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Rob Stevenson, most recently president of Virgin Records U.S., has returned to his longtime home, Universal Music Group, as exec VP of A&R at Universal Republic Records.
Here are some members of a new generation of talented artisans rising up the ranks.
EMI Music North America is re-establishing I.R.S. Records, the '80s home of such major alternative acts as R.E.M. and the Go-Go's, as a frontline label helmed by New York-based Crush Management.
Best-selling author Jonathan Tropper has sold a pitch to DreamWorks Studios about the closing of the last Kodachrome photo lab in Kansas and has also been tapped to write the script. Tropper recently…
Variety music editor Andrew Barker trains the spotlight on a few rising talents whose recent accomplishments have already generated buzz among those in the know:
Julie Marie Myatt sagely realizes civilians can often lug around their own hurt lockers as well.
Kicking off the show Sunday night with her new single, "Gimme More," Britney Spears looked bleary and unprepared, much like her recent tabloid exploits on the streets of Los Angeles.
Bows were big this week among the top 10 albums, as five were debuts, with the late Notorious B.I.G.'s collection of "Greatest Hits" (Bad Boy) leading the way on the strength of 99,000 copies sold…
Fall Out Boy's fourth album became its first No. 1 as "Infinity on High" (Island) sold 260,000 copies in its opening stanza. As with its last album, "From Under the Cork Tree," the band's success…