1. Backbeat: Eric Whitacre Premieres 'Virtual Choir' For Decca Execs at Lincoln Center

    April 09, 2012 7:30 AM EDT (L-R): Paul Foley (GM, Decca Label Group), Eric Whitacre, Claire Long (Music Productions/Whitacre's Manager), Joseph Oerke (VP, Deutsch Grammophon & Decca Classics, U.S.), Steven Singer (VP, Decca Label Group). Choral music rock star Eric ...

  2. Annie Lennox Draws Upon Childhood for Christmas Album

    October 29, 2010 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 A nnie Lennox was born on Christmas Day 1954-and her plans for a holiday album have been gestating almost ever since. "I remember hearing all these beautiful Christmas carols in choir when I was 6," she recalls with a laugh. Five decades o ...

  3. Foley, Leach Join Universal Classics

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Paul Foley named GM. Paul Foley named GM. News Paul Foley ...

  4. Foley, Leach Join Universal Classics

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Paul Foley named GM. Paul Foley has been named GM of Universal Music Classics Group (UMCG). Based in New York, Foley will report to Christopher Roberts, chairman of UMCG, and will oversee all sales, pop marketing, new media, publicity and promotio ...

  5. Edwards Is 'Back' With New Album

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On her sophomore album "Back to Me," 26-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards boldly declares her prowess at seduction. On the title track, she warns, "I've got ways t ...

  6. B&E: Madeleine Peyroux

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Madeleine Peyroux. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Husky and elegant, Madeleine Peyro ...

  7. Alison Krauss Rides 'O Brother' Wave

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 True to her traditional release pattern, Alison Krauss is following a solo effort -- in this case 1999's fine "Forget About It" -- with "New Favorite," a collection that reunites her with the band Uni True to her traditional ...

  8. Blake Babies Make A 'Blessed' Return

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably comfortable" recording "God Bless the Blake Babies," the trio's first album in a decade. "It cracked us up a couple of times that it felt like Blake Babies drummer ...

  9. Blake Babies Make A 'Blessed' Return

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably comfortable" recording "God Bless the Blake Babies," the trio's first album in a decade. "It cracked us up a couple of times that it felt like no Blake Babies drumm ...