In the wake of former Columbia Records co-chairman-COO Steve Barnett's exit, former Universal Republic Records exec Joel Klaiman has joined Columbia as executive vp-GM.
A scattered field for the 55th Grammy Awards found rock groups Fun, Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys and R&B-infused hip-hopper Frank Ocean leading the pack.
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2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
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