Executive Turntable: Promotions at Def Jam and RCA, New Hires at Paradigm and Because Music & More
Def Jam continues to make executive-level changes since new chairman/CEO Paul Rosenberg took over at the beginning of the year. This week includes a historic one: Nicki Farag has been promoted to executive vp/head of promotion, making her the first woman to hold that title in the label's 34-year history.
Hip-hop is king, cassettes are back, and other music business facts that may surprise you
People are listening to more music than ever, just not the way they used to. For the first time, music streaming is clearly outpacing actual music sales. At the end of 2016, a statistic used to define the streaming equivalent of album sales and actual album sales totals ran about even.
Alicia Keys Eyes New Recording Contract (EXCLUSIVE)
Since breaking out in 2001 with her debut single "Fallin'," Alicia Keys has spent her career at Sony Music labels J (now defunct) and RCA, releasing six studio albums as well as live collections and remix compilations.
The powerful partnership of Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and won Grammys for songs like "No One," "Fallin'" and "Empire State of Mind." Her husband, Grammy Award-winning producer Swizz Beatz, is the man behind songs like Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam," Jay-Z's "On To The Next One," and Beyoncé's "Ring the Alarm."
Michael Jackson ~ The Footage You Were Never Meant To See (With Martin Bashir) HD
Michael Jackson ~ The Footage You Were Never Meant To See (With Martin Bashir) HD Unedited version of the Martin Bashir Documentry! The Michael Jackson Interview The Footage You Were Never Meant To See! I will never forget the first time I saw this!
Michael Jackson | After Life | ABC 20/20 Special | 2010 | Full
Michael Jackson | After Life | ABC 20/20 Special | 2010 | Full Aired Friday, June 25th, 2010 on ABC. The Michael Jackson: After Life special is set to feature interviews with some people who worked with Jackson professionally, including Karen Faye, his personal makeup artist for nearly thirty years.
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations is a 2006 book by Ori Brafman (author of the 2010 book Click: The Magic of Instant Connections ISBN 978-0-385-52905-1) and Rod Beckstrom is an exploration of the implications of the recent rise of decentralized organizations such as Grokster and YouTube.