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April 9, 2015 

Rob Prinz, Nikki Wheeler To ICM Partners

Rob Prinz, formerly the head of Music/Personal Appearances at United Talent, has joined ICM Partners, where he will serve along with Steve Levine as Co-Head of Worldwide Concerts.

Tour Van Crash Leaves 3 Dead

A van carrying members of two touring heavy metal bands—Khaotika and Wormreich-crashed early Monday morning, leaving 3 people dead and 8 injured.

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Pitbull Drops His Management

Rapper Pitbull has split with his longtime managed Charles Chavez. Chavez has managed Pitbull since 2007, including during the release of his breakthrough 4th album Rebelution.

Naming Rights Deal For Quebec City Arena

Quebecor Sports & Entertainment Group announced that they have signed a naming rights deal with Canadian telecom company Vidéotron that will see the new Quebec City Arena named the Videotron Centre.

U.S. Dept. Of Justice Expected To Approve Changes That Would Change ASCAP, BMI Forever

Publishers have been trying to follow the lead of record labels to bypass BMI and ASCAP to cut direct licensing deals with digital services. A U.S. Department of Justice consent decree has prevented it, but that may be about to change.

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5 Types of Artists Good Managers Will Never Work With

People tend to not like this answer, but it's the truth. Managers are talent scouts in their own right, and it's their job to seek new talent and find the right fit for their representation.

ACM Industry, Special Award Winners Announced

The Academy of Country Music has announced the winners for the non televised portion of their annual awards.

Court Rules Against Grooveshark Again, EMI Wins Summary Judgment Worth Up To $420 Million

That Grooveshark is still in business is a surprise to many. The music streaming service has fought and mostly lost a series of lawsuits with record labels since 2009. Will a new loss to EMI by the final nail in this sharks' coffin?


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Jon Ollier Joins CAA

Veteran booking agent Jon Ollier has left Free Trade Agency to join CAA, according to Music Week.


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03/21/15One Direction, DJ Nivram SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds - Manila, Philippines MMI Live 2/2 6,365,750 48,194 48,194 100% $399.33
03/03/15Lion King Whitney Hall - Louisville, KY Louisville Theatrical Association 32/0 5,214,739 70,523 71,724 98.3% $30.00
03/10/15Eagles Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Australia Frontier Touring 2/2 3,858,030 20,142 20,142 100% $759.57
03/11/15One Direction, DJ Lincey National Stadium - Singapore, Lushington Entertainment/Live Nation 1/1 3,571,740 29,419 29,419 100% $279.93
03/04/15Eagles Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia Frontier Touring 2/2 3,530,810 21,606 21,606 100% $776.80
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Artist: Jack Wagner
Available: Call for Availability - 2015 -
Company: First Class Entertainment Inc.
Contact: Howard Beder
Phone: 973-763-0591
Fax: 973-763-0570
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Artist: The Babys
Available: Call for Availability - Flexible May, June, July August 2015 -
Company: Ashley Talent International LLC
Contact: Mark Hyman
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Fax: 517-467-7017
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Artist: Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert (Tribute to Elvis Presley)
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Company: CM Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Chris MacDonald
Phone: 954-341-6005
Fax: 954-974-3950
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Artist: Mike Super - Winner of NBC's "Phenomenon"
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Company: Supernatural Productions
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Artist: Diana Yukawa
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Artist: Bobby Caldwell
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Company: Jack White Management
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Artist: Svetlana Smolina
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Contact: Charles Carlini
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Company: Flowerbooking Inc.
Contact: Mahmood Shaikh
Phone: 773-289-3400
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Artist: First Aid Kit
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Artist: Calexico
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Company: The Billions Corporation
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