced dates that ran th Country star Kenny Chesney has tacked on a slew ...