Russell Peters

UTA Signs Stand-Up Comic Russell Peters

Stand-up comedy star Russell Peters has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have exclusively learned. He previously was with WME.
St. Paul and the Broken Bones

St. Paul & The Broken Bones Debut at No. 3 On Emerging Artists Chart

Birmingham, Alabama-based St. Paul & The Broken Bones debut at No. 3 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Sept. 22), as their third studio album, Young Sick Camellia, arrives at No. 4 on the Alternative Albums chart with 11,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music.
Billboard Acquires Leading Live Entertainment News Website Amplify

Billboard Acquires Leading Live Entertainment News Website Amplify

Billboard, the world's largest voice in music, today announced the acquisition of leading live entertainment news site Amplify Media Inc. Billboard gained full ownership of Amplify on June 18, 2018. Amplify founder Dave Brooks has joined Billboard’s full-time staff as a senior sorrespondent, along with writer Taylor Mims, and will lead Billboard’s touring and live entertainment coverage. Amplify will continue to provide its subscribers the most insightful analysis and commentary on the music touring industry as well as its signature newsletter, The Real. Brooks will also increase the scope and depth of Billboard’s coverage of live concerts and touring. Amplify will continue to operate from its offices in Long Beach, California.