1. Backbeat: Director Morgan Neville Gets Emotional at 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sundance Concert

    January 22, 2013 9:10 AM EST "Twenty Feet From Stardom" director Morgan Neville admitted he was nearly in tears seeing the subjects of his documentary on back-up singers gathered at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. Seeing the singersĀ  -- Merry Clayton, Da ...

  2. Backbeat: Neil Portnow Asks Guild of Music Supervisors To Give 'Credit Where Credit Is Due' at Pre-Emmys Party

    September 13, 2012 12:13 PM EDT Among those gathered to honor the music supervisors who work in television at the London West Hollywood on Sept. 11 were (from left) Disney Channel's Steven Vincent, Neophonic's Janet Lopez, music supervisor Robin Urdang, Recording Acade ...

  3. Backbeat: Rolfe Kent Receives Career Achievement Honor at BMI Film and TV Awards

    May 17, 2012 3:12 PM EDT BMI president and CEO Del Bryant, BMI Richard Kirk Award recipient Rolfe Kent, and BMI vice president of film and television relations Doreen Ringer Ross pose during the 2012 BMI Film & Television Awards. (Photo: Randall Michelson/Wire Image) ...

  4. '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 ...

  5. Backbeat: Joe Walsh Rocks Troubadour, Irving Azoff With Ringo -- and First New Songs In 20 Years

    February 02, 2012 2:37 PM EST WEST HOLLYWOOD -- A private party to introduce Joe Walsh 's first album of original music in 20 years started comical, included a sales pitch and ended with "Rocky Mountain Way" -- featuring Ringo Starr on drums -- at the Troubadour ...

  6. Universal Republic to Release T Bone Burnett's 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack

    August 03, 2011 9:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Republic will release soundtrack and score albums related to "The Hunger Games," the Lionsgate film that T Bone Burnett and Danny Elfman are collaborating on as composers, Billboard.com has learned. In addition to their instrumen ...

  7. McKnight Joins Lionsgate VP Of Film Music

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 Lionsgate has named veteran music supervisor Tracy McKnight as VP of film music, to select and license music for the studio's movie slate. McKnight, who earlier co-founded Commotion Records along with former CBS/Sony exec Walter Yetnikoff, will s ...

  8. 'Cooler' Kids: Krall, Fatone, Caldwell

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz artists Diana Krall and Bobby Caldwell plus 'N Sync's Joey Fatone are among the artists contributing to the lounge vibe of "The Cooler" soundtrack. Due Nov. 11 from Commotion Records/Koch Enterta Jazz artists Diana Krall and ...