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Sony Corporation of America Names New CEO and President

April 10th, 2012 by admin

Eric Parker • April 2, 2012 Chairman, CEO and President of Sony Corporation Sir Howard Stringer, and Executive Deputy President Kazuo Hirai announced Michael Lynton as CEO for Sony Corporation of America, effective June 27. Lynton will oversee Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Sony Pictures Entertainment. No management changes are planned at Sony Pictures where Lynton will continue to serve as Chairman and CEO with his Co-Chair, Amy Pascal. Lynton will remain in Culver City and travel to New York…

Merf at SXSW

March 14th, 2012 by admin

Merf Music Group is excited about attending the SXSW Film and Music Festival this year. We are very confident that with the amount of Film Makers, A&R representatives and Artist attending this event we are sure to make a lot of new friends and industry contacts. Our Company is based out of Nashville, TN. and with the talent that Music City offers we can deliver a quality product to the independent filmmaker, television and movie music supervisors and recording artist…

2012 Grammy Winners: Country and More

March 14th, 2012 by admin

Sarah Skates • February 12, 2012 Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, and Alison Krauss and Union Station’s Paper Airplane earned two awards each last night in Los Angeles. Lady Antebellum won Best Country Album for the second year in a row. Adele dominated the overall categories. She was honored with six Grammys, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year, tying the record held by Beyoncé for most Grammy Awards won by a female…

Whitney Houston Dies At Age 48

March 14th, 2012 by admin

Posted on February 11, 2012 by Dan Harr Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Houston’s publicist, Kristen Foster, said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unknown. News of Houston’s death came on the eve of music’s biggest night — the Grammy…

2012 ALL FOR THE HALL

March 14th, 2012 by admin

KEITH URBAN’S THIRD ANNUAL WE’RE ALL FOR THE HALL BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM RETURNS TO THE BRIDGESTONE ARENA ON APRIL 10 Performers include Alabama, Alison Krauss & Union Station, The Band Perry, Blue Sky Riders, Diamond Rio, Exile, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Oak Ridge Boys, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts and Thompson Square NASHVILLE, Tenn.– 2005 CMA Entertainer of the Year and four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban, this year joined by…