Vince Pellegrino, president of Pellegrino Entertainment Group and publisher of the Street Information Network, died after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Former 3LW singer and current The Real host Adrienne Bailon and Roc Nation’s Lenny Santiago announced their engagement in an Instagram post, captioned: “YES! I will soon be Mrs. Lenny S.”
Airgo Music expanded into a multiservice music company called Airgo Entertainment, led by Jimmy Greco (CEO), Bill Porricelli (executive vp/GM), Russ DeSalvo (director of production and A&R) and Doreen D’Agostino (vp publicity).
Joseph Grado, the Brooklyn-based watchmaker-turned-audio engineer who founded headphone manufacturer Grado Laboratories in 1953, died in South Carolina. He was 90.
British indie label Cooking Vinyl launched a stand-alone management arm, Black Gold Music Management, headed by John Black.
SB Projects founder Scooter Braun and his wife, F— Cancer co-founder/CEO Yael Cohen, welcomed the birth of their first child. The boy’s name was not disclosed.
Journey guitarist Neal Schon filed a federal lawsuit against the city of San Francisco over a $240,000 fee to use a city landmark — the Palace of Fine Arts — for his wedding to Real Housewives of D.C. star Michaele Salahi in December 2013.
Icelandic folk-rock act Of Monsters and Men and manager Heather Kolker joined Mick Management. Kolker previously held a 12-year tenure at Little Big Man/Paradigm.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe B. Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly & The Crickets, died in Nashville after a battle with cancer. He was 74.
Sandbox Entertainment hired Aaron Kinssies as day-to-day manager for Shania Twain.
Marc Anthony purchased a 6,590-square-foot mansion in the San Fernando Valley for $4.1 million as a wedding present for his third wife, model Shannon de Lima.
Better Noise Records, home to Apocalyptica, aligned with Allen Kovac’s Eleven Seven Music Group.
CAA Sports and Roc Nation Sports ended their two-year partnership in a planned and amicable split.
Rdio partnered with the 3-year-old ticketing service arm of AEG — AXS — with ticket buyers now able to sign up for a free 30-day trial of the Rdio Unlimited subscription service.
Thomas Hesse joined Musixmatch’s board of advisers, arriving from Sony Music Entertainment.
Miley Cyrus parted ways with longtime publicist Megan Prophet at PMK-BNC and is now repped by Allison Elbl at ID PR.
Leslie Hermelin, formerly of Astralwerks, joined Girlie Action PR as senior publicist.