ASAP Rocky signed with William Morris Endeavor. The rapper’s sophomore album is expected in early 2015.
Rob Skipper, guitarist and founding member of The Holloways, died of unknown causes. He was 28.
Kevin Metheny, radio programmer and Howard Stern rival, died of a heart attack. He was 60.
Leiper’s Fork, Tenn., musician Aubrey Preston stepped in to save Nashville’s 30 Music Square West, the building housing historic RCA Studio A, by purchasing the property for $5.6 million.
Paul Revere Dick, longtime leader-organist of Paul Revere & The Raiders, died at his home in Idaho following a battle with cancer. He was 76.
New York’s famed Rainbow Room atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza reopened after a five-year absence, with a performance from The Roots.
Scott Greer departed Sony Music’s Columbia Records after 18 years for a new role as executive vp at Capitol Music Group.
Beggars Group’s radio department announced the following hires: Risa Matsuki as vp promotions, Brien Terranova as senior director of promotions and Hector Montes as national director of promotions.
Morrissey took the stage for the first time since parting ways with Harvest Records in Lisbon, kicking off a European tour with his band sporting “F— Harvest” T-shirts.
NPR announced the departure of chief content officer Kinsey Wilson as part of a major restructuring of the media organization.
Willie Nelson‘s trademark braids, cut at a 1983 party thrown by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, sold for $37,000 in an Arizona auction of personal items owned by the late Waylon Jennings.
Russian lawmakers announced plans to toughen up anti-piracy laws by the end of the year, with websites that are repeat offenders of illegal hosting to be shut down.
Disney’s I Didn’t Do It star Olivia Holt signed with Hollywood Records.
Republic Records announced the hiring of Marleny Dominguez as vp marketing.
Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra signed an exclusive contract with Universal Music Publishing Group, the first time the prolific songwriter has assigned his catalog to a major music publisher.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler signed with ReignDeer Entertainment’s Larry Rudolph and Rebecca Lambrecht. “At this exciting new time in my career, there was need for a big change,” says Tyler. “I knew it was the perfect time for me to work with people who truly have my best interest and well-being in mind.”