Republic Records Promotes Kevin Lipson to Exec. VP of Commerce, Streaming and Digital StrategyRepublic Records, a division of Universal Music Group, advances Kevin Lipson to Executive Vice President of Commerce, Streaming, and Digital Strategy—as announced by EVP/General Manager Jim Roppo.“It’s an honor to continue working with Jim, Monte and Avery Lipman, and the entire team,” says Mr. Lipson. “This isn’t just a job; this is a lifestyle for everyone in the building. We’re all highly competitive, supportive of each other, and focused on achieving the same goal. The Republic leadership is constantly pushing for innovation, and it’s a call our department is excited to heed. I love what I do, and I can’t imagine a better place to do it.”Since 2014, Mr. Lipson has served as Senio
The Prince Estate is Keeping The Purple One's Legacy AliveThe Prince Estate and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced which will be the first albums to be re-released from Prince's music catalog.According to Sony Music, three essential full-length Prince albums, Musicology, 3121 and Planet Earth, will be available on CD and – for the first time ever – on vinyl beginning Friday, February 8, 2019. Each of the vinyl titles will be pressed on highly collectible, limited edition purple vinyl.The physical release of Musicology (1CD and 2LPs), 3121 (1CD and 2LPs) and Planet Earth (1CD and 1LP) follow from the historic exclusive agreement inked between The Prince Estate and SME/Legacy i
Christina Aguilera performing live before ball dropsWe've just learned Christina Aguilera will headline “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019.” Aguilera will perform live in front of more than one million people, just mere minutes before the ball drops in New York's Times Square.Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007, and this year she will be joined by Bastille, Dan + Shay and New Kids On The Block in the hours leading up to the 2019 countdown.The show, which airs yearly on ABC, will take place on Monday, December 31 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network.Meanwhile, multi-platinum music superstar Ciara will ring in the New Year from the West Coast as the host of the Hollywood Party, joined by performances from Lauren Alain
Stuntman’s Association of Motion Pictures Demands Addition of Stunt Coordinator and Stunt Performance to...
Open letter to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and SciencesThe Stuntman's Association of Motion Pictures is respectfully requesting the addition of the categories of Stunt Coordinator and Stunt Performance to the OSCARS. While this category has been recognized by The Academy of TELEVISION Arts and Science, (the Emmy's), the SAG Awards & the Taurus World Stunt Awards they have yet to be recognized at the most auspicious awards ceremony in Hollywood.Therefore, we respectfully request that you, the Academy consider the essential part of "Art" and Science" that is relative to the design, direction, casting and physical determination and risk of stunts.Consider the films up for "Best Picture" in past years: DUNKIRK, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, BRIDGE OF SPIES, SPOTLIGHT, THE
Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) is pleased to announce the election of the 2019 Board of Directors Officers.
|Chair – Susan Larkin, Regional Vice President, Entercom Communications|
|Vice Chair – Mike Hulvey, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Neuhoff Communications|
|Finance Chair – Bill Hendrich, Executive Vice President,|
EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (ESS) – now in its 22nd year – will present ten of the best up-and-coming acting talents from Europe who are deemed ready to step out onto the international film scene by a jury of industry experts.
The event taking place between 8th – 11th February 2019 during the 69th Berlin International Film Festival will introduce five actresses and five actors to the film industry, public and international press. In addition to the public exposure, the programme provides a special platform for the Stars to meet casting directors, producers and filmmakers in one-on-one meetings, offering a unique opportunity to create the personal contacts and networks needed to
Sports Illustrated (SI) today announced that reigning back-to-back NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors, have been named 2018 Sportsperson of the Year.The team will be celebrated at this year’s Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards Show at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 11. The show will be telecast on NBCSN at 9pmET on Thursday, December 13.“There are multiple individuals whom Sports Illustrated could have selected as the 2018 Sportsperson of the Year and few would have argued,” said Chris Stone, Editor in Chief of Sports Illustrated. “But it was impossible to overlook the influence that the Warriors, as a collective group, have had on their sport and the broader culture over the last half-decade. They are a generational ph
Cohen Media Group Buys Landmark Theatres From Wagner/Cuban Companies
Nation's Largest Independent Theater Chain Sold to Indie Film Distributor and One of the Country's Most Influential Patrons of Culture and the Arts
Iconic pop-rock band Hootie & the Blowfish appeared on NBC’s TODAY this morning to announce a highly anticipated return to full-time touring in 2019, as the foursome sets out on the 2019 Group Therapy Tour with direct support from special guests Barenaked Ladies.The band formed by Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, Darius Rucker and Jim “Soni” Sonefeld during their time as students at the University of South Carolina will visit 44 cities on the tour produced by Live Nation, kicking off Thursday, May 30 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and wrapping Friday, Sept. 13 with a Columbia, South Carolina homecoming.