Republic Records founders Monte and Avery Lipman have reupped with Universal Music Group, signing new long-term pacts with the company and receiving a title bounce.
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.
"Life is Good" for Nas this week, as the like-titled album became the rapper's third consecutive album to bow at No. 1.
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