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  • Sony/ATV executive Jody Gerson named UMPG chairman and CEO

    Sony/ATV executive Jody Gerson named UMPG chairman and CEO
    Universal Music Group has appointed Sony/ATV Music Publishing co-president Jody Gerson as chairman and chief executive of its music publishing arm, replacing Zach Horowitz, the company said on Friday. Horowitz was named to that position atĀ Universal...
  • 'Into the Woods' teaser provides early peek of movie, but no songs

    'Into the Woods' teaser provides early peek of movie, but no songs
    "Into the Woods" is a musical -- though you wouldn't necessarily know that from watching the recently released teaser trailer for Disney's big-screen adaptation. The movie, opening on Christmas, is based on the stage musical written by Stephen...
  • NBC's 'Today' To Air 18-Minute Musical Written By Kathie Lee Gifford

    Can Matt Lauer or Natalie Morales handle a Broadway-style solo? In a move that appears to fill the appetite for live broadcasts of Broadway-like showstoppers, NBC's "Today" intends to air an 18-minute-long musical penned by Kathie Lee Gifford, the co-...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]
    This week, 51 years ago, James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi, film "Promises! Promises!" in which Jayne Mansfield appeared nude, was the No. 1 film in America, and these were the most popular...
  • Metropolitan Opera, two unions agree to a weeklong extension

    The Metropolitan Opera in New York said on Saturday that the current contracts with two of its unions have been extended for approximately one week to allow for an independent study of the opera's finances. The extension will affect the unions...
  • Wedded: Ashley Boarman and Doug Jagoda

    Wedded: Ashley Boarman and Doug Jagoda
    Date: June 6 Her story: Ashley Boarman, 27, grew up in Olney. She is a senior account executive at MGH Inc., an advertising firm based in Owings Mills. Her parents, Jeff and Alice Boarman, live in Olney. His story: Doug Jagoda, 28, was born in New...
  • Upcoming events: Aug. 10-13

    Upcoming events: Aug. 10-13
    Plan now for live music, comedy and a sweet class for kids in Highland Park and Deerfield. Summer send off Deerfield's "Summer Sampler" series comes to a close as Chicago group Final Say takes the stage from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The quartet of...
  • iTunes releases teen's rap album after he dies from cancer

    iTunes releases teen's rap album after he dies from cancer
    The teenage cancer patient with a gift for rhymes lived long enough to realize his dream of becoming a recording artist, but not to see his debut rap album hit the music charts. Jeff Mortimer, who inspired fellow pediatric patients and adults alike with...
  • Courtney Barnett insists she's not funny and hasn't released a full album

    Courtney Barnett insists she's not funny and hasn't released a full album
    Though Courtney Barnett was born and raised in Australia, the Melbourne-based musician has experienced more success stateside than in her native land, selling out a string of U.S. dates before selling out a single gig back home. “It’s kind...
  • PASSINGS: Lionel Ferbos, Vic Atiyeh, John Fasano

    Lionel Ferbos, 103, a New Orleans trumpeter who was believed to be the oldest working jazz musician, died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, said his granddaughter, Lori Schexnayder. Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades,...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...