Noted: June 12 - June 19, 2014

June 12 

The Band Perry singer Kimberly Perry and pro baseball player J.P. Arencibia wed in Greeneville, Tenn. Her brothers/bandmates Reid and Neil Perry were the best men. Nashville stars Lennon & Maisy and Mac Powell performed.

Singer Kelly Clarkson and her husband, talent manager Brandon Blackstock, welcomed the birth of daughter River Rose Blackstock. Announcing on Twitter, Clarkson wrote: "Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes! Brandon and I are on cloud 9!! :)."

Longtime country marketing executive Cindy Mabe was promoted to president of Universal Music Group Nashville by chairman/CEO Mike Dungan.

Big Machine Label Group, home to Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw, announced a direct licensing deal with Cox Media Group, which will pay Big Machine for plays of its music on terrestrial and Internet radio platforms.

June 13

Bachata crooner Prince Royce announced the launch of his own record label in a joint venture partnership with Warner Latin Music, D'Leon Records. Royce's first signee was Mexican-born singer Sofia Reyes, who also will join him on tour this summer.

June 14

Rapper Eve wed Maximillion Cooper, British fashion designer and CEO of annual motor rally and lifestyle brand Gumball 3000, at Cala Jondal Beach in Ibiza, Spain.

June 16

Artist Group International hired Lisa Bashi as its new vp operations. She most recently was director of accounting for Live Nation's Northeast region.

Nicki Farag was upped to vp promotion for Def Jam Recordings by executive vp promotion Rick Sackheim.

Zendaya Coleman, star of the Disney TV show Shake It Up! who did a recent stint on Dancing With the Stars, landed the lead role in Lifetime's upcoming biopic about 1990s R&B singer Aaliyah, who died at age 22, in 2001.

June 17

Reps for the late Lou Reed, who died Oct. 27, 2013, at age 71, announced that the Velvet Underground founder's musical equipment will be auctioned on eBay. Items include Reed's Kurzweil PC2X, and proceeds will go toward the Lou Reed Archive.

Republic Records and AMC have expanded their partnership to include soundtracks for the network's series Halt and Catch Fire and Turn. The latter will feature music by Joy Williams, The National's Matt Berninger and Jake Bugg.

Access Hollywood segment producer Joe Siyam is joining rival shows Entertainment Tonight and The Insider as supervising producer, music.

Marni Halpern was appointed vp pop promotion for RED Associated Labels by executive vp/GM Tom Carrabba.

Yoko Ono signed an agreement granting Epic Rights worldwide licensing, global branding and rights management of the legacy of her late husband, John Lennon.

A judge dismissed a plagiarism lawsuit against Lady Gaga that claimed the pop star's hit single "Judas" ripped off elements of Chicago musician Rebecca Francescatti's 1999 track "Juda."

June 18

Radio personality/DJ Angie Martinez, known as "The Voice of New York," exited her longtime post at WQHT (Hot 97) New York, and is joining WWPR (Power 105.1) New York and WMIB (103.5 The Beat) Miami.

June 19

Chelsea Handler signed a deal to move her late-night brand to Netflix after her long-running E! series Chelsea Lately wraps in late August. The multitiered deal includes an hourlong stand-up special on Oct. 16, four new docu-comedy specials and the streaming service's first-ever talk show, set to begin in early 2016.


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