1. Tom Muzquiz Leaves RCA Records to Launch New PR Venture

    July 13, 2012 4:42 PM EDT Record label PR vet Tom Muzquiz is leaving is post as VP of publicity at RCA Records and embarking on a new PR venture. Kicking off his career in the music business as coordinator of media relations at Rhino Entertainment, Muzquiz bounced back and ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Brandy: Billboard #1's

    Brandy: Billboard #1's

    December 22, 2008 12:19 PM EST 0 0 0 With a Hot Dance Club Play No. 1, Brandy talks to Billboard about her new album, "Human," and return to the charts at Z100's recent Jingle Ball. #1 , #1s , Departed , right here , exclusive , R&B , Jingle Ball , disney , brandy , ...

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna gets her groove on with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake, Portishead breaks a decade-plus hiatus, the Roots serve up hip-hop with a hard-hitting punch and Santogold and Robyn put a new spin on Teen rapper Lil Mama's Jive debut, "VYP ...

  5. 'Juno' Unseats Keys From Atop Album Chart

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, moving up 2-1 with a 13% increase to 65,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's The Rhino soundtrack to &quo ...

  6. Rotem Rolling With Dr. Dre, 50 Cent

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresh off inking a joint-venture label deal with Epic for his Beluga Heights imprint, producer Jonathan "J.R." Rotem is in the studio working on highly anticipated projects from Dr. Dre and 50 Cent, a Fresh off inking a joint-venture label ...

  7. Wilson Plans 2006 'Redneck Revolution'

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Gretchen Wilson will bring Van Zant and Blaine Larsen along on next year's Redneck Revolution tour. Country star Gretchen Wilson will bring Van Zant and Blaine Larsen along on next year's Redneck Revolution tour. The trek will ...

  8. Nickelback Debuts 'Right' On Top

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its first week, accor Nickelback has scored the first c ...

  9. Robbie Reigns Supreme On U.K. Charts

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Robbie Williams ended the year as the undisputed king of the U.K.'s seasonal bestsellers charts, the final editions of which were released yesterday (Dec. 30). Having secured the Christmas No. 1 posit Robbie Williams ended the year as the undis ...

  10. Hot Product

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Macy Gray, Tori Amos, Live, Diana Krall, and more. I Got 'Id' Macy Gray admits that she was an irresistible force, if not an immovable object, when it came to weaving the words and music that would evolve into he ...

  11. Macy Gray's 'Id' Arrives Sept. 18

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul vocalist Macy Gray's sophomore Epic album, "The Id," will be released Sept. 18 in North America. First single "Sweet Baby" will go to radio at the beginning of July, according to Gray's new manag Soul vocalist Macy ...

  12. Shaggy Makes It Two At No. 1

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me" spends a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Last week the track ended the 11-week reign at the top by Destiny's Child's "Independent Women Part 1," which flip-flops Shaggy&# ...

  13. Lopez Bows At No. 1; O-Town, Dream Debut High5

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Her film "The Wedding Planner" is No. 1 in U.S. theaters, and now she's got the top album in the country to match. Jennifer Lopez' sophomore Epic album "J. Lo" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 on Her film "The ...

  14. Hot Product for Monday, January 22, 2001

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Jennifer Lopez, Dream, O-Town, George Harrison, Dolly Parton and more 'Lo' In The House Jennifer Lopez's sophomore Epic set "J. Lo" features first single "Love Don't Cost A Thing," w ...