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MSG Entertainment CEO James Dolan Signs New 3-Year Contract


MSG Entertainment CEO James Dolan Signs New 3-Year Contract

James Dolan, executive chairman/CEO of MSG Entertainment, will lead the New York-based live events company for another three years. Dolan received a new contract that will keep him at MSG Entertainment through June 2027, the company revealed on Friday (June 21) in a regulatory filing. Dolan, who is also the CEO of both MSG Sports and Sphere Entertainment Co., will be paid a base salary of $1.5 million per year […]

todayJune 22, 2024 1


IFPI Names Victoria Oakley as CEO

Victoria Oakley is the new CEO of IFPI.Oakley will join the international labels trade association this June from global strategic communications and advocacy consultancy Portland, where she currently serves as CEO. Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news The incoming chief executive has deep, international experience, having logged almost two decades in the British Diplomatic Service, with roles in London, Paris, Brussels, Washington […]

todayApril 15, 2024 3


Capitol Music CEO Delivers Entertainment Law Initiative Keynote – Billboard

What a difference a year makes. Last year’s Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) Grammy Week Event was held during a recording business boom when AI was still an issue on the horizon and TikTok seemed like a surefire way to break new artists. This year’s event, held Friday (Feb. 2), took place amid a boom shadowed by clouds of uncertainty, including a difficult environment for new artists, a restructuring of Universal […]

todayFebruary 3, 2024 2


The Wiggles Appoint Luke O’Neill as First-Ever CEO – Billboard

More than three decades into their career, the Wiggles continue to evolve and make history with No. 1 records, awards, arenas shows and more. Now, the beloved kids entertainers set another new mark, with the appointment of Luke O’Neill to the newly-created position of chief executive officer. Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news The incoming CEO will be expected to lead the […]

todayJanuary 31, 2024 2


Former CD Baby CEO Tracy Maddux Exits Downtown Music

Photo Credit: Downtown Music HoldingsFormer CD Baby CEO Tracy Maddux has abruptly stepped down from his role as Downtown Music Holdings’ chief commercial officer (CCO).  Downtown just recently announced the unexpected executive departure, which is “effective immediately.” Maddux led CD Baby for over a decade before signing on in October of 2020 as CCO of Downtown, which had purchased the indie distributor in 2019.Now, a little over three years later, […]

todayNovember 21, 2023


Celebrating a legacy of healing through music, Resounding Joy CEO reflects on retirement

Barbara Reuer had just started college in 1970, in her home state of South Dakota, and was having trouble deciding on a major. She’d finally chosen to major in music education when her brother inspired a slight shift in that focus.“My youngest brother, Ronnie, was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. I was devastated during my freshman year when he passed away, only 8 years old, with complications from pneumonia. I felt […]

todayNovember 18, 2023 3


More Artist-Centric Deals Are on the Way, Warner Music CEO Says

Robert Kyncl. Photo Credit: Warner Music GroupAfter partnering with Deezer on its “artist-centric” model – and as Spotify reportedly prepares to implement sweeping compensation changes of its own – Warner Music Group is poised to explore similar deals with other platforms “in the coming months.”Warner Music CEO Robert Kyncl, who’s advocated for streaming price increases and other royalty reforms throughout 2023, confirmed the forthcoming artist-centric deals today, during his company’s […]

todayNovember 17, 2023


CEO Scott Valentine Talks Music Market – Billboard

Concord announced the completion of its $468 million acquisition of the Round Hill Music Royalty Fund on Thursday (Nov. 2), officially completing the year’s biggest catalog deal. The deal includes over 150,000 songs, among them works by The Beatles and tunes recorded by Elvis Presley, Meatloaf, James Brown and Billie Holiday, but also marked a pivotal moment for publicly traded royalty funds and Concord’s scale of business. Concord CEO Scott […]

todayNovember 2, 2023 3


BMG CEO Thomas Coesfeld on Streaming, AI Concerns & Competition – Billboard

Thomas Coesfeld says that the next 10 years will be much different for BMG than the last 10. Navigating the onslaught of generative artificial intelligence (AI), diverging streaming economic models and the slowdown in streaming revenue growth is among the challenges “that are keeping me up at night,” says the new CEO of the world’s fourth-largest music company, who sat down with Billboard for his first U.S. interview since succeeding […]

todayOctober 24, 2023 6

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