During a recent, starry fundraiser at Chez Timberlake, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joins Scooter Braun and better half Yael for a sparkly, younger-demo-targeted photo op. Shortly thereafter, the Democratic hopeful promised the manager-mogul a position in her cabinet, possibly as Undersecretary of EDM. Meanwhile, in Vegas, Donald Trump and Scott Baio pounded Chivas at the Golden Nugget...
Could Ari Emanuel expand his WME/IMG empire into awards show production and print media? The New York Post is reporting that the super agent is in talks with former Guggenheim Partners honcho Todd Boehly about taking over his empire of dick clark productions and the troubled publications Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.
Truly, it is an international business, as this vintage pic of Polygram's Alain Levy and Eric Kronfeld with Billy Ray Cyrus amply demonstrates. "Mon ami, your country-and-westairn swaggair, eet ees magnifique," Levy gushed. "Ze boots of ze world will scoot forevair on your behalf." Added Kronfeld, "Quite." This photo is brought to you by the forthcoming HITS 30th Anniversary Issue, and three decades of outrageous fake accents.
Max Lousada’s Warner Music U.K. has signed former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, who will release his debut solo album in 2017. Elsewhere in Blighty, there are newly inked deals at 4AD, Sony/ATV and Bucks Music Management.
REVENUE CHART: SOMETHING YOU
CAN BANK ON
Tim,e to fire up those calculators. (8/25a)
Does Ari covet what Todd's dangling? (8/25a)
ALDEAN NOT PLAYING FAVORITES
He's a non-exclusive kinda dude. (8/25a)
OASIS SINGER GALLAGHER SIGNS
WITH WARNER BROS. U.K.
Notorious bad boy, on his best behavior, goes solo. (8/25a)
BRITNEY, CHANCE, ELTON TO HEADLINE APPLE FEST
London calling. (8/25a)