1. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV's Neighboring Rights Division Signs Pharrell, Robin Thicke, More; Printz Board to Atlas; Disney Nabs TRiON

    May 20, 2014 9:45 AM EDT -- The neighboring rights division launched by Sony/ATV Music Publishing last year has announced a spree of signings including such artists as Pharrell Williams , Robin Thicke , Nile Rodgers , Clean Bandit and the estate of Lou Reed to a roster th ...

  2. Polly Anthony, Former Epic and Geffen Executive, Dead at 59

    September 30, 2013 8:00 PM EDT Polly Anthony, the Epic Records president who helped break and/or worked with such artists as Macy Gray, Shakira, Celine Dion, Rage Against the Machine, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Pearl Jam, passed away at her home in Beverly Hills, ...

  3. New Signings: August Alsina to Def Jam, Windish Agency Wins Bobby Womack, Frankie Rose Goes and Labrinth to Paradigm

    August 23, 2013 4:03 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, which include label, management, publishing and booking agency deals. Billboard.biz is interested in your company’s new signings. Please send announcements to Mitchell.Peters ...

  4. Macy Gray Signs with APA for Representation

    August 13, 2013 8:21 PM EDT Singer, songwriter and actress Macy Gray has signed with APA for representation in all areas. She was previously represented by Creative Artists Agency. Gray has released six albums over her career, including her best selling 1999 debut, “On How ...

  5. Ross On Radio: First Listen - Australia's Elf Radio

    December 12, 2012 7:00 AM EST What if, six years ago, the major group broadcasters that participated in the HD Radio Alliance had decided that holiday music was going to be the exclusive province of digital radio? When I went to Radio Shack to buy my $99 Accurian radio, what i ...

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  7. Paramore Will 'Rise From Ashes' On Self-Titled Album, Due April 9

    December 06, 2012 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Paramore has announced its upcoming fourth studio album, the self-titled "Paramore," to be released April 9, 2013. The trio also revealed the title of its first single, "Now," via an announcement on the band website Thursday (Dec ...

  8. Macy Gray Re-Imagines Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

    September 19, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Macy Gray channels Stevie Wonder for her next project, a reinterpretation of the living legend's classic album "Talking Book." The Oct. 30 release of the 429 Records/Savoy Label Group project coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ...

  9. Lexus Puts Poetry In Motion

    August 30, 2012 1:30 PM EDT The luxury car brand looks to reach affluent African-Americans through music/spoken-word events and TV's 'Verses & Flow'. At a time when virtually every major automotive brand has its own music strategy -- even Fiat hired Jennif ...

  10. Coachella Backbeat: AWOLNATION, Martin Solveig, Jared Leto, More Hang Backstage

    April 16, 2012 6:30 AM EDT AWOLNATION (L to R): David Amezcua, Kenny Carkeet, Hayden Scott, Aaron Bruno, Drew Stewart of AWOLNATION. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) After performing to a crowd of thousands, which included stage diving by frontman Aaron Bruno and a surprise visit fro ...

  11. Robert Johnson Feted at All-Star Apollo Blues Hall of Fame Benefit

    March 08, 2012 7:02 PM EST 0 0 0 The Roots, Elvis Costello, Taj Mahal, Chuck D and Macy Gray Among The Stellar Line Up A low-key Tuesday night in New York City set the scene for a casually brilliant night of Blues-with-a-capital-B at the Apollo on March 6 as The Roots , Elvis Coste ...

  12. Macy Gray Has Metallica, Kanye 'Covered'

    February 01, 2012 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 For Next Album, Out March 27, Singer Tackles Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Chemical Romance & Arcade Fire Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Wil ...

  13. Exclusive: Macy Gray Covers Album to Feature Songs by Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead

    February 01, 2012 8:42 PM EST Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Willner, 429 Records will release Gray's "Covered" on March 27. Gray chose mostly indi ...

  14. Gaga Producer Fusari Clashes With Songwriters Over Studio Work, Legal Action Coming

    October 20, 2011 7:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Goo Goo won't be the last of Lady Gaga 's legal adversaries. According to LA Weekly, the Los Angeles-based pop duo Purple Crush are suing Gaga producer Rob Fusari, claiming he owes them money for production work towards the album &quo ...

  15. Freshman Haze: Allen Stone

    October 03, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Buzz is forming around rising soul singer Allen Stone . He's drawn the inevitable comparisons to Stevie Wonder and Justin Timberlake . With his unconventional look -- long, curly hairy and glasses -- and smooth falsetto, he reminds us more of a ...

  16. Eric Church on Surprise No. 1 Album: 'It's Really Restoring My Faith'

    August 05, 2011 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Church picked up his first No. 1 this week when third album "Chief" debuted atop both the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums charts. But a recent show at Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyo., provided a reality check. "I stepped off ...

  17. Eric Church Wants to 'Kick Everybody Else's Ass in the Industry' With Third Album

    May 22, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a sunny Tuesday afternoon on the west side of Nashville as Eric Church sips a beer and relaxes on the deck of a brick house. But he's not chilling at home. He's taking a break from the basement studio of producer Jay Joyce, where ...

  18. Jill Scott Wows at 'The Light of the Sun' Private Live Session in L.A.

    April 20, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Clad in a curve-hugging black dress, Jill Scott - backed by a five-piece band and three female singers - wowed a jam-packed Playhouse in Hollywood (April 18) as she performed several tracks from the summer-slated set. In attendance were singers Lala ...

  19. Justin Bieber Delivers Heartfelt Performance in Israel

    April 15, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to the concert business in Israel, the country gives new meaning to the term "secondary market" -- as in, a good number of the foreign acts who agree to play there end up having second thoughts and canceling their gigs. Such ...

  20. The Squeeze: Q&A with Teedra Moses

    February 10, 2011 2:53 PM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of the release of her latest single, "R U 4 Real," which will premiere on Monday, Feb. 14, alongside an accompanying video exclusively on Billboard.com's The Juice, R&B singer/songwriter Teedra Moses tells us she hopes ...

  21. Macy Gray Asks for Fan Opinions on Israeli Politics

    January 20, 2011 10:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul singer Macy Gray has asked her fans on Facebook whether she should cancel planned concerts in Tel Aviv because of the "disgusting" way the Israeli government treats Palestinians. International artists, entertainers and academics are u ...

  22. Eminem's 'Recovery' Headed For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 23, 2010 7:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 E minem 's "Recovery," released on June 21, is headed for the top spot next week with a very large sum. Industry sources estimate the album will rack up the biggest sales week of the year, as the set could exceed 600,000 copies by wee ...

  23. Macy Gray Album Premiere: Hear "The Sellout" Early

    June 15, 2010 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Back to square one. That's where Macy Gray found herself when she began recording her new album, "The Sellout." The album isn't out until June 22, but you can hear the whole thing first -- before it's released right here on ...

  24. Macy Gray: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 10:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Sellout" (Concord, June 22) After a three-year absence, Macy Gray returns with a new album and label. And for the first time since her 1999 breakthrough, "On How Life Is," the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter says &quo ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Something Corporate, Iggy Pop, Diggy Simmons and More

    March 24, 2010 9:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every day. Andrew McMahon is reuniting with his pop-punk band Something Corporate after going on hiatus in 2004. McMahon, who records solo under the name Jack's Manne ...

  26. Perez Hilton Announces Music Countdown Show

    March 22, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Perez Hilton is aiming to hit Ryan Seacrest where it hurts. The celebrity blogger will be launching a weekly music countdown show in the coming months, he announced exclusively to Billboard.com in an interview at South By Southwest this weekend. Hil ...

  27. SXSW '10: Snoop Dogg, Macy Gray, Marina and the Diamonds, Alphabeat and more!

    SXSW '10: Snoop Dogg, Macy Gray, Marina and the Diamonds, Alphabeat and more!

    March 22, 2010 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Perez Hilton's "One Night in Austin" Party at SXSW 2010 music , exclusive , R&B , SXSW 2010 , Hip-Hop , marina and the diamonds , Alphabeat , indie rock , funk , Rap Videos Snoop Dogg Macy Gray Alphabeat Austin Exclusive Interview ...

  28. Snoop Dogg, Estelle, Alex Chilton Tribute Bring SXSW to a Close

    March 21, 2010 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 South by Southwest drew to a close on a rare rainy, frigid Saturday (March 20) in Austin, Tx. The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with mus ...

  29. This Day in Music

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - American singer Macy Gray is named best international female artist and best international newcomer at the U.K. recording industry's annual Brit Awards. TLC pick up best international group hon 2000 - American singer Macy Gray is named b ...

  30. Famous Pals Belt It Out In Kimmel/Affleck Clip

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jimmy Kimmel's "I'm F*cking Ben Affleck" video on his late-night ABC talk show, which features such artists as Josh Groban, Perry Farrell, Macy Gray and members of Good Charlotte, tallied almost 500,0 Never has an expression of l ...

  31. will.i.am Content With Artist Signings

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am isn't looking to sign any new acts to his joint-venture label with Interscope, he told Billboard.com last night (Feb. 7) ahead of the 4th Annual Peapod Foundation Be Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am isn' ...

  32. VH1 Gears Up For Black History Month

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST VH1's family of cable channels will debut new music-related programming throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. On VH1: *Three new biographies in the "Rags to Riches" documentary series will focus on the childhoods and ...

  33. Live Earth Rio Draws Biggest Crowd In The Series

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An estimated 400,000 people audience attended the Rio de Janeiro edition of the Live Earth concert series on a sunny day (July 7) of music, oddities and a lot of speeches. An estimated 400,000 people audience attended the Rio de Janeiro edition of t ...

  34. Update: Live Earth Rio Concert Back On Schedule

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Brazilian judge today (July 5) revoked her own injunction blocking the Rio de Janeiro leg of the Live Earth global series of concerts after organizers secured approval from the police and met securi A Brazilian judge today (July 5) revoked her own ...

  35. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  36. Three Times An Ogre

    May 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's cover of Heart's classic "Barracuda" and duet between Eddie Murphy (as Donkey) and Antonio Banderas (as Puss in Boots) on Sly & the Family Stone's "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again Fergie's cove ...

  37. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  38. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  39. Fergie, Banderas, Murphy Pipe Up For 'Shrek 3'

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's cover of Heart's classic "Barracuda" and duet between Eddie Murphy (as Donkey) and Antonio Banderas (as Puss in Boots) on Sly & the Family Stone's "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again Fergie's cove ...

  40. Ask Billboard

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith discusses Expose, Alanis' take on "My Humps," Macy Gray and more! Due to a technical snafu, "Ask Billboard" was not posted to the Web site last week. So, this week, we've got nearly twice the amount of questions a ...

  41. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go ...

  42. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Da ...

  43. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Dav ...

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