1. IMS Engage 2016: Bob Lefsetz, Pete Tong & More Challenge 'EDM Bubble' Narrative (Exclusive Video)

    April 29, 2016 2:58 PM EDT “If they eliminated the dance tents at Coachella, the event would be over." On April 21, International Music Summit held the fourth edition of IMS Engage, its one-day U.S. offshoot, at the W Hollywood in  Los Angeles. IMS partners Pete Tong , ...

  2. 'Pitch Perfect 2' Soundtrack: The Inside Story of Why It's Been Kept Under Wraps

    May 08, 2015 10:00 AM EDT A soundtrack franchise was born with the unlikely success of “Cups" -- 3 million downloads sold -- so why the sequel’s radio silence? Surprise is everything, says the film’s music team. The 2012 soundtrack to Pitch Perfect was a rare gold-cu ...

  3. How 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Helping Stephan Moccio's Songwriting Star Rise

    February 14, 2015 1:15 PM EST As the steamy Fifty Shades of Grey opens this weekend at nearly 3,600 theaters nationwide with a projected opening box office of $80 million, songwriter Stephan Moccio will likely have a bigger if less libidinous grin on his face than most of th ...

  4. Backbeat: Oscar Music Nominees Gather at Pre-Awards Reception

    February 24, 2013 1:30 PM EST Oscar-nominated songwriters were honored Saturday. Back row, from left, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Walter Murphy and Paul Epworth; front row, Herbert Kretzmer, J. Ralph, Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri. LOS ANGELES -- Barbra Streis ...

  5. A cappella 'Pitch Perfect' Soundtrack Soars on Charts

    October 19, 2012 1:38 PM EDT Universal Music Enterprises has a hit on its hands as the official soundtrack to Universal Pictures' "Pitch Perfect" rises 16-12 this week on the Billboard 200 with 25,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Released Sept. 25, t ...

  6. Guild of Music Supervisors Expands Awards Ceremony For Film, TV, Games

    February 07, 2012 6:04 PM EST The Guild Of Music Supervisors will hand out awards in nine different categories at a brunch prior to the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. The guild's second awards ceremony will honor music supervisors in the categories of Independent Films ($20 mi ...

  7. Universal Pictures Taps Knobloch For Exec Role

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Mike Knobloch, the current executive VP of film music at Fox Music/20th Century Fox, has been named president of film music and publishing for Universal Pictures, effective March 1. He will oversee all creative and production aspects of Universal' ...