Melanie Fiona signed with Title 9 Productions/Primary Wave BMG Label Services.
Warner Music Group signed a global catalog deal with Phil Collins.
CBS' The Late Show With Stephen Colbert named New Orleans-based jazz musician Jon Batiste as the show's bandleader.
Ludacris and wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue welcomed daughter Cadence Gaelle, weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz.
Paramount's planned One Direction fan fiction film, based on Anna Todd's After, will be penned by screenwriter Susan McMartin.