Carleen Donovan exited Press Here Publicity to join Career Artist Management at its newly opened offices in New York.
Longtime music tech executive Ian Rogers left Apple Music to join luxury brand LVMH as its chief digital officer.
The Canadian Recording Academy, Juno Awards and MusiCounts named former Canadian Football League commissioner Mark Cohon as their new chairman of the board.
The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame will present the Desi Arnaz Pioneer Award to Quincy Jones at the La Musa Awards ceremony in Miami Beach on Oct. 15.
Vevo tapped Jon Carvill as vp communications.
Sandbox Entertainment added the estate of Hank Williams to its management/marketing roster.
Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton’s 30th Century Records announced its first signing: rock band Autolux.
Deutsche Grammophon appointed Clemens Trautmann as president.
Donald Griffin, guitarist for The Miracles and Anita Baker, and brother of Miracles lead singer Billy Griffin, died in a car accident in Denver. He was 60.
Graham Brazier, frontman of New Zealand rock band Hello Sailor, died at a rehabilitation facility in Auckland after suffering a heart attack in July. He was 63.
Apple Music’s Jimmy Iovine and model Liberty Ross confirmed their engagement.
Steve Stoute, founder/CEO of brand/marketing firm Translation, married Lauren Branche in a ceremony at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Tarrytown, N.Y. The fete featured surprise performances from Kanye West, Nas and Maxwell.
Rapper Dex Osama (real name: Byron Cox), who counted Meek Mill and Dej Loaf among his fans, was shot to death at the Crazy Horse gentleman’s club in Detroit. He was 29.
Universal Music Publishing Group signed producer-writer Jeff Bhasker (Fun, Bruno Mars) to a global deal.
Actor-DJ Ansel Elgort (who performs as Ansolo) signed to Island Records.
Former Billboard senior correspondent Andrew Hampp joined MAC Presents as vice president/brand strategist.
Capitol Music Group named Gary Gorman senior vp alternative promotion.
The Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace was pulled from the Toronto and Telluride, Colo., Film Festivals. The singer filed an emergency injunction to stop the movie from screening on Sept. 5.
Jorge Pino, former chairman of Venemusic, launched new Latin music label In-Tu Linea, through Universal.