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Bill Hearn, Chairman of Capitol Christian Music Group, Dies at 58 - Variety

Monday, December 11, 2017, 08:00:00

Bill Hearn, Chairman of Capitol Christian Music Group, Dies at 58  Variety

William Ray “Bill” Hearn, chairman and CEO of the Capitol Christian Music Group, passed away Sunday in Nashville after a battle with cancer. He was 58.

Latest Radio News, Talk Shows, Sports, Hosts, Personalities - All Access Music Group

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 11:26:15

Latest Radio News, Talk Shows, Sports, Hosts, Personalities  All Access Music Group

Our Internet Music News and Radio News Breaking Stories are updated as they happen, when they happen. Receive first hand radio information from the ...

The Beach Boys — surfin' on into the S.D. State Fair - Plainsman

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 03:22:07

The Beach Boys — surfin' on into the S.D. State Fair  Plainsman

HURON — The South Dakota State Fair announced Tuesday that The Beach Boys, one of the preeminent concert groups in the U.S., will play a show at the ...

JOHN STAMOS JOINS THE BEACH BOYS FOR SEGERSTROM CENTER CONCERT - Aliso Laguna News - Aliso Laguna News

Monday, January 21, 2019, 06:48:18

JOHN STAMOS JOINS THE BEACH BOYS FOR SEGERSTROM CENTER CONCERT - Aliso Laguna News  Aliso Laguna News

The Beach Boys with Special Guest John Stamos One Night Only Thursday, January 31 in Segerstrom Hall Tickets on sale now. Actor, producer, musician and ...

Johannes Moser Channels His Wild Side - San Francisco Classical Voice

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 01:21:10

Johannes Moser Channels His Wild Side  San Francisco Classical Voice

The peripatetic cellist chats with SFCV about taking artistic risks and his own development.

Beach Boys to perform at SD State Fair - Drgnews

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 10:53:00

Beach Boys to perform at SD State Fair  Drgnews

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequaled in America's musical history. The

Industry mourns Capitol Christian Music boss Bill Hearn who has died, aged 58 - Premier

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 08:00:00

Industry mourns Capitol Christian Music boss Bill Hearn who has died, aged 58  Premier

The Christian music industry is grieving the loss of Bill Hearn who has died aged 58 in Texas, after being diagnosed with cancer.

List of all Tasha Cobbs songs - Briefly.co.za

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 03:57:46

List of all Tasha Cobbs songs  Briefly.co.za

How many of ☆TASHA COBBS SONGS☆ do you know? Well, in this article, you will find an updated list of all the songs that have been released by this ...

Capitol Congress Corrals Global Music Team, Migos and a Beatle - Variety

Thursday, August 09, 2018, 07:00:00

Capitol Congress Corrals Global Music Team, Migos and a Beatle  Variety

Capitol Music Group brought out Paul McCartney, Migos, Troye Sivan, MC Hammer, more for its fifth annual Capitol Congress, held on August 8.

Sony's Acquisition of EMI Music Publishing Approved By European Commission - Billboard

Friday, October 26, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony's Acquisition of EMI Music Publishing Approved By European Commission  Billboard

The European commission has approved Sony Corp.'s plan to become the sole owner of EMI Music Publishing through its agreement to acquire the shares of ...

On the Move: 11 December 2018 - Nashville Post

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 08:00:00

On the Move: 11 December 2018  Nashville Post

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical, which provides residential and commercial *service* and repair, has promoted Jimmy Hiller Jr. to chief operating ...

Sony Notifies European Commission Over EMI Music Publishing Takeover - Billboard

Monday, September 24, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony Notifies European Commission Over EMI Music Publishing Takeover  Billboard

Sony has completed its notification filing to the European Commission over its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing.

Universal Music Group: What’s Behind Vivendi’s Selloff Plan? - Variety

Wednesday, August 01, 2018, 07:00:00

Universal Music Group: What’s Behind Vivendi’s Selloff Plan?  Variety

Vivendi's plan to sell up to half of its crown jewel, Universal Music Group, raises questions as to what lies behind the move.

U.K. Songwriters Warn Against Sony Becoming 'Major Superpower' With EMI Music Publishing Acquisition - Billboard

Monday, October 01, 2018, 07:00:00

U.K. Songwriters Warn Against Sony Becoming 'Major Superpower' With EMI Music Publishing Acquisition  Billboard

Sony will become a "major superpower" in the music industry, dominating licensing markets and limiting creator choice if its planned acquisition of EMI Music ...

Vivendi to Sell up to Half of Universal Music Group: Who Are The Potential Suitors? - Billboard

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 07:00:00

Vivendi to Sell up to Half of Universal Music Group: Who Are The Potential Suitors?  Billboard

Vivendi lit up the industry rumor mill by announcing that it will look for a strategic partner, or possibly two, to sell up to 50% of the Universal Music Group, igniting ...

Sony Completes Acquisition Of EMI Music Publishing Despite Indie Objections - Billboard

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 08:00:00

Sony Completes Acquisition Of EMI Music Publishing Despite Indie Objections  Billboard

Sony Corp. has completed its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing, which will be merged into Sony/ATV giving the company about $1.275 billion in revenue, ...

Sony Agrees to Buy Additional 60 Percent Stake in EMI Music Publishing, Now to Own 90 Percent - Billboard

Monday, May 21, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony Agrees to Buy Additional 60 Percent Stake in EMI Music Publishing, Now to Own 90 Percent  Billboard

Sony Corporation has signed a deal to acquire a 60 percent share in EMI Music Publishing from a consortium led by the Mubadala Investment Company.

Why Sony Bought Bulk of EMI Before It Had To -- And What Competitors Could Win By Objecting To the Deal - Billboard

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 07:00:00

Why Sony Bought Bulk of EMI Before It Had To -- And What Competitors Could Win By Objecting To the Deal  Billboard

Sony Corp. had until the end of August to put together a deal to buy Mubadala's stake in EMI Music Publishing, but it jumped the gun and paid handsomely, this ...

Sony Completes Acquisition of Michael Jackson Estate's Share of EMI Music Publishing - Billboard

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony Completes Acquisition of Michael Jackson Estate's Share of EMI Music Publishing  Billboard

In announcing its financial results, the Sony Corp. revealed that it had acquired Michael Jackson's estate share of EMI Music Publishing, paying it a total of ...

Caroline Names Matt Sawin Executive VP - Variety

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 07:00:00

Caroline Names Matt Sawin Executive VP  Variety

Matt Sawin has been promoted to executive vice president of Caroline – the Independent Distribution and Services division of Capitol Music Group – it was ...

Kirill Petrenko unleashes his streaming strategy - Slipped Disc

Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 08:00:00

Kirill Petrenko unleashes his streaming strategy  Slipped Disc

The incoming chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic will not give any interviews or make commercial recordings. But he will allow the orchestra to ...

Revealed: Billboard's 2018 Top Music Lawyers Led By Universal's Jeffrey Harleston - Billboard

Friday, October 19, 2018, 07:00:00

Revealed: Billboard's 2018 Top Music Lawyers Led By Universal's Jeffrey Harleston  Billboard

Through licensing, lobbying and litigating, these 93 attorneys' moves drive the music industry, led by the top counsel at the largest global music company, who ...

Why a Partial Universal Music Group Sale Could Spark a Wider Music Biz Selloff - Billboard

Thursday, August 09, 2018, 07:00:00

Why a Partial Universal Music Group Sale Could Spark a Wider Music Biz Selloff  Billboard

On July 30, Vivendi announced that it would look to sell up to half of its flagship record company, Universal Music Group (UMG), on the private market -- a move ...

IMPALA Asks EU Regulators to Block Sony's $2.6B Deal to Own EMI Music Publishing - Billboard

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 07:00:00

IMPALA Asks EU Regulators to Block Sony's $2.6B Deal to Own EMI Music Publishing  Billboard

As expected, the Independent Music Companies Association (IMPALA) is formally opposing Sony's play to become the sole owner of EMI Music Publishing, ...

Universal Music Group Nashville Promotes Royce Risser to EVP of Promotion - Billboard

Friday, September 28, 2018, 07:00:00

Universal Music Group Nashville Promotes Royce Risser to EVP of Promotion  Billboard

Universal Music Group Nashville announced on Friday (Sept. 28) that Royce Risser has been promoted to EVP of Promotion for the label group which includes ...

EMI FAQ: A Beginner's Guide to What Could Be This Summer's Biggest Music Industry Auction - Billboard

Friday, April 06, 2018, 07:00:00

EMI FAQ: A Beginner's Guide to What Could Be This Summer's Biggest Music Industry Auction  Billboard

Will Sony Corp.'s new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida kick off his tenure at the helm of the company with a multi-billion dollar gambit?

'Motown Gospel: 20 Years | 20 Hits' Compilation Album Releases Today; Full Details - BREATHEcast

Friday, September 07, 2018, 07:00:00

'Motown Gospel: 20 Years | 20 Hits' Compilation Album Releases Today; Full Details  BREATHEcast

Innovative gospel record label Motown Gospel on Friday released their new compilation album, 'Motown Gospel: 20 Years | 20 Hits,' marking twenty years of the ...

Fact-Checking the Queen Biopic, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ - Rolling Stone

Thursday, November 01, 2018, 07:00:00

Fact-Checking the Queen Biopic, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’  Rolling Stone

Nobody goes into a movie expecting a pristine history lesson. Cramming the entire saga of a rock band like Queen into a two-hour PG-13 movie necessitates ...

EMI Music Publishing on the Market for $4 Billion (Report) - Variety

Friday, March 09, 2018, 08:00:00

EMI Music Publishing on the Market for $4 Billion (Report)  Variety

Last July, Variety broke the news that EMI Music Publishing would be going on the block, and a Bloomberg report today says that Sony has held preliminary ...

Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group Announce New, Expanded Partnership - Variety

Sunday, July 08, 2018, 07:00:00

Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group Announce New, Expanded Partnership  Variety

The Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group today announced an expansive worldwide agreement covering the band's recorded-music and audio-visual ...

EMI Publishing Deal Boosts Sony’s 2018 Music Revenue Projections - Variety

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 07:00:00

EMI Publishing Deal Boosts Sony’s 2018 Music Revenue Projections  Variety

As part of the Sony Corporation earnings report for the second fiscal quarter of 2018, the music division reported revenues down around 1% to 203.9 billion yen ...

Japan's Victor Entertainment and China's Taihe Music Group Sign Content Partnership - Billboard

Monday, October 22, 2018, 07:00:00

Japan's Victor Entertainment and China's Taihe Music Group Sign Content Partnership  Billboard

The Victor Entertainment Group, based in Tokyo, and Beijing-based Taihe Music Group announced a strategic partnership between the two major music groups ...

The Celebration Rock Podcast Discusses DC Talk’s ‘Jesus Freak’ And The Peak Of ’90s Christian Rock - UPROXX

Tuesday, September 04, 2018, 07:00:00

The Celebration Rock Podcast Discusses DC Talk’s ‘Jesus Freak’ And The Peak Of ’90s Christian Rock  UPROXX

Back in May, I interviewed the hilarious and talented singer-songwriter Ryley Walker about his very good recent album, Deafman Glance. But one of the most ...

How Christian Music Can Help Heal Racial Divide (Interview) - Christian Post

Saturday, March 31, 2018, 07:00:00

How Christian Music Can Help Heal Racial Divide (Interview)  Christian Post

It's been nearly two years since Kirk Franklin's Gospel Artist of the Year acceptance speech at the 47th annual GMA Dove Awards challenged fellow Christian ...

Big Deal Music Group Partners With Songwriters Julian Bunetta & John Ryan to Form Big Family Publishing Compan - Billboard

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 07:00:00

Big Deal Music Group Partners With Songwriters Julian Bunetta & John Ryan to Form Big Family Publishing Compan  Billboard

Songwriters Julian Bunetta and John Ryan have signed a deal with Big Deal Music Group to form a new music company together called Big Family, it was ...

Jon Platt Leaving Warner/Chappell Publishing for Top Job at Sony/ATV - Variety

Friday, September 14, 2018, 07:00:00

Jon Platt Leaving Warner/Chappell Publishing for Top Job at Sony/ATV  Variety

UPDATED: Jon Platt will step down from his post at the helm of Warner/Chappell Publishing by the end of this year and assume the top job at Sony/ATV, sources ...

Universal Music Group Holds Entire Top Six Albums on Billboard 200 Chart - Billboard

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 07:00:00

Universal Music Group Holds Entire Top Six Albums on Billboard 200 Chart  Billboard

On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, dated Oct. 27, Universal Music Group distributes the entire top six titles — the first time a company has managed the ...

Universal Music U.K. Reports 9 Percent Revenue Growth For 2017 - Billboard

Monday, June 04, 2018, 07:00:00

Universal Music U.K. Reports 9 Percent Revenue Growth For 2017  Billboard

A rise in streaming and strong release schedule helped grow revenues at Universal Music U.K. to just over £344 million ($458 million) in 2017, up 8.8 percent on ...

U.S. court rules for music companies in MP3tunes copyright case - Reuters

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 07:00:00

U.S. court rules for music companies in MP3tunes copyright case  Reuters

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that record companies and music publishers that once formed part of EMI Group Ltd could pursue additional copyright ...

Ray Cooper, Developer of Spice Girls and Former Virgin Records America Head, Dies at 69 - Variety

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 07:00:00

Ray Cooper, Developer of Spice Girls and Former Virgin Records America Head, Dies at 69  Variety

Ray Cooper, former Virgin Records America Co-President credited for the success of the Spice Girls, died on July 28 in England. He was 69.

Christian music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn remembered - Waco Tribune-Herald

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 07:00:00

Christian music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn remembered  Waco Tribune-Herald

Friends and acquaintances of contemporary Christian music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn, a former Word Music executive during his years in Waco, remembered him ...

Former Sony Music Exec Timothy Xu Named CEO of China's Taihe Music Group - Billboard

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 07:00:00

Former Sony Music Exec Timothy Xu Named CEO of China's Taihe Music Group  Billboard

Taihe Music Group (TMG), a leading music group in China, announced on Monday the appointment of Timothy Xu as its new president and CEO. Xu will ...

Katy Perry Pays Tribute to Angelica Cob-Baehler: ‘One of My Biggest Champions and Realest Friends’ - Variety

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 08:00:00

Katy Perry Pays Tribute to Angelica Cob-Baehler: ‘One of My Biggest Champions and Realest Friends’  Variety

Six days after veteran music executive Angelica Cob-Baehler passed away after a long battle with cancer, Katy Perry paid tribute to her in a long and heartfelt ...

Motown, EMI Gospel Create Motown Gospel Label - Hollywood Reporter

Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 07:00:00

Motown, EMI Gospel Create Motown Gospel Label  Hollywood Reporter

The Universal Music Group imprint will split profits between Island Def Jam/Motown and the Capitol Christian Music Group/Capitol Music Group.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Fact Check: Did Queen’s Label Really Resist Putting Out ‘Rhapsody’ as a Single? - TheWrap

Monday, November 05, 2018, 08:00:00

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Fact Check: Did Queen’s Label Really Resist Putting Out ‘Rhapsody’ as a Single?  TheWrap

"Bohemian Rhapsody" takes on the ride of legendary British rock band Queen, as well as the life of Freddie Mercury -- but how accurate is the biopic?

Katie Vinten Strikes New Deal With Warner Music, Including Label With Justin Tranter (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 07:00:00

Katie Vinten Strikes New Deal With Warner Music, Including Label With Justin Tranter (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

The deal will see the exec launching a new label while consulting at Warner/Chappell.

AI's first pop album ushers in a new musical era - Phys.Org

Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 07:00:00

AI's first pop album ushers in a new musical era  Phys.Org

Last December, the world ushered in a new era of popular music: human and artificial intelligence (AI) collaboration.

Sony/ATV’s Upheaval at the Top: What Went Down Behind the Scenes - Variety

Monday, September 17, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony/ATV’s Upheaval at the Top: What Went Down Behind the Scenes  Variety

UPDATED: Hours before Sony/ATV Music Publishing chairman Martin Bandier was due to take the stage at the 14th annual Songs of Hope benefit, a fundraising ...

HRVY Signs Global Deal With Universal Music Publishing Group - Billboard

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 08:00:00

HRVY Signs Global Deal With Universal Music Publishing Group  Billboard

Universal Music Publishing Group announced on Tuesday (Dec. 18) that they signed HRVY to a global publishing deal. The pop singer has already ...

Pulse Acquires Synch, Marketing and Music Supervision Firm Hitcher (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Tuesday, May 08, 2018, 07:00:00

Pulse Acquires Synch, Marketing and Music Supervision Firm Hitcher (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

Pulse Music Group has acquired Hitcher, a firm specializing in synch placement, marketing and music supervision. Hitcher founder Joe Rangel joins Pulse as a ...

Ten Fresh Gospel Acts to Help Get Your Praise On - EBONY.com

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 08:00:00

Ten Fresh Gospel Acts to Help Get Your Praise On  EBONY.com

In honor of Black Music Month, EBONY presents some new faces in gospel music that are pushing the genre forward in their own unique ways.

Taylor Swift announces new multi-album record deal - Official Charts Company

Monday, November 19, 2018, 08:00:00

Taylor Swift announces new multi-album record deal  Official Charts Company

The much-hyped record deal ends her six album deal with indie label Big Machine.

Martin Bandier's Final Year-End Message to Sony/ATV Staff Lauds MMA, EMI Deal & Drake's Dominance - Billboard

Monday, December 17, 2018, 08:00:00

Martin Bandier's Final Year-End Message to Sony/ATV Staff Lauds MMA, EMI Deal & Drake's Dominance  Billboard

Sony/ATV Music Publishing chairman and CEO Martin Bandier offered praise for days to his staff in his final year-end memo before stepping down at the end of ...

SOCAN's Michael McCarty Tapped for Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame - Billboard

Friday, October 19, 2018, 07:00:00

SOCAN's Michael McCarty Tapped for Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame  Billboard

Michael McCarty, chief membership and business development officer at The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), and the ...

Merlin Sells All of Its Spotify Shares for an Estimated $125 Million-Plus - Variety

Monday, May 14, 2018, 07:00:00

Merlin Sells All of Its Spotify Shares for an Estimated $125 Million-Plus  Variety

Merlin, the international independent label collective, is the latest recorded-music group to sell its Spotify shares — all of them, in fact, for an amount well over ...

Publisher's Quarterly: Kobalt Surges, Sony/ATV Stays On Top in Second Quarter - Billboard

Thursday, August 09, 2018, 07:00:00

Publisher's Quarterly: Kobalt Surges, Sony/ATV Stays On Top in Second Quarter  Billboard

Sony/ATV Music Publishing is safely back on top of the publisher rankings of the top 100 radio songs in Q2 2018 for the third quarter in a row, and 23rd of the ...

Nile Rodgers on Leaving Warner Music for Universal After 40 Years, New Chic Album ‘It’s About Time’ - Variety

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 07:00:00

Nile Rodgers on Leaving Warner Music for Universal After 40 Years, New Chic Album ‘It’s About Time’  Variety

“It's more honest that way,” says Nile Rodgers of his about-to-drop album “It's About Time,” under the banner Nile Rodgers & Chic. It's his first record in 26 years ...

Publishers Quarterly: Big Lead for Sony/ATV at No. 1 - Billboard

Friday, May 04, 2018, 07:00:00

Publishers Quarterly: Big Lead for Sony/ATV at No. 1  Billboard

After reclaiming the top spot in Billboard's rankings of the top 10 publishers in the fourth quarter of 2017, Sony/ATV Music Publishing stays at No. 1 in Q1 2018 ...

Capitol Music Group Relaunches Priority Records as an Indie-Leaning Distributor: Exclusive - Billboard

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 07:00:00

Capitol Music Group Relaunches Priority Records as an Indie-Leaning Distributor: Exclusive  Billboard

Few record labels were as important to the rise of West Coast hip-hop as Priority Records. Founded in 1985 by Bryan Turner and Mark Cerami, the indie took a ...

Steve Barnett on running Capitol: 'Your faith has to be greater than your fear' - Music Business Worldwide

Tuesday, December 06, 2016, 08:00:00

Steve Barnett on running Capitol: 'Your faith has to be greater than your fear'  Music Business Worldwide

We've got bad news for Capitol Music Group's rivals: Steve Barnett is a tough man to wear down. It's in his genes, we're afraid. Barnett's mother, Evelyn, is still ...

Global Music Publishers Threaten to Leave Spanish Royalty Collecting Society - Billboard

Tuesday, July 03, 2018, 07:00:00

Global Music Publishers Threaten to Leave Spanish Royalty Collecting Society  Billboard

Multinational publishers Warner/Chappell, Peermusic, Sony/ATV, Universal Publishing and BMG could leave SGAE as early as January 1, 2019. The companies ...

Angelica Cob-Baehler, Veteran Music Executive Who Helped Develop Katy Perry, Dies at 47 - Billboard

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 08:00:00

Angelica Cob-Baehler, Veteran Music Executive Who Helped Develop Katy Perry, Dies at 47  Billboard

Veteran music executive and television producer Angelica Cob-Baehler died Wednesday (Nov. 21) after a year-long battle with cancer, Billboard has confirmed.

Music Choice Targeted in $120 Million Hostile Takeover Bid by Canada’s Stingray - Variety

Friday, August 03, 2018, 07:00:00

Music Choice Targeted in $120 Million Hostile Takeover Bid by Canada’s Stingray  Variety

Stingray Digital Group, a Canadian music and video *content* provider, announced an unsolicited offer to acquire rival Music Choice for $120 million. A rep for ...

Sofi Tukker Extends Third Side Music Publishing Deal - Billboard

Monday, December 17, 2018, 08:00:00

Sofi Tukker Extends Third Side Music Publishing Deal  Billboard

Electronic music duo Sofi Tukker re-signed their publishing deal with Third Side Music.

No. 2: Lucian Grainge | Power 100 - Billboard

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00:00

No. 2: Lucian Grainge | Power 100  Billboard

Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Group. Last Year's Rank: 2. BRAGGING RIGHTS: Grainge has done more than any other executive to lead the recorded-music ...

Peabod: A rapper shooting from the hip with a good dose of fun - Peabod - Cross Rhythms

Saturday, August 11, 2018, 07:00:00

Peabod: A rapper shooting from the hip with a good dose of fun - Peabod  Cross Rhythms

When in 2014 a folk-tinged singer/songwriter from Federal Way, Washington with the distinctly uncool name if Isaac Peabody emerged onto the scene with an ...

Inside Wire’s Long Battle to Release Its Influential Early Albums - Variety

Friday, June 15, 2018, 07:00:00

Inside Wire’s Long Battle to Release Its Influential Early Albums  Variety

The story behind the group acquiring the rights to its influental first three albums is nearly as dramatic as the music itself.

Deconstructing Pop Culture: Virgin Records - MuseWire

Friday, December 31, 2010, 08:00:00

Deconstructing Pop Culture: Virgin Records  MuseWire

MuseWire COLUMN: At the end of the previous post in this series we left the Koppelman regime “in full affect.” It was a truism that at Capitol-EMI during ...

Spotify Now Lets Indie Artists Directly Upload Their Music - TheWrap

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 07:00:00

Spotify Now Lets Indie Artists Directly Upload Their Music  TheWrap

Spotify is introducing a new feature on Thursday allowing indie artists to share their music directly to its platform for free.

Aria awards 2018: All the winners from event at Star Casino, Sydney - NEWS.com.au

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 08:00:00

Aria awards 2018: All the winners from event at Star Casino, Sydney  NEWS.com.au

Here are the winners from the 2018 ARIA Awards held at Sydney's Star Casino.

Is Universal Music Group's $22 Billion Valuation Too High? - Billboard

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 07:00:00

Is Universal Music Group's $22 Billion Valuation Too High?  Billboard

'That valuation should be taken with a grain of salt and a shot of tequila,' said one investment banker.

Global Music Contest Project: Aloft Star Amps up to Find Star of Tomorrow - Broadway World

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 07:00:00

Global Music Contest Project: Aloft Star Amps up to Find Star of Tomorrow  Broadway World

The sound of this summer is going to come from the concerts of Demi Lovato, Fall Out Boy, and Shawn Mendes. But what about the sound of next summer and ...

Sony/ATV Extends Agreement With Pan-European One-Stop-Shop SOLAR - Billboard

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 07:00:00

Sony/ATV Extends Agreement With Pan-European One-Stop-Shop SOLAR  Billboard

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended the term of its deal with SOLAR, a pan-European one-stop-shop for Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing's ...

Gary Gersh to Run Expanded Global Touring Operation for AEG: Exclusive - Billboard

Monday, September 10, 2018, 07:00:00

Gary Gersh to Run Expanded Global Touring Operation for AEG: Exclusive  Billboard

AEG is promoting music industry veteran Gary Gersh to president of global touring and talent for AEG Presents, where he will oversee all aspects of the global ...

TobyMac seeks wider audience for his Christian funk - Reuters

Sunday, February 14, 2010, 08:00:00

TobyMac seeks wider audience for his Christian funk  Reuters

By Deborah Evans PriceNASHVILLE (Billboard) - Long before he was the Grammy Award-winning solo artist TobyMac, Toby McKeehan, one-third of pioneerin.

Pastor Charles Jenkins and Inspired People Record Label Sign an Exclusive Worldwide Distribution Agreement with EMI Gospel/EMI Christian Music Group - PR Newswire

Friday, April 27, 2012, 07:00:00

Pastor Charles Jenkins and Inspired People Record Label Sign an Exclusive Worldwide Distribution Agreement with EMI Gospel/EMI Christian Music Group  PR Newswire

New Praise and Worship Anthem "Awesome" is #11 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Song Chart and a Favorite Among Radio Programmers/Announcers and Church ...

48 Music Biz Jobs of Tomorrow -- And How to Get Them - Billboard

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 07:00:00

48 Music Biz Jobs of Tomorrow -- And How to Get Them  Billboard

Dozens of dream jobs in five categories, with the people who scored them explaining how they got there (and just what it is they do all day).

Ricky Nelson Estate Launches Class Action Against Sony Music Over Streaming Royalties - Billboard

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 07:00:00

Ricky Nelson Estate Launches Class Action Against Sony Music Over Streaming Royalties  Billboard

The estate of rock and roll "teen idol" Ricky Nelson has filed a class action lawsuit against Sony Music Entertainment, alleging the label violates contractual ...

Eric Church Earns 116 First-Week Adds With 'Desperate Man' - All Access Music Group

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 07:00:00

Eric Church Earns 116 First-Week Adds With 'Desperate Man'  All Access Music Group

Congratulations to EMI NASHVILLE's ERIC CHURCH, who is most-added at Country radio this week with his new single, "Desperate Man." The record earned ...

EMI Nashville Names Nick Kaper Mgr./West Coast Promotion - All Access Music Group

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 07:00:00

EMI Nashville Names Nick Kaper Mgr./West Coast Promotion  All Access Music Group

MERCURY NASHVILLE Coord./Promotion NICK KAPER has been promoted within the company to EMI NASHVILLE Mgr./WEST COAST Promotion. KAPER ...

Hannah Karp Named Editorial Director of Billboard Media Group - Billboard

Thursday, December 06, 2018, 08:00:00

Hannah Karp Named Editorial Director of Billboard Media Group  Billboard

Billboard Media Group is proud to announce today that Hannah Karp has been named Editorial Director effective immediately. The newly created role marks the ...

The Cast of 'A Different World' Discuss the Show's Cultural Impact • EBONY - EBONY

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 08:00:00

The Cast of 'A Different World' Discuss the Show's Cultural Impact • EBONY  EBONY

Last weekend, EBONY was on the campus of Southwestern Christian College (SWCC) in Terrell, Texas, when the school was announced the grand prize ...

Because Music Hires A&R Veteran Nick Huggett as CCO - Billboard

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 07:00:00

Because Music Hires A&R Veteran Nick Huggett as CCO  Billboard

Because Music UK has announced three additions to its leadership, expanding the UK operation. Nick Huggett joins as CCO, Lisa Rimmer as director of sales ...

Billboard's 73 International Power Players Revealed: Ed Sheeran's Manager Stuart Camp Leads The Field - Billboard

Monday, May 21, 2018, 07:00:00

Billboard's 73 International Power Players Revealed: Ed Sheeran's Manager Stuart Camp Leads The Field  Billboard

In the $17 billion global music business -- where two-thirds of revenue comes from outside the U.S. -- these 73 executives are in the vanguard, led by Stuart ...

Ex-Silverchair singer Daniel Johns talks new band DREAMS, new neck tattoo, and why he’s not plugging his guitar back in - Yahoo Entertainment

Friday, September 14, 2018, 07:00:00

Ex-Silverchair singer Daniel Johns talks new band DREAMS, new neck tattoo, and why he’s not plugging his guitar back in  Yahoo Entertainment

Casual fans who haven't followed Daniel Johns since the mid-'90s — when his Australian rock trio, Silverchair, rode the grunge wave to the top of the alt-rock ...

As EMI Music Publishing Comes Up for Sale (Again), Investors Welcome ‘a Big Check’ - Variety

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 07:00:00

As EMI Music Publishing Comes Up for Sale (Again), Investors Welcome ‘a Big Check’  Variety

Signs point to an impending sale of the portion of the EMI Music Publishing catalog that Sony administers, but doesn't own, insiders tell Variety. In 2012 ...

Primary Wave Acquires Aerosmith Bassist Tom Hamilton's Publishing - Billboard

Tuesday, November 06, 2018, 08:00:00

Primary Wave Acquires Aerosmith Bassist Tom Hamilton's Publishing  Billboard

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired Tom Hamilton's publishing. Hamilton is a songwriter and bassist for Aerosmith.

Primary Wave Acquires Share of Sly and the Family Stone's Royalty Income Stream - Billboard

Wednesday, December 05, 2018, 08:00:00

Primary Wave Acquires Share of Sly and the Family Stone's Royalty Income Stream  Billboard

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired the entire catalog of groundbreaking funk band Sly & The Family Stone and its enigmatic frontman.

Jon Platt to Officially Succeed Martin Bandier at Sony/ATV Music Publishing - Variety

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 07:00:00

Jon Platt to Officially Succeed Martin Bandier at Sony/ATV Music Publishing  Variety

In one of those “everybody's saying it but it's not quite officially official yet” situations, when news gradually broke last week that Warner/Chappell Music ...

A revitalized Capitol Records forges a new path forward - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 03, 2015, 08:00:00

A revitalized Capitol Records forges a new path forward  Los Angeles Times

One of the first things Steve Barnett did when he took the helm at Capitol Records in 2012 was to pull down all the framed and platinum records that had long ...

Eric Church Gets Candid About Politics, Health Scare In New 'Rolling Stone' Article | ... - All Access Music Group

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 07:00:00

Eric Church Gets Candid About Politics, Health Scare In New 'Rolling Stone' Article | ...  All Access Music Group

"The great thing about Country is where it came from. It can change and evolve, and it should. It's a big umbrella. But, we can't let it get so wide that we don't ...

SONGS Music Publishing Sells Catalog To Kobalt: Exclusive - Billboard

Friday, December 08, 2017, 08:00:00

SONGS Music Publishing Sells Catalog To Kobalt: Exclusive  Billboard

After a three-month auction that attracted 14 bidders, SONGS Music Publishing sold its catalog to Kobalt Capital's fund, where it will be administered and ...

96-Year-Old Holocaust Escapee Fronts Death Metal Band - Listen - Loudwire

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 07:00:00

96-Year-Old Holocaust Escapee Fronts Death Metal Band - Listen  Loudwire

Inge Ginsberg is 96 years old. The night before World War II began, she escaped the Holocaust to a refugee camp in Switzerland. Once the war ended, she and ...

Canadian Music Publisher ole Appoints Helen Murphy CEO - Billboard

Monday, November 12, 2018, 08:00:00

Canadian Music Publisher ole Appoints Helen Murphy CEO  Billboard

Helen Murphy, the founder and president of International Media Services, will succeed ole founder Robert Ott as CEO of indie music publisher. Ott will continue ...

Eric Church's 'Desperate Man' Dominates Top Country Albums, Florida Georgia Line Crown Country Airplay - Billboard

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 07:00:00

Eric Church's 'Desperate Man' Dominates Top Country Albums, Florida Georgia Line Crown Country Airplay  Billboard

Eric Church's sixth studio LP Desperate Man (EMI Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville) debuts atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart (dated Oct. 20).

EMI Music Publishing Sale Reports Are Premature, Though Company Valuation Has Skyrocketed Since 2012 - Billboard

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 07:00:00

EMI Music Publishing Sale Reports Are Premature, Though Company Valuation Has Skyrocketed Since 2012  Billboard

The overall ownership of EMI Music Publishing doesn't appear to be transferring hands anytime soon, although a piece of it could eventually be sold, while ...

The 10 Bands You Need to Know About for This Year's Festival Season - Billboard

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 07:00:00

The 10 Bands You Need to Know About for This Year's Festival Season  Billboard

Every year, it's always the same. A major music festival announces its expansive, multi-day, multi-stage lineup, and crams dozens of band names onto a single ...

Allison Kaye Promoted to President of SB Projects - Billboard

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 07:00:00

Allison Kaye Promoted to President of SB Projects  Billboard

SB Projects has promoted Allison Kaye to president and Jen McDaniel is joining as general manager of music, it was announced Tuesday.

Amy Shark, 5 Seconds of Summer and Gurrumul Dominate 2018 ARIA Awards - Billboard

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 08:00:00

Amy Shark, 5 Seconds of Summer and Gurrumul Dominate 2018 ARIA Awards  Billboard

Amy Shark, 5 Seconds of Summer and Gurrumul ruled the 2018 ARIA Awards on a day that will be long remembered for the epic storms that rocked Sydney, the ...

Andrew Gould Exits BMG for Downtown Music Publishing (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 07:00:00

Andrew Gould Exits BMG for Downtown Music Publishing (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

Andrew Gould has been named SVP and Head of A&R for Downtown Music Publishing. Corey Roberts, formerly of SONGS, joins as VP A&R Research.

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