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Irving Azoff Group Strikes Deal With Radio Stations to End Legal Battle Over Performance Rights

Irving Azoff’s performance rights collective, Global Music Rights, and the Radio Music License Committee, which represents radio station owners, have struck a deal to settle a long-running antitrust battle focused on what the commercial radio industry will pay to broadcast songs from artists represented by GMR. The fight threatened to take some of the biggest […]

Jon Bon Jovi, Don Henley Called Antitrust “Co-Conspirators”

Are some of the most famous musicians on the globe actively participating in an antitrust conspiracy that could finish off the radio business? That might sound hyperbolic, but it’s exactly what attorneys at the prestigious law firm of Latham & Watkins told a California federal court on Thursday. The firm is representing the Radio Music License […]

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and the Doobie Brothers are among the 2020 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Irving Azoff Takes Full Control of MSG Joint Venture

The Madison Square Garden Company has sold music industry heavyweight Irving Azoff its half-stake in a joint venture offering artist management, music publishing, television production and live event branding for $125 million.

Music Manager Irving Azoff: I Have No “Official” Role in Trump’s Inauguration

Azoff told THR that he isn't involved in the plans for the troubled Jan. 20 event, but, like always, he will happily field calls related to all manner of performances involving his clients and others.

Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala Honors Irving Azoff, Features Performances by Carly Simon, Fetty Wap and More

David Bowie, The Eagles' Glenn Frey and Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White were all remembered at the star-studded event.

Eagles Manager Irving Azoff “Heartbroken” Over Death of Glenn Frey: “I Can’t Believe He’s Gone”

"I can’t believe everything we accomplished. It was a staggering body of work and just an amazing run. I don’t think there will ever be another American band [that's] as successful."

Tim Leiweke, Irving Azoff to Launch Oak View Group Venture

MSG, Philips Arena, Forum and Prudential Center are among the early clients.

Irving Azoff to Be Saluted at Pre-Grammy Gala

The chairman and CEO Azoff MSG Entertainment, will be presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and his numerous philanthropic endeavors.

A Rare Q&A With James Dolan: Viacom’s Weakness, MSG’s Strength and Why He’s Not Worried About the Knicks

The Big Apple's most prolific (and, at times, controversial) mogul — president and CEO of Cablevision and executive chairman of The Madison Square Garden Co. — opens up about over-the-top digital rivals, how Tribeca could be as big as Toronto, and his second career as a rock star.

Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge Honored at Billboard Power 100 Party

Music's top decision-makers were feted at the annual celebration, which took place in Beverly Hills on Thursday night.

Refurbished L.A. Forum Off to Strong Start in First Year Back in Action

Irving Azoff's pet venue has its Southern California competition paying attention