1. Briefs: Rock Band, Simpson, Brazilian Piracy Crackdown

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Harmonix, the MTV game development subsidiary responsible for the Rock Band franchise, has put in requests to license some very non-rock related music, sparking speculation the company may be expanding into hip-hop. The music licensing site Roy ...

  2. Jessica Simpson Returns To Reality TV

    June 22, 2009 4:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Six years after she became a breakout reality TV star with MTV's "Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica," Jessica Simpson is returning to MTV Networks for a new reality series on VH1 targeted for a 2010 launch. "The Price of Beauty," ...

  3. Simpson Signs Deal With EMI

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Joe Simpson's Papa Joe Records have inked a sales and distribution deal covering the US and Canada. The partnership kicks off with the release of Ryan Cabrera's third album "The Moon Under Water," due May 13. The ...

  4. More Jessica Simpson Products On The Way

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home furnishings. Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home furn ...

  5. More Jessica Simpson Products Coming

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home furnishings. Jessica Simpson has signed a licensing deal to create a line of products ranging from apparel and cosmetics to home fu ...

  6. Latin Notas

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Manager Joe Simpson launches a new, as-yet-unnamed TV show that will seek out Latin talent in the United States. Read Leila Cobo's column. Manager Joe Simpson launches a new, as-yet-unnamed TV show that will seek out Latin talent in the Unite ...

  7. Update: Simpson 'SNL' Gaffe Blamed On Acid Reflux

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If Ashlee Simpson's stomach was upset Saturday night, imagine how she's feeling now. Busted for a "Saturday Night Live" lip-synch gone awry, her manager-father said today (Oct. 25) his 19-year-old dau If Ashlee Simpson's sto ...

  8. Joe Simpson Starts Label Through Geffen

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joe Simpson, who handles the careers of two of the hottest artists on the charts right now -- his daughters Jessica and Ashlee Simpson -- is making further inroads into the music business through a jo Joe Simpson, who handles the careers of two of ...

  9. Breaking & Entering

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ryan Cabrera and Eric Sardinas. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. TAPPING TELEVISION'S OTHER SIMPSONS: With ...

  10. More Jessica Simpson Products Planned

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Look for Jessica Simpson to unveil a new product line in the next several weeks. Her manager, Joe Simpson, exclusively tells Billboard.biz, "It will be clothing, jewelry, everything. It's tied in with Look for Jessica Simpson to unveil a ...

  11. Simpson's New Reality: ABC Sitcom

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop singer-turned-reality TV star Jessica Simpson has set her sights on scripted television. Simpson has inked a development deal with ABC to star in a comedy series project for the network targeted f Pop singer-turned-reality TV star Jessica Simpso ...

  12. Simpson Reveals Her New 'Skin'

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the music world has been listening to Jessica Simpson since the late 1990s, never has it had the chance to truly hear her. The pop songbird seeks to change that with the Aug. 19 release of her thi ...