1. 'Opening Act' on E! Connects YouTube To Real World

    July 11, 2012 5:50 PM EDT In a new E! series, an 'Idol' bigwig connects YouTube acts with concert stars In the premiere episode of E!'s new reality show, "Opening Act," a 21-year-old singer/songwriter was plucked from a Dallas suburb to open a Rod ...

  2. 'True Blood,' 'Girl With Dragon Tattoo,' '50/50' Among Guild of Music Supervisor Award Honorees

    February 13, 2012 5:03 PM EST Winners at the Guild of Music Supervisors Awads were, front row, from left, Steve Schnur, Julia Michels, Evyen Klean, Jordan Silverberg, Gary Calamar; second row, Lia Vollack, Liza Richardson, Alicen Schneider, Stacy Wallen-McCarthy, Robin Kaye, G ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Katy Perry Partners With 'The Sims' For Her Own Game

    January 17, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Electronic Arts announced today (Jan. 17) a collaboration between Katy Perry and virtual reality computer program "The Sims" to create a Collector's Edition game with content and exclusives featuring the "Teenage Dream" star ...

  5. Florence & the Machine Reimagine 'Liar' Track for 'Dragon Age II' Video Game

    February 28, 2011 4:33 PM EST 0 0 0 F lorence & the Machine are contributing an exclusive song to the upcoming videogame Dragon Age II. The track is a re-imagined version of "I'm Not Calling You a Liar" produced by composer Inon Zur and retitled "I'm Not C ...

  6. Linkin Park's New Single Teased in 'Medal of Honor' Trailer

    July 27, 2010 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 L inkin Park will exclusively preview the first single from their upcoming album "A Thousand Suns," which is out Sept. 14, via a trailer for the upcoming videogame "Medal of Honor." The preview will be offered one day before the ...

  7. Jewish Federation Master Class Adds Music

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' "master class" partnership between the cities of Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, which commences June 18, will have a music industry component for the first time. The Federation's enterta ...

  8. Liverpool Sound City Confirms Keynotes

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Worldwide head of music and marketing at EA Games, Steve Schnur, and programme and music director at San Francisco's KITS 'Live 105,' Aaron Axelsen, have been confirmed as the first keynote speakers for Liverpool Sound City 2009, he ...

  9. The Billboard Q&A: Electronic Arts' Steve Schnur

    March 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Let's roll through the numbers: In third-quarter 2007, the most recent financial data published, videogame company Electronic Arts set a record by making $1.5 billion in revenue. That's a heck of a lot of videogames sold, and it results ...

  10. QOTSA, Ozzy Rock 'Madden 08' Soundtrack

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The in-game soundtrack for the new "Madden NFL 08" video game will feature 27 songs from acts like Queens Of The Stone Age, Daddy Yankee, Swizz Beatz, Sum 41, Mims and Ozzy Osbourne. The game ships fo The in-game soundtrack for the new &qu ...

  11. Electronic Arts Opens Digital Music Store

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST In what is a first for the videogame industry, publisher Electronic Arts has opened a digital music store on its Web site, dubbed EA Trax. The store is limited to music found on the company's various videogame soundtracks. Instead of operatin ...

  12. Schnur Joins CMA Board

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran music executive Steve Schnur has been named to the Country Music Association board of directors. Schnur, who began his career at MTV and has held executive positions at Warner Music Group, EMI and BMG, currently serves as worldwide executi ...

  13. Panic Channel Tops 'Madden 2007' Track List

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date for the video game "Madden NFL 2007," which the company is hoping will once again raise the profile for the artists on its in-game soundtrack. Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date ...

  14. Talks End Between Interscope, Schnur

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Talks have ended between Interscope and Electronic Arts worldwide executive of music Steve Schnur with Schnur remaining at the video game company. There is no word on whether Interscope still plans t Talks have ended between Interscope and Electro ...

  15. Steve Schnur Joining Interscope

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide head of music Steve Schnur to start at Interscope Geffen A&M as early as Feb. 27. While details are still being worked out, sources says Schnur will oversee Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide he ...

  16. Steve Schnur Joining Interscope

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide head of music Steve Schnur to start at Interscope Geffen A&M as early as Feb. 27. While details are still being worked out, sources says Schnur will oversee Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide he ...

  17. New, Classic Tracks Power 'Def Jam Fight'

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Familiar classics from the likes of Public Enemy, LL Cool J and Ice T mingle with new offerings from Joe Budden and Xzibit on the in-game soundtrack to "Def Jam Fight for NY." Familiar classics from the likes of Public Enemy, LL Cool J and ...

  18. Rap Stars Go To The Mat In New Video Game

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a marketing first for the embattled music industry, rap label Def Jam will soon release a compilation by some of its top artists -- not on CD or in a movie, but in a video game. In a marketing first for the embattled music industry, rap label Def ...