| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music.
Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:44 PM
What do Chance the Rapper, Rockie Fresh and Vic Mensa have in common, other than being Chicago rappers garnering national attention?
They've all worked with Closed Sessions, meaning that Michael Kolar and Alex Fruchter, the team behind the Humboldt...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Spotify, the Swedish streaming music service, is buying The Echo Nest, a data company that has analyzed more than 35 million songs.
With the acquisition, Spotify will improve the ways users discover new music, the company said Thursday.
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Michael Shimbo isn't going on the right journey when he navigates the Internet.
The former Apple and Live Nation executive who turned his love for music into Concert.TV, has hit the road with PlanesTrains+Automobiles, a digital streaming network that has...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Imagine Dragons lead the nominations for the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Rihanna leads the pack with seven nods across five categories, including artist of the year, song of the year and best collaboration -- ...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook.
He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While all eyes are on the succession over at "Late Show with David Letterman," another high-profile TV perch could also be on the verge of vacancy.
Ryan Seacrest is currently in talks about his future at both Fox Broadcasting, where his two-year deal...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions.
Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Office landlord Jeff Worthe is towering over the Burbank Media District these days.
That's the busy entertainment hub along the Ventura Freeway with hundreds of media firms surrounded by Universal, Warner Bros. and Disney studios.
Worthe's real estate...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The first-ever iHeart Radio Music Awards kicked off live on NBC at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show aired over 150 iHeart radio stations across the country, and 60 million votes have been cast for several categories of this awards show....
| May 2, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Ahead of a music award show, there’s usually tension-filled questions that viewers hope will be answered during the ceremony.
Who will shock? Who will flop? Who will win big?
But the big question heading into the inaugural iHeartRadio Music...