November 20, 2012 |
Haley Reinhart, the bluesy ingenue who placed third on the 10th season of "American Idol," has parted ways with Interscope Records and 19 Recordings, a source close to the singer confirmed to Pop & Hiss on Tuesday. The 22-year-old's post-“Idol” debut, “Listen Up!,” was quietly issued in late May, just as a new victor was crowned. The album debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 after it logged 20,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. “Listen Up!
September 26, 2010 |
Live on Sunset, the sprawling fashion boutique that occupies the old Tower Records space on the Sunset Strip, is one of L.A.'s best-kept shopping secrets. Stocked with dozens of premium denim and contemporary brands — and featuring spacious footwear, accessories, apothecary and lingerie departments — it feels like a freestanding department store, sans the hassle of hitting up a mall. And soon the shop — which is outfitted with a large stage and high-tech DJ booth — will be partnering with Interscope Records on a series of shows that will stream live performances and celebrity appearances from the store to the Internet via the music label's Vevo Network.
January 7, 2010 |
Jimmy Iovine, one of the most powerful figures in the music industry, has been lining his walls with gold and platinum records for decades, so when he declares that he's found "the next big thing" it's worth lending an ear. This time, though, his passion project has nothing to do with radio hits or album sales -- and that alone says a lot about the state of the recording industry. Iovine is chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, and he has stars such as U2 and Eminem on speed dial and a career that dates to the 1970s, when he was a recording engineer for John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen.
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July 7, 2009 |
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge gave an entertainment lawyer and a music executive temporary control of Michael Jackson's estate Monday over the objections of attorneys for his mother who said she was better qualified to oversee his affairs.
March 10, 2009 |
Chris Cornell "Scream" (Interscope Records) Baseball fans might remember the downfall of Rick Ankiel. The phenom pitcher led the St. Louis Cardinals to the National League division series in 2000, only to throw five wild pitches in one inning. He had mysteriously lost his ability to throw strikes, eventually ending his pitching career. Timbaland is having a Rick Ankiel moment. Throughout the '90s and into the 2000s, the producer had the most revolutionary ideas of anyone in hip-hop and pop music.
March 7, 2009 |
A federal jury in Los Angeles ruled Friday that Eminem's music royalties don't change just because a song has been sold online. The decision prevents, at least for now, an upending of the music industry that could have greatly changed the financial relationship between record labels and artists, in which labels have long commanded most of the proceeds from album sales.