Irving Azoff

Jeff Wald, Who Managed Helen Reddy, Sylvester Stallone and Donna Summer, Dies at 77

Jeff Wald, longtime manager, producer and boxing promoter, died on Friday in Los Angeles. He was 77. Wald’s death was confirmed to Variety by his daughter Traci Wald. A cause…

13 Essential Music Industry Podcasts, From ‘Song Exploder’ to ‘Mogul’

With so many podcasts in the audiosphere and only so many hours in the day, it can be a challenge just testing the waters, let alone finding one…

Nicki Minaj No Longer Managed by Irving Azoff; In Talks With SALXCO, Home to The Weeknd and Doja Cat (EXCLUSIVE)

Nicki Minaj is eyeing new management. The rapper, songwriter and hitmaker is in negotiations with SALXCO, the management company headed by Wassim “Sal” Slaiby, for representation, Variety has…

Lindsey Buckingham Angrily Details Fleetwood Mac Firing, Stevie Nicks and Irving Azoff Blast Him Back

Lindsey Buckingham has reopened the wound of his 2018 firing from Fleetwood Mac, placing the blame on former bandmate Stevie Nicks and manager Irving Azoff for his departure…

Music Industry Moves: RCA Records Ups Carolyn Williams to Executive VP

RCA Records has announced the appointment of Carolyn Williams to the newly created role of executive vice president. According to the announcement, she will work with RCA’s executive…

Greenblatt’s Deli, Hollywood Institution Frequented by Stars, Closes Its Doors

Greenblatt’s Deli-Restaurant and Fine Wine Shop, which served up chicken matzo ball soup and sold fine wines on Sunset Boulevard for 95 years, closed its doors Wednesday. The…

‘Global Citizen Live’ Lineups Unveiled for Central Park, Paris, Lagos: Where to See Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat

Global Citizen has unveiled lineups for three of the international settings for its 24-hour “Global Citizen Live” broadcast for Sept. 25. Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez and Lizzo are…

Music Industry Moves: Oak View Group Pacts With Ticketmaster for New Arenas

Oak View Group — the venue-development, advisory, and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industries founded by Irving Azoff and Tim Lieweke — has announced a long-term…

Pollstar Awards Laud Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Garth Brooks and Others as Touring Artists of the Decade

With almost no tours having been undertaken in the past year, the Pollstar Awards pivoted in two different directions for the 31st annual edition of the show held…

Cardi B Beatmaker SwanQo Is First Signing to Shawn Holiday-Helmed Giant Music Publishing (EXCLUSIVE)

Grammy-winning songwriter and producer James Steed, professionally known as DJ SwanQo, has signed with Giant Music Publishing, a division of the Azoff Company. Giant, in partnership with Pardison…