1. Pair Plotted To Kill Joss Stone, Court Hears

    March 19, 2013 5:52 AM EDT Prosecutors in Britain said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her body in a river. The suspects, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, were arrested in June 2011, close to ...

  2. Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' at 30: How One Album Changed the World

    November 30, 2012 2:00 AM EST Steve Greenberg ( @steviegpro ) is the founder of S-Curve Records and a Grammy winning record producer who had an integral role in developing the careers of Hanson, Joss Stone and the Jonas Brothers, among many others. When executives of CBS Recor ...

  3. Cara Lewis, Caroline Kinzel and the Women of CAA

    November 28, 2012 10:45 AM EST (L-R): Jenna Adler, Caroline Kinzel, and Marlene Tsuchii at CAA's Los Angeles offices. (Photo: Austin Hargrave) Rob Light, managing partner and head of music at Creative Artists Agency, had a change of heart this year regarding Billboard' ...

  4. Steve Yegelwel Joins Mercury as SVP of A&R

    October 08, 2012 3:19 PM EDT Steve Yegelwel has left S-Curve Records and gone to Mercury as senior vice-president of A&R for the major label. Yegelwel was S-Curve's president and left last month. A representative for S-Curve confirms that they are looking for a new p ...

  5. Publishing Briefs: Reservoir Media/Reverb Music, Steve Perry/Universal, Imagem, BMG/Little Green Cars, Hit House/Danail Getz

    September 19, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Reservoir Media Acquires Reverb Music Reservoir Media Management has acquired Reverb Music, a U.K. music publishing firm, with 30,000 copyrights and agreements and more than 100 songwriters. As part of the deal, Reverb MD Annette Barrett will rema ...

  6. 615 Artist Spotlight: DeeAnn Dominy

    August 22, 2012 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's an old saying that in Texas, they do things in a big way. DeeAnn Dominy is a first-rate example of this fact, as the Lone Star state native has received her share of critical acclaim in 2012, thanks to her debut EP, "Based On A Tru ...

  7. Melissa Victor Gets VP Stripes at Island Def Jam

    August 20, 2012 6:29 PM EDT Melissa Victor, Justin Bieber's longtime press representative, has been promoted to vice president, media and artist relations at Island Def Jam Music Group. Department head and EVP Laura Swanson made the announcement, praising Victor, who al ...

  8. Chart Moves: Testament Flies High, Carrie Underwood Gains, Aer Debuts, Elvis Is Back on Billboard 200

    August 10, 2012 7:25 AM EDT The Billboard 200: Rick Ross ruled the top of the Billboard 200 this week, as his "God Forgives, I Don't," bowed atop the tally with 218,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is the hip-hop veteran's fourth No. 1 set. Ros ...

  9. Rick Ross Scores Fourth No. 1 Album With 'God Forgives, I Don't'

    August 08, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As projected last week, rapper Rick Ross claims his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "God Forgives, I Don't" bows atop the list with 218,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. That gives the Maybach mogul his best sales we ...

  10. Rick Ross Reigns With Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    August 08, 2012 11:00 AM EDT As projected last week, rapper Rick Ross claims his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as God Forgives, I Don't bows atop the list with 218,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That gives the Maybach mogul his best sales week yet, t ...

  11. Exclusive: The Orchard Names Colleen Theis Chief Operating Officer; Announces Lonestar Signing

    August 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT The Orchard, an independent music and video distribution company operating in more than 20 global markets, has announced the appointment of Colleen Theis as Chief Operating Officer. Theis, who previously worked as Managing Director of UK & Eur ...

  12. Joss Stone, Gloriana Aiming for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    August 03, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Singer Joss Stone and country trio Gloriana are both aiming for the top 10 on the Billboard 200 with their newly-released albums. According to industry sources, Stone's "The Soul Sessions, Vol. 2" might sell around 25,000 by week� ...

  13. Joss Stone & Gloriana Aiming for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    August 03, 2012 6:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Joss Stone and country trio Gloriana are both aiming for the top 10 on the Billboard 200 with their newly-released albums. According to industry sources, Stone's "The Soul Sessions, Vol. 2" might sell around 25,000 by week' ...

  14. Colt Ford, Joss Stone, and Sixpence None the Richer

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT COLT FORD "Declaration of Independence" Producers: various Average Joe's Entertainment Release Date: Aug. 7 This Athens, Ga.-based songwriter got a huge boost last year when two songs he co-wrote topped Billboard's Hot Country ...

  15. Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't' Headed for No. 1 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    August 01, 2012 5:52 PM EDT Rick Ross is aiming for his best sales week ever, as "God Forgives, I Don't," is tracking to sell around 200,000 copies by week's end on Aug. 5. That number -- forecasted by industry sources -- should easily claim the hip-hop k ...

  16. Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't' Selling Big, Heading for No. 1

    August 01, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Ross is aiming for his best sales week ever, as "God Forgives, I Don't," is tracking to sell around 200,000 copies by week's end on Aug. 5. That number -- forecasted by industry sources -- should easily claim the hip-hop kin ...

  17. Olympics Soundtrack Has Top 5 Debut in U.K.

    July 30, 2012 8:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gaslight Anthem's "Handwritten" Opens at No. 2... Florence + the Machine Tops Singles Chart, Again Plan B 's "Ill Manors" film soundtrack debuted atop the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday), as Florence + the Machi ...

  18. Twitter 140: Page 5

    July 26, 2012 5:34 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Lindsay Gabler Social Media Specialist, The Recording Academy @LndsyGblr The social media guru for the Grammy Awards is a self-admitted Twitter-holic, and finds time to tweet choice pop cuts, celebrity insights, ...

  19. Joss Stone Covers Broken Bells' 'High Road': Listen

    July 03, 2012 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone 's "The Soul Sessions Vol. 2" is full of soul deep cuts, but the album also includes at least one left-field cover: "The High Road," a track from electro-indie act Broken Bells . Replacing the song's Danger M ...

  20. U.K. Album Sales Drop 13% In Second Quarter

    July 02, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Despite on-going growth in the digital market, U.K. album sales fell by 12.7% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012, according to new market data released by British labels trade body the BPI. Total U.K. album sales -- comprising both physica ...

  21. Watch Joss Stone's Acoustic Tastemakers Session

    June 28, 2012 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Video: Joss Stone performs "The High Road" It's been nine years since Joss Stone released her multi-platinum debut, "The Soul Sessions," a record of covers made with producer Steve Greenberg when she was just 15 years old. S ...

  22. Joss Stone "Teardrops" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    Joss Stone "Teardrops" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    June 28, 2012 4:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone performs "Teardrops" for Billboard's Tastemakers series. tastemakers , Teardrops , performance , Joss Stone , featuredVideo5 , Joss Stone , Joss Stone , Performance , Tastemakers Videos Joss Stone Joss Stone Performance Tas ...

  23. Joss Stone "While You're Out Looking For Sugar" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    Joss Stone "While You're Out Looking For Sugar" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    June 28, 2012 4:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone performs "While You're Out Looking For Sugar" for Billboard's Tastemakers series. tastemakers , performance , Joss Stone , sugar , Joss Stone , Joss Stone , Performance , Sugar , Tastemakers Videos Joss Stone Joss Ston ...

  24. Joss Stone "The High Road" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    Joss Stone "The High Road" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com

    June 28, 2012 4:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone performs "The High Road" for Billboard's Tastemakers series. tastemakers , high road , performance , Joss Stone , Joss Stone , Joss Stone , Performance , Tastemakers Videos Joss Stone Joss Stone Performance Tastemakers ...

  25. The Changing Role of A&R and 'The Dark Arts of Record Making' at New Music Seminar

    June 21, 2012 6:30 AM EDT (L-R): Moderator Ron Fair; Avery Lipman (Universal Republic); Steve Greenberg (S-Curve); Darius Van Arman (Jagjaguwar/Dead Oceans/Secretly Canadian); Josh Deutsch (Downtown); Peter Edge (RCA); Craig Kallman (Atlantic); and Monte Lipman (Universal ...

  26. Joss Stone's 'Power to the People': Exclusive First Listen

    June 12, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Revealed: Tracklist for 'The Soul Sessions Volume 2,' Out July 31 Joss Stone will return with "The Soul Sessions Volume 2," marking a decade since the singer made her 2003 debut with the first volume. The sequel will land July 31 ...

  27. Joss Stone to Release 'Soul Sessions Volume 2' Next Month

    June 04, 2012 3:29 PM EDT Joss Stone is returning to her roots with "The Soul Sessions Volume 2," a sequel to her 2003 breakthrough album that will also see her reuniting with original label S-Curve Records. Due out July 31 through a partnership with Stone's ...

  28. 'The Voice' Winner Crowned in Surprise Finale

    May 08, 2012 11:51 PM EDT The second chapter of "The Voice" came to a shocking close on Tuesday night during a star-studded live event on NBC. Guest performances from Hall & Oates, Lady Antebellum and an young up-and-comer named Justin Bieber only delayed wha ...

  29. 'The Voice' Winner Crowned in Shocking Finale

    May 08, 2012 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The second chapter of "The Voice" came to a shocking close on Tuesday night during a star-studded live event on NBC. Guest performances from Hall & Oates, Lady Antebellum and a young up-and-comer named Justin Bieber only delayed what t ...

  30. S-Curve Records Partners With Warner Music U.K. on International Licensing Deal

    March 22, 2012 1:01 PM EDT New York-based S-Curve Records has teamed up with Warner Music U.K. in a comprehensive multi-rights partnership. Effective immediately, the deal sees Warner Music U.K. license S-Curve's future repertoire for all international territories, exc ...

  31. Sheila E., Grammy Trustee, Vows to Fight Latin-Award Category Downsizing From the Inside

    February 11, 2012 7:20 PM EST Count Sheila E. among the artists who is upset that the Recording Academy condensed the number of Grammy Award categories from 109 to 78. But unlike some of her fellow artists, she is fighting from the inside. "I was very offended Latin Jazz ...

  32. President Obama's Campaign Playlist: The 5 Biggest Surprises

    February 09, 2012 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 On Thursday morning (Feb. 9), our decidedly modern president took to Twitter and Facebook to trumpet his coolness once more. He and his team compiled an official Obama Campaign 2012 Playlist and shared it with the world via Spotify . Many of 24 song ...

  33. Backbeat: Joss Stone, Tom Silverman, Richard Gotterher @ Kobalt MIDEM Party

    January 31, 2012 3:36 PM EST From left: Attorney Patrick Grafton Green; Kobalt's Willard Ahdritz; Staffan Boström, Kobalt's long-time attorney and a partner at the Stockholm law firm of Bird & Bird; Ralph Simon, co-founder of Zomba Group and CEO of the Mobilium ...

  34. Backbeat: MIDEM Pulse Check: Attendance Is (Reportedly) Up, But Conference Is Scaled Down

    January 30, 2012 11:53 AM EST Two major concerts during MIDEM had attendees sprawled out across Cannes: Sony's showcase featured the Ting Tings (above) and 2ManyDJs while Music Dealers hosted You Say France & I Whistle and Black Pearl. (Photo: MIDEM) For many MIDEM at ...

  35. Getty Images Music Teams With Joss Stone, Indie Artists for Guestlist @MIDEM

    January 29, 2012 1:42 PM EST Brian Nelson (Joss Stone's manager and cofounder of Stone'd Records) with Stone, before announcing their Getty Images Music partnership (Photo: Andrew Hampp/Billboard) After teaming up with Atom Factory Music Licensing last fall for a co ...

  36. Sony To Resurrect Relentless Records Label

    January 12, 2012 2:26 PM EST Sony Music is to re-launch Relentless Records, the U.K.-based label which helped launch the careers of Joss Stone, Jay Sean and KT Tunstall. Label co-founder and former Virgin Records U.K. President Shabs Jobanputra is to head the revived London-b ...

  37. Kasabian, Dappy Top U.K. Charts; Tony Bennett Arrives at 5

    September 26, 2011 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 English rock band Kasabian registered their third consecutive U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) as "Velociraptor" debuted at the top. Dappy, aka north London-born Costadinos Contostavlos, a member of pop/hip-hop group N-Dubz, scored his ...

  38. Supergroup Goes Superheavy: Mick, Joss, Dave, Damian & A.R. Talk

    August 26, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Stewart first enlisted Mick Jagger . Then he wanted Joss Stone to hear what they'd come up with. And then, rather than turn to the English rock, American blues and R&B at the core of their respective sounds, Stewart hipped Stone to a g ...

  39. SuperHeavy's Dave Stewart Is Feeling 'Possessed' These Days

    August 15, 2011 7:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Stewart 's new solo album, "The Blackbird Diaries," isn't out until Aug. 23. But the former Eurythmics member -- who's also busy producing (Stevie Nicks, Joss Stone ), starting a new band (the all-star SuperHeavy) and p ...

  40. Eric Church Lands First No. 1 Album, Amy Winehouse Continues to Climb

    August 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As projected last week , country singer Eric Church takes his third album, "Chief," straight in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan (with an even bigger sales figure that expected). The debut mark ...

  41. Joss Stone Enjoys New Freedom on 'LP1'

    July 22, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sometimes making an album doesn't have to be complicated, as Joss Stone discovered firsthand this spring. The British soul singer's fifth studio release -- "LP1," due in stores July 26 as the first release through her own Stone&# ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Charlie Sheen Gathering with the Juggalos, SuperHeavy Gets Release Date

    July 07, 2011 7:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Charlie Sheen to Appear at Gathering of the Juggalos The festival curated by Detroit's hip hop outcasts Insane Clown Posse has booked some 20 acts for its 12th annua ...

  43. Mick Jagger's New Group SuperHeavy Unveils Music

    July 01, 2011 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Details about the Mick Jagger - Dave Stewart supergroup SuperHeavy have been released slowly and the first public introduction of the music was almost as cagey. Jagger, Stewart, soul singer Joss Stone , reggae artist Damian Marley and film composer ...

  44. Mick Jagger's New Group SuperHeavy Unveils Music

    July 01, 2011 8:06 AM EDT Details about the Mick Jagger-Dave Stewart supergroup SuperHeavy have been released slowly and the first public introduction of the music was almost as cagey. Jagger, Stewart, soul singer Joss Stone, reggae artist Damian Marley and film composer A ...

  45. Joss Stone Talks 'LP1,' Staying Positive after Murder/Kidnap Attempt

    June 29, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone has started her own label, recorded a new album and is working in the most talked-about supergroup of the year. Not bad for someone who was nearly the victim of a robbery and murder plot earlier this month. And, for starters, Stone can� ...

  46. Mick Jagger's SuperHeavy Supergroup to Drop Album in September

    June 23, 2011 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Music will release the album from SuperHeavy, a group featuring Mick Jagger , Eurythmics founder Dave Stewart, singer Joss Stone , composer A.R. Rahman and reggae artist Damian Marley . No exact release date is set, but Universal Republic ...

  47. SuperHeavy -- Featuring Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart -- Sign To Universal

    June 23, 2011 3:30 PM EDT Universal Music will release the album from SuperHeavy, a group featuring Mick Jagger, Eurythmics founder Dave Stewart, singer Joss Stone, composer A.R. Rahman and reggae artist Damian Marley. No exact release date is set, but Universal Republic w ...

  48. Web Trends:Watch New Video Bon Iver- "Calgary" + Stream New Clap Your Hands Say Yeah "Same Mistake"

    June 15, 2011 5:15 PM EDT Google Trends: 12. Joss Stone British authorities busted two men with swords, rope and a body bag. They were plotting to kidnap and kill soul singer Joss Stone. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: No Music News NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. First Listen: ...

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