1. Kid Rock: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 12, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Long a holdout from iTunes, the Cowboy is finally taking a bite of the Apple with his new album, "Rebel Soul." "I've always said that there was going to be a day that we were on iTunes." It's Halloween, and Kid Rock is ...

  2. Trink To Step Down At Capitol Music Group

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The remaking of EMI continued today (June 10) with the announcement that Lee Trink will step down as Capitol Music Group president at the end of June. Due to EMI's new management structure, which breaks down label walls and in many cases elim ...

  3. Kravitz Kick-Starting 'Revolution' With MySpace

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After having spent the better part of two years working to re-energize their relationship, Lenny Kravitz and Virgin Records are now focused on rebuilding the Kravitz brand in the run-up to the Feb. 5 After having spent the better part of two years w ...

  4. Capitol Names Senior Digital VP

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Syd Schwartz has been named senior VP of digital strategy at Capitol Music Group. He will be based in New York and report to COO Jeff Kempler and president Lee Trink. In his new role, Schwartz will be responsible for identifying and managing emerg ...

  5. Duncan Upped At Virgin

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Virgin Records America has promoted Amani Duncan to senior VP of marketing. She is based in New York and reports to Lee Trink, Virgin's GM/COO. Duncan, who will now be in charge of the label's marketing and video departments, was most pr ...

  6. Trink Lands Virgin America GM Role

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Move re-unites exec with Flom. Virgin Records America chairman and CEO Jason Flom confirmed yesterday (Dec. 5) the appointment of Lee Trink as the label's executive VP and GM, effective immediately. The move was previously tipped by Billboard ...

  7. Mestel Exits Virgin Today

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tuesday is COO/GM's last day at label. Today (Nov. 22) is Larry Mestel's last day as COO/GM of Virgin Records. As first tipped in Billboard.biz on Nov. 18, Virgin Records is close to finalizing a deal with Lee Trink to bring him in as GM ...

  8. Lava Names Trink As First-Ever GM

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly created position of GM. He reports to Lava president and founder Jason Flom, who added the title of chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records earlier this year. Lava Records has named Lee Trink to the newly cre ...

  9. After A Year, Canada's Simple Plan Catches On

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Sometimes a simple plan can go a long way, as a certain pop-punk quintet from Canada has proved with its debut album, "No Pads, No Helmets ... Just Balls." Not expecting a lot more than to dev ...