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  1. Honda Pouring Over $50 Million Ad Dollars Into New Music Platform, Honda Stage

    June 11, 2014 3:04 PM EDT As the United States' fifth-largest automotive advertiser in terms of total spending (according to 2012 figures from WPP’s marketing analytics firm Kantar), Honda has relied heavily on television to achieve the mass-audience reach it requires ...

  2. Lady Gaga's 'Applause' To Get Kia Hamster Treatment During VMAs

    August 23, 2013 9:36 AM EDT Katy Perry won’t be the only artist with a commercial synched up to her performance during this weekend’s MTV Video Music Awards. Lady Gaga’s “Applause” will become the latest song to get the dancing hamster treatment from the Kia Soul, in a ...

  3. Can Beyonce Best Madonna's Super Bowl Record?

    October 19, 2012 1:57 PM EDT Now that Beyonce as been officially announced as the performer at the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 3, can she top Madonna's record for most-watched U.S. telecast of all time? The Material Girl's performance during this year&# ...

  4. Can Beyonce Top Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Record?

    October 16, 2012 6:53 PM EDT Now that Beyonce has been officially announced as the performer at the 2013 Super Bowl on Feb. 3, can she top Madonna's record for most-watched U.S. telecast of all time? The Material Girl's performance during this year's Super Bowl ...

  5. Backbeat: Kaskade Rocks Katy Perry, John Mayer, Ne-Yo, Execs at House of Hype Post-VMAs Party

    September 07, 2012 1:39 PM EDT Sam Keywanfar, founder/CEO, House of Hype, the evening's honoree Kaskade, and Noel Lee, CEO, Monster Products, arrive to the 5th Annual House Of Hype Music Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on September 6, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Phot ...

  6. Beggars Group's Martin Mills To Be Honored At A2IM's Inaugural Libera Awards

    May 30, 2012 3:52 PM EDT At the June 21 Libera Awards, Beggars Group founder and CEO Martin Mills will be presented with a lifetime achievement award presented by Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein. The Amercian Association of Independent Music will launch its inaugura ...

  7. Kevin Lyman, Warped Tour 'Family' Members On How the Tour Keeps Rolling

    April 06, 2012 7:45 AM EDT Vans Warped Tour founder/producer Kevin Lyman has been working to keep his mobile gang of bands and backroom staff rumbling along since 1995. It's no small feat, keeping this longrunning institution shipshape in the face of a rapidly changing ...

  8. Backbeat: Lil Wayne, Drake, Busta Rhymes @ Cash Money Pre-Grammy Party

    February 15, 2012 4:15 PM EST American Idols: (L-R) New YMCMB signees Busta Rhymes, American Idol fifth-place finisher Chris RIchardson, and Mystikal cash in at the Cash Money pre-Grammy party. (Photo: Adrian Sidney/PictureGroup) Like all Grammy-related parties on Saturday nig ...

  9. Videos: All 2012 Super Bowl Music Ads, From Elton John to the Darkness, And More

    February 05, 2012 11:39 PM EST Music was back in a big way at the Super Bowl Sunday night. Artists like Elton John, Melanie Amaro, Motley Crue and The Darkness made on-camera appearances, while Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cult and James Brown had some of the most talked-about ...

  10. Video: 2012 Super Bowl Music Ads, With Elton John, Melanie Amaro, Motley Crue, OK Go, More

    February 03, 2012 12:21 PM EST After playing a relatively quiet role in Super Bowl 2011 (with Eminem's dual ads for Lipton and Chrysler being a notable exception), music will be making a big comeback this year. From Melanie Amaro singing Aretha Franklin's "Respec ...

  11. Billboard Power 100: Kevin Mayer

    January 26, 2012 8:10 PM EST No. 79 Kevin Mayer Director of Advertising, Sales and Promotion Chevrolet In The Driver's Seat... Need proof that Chevrolet's heritage has the most impact in music of any automaker? The cast of "Glee" literally sang the 100-yea ...

  12. MTV Taps Nic Harcourt As First Music Supervisor In Residence

    April 04, 2011 2:18 PM EDT MTV today announced that Nic Harcourt will serve as the first Music Supervisor in Residence for the channel. Harcourt will work closely with Joe Cuello, Senior Vice President of Creative Music Integration for MTV, to bring his music supervision sk ...

  13. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Lexus' Steve Jett

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Steve Jett Title: National Marketing Communications Manager, Lexus Division - Toyota Motor Sales Panel: Lexus Case Study on Tues., June 15, from 2:35pm - 3:20pm. For more information visit Billboardevents.com . What's the last album you ...

  14. Super Bowl TV Advertisers See Online Gains

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Advertisers that bought spots in this year's Super Bowl saw a sharp spike in online references relating directly to their brands, according to research conducted by Prophesee, a unit of Interpublic's Initiative that monitors and analyzes ...

  15. CES Preview: Tablets, Cisco, Lady Gaga and More

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST As has become the annual custom, the tech industry will celebrate the new year by congregating en masse in the Las Vegas Convention Center to showcase their latest and greatest gadgets and gear. This year will be no different, as the event kicks o ...

  16. Imeem To Debut New iPhone App

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Imeem has followed up the mobile version of the service it created for the G1 Android phone on T-Mobile with a new iPhone app, which will become available in Apple’s App Store May 20. According to the company, the app will allow fans to create cus ...

  17. Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live: Smartphones Driving Ad Revenue

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Is advertising the key to making mobile content pay? That's the question that speakers and attendees of Billboard's Mobile Entertainment Live conference in Las Vegas were asking themselves March 31, where the hype over the mobile enterta ...

  18. INgrooves Inks New Artist, Label Deals

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of a recent strategic investment from the Universal Music Group, digital distributor INgrooves announced a number of new artist and label signings. Recent artist imprint signings include Jimmy Buffett (Mailboat Records), John Michael ...

  19. Digital Briefs: Buzznet, HTC, Hyundai, Microsoft

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Buzznet, following its recent round of funding and acquisitions , has now acquired emo/punk/ska music blog Absolute Punk. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. - Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC released a 3G-capable to ...

  20. Brands Jump on Summer Tours

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's been 20 years since Neil Young famously declared that he wouldn't sing for Miller or Bud. These days, most rockers are singing a different tune as the concert sponsorship business has skyrocketed. While media segments like newspaper ...

  21. Common Claims First No. 1 Album

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Common grabs his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Finding Forever" debuts with 155,000 ... Korn claims its seventh consecutive top 10 studio release as its new "Untitled" bows at No. 2 ... "Beautiful Girls" ...

  22. IDN Picks Up Three

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Indie distributor has been active since losing Concord. New York-based Innovative Distribution Network has this month sealed exclusive U.S. distribution deals with Newhouse Records, PAS Entertainment and Kingston Records. Newhouse is a San Francis ...

  23. Sugar Ray Sweetens Reality-TV Lineup

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray's summer tour wil be chronicled for a new reality series on Spike TV, "On the Road." Spike will film Sugar Ray's 18-market U.S. tour, which kicks off April 8 at the B.B. King Blues Club in N Sugar Ray's summer to ...

  24. Sugar Ray Sweetens Reality-TV Lineup

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray's summer tour wil be chronicled for a new reality series on Spike TV, "On the Road." Spike will film Sugar Ray's 18-market U.S. tour, which kicks off April 8 at the B.B. King Blues Club in N Sugar Ray's summer to ...

  25. Label Manager Prommer Links With Caroline

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based label management firm Prommer Inc. has inked a "vendor-like" deal with indie distributor Caroline, founder Michael Prommer says. New York-based label management firm Prommer Inc. has inked a "vendor-like" deal wi ...