1. Kobalt Label Services Promotes Tom Smith To VP Sales & Marketing

    July 11, 2014 3:08 AM EDT Kobalt Label Services (KLS) has appointed Tom Smith to the role of VP of sales and marketing. Smith, who has served as a marketing, sales and business development consultant for Kobalt over the past year, will help grow the independent music compa ...

  2. Diarmuid Quinn, Former Top Exec at Warner Bros & Reprise, Joins Kobalt Label Services

    September 18, 2013 5:44 AM EDT Veteran music biz executive Diarmuid Quinn has joined Kobalt Label Services (KLS) in the role as president, North America. Quinn’s tasks include leading and staffing-up Kobalt’s expanding label services operations in the U.S., signing artists fo ...

  3. Morning Fix: Pandora Prevails Over ASCAP; Should You Upgrade to iOS 7?; T Bone Burnett Announced For Billboard Film & TV Conf.

    September 18, 2013 5:29 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE BETTY WHO SIGNS TO RCA AS PROPOSAL VIDEO GOES VIRAL Betty Who, the Australian-born, New York-based pop singer, who released her debut EP "The Movement" last April (and which premiered on ...

  4. The Beach Boys: Fun, Fun, Fun At 50

    May 23, 2012 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 The Beach Boys have turned the group's golden anniversary into an extended period of good vibrations for fans, and for the band itself. The group is marking the milestone with a long-awaited reunion of surviving members Mike Love and Bruce Johnst ...

  5. Warner Bros. Execs Fill New Roles

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Major changes have occurred atop the Warner Bros. Records (WBR) pyramid, where WBR COO Diarmuid Quinn has added president stripes valid for Reprise Records. WBR executive VP of promotion Tom "Grover" Biery will now pull double-duty as GM ...

  6. Unlikely Star Groban Is King of Highbrow Pop

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Josh Groban recalls going into a record store to buy a copy of his debut album on the night of its release late in 2001. "They couldn't figure out who I was asking for. 'Josh Gorgan? Who? ...