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Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment has expanded the duties of chief financial officer Matthew Velkes to include the newly created post of chief operating officer. Velkes has been CFO since 2006…
Wood Creek Capital Management has purchased the Concord Music Group from Village Roadshow Entertainment Group. Sources close to the transaction expect it officially close on Friday. Wood Creek made…
Media giant Bertelsmann's decision to buy equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts' 51% stake in their music joint venture BMG was one made at the right moment, according to BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch. The…
Billy Schrank, a music executive who worked on several soundtracks at studios including Warner Bros., Paramount, Disney and Columbia Pictures, died of complications from a stroke in Los Angeles on…
Public Enemy, Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Albert King and Donna Summer round out an eclectic group of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which the Cleveland-based org announced today.
Ramping up the marketing side at Verve Music Group, veteran exec Robert Smith has been named g.m. of the Universal Music Group unit.
Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier "Prosthesis," tapping "Walking Dead" writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script.
In concert tracker Pollstar's wrap of the 2011 concert biz, U2's 360 tour was the dominant road show internationally, grossing $156 million in North America and $231 million worldwide.
The children of the late jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi, creator of the enduring holiday album "A Charlie Brown Christmas," have sued Concord Music Group, claiming the label has shortchanged them on…